Big Sean is a businessman now. The 29-year-old rapper attended his PUMA x Big Sean Collection Launch at Goya Studios on Monday in Los Angeles. On hand to support her man was singer Jhene Aiko, who recently chastised her social media followers for falling for her online PR stunt to promote this event.
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A Hollywood power couple shocked fans by announcing they are separating, but friends say the couple is still very much together. The divorce announcement was made because the R&B crooner’s career took a nosedive after he was sued for allegedly transmitting herpes.
Yahoo has apologized for a race-baiting tweet that contained a racial slur. The tweet was sent out at 10:01 pm on January 5th by Yahoo Finance. Yahoo later claimed the racial slur was a typo. But we know better.
Pop singer SIA is not here for rapper Azealia Banks‘s crazy, attention-seeking antics.
The rapper shocked social media on Friday, Dec. 30, when she posted a Snapchat video of herself cleaning out her closet where she allegedly sacrificed chickens.
Musician Kanye West was in an upbeat mood when he arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday.
The 38-year-old father-of-2 had just pulled off a major publicity stunt for his new album, Waves, that’s scheduled for release on Feb. 11.
West tricked rapper Wiz Khalifa into joining him in a Twitter beef on Wednesday.
You will be happy to know that socialite Amber Rose and her baby daddy, rapper Wiz Khalifa are back together. Rose posted this image of herself and Wiz on her social media page this morning. Wiz was there to pick up the pieces after Rose’s unfortunately named ‘Slut Walk’ failed to draw the crows and the stars as she had hoped.
When social media took the place of expensive publicists (some of whom charge $250 per hour), savvy celebrities figured out how to use the social platform to create fake scandals and PR stunts for cheap publicity.
Most notably, power couple Jay Z and BeYaki are accused of pulling off one of the biggest stunts of the year — faking marital problems to boost sagging concert ticket sales. Apparently their stunt worked: the tour reportedly took in over $100 million in tickets sales.
Less notably, reality TV star Draya Michele reportedly pulled a similar stunt by taking to Instagram to announce she and fiancé, NFL player Orlando Scandrick, had split up.
The liberal, left wing, anti-Christian blog Huffington Post fell victim to yet another anti-gay hoax.
Last week, a New York radio show published a birthday party invitation with a note scribbled by “a homophobic mom” telling two gay dads that her son, Tommy, would not attend their daughter’s birthday party.
“Tommy will NOT attend. I do not believe in what you do,” the mom supposedly wrote on the invite. But the invitation turned out to be a stunt created by New York FM radio station K 98.3.