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The "Real Housewives of New York City" is making history by hiring their first Black cast member in the show's 13-year run.

TMZ has learned the Bravo series hired Eboni K. Williams to join the Big Apple ladies for season 13, which is already in production.

The attorney and TV host is ecstatic about her new gig, telling TMZ, "NYC is filled with successful and dynamic Black women. I'm excited to join this legendary franchise as the first Black housewife. Can't wait to share a slice of life in this city that hasn't been seen before."

Eboni added, "Anyone who's aware of my work knows I don't hold back. I'm going to keep it just as real here as I do everywhere else."

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It's true. Eboni has a reputation for being loud and argumentative (which may explain why she's single).

The 37-year-old Charlotte native co-hosted "FOX News Specialists" before leaving FNC at the end of 2018. For a short time, Eboni co-hosted a talk show on WABC Radio in NYC and currently co-hosts "State of the Culture" on Sean Combs's Revolt TV.

Eboni earned her law degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law -- and she clerked for Louisiana's Secretary of State and the state's Attorney General.

As TMZ reported, the show's producers Also auditioned Bershan Shaw, another potential Black housewife. In the end, they decided Eboni was the better fit as a full-time cast member. It's still possible Bershan will make appearances.

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Incarcerated rapper Kodak Black showed his appreciation and love for his attorney by gifting his "father figure" a brand new truck.

The "Zeze" rap star, real name Bill K. Kapri, is still serving time for federal weapons-related charges, but he won’t face additional time behind bars thanks to his father figure and legal representative, Bradford Cohen.

Kodak decided to treat Cohen to a belated Father's Day surprise, and sent him to his local Chevy dealership to pick up a special delivery - a 2020 Chevy Z71.
 

Kodak made sure the truck was fully paid for in advance, and he shared a snap of Cohen posing next to his new ride on Instagram.

In the accompanying caption, he revealed Cohen proved to be so much more to him than just an attorney, writing:

"Anyone Can Be A Daddy But Everyone Cant Be A Father Calling You My Lawyer Would B Disrespectful. God Put You In My Life & You've Been A Father Figure To Me. Happy Belated Fathers Day and Happy Belated Birthday Pops . I Love You."

Cohen responded to the heartwarming post by vowing to continue "going the extra mile" for Kodak and all of his clients, revealing he would be making a donation in the rapper's name to the criminal justice reform non-profit, The Innocence Project.

News of Kodak's generous gift comes two months after Cohen managed to convince Florida prosecutors to drop charges relating to the same 2019 incident the rapper is already serving a 46-month sentence for - falsifying information on federal forms to purchase three firearms in Miami.

If the deal hadn't been reached, Kodak could have faced an additional 15 years in prison. Instead, the 23-year-old rapper will complete a 500-hour drug treatment course.

Celebrity attorneys Leron Rogers, right, and John Rose, of the prestigious Lewis & Brisbois law firm, held his annual Fall mixer event at Little Alley Steakhouse in the affluent Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta on Thursday, Oct. 3.

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In attendance were former reality TV star Lisa Wu, right, blogger Michelle Brown, left, and Leron's clients, including Atlanta Hawks players, entertainment industry executives, and blogger Sandra Rose, of Sandrarose.com.

Leron, left, and his associate John T. Rose recently secured a judgment of nearly $800,000 for their client against a former NBA All-Star.

Leron (left) poses with investor Donray Von (right). Donray was involved in four major acquisitions and co-invested alongside Google Ventures, Guggenheim, and more.

The event was sponsored by Leron Rogers, Lewis & Brisbois, AON, AIG, and First Impressions.

Anisa Brenee (L), John Rose (C) and Shelly Nicole at Leron Rogers' annual Fall mixer.


 

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