Ridiculously inappropriate Halloween costumes for children

It's almost the bewitching hour -- that time when little ghosts and goblins will take to the streets of Your Town to strong arm you and your neighbors for bagfuls of free candy. Inevitably, a few childish adults who live vicariously through their toddlers will dress their tykes in wildly inappropriate -- and even offensive -- costumes. This post is intended to give you parents an FYI so you won't embarrass your children (and yourselves) with similar ridiculous costumes.

And remember, if you plan to take your child(ren) to the local mall to trick or treat, the malls will not allow children over 12 to wear masks inside the stores.

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Preachers of LA

In last night's episode of Oxygen Network's popular reality TV series Preachers of LA, Minister Deitrick Haddon and Dominique tied the knot in a quickie wedding after his mother-in-law issued her moral directive: no shacking up before marriage.

Haddon purchased a 6-bedroom 7, bathroom home just in time for the nuptials. Dominique proved she is an obedient, submissive partner by agreeing to the quickie marriage. Most women would demand they wait until the official wedding so they can show off in front of their girlfriends. The women's selfish, entitled mentality is part of the reason why most marriages fail. Good things comes to women who mind their men and stay in their lanes.

Preachers of LA

Preachers of LA

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Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan

Kelly Ripa dressed as Miley Cyrus with her co-host, Michael Strahan, dressed as Robin Thicke for Halloween in New York City this morning. Kelly and Michael host the popular syndicated morning talk show Live! with Kelly and Michael.
Photo: Justin Steffman / Splash News

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Nene Leakes is broke

Over the weekend, I heard from an insider who told me Real Housewives of Atlanta alumni Nene Leakes is broke again after spending money like water all over town. According to the source, Nene spent over $200K on pricey Rolex watches and diamond jewelry for herself and her on-again, off-again husband, Greg Leakes. She also went on a shopping spree in Atlanta, buying expensive trinkets for herself to wear on the show.

But when it comes to paying her taxes, Nene comes up short.

According to Hip Hop Daily Press, Nene owes $25,000 in back taxes for property she owned in Sacramento, Calif. No wonder Nene begged for her old job back on Real Housewives of Atlanta.

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Not Avonte Oquendo

A photo of a boy riding a NY subway train who was thought to be missing 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo has been identified. NYPD officers located the boy in the photo and determined he was not the missing autistic child who vanished after he walked out of his Queens, NY high school on Oct. 4.

“It was not Avonte. This person whose photo it was was in the precinct with his parents," a police spokeswoman told the Daily News.

The photo, taken by an unidentified teenager on Tuesday, lifted hopes that Avonte was alive, but Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said he was "not hopeful" Avonte was still alive. Kelly later apologized to Avonte's enraged family.

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Avonte Oquendo

New York City police are investigating whether a sighting of a young boy riding a NY subway train is a missing autistic teen.

A teenager riding an E or F train on Tuesday told police he believed he saw 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo, who went missing one month ago from his school in Queens, NY.

The teen said he approached the boy and asked him, “Hey, are you Avonte?” But the boy did not respond. The unidentified teen had the presence of mind to snap a photo of the boy before he got off the train.

When shown the photo of the boy on the train, Avonte's father said he wasn't sure if the boy was Avonte, who is unable to speak.

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Jay Z

Bosses at high end retailer Barneys released a statement apologizing to rapper Jay Z following media reports of racial profiling incidents involving black consumers at the New York location.

2 young black shoppers filed separate complaints accusing Barneys of racially profiling them after they made purchases of a $2,500 Celine handbag and a $350 Ferragamo belt.

But instead of apologizing to the shoppers who were racially profiled, Barneys apologized to Jay Z for inconveniencing him.

"We deeply regret that these recent events have distracted from the great work of the Shawn Carter Foundation, and we offer our sincere apologies to Mister Carter," said Barneys CEO Mark Lee.

And you scoffed when I said Jay Z was behaving like HE was the victim?

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Beyonce photobombs fan

Earlier this week, Beyonce's frenzied Stans praised her for making a young fan's entire life by photobombing her "selfie" during a live concert in Australia. Almost immediately after a video GIF and photos of the alleged photobomb went viral online, critics and bloggers voiced doubts that the photobomb was genuine.

One blogger even pointed out the timing of the shot and how no one -- not even Beyonce -- could posed for a photo in 2 seconds while in mid-yodel.

When the Beyonce photobombing pandemonium reached critical mass online, the fan in the infamous selfie -- 15-year-old Valentina -- finally stepped forward to admit the whole thing was staged.

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Ciara Future Kim Kardashian ring

A loyal reader wrote in suggesting that Ciara's fiancé, rapper Future was the phone bidder who purchased Kim Kardashian's 15-carat engagement ring for $749,000 at a recent auction. A closer inspection of the two rings reveals that they are one and the same.

I am not surprised that Ciara would insist upon owning a fabled piece of Hollywood lore. It would certainly boost her ego to know that the ring she is wearing brought such bad luck to Kim's marriage. Kardashian divorced NBA star Kris Humphries after only 72 days. Hopefully Ciara's marriage to Future will last twice as long.

Read the email after the break.

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Chris Brown anger management

Troubled singer Chris Brown will probably spend the next 3 months in a Malibu, Calif. rehab facility learning to manage his anger issues that stem from his childhood growing up with an abusive father and an emotionally stunted mother.

There has been no firm decision on the expected length of Brown's rehab stay, but an insider close to the 24-year-old singer's camp tells gossip blog TMZ that Brown himself is open to staying in rehab as long as 3 months.

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Daphne Joy Floyd Mayweather

Prize fighter Floyd Mayweather, Jr. attended a pre-Halloween party thrown by socialite Daphne Joy, left, at the Supperclub in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Rapper 50 Cent took a plea deal in a much-publicized domestic violence case involving Daphne. He was sentenced to 3 years' probation with 30 days' community service. 50 Cent was charged with kicking and punching the mother-of-one and damaging property. The reason for the violence was never fully explained, but insiders whisper that Fiddy became enraged when he found out he was not the father of Daphne's child. 50 reportedly paid generous child support and rent for a luxury condo for Daphne and her kid. Also in attendance at the party was rapper Jim Jones.
Photo: WENN.com

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Tina Knowles and Lorraine Schwartz

Beyonce's mother Tina Knowles is off the market. The 59-year-old entertainment manager showed up to the Angel Foundation's 2013 Angel Ball with a mystery man last night. Knowles, left, was glowing as she introduced her new man to designer Lorraine Schwartz and other well-heeled guests. Look at Tina's body language. She's bursting with excitement. We know from Body language 101 that women who touch their hair are showing strong sexual attraction. Knowles divorced her cheating husband, Mathew Knowles, in 2011 after 31 years of marriage. Not surprisingly, Knowles' new man resembles Mathew a tiny bit. Tina will probably never get over her first true Love.
Photo: Blayze / Splash News

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Kerry Washington pregnant

'Scandal' actress Kerry Washington is pregnant with her first child, PEOPLE mag reports. Rumors that Washington was expecting began swirling soon after it was announced that the 36-year-old actress married NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, 31, in a secret ceremony 5 months ago.

“Kerry and Nnamdi are ecstatic,” a source told PEOPLE. The baby is due in late spring.

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The Obamas vs The Wests

Music producer Kanye West claims his future wife, Kim Kardashian, is more "intriguing" and "influential" than first lady Michelle Obama.

West, 36, made the controversial statements in a new interview with On Air with Ryan Seacrest, this week. West is still insulted that Vogue magazine cut Kim out of a photo featuring him at the MET Costume Gala earlier this year. He is also peeved that Vogue Editor-in-chief Anna Wintour passed Kim over for a coveted cover.

"There’s no way Kim Kardashian shouldn’t be on the cover of Vogue,” he whined. “She’s like the most intriguing woman right now. She’s got Barbara Walters calling her like everyday.”

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Chris Brown leaves Washington D.C. Courthouse

Troubled singer Chris Brown checked himself into a drug rehab facility in hopes of convincing a California judge that he should not be held responsible for his criminal actions.

The LA Times reports that Brown, 24, checked into rehab a day after his charge for feloniously assaulting a man was reduced to a misdemeanor assault.

"Chris Brown has elected to enter a rehab facility," a representative for the singer said in a statement Tuesday. "His goal is to gain focus and insight into his past and recent behavior, enabling him to continue the pursuit of his life and his career from a healthier vantage point."

Rehab probably won't do Brown any good. Brown's antisocial problems stems from his lack of parental love and guidance as a boy, which caused him to mistrust adults and withdraw from society at large.

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Beyonce photo-bombs fan

My apologies for this post. It's a slow news day today. Burlesque singer Beyonce is in the headlines (again) for photo-bombing a young fan who was taking a "selfie" near the stage during Beyonce's concert performance in Australia. The 15-year-old fan, a dancer from Melbourne, managed to snap a photo that is almost too perfect.

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For the first time in her 24-year recording career, singer Tamar Braxton has gone platinum! Tamar's "Love & War" single was certified platinum. The announcement was made via the Tamar and Vince Show Twitter page. Tamar joins her Grammy-winning sister, Toni Braxton, in a very exclusive category.

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LHHNY4 Cast

First, the press release:

Last night, VH1 and Myx Fusions Lounge along with Monami Entertainment and Eastern, celebrated the Season 4 premiere of the hit TV series, "Love & Hip Hop" in New York. Hundreds of industry insiders packed Stage 48 to watch the live premiere with the cast, which included returning members Yandy Smith, Rich Dollaz, Erica Mena, Joe Budden, Tahiry Jose and Rashidah Ali as well as newcomers K.Michelle ("Love & Hip Hop Atlanta"), Tara Wallace, Amina Buddafly, Saigon, Erica Jean, Cyn Santana and Nya Lee (Peter Gunz was absent). After the viewing of the juicy premiere episode, the cast participated in a fiery Q&A - moderated by Hot 97's Laura Stylez -- that covered everything from affairs, lesbian relationships, and record label launches. This is definitely the season to watch!

Special thanks to Ciroc, Beautiful Textures and media partners Power 105 and Hot 97.

Now to the TEA....

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Nick Cannon

Multimillionaire media mogul Nick Cannon spent a day welcoming shoppers as a Toronto Area Walmart greeter. Nick tweeted:

Nick's work day was part of a radio promotion sponsored by Kiss925 Toronto in Canada. Most of the shoppers didn't know who Nick was. But that did not deter him. Cannon was in town to attend the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Medal ceremony.

Omar Slim White Morning Wood

Local promoter Omar Slim White is single again. Not through any fault of his own, but because today's young women aren't mature enough for a vegan man. In addition to being a successful club promoter, Slim is also a Health Guru, Philosopher, Human Behavior Expert, and personal trainer. If you are a biological woman who thinks you have what it takes to be submissive and obedient to a man like Slim, follow him on Twitter.com and Instagram.com. Mature, intelligent ladies only.

Photos: Slims' Instagram

Gabrielle Union Dwyane Wade

It looks like power couple Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade are trying to make another go of their relationship after she caught him cheating with a NBA groupie.

Wade, 31, helped celebrate Gabrielle's birthday at an intimate get-together with friends yesterday. She turned 41 today. The couple didn't announce their engagement last night as rumor mongers had said they would. Gabrielle was previously married to retired NFL player Chris Howard. Gabby has told friends marriage is an overrated experience. She believes a wedding isn't necessary to express Love for one another. Especially if there are no children involved. Smart girl.

Photo: Dwyane's Instagram

Gov Christie and Obama

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie criticized the problem plagued rollout of the Affordable Care Act, aka ObamaCare on CBS This Morning.

Christie said President Obama failed to keep his promise to the American people -- that they could keep their health insurance plans when OabamCare launched. "People weren't told the truth," Christie said.

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Alfonso Ribeiro and Wife Welcome a Boy

Former 'Fresh Prince' actor Alfonso Ribeiro welcomed his second child -- a boy -- on Sunday, PEOPLE reports. Ribeiro's wife Angela welcomed her first child, Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Jr., who was born at 10:45 a.m. weighing 7 lbs., 10 oz.

“Alfonso Jr is home, happy and healthy,” Ribeiro's rep told PEOPLE. “His parents are excited to begin their journey with him!”

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Ciara and Future engaged

Pop singer Ciara Princess Harris, 28, and her short term boyfriend, Nayvadius D. Wilburn, aka Future, 29, are engaged to be married. This news comes as no surprise for two reasons: Ciara is rumored to be pregnant with Future's 3rd child, and Ciara is a love addict.

"If I'm Dreaming I Don't Want To Wake Up..Aaaaaahhh!!!:)" Ciara tweeted Sunday.

Like most women, Ciara confuses Dopamine addiction for Love. When the Dopamine fumes fade in less than a year, she and Future will probably wonder what they saw in each other.

Dopamine addicts are easy to spot: they are the women who speed through relationships and marry quickly without allowing nature to take its natural course.

These women believe they are entitled to be loved and entitled to be married because they are special.

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Lebron James The 11 Experience

NBA superstar Lebron James, Crown Royal and NIKE presented the LeBron 11/11 Experience in Miami over the weekend. Crown Royal and NIKE took over a parking deck on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach and turned it into a playground and more for the launch of Lebron's new basketball shoe. NIKE presented a history of LeBron's shoes and the evolution of the superstar himself.

King James, as his fans call him, took questions from kids and signed autographs. NIKE debuted the new commercial that was shot a few weeks ago on South Beach. Also in the house were LeBron's wife, Savannah James, and mother, Gloria James, Gloria's boyfriend Da Real Lambo, NBA veteran Kenny Smith, actor Terrence J, super producer Pharell Williams, and socialite Teyanna Taylor, who maintains homes in Miami and Atlanta.

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Chris Brown gay slur

Troubled singer Chris Brown spent the weekend in a Washington, D.C. jail cell after he was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with assaulting a man. Under D.C. law, scofflaws must sit in jail all weekend until they go before a judge on Monday.

According to a report on gossip blog TMZ.com, the incident happened around 4:30 a.m. outside a D.C. hotel where Brown was staying. Two women approached the singer and asked for a photo. While taking the photo with the women, a man photobombed the picture. A fight ensued and Brown allegedly punched the man in the face -- breaking his nose.

That's the victim's story. Brown's camp is telling a different story. They say the victim tried to enter the star's chartered bus. Both Brown and his bodyguard were arrested.

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Jay Z releases a statement

Barneys NY has recently come under fire for 2 alleged incidents of racial profiling involving black consumers.

In response to the avalanche of negative press surrounding his business affiliation with Barneys, Jay Z's publicist released a statement on Saturday making him out to be the victim.

"I move and speak based on facts and not emotion. I haven't made any comments because I am waiting on facts and the outcome of a meeting between community leaders and Barneys," Z was quoted as saying.

"Why am I being demonized, denounced and thrown on the cover of a newspaper for not speaking immediately?"

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Chris BRown charged with assault

Troubled singer Chris Brown is cooling his heels in a Washington, D.C. jail this morning, after he was charged with felony assault. Brown, 24, was arrested after assaulting a man at 4:30 a.m. EST Sunday outside a D.C. hotel, according to a report on gossip blog TMZ.com.

Brown reportedly argued with the man before punching him in the face. The man is being treated for his injuries at a local hospital.

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