Actress, singer and former Miss America Vanessa Williams, right, is in New York with her mother Helen and daughter Melanie to attend Fashion week. Williams, 50, owes her entire career to a well-publicised lesbian romp with another model in leaked photos that appeared in Penthouse magazine in 1983. The scandal forced Williams to relinquish her Miss America crown to runner-up Suzette Charles.
Kevin Hart and Ice Cube’s comedy film “Ride Along” landed in 1st place at the box office this weekend. “Ride Along” debuted with $41 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. That was enough to make “Ride Along” the biggest opening during Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. “Ride Along” is Hart’s first starring role since he appeared in a multitude of TV sitcoms and movies such as “Think Like a Man,” “Scary Movie 3 and 4,” and “Soul Plane.” He got his start on BET’s ComicView in 1992.
A user on the Rapgenius forum uploaded this photo of rap producer Kanye West at age 8 in China.
According to In Touch Weekly, Kanye’s late mother, Donda West, taught in Nanjing as a Fullbright Scholar.
R&B Diva Monica Brown’s father, M.C. “Billy” Arnold Jr., was diagnosed with kidney failure on the same day that her daughter Laiyah Shannon Brown was born. Monica shared the sad news with her 1.8 million followers on Twitter.com yesterday. Monica tweeted a touching Instagram photo of her father cradling his granddaughter. In the caption, she wrote: “The same day our daughter was born my father was admitted. Dr’s say Kidney failure. I just stay in prayer because I know God never fails!!!”
Beyonce is having difficulty getting over her addiction to hair weave. Sources tell The Daily Star that the “Grown Woman” singer might not last another day without her lacefront wig.
Former child star Parker McKenna Posey’s mother Heather was not happy with yesterday’s Morning Glory post featuring her famous daughter. Heather pointed out a couple of inaccuracies within my post. Mainly that Parker is not a single mother or a bisexual. Heather threatened to sue me if the “slanderous statements” were not removed. The statements have been removed and an apology has been issued to Parker via her mom.
Read Heather’s email below.
Michael Jordan’s son, Marcus Jordan, is blaming a hacker for accidentally tweeting a pic of his penis on Saturday. Marcus, who is rumored to be gay, tweeted a pic of his genitals at 10:41 p.m., according to Deadspin.com. The 22-year-old quickly deleted the tweet and followed up with another tweet that read “#mistake my bad.”
“Anyway, what’s poppin Twitter,” Marcus tweeted early Sunday.
When his Twitter followers teased Marcus about his, shall we say, shortcomings he queened out.
“My homies hitting me up talking about some pic that was posted from my account.. I mean really? Y’all think I don’t know how to work this?” he tweeted.