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Rapper Drake is accused of being a "climate criminal" after a Twitter user tracked several 14-minute flights made by Drake's private jet in one month.

The Twitter account Celebrity Jet Tracker found that private planes owned by Drake and other celebrities, including Kylie Jenner, made multiple short trips that dumped tons of carbon into the Earth's atmosphere.

Drake quickly distanced himself from those flights, which he said were empty.

"This is just them moving planes to whatever airport they are being stored at for anyone who was interested in the logistics ... nobody takes the flight," Drake wrote in an Instagram comment.

According to reports, the refurbished cargo plane was a "gift" to Drake from Virgin Atlantic.

The plane was given to Drake for promotional purposes (Virgin Atlantic's logo is painted on the tail).

The Guardian reports that private jets dump 33 million tons of greenhouse gases and are 5 to 14 times more likely to pollute the air than commercial planes because they carry so few passengers.

The Virgin Atlantic cargo plane is designed to carry 200+ passengers.

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Four people were killed in a fiery Learjet crash near San Diego, California on Monday. The private Learjet 35A crashed shortly after 7 p.m. in unincorporated El Cajon, according to Eurweb.com.

The plane was carrying two passengers and two flight crew when it hit several power lines and crashed into a residential neighborhood while on approach to Gillespie Field.

The passengers were identified as two flight nurses who worked for an air ambulance service.

The plane departed earlier from John Wayne Airport in Orange County, NBC Los Angeles reports.

In audio leaked online, the Learjet pilot requested to land and asked an air traffic controller to turn up the approach lights a little bit more.

The air traffic controller said the approach lights were already at 100% brightness.

Seconds later, the pilot screamed "Oh sh*t! Oh sh*t! Oh SH*T!" followed by a scream before the transmission ends abruptly.

No injuries or fatalities were reported on the ground but one house was damaged. The fiery crash was captured on a resident's Ring doorbell camera.

Listen to the disturbing audio below.


 

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Lady Gaga caused a stir on Instagram when she posted an image that shows her rocking a boa made out of fake $100 bills.

Gaga posted the image on her private flight to Las Vegas on Tuesday.

According to Page Six, the 35-year-old "House of Gucci" star wore a polka-dotted Magda Butrym dress ($1,300), Valentino cat-eye sunglasses ($449) and a hot pink Hermès Kelly bag ($22,550).

"What's your point?" asked one incredulous IG follower. "We already know you're rich. Why rub it in our faces?"

Another IG user wrote: "Gaga can you give me that scarf I'm ... cold." While a third person wrote, "I need some scarfs [sic] like that in my poor life."

A user said Gaga was flaunting her wealth and reminded her that she turned her back on her dog walker, Ryan Fischer, who was shot protecting her privileged pooches.

Others took a more positive tone. One user congratulated the pop singer for being able to fly on private jets while they wait in line for their canceled flights to be rescheduled.

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Donald Trump will earn more than former boxing champ Evander Holyfield to call his fight this weekend.

The former U.S. President is bragging about making an "obscene" amount of cash for calling the fight - and the deal comes with a G-5 private jet.

Multiple sources tell TMZ, Trump says he's making an "obscene" amount of money providing "live, alternative commentary" when Evander Holyfield (44-10-2, 29 KOs) takes on MMA star Vitor Belfort, 44.

According to TMZ, Triller, the media company behind the event, is paying "millions" for Trump's blow-by-blow analysis.

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And there's a huge perk, in addition to the bank vault of cash. Trump, 75, says Triller is providing him with a G-5 jet to take him back and forth from the Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida to his home in West Palm Beach (about a 10 minute flight).

It's possible that Trump will take the jet for a joyride to New York City earlier in the day to commemorate 9/11, TMZ says.

Donald Trump Jr. will join his father at ringside to call the fight. It isn't clear how much Trump Jr. will earn.

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Holyfield, 58, hasn't fought since a 10th round TKO win over Brian Nielsen in 2011. The Atlanta resident stepped in for champion boxer Oscar de la Hoya at the last minute when Oscar was hospitalized with Covid-19.

A proposed fight with former champ Mike Tyson was scrapped earlier this year.

Not everyone is happy that Trump will be calling the fight on September 11 -- also known as the day the Twin Towers fell during a terrorist attack in NYC.

Some people are downright angry that Trump is still in such high demand when they hate him and want him to disappear from the limelight.

Trump's popularity is still a bone of contention to many Democrats who are dismayed by his continued influence in the GOP party.

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The lawyers for slain black jogger Ahmaud Arbery have saluted JAY-Z for helping them seek justice. In an Instagram post, they revealed he chartered a private jet for them so they could attend a probable cause hearing for the defendants in Brunswick, Georgia.

S. Lee Merritt took to Instagram on Thursday to confirm the 50-year-old rap mogul and entrepreneur covered the costs of transporting himself and a colleague to court in Georgia.

"When you absolutely have to be in Court to stand with your client and righteous protestors for justice... Jay Z sends his private jet," he wrote under an Instagram snap of himself outside the plane.

"Court hearing in Brunswick, Georgia this morning. No flights to take us there last night. @leemerrittesq and I spent hours trying to find flights or cars. At 1am we started losing hope till we got a call from Jay Z’s people at Roc Nation who chartered a flight for us to attend this hearing with the family of Ahmaud Arbery," civil rights attorney Blerim Elmazi added.

Merritt also tweeted a photo of himself wearing a black face covering with the words "George Floyd" sewn on it.

He captioned the photo: "An early motion made by the defendants to the court was that I remove my mask. The court declined to consider the motion."

Arbery, 25, was shot and killed on February 23 in Glynn County, Georgia after being pursued and confronted by three white locals in pick-up trucks.

Three men were arrested in connection with the murder after video of the shooting surfaced online.

Rapper Post Malone was on board a private jet that landed safely in New York after it blew 2 tires on takeoff from a New Jersey airport Tuesday morning.

Minutes after the jet made an emergency landing, Malone took to Twitter.com to thank his followers for their prayers. He also lashed out at Twitter users who wished death on him.

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Rapper Post Malone is safely on the ground after a private jet he was on blew 2 tires upon takeoff from a Teterboro, New Jersey airport Tuesday morning. The Gulfstream 4 jet, which was headed to London, England, landed without incident at a New York airport around 3:50 p.m. Tuesday.

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Creflo Dollar
"Prosperity preacher" Creflo $ Dollar abruptly dropped plans to fleece ask his parishioners to donate $300 each to purchase a $65 million private jet so he and his inner circle can travel lavishly like world leaders.

Dollar dropped his plans after the weight of public criticism fell upon him.

Gospel singer Kirk Franklin said: “When I camouflage my ‘greeds’ to look like ‘needs,’ that’s a shortage of character.”

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Ludacris proposes to Eudoxie

Hip hop mogul Chris "Ludacris" Bridges is officially off the market. The 37-year-old rapper popped the question to his girlfriend of 5 years, Eudoxie Agnan, while on Christmas vacation in Costa Rica.

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Tameka Harris seen walking around in Times Square in New York City

Business woman and busy mom Tameka Harris was seen chatting on her cell phone while walking to her limo in Times Square in New York City on Tuesday. Tameka, 39, and her husband rap mogul Tip "T.I." Harris, 33, are executive producers of their hit TV series T.I. & Tiny: Family Hustle.
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Jahi McMath body moved

Jahi MacMath, the 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead following a tonsillectomy, was moved by ambulance to an undisclosed location on Sunday. Chldren's Hospital Oakland released a statement Sunday evening saying Jahi's body was turned over to the coroner who released the body to Jahi's mother, Latasha Winkfield. A private ambulance was seen leaving the hospital loading dock just after 8:30 p.m., KTVU.com reports.

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