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For some reason, Playboy magazine saw fit to give narcissist Azealia Banks a cover and a platform to express her mentally disordered thoughts. Banks, wearing an animal print one-piece, graces the April 2015 cover on newsstands Friday.

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Shonda Rhimes

TV screenwriter Shonda Rhimes, 45, nearly came out of the closet during her speech at the Human Rights Campaign gala in LA on Saturday.

Rhimes, who is best known for her gay-themed TV shows, spoke about creating a fantasy place in her mind as a child. “A space for ME to exist… Until I could find my people in the real world.” It is assumed that by “my people,” she means lesbians and gays — whom she refers to as a “tribe” of people.

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Halle Berry arriving on the set of "Extant"

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen the beautiful Halle Berry in public. The 48-year-old actress was dressed casually as she arrived on the set of ‘Extant’ filming in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday. The mother of 2 children keeps herself busy filming movies to feed her kids.
Photos: Cousart/JFXimages/WENN.com

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Kelly Rowland

Singer Kelly Rowland, her husband Tim Weatherspoon and their baby, Titan Jewell Weatherspoon, cover the April 2015 issue of Essence magazine.

Inside the issue, Kelly talks about being a newlywed mom, and the passing of her mother, Doris Rowland Garrison, who died last December.

Check out the beautiful cover after the break.

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Dolce and Gabbana

Aging singer/songwriter Elton John is calling for a worldwide boycott of openly gay clothing designers Dolce and Gabbana. The openly gay father-of-two who is “married” to his longtime partner, David Furnish, was incensed when he heard about Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce’s definition of a traditional family.

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Jody Cookie Tyrese

Bandwagon jumpers have no shame. They wait for the next big thing to come along so they can steal some of the shine for themselves. Singer/actor Tyrese Gibson took to his social media account to low-key beg ‘Empire’ creator to cast him in the highly rated hip hop soap opera.

How embarrassing. Doesn’t he get enough attention from the Fast & Furious movie franchise?

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Jeffrey Williams

A 20-year-old black man is being held on $300,000 bond in the shooting of 2 police officers during a peaceful demonstration in Ferguson, MO., on Thursday, Mar. 12. The police officers were wounded in the face and shoulder. They were treated and released on the day of the shootings.

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Jazz Jennings

It’s been quite a week for 14-year-old transgender Jazz Jennings. The TLC Network announced a new reality show documenting Jazz’s life as a gender stereotypical girl. Then he landed a deal as the face of Clean & Clear acne treatment products.

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Rihanna wears a vintage pink velour track suit in New York City

Rihanna was spotted leaving a press junket for her movie ‘Home’ in New York City on Friday, March 13. A press junket involves interviews with carefully chosen VIP journalists and bloggers who are flown in at the movie studio’s expense to interview the stars one-on-one. RiRi wore a vintage Sean John pink velour tracksuit which she accessorized with platform sneaker boots. Platform shoes were all the rage in the 1970s. The Bajan trendsetter is happy to bring the style back in.
Photos: 247PAPS.TV and Ron Asadorian/ Splash News

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