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Michael K. Williams' final Instagram post was a video clip of comedian/actor Tracy Morgan passionately urging his fans "Don't cry for me," as he recalled his fatal limousine accident in 2014.

Williams, 54, captioned the post, "I love u brother! @tracymorgan #realOG."

Just six days later, on Sept. 6, Williams' nephew found his body in his penthouse apartment in Brooklyn.

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Police suspect the actor died of a heroin overdose due to the drug paraphernalia scattered around his body.

Twitter remembered Williams' most memorable TV characters, including the homosexual stick-up man, Omar Little, in HBO's The Wire, who robbed Baltimore drug dealers to give back to the poor.

"I don't get to assimilate into anything other than the black experience," he said in a September 2020 interview.

"For me to be given the opportunity to be a storyteller and to tell a narrative of people in my community that look like me, I wear that as a badge of honor — and a huge responsibility. I'm grateful for the gift of art — if nothing else, just for that."

In the HBO drama Boardwalk Empire, Williams played Albert "Chalky" White, the sensitive leader of a crime syndicate in Atlantic City during prohibition.
 

 
Earlier this year, Williams was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a drama series for his portrayal of Montrose Freeman in HBO's Lovecraft Country.

Williams went to therapy to address his struggles with drug addiction after wrapping his Emmy nominated role.

Colleagues remembered Williams' most memorable roles in emotional and poignant Twitter messages on Monday.

Many users posted a video clip of The Wire co-star Wendell Williams earnestly describing Williams as one of the greatest actors in television history.

Datpiff.com shared a video of Williams paying tribute to rapper DMX, who died of a drug overdose in April at age 50.

Actor Freddie Gibbs recalled losing his first big role to Williams.

Bevy Smith remembered her friend as a sensitive man who "fought hard for his humanity".

And actress Vivica A. Fox referred to Williams as "an AMAZING man, friend & AWESOME actor!"

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Women everywhere mocked Vivica A. Fox for lacking the self-esteem and confidence to move on after being dumped by former boyfriend 50 Cent nearly 2 decades ago.

In a recent interview with VladTV, the actress praised Fiddy and said the rapper was - and forever will be - "the love of my life."

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Vivica and Fiddy, 45, dated in 2003 after she divorced Christopher Harvest, aka Sixx-Nine, in 2002.

She says she still loves the "In Da Club" rapper, real name Curtis Jackson III.

But women dragged the 56-year-old "Cocktail with Queens" host for her embarrassingly needy and clingy behavior.

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Vivica responded to the criticism on Friday morning by sharing a throwback video on Instagram that shows the rapper praising the dress she wore to the 3rd Annual BET Awards in 2003.

In the video, Fiddy says:

"I'm enjoying myself. This is a big change in my life. I'm just happy to be present with all of these beautiful people in here... I want to thank Vivica Fox for wearing that dress too."

Vivica proudly captioned the video:

"TGIF Dawlings! #FBF moments! #CLASSIC @randirahm dress #LifeIsGood #GodIsGood #Blessed #Respect #GurlPower #VivicaFoxHair #TeamVivica #TeamFox #MyGrindDontStop #LegitimateCareer #BossMoves #LoveWins #ClassicBadChick."

 

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Vivica A. Fox reminisced about the one that got away. In a recent interview with VladTV, the actress called rapper 50 Cent "the love of my life."

Vivica and Fiddy dated in 2003 after she divorced Christopher Harvest, aka Sixx-Nine, in 2002.

She says she still loves Fiddy nearly 2 decades later.

"He's such a gentleman, he's very generous. I know him as Curtis, always will," she said.

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Vivica, 56, recalled how 50 Cent, 45, filled her house with flowers on her birthday and treated her like a lady.

"What killed the relationship is that we just went way too public way too fast. The love that I had for him and still to this day. He was the love of my life, I will admit that without any reservations. He will always have a very special place in my heart."

She said 50 was going to propose to her with a 12-carat diamond ring.

"He got mad at me and turned it into a pair of earrings. The relationship broke up after the World Music Awards. I came back and he was on the radio saying he dumped me... We did? Huh. So he never personally said, 'it’s a wrap.' ... We really loved each other a lot at the time."

 

 

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Vivica A. Fox says she divorced her first husband because she was tired of being the financial provider in the household.

The actress sat down for an interview with VladTV and discussed her failed marriage to Christopher "Sixx-Nine" Harvest in 2002.

The "Independence Day" star said she cut Harvest off after his music gigs dried up and he turned to her for financial support.

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"Everyone was having their Cinderella day and I just wanted one too to be very honest with you. Why the marriage didn't last a long time is 'cause I didn't take the time to get to know him. I felt peer pressure."

Vivica is best known for her role as a savvy relationship expert in the movie Two Can Play That Game. She dated Harvest during that time when he was a member of an R&B group.

"At the time, [Christopher Harvest] was a singer. And his group that he was in [was] supposed to have been signed with Death Row Records... When Tupac got killed and everything kind of fell apart with Death Row Records, he didn't go out and try to pursue things with the same drive that I had for my career.

"You know, a woman doesn't like paying all the bills all the time. I can only ask for help so many times before I had to come to the conclusion that I didn’t want to be the breadwinner in this family. My mother didn’t raise me to take care of a man. And that was the deciding factor."

Vivica dated Atlanta club promoter, and friend of the blog, Omar "Slim" White, from 2009 to 2011. Vivica and Slim are pictured below in 2010.

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Vivica A. Fox offered some sisterly advice to Khloe Kardashian during an episode of Cocktails With Queens.

The 56-year-old actress shared her opinion of Khloe's one-sided relationship with serial cheater Tristan Thompson.

"It's time for Khloe to stop being a damn doormat for Tristan," Vivica said.

Vivica urged Khloe to have some self-respect and stop chasing Tristan.

"First of all, you are a Kardashian, girl. I'm sure it's plenty of brothers lining up. They all just wanna take a trip, you know what I mean. At this point, do you really want this kind of man to be a parental father figure to your children? The fact that he can't even respect mama? What foundation are you on, period?"

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Tristan, 30, has struggled to be a faithful ex-husband to Khloe, 36, with whom he shares a daughter, True Thompson, 3.

He reportedly sent a cease-and-desist to model Sydney Chase, 23, who claims she had a steamy sex session with him in January.

Sydney won't stop talking about her fling with Tristan. She reportedly said Tristan told her he's just not that into Khloe, who has had extensive plastic surgery to appeal to men.

The Boston Celtics star also sent a cease-and-desist to Adam John Grandmaison, host of the "No Jumper" podcast, where Sydney first revealed her fling with the promiscuous ball player.

Grandmaison told Page Six on Tuesday that he erased the podcast video after consulting with his attorney.

"Yeah, we got a cease-and-desist and deleted it. Honestly, I wouldn't have posted it in the first place if I knew it was going to mess up a relationship."

The cease-and-desist, obtained by Page Six, states that Sydney (pictured) made "numerous false and defamatory statements” about Tristan on the podcast.

"You recklessly allowed Ms. Chase to make outlandish false statements about my client on the podcast without seeking to verify her claims in any way," the letter states.
 

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LisaRaye McCoy is so real and says whatever is on her mind. But sometimes being real can lead to hurt feelings.

LisaRaye gave Da Brat a piece of her mind when the rapper surprised her for her birthday during an episode of Cocktails and Queens, hosted by Claudia Jordan.

The former First Lady of the Turks and Caicos Islands turned 53 last Wednesday. Jordan invited Da Brat to join the 'Queens' chat to surprise LisaRaye.

At first LR seemed surprised to see her half sister, as she broke down in tears. But then it came out that LR's feelings were hurt because Da Brat never picked up the phone to call her and wish her a happy birthday.

Things went left after Da Brat, 46, admitted that she and her big sister have been "a little bit distant" lately.

She continued, "I was going through a bunch of stuff. I haven't seen her or talked to her in a long time."

Da Brat, who refers to LR as "Punk", said, "You know how much I love you. You know how much you mean to me since I was a child..."

Watch the video to see what happens next.
 

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Vivica A. Fox and Giuliana Rancic both pulled out of hosting the Emmys virtual red carpet event on Sunday night after testing positive for COVID-19.

The 56-year-old Kill Bill actress and Rancic, 46, were slated to co-host E! TV's Live From the Red Carpet show, but both released statements just before the special went live, explaining they had contracted the coronavirus.

"I am terribly sorry I cannot be with my E! family tonight!" Vivica wrote. "Unfortunately, I have tested positive for the coronavirus. So, in an abundance of caution I am isolating myself at home. During these unprecedented times, it's more important than ever that we follow all safety and health rules and guidelines to protect ourselves and each other."

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Rancic added: "As part of E! and NBCUniversal's very strict testing guidelines, especially before an event like this, I did find out that I tested positive for COVID-19.

"Now as much as I didn't want to hear that, I'm very thankful I heard it before I traveled and possibly could have exposed other people. So for that, I'm thankful... Take good care and I'll see you on the next red carpet."

Like most celebrities who use the coronavirus for PR, neither Vivica nor Giuliana are sick, but both claim to have "mild" symptoms.

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Vivica A. Fox seemed to confirm rumors that reality TV personality NeNe Leakes snorts cocaine when she's not in front of the cameras.

During an appearance on Fox Soul TV's Out Loud With Claudia Jordan, Vivica implied that NeNe dabs her nose with white powder.

Jordan mentioned that NeNe had recently spoken out about going to see a therapist.

"Baby, sometimes, I'm like, 'What is really going on?" Vivica said before adding, "I just wanted to know did you see a little, um um," Vivica said as she sniffed and swiped her fingers under her nose.

"'Cause I just thought it's a whole lot of adrenaline and stuff going on, so it must be another level of something."

"You mean when it gets sweaty right here?" Jordan asked Vivica, as she, too, swiped her fingers across her nose.

"Wait, she's getting therapy for mental [health] or consumption?" Vivica asked Jordan.

The ladies also discussed making Black people the face of COVID-19.

Rumors of NeNe's cocaine use has been a hot topic on the blogs. She was accused of powdering her nose by co-stars Kenya Moore and Cynthia Bailey.

NeNe's son's baby mama Symone Davis also put her on blast, saying NeNe has a coke problem.
 

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NBA coaches and players have reached out to fallen NBA star Delonte West after disturbing video shows a man punching and stomping him on a Washington D.C. highway.

The video shows vehicles driving by slowly as a man punched and stomped West who lay in a crumpled heap in a roadway.

A second video shows a shirtless man who resembles West sitting on a curb with his wrists handcuffed behind his back. West has a history of drug and alcohol abuse.

West's Saint Joseph's teammate, ex-NBA star Jameer Nelson, and their former coach Phil Martelli expressed concern for West's mental health.

West is best known for briefly dating LeBron James' mother Gloria James, while he was LeBron's teammate in Cleveland.

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In addition to dating LeBron's mom, West also briefly date actress Vivica A. Fox (pictured).

West bounced around the NBA after being chosen by the Boston Celtics in the 1st round of the 2004 NBA draft.

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West is pictured with his wife Caresha and son Cash when he played for the NBA's G League team Texas Legends in 2015.

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Will Smith (left) and Martin Lawrence pose for photos at the Hollywood Premiere of their film Bad Boys for Life, held at The TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California on Tuesday, Jan. 14. Bad Boys for Life opens everywhere on Jan. 17.
 

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Actors Vivica A. Fox (left) and LisaRaye dined together at Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills after attending the Hollywood Premiere of Bad Boys for Life, held at The TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, CA on Tuesday, Jan. 14.
 

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Martin, 54, posed with his fiancée Roberta Moradfar (center) and his daughters: (L-R) Jasmine Page Lawrence, Amara Trinity Lawrence and Iyanna Faith Lawrence at the Hollywood Premiere of Bad Boys for Life.