Last week, Frank Ocean posted what appeared to be an image of a cashier's check to his Tumblr in the amount of $212,500 with " F OFF " written in the Memo section in all caps. . A spokesperson for Chipotle told Rolling Stone at the time, "If/when we get a check from Frank, we should be able to close the books on this. Right now, all we have is a photo online."Now, the spokesperson tells Rolling Stone, "Yes, he sent a check but, unlike the pics he posted online, it didn’t say 'F OFF ' on the memo line."
There's good news for The Braxtons and the ladies of SWV thanks to WeTV's decision to green light both of their shows for another season. Congrats!! I love SWV.
“It’s bad, all bad for Chris. He’s not doing well at all.”“He’s not eating, not sleeping, and he’s out of his mind. He talks to himself. He’s tired and frustrated and feels like he’s trapped like a small hamster in a cage.”“He only drinks water and the watered-down orange juice they give him. They slide him peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or bread with some five-year-old baloney, but he doesn’t eat that. He wouldn’t even let his dogs eat that. Chris is suffering. He’s going crazy. He has been stripped of everything. He doesn’t even have underwear on. He’s got nothing and no one.” They say Chris Brown is reportedly close to reaching a civil settlement with a man he allegedly assaulted in Washington D.C. last October. God bless! Thanks for the tea Hollywood Life~!
Nearly six months after being released from federal prison for tax evasion, Lauryn Hill has reportedly been slapped with a batch of liens from the Internal Revenue Service, totaling nearly $867,000. Lauryn Hill was released from federal prison in October 2013 after serving three months for failing to pay taxes on $2.3 million in income over five years.
Keyshia Cole confirms split from her hubby NBA baller Daniel "Boobie" Gibson after less than 3 years of marriage. Keyshia recently said in an interview, “We co-parent… He’s a great father… We good.” She also hinted that Boobie cheated on her. All the best to Keyshia and Bobbie.
Anita Baker is wanted by Detroit police. According to reports, authorities issued an arrest warrant for the 56-year-old soul singer after she failed to show up to a court-ordered hearing back in September. Baker’s latest legal issue involves Ray Smith Painting and Decorating, a contractor who claims she failed to pay more than $15,000 for work done at her Grosse Pointe, Mich. home. Their civil suit alleges Baker did not pay for carpentry, plastering and painting work done in 2009.
Kanye West's campaign to get fiancé Kim Kardashian on the cover of Vogue magazine has finally paid off. They appear in a photo by Annie Leibovitz on the April issue. The photo shows Kardashian wearing a white wedding-style dress with West's arms around her. She posted it on her official Twitter and Instagram accounts saying: "This is such a dream come true!!!" West wrote "Thank you @voguemagazine" on his Twitter account.
Evelyn Lozada, star of VH1’s “Basketball Wives,” has given birth to a baby boy. Lozada and fiancé MLB baseball player Carl Crawford welcomed a healthy baby boy on Mach 22 at 3:55 a.m. MST, according to OK Magazine, who first broke the news. Evelyn tweeted the story.
Congratulations to Eric Benet! Eric is expecting a child with his wife. Eric is hoping for a boy. He’s the father of two girls. For those who don't know, His wife, Manuela happens to be the ex-wife of Prince. Congrats!!
The star of the television show “Judge Joe Brown” has been arrested and charged with five counts of contempt of court in Tennessee. A spokesman for the Shelby County Juvenile Court, Chief Magistrate Judge Dan Michael, said Brown appeared to have been representing a client who was accused of not paying child support. Michael said Brown caused a spectacle in court by yelling and repeatedly challenging the juvenile court magistrate’s authority. Judge Joe Brown was sentenced to five days in jail.
Cynthia Bailey’s name is in the gutter over claims her Bailey Agency has been stealing folks’ money. There is a monthly contest on the Bailey Agency website that allows contestants to submit modeling photos to the agency. They are charged a $20 entry fee and if they win they’re featured on the modeling/entertainment website. Winners are chosen monthly with a portion of the proceeds donated to charity. Here’s the problem, the site hasn’t been updated since October 2013 and The Bailey Agency was still accepting contestant pictures along with their $20 entry fee when no winners were being chosen.
Kimberly Bert was the rapper known as Mysterious from P. Diddy’s MTV show Making The Band. Kimberly Bert is reportedly behind bars for shaking her 4-month-old boy so badly that he suffered brain damage. She was the female rapper who went crazy when Diddy didn't choose to give her a deal. They say she is doing seven years.
Swizz Beatz was spotted vacationing with his wife, Alicia Keys, and his ex-wife Mashonda, in St. Barts.5 years ago, Mashonda publicly blamed Alica for reportedly having an affair with Swizz. Click here for pics.
The $40 billion wrongful death lawsuit filed against AEG by Katherine Jackson has been thrown out once and for all. Katherine Jackson lost her initial wrongful death lawsuit against concert promoter AEG back in November and now she's lost the suit again on appeal. News broke on Friday that the appeal had been dismissed with both parties ordered to pay their own court costs and legal fees.
Anita Baker is no longer wanted in Detroit after a judge withdrew a warrant for her arrest over an outstanding home decorating bill. Anita was a no show at a court hearing over a lawsuit filed by a house painter who she hired to repair water damage to her home. Anita says she didn't pay him the balance owed because he screwed up the job. He sued, she was a no show in court and he got a default judgment. Her lawyer went to court and insisted Anita was never served with legal docs.
Denzel Washington helped Aretha Franklin celebrate her 72nd birthday in style, and Andre 3000 and Babyface are working on new music for Aretha Franklin. Franklin held an exclusive party in New York at the Ritz-Carlton. Clive Davis was also in attendance. When asked what she wants for her birthday, Franklin said: "I'm looking for a record deal for my granddaughter Victoria and my son Kecalf.
Last week Future started a bit of drama after performing a track called "Good Morning" at the SXSW Music Festival that sounded like Beyonce's hit 'Drunk in Love.' Future gives Wendy Williams the real tea.
Tiny shuts down the divorce rumors once and for all. In a sit down with Wendy Williams Tiny admitted there was a little friction between her and T.I, just like in any marriage, but they are not headed for divorce.
Kandi Burruss and Tameka ‘Tiny’ Cottle stopped by the Clubhouse on Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live. Tiny and Kandi spilled the tea on why an Xscape isn’t going to happen just yet. Peep the excerpts- On whether or not there will be an Xscape reunion: [Kandi] One of my group members said some real foul stuff about me and she never publicly apologized for lying and I just said that… [Tiny] It was Tameka and she said that she would apologize [Kandi] She apologized to me personally once, but she got on that show and still dogged me so I feel like it’s not genuine. [Tiny] But she said she would do it but I understand Kandi I do. I’m not against you. They say Tameka Scott said Kandi smashed Jermaine Dupri and his father.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are separating. The two made the announcement on the Oscar winner's website, Goop, with a post titled "Conscious Uncoupling." Their statement read, "It is with hearts full of sadness that we have decided to separate. We have been working hard for well over a year, some of it together, some of it separated, to see what might have been possible between us, and we have come to the conclusion that while we love each other very much we will remain separate."
During an appearance on Australian television program "The Morning Show", Naomi Campbell was asked to share her thoughts on Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Vogue Magazine cover.She says, “ I don't want to comment.” She was asked why she didn't comment on the cover and she responded,” Because I'm a fashion model and I've been working for 28 years, and when you get a Vogue cover, it's a build in your career. It's a stepping-stone to achieve that. And I'm a fashion model, what more can I say?” Very lady-like response and also encouraging to the soon-to-be married couple.
According to TMZ, Columbus and his wife were at the Bar celebrating a couple’s engagement when he started arguing at the bar with another partygoer. The details are fuzzy at this point, but reportedly, the other guy made a comment along the lines of, You might be richer than me but I get my girls to buy me everything I want including your wife. An eyewitness tells the outlet that Columbus then came up from behind and sucker punched the guy. The eyewitness says the man’s nose was broken and he was rendered unconscious for several minutes.
Shaquille O'Neal is under investigation for allegedly roughing up a Turner Studios co-worker to the point of assault and forcing them to receive medical care. According to the police incident report, Robert Williams said O'Neal tackled him as he was working at Turner Studios on May 9, 2013." Shaquille O'Neal ran out of a room and hit me with a tackle punch to the back knocking me down and falling on top of me injuring my neck and back,"
A rep for Lauryn Hill is dismissing reports claiming L Boogie faces possible charges over new allegations of tax fraud, insisting the stories are false. Her publicist, Kathryn Frazier, came out today to shut down the allegations, claiming documents purportedly showing the new tax debt are old, reports Pitchfork.com. They say Lauryn owes close to 1 million dollars in back taxes.
In an interview from prison, Remy Ma talks about her Fat Joe beef and her plans after she's released. Remy Ma and Fat Joe have squashed their beef ahead of her release from jail. "I just recently spoke to him and we had a wonderful conversation," Remy told Billboard in a recent interview from behind bars. "It started off a little awkward. We're both like, 'Just say what you want to say.' We were both holding on to our egos. 'Well, what do you want to say?' 'No, what do you want to say?' We finally let it go."
She spoke about what she wants to do for herself personally once she gets out. “I’m going to get my hair done. I’m going to get my nails done. [Laughs] People see me as this rough tomboy. I’m a girly girl. And I’m married! I’m over here married, without my nails done. I’m going to get dolled up. “After I get dolled up and lay down some records and my voice is out, I want to get away and get my back blown out for like a week.
Mob Wives star Natalie Guercio is caught on camera kissing with music producer Ryan Banks, they say he's married and you know Natalie has a boyfriend. Hope we get to see this mess on next season.
“One inmate said in passing ‘you a b***h for hitting Rihanna,’” a source close to the situation exclusively reveals toHollywoodLife.com. Chris is doing his best not to listen to the banter, however, it does make him “extremely upset” when he hears such sentiments. “They be saying other stuff too, like ‘you ain’t no rapper, you’re a whack R&B singer,’” the source continues. “They’re in there trying to break him down.”
Kanye West wants Mary J. Blige to perform her 1997 hit 'Everything' at his wedding to Kim Kardashian. A source told HollywoodLife.com that it is one of his favorite songs by her, as the song sums up, in every verse, his love for Kimmy Cakes. The source added that Kimmy Cakes would be drop dead if that happens, as she too loves Mary J. Blige and Kanye had played that song for her repeatedly when they first met. The couple will marry in France this spring in a huge and lavish ceremony.
Wendy Williams called Evelyn Lozada's new baby a "cash register" on her talk show, and Evelyn Lozada responded via Twitter.You know WendyWilliams, I never bother anyone. I even bought you a beautiful bouquet of flowers congratulating your broadway debut...
Bruno Mars turned over a check for $100,000 for the relief of super-typhoon “Yolanda” victims. The funds are to be utilized by Bantay Bata 163 to initially conduct feeding programs, medical missions, and delivery of basic needs. They will also carry out stress debriefing to deal with the children’s emotional and mental trauma, as well as hold workshops on disaster preparedness. Ultimately, the funds will be used for scholarships that should help the children build a brighter future.
An arrest warrant has been issued for “Scandal” star Columbus Short for felony aggravated battery stemming from his bar fight earlier this month, reports TMZ. Columbus allegedly sucker-punched a man after he made a crack about his wife. The victim suffered a broken nose in the attack. Reportedly, Columbus has been arrested multiple times for violent behavior involving women, kids, basketball opponents and random bar people. Reportedly, last month he was arrested for physically attacking his wife in front of his children.
Flavor Flav, attended a New York courthouse Tuesday to address several charges from his January arrest before a judge adjourned until May. Flav was arrested in Hempstead, N.Y., January 10 and charged with speeding, driving with a suspended license and carrying a small amount of marijuana. He was on his way to his mother's funeral.
Kelly Rowland has become the official face of Caress. Kelly said during her campaign that she knows how important it is to kick off every morning feeling fabulous, so Caress' Emerald Rush is what she lathers up with.
More drama in the Houston family. Whitney Houston's sister-in-law, Pat Houston, put a restraining order on Nick Gordon, the husband of Bobbi Kristina. He is ordered to stay 200 yards away from her. Pat explained that she filed the order due to recent threats he made to her and posting pics of guns. Gordon doesn't seem to let it get to him, because he told TMZ that he "doesn't give a f***."
There's always more to the story than what is being said. That's what happening with Kanye West and his bride-to-be Kim Kardashian. The controversy behind their recent Vogue cover is revealing more details. It turns out that West convinced Vogue's editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour to put Kardashian on the cover. However, she demanded Kanye to be on the cover with her. Wintour wrote in a editor's letter, "You may have read that Kanye begged me to put his fiancee on Vogue's cover. He did nothing of the sort. The gossip might make better reading, but the simple fact of the matter is that isn't true." Then again, she also said that the rapper has been on her "for over a year" telling her how the reality star has impacted pop culture and fashion. The bottom line is, Kimye got they wanted.
The night turned into a disaster for Sean Kingston. His Bently got repossessed on Sunset Blvd. Wednesday night at the Mondrian Hotel in West Hollywood. He parked his car in the valet at the hotel minutes before the repo crew came. Sean came out the hotel disputing with one of the guys then he finally shouted, "I paid it already!" Well, the repo people didn't give in and towed his car anyway. Despite the incident, no arrest were made and the rapper/singer was spotted at another bar to spend the rest of his night.
NeNe Leakes’ past is coming back to haunt her. Star Magazine has obtained documents and mugshots from the Athens-Clarke County Superior Court in Georgia. Nene Leakes was arrested in 1992. She was charged with one misdemeanor and three felony counts of “theft of services” from a phone company. NeNe pleaded guilty to all four counts and settled on a plea agreement. She was ordered to serve two years probation and had to refund the phone company $2,650. While being on probation, she continued to violate the terms and was arrested an additional three more times.
Wyclef Jean is broke and he creditors are demanding their money, including the IRS, who he owes $2.9M. The tea was spilled by his accountant when he failed to pay lawyers money he owed them. Wyclef Jean once sold five million records worldwide with his solo debut album The Carnival a year after The Fugees’ The Score sold six million records worldwide.
An insider tells Us Weekly, “there was a major physical altercation between Porsha and Kenya.” And we’re not just talking a little slap here: “To the point that Porsha beat the crap out of Kenya, dragged her across the stage by her hair, and gave her a major beatdown.” A report from RadarOnline.com suggests the fight broke out when Kenya taunted Porsha with, of all things, some adult toys. “Kenya brought sex toys to the reunion taping to taunt Porsha about Kordell’s sexuality and she couldn’t take it anymore,” an eyewitness claims.
"Basketball Wives" star Tami Roman was rushed to the hospital this morning in Houston after she passed out. She apparently fainted due to stress and dehydration related to her diabetes diagnosis.Her publicist released the following statement. “Last night, Basketball Wives’ Tami Roman was admitted to Cedar-Sinai Medical Center for a medical emergency in Los Angeles. She has since been released and would like to let her fans and supporters know she is doing fine and looks forward to resuming her scheduled engagements. She will also be back on twitter communicating with her followers shortly.”
Kelly Rowland has been named the New Face of Caress Fresh Body Wash Collection.
Hollywood Exes star, Andrea Kelly and ex-wife of R. Kelly has recently got remarried! Andrea had been dating 36 year old barber, Brian McKee. The two wed on March 6th even though it was rumored they would get married on March 12th. Of Andrea’s bridal party was “Exes” co-stars Nicole Murphy and Mayte Garcia. We’ll likely be seeing the wedding once Season 3 of Hollywood Exes returns to VH1 on April 30th
Tamar Braxton wouldn't blame Phaedra Parks for slapping Kenya Moore if she really is trying to mess around with Apollo Nida. In a recent interview, Tamar Braxton slammed Kenya Moore's trifling ways and read her for filth! “I’m sorry. I feel like I have to read all the Kenyas of the world who just be trying it and then come to the face of the wife and be like, ‘You need to ask him. I think he need to speak for himself.’ No hoe! I’ma speak for you, me and him! That’s my man. “I don’t like that stuff. You know, I’m real protective of my Teddy Ruxpin. And I wish somebody would try me like that! I just feel like she tried Phaedra like that because she felt like she could. Now she wouldn’t try NeNe like that. See what I’m trying to say?”