nia long

Actress Nia Long graces the cover of the April/May issue of UPTOWN magazine. Long is best known for her roles in urban/hood movies such as Boyz n the Hood, Love Jones, Friday and The Best Man.

At 45, the sexy actress says she's done playing roles that limits her growth as an actress.

“I’m a woman over 40, so thank God I’m working,” she told UPTOWN. “I’m not trying to be an ingénue anymore. I wouldn’t want those opportunities because then that would just mean that I haven’t grown.”

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prince hiv aids

The world continues to mourn megastar Prince Rogers Nelson who died at age 57 in an elevator at his 66,000 sq ft Paisley Park residence near Minneapolis last Thursday.

Insiders confirm the pop icon was diagnosed with "full blown AIDS" in the months before he died.

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Laremy Tunsil

Laremy Tunsil, a star offensive tackle from Ole Miss, was expected to be a top 5 pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday. He was in attendance at the NFL draft in Chicago when a video of him smoking a marijuana bong suddenly appeared on his Twitter account.

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Prince waves goodbye at the 2014 French Open

Pop icon Prince Rogers Nelson reportedly committed suicide inside the elevator of his sprawling 65,000 square foot Paisley Park complex.

The 57-year-old singer was found dead inside the elevator of his $10 million complex which houses a state-of-the-art recording studio and concert hall.

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mark zuckerberg

It cost American taxpayers $1.4 billion to protect President Barack Obama and his family in 2015. It will cost nearly that to protect Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over the next decade.

Fortune.com reports Facebook paid $4.3 million to a security force to protect Zuckerberg in 2015. The social networking giant has already shelled out millions more in 2016.

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tisha campbell and duane martin

A bankruptcy trustee is accusing actors Tisha Campbell-Martin, 47, and Duane Martin, 50, of hiding their assets.

The Martins filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in January, claiming substantial debts of over $15 million and assets of only $313,000.

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women register for draft

Remember the days when only men ages 18-25 were forced to register for the military draft? Women could join the military on a voluntary basis. They weren't required to enlist. Well, those days are over.

On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee quietly approved a measure requiring all women ages 18-25 begin registering for the military draft in case a war breaks out.

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birdman

A loyal reader sent this in. She said Cash Money Records mogul Birdman was issued a speeding ticket. The ticket certainly looks official. But I don't know how true this is. So don't put my name in it if you repeat this anywhere.

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Beyonce's Formation World Tour kicks off in Miami

Beyonce kicked off her long-anticipated "Formation" World Tour at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida last night. The 35-year-old boudoir singer opened her spectacular show with her controversial hit song "Formation". A few Miami police officers were seen scattered throughout the venue to support Bey's own private security force.

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Kelly Rowland and husband Tim Witherspoon take their son to Au Fudge

Kelly Rowland and her husband/manager Tim Witherspoon were spotted arguing in front of their son Titan Jewell at a California eatery. Kelly seemed upset after the couple appeared to exchange tense words outside the Au Fudge Restaurant where they attended a private event on Wednesday.

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apple

An Apple employee apparently shot himself in the head in a conference room at the company's northern California headquarters Wednesday morning.

A 911 caller reported "a body is in one of the conference rooms with a gun." Emergency responders found the Hispanic male employee deceased from a gunshot wound to the head. A handgun was found on the desk near his body, the NY Daily News reports.

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rita ora

Beyonce has been publicly humiliated by her husband Jay Z's mistresses after she exposed his cheating ways in her HBO movie, Lemonade, on Saturday.

In her song titled "Sorry," Beyonce sings, "He only want me when I'm not there / He better call Becky with the good hair."

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patrice price

A Milwaukee mother was accidentally shot and killed by her 2-year-old son who found his father's loaded weapon on the floor of the back seat on Tuesday.

Patrice Price, 26, was driving on a Milwaukee highway when the toddler picked up the weapon, pointed it at the driver's seat and fired. The bullet travelled through the driver's seat, striking Price in the back.

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beyonce and jay z

After watching her father cheat on her mother for decades, pop icon Beyonce finally accepts her husband Jay Z's cheating ways.

The long-suffering singer exposed the rap mogul's rampant womanizing in a song titled "Sorry" off her new album, Lemonade. Beyonce sings, "He only want me when I'm not there / He better call Becky with the good hair."

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tiny heiress harris

Tameka "Tiny" Harris and rap mogul T.I. Harris celebrated their baby daughter's 1st month outside the womb yesterday. Tiny posted this adorable photo of her daughter, Heiress Diana Harris, on Instagram.com yesterday. The infant's early arrival caught both of her parents by surprise. But she has picked up a lot of weight since her birth.

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Kelly Rowland at Boys and Girls Club in Atlanta

Grammy Award winning superstar Kelly Rowland teamed up with Claritin and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America to revitalize the park at the Salvation Army BGCA Bellwood Club location on the westside.

Rowland, 35, is the National Ambassador for the BGCA. Her mission is to make over outdoor spaces at Boys and Girls Clubs in three communities in need.

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Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland was in Atlanta for a few hours today to host an event at the Bellwood Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club. Rowland is the ambassador for the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club. She was invited by Claritin to speak to the children. Claritin is paying to upgrade the equipment in the park and gym. Check back later for more info and pictures from the event.

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Rachel Roy

The Rachel Roy/Becky saga has taken a new twist. After Beyonce's Lemonade movie premiered on Saturday, Roy took to Instagram.com and identified herself as the woman referred to by Beyonce as "Becky with the good hair" in her single "Sorry". Beyonce blamed "Becky" for her marital woes with husband Jay Z.

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