Some of you were inquiring about Ron Artest's date at the Samsung event in Hollywood yesterday. Well, according to loyal reader Misty G., she's his mistress, Shin Shin (or one of his mistresses).

I'm not surprised. But this is so messy.

Ron's wife, Kimsha Hatfield, is @Msmish37Laker on Twitter. That's her on the left with Chanita Foster at a recent Lakers game. I think I'll head on over to Twitter and ask her what she thinks about all this.

According to Playerwives.com:

* UPDATE: Given Ron Ron's recent suspension from game 3 of the Western Conference semi-finals against the Mavericks, it seems like he'll have some extra down time to sort out his wife versus girlfriend situation.

* Fast Facts: Despite Ron Artest being married to his wife Kimisha Hatfield, Ron has been seen out lately quite a bit with a woman who isn't his wife. From various reports around the Internet, it appears that Ron Artest's girlfriend is Shin Shin, a singer of Chinese and Korean descent. Based on the sheer number of times they have appeared in public together, and the poses they choose to take for cameras, it looks pretty obvious to us that Shin Shin is Ron Artest's mistress. Or, if you believe him, she is simply "talent" that he signed to his record label Tru Warier. Too bad she isn't actually listed on his website, which definitely brings into question the validity of that. Anyone's guess as to how Ron Artest's wife feels about this, but based on her appearance - I'm sensing another brawl in the Palace style fight on the horizon for those two.

Photos by Sportsbybrooks.com via Playerswives.com

Remember when Bishop Eddie Long told his congregation that he had 5 rocks and he hadn't thrown one yet? Well, he just heaved one, according to the Atlanta Journal.

The AJC reports that the judge overseeing the Bishop Eddie Long sex scandal case has set a trial for late Summer. The news indicates that settlement negotiations that have been ongoing for months have broken down and the case will go to trial.

This is actually good news for Long and his dwindling flock over at New Birth Missionary Baptist church, which was once 25,000 members strong.

Long found himself embroiled in a sex scandal late last year when a young man alleged that Long coerced him and other young men into sexual relationships with him in exchange for clothing, cars and trips.

The pastor has long maintained that he gave the four male plaintiffs gifts, including cars, clothes and assistance with rent, but he denied that the endowments were in exchange for sex.

When the news first broke last November, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church and the LongFellows Youth Academy filed responses saying they could not confirm or deny whether sexual misconduct took place.

But Long's attorneys pointed out that there was no law against having sex with consenting adults.

All of the plaintiffs admitted in news broadcasts and in court documents that they were fully grown men when the consenting sexual acts took place.

According to my sources, rapper Chris "Ludacris" Bridges is a happily married man!

The rumors began swirling a couple of months ago that Luda and his gorgeous med school fiancée, Eudoxie, jumped the broom sometime late last year. But it wasn't until yesterday that his cousin, R&B Diva Monica, let the secret slip out in a casual tweet during a Mother's Day family get together.

Mo tweeted:

"Romelo keeps forcing my cousin Fab to fly planes. Lol. U come here you are forced to be a boy. Lol"

Of course you know that Romelo is Mo's youngest son. "Fab" is Eudoxie's nickname, and now we know that Fab is Mo's cousin -- through marriage!

Monica married her husband, LA Lakers guard Shannon Brown, in a secret civil ceremony on November 22nd. But she let many of us in on her secret ust two weeks later when she tweeted the date of her marriage. That tweet was just as nonchalant as the one she tweeted yesterday about Fab.

Congrats to Luda!

According to to a confidential source who spoke to Sandrarose.com on condition of anonymity, BET Network wanted Tameka "Tiny" Cottle to come back for a 3rd season of the popular 'Tiny & Toya Show,' but it was a network producer who told her she could not return.

If you recall, another source told me that BET did not ask Tiny to return to the 'Tiny & Toya Show.' But my source said that information was incorrect.

The confidential informant told me that it was James DuBose of DuBose Entertainment who was responsible for all the confusion surrounding the ouster of Tiny from the show.

"Tiny wanted to do the show -- and BET wanted her to come back," said my source in a phone call yesterday. "But [DuBose] told her it was too late, that they had already started filming the [Toya] show without her."

"After they watched the 1st episode of the 2nd season, they said 'We want another season!'," said my source. But she said Tiny's husband, rapper T.I., was initially against Tiny doing another season. "He didn't want her to do it. He said the show portrayed the family in a negative light," she said.

The source said T.I. later changed his mind. But when Tiny approached DuBose to recommit to the show, he told her she could not return.

Tiny, who is preparing for the release of her husband from an Arkansas prison next month, came up with the concept for the 'Tiny & Toya Show'. My source believes that Tiny's publicist, Tanisha Ramos, and DuBose (who produced Monica's 'Still Standing' reality series for BET) both had words with each other.

"Why would you mess with success?," said the source who described DuBose as "catty and messy."

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According to Teh Ghey celebrity blogger, KiddUNot, Lil Kim and reality TV star Natalie Nunn are an item. The ladies partied at Club Liv in Miami over the weekend. They couldn't keep their hands -- or lips -- off each other.

In the past Kim, 34, has been linked romantically to rappers Biggie Smalls, Lil Cease and producer Scott Storch. Some of you may recall Natalie from TV's 'Bad Girls Club' fame. I'm happy for the both of them.

Edited to add:

If you're a Queen Bee fan she will invade Club Ritz II on Black Friday, April 29th, where she'll be performing all of her hitz. EARLY ARRIVAL IS SUGGESTED!

Hosted by: V103's Lil Bankhead. Music by: Hot 107.9's DJ Montay. For VIP info call 404.855.9851. Club Ritz II is located at 7490 Old National Hwy, in Atlanta.

Image source: KUN via MJ

Carmelo Anthony's wife Lala Vazquez standing courtside with director Spike Lee during game 4 of the Eastern Conference playoffs in New York yesterday. I heard a rumor that she's darkening her skin with various cosmetic products, although that's irrelevant here.

Anyway, despite the smiles on both their faces, their beloved Knicks were eliminated from the playoffs by the Boston Celtics yesterday with a 101-89 victory Sunday in New York. This proves what I said all along about the Knicks acquiring 'Melo to fill the seats. He is overhyped and will never be considered a franchise player until he can help his team win a ring.

Troubled singer Chris Brown was spotted arriving at Sydney domestic airport as he continues his 'F.A.M.E' tour around Australia yesterday. I hear that tickets to his tour are selling poorly in Australia, which pleases my Soul. By the way, my MCM rep hit me up when she got in 4 more of these MCM backpacks the other day. The next day, all 4 backpacks were gone! The Ti$a backpacks which originally sold for $450 last year are now going for over $1,000 each -- if you can find one at the MCM flagship store in NYC.

Music mogul Russell Simmons, center, is still friendly with his baby mama, Kimora Lee. He kissed her in front of Djimon Hounsou while at a family outing to the White House for the annual Easter egg roll on the South lawn yesterday. Sources told me that Simmons was so lousy at lovemaking that he drove Kimora Lee into the arms of skilled butch lesbians, one of whom was featured in the Spike Lee movie 'She Hate Me'.

Kimora and Russell's daughter looks like she's developing a little too maturely for a little kid. Her parents might want to consider installing burglar bars on her windows to keep the pedos out.

Originally posted on April 25, 2011 @ 5 p.m.

Photos: Splash News Online

Why do powerful men even bother getting married?

This might be the dirt that U.S. President Barack Obama was hoping to unearth to use against his opponent in the upcoming elections. I'm sure he'll get his people right on it.

Spotted on CDaN via Gawker.com:

"So, this is not really celebrity gossip per se, but it is tabloid fodder, so I think it works. There is a Republican out there who is in the top three or four potential candidates for President. He wants to desperately run, but is trying to come up with a payoff for his mistress. Cheating is not unusual for him considering he even married a mistress in the past."

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Antonia "Toya" Carter celebrated the series premiere of her reality TV show 'Toya: A Family Affair' at a viewing party at Straits Restaurant in midtown on Tuesday night (April 12).

According to the Nielsen Company, the series premiere of "Toya: A Family Affair" on BET was viewed by 1.5 million viewers among 1.1 million households!

That's good enough to make Toya's first solo venture without her friend Tiny, BET's #1 series premiere to date for this season.

Speaking of Tiny, sources within her camp tell me that Tiny was not asked to return this season to BET's #1 hit series 'Tiny & Toya.' Rumor had it that Tiny's husband, rapper T.I., forbid her from returning to the show. "Not true," said my source. "They didn't ask her to come back... I don't know why they didn't ask her. Tiny & Toya was their number one show."

Don't forget to stop by Tiny's Nail Bar on Saturday and Sunday for discount specials on nail designs and pedicures! Tiny's Nail Bar is located at 3540 Walt Stephens Road in Stockbridge, Georgia, about 15 miles southeast of Atlanta.

Photos by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net

Source: TheFutonCritic.com

There's a vicious rumor going around the blogosphere that singer Keyshia Cole's mom, Frankie Lons, 50, was arrested for failing a urine drug test. Well, I'm happy to report that the rumor is not true.

According to Frankie's publicist, Cherry Banez, Frankie was arrested, but not because she failed a drug test. Frankie missed her probation visit due to the fact that she was undergoing treatment at Dr. Dårew's Pasadena Rehab center in California.

Sent Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 3:30 PM

Sandra! fyi - unfortunately, Frankie was in a catch 22 situation - she missed probation because she was at rehab at Dr. Drew's Pasadena center. That's what lead to the arrest, not drugs as published by mediatakeout.

Frankie is 50 years old and I am doing what I can to help her change her image into a sober woman who has made regrettable mistakes. As she approaches the next phase of her life with grandkids and her new found children, I hope she does succeed. Keep up the good work with your Medical Minutes -- what I am trying to say is you have readers who may not get medical info in traditional sources, but through your blog, [they] can at least receive medical info while getting their entertainment as well!

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Cherry Bañez
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Rapper Jay-Z, 41, is still seething after being humiliated by the NBA who fined the NJ Nets $50,000 after Jigga posed with players on Kentucky's men's basketball team during the NCAA championships. Not only that, but Kentucky went on to lose the next round.

Jay Z attending a private party thrown by Gwyneth Paltrow on the west side of New York City last night. Paltrow reportedly cooked for a slew of her famous friends. Photo: INFphoto.com

Meanwhile, his wife, Beyonce, 29, was seen shooting a music video for her next single, entitled "Girl" due out this week or next. The picture is very grainy because it was taken with a long zoom lens. The music video will feature fashions by Bey's favorite designer of the moment, Roberto Cavalli. According to a Stan over on the Beyonce World forums who heard "Girl":

"...the song starts with drums, and u heard them chanting girl in the back i think. (again its muffled but i get it) then the Pon di floor beat drops added with another beat. Then Bey comes on and Says GIRL!!! We run this mother F-cking Ish! she says it like 3-4 times... Then she say Who Run The World? Girl! Who the run world? Girl. Who Run this Mother?! Girls, Who Run This Mother?! Girls..."

It sounds like more of the same: Bey screaming her head off over the track while trying to convince herself that she's somehow still relevant in today's music.

Photos: INF PHOTO

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A loyal reader who asked to remain anonymous writes:

Hey Sandra, I love your blog. I wanted to give you some breaking gossip. I was headed home from work today. I got off at Flat Shoals Rd off of I285 and made a left. I noticed two Dekalb police cars had pull over a red BMW 740i and a guy in handcuffs on the ground arguing with the cops. When I passed by, I noticed it was Apollo, Phaidra's husband from Real Housewifes of Atlanta. This happen 20 minutes ago. Please keep me anonymous.

Have a good day.

I called the Dekalb County jail and they have no record of anyone named Apollo Nida being booked into the jail as of 20 minutes ago.

Apollo was last arrested in Atlanta in January, 2010 for running a red light. As you know, Mr. Nida is an ex-con who served prison time for various white collar crimes before marrying Phaedra in 2010.

Update I:

According to a credible source who spoke to Phaedra today, her husband Apollo is "at work" and she says this post is incorrect. My immediate question was, "What work? He has a job?" This email may very well be a hoax. If it turns out to be a hoax, this post will vanish without a trace.

Update II, April 9, 10:01 am ET:

I LOVE my readers! Once again, they gave me the tea before it was spilt on any other blog. :)

According to TMZ.com, Apollo Nida, occupation unknown, was arrested on Thursday (April 7) just as my reader said he had been.

Supposedly, Nida was pulled over and cuffed by U.S. marshals in connection with some type of sting operation by the feds. He was briefly placed in handcuffs and then let go. The claim is that he was arrested by mistake, but we know better.

Here's the tea: why did Apollo's wife, attorney Phaedra Parks, tell a local blogger that her husband was "at work" and therefore not arrested?

In the pics above, you can clearly see Apollo in handcuffs. My loyal reader emailed me before 4 p.m. on Thursday and he saw Apollo in cuffs 20 minutes before that. It's a good thing there wasn't a woman -- or a man as the case may be -- in the car with Apollo when he was pulled over.

Former Destiny's Child singer Kelly Rowland, 30, took a dip in the ocean off Miami Beach on an early Saturday morning. She showed off her toned figure in a lime green string bikini. It's hard to tell she had breast augmentation surgery, but she did. If you are planning on increasing your breast size, may I suggest you be as discreet as Kelly and not overdo it?

They say this is Kelly's boyfriend, identity unknown. She looks happy. Good for her.

In unrelated news, blogger Tami Reed of TalkingWithTami blog, reports that Drake and Lil Wayne had a falling out yesterday during his concert. She says Drake and Baby, aka Birdman, got into a shoving match, which ended when Drake yelled, "I AM Young Money!" Weezy reportedly responded "f*ck you!" and now Drake is out of the Young Money clique.

Supposedly, the dispute was over royalties owed to the rapper. I know you don't care, but Drake is my favorite rapper right now, so I care.

Despite reports that singer Ciara, 25, is currently dating NY Knicks star Amar'e Stoudemire, 28, she was spotted arriving at the New Jersey Nets vs. Knicks game with Lala Anthony's Stud cousin, Dice, at Madison Square Garden last night. This is not the first time we've seen CiCi and Dice together in public. While Ciara dating man whore, Amar'e, makes good gossip fodder, it's more likely that Dice is the one stroking Ciara's kitty at night. Rumors have swirled for years that Ciara is an undercover lesbun, but Ciara has always denied the pesky rumors.

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Grand Hustle rapper Yung Dro released his first music video for "Polo Down" off his mixtape, "I Co-Sign Myself." Click here to see the vid.

In the video, Dro waxes poetic about his love for the high priced Ralph Lauren Polo line. While he is known for his lucid raps about everything from Polo button downs to home grown kush, it is Dro's sexual preferences that's raising eyebrows this morning.

Yesterday, a random groupie tweeted a series of private messages that were allegedly sent from Yung Dro to her DM box. One message in particular caught everyone's eye because it was in reference to fellow Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka.

In the message, Dro allegedly requested a 3-some between himself, the groupie and Waka. Particular attention was paid to the abnormal size of Waka's peen. Dro goes by the username @dropolo on Twitter.com.

Normally we wouldn't entertain such filth on this blog, but Dro didn't exactly deny the authenticity of the private tweets in his profanity-laced responses to the groupie on Twitter. But he did vigorously defend his heterosexuality.

Exposing online conversations that are meant to be private is par for the course on Twitter. Many a rapper's come hither DMs (direct messages) have been exposed by aspiring jump offs. You would think that rappers would be a little more cautious about how much they reveal to total strangers in the DM (Direct Message) box?

While I don't for one second believe that Dro is Down Low or Teh Ghey -- this information does lead one to wonder if men are indeed as interested in the size of another man's junk as the next woman.

What do you kids think?

Troubled singer Chris Brown tweeted this pic of his new 'do after cutting the blonde out of his hair this past weekend. The blonde dye was growing out anyway, but I'm sure Brown got tired of all the teh Ghey jokes.

But that's not the big news that has CB Stans excited: rumor has it that Brown and his ex-girlfriend, Rihanna, will have a sit down chat with Robin Roberts to make up for his chair throwing tantrum the other day inside his 'Good Morning America' dressing room.

Of course, like all dumb rumors, this one will soon fade into oblivion.

We all know that Rihanna is too selfish to help CB promote his new album by granting a joint interview on ABC. And Brown is too narcissistic to share the stage with Rihanna -- especially since any interview agreement would involve him apologizing in some form to Rihanna. And that's never going to happen.

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Socialite Lala Vazquez-Anthony, wife of NY Knicks star forward Carmelo Anthony, visited Angela Yee and the Breakfast Club earlier this week.

After a lot of small talk about Carmelo going to New York from Denver, MIss Yee finally got down to business.

When asked if she had "that talk" with her husband about not embarrassing her with NY's ample groupies, Lala said: "I don't have to have that talk. I would hope after almost eight years he has enough respect for me not to do that."

Yee asked Lala if she could accept Carmelo cheating if he did it discretely.

Lala responded, "If he's doing it discretely, do a good job. 'Cause when I find out all hail is gone break loose!"

Then Yee asked the question that we've all been anxious to hear the answer to: "What about that love child?"

But instead of addressing the question openly and honestly, Lala simply laughed it off, saying she wasn't aware of any baby that her hubby spawned outside of their marriage.

"If I knew about a baby... first of all, what kind of woman would it make me to say 'hide your kid?'"

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Keyshia Cole headlined the Power Live Presents Keyshia Cole In Concert at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in NYC last night. Prior to stepping onstage, Keyshia appeared on BET's 106 & Park to promote her album, Calling All Hearts. According to BET blog, will give a special musical performance on April 30 during the New York EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women. Good for her!


Young Money artist, Lloyd, performed at the Power Live Presents Keyshia Cole In Concert at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill last night.

Rapper Bow Wow and his BFF, Chris Brown performed live on BET's "106 & Park" yesterday in New York City. Brown's album, F.A.M.E. is in stores today. Please unfollow me on Twitter.com if you have any plans on purchasing that garbage. I want only mature adults following me. Bow Wow's rumored baby mama, @miss_joie, needs to learn a few things about being a mature adult before she gives birth to their baby. Last night, she had a meltdown on Twitter that was brought on by a barrage of insults and offensive tweets by users on Twitter. I am ashamed to say that your auntie joined in on the taunts last night. I regret doing that because @miss_joie is obviously a very emotionally troubled young lady.

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These are not my words. These words were written by Blind Items Exposed, a blog that is relunctant to name the stars that they dish about. This particular Blind Item is obviously about Beyoncé. I'm not sure why they didn't simply name her since everyone knows her attitude is legendary.

She’s long had a reputation for being absolute hell to work with. I mean like straight up crazy. Leaves her shit, sometimes literally, everywhere, specifies exact times when people can or cannot talk to her, is foaming at the mouth insane one minute, calm and collected the next. Lately her opportunities have dried up. And this is a good example of why.

Press junket. A handler has to make sure she wakes up in the morning. Because she’s not a proper adult? She finds her completely out of it. Has to put her in the shower and HOLD HER UP. Picture that please. A grown woman having to be physically SUPPORTED in the shower to make sure she can go and do her JOB. She then had to be spoon fed her breakfast. And she had to be dressed. Like, let’s put on your socks! Finally they get her to the point where she can be seen in public. A journalist is soon expected for an interview. Through it all she’s still a fucking zombie.

Soon as the reporter comes into the room though, a switch goes off. She’s alive. She’s engaging. She can speak in proper sentences. And you can imagine, for the people who’ve experienced this, who’ve had to work with her, who have to manage the unpredictability of this, how scary it must be, how utterly unsettling, even more unsettling than most of her peers. And in her business, that’s a pretty high standard.

Our good friend Ciara was spotted strolling in Beverly Hills near her home today. She looked hawt in an oversized white t-shirt printed with huge red lips, and cut off jeans. Nice!

What? Me? Worry?
Socialite LaLa Vazquez was seen leaving Cafe Entourage in Hollywood last night. As you know, one of her husband's former groupies has come forward to talk about her fling with Carmelo Anthony which resulted in his secret love child. So far, Lala has not commented on her Twitter page.

Former stripper E-V-E was spotted leaving Koi restaurant in LA last night. Her style game is always on point!

Photos: Splash News Online

According to Bossip (via TerezOwens), NY Knicks star forward Carmelo Anthony had a good reason to want to be traded to New York, he has a love child there.

While I applaud all men who at least acknowledge their out of wedlock children, Carmelo is a dirty dog for doing this to Lala. He knows how insecure she is as evidenced by her increasing dependence on plastic surgery. This will only send her spiraling deeper into depression. Poor thing.

Supposedly there was a hidden reason behind Melo getting shipped to the Knicks…My source tells me that a big perk of his trade to the New York is he can now have more quality time with his side baby, by a woman in the New York area. My Sources say that the child is 11 months old and that when his then girlfriend (now wife) LaLa Vazquez found out about the pregnancy she gave him the ultimatum of marriage or a very messy break up. My source goes on to say…”People don’t even know the half of it. Just because her life is in the limelight, LaLa thinks Carmelo wouldn’t do anything to ruin there image in the public eye…which is not the case. I know for a FACT, he’s not faithful. Melo is a sweet talker and his sex game is on point…I’m not proud of what I did, but I’m not the first and certainly not the last”

There's yet another bizarre twist in the ongoing Usher/Tameka Foster sex tape scandal. According to TMZ.com, pr0n king Steve Hirsch, who owns Vivid Entertainment, is contemplating purchasing the sex tape to conceal it's contents from the public.

As I told you, a confidential source informed me that the tape contained a graphic scene involving a sex toy that is usually secured to a female's pelvic area by the use of straps. I can't go into more detail because this is a family-oriented blog.

But according to TMZ, Hirsch is willing to save Usher the embarrassment by purchasing the tape to prevent that scene from ever going public. What a great guy.

TMZ has obtained a copy of a letter Vivid Entertainment honcho Steve Hirsch sent to Usher -- and shockingly ... Hirsch offers to help Usher STOP distribution of the tape.

Mind you ... Hirsch is the guy who put out Kim K, Kendra Wilkinson and Montana Fishburne's sex tapes -- but in the letter to Ush he says, "As a result of this being an intimate and very personal tape we can certainly understand why you would want to stop its distribution."

Hirsch goes on to say he's shut down "many celebrity sex tapes" ... and claims he's willing to do the same for Usher.

Porn king with a heart of gold? OMG, indeed.

Did "Tiny & Toya" star Antonia Carter jump the broom with her longtime fiance (occupation unknown), Memphitz? According to a loyal reader who asked to remain anonymous, she just might have:

I THINK TOYA CARTER GOT MARRIED. SHE CHANGED HER LAST NAME TO WRIGHT ON HER PERSONAL FB PAGE & POSTED ALOT OF PICS OF HER AND M.H. ITS DEF HER PAGE.

IM SURE IF U CARED ENOUGH TO FIND THE MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE, YOU WOULD. LOL

*PLS DONT MENTION MY NAME.....

I don't care enough to find her marriage certificate -- if there is one. But congrats to the happy couple -- if they are indeed married.

Yesterday, the Internet was ablaze with news about a sex tape that was being shopped around Atlanta featuring R&B king Usher, 32, and his comely ex-wife, Tameka Foster, 40. The sex tape may have come from the hard drive of one of two Macbook Pro laptop computers that were among a $1 million cache of items stolen from Usher's SUV which was broken into outside a Verizon store near Lenox Square Mall in 2009.

While Tameka embarked on a Twitter rampage against this blogger last night, I received a phone call from a close friend who was acting on a tip from a third party who had a screen shot of Usher for sale (presumably from the sex tape).

She told me that the seller was on his way to her location with the picture and she would describe it for me.

After viewing the photo, the friend called me back and offered up this description of it:

"It wasn't nothing but a picture of Tameka holding [Usher's] penis with her mouth open like she was about to start sucking it. Then you see his hand with the star [tattoo] on it hold[ing] the penis. It wasn't a good picture at all."

After hearing the description of the photo (and realizing it was a photo of Tameka, and not Usher as I had been originally told) I declined to purchase the screen shot.

I should point out here that no mention was made of a sex tape for sale -- just the one screen shot.

Moments later, I received a phone call from another close friend who informed me that celebrity blogger ATLien (owner of Straightfromthea.com) had just tweeted that she was approached by someone offering to sell her a screen shot from the alleged sex tape.

Is it just a mere coincidence that two celebrity bloggers who have had run-ins with Tameka Foster in the past were both approached on the same evening by someone offering to sell a photo from the alleged sex tape?

According to sources close to Usher and Tameka Foster's camps, the sex tape that's being peddled to the highest bidder purportedly shows Usher's ex-wife Tameka Foster pleasuring him with a strap on device. If you're not sure what that is, Google it.

TMZ was approached several days ago by someone claiming to have the sex tape. The person sent us a short video and two photos. We'll keep this PG-13 and just say ... the people in the video are both givers.

The video and photos are clear -- it's Usher and Tameka.

Sources close to Usher -- without specifically admitting the existence of a sex tape -- tell us they believe this video could have been among the things Usher had stolen out of his car back in December 2009. Usher reported more than $1,000,000 worth of jewelry and electronics taken -- including two laptop computers.

A rep for Usher had no comment.

UPDATE: Foster released a statement to TheYBF.com ... saying, "Would I sanction a sextape being out? Absolutely not. I am a mother and entrepreneur. Sex tapes or pornography would not be my lane. I have no desire to be seen in that way."

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Yesterday I told you that singer/songwriter Ne-Yo and his baby mama are expecting their 2nd child. In my post, I mentioned that Ne-Yo was "duped" into believing a boy born in 2005 was his. That statement sparked a series of emails sent from anonymous email accounts in defense of the boy's mother, Jessica.

Well, Jessica, who goes by the professional name Phoenix White, has responded via email and her personal Twitter account, Phoenixontwit.

According to her Twitter bio, the gorgeous single mom dotes on her adorable 6-year-old son, and runs her business empire, which includes her own hair collection, in addition to juggling recording, acting and modeling careers.

I don't know about you kids, but I'm impressed!

Phoenix writes:

Hi Sandra,
I was just sent a link to your site. I just wanted to clarify that I did not send you emails with the statement attached. I am an adult, and if I want to promote myself, I do it the right way. I don't need to be attached to Ne-Yo or whatever is going on with him. He knows that I wish him well and congrats to him and his child. As this only breeds ridicule, and unfair judgement by people who don't know either of us. But I refrained from speaking on this years ago, on purpose to protect my child. And that is important to me. Again, with all do respect, I do not have control over others peoples response to what you place on your blog as it relates to me. I am however in control of how I respond to your assumption, that any emails about this situation are from me, my staff, or close friends, as they know that I am passionate about protecting my son. I appreciate whomever is trying to defend me, but I don't condone someone responding on my behalf on such a delicate & personal matter. As I know I have no control over what you and other mediums may post. I would appreciate in all fairness that you include my response to your readers, as I know you have a right to choose not to take it down. As I am doing positive things in my life, and this is not a part of my character.

Thanks
-Phoenix White

Isn't it funny how "anonymous" readers seem to get so emotionally wrapped up in a post that has nothing to do with them? This is the third such email I've received today from readers defending "Jessica and her son" who I supposedly posted pics of in my post on Ne-Yo yesterday. For the record, I did not post any pics of the boy.

I know these emails are Jessica's doing. Why won't she just admit it's her?

Jessica (or someone close to her) writes:

HI SANDRA,

I'm reading your post, and I think its extremely whack that you are posting pictures of Jessica and her son. Without having facts, Ne-yo knew from the beginning that the child wasn't his via the LA county courthouse from the moment he was concived. Also it clearly states Ne-Yo had adopted that lil boy, got famous and re-nigged thats why she took him to court because she had to legally. I think its unfair that ppl keep dogging her out, just because she didn't tell everybody. If you recall ne-yo put that statement out 1st saying someone was gonna lie on him.

Anyway I thought you might be interested in knowing that Ne-Yo's ex girl is doing her thing,.... I figured out she changed her name to Phoenix she's pretty and has new song out, I checked out her videos and she's seems to have some talent. I just downloaded it from her mixtape, called ChickMix. Its Free so I figured what the hell.

She damn sure looks better than the other chick he keeps having all those damn babies with.....

I saved some flicks from her Facebook and attached the song if you're interested.

I'm not interested. But here's the song in case some of you are:

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Yesterday I posted an email from a loyal reader who described singer Christina Milian's shameful behavior at a nightclub in Houston.

Well, it seems that my loyal reader had the story only half right. Christina is not dating Jay Prince Jr. (whoever that is) -- she's actually dating industry insider Jas Prince.

No one knows exactly what Jas does for a living. But as my anonymous reader pointed out, he travels on the road mostly with Drake and the Young Money crew.

A loyal, well-connected reader writes*:

Just a correction, Christina has been dating Jas Prince (@jprince713), not J. Prince Jr... they've kind of kept it low. But as you said "the streets are watching" but so are the tweets lol.

Jas discoved Drake & took him to [Lil] Wayne in 08 - he travels w/ most of Young Money and a host of other celebs....

If u update, don't include my name lmaooo! thanks hun ;)

*Email edited for clarity

Updated:

Jas is the son of J Prince *rap a lot founder* and Jas found Drake on Myspace then made the connect between Drake ans Lil Wayne. The person who sent you the tip was credible but they got the name mixed up.

Christina is being Christina and looking for a new route to keep her pockets fat!

Photo by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net

Loyal reader Dewrance writes:

Sandra,
Christina has been frequenting Houston often to visit Jay Prince Jr. son of Jay Prince. OMG, you would have thought she was a groupie! I never knew that she got down like that. I understand people need a break and like to have fun but she was all out disrespecting herself. She was super drunk, could barely walk, dancing really wild, and her red dress was coming up and exposing things that should be private. They where full out about to have sex in the club, no lie, she was tongue kissing him down and basically giving him a lap dance, it was sooooooo sad. No one could believe that she act that way, I hate to see pretty girls - or any girl act in this manner, I don’t care who they are.

All I can say is: Do better Christina! The streets are always watching.