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Drake responded to "kids" booing him off the stage at Tyler, The Creator's annual Camp Flog Gnaw music festival in Los Angeles over the weekend.

The Canadian superstar was booed off the stage at the annual concert that showcases homosexual and bisexual musicians on one stage.

Drake was a surprise guest who performed nine songs after A$AP Rocky and Lil Uzi Vert finished their short sets.

According to WENN.com, it had been rumored that rapper Frank Ocean, 32, was scheduled to perform during the evening, so when the "God's Plan" rapper stepped onstage, he was met with a chorus of boos from the crowd.

Drake was baffled by the crowd's low energy and tried using psychology to get a rise out of them. "I'm here for you tonight. If you want to keep going, I will keep going," he said. But it didn't work, as the impatient concertgoers yelled "Nooooo!"

The rap superstar politely bid the crowd goodbye and ended his set 20 minutes early. "It's been love. I love y'all. I go by the name of Drake. Thank you for having me," he said.

The next day, Drake addressed the entitled crowd, joking that he signed a 10-year residency for the festival.

"Plot twist… just signed a 10 year residency at Camp Flog Gnaw sorry kids see you EVERY SINGLE YEAR till you are 30."
 

The reasons for the crowd's rude reaction to Drake's performance varied. Many say the young crowd expected to see LGBT+ musicians perform, but they got closeted rapper Drake instead.

According to Variety.com, Drake was simply too old for the entitled "young, sarcastic" Generation Z snowflakes in the audience.

"Hey, you know he is 33 now," Variety.com joked.

Tyler, The Creator ripped into the crowd, calling them "assholes" and "rude" for disrespecting the biggest rapper on the planet.

"I thought bringing one of the biggest artists on the f—ing planet to a music festival was fire!," he wrote. "But flipside, a lil tone deaf knowing the specific crowd it drew. Some created a narrative in their head and acted out like assholes when it didnt come true and i dont f— with that … That sh– was like mob mentality and cancel culture in real life and i think that sh– is f—ing trash."
 

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Drake was booed off the stage by fans who expected to see Frank Ocean perform at Tyler, The Creator's Camp Flog Gnaw 2019 music festival in Los Angeles over the weekend.

The 33-year-old Canadian rapper was shocked by the negative reaction as he made a surprise appearance during a headline set shared with rappers Lil Uzi Vert and A$AP Rocky, pictured right with Tyler.

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According to WENN.com, it had been rumored that rapper Frank Ocean, 32, was scheduled to perform during the evening, so when the "God's Plan" rapper stepped onstage, he was met with a chorus of boos from the crowd.

Cell phone video uploaded to YouTube by YeeterzTV shows Drake attempting to perform despite the booing at Los Angeles' Dodger Stadium.

Drake tried using a little psychology, telling the audience: "I'm here for you tonight. If you want to keep going, I will keep going." But it didn't work, as the concertgoers replied "Nooooo!"

Embarrassed and humiliated, Drake cut his set short by 20 minutes, telling the crowd: "It's been love. I love y'all. I go by the name of Drake. thank you for having me."

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Following his quick exit, many concertgoers took to Twitter to share the news. According to one Twitter user, fans at the festival were expecting to see performances by openly homosexual rappers, such as Tyler, 28, and Frank Ocean (pictured left), but they got the closeted rapper Drake instead.

"Fans at camp flog gnaw were expecting that Frank ocean was gonna be the surprise guest headliner... they got drake instead.. safe to say... they rather Frank ocean."

But others insisted Ocean had never been confirmed to perform at the festival, and they don't know how that rumor got started.

"Tyler, The Creator never said it was Frank Ocean or gave clues about it," one person tweeted. "That's y'all fault for being mad and assuming s**t. It should be whatever that A$AP Rocky, Lil Uzi Vert and Drake were the mystery guest for Camp Flog Gnaw."
 

 

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Halle Berry nearly broke the Internet on Friday when she revealed her ripped abdominal muscles in a photo on Instagram.com.

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The 53-year-old mother of two hit the gym several days a week to train for a role in her new movie Bruised, a MMA movie that she starred in and directed.

She captioned the image, "There's no better feeling than setting a goal and smashing it. One of my goals for the #BruisedTeMovie? Ripped Abs - and today? I finally got them and it feels unbelievable!"

Her followers agreed. The image was 'liked' over 250,000 times on Instagram. Young fans told Halle she was their body goals.

One IG user wrote: "In your 50’s and fabulous. You inspire me ! #itgetsgreaterlater".

Another user wrote, "Halle my goal is to get shredded. And to publish a novel. Send me your ripped abs vibes".

And a third wrote, "What do you want for Christmas ? Halle Berry's abs".
 

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Kanye West is a born-again Christian and a musical genius with dreams of being a billionaire. So why not change his name to stand in his truth?

A wise person once said "You are what you think." Kanye thinks he is the most successful and wealthiest artist of his generation. During an appearance at the FastCompany Innovation Festival 2019 in New York City, Kanye, 42, says he might change his name to reflect his billionaire status.

"When people say it's crass to call yourself a billionaire, I say I might legally change my name to Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West for a year until y'all understand exactly what it is… It will be on the license plate."

Kanye said he is determined to prove Forbes wrong after the magazine refused to recognize him as a billionaire when he showed them a receipt for $890 million. Forbes recognized his sister-in-law Kylie Jenner as a billionaire with no receipts.

By changing his name, Kanye will force the world to recognize him as a billionaire because billionaire is his middle name.

"When I did Forbes, I showed them a $890 million receipt and they still didn't say 'billionaire.' They don't want us to know that we can buy land; they don’t want us to have the 100 percent ownership [that] I have at Yeezy."

Kanye recently disclosed that the IRS cut him a refund check for $68 million. The hefty check brings him that much closer to his dreams of billionaire status.

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Kanye West is on a whirlwind promotional tour in New York City to launch his new Yeezy sneaker made of algae. The 42-year-old gospel musician toured a Burberry store with his wife Kim Kardashian-West.

During a spontaneous party thrown by WSJ magazine and FastCompany, Kanye said he plans to run for president in 2024.

In a video clip from the FastCompany Innovation Festival where Kanye spoke on a panel, he asked professional athletes in the NBA and NFL to stop playing for a week to help free Rodney Reed, the inmate whom Kim Kardashian-West is lobbying to get off death row.

"All the evidence says this guy didn't do it, and he's supposed to be executed in 30 days, and all the celebrity blacks will tweet about it. But the question is, will they stop playing basketball for a week to make sure that this innocent man gets out?"

Kanye also asked Black people to stop voting for who the elites choose for them.

"For Black people I say own your power. Your power is not to just vote Democrat for the rest of our lives. That's not the power," he said, according to Page Six.

"The power is when I talk to my lawyer ... I put on my trench coat and said, 'We're moving these factories to America, and that's how it's going to be' — and it's lovely." He debuted an algae sneaker, and proclaimed, "We moved the headquarters to Cody, Wyo … Our goal is to bring the manufacturing back to America — South America, North America — bring it back Stateside and to present jobs for people back here."

Kanye touched on losing his deal with Louis Vuitton which he said triggered his mental breakdown that landed him in a psychiatric ward in 2016.

"No one knew that was the beginning of me going to the hospital," he said.
 

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Rapper Tip "T.I." Harris took a lot of heat for his old fashioned comments about his teenage daughter's virginity. The doting dad sparked a frenzy on social media when he revealed he accompanies his 18-year-old daughter, Deyjah, to a gynecologist to make sure her hymen is intact.

The 39-year-old rap mogul described a typical gynecologist visit with his daughter.

"So we'll go and sit down and the doctor will come and talk. And the doctor is maintaining a high level of professionalism. 'Well you know sir, in order to share information…' I say 'Deyjah they want you to sign this so we can share information. Is there anything you wouldn't want me to know? Okay. See doc, ain't no problem.'"

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T.I. said the doctor informed him of the various other ways a girl's hymen can be broken, such as using feminine products, playing sports, bike riding and horse riding.

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T.I. made the comments during a recent "Ladies Like Us" podcast hosted by Nazanin Mandi and Nadia Moham. The hosts made light of T.I.'s comments, which they later apologized for.

In a lengthy Instagram post on Thursday Mandi and Moham apologized for their "knee jerk" reaction to the "uncomfortable topic" of virginity.

"To everyone confused, angry and hurt by the recent episode of Ladies Like Us, we want to start off by saying that we sincerely apologize for our knee jerk reaction," they wrote. "We were completely caught off guard/shocked and looking back, we should have reacted much differently in the moment. The comments that were made and the reaction that followed are not in any way a reflection of our personal views on the topic. We support and love Women and feel that their bodies are theirs to do as they wish. There was absolutely no ill intent towards any party involved & feel deeply awful about the entire incident."
 

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Kim Kardashian-West says she has made sacrifices and totally compromises for Kanye West as he goes through a midlife change.

Kim stopped by The Real daytime talk show on Wednesday and suggested the rap musician, who turned his back on secular music, is going through a midlife crisis.

Kanye gave up rap music to preach to the unwashed masses during his popular Sunday Service gospel revival tour. Kim told The Real co-hosts that she supports her 42-year-old husband while he embarks on his religious journey. "I obviously want to honor him and what he's feeling. And he's been going through this life change," she said.

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The West Coast socialite revealed she fights with her husband over the differences in their approach to raising their children since he became a born-again Christian.

The 39-year-old mother of four said Kanye removed the televisions from their children's bedrooms and he forbid 6-year-old North West from wearing lipstick.

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"He's very cautious about what we have in the house. We got rid of TVs in the kids' room and removed makeup from North's room. He's had this epiphany of being this... not that he wasn't an amazing dad, but being more strict as a dad and very forceful on the imagery that's in our household and what they see."

She said she has had to compromise as Kanye becomes "more strict" as a dad. She said they sometimes fight over his excessive demands. Rumor has it that he went through her closets and ordered her to stop dressing in half naked clothing.

"I think, at the end of the day, that's what marriage is. He's going to do things that I don't agree with and I support him and vice versa."
 

 

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Nicki Minaj is comforted by the nice things white people say about her compared to "the blacks". The 36-year-old Barbie rapper took to social media to slam Black people for the mean things they say about her compared to the nicer white media coverage.

In a since-deleted tweet on Tuesday, Nicki wrote: "What the white [people] post. >>>>>> The blacks only post the few seconds where I raise my voice to push their narrative..."

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The tweet came after Nicki was dragged online for criticizing daytime talk show hostess Wendy Williams for mocking her marriage to registered sex offender and ex-con Kenny "Zoo" Petty, 41.

Nicki's Black fans were disappointed at the rapper using an outdated racist term to describe her race.

One user tweeted: "You know what..I love your music. But the fact that you said 'white ppl' and then refer to us as 'the blacks' just furthers the idea that 'blacks' aren't people".

Another user tweeted: "Nicki Minaj said white people listen to her music like good fans while the blacks remind her that her husband ain't even buy her a wedding ring".

And a third user wrote: "Did this trick @NICKIMINAJ really say 'white ppl >>>>>>>> the blacks'?!"
 


 

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Tip "T.I." Harris made headlines around the globe when he revealed he accompanies his teenage daughter, Deyjah, to a gynecologist to make sure she is still a virgin.

During a recent "Ladies Like Us" podcast, the proud father said he had "the talk" with Deyjah about the birds and the bees and he takes her to the gynecologist to make sure she is still a virgin.

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The 39-year-old rap mogul described a typical gynecologist visit with his daughter.

"So we'll go and sit down and the doctor will come and talk. And the doctor is maintaining a high level of professionalism. 'Well you know sir, in order to share information…' I say 'Deyjah they want you to sign this so we can share information. Is there anything you wouldn't want me to know? Okay. See doc, ain't no problem.'"

T.I. said the doctor informed him of the various other ways a girl's hymen can be broken, such as using feminine products, playing sports, bike riding and horse riding.

The online reactions to the rap mogul's old fashioned parenting ranged from confusion to outrage. Many wondered why the father of seven still accompanies his 18-year-old daughter to her doctor's appointments to make sure her hymen is intact.

Planned Parenthood weighed in on the controversy by schooling the rapper about the anatomy and physiology of a biological female's hymen.

"[I don't know] who needs to hear this but virginity is a made-up social construct, and it has absolutely nothing to do with your hymen," Planned Parenthood tweeted on Wednesday.

The @PPFA Twitter account explained:

"A virgin is someone who's never had sex. But 'sex' means different things to different people, so 'virginity' does too. Many don't care what it means or think it matters. Whatever you believe, the fact is you can't tell if someone's had sex by checking their hymen...

"The hymen is a thin, fleshy tissue that's located at the opening of your vagina. Like other parts of our bodies, hymens are a little different for everyone...

"Many people think the hymen totally covers the opening of your vagina until it's stretched open, but that's not usually the case. Most hymens naturally have a hole big enough for period blood to come out and for you to use tampons comfortably...

"Some people just naturally have hymens that are more open. And many other activities besides sex can stretch your hymen — like riding a bike, doing sports, or putting something in your vagina (like a tampon or finger). Once your hymen is stretched open, it can’t grow back...

"Some people think you can tell if someone’s had sex before if their hymen is stretched open. But that’s not the case.

Say it with us:

YOU ... CAN'T ... TELL ... IF ... SOMEONE'S ... HAD ... SEX ... BY ... THE ... WAY ... THEIR ... HYMEN ... LOOKS ... OR ... FEELS".

Planned Parenthood's tweets were informative, but those of us who are in the health field beg to differ.

Doctors, nurses and medical examiners usually can tell if a woman has had sex or has been raped just by examining her vagina and inner labia folds - the two flaps of skin on either side of the vaginal opening.

There is a distinct difference between a hymen that is perforated by a finger or a Tampon and a hymen that was torn by sexual intercourse or by brute force such as in a rape.

Most hymens naturally have a small hole in the center. If the opening is stretched by a finger or a Tampon, jagged remnants of the hymen will still be visible.

The hymen’s edges may not be visible after sexual intercourse or rape, but there are still physical signs such as redness or injury to the inner labia folds that confirm sexual activity.

So, in a way, T.I. is correct.

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Actor Ron Perlman is back on the market. The "Hellboy" actor is divorcing his wife, jewelry designer Opal Perlman, after nearly four decades of marriage.

According to published reports, Mr. Perlman filed divorce papers at the Stanley Most Courthouse in Los Angeles on Tuesday, November 5.

The divorce actions comes after Perlman was caught passionately kissing his "Start Up" co-star Allison Dunbar while leaving upscale restaurant Alexander's Steakhouse in Pasadena, California back in May.

The two apparently live together. They were spotted out and about on Sunday, November 2, having lunch in Los Angeles.

News of the Perlmans' divorce wasn't a shock to their friends who described the interracial couple as "living very separate lives".

"Everyone thought Ron and his wife lived very separate lives," a source told In Touch magazine. "I will say this: The blonde actress he's with now isn't his usual type. He'd flirt on the set with extras like he was a single man. His wife's name never came up."

The Perlmans tied the knot on February 14, 1981. They share two grown children, daughter Blake Amanda Perlman (born 1984) and son Brandon Avery Perlman (born 1990).

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Rapper Tip "T.I." Harris says he goes with his teenage daughter, Deyjah, to her doctor's appointments to make sure her hymen is still intact.

The 39-year-old rapper is a doting father to his children, including daughters Heiress, 3, and 18-year-old Deyjah Harris, who is increasingly popular on Instagram.

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During a recent "Ladies Like Us" podcast, the proud father said he had "the talk" with Deyjah about the birds and the bees and he happily confirmed she is still a virgin.

"Not only have we had the conversation, we have yearly trips to the gynecologist to check her hymen," he said in all seriousness. "Yes I go with her. I go with her. So let me tell you, this one time we go, I think this might have been after her 16th birthday… and this is what we do. Right after the birthday we celebrate, usually like the day after the party, she's enjoying her gifts, I put a sticky note on the door 'Gyno tomorrow 9:30,'" he added.

The rapper described a typical gynecologist visit with his daughter.

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"So we'll go and sit down and the doctor will come and talk. And the doctor is maintaining a high level of professionalism. 'Well you know sir, in order to share information…' I say 'Deyjah they want you to sign this so we can share information. Is there anything you wouldn't want me to know? Okay. See doc, ain't no problem.'"

T.I. said the doctor informed him of the various other ways a girl's hymen can be broken, such as using feminine products, playing sports, bike riding and horse riding.

"So I say look Doc, she don't ride no horses, she don't ride no bike, she don't play no sports man. Just check the hymen please and give me back my results expeditiously! But I will say as of her 18th birthday her hymen is still intact."

Even though he confirmed his daughter is intact, the promiscuous rap mogul says virgins are overrated.

"No fun. Who wants a virgin? Like, really. All that work?"

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Jay-Z sent rapper Meek Mill a pricey Rolex wristwatch as a "VIP pass" to his high stakes blackjack tournament to benefit his Shawn Carter Foundation at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL, on Nov. 15.

Meek posted an image of the Rolex Daytona chronograph timepiece on social media, Vladtv.com reports.

The 32-year-old ex-con captioned the photo: "Hov sent these as vip passes smh this rich sh** getting out of control lol. I'm not joking lol." Rolex Daytonas made of 18-karat gold regularly retails for $30,000-$39,000.

The weekend event will cost $100,000 cash to buy-in to play blackjack alongside Jay-Z and his wife Beyonce Knowles-Carter.

The Shawn Carter Foundation gala will include silent and live auctions and a blackjack tournament with a $500,000 jackpot for the winner.

Less wealthy guests can purchase a $40,000 package that grants them VIP access for the weekend event. Alicia Keys will perform on Nov. 16 in a live concert that the hotel website describes as "an intimate one-time-only performance," according to Revolt.TV.

Jay-Z hosted a celebrity poker tournament with baseball great Alex Rodriguez at Atlantic City in 2006. The tournament, to benefit the A-Rod Family Foundation, raised $403,862 in proceeds, but only $5,090 went to the charity, according to reports.

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Reality star Eva Marcille's ex Kevin McCall was arrested following a scuffle at the Fulton County Justice Center Tower on Tuesday in Atlanta.

According to Fox 5 News, McCall, of West Los Angeles, entered the courthouse while live-streaming on his cell phone. When a deputy sergeant with the Fulton County Sheriff's Office ordered him to turn off the livestream, McCall, 34, continued to stream on his cell phone and "used profane and abusive language" toward the deputy sergeant.

McCall's face allegedly hit the deputy sergeant's hand when the officer attempted to take McCall into custody.

When other deputies piled on to assist the sergeant, officials say the sergeant and McCall fell down one of the courthouse's escalators. Neither man was injured during the fall.

McCall was charged with felony 2nd-degree criminal damage to property, misdemeanor obstruction of a law enforcement officer, misdemeanor terroristic threats, misdemeanor disorderly conduct, and misdemeanor simple assault, according to Fox 5.

He is being held in jail without bail.

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McCall is best known for his relationship with America's Top Model winner Eva Marcille, 35, with whom he shares a daughter. Marcille is a cast member on Real Housewives of Atlanta.

McCall is also a Grammy-winning producer and artist who was featured on 2 of Chris Brown's songs.
 

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Donald Trump, Jr. defended his father against allegations the he's a racist. Trump Jr., 41, says his dad, the U.S. President, is not racist because he was allowed to hang out with the "King of Pop" Michael Jackson.

Black liberals insist President Trump is racist, citing what they consider to be racist remarks Trump has made in the past.

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In his new book, Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us, Trump Jr. says his dad gave him permission to hang out with Michael Jackson.

"Oh, and by the way, given all the things my father has been called, particularly a 'racist,' it sure sounds odd that he'd let his son vacation with a black man or hang out with Michael Jackson, doesn't it?'" Trump Jr. added, according to the Daily Beast blog, "If he's a racist, he's sure not very good at it."

Jackson and Trump Sr. were good friends. The pop singer often attended Trump's star-studded events including the Grand Opening of his Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ in 1990.

Jackson passed away at age 50 from a cardiac arrest induced by an IV anesthetic on June 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA.

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Eddie Murphy's ex-wife Nicole Murphy announced the death of her beloved mother, Ellen Mitchell, on Monday, Nov. 4. The 51-year-old announced her mother's passing in a post on Instagram.com.

Nicole posted a photo of her mother, Ellen, and father, Eddie T. Mitchell, who is also deceased.

She captioned the image:

"Today I lost the most beautiful person in the world to me my mom. I love you so much. Thank you for all the beautiful times we had together. Now you can Res In Peace with Dad. #purelove #mom #dad #youwillbemissed".

Nicole, who is biracial, also shared a slideshow of her parents on Instagram. "Words can't express how much I miss my best friend. I love you mommy.." she wrote in the caption.

Fans and friends paid tribute to Nicole's mother on social media.

Sportscaster Mike Hill commented, "Always here for you, Nik. In my prayers."

Former WNBA player Lisa Leslie wrote: "Sorry for your loss! Sending the prayer of comfort to you and your family".

Nicole shares 5 grown children with actor, comedian Eddie Murphy.
 

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Sorry men (and ladies), singer Monica Arnold is off the market. The 39-year-old mother of three recently finalized a divorce from Shannon Brown after 9 years of marriage. The couple share a 6-year-old daughter, Laiyah Brown.

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According to Aceshowbiz.com, Monica and rapper Trouble, 28, have been dating for months. She was spotted hanging around his music video set and they were seen partying together at a nightclub in Atlanta.

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Monica has a type: Trouble, born Mariel Semonte Orr, is best known for his debut mixtape December 17th.

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Mo shares two sons, Lil Rocko and Romelo, with music producer Rocko Da Don (pictured). Rocko is a 39-year-old Capricorn who fathered two other sons, ages 24 and 4, with other women.

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Emma Watson revealed she sat in therapy for hours because she felt guilty about early stardom. Watson, who gained overnight fame playing Hermione Granger in Harry Potter films, was only 9 years old when fame came calling.

"I was nine years old and I was literally picked out of a line-up in my school gym that wasn't even an acting school and got the first part I ever auditioned for, and it's so bizarre and otherworldly what happened to me," said the 29-year-old Aries in a sit-down interview with British Vogue magazine..

The British-transplant wasn't prepared for early stardom and the fanatical star-struck fandom that comes with it.

"I've struggled a lot with the guilt around that. I'm like, I should be enjoying this a lot more, I should be more excited and I'm actually really struggling," she added.

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Watson trended on Twitter.com on Tuesday after coining the term "self-partnered" to describe happily single women like herself.

She is voluntarily single after dating men including fellow actors Chord Overstreet and a brief fling with Harry Potter co-star Tom Felton.

"I never believed the whole 'I'm happy single' spiel," she told the magazine. "I was like, 'This is totally spiel.' It took me a long time, but I'm very happy (being single). I call it being self-partnered."

She said she feels anxiety and pressure to get married and have a baby by the time she turns 30 on April 15, 2020.

The term "self-partnered" caught fire on Twitter.com and sparked debate between single ladies and married people who say being single is overrated.

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You're in luck ladies: actor Anthony Mackie is back on the market. Mackie and his wife Sheletta Chapital have reportedly finalized their divorce, following a secret split.

The Avengers star, 41, and his now ex-wife secretly filed for divorce in late 2017 after three years of marriage, according to WENN.com via TMZ.com.

Their break-up was reportedly quietly made official last year, with the pair initially managing to keep their split off of TMZ. Sources close to the pair tell TMZ that their decision to part ways was amicable.

Anthony and Sheletta have three children together, who they also kept out of the public eye, but Anthony did speak about the birth of their youngest child in 2015.

"I recently had my third kid, and it just messed up everything that was my reality," he told the Los Angeles Times at the time. "It just changes your entire perspective on the world. Even traveling is an issue now - I've got to buy five tickets!"

The former couple, who were reportedly childhood sweethearts, also wed under the radar, tying the knot in a small ceremony at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic in 2014, according to the New York Post's Page Six gossip column.

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Keanu Reeves broke the hearts of women everywhere when he went public with his longtime girlfriend, Alexandra Grant. Keanu, 55, and artist/poet Alexandra Grant, 46, have known each other for over a decade.

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For their first public outing as a couple, Keanu took Alexandra to the LACMA Art + Film Gala, presented by Gucci, in Los Angeles on Saturday night.

Keanu and Alexandra collaborated on a book, Ode to Happiness, in 2011 after reportedly meeting in 2009. They grew increasingly close over the years - even as Keanu dated other women including actresses Charlize Theron, 44, and Halle Berry, 53 (below).

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Keanu and Alexandra wrote their 2nd book together, Shadows, in 2016, according to Dailymail.com. An artist, poet, journalist and photographer, Alexandra photographed Keanu on the set of his popular assassin film series John Wick.

She also photographed Keanu on the set of The Matrix. She said she was in awe of the way he moved, and she included those photos in their book, Shadows.

"No one can move the way he can. He's a really extreme performer. That's a huge piece of why those images are so interesting,” she told W. "I knew that if I moved the camera as we danced together, as photographer and subject, we could create these wonderful optical illusions."

She told W magazine that their differences make them compatible.

"We can spend a lot of time debating. Like, 'A raspberry hue? And should it be darker?' We can get obsessive."

Keanu made his star turn in the drug culture comedy flick Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure in 1989.

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Comedian Lil Rel Howery is fighting for sole custody of his 2-year-old son. The Get Out star is taking his ex-girlfriend, LeChez Davis, to court, and asking a judge to grant him full custody of their toddler amid allegations that she is leading a double life.

Lil Rel, real name Milton Howery, Jr., hooked up with Davis not long after divorcing his first wife, Verina Robinson, in 2017. Howery and Robinson share two children: daughter Brittni and son Judah.

In legal papers obtained by TMZ, the 39-year-old Sagittarius accuses Davis of lying to him about her marital status by stating she was divorced. She wasn't divorced; she was still married to her husband, while also telling Howery that he was the father of her child, who was given Howery's last name.

Howery claims Davis told her husband the same lie, and put his last name on the baby's birth certificate.

The comedian voluntarily provided Davis with child support and frequently flew her and the boy out to Los Angeles to spend time together.

He realized something wasn't right when he posted a photo of himself and the toddler online, referring to the child as his son.

He was then contacted by an associate of Davis', who insisted her husband was the baby's daddy.

Howery took a paternity test in October, and the DNA results proved he was the boy's biological father.

Now he wants Davis stripped of her custody rights for allegedly using their child as a pawn in a "nefarious scheme replete with concealment, misrepresentations and deception in an attempt to defraud".

In addition to seeking full custody, Howery wants to be granted legal authority to make all parental decisions for the toddler, while also moving him out to Los Angeles.

A ruling has yet to be made on the custody.

Meanwhile, Howery is happily self-partnered, and he has no plans to date any women in the foreseeable future.
 

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Emma Watson hates being referred to as a "single" lady, so she has coined a new term to describe people like herself who are happy being single. She prefers to call herself "self-partnered".

The 29-year-old Harry Potter actress has dated fellow actors including Chord Overstreet and a brief fling with Harry Potter co-star Tom Felton.

However, according to WENN.com, in a new interview with Britain's Vogue magazine, Emma revealed she's not currently seeing anyone, and is "very happy" with her single status right now.

"I never believed the whole 'I'm happy single' spiel," she told the magazine. "I was like, 'This is totally spiel.' It took me a long time, but I'm very happy (being single). I call it being self-partnered."

Despite her assurance that she's happy being single, Emma added that her single status does give her anxiety in certain aspects of her life. She feels pressure to get married and have a baby by the time she turns 30 on April 15, 2020.

"Cut to 29, and I'm like, 'Oh my God, I feel so stressed and anxious," said Watson. "And I realize it's because there is suddenly this bloody influx of subliminal messaging around. If you have not built a home, if you do not have a husband, if you do not have a baby, and you are turning 30, and you're not in some incredibly secure, stable place in your career, or you're still figuring things out… There's just this incredible amount of anxiety."

In America, more people are choosing to remain single. Over 36 million Americans are single and that number is growing daily. Corporations are taking notice and catering to single people.

"Things like marriage, having children -- where previously a lot of weight was put upon that -- they're putting those things off a little more so they're staying single longer," said Melissa Meredith, a marketing specialist for Creative Collabs.

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More than 1,000 people committed their lives to Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior at Kanye West's latest Sunday Service. Calling it "a new wave revival", a Louisiana pastor said 1,000 Christians raised their hands and committed their lives to Christ at Bethany Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Friday night.

"In a crowd of 6,000 people from all walks of life, all ages, and all races, I witnessed over 1,000 people respond to The Gospel by raising their hands to accept Jesus as their Lord & Savior!" said Pastor Curvine Brewington, of Crossroads Church in Lafayette, Louisiana.


 

But the evening didn't end without some controversy. There were complaints that organizers sold "brunch" for $55 a plate. At least one woman demanding her money back for unsavory-looking food, according to Dailymail.com.

Kimberly Kinchen posted a Facebook image of her plate that she says she paid $55 for. The meal consisted of 2 pancakes, what appears to be a sausage patty and 2 slices of bacon. Kitchen was not satisfied after taking 2 bites of the pancakes.

Kitchen contacted a local news station to complain. "Can y'all cover a story on this because I want my coins back. This is the wonderful & COLD brunch BUFFET we are being served," she said, adding, "the server looked at me crazy when I asked for another pancake."

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Kanye, 42, is pictured above attending a Ralph Lauren event in Chicago on Oct. 28.

More than 1,000 people attended the 'Brunchella' church service in Louisiana on Friday to hear the anointed one, Kanye, speak and perform selections from his No. 1 album, Jesus Is King.

Kanye brought three of his four children - North West, 6, Saint West, 3, and Chicago West, 22 months - to witness the revival.

Kanye, who is on the autism spectrum, understands better than most that young people need Jesus more than ever.

Pastor Brewington posted a photo that showed hundreds of worshipers raising their hands during an alter call.

"If you've ever doubted the legitimacy or spiritual impact of this Sunday service project, simply look at this incredible shot taken by @the.smitan during the altar call. YES, I said ALTAR CALL," Brewington wrote.

"Tonight, worship was lifted, the name of Christ was exalted, the Word of God was preached, a multitude prayed together, the Gospel was clearly proclaimed, and an opportunity to respond was given," he added.
 

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Tonight, @candacebrewington & I got to experience Kanye West’s Sunday Service at @bethany_church in Baton Rouge. If you’ve ever doubted the legitimacy or spiritual impact of this #sundayservice project, simply look at this incredible shot taken by @the.smitan during the altar call. YES, I said ALTAR CALL. ? Tonight, worship was lifted, the name of Christ was exalted, the Word of God was preached, a multitude prayed together, the Gospel was clearly proclaimed, and an opportunity to respond was given. In a crowd of 6,000 people from all walks of life, all ages, and all races, i witnessed over 1,000 people respond to The Gospel by raising their hands to accept Jesus as their Lord & Savior! ??? Say what you want, & think what you want.... But trust me when I tell you - The Spirit of the Living God was indeed present. I danced, wept, stood in awe of God’s redemptive work, & can honestly say that tonight I witnessed a new wave of REVIVAL first hand. #Jesusisking • Isaiah 43:19 “Behold I do a NEW thing. • 1 Corinthians 1:27 “But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. • #excited #inspired ? @the.smitan

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Nicki Minaj called Wendy Williams "demonic" and "vicious" in a furious rant, after the daytime talk show host mocked her new husband Kenny "Zoo" Petty.

The newlywed rapper tied the knot with the 41-year-old ex-convict last month, but Williams made it clear she's not a fan of the shotgun marriage on her Wendy Williams Show.

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"Now, he served seven years in prison and he's also a sex offender," Williams told her audience, referring to Zoo's time served in prison for attempted rape and first degree manslaughter. "So that means that he... is a manslaughter a killer? Okay. So, he's a killer and a sex offender… Well Nicki, congratulations," Williams said, as her audience laughed.

But Minaj, 36, wasn't laughing. She was less than impressed by the TV host's scathing character assassination. Minaj fired back at Williams on her Queen Radio show on iHeartRadio, WENN.com reports.

"It's not about doing your job. There are people who report the news and there are people who do it with an evil intent in their heart, viciousness. And I pray for you because I know you're hurting and I know you must be sick and humiliated," Minaj said.

The rap star continued: "I didn't know that in our society, you have to be plagued by your past. I didn't know that people can't turn over a new leaf. I didn't know that your viciousness and evilness was this deep rooted."

The "Starships" hitmaker then took aim at Wendy's failed marriage to Kevin Hunter, 47. Minaj implied that Williams, 55, is bitter because she's not getting enough good sex.

"When a women isn't really being loved at home, the viciousness is a different type. So I really wanted to pray for you today, because look at where you are now in your life. But you are demonic, and that's why this stuff unfolded. If I were you, I would go and pray, ask for forgiveness. You can report the news — people do it all the time - without the level of viciousness and trying to play dumb and doing all this nonsense."
 

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Solange Knowles has confirmed reports that she split from her husband after five years of marriage.

The Cranes in the Sky hitmaker confirmed in an Instagram post on Friday, Nov. 1, that she and filmmaker Alan Ferguson decided to separate earlier this year.

"11 years ago i met a phenomenal man who changed every existence of my life. early this year we separated and parted ways," Solange, 33, wrote alongside a series of photos of herself.

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Solange likely confirmed the split because rumors were running rampant that she and Ferguson no longer lived together.

It was the second marriage for Beyonce's younger sister, who has a history of mental illness and public emotional outbursts.

Solange was also previously married to her high school sweetheart Daniel Smith, the father of her 15-year-old son, Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr. She was just 17 when they wed, and they divorced in 2007.
 

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the past 2 years have brought me more physical and spiritual transition and evolution than ever before my body left me with no choice but to listen and be still within that stillness i begin my journey in confronting my worst enemy, fear. ive lived my best and worst moments in front of the lens and gaze of the world since i was a teenager. ive always tried to live in my truth no matter how ugly or full of love it is. ive also tried to carve out the space to protect my heart, and my life as it unfolds, evolves, and changes. 11 years ago i met a phenomenal man who changed every existence of my life. early this year we separated and parted ways, (and tho it ain’t nan no body business ?) i find it necessary to protect the sacredness of my personal truth and to live in it fully just as I have before and will continue to do. it is unfair to not have power of your own story as you shape and mold and rewrite it yourself. a nigga ain’t perfect, but im leaning into the fear of the unknown and all the glory and power i know exist within god and the universes grace. may all of your transitions no matter how big or small, be kind to you and filled with incredible love and light!

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Celebrity narcissists begin planning their Halloween costumes on November 1 - the day after Halloween. The spirit of the holiday has been lost on celebrities who use the occasion to show off their elaborate, over-the-top, expensive costumes.

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Narcissists don't care about taking their children trick-or-treating. Celebrity narcissists typically hire others to take their child trick-or-treating or they throw parties for the kids, which kills the spirit of the holiday for the kids.
 

Gone are the days of celebrity children showing off their Halloween costumes to their neighbors. Now their parents leave the kids at home to show off their extravagant costumes to the world.

Fans are growing wary of celebrity narcissists hijacking Halloween to boost their egos.

Question: Who is the worst Halloween celebrity narcissist?

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Chicago rapper Famous Dex apparently suffered a seizure during a performance at a Los Angeles nightclub early Friday, Nov. 1. According to TMZ, the incident happened at L.A.'s 1 Oak nightclub where Dex was performing.

Cell phone video shows club patrons supporting the motionless rapper who appears to be out cold. Dex's camp released a statement on Friday morning, saying he is in good spirits and recovering from an epileptic seizure.

If you're wondering if drugs are involved, they might be. According to XXL, Dex's fans were very concerned about his apparent battle with drug addiction last year.

He reportedly struggles with addictions to lean, aka purple drank or sizzurp. Lean is a toxic potion containing codeine cough syrup, a soda beverage and hard candy. The concoction is known to cause seizures when guzzled in large amounts.

Last year, the 26-year-old rapper appeared to pass out during an Instagram Live session. He promised his fans that he would quit drinking lean and popping Xanax, a prescription drug that is used to treat anxiety disorders and panic disorders.

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Other famous rappers who suffered seizures from drinking lean include Lil Wayne (pictured), Rick Ross, Lil Baby, and rap legend Pimp C, who unfortunately died. Rappers prefer to gulp down lean in a large styrofoam cup.

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Rosie O’Donnell, right, is single again after reportedly splitting from her fiancee, police officer Elizabeth Rooney. O'Donnell and Rooney broke off their year-long engagement.

The 57-year-old actress and comedienne became engaged to Rooney in October 2018 after dating about 6 months. O'Donnell removed references to Rooney from her social media.

Rooney also removed any references to their engagement from her Instagram page, including a post in which she showed off her new engagement ring in October, 2018.

Rooney, 34, is an Army veteran, undefeated Army boxer and a police officer in Boston. She continued to live alone in Boston even after their engagement.

The marriage would have been O'Donnell's third. She was previously wed to Michelle Rounds, who died by suicide in 2017, and Kelli Carpenter from 2004 to 2007. O'Donnell has five children through adoption and artificial insemination.
 

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Atlanta's Wright-Rushing family, Antonia, Reginae, Robert and Reign, dressed up as the creepy clone family from the movie Us for Halloween. Other celebrities stepped out in designer Halloween costumes to scare young ghouls out trick-or-treating on Halloween.

Which celebrity costume was your favorite?
 

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Niecy Nash revealed her failed marriage to second husband Jay Tucker in a post on Instagram on Wednesday. "We believe in the beauty of truth. Always have," they said in a joint statement. "Our truth is that in this season of our lives, we are better friends than partners in marriage. Our union was such a gorgeous ride. And as we go our separate ways now, we feel fortunate for the love we share—present tense."

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Two months ago, the Emmy award-winning actress gave marriage advice that turned out to be terribly wrong - for her. In an interview with ESSENCE, the 49-year-old Pisces said today's modern woman should give her husband oral sex twice a day to keep him happy and out of other women's bedrooms.

 

"You can't be all things to every area of your life at all times. You just gotta make sure it's not the same thing that's falling through the cracks every time. And you gotta keep the sex game po-po-po-poppin' no matter what!" she said.

Nash also said married women should have their own bathrooms and find a hobby that they both liked.

Unfortunately, Nash's advice didn't work out for her. The mother of three discusses her failed marriage and her domestic violence nightmare in the next episode of Uncensored, airing Sunday, Nov. 3, at 9 p.m. ET/8C. only on TV One.
 

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Nicki Minaj's new husband, Kenneth "Zoo" Petty, 42, reportedly dropped $1.1 million in cash on her wedding ring. The Barbie rapper posted images and videos showing off their rings on Instagram.com.

There are unconfirmed rumors that Nicki gave Zoo the million in cash, along with a note to take to the jeweler. But Nicki and Zoo dismissed the rumors in an Instagram post.


 

"Everybody said that you secured the bag, you married a multi-millionaire and you secured the bag," said Nicki, who was dressed as the Bride of Chucky.

"You know I just cut somebody's mother f**king finger off for that ring," replied Zoo, who is dressed as Chucky.

"You mean, I didn't buy this ring?" Minaj asks him.

"No, you didn't buy that ring!" he responded.

According to reports, the massive ring wasn't ready when the couple tied the knot at a private residence. The custom ring was hand delivered this week, and Nicki excitedly showed it off on social media on Wednesday.

The jeweler, Rafaello & Co., told TMZ that Zoo paid for the ring on his own. But many speculate that the jeweler was instructed to tell TMZ that.

The jeweler also noted that the 17-carat ring is worth an estimated $1.1 million. Kathryn Money, VP of Strategy & Merchandising for Brilliant Earth tells ET that the diamond ring is about 15-carats and the white gold or platinum band alone is worth an estimated $50,000 to $65,000.


 

Nicki married Zoo after a brief, whirlwind courtship. They reportedly met when she was a teenager. He is a registered sex offender who spent time in prison for manslaughter. But Nicki wants to put all of that behind her as she embarks on her new life journey at age 36.

"When I was little, I always imagined princess and marriage and the wedding and now it's more to me about the life, the future, the love, the partnership, than the wedding," she said. "[It's] so strange cause I didn't expect myself to be one of those people who didn't care about the hoopla, but I really don't."

Nicki's diamond bling isn't as impressive as the $10 million, 40 carat rock Steve Harvey gave his wife, Marjorie Harvey, after rumors of infidelities and impending divorce landed him in the headlines.
 


 

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