Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez arrives at CBS Studios looking ready to work on March 6, 2014 in Studio City, California
*Jennifer Lopez was asked about her famous exes Ben Affleck and Sean “Diddy” Combs in a recent radio interview and made instant headlines with her response.
During a visiting Monday to LA Radio station Power 106, host Big Boy said, “You’re on a raft in the middle of the ocean. You look in the ocean, you see two people floating. You can only pull up one because that’s how much room you have on the raft. You look in the ocean, you see Ben Affleck and you see Diddy.”
Lopez laughed as soon as she heard their names and said, “I’d let both those motherf**kers drown!”
Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends the premiere of Universal Pictures and Studiocanal’s “Non-Stop” at Regency Village Theatre on February 24, 2014 in Westwood, California
*Floyd Mayweather allegedly organized an attack on two of his employees he suspected of stealing his jewelry, according to TMZ.
The two men were hired to work on the boxer’s home in Vegas, and when some of his jewelry went missing, Floyd immediately pointed the finger at them.
According to TMZ, the men claim they were contacted several weeks ago and told to meet Floyd at an off-site location. When the men arrived, they claim Floyd was waiting for them — along with a number of his “people” — who proceeded to beat them to a pulp with various weapons, including clubs. Both men were left with broken arms and legs, and were hospitalized for several days, TMZ reports.
*Anyone expecting to see Vivica A. Fox on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” will have a long wait.
The actress was named by Jimmy Kimmel as the one guest he would never want back on his show during an interview with Bravo’s Andy Cohen on Sunday.
The ban stems from Fox’s appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in September 2005; a moment in which the late night talk show host thought Fox was on drugs.
*Dang! Talk about getting shafted and walking away with nothing, basically.
That’s pretty much how it worked out for “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Porsha Williams in her divorce settlement with Kordell Stewart.
According to legal documents from the case, here’s what Williams will not get from Stewart: No house, NFL retirement funds, health insurance or even cash. Plus, she has to pay her own credit card balances.
*“I’m going to take my glasses off because I want you to witness the happiest face you’ve ever seen in your life. Take a picture of THIS.”
Those were Ray Parker, Jr.’s sportive first words to the phalanx of photographers and news cameras clicking and whirling away as he stepped up to the podium in Hollywood last Thursday.
Under a clear, blue Southern California sky ordered just for the occasion, Ray, before an assemblage of fans, R&B stars and giddy tourists lucky enough to be on the Boulevard to witness the kind of pomp synonymous with Tinsel Town, was presented the 2518th star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
*Kandi Burruss has seen and been through a lot since hooking up her fiancé Todd Tucker. Even her mother, Mama Joyce, has weighed in for better or worse on the relationship between the pair.
In an interview with Jet magazine, the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star, who graces the cover of the magazine’s latest issue, opens up on her upcoming marriage to Tucker as well as her successful career and relationship with Mama Joyce.
Speaking of which, the matriarch revealed exactly what it would take for her to give the green light of approval for Kandi and Todd. “I pray that I am wrong. If they are married and it lasts I will be the first to apologize,” she told the publication.
*(Via iDateDaily) – One jilted Texas wife, Timeshia Brown, decided to publicize her husband’s affair in the local Hemphill, Texas newspaper by purchasing an ad to congratulate her husband and his mistress on their pregnancy.
There aren’t many details about the ad, which initially surfaced on Facebook and went viral on Reddit, but it has certainly sparked a national conversation about passive aggressive forms of revenge.
Here’s what the ad says:
*Think it’s easier for a light-skinned African-American to get better roles in Hollywood than a dark-skinned African-American? You better think again.
According to Vanessa Williams, the struggle is spread across all people, no matter the shade.
“Getting a good role is hard no matter what you look like, and Lupita did a phenomenal job,” said the actress, who singled out Lupita Nyong’o’s Oscar-winning performance in “12 Years a Slave” while discussing colorism with theGrio.com’s Chris Witherspoon. Continue reading
*Dennis Rodman’s stint as America’s unofficial sports ambassador to North Korea is officially over.
Realizing the error of his ways, the Worm issued a tearful apology for his efforts during an interview with ESPN.
“I don’t want people to look at me as the devil or evil person,” the 52-year-old basketball Hall of Famer told ESPN. “If I put anyone in harm’s way, I apologize, you know. At least someone tried.
Ebony Wilkerson, accused of driving minivan with kids into the ocean, takes oath in Volusia County court in Florida
*Boy, its hard for a logical person to even fathom where one’s mind would have to be to do what Ebony Wilkerson, 32, did to her own children. The mother of three (now pregnant with a fourth!) appeared in a Volusia County courtroom in Florida recently to face charges after driving her three screaming children into the ocean waves.
Charged with three counts of first-degree attempted murder and child abuse with great harm, Wilkerson is currently in custody with her bail set at $1.2 million.
Prior to placing the full weight of her foot on the accelerator and driving the terrified children into the ocean, this mother had told them to close their eyes and go to sleep, authorities said.
Wilkerson had been stopped two hours prior and questioned for 30-minutes by police, but according to chief Mike Chitwood, she couldn’t be held because she seemed lucid and her children were not in distress.
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Deion Sanders (C) helps a single mom in need in the premiere episode of “Deion’s Family Playbook” on OWN
*Deion Sanders was as famous for his on-the-field showboating as he was for his skills as a Hall of Fame cornerback in the NFL.
Thanks to Oprah Winfrey’s OWN, fans are getting to see a less braggadocios side of the retired player in Prime Time’s reality series, “Deion’s Family Playbook,” which highlights his role as a single dad raising five kids of his own, as well as five other children.
The show also follows his charter school Prime Prep Academy, which he co-founded as an effort to make a lasting impact on kids in underserved communities.
*Luther Campbell is the latest celeb to have his unpaid tax situation exposed.
According to TMZ, the 2 Live Crew veteran owes the Internal Revenue Service $74,000 for money earned in 2012.
Campbell is the latest rapper to find himself in trouble with Uncle Sam. MC Hammer, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri and Damon Dash have all faced accounting issues in the past year.