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Rihanna and her current boyfriend, A$AP Rocky, was nearly denied entry to NYC's Barcade after she forgot her ID.

Rihanna was all smiles as a bouncer stopped her at the door and requested to see her ID. NYC liquor ordinances are strict: NO entry to bars or venues where alcohol is served without identification.

Rocky argued that his girlfriend is the most popular singer in the city. But the bouncer didn't budge. The couple eventually got in after RiRi found her ID.

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Rihanna wore a pink see-through lingerie with a pink furry floppy hat and strappy sandals.

The pop singer has been known to get tipsy after throwing back a few too many drinks.

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Rocky loaned RiRi his leather jacket as they left the bar after a romantic date night.
 


 

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Feven Kay Kiflegiorgis, a news anchor for Fox 5 Las Vegas, was found naked and passed out behind the wheel of a car last month.

The Fox 5 Las Vegas morning weekday anchor made news headlines herself when she was found passed out behind the wheel of her Audi at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 20.

According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Kiflegiorgis, known professionally as Feven Kay, told cops she couldn't remember how she got to the location where she was found.

The officer states the nude driver smelt of alcohol and she seemed disoriented. Kiflegiorgis declined to submit to a blood alcohol test, according to the police report.

Kiflegiorgis, a native of East Africa, was charged with misdemeanor reckless driving with a disregard for the safety of a person or property.

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Kiflegiorgis appeared in court on April 21 and was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and to attend driving school, according to the NY Post.

Kiflegiorgis took a leave of absence before returning to the news desk. She told viewers the incident was a "private matter," but she wanted to be "transparent."

"Many of you noticed I've been off air for a few weeks," Kiflegiorgis said. "To all of you who have reached out, a sincere thank you for your concern.

"Last month, I was arrested by Metro for driving under the influence," she sighed. "At the time of the arrest, I was inside of a parking vehicle in a Las Vegas neighborhood alone. That charge has since been reduced to misdemeanor reckless driving for which I will pay fine and take classes.

"As I move forward, I want you to know I have learned from this and I will continue learning and I truly thank you for your support," she said.
 

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Tiffany Haddish had the best response when BACKGRID and TMZ asked for her take on Meghan Markle's Oprah interview.

BACKGRID and TMZ spotted Tiffany on her way out of Catch LA in WeHo Wednesday night.

Tiffany, who sweat out her lacefront wig glue, had too many drinks at dinner and was intoxicated.

She was escorted to her Uber by two compassionate bouncers who tried to hush her up for her own good.

When asked about the Duchess of Sussex, Tiff made one thing clear: "I believe anything a Black woman says!"

Her Uber driver tried to roll Tiff's window up, but she beckoned BACKGRID and TMZ to come closer to the car, telling them, "The only time I don't believe anything a Black woman says is if this is my STD test -- 'cause I got my own microscope, B*TCH!"

Tiffany said Meghan "didn't lie on the Queen. She respects the Queen. That's our Queendom."

Tiffany is up for a Grammy nomination this weekend.
 


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Tiger Woods is undergoing surgery after suffering multiple broken bones and internal injuries in a rollover car crash Tuesday morning.

More details are emerge about the accident around 7:13 a.m. near the Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes neighborhoods of Los Angeles, Fox News reported.

Emergency responders used the jaws of life to extricate Woods from the SUV wreckage. Woods was a sole occupant in the SUV.

"The vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed. The vehicle sustained major damage," officials said. "The driver and sole occupant was identified as PGA golfer, Eldrick 'Tiger' Woods. Mr. Woods was extricated from the wreck with the 'jaws of life' by Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries."

Helicopter news footage from ABC7 shows the wrecked SUV left the road, rolled over, and came to rest on its side.

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Woods, who is recovering from recent back surgery, previously admitted to an addiction to opioid narcotics as a result of back surgeries over the years.

He was arrested in 2017 after falling asleep behind the wheel of his car near his Jupiter Island, Florida, mansion at about 3:00 am. He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

The 45-year-old father-of-two agreed to take part in a first-time DUI offender program, which he completed.

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He received a year of probation, was fined $250, and ordered to undergo 50 hours of community service along with regular drug tests. He was not allowed to drink alcohol during the probation period.

Woods' agent Mark Steinberg released a statement following Tuesday's crash.

"Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries. He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support," Steinberg said.
 

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Andrew Gillum hoped to restore his respect and dignity in an exclusive interview with Tamron Hall.

The full interview will air during the Season 2 premiere of 'Tamron Hall' on Monday, Sept. 14.

The 41-year-old father of three told Tamron he cried every day since paramedics found him lying on the floor in his own vomit in a South Beach hotel room with a naked male escort in March.

Travis Dyson, an ER nurse who advertised his male escort services online, voluntarily surrendered his registered nursing license after the news broke.

Photos depicted bottles of prescription and illegal drugs with pills strewn on the floor and on a nightstand.

The former Democratic candidate for governor was so inebriated he could not communicate with paramedics. Gillum was not arrested despite the presence of illegal drugs in the room.

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Gillum addressed the scandal that derailed his promising political career in his talk with Tamron. He said he hoped to redeem himself and he went into alcohol rehab after years of fighting depression.

"I'm still here by the grace of God. So much of my recovery has been about trying to get over shame. Shame is not that I did that, but I am bad."

When asked why he was in a $220-a-night hotel room with a naked male escort, Gillum responded, "I would say the reason why I went to that room was probably no different than how anybody might communicate with someone that they are in a friendship relationship whatever with. I understand very well what people assume about that."

He also addressed the shocking photo that showed him nude on the bathroom floor in his own vomit.

"When that photo came out, I didn't recognize the person on the floor," he said.

"That was not anything more than a person being at their most vulnerable state, unconscious, having given no consent, and someone decided to use a moment where I was literally lying in my own vomit."

Police also found a vial of injectable medication that is typically prescribed to treat erectile dysfunction.

Gillum, a former rising superstar in the Democratic Party, narrowly lost the 2018 gubernatorial race in Florida that would have made him the first Black governor of the nation's largest swing state.

Gillum was joined in the interview by his long-suffering wife R. Jai Howard, who discussed the impact of her husband's scandal on their marriage and their family and what the future holds.
 

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Jada Pinkett Smith had no idea her mom Adrienne Banfield-Jones overdosed on drugs in the past, but she hopes her mom's honesty will benefit others dealing with similar addictions.

Adrienne, 66, has been sober for 30 years, but during Wednesday's episode of Jada's Facebook Watch show Red Table Talk, "Coping With Addiction During Covid-19," she told her daughter and granddaughter, Willow Smith, about her multiple past overdoses.

Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Jada confessed she "didn't have knowledge" of what her mom was going to say, explaining: "The great thing about Gam (Adrienne), and one of the reasons why I wanted to have this episode, is she's in her 30th year of sobriety and she has so much information to offer to those who are struggling right now.

"She just has some really veteran, useful tips in regards to how to stay clean, how to stay connected, and what to do. It's like I always tell people, 'Never judge the journey you've been on because once you get through on the other side, you're gonna have so much to offer other people who are going through it as you once had'."

Meanwhile, Jada, 48, who has been sober herself for more than 20 years after previously battling alcoholism, said that like many people, she is "dealing with old fear patterns" while quarantining.

"I haven't had a drink in a long time but those psychological patterns that once would make me drink or make me look for solace outside myself are creeping back in," she confessed. "These times are so uncertain... For me, I just had to deepen some of my spiritual practices and deepen my faith."

The star added: "All those concepts and ideas that got us to a place of sobriety are the places we need to return to and hold onto even more fiercely than we have before."

If you are struggling with drug or alcohol addictions and you need help, call the national drug help hotline today at 1-844-289-0879.

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