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Jussie Smollett showed up unannounced at the BET Award on Sunday — and Black Twitter roasted him over hot coals.

In March, Judge James Linn sentenced Jussie Smollett to 150 days in the Cook County Jail for lying about a hate crime.

Smollett went viral when he raised a fist in defiance, and yelled "I am not suicidal!" as he was led away to jail.

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But less than a week later, Smollett was released from jail while appealing his conviction.

Twitter users who hoped Smollett would go away were surprised to see him show up on the red carpet at the BET Awards. He may have been invited by his TV mom Taraji P. Henson who hosting the 2022 BET Awards.

One Twitter user wrote: "That's crazy how Jussie Smollett is out & about, showing his face like that situation never happened."

Another person tweeted: "Not Jussie smollet trying to get this black card reinstated."

And a third person wrote: "Jussie Smollett was seen at the BET Awards. He actually just made a wrong turn going to get a Subway sandwich."

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Black Twitter is in an uproar over a viral video that shows a young boy being molested by an adult woman while grown men cheer them on.

The video was uploaded by Twitter user @SonnyG44 who wrote in the caption: "Degenerate Dusty Behavior If the roles were reversed the world would be in an uproar #ProtectBlackBoys."

The video shows men instructing a young boy to give money to the woman. The child stuffs a fist full of cash into the woman's leggings while she grinds on him.

The video's date and location are unknown. The child appears to be age 10. Two more boys stand in the bed of a pickup truck while waiting to make it rain on the woman.

One outraged Twitter user wrote:

"We don't talk about the hypersexualization of Black boys enough, this is terrible. I'm checking folks on site and calling CPS if I see some shit like this... on him AND her."

Another user wrote: "What happened to us?"

A third person tweeted:

"Everyday I see something that pushes me closer to feeling like my people are at the door of no return."

Watch the video below.

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Lori Harvey sparked debate when she explained the starvation diet that helped her lose her "relationship weight."

The Atlanta socialite explained that she gained 15 pounds of relationship weight after she began dating actor Michael B. Jordan.

In the video, the 25-year-old model says she takes a pilates class and sticks to a 1200-calorie deficit diet. That's where the trouble begins for Lori on Twitter.

Most women know that eating 1200 calories a day is not enough food to sustain a healthy active adult. That's like one slice of bread, an avocado sandwich, a baked potato, an apple and a banana per day.

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Women who maintain a crash diet of 1200-calories a day look like they're starving. It changes the shape of their face as the skin pulls away from the muscle and bone.

A 1200-calorie starvation diet is usually maintained for 7-14 days max for weight loss. It is not recommended for active women who burn more energy in a single day.

A 2000-calorie per day diet is considered standard to meet most women's energy and nutritional needs. A 3000-calorie diet is recommended for men, since men work harder than women and require more energy and nutrients.

If you decide to go on a starvation diet like Lori, make sure you consult with your doctor or a licensed dietitian.

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Tamar Braxton showed no shame after Jesse Williams' nudes leaked online on Monday. The 40-year-old is starring in Broadway play, Take Me Out, about a gay baseball player who comes out to his teammates.

Despite strict policy against cell phones in the theater, someone managed to sneak a phone in and filmed Jesse in a shower scene.

Jesse, 40, was a trending topic on social media on Monday. Tamar Braxton, 45, was among the thirsty women losing their minds over the actor's anatomy.

"For sure Jesse Williams has three legs and one can for sure cure the ND acne on my face," she tweeted.

"OK... That wasn't saved. I'm celibate. And the acne on my face looks like rocks! Just ONE touch lord," she wrote.

Acne is a common symptom of perimenopause (before menopause) due to falling estrogen and progesterone levels.

Other symptoms include hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, dry skin, low libido, mood swings, thinning hair, insomnia, etc.

Menopause symptoms, including acne, are treated with hormone replacement therapy (HRT), diet and exercise.

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Viola Davis is reportedly "devastated" by the public's reaction to her honest portrayal of Michelle Obama in a new Showtime series that debuted on Sunday, April 17.

Black Twitter users continue to drag the Oscar winner after her "insulting" portrayal of the former first lady in "The First Lady."

Davis stars alongside actors Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt in the TV series that documents the personal lives of former first ladies.

Twitter users were outraged over Davis' "offensive" and "distracting" portrayal after episode 1 aired on Sunday.

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For some reason, Davis pursed her lips and made strange facial expressions while playing the wife of former President Barack Obama.

In an earlier interview with Vanity Fair magazine, Davis, 56, said she was "nervous" and "terrified" about playing Michelle, 58.

"There's a lot of fear that I messed up my portrayal of Michelle Obama," Davis said at the series' premiere screening on April 14.

"She's an icon. Everyone knows what she looks like and what she sounds like so I am absolutely terrified. But I'm mostly terrified about what she will think. I don't want to insult her and have her calling me. I gotta make the sister look good."

However, viewers say Davis reduced Michelle Obama to a cartoon caricature.

One Twitter user wrote: "Idc how great of an actress Viola Davis is, she 100% deserves everything she’s getting right now for this portrayal."

Another user tweeted: "Don't be getting defensive when them yt folks start dragging viola Davis for that role... y'all opened the door for disrespect."

And a third person wrote: "Crazy everyone was hype about Viola Davis playing the role of Michelle Obama but the only thing that’s been getting highlighted are her damn lips... they did Michelle wrong."

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At first glance Viola Davis' portrayal of former first lady Michelle Obama seemed like a Saturday Night Live skit.

Davis plays Michelle Obama in a Showtime series titled "The First Lady" that debuted on Sunday night.

In one scene from the series, Davis constantly pursed her lips and made exaggerated facial expressions while speaking to the actor who plays former President Barack Obama.

Black Twitter wondered how Michelle felt about Viola's over-the-top acting.

Davis continued her exaggerated facial expressions in another scene that looked like it came straight out of Tyler Perry's "The Oval" TV series.

It isn't clear why the Oscar winner played the part of Michelle the way she did. Or if she was directed to play a comical version of the real Michelle

TMZ reports that Davis was taking her role very seriously. But Twitter didn't think so.

Black Twitter wasn't happy with Viola's acting skills. See the comments below.

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Halle Bailey shut down Internet trolls who accused of getting breast implants and other surgical procedures.

Halle, who is one half of the sibling duo Chloe x Halle, corrected trolls who claimed she had work done on her breasts.

The 22-year-old Atlanta native took to Twitter on Wednesday and wrote: "lmaooo not y'all thinking i got boob implants whattt."

After denying surgery rumors, Halle confirmed that her 23-year-old sister Chloe Bailey's curves are also real: "no ma'am God gave me these and gave chloe the booty."

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When she's not in the recording studio, Halle spends most of her days posting thirst traps on social media.

Halle and Chloe are former YouTube stars who were signed to Beyonce's Parkwood Entertainment label. They released their debut EP Sugar Symphony in 2016.

Halle and Chloe starred in the TV series Grown-ish. Halle was also cast as Ariel in the live action film The Little Mermaid.

She and her sister have more than 1.8 million subscribers on their YouTube channel.

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Actress Tichina Arnold, who played Chris Rock's ball-breaking mom on the TV series "Everybody Hates Chris", is on a mission to save Black men in America.

Tichina is concerned about the challenges facing Black men in America.

The 52-year-old single mom tweeted on Wednesday: "Honest Question: What can we as Black Women in America do, to stop aiding in the emasculation of Black men in America?"

The responses from some of her 735K Twitter followers were largely hypocritical.

One male follower wrote: "Lord, not you. Well you first have to stop thinking that Black men in America are being emasculated."

A female follower tweeted: "We, as black women are not responsible for the image that black men have created for themselves. I wish people would stop placing this responsibility on us."

And a third follower wrote: "You cannot be serious. You mean the same men DVing us, murdering us [trans & cis] MOST every year, street harassing, and defending rapists at every turn? The 1s glorifying violence in our artforms? The ones who create broken homes? AND WE EMASCULATING? GURL.....This ain't it."

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Tichina divorced Golden State Warriors assistant coach DaRico Hines after he allegedly made a sex tape with another woman and the tape somehow leaked onto the Internet.

Tichina has a daughter, Alijah Kai Haggins, 18, with music producer Carvin Haggins.

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Kanye West's social media manager is in hot water after Black Twitter uncovered more racist tweets.

Jason Lee, of Hollywood Unlocked Instagram blog, has been criticized recently for old tweets he made referring to Black people as "c**ns".

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Lee, right, who only recently began identifying as a Black man, is believed to be the person who tweeted out "K**n-Baya" in reference to "The Daily Show" host Trever Noah on Ye's Instagram page.

Black Twitter found old tweets that prove Lee seems comfortable using the racist c-word.

The Instagram post cost Ye a coveted gig on the upcoming Grammy Awards next month. And Instagram suspended his account for 24 hours.

Since returning to Instagram, Ye (or his ghostwriter) has been silent.

But the controversy is still swirling on social media, where Lee's racist tweets are still live.

YouTube vlogger Michelle "ATLlien" Brown dragged Lee on her YouTube podcast this week. She referred to Lee as an "a** kisser" and "yes man."

Michelle was also insulted that Lee, who identified as Italian just a few years ago, is now referring to himself as Black.

Check out the tweets and Michelle's video below.
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Draya Michele took to Twitter to ask "scamming scammers" a question about paying back a small business loan.

Every two-bit hustler on Black Twitter lurked on her timeline waiting for the answers.


In her tweet, which is still live on her feed, Draya asked:

"Hey I got a question for my little scamming scammers. Lol. If you get a SBA loan and it's under a business name what are the steps to paying it back and if it is under the business name and you go into default does it go under your personal credit?"

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As you know, the Small Business Administration loosened requirements for pandemic-related loans. Those requirements have since been tightened after every swindler and scam artist took advantage of what they believed was free money.

The Biden Administration created a task force and gave them a wide net to catch most of the amateur scammers who applied for thousands of dollars in loans.

Many of the applicants were from low-income neighborhoods and now reside in a jail cell.


Anyway, back to Draya's cryptic tweet.

Her followers advised her to delete the tweet before it caused trouble for her.

One Twitter user who used to work for the SBA told Draya that questions like hers motivate the feds to open an investigation.

Others advised the socialite to consult with an attorney or accountant.

Check out more responses below.

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Black Twitter refuses to support Kanye West during his battle with ex Kim Kardashian and her boyfriend Pete Davidson.

Black Twitter turned their backs on Kanye when Davidson dragged him on social media this weekend. The 28-year-old SNL comic taunted the 44-year-old father of four by sharing an Instagram photo that showed him in bed with Kim.

Davidson told Kanye to "stop being a little internet bitch boy" in a tense text exchange that was leaked on Sunday.

When Kanye asked Pete for his location, the comedian replied that he was "in bed with your wife."

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Meanwhile, Kim, 41, responded to Kanye's allegations that she won't allow him to see their four children.

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A frustrated Kim responded to Kanye, saying, "Please stop with this narrative, you were just here this morning picking up the kids for school."

Kanye posted a photo of 8-year-old daughter North West's backpack with an alien pin on it.

"This was on my daughters back pack when I was 'allowed' to see her last week. This is why I go so hard for my family I am wired to protect my family at all cost As the priest of my home Don't worry Northy God is still alive [sic]."

Some Black Twitter members called out Kanye's celebrity pals and demanded to know why Jay Z, Beyonce, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj aren't supporting him.

"Kanye's "friends" still aren't publicly backing him? Makes me sick. #JayZ #Beyonce #Rihanna #Nicki ALL are in positions to speak the F**K up for him. Man until they do... f**k em. HELP YOUR BROTHER. F**K."

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But not everyone agreed.

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Black Twitter users fat shamed Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa Bryant and accused her of being pregnant by NBA legend Chris Paul.

Black Twitter users called Vanessa "fat" and accused the 39-year-old mother of three of being pregnant by family friend Chris, who already has two children with his wife, Jada Crawley.

Vanessa wore an ankle length black coat and slimming black turtleneck sweater with black slacks and stiletto thigh high boots.

The rumors about Vanessa and Chris, 36, began circulating after Vanessa and the Clippers star's long embrace on the court.

Black Twitter noted the cold reaction by Chris Paul's 9-year-old daughter after her father's prolonged embrace with Vanessa, who presented Chris with the Kobe & Gigi WNBA Advocacy Award. The little girl seemed to pull away from Vanessa when she leaned in to kiss her.

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Vanessa, pictured with Michael Jordan and Mary J. Blige, tragically lost her husband, Kobe, and their daughter, Gigi Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26, 2020 in Calabasas, Calif.

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The Twitter streets are on fire after rapper Nelly accidentally live-streamed a woman giving him head.

The video is circulating all over social media with many Twitter users (men and women) commenting on his shortcomings.

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The 47-year-old rapper, who was born Cornell Haynes Jr., is best known for his debut album Country Grammar, which is still his best-selling album to date.

His following album, Nellyville, spawned the number-one hits "Hot in Herre" and "Dilemma" (featuring Kelly Rowland).

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Nelly began his career in 1993 as part of the hip-hop group St. Lunatics.

The Grammy-award winning rapper is set to headline Sand Mountain Amphitheater's concert "Tacos and Tequila" on May 20. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.

The festival organizers reportedly called an emergency meeting to discuss the sex tape. At issue is whether Nelly violated the decency clause of his contract by leaking his own sex tape.

There is still time for organizers to replace Nelly pending the outcome of the meeting.

Check out the Twitter commentary below.

Cardi B's throwback photo from her struggle days as an exotic dancer went viral on Twitter.

The former stripper shared a photo that shows her twerking amid a pile of one dollar bills as men count the cash.

She captioned the image: "2014."

Cardi previously told Interview magazine:

"When I first entered the strip club, I was really shy. I felt really uncomfortable. I felt very ashamed. There were times when I was crying, like, "Oh my gosh, if my mom or my dad found out, they'd be so humiliated. But I needed the f*cking money."

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The Bronx-raised rapper can look back on those days and laugh now that she has more than enough money to feed her husband and children.

Cardi's post sparked a Twitter trend, as fans shared one of Cardi's struggle photos as an example of themselves if defending their favorite celebrity was a full-time job.

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Jay Z insulted legions of Michael Jackson fans worldwide when he called his wife, Beyoncé, an "evolution" of Michael Jackson.

The 52-year-old semi-retired rapper divided Black Twitter during a conversation with singer Alicia Keys and others on a recent Twitter Spaces chat.

Jay Z said:

"It goes back to evolution. If we don't think that people gonna be better than what we created, then we don't believe in evolution. I can give you a million reasons... and Bey's gonna be mad at me for saying this but Michael Jackson ain't never had Coachella."

He claimed Beyoncé was an evolution because she performed at Coachella. As if she ever sold out 50 concerts at London's 02 Arena.

Michael's fans were outraged after Jay Z compared the music icon to a studio singer.

Others called it an insult to mention Beyoncé's name in the same breath as Michael's.

One fan brought up old headlines about crazed Stans stealing a plane and selling a child for a Beyoncé ticket. As if that proves anything.

Beyonce should slap Jay Z's face for embarrassing her like this.

Check out what Black Twitter has to say about Jay Z's delusions below: