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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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Snoop Dogg is not afraid of catching Coronavirus. He assured his fans that he has some lung function left after smoking weed like a chimney for most of his life.

The 48-year-old rapper recorded a P.S.A. video on his Instagram stories to demonstrate how long he can hold his breath without having coughing fits.

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The PSA was Snoop's effort to prove to his fans that he has some lung function left. He thinks holding his breath for 10 seconds is proof that he is healthy.

Snoop, who is best known for his platinum-selling debut rap album Doggystyle (1993), also had a message for his younger fans.

"Stay close to your loved ones. Stay hydrated," Snoop said in his video.

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People who smoke cigarettes or weed are most at risk if they contract the Coronavirus (Covid-19). The virus targets ACE2 enzymes in the lungs (and other organs) which it attaches to in order to infect human cells to make copies of itself.

A crucial lung process is the exchange of oxygen for carbon dioxide. People who smoke have less lung capacity and more damaged areas of their lungs where this crucial life process will not occur efficiently.

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

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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Al Roker has left NBC's Today after a staffer tested positive for the Coronavirus, dubbed Covid-19.

Roker, 65, is one of America's best known weather forecasters. He and Craig Melvin did not appear on Monday's episode of Today after one of the staffers tested positive for the Coronavirus.

NBC learned of the staffer's positive test on Sunday night and informed the anchors. The network is trying to determine whether to cancel tapings of the show.

"Both are fine right now, they feel good, but caution is the order of the day," said co-host Savannah Guthrie on the show.

In 2002, the portly Roker underwent gastric bypass surgery to lose weight. Eight months later, he dropped 100 pounds.

Today is asking all employees who came in contact with the staffer to self-isolate for 14 days. Employees the show's third hour were asked to work from home.

Over 4,000 people in the U.S. are confirmed positive with 71 deaths. The average age of the people who died is 80.

President Donald Trump said the outbreak could last until August but he said he is not considering a nationwide lockdown.

The Coronavirus hysteria has reached peak levels. San Francisco's mayor has ordered a 3-week lockdown. Residents will not be allowed to leave their homes for anything except doctor visits or grocery stores.

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Idris Elba is the latest celebrity to test positive for the coronavirus. The hunky actor, real name Idrissa Akuna Elba, confirmed his diagnosis in a video tweet on Monday.

"This morning I tested positive for Covid 19," he said. "I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I'm doing. No panic."

He said he got tested because he was in contact with someone who tested positive for the virus. In 2016, Elba married actress Sabrina Dhowre. He has 2 children from previous relationships.

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Elba 47, was born in Hackney, London, England. He is best known for portraying Baltimore drug lord Stringer Bell in the HBO series The Wire.

He has been nominated four times for a Golden Globe Award, winning one, and was nominated 5 times for a Primetime Emmy Award.

The virus causes mild flu-like symptoms in healthy people under age 50. It causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and potentially fatal pneumonia among the elderly, particularly those with chronic illnesses such as respiratory and heart problems.

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Charlamagne tha god claims he has other "potential deals" lined up when he exits Power 105.1 morning show "The Breakfast Club" after his contract expires.

Rumors swirled last month that the 41-year-old radio host, real name Lenard McKelvey, and his co-hosts Angela Yee, 45, and DJ Envy, 42, were considering leaving the show.

McElvey founded the show in 2010 after he was fired from the popular Wendy Williams Show on WBLS. McElvey and his co-hosts have been hinting about leaving The Breakfast Club.

"He loves working for iHeart Radio, but he is contemplating his next move," a source [read: Charlamagne] tells Page Six. "There are a lot of potential deals in the air, and he just wants to keep his options open and think strategically."

Years before The Breakfast Club, McKelvey was accused of rape by a then-15-year-old girl in South Carolina. The charges were mysteriously dropped.

McElvey is married but his radio career has been plagued by down low rumors.

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Rapper Offset is among the healthy youth making light of the coronavirus outbreak that is affecting the elderly and ill people.

The 28-year-old Georgia native commented on the widespread panic and hysteria over the C-virus that has claimed 63 lives since January. Of the 63 deaths, 25 were in one nursing home in Washington state.

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After finding bare shelves at multiple grocery stores, the Sagittarius took to Twitter.com to beg for a loaf of bread for his wife Cardi B and their 1-year-old daughter Kulture.

"Who got bread for sale????? Can't find shit," he tweeted.

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Young people are virtually ignoring the advise of the CDC to maintain social distancing of 3 feet to prevent the spread of the virus. Nightclubs and bars in Atlanta and Boston were packed over the weekend.

But even doctors and nurses are questioning America's overreaction to the virus that causes mild flu-like symptoms in most healthy people.

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The common flu virus has killed over 30,000 Americans since October 2019. The death toll was 20,000 last month. That means 10,000 people lost their lives to the flu in just one month.

Yet those statistics are ignored while there is pandemonium in the grocery store aisles over the C-virus.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is considering closing roads and setting a curfew after shutting down clubs and bars over the weekend.

The news comes after the mayor denied he was shutting the city down following the reported deaths of 2 people in New York state.

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Christian rapper Lecrea has a message for social media users who make light of, or downplay the coronavirus outbreak.

For most healthy people, the virus is no worse than the flu. But Lecrae urged people to have empathy for those with weakened immune systems who can't fight off the virus.

In a public service announcement on Instagram, Lecrae said, "Calm down, calm down, follow protocol... God is in control... He's brought people through it - not without pain and not without suffering. Not without loss..."

He called out social media users who are making light of the outbreak, which causes symptoms similar to a common flu virus in most individuals.

But it can also cause severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) or potentially fatal pneumonia among those who are vulnerable.

"Maybe you can get this flu, this virus, and be fine. But now you are at risk of infecting people who won't be fine if they contract it. It could be critical for them. It'll be fatal for them. And so let's be mindful of those individuals."

People most at risk for the virus are the elderly population, particular those with chronic conditions such as respiratory or heart problems.

Lecrae urged his followers to stay calm, wash their hands or use hand sanitizers. "Stay calm, be smart, practice protocol. This too shall pass," he said.
 

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Kenny Lattimore is a married man again. His new wife is TV judge Faith Jenkins, 42. The "For You" crooner exchanged vows with Judge Faith in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 8.

Actress Meagan Good's preacher husband, DeVon Franklin, officiated the nuptials, and R&B icon Stevie Wonder served as the happy couple's wedding singer.

The new Mrs. Lattimore took to Instagram this week to share photos from her big day, which she called an "absolute dream".

"Stevie Wonder sang one of my favorite songs as I walked down the aisle to marry my true love - a man who continues to amaze me with his love, honor and leadership every day of our journey," she gushed.

"We have been surrounded by so many loving & praying people in these months leading up to our marriage - we are embarking on this new chapter filled with knowing our purpose is bigger than just our story."

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And Kenny, 52, returned the love in his own social media dedication.

"My heart is full to have you @judgefaithjenkins as my beautiful, brilliant, sweet kind bride," he wrote. "You are my new beginning like the dawn of a new day. I love you. Let's do life to the fullest!!"

They went public with their relationship last year. The marriage is Kenny's second - he was previously wed to singer Chante Moore from 2002 to 2011. They share a 16-year-old son, Kenny Lattimore Jr.
 

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My heart is full to have you @judgefaithjenkins as my beautiful, brilliant, sweet kind bride. You are my new beginning like the dawn of a new day. I love you. Let’s do life to the fullest!! . Repost: @judgefaithjenkins Yesterday was an absolute dream! Stevie Wonder sang one of my favorite songs as I walked down the aisle to marry my true love - a man who continues to amaze me with his love, honor and leadership every day of our journey. ?? ?? We have been surrounded by so many loving & praying people in these months leading up to our marriage - we are embarking on this new chapter filled with knowing our purpose is bigger than just our story. ?? There are so many people we want to thank for making our ceremony a truly unforgettable experience for us and for our guests so we will be sharing more in the coming days. In the meantime, link to US Weekly story in my bio. And a very special acknowledgment to just some of our amazing friends & vendors. (More to come)?? —————————————? Officiant: @devonfranklin ?? Planners: Jen So & @campfire_events (the literal BEST)?? Musical director: @aaronwlindsey ?? Flashmob Choir: led by @iamkaiapineda & @soprantygirl?? Live band: @mudbugbrass ?? DJ: @djmalski String Quartet: led by @slimmusicmann Spoken words: Sheryl Lee Ralph @diva3482 & @adrianmlindsey Photograher: @ernestoolivaresphotography?? Videographer: @laterrasrwhitfield ?? Stylists: @ejcelebstylist & @bernardgjacobs ?? Hair: @moneeyching & @kenkandy Choir: ??we were honored to have @jorelquinn @nickcooper @danitadestiny @jasonmoralesmusic (adding to this list soon :))

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Antonio Brown is apparently back on his meds and back with the mother of his children, Chelsie Kyriss, the same one he evicted from his home.

The former Patriots wide receiver proposed to Chelsie, months after evicting her from his Florida mansion.

On Thursday, Antonio shared an Instagram video that showed him holding Chelsie and asking her to be his wife. The couple reconciled after months of turmoil and bad press. They dated on and off for several years and she is the mother of his 3 sons.
 

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Antonio, 31, predicted Chelsea would be back after their last public falling out in January.

He sent numerous text messages to Chelsie, mocking her and sending photos of the keys to her Bentley that he repossessed.

In one text message he wrote "U going to be back here we going to recommit for our boys u hear me then I want to feel your love no more basic I miss u."

Chelsie captioned the text: "This is what happens when you refuse to go back!"
 

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The View co-host Joy Behar is taking a temporary leave of absence from the daytime talk show amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak in America.

Behar says she walked away from the show to self-quarantine at home because she's in a "higher risk group" of catching the potentially deadly illness.

The coronavirus, dubbed Covid-19, causes mild flu-like symptoms in most healthy adults and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) or potentially fatal pneumonia in the elderly population over age 60.

Those most at risk are the elderly, people with chronic conditions (such as respiratory or heart problems), smokers and young people who vape.

The 77-year-old announced on Thursday, during a pre-taped episode of the show which airs on Friday, that she made the decision after reading the statistics about how many people in her age group have fallen ill and died from the virus.

"I'm in a higher risk group because of my age, but I'm perfectly healthy," she said. "I don't look my age, but I'm actually up there. The number makes me dizzy."

Joy added that while no staff members on the program have tested positive for coronavirus, her daughter urged her to stay at home to be safe.

Behar will take next week off, and will then make a decision about returning to the show.

Her co-hosts, such as Whoopi Goldberg, Meghan McCain, and Sunny Hostin, will continue hosting the program, without a live audience in a bid to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Talk show Diva Wendy Williams, 55, also tapes her talk show without a live audience.

Another star fans have expressed concern for during the pandemic is 98-year-old 'Golden Girls' icon Betty White.

"PLEASE quarantine #BettyWhite. I'll send all my sanitizer if it means keeping our national treasure safe #CoronavirusOutbreak," one fan wrote on Twitter, while another added: "Will someone please wrap #BettyWhite in a sterile bubble till this damn virus passes!!!!"

Following the outpouring of messages from fans, Betty's spokesperson responded in a statement to NBC's Today, which read: "Betty White is fine."

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In a new sit-down interview, talk show host Loni Love again denied getting Tamar Braxton fired as a co-host on The Real.

Loni, 48, has repeatedly denied backstabbing Tamar and getting her fired from the daytime talk show. Rumor has it that Loni wanted to be the only "ghetto girl" on the show.

In a wide-ranging interview with Madamenoire, Loni again denied the allegations.

"I will say this, anybody that knows me, knows that I will not describe myself as a ghetto girl. I wouldn't describe Tamar Braxton as a ghetto girl," Loni said.

"I might say that we believe in the power of being ourselves. But ghetto girl?! I would never do that. And also, there's a lesson in this. When you try to help people, you have to watch who you help. I've never been against any Black woman. My fans know that. That's the reason why I wrote this book. When you read the book, you will see. I've been trying to get the truth out for years. But here, we dealing with this reality show type [mentality]."

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Loni clarified what she meant when she asked where are all the plus-size icons?

"What I'm trying to say is, there are beautiful plus-size models out here. I know that because I'm about to run this Ashley Stewart campaign and I said, 'Give me your plus-size models. Beautiful girls. But I only see them on Ashley Stewart. I don't see them on the cover of Ebony. I don't see them on the cover of Elle and Vogue. So you're telling me everybody got to be a 00 or a 2 to be on the cover of a magazine? That's what I meant."

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She confirmed making her man, James Welsh, sign a non-disclosure agreement:

"I think an NDA -- especially when you are a female that is making your way, and you meet somebody who is going to be in your life - it's not about them. It's about the people that are around them. And it's not to question their friends' character. But let me tell you something, when people need money, they do strange and odd things. And so an NDA is simply a way of protecting yourself. And that's all it is. It's not that you don't trust the person. I trust James 100 percent. But the point is, when people get upset or mad - and we're talking about down the road - things happen. It's no different than me having a prenup."

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Megan Thee Stallion is just like you. The up-and-coming rapper is struggling to keep up with her college studies while juggling her tour schedule.

Megan paused for some retail therapy at the Coach Flagship Store amidst ongoing legal drama with her record label, 1501 Certified Entertainment.

The "Hot Girl Summer" artist is in the midst of obtaining her degree in health administration at Texas Southern University, but finding the time to study while constantly on the road has proved to be a challenge.

"It's really hard," Megan admitted on daytime talk show "Strahan, Sara and Keke" on Wednesday.

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The 28-year-old knows she isn't the only working student, and she is determined to make the extra effort to graduate.

"School in general is hard," she shared. "I know my schedule is crazy because I'm on the road all the time and I'm rapping, but it's other women out there that are taking care of kids and working 9-to-5, graveyard shifts, so I know that a lot of people can relate to me.

"But when you're going to school and you're really dedicated and you really want it, you gon' figure out a way to make the time to do it."

Megan previously revealed she hopes to put her studies to good use and one day open her own assisted living facilities in her native Texas.

She is eager to hire her fellow classmates and others looking to break into the healthcare industry.

"When you first graduate from college it's really hard to get a job because nobody wants to hire you because you don't have any experience, so I really want my facilities to be (staffed by) some of my classmates and other kids that are just graduating from college that need jobs. Like, this could be your first job."

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Tom Hanks and his wife of 32 years, Rita Wilson have tested positive for the coronavirus, also known as Covid-19.

The megacouple announced they acquired the virus while filming down under in Australia. But Australian health officials say not so fast.

According to Australian health officials, the power couple contracted the virus in the United States before traveling to Australia.

Hanks announced that they were diagnosed with the virus while both were on location filming an upcoming biopic about Elvis Presley in Queensland, Australia.

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Without naming the stars, officials from the Queensland Health department said that they believed that all the new cases, including Tom and Rita, both 63, originated outside Australia.

"At this stage we believe all seven contracted the illness outside Australia and traveled to Queensland with the virus," an official said in a press conference posted on Facebook. "They are all receiving fantastic care at hospitals throughout Queensland.

A later Facebook post stated that a 63-year-old male is "in isolation in the Gold Coast Hospital in a stable condition" having recently arrived there from the U.S., and that a female who was his traveling companion is in a similar condition in the same hospital.

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Production on the Elvis biopic, in which Tom was due to play the rock legend's manager Colonel Tom Parker, has shut down - with cast and crew sent home to await instructions.

A spokesperson for the film's studio, Warner Bros., has said they are working with local health officials to identify those who may be at risk of contracting the virus.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk also advised those who may have come into close contact with the famously approachable stars to self-isolate and quarantine.

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Hanks met Wilson in 1981 on the set of TV comedy Bosom Buddies. They were reunited in 1985 on the set of Volunteers, and they wed in 1985. Their sons Chet and Colin, who are in constant contact with their parents, have said the couple is doing well.

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Actor Tom Hanks is the first A-list celebrity to test positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19).

The 63-year-old Oscar-winning actor and his wife Rita Wilson were both diagnosed with the virus that causes potentially fatal pneumonia among the elderly population.

The Hanks have been in Australia where he is filming a forthcoming Elvis Presley biopic when they began experiencing flu-like symptoms. They both subsequently tested positive for the virus.

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In a cheerful, upbeat statement that he shared on social media, Hanks wrote:

"Hello, folks. Rita and I are down here in Australia. We felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches. Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too,

"To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for Coronavirus, and were found to be positive.

"Well, now. What to do next? The Medical Officials have protocols that must be followed. We Hanks' will be tested, observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires. Not much more to it than one-day-at-a-time approach, no?"

He concluded with: "We'll keep the world posted and updated. Take care of yourselves! Hanx!"

For most healthy people, the novel coronavirus causes only mild symptoms such as cough, headache, sore throat and low-grade fever.

The virus can cause serious illness among the elderly population, particularly those with existing health problems such as heart and respiratory problems or diabetes.

So far, the 33 deaths in the US are elderly and chronically ill. The average age is 80.

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DaBaby vigorously denies slapping multiple women at a nightclub in Tampa, Florida last weekend.

The law firm representing the alleged victim, Tyronesha Laws, claims she is the woman he slapped, but DaBaby's lawyer says "multiple victims" called the law office claiming to be the woman the rapper slapped.

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As cell phone footage shows, DaBaby viciously slapped a woman who accidentally touched his face with her cell phone at the Whiskey North nightclub in Tampa, where the rapper was scheduled to perform last weekend.

Trouble is, the rapper admits slapping "someone," but he says too many alleged victims are coming out of the woodwork.

DaBaby's attorney, Drew Findling, tells TMZ, enhanced video shows DaBaby slapping a woman who struck his left eye with what appears to be a phone with the flashlight on -- NOT the person standing to the left or the right of the individual shoving the phone in his face.

Tyronesha told TMZ she was standing next to a young lady who reached out with a cell phone -- flashlight activated -- toward DaBaby right before he allegedly smacked her in the face.

Cell phone footage shows the troubled 28-year-old rapper slapping the person holding the phone -- but that person has not come forward.

Findling says his law firm has been contacted by multiple women claiming to be the victim, but they haven't been able to verify her identity.

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DaBaby already apologized to the woman he struck, saying he thought he was hitting a guy in a wig and couldn't tell the difference because he was blinded by the light in his face.

After the slapping incident, DaBaby was booed off the stage and the show was immediately canceled by club promoters.
 

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Angela Stanton-King, who is running for Rep. John Lewis's Congressional seat, criticized Dwyane Wade for exploiting his gender confused child Zaya Wade.

Stanton-King, a best-selling author and former reality TV star, was recently granted a full pardon by President Trump in February, after serving a 6-month home confinement for a white collar crime.

Zaya, who was born a boy named Zion Malachi Airamis Wade, believes he is a girl. The 12-year-old made his red carpet debut at a charity event in Los Angeles, alongside Wade and his wife Gabrielle Union.

Union, 47, posted a video of the boy strutting the red carpet in an overtly provocative manner that many saw as inappropriate behavior for a minor child.
 

Stanton-King, 53, was among the critics who voiced their concern that the Wades are exploiting the child.

"PEDOPHILIA" she wrote above a photo of Zaya. "Gay means Men having sex with men. If you wouldn't want your 12 yr old daughter advertising that she enjoys sex with men/boys why your 12 yr old son? This is confusion, pedophilia, and sexual exploitation wrapped up in acceptance."

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Zaya's supporters among the LGBQ and T communities reacted swiftly, labeling Stanton-King "homophobic and transphobic". She followed up with another tweet:

"I am a woman that loves men and appreciates masculinity. We need our men. We need our sons. We need our brothers. Our men are not women and Our boys are not girls."

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Dwyane Wade, 35, and Gabrielle Union, 47, recently listed their Mediterranean style villa in Sherman Oaks, California for $6.2 million. The Wades purchased the 8,700-square-foot crib in 2018 for $6 million.

The house features eight bedrooms and 8.5 bathrooms, incredible mountain views, a grand spiral staircase, a home movie theater, and an Olympic size swimming pool.

The Wades moved out of the house 2 months ago after dropping a cool $18 million on a 22,000 square-foot, 7-bedroom manse in star-studded Hidden Hills, California. The house originally listed off market for $23 million.

Their neighbors in the exclusive guard-gated community include Drake, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, the Kardashians, Miley Cyrus, John Stamos, Matt LeBlanc, and more.

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The Wades also own a Miami Beach mansion that they've been trying to unload for a year. The former NBA star listed the house for $23 million.

The 14,000 square foot, 6-bedroom home boasts a chef's kitchen, a full-service hair salon and a half basketball court.