Monica Brown

Monica Brown is not pregnant according to her friend, industry veteran Stephen Hill. The former president of programming at BET Networks dismissed the rumor in a post on Instagram.com on Sunday.

Hill posted an Instagram photo of himself posing with the R&B Diva, along with a caption: "Not Pregnant. In case you’d been misled..." He added the hashtags #Monica #SheGlowingThough.

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Trump curse? Rapper JAY-Z was completely shut out at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards, despite leading all GRAMMY nominations with eight at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, January 28, in New York City.

Hours before the live telecast, JAY-Z accomplished something rapper Eminem could not: he got the attention of President Donald Trump on Twitter.com.

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Beyonce and Jay Z celebrate after the Grammy Salute to Himself

Power couple Beyonce Knowles and JAY-Z celebrate at a restaurant after attending the Clive Davis GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Jay-Z. The music icons were spotted heading to their final night out before the GRAMMY Awards which broadcasts live Sunday (Jan. 28) from Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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Jemele Hill

Jemele Hill is denying reports that she was demoted from SportsCenter and downgraded to blogging for ESPN's the Undefeated.

In a lengthy statement on Twitter.com, the outspoken former sports anchor claimed she is leaving SportsCenter because she asked to be a blogger.

"I have a few things to say," Hill tweeted on Saturday.

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Sean Combs and Cassie attend Pre-Grammy Gala Salute To JAY-Z

L.A. power couple Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs and Cassie Ventura attended the Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala and GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons Honoring JAY-Z on Saturday in New York City. The spectacular event was just one of the many star-studded pre-Grammy parties popping in New York City over the big Grammy weekend. The first ever all-rap and hip-hop Grammy Awards will be telecast live on Sunday, Jan. 28.

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Jay Z is seen before the Roc Nation event

JAY-Z hosted a star-studded Roc Nation THE BRUNCH party honoring himself at the World Trade Center, as part of Grammy Weekend on Saturday in New York City. The dapper 47-year-old rapper's invited guests included his well-heeled wife Beyonce, Mariah Carey, La La Anthony, Remy Ma, T.I. Harris, Monica Brown, Swizz Beatz, Jaden Smith, Nick Jonas, Dej Loaf, Omari Hardwick, Chris Bosh, Jasmine Sanders and Terrence J, Iggy Azalea, DJ Khaled, Justine Skye, Fat Joe, Brooklyn Beckham, Big Sean and too many more to list.

Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images

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Jemele Hill

Outspoken ESPN sports anchor Jemele Hill has been booted from her high-profile gig at ESPN's SportsCenter 'The 6'.

The news comes after the 41-year-old sports anchor was suspended by ESPN in October for badmouthing President Donald Trump and for urging her Twitter.com followers to boycott Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' sponsors.

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Sonny Digital

Black rappers are beginning to question the hip-hop industry's sudden love affair with non-black rappers.

Rap producer Sonny Digital has noticed the industry's emphasis on white rappers and producers.

DJ Khaled, Post Malone ("Rockstar"), Tekashi69, aka 6ix9ine, and Lil Pump ("Gucci Gang") are just some of the white rappers who are highly favored by the music industry right now.

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Ryan Cameron Frank Ski

Frank Ski (right) is the most likely in-house talent to replace outgoing morning man Ryan Cameron, who announced he is leaving the station to pursue a partnership position at a branding company.

Ryan made the surprise announcement on V-103 Morning Show on Friday.

“I have done everything I can in this field,” said Cameron, who has worked for V-103 for 18 years. “It’s time for another chapter in my life."

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London Breed

San Francisco is in an uproar after the city's black female interim mayor was ousted in favor of a white male 1 percenter. Interim Mayor London Breed was replaced by venture capitalist Mark Farrell at a contentious board meeting on Tuesday.

Breed became interim mayor in December when Mayor Ed Lee died suddenly of a heart attack while shopping. Lee, 65, was the first sitting mayor to die in office since Chicago's first black mayor, Harold Washington, died in 1987.

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Justin Bieber and JAY-Z

Justin Bieber is reportedly skipping the Grammy Awards for the 2nd year in a row. The 23-year-old Canadian singer believes the awards show is no longer relevant, even as he is nominated for 3 trophies -- all for his collaboration with Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee on the hit remix of their #1 hit song "Despacito".

In 2017, Justin reportedly skipped the Grammy Awards because he, "doesn't think the Grammys are relevant or representative, especially when it comes to young singers."

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Casey Neistat Jeff Zucker

Now we know why CNN's president Jeff Zucker is considering resigning to take a top job at ESPN.

10 years ago, Zucker, 52, famously warned television companies that they were in danger of "trading analog dollars for digital pennies" by turning to digital media.

He changed his mind in 2017 when his son Andrew, then 16, convinced him that social media star Casey Neistat (pictured left) was a modern day Pied Piper who would lead millions of youth to the floundering network.

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Fetty Wap

Children are a blessing, and rapper Fetty Wap knows that more than most men who cruelly abandon theirs. The one-eyed rapper, who recently welcomed a baby with ex-girlfriend Alexis Skyy, just announced another another baby is on the way.

The 26-year-old New Jersey native sired 6 children with multiple women, including Alexis, 23, who first came to prominence on Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood. She dated Fetty for 2 years and delivered their daughter in January -- 3 months early.

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Post Malone

22-year-old singer/songwriter Post Malone refuses to be pigeonholed as a rapper.

Malone is among a new generation of white rappers who have been selected to steer today's youth away from thug rap music.

“It should just be music, you know?” The heavily tatted Malone tells GQ magazine in an article titled "Don't Call Post Malone a Rapper".

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Toni Braxton arrives for her appearance on Good Morning America

Singer Toni Braxton seemed to confirm her engagement to rap mogul Bryan "Birdman" Williams after showing off her diamond engagement ring on TV.

The "Un-Break My Heart" hitmaker was spotted wearing a large rock on her left ring finger months ago, sparking rumors that she and Birdman secretly tied the knot.

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Oprah Winfrey

Just in case you missed the message that Oprah Winfrey is not running for president in 2020, she repeated herself in the March 2018 issue of In Style magazine. The 63-year-old billionaire confirmed that she has no desire whatsoever to oust President Donald Trump from the White House -- even though many think she has the best chance.

"It's not something that interests me," she said. "I don't have the DNA for it."

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Coco Rocha and her daughter Ioni walk for Jean-Paul Gaultier

Pregnant Canadian model Coco Rocha and her 2-year-old daughter Ioni Conran walked the runway for Jean-Paul Gaultier's Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2018 RTW collection in Paris as part of Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday in Paris, France.

Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

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Monique and Sidney Hicks

Bitter comedian and actress Mo'Nique is still on the warpath after asking her social media followers to boycott Netflix for offering her $500,000 to perform her standup comedy routine in a TV special.

Mo'Nique accused the online streaming giant of gender and race discrimination. She argued that other comics such as Chris Tucker and Amy Schumer were offered millions for their Netflix specials.

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Keri Wilson Nicole Ari Parker Boris Kodjoe

Keri Hilson spends her days stalking the social media pages of longterm married couples such as Boris Kodjoe, 44, and his wife of 13 years Nicole Ari Parker, 47.

The 35-year-old habitually single singer left a comment under a romantic image of the loving power couple on Instagram.com.

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Questlove plays drums on the sidewalk in Tribeca

Questlove has denied the "ridiculous" accusations of racial discrimination made against him in a new federal lawsuit.

The Roots founder was accused of racism for pressuring TV bosses to fire camera operators Kurt Decker and Michael Cimino from The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

The famed 47-year-old drummer, whose group is the house band, denied the "ridiculous" claims in a statement.

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Ruby Rose leaves Kate Somerville Spa in West Hollywood

Ruby Rose was spotted walking with a cane weeks after undergoing surgery on her spine. The 31-year-old actress experienced nausea and vomiting related to an adverse reaction to her pain medicine on Tuesday. She posted an Instagram.com photo of herself leaning over a toilet.

She wrote in the caption: "Ever found out you’re allergic to Codeine in an entirely pink room... with pink walls, pink stairs, pink doors, all while you’re 4 hours from home neither... but that would really suck."

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Jesse Williams in Los Angeles with his two kids

Aryn Drake-Lee, the bitter estranged wife of actor Jesse Williams' has accused him of violating their cild custody agreement.

The Grey's Anatomy star split from Drake-Lee in April 2017, after five years of marriage. In August, she filed for sole custody of the couple's children, daughter Sadie and son Maceo.

In court papers she accused Williams of flying into violent rages in front of their kids.

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Bella Hadid walks the runway for Alexandre Vauthier at Paris Fashion Week

American model Bella Hadid walked the runway for Alexandre Vauthier at Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France on Tuesday. The 21-year-old L.A. native, who is signed to IMG Models, suffered an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction on the runway.

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Amazon Go

Amazon opened its first "fully automated" cashier-free grocery store in Seattle, Washington on Monday, Jan. 22. The new Amazon Go grocery store -- the first of its kind in the world -- allows shoppers to "Just Walk Out" of the store without passing through a checkout line.

The fully automated store utilizes a high-tech approach to shopping. Customers walk into the store and scan their cellphones before selecting items off the shelves and walking out.

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Armani Hickson Alisha McDaniel

Atlanta police arrested a man suspected in at least 20 car thefts and home burglaries. Armani Hickson, 20, was arrested around noon Tuesday at a Union City motel where he was hiding with his girlfriend, Alisha McDaniel.

At least three other men are wanted for a crime spree in the Atlanta area, police told Channel 2 Action News.

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Ulyana Sergeenko and Miroslava Duma

A celebrity fashion designer has apologized profusely for writing a note to a fashion blogger that contained what some consider to be a racial slur.

Ulyana Sergeenko, a Russian designer who counts Rihanna and Kim Kardashian among her clients, was criticized on Tuesday when style blogger Miroslava Duma posted the note on her Instagram Stories.

Duma posted an image of a bouquet of roses and an accompanying note which read, "To my ni--as in Paris."

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Jason Momoa takes a stroll with his kids in SoHo

Actor Jason Momoa was seen taking a stroll with his kids, son Nakoa-Wolf, 9, and daughter Lola Momoa, 10, in the Soho neighborhood of New York City on Tuesday. The 38-year-old actor holds their hands as he guides his kids over potholes and around water hazards in the trendy neighborhood. Nakoa and Lola's mother is actress Lisa Bonet, 50.

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Kanye West, Sttering K Brown

Musician Kanye West, left, and award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown, 41, were spotted out and about on the west coast on Monday. Kanye, 40, was all smiles outside his Calabasas office several days after the arrival of his newborn daughter, Chicago West, via a surrogate. The father-of-3 was in a jovial mood as he strolled past the paparazzi, wearing a blue plaid jacket with attached blue hoodie, dark grey pants and a pair of his Yeezy Season 2 crepe sole canvas combat boots (retail $550).

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