Ashanti

Singer Ashanti and her mother got into an accident with an Uber driver moments after leaving a doctor's appointment in Beverly Hills on Monday. According to the Uber driver, Ashanti's mother, Tina Douglas, sideswiped the car with her black Cadillac Escalade, causing minor damage to both vehicles.

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Toni Braxton

Songstress Toni Braxton is the latest celebrity to be seen wearing pajamas as trendy outfits. Toni recently paused for a photo wearing crushed velvet pajamas from Abodi Collections. Other celebrities spotted wearing pajama streetwear include Kelly Rowland, Gigi and Bella Hadid, and Rihanna.

Dora Abodi is one of the hottest and emerging designers. Her trendy clothing is featured in today's leading fashion magazines and she is in high demand by celebrities and taste makers.

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Toni Braxton and Birdman at Lifetime Premiere of Faith Under Fire

Power couple Toni Braxton and Bryan "Birdman" Williams attended the New York screening of the Lifetime movie Faith Under Fire: The Antoinette Tuff Story on Tuesday. Toni plays Antoinette Tuff, the DeKalb County public school bookkeeper who calmly talked down a mentally deranged teenage gunman and prevented a school massacre in 2013.

Tuff was hailed as a hero and the movie is based on her memoir, “Prepared for a Purpose”, which she wrote in 2014.

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Zoe Kravitz and Karl Glusman with Zoe's siblings Nakoa-Wolf Momoa and Lola Momoa

Actress Zoe Kravitz, 29, was spotted playing big sibling to her little brother Nakoa-Wolf Momoa, 9, and his sister Lola Iolani Momoa, 10, as they made a run to Whole Foods on Monday. I think the boy is on the left and Lola is on the right (I could be wrong). The group was seen heading back to their hotel in New York City. Zoe's dad is musician Lenny Kravitz, 53.

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Young Thug 5AM Future Hendrix

Rap superstars Young Thug left, and Future Hendrix, right, attended a private "Breakfast With 5AM" meet and greet in support of New Interscope Records artist 5AM (wearing red jacket).

5AM is a music producer-turned-vocalist who is best known for his Puffy-inspired track, "New Diddy", released in 2017.

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Draya Michele, Justin Combs, Quincy Brown at SL Lounge

On Saturday, reality TV star Draya Michele, actor Quincy Brown (Star), and Sean Combs' firstborn son Justin Combs made a little extra cash hosting Draya's birthday party at Mr. Rugg's SL Lounge in Atlanta.

Draya, who turns 33 today, is best known for her 5-year stint on Basketball Wives: L.A., even though she wasn't actually married to a basketball player.

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LeBron and Savannah James

Some people pat themselves on the back after a job well done. But narcissists like LeBron James pat themselves on the back before they've even accomplished anything.

Why wait until he actually scores his 30,000th point tonight, when he can get the jump on everyone else and be the first to congratulate himself?

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Jeanette Epps

Jeanette Epps made history in 2017 when she was chosen as the first black female astronaut on the International Space Station. 14 black astronauts -- included 3 black women -- have flown missions into space but none stayed in the International Space Station.

Epps, 47, was set for her first historic mission as a crew member on the Space Station in June 2018. The aerospace engineer was scheduled to launch from Kazakhstan aboard a Soyuz rocket. But on Thursday, Jan. 18, she was dismissed and sent home from her overseas training in Russia.

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Blac Chyna and Dream; Kelly Rowland and Titan Witherspoon

Blac Chyna, left, and Kelly Rowland, right, were spotted out about with their adorable children on Sunday. Blac Chyna, 29, couldn't help but shower her daughter Dream with kisses after a day at the park in Studio City, Calif. Blac took her kids Dream and King to the park with friends. Later, she was spotted wearing a waist trainer, black leggings, and black Yeezy Boost sneakers as she jogged around the park with friends.

Photos by Luis / EVGA / BACKGRID

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Amy Schumer

Mo'Nique continues her public dispute with Netflix over pay disparities and gender and race inequality. Over the weekend, the 50-year-old comedienne called for a boycott of the online streaming giant after she claims she was offered $500,000 for a standup comedy special -- a fraction of what Netflix pays comedians such as actress Amy Schumer (who is not funny at all) and Chris Rock.

Comedienne Wanda Sykes also criticized Netflix for paying her pennies compared to what men and Caucasian comics receive.

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Hugh Masekela

Legendary jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela passed away on Monday from complications related to prostate cancer. He was 78.

The South African musician, who was a leading activist in the struggle to end apartheid, died "peacefully" in his Johannesburg home on Tuesday, his family told the BBC in a statement.

Masekela, who was known as the father of South African jazz, earned worldwide fame for hits such as his protest songs "Soweto Blues" and "Bring Him Back Home", which became an anthem for those protesting Nelson Mandela imprisonment.

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Common, Meagan Good, Usher Raymond

Actors Idris Elba, Hilary Swank, Priyanka Chopra, Common, pictured left, Meagan Good, center, singer Usher, right, and more were seen walking down Main Street during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah over the weekend. Over 100 independent film producers and directors are at Sundance competing for top awards and movie house contracts. Sundance runs from January 18 to January 28.

Photos by Hollywood To You / BACKGRID

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Tina Lawson

La La Anthony always thinks of everything! The New York socialite launched a line of jeans for older ladies. The new line of jeans are targeted toward classy women of a certain age (50 and older) who are lucky enough to still have our curves.

Beyonce's mother Tina Lawson, 64, happily modeled her La La Anthony jeans in a video posted on her Instagram.com page.

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President Trump Senate

The Democrats caved to pressure and, at this moment, they are taking a vote on the Senate floor to end the embarrassing government shutdown. The Democrats refused to approve President Donald Trump's budget on Friday, leading to a government shutdown at midnight Friday.

A government shutdown costs taxpayers $6 billion a week.

On Monday, the Senate reached the 60 votes necessary to end the shutdown that was orchestrated by New York Senator Chuck Schumer, who tied Friday's vote to the DACA, aka Dreamer amnesty.

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Willow Smith and Rita Ora in Paris, France

Model Willow Smith, left, British chanteuse Rita Ora, right, and model Jeremy Meeks and his Euro socialite Chloe Green (not pictured) were spotted attending Paris Fashion Week events in Paris, France over the weekend. Rita, 27, was seen heading back to the George V Hotel in a colorful poncho, after attending the Dior fashion show.

Photos by Best Image / BACKGRID

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TIP Tameka Alfamega

T.I. Harris, 37, and Tameka "Tiny" Harris, 42, are reportedly dropping their bid to block the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from seizing their assets to repay their substantial tax debt.

The hip-hop star, real name Clifford Joseph Harris Jr., and his wife have been battling IRS officials after they were hit with three tax liens to recover $6.2 million in unpaid taxes.

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Channing Butler Dontrell Netter

A male nurse and 3 of his friends are serving time behind bars for sexually assaulting dementia patients at an Illinois nursing facility.

Channing Butler, 28, pictured left, worked alone on the night shift at Bickford Assisted Living and Memory Care Center in west Champaign, Illinois. Prosecutors say Butler let Dontrell Netter, 24, and two other men into the nursing home at night so he could videotape them having sex with vulnerable elderly victims.

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Tracee Ellis Ross
 
Tracee Ellis Ross has denied a report alleging she threatened to cut back her Black-ish TV appearances if she didn't get a pay raise equal to co-star Anthony Anderson's substantial salary. Tracee reportedly earns $80K per episode wile Anderson takes home $100K per episode.

The Hollywood Reporter claimed on Friday, that the 45-year-old actress was earning considerably less than her 47-year-old male co-star and she planned to cut back her appearances on the hit ABC sitcom if her salary wasn't commensurate with Anderson's.

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Russell and Ciara Wilson

Ciara Wilson hit back at critics who dragged her for attempting to share her knowledge of being content with Self Love on Instagram.com.

The retired singer-turned-housewife took to Instagram.com on Saturday to share her intimate knowledge on finding love -- within yourself.

The Dopamine has faded, and now Ciara realizes that -- married or not -- the Love she so eagerly craved all her life was within her all this time.

What's wrong with that message? It's a beautiful come to Jesus moment. Too bad CiCi's IG followers are too immature (or dense) to grasp what she was trying to say.

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carjacking

2 teenagers are in police custody charged in connection with theft of a SUV with two baby girls inside. The incident happened on Wednesday at a Clayton County gas station, south of Atlanta.

Police tracked an iPad and an iPhone stolen from the SUV to the southwest Atlanta home of Khyree Swift, 17, early Friday morning. Another teen was arrested at a different location.

Police did not release the name of Swift's accomplice because he is only 16. He will face a judge on Monday, where he may be charged as an adult.

Police are still searching for a 3rd accomplice.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West name their 3rd child Chicago West

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have decided on the perfect name for their 3rd child -- Chicago West. Chicago was born on Jan. 15 at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles. Kim revealed the baby's name on Twitter.com on Friday.

The couple celebrated the arrival of their 3rd child via a surrogate, who was paid just $68,000 for her services. She claims the couple turned down a $5 million offer for the rights to the newborn's pictures.

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Iggy Azalea wearing Amiri Palm Denim Trucker jacket on arrival to JFK

Iggy Azalea, 27, was spotted arriving at JFK Airport for her flight back to Los Angeles. Iggy showed off her long wavy blonde extensions which contrasted nicely with her Palm Denim Trucker jacket by Mike Amiri (retail $1,275). The distressed denim jacket is airbrushed and hand-stenciled and acid washed for a unique custom look.

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Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson

Tracee Ellis Ross is asking network bosses for a raise to close the pay gap between her and Black-ish co-star Anthony Anderson -- even though he has more responsibilities than she does.

Ellis Ross is battling ABC network bosses for equal pay despite the fact that Anderson holds dual roles as actor and executive producer on Black-ish.

Ellis Ross says earning the same pay as Anderson is fair because it symbolizes equality in Hollywood.

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Larissa Bootz Hodge

Loyal reader Mrs. DetroittoATL emailed Sandrarose.com to request an update on Larissa "Bootz" Hodge from Flavor Of Love.

Larissa, 33, is divorced and raising her 2 children in Los Angeles as a single mother.

VH1 recently tracked her down in 2016 and she said, “I am collecting my checks, going to school to get a degree in business."

Larissa also said she was involved in a car accident that ended her reality TV career.

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Jordan Sweat, Keith Sweat, Justin Sweat in 2016

Keith Sweat is back with new music! The 56-year-old crooner released a new track titled "How Many Ways" featuring K-Ci on Thursday.

Sweat, who ruled the R&B charts in the '80s and '90s', tapped K-Ci, of the legendary group Jodeci, for his comeback single released on Redmusic.com.

Keith is pictured above in 2016 with sons Jordan Sweat, left, and Justin Sweat, right.

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Morris Garner

Morris Garner, the male-to-transgender street practitioner who was convicted in a fatal butt injections procedure, was found dead in prison on Sunday, the Mississippi Department of Corrections confirms.

Garner, 58, was found unresponsive in his prison cell on Sunday morning. He was transported to a Mississippi hospital where he was pronounced dead after serving 3.5 years of his life sentence.

Garner, who also went by the name Tracy Lynn Garner, was convicted in the death of Karima Gordon, or Atlanta, in 2012.

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Le Biboquet

Lifestyle blogger Tami Reed, of TalkingwithTami.com, wrote a review of our fine dining experience at Le Bilboquet Parisian Bistro at The Shops Buckhead in Atlanta.

Earlier this month, I invited Tami to lunch to sample the French cuisine at the celebrity hotspot. You never know who you will see at Le Bilboquet. We spotted R&B singer/songwriter Musiq Soulchild and his girlfriend on our way out the door.

Read Tami's review after the break!

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