Khloe Kardashian Tristan Thompson

Love addict Khloe Kardashian shares tips on how to keep the chemistry alive in long distance relationships. The 33-year-old reality TV star, who has a history of failed relationships with men, is currently involved with NBA star Tristan Thompson, the 26-year-old father of her unborn baby.

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A Plano, Texas couple has found a unique way to save money on rent -- by combining 2 beds into one family bed that sleeps 7.

The couple insists their sex life doesn't suffer. "Sex doesn't have to be in a bed," said Elizabeth and Tom Boyce, who combined two IKEA beds into one bed with compartments that sleeps all 5 of their children.

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Necole Btchie and Nicki Minaj

Rap mogul Nicki Minaj publicly chastised then 'unfollowed' blogger Necole Bitchie on Twitter.com yesterday. Minaj took quick action after Necole (or one of her subordinates) wrote a post claiming Minaj shared love tweets with her ex-boyfriend and weed carrier, Safaree Samuels, on their 11th anniversary.

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Jada Pinkett-Smith, Will Smith, Trey Smith

Jada Pinkett-Smith, 42, posted this family photo on her Facebook page Saturday. In the photo, a masculine looking Jada posed beside her husband Will, 45, and his firstborn son Trey, 21, from a previous marriage.

In a previous post, Jada hinted at trouble in her marriage. She sought advice from older couples who had been married for 25+ years. Jada concluded that the key to a happy marriage was to give each other space and permission to seek intimacy outside of their stagnant marriage.

In the photo caption, she writes:

Jada Pinkett Smith Facebook post

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Former reader Stanley McNeal writes:

Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2013
From: Stanley McNeal (tonynky@gmail.com)
To: Sandra Rose
Subject: Your Anti-gay messages

I hate to see a person that's apart of the Gay community using their platform to discredit the hardworking Americans that's currently fighting for equal rights in this country by labeling it the "gay agenda". How big is the paycheck you receiving from Anti-gay groups? I hope their check makes you sleep at night. I lived long enough to know, that all the negative things you do in life will always come back on you, Karma will hit you so hard you won't even see it coming.

I use to be fan of your blog, But I made the decision to not visit your website anymore. You seriously have an issue with the gay community, and you need to diagnose this problem within yourself just like you diagnose the "issues" of the celebrities you frequently write about. Are you prefect? or are you a narcissist too?

Peace Out Sandra...

SR responds: Good riddance, Stanley.
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And loyal reader Chakita writes:

Good Afternoon/Evening/Morning Ms. Rose,

I enjoy your website immensely and enjoy reading it (and the comments from your readers, lol). As a Floridian, I appreciate the support and attention you have brought to the Trayvon Martin case. But, I really don't want anyone to forget about Jordan Davis, the young man who was senselessly murdered at a Jacksonville gas station because his music was "threatening". Along with Kendrick Johnson, who was found rolled up in a mat in his high school gym in Valdosta but, his death has been ruled as "accidental" (btw,you can Google his death picture but, be warned, it is gruesome).

Please encourage your readers especially those in Florida and Georgia to continue the fight for justice for Trayvon Martin, but please don't forget Jordan Davis and Kendrick Johnson.

Thank you.

Jeff and Carlos Arrendondo

Jeff's dad

One of the iconic photographs to emerge from the carnage of the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday shows a man with horrific leg injuries sitting in a wheelchair. Both his legs were blown off below the knees. The victim is in shock, his face drained of blood. A civilian wearing a cowboy hat runs alongside the wheelchair, holding onto one end of a tourniquet that is tied around the victim's left leg to staunch the bleeding from his severed femoral artery. That tourniquet is the only thing preventing the victim from bleeding to death.

Almost immediately after the explosions rocked Boston and the world, we knew both of their names thanks to the speed of social media.

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Chris Brown and mother Joyce Hawkins

Chris Brown, 23, was raised by a deeply religious woman: his mother, Joyce Hawkins. So when Brown posted one of his Jesus paintings on Instagram -- comparing himself to Jesus Christ's crucifixion and resurrection -- I'm told his mother went ballistic.

In response to his mother's rejection, which hurt him deeply, and the public's constant criticism of every move he makes, Brown deleted his Instagram page yesterday. But not before, once again, blaming others for his problems.

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College students Teoing

You've heard of Tebowing and Planking, now there's a new trend: Te'oing.

College students can be cruel.. especially if you're a pathological liar like Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o, who got caught in a huge lie about a girlfriend who does not exist.

Minutes after Deadspin exposed Te'o as a fraud -- the Internet exploded with memes of college student Te'oing with their invisible girlfriends. Some pranksters even uploaded photos of themselves proposing to their invisible women.

Click the link to see more Te'oing images!

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Last night, up-and-coming singer K. Michelle went on a Twitter rant calling out celebrity blogger Necole bitchie for being a bitter wannabe recording artist who blackballs successful studio artists such as herself.

I thought K. Michelle's rants against NB were interesting considering that I've heard rumors about Necole (allegedly) accepting favors and perks from record labels to write favorable posts about lame singers, such as Trey Songz.

Remember I told you last year that NB enlisted the aid of industry exec Michael Kyser to groom her into a recording artist? Many of you scoffed at me for saying NB took up blogging to better position herself to get a record deal.

Well, here's what K. Michelle tweeted about that:

Lets be real @necolebitchie u are one big head hatin ass blogger. U see me fightin 4these girls but u continue 2block my material cuz u ride dicks. U have a real problem with me 4 no reason. Its not my fault u didnt get a record deal. #stupidbitch @necolebitchie I love my job but hollywood people like u R sad. All I wanna do is help women do better. U R a blogger not a artist. Remember Im not kissing yo ass for a post on ur blog. Fuck u take this and sit on it. Keep black ballin me,ima keep singing. Three things I know how 2do 1.sing 2.be honest 3.and fight 4what I believe in. Good night

If you recall, I also wrote a blurb about NB hastily packing her bags and moving to Miami 2 years ago after a breakup with a certain female singer:

Necole was reportedly despondent over her breakup with a not so well-known female singer who was spending a lot of time in Atlanta. So Necole was happy to move to Miami to put some distance between herself and the chick.

Now, I have no idea if the singer was K. Michelle or not. So please don't quote me on that.


For those of you still on the social networking microblog Twitter.com (I know, it's dying slowly), here's a summary of what really happened to one of your favorite delusional Twitter personalities who pretended to be a light skinned pretty boy homosexual on Twitter (in reality he's a self-hating, dark skinned bruvah).

His "followers" woke up one day to discover that his life (and by extension, theirs) was a fraud and now his Twitter page, facebook, Tumblr account and gmail are all deleted.

One of his followers was so moved by the loss of his online fantasy crush, that he wrote this blog:

When I found out that the hilarious, sweet, understanding, endearing, cool ass mofo I had known as @gayshitgoeshere was some constructed alter-ego, I was a bit disappointed. I’m certainly not going to lose sleep over him, and you won’t find me at the bottom of the Charles River, but I do feel a bit jipped. And I have every got damn right to feel the way I do. I followed @gayshitgoeshere’s blog, laughed with him, he checked in on me when I was sick, and I got worried about him when his hoopty broke down. I didn’t know him, but I liked the guy, or least who I thought he was.

So imagine my surprise when my timeline suddenly gets flooded with folks discussing how he had been lying all along. All those stories about dinner at his parents’ house, him tweeting while hugged up with his boo, everything was a lie. I know this is the internet. I know that I don’t really know many people on Twitter. I know that people are deceitful and that Twitter is the perfect venue for people to construct fictitious versions of themselves. But, I also know that I’m real on Twitter, that my tweets are a TRUE reflection of who I am, what I’m about. I have no suspect motives, and I’m not looking for away to morph into a different person. So, is it crazy to think that I might assume that many of you are operating under the same premises, that many of you might be, what’s the word, umm, genuine? Nah, not really. Read More...

As I've told you bloggers in the past, receiving a Cease & Desist/take down order via email is not legal unless a physical copy is also sent via certified mail.

Most celebrities and their high powered legal mouth pieces think you don't know that. So they'll try you in the hope that the email by itself will be sufficient enough to scare you into taking the post down fast.

Celebrities with substantial personal wealth at their disposal arrogantly believe that most bloggers are broke and we don't know our rights. Celebrities think money is power when, in reality, it is not. Knowledge is power, and without it you are defenseless.

All day yesterday I received angry emails from my loyal readers wanting me to put a certain site on blast for reportedly disrespecting one of our most respected and loved poets - Maya Angelou. Allegedly, this site referred to Ms. Angelou in a post titled "H* sit down."

First of all, I warned you guys about that site last year. At the time I told you that, unlike FUBU, that site is not by us or for us.

Yet you continually supported that site even when it referred to us as b*tches and h*s. Apparently it was ok for them to continually degrade our sistas and ridicule our culture, so why is it a problem now? Hmmm?

Personally I don't visit sites that degrade black women. When they call one of us a b*tch or a h*, they are referring to all of us. Respect yourself first if you want others to respect you.

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Queen Latifah is pissed at bloggers and it isn't easy to get the Queen upset. Normally the media treats the Queen well, but she points out that certain bloggers took things too far.

In an interview with Contactmusic.com, the actress-singer warns certain bloggers that she is "ready to take it to their ass.

"'They are actually starting to p**s me off. I haven't been brutalized like some people... but you feel taken advantage of.

"I'm tired of hearing from my family members, `Did you say this?' When somebody calls my family, that's what concerns me. I have little brothers and sisters and nieces and nephews who are not so media savvy as me.

'They are not so thick skinned with this business, so these reports bother them. That's when I really want to go for somebody's throat, legally with lawyers and all. And I will.' (Source)