Beyonce and Jay Z attend Pharell Williams's Billionaire Boys Club Celebrates 10 years

Jay-Z and Beyonce were among the guests invited to Pharrell Williams's 10th anniversary party of Billionaire Boys Club presented by HTC at Tribeca Canvas on Tuesday, June 4, in New York City. Beyonce is taking a break from her Mrs Carter World Tour to promote her banal "Rise Up" single off the "Epic" movie soundtrack. Pharrell turned 40 on April 5th, and still dresses like a kid.
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Tyson and Kimberly Chandler

NY Knicks center Tyson Chandler, 30, and Kimberly Chandler were among the NY socialites and film buffs attending the 2013 Women & Fashion FilmFest Launch Party at Bobby's Nightclub in New York City on Wednesday, June 5th.
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Paris Jackson cutter

It isn't easy being a 15-year-old teenager growing up in the public eye. Being the daughter of the greatest entertainer the world has ever seen only compounds the problem. But police say Paris Jackson's "suicide" attempt on Tuesday was simply a cry for attention.

"She wanted attention," law enforcement sources told TMZ. The superficial scrapes seen on Paris's arms in paparazzi photos are consistent with cutting behavior exhibited by troubled teens who are depressed and lack coping skills.

But not all cutters seek attention explains Psychiatrist Leonard Sax in a Psychology Today article.

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Sics pit bulls on reporter

A Providence, Rhode Island, mother is under arrest for siccing her two pit bulls on a pushy reporter.

Melissa Lawrence's teenage daughter, Ny'Asia, was shot during a family member's kindergarten graduation party, reports local ABC affiliate WLNE.

Things got nasty when WLNE reporter Abbey Niezgoda showed up at Lawrence's front door to get a reaction to the shooter's arrest.

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Ciara at Jimmy Kimmel

Pop singer Ciara has a sexy new look to go with her new man -- no, not her brawny bodyguard -- I mean her main man, rapper Future. Ciara showed off her new short blond 'do to go with her new Glam look as she walked to a stage at 'The Jimmy Kimmel Show' to perform in Hollywood, Los Angeles on Tuesday. CiCi wore skinny leather pants with a pair of 6-inch Christian Louboutin ankle booties.
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Paris Jackson

Michael Jackson's 15-year-old daughter, Paris Jackson, is doing fine after possibly attempting suicide early this morning. TMZ reports that Paris was taken out of her grandmother, Katherine's Calabasas, CA home on a stretcher around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

"Paris is physically fine and is getting appropriate medical attention," said Katherine Jackson's attorney, Perry Sanders, in a statement to TMZ.

"Being a sensitive 15 year old is difficult no matter who you are. It is especially difficult when you lose the person closest to you," said Sanders.

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Building collapse in Philadelphia

Police and emergency rescue crews are frantically to free victims trapped in the rubble of a collapsed apartment building in Philadelphia.

The building which was connected to a Salvation Army store at the corner of 22nd and Market streets came down at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday morning. The cause of the building collapse is unknown. But officials believe a controlled demolition at a construction site next door may have contributed to the collapse.

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Draya Michele and son Andraya Howard

Yesterday, I was in my car driving to an appointment when a friend called me to read off a list of "Ask Draya" tweets from black Twitter. Apparently, Draya Michele, formerly of "Basketball Wives LA," was a guest on BET's long-running music show "106 & Park" yesterday. The geniuses at BET set Draya up by tweeting the hashtag "Ask Draya". 99% of the resulting tweets contained mentions of Draya's son, Andraya Howard, who, at age 7, was left alone to fend for himself while Draya worked nights at a strip club.

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Chief Keef

The mainstream media loves to rehabilitate the image of losers. They may not be familiar with a rapper's catalog of songs, but they know exactly how many times he's been locked up and why.

Rappers who have been busted on drug and gun charges are particularly favored. The media repackages these gangsta rappers as misunderstood victims of society whose images can be tamed and rendered less threatening.

Take rapper Chief Keef for instance. Before the 17-year-old Chicago rapper was busted for drug possession and driving recklessly, The Observer editors probably couldn't name his latest hit record.

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Beyonce charity auction

How much would you pay for a chance to work with Beyonce? Beyonce and her mother, Tina Knowles, have come up with a charity auction that will give the winning bidder a once-in-a-liftime opportunity to work side-by-side with the "Single Ladies" singer.

The $25,000 auction will benefit Tina's Miss a Meal hunger campaign on Charitybuzz, where the current bid is $11,500.

According to a report on The NY Daily News website, the winner and a guest will fly to LA on July 1 where they will spend most of the day in wardrobe cleaning and organizing Beyonce's costumes and fetching coffee for the tour’s Creative Director of Wardrobe, Tina Knowles.

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Kenya Moore skips out on rent

The tabloid headlines read: "KENYA MOORE EVICTED," but in reality, Kenya Moore simply skipped out on paying the remaining rent due on her leased mansion when she moved back to California.

When Bravo announced Kenya's addition to the cast of "Real Housewives of Atlanta" season 5 in 2012, insiders wondered how Kenya could be an "Atlanta housewife" when A. she isn't married, and B. she doesn't live in Atlanta.

The latter problem was solved when Bravo found a mansion for Kenya to lease during filming. Many homeowners found themselves underwater on their mortgages when the housing bubble burst in 2007. Some homeowners hold off the banks by leasing their mansions to the entertainment industry for music videos and movies.

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Fan Planning to Sue Miguel for Head Injury Khyati Shah, the Miguel fan who was injured when the singer leaped into the air and crash landed on her head during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards has brain damage, according to TMZ.

The incident happened during last month's Billboard awards show when Miguel misjudged his leap from the stage to the catwalk and landed on Khyati's head.

Last week, Khyati's lawyer, Vip Bhola, announced she planned to sue Miguel and Billboard pending the results of the doctor's exam.

Bhola says Khyati is experiencing neurological symptoms consistent with brain damage.

"Some of the difficulties she's experiencing are cognitive in nature and lead to suspicion of a neurological head injury," Bhola, told TMZ.

Bhola also said the Billboard staff should have rushed Khyati to a hospital rather than give her an ice pack.

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NJ Socialite Jumped by 10 Prostitutes A South Jersey socialite on vacation in South Beach was jumped by 10 prostitutes who thought she was selling her goodies on their turf.

The attack on Anna Burgese took place Jan. 19 at the plush, five-star W Hotel -- and now Burgese is suing the hotel for millions.

According to a report in the Miami Herald, Burgese was minding her own business when as many as 10 prostitutes ganged up on her in the W Hotel lobby.

The petite mom, who is 5-foot-1 and 105 lbs., was tackled to the ground and suffered a scrape on her knee and a bloody lip, according to the police report obtained by The Miami Herald.

Instead of helping her to catch the hookers, Burgese claims that the “prostitute-friendly" hotel hailed cabs for the women to aid in their escape.

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Jay Inks $20M Deal With Samsung

The rich keep getting richer. Aging rap star Shawn "Jay Z" Carter, 45, will ink a $20 million smartphone sponsorship contract with industry giant Samsung in the coming weeks, according to a Page Six report.

Saumsung has overtaken Apple in total sales of smartphones, causing Apple stock to nosedive 40% since December 2012.

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Charice Pempengco lesbian

Remember cute little golden voiced singer Charice Pempengco who was plucked from obscurity by Oprah Winfrey? Now 21, Charice came out as a lesbian on a Filipino talk show on Sunday.

Breaking down in tears during an interview on ABS-CBN TV, Charice apologized to her mother and brother in her native Filipino language for revealing her lesbian lifestyle in such a public forum.

Calling herself a "tomboy" she said, "I don't know what the problem with that is because for me, that isn't a problem." Charice added: "To all those who will accept me, thank you very, very much."

Charice said she was relieved that she could now "leave my house without hiding anything."

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MiMi Faust Covers Up Stevie J Tattoo

Yesterday, a loyal reader on Twitter.com begged me to resume my recaps of "Love and Hip Hop Atlanta" episodes. She said it saddened her that I abandoned my readers who don't have cable and who count on me to recap episodes of "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta." Thank goodness other blogs provide ample recaps of the show so I don't have to.

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Catfish The TV Show Season 2

MTV premiered a sneak preview of season 2 of their hit TV series "Catfish: the TV show" yesterday.

The show features gullible lovestruck people who "fall in Love" with fake online personalities. Season 2 features a woman who has never met her fiancé in person. And a couple who have dated online for 8 years without ever meeting face-to-face.

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Miami HEAT Advance to NBA Finals

It was like taking candy from a baby. The defending NBA champions Miami HEAT easily defeated the Indiana Pacers 99-76 in game 7 of the Eastern Conference series Monday night to advance to the NBA Finals against the Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs.

With the HEAT comfortably in the lead by double digits late in the 4th quarter, Indiana coach Frank Vogel emptied his bench. Reserve forward Jeff Pendergraph -- who played just 3 minutes in the entire series -- wanted to make the most of his 2 minutes in the spotlight.

The 6 ft 9 in. Pendergraph set a hard screen on 6' 2" Heat guard Norris Cole forcing Cole to fight through the screen. Pendergraph shoved Cole who responded by assuming a boxer's stance. Both players were ejected.

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Jada Pinkett Defends Beyonce

Actress, producer and philanthropist Jada Pinkett Smith had something to say to Beyonce's haters who criticized her inappropriate stage attire during the Chime concert in London. Beyonce wore a custom Gucci black curve-fitting leather one piece body suit with silk tulle sleeves and black crystal embellished shoulders. The 30-year-old mother-of-one completed her outfit with a pair of black TKO combat boots by Stuart Weitzman.

"Here is the problem I see, a woman's body is too much power for one woman to have, even Beyonce," wrote Jada on her Facebook page in a post titled "Whose body is this anyway?" Read the full text of the post after the break.

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Michael Douglas says oral sex caused his throat cancer

Actor Michael Douglas says oral sex is the reason behind his stage 4 throat cancer.

In an interview with Britain's The Guardian, Douglas discussed his role in the Liberace biopic "Behind the Candelabra" and his throat cancer which was diagnosed in August 2010.

Douglas said doctors missed the walnut-sized tumor at the back of his tongue after he suffered with throat irritation for months. Douglas finally went to see a friend's doctor in Montreal who used a tongue depressor to look inside his mouth.

""I will always remember the look on his face," Douglas said previously. "He said: 'We need a biopsy.' There was a walnut-size tumour at the base of my tongue that no other doctor had seen," said Douglas.

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Cheerios Stands by Biracial TV Commercial

General Mills drew attention to hundreds of ignorant comments under its Cheerios TV ad featuring a biracial family by disabling the comment section on YouTube.com.

This isn't the first time that a biracial couple has been featured in national television ads -- and it won't be the last time. In fact, 90% of black children featured in television ads today are actually biracial or mixed. So what's the big deal, you ask?

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Morning Wood: Darryl Chambers

You sharp eyed ladies may remember Darryl Chambers as my December 2012 Morning Wood hunk. Since being featured in the pages of Sandrarose.com, Darryl has gone on to make his mark in modeling on Twitter.com and Instagram. But what he'd really like to do is model for T.I.'s clothing line AKOO. So I placed a call to my homie Mel over at AKOO but my calls went unanswered. I'll keep trying. But in the meantime, check out new photos from Darryl's portfolio!

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Gabrielle Union and Megan Good

Just days after Floyd Mayweather's baby mama Instagram'd an intimate photo of him in bed, actress Gabrielle Union Instagram'd this interesting photo of herself in bed with actress Megan Good.

This isn't Gabby and Megan's official coming out (though we wish it were); this is another attempt by Gabby to draw attention to herself after embarrassing herself by publicly mocking Wade's ex-wife, Siovaughn Funches.

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It's a girl for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, 32, and music producer Kanye West, 35, are expecting a baby girl in July or August.

The reality TV cameras were rolling when Kim learned her baby's gender. The episode aired on Sunday night's "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" on E!

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Roy Hibbert fined for Using Homophobic Slur

Overhyped Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert was certainly feeling himself during post-game interview after his team whipped the defending NBA champs Miami HEAT 91-77 on Saturday to tie the Eastern Conference series of the NBA playoffs at 3-3.

The 26-year-old former Georgetown standout was fined $75,000 by the NBA for using "inappropriate and vulgar" language during the post-game press conference on Saturday.

During the press conference, Hibbert bristled when reporters questioned why he finished 10th in this year’s Defensive Player of the Year voting.

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