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Last week, singer/songwriter Ne-Yo hinted that his marriage to Crystal Renay Smith was irreparably broken.

In a social media post, Ne-Yo's wedding ring was removed, and Crystal scrubbed all photos of him from her Instagram timeline. As the news broke that the couple had split after 4 years, Crystal planted a small seed of doubt.
 

Ne-Yo & Crystal Renay

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In a cryptic statement to Instagram blog Baller Alert, Crystal said:

"The accuracy is that he's an amazing father and our kids are blessed to have a father like him. I wound; take that back for anything in the world. Everything else is God's will."

The news renewed interest in a certain home video that is definitely NOT SAFE FOR WORK.

In a comment on RhymeswithSnitch.com, R in NYC wrote:

"Go to pornhub and type 3 cute redbone lesbians in he search bar and watch Crystal eat pu**y like she's starving. Both of these fools are downlow gay. Bearding for each other..."

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R&B singer and songwriter Ne-Yo has reportedly split from his long-suffering wife, Crystal Renay, ahead of their 4th wedding anniversary.

The "Mad" singer, real name Shaffer Chimere Smith, tied the knot with Instagram model Crystal Renay in an oceanfront ceremony on February 20, 2016, weeks before welcoming their first child, son Shaffer Smith, Jr. They went on to have another son, Roman Smith, in 2018.

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Ne-Yo and Crystal locked lips during happier times at the 2019 Latin American Music Awards in October 2019. However, Crystal has since decided to file for divorce, according to blogger The Jasmine Brand.

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Ne-Yo's wife, who goes by her married name of Crystal Smith, hinted at the split on social media. She removed all images of the singer from her Instagram profile, WENN.com reports.

Ne-Yo, who also shares two kids with his former fiancée, Monyetta Shaw, recently acknowledged the ups and downs of his marriage in a post to celebrate the New Year. In his post, Ne-Yo insisted he and Crystal were still "perfect for each other".

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Alongside a snap of the smiling couple, he wrote:

"2019 had its bumps and bruises, yes sure. But it's not about the difficulty, it's about one's ability to realize when something is worth fighting for and one's willingness to push thru to the potential greatness of a situation. There's no such thing as perfect, a lesson we both had to learn and lock in. But perfect for each other is a real thing. And that's you and me."

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Celebrations have already begun around the world as revelers say goodbye to 2019 and ring in a brand new decade on Tuesday night.

If you plan on staying in, here is a list featuring New Year's celebrations and countdown shows on television.

New Year's Eve With Steve Harvey

Rapper/actor LL Cool J (pictured top) is the headliner on Fox's New Year's Eve hosted by Steve Harvey starting at 8 p.m. ET. Other performers include Tyga, The Chainsmokers, Florida Georgia Line, and The Village People, who will attempt to break the world record for the biggest "YMCA" dance.
 

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Dick Clark's Rockin’ Eve On ABC

Dick Clark's Rockin' Eve, hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Lucy Hale in New York's Times Square. Singer Ciara Wilson (pictured) will host from Los Angeles and actor Billy Porter is live in New Orleans.

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Ciara (pictured right) will be joined in L.A. by Megan Thee Stallion (pictured left), Paula Abdul, Salt-N-Pepa, and more. Porter will be joined by Usher, Sheryl Crow, and more. There are live performances by Post Malone, BTS, Sam Hunt, and Alanis Morissette in L.A. and the Jonas Brothers will perform in Miami, Florida. The show starts at 8 p.m. on ABC.
 

A Toast to 2019!

Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager host NBC's New Year's Eve special featuring Kristen Bell, Maya Rudolph and others. The fun starts at 8 p.m. ET.
 

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NBC's New Year's Eve 2020

Carson Daly and Julianne Hough host NBC New Year's Eve 2020, with live performances by Ne-Yo, Brett Eldredge, Julianne Hough, Leslie Odom, Jr., Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, and more. The countdown begins at 10 p.m. ET on NBC.

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Were you wondering whatever happened to hitmaker NE-YO? Well, he's back and ready for the holiday season with 5 newly-penned Christmas songs. The 3-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter celebrates the joyous season by releasing his first Christmas album, titled Another Kind Of Christmas (Motown Records/Compound Entertainment).

The album song list includes "Just Ain't Christmas" which NE-YO says captures the pain of a Christmas Eve break-up, while the playful double entendres of "Open Mine Tonight" explains what goes down after the kids go to bed.

The festive album also includes Christmas standards by superstar Stevie Wonder and the late singers Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway and Nat King Cole. Other collaborators include Candice Boyd, Satori, Dre Island, And RaVaughn.

NE-YO, a 39-year-old Libra, reimagined versions of Christmas classics – including "Someday At Christmas," a plea for peace written for Stevie Wonder during the Vietnam War. The song was covered by The Jackson 5 on their Motown Christmas album.

NE-YO also covers Marvin Gaye's "I Want To Come Home For Christmas," that was inspired by the plight of prisoners of war.

NE-YO says, of the album "See you this Holiday season and every holiday season after! Think you're gonna love it that much!"

Another Kind Of Christmas Track Listing

1. This Christmas
2. Talk About It
3. Carol Of The Bells feat. Candice Boyd
4. Open Mine Tonight
5. Just Ain't Christmas
6. Christmas Vibez feat. Satori and Dre Island
7. Merry Christmas Baby
8. I Want To Come Home For Christmas
9. The Christmas Song
10. Someday At Christmas feat. RaVaughn
11. It's For Everybody
 

NE-YO - "Just Ain't Christmas"

Black Twitter is still simmering with rage over the Grammys Motown tribute featuring 50-year-old Jennifer Lopez incorporating her Las Vegas show into a Motown revue. Many believe The Academy of the Recording Arts could have found someone more suitable than "culture vulture" J-Lo to represent the historic label.

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Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez

Power couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez showed off their fit physiques after hitting the gym in coordinating outfits. The pair, who have been dating for just over a year, recently took their relationship to the next level by purchasing a $15 million condo together in Manhattan.

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Crystal Smith and Shaffer Chimere Smith Jr

Ne-Yo's wife Crystal Renay Smith is catching heat for describing her baby son's hair as "Hawaiian silky". Crystal, who is mixed race, says social media users were upset because they are uncomfortable seeing mixed-race couples together.

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Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie, co-anchors of NBC's Today Show

NBC anchor Hoda Kotb, right, is seen with her new co-anchor Savannah Guthrie, left, after Kotb, 53, was announced as the new permanent co-host of NBC's Today Show in New York City. Viewer response to the announcement was mixed. Most viewers loved the idea of 2 female co-anchors on the Today Show. But Kotb does have her share of haters who thought her promotion was the wrong move. Kotb replaces disgraced former anchor Matt Lauer.

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Ne-Yo & Crystal Renay

Ne-Yo is expecting his 4th child with his current wife Crystal Renay. The singer/songwriter, whose real name is Shaffer Chimere Smith, announced the baby news on Instagram.com on Wednesday.

Crystal is pregnant with the couple's second child, a sibling for toddler son Shaffer Chimere Smith, Jr., who was born in March, 2016.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Floyd Mayweather Jr was spotted sitting court side of the LA Lakers vs Washington Wizards game at the Staples Center in L.A. on Tuesday. There's a rumor going around that the retired boxer is quickly running out of cash. That rumor was sparked by the news that Mayweather is selling off a few of his expensive fleet of cars. One car is up for sale for around $1 million. Why would a guy worth hundreds of millions need $1 million? That seems like spare change to him.

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Kelly Rowland SPL

Kelly Rowland heard you mocking her personal style. So the sultry singer stepped her fashion game up a notch. The mother-of-one had 2 wardrobe changes on Wednesday as she promoted the 'Lifetime' movie 'Love By the 10th Date'. Rowland was spotted leaving the 'Harry' talk show in NYC wearing a 3/4 length camel coat, and later she switched to a red coat and a blue pinstripe jumpsuit.

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Royalty Hightower, Quvenzhane Wallis in NYC

Young actresses Royalty Hightower, left, and Quvenzhané Wallis, right, attended the 2016 National Board Of Review Gala in New York City on Wednesday. 13-year-old Quvenzhané thrilled audiences as "Hushpuppy" in the independent film Beasts of the Southern Wild. After starring in the 2014 remake of Annie, Q fell off the radar. Now 11-year-old Royalty is making a similar splash as a young boxer in the independent film The Fits. Look for her to be a big star.

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Ne-Yo and Crystal Renay

The ink on their marriage certificate hasn't even dried and Ne-Yo's wife, Crystal Renay, is already capitalizing off his celebrity.

The Instagram model is featured in Eva Pigford's new reality TV show, About The Business on BET network. The series, which premieres tonight, features a tight-knit group of Hollywood socialites (six women and one gay guy) who balance their Hollywood careers and family life.

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The cast of "the Wiz" appears on the Today Show, NYC The cast of "the Wiz" appears on the Today Show, NYC

The cast of "The Wiz LIVE!" made an appearance on the Today Show in NYC on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The cast includes singer/songwriter Ne-Yo (the Tin-Man), pictured left; actress Shanice Williams (Dorothy), pictured right; actor/comedian David Alan Grier (The Cowardly Lion); and Elijah Kelley (Scarecrow).

Directed by Kenny Leon, The Wiz LIVE! revives the 1975 Broadway musical "The Wiz", starring Stephanie Mills as Dorothy in an all black cast. "The Wiz LIVE!" TV special also stars Mills (as Auntie Em), Queen Latifah (as The Wiz), Mary J. Blige, rapper Common, and Orange is the New Black star Uzo Aduba (as Glenda the good witch).

"The Wiz LIVE!" airs on NBC TV on Dec. 3.

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Jeezy Street Dreamz Foundation Dinner

On Friday night, rap mogul Young Jeezy held a private, star-studded dinner in honor of his 10th Year Anniversary and also his foundation “Street Dreamz” at 103 West in Atlanta. Jeezy is pictured above with his fiancée and mother of his daughter, Mahi.

Special invited A-list guests included Big Boi (Outkast), Ludacris, Ne-Yo, Usher, Monica and Shannon Brown, DeVyne Stephens, Mayor Kasim Reed, singer Anthony Hamilton, TV and radio personalities Ryan Cameron and Rashan Ali, Shanti Das, and more.
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Kylie Jenner and Mia Pia

Socialites Kylie Jenner and Mia Pia hung out together at Cafe Mauro at Fred Segal in Melrose, CA, while boyfriend Tyga shopped with a friend in Hollywood. Kylie, who is desperate for attention, was seen chatting with a hunky valet who checked out the 17-year-old's artificially enhanced ASSets. It isn't the first time we've seen the comely teenager flirting with men. Her unresolved daddy issues probably stem from having a father who was disinterested in her but who had a habit of wearing her intimate apparel. No wonder she moved out of the house when she was 16.
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