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Kevin Hart escalated his prank war with pal Nick Cannon by plastering "The Masked Singer" host's real phone number on billboards in 3 cities.

The prank war escalated after Nick bought Kevin a live llama for his birthday earlier this month. But the Jumanji star was unimpressed and called the prank "childish."

He shared a message Nick sent him along with the animal, which read:

"Since I'm having all these new kids, I thought I would bless you with a new one as well. Save the drama for your llama. Happy birthday."

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Kevin poked fun at the fact that Nick is now a dad of seven. He paid for billboards that displayed Nick's real mobile phone number in Los Angeles, Atlanta and New York.

The billboards read: "For any advice on fatherhood? Call my best friend Nick Cannon."

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Kevin shared an image of the billboards on Instagram, and wrote:

"Since my brother @nickcannon decided to buy me a lama [sic] for my B Day I decided to do something nice for him as well... Here is a digital billboard in Los Angeles... I also did some in ATL & NY. If u want any advice on fatherhood please call my BEST FRIEND @nickcannon... I'm sure his phone has been ringing nonstop. GOTCHA BACK B**CH #PRANKWARS."

Nick took to his Instagram Story, revealing that his phone "won't stop ringing", and adding that he "hates" Hart for the epic prank.
 

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Amy Schumer says her vagina is "street trash" since getting married to Chris Fischer in 2018. Schumer explained the biggest change in her life on Kevin Hart's "Comedy Gold Minds" podcast.

"It's honestly just like, huge now and just garbage. It's just street trash. Yeah, I would say my street trash p—-y is probably [the biggest change]."

Then Schumer got serious, saying her marriage also trashed her social life.

"I don't go out anymore. I mean, it's also the pandemic, but I'd be down at the Cellar every night doing standup, and now it's like, if a friend is like, 'Want to meet out at 8:00 PM?,' I'm like '8:00pm?! Sorry, I'm in ...' I mean, I'm not in bed, I stay up, you know..."

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Amy Schumer, 39, and Fischer, 41, welcomed their first child, Gene Fischer, in May 2019.

There years into their marriage -- an eternity in Hollywood -- Schumer says the dopamine is fading.

"We probably have sex every seven to 10 days. We need to do that more."

She said they schedule their sex sessions now.

"I go, 'Do you want to have sex?' And he makes this face," she said. "He kind of pictured it, and like, winced. He's imagining it and he made a face kind of like he ate something bad."

Schumer said Fischer then told her, "How about tomorrow?” to which she replied, "Great. Thank you. I feel really good."

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Amber Rose and her baby daddy Alexander Edwards are all smiles after a lunch date at famous eatery La Scala in Beverly Hills. The smiling mom-of-two, 37, wore a pink cropped pleather jacket over a gray hoodie and a matching pale pink baseball cap. She recently celebrated her son Sebastian's 8th birthday.
 

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Rihanna looked stylish as she left Giorgio Baldi restaurant after dining solo without her rapper beau ASAP Rocky in Santa Monica, California. The Barbadian beauty stunned in an olive green ensemble paired with a brown leather jacket trimmed with tan fur, and white heels. She accessorized the look with a small green Goyard purse and stylish sunglasses to go along with her freshly braided hair.
 

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Draya Michele, right, and her bestie Julissa Bermudez donned face masks after having lunch together in Beverly Hills.
 

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Wesley Snipes, left, and Kevin Hart play brothers in Netflix's new film "True Story" on location in Los Angeles. Wesley received rave reviews in Eddie Murphy's Coming 2 America sequel.

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An aspiring rapper called into The Breakfast Club to accuse washed up rapper Safaree Samuels of scamming him out of $1,000 for a feature on a mixtape.

The Breakfast Club radio co-hosts were discussing reports that comedian Kevin Hart was defrauded out of $1.2 million by a former employee.

They opened the phone lines to the public, and one man called in to say he was scammed by Nicki Minaj's ex.

The man said the scammer was Safaree (and not an imposter) because he DM'd the aspiring producer's blue check (verified) Instagram account.

"This how he got me. He hit me up first actually on Instagram," the aspiring rapper explained.

"He was like, 'Yo, your track is hot.' He told me that he could do a little promo for me, throw my track on Spotify, on the playlist for me and all that for $1,000. So, I paid him, and weeks and months go by. So, I'm hitting him up. He said, 'Oh, I forgot you on this tape so I got you on the next project.' It was supposed to drop in November. So, after November, he completely stopped responding and he basically got me out of $1,000, so I just have to take my L."

Safaree, like other broke artists who were hard hit by the pandemic, created an OnlyFans account to make ends meet.

Safaree did not respond to a blogger's message for a comment on the allegations.
 

 

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Kevin Hart's former personal shopper was arrested on Wednesday, after allegedly defrauding the actor/comedian out of nearly $1.2 million.

Dylan Jason Syer - who was hired by Hart in 2015 - was arraigned in Queens Supreme Court, New York, on charges including grand larceny, first and second degree, criminal possession of stolen property in the first and second degree and identity theft in the first degree.

Syer, 29, allegedly used Hart's credit cards to help fund his lavish lifestyle.

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz said Syer made over a million dollars in unauthorized purchases using the comedian’s credit cards between October 2017 and February 2019. She said the actor's credit card was given to Syer "only to make authorized purchases" on his behalf.

Syer initially started small by making authorized purchases for the actor, then he escalated to make extravagant purchases for himself and to transfer large sums of Hart's money into his personal bank accounts.

He then purchased Louis Vuitton bags, "at least 5 Patek Phillipe watches valued at more than $400,000" and a Sam Friedman painting, which he sent by FedEx to his home and business.

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He also purchased at least 16 Bearbrick collectibles dolls, clothing, shoes and jewelry, according to the D.A.

"The investigation revealed that the defendant used his business's credit card processing account to make unauthorized charges on Mr. Hart's credit card. Once those credit card charges were processed by Syer's bank, the proceeds poured into Syer's checking account," the D.A. said.

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Following Syer's arrest on Wednesday, investigators searched his home, and recovered around $250,000 in cash and other items.

Katz issued a statement, saying, "I want to send a strong message to the defendant and others who seek financial gain through the victimization of others, that my team and I are committed to aggressively pursuing these actions and separating those who commit crimes from their ill-gotten gains, and returning those funds, where practical, to support the victims.”

Syer is due back in court on February 17. If convicted, he faces up to 25 years in prison.

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Kevin Hart has received a public apology from NBC Network officials after a photo of the comedian was used to accompany news articles about Jamaican Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt.

The headline read: "Usain Bolt, the fastest man alive, tests positive for coronavirus".

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Bolt confirmed he tested positive for the coronavirus following a huge birthday bash in Jamaica last week. Hart and Bolt are Black - but they don't pass for twins.

The Jumanji: Next Level star was left stunned on Tuesday after noticing his photo appeared in online NBC News pieces detailing Bolt's positive COVID-19 test.

Hart, who recently revealed he was diagnosed with the coronavirus back in March, shared a screenshot of the glaring mix-up of the two black celebrities, and remarked, "No comment", alongside a series of facepalm emojis.

The famously short funnyman then quipped, "I must of gotten really fast & tall overnight....I want to take advantage of this moment & race anybody in the world. We can bet whatever....S**t just got real. I am also no longer doing comedy due to my Olympic training schedule....IM BACK B**CHES!!!!!!

"P.S this is Disrespectful on so many levels....All you can do is laugh. Maybe the Covid 19 shrunk his legs & torso".

Bolt has yet to comment on the photo mishap, but an NBC News representative has since issued a formal apology to Hart via Twitter.

"Very sorry about that @KevinHart4real - bad technical glitch in how photos show up on Facebook," the spokesperson posted.

The picture problem has also been corrected, with editors noting, "A previous version of this article included an incorrect photo on some platforms due to a technical problem. The photo depicted actor Kevin Hart. It has been replaced with a photo of Usain Bolt."
 

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Comedian Kevin Hart stepped up his public support for embattled TV host Ellen DeGeneres by meeting up for a Los Angeles lunch date.

On Saturday, he was photographed enjoying a drink with DeGeneres on the patio at Santa Monica's Rosewood Miramar Hotel.

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The Finding Dory star found herself under attack in recent weeks after past and present staff members came forward with claims suggesting misconduct, racism, and sexual harassment were rampant behind the scenes of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Hart, 41, was among the talk show host's few celebrity friends to speak out in her defense earlier this month.

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Hart had previously called for a stop to the hate directed at DeGeneres amid the TV scandal, branding her "one of the dopest people on the f**king planet", insisting she doesn't deserve all the "negativity".

The comedian took a lot of flack for defending DeGeneres, who invited the funnyman on her show after he was nearly canceled for past homophobic comments.

Ellen had previously stood by Hart after he stepped down as host of the 2019 Oscars following controversy linked to old tweets featuring derogatory homophobic words he had once posted.

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Kevin Hart responded after he was rudely dragged on social media for showing support to embattled daytime television host Ellen DeGeneres.

DeGeneres faces cancellation of her Ellen DeGeneres Show after suffering its worst ratings decline ever.

Hart joined other Black millionaires, such as singer Tyrese Gibson, in a show of support for DeGeneres after past and present staffers accused her of contributing to a "toxic" environment on the set.

Hart shared a message of support for DeGeneres on Instagram.com, saying, "It's crazy to see my friend go thru what she's going thru publicly. I have known Ellen for years and I can honestly say that she's one of the dopest people on the f---ing planet. She has treated my family and my team with love and respect from day 1. The internet has become a crazy world of negativity. We are falling in love with people's downfall. It's honestly sad. When did we get here?"

But his followers were less not impressed by Hart's message. They dragged him on social media for defending DeGeneres after Black staffers confirmed the troubling reports about her.

One IG user wrote: "Oh the millionaire treated the other millionaire with respect? May as well end the investigation here."

Another user wrote, "Stay out of the Ellen show toxicity issue it's not about you it's about the employees who worked under her. Workplace bullying happens and never discount the ones that were victimized!! If you want to support Ellen GIVE HER A CALL IN PRIVATE!! Of course She's not gonna treat big celebs horribly!"

In a follow-up video on Tuesday, Hart shared his frustration at users dragging his good name.

"This social media sh-t is getting out of hand, dude. It is truly getting out of hand," he said, before defending his actions.
 

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Christian Cooper is not down with the "cancel culture" that destroys the lives of people they disagree with.

Christian asked a white woman to leash her dog in Central Park, but the woman, named Amy Cooper (no relation), called 911 to complain that she felt "threatened" by a Black man.

"I'm going to tell them there's an African-American man threatening my life," she said to him while dialing.

Christian filmed her meltdown on his cellphone, and when the video went viral, her life was "canceled" by social media users. She lost her job and the animal shelter took back her dog.

Now Christian says social media went too far.

"It's a little bit of a frenzy, and I am uncomfortable with that. If our goal is to change the underlying factors, I am not sure that this young woman having her life completely torn apart serves that goal," he told the NY Times.

Others called for an end to the cancel culture phenomenon fueled by social media which doesn't believe in second chances.

Comedian Kevin Hart spoke out about cancel culture, saying "Nobody's going to be perfect."

"Life isn't over because people say it is, and that's what's been happening as of late," Kevin told Oprah on Instagram Live.

"It's like people determine when your end button is pushed, but that's not how it works. We need to lose that attitude and feeling and let people grow. People love to talk shit... people love to be negative, but guess what? They also love to be positive. But we only talk about the negative."

 

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Olympian Lolo Jones says opening up about her virginity was a big "mistake." The 37-year-old Olympic hurdler and bobsledder thought revealing her virginity would inspire other goldstar virgins to come out.

But now she regrets revealing her virginity because no man wants her.

Lolo opened up about her virgin side on the latest episode of Kevin Hart's "Laugh Out Loud" series Cold as Balls.

Lolo previously said she was saving her chastity for the special day when she said "I do", but men were turned off at the thought of being the first guy to defile her.

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"It's just something, a gift I want to give to my husband," she told Bryant Gumbel in a 2012 interview.

"But please understand, this journey has been hard. There's virgins out there, I'm gonna let them know, it's the hardest thing I've ever done in my life. Harder than training for the Olympics, harder than graduating from college..."

Lolo told Hart that waiting for marriage put her at a "disadvantage" in her sport because she couldn't release that pressure.

She said being candid about never having sexual intercourse wrecked her dating life.

"That killed all my dates after that," Lolo said. "Like didn't even have a chance. Before, at least I had a chance. Before, I'd like, tiptoe, 'Okay, when's a good time to tell him? Do I wait until he sees my personality a little bit? Or do I just drop the bomb?'"