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One of the most anticipated movies for the new year is Just Mercy, starring award-winning actor Jamie Foxx, Michael B. Jordan and Brie Larson. Just Mercy is about a lawyer who works tirelessly to win freedom for Black prisoners on death row.

Jamie is pictured far right partying with Majic 107.5/97.5 FM radio host Ryan Cameron (far left), singer Tank, 2nd from left, Kenny Burns, 2nd from right, at Compound nightclub in Atlanta in 2010.

Ryan spoke with Jamie Foxx about his new film, Just Mercy, his children now becoming stars in their own right, his new projects, and returning to the stage as a standup comedian.

Listen to the full interview below.
 

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Jillian Michaels refuses to back down after making negative comments about morbidly obese pop singer Lizzo, 31. Twitter dragged the celebrity fitness trainer after she asked: "Why are we celebrating her body?"

She made the comments during an appearance on BuzzFeed's AM to DM series. When the conversation turned to Lizzo's weight, Michaels said, "Why does it matter That's what I'm saying. Like why aren't we celebrating her music? 'Cause it isn't gonna be awesome if she gets diabetes."

The fitness guru continued: "I'm just being honest. I love her music, my kid loves her music, but there's never a moment when I'm like, 'I'm so glad she's overweight.' Why do I even care? Why is it my job to care about her weight?"

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Michaels, pictured with her adopted daughter, is the 2nd public figure to criticize the "Truth Hurts" singer for glamorizing obesity.

Dr. Boyce Watkins caught heat for saying Lizzo is popular due to "America's obesity epidemic."

The response to Michaels' comments was immediate. Fans and celebrities slammed the openly lesbian trainer.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shocked the world when they announced they were leaving the Royal Family as "senior royals."

The couple spent Thanksgiving and Christmas at a $10 million estate in Vancouver, Canada.

They returned to London this week for their first and final public appearances as members of the Royal Family.

They were so concerned that the Queen would take their 8-month-old son Archie that they left him behind in Toronto, Canada.

According to People.com, Meghan left her only child in Toronto with her close friend Jessica Mulroney.

Mulroney's three children served as page boys and a flower girl at Meghan and Harry's picture perfect wedding in May 2018.

Meghan, 38, and Harry, 35, plan to return to Toronto to join their son soon.

Harry’s mother, Princess Diana was booted from the Royal Family and her sons were taken from her when she cheated on Prince Charles with an Indian doctor.
 

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have quit the Royal family. After months of rumors and speculation, Harry has decided to give up his title as a "senior" member of the royal family. In an Instagram post the couple said they plan to "work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen."

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The decision was made after "many months of reflection and internal discussions," the couple said on their Instagram page.

The Queen of England is reportedly furious, as she did not learn of their decision until she heard the news on television.

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Harry lashed out at the British news media last year for their harsh treatment of Meghan. She complained that British publications published false information in the "intrusive and unlawful publication of a private letter written by the Duchess of Sussex", to her estranged father Thomas Markle.

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Harry and Meghan will split their time between London, the U.S. and Canada. Harry will likely lose the $2.6 million a year he receives from the Royals. The couple will ask British taxpayers to pick up the $600,000 bill for their security.
 

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“After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution. We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen. It is with your encouragement, particularly over the last few years, that we feel prepared to make this adjustment. We now plan to balance our time between the United Kingdom and North America, continuing to honour our duty to The Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages. This geographic balance will enable us to raise our son with an appreciation for the royal tradition into which he was born, while also providing our family with the space to focus on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charitable entity. We look forward to sharing the full details of this exciting next step in due course, as we continue to collaborate with Her Majesty The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge and all relevant parties. Until then, please accept our deepest thanks for your continued support.” - The Duke and Duchess of Sussex For more information, please visit sussexroyal.com (link in bio) Image © PA

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R. Kelly's girlfriends Azriel Clary, 20, and Joycelyn Savage, 25, brawled inside Kelly's Trump Tower condo in Chicago.

TMZ reports cops were called to the condo after the former sister wives came to blows on Wednesday. Azriel took to Instagram Live on Wednesday afternoon as she gathered her things to move out.

Azriel said she willingly had a threesome with Jocelyn and Kelly. But now she claims she was a minor when she participated in the threesome.

The fight broke out after she threatened to report Joycelyn to the police - since Kelly is already behind bars on a plethora of sex abuse charges.

Social media is convinced the fight is just a stunt to boost interest in a possible reality show involving the girls.

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Real Housewives of Atlanta fans were livid when the latest episode didn't feature a fight between cast members NeNe Leakes and Kenya Moore that was shown in last week's preview.

NeNe (pictured above) is seen as she arrived at the Strahan, Sara, and Keke in New York City on Monday.

According to Meaww.com, RHOA fans were eager to see the fight go down on this week's episode. But the episode ended without featuring the much anticipated beat down.

Instead, the episode shows NeNe bonding with Eva Marcille, while Kenya investigates a "snake". Kenya is pictured Christmas shopping with her infant daughter last month.

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RHOA fans are hungry for drama - real or fake. They took to social media to express their disappointment in Bravo TV for trying their patience.

"No hotel fight tonight?!!!! All this dragging and dragging out the snake situation and Kenya and Nene fight is crazy.. Come on @BravoTV!! #RHOA."

Another fan tweeted, "Sometimes the only thing holding me together is seeing the Nene and Kenya fight and bravo dragging that out is just... #RHOA."

And a third user wrote: "Bravo keeps on playing with us, WE WANT TO SEE THE FIGHT BETWEEN KENYA & NENE #RHOA."

Question: Did you tune in to RHOA to see the fight? Do you think the fight between NeNe and Kenya is real or manufactured for views?

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Billy Porter turned heads when he attended the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards wearing a long white feather train attached to his white tuxedo jacket. The train was so long it required an attendant to carry it for Porter.

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The flamboyant 50-year-old virgo looked stunning and owned the red carpet. Porter is known for his extravagant one-off outfits. At the 2019 Met Gala he wore a gold gilded bodysuit and he was carried in on a golden litter by six muscular shirtless men.

At the 2019 Oscars Porter wore a fabulous Christian Siriano gown with a matching tuxedo jacket.

TIME magazine asked the former R&B singer for the inspiration behind his clothes.

"When you're an actor, the clothes are part of the character, the clothes help create what the character becomes, so when I bring that into this space I can do anything because I know what the character is," he said.

"You must wear the clothes, the clothes must not wear you," Porter added. "That's a theater thing - you have to become the character or else you ain't no good!"

Porter's stylist, Sam Ratelle, said the concept of fashion as theater is something he shares with Porter.

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"Billy and I both come from the theater community, so this is costume design for me on the highest scale," said Ratelle who is pictured with Porter at the Golden Globes.

"The red carpet is pretty much a stage, it's theater. It's just a different stage and a different way of expressing yourself. Billy allowing me to direct him is just such a gift because he's so open and willing to do so many things, so for me, that's really a joy."

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Tiffany Haddish revealed the list of lavish gifts she received from celebrity guests who attended her bat mitzvah ceremony last year. The most extravagant gifts came from Beyonce's mom, Tina Lawson, and singer Barbara Streisand.

During an appearance on Monday's Jimmy Kimmel Live, the Girls Trip star dished about how she studied the faith before her star-studded bat mitzvah.

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She said Tina Lawson gave her a beautiful Bible. "Ms. Tina gave me the most beautiful Bible with this cross on it and everything, and I was like, is she trying to say, 'Hey! You know you black, right?"

Kimmel, 52, who is Catholic, teased Haddish. "Beyonce's mother sent you a Bible with a crucifix on it for your bat mitzvah?"

"But it had diamonds on the crucifix, though," Haddish said. "So, I read from that and the Torah every day. I read from both. They start out the same."

Even though Streisand couldn't be there in person, she sent Haddish a diamond necklace with a Jewish star on it.

"I'm embarrassed because I got you the same present, except without diamonds in it," Kimmel said.

Haddish joked, "Yeah, you did. No diamonds. But Imma wear it! Imma wear it when I work out and go to places where I don't want people to feel like I'm flossing'."
 

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According to a record label source, Lizzo's people pleaded with Twitter.com to remove memes and tweets asking President Trump to drop the obese pop star on Iran amid threats of retaliation for the killing of an Iranian general.

Lizzo's camp reported the posts to Twitter, saying they "fat-shamed" the pop superstar on the social media platform.

Some of the posts contained memes featuring a photo that showed Lizzo posing in the nude. The photos were superimposed on images of B2 bombers and fighter jets. One illustration depicted Lizzo as a whale.

There was also a video of the aftermath of a nuclear bomb explosion. The video was captioned: "When Trump drops Lizzo's fat ass in Iran."

Thousands of Twitter users retweeted the memes on Lizzo's timeline so she would see them.

Lizzo abruptly quit Twitter.com after complaining about the negativity of "trolls" on the platform.

"Yeah I can't do this Twitter s**t no more.. too many trolls," she tweeted on Sunday. "I'll be back when I feel like it."

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Many speculated that she was forced off social media by bullies who constantly reminded her of her spat with Dr. Boyce Watkins.

The 31-year-old Detroit native was the target of Watkins, who said she is popular because there is an obesity epidemic in America.

But my source said the real reason Lizzo left Twitter was the plethora of humiliating posts about Iran.

The source described Lizzo as "depressed" and "humiliated" over the online harassment. He said Twitter staff told her the messages didn't violate Twitter's policies on abusive content.

You be the judge. Are the following posts abusive or considered bullying?

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Blue Ivy Carter turned 8 years old today. The frenzy surrounding the firstborn daughter of Beyonce and Jay-Z began when Beyonce rubbed her belly bump onstage at the 2011 MTV Video Awards.

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After Blue Ivy's birth, photographers waited patiently for Beyonce or Jay-Z to bring the baby outside so they could snap photos of her feet or hands. Photos of any part of Blue Ivy's body sold for hundreds of dollars. Exclusive photos of Blue's face would command $100,000 or more.

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For the first 2 years of her life Blue Ivy was hidden under blankets and other inanimate objects. She was dubbed "the saddest little girl in NYC."

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When Beyonce and Jay-Z finally stopped hiding Blue Ivy, the public weighed in on her looks and her natural hair - which people hated with a passion.

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There are reports that the gossip about Blue's hair, or whether she was really a boy, hurt Beyonce and Jay-Z.

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In response to the gossip, Blue Ivy did not leave the house until Bey's glam team worked their magic on her. The results were nothing short of spectacular.

Blue Ivy has grown into a beautiful little girl. But even now her looks are still up for debate. Black Twitter dragged 2 rude journalists who thought it was funny to disparage a child's looks.

See more of Blue Ivy's life in pictures below.

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Lizzo quit Twitter.com after complaining about the negativity of "trolls" on the social media platform. Now she explains why.

"Yeah I can't do this Twitter s**t no more.. too many troll," she tweeted on Sunday. "I'll be back when I feel like it."

Speculation ran rampant as her fans debated the real reason behind her decision to leave social media.

Many speculated that she was forced off social media by bullies who constantly reminded her what Dr. Boyce Watkins said.

The 31-year-old Detroit native was the target of Watkins, who said she is popular because there is an obesity epidemic in America.

He criticized the "Truth Hurts" singer for glamorizing morbid obesity, which is among the top 5 causes of death for women over 300 pounds.

The singer, who is born under the Scorpio star sign, explained her decision to leave social media during a benefit concert at the Sydney Opera House in Australia.

"I just want you to know that I, you know, I just took a DNA test and it turns out I quit Twitter. I quit Twitter. I'm off it. All social media is not created equal," she said.

"I would love to be on Twitter 'cause I could connect with you people who positively support me not to mention spreading my own positive messages," she said as the crowd cheered. She added: "But now I've gotten to a point where I'm not just dealing with Internet bullies, I'm dealing with seeing a lot of negativity on the Internet dealing with everyone."

She said she has thick skin, but she worries about her fans who can’t handled the bullying.

"...when I see how, not just insensitive, but hateful and hurtful we are towards each other - when I just log on every day and see something devastating and something tragic every single day. Even from my well of positivity. I feel it and it doesn't feel good."

Lizzo is performing across Australia to raise money to combat the bushfires that have scorched at least 11 million acres since arsonists set the fires in September. 24 suspects have been arrested.

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Saved by the Bell fans have mixed reactions to the news that a cross-dresser has been cast in the reboot of their favorite high school situation comedy.

Actor Josie Totah, 18, plays the role of Lexi, who is described as a "sharp-tongued cheerleader and the most popular girl at Bayside High."

According to NBC News, Lexi is "both admired and feared by her fellow students."

The reboot TV series will follow a group of low-income, diverse and inclusive high school students who are transferred to Bayside High, courtesy of a program created by California Governor Zack Morris (Mark-Paul Gosselaar).

The reboot is produced by Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkeley, who will reprise their roles on the series.

Lopez, 46, has had a change of heart since expressing his disapproval of parents who allow their minor children to switch genders.

"My God if you're three-years-old and you're saying you're feeling a certain way you think you're a boy or a girl whatever the case may be... I just think it's dangerous as a parent to make that determination then, OK well then you're gonna be a boy or a girl," Lopez told Candace Owens in July.

"It's sort of alarming and my gosh, I just think about the repercussions later on," he said.

But the only repercussions were felt by Lopez, who quickly retracted his statements and apologized to the LGBT+ community amid a fierce public backlash.

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The 1990s television series starred teenage hunks Gosselaar (Zack) and Lopez (A.C. Slater). Gosselaar, 45, is pictured with his Mixed-ish co-star, Tika Sumpter, 39.

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The original series also starred Lark Voorhies (Lisa Turtle), Tiffani Thiessen (Kelly Kapowski) and Dustin Diamond (Screech) as privileged students at Bayside High School in Pacific Palisades, California. The original series premiere in 1989.

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Chloe Sevigny is pregnant with her first child at age 45. The former model and actress who starred in American Horror Story is expecting a child with boyfriend Sinisa Mackovic.

Sevigny showed off her baby bump at the Karma art gallery on Monday. In pictures published by TMZ, she shared a kiss with Mackovic, while cradling her bump.

Sevigny is the latest celebrity over 35 to fall pregnant or hire a surrogate to carry their IVF babies.

She previously said not having kids has kept her skin looking youthful.

"I think the baby wear and tear and stress on your body is part of the reason why people say, 'Why do you still look so young?' I think that [pregnancy] unfortunately ages women, especially when they have children in their 30s, not in their 20s. So I think, first and foremost, it's that and genetics."

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Other celebrities who welcomed babies late in life (either naturally or by surrogate via IVF) include:

Janet Jackson (IVF)

Beyonce (surrogate)

Halle Berry (IVF)

Jennifer Lopez (IVF)

Celine Dion (IVF)

Gwen Stefani

Meghan Markle

Eva Mendes

Mariah Carey (IVF)

Salma Hayek (IVF)

Kandi Burruss (surrogate)

Alyssa Milano

Christie Brinkley

Alanis Morrissette

Sarah Jessica Parker (surrogate)

Nicole Kidman (surrogate)

Diane Keaton

Milla Jovovich

Rachel Zoe

Kelly Preston

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Beyonce Knowles-Carter stole the spotlight from actor Joaquin Phoenix by refusing to give him a standing ovation at the 2020 Golden Globes Awards on Sunday.

The Internet was shocked when Beyonce remained seated as Phoenix won Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for his role in Joker.

Other well-heeled celebrities stood and cheered for their colleague as he went to the podium to accept his award. But Beyonce remained seated - even as others in the audience stared hard at her.

Beyonce - who was nominated for Best Original Song for "Spirit" from The Lion King - was noticeably upset that she didn't win - again.

Outrage social media users tweeted that Beyonce was "rude" and "disrespectful."

One person tweeted:

"@Beyonce You're a joke for not standing up for Joaquin Phoenix. Understandable to make a statement. But that's poor sportsmanship for someone that actually deserved recognition. You're entitled and arrogant. And as an actress you're a joke. Smh. You ought to apologize to him."

Beyonce and Jay-Z showed up one hour late for the awards show, and they skipped the red carpet and went straight to their seats.

Question: Did you watch the Golden Globes Awards? What did you think of Beyonce's behavior?

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Raquel Harper, former host of TMZ's Raq Rants, updated her Instagram followers who continuously asked why she left TMZ.

Harper was host of her own popular Youtube series, Raq Rants, and as a producer for TMZ. Her popular web series was picked up by BET TV for 12 half-hour episodes in 2018.

In response to the many inquiries about her absence from TMZ's airwaves, Harper announced that she is pregnant with her third child and she has been in and out of the hospital with pregnancy-related problems.

"I have been in and out of the hospital a number of times what felt like my death bed," she wrote in the caption of an Instagram post on Monday.

"As you all see I am six months pregnant and have been suffering horribly with hyperemesis gravidarum that has been literally a fucking miserable time.... Just to name a few things that happens weight lost over 40 pounds... low blood pressure..countless Iv drips and vomiting over ten times a day literally not to mention deep depression..I am still not even fully cool yet but definitely way better than I was up into only a week and a half ago...So I am excited though to share we are having a baby girl and she due on @taco_mell birthday April 27."

Despite her health problems, Harper says she plans to return to TMZ on Thursday.
 

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So thank you @taco_mell for taking me to New Orleans and Miami this much needed trip..So let me tell my supporters what has been going on the past 6 months I have been in and out of the hospital a number of times what felt like my death bed... As you all see I am six months pregnant and have been suffering horribly with hyperemesis gravidarum that has been literally a fucking miserable time.... Just to name a few things that happens weight lost over 40 pounds... low blood pressure..countless Iv drips and vomiting over ten times a day literally not to mention deep depression..I am still not even fully cool yet but definitely way better than I was up into only a week and a half ago...So I am excited though to share we are having a baby girl and she due on @taco_mell birthday April 27... Also for those of you wondering about TMZ I will be back this Thursday....

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Lizzo quit Twitter after her online beef with Dr. Boyce Watkins, who claimed her popularity was due to the "obesity epidemic in America."

The "Good As Hell" singer announced she was quitting Twitter just one week into the New Year.

"Yeah I can't do this Twitter s--t no more," she tweeted before adding, "too many trolls. "I'll be back when I feel like it."

Lizzo's followers assumed she quit due to her run-in with Watkins, an author and financial expert.

On Dec. 20, Watkins wrote:

"#Lizzo popular is because there is an obesity epidemic in America. Rather than encouraging people to do better, we are simply lying to them and telling them that they are just fine the way they are. Unfortunately, Many of these people are dying from diabetes and heart disease."

The "Juice" singer clapped back, saying her immense "talent" was behind her widespread popularity.

"I'm popular because I write good songs and I'm talented and perform high energy hour and a half shows filled with love," Lizzo fired back. "The only person who needs to do better is you. Keep my name out ya mouth & look in the mirror before you come for me."

She added: "Here's the attention you ordered."

According to industry insiders, Lizzo tips the scale at 280-300 pounds and she has obesity-related health problems that caused her to cancel recent concert dates.

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A woman claims rapper DaBaby fathered her 5-year-old son and abandoned them both without so much as a phone call.

The woman, who posts under the username Detreatk Green, put the rapper on blast on Sunday for not claiming his mini-me son in 5 years.

In a post on Facebook she uploaded a photo of her adorable son, who resembles DaBaby right down to the confident attitude and toothy grin.

"I hate I had to come to social media to finally put the truth out. But it bothers me so bad that DaBaby out here not claiming OUR child," Green wrote. "He's now 5 years old and Dababy had yet to even SEE own his child [sic] in person. No contact no nothing. Just remember it took two of us to make this child."

The rapper, whose real name is Jonathan Kirk, publicly claims a son and a daughter. The promiscuous rapper reportedly has multiple unclaimed children in the wild.

The 28-year-old Capricorn was released from a Miami jail late Saturday after posting $1,500 bond.

DaBaby was arrested last week and charged with misdemeanor battery following an altercation with a Miami music promoter.

The music promoter admitted paying DaBaby $20,000 cash upfront for a performance on Thursday. But DaBaby claims he was promised $30,000.

Video allegedly shows DaBaby and another member of his entourage assault the man and go through his pockets.

The man told police he was robbed of $80 and an iPhone 7, and DaBaby poured apple juice on him.
 

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Janet Jackson is a huge Colin Kaepernick fan. The superstar singer went the extra mile to get a hold of Kaepernick's sold out Air Force 1 sneakers.

According to The Blast, the shoes sold out within minutes after going on sale last month. Millions of sneaker heads tried to buy the sneakers which retailed for $110.

Janet reached out to one of her contacts who hooked her up with a pair.

"Thank you CK for my sneaks. I love'em [sic] @Kaepernick7," she wrote in the caption of a photo that shows her rocking the coveted sneakers.
 

The sneakers feature a logo of Kaepernick's signature afro on the heels and they bear the date "08 14 16" on the right sole. The date marks the first time Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem before a game.

The shoes hit the market weeks after Kaepernick attended a workout for NFL teams in Atlanta. One of the wide receivers who caught Kaepernick's passes that day was offered an NFL contract, but Kaepernick is still unsigned.

Nike made the 32-year-old activist the face of an ad campaign for Nike's 30th anniversary year in 2019.

On Saturday, the former NFL quarterback angered his Twitter followers when he slammed the United States as an imperialist country after a precision drone strike killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, 62.

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Former James Bond actor George Lazenby says the James Bond franchise has to change because today's men are "less masculine" than they were in his day.

Lazenby played manly agent 007 James Bond in the 1969 film On Her Majesty's Secret Service. He offered his opinion on actress Lashana Lynch taking over as fictitious agent 007 after actor Daniel Craig plays his fifth and final role as Bond in No Time to Die.

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Lynch plays a British agent who takes over Bond's assignments when he retires from active service in No Time to Die.

The news that a woman is stepping into Craig's macho shoes does not sit well with Bond fans.

But Lazenby accepts a woman playing Bond. He said today's men are less masculine now than they were back when he was Bond.

"Men haven't got the balls they had 50 years ago," the 80-year-old told London's Daily Mail.

"When I was born my mother had to get permission to speak. And now the men have to [get permission to speak]. It's a different time. And, well, the movies have to show that."

He added: "You just have to look at the newscast. 75 percent of the people are women and before it was ten percent, so women have taken over. I don't say that as a bad thing, but it's different."

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50 Cent celebrated the New Year with his girlfriend, Jamira Haines, in Miami Beach. The 44-year-old TV mogul and his girl were seen shopping with a small army of bodyguards.

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New Year was a welcome break in 50 Cent's ongoing feud with rapper French Montana, who was recently released from a hospital after apparently suffering a heart attack.

Fiddy kicked off the rap beef by accusing Montana of buying a 10-year-old Bugatti. He captioned the video: "why this guy keep saying he paid 1.8 for a 08 car he won't be finished paying for till 2025 that only cost 700."

Montana clapped back by showing proof that a 2010 Bugatti does not depreciate very much after it's driven off the dealership lot.


 

Then 50 claimed he had the paperwork to prove Montana secured a loan to purchase the luxury sports car.


 

But Montana won the battle when he unearthed an old photo that apparently shows 50 Cent kissing fellow rapper Eminem in a recording studio. There are reports that the image is doctored. What do you think?

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Wendy Williams dropped hints that she went off the market on New Year's. The 55-year-old talk show Diva teased fans with an Instagram image that showed her enjoying a candlelight dinner with someone in Manhattan.

She captioned the image: "Guess who took me for dinner because he likes to watch me eat?!"

Wendy's fans quickly guessed that her dinner date was DJ Boof (since she tagged him in the photo).

Wendy seemed ecstatic in the photo. Her body language says she is smitten with the man sitting across from her.

Body language experts say sucking your fingers generally means you're nervous or regressing to your childhood.

But sucking one finger at a time is a sure sign that her mouth is primed and ready for after dinner sex.

Wendy is coming off a very bad year after divorcing her cheating husband, Kevin Hunter, who fathered a baby girl with his longtime mistress.

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One of two journalists who caught heat for mocking the looks of Jay-Z and Beyonce's 7-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy, refuses to back down.

Vanity Fair film critic Kameron Austin Collins sparked outrage when he targeted the youngster in an odd Twitter exchange with Harpers Bazaar writer Violet Lucca.

Collins said he felt sorry for Blue Ivy because her father's genes "are about to really hit Blue Ivy."

Lucca replied, "They haven't already?"

To which Collins tweeted: "you're right. But she's lucky -- if it happens now she'll definitely grow out of it. Get the ugly duckling phase done early".

Lucca then compared the child to socialite Kylie Jenner, who underwent extensive facial surgery as a teenager.

Black Twitter's response was swift as the tweet exchange went viral on Wednesday.

Collins cracked first, saying his tweets were a "bad joke, and black girls in particular deserve better."

But the outrage continued on Twitter when Lucca logged in the next day, and seemed to take offense at the anger directed at her and Collins.

"Kam wrote a very earnest apology and everyone in the replies is telling him to keep it. We've been moved to the evil category and there's no way for us to get out of it. I'm sure there will be plenty of people responding to this saying I'm playing the victim by pointing this out."

"There is nothing that I can say that won't be written off or projected upon or dumped on, so I choose to say nothing," Lucca tweeted on Tuesday, Jan. 2.

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Lucca's response left many questioning her motive. Some users believe she and Collins insulted Blue Ivy to prove a point about liberals taunting President Trump's 13-year-old son, Baron Trump, on social media.

She blamed "structural racism" for the different reactions to jokes about Baron and Blue Ivy.

"Structural racism is real. It does not matter how much money a [person of color] makes for them to be affected by it. I realize that when I make fun of a noter celeb kid -- say, Baron Trump -- it's totally different that when I say something about Blue Ivy."

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The girlfriend of Day 26 member Robert Curry was forced to prove she was born a girl after Internet trolls shamed her on social media.

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Day 26 is best known as contestants on Sean Combs' reality TV series Making the Band. Their debut album went No. 1 on the Billboard charts.

Social media trolls routinely harass Portia, who has full lips and beautiful African features.

When Curry posted an Instagram photo of the couple celebrating New Year's, the trolls asked him if he was in a homosexual relationship.

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"Omg is that yur [sic] boyfriend are you gay with all do [sic] respect," asked one Instagram user.

In response to the trans-shaming, Portia changed her Twitter profile to prove she was born a girl.

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Sean "Puffy" Combs gave rapper DaBaby the ultimate endorsement on New Year's Day. Combs, 50, bumped into the "Kirk" rapper outside Club Story in Miami Beach, and told him he was the hottest rapper in the game right now.

Video footage captured the moment between the young rap artist and the aging rap mogul.

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DaBaby is best known for his single "Suge", off his debut studio album, Baby on Baby (2019). "Suge" peaked at no. 7 on the Billboard 100 chart. His 2nd album, Kirk debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

DaBaby's meteoric rise to the top of the charts made him one of the top rappers in 2019.

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Drake, arguably the rapper of the decade, surprised DaBaby by joining him onstage at the Toronto stop of his Kirk tour last month.

"2018, 2017, I used to watch you rep your city," Drake told DaBaby in a video posted to DaBaby's Instagram account. "I used to watch you love your city, And look, we don't say this to each other enough as rappers but I wanna say congratulation. You're killing this."

The Internet erupted last month after DaBaby's fake sex tape went viral on Twitter.com.

The real sex tape was scrubbed from the Internet after being shopped to the blogs.
 

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Minnesota rapper Lexii Alijai passed away on New Year's Day at age 21. A family member confirmed her death on Facebook.com on Wednesday. A cause of death was not made public.

Alijai, who was born Alexis Alijai Lynch, was the granddaughter of Zapp band founder Robert Troutman. She was an up-and-coming rapper who launched her career by recording covers of hit songs on SoundCloud and YouTube.

Alijai is best known for collaborations with singer Kelani on her 2015 hit song "Jealous" and "You Should Be Here," which was nominated for a Grammy Award.

"I'm angry I'm confused I'm heartbroken I'm angry I'm confused," Kehlani tweeted on Wednesday. "I love you lexii. My baby was 21!!!!!!!!!!!!"

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In Alijai's last Facebook post, written hours before she died, she wrote, "Stayin in the crib as usual on New Years... [I don't] do parties. I hope everyone has fun, be safe!"

Alijai's death prompted speculation about how she died. Like other SoundCloud rappers, Alijai's tracks had drug and alcohol themes.

In her song "Look At Your Game Girl," she raps:

    Colt 45 to the head, hope I don't blow my liver
    Liquor all in my system, make me float like a river, drippin'
    Bottles sittin' on the counters in kitchens, I'm sippin'
    Stare at my children, wish they had what they missin'/em>

 

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Megan Thee Stallion celebrated the New Year at a pajama party thrown by power couple Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles-Carter.

A photo the rapper posted of Beyonce and her 7-year-old daughter sparked Black Twitter's first dragging of 2020.

The drama began when Vanity Fair writer K. Austin Collins, who is Black, cracked a joke about Blue Ivy's looks.
 

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Then Harper's Bazaar magazine writer Violet Lucca compared the child to socialite Kylie Jenner, who underwent extensive facial surgery as a teenager.
 

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Author and woman's rights activist Mikki Kendall took offense at the senseless attack on a child and went IN on both journalists.

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Lucca, who is white, offered a half-hearted apology, saying she was busy cleaning her apartment when Black Twitter came for her.

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Kendall responded by reminding Lucca that journalists should remain unbiased, and that what she wrote "was rooted in racist narratives about Black girls & their features..."

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Collins also apologized, calling his tweet a "bad joke."

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Question: What do you think? Should the journalists' comments be protected speech?

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Bobbi Kristina Brown's former boyfriend, Nick Gordon, has died from a cardiac arrest brought on by a suspected drug overdose. He was 30.

Gordon's brother, Jack Walker, Jr., confirmed the news in a Facebook post on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.

"GOD WHY I DID I HAVE TO LOSE MY BROTHER ON NEW YEARS," he wrote, adding, "All I can do is cry."

He shared a series of social media photos of the siblings posing together when they were youngsters:

"I love you so much big brother I hope you heard me talking to you at your bedside you are with me and I can feel it I love you I love you I love you watch over me and your nieces."

He gave a statement to People.com, saying:

"We are devastated by the loss of my beautiful brother. He leaves a void in the hearts of my family and his friends. Nick's battle in life was not an easy one. I will be forever grateful that my God afforded a small moment at the very end of Nick's life, and I was able to hold his hand as he journeyed on."

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According to the London's Dailymail.com, Gordon suffered a series of heart attacks during a New Year's Eve celebration in Florida. He was driven to an emergency room and "dumped" there by friends.

A source tells Dailymail.com:

"...the suggestion is he was taking drugs with friends and he passed out. They drove him to the hospital, took him inside and then left him there... Whatever you think of Nick and his lifestyle, it's terribly sad that his supposed friends just dumped him and drove away."

Gordon was admitted to the intensive care unit at Altamonte Springs Hospital in Florida, where he later died.

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Gordon was dating Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown at the time of her drug overdose in January, 2015, when she was found unresponsive in the bathtub of the home they shared near Atlanta. She died in July, 2015, at age 22.

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Gordon was sued for wrongful death by Bobbi Kristina's father, Bobby Brown, and her estate executor, who accused Gordon of giving the aspiring actress a "toxic cocktail" of drugs and placing her facedown in a bathtub where she lost consciousness.

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The lawsuit claimed Gordon physically abused Brown and punched her in the face repeatedly, knocking out one tooth and dragging her up the stairs by her hair. He also allegedly transferred large sums of cash from Brown's account into a bank account controlled solely by him.

Gordon maintained his innocence, but in 2016, a Fulton County judge found him liable for Bobbi Kristina's death after he failed to appear in court. He was ordered to pay $36 million in damages to Brown's estate.

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In 2018, Gordon's girlfriend at the time, Laura Leal, accused him of domestic battery. He was arrested and jailed. But Leal later withdrew her statement and denied being "struck or touched against her will" by Gordon in a letter to the judge. The case was dismissed.

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Celebrations have already begun around the world as revelers say goodbye to 2019 and ring in a brand new decade on Tuesday night.

If you plan on staying in, here is a list featuring New Year's celebrations and countdown shows on television.

New Year's Eve With Steve Harvey

Rapper/actor LL Cool J (pictured top) is the headliner on Fox's New Year's Eve hosted by Steve Harvey starting at 8 p.m. ET. Other performers include Tyga, The Chainsmokers, Florida Georgia Line, and The Village People, who will attempt to break the world record for the biggest "YMCA" dance.
 

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Dick Clark's Rockin’ Eve On ABC

Dick Clark's Rockin' Eve, hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Lucy Hale in New York's Times Square. Singer Ciara Wilson (pictured) will host from Los Angeles and actor Billy Porter is live in New Orleans.

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Ciara (pictured right) will be joined in L.A. by Megan Thee Stallion (pictured left), Paula Abdul, Salt-N-Pepa, and more. Porter will be joined by Usher, Sheryl Crow, and more. There are live performances by Post Malone, BTS, Sam Hunt, and Alanis Morissette in L.A. and the Jonas Brothers will perform in Miami, Florida. The show starts at 8 p.m. on ABC.
 

A Toast to 2019!

Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager host NBC's New Year's Eve special featuring Kristen Bell, Maya Rudolph and others. The fun starts at 8 p.m. ET.
 

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NBC's New Year's Eve 2020

Carson Daly and Julianne Hough host NBC New Year's Eve 2020, with live performances by Ne-Yo, Brett Eldredge, Julianne Hough, Leslie Odom, Jr., Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, and more. The countdown begins at 10 p.m. ET on NBC.

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Cardi B, arguably one of the top entertainers of 2019, took to Instagram on New Year's Eve to list her accomplishments over the last decade.

Cardi described her rags-to-riches life in an Instagram post on New Year's Eve.
 

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Cardi has a lot to be thankful for. On Tuesday, the 27-year-old mother of one gave her followers the grand tour of the new $5.8 million mansion.

My real estate friend was unable to find any public records for the sale of this home. But she did find a $35,000-a-month rental listing for the same address. The rental was taken off the market in October.

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The house sat for two years before Cardi and Offset came along. The owners chopped $4 million off the original sales price before listing it for rent.

$35,000 a month is nothing to sneeze at. Cardi is doing the right thing if she is renting. Why buy a house that she will have a very difficult time unloading in a few years?

The 22-square-foot mansion in affluent Sandy Springs, near Chastain Park boasts 5 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a 4-car garage, a man cave/game room and a gun range.

Question: Did you accomplish your 10-year goals? What are your goals for the upcoming decade?

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How convenient. A second accuser has come forward just days after a celebrity photographer accused Damon Dash of sexual assault.

Dash was sued for $50 million by his business associate and celebrity photographer Monique Bunn.

Bunn accused Dash of sexually assaulting her in a bedroom in his California mansion in April 2019. Her attorney, Chris Brown, filed the lawsuit last week.

A second woman sent a notarized letter to the court identifying herself as T. Harper. She described an assault that allegedly took place in NJ over 20 years ago.

She said she met the 48-year-old music producer at a restaurant one night in New York while she was still a college student.

Harper and her friends crossed paths with Dash again in New York. Dash and his entourage invited the women back to his penthouse in New Jersey. She said a friend called her back to Dash's master bedroom where, she alleges, he was waiting for her wearing nothing but a bathrobe.

"As he got closer, he took his towel off and began to play with his penis. I told him I was not interested in having sex. The friend who called me back, was nowhere to be found."

Harper claims Dash grabbed her, threw her down on the bed and tried to remove her pants. She said Dash attempted to penetrate her but she clenched her vagina, tightened her legs and "continued to fight."

Harper claims Dash fondled her with his fingers. The attack ended when she kicked him in his groin and fled the room.

"For a split second, I thought about taking a champagne bottle and cracking him in the head with it," Harper wrote. "But then I thought, I would get arrested and no one would believe my story, so I didn't split his skull, but I wanted to hurt him the way he had hurt me."

Harper said "it took years of therapy to accept" that she did the right thing.

Dash is the latest Hollywood mogul to be brought down by the so-called #MeToo movement. Similar allegations brought down power players like Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby, Adam Venit, Bryan Singer and Brett Ratner.
 

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