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Gospel singer Darrel Walls deleted his Instagram page after a man he was intimate with leaked a video of them kissing.

According to Lovebscott.com, Walls initially shared the video to his close friends list on Instagram. But his lover apparently shared the video on his public Instagram feed, sparking an uproar among Darrel's gospel fans.

Darrel's female fans were particularly distraught over the news. But others were supportive.

"I love you Darrel Walls PERIIIOOOODDD!!! And you KNOW that ain't NEVER gonna change!!!" one person wrote on Darrel's Facebook page.

B. Scott said Darrel deactivated his IG page then reactivated it. Dallas-based journalist Shakari S. Briggs called Darrel's involuntary outing "sad" and "tragic."

"The sad part about the Darrel Walls situation is the other man making the decision to post the video of them in such an intimate setting. Darrel clearly hasn’t let the world know his stance on his sexuality, so why did the guy feel compelled to do it for him? Tragic."

The Black church frowns upon homosexuality. The church believes in the philosophy "Love the sinner, hate the sin."

Darrel is the eldest member of the Walls family gospel group.
 

 

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Ricky Martin is saddened that his fellow Latinos will be voting for U.S. President Donald Trump at the polls on Nov. 3.

The former Puerto Rican child star launched his solo pop career in 1991 after aging out of the Latino boy band Menudo.

The "Livin' La Vida Loca" singer admits he knows Latinos who will be among those trying to get Trump elected for another term, and he thinks they are "super sad".

"I am a Latino, gay (and) married to an Arab living in Trump's America," he told Variety. "We check all the (progressive) boxes."

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The father of four posed with life partner Jwan Yosef and their 12-year-old twins Matteo and Valentino at a movie premiere in 2016.

"I think there is a lot of Hispanics who will vote him out [sic]. Trumpeters make a lot of noise. And it's scary to see their enthusiasm but us, we're doing what's right, the right way and we'll see what happens in November. I'm very optimistic."

The 48-year-old continued: "This is the moment. We all need to get together and be loud about the course of this nation."

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Martin recently introduced Trump's challenger, Joe Biden, during a Hispanic heritage event in Florida.

"I've been supporting Biden forever," the hitmaker says on an upcoming episode of the Variety and iHeart podcast "The Big Ticket." "I think he is the only option we have and he is great and he has been in politics all his life. This is the moment. We all need to get together and be loud about the course of this nation."

Martin added: "I think when you have 50 million people voting already, it's because we are not the only ones concerned about this and for that I am extremely happy. We just take it one day at a time and we've had plans like we might leave the country, but no. We have to stay here and we have to fight for our rights and what we believe."

Democrats received a setback last night when Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court. She was sworn in by Chief Justice Clarence Thomas at the White House.

Barrett filled the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, giving the SCOTUS a 6-3 conservative majority for the first time since the Ronald Reagan era.

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Rapper Lil Baby got into a heated debate with Rolling Stone writer Charles Holmes, after the journalist insisted, "Black people can't be racist."

The 25-year-old rapper, who topped the U.S. Billboard 200 with his second album My Turn earlier this year, was discussing police corruption and systemic racism with Holmes.

The two men discussed a line in his song "The Bigger Picture,", "Corrupted police been the problem where I'm from / But I'd be lying if I said it was all of them."

Holmes said there can't be "good police in a fundamentally flawed and racist system".

But Lil Baby disagreed: "Just 'cause you work in a racist system doesn't mean you racist."

"Damn near every system that got a job is a racist system. You know what I mean?" said the rapper, real name Dominique Armani Jones.

"CEOs be like old white people. You never know, they got to be some kind of racist 'cause at some certain age... that was the way of life almost. So I almost feel like all these corporations or whatnot may be racist. And black people are racist too."

"Black people can't be racist," the writer said in disagreement, prompting Baby to respond, "Why? Racist means to be just to your race."

Holmes explained: "Well, the thing about racism is you would have to have some type of power, and Black people, historically speaking, don't have any power to be racist. We can be prejudiced."

"To me, a racist is someone who treats a different race than theirs a different way than they would treat theirs," the "Drip Too Hard" rapper said.

"I feel like if you're a black person and you treat all black people one way and all white people one way, you're racist. I'm not a racist, so I give a white person a chance to talk and actually we get into it before I can say I don't like you or not."

He added: "I feel the same way about a black person. You ain't gon' be my buddy just 'cause you're black. Just straight up."

In unrelated news, Lil Baby dropped aspiring rapper 42 Dugg from his 4PF label after the rapper dropped what sounds like a homosexual reference on a track.

It sounds like the rapper says: "I was out here suckin' d**k / I was tryna pay the rent."

But after the backlash on Twitter, 42 Dugg clarified the lyrics, tweeting: "HOES OUT HERE SUCKIN D**K… I WAS TRYNA PAY HER RENT."

But fans aren't convinced that's what he said on the track. Listen below and decide for yourself (if you care).
 

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Insiders say this West Coast socialite recently broke up with her boyfriend after she found out he was keeping company with another man.

Sources say the former model, who once dated an A-list rap and fashion mogul, caught her man slipping earlier this year.

She booted him from their home but he reportedly pleaded with her to take him back. So she did.

But friends continued to blow up her cellphone with photos, receipts and other evidence that he wasn't where he said he would be -- he was at another man's home instead.

The single mother reportedly told a friend she has her children to think about, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Diva unfollowed her former lover on social media and posted cryptic messages that seemed to confirm the rumors.

This former reality TV star is no stranger to same-sex relationships. She once dated a butch stud who could pass for her ex-boyfriend's twin sister.
 

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un•clock•a•ble (uhn-klok-uh-buhl) adjective
1. A complimentary word used to describe a MtF (male-to-female) trans whose feminine appearance is convincing.

Bobby Lytes has completed his transition from male-to-female, according to friends. The 29-year-old Miami native toyed with transitioning for years, but decided to take the plunge while quarantining during the coronavirus pandemic.

A source tells Sandrarose.com that Bobby's transition is now complete and he, I mean she is very nervous that his fans may not embrace him as a woman.

The reality TV personality is best known for his hit single "Make Some Money" (2014) and his role as a cast member on VH1's Love & Hip-Hop: Miami.
 


 

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Mick Jagger, Elton John and Bob Dylan are among the plethora of musicians who paid tribute to the late Little Richard who passed away from bone cancer on Saturday, May 9. He was 87.

The man dubbed "The Originator" and "The Architect of Rock and Roll" passed away after years of battling poor health, his son Danny Penniman confirmed to Rolling Stone on Saturday.

In a statement, Richard’s agent, Dick Alen, said:

"Little Richard passed away this morning from bone cancer in Nashville. He was battling for a good while, many years. I last spoke to him about two or three weeks ago. I knew he wasn’t well but he never really got into it, he just would say 'I'm not well.'"

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Richard Wayne Penniman was born in Macon, Georgia, on December 5, 1932. He was the third of 12 children. His mother, Leva Mae, was a homemaker and a member of Macon's New Hope Baptist Church. His father, Charles "Bud" Penniman, sold bootleg moonshine and owned a nightclub in Macon called the Tip In Inn.

Richard began singing in church at a young age. He was a mischievous child who played pranks on his neighbors. He had an unusual walk because one of his legs was shorter than the other. He was teased by other children for his walk and his effeminate ways.

Richard said in 1984 that he only played with girls as a child and his father brutally beat him when he caught him wearing his mother's makeup and clothing.

Richard was a below average student at Macon's Hudson High School. He learned to play alto saxophone and joined his school's marching band in the fifth grade.

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Richard's early musical influences were Mahalia Jackson and his favorite singer, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, who paid him to sing at one of her shows.

He stated he was inspired to play the piano after he heard Ike Turner's piano intro on "Rocket 88." Richard left home to perform in a traveling music revue and vaudeville acts. He also performed in drag under the stage name "Princess LaVonne".

After moving to Atlanta, Richard signed with RCA Victor and recorded his first hit song, a blues ballad entitled "Every Hour". The single was a regional hit and helped reunite Richard with his father, who regularly played the song on his nightclub jukebox.

In February 1952, Richard left RCA Victor. That same month his father was killed in a violent confrontation outside his nightclub.

Richard struggled in poverty for the next 2 years, eventually landing a job as a dishwasher for Greyhound Bus Lines back in Macon.

While in Macon, he met Esquerita, a fellow gay, Black singer and pianist, whose flamboyant onstage persona and dynamic piano playing would deeply inspire Richard.

Openly gay musician Billy Wright, befriended Richard and taught him to wear pancake makeup and to style his hair in a long pompadour similar to his own.

"I wore the makeup so that white men wouldn't think I was after the white girls," he told Jet magazine in 2000.

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Richard dated both women and men earnestly. He was intrigued by heterosexual couples having sexual intercourse. A female friend would drive him around Macon at night and pick up men who allowed him to watch them have sex in the backseat.

His obsession with voyeurism got him arrested after a gas station attendant reported sexual activity in a car Richard was occupying with a heterosexual couple. He spent 3 nights in jail and was temporarily banned from performing in Macon.

Richard met his only wife, Ernestine Harvin, at an evangelical rally in October 1957. Their marriage ended in divorce in 1964 due to his celebrity status and sexual lifestyle.

In 1957, Richard withdrew from Oakwood College after exposing himself to a male student. In 1962, he was again arrested for spying on men urinating in toilets at a Trailways bus station in Long Beach, California.

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Despite his obvious sexual proclivities, Richard denied being gay during an appearance on Late Night with David Letterman in 1982. He said:

"God gave me the victory. I'm not gay now, but, you know, I was gay all my life. I believe I was one of the first gay people to come out. But God let me know that he made Adam be with Eve, not Steve. So I gave my heart to Christ."

In 1955, Richard landed a recording contract with Specialty Records and recorded a dirty blues track titled "Tutti Fruitti." The record label owner thought the song had potential but he hired a songwriter to tone down Richard's raunchy lyrics.

"Tutti Fruitti" became an instant hit, eventually selling 1 million copies. Richard helped shatter the color barrier on the music charts, joining Chuck Berry and Fats Domino in bringing what was once called "race music" into the mainstream.

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His captivating combination of energetic piano playing, howling vocals and outrageous style made him an implausible sensation, and the first openly gay, Black man celebrated across America for his flamboyance and art.

Following his breakthrough hit, Richard recorded "Long Tall Sally" which landed at No. 1 on the Billboard Rhythm and Blues Best-Sellers chart. He scored 15 more top-selling singles, including "Good Golly Miss Molly", "Slippin' and Slidin'" and "Lucille."

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Richard also influenced countless music legends, from The Beatles to David Bowie, the Rolling Stones, Elton John and Prince. Icons tweeted their heartfelt condolences to the rock pioneer.

"I'm so saddened to hear about the passing of Little Richard, he was the biggest inspiration of my early teens and his music still has the same raw electric energy when you play it now as it did when it first shot through the music scene in the mid 50's," Mick Jagger wrote on social media.

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"When we were on tour with him I would watch his moves every night and learn from him how to entertain and involve the audience and he was always so generous with advice to me. He contributed so much to popular music. I will miss you Richard, God bless."

Elton John added that Richard was, "Without a doubt — musically, vocally and visually" his biggest influence, noting: "His records still sound fresh and the opening few seconds of "Tutti Frutti" are the most explosive in music history."

"He was my shining star and guiding light back when I was only a little boy," added Bob Dylan. "His was the original spirit that moved me to do everything I would do."

Paul McCartney admitted: "I owe a lot of what I do to Little Richard and his style; and he knew it. He would say, 'I taught Paul everything he knows'."

And former Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr wished "peace and love" to one of his "all-time musical heroes."

Former First Lady Michelle Obama, and filmmakers Ava DuVernay and John Waters were among the stars who also shared tributes to the late musician.

"I served soul food brunch to Little Richard every Sunday for a year while waitressing at Aunt Kizzy's Back Porch in LA," DuVernay tweeted on Saturday. "I was a college student. He tipped me a crisp $100 bill each week on a $75 breakfast with friends. This was 30 years ago. Helped me so much. God rest his soul."

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via Blind Gossip -- A talented actress created and stars in this premium cable TV channel comedy.

Comedy Actress has [hired] a lot of different directors over the past few seasons.

One of them is a famous actress who is best known for starring in a TV drama.

There was a bit of a scandal when Drama Actress directed a particular episode of Comedy Actress' show.

    "Everyone is always joking around on the set. [Redacted] made a comment about [Drama Actress' husband] being gay. She didn't come out and say, "He's gay." It was a joke about a beard, but everyone knew exactly what she meant.

    It was awkward. Everyone just froze. [Drama Actress] definitely did not find it funny."

Yes, Drama Actress knows her husband is gay.

She just doesn't want you to know.

 

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Joe Exotic's life partner says the "Tiger King" star is in a prison isolation during the coronavirus outbreak.

Joe, real name Joseph Maldonado-Passage, is best known for running an illegal zoo. He is the subject of a Netflix series about his life as an exotic animal trainer.

In an interview with Andy Cohen on SiriusXM radio, Dillan Passage said Joe, who was sentenced to 22 years for murder, was transferred to another prison and placed in isolation during the coronavirus pandemic.

Passage said he spoke to Joe about three times a day on the phone before he was transferred to another prison.

"We speak like three to five times every day," Dillan told Andy, "but since he's been moved to this new facility they are putting him on like, COVID-19 isolation because of the previous jail he was at, there were cases."

When asked if he was "still in love" with Joe, Passage said: "I do love Joe, you know, he's been there for me during my darkest times. I'm not just gonna dip out and abandon him when he needs me most."

According to The Blast, Passage revealed he met Joe on the ghey male hookup app Grindr and that he was addicted to prescription medications at the time but he is now sober.

Passage confirmed Joe made all of his 'husbands' pierce their nipples.

He said he never witnessed any animal abuse at the zoo.
 

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Rapper Pastor Troy is not backing down from comments he made about fellow rapper Lil Nas X, 20.

Troy, who is best known for his 2002 album Universal Soldier, took to social media to express his opinion about the LGBT agenda after Lil Nas X wore a hot pink S&M-inspired Versace outfit complete with pink dog collars to the Grammy Awards on Sunday.

"Welp, Guess I won't be winning a GRAMMY if this what I gotta wear," Troy wrote. He then shared a bonding moment with his 14-year-old son at an Applebee's restaurant.

"They love to push this shit on Our Kids!! The other day @applebees had some punks kissing and laughing eating mozzarella sticks. First Thing My 14 yr old Son said was, 'F*** Applebee's' And it Brought Joy to My Heart!! He sees it... their agenda to take the masculinity from Men, Black Men Especially. Some may say, 'He Making Money!!' Rupaul do too, but I ain't bumping his CD!!! Integrity is Priceless. Y'all Better open that 3rd Eye and let your sons Know What is Real... Or They Ass Gone Be Headed Down That Old Town Road Foreal!!~P.T."

Lil Nas X responded to Troy's comment, tweeting "damn I look good in that pic on god."

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Following the inevitable backlash on social media, Troy took to Instagram and wrote in a since-deleted post:

"It worked! It worked perfectly! Cause now all these f****ts on my page and they wanna fight me. See that's that male aggression coming back out! It's in ya, ya just gotta let it hang out! You feel me!? Now you wanna fight! That's what I'm taking about! Be a man! It's a war going on. Y'all better get to fightin', Amen."
 


 

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Pop singer Taylor Swift, who won 10 Grammy Awards in the past, skipped this year's live telecast from the Staples Center because The Recording Academy wouldn't guarantee she'd win Song of the Year.

A source told Page Six: "Her team called and wanted to be assured that she would win the Grammy. And while it wasn't an explicit demand, they certainly were fishing to find out if Taylor was a winner."

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"It was understood in the conversation that if she's not winning she's not coming to the Grammys," the insider said.

Another source added: "It's widely known in the industry that [Taylor's team] called to find out if she was getting a Grammy, they wouldn't tell her, so she didn't go. It's not uncommon [for an artist] to want to know. And everyone knows Taylor loves to win, win, win."

A rep for Taylor told Page Six, "I am on the record: these statements by anonymous, unidentified 'sources' are absolutely 100 percent false and laughable. She just didn't go to the Grammy's. You guys need to calm down."

Insiders say the Academy wanted to fill inclusivity quotas after being accused of racism and exclusivity in the past.

One-hit wonder Lil Nas X, who is openly homosexual, took home two Grammy Awards for his gimmicky rap single "Old Town Road."

18-year-old mumble singer Billie Ellish, who is rumored to be bisexual, won 5 Grammy Awards, including the coveted Song of the Year.

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