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Fire officials in Massachusetts are warning TikTok users not to participate in a dangerous viral challenge that causes fires when pennies are placed on iPhone chargers.

The viral trend is responsible for setting classrooms on fire at two Massachusetts schools this week.

The Plymouth fire department issued letters to Plymouth North High School students and parents warning them to stop putting pennies on the exposed prongs of iPhone chargers.

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Firefighters say the exposed prongs coming in contact with a copper penny causes an arc of electricity from electrical outlets.

According to a teacher, two students plugged iPhone chargers into outlets and placed a penny between the partially exposed prongs of the charger and the outlet, resulting in sparks and flames.

"It's almost like an explosion," said Plymouth Fire Chief Edward Bradley. "The electricity propels the charger and the coin - the coin is molten metal at this point," Bradley told WHDH TV.

"It does not take much to be electrocuted fatally just by an outlet in a wall socket," he explained.

Amherst Fire Department Assistant Chief Jeff Olmstead said the viral challenge could cause thousands of dollars in damage to the electrical system "if they have to pull those wires back to a circuit breaker. The damage to the person, electrocution causing burns or death or starting clothes on fire or items nearby," he told Western Mass News.

Olmstead said pranksters will be charged with felony arson and property damage.

"Although they are younger, they will face fees, fines and probation and no one wants to see them have a felony or conviction on a record."

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Life goes on inside the Quarantined city of Wuhan, China, where the deadly Wuhan coronavirus was first reported.

The city was closed down by Chinese authorities on Wednesday to stop the spread of the deadly Wuhan coronavirus. Public transportation was shut down and people were warned not to travel to or from Wuhan.

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Still, panic has not yet set in among the populace in Wuhan or the countries surrounding China. Hundreds of travelers wore face masks at Hong Kong's Kowloon rail station.

Wuhan citizens waited patiently to buy groceries, while children wearing face masks splay on swings at a public playground in Wuhan.

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Hairdressers wore black masks as they cut the hair of their customers in Beijing, China.

The mysterious SARS-like pneumonia virus has killed 17 people and sickened over 10,000. The virus reportedly leaped from fish and animals to humans.

The contagion is easily spread through close contact with infected persons and through the air by coughing or sneezing.

The virus replicates rapidly in the lungs and overwhelms the respiratory system, causing swelling in lung tissue, making it difficult for the patient to breathe. The cause of death is usually organ failure.

The World Health Organization (WHO) met last night but they failed to declare a global emergency.

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Lena Waithe and longtime partner Alano Mayo split just 2 months after announcing they they tied the knot in August.

The split was announced via a joint statement on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

"After careful thought and consideration, we have decided to part ways," the statement read. "We have nothing but support for one another and ask that you respect our privacy during this time."

While their split seemed abrupt, sources exclusively tell lovebscott.com that their relationship was on the rocks long before they tied the knot.

Waithe and Mayo hopped the broom back in August 2019 at a courthouse in San Francisco.

"We didn't make any announcements or a big... We went to San Francisco. We went to the courthouse," Waithe explained during an appearance on The Ellen Degeneres Show. "Got married right in front of [late gay rights activist and politician] Harvey Milk's bust."

The 'Master of None' star told Degeneres the impulsive marriage was Mayo's idea.

"[It was] her idea, as all good things are," Waithe continued. "And she was just driving and she saw the courthouse and she said, 'We should get married there.' And I said, 'Cool, I'm down.'"

But, according to lovebscott.com's sources -- the quickie wedding came after multiple accusations that Waithe cheated on Mayo. Waithe reportedly agreed to the nuptials to satisfy Mayo.

Waithe and Mayo dated for several years before they got engaged on Thanksgiving in 2017.

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House impeachment managers made their opening statements on day 2 of Donald Trump's impeachment trial on the Senate floor on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

The 7 House Democrat impeachment managers are pictured (L-R) Rep. Jason Crow, of Colorado; Val Demings, of Florida; Sen. Adam Schiff, of California; Rep. Sylvia Garcia, of Texas; Rep. Zoe Lofgren, of California; Rep. Jerrold "Jerry" Nadler, of NY; and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, of NY.

Tuesday's opening session drew 11 million TV viewers. Republicans seemed uninterested and bored as lead manager Schiff pleaded for help removing "corrupt" President Trump from office on Wednesday.

President Trump is on trial for abuse of power and obstruction of justice. He was impeached by House Democrats in December.

Now it's the Senate's turn to either vote to remove Trump from office or acquit him of all charges.

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff invoked the founding fathers and quoted Alexander Hamilton in his lengthy opening statement.

As Schiff's opening statement dragged on, some Republican Senators left their seats and disappeared into the hall.

According to the NY Daily News, at one point, South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham was gone for 30 minutes. Other senators also disappeared for lengthy coffee breaks while Schiff spoke to empty seats.

Democratic senators who sat and listened to 9 hours of opening statements were dismayed and "disheartened" at the lack of interest shown by their Republican counterparts.

"I don't have any insight into what they're thinking, but there are moments in a trial when people vote with their feet," said Delaware Senator Chris Coons.

"Jurors don't get to do that in a real jury. We are acting as if [we're] a jury, and it is somewhat disconcerting to have folks absent for long periods of time."
But Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy begged to differ.

Cassidy, who took two 20-minute breaks, said it wasn't necessary for him to sit there and listen to the same evidence he has already heard.

"If they say something I've not previously heard I write it down. Just new facts, it helps me focus," Cassidy said.

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Hakeem Jeffries, who quoted the late rapper Notorious B.I.G., was interrupted by a heckler during his opening statement.

House Democrats hope to convince at least four Republicans to vote with them to allow subpoenas of records and key witnesses including national security advisor John Bolton and White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney.

Republicans offered a horse-trading deal to allow testimony by Bolton in exchange for authorizing them to subpoena Joe or Hunter Biden.

But Democrats quickly shot down the deal. "That's off the table," said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

Joe Biden, who was in Iowa speaking to voters on Wednesday, also said no to the deal.

"The reason I would not make the deal, the bottom line is, this is a constitutional issue," Biden said. "We're not going to turn it into a farce or political theater. I want no part of that."

House managers are expected to continue their opening statements on Thursday and Friday. Each side is given 24 hours for opening statements before Trump's legal team is allowed to rebut.

There are rumors that Trump's lawyers may rest their case without any rebuttal. But Trump's legal team denied the rumors.

"There's a lot of things I'd like to rebut," said Trump's top lawyer Jay Sekulow, "and we will rebut."

After the rebuttal, the Senate will vote to acquit or remove the president without calling any witnesses.

President Trump, who is attending the economic forum in Switzerland, is optimistic of a quick acquittal.

"We have a great case," he told reporters.

Trump said he didn't object to Bolton or other witnesses testifying during the Senate trial, but he claimed "national security" concerns might prevent them from doing so.

Trump blocked Bolton and other key witnesses from testifying during the House impeachment hearings in December.

The Senate trial is expected to wrap up next week.

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Princess Eugenie of York returned to Instagram for the first time since her dad Prince Andrew gave an explosive interview about his involvement with serial pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

The 29-year-old royal posted a photo commemorating two years since she announced her engagement to new husband Jack Brookshank. "On this day two years ago... Jack and I announced we were engaged," she captioned the image.
 

Eugenie wisely followed the advice of her grandmother Queen Elizabeth, 93, who favors waiting at least 5 years before making life-altering decisions, such as marriages or divorce.

Eugenie and Jack, 33, dated for 7 long years before they tied the knot in October 2018.
 

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Eugenie's father Prince Andrew, 59, gave an explosive interview to BBC about his ties to Epstein last November.

Andrew denied sleeping with underage girls during his frequent visits to Epstein's multi-million dollar Manhattan townhouse and trips on Epstein's infamous "Lolita Express."

The Queen was so disturbed by the whole sordid scandal that she ordered Andrew to step back from his royal duties and banished him from the Palace.

Andrew released a statement saying the scandal "has become a major disruption to my family's work and the valuable work going on in the many organizations and charities that I am proud to support."
 

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Both Eugenie and her older sister Princess Beatrice have maintained low profiles since her father shamed the Royal Family. Eugenie (left) and Beatrice are pictured with their dad, Andrew, at the wedding of their cousin, Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011.

Eugenie and Beatrice's cousin, Prince Harry, married an American divorcee, Meghan Markle, after just two years of dating.

After 19 months of marriage, Meghan convinced Harry to quit his royal duties and move with her to Canada to lead self-centered celebrity lifestyles.

Harry defied his grandmother's advice by rushing into a quickie marriage with Meghan in May 2018.

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Wendy Williams is officially a single mother. The 55-year-old daytime talk show host finalized her divorce from cheating husband Kevin Hunter Sr.

Wendy suffered public humiliation when Kevin's mistress, Sharina Hudson, delivered a baby girl last year. After denying his cheating ways for years, Wendy finally filed for divorce after checking out of an in-patient alcohol rehab facility in New York.

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In court documents obtained by Page Six, Wendy cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the divorce action which she filed in April 2019.

Both Wendy and Kevin agreed to forego alimony in exchange for keeping a $1 million life insurance policy that will go to Kevin if she dies an untimely death.

Wendy retained the right to reduce the amount on a yearly basis. She is also responsible for covering health insurance premiums for Kevin and his infant daughter.

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Wendy and Kevin agreed to split the proceeds from the sale of their Livingston, New Jersey mansion which is still on the market for $1.7 million. Wendy listed the house last year for $1.9 million.

After moving into a luxury Manhattan penthouse last year, Wendy paid Kevin $250,000 to help him and his mistress find new living arrangements, Page Six reports.

Kevin, 49, also received an undisclosed lump sum from Wendy, and a severance payment from Wendy, Inc. He will maintain ownership of his businesses and his cars, including a Ferrari and Rolls Royce SUV.

They each agreed to pay their own legal fees.

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Chinese authorities have placed Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, under strict quarantine to stop the spread of the deadly Wuhan coronavirus.

The Wuhan coronavirus is named after the city where the first fatal case was reported. The Wuhan virus is now categorized as an epidemic after the death toll quadrupled overnight.

The virus that causes a deadly type of pneumonia has spread around the world from ground zero in Wuhan city. The CDC confirmed America's first case of Wuhan coronavirus in Washington state.

America, Asia and Europe authorities have canceled planes and trains and screened travelers for the virus. The World Health Organization (WHO) is considering declaring an international emergency.

Chinese authorities shut down public transportation in Wuhan and urged people not to travel to or from Wuhan. The emergency measures were set to take effect at 10 a.m. local time.

Officials said quarantining the city was necessary to "effectively cut off the transmission of the virus, resolutely curb the spread of the epidemic, and ensure the safety and health of the people."

Officials used television, radio and Twitter.com to spread the word that Wuhan and its population were under quarantine. The hashtag #WuhanLockdown was the top trending topic on Twitter.

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Sales of surgical masks have skyrocketed in Asian countries.

Citizens of Wuhan took to Twitter to express concern about what would happen to them if they are under quarantine and unable to leave the city.

"Who will think of the lives of those of us who are healthy in Wuhan? We are also afraid," wrote one Twitter user.

"Even before the city was closed, we protected ourselves and hid at home. Now we are lambs who will still be slaughtered, and we can only leave our fates to the heavens."

Others wondered how sick residents would get from their homes to hospitals without public transportation.

Coronaviruses were first identified in the 1960s from nasal swabs of people who had the common cold.

But the new coronavirus leaped from fish and animals to humans. The virus is easily spread via air, replicates rapidly in the lungs and overwhelms the respiratory system.

One critical patient was placed on a heart and lung machine to bypass their lungs until they recovered from the disease.

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Lil Durk (right) is linked to yet another shooting - this time it's fatal. A teenager who was featured in a viral video with rapper Lil Durk's artist, OTF Dede (left), was shot to death on Sunday, January 19.

Chicago police say a 17-year-old female was shot and killed in a vacant lot in the 6700 block of South Parnell Avenue around 6:30 p.m.

Witnesses say three males pulled up in a silver sedan. They got out of the sedan and one of the males fired shots at her.

OTF Dede was forced to perform oral sex on the girl in a video that went viral. Thugs reportedly set him up with her in a hotel room.

They later burst into the room and forced OTF Dede to perform oral sex on the girl at gunpoint. The girl was menstruating at the time.

Police believe OTF Dede's enemies killed the teen to shut her up.

The rapper was beaten, robbed and his braids were cut off. The video went viral on social media.

Following the attack, Lil Durk tweeted: "The Internet is the news version of the streets just more snitching."

Lil Durk, a 27-year-old Chicago native, is currently out on bond following his arrest for attempted murder in Atlanta last year.
 

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Rihanna's ex-boyfriend, Hassan Jameel is scrubbing the Internet of all photos of them together.

Robert Littal, the founder of BlackSportsOnline blog and co-host of TMZ Sports, said Jameel contacted him through his attorney, asking him to take down a photo of him and Rihanna together.

"Rihanna's billionaire ex just hit me with a request to take down a pic of him and Riri that has been up since 2017," Littal tweeted on Tuesday. "A whole three years, I don't think he is taking the breakup well."

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In response to a follower, Littal tweeted: "It was more of a threat than a request lol. I am not getting in legalish [sic] with a billionaire, got to know when to pick your battles."

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Littal went on to say he was "honored" that Jameel reached out to threaten him with a lawsuit. "The story in question didn't even do numbers," he said, implying that no one cared about who Rihanna was dating.

Rihanna, who has a history of failed relationships with men, dated Jameel for nearly three years - a personal record for her.

She previously dated Chris Brown, Drake, Travis Scott, and A$AP Rocky. She is rumored to have reunited with Rocky after he returned from a concert tour Sweden.

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Lizzo has credited her therapist for giving her the "courage to be vulnerable as a vocalist".

The "Good As Hell" star suffered an emotional breakdown while on tour in 2018. Afterwards she decided to start seeing a therapist.

The songbird described her breakdown as "really scary". Lizzo told Rolling Stone magazine that "being vulnerable with someone I didn't know, then learning how to be vulnerable with people that I do know, gave me the courage to be vulnerable as a vocalist."

Shortly before heading out on the road for her 2018 tour, the 31-year-old, real name Melissa Jefferson, split from her boyfriend - whose identity she has kept secret.

While the split was a difficult time for the star, it's one she knew she needed to go through.

"As f**ked up as it sounds, I needed that heartbreak experience," she explained. "I'm not sad, because I use the pain so constructively. It's inevitable. The pain is human experience."

With the help of her therapist and a new outlook on life, Lizzo is working on a "relationship with my family" and opening herself "up to friendships".

"I open myself up to the idea of children, which is big for me, ’cause my albums are my babies," she added.
 

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Lira Galore filed a restraining order against her baby daddy, Quality Control Record's CEO Pierre "Pee" Thomas. In the document, obtained by TMZ, Galore, who was born Tylira Mercer, said Thomas is threatening and unpredictable, even when he's in a courtroom.

Mercer wants a judge to order Thomas to stay away from her and their infant daughter.

Mercer filed docs seeking a temporary protective order against Thomas for threatening her last week during a court hearing in their custody battle for 9-month-old, Khaleesi Mercer.

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Mercer is best known for her brief engagement to rapper Rick Ross (pictured).

Last month Mercer accused Thomas of violent abuse, claiming he beat her during her first 8 months of pregnancy with his child. She's seeking at least $15 million for her injuries.

Mercer says in new docs that because of the past alleged violence, she's terrified of Thomas. She claims Thomas kept trying to speak to her during a hearing, including approaching her in an "intimidating nature" and attempted to get her phone number.

She claims while they were sitting across from each other in a conference room, he kept glaring at her and made her extremely uncomfortable. She says he got caught taking pictures of her on his cell phone.

Mercer says when she and her lawyer tried to leave the room, Thomas blocked the doorway and harassed her. She says they had to call a deputy to escort her safely out of the building.

Mercer claims the ordeal was traumatic for her and says even her lawyer "for the first time in her legal career, felt unsafe in the courtroom."

She's asking for a court order to keep Thomas 100 yards away and to not have any contact with her or their child.

Thomas denies he's been abusive and has called Mercer's claims a "15 million dollar shake down."

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A drag queen issued a stern warning to parents to keep their children away from the drag culture. Kitty Demure (not pictured) created a video warning parents: the drag scene is not for kids.

Demure's warning comes as more libraries are hosting drag queen story hour for children in some communities.

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Demure (pictured) describes himself as a "non-conformist gay who doesn't follow the leftist hive mind."

He said the sex-obsessed drag queen culture is no place for children.

"What in the h*ll has a drag queen ever done to make you have so much respect for them, and admire them so much, other than put on makeup and jump on the floor and writhe around and do sexual things on stage?" Demure said in the video.

"I have absolutely no idea why you would want that to influence your child," he added. "Would you want a stripper or a porn star to influence your child? It makes no sense at all. A drag queen performs in a night club for adults. There is a lot of filth that goes on, a lot of sexual stuff that goes on, and backstage there's a lot of nudity, sex and drugs," he continued.

"So I don't think this is an avenue you would want your child to explore. They could explore dressing up at home, like we all did, like all gay boys did. We all dressed [in drag] at home and we had a great time."

Demure said exposing children to drag queens is "extremely, extremely irresponsible on your part." He added:

"You might want to look like you're with it, that you're cool, that you're woke, that you're not a nazi, you're not a homophobe... whatever it may be. But you can raise your child to be just a normal, regular, everyday child without including them in gay, sexual things."

Demure said exposing children to the drag community is actually hurting the community.

"We have already had a reputation of being pedophiles and being perverts and deviants. We don't need you to bring your children around."

Demure urged parents to keep their children home or entertain them with trips to Disneyland, Chuck E. Cheese, or the circus.

He suggested taking teenagers to the gay clubs when they turn 18 - because that's an adult thing.

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The first full day of Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial adjourned at 1:50 a.m. Wednesday after 13 hours of intense debates.

In December, House Democrats voted to impeach President Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of justice. Now it's the Senate's turn to either vote to remove Trump from office or acquit him of all charges.

The Senate passed Mitch McConnell's impeachment trial rules after heated debates on the Senate floor.

McConnell's rules gives each side 24 hours to argue their cases. Then the Senate will quickly vote to either convict or acquit the President of the United States.

The trial is expected to end next week without calling any witnesses.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (left) slammed the rules set by Senate Majority Leader McConnell (right), which she claims are a cover-up attempt by President Trump.

Pelosi criticized McConnell's rules as a "dark of night impeachment trial," claiming that he has "misled the American people."

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In a statement on Tuesday, Pelosi said: "Leader McConnell's process is deliberately designed to hide the truth from the Senate and from the American people."

All 11 of the amendments introduced by the Democrats on the Senate floor were shot down by Republicans on Tuesday.

The Democrats wanted to subpoena key witnesses who have insider knowledge of the phone call between President Trump and the Ukrainian president last year.

One of the amendments introduced by the Democrats sparked a heated exchange between House Judiciary Committee chief Jerry Nadler and Trump's high-powered legal team.

Nadler accused Trump's lawyers of attempting a cover-up by blocking key witnesses, including Ambassador John Bolton, NBC News reported.

"Will you bring Ambassador Bolton here?" Nadler asked. "Will you permit us to present you with the entire record of the president's misconduct? Or will you instead choose to be complicit in the president's cover-up?"

Nadler further accused "a lot of senators" of "voting for a cover-up... a treacherous vote."

Nadler said Senate Republicans were traitors who should be embarrassed.

His accusations irked Trump's lead attorney Pat Cippolone, who clapped back, saying it's Nadler who should be embarrassed.

"The only one who should be embarrassed, Mr. Nadler, is you for the way you've addressed [the Senators]. This is the United States Senate. You're not in charge here!"

The heated exchange earned a rebuke from Chief Supreme Court Justice John Roberts, who reminded both parties that they are "addressing the world's greatest deliberative body."

Roberts added: "I do think those addressing the Senate should remember where they are!"
The Senate impeachment trial will resume at 1 p.m. Wednesday with opening arguments from House Democrats.

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President Trump's long-awaited Senate trial is underway on Capitol Hill. After dispensing of pre-trial procedures last week, the Senate opened Trump's impeachment trial on Tuesday. The trial is expected to wrap up as soon as next week.

Trump was impeached by Nancy Pelosi's House Democrats in December for asking the Ukrainian president to investigate Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden for corruption and interfering in the 2016 elections.

High-powered attorneys Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr head Trump's legal team. Starr prosecuted Bill Clinton during his impeachment.

Adam Schiff said Trump has the right to call witnesses, but Schiff warned Trump's high-powered defense team not to call Hunter Biden as a witness.

Schiff, who heads the Democratic managers for the House, insisted that calling Biden as a witness would amount to "abuse".

Republicans accused Biden of using his power to enrich his sons who earned tens of millions of dollars while Biden was vice president to Barack Obama.

"It would not be appropriate for the president to seek to call witnesses merely to try to perpetuate the same smear campaign that was foiled when his plot was discovered," Schiff said in an interview on the CBS Evening News.

"Hunter Biden, for example, can't tell us anything about whether the president withheld military aid, whether he withheld that aid to coerce Ukraine to conduct political investigations or how he wouldn't meet with the president of Ukraine."

Schiff added: That's an illegitimate abuse of the trial. The chief justice, who may have an opportunity to rule on material witnesses, as well as senators should not permit that kind of abuse."

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Apparently Beyonce doesn't want plus-size fans wearing her Ivy Park X Adidas clothing line. Beyonce's plus-size fans went in on the semi-retired singer after she omitted clothing in their sizes.

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Beyonce's new collection sold out quickly thanks to her skinny BeyHive faithful. But some fans point out that her clothing line stopped at XL.

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Many compared Beyonce's line to Rihanna's Savage X Fenty line that includes plus sizes.

Others went IN on the mom of three for sending free clothing to her wealthy celebrity friends.

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Some fans claim Beyonce had fat transfer injections or butt implants, but Beyonce is known to wear butt pads dating back to the '90s when she was a dancer for Destiny's Child.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first case of Wuhan coronavirus in the United States.

The CDC announced that a man has been diagnosed with the deadly pneumonia virus in Washington state.

The first cases of the deadly coronavirus were reported in China.

CDC officials said the patient recently traveled to Wuhan, the Chinese city where the respiratory infections began.

At least six people have died and hundreds more are sickened by the mysterious virus. The virus is very contagious and spreads easily from human to human. Sales of disposable masks have skyrocketed.

Human coronaviruses were first identified in the 1960s in cultures taken from nasal swabs of patients with the common cold.

The CDC and Chinese officials report that the new coronavirus leaped from fish and animals to humans. Only seven known coronaviruses infect humans, including the well-publicized SARS outbreaks.

The outbreak has spread to three other Asian countries -- Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

Major airlines are screening passengers for symptoms of the coronavirus before they board commercial jets.

Planes are delayed and travelers wait in long lines at New York's JFK Airport and airports in Los Angeles and San Francisco to be screened for the virus.

Stocks on Wall Street are trading near session lows on the news that the mystery virus is spreading to other countries.

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A grinning Prince Harry arrived in Canada, leaving his royal life behind after completing his royal duties in London, England.

According to published reports, Harry purchased a ticket on a British Airways Boeing 747 for the 10-hour flight from London, arriving in Victoria, British Columbia late Monday night.

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The 35-year-old prince then took a West Jet turboprop plane for the short 15-minute hop to Vancouver Island. He was accompanied by three royal protection officers on his flight.

Harry's wife, formerly Her Royal Highness Meghan Markle, was not at the airport to meet Harry. She was spotted at the same airport days earlier to meet a friend flying in from mainland Vancouver.

A 3-car convoy ferried Harry and his entourage for the 10-minute drive to a gated mega-mansion where Meghan is staying with their 8-month-old son Archie Harrison.

The $14 million waterfront mansion is owned by a Russian oligarch with links to the Ukrainian government.

Friends say Harry cautioned Meghan not to get too happy in the luxury mansion as they are downsizing to more reasonable accommodations.

Sources say the 38-year-old mum of one hired a team of agents and publicists to book future TV and film roles for her. Gossip mongers say Meghan thought being in service to the Queen was beneath her.

Meghan was seen taking a leisurely stroll with her two rescue dogs in the woods near the Vancouver mansion as two royal protection officers walked a few steps behind her.

She struggled to carry baby son Archie in a baby carrier while controlling her dogs on leashes. Concerned moms on social media criticized Meghan for carrying her son so precariously with one strap of the carrier slipping off her shoulder.

Harry is expected to return to London for more official engagements, but Meghan will not be by her husband's side.

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One of Antonio Brown's baby mamas has taken legal action against the unemployed NFL star for child custody and financial support.

Brown was slapped with a paternity lawsuit by Chelsie Kyriss. According to the documents obtained by The Blast, Kyriss filed the suit in a Florida court on January 15.

Kryiss, who is Caucasian, asked the court to confirm Brown is the legal father of their three sons. She also wants the court to determine a set amount for child support.

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The lawsuit comes just days after the troubled wide receiver threw Kyriss and their children out of his Hollywood, Florida home and live-streamed himself cursing at her in front of their children.

Brown has five children - four sons and a daughter.
 

Brown accused Kyriss of attempting to steal his Bentley automobile - a gift from Brown to Kyriss during happier times.

In a previous court case in December, Brown filed an eviction notice to legally evict Kyriss from his home.

In the suit, Brown said Kyriss was a "former girlfriend" who had been living at the home as his guest. He said he repeatedly asked her and his kids to leave, but she refused. "Defendants continue to remain in, occupy or otherwise possess the subject property without honest of Plaintiff," reads the document.

Brown gave Kyriss a deadline of December 18 to be gone and remove her personal belongings from the property, but she missed the deadline.

Brown was cut by the New England Patriots after one game amid sexual assault allegations against him.

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LeBron James was in attendance at a sold out high school game between Sierra Canyon (California) and Paul VI Catholic School at a tournament in Springfield, MA on Monday.

LeBron's son, LeBron James Jr, aka Bronny, 15, is a freshman guard for Sierra Canyon, an elite private school in California where the tuition costs $37,000 per year.

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40 police officers worked the game at Springfield College to provide extra security for the NBA superstar and 4,000 basketball fans who paid to see the progeny of LeBron (Bronny) and Dwyane Wade (Zaire Wade) play for Sierra.

Late in the 3rd quarter, while Bronny was waiting to make an inbound pass, a young fan pelted him with a piece of candy.

LeBron, 35, sat about 50 feet away shaking his head slowly as the game was stopped so police officers could eject the fan who threw the Starburst candy.

Bronny, who has not started for Sierra this season, took two shots during the game, missing both.

He is averaging 2 points per game this season. His play seems to be affected by the intense pressure he is under. ESPN aired the game live on ESPNU network.

"You'd be surprised by all the stuff Bronny has to go through," said teammate Ziaire Williams. "It's not fair, but he doesn't let it faze him at all. I'm learning how to be more like that from him and he's younger than me."

A boy took to YouTube.com to apologize and take responsibility for the candy toss. The unidentified boy claimed to be a Lakers and LeBron fan.

"Hi James family. I just want to apologize that I threw an orange peel at Bronny."

But another video posted on Twitter.com shows a toddler throwing the candy at Bronny.

LeBron vented his frustration on Twitter.com. "Hating has no age limit! #JamesGang is build [sic] for it and well equipped. As we proceed."

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"It's just disrespectful," LeBron said later. "And it was a little kid, too I don't know how old that little kid was. I don't know if he learned that on his own, or her learned it at home."

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LeBron, who took a helicopter to the campus to avoid Boston's traffic, hugged his son after Sierra's loss to Paul VI Catholic School, before heading back to Boston where his Lakers lost 139-107 to the Celtics on Monday night.

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NBA coaches and players have reached out to fallen NBA star Delonte West after disturbing video shows a man punching and stomping him on a Washington D.C. highway.

The video shows vehicles driving by slowly as a man punched and stomped West who lay in a crumpled heap in a roadway.

A second video shows a shirtless man who resembles West sitting on a curb with his wrists handcuffed behind his back. West has a history of drug and alcohol abuse.

West's Saint Joseph's teammate, ex-NBA star Jameer Nelson, and their former coach Phil Martelli expressed concern for West's mental health.

West is best known for briefly dating LeBron James' mother Gloria James, while he was LeBron's teammate in Cleveland.

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In addition to dating LeBron's mom, West also briefly date actress Vivica A. Fox (pictured).

West bounced around the NBA after being chosen by the Boston Celtics in the 1st round of the 2004 NBA draft.

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West is pictured with his wife Caresha and son Cash when he played for the NBA's G League team Texas Legends in 2015.

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Fans of The Wendy Williams Show are convinced Wendy Williams passed gas on live TV while discussing Odell Beckham Jr's arrest warrant.

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The incident occurred during Friday's episode of The Wendy Williams Show. Wendy, 55, wore a red jumpsuit and sat awkwardly while leaning to the right in an arm chair onstage.

As she discussed Beckham Jr's charges for butt slapping an officer, a distinct sound can be heard on the video.

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Many viewers swear the wet sound was Wendy letting out a fart on air. Some viewers claim they heard it but others say they did not hear anything. Some viewers say the video clip was altered to add the fart.

Others said the incident was "Karma" after Wendy mocked actor Joaquin Phoenix's cleft lip. Wendy apologized profusely for her insensitive comments toward the "Joker" star.

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What causes excessive flatulence?

Flatulence is the accumulation of gasses in the colon and rectum. Doctors say passing gas is normal. Most healthy people pass gas between 14 and 23 times a day. But if you break wind more than that, you should consult a doctor because you could have a more serious GI problem.

Excessive flatulence is usually harmless and caused by swallowing air, chewing gum, sucking hard candy, eating gas-producing food such as lentils and beans, eggs, cheese, drinking carbonated sodas, or eating soluble fiber (like that found in some fruits and vegetables).

Black people are more lactose intolerant than other races. Blacks should avoid dairy products such as cow's milk that contain lactose.
 

 

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Tyler Perry responded to the intense pressure from a writers union and television viewers who criticized him over his "writers room" comments.

Perry promised to give real writers more opportunities to work on future projects at his film and TV production studios in Atlanta, GA after facing backlash for preferring to write his own TV series.

The actor/producer/director has been heavily criticized for laying off writers because he allegedly didn't want to pay union fees.

He recently found himself at the center of controversy after trying to highlight his strong work ethic by revealing he does not have a writers room for dramas like The Have and the Have Nots, The Oval, and Sistas.

Critics say the lack of real writers at Perry's studios shows in the subpar quality of his TV projects.

In her editorial for Medium.com, titled "I Give Up on Tyler Perry," Morgan Jerkins said Perry's scripts depicting Black women have not evolved in 25 years.

Jerkins writes:

"I did not like A Fall from Grace... The older women were characterized as lonely and downtrodden as if these were justifiable reasons for the abuse they suffered."

In a recent interview, Perry revealed an incident early on in his career that led him to stop using a writing team.

Perry, 50, said screenwriters turned in scripts that required rewrites -- and the writers would get paid for each script rewrite. Perry implied that the writers - who were all Black - tried to take advantage of him.

"It's not that I don't want help," Perry explained on daytime talk show The View. "I had a really bad experience with a writers room once, and they were turning in scripts, and you know, you pay for these scripts and they turn them in, and the scripts are not right, then you have to rewrite them and you have to pay them again.

"And then the returned scripts, we'd put them on the air and the ratings would drop. So I said, 'Listen, my audience, I've been cultivating this for 25 years, they know how I'm speaking to them, they know specifically what I'm saying,' so I realized then that I needed to continue to just do what I do, and I don't mind."

However, following the backlash to his comments, Perry insists he will offer job opportunities for non-Tyler Perry projects to writers seeking to break into the industry.

"There will be other projects at the studio that are not Tyler Perry-labeled projects that have writers rooms and writers will get a chance," he promised.

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Monday, Jan. 20, is Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday in America. Black Twitter users sent the hashtag #MLKDay trending on the social media platform.

The hashtag generated tens of thousands of tweets paying tribute to the slain civil rights leader. But one tweet in particular caught Black Twitter's eye.

The tweet was sent by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), who many accused of tapping Dr. King's phones in motel rooms and sending tapes of his sexual exploits to his wife, Coretta Scott King, pictured below with King and their first child, Yolanda King, in 1956.

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The tweet accompanied a nighttime photo of a memorial to Dr. King installed at the entrance to the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

"Today, the FBI honors the life and work of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A quote from Dr. King is etched in stone at the FBI Academy's reflection garden in Quantico as a reminder to all students and FBI employees: "The time is always right to do what is right." #MLKDay

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As they do every year when the FBI remembers King on his holiday, Black Twitter was ready to throw jabs and daggers.

Not willing to let bygones be bygones Black Twitter reminded the FBI that ex-director J. Edgar Hoover tapped Dr. King's phones and hounded him to his grave.

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Rapper Meek Mill confirmed he fathered a child with Instagram entrepreneur Milano Di Rouge by announcing: "Yeah, I dumped in that!"

Meek responded to rumors that he sired a child with Milano after she displayed a baby bump in photos of her and Meek posing outside a club.

His social media post sparked outrage on social media among feminists who called him out for his immature response.

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Meek's baby mama is a 30-year-old Philly native and a fashion designer who rose to fame on Instagram when celebrities such as Teyana Taylor and Kim Kardashian modeled her clothing.

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Milano opened a clothing store in Philadelphia in 2016. Meek, 32, helped to promote her brand and he confided in her when his relationship with rapper Nicki Minaj went south.

Nicki and Meek ended their relationship in 2017 after dating for 2 years.

Meek also has a 9-year-old son, Rihmeek, from a previous relationship.

Congratulations to the happy couple.
 

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Piers Morgan unleashed his fury at the departing Prince Harry, who gave an emotional speech during a private party for his African charity in England on Sunday night.

"Once Meghan and I were married, we were excited. We were hopeful and we were here to serve," Harry said on Sunday. "For those reasons it brings me great sadness that it has come to this."

"The decision that I have made for my wife and I to step back is not one I made lightly. It was so many months of talks, after so many years of challenges, and I know I haven't always gotten it right, but as far as this goes there really was no other option."

Harry's speech came one day after Queen Elizabeth released a statement saying Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will stop using their HRH titles this spring.

It is believed that the Queen refused to allow Harry and Meghan to use their HRH titles to prevent them from profiting off their royal names.

Morgan lashed out at the 35-year-old Prince in a scathing editorial published in the Daily Mail Online on Monday.

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"The cause of his 'great sadness' is that he and his wife Megan are quitting the Royal Family to go and live in North American and be full-time celebrities," wrote Morgan.

The British journalist called Harry and Meghan "just another pair of grasping, money-chasing celebrities."

Referring to them as "royal Kardashians," Morgan laughably dismissed Harry's claim that he and Meghan "will continue to lead a life of service."

"We've already seen from the cringe-making clips of him (successfully) hustling the boss of Disney for Megan for voiceover work, that the only service on their minds is to commercially exploit their royal status and promote her acting career."

"Oh, I know, I know... the only accepted narrative, certainly on Twitter, is that the mean, beastly, racist media has driven out poor Harry and Meghan with our despicable antics," Morgan wrote.

"It could just be that Meghan and Harry are a pair of spoiled, entitled, hypocritical brats who decided to hold the Queen and Monarchy to ransom so they could have their royal cake and eat it, and have now had their bluff called and sent packing."

Morgan added: "We shamefully refused to let them lecture us about the environment AND use private jets like taxis!"

Morgan was referring to the recent controversy when Harry and Meghan were criticized for constantly complaining about the climate - while flying all over the world in luxury private jets.

The furor died down after Harry and Meghan agreed to fly commercial jets rather than private jets which can cost $250,000 for a round trip from London to Canada.

Morgan's column was published as Prince Harry attended the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London on Monday. The media is calling it his final official duty as an ex-royal before he heads to Canada to join Meghan and their son Archie Harrison.

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Tristan Thompson (left) was ejected from the Cleveland Cavaliers' game against the Memphis Grizzlies for trying to slap Memphis star Jae Crowder on the butt.

There was a time when the butt slap in sports was an expected part of the game. Players slapped each other on the butt as a way of saying "good job" or to motivate their teammates.

But with the increased focus on homosexuality and transgenderism in the media, the butt slap gesture has fallen out of favor with many macho players.

WENN.com reports the incident happened after Cavaliers star Thompson made his first of two free throws during the game on Friday, Jan. 17.

Crowder was walking near the free-throw line to leave the game when Khloe Kardashian's ex reached to give him a pat on the backside - which Crowder immediately rejected by slapping Thompson's hand away.

While the referee closest to the action let the gesture slide, another ref blew his whistle and gave Thompson his second technical foul of the game, which resulted in an automatic ejection.

Explaining the incident after the match, the part-time reality TV star commented:

"They might have taken it the wrong way probably because they forgot that, I don't know, we were teammates for half the year, so it feels like playing anyone else, like if I was playing Kyrie (Irving) or something. The same thing. They teched us. I'm definitely calling the PA (Players Association) to appeal that - one thousand per cent."

Thompson and Crowder were previously Cavaliers teammates from 2017 to 2018.

The Memphis Grizzlies won the game 113-109.

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In a similar incident, NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. was nearly arrested when he got carried away and slapped a cop on his butt during a post-college national title celebration in the LSU locker room

A warrant was issued for the wide receiver's arrest but the warrant was later dropped when the cop withdrew his complaint.

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A man who brutally beat his girlfriend on surveillance video at his workplace was released from jail on an appearance ticket Tuesday.

Jay Vazquez-Paulino was seen on video repeatedly punching and kicking his girlfriend at the Superior Package Company, where he works. At one point in the video, he is seen going outside to retrieve a knife.

He then reentered the building and threw the knife at the young woman, barely missing her head by inches.

As Vazquez-Paulino cruelly punched and kicked his girlfriend, his co-workers filed past, apparently uncaring or unwilling to help the woman.

Vazquez-Paulino's criminal charges included criminal possession of a weapon, attempted assault, and harassment.

"The fact that he is captured on video goes further showing the strength of the case and the fact that he did have an intention to do harm here," said Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler.

"The real issue here is that this gentleman was released with a ticket and given an order of protection and again is free to terrorize this woman, which in domestic cases there should be bail and ... a cooling off period to allow parties to cool off."

New Yorkers expressed outrage at Mayor Bill de Blasio and NY Governor Andrew Cuomo over their no cash bail reform that went into effect on January 1.

The cash bail reform bill prevents cash bail for "non-violent" criminals who normally can't afford to post bond.

But residents say cash bail is necessary to keep a certain element of criminals off the streets. The sad truth is that detainees who can't afford bond tend to be the most violent and commit more crimes.

A serial bank robber who robbed a 6th bank after he was released without cash bail on Jan. 8 turned himself in on Friday, Jan. 17.

"I can't believe they let me out," Gerod Woodberry said as police handed him two $25 gift cards and a free transit voucher when he was released on Jan. 8.

A pretrial hearing scheduled for Sunday was canceled when Woodberry's family was unable to demonstrate how much money they could put up to spring him again, the NY Daily News reported.

Fed up prosecutor Jack Dennehy asked Sunday that Woodberry be held without bail, arguing he is "a danger to the community." But Magistrate Judge Steven Gold said Woodberry will get bail, according to the News.
 

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Prince Harry gave an emotional speech at a private dinner for his charity supporting young people with HIV and AIDS on Sunday - a day after Queen Elizabeth released a statement saying Harry and wife Meghan Markle will stop using their HRH titles as of this spring.

The Queen's announcement concluded a week of urgent talks with senior royals after Harry and Meghan's bombshell announcement that they were stepping back from their royal duties and moving to North America.

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Meghan, 38, fled London the next day in her haste to return to a gated waterfront mansion on Vancouver Island in North America where she left her 8-month-old son Archie Harrison with her confidante, Jessica Mulroney, and a nanny.

A Palace official has said, "once the new arrangements take effect in the spring, Harry and Meghan will be known as "Harry, Duke of Sussex" and "Meghan, Duchess of Sussex".

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The shocking announcement by the Queen sparked rumors that Harry and Meghan were divorcing. Friends have said they expect Harry to divorce Meghan within a year.

But the 35-year-old Prince spoke warmly of his social climbing wife during his speech on Sunday.

"Finally, the second son of Diana got hitched... hurray!" said Harry. "I also know that you've come to know me well enough over these past years to trust that the woman I chose as my wife upholds the same values as I do - and she does. And she is the same woman I fell in love with."

He added:

"Once Meghan and I were married, we were excited. We were hopeful and we were here to serve. For those reasons it brings me great sadness that it has come to this. The decision that I have made for my wife and I to step back is not one I made lightly. It was so many months of talks, after so many years of challenges, and I know I haven't always gotten it right, but as far as this goes there really was no other option.

"Our hope was to continue serving the Queen, the commonwealth and my military associations but without public funding. Unfortunately, that wasn't possible."

 
When a Palace official was asked what to call the couple, the official reportedly said the couple should be referred to as "Sir" and "Ma'am".

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Harry and Meghan will live off of Harry's £2.3 million annual allowance from his father Prince Charles (pictured), who is said to be "devastated."

And, while Harry and Meghan will not be stripped of their coveted HRH titles, they have agreed not to use their titles to enrich themselves.

Minutes after the Queen's official announcement on their future, Meghan updated their "Sussex Royal" website with a statement referring to her and Harry as "their Royal Highnesses" - which seemed to fly in the face of what the Queen said about them not using their royal titles.

According to London's Dailymail.com, Harry and Meghan's agreement to stop using their HRH titles is the price they must pay for their independence.

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Harry's mother, the late Princess Diana was stripped of her HRH title after she divorced Prince Charles in 1996.

Diana was given millions in the divorce, but the Queen removed her bodyguards - leaving Diana to fend for herself, until she met Dodi Fayed, the son of Egyptian billionaire Mohamed El Fayed, who provided bodyguards of his own.

They died together in a high-speed car crash inside a tunnel in Paris, while being pursued by paparazzi in 1997. Harry was 12 at the time of his mother's death.

Harry and Meghan have also agreed to repay the £2.4 million in Sovereign Grant taxpayer money they spent to refurbish their Frogmore Cottage home in Windsor.

The Queen gifted the home to Harry and Meghan so they will have someplace to stay when they visit. The couple will pay rent on the house - up to £360,000 per year. But Meghan's confidants have already said she has no plans to return to London. Sources say Meghan's plan all along was to move back to Toronto.

According to the Daily Mail, Meghan had her things "put into storage" in Canada - contradicting previous claims that she moved ALL of her personal belongings to London before marrying Harry.

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Friends say Meghan feels she deserves better than the modest cottage and a life of servitude in London. They say she enjoys living lavishly in a $14 million mansion on Vancouver Island. The house is owned by a Russian businessman with links to the Ukrainian government.

Sources say Harry is "annoyed" that his wife is living it up with her friends in another man's house that he can hardly afford on his £2.3 million annual allowance from his dad.

Harry has reportedly told Meghan not to get too comfortable in that house, as they will be downsizing to more reasonable accommodations as soon as he joins her and son Archie in Canada.

Sources say Harry and Meghan have reached the post-honeymoon phase in their marriage when Meghan needs more narcissistic supply to keep her happy.

Friends say Meghan wants a husband who can provide her with a lifestyle of wealth and materialism that she feels she deserves - rather than living off of handouts from the Royal Family.

The former c-list "Suits" actress wants to return to television or even star in movies in the near future. There are reports that Meghan wants to play herself in the Netflix royal drama "The Crown."

The mother-of-one signed a deal to do voiceovers for Disney last fall in return for a donation to an elephant charity in Africa. And Harry has already collaborated on a six-part mental health special for Apple TV with his friend, American billionaire and television mogul Oprah Winfrey.

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The couple plan to create a production company similar to the one owned by former U.S. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, who signed a lucrative deal to produce TV specials and movies for Netflix.

Netflix has expressed interest in working with Harry and Meghan. A Netflix exec reportedly said, "Who wouldn't be interested? Yes, sure."

But Harry has promised the Queen they won't sign any "dodgy deals" that might further embarrass the Royal Family.

More film footage has surfaced from a red carpet movie premiere in July, that shows Harry and Meghan begging another American film executive for work.

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Earlier video footage from The Lion King premiere showed Harry begging Disney chief Robert Iger for voiceover work for Meghan in the next Lion King film. "You do know she does voiceovers?"

Iger is heard replying, "Ah, I did not know that."

"You seem surprised," said Harry, while Meghan stood nearby pretending not to hear the conversation.

Iger appeared stunned by the highly unusual request from a royal at a movie premiere of all places. Later, Iger was seen gesturing toward Harry and telling his wife, Willow Bay, what Harry asked him. Bay looked surprised by what she heard.

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In the new video footage, both Harry and Meghan are seen asking The Lion King director Jon Favreau for jobs in the next Lion King movie.

In the video Harry tells Favreau: "If anyone needs any voiceover work..." before Meghan interrupts him - as she always does - and says: "That's really why we're here. It's the pitch!"

Harry then says: "She'll tackle any voiceover - just not Scar," referring to the villain character who tries to steal the kingdom from Simba.

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Semi-retired American singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter, 39, who voiced Nala in the movie, is seen in the background covering her face and giggling at the royals, whom she obviously thought were joking.

In another still from the video, Beyonce looks at the royal couple with disdain, apparently after realizing they weren't joking.

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Meghan has reportedly assembled a team of Hollywood agents and publicists to discuss future projects for her. Meghan's own father Thomas Markle said she is turning the Royal Family into a Walmart.

In a sensational interview with Channel 5, Thomas said Meghan and Harry are "embarrassing" and "cheapening" the Royal Family by quitting.

He added: "This is not the girl I raised."

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Rapper Pop Smoke was arrested for allegedly stealing and transporting a $375,000 Rolls-Royce from California to New York.

The 20-year-old, whose real name is Bashar Jackson, was arrested on Friday, Jan. 17, at JFK airport after arriving on a flight from Paris, France where he attended Paris Fashion Week.

The 2019 Rolls-Royce was found parked outside his parents' home in the Canarsie area of Brooklyn. The license plate had been changed and the windows had been tinted, authorities say.

The rapper told police he "borrowed" the car for a music video, according to an indictment.

The Brooklyn native is accused of arranging to transport the Rolls-Royce cross country on the back of a flatbed truck.

A photo posted on Instagram shows him posing in front of the stolen luxury vehicle at a gas station. The image has since been deleted from Instagram, but it can be viewed on Facebook.com.

Jackson is charged with interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle, a felony. The car has since been returned to its rightful owner.

Thanks to NY state's no cash bail reform, Jackson was released after a court appearance on Friday. He is best knowns for his rap singles "Welcome to the Party" and "Dior" off his debut mixtape Meet the Woo.

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Rapper DaBaby couldn't help himself when he spotted a curvy mannequin in a convenience store. The rapper dropped his pants and simulated sex acts with the mannequin until it broke in half.

The "Suge" rapper has been in the headlines for non-music related incidents lately. DaBaby, real name Jonathan Kirk, pleaded guilty to carrying a concealed weapon and "self-defense" after a shootout in a Huntersville, NC Walmart. A 19-year-old man was killed in the shootout. Charges against the rapper were dropped in March 2019.

Earlier this month, DaBaby was arrested in Miami in connection with the robbery and assault of a music promoter. He was released from jail on $1,500 bond.