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Tamar Braxton Cleans Up the Shade She Threw at Her Sister(s)

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*Oh the shade and to have it among famous sisters!

The drama is oh so entertaining to witness. But since it’s family, feuding could tear the Braxtons away from each other.

Tamar Braxton must’ve realized that when she apologized for comments she made about her sister(s) when it came to talent — feeding into the negativity the digital world brings upon its users.

Initially she took to Twitter to do what she does best — other than sing — throw shade at either Traci and Trina. “Do the Grammy’s have a duet with auto tune category yet? Cause…”

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Eddie Murphy and ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ Director Team Up for Dramedy, ‘Cook’

Eddie Murphy and Driving Miss Daisy Director Team Up

*Eddie Murphy will be returning to the big screen in his first major film since 2011’s “Tower Heist” with the New Orleans-set dramedy, “Cook.”

Murphy has been taking a break from the entertainment industry, but since he’s a huge box office heavyweight, he can afford to do that.

Nevertheless, one of the hardest working men in showbiz, Samuel  L. Jackson, was once part of the project before having to detach himself (most likely for being so hard-working on other projects) and Murphy took over the role.

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Jodeci’s Set to Reunite at the 2014 Soul Train Music Awards

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*Jodeci announced some exciting news for all the ’90s R&B music lovers out there. They are reuniting at the 2014 Soul Train Music Awards.

After mega hits like “Forever My Lady,” “Stay,” “Feenin‘,” “Come and Talk to Me” and “Cry for You,” the group is making a grand return for the first time in eight years.

“Soul Train was a critical platform in the beginning of our career. So it only makes sense that our return to the stage be during the Soul Train Awards 2014,” the group said in a written statement to Yahoo! Music.

They added, “we’re humbled by the loyalty of our fans who have asked for a Jodeci reunion and look forward to giving them a show as only Jodeci can. #JODECIFOREVER.”

After scoring five number one hits on the R&B charts and a triple-platinum debut album (“Forever My Lady“), the group will perform a medley of these hits with the addition of a new single.

The Queen of Celebrity Gossip Wendy Williams will host the 2014 Soul Train Music awards, which will air on Monday, Nov. 30, 2014 on BET.

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Monica Lewinsky Thanks Beyonce for Making Her Relevant Again in ‘Partition’

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*Monica Lewinsky made an appearance Monday night to end cyber-bullying, but while she was there she gave shout outs to a number of hip-hop artists for keeping her relevant.

She opened up about her 1995 affair with President Bill Clinton. She was one of the first public figures to experience online bullying and harassment.

“Having survived myself, what I want to do now is help other victims of the shame game survive, too,” she said at Forbes’ 30 Under 30 summit. “I want to put my suffering to good use and give purpose to my past.”

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Mary J. Blige Garners $105K in Legal Battle with Promoter

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*Mary J. Blige won in a legal battle against her. A promoter sued Blige for a cancelled performance.

But the federal judge ruled in her favor — confirming that Blige doesn’t have to perform without her entourage and first class airfare — as stated in the contract.

Last year, the concert production company, Vision Entertainment Worldwide, sued Blige in federal court over a cancelled performance.

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Blake Griffin Reveals Awkward Encounters with Donald Sterling

Blake Griffin Reveals Awkward Encounters with Donald Sterling

*Blake Griffin opened up in GQ‘s October issue about a lot of things going on his life, but what still stands out the most are those stories about some awkward encounters he had with Donald Sterling.

He said about Sterling, “it was unfortunate. I mean, for me, like I said, the first thing I ever Googled about the man, the first thing that popped up was ‘racist.’ So I was aware. I hate to say this, and it might sound ignorant, but I wasn’t surprised that all this came up.”

Sometimes being a basketball player not only means a busy lifestyle, but awkward encounters with the boss. Griffin has had too many of those with ex-boss Sterling.

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