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Halle Berry won a major victory in child support court -- her monthly child support payments to her ex, Gabriel Aubry, have been slashed in half.
The Oscar winner was ordered to pay Aubry $16,000-a-month following the couple's split, so he could cover expenses for their 13-year-old daughter Nahla, but due to Covid-19, revenues for movie stars are down across the board.
Thanks to a new settlement, Halle is now ordered to pay her ex $8,000-a-month for their daughter.
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As part of the deal, obtained by The Blast, Halle has agreed to pay "retroactive" support to Gabriel and cover Nahla's private school tuition and health insurance.
The Monster's Ball star has also agreed to pay Gabriel additional child support if her income exceeds $1.95 million in any given year, and she must also contribute $5,000 to Gabriel's attorney's fees and costs.
The former lovers have also agreed to exchange annual income information and tax returns, as well as other documents.
Atlanta Rapper T.I., 40, and his wife Tameka, 45, are seen arriving at BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood for dinner with the family on March 15.
The embattled couple appeared to be in good spirts as they posed for pictures outside of the restaurant with their adorable youngest daughter, Heiress Diana Harris, 4, and their son Domani, 2nd from left.
The couple has been laying low ever since dozens of women came forward with very serious allegations of sexual assault against them. Multiple women accused the rapper and his wife of drugging, kidnapping, sexual assault and misconduct, with some allegations stretching back more than a decade.
In a statement issued though their attorney, Steven Sadow, T.I. and Tiny denied "in the strongest possible terms these baseless and unjustified allegations."
T.I. and Tiny don't have masks on in California because Georgia does not have a mask mandate, so they're not accustomed to wearing masks like residents in locked down states.
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Kirk Franklin apologized after video footage was uploaded to the internet by his son, Kerrion, who recorded a heated phone exchange between himself and his father.
Father and son are pictured during happier times in a photo dated April 30, 1999.
In the clip, Franklin, 51, is heard cursing out his 33-year-old estranged son, calling him a "b***h a**" and telling him, "I will put my foot in your a**."
The Grammy Award-winning gospel singer also told his son his mother should have swallowed him.
Kerrion fell out with his father years ago, calling his dad "sneaky" and saying his father threatened to kill him.
Franklin and his wife of 25 years, Tammy Collins, have three other children, Kennedy, 23, Carrington, 30, and Caziah.
In a now-deleted post, Kerrion said, "This is why I'm done. No father should speak to their children like this." He then released a part of the recording, and said the rest is "too embarrassing."
Beyonce shared personal photos of her 9-year-old daughter Blue Ivy and 3-year-old twins Sir and Rumi in a Valentine's Day post on social media.
The 40-year-old singer posted photos of herself dressed for a night out on the town with her husband, rapper Jay Z, 52.
Beyonce wore a red leather miniskirt (retail $990) with white button-down blouse, which she paired with a matching crystal-embellished belt (retail $506) and pearl-studded pumps.
She accessorized with Alexander McQueen's "The Story" handbag (retail $2,890) and a pair of Valentino logo sunglasses (retail $355).
As usual, the mom-of-3 and stepmom of 2 didn't caption her post - having nothing to say to her loyal fans.
Once known as the hottest chick in the game, Beyonce's body still looks good for her age. She earned high praise from some of her 165 million followers on Instagram.
"Wow BEY YOU BLESSED US," gushed one follower.
Another wrote: "PERFECTION!"
And a third fan asked Bey to hire him as her stylist.
Rapper T.I's daughter Deyjah Harris tweeted and deleted a cryptic message about her father waking her up and offering her juice at 5 a.m.
The teenager wrote: "This is gonna sound super weird but last night, my pops woke me up around 5 AM asking if I wanted some juice and when I sat up, it LITERALLY felt as if I caught a charley horse but it was on the right side of my neck [sic]."
In response to a question from a follower, Deyjah wrote: "lmaooo, this isn't a normal thing. He just randomly came and asked if i wanted juice. i was confused like shit but i took it... [sic]"
The tweet was sent out on Jan. 23 -- days before Atlanta socialite Sabrina Peterson accused the rapper of putting a gun to her head. And before a plethora of women came forward to accuse T.I. and his wife Tameka "Tiny" Harris of drugging them and sexually abusing them.
Someone on gossip forum Lipstick Alley captured Deyjah's tweets and reposted them in a lengthy thread where many speculated that Deyjah's innocent tweet meant her father's sweet gesture was somehow incestuous.
Meanwhile, former friend Sabrina, who accused T.I. of putting a gun to her head "in front of children," took a lie detector test that showed no deception.
T.I. responded to the allegations that he and his wife drugged and sexually abused women.
"What we not going to do is open up the door to my bedroom," he said in a video posted on Instagram.
"Whatever we ever have done, has been done with consensual adults who into what we into and like what we like. If we want something, we know exactly where to go get it. We've never forced anybody, we've never drugged anybody against their will, we've never held anybody against their will. We've never made anybody do anything. We never sexually trafficked anything."
He captioned the video: "No weapon formed against us shall prosper. We vehemently deny ALL these disgusting, anonymous allegations..."
He added: "I want to say my wife is a beautiful person with an amazing spirit and a kind heart," T.I. shared on Instagram. "She's a devoted mother and she has a humble soul. She don't deserve it."
Justin Timberlake confirmed he and wife Jessica Biel welcomed their second child last year - a son named Phineas.
It was reported back in July that the pair, who are also doting parents to 5-year-old son Silas Randall Timberlake, had quietly become parents for a second time. But the couple never addressed the rumors.
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Justin came clean while filming an interview for The Ellen DeGeneres Show - airing on Monday, Jan. 18. He confirmed the happy news.
"He's awesome and so cute. Nobody's sleeping," he gushed. "But we're thrilled. We're thrilled and couldn't be happier. Very grateful."
The "SexyBack" singer also joked that he and Jessica "don't see each other anymore" now that they have two kids, but added that it's a "lot of fun".
As for how Silas is coping with being a big brother, Justin smiled: "Right now he's very much liking it. Phin can't walk yet or chase him down, so we'll see what happens."
Justin and Jessica tied the knot in 2012.
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Busy Philipps announced her 12-year-old daughter, Birdie Leigh Silverstein, is a card-carrying lesbian.
The 41-year-old actress revealed her eldest child's sexual preference on Thursday's episode of her podcast. She said the child came out to her at age 10.
"Birdie told us at 10 years old and we immediately... I mean obviously, I knew that Birdie knew," Philipps said. She added that Birdie prefers the pronouns they/them.
"Because Birdie said that they would like their pronouns to be they/them, and I haven't been doing it, and I said because I have this public persona and I want Birdie to be in control of their own narrative and not have to answer to anybody outside of our friends and family if they don’t want to," Philipps said.
Philipps said Birdie gave her a pass for messing up the pronouns.
"Bird was like, 'I don't give a f–k. You can talk about how I'm gay and out. You can talk about my pronouns. That would be cool with me. That's great.' So I said, 'OK, I can talk about it on the podcast.'"
The "Dawson's Creek" star shares Birdie and 7-year-old daughter Cricket Pearl with her husband, screenwriter Marc Silverstein.
Philipp's isn't the first self-centered celebrity to saddle their emotionally troubled children with adult situations for publicity.
NBA retiree Dwyane Wade also revealed his child Zaya Wade, formerly Zion, is LGBT+. Zaya, 13, is pictured with Wade's wife, actress Gabrielle Union, who happily exploits the child on social media.
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Gucci Mane is a father of two, after his wife Keyshia Ka'oir gave birth to their first child together.
The 40-year-old rapper shared the happy news on his Instagram page, while revealing the unusual name they chose for their son.
Gucci shared a photo from Keyshia's baby shower, which he captioned:
"My wife just gave me a 7lb 1 oz baby boy his name ICE DAVIS 12/23/20 thank you MrsDavis, he’s here!!!!!!!"
Keyshia, real name Keisha Watson, shared the same news on her own Instagram page, adding: "OMG he is soooooo darn CUTE & PERFECT."
Ice is the first child for the couple, who wed in 2017. Keyshia, 41, is the mother of a grown son and two grown daughters, while Gucci has a special needs son from a previous relationship.
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A viral video that shows rapper Wiz Khalifa sharing an intimate father-son moment has sparked debate on social media.
The video shows the 33-year-old "Black and Yellow" rap star kissing his 7-year-old son, Sebastian, on the mouth.
The response to the kiss was largely negative, as many said the boy is too old to kiss his father.
An Instagram user left this comment under the original video source:
"[W]ho in the rightful mind kiss their son in the mouth especially a guy that sh*t is nasty. all you're doing is pushing the agenda more to the public eye and telling kids it's okay to kiss men in the mouth when it's not some of ya are f***ing sick asf ya need jesus fr [sic]."
But not everyone agreed with the judgmental folks.
"Y'all are strange. He kissed his son good morning for like a second," wrote one Instagram user.
Another user wrote: "I don't see anything wrong with it. It was a little peck, They took this way out of context. Yes these peoples are extraaaa, but, that's social media for you! Smh."
And a third wrote: "There was nothing wrong with this interaction... A father showing love to his son. I'm sorry that all young boys can't receive this kind of love from their fathers. Maybe we'd have less toxic men if we normalized farthers showing affection to their sons. IJS."
Sebastian is Khalifa's son with Instagram model and entrepreneur Amber Rose, 37.
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Miami's ultra wealthy parents are reportedly "losing their minds" over where the privileged children of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner will attend private school if they leave Washington, DC.
Page Six reports the Kushners purchased land on Miami's exclusive Indian Creek enclave where they plan to build a mega mansion if they're forced to leave Washington, DC.
Miami's mega-rich parents exchanged a flurry of text messages after the news broke of the huge land purchase. "I must have gotten 10 texts [about this] yesterday," one parent told Page Six.
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"The closest good Jewish school to where they bought their land is Lehrman, which is about 5 minutes away. Otherwise, Ransom Everglades, which would be far for them, Miami Country Day — which is about 15 minutes — and Cushman are all very good private schools. Pinecrest is a very good school, but super far. If they are going Jewish and plan to in the meantime rent or live in that area near where they are building the house, I bet Lehrman."
The well-to-do parent said they don't expect to meet their neighbors any time soon since construction crews have yet to break ground.
"The thing is, they bought a plot of land and building a mansion on Indian Creek is no small job — the houses are enormous," the parent said. "How long does it take to build a house from scratch? So who knows when they'd actually be in that house."
The Kushners have three children: daughter Arabella Rose, 9, and sons Joseph, 7, and Theodore, 4.