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Actress Jada Pinkett Smith is just like you. The mom-of-two is not willing to loan money to broke family members because "I'm not trying to have fallouts over money."

In other words, Jada will give loved ones her pocket change, but if a family member needs a loan for a new car or a new house, they are out of luck.

The Girls Trip star has set strict rules for herself when it comes to sharing her wealth, because she doesn't want relationships to be ruined over someone's failure to repay a loan.

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Jada explained her stance on the latest episode of her Facebook Watch show Red Table Talk, as she helped a wealthy viewer named Samantha to navigate the "awkward" situation of feeling obliged to lend cash to relatives.

"For people like us, who came from backgrounds where we didn't have much, don't feel guilty," Jada advised. "I spent so many years feeling guilty and my guilt made me feel like I owed everybody and I wasn't allowed to say, 'No.' And that's just not true, right?"

Will Smith's wife continued, "First of all, I don't lend money. I only give money that I am willing to give like, 'This is a gift.'

"I do not lend money because that turns into a lot of problems, just as far of the expectation of people paying you back or what have you. So I tend to not give where I can't just say, 'Here's a gift to you.' Specifically people who are close to me, 'cause I'm not trying to have fallouts over money."

Jada says she will only come to someone's financial assistance if they are truly ready for the help.

"So it's like, somebody's like, 'I want a new house,' but they don't have a job to support the house they're trying to buy. It's like, 'Well, you're not ready for that.' So I'm not about to help you get into something that ultimately is going to make more difficulty for you, right? And so, I really had to look at that. So I've also learned to help people with resources, with education."

Concluding her money advice to Samantha, Jada added, "Don't feel guilty just because we got our grind on. You don't owe nobody nothing."

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Adolfo Quiñones, best known as break dancer/actor Shabba-Doo, died Wednesday. His cause of death was not disclosed. He was 65.

Quiñones, who is Puerto Rican and Black, honed his break dancing and locking skills in a housing project in Chicago. He danced for family members for spare change.

He moved with his mother and sister to Los Angeles, where he danced in clubs around the Crenshaw strip.

He was a founding member of the dance troupe The Lockers with Fred Berry (What's Happening) and Toni Basil. The troupe opened for Frank Sinatra at Carnegie Hall and presented an award at the Grammys. They appeared on music variety TV shows, Soul Train, and in TV documentaries.

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Quiñones later joined the Soul Train Gang and served as Madonna's choreographer during her Who's That Girl? tour in 1987.

He co-wrote the musical Rave, and the movie Dancing to a Different Beat (1993). Quiñones starred as Turbo opposite dancer Michael "Boogaloo Shrimp" Cambers in the movie Breakin' (1984), then retuned as Ozone in Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984).

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"Breakin' was more than just a dance film, it launched a cultural revolution. In that way, there is no other feeling quite like it. I knew it was going to be a hit," said Quiñones, pictured with Jamie Alexander in 2006.

"If I could tell anyone out there one thing, it's that working on your craft is great, having the desire is great, passion is great, but the match that ignites it all is education. Go to school, know your craft, know how it works and be in control of your destiny."

Quiñones is survived by a daughter and a son.

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Tristan Thompson listed his Ohio waterfront mansion for $3.2 million after signing a contract with the Boston Celtics in November.

Thompson played nine seasons for the Cleveland Cavaliers before departing for Massachusetts.

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The "impeccable" 6,424 square foot, 5-bedroom, 5 bath manse is located inside an exclusive gated community in Bratenahl, Ohio. Thompson purchased the property in 2015 for $1.9 million.

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The house is the most expensive currently on the market in the community, which has a median home price of $425,000, according to Realtor.com.

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The "owner's wing" -- which the "woke" no longer refer to as the "master bedroom" -- features a luxurious bathroom, a humongous walk-in closet, a sitting area and a balcony overlooking Lake Erie.

The second floor features an in-law suite with a second kitchen and private entrance. And on the third floor there's another guest suite with an office.

The finished daylight basement boasts a billiards room, a home theater, full bar, wine cellar, exercise room and another full bathroom.

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Sean Combs played Santa Claus to 175 families in a struggling Miami neighborhood. Combs, 51, stopped by Miami's impoverished Overtown neighborhood with a fistful of cash on Dec. 29.

In addition to handing out $50 cash and $50 Publix supermarket gift certificates to each resident, Combs, aka Puff Daddy, P. Diddy and Brother Love, blessed 175 families with rental assistance.

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Combs wore a clear face shield over designer glasses and black latex gloves. He was dressed in a multicolor Coogi sweater and designer sneakers. The middle aged mogul arrived wearing a face mask which he soon removed to greet excited Overtown residents.

The Sean Combs foundation along with Headliner Market Groups and local charity Teens Exercising Extraordinary Success (T.E.E.S) provided rental assistance to families struggling to pay their bills amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

Local activist Michael Gardner handed out gift bags filled with essentials such as hygiene products.

Earlier this year, his company, Combs Enterprises, launched the "Our Fair Share" program, an online platform dedicated to helping minority small business owners through the economic hardships brought on by the lockdowns across the U.S.

Charitable donations are eligible for huge tax write-offs come tax time.

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Lindsey Vonn and PK Subban have called off their engagement after three years of dating.

Vonn, 36, shared the news on Instagram on Tuesday, alongside a photo of herself and Subban, 31. The retired Olympic skier announced that she and the professional hockey player are no longer an item.

"Over the past 3 years PK and I have had some incredible times together. He is a kind, good man, and someone I respect a great deal," she wrote.

Subban had similar kind words to say about his ex on his Instagram account.

"Lindsey is one of the most kind and caring people I know. I will always treasure our time as a couple together and the many laughs we shared.

"After much consideration, we have decided to move forward separately. We will always remain friends and love each other immensely. We ask that you respect our privacy during this time."

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Vonn previously dated golf champ Tiger Woods, 45. She then moved on to football coach Kenan Smith in 2016.

Vonn was previously married to former Olympic skier Thomas Vonn, a Caucasian man, in 2007. They divorced in 2011.

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The ongoing Covid-19 outbreak has claimed yet another Hollywood marriage. Tyrese Gibson and long-suffering wife Samantha have called it quits on their four-year marriage.

The Fast & Furious star, who shares two-year-old daughter Soraya with Samantha, announced the split in a post on his Instagram page on Tuesday.

"We have decided to make a statement of a painful and significant development in our lives," he wrote.

"After much thought, consideration, and prayer, We unfortunately have made the difficult decision to officially separate & divorce. Our intention is to remain the best of friends & strong coparents."

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Tyrese, who regularly documents his turbulent life on social media, continued:

"We feel incredibly blessed to have found each other and deeply grateful for the 4 years we have been married to each other, Our journey together has been a ride of both ups & downs, but it’s a journey that neither of us would have chosen to take with anyone else. We truly have so much love & respect for each other. We both have grown tremendously within this relationship; we have shared so many beautiful memories and moments, and we also look forward to see the amazing futures we have ahead of us individually."

The actor concluded his post by stating that he wanted not to take any bad energy into 2021.

"As if 2020 hasn't already been extremely grueling and challenging to us all we wanted to mutually speak on this now to keep this energy in 2020 and not take this energy into 2021. We would really appreciate your most sincere prayers and to respect our privacy at this time as we deal with the reality of where we are. Thank you, Sincerely & Respectfully, Samantha & Tyrese Gibson."

The girl dad's marriage to Samantha was his second - he was previously married to ex-wife Norma, with whom he shares 13-year-old daughter Shayla.

Tyrese and Samantha shared a mansion in the upscale Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta. Tyrese showed his benevolent side when his Range Rover was stolen from the driveway of his Buckhead mansion this week.

The luxury vehicle was found 3 hours later and Tyrese bailed the car thieves out of jail to celebrate the New Year with their families.

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Savannah James responded to reports that her 16-year-old son, Bronny James, was romantically linked with 46-year-old Instagram influencer Larsa Pippen, simply because he 'liked' one of her pictures.

The rumor was allegedly started by a blogger who noticed Bronny "liked" one of Larsa's photos. Savannah, a grown woman who rarely addresses gossip, was not feeling the comments about her teenage son on the internet.

"With everything going on in the world right now, this is the s--t y'all talking about....," Savannah wrote on her Instagram Story.

"At the end of the day y'all are talking about a minor. I don't care what type of 'celebrity' y'all think he is, he's a child and the bulls--t needs to stop. Y'all got the right one."

It all started when sports blog Black Sports Online reported that Bronny "liked" one of Larsa's Instagram photos and sent her a direct message. It was the "direct message" lie that got under Savannah's skin and prompted her to issue a correction -- Black mama style.

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Savannah, 34, and Lebron James, 35, share three children, Bronny, son Bryce Maximus, 13, and 6-year-old daughter Zhuri.

Larsa is best known as the wife of NBA legend Scottie Pippen and mother of his 4 children, Scottie Jr., Sophia, Justin, and Preston. They announced their divorce in 2016.

Larsa hired publicists to make her internet famous. Their efforts paid off and she was paired with the Kardashian Klan on some episodes of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Larsa also appeared on The Real Housewives of Miami.

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Mariah Carey's ex-husband, Nick Cannon, is a dad for the fourth time. The 40-year-old actor, rapper, and TV personality's on-off girlfriend Brittany Bell gave birth to the couple's second child, Powerful Queen Cannon, just before Christmas.

Bell took to Instagram to share the happy news on Christmas Day.

"The best gift ever we have been surprised with... A GIRL!!!!!" the model wrote alongside snaps of Nick with the newborn.

"Powerful Queen Cannon came this week perfect timing for Christmas. So much more to share. All I can say is that Nick was my rock through the most intense yet empowering natural water birth. It was nothing but POWERFUL Merry Christmas!!!! THANK YOU GOD."

Cannon called Bell a "rock" for undergoing "the most intense yet empowering natural water birth".

Nick and the former Miss Universe contestant share three-year-old son Golden, a child prodigy who can count from 1-10 in four languages. Cannon is also dad to Carey's nine-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe.

The Drumline actor is a celebrity ambassador for the Lupus Foundation of America.
 

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Rapper Boosie Badazz pleaded with fans to donate their spare insulin to control his blood sugar levels. It isn't clear why Boosie relies on his fans to refill his insulin supply.

The 38-year-old rapper posted an Instagram photo of a Lantus insulin multi-dose pen, along with a caption asking fans to contact his manager: "I NEED IF U N ATL dm @nightlyfedtone CASH ON DECK."

Lantus is long-acting insulin typically used to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetics. Insulin is a hormone produced by the body that lowers blood sugar levels. Lantus begins to work about three hours after injection and lasts for 24 hours.

Boosie is at risk of losing his right leg after he was shot by an unknown gunman in Dallas in November. The rapper, whose real name is Torrence Hatch Jr., underwent 3 surgeries to place pins in his leg.

Fans expressed concern for the ailing rapper who is forced to perform in his wheelchair at nightclubs to pay his medical bills.

"His leg ain’t gone heal if y'all don't get this," one fan wrote. Another IG user wrote: "Get at boosie on the quicks y'all ! And y'all have a blessed day."

He is confined to a wheelchair due to diabetic wasting, a disorder that affects the nerves in the legs, hips and buttocks, causing pain and muscle wasting.

In another post on Instagram, Boosie shared a video explaining why he wasn't holding a giveaway fans this Christmas.

"I'm giving my love and my gifts to my family... People who hurt when I hurt, people who cry when I cry. People who done suffered with me."

He captioned the video: "#yeahisaidit I WISH A HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL THO."

Millions of diabetics are struggling to refill their insulin due to skyrocketing insulin prices. The feds are cracking down on underground black markets for insulin sales.

One desperate diabetic posted an ad online that reads: "I cannot afford my insulin anymore. I have Lantus pens to trade for Novolog or Humalog vials/pens. Any help is appreciated!"
 


 

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Gucci Mane is a father of two, after his wife Keyshia Ka'oir gave birth to their first child together.

The 40-year-old rapper shared the happy news on his Instagram page, while revealing the unusual name they chose for their son.

Gucci shared a photo from Keyshia's baby shower, which he captioned:

"My wife just gave me a 7lb 1 oz baby boy his name ICE DAVIS 12/23/20 thank you MrsDavis, he’s here!!!!!!!"

Keyshia, real name Keisha Watson, shared the same news on her own Instagram page, adding: "OMG he is soooooo darn CUTE & PERFECT."

Ice is the first child for the couple, who wed in 2017. Keyshia, 41, is the mother of a grown son and two grown daughters, while Gucci has a special needs son from a previous relationship.