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Drake shared a first picture of himself with his 2-year-old son Adonis, alongside an emotional message detailing his thoughts on fatherhood and the coronavirus pandemic.

The 33-year-old rapper, who is rumored to be bisexual, fathered the curly-haired toddler with unemployed adult movie actress and French artist Sophie Brussaux in October 2017.

The Toronto lyricist initially denied he was Adonis's dad after Sophie tried to obtain a DNA test to establish paternity.

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Drake was forced to acknowledge his son after rap rival Pusha T revealed the surprise news in a 2018 diss track. Now Drake seems to be fully embracing being a dad.

The "Hotline Bling" hitmaker posted a picture of Adonis sitting on his knee on his Instagram page on Monday. He also shared his thoughts about fatherhood and the coronavirus pandemic.

"What is most important for you right now is to connect to your own inner light. This will create the biggest opening of all. Trust that you have all of the power within to make this happen, and in order to do that connect to the people and things that bring you a lot of joy."

The star went on to tell fans to "break free of the wheel of suffering and panic and open up to your own light" in a reference to those struggling with self-isolation or sickness.

He added:

"Laughter is your best medicine, but tears can also be a powerful release. Let go of any judgment you may have around that. Remember that you are never alone, and if you need to be reminded of that ask for support and it will show up."

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Drake, pictured with his mother, Sandi Graham in Oct. 2019, hinted he is struggling with self-quarantine away from his loved ones in his Toronto mansion: "I love and miss my beautiful family and friends and I can't wait for the joyful day when we are all able to reunite."

Drake previously confessed to having past difficulties with Sophie, but he told LeBron James on his HBO series "The Shop" that he would always have "unconditional love" for her as she is the mother of his only child.
 

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What is most important for you right now is to connect to your own inner light. This will create the biggest opening of all. Trust that you have all of the power within to make this happen, and in order to do that connect to the people and things that bring you a lot of joy. When the mind starts to move into overthinking or fear, shift your attention right away to something bright. It doesn’t matter what has happened in the past or what is happening around us now, you can always make the choice to break free of the wheel of suffering and panic and open up to your own light. We are powerful manifestors , so once you make the choice in the moment to shift your awareness to something good, it will show you in your reality. Be conscious, especially right now of fears coming in from others, and recognize that not everything should be held by you. Laughter is your best medicine, but tears can also be a powerful release. Let go of any judgment you may have around that. Remember that you are never alone, and if you need to be reminded of that ask for support and it will show up. Everything comes down to intention, and even though there are conflicting energies circling around us you must KNOW...It will rebuild. But in order for that to happen, you have to do exactly that. Trust. You have the biggest heart and that is your greatest gift. It’s impossible to always control your surroundings, but when you shift the focus to how you want to feel, everything will conspire to assist you. I love and miss my beautiful family and friends and I can’t wait for the joyful day when we are all able to reunite. Until then please keep your lights on. ?

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Americans are feeling anxious and scared as over 93,800 cases of coronavirus are confirmed and 1,428 people have died in the US.

The fear and hysteria has led some families to make rash decisions. Comedienne Luenell Campbell is among Americans who are panic-stricken amid the media-driven hysteria.

The 61-year-old kicked her daughter, Da'Nelle Campbell, out of her home after Da'Nelle apparently laughed in her face.

In an emotional post on Instagram, Luenell shared that she banned her daughter from her home for making light of the coronavirus.

"I have to make the best decision for me and my husband who is Already suffering from COPD," she wrote in the caption of her message.

"I'm sure most of the millennials think we are dramatic and overreacting because they're not as 'woke' as they think they are ... Why am I sharing this publicly? Because maybe some of You might want to think of the activities of Your children outside of your house these days as well. The millennials are not listening and not taking proper precautions. This is our LIVES we are talking about people especially if you are in a certain age category. I’m bummed but it is what it is.
#fukthesekids."

The coronavirus causes no symptoms or mild flu-like symptoms in most healthy adults. Covid-19 causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in the elderly, those with chronic illness, and people who smoke.
 

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I meant to say it breaks my damn Heart?? not my damn Geart, thats just how emotional I was when making this decision but when you choose ur friends over your Family, I have to make the best decision for me and my husband who is Already suffering from COPD. I’m sure most of the millennials think we are dramatic and overreacting because they’re not as “woke” as they think they are ? Why am I sharing this publicly? Because maybe some of You might want to think of the activities of Your children outside of your house these days as well. The millennials are not listening and not taking proper precautions. This is our LIVES we are talking about people especially if you are in a certain age category. I’m bummed but it is what it is. #fukthesekids ?

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Rapper Scarface has become the latest weed-smoking musician to test positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

The 49-year-old Geto Boys star opened up about his diagnosis on Thursday, March 26, during a livestream chat with bandmate Willie D.

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Scarface, real name Brad Terrence Jordan, was twice admitted to the hospital before he tested positive on Wednesday. He revealed he was given an intravenous drip and antibiotics and then discharged, before returning to the emergency room days later.

"It started off with pneumonia in both of my lungs and three or four days later my kidneys failed," he told Willie D. "I've been to the point where I felt I was gonna die."

The rap star, who lived an unhealthy lifestyle, warned fans to take the virus very seriously: "It's not fake," he said. "I'm not all the way out (of) the woods yet. People out there thinking this s**t is a game; it ain't no joke."

Scarface joins Slim Thug, Bon Jovi's David Bryan, Placido Domingo, and Jackson Browne among the musicians who have tested positive for COVID-19.

COVID-19 causes no symptoms or mild flu-like symptoms in healthy adults who don't smoke.

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Rapper/actor Tip "T.I." Harris has been added to the cast of an upcoming Aretha Franklin TV project, Genius: Aretha. The "ASAP" hitmaker portrays Franklin's one-time lover, fashion designer Ken Cunningham.

Actress Cynthia Erivo will star as the late music icon in Genius: Aretha, an authorized limited TV series that chronicles the life and legacy of the late Queen of Soul.

Although production was halted earlier this month due to the global coronavirus chaos, show officials have unveiled new cast additions.

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T.I., 39, will play socially-conscious New York entrepreneur Cunningham, who approaches Aretha to invest in his fashion business, and ends up embarking on a relationship with the singer.

Cunningham eventually became the singer's road manager, and fathered her youngest son, Kecalf Cunningham, who was born in April, 1970.

Notorious star Antonique Smith and acting newcomers Tina Fears and Ethan Henry have also been added to the line-up, with Henry set to portray civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The news was released to coincide with what would have been Aretha's 78th birthday on Wednesday, March 25.

Producers at National Geographic Network marked the occasion by releasing a new image of Erivo as the "Respect" legend.

Genius: Aretha, which also stars Courtney B. Vance as the musician's father, Rev. C.L. Franklin, was due to premiere this spring, but will now launch at a later date.

The TV series isn't the only screen project about Aretha in the works - Jennifer Hudson is also playing Franklin in a new movie biopic, titled Respect, which is set to debut this Christmas.

The biopic was pushed back from its previously-announced October opening, according to Deadline.

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Here's a story to take your mind off the coronavirus: Disney Plus released the trailer for "Elephant", narrated by Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex.

The film follows one family of elephants as they make an extraordinary journey across the Kalahari Desert in Africa - an adventure that will change their lives.

The trailer does not feature Meghan's narration, but we all know what she sounds like.

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Meghan and Harry begged Disney chairman Bob Iger to give her a voiceover gig when they met him during the London premiere of the Lion King in July.

Their less than royal behavior was an embarrassment to the royal family and is partly the reason the former royal couple decided to step back from their royal duties to seek fame and fortune on their own.

"Elephant" streams April 3rd on Disney Plus.
 

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Kourtney Kardashian deleted her 10-year-old son Mason Disick's Instagram account after he debunked reports that his Auntie Kylie Jenner and her ex-boyfriend, Travis Scott, were back together.

Her official reason for deleting Mason's account is because she was worried about trolls making "mean" comments to the child.

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Mason, the eldest child of Kourtney and her ex-boyfriend Scott Disick, responded to an Instagram Live viewer who asked if his Aunt Kylie and her baby daddy Travis were back together. "No, Kylie and Travis are not back together," he confirmed.

Mason is too young to understand why Kylie and her sisters manipulate social media for relevancy.

Shortly after Mason's video went viral, Kourtney dropped the axe on Mason's brief career as an Instagram influencer.

In an Instagram Live with her website Poosh on Wednesday, Kourtney explained that she'd made the decision to delete Mason's account after Kylie threw a hissy fit because she knows how tough it can be to deal with horrid remarks from followers.

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"I did delete (Instagram) because Scott and I just felt like he isn't... he’s 10. I think there’s an age limit," she said. "The thing that really worries me with kids is just comments, people can be so mean."

But her followers pointed out that she knew people can be mean when she allowed her 10-year-old to create his Instagram account.

Many believe Kylie has been lying all along about the nature of her arranged relationship with the mumble rapper.

According to Instagram's official policies, the age limit for having an account on the social media site is 13.
 

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Sherri Shepherd has been in quarantine at home with her 14-year-old son Jeffrey Charles during the coronavirus outbreak. The single mother reached her breaking point when she learned his school will not reopen until May.

Sherri, 52, took to Instagram to vent her frustration over being at home all day with her developmentally delayed son.

"I'm sorry, I just, I just found out that the Los Angeles Unified School District is pushing school back to May 1st," she said tearfully.

"Jeffrey is going to be here for the rest of March, and he's going to be doing online schooling for all of April. He's going to be doing online schooling for all of May. We're gonna be together 24/7 until the 1st of May."

She turned to Jeffrey and said, "Jeffrey, you're gonna be here until the 1st of May with me...

When Jeffrey assured her that she'll be fine, she said, "Okay, I'll be fine? Are you sure?"

She added: "I gotta cook breakfast, lunch and dinner for you for the next two months."

Through her tears Sherri offered a public service announcement for her followers: "Wash your hands."

Sherri isn't the only working mom who is losing her religion after being stuck at home with her kid during the coronavirus lockdown.

Hospitals in California and New York are reporting a spike in child abuse cases that they believe is linked to stress from parents being forced to stay cooped up with their children.
 


 

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Halle Berry shared a rare peek into her personal life at home with her 2 children during the novel coronavirus outbreak in California.

The 53-year-old Oscar winner shared video footage of her son Maceo Martinez wearing a pair of her white high-heeled boots. In the video he is seen attempting to climb up the hardwood stairs while wearing his mother's boots.

Halle captioned the video: "#Quarantine Day 12."

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The video raised eyebrows amid concerned social media users who are still trying to process the news that Dwyane Wade's son, Zaya Wade, thinks he's a girl.

Child advocates shamed Halle for allowing the boy to play on the stairs in her boots. They say navigating stairs in high heels is risky even for women who have mastered the art of walking in heels.

Halle shares Maceo with French actor Olivier Martinez. The couple divorced in 2015.
 

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Heidi Klum has tested negative for the novel coronavirus that causes mild flu-like symptoms in most healthy adults.

The 46-year-old German supermodel and TV personality confirmed the news to fans on Tuesday, after numerous erroneous reports that she was very sick from the virus.

Sharing a picture of herself on Instagram while on quarantine, she wrote: "Day 14 of staying HOME. #covid_19negative."

Replying to one fan in the comments, she explained that she was feeling "much better thank you. i just have a bad cold and trying to get over it. sending love out to you and everyone."

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Heidi's negative test came after her husband Tom Kaulitz also tested negative for Covid-19, following the pair's decision to quarantine themselves separately when they both began experiencing cold symptoms.
 

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Cardi B is calling out celebrities for "causing confusion" by going public with their positive coronavirus diagnoses with no symptoms.

The 27-year-old rapper took to Instagram Live on Tuesday to question why celebrities and athletes are being tested for the virus if they have no symptoms.

"I wanna let these celebrities know, the confusion that the general public has, if a celebrity is saying I don't have no symptoms... but I went and got tested and I got positive, that causes confusion. That makes people be like 'wait a minute, I went out... I might just have it. I'm scared!"

Cardi claimed celebrities are paying $34,000 for private testing, which is not available to the general public.

"The coronavirus is very much real. First things first," she continued.

"A lot of celebrities, you have the luxury to pay $34,000, or whatever the f**k it costs to get tested and treated. A lot of these people don't f**king have that money. Some people don't even have enough to f**king afford healthcare. And I feel like all this s**t, for coronavirus treatments, for testing, I feel like the government should take that s**t, charge that s**t to the game, and not charge people for it."

And while the United States is currently offering tests to older people in their 40s to 60s who have flu-like symptoms, they have to wait four days for the results.

"If you are positive for coronavirus they will tell you to quarantine in your home and come back if your fever goes 100 and some s**t degrees. I don't feel like that's right," the "Bodak Yellow" rapper added.

Cardi has been sharing her thoughts on the flu-like pandemic on her social media pages. She recorded a gimmick song about the virus that went viral.

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Slim Thug, the Houston rapper best known for his verse on Beyonce's 2006 hit song "Check On It", says he tested positive for the coronavirus.

Slim, real name Stayve Jerome Thomas, announced his positive test result on Instagram on Tuesday. He said he caught the virus despite taking Ebola-like precautions.

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"Check this out. No games being played. The other day I got tested for the coronavirus, and it came back positive. As careful as I been self-quarantine and staying home -- I might have went and got something to eat, stayed in my truck, mask, gloves, everything on -- my test came back positive."

 

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Slim, who last released a single in 2016, warned his followers to take the virus seriously and cautioned them to stay indoors. "Y'all gotta take this stuff serious," the 39-year-old rapper said. "Stay home, self-quarantine, and do not come outside for however long they're saying. If you have symptoms, you need to go get checked out."

Slim's mild symptoms included a slight fever and a cough. "I don't have any problems right now... I feel better now. I don't got no fever. I feel like I'm good, but y'all better take it serious. It's real out here."
 

 

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Oprah Winfrey isn't taking any chances amid the coronavirus outbreak that infected over 46,000 people in the United States.

Oprah, 66, said Stedman Graham, 69, was "late to the party" so he is living in the couple's guest house to help prevent either of them contracting coronavirus.

"Stedman is at the guest house," she told viewers during an Instagram livestream. "You all know I had pneumonia late last year and you can still hear the raspiness in my throat sometimes. And I just got off antibiotics last week and so Stedman was late to the party. Stedman didn’t arrive from Chicago until Thursday and he was speaking in St. Louis on Saturday and he's been on planes."

Oprah insisted the decision to distance himself was his idea.

"(He) was like, 'What's the procedure for coming home?' And I was like, 'You ain't coming in here and sleeping in my bed. It doesn’t work that way... Social distancing doesn't mean you can go sleep in a bed with someone after you got off American Airlines.' We can not play those games."

According to the billionaire TV mogul: "I leave food on the doorstep... He's happy to have me safe. We just take him dinner and we take him breakfast."

The couple is following advice from the CDC and World Health Organization (WHO) officials, who are advising people to practice social distancing and stay at home in a bid to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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Actor Idris Elba's wife, Sabrina Dhowre Elba, deliberately ignored the advice of experts after he tested positive. Sabrina, who tested positive days later, said she refused to maintain distance because she wanted to be with her husband.

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Comedian Mike Epps welcomed a baby girl - his fifth daughter - with his TV producer wife, Kyra Robinson. The 49-year-old girl dad took to Instagram on Sunday to introduce fans to his newborn.

The term "girl dad" was coined by the late NBA star Kobe Bryant who fathered four girls with his wife, Vanessa.

Alongside video footage of the baby girl appearing to roll her eyes at the camera, the proud dad wrote:

"Allow us to introduce to you our newest addition to the family........INDIANA ROSE EPPS she rollin her eyes all ready... we are so greatful [sic] God thank you for a healthy baby!"

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Epps was inundated with congratulatory messages from fans and famous friends alike, including fellow funnyman Martin Lawrence, who posted, "Congrats brotha! Nothin but love to you and your family".

"Precious... Blessed...," commented comedienne Wanda Sykes, and rapper/actor T.I. wrote, "Awwwe she's beautiful bro!! Congratulations to you and you lovely wife!!"

"WOWZERS!! BEAUTIFUL BABYGIRL! CONGRATULATIONS DAWLINGS (sic)!" added actress Vivica A. Fox.

Rappers Big Boi and Snoop Dogg, and singer Ashanti also sent well wishes to the Epps family online.

Little Indiana, who appears to have been named after Epps' native state, is the actor's first child with Kyra. The couple wed last summer.

Epps also shares two girls with his ex-wife Mechelle McCain Epps, and has two older daughters from a prior relationship.
 


 

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Cardi B wants answers about the U.S. government's overreaction to the coronavirus pandemic as at least 5 states are on lockdown.

The "Bodak Yellow" rapper hasn't been shy about voicing her views and, on Saturday night, the 27-year-old took to Instagram to question why NBA superstars who tested positive say they feel fine and have no symptoms.

The mother-of-one was confused about who should get tested if every celebrity and athlete who has tested positive had no symptoms.

"Let's say that I have the coronavirus right now, ok? How am I supposed to know I got it!? Because sometimes I be like, 'If you have a cough you have it," she continued. "But then I be seeing these basketball players who say, like, 'Yeah, I have the coronavirus, but I don't got no symptoms'.

"So, how the f**k am I supposed to know when I am supposed to, like, get tested for it?", she concluded. "That's my problem right there. Y'all ain't really saying what it is! Tell me what it is and what it ain't!"

In a similar broadcast earlier in the week, the "Kream" star confessed she was "losing my f**king mind" as she begged for answers from the government about the pandemic.

The rapper is among those who question the government's overreaction to the virus that kills only 1% of those infected. Many Americans are on the unemployment line due to state lockdown orders as half the country is on quarantine.

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Tamar Braxton recently celebrated her 43rd birthday. But if you thought she turned 43 two years ago, you were right. Read on.

While Tamar claims to be 43, her Nigerian boyfriend David Adefeso let the cat out of the bag.

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In a touching Instagram post wishing his fiancee a happy birthday, David, 51, let it slip that she is actually 45.

"Happy birthday, my @tamarbraxton . You are the most beautiful girl in the World, and I can’t wait to see what amazing surprises the next 45 years brings us."

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Tamar is the youngest of the singing Braxton sisters. Superstar Toni Braxton (pictured) is the eldest sibling at 52. Traci is 48; Towanda is 46, and Trina is 45. No, Trina and Tamar aren't twins; Trina turns 46 in December.

Why do some women lie about their age? They lie for a variety of reasons: insecurity, low self confidence, low self-esteem, middle age crisis, etc.

Most celebrities lie about their age to hang onto their youth a little bit longer. But if you paid attention over the years, Tamar's ex-husband Vincent Herbert tried to tell us she was lying about her age.
 

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Little did I know walking into that busy restaurant nearly two years ago that the course of my life would change so dramatically. From the sun baked streets of Lagos to the white sands of Montego Bay and the bustling city life of suburban Mexico, you have been on a journey with me filled with laughter, tears, hope and never-ending love. Through it all your friendship has been invaluable, your counsel irreplaceable and your love unshakeable. Nothing prepared me for the complete and never-ending joy I experience with you every day. And no matter what crowded clouds appear in the horizon, the sunshine of your smile, the purity of your heart and the kindness of your words never fail to reinforce the strength of the unbreakable bond that is the love we share. You are my heart, you are my joy, you are my future, and you are my friend. Happy birthday, my @tamarbraxton . You are the most beautiful girl in the World, and I can’t wait to see what amazing surprises the next 45 years brings us.

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Idris Elba's wife Sabrina Dhowre Elba told Oprah Winfrey she tested positive for the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

Sabrina, 30, said she tested positive days after her husband announced he was positive for the novel coronavirus.

She revealed her diagnosis in a joint webcam interview with Idris on Oprah Winfrey's Apple TV+ series Oprah Talks on Sunday.

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"I found out this morning I tested positive, Sabrina told Oprah. "I'm not surprised. As soon as I heard Idris was possibly exposed, I mean I was on my way anyway, and I wanted to be with him. I think that's an instinct as a wife. You just wanna go and take care."

Sabrina said she didn't take any precautions to avoid contracting the virus.

"We didn't change the way we interact," she said. "I could have made a decision to put myself maybe in a separate room or stay away and Im sure that people are making this decision and they're tough decisions to make, but I made the decision to want to be with him and you know, still touch him."

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Idris, 47, and Sabrina are currently in self-isolation in New Mexico, where Idris was filming his latest movie, The Harder They Fall.

Sabrina was heavily criticized for breathing all over her husband in a video when he announced his positive test last week.

Neither Idris or Sabrina have reported any symptoms of the virus. Idris said none of the people he came into contact with - including his son and mother - have contracted the virus from him.

The CDC offers the following tips to avoid spreading the flu or Covid-19 virus:

1. Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds
2. Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands
3. Avoid close contact with sick people
4. Sneeze and cough into a tissue or your elbow
5. Stay home if you are sick
5. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
6. When in doubt consult with a healthcare professional

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Wendy Williams is ready to return to the airwaves after her daytime talk show went on mandatory hiatus amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Her last show was taped on March 12 without an audience. Wendy, 55, said she received a call telling her the network was "shutting down everything, all the networks. Nobody is going to be doing new shows. We want all the hosts to be well."

Wendy said she initially resisted going on hiatus. "I said, 'But I can do it even with no audience. I don't even have to have the staffers there because I did that for two days.' But they said, 'No. We need to have you home, indefinitely.' There will be no more Wendy or any of the other people for a period of time.'"

But after a week of quarantine with just her cats to keep her company, Wendy is going stir crazy. She misses doing what she does best: entertaining her TV audience who are like family to her.

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"I'm willing to risk it with one camera and a flashlight. I'm ready to go back to work next week," she said. "I'm ready to go back to work when we're like - come on, let's go!"

CBS News, ABC, CNN, Conde Nast, Vox Media, and the New York Times all reported cases of the coronavirus among staff.

An audio technician for NBC News died this week after testing positive for the virus. NBC Chairman Andy Lack said longtime staff member Larry Edgeworth had "suffered from other health issues that led him to succumb to the illness."

The coronavirus causes no symptoms or mild symptoms in most healthy adults. The virus causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and potentially fatal pneumonia among the elderly population, particularly those with chronic illnesses such as respiratory and heart problems.

Also at risk are smokers (cigarettes, weed) or young people who vape.

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Rapper/actor Common shared his admiration and respect for longtime pal Queen Latifah by penning a poem in honor of her 50th birthday.

The hip-hop pioneer, real name Dana Owens, marked the milestone on Wednesday, March 18, and Common was among her famous friends to pay tribute on social media.

But instead of just sharing a simple birthday greeting, Common came up with a touching piece of poetry, in which he recounted the beginnings of his Just Wright co-stars' close bond after crossing paths in New York City when he was "an unsigned artist seeking a dream".

He continued, "Years later as an artist I would get to meet her, And get to know her as Dana and I was still inspired by Latifah. Because she was she doing movies, TV shows, rapping and could sing. But it was the unstoppable light inside her that made her The Queen."

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"Later on we go on to do a movie together, and on this path we would find a friendship and bond that would be forever," he added.

"So whenever I see the Queen I know that everything is Alright, I Love you Dana when GOD made you HE did it Just Right."

Common, born Lonnie Rashid Lynn, also shared a sweet caption for his poem, writing, "Happy Born Day Dana! You are one of the greatest human being [sic] I've ever met. You have inspired me in ways that you can't fathom and you continue to.

"Thank you for being the Phenomenal Goddess that the Creator made you to be and sharing that light that smile, that gift, that flow, that voice, that acting presence and skill, that energy, that love and that joy with us. I celebrate you. Happy Born Day. Love You Rashid @queenlatifah".

Latifah's Girls Trip co-star Tiffany Haddish and actress Taraji P. Henson also sent well wishes to the birthday girl via social media.

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LeToya Luckett is pregnant with her second child. The former Destiny's Child star took to Instagram on Thursday, March 19, to announce she and husband Tommicus Walker are expecting a new addition to the family.

"Dear God, thank you. Growing & glowing in your light & love! Overjoyed & grateful for our little bundle," she captioned a photo of herself in a white dress on the rocks by the beach, showing off her blossoming bump.

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The happy news comes 14 months after the 39-year-old welcomed daughter Gianna in January, 2019. The couple is also parents to Walker's daughter Madison, 7, from his previous marriage.

Luckett and Walker were married in a lavish ceremony at Villa Antonia in Austin, Texas in December, 2017.

The singer joined up with Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and LaTavia Roberson to form Destiny’s Child in 1993, but she and Roberson were replaced by new members Michelle Williams and Farrah Franklin after they expressed interest in hiring their own manager, outside of Beyonce's controlling father Mathew Knowles, in 2000.

Women who fall pregnant after age 34 are at increased risk for complications. A high-risk pregnancy is one that threatens the health or life of the mother and her unborn baby. It often requires specialized care.

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Avengers actress Evangeline Lilly refuses to self-quarantine at home, saying she values her "freedom" over preventing the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

The 40-year-old mother-of-two sparked outrage on Instagram.com when she dismissed the coronavirus as a "respiratory flu."

She even added fuel to the conspiracy theory that the coronavirus was orchestrated by the government to destroy the economy ahead of President Trump's reelection.

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In a post earlier this week, Lilly shared an image of her "morning tea," which she captioned:

"Just dropped my kids off at gymnastics camp. They all washed their hands before going in. They are playing and laughing. #businessasusual."

The actress is mom to 8-year-old Kahekili Kali, with her partner Norman Kali, as well as one other child.

"Some people value their lives over freedom, some people value freedom over their lives. We all make our choices," she wrote.

Her fans were quick to respond by pleading with the star to stay at home with her family.

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Cardi B and her closest competitor, Doja Cat, fell out and are no longer on speaking terms, according to multiple reports.

Apparently, Doja has surpassed Cardi in terms of popularity. Industry insiders say Doja -- who is all natural -- is easier to market than Cardi. The reason? Well, look at Cardi - now look at Doja.

Cardi has had difficulty matching the success of her summer banger "Bodak Yellow." Rap fans are fickle. They want new music in a timely manner. They will abandon a lazy artist and hop on the next big thing if they don't get what they want.

That "next big thing" is Doja Cat.
 

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Doja has already surpassed Cardi on Spotify and has the second highest monthly listeners with 29 million among female rappers.

Nicki Minaj remains the most popular female rapper on the platform with 49 million monthly listeners.

Cardi couldn't take the heat so she unfollowed Doja on social media.

A source told MTO News, "Cardi is a jealous person. Doja has nothing but love in her heart for Cardi. [Cardi] should work through her jealousy and come join this movement."
 

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Kourtney Kardashian claims the coronavirus pandemic is a punishment from God for all the "evil" in the world.

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star took to Twitter.com to share a passage from the Bible about epidemics and pestilence with the unwashed masses on social media.

The passage was originally shared by born-again rapper Young Thug. It had "pay attention children" scrawled around it in red ink.

The passage reads:

"Whenever I hold back the rain or send locusts to eat up the crops or send an epidemic on my people, if they pray to me and repent and turn away from the evil they have been doing, then I will hear them in heaven, forgive their sins, and make their land prosperous again."

The Bible verse began to gain momentum online after swarms of locusts hit areas in Asia and South Africa in January, prompting her fans to compare that incident and the outbreak of Covid-19 to the religious text.

Throughout the global health crisis, Kourtney regularly shares her thoughts on the virus online, and how to handle self-isolation.

Her sister Kim Kardashian, shared a screenshot Kourtney posted in their family group of an excerpt from a book by psychic Sylvia Brown, published in 2008, which appeared to predict the pandemic.

Kourtney, 40, is considered the most stable of her famous siblings.

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Rapper Quavo Huncho, of the Migos, posted a photo of his trip to a local grocery store. The rapper stepped out to pick up some bread and milk, but when he got to the grocery store, he found the shelves were bare.

He posted a photo that showed him wearing a face mask and standing alone in a store aisle with empty shelves. The shelves were stripped of everything but the non-essentials.

Quavo captioned the image "Damn... I'm Late Be Safe Everyone..."

Most Democratic cities are on lockdown as the country reacts to the coronavirus as if it was the bubonic plague.

About 2-3 people die from the Covid-19 virus per day in America. By comparison, the flu kills 100-200 people per day.
 

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Queen Latifah turned 50 years old today (March 18). Born Dana Elaine Owens in Newark, New Jersey, Latifah signed with Tommy Boy Records in 1989. She released her debut album All Hail the Queen on Nov. 28, 1989. The album spawned the hit single "Ladies First".
 

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Latifah, pictured at age 18, sold over 2 million records in her illustrious career. She was dubbed the "Queen of Jazz-Rap" following her breakout role in the musical Chicago (2002) for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Latifah was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006 and the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2011.
 

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Latifah posed with her mom, Rita Lamae Owens (née Bray), a former high school teacher. Rita Owens played her mother in Living Single. She passed away from heart failure on March 21, 2018.
 

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Latifah posed with Jaz-O, left, and a young Jay-Z with gold teeth at rapper Big Daddy Kane's Birthday Party in New York City in a photo dated September 10, 1989.

Latifah played the level-headed, but man crazy Khadijah James On the FOX TV sitcom Living Single from 1993 to 1998. Along the way, she released more albums as well as produced music for other acts such as Naughty By Nature.

She won a Grammy Award for her women's rights anthem "U.N.I.T.Y." which peaked at #23 on the Billboard chart.
 

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Latifah gained a new generation of fans when she played a butch lesbian in the bank heist film Set It Off (1996), also starring Kimberly Elise, Vivica Fox and Jada Pinkett.
 

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Latifah had longterm relationships with women over the years, including rapper MC Lyte, singer Monifah and actress Tichina Arnold. She is currently "married" to Eboni Nichols (pictured), but she has never officially come out of the closet.
 

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Queen Latifah and Wendy Williams re-enacted a scene from 'Mob Wives' during a special segment of 'Hairpiece Theatre' on the Wendy Williams Show in 2012.
 

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Latifah pictured with Jimmy Fallon on the set of the film Taxi in New York City in 2003.
 

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Latifah is surrounded by fans at her beach party during the Miami premiere of the comedy film 'The Cookout' held at The Delano Hotel on South Beach in 2004.
 

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Latifah with Cedric the Entertainer (left) and Ice Cube (right) on the set of Barbershop 2: Back in Business in 2004.
 

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Latifah honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California in 2006.
 

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Latifah attends the Los Angeles premiere of Hairspray held in Westwood, California in 2007.
 

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Latifah with music producer/rapper Missy Elliott (center) and Cardi B (right) at the 2019 Video Music Awards after party on August 26, 2019 in New York City.

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Drake is self-isolating in his spacious Toronto mansion after partying with Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant before Durant tested positive for the coronavirus.

Drake and Durant partied with their boys at West Hollywood celebrity hotspot Nice Guy Lounge on March 11.

The Nets were in town to play the Los Angeles Lakers. Durant, who has a torn Achilles tendon, watched the game from the bench.

After the game, Drake posted a photo of his night out with the 6 ft 10 inch forward.

Drake flew home to Toronto before Durant announced he tested positive for the virus.

The 33-year-old "Hotline Bling" rapper posted a video from his home basketball court. He captioned the video, "My life for the next however long."

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose wife tested positive, shut down the country's borders with the United States.

A total of four Nets players tested positive for the virus. Covid-19 causes no symptoms or mild symptoms in healthy people under age 50.

The coronavirus causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and potentially fatal pneumonia among the elderly population, particularly those with weak immunity, chronic illnesses such as AIDS, COPD and other respiratory-related problems.

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Idris Elba responded to critics who said his wife, Sabrina Dhowre Elba, should not have appeared with him in his video announcing he tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

In a video on Twitter.com, Elba asked his fans not to panic over his positive test. He said he was self-isolating until he tested negative.

But his followers couldn't help noticing Sabrina breathing all over him in the video - as if she too was infected.

Elba wasn't here for the disrespect to his wife.

"Sabrina wanted to be by my side," he insisted in a follow-up video tweet. "As much as we talked about her not coming to where I am, she did and wanted to. And I would do the same for her."

Elba, who has no symptoms, said his wife took the test on Tuesday, and they are awaiting the results, which usually takes 24-48 hours.

In a second video, Elba chastised TikTok users and others who believe the virus doesn't affect Black people due to Black folks having less ACE2 enzyme receptors than other races and ethnicities.

"Please stop sending the, um, conspiracy theory nonsense about Black people not being able to get Coronavirus -- Covid-19," he said. "It's dumb, it's silly, it's very dangerous."

He left out the part that most healthy people - himself included - experience no symptoms or mild symptoms. No other so-called "deadly virus" behaves this way. A deadly virus is usually deadly to most people who contract it -- not the other way around.

So what's really going on?

Watch the videos below.

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Khloe Kardashian couldn't contain her excitement after her bestie Malika Haqq gave birth to her first child at age 37. The newborn is the latest addition to the Kardashian Klan reality TV empire.

The "Dash Dolls" reality TV personality gave birth to son Ace Flores on Saturday, March 14. The newborn is Haqq's first child. The daddy is her ex-boyfriend, rapper O.T. Genasis, who vows to be a constant presence in his son's life.

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Malika and O.T. announced the happy baby news via Instagram on Monday.

Taking to the comments section on Malika's post, which contained a snap of the new arrival, Khloe wrote: "My beautiful beautiful nephew!!!! Ace, we have been waiting for you."

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Khloe's sisters also weighed in, with Kim Kardashian writing, "He's perfect!!!! We can't wait to meet him! Love you so much!!!" and Kourtney Kardashian adding: "Life is beautiful can't wait to smell him... Congrats!!! love you."

Khloe's half sister Kylie Jenner also commented: "Ace!!!!!! I can't wait to meet him!!"

Tamar Braxton, Adrienne Bailon, and Ashlee Simpson were among the stars sending well wishes to Malika after she announced the new addition to her family.

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Malika and her twin sister Khadijah are known for being professional friends to Khloe and the Kardashians. Malika made her acting debut at age 19 in an episode of Strong Medicine.

She also had roles in Sky High (2005) and ATL (2006).

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Kevin Durant confirmed he is one of four Brooklyn Nets players to test positive for the Coronavirus.

Durant, 31, told The Athletic he feels "fine" with no symptoms. "Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We're going to get through this," Durant said.

The Brooklyn Nets announced that four players had confirmed cases of the virus and three were asymptomatic (no symptoms). All four players are in isolation and under the care of team doctors.

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Durant and his three teammates are the latest professional athletes to contract the virus. Utah Jazz teammates Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert, along with the Detroit Pistons' Christian Wood, also tested positive last week.

As more celebrities and athletes contract the virus, it becomes more evident that the virus causes no symptoms or mild symptoms in most healthy adults. The NBA canceled its season after Gobert tested positive.

The overreaction and hysteria over the virus has threatened the economy and lead to nationwide shortages of food, water and toilet paper.

The CDC offers the following tips to avoid spreading the flu or Covid-19 virus:

1. Wash your hands frequently with soap for at least 20 seconds
2. Don't touch your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands
3. Avoid close contact with sick people
4. Stay home if you are sick
5. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as door handles, refrigerator handles, etc.

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Utah Jazz teammates Rudy Gobert (left) and Donovan Mitchell are not on speaking terms after each man tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

It took Mitchell "a while to cool off" after he tested positive on Thursday, March 12. Gobert, 27, announced he tested positive on Wednesday, March 11.

Mitchell, 23, suspects Gobert gave him the virus through his "careless" behavior in the days leading up to their positive tests.

Gobert playfully touched every reporters’ microphone in the press room, days before testing positive for the virus.

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Both men were unusually close before their falling out. They sat next to each other on the team plane and buses and their lockers were next to each other in Utah's Vivint Arena.

Gobert apologized for his carelessness in a video statement last week, but Mitchell is not in a forgiving mood.

In a remote video interview with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, Mitchell implied he and Gobert haven't spoken.

"I read what he said, heard what he said," Mitchell told Roberts. "Glad he's doing okay, glad I'm doing well. I'm just really happy that it was only two of us. It wasn't the rest of the team. Neither him or I have children at home. I know some teammates who have children at home, some staff who have children at home. I'm glad we were able to contain it as much as possible."

"I'm fine. Things are going well, just in isolation," said Mitchell. No fever, no symptoms. Blessed to be okay," Mitchell said. "If you were to tell me you have to play in a seven-game series tomorrow, I'm ready to lace 'em up."

Mitchell said young people should know that a lack of symptoms doesn't mean they can't be carriers of the virus.

"You may seem fine, be fine, you never know who you may be talking to who you might be going home to."

Gobert's positive test prompted the NBA to cancel the rest of the season. The NBA was the first sports league to shut down in response to a virus that causes mild flu-like symptoms in most healthy adults.

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One of rapper Future's alleged baby mamas reportedly reached an out of court settlement with him for child support for their 1-year-old son Legend Wilburn.

Cindy Parker, who filed a paternity suit for child support against the rapper last year, filed a notice of non-suit on March 13, court documents show.

Insiders say Parker will receive between $9,000 and $11,000 a month for the care and maintenance of little Legend.

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Future, real name Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, 36, fathered 7 other children by multiple women. Two additional women came forward last year, claiming the virile rapper fathered their children.

Parker and Eliza Reign Seraphin reportedly took their toddlers to get a familial DNA test that confirmed the babies are siblings who share the same father.

Seraphin has put Future on blast on the blogs. He recently asked a judge to slap a gag order on her.

Parker is low-key and staying off the blogs. She posted photos of her son from a professional photo shoot on her Instagram. Everyone agrees the toddler looks like his alleged father.

Future is dating industry mattress Lori Harvey, 22, who is working on Future's baby number 10.
 

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