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Tyler Perry and his longtime girlfriend Gelila Bekele have reportedly split - and Tyler's male and female followers are shooting their shots at him on social media.

Tyler made the announcement on Instagram, informing his followers that he is 51 and single after apparently breaking up with the mother of his only child.

The famed playwright shared a selfie showing off his muscular bawdy. He captioned the image:

"This is what a midlife crisis looks like. I'm 51, single and wondering what the next chapter in my life will look like. Whatever it looks like I'm going to walk with God, be the best father and man I can be, hold my head up high, and try to look my best doing it!! In a world with so much sadness, please try and stay in the good! Merry Christmas and let’s look forward to 2021 bringing us peace!"

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It wasn't long before Tyler's inbox was flooded with messages from his male and female followers offering to keep him company on cold nights in Georgia.

Tyler has been plagued by ghey rumors for his entire career.

One IG user wrote: "Loving the beard now let's work together #GiveMeAShot you wont be disappointed."

Another user wrote: "There are only about a billion women who would love to change your relationship status! Me included Mr Perry. Come visit Westwego LA."

And a hunky male follower wrote: "Pick me."

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George Clooney and Whoopi Goldberg are among the A-list stars defending Tom Cruise after the movie star was caught on tape blasting Mission Impossible 7 crew members for ignoring COVID protocols.

The actor reportedly lost his cool on the set in Rome, Italy, when he spotted two assistants huddled around a monitor, watching playback. He ranted and raved, threatening to fire anyone who didn't take his Corona health and safety rules seriously.

In audio leaked by The Sun, Cruise raged, "We are the gold standard. They're back there in Hollywood making movies right now because of us! Because they believe in us and what we're doing!

"I'm on the phone with every f**king studio at night, insurance companies, producers, and they're looking at us and using us to make their movies. We are creating thousands of jobs you motherf**kers. I don't ever want to see it again, ever! And if you don't do it you're fired, if I see you do it again you're f**king gone."

And now Clooney has defended his pal during a chat with satellite radio host Howard Stern, insisting Tom had every right to threaten his crew members.

"He didn't overreact because it is a problem," George said. "I have a friend who's an AD (assistant director) on another TV show who just had the almost exact same thing happen with not quite as far out a response. I understand why he did it. He's not wrong at all about that."

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And Whoopi Goldberg has also offered up her support to Cruise.

Speaking on her talk show The View on Wednesday, she said, "You know, some people don't understand why he would get so angry. I get it... If he goes down with COVID, the movie's done. You can't get another Tom Cruise!"

Listen to Cruise's tirade below (NSFW).
 

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There are conflicting reports that popular Instagram model Joselyn Cano died following botched butt implant surgery in Colombia or Peru. The details are sketchy and there has been no official announcement of her death.

Cano, 29, is best known for her striking resemblance to reality TV star Kim Kardashian.

Cano, who was dubbed the "Mexican Kim Kardashian," attracted a large following on her social media pages, where she shared photos displaying her surgically enhanced body that made her the envy of her peers.

Her last Instagram post was on Dec. 7 -- the day she allegedly passed away, though the news of her "death" was announced days later.

The police and Cano's family have not released an official statement confirming her death.

Someone logged into Cano's OnlyFans account on Dec. 16, prompting speculation that the aspiring fashion designer who lived in Newport Beach, Ca., is still alive.

Cano's 12.9 million followers on Instagram were stunned to hear reports of her passing.

Imstagram model Lira Galore tweeted on Tuesday, Dec. 15, "Omg Joselyn Cano died in Colombia getting surgery that's wild." In a follow-up post, she tweeted, "She looked so good already wow prayers for her family she was so sweet."

An Instagram user wrote, "So sad people risking their whole life just to impress others I will never understand it cuz that dude gna cheat anyway sooooo….."

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Kim Zolciak says NFL players are swarming into daughter Brielle Biermann's DMs on social media. Speaking on the "HollywoodLife Podcast," Kim said her daughter's inbox is always full. Most of the messages are from horny NFL players.

Kim seems proud of the fact that NFL players might think of her 23-year-old daughter as an easy woman who gives up the goodies without hesitation.

"A lot of athletes DM Brielle," said Zolciak, 42. She noted her husband, former Atlanta Falcons defensive end Kroy Biermann, is all too aware of what the athletes want.

"Kroy's a rare athlete, you know, he definitely verbalizes what men want," she continued. "We all know, obviously, kind of what they want, but there's those few far in-between guys that definitely want a relationship and a connection."

She added: "Kroy's worked with them, and he has a lot of great friends that are athletes as well, I mean, I think everybody's different. We find it funny like, oh, this NFL player is DM-ing Brielle, and Kroy's like, 'Oh, God.'"

Brielle previously dated With Sox pitcher Michal Kopech, 24. They broke up in March 2018.

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Keshia Knight Pulliam is engaged to boyfriend Brad James, and she couldn't be happier.

James, 39, put a ring on it after proposing to 41-year-old The Cosby Show star in Atlanta, earlier this month. The couple dated for just over a year.

According to People magazine, James presented Keshia with a custom diamond eternity band made by Fevzi, of Aydin & Co. Jewelers, a rep for the actress confirmed to the news outlet. After which the newly engaged couple celebrated with immediate family, including daughter Ella, 3.

"Keshia and Brad are excited to find their happily ever after," her rep added.

Keshia posted a photo of herself, Brad and her daughter on Instagram. "I said Yes!!" she wrote in the caption, along with heart and ring emojis.

"LOVE YOU @mrbradjames !!!! This is my favorite photo from our magical engagement dinner. My desire is a lifetime and beyond filled with love & family. My heart is so filled with joy!! So excited to continue to choose each other & our family every day.

Thank you for helping us share the good news @people & thank you to everyone who made this day possible. Oh.... Now make sure you go VOTE GA!!!!!"

James, who is best known for his role as Todd in Tyler Perry's sitcom For Better or For Worse, has also appeared on Netflix's Outer Banks and on the UMC series A House Divided.

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The couple met on the set of the TV movie Pride and Prejudice: Atlanta in 2019, and soon became closerthanthis. She is pictured above with Brad, his daughter, Keshia's mother, Denise Pulliam, and Ella.

"Honestly we just hit it off," Pulliam said of her dopamine connection to her new fiancé. "We had a lot of downtime; there was a lot going on filming that project. So there were times where we would all be sitting in the cast seats or the van just talking."

The actress was briefly married to former NFL star Edgerton Hartwell, 43, the father of her daughter, in 2016. They were married for about a month before she filed for divorce.

Despite the drama in her life, Keshia said her failed history with emotionally unavailable men has prepared her for this journey back down the aisle.

"I think it's better when you've been married before because you're very clear in what you don't desire. It makes it so much clearer when you see what it is you do want." she insisted.
 

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Lizzo responded to the public backlash after she shared her juice detox cleansing "diet" with her social media followers.

The 32-year-old pop star, who was slammed by fat feminists as "fatphobic", insists her detox cleansing diet isn't "for a dramatic weight loss".

Addressing her fans, Lizzo said:

"Your body is perfectly yours, even if it ain't perfect to anybody else. If you only knew the complexities your body possesses you would be so proud of it.

"I'm so proud of you. For making it this far in a society that gives us a head start into self-loathing, that hands us a dysmorphic mirror and leaves us desperate to catch up with who we think we should be."

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In one Instagram post, she shared a photo of herself, nearly naked, standing on a balcony.

Lizzo, who was previously happy with her morbid obesity, said:

"I've spent so much time in this body and I am no different than you — still struggling to find balance, still trying to mend my relationship with food, my anxiety, my back fat. It gets easier. I've spent my hardest days trying to love me."

In another post, the "Truth Hurts" hitmaker wrote: "I detoxed my body and I'm still fat. I love my body and I'm still fat. I'm beautiful and I'm still fat. These things are not mutually exclusive."

Lizzo addressed the criticism over her detox diet:

"To the people who look to me, please do not starve yourselves. I did not starve myself. I fed myself greens and water and fruit and protein and sunlight. You don't have to do that to be beautiful or healthy. That was my way. You can do life your way. Remember, despite anything anyone says or does DO WHAT YOU WANT WITH YOUR BODY."

 

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Lil Yachty is launching his own nail polish line for men after a male student was suspended from school for wearing polish.

TMZ caught up with Yachty at LAX Airport, where he was asked to comment on the 17-year-old student who was suspended for wearing nail polish to class at Clyde High School in West Texas (see video below).

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Yachty, who was wearing Christmas-themed nail polish, praised men who gussied themselves up in makeup, nail polish and other feminine decorations.

"Why do we still have barriers?" he asked TMZ. "If somebody wants to express themselves and it's not harming anyone or bringing anybody down they should be allowed to do so. I don't really see the purpose."

The effeminate rapper shared details about his own line of polish for men: "I've been in development working on my own nail paints, it's called Cree."

He added: "It's essentially unisex, but I want it to be more focused on men to use it and be comfortable."

Yachty has a message for rappers who object to males wearing nail polish and other feminine adornments: "Bruh, it's 2020. It's 'bout to be 2021. What are the barriers?"

Yachty gets his mani's and pedi's done by an Atlanta nail tech who goes by the Twitter handle @SpalshyStackss.

Yachty isn’t the only gender neutral rapper who rocks polish. Playboi Carti and A$AP Rocky also wear nail polish and cosmetics.
 

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It doesn't take much for McDonald's to fire an employee these days. There's always another job seeker waiting in the wings.

On Dec. 13, rapper DaBaby pulled into a North Carolina McDonald's drive thru to pick up an order. The drive thru employee recognized the rapper and begged DaBaby to listen to his freestyle. DaBaby streamed the freestyle on his Instagram Story.

The former McDonald's employee and aspiring rapper, Mouf, who goes by @therealmouf on Instagram, shared DaBaby's video of his impromptu audition on Instagram, which gained him thousands of followers.

But his manager didn't appreciate the worker spewing profane language in earshot of his customers. After all, McDonald's has a reputation to uphold.

Mouf was terminated from McDonald's on Monday, but his track, "The Messenger" is streaming on all platforms. Was DaBaby worth losing his job over?

WARNING: Video contains excessive profanity.
 

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Meagan Good is still going with the excuse that she mistakenly bleached her skin 5 shades lighter.

Back in May, a fan remarked on Meagan's skin bleaching, writing: "Meagan looked better dark skin... She not so pretty anymore she looks average... But her dark skin was above average... Why did she Bleach."

The 38-year-old actress responded: "I didn't Queen. A (unbeknownst to me) unlicensed aesthetician gave me a product to correct a sun mark on my forehead that messed up [my] skin."

In a recent interview with faith-based, The Same Room, Meagan said, "I went to an unlicensed esthetician who convinced me that I needed to get rid of some sun damage. And a few months later, I am like five shades lighter than I actually am and it was a really traumatic experience because I really trusted the person."

Meagan claimed not to know her skin was getting lighter and lighter over time. And her husband didn't notice either.

"I kept asking her through the process, like 'Is this what's supposed to happen?' She's like, 'Oh it'll lift and it'll come back.' I got to the place of realizing I don't know if it's going to come back, I think I've been bamboozled."

When her followers started clowning her and bloggers posted before and after photos, Meagan began to feel the sting of shame.

"It was super embarrassing and super painful especially in the climate we're in as black women," she said.

"I'm over-confident when I look in the mirror, I like what I see. And to feel like someone stole that from me and to feel like I was misled and now there's commentary on it and people thinking I don't love myself, that's something I can get through but when I'm thinking about these young girls, these young brown-skinned girls who are thinking that I've changed myself and what kind of ideas are putting into their head, that just broke my heart."

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You can't please everyone. So-called "fat feminists" are furious with singer Lizzo after she embarked on her weight loss journey without seeking their permission.

Full-figured women who are happy in their bodies took to social media to rebuke the 32-year-old pop star after she confessed to hating her body and despising how she looked in a mirror.

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In a TikTok video Lizzo said, "I came home, and I took my clothes off to take a shower, and I just started having all of these really negative thoughts about myself. Like, you know, 'What's wrong with me?'... 'Why am I so disgusting?' and hating my body."

Fat feminists on Twitter called Lizzo out and accused her of being "fatphobic."

One Twitter user wrote:

"The problem here now, is that fatphobics and horrible people will now use Lizzo's weight loss as a tool to further shame and abuse fat women who are happy in their bodies."

In a now-deleted tweet, user Leah wrote:

"my heart hurts with all my fat peers today. even though she won't say it and will probably try to excuse it, I'm sorry that @lizzo did that to us. we are worthy and what she posted was so f***ed. if you are triggered and upset by it I and right there with you."

Leah, who is Caucasian, apologized after Black Twitter descended on her timeline and attacked her -- as if morbid obesity is a Black thing.

One Black Twitter user wrote: "stay out of black folks business."

Another user wrote: "girl remove that blm photo from ur header and while ur at it stay [out] of blk folk business. foreva!!"

A third user tweeted:

"STAY OUT OF BLACK FOLKS BUSINESS IN GENERAL. Youre not an ally, youre a undercover enemy. Selfish, controlling, only care about BW when they're fat or fir your agenda I guess. Youre just like these Republican WM and its people just like you that gives libs a bad rep."

Leah responded to the criticism:

"The biggest thing is that I am genuinely sorry, and I had no idea just how much I was feeding into the racism of Black women being so highly scrutinized and held to such high standards. I should’ve, I can, and I will do better."