Archive for June 2014

Zendaya Speaks On Quitting Aaliyah Biopic: ‘It Wasn’t All the Way There’

Singer/dancer Zendaya Coleman‘s decision not to play Aaliyah in an upcoming Lifetime Network biopic left many scratching their heads. The 17-year-old former Disney child star told reporters at the 2014 BET Awards that she abandoned the plum role because something was missing in the production. “I felt like something with the production [wasn’t] all the…

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Is Love in the Air for Rihanna and NBA’s James Young?

Sources say singer Rihanna has set her sights on a new man. Former Kentucky forward James Young is a freshly signed NBA player, which means he is flush with cash and looking for a girlfriend to spend it on. Young caused a commotion when he was spotted sitting next to Rihanna at a Brooklyn Nets…

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New Couple Alert: Taye Diggs and Amanza Smith Brown

Actor Taye Diggs, 43, introduced his newest girlfriend, Amanza Smith Brown, at the 2014 BET Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. The leggy brunette is Taye’s 2nd or 3rd girlfriend after he ended his 10-year marriage to “Let It Go” singer Idina Menzel seven months ago. Taye and Idina have a son, Walker Nathaniel Diggs,…

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Beyonce and Jay Z Traveling Separately, Only See Each Other Onstage

There are new reports that singer Beyonce and and her philandering husband Jay Z are traveling separately during their much-hyped Run the World concert tour. According to the published reports, the couple only see each other on the stage. Rumors that the power couple are on the brink of divorce have swirled since a video…

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Erykah Badu Was REJECTED When She Tried to Kiss Reporter

Singer Erykah Badu was rejected by a TV reporter who shoved her away when she tried to kiss him. Pix11 reporter Mario Diaz was doing a live report on a public street when Badu walked by, doubled back, and then lunged at Diaz to kiss him. Diaz, who clearly didn’t know who Badu was, continued…

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Beyonce, Jay Z Flash Celebrity Mugshots During Concert

Power couple Beyonce and Jay Z have apparently run out of ideas to spark interest in their “On the Run Tour” concerts. The pair played home movies of their daughter Blue Ivy and their super private wedding ceremony on opening night of their tour in Miami. Then, during Jay Z’s performance of “H to the…

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Photos from the 2014 BET Awards: Arrivals, Press Room

Former Disney child star Zendaya Coleman, 17, showed her haters what part of her anatomy to kiss during last night’s BET Awards. Earlier in the day, Lifetime Network announced that Zendaya would not play the role of Aaliyah in the upcoming biopic on the singer’s life. Zendaya quit after Aaliyah’s family and fans protested the…

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Best Tweets From Last Night’s BET Awards

The weekend leading up to last night’s BET Awards was marred by violence. 1 man is dead and 5 others were injured in separate incidents in Los Angeles. But the show must go on — and on, and on… Most people (this writer included) didn’t stay up for the almost 4 hourlong awards show. So…

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Zendaya Coleman Cracks Under Pressure; Quits Aaliyah Biopic

We are sad Zendaya will no longer portray Aaliyah. Production is currently on hold. — LifetimePR (@LifetimeTV_PR) June 29, 2014 You win. Former Disney child star Zendaya Coleman has abandoned the coveted role as singer/actress Aaliyah in an upcoming Lifetime biopic.

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