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Gabrielle Union thanked social media fans for cheering her up after she lost her lucrative gig as a judge on NBC's America's Got Talent last week.

Lovebscott.com first reported that Gabrielle and fellow new judge Julianne Hough would not be returning to the popular show after just one season, leaving fans to speculate over the reason for her dismissal.

Following reports of a "toxic" atmosphere on set regarding "racism" and "sexism", VAriety.com reported that the 47-year-old actress was offended by staffers complaints about her ethnic hairstyles.

Union took to Twitter on Wednesday to thank fans for their continued support, saying she was "lost" and all "alone" after being let go from her job.

"So many tears, so much gratitude. THANK YOU! Just when you feel lost, adrift, alone... you got me up off the ground. Humbled and thankful, forever," she tweeted.

While the mother-of-one and stepmother of four didn't address the NBC show directly, she went on to like a tweet from a reporter who mentioned she'd been "fired" from the franchise.

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Union spoke out after her retired NBA star husband Dwyane Wade shared his support for his wife by suggesting network bosses tried to pin a drop in viewership on the new judges.

"Men lie, Women lie, numbers don't," he tweeted, quoting lyrics by rapper Jay-Z, on Wednesday, Nov. 27.

Wade, 37, expressed surprise upon learning that Union was fired from the show. They thought for certain that being LGBT allies would elevate her status in Hollywood.

"Over this past year I've been approached by many people saying that my wife @itsgabrielleu is the main reason they've started watching #AGT or that they love her insight and sincerity on the show. So when i got the news that my wife was being fired - my first question was obviously why!? Iam (sic) still waiting on a good answer to that question. But if anyone knows @itsgabrielleu or have heard of her you know she's an advocate for our community and culture."

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Gabrielle Union is breaking her silence after she was let go as a judge on America's Got Talent for complaining about the "toxic" work environment. The outspoken 47-year-old actress lasted only one season on AGT before network bosses terminated her and fellow judge Julianne Hough, 31.

According to Variety.com, staffers at the NBC talent competition complained over "half a dozen times" about her various ethnic hairstyles.

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Staffers reportedly complained about Union's hair weave products, telling the mother-of-one that her various hairstyles were "too black" for the show's audience.

But a network source denied that Union only received feedback about hair continuity during season 14.

The news was first reported by lovebscott.com that the Bring It On star and fellow judge Julianne Hough were dropped from AGT ahead of season 15. Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, who are Caucasian, and host Terry Crews, who is Black, are expected to return next season.

According to Variety.com, numerous incidents left Union uncomfortable - such as when guest judge Jay Leno allegedly made a racially insensitive joke while visiting the show's offices.

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"Leno made a crack about a painting on display in a hallway of the show's Simon Cowell, surrounded by his dogs. Leno joked that the pets looked like something one would find 'on the menu at a Korean restaurant'," according to four people who were present at the time of Leno's wisecrack.

According to Variety, Union asked producers to report the incident to Human Resources but, following a conversation with a NBC executive, the matter was dropped.

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Other incidents Union complained about included one involving a white male contestant, who wowed the audience with his quick changes between costumes. At one point, he donned dark make-up to look like the American singer Beyonce - which angered Union and caused her to object to the contestant being in the show.

The contestant was apparently still allowed to audition, but the audition was cut before the show aired.

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The Variety report also claims that both Union and Hough (pictured) were consistently given "excessive notes on their physical experience," which had a big impact on their morale - particularly for Hough.

However, Hough, who wants to keep working in Hollywood, denied the claims in a statement to E! News, telling the outlet: "I had a wonderful time on America's Got Talent, I loved working with the cast, crew and producers. I am happy to continue my working relationship with NBC."

Meanwhile, NBC hit back at the report in their own statement, which read: "America’s Got Talent has a long history of inclusivity and diversity in both our talent and the acts championed by the show.

"The judging and host line-up has been regularly refreshed over the years and that is one of the reasons for AGT’s enduring popularity. NBC and the producers take any issues on set seriously."

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Gabrielle Union was let go as a judge on America's Got Talent after she made one too many complaints to bosses about the show's "toxic culture" on the set, according to WENN.com.

The outspoken 47-year-old actress served as a judge on the competition reality TV show this year, alongside Julianne Hough, who was also let go from the show in November.

According to Variety.com, numerous incidents left Union uncomfortable - such as when guest judge Jay Leno allegedly made a racially insensitive joke while visiting the show's offices.

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"Leno made a crack about a painting on display in a hallway of the show's Simon Cowell, surrounded by his dogs. Leno joked that the pets looked like something one would find 'on the menu at a Korean restaurant'," according to four people who were present at the time of Leno's wisecrack.

According to Variety, Union asked producers to report the incident to Human Resources but, following a conversation with a NBC executive, the matter was dropped.

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Other incidents Union complained about included one involving a white male contestant, who wowed the audience with his quick changes between costumes. At one point, he donned dark make-up to look like the American singer Beyonce - which angered Union and caused her to object to the contestant being in the show.

The contestant was apparently still allowed to audition, but the audition was cut before the show aired.

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The Variety report also claims that both Union and Hough (pictured) were consistently given "excessive notes on their physical experience," which had a big impact on their morale - particularly for Hough.

However, Hough, who wants to keep working in Hollywood, denied the claims in a statement to E! News, telling the outlet: "I had a wonderful time on America's Got Talent, I loved working with the cast, crew and producers. I am happy to continue my working relationship with NBC."

Meanwhile, NBC hit back at the report in their own statement, which read: "America’s Got Talent has a long history of inclusivity and diversity in both our talent and the acts championed by the show.

"The judging and host line-up has been regularly refreshed over the years and that is one of the reasons for AGT’s enduring popularity. NBC and the producers take any issues on set seriously."

Union has yet to publicly respond to the allegations.

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Patreon shut down the account of a person alleging to be R. Kelly's long-suffering girlfriend Joycelyn Savage, 24. The account was disabled after the person behind the account failed to respond to requests to verify their identity.

"After multiple unsuccessful attempts to verify the identity of the account holder, we closed the Patreon page allegedly associated with Joycelyn Savage due to potential impersonation." Patreon said in a statement on Tuesday. "All patrons who signed up for the membership page were refunded and the creator did not receive any funds."

Savage, a native of Atlanta, Ga, met Kelly when she was a 19-year-old aspiring singer. She lived with Kelly and other members of his harem in a rental home in a suburb north of Atlanta.

Kelly, 52, was arrested earlier this year on 13 felony counts of child molestation and human trafficking. He is being held without bond in a Chicago jail.

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Savage, left, and another one of Kelly's former girlfriends, Azriel Clary, 21, denied allegations of abuse by Kelly in a televised interview with CBS earlier this year.

The women told CBS's Gayle King there was nothing inappropriate about their relationship with Kelly.

The person behind the account took to the site on Saturday, claiming to be Savage and accusing Kelly of abusing her and keeping her a prisoner in his home. The Patreon page was linked to Savage's Instagram account that has over 86,000 followers.

"I didn't have any type of privacy at all now that I think about it," she wrote. "If I showered one of his assistants would have to be by the door while I shower. I couldn‘t talk to my parents in private sometimes. I was told what to say on the phone to them."

The account has made a significant amount of money, with a reported 2,000 users signing up for membership, with fees ranging from $3 to $25 . If the account does turn out to be fake, the money will be returned.

So far, the real Joycelyn Savage has not come forward to confirm or deny the account is hers.

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Deyjah Harris's mother, rapper Ms. Niko, seemed to call her ex-boyfriend Tip "T.I." Harris a "narcissist" after the rapper apologized profusely for joking about accompanying his daughter to the gynecologist to make sure she was still a virgin.

"Whew chile, the narcissism," Ms. Niko wrote in a post on Instagram.com. Her followers assumed she was referring to T.I.

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Following an art therapy session in October, Ms. Niko opened up about a "lying" ex-boyfriend.

In a video on her IG page Ms. Niko displayed a drawing she made featuring 3 black vertical lines on white paper.

"This line right here represents him because his ass be lying, Ok?" she said. "And, if you notice, there's two more lines on the outside because he stay f---ing lying, Ok. He lies all. the. time." She continued: "I almost put a line right through the middle of this because he has crossed very many lines!"

T.I., 39, and his long-suffering wife, Tameka "Tiny" Harris, 44, visited Jada Pinkett Smith's Red Table Talk web series in an episode that aired on Monday, Nov. 25.

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T.I. told Jada he was joking about comments he made regarding his daughter Deyjah's annual virginity check-up.

He admits the remarks he made during a recent podcast chat were said in a "very joking manner."

"I began, from a place of truth, I began to embellish and exaggerate. People took it extremely literal. If you put any of my reputation about who I am as a father and who I’ve been, I honestly thought people knew me better than that."

The "Paper Trail" rapper decided to break his silence after friends urged him to admit he was exaggerating. But he stressed that his priority was protecting his daughter from sticky-fingered boys in heat.

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"I think that in the age or the time when our women - black women - are the most unprotected, unattended, disregarded women on the planet, I'm being criticized because I'm willing to go above and beyond to protect mine," he said in the chat, which premiered on Monday.

"Anything that is the most important thing to me in my life, I am going to deal with that with very extreme care," he continued. "And I don't understand how that is looked at as being so wrong."

FYI: Gynecologists do not perform hymen checks or Pap smears on children. A doctor would not perform a "virginity check" or "hymen check" on girl children unless there was a medical reason for the exam.

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Wendy Williams reacted angrily to a Radar Online report that claims she has given up on men and is dipping her toes in the lady pond for the first time in her life.

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According to the report, Wendy, 55, is dating Whitney Houston's former personal assistant Robyn Crawford, also 55. Robyn is hawking a book about her alleged sexual relationship with the late pop music icon. According to Radar, Wendy and Robyn were spotted out & about together after Robyn appeared on Wendy's show.

Wendy was livid! She denied the claim during her top-rated daytime talk show on Tuesday.

"I am no lesbian. I like women for friendship," said the New Jersey native, who added, "I like men and I like the D.".

"I'm like, first of all, I'm not down with that," Wendy continued. "All due respect to the lesbians. And Robyn is married, she's got kids and I'm not a home wrecker!"

Click here to watch Wendy's response video

In her book, Robyn claimed she had a brief romantic interlude with Whitney, but Whitney's friends called her out, saying she betrayed Whitney to sell a few books.

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Wendy divorced her husband of 22 years, Kevin Hunter Sr., 47, after she learned he fathered a baby girl with his longtime mistress Sharina Hudson, 34, earlier this year. Wendy and Kevin Sr. share a son, Kevin Hunter Jr. 19.

Wendy was raised by two loving parents who are still married to each other. There is nothing in Wendy's background that suggests she is homosexual or that she needs to be with a woman to substitute for the affection she didn't receive from her mother.

Child experts agree that homosexuality is a psychosexual disorder that is caused by genetics and random environmental factors, including if babies don't bond well with one or both parents.

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Megan Thee Stallion visited fellow rapper French Montana who is laid up in an intensive care unit after allegedly suffering cardiac issues at home.

Megan posted a video of her visit to see Montana just before attending the 2019 American Music Awards on Sunday. In the video, Megan, 24, tells Montana to "Get your motherf----- ass out this motherf------ bed and go home. They can't keep a real ni--a down."

Montana shared a since-deleted video that shows he is in an isolation room in intensive care. He captioned the video "6 days in icu." He wore a pulse oximeter on his index finger to monitor his respiratory status.

His hospitalization comes a few weeks after the Moroccan rapper celebrated his birthday in Africa. Rumors are swirling that Montana picked up a nasty infection that weakened his heart muscle while over there.

Online sources say Montana's worried ex-girlfriend Khloe Kardashian is also checking up on him daily.

Police were called to the rapper's Calabasas, Calif. mansion at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in response to a burglary report which turned out to be a false alarm. But the cops called an ambulance when the rapper collapsed after complaining of shortness of breath, abdominal/chest pain and nausea.

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Gabrielle Union was unceremoniously fired from America's Got Talent after speaking out against "problematic" racism and sexism on the show.

The story was first reported by lovebscott.com. Gabrielle Union, 47, was let go from America's Got Talent and, according to B. Scott, there's apparently a lot more to the story than what was officially announced.

NBC sources tell lovebscott.com exclusively that Union's termination came as a result of her speaking out about "problematic” situations on the set. A source tells lovebscott.com there were racist and sexist situations on the set.

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"[Gabrielle's] contract was not renewed after being the #1 talent on the show, NBC and network TV," the source tells B. Scott.

"They only replace the women and blacks at Simon’s whim. She wouldn't walk away from $12 million because she's 'busy.' Based on weekly interactions on social media, by the time AGT finale aired Gabrielle was the #1 talent on network TV for 2019. Why not pick up someone’s option in extreme success?"

NBC reportedly fired Union to switch things up on the show. The NBC sources continue:

"Social media engagement is the new measuring stick for talent and Simon isn't on social media. Juliane and Gabrielle were both way higher ranked/engaged than Howie. The idea the network wants to "switch things up" only applies to women and Black folks. Nick Cannon wasn't crazy. He walked away from 8-figures over how [AGT] operates."

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Tip "T.I." Harris says he was joking about comments he made regarding his daughter Deyjah's annual virginity check-up. The 39-year-old father of seven appeared on Jada Pinkett Smith's Red Table Talk FACEBOOK web series in an episode that aired on Monday, Nov. 25.

T.I. admits the remarks he made during a recent podcast chat were said in a "very joking manner", but he is determined to protect his daughter from sticky-fingered boys in heat.

"I think that in the age or the time when our women - black women - are the most unprotected, unattended, disregarded women on the planet, I'm being criticized because I'm willing to go above and beyond to protect mine," he said in the chat, which premiered on Monday.

"Anything that is the most important thing to me in my life, I am going to deal with that with very extreme care," he continued. "And I don't understand how that is looked at as being so wrong."

The musician, real name Clifford Harris, was heavily criticized for making the controversial comments to singer Miguel's wife, Nazanin Mandi, during her Ladies Like Us podcast.

After confirming that he had the "sex talk" with his teenage daughter, he went on to joke about going to her gynecologist's visits to make sure her hymen was intact.

"Deyjah's 18, just graduated high school now, and yes, not only have we had the conversation (about sex), we have yearly trips to the gynecologist to check her hymen," he said during the since-deleted podcast. "I will say, as of her 18th birthday, her hymen is still intact."

T.I. told Jada he regrets sharing personal details about Deyjah publicly. He admitted Deyjah was disturbed by his comments.

"She did have a problem with me talking about it," said T.I., "and I understand that, and I am incredibly apologetic to her for that. She understands my intentions and she knows who I am, who I've always been."

A family friend who begged for anonymity told Sandrarose.com that he hoped the rapper would admit he was "exaggerating" about the gynecologist visits. The friend said T.I. took a lot of heat for a joke that was considered in poor taste. "He should just come clean and admit he was kidding," said the friend.

FYI: Gynecologists do not perform hymen checks or Pap smears on children. A doctor would not perform a "virginity check" or "hymen check" on girl children unless there was a medical reason for the exam.
 

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K-Pop fans are mourning the death of 28-year-old singer Goo Hara on Sunday. The former member of South Korean girl group KARA took her own life 6 months after a previous suicide attempt.

Hara's body was found around 6 p.m. local time on Sunday in the exclusive Gangnam area of Seoul, South Korea. A close friend of Hara's said she battled "severe depression" due to negative online comments.

S. Korea police say Hara left a handwritten, "pessimistic" note on her living room table. Hara left a final "goodbye" on Instagram.com before she took her own life. Hara also said "goodbye" to fans on Instagram after her first suicide attempt.

During her recovery Hara apologized to her fans for worrying them. "I am sorry for causing a commotion and concern," she told Sankei Sports.

"In terms of health, I am recovering," she added. "I had been in agony over a number of overlapping issues."

Hara, who often spoke out about online bullying in the past, launched an anti-cyberbullying campaign after her first suicide attempt. She pleaded with her fans to leave more positive comments on her timelines. She vowed to ignore the negativity going forward.

"From now on, I will steel my heart and try to show up healthy," she said.

Social media is linked to a dramatic increase in youth and young adult suicide rates and a hike in mental illness diagnoses.

The news of Hara's death comes days after Twitter tech support announced the microblogging platform is offering users the option of hiding replies to spare their feelings.

The "hide replies" feature is available to all users across mobile and desktop platforms. The new feature has been both hailed and criticized as "radical" and "controversial".

Critics noted that a blue popup and an icon alerts users to the hidden replies - and simply clicking the popup reveals the hidden replies to any user.

Critics worry that the new feature could encourage trolls to retaliate against Twitter users for hiding their replies.

One Twitter user wrote: "I wonder if this pop up makes people more likely to pay attention to hidden replies than if they were never hidden in the first place".

Another user tweeted, "What is the point of people hiding unwanted tweet replies if twitter fills the screen with a giant pop-up calling attention to the fact that there are replies they have hidden".

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Jocelyn Savage (or someone pretending to be her) appears to have turned on her longtime boyfriend R. Kelly. Jocelyn is selling her story now that the troubled singer is locked up with no chance of getting out in the foreseeable future.

In multiple interviews Jocelyn repeatedly defended Kelly after cops, acting on tips by parents, raided his Atlanta area home to conduct welfare checks on his harem.

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Jocelyn and Kelly's other girlfriend, Azriel Clary, right, eventually moved with him back to Chicago. "I just mainly want to say that I am in a happy place with my life and I'm not being brainwashed or anything like that," Jocelyn said in an interview after the raid.

Jocelyn's parents accused Kelly of giving her STDs and isolating her from her family. In interviews, Jocelyn said her own father introduced her to the singer when she was 15. Her father allegedly urged her to live with Kelly at age 17 to further her singing career.

As a result of all the publicity generated by the parents, Chicago authorities arrested Kelly on multiple charges including sexual abuse and human trafficking.

Now broke and on her last leg, Jocelyn is willing to throw Kelly under the bus for a dollar.

Kelly's lawyer Steve Greenberg echoed the sentiments of many who say she is an opportunist looking for a quick payout.

"It is unfortunate that Jocelyn now seeks to make money by exploiting her long time, loving relationship with Robert," he said in a statement to Variety.com.

"Obviously if she were to tell the truth no one would pay so she has, unfortunately, chosen to regurgitate the stories and lies told by others for her own personal profit. We know the real facts, and it was not until the money ran out that she decided anything was wrong. Hopefully people will see it for the obvious profiteering it is."

R. Kelly fans let Jocelyn know that they won't support a freeloader who is capable of getting a job to support herself.

Some of her followers left comments saying Popeyes and Chic-fil-A are hiring.
 

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Rap mogul Future Hendrix celebrated his 36th birthday with a star-studded "4eva or Neva" bash at a private event space in Atlanta, Ga. The "4eva or Neva" event theme was all-white, booted and suited. Ladies were encouraged to wear classy evening attire.

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Future's invited guests included rapper Meek Mill, left, Future's rumored girlfriend Lori Harvey; Lil Kim, T.i. & Tiny, Meek Mill, Gunna, Lil Baby, Lil Uzi Vert, 2 Chainz, Tommie Lee, Alexis Skyy, Jacquees, Lil Durk, Sylvia Rhone, and many more.

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Rap mogul Tip "T.I." Harris, left, and his long-suffering wife Tameka "Tiny" Harris, center, posed with rap icon Lil Kim, right.

Future's rumored girlfriend, Lori Harvey, stayed in the shadows all night long. Some guests wondered aloud why Lori was so shy all of a sudden. Sharp-eyed readers will spot her chilling in the background of the photos.

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Rapper French Montana was transported to a hospital after he apparently suffered a severe drug reaction on Thursday.

Police were called to the rapper's Calabasas, Calif. home at 1:30 p.m. in response to a burglary report which turned out to be a false alarm. But the cops called an ambulance after noting the rapper's deteriorating condition.

According to published reports, L.A. County Sheriff's deputies summoned an ambulance after Montana complained of "stomach pains, nausea and an elevated heart rate."

He was transported to a San Fernando Valley hospital, where he was treated with IV fluids.

The 35-year-old Moroccan native was hospitalized overnight for observation.

He is best known for his brief romantic relationships with Hollywood socialite Khloe Kardashian, 35, and rap mogul Sean "Puffy" Combs, 50.

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Writer and actress Lena Waithe is done working with former The Chi star Jason Mitchell. The 32-year-old actor was fired from the show amid sexual misconduct allegations.

Mitchell was cut from Waithe's TV drama and from the cast of Netflix movie Desperados amid claims of inappropriate behavior, which led to him being dropped by his talent agents and managers.

At first Waithe defended her friend, who proclaimed his innocence, insisting he did nothing wrong.

The Straight Outta Compton star issued a public apology and promised to undergo therapy and counseling.

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While Waithe acknowledges Mitchell's efforts to improve his inappropriate behavior, she now insists her priority has to be ensuring the safety and well-being of her female cast and crew on set.

The male-identified lesbian says she can't see herself collaborating with Mitchell on any future projects.

"I'm for the people - I'm for black women. I'm a person who is all about supporting us and making sure we're good and we feel safe," she shared on New York radio show The Breakfast Club, according to WENN.com.

"I couldn't then have a whole conversation with you and then still be like, 'Oh yeah, if he (Mitchell) ever wanted some (work), it's all good.' To me, it's also about changing your behavior... I can't align myself with someone who's (faced misconduct allegations)."

Waithe, who tied the knot with her longtime girlfriend earlier this year, has since hired "intimacy coordinators" to mentally prepare actors for intimate sex scenes on every project she's involved in.

"For me, I feel like I've grown so much from it and I've evolved so much because of it," she explained.

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Rejoice ladies! Ray J is apparently back on the market. The R&B crooner and reality TV star blocked his pregnant wife, Princess Love, on Instagram.

Ray J, 38, apparently blocked his wife after she accused him of abandoning her and their 1-year-old daughter Melody in Las Vegas this past weekend.

"Somebody tell Scooty boy he's only hurting himself," she wrote next to a screenshot of her estranged husband's account. "This is so funny to me," she added. She also tweeted, "Time to let go."

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The 35-year-old mother-of-one accused Ray J of leaving her and their child in Vegas after attending the Soul Train Awards on Sunday night.

"Left me and Melody stranded in Vegas and blocked me from calling," she wrote, "now you wanna post family photos #ByeUgly."

Princess's followers are skeptical that this might be a publicity stunt for their reality TV show. But Ray J has a history of failed relationships with celebrity females. It is not a stretch to believe their marriage is over.

Ray J's more famous sexual conquests include socialite Kim Kardashian-West and the late music icon Whitney Houston. He is best known for a viral sex tape he made with Kim in 2003.

Question: Do you believe Ray J and Princess Love's marriage is over and this is a PR stunt?
 

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Chris Brown teased his fans by appearing to confirm Ammika Harris gave birth to his 2nd child, a boy, on Wednesday. The R&B singer dropped hints by posting 2 images on his Instagram page. One image show him wearing a hoodie featuring the word "BORN". A second image in B&W appeared to show him holding a newborn baby.

Harris reportedly gave birth to a baby boy in a Tarzana, California hospital on Wednesday, Nov. 20. The 26-year-old Blasian has dated Brown on and off since he was dumped by actress Karrueche Tran for cheating on her.

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Brown was reportedly by her side in the hospital when he welcomed his son into the world.

Harris took to her Instagram stories on Wednesday to share her joy. "I was in love when I first saw you," she wrote, possibly referring to her first child.

The troubled 30-year-old singer is already daddy to 5-year-old daughter Royalty Brown, whom he fathered with Tran's then-bestie Nia Guzman.

While Harris has repeatedly claimed to be pregnant with Brown's seed, she has never shown her baby bump in photos. Both Brown and Harris were born under the Taurus star sign.

Question: Do you believe Chris Brown is a daddy for the second time?

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Model Slick Woods is undergoing chemotherapy treatment for stage three melanoma cancer. The Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood cast member announced she was undergoing chemotherapy for stage 3 melanoma cancer on Wednesday.

The Fenty Beauty model, real name Simone Marie Thompson, is best known for her signature bald head and gapped front teeth.

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She shared an Instagram photo of herself sticking out her tongue while hanging out with her boyfriend Micky Munday and some friends. "How I feel about chemotherapy, shout out to everyone that gotta go through it #atleastimalreadybald," the 23 year old wrote in the accompanying caption. Woods joined the LHH franchise last year when she began dating Munday.

Woods told The Shade Room Instagram blog she was battling stage three melanoma cancer, meaning her cancer has spread to her lymph nodes. TSR added the star is "fighting for her life”.

While she didn't share the location of her cancer, melanomas typical involve the skin cells, such as in melanocyte cells, aka melanin-producing cells. It can appear on women's breasts, ears, arms, back and legs, but it can also occur in the mouth or mucous membranes, such as the vagina, intestines or bowels.

Skin melanoma is more dangerous because the cancer can spread quickly to other organs in the body if not treated early.

Risk factors for melanoma of the breasts include family history of breast cancer, exposure to the sun, friction caused by tight bras, age and inherited genes, such as BRCA1 and BRCA2, starting periods early, starting menopause after age 55.

Woods' fans rushed to send their well wishes to the beauty following her initial post, but Slick took to her Instagram Stories to urge followers not to pity her, declaring: "Stop treating me like a victim."

Meanwhile, celebrity pals including Taraji P. Henson also sent supportive messages, with the Empire star penning: "You are already on the other side of this heathy (sic) and strong like it never happened. I adore you."

Power actress La La Anthony also wrote: "Love u sis."

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Damon Dash was arrested in New York on Wednesday, Nov. 20, after racking up more than $400,000 in outstanding child support.

The 48-year-old rap mogul stayed one step ahead of the police for several years after failing to make payments to ex-girlfriend Cindy Morales, with whom he shares a son, and his former wife, designer Rachel Roy, pictured above with one of their two daughters.

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Complicating the troubled mogul's financial difficulties is his fiancee, Raquel Horn (pictured), is pregnant with his fourth child.

Dash reportedly fled the Big Apple and relocated to the West Coast to avoid arrest, but he returned to NYC this week to try and clear up his legal troubles.

According to TMZ, Dash appeared in court to plead with a judge for leniency, claiming he was so broke he couldn't afford $2,400 in fees.

Dash told the court he had no income and his current business ventures were not turning a profit, according to WENN.com.

But the police were unsympathetic. They clapped the handcuffs on him as he headed into a courthouse on Wednesday to settle a child support bill to Rachel Roy.

"We've been looking to arrest him since 2015," Sheriff Joseph Fucito told the New York Post's Page Six. Fucito said Dash had 2 warrants for his arrest.

The first felony warrant, relating to child support for Morales, was issued in April, 2015, while a second warrant was issued by a Bronx Family Court judge in March after Dash skipped payments to Roy.

According to TMZ, Dash was taken into custody and escorted to Brooklyn, where he handed over money for the balance of his debt. He was subsequently released from custody.

Dash rose from humble beginnings sweeping up barbershops and selling newspapers as a teenager to co-founding Roc-A-Fella Records and Rocawear clothing with Jay-Z as a young adult.

He earned tens of millions of dollars as a music and fashion mogul over the course of his career.
 

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The invitations have gone out for rapper Future Hendrix's private all-black birthday party. Atlanta's power couple - Future and Lori Harvey - are expected to make their public debut tonight.

The Atlanta-based auto tune rapper celebrates his 36th birthday at an undisclosed location tonight, Nov. 20. The couple sparked rumors after they were spotted at Teyana Taylor's concert in Atlanta on Thursday, Nov. 14.

Future and Lori were seen kissing and cuddling backstage, sources told theJasmineBRAND blog.

Future's security was tight that night, so no pictures were allowed backstage.

Steve Harvey's stepdaughter made headlines when she was spotted on rap mogul Sean Combs' arm. Lori and Combs denied they were dating - and, as it turns out, they weren't lying.

Lori finally got tired of seeing Combs' flirting with other young women. She unfollowed him on social media.

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But sources say sparks flew when Lori met Future. The rapper has seven children by as many women, including Seattle homemaker Ciara Wilson. Don't be surprised if Lori falls pregnant with Future's 8th seed.
 

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Idris Elba is trying to cut down on his use of social media because he gets so depressed by the instant access to world news.

Like most celebrities, the Thor star can't get enough of the addictive nature of social media. According to WENN.com, the 47-year-old British actor is an active user of Twitter and Instagram but he finds world events saddening.

"I've been trying to wean myself off," the actor and DJ tells Fast Company magazine. "I used to post a lot more, but it's been putting me off lately. And Twitter's just not how I want to receive my news.

"I read the news aggregated on my iPad, but I can't check it constantly - I'm not proud of it, but it's true - because it makes me feel depressed."

Instead, Idris is weaning himself off of social media by clearing his head, saying: "I'll just sit in the dark, stare, and try not to do anything - just clear my mind and decompress."

The superstar says he only sleeps "four or five" hours a night, and he schedules his time in terms of projects rather than days or hours.

"I don't think in terms of minutes or hours or days or dates, especially because I'm traveling between time zones," he adds. "My home base is London, but I could be working anywhere around the world. I pretty much know my schedule for the whole year, and I think of it in terms of blocks of time, where each project is a block."
 

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Nipsey Hussle is deceased and Michelle Obama is not a performing artist. But they both earned Grammy award nominations on Wednesday.

The slain rapper is up for 3 Grammy nominations, eight months after his tragic death in Los Angeles. The Grammy nominations were announced on CBS This Morning on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

Hussle earned three Grammy nods in the Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Performance categories for his appearance on DJ Khaled's "Higher" with John Legend.

Former first lady Michelle Obama is nominated for Best Spoken Word Album for her best-selling memoir "Becoming."

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Alicia Keys, who is the proud mom of a LGBT+ child, will return to host the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 26, 2020. She is pictured with Mrs. Obama at the 61st annual Grammys last year.

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Pop singer Lizzo leads all Grammy nominations with 8. The morbidly obese "Truth Hurts" singer expressed her excitement, tweeting in all caps, "This has been an incredible year for music and I'm just so thankful to even be part of it. We are all winners."

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One-hit rapper Lil Nas X earned 3 Grammy nominations, including record of the year, album of the year and best new artist for his "Old Town Road" remix, featuring Billy Ray Cyrus. "No f-cking way," Nas X tweeted on Wednesday.

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Summer Walker is dismayed and disappointed that her fans continue to believe she is making up her social anxiety disorder.

The 23-year-old "Girls Need Love" singer hit out at social media trolls for questioning the legitimacy of her social anxiety struggles. The up-and-coming R&B star insisted her mental health problem is not "an act".

Summer recently blamed her social anxiety disorder for her decision to scrap a series of concert dates on The First and Last Tour.

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Summer, who won Best New Artist at the 2019 Soul Train Awards, kept her acceptance speech brief due to the overwhelming anxiety of public speaking.

Her short and sweet speech led to some rude criticism online. Many of her fans accused Summer of faking her disorder.

The young singer noticed how many of her critics appeared to be "ignorant" mothers, leading her to voice concern for today's youths who also struggle with mental health disorders.

"You know, the scariest s**t I've been witnessing is that most of the women leaving negative comments like 'it's an act,' 'I don't have the right to act like this b/c (because) I'm famous, b**ch you slow' or just flat out making fun of me for being vulnerable. HAVE CHILDREN, these women have children," she vented on Instagram.

"It makes me feel soo bad cause it's clear that if the children are developing or struggling with any type of mental disorder such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, it'll be brushed to the side and will never receive any treatment because it'll just be 'an act.'"

Walker went on to reveal that she has been dealing with social anxiety since she was six. She was afraid to leave home to attend school due to anxiety, so she sympathizes with kids who are experiencing similar problems.

"These parents are probably so ignorant that instead of reading up on symptoms they just whoop the child," she continued. "sad, my s**t started at 6 so yes kids have it to."

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Jada Pinkett Smith is often asked about her close relationship with Tupac Shakur, who died from injuries he sustained in a drive-by shooting in 1996 at age 25.

The 48-year-old mother of two opened up about Tupac during a discussion on her Red Table Talk web series with guest Robyn Crawford, a lesbian who wrote a book about her relationship with the late Whitney Houston.

Both Jada and Robyn have been accused of embellishing their relationships with the dead superstars.

During the chat Jada explained that she understood Whitney and Robyn's close bond because of the friendship she shared with the rapper before his death.

"I understood because of the complex relationship I've had with 'Pac and those moments of "Who's that?" Knowing damn well there ain't nothing like that between us."

Jada said Tupac confided his fears that he would "go off the rails" if they were no longer friends because she gave him "stability".

"Him feeling like, 'You're the only stability I got, I can't afford for you to put that attention elsewhere'," Jada explained. "For him, it was, we were an anchor for each other. Anytime he felt like that anchor was threatened, oh my God."

"When you said (the book is) a love letter to Whitney, that resonated as so powerful," she told Robyn, 55. "It was so healing for me in so many different ways," Jada said of Robyn's new memoir, A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston.

"It's hard to live with someone who has had a legacy at the level she has had and then to lose them under tragic circumstances. I have a very similar situation," she continued.

The Girls Trip actress and the bad boy rapper both studied at the Baltimore School of the Arts before finding fame in their respective fields.
 

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Kanye West issued another warning to parents to protect their children from “indoctrination" by Hollywood's entertainment machine.

Kanye issued the warning during his Sunday Service sermon at Joel Osteen's megachurch in Houston, Texas over the weekend.

Kanye said his fellow narcissistic celebrities will do anything for fame. The father of four said celebrities are in service to Satan, not God.

"You start to feel like Satan is the most powerful and you start to feel that if you service God in life it means you will not prosper and the only way to prosper is in service to fame," said Kanye."

He suggested that Satan may be the reason today's music sucks.

"Satan stole all the best producers. Satan stole all the best musicians, all the good business people and said you've got to come over and work for me," said Kanye.

He added: "Satan stole all the best designers. Hollywood puts images and symbolism in movies and tv shows to indoctrinate your kids into lives of emptiness, service to self, and feeding the eye...

"We have our own daughters and we're still rapping about trying to hook up with somebody's daughter.”

Kanye reassured his fans that he has been sent to save them from the Hollywood's Satanic influence.

"Jesus has won the victory because now the greatest artist that God has ever created is working for him. All of that arrogance and confidence and cockiness y’all seen me use before, God is now using for Him."

He warned parents to protect "your kids from the indoctrination of the media, the thousands of thousands of images that are fed to children by the age of 6 or 7."

Kanye said social media imagery is "purposely mixed in to lower the kid's super power and esteem so that they can be more susceptible to consumption and feel that they need to consume and become a part of the robotic numeric system that controls so much."

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50 Cent fired back at claims he bullied Power co-star Naturi Naughton's appearance on social media. According to The Blast, the 44-year-old troll reposted a side-by-side meme of Naughton next to Goro from Mortal Kombat. He wrote, "who the f—k did this, POWER is #1."

Naturi took offense to the meme and she responded to the rapper, whose Instagram account was shuttered after multiple complaints by users who say he is mentally abusive.

"Did we have a fight and I not know about it? So confused," she wrote. Naturi added:

"There's so much I wanna say but... You don't even have an Instagram account so... why waste my characters or come out of my CHARACTER! But do pick up a copy of my upcoming book: #whatNOTtoDoWhenYoureABoss ????? #ImNotACharacter #IAmARealPerson #IAmAWoman #IAmABlackWoman."


 

Loose Change responded to a fan who defended him against allegations that he bullied Naturi. "I thought u was sticking up for her or did I read wrong" the fan wrote. To which 5 Dimes replied, "I was sticking up for her, they just went and made some sh-t up."

Small Change is on his last leg on Twitter.com as well. My sources say he has already been warned to tone down his harassing tweets on the micromanaging platform.

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Proud father Future Hendrix attended the Golden Wishes Gala 2019 with his eldest daughter Londyn Wilburn at Georgia Aquarium on Saturday, November 16, in Atlanta, Georgia.

The 35-year-old Scorpio has been heavily criticized for his reputation as a serial breeder. The family man currently has seven children with as many women, including Seattle homemaker Ciara Wilson, Jessica Smith, Brittni Mealy, India J, Joie Chavis, Eliza Seraphin and Cindy Renae Parker.

According to The Blast, the rapper was recently taken to court by his latest baby mama, Parker, mother of his youngest son, Legend.

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Future is pictured with (L-R) his father Eddie Jester, his mother Stephanie Jester, and his daughter, Londyn.

Future is certainly no choir boy. But he isn't the serial breeder that he is portrayed as either. Most men aren't capable of being the man they were meant to be because they don't have a father figure in their lives.

Luckily, Future had a father in his life to teach him how to be a man. A real man procreates with women to ensure the survival of the human species. Future has more than done his part.

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Chris Brown, 30, and Lizzo, 31, were among the top winners at the 2019 Soul Train Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday night.

Neither star attended the awards ceremony at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas due to previously scheduled commitments, according to WENN.com. But Chris took to Instagram to celebrate after winning Song of the Year, Best Collaboration Performance and Best Dance Performance for his track "No Guidance" featuring rapper Drake.

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Sharing a picture announcing his triple victory, Chris wrote:

"THANK YOU GOD !!! THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING ME. I LOVE YOU. It means the world to me #TEAMBREEZYTAKEOVER."

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Lizzo has yet to respond to her double win - for Video of the Year for "Juice" and Album/Mixtape of the Year for "Cuz I Love You". The "Truth Hurts" star has been keeping herself busy in Europe in recent days.

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After performing on The X Factor: Celebrity in the U.K. on Saturday, she will perform in concerts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Frederiksberg, Denmark, this week, before heading back across the pond to America.

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Other winners at the Soul Train Awards included singer H.E.R., who took home the award for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, presented to her by bisexual singer Tank. Kahlid won the Best R&B/Male Artist trophy, and Beyonce Knowles-Carter, 39, was honored with the prestigious Ashford and Simpson Songwriter's Award for her single "Brown Skin Girl".

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Beyonce was busy in Florida playing hostess at her husband, Jay-Z's annual Shawn Carter Foundation gala. She is pictured at the gala on Saturday.
 

The full list of winners from the 2019 Soul Train Awards is courtesy of WENN.com:

Best New Artist: Summer Walker

Rhythm & Bars Award: Cardi B - Money

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist: H.E.R.

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist: Khalid

Album/Mixtape of the Year: Lizzo - Cuz I Love You

Song of the Year: Chris Brown feat. Drake - No Guidance

Video of the Year: Lizzo - Juice

The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award: Brown Skin Girl - written by Beyonce Knowles, Carlos St. John, Adio Marchant, Shawn Carter, Stacy Barthe, Anathi Mnyango, Michael Uzowuru, Ayodeji Balogun, Richard Isong

Soul Train Certified Award: Trevor Jackson

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award: Kirk Franklin

Best Dance Performance: Chris Brown feat. Drake - No Guidance

Best Collaboration Performance: Chris Brown feat. Drake - No Guidance

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R&B star Omarion, pictured right with ex-fiancee Apryl Jones, has no qualms about his baby mama dating his former B2K bandmate Lil Fizz (inset). Omarion, 35, insists everyone has the right to be happy, including his baby mama.

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The "Ice Box" singer split from Apryl Jones in 2016, and they remain cordial friends. Apryl recently made headlines after embarking on a new romance with promiscuous reality star Fizz, real name Dreux Frederic, 33.

The budding relationship has been well-documented on their reality show, Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood, leading many viewers to criticize the pair for apparently disrespecting Omarion, and Fizz's ex-girlfriend, fellow cast member Moniece Slaughter.

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Omarion, who shares five-year-old son Megaa and three-year-old daughter A'mei with 32-year-old Apryl, has addressed the controversy, making it clear that he doesn't care what she does.

"I don't feel no ways, I don't feel any way about it," he told VladTV. "I think that if they're happy, then they should be happy."

One thing Omarion does take issue with is how the personal drama surrounding Jones and Fizz's romance has been played up for clicks and views. "I think they should change the narrative, though," he stated.

"She's still the mother of my children. When something affects her, it affects my kids, and that affects me. But what she does is, you know, live your life! I think people should do whatever makes them happy."

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Saturday Night Live cast member Bowen Yang lashed out at the Sara Lee corporation for defending their brand from off-color, homosexual jokes after SNL aired a gay-themed sketch on Saturday, Nov. 16.

According to TVLine.com, the sexually charged sketch featured musical host Harry Styles, pictured right, as Dillan, a social media manager who was called into a meeting for posting "off-brand activity" on the Sara Lee company Instagram account.

The off-brand activity included sexually suggestive comments on a Nick Jonas post, including "Wreck me daddy" and "Destroy me king." There were also comments left by the @SaraLeeBread handle on a random Instagram user's account, including sexually suggestive emojis that imply Dillan wants to "get railed to death".

In one comment, Dillan tweeted:

"Feeling really depressed after threesome. What was supposed to be a fantasy ended up more rejection. Must get rid of toxic in community."

Another Dillan comment read:

"A little moody after being used. Why do guys freak out when I ask them to spit in my mouth? Need a real king that can handle. It's 8 am and have to go to hell job at sara lee. A little in my head after another threesome."

The SNL comedy sketch was inspired by the ongoing fan belief that Styles, 25, is a repressed homosexual who is trapped in the closet.

Styles, a former member of the British boy band One Direction, has repeatedly said he is not a homosexual, but he does claim to be gender fluid and trysexual.

After the sketch aired on SNL, Yang, who is openly homosexual, took to Twitter.com to apologize to Sara Lee for using their brand in his comedy sketch without permission.

"Me and prodigal son [Julio Torres] made Mz. @Harry_Styles say queer nonsense," he tweeted. "Very very very sorry to everyone at @SaraLeeDesserts."

That should have been the end of it. But Harry Styles' fans took to the @SaraLeeBread IG account and left 1,700+ mostly sexually suggestive comments, including "Wreck me daddy" and "Destroy me king."

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Understandably, the dessert corporation disabled the comment section on Instagram to protect their wholesome brand - which outraged Yang.

"Sara Lee disabling and deleting IG comments," he tweeted. "Wow they really could have been THE bread for f*gs."

A Sara Lee spokesperson responded to the criticism, saying:

"We didn't participate in creating the skit and its content doesn't align with Sara Lee Bread's brand. But, we all know SNL pushes the envelope for laughs and we are taking it in stride."

The spokesperson's statement - that SNL's homosexual "content doesn't align with Sara Lee Bread's brand" further angered the LGBT+ community.

Because homosexuality is rooted in narcissism, some homosexuals respond out of anger when asked to respect the opinions of others.

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The Postmates driver who was roasted by Lizzo for allegedly stealing her fast food has filed a lawsuit against the obese singer.

According to the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, Tiffany Wells claims Lizzo ruined her life when she put her on blast back in September.

Wells says her life was threatened by Lizzo's fans and she lives in constant fear. She said she is subject to ridicule and humiliation, along with stress and anxiety.

The "Truth Hurts" singer called out Wells for allegedly stealing her delivery, tweeting: "Hey @Postmates this girl Tiffany W. stole my food. she lucky I don't fight no more."

Postmates responded quickly, apologizing to the 31-year-old star, and saying Wells waited outside Lizzo's Boston hotel for the required five minutes, but she was unable to reach the "Juice" singer, so she left.

Some Twitter users sided with Lizzo, but others criticized her for "snitching" on a minimum wage food service worker.

"Jesus. This poor girl is going to get fired and then hunted down. Come on, Lizzo," tweeted one user.

Another user tweeted: "So you've publicly shamed someone who works in the service industry… you’ve nearly a million twitter followers… and you've now DMd their employer who will likely sack the individual you shamed publicly after accusing her of theft when you don’t actually know what happened."

Lizzo later apologized for posting Wells's photo and contact information on Twitter.com.

"I apologize for putting that girl on blast. I understand I have a large following and that there were so many variables that could've put her in danger. Imma really be more responsible with my use of social media and check my petty and my pride at the door."

 

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