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Jeffrey Epstein's longtime associate Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested this morning and charged with child sex-trafficking.

Epstein's alleged madam and one-time girlfriend is accused of luring young girls and teenagers to Epstein's Manhattan home to engage in sex with the billionaire financier.

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Epstein and Maxwell were pals with the rich and famous, including England's Prince Andrew, former President Bill Clinton, and current President Donald Trump (pictured in 1997 with Maxwell).

Maxwell was ordered held without bail during a hearing in a New Hampshire federal court on Thursday.

She went into hiding in New Hampshire after Epstein, 66, took his own life in a Manhattan jail cell last year.

The British socialite waived her right to have a detention hearing in New Hampshire. She will be transported to Manhattan where she faces a six-count federal indictment on child sex trafficking charges.

Maxwell, 58, is accused of grooming underage girls and teenagers for sex with Epstein in his Upper East Side townhouse, New Mexico, Florida and London.

"The victims were as young as 14 years old when they were groomed and abused by Maxwell and Epstein, both of whom knew that certain victims were in fact under the age of 18,” the indictment reads, according to the NY Post.

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Rapper Boosie Badazz is allegedly under investigation by child protection services after making the shocking claim that he paid a woman to perform oral sex on his sons and nephews, who were 12 and 13 at the time.

The Louisiana-based musician made the admission during a 57-second Instagram Live session on Wednesday, May 13.

In the video, the rapper, real name Torrence Hatch Jr., said:

"Hell yeah, I got my f**king son d**k sucked. I'm training them boys right. Ask any of my nephews, ask any of them, ask my son. Yeah, when they was 12, 13, they got (oral sex)... That's how it's supposed to be.

"Yes, a grown woman, grown, super grown, checked his a** out. Checked all my nephews out, super grown. Is she grown? She check me out. I know what the f**k she did to them, she checked me out, that b***h. I'm getting them prepared, man."

He added that he had "trained" his son, also named Torrence, to "f**k p***y" and "eat p***y all day everyday."

Although Boosie's admission sounds inappropriate to authorities, this coming-of-age ritual between father and son is actually common in the Black community.

Badazz's remarks come after he posted a birthday message to Torrence back in 2017 as he turned 14, with the caption reading in part that he "got a bag for you n a bad b**ch to give u some h**d."

Following the father-of-8's Instagram Live, users took to social media to slam the rapper for his actions, with some insisting they reported him to child services for the illegal act of soliciting sex workers for anyone under the age of 17.

"Boosie admitting to facilitating the molestation of preteens, by an adult woman, should be enough for his account to be deleted and banned at the very minimum," one person wrote. "Y'all can't tell me this homophobic a** man is not sick. Talking about training his sons to be sexually abused. This is rape culture," another commented.

Badazz has yet to respond to the backlash.

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Gabrielle Union sparked outrage online by posting a quarantine video that shows her and stepson Zaya Wade having harmless fun.

The video shows Zaya wearing an improvised sarong, while Union dances like the tooth fairy.

Union, 47, is married to Zaya's dad, retired NBA star Dwyane Wade, who announced Zaya was a transgender who prefers feminine pronouns.
 

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Dwyane Wade says going public with his son Zion Wade's struggles with a gender disorder helped his own self-awareness. "I'm growing into the man that I've always dreamed of becoming."

Wade, 38, opened up about Zion's gender confusion in an interview with openly lesbian television host Ellen Degeneres, 62, on Tuesday.

Wade said 12-year-old Zion identifies as a girl named Zaya, who prefers using feminine pronouns.

In an interview with Entertainment Tonight on Thursday, the retired NBA player defended going public with such a personal family issue.

"We're not the only family that's had to deal with gender expression, gender identity, sexuality, with their child," he said.

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Wade and his wife, actress Gabrielle Union, 47, were heavily criticized for exploiting their son's struggle with gender confusion and sexuality at such a tender age.

Union reportedly sought advice from the gender-bending cast of the hit TV series Pose, rather than a licensed therapist.

Wade claims his critics are simply "uneducated" and he suggested that God gave him the platform to exploit his emotionally troubled child for publicity for his upcoming Netflix documentary.

"We understand the position we've been put in," Wade told ET, "especially in our community, and even though it's not always a popular thing to speak out on issues that people are uncomfortable with or not as educated on, but this is the platform that God gave me and my family. So, we use it."

Wade said Zion's gender confusion has helped him grow into the man he should be.

"I've learned to keep my mind open, keep my eyes open, keep my heart open, keep my thoughts open. That's what I've been trying to do as I'm growing into the man that I've always dreamed of becoming," Wade said.

For years, Wade has been plagued by rumors that he is a bisexual man trapped in the closet. Black Twitter seems to think Wade is ready to come out and join his son.
 

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Dwyane Wade's 12-year-old son Zaya, who was born Zion, shared an empowering message for other kids struggling with their gender identity.

Zaya, who is seen in a video uploaded to Instagram by stepmom actress Gabrielle Union, encourages other gender confused youth to be true to themselves and come out of the closet.

"Don't even worry about that, just be true to yourself," Zaya said, while riding in a golf cart with retired NBA star Dwyane.

"What's the point of being on this earth if you're just going to try to be someone you're not? It's like, you're not even living your true self, which is like, the dumbest concept to me. Be true and don't really care what the stereotypical way of being you is."

Gabrielle proudly tweeted alongside the video:

"Meet Zaya. She's compassionate, loving, whip smart and we are so proud of her. It's Ok to listen to, love & respect your children exactly as they are. Love and light good people."

Interestingly, Zaya avoids reinforcing the stereotypical feminine style of wearing dresses, wigs and makeup to imitate biological women.

Instead, the youngster wears a gender neutral golf shirt, black jacket and cap.

When Dwyane asks about the struggle to be authentic even when "people are being mean", Zaya added: "I know it can get tough, definitely. But I think you can push through, and you be the best you and especially more recently, it's become more accepting."

Zaya continued:

"But I think even through bad times, you just gotta push through. It's worth it. I feel like it's very worth it when you reach that point of like, yourself. You can look in the mirror and say hi to yourself, 'nice to meet you,' instead of, like, I don't even know who I am. It's like, full identity crisis."

Gabrielle was ridiculed on social media after Dwayne told Ellen Degeneres that his wife turned to the cast of cross-dressers and drag queens on the hit TV series POSE for advice on dealing with her gender confused stepson.

Gabrielle, 47, did not respond to the criticism.

She plans to sue Simon Cowell for smoking around her before she was let go from her gig as a judge on America's Got Talent.

California has a strict anti-smoking policy which bans employers from knowingly or intentionally permitting... the smoking of tobacco products in an enclosed place of employment.

Twitter responded to Gabrielle's threat as the last desperate act of a soon-to-be, if-not-already blacklisted actress.

"Good luck getting any work," one user tweeted. Another Twitter user wrote: "Wow, I use [sic] to like her, before she revealed this crazy side. I'd say she is single-handedly ruining her career."
 

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A well-respected college dean is among 14 people busted in a child porn sting, the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department said Monday.

Dr. Keith Walters, 44, was charged with three counts of obscene Internet contact with a child and one count of sexual exploitation of children using a computer device to seduce, entice or solicit a child.

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Walters was placed on administrative leave and stripped of his title as Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, the Valodosta Daily Times reported.

Walters and 13 other men were arrested on Feb. 6 and February 9 as part of Operation Broken Arrow, a joint operation between 18 law enforcement agencies, including the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI).

The operation targeted men in chat rooms and other online websites. Lindsay Marchant, assistant special agent for the GBI, said "Every individual arrested during the operation believed they were going to a location to meet with a child and engage in prearranged sex acts."

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Dwyane Wade responded to online criticism from critics who said his son Zion Wade was dressed sexually suggestively in a family holiday photo. Many outraged social media users say Zion was dressed inappropriately for a 12-year-old child.

Actress Gabrielle Union posted a Thanksgiving photo that showed her minor stepson wearing acrylic stiletto nails and a cropped top that revealed his belly. Then-11-year-old Zion "came out" during Miami's Pride parade in April.

Social media users blamed Union for posting the photo to divert attention away from the fact that she was fired as a judge on America's Got Talent for being difficult to work with on the set.

Many accused the 47-year-old actress and her 37-year-old husband of promoting an agenda and "sacrificing" Zion to Hollywood pedophiles.

But Wade did not back down. In a tweet sent out on Saturday, Nov. 30, he called the criticism "stupidity" and vowed to continue to allow his son to dress sexually inappropriately for a minor.

"I've seen some post-thanksgiving hate on social about my family photo. Stupidity is apart of this world we live in - so i get it. But here's the thing - I've been chosen to lead my family not y'all. So we will continue to be us and support each other with pride, love & a smile!"

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Many liberal blog headlines defended Wade for allowing Zion's sexually suggestive outfit.

Jezebel magazine referred to concerned social media users as "assholes" and the Atlanta-based magazine described Wade as an "excellent and supportive dad."

Bet.com called social media users "trolls" for showing their concern for a minor child.

And E! Online also referred to social media users as "trolls" for reacting to a child's inappropriate style of dress.

Dwyane Wade Defends His Child Zion From Assholes Online - Jezebel.com

Dwayne Wade Reacts To Trolls Criticizing His 12-Year-Old Son For Wearing Fake - BET.com

Dwyane Wade Fires Back at Trolls Who Mocked His Son's Look EOnline.com

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