Joan Rivers was pronounced dead at 1:17 p.m. Thursday at a NY hospital. Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, made the announcement just moments ago.
Rivers, 81, stopped breathing while undergoing a routine outpatient endoscopy procedure at a NY clinic on August 28. The clinic is now under investigation by NY state health officials. Rivers reportedly experienced laryngospasm (tightening of the larynx) which cut off oxygen to her brain during the outpatient procedure. Doctors don’t know how long her brain was deprived of oxygen.
Happy birthday to one of the hardest working women in show biz: Beyonce! The “Surfboard” singer turned 33 today. In honor of her own birthday, Beyonce posted this adorable, never-before-seen throwback photo on her personal website, Beyonce.com.
Once again the blogs are reporting incorrect information about rap mogul Ludacris‘ child support case.
The latest rumors (which is actually old news) claims that Luda and his baby mama, Tamika Fuller, went back to court in Atlanta yesterday to force Luda to pay her $15K in monthly child support for their infant daughter.
Singer Jill Scott‘s took to Twitter.com last night to deny the authenticity of a nude photo that was purported to be her. SHe wrote: “I def took the 1st pic w/ a robe; weight loss chronicle but the 2nd, sorry freaks, is not me. I wish I had that space between my thighs.”
Rapper Young Jeezy brought out Future, Akon, Remy Ma, Bobby Shmurda and more to perform during his Seen It All album release party at Stage 48 in the Hell’s Kitchen area of NYC last night.
Before arriving in NYC, Jeezy donated $1 million to the Jay Morrison Academy for scholarships in Atlanta on Tuesday. Jeezy is about that education! He knows that young black men won’t go far in life without knowledge. Jeezy also dropped $1 million to bail himself out of a California prison where he was wrongly booked for illegal weapon possession last week.
Former rapper Cee Lo Green apologized profusely for Tweets he sent into the universe implying that an unconscious woman can’t be raped. The 39-year-old musician reacted angrily on social media after pleading guilty last week to spiking the drink of a well-known Atlanta groupie at a party on the west coast.
Andrew Madoff, son of disgraced financier and Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff, died of cancer in NYC at age 48. His lawyer, Martin Flumenbaum, said Andrew was diagnosed with mantle cell lymphoma, an aggressive cancer of the lymph nodes.
Andrew was Madoff’s last surviving son. Madoff’s other son, Mark, committed suicide on the 2nd anniversary of his father’s conviction in NYC.
Rapper Young Jeezy was released from a California jail just in time to attend a meet & greet with Power 105.1 Breakfast Club hosted by Street 94.5 radio in Atlanta on Tuesday. Jeezy pled not guilty to charge of possessing an illegal assault rifle last week. Radio listeners were invited to meet Jeezy, who is pictured above with the Breakfast Club hosts Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee and DJ Envy. Other invited guests included DJ Don Cannon, blogger Karen Civil, and Solomon, former manager of Sean Combs‘ now shuttered Justin’s Restaurant.
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