Sunday, February 19, 2017

Soulja Boy Claims Chris Brown Backed Out Of Fighting Him: 'He Ain't Wanna See These Hands'

Soulja Boy is back to thumb thuggin' on Twitter again

Soulja says Chris Brown won't sign the contract to set up their boxing match. If you recall, the two agreed to fight earlier this year after all their social media beef (which started over Breezy's ex, Karrueche)

RELATED: Soulja Boy Gets Punked In His Own "Hood" On Instagram Live!

Mr. 'Superman That Ho' called out the singer earlier on Twitter and wrote:








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Big Sean Responds to Mental Patient Attacking Him At His Record Signing Event


Big Sean made headlines this weekend when a video showed a fan being handcuffed for allegedly attacking the rapper in Queens, New York, during his record signing event for his newest album I Decided.

Footage was released after the alleged attack of when Big Sean reportedly got slapped in the slap. The rapper is also seen nearby watching the arrest: 



Big Sean tweeted out on Saturday (Feb. 18) about the incident to clear up exactly what happened in the video. He said the fan tried to hit him off guard: 




He ended on a positive note:  

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Drake Says Beefing With Meek Mill Took An 'Emotional Toll' On Him & They Could Never Be Friends (Listen To Full Interview!)

Looks like we're still talking about this Drake/Meek Mill beef in 2017 *rolls eyes* ...

Its been over a year and Drake is FINALLY addressing all the Meek Mill drama, the diss records, the ghostwriting accusations, ALL THAT on his OVO Sound radio program which aired in a recent interview with DJ Semtex. 

"It was what it was, and it’s not something that I’m proud of because it took just as much of an emotional toll on me — I mean, not as much as it did on him, but it took an emotional toll on me. It was just a lot. You always gotta hear about it, even just seeing people get so riled up off negativity. It didn’t feel great. It just was what had to happen at the time."

RELATED: Meek Mill Finally Opens Up About Drake Beef And Taking An 'L' (Video)

“You know how good I am at writing music. But you really tried to spin the entire narrative of my career and end my life,” Drake said of about Meek's ghostwriting accusations. 

"And take food from my family and really try to like end it all. You didn’t even do it through music. You just talked or tweeted. That was like sickening to me. I had to really get revenge.”


Drake has no desire of EVER being cool with Meek: 

“That’s just not somebody who I ever want to be friends with... I don’t have that level of respect for him because of his actions. I’m not looking to be friends or cordial.”


Drake also talked about The Grammy's, Kanye West, and the comparisons of his beef with Meek Mill to Nas and Jay-Z. 

Listen to his full interview below:



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5 Moments Left Out Of 'Britney Ever After' Biopic That Should Have Been Included + The Best Fan Reactions

If you're an '80s baby, like myself, and grew up in the '90s, then you know Britney Spears, undoubtedly, was one of the biggest pop stars of our generation. So, it's only right that she gets her own movie, a movie that depicts her life way better than what Lifetime did. 

In 2007, Britney had the biggest public meltdown of her career when she shaved off all her hair and instantly became a tabloid fixture.

Now, 10 years later, Britney's darker past and upbringing is at the forefront again in Lifetime's unauthorized biopic of the pop star: Britney Ever After, which premiered Saturday (Feb. 18).  

Britney Ever After viewers saw Australian actress Natasha Bassett play the pop princess as the film chronicled the life and music career of Britney Spears ... yeah, it was a complete train wreck!


When the movie was first announced, reps for Britney told Us Weekly, "Britney Spears will not be contributing in any way, shape, or form to the Lifetime biopic ... nor does it have her blessing."


Britney Spears' Fans React To The Terribly Scripted Biopic 

It didn't take long for Britney fans to slam the biopic and criticize the film on social media:












5 Moments They Should Have Mentioned But Didn't 

So, the film concluded with a disclaimer: "Although based on a true story, some characters are fictionalized composites, and some events have been compressed, reorganized or fictionalized for purposes of dramatization."

Well, if Lifetime wanted to feature some drama, then they should've added some of these 5 memorable moments:

#5 No Mention Of Shar Jackson?

The true gossip which wasn't shown was the ol' love triangle. Britney's old backup dancer and ex-husband, Kevin Federline (whose nickname was revealed as "Meat Pole" in the movie, eh) publicly embarrassed the hell out of actress Shar Jackson when he cheated on her with Britney. AND, he left Shar while she was pregnant! What a douche! But, I guess that was way too real to show in the film, hunh?

#4 Custody Battle 

The biopic seemed to have focused more on Britney's downfalls versus her accomplishments. For instance, they mentioned when she lost her kids in a custody battle to Kevin Federline, but there was no mention of when she regained primary custody in 2015. 

#3 The 55 Hour Wedding

An annulment was granted after Britney's infamous 55-hour wedding in 2004 to her childhood friend, Jason Alexander. Britney Ever After showed a scene where the pop star was in bed with Jason and she seemed like she didn't remember getting married. The scene should've actually shown Britney marrying her hometown friend in Las Vegas instead of skipping over it. (Here's another worthy mention: Kevin's ex, Shar - the one he cheated on - also winded up dating Jason, ha!)

#2 Mention All The Exes!

Britney dated wayyy more guys than Justin Timberlake, Jason Alexander and Kevin Federline. Remember when she was engaged to Jason Trawick whom she started dated in 2009? The two broke of their engagement in 2013. She also dated Charlie Eberson, and she was rumored to have been involved with Fred Durst and Colin Farrell. Now, Britney's newest boo is Sam Asghari. Home girl seems to always have a man in her life. 

#1 "Cry Me A River" Response

The Lifetime biopic focused a lot on Justin Timberlake and Britney's romance and eventually their breakup. But, there was no mention of Justin's hit "Cry Me A River" which was clearly a breakup song about Britney and how she supposedly cheated on him with choreographer Wade Robson. (Jason Alexander previously admitted that Britney used to cheat on Justin with him as well). This movie definitely should've mentioned the "Cry Me A River" song and Britney's reaction. They could have also mentioned Brit's song "Everytime," her supposed response, which came out a year after "Cry Me A River."  

C'mon, Lifetime!

Also, let's not forget the 35-year-old entertainer recently reemerged with a Billboard top five album and her successful Vegas residency, all worth mentioning. 


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Lifetime screwed up another one!



Dear Lifetime ...

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Toni Braxton's 'Unbreak My Heart' Biopic, See What Tamar Braxton Thinks!

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

"Day Without Immigrants" Protests Are Happening Today!
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In protest of President Trump’s Muslim ban (which is currently on hold after a federal appeals court halted its enforcement) and his plan to build a wall on the Mexican border, thousands of restaurants and businesses across the country have closed today (Feb. 26). 

The protest, named a “Day Without Immigrants,” is meant to demonstrate how integral immigrants are to American businesses. 

The movement, which originated in D.C., extends further than just closing shop for the day, the New York Times reports. Organizers ask anyone foreign-born living in the U.S. regardless of his or her legal status to also not shop to further show how vital immigrant consumer spending is to the country. 

According to USA Today, immigrants and children of immigrants are also encouraged to skip school as part of the demonstration.
In Perth Amboy, NJ, several businesses will be supporting the event including taxi cab companies based in the city. These businesses will be closed or will curtail service, according to the city’s website.


[Source: Cosmopolitan & NJ1015.com

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#HurtBae: Video of Two Exes Confronting Each Other About Infidelity Goes Viral
A viral video of a man admitting as to why he cheated on his girlfriend has sparked a massive Twitter trend: #HurtBae

The video shows two exes, Kourtney and Leonard are exes, who came together to talk about how infidelity impacted their relationship. 

Check out the full video below: 



Below is Kourtney's Instagram page, she wrote:

"I wanted to thank you all soooo much for your support. This entire experience has been incredibly overwhelming - I never thought the video would receive this type of response."



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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Remy Ma Say's She's The Best In The Rap Game! (Video)

Remy Ma and Fat Joe hit up the Breakfast Club earlier today (Feb. 15) in promotion of their debut joint album Plata O Plomo which is in stores Feb. 17. 

The two recently debuted their new song "Heartbreak," and they had A LOT of things to discuss while at Power 105.1. Remy Ma also made it clear that she's the best in the rap game, and Fat Joe agreed. 

"I believe I'm the best ... I don't even know why they keep comparing me to these girls, I feel like I'm better than A LOT of these guys!" Remy declared. "I will wrap circles around them, like with no problem, with my eyes closed."  

The rapstress also said she doesn't take subliminal shots in her records, and if she's talking about someone, she will say your name!

Check out Remy and Fat Joe's interview below: 


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(Exclusive) Tyrese & Lee Daniels Discuss Controversial Transgender Episode of STAR: 'It's Going To Be Uncomfortable'


Tyrese says the next episode of STAR will make some viewers "uncomfortable." 

Tonight's episode of STAR will blow you away!

I had the pleasure of chatting with Tyrese and Lee Daniels on Monday (Feb. 13) via phone during a press conference. The two discussed the upcoming powerful episode of STAR as well as Tyrese's return to TV, transgender issues in today's society, taking risks, and not being afraid to live in your truth. 


The cast of STAR and the creator, Lee Daniels
On the show, Tyrese plays Pastor Bobby Harris who has three kids, and he went through a nasty divorce with his ex-wife. He winds up mentoring Carlotta (Queen Latifah), a woman who is a part of his congregation. The two end up developing feelings for each other and as time goes by, Pastor Harris opens up, but Carlotta is keeping some things hidden. She hasn't been completely open about her daughter, Cotton Brown (Amiyah Scott King), who is really her transgender son. 

Carlotta is having a hard time accepting her daughter so she seeks guidance from her boyfriend/pastor, and he will attempt to "pray the gay away" as his way of "fixing" her. Afterwards, Pastor Harris will ask God "who am I to judge?" as he is in tears. 


Tyrese said he had no idea that he was going to play in such a role that was "so uncomfortable but creative."

"It was uncomfortable to shoot and I think it's going to be very uncomfortable for people to watch it," the 38-year old singer said. "It's going to give people empathy and a heart for a world that they probably never cared about before."


Tyrese said this type of scene has never been shot, done, or put on television. He said we're witnessing for the first time ever, dark and heavy topics that go on in the inner city everyday but we don't see them on-camera until now. 



The creator of STAR, Lee Daniels, is ready to take shake things up a bit, take risks on prime time TV, and step it up a notch from his other hit show, Empire.

He wants to be clear that STAR is not like Empire, it's far from it. 

"After I signed my deal with Fox, I made it a point to up it one, to throw a side curve ball with a different situation," he said. "It's not the glamour or the glitz or the Cookie we get from Empire." 

"I've never seen anything like this before. I'm 57 and I've seen it all - to TV and theater to cable," he said. "FOX is letting America and the world see this, kudos to them for letting them see this in our community."

Daniels recalled crying at the monitor while watching the powerful STAR scene (which will air tonight) unfold with Tyrese, Queen Latifah and Amiyah.


Tyrese as Pastor Bobby Harris and Queen Latifah plays Carlotta 

Daniels, who is the mastermind behind the Academy award-winning movie Precious admitted to being scared when writing scenes like this because it's personal to him and he wasn't sure if he should share it.


"God gave me that gift to share. My gift is knowing that I have to be fearless and that I'm going to be criticized heavily for it."


Daniels, who is openly gay, said: "Everything I do, I receive backlash for and it hurts my spirit," he said. "It hurts me for a couple days then I get up and I say 'f*ck it, keep telling your truth.'"

"I think no matter what I do, it's going to be looked at as polarizing. That's the world that I tell a story in. The truth is polarizing, it's unsettling to the actors, and unsettling to me.""

Daniels further explained, "When I did Precious, when I did Monster Ball, I felt some kind of way. I remember feeling the same way with Empire with the trash can scene ... like, I'm not sure if I'm ready for people to see this, ya know. I think this is that defining moment. 

Daniels said, African Americans don't address these issues and don't want to talk about it.

"There are white people that genuinely don't like black people just because we are black. Just because I get up out of bed and I'm the skin color that I am, and we [black people] can't change that. That is not a choice that we have. And there are a lot of African Americans that don't f*ck with gays and/or transgenders because we are just that... I would equate it with that. We can't help who we are, I couldn't," Daniels explained. 

"It's certainly easier to live a lie. I could get up out that door every morning just to pass and make you happy, but I'm not happy. I'm not here to make you happy. I'm here to be happy myself," he said. "We all have to understand each other, otherwise we're going to get worse than what we are in right now with Trump. And yes, it can get worse."

Daniels said he's grateful that Tyrese, a heterosexual male, came into his world to be a part of the telling of this story that is so controversial and so important in our culture and in our world today.

STAR is Tyrese's first recurring role on a TV show. The actor, who also stars in the upcoming The Fate of the Furious moviesaid it was always a dream of his to work with Lee Daniels. 

As uncomfortable as the scene was to shoot, Tyrese said Queen Latifah, Lee Daniels, Amiyah Scott, and himself, all ended with holding each other up. 


Tyrese and the STAR cast
Tyrese said Daniels forces actors to go down and dig deeper inside so what they're doing is not acting but reacting the scenes and the moments that they're doing. 

"Good acting is not acting, good acting is re-acting," Daniels replied. 

Tyrese also said Daniels is known for specializing in putting cameras to capture moments that we hear about but we never see.

He explained: "We hear about molestation. We've seen versions of molestation, but we've never seen it the way he [Daniels] showed it in PreciousThere's all kind of mental, emotional, psychological, physical and sexual abuse happening everyday. A lot of us are in situations where we literally couldn't control it or stop it if we tried."

"And, one thing that's interesting, we always see the outcome of the transgender, right? But, what happened when that man woke up and decided 'I no longer feel like I belong in this body and I want to be a woman?' When they woke up with that feeling and they started moving in the direction of the way they felt. They had family and friends, and some guys, like in Bruce Jenner's case, was married with kids. And, not only just the family but a well-known family. He woke up and decided to move in the direction of his truth, something that would make him happy, and he became a woman. Now it's Caitlyn Jenner. But the question is... how many uncomfortable conversations did they have? How many times did they say, 'you're going to embarrass us, our brand, the Kardashian's,' this and that. How many people came down on him about what he decided to do with his life? Ex champion, ex athlete, gold medalist ... how many pastors, spiritual advisers and therapists have moved in to try and stop him from doing what was in his heart that would make him happy?"

This role in STAR has given Tyrese a new outlook on the lives of transgender people. He said he was just exposed to the other side of this world from shooting, reading and being involved in these scenes on STAR because he never had a heart for it. 


"You're not affected by cancer or cancer research until it hits home. You're not affected by HIV/AIDS until a friend has it and then you're like 'oh sh*t it's real.' It's not just something THEY are dealing with because it's not in your house," he explained. 

"I'm looking at my life like, man, I'm over here hugging a transgender right now. I’m the ghetto'ist hood ni**a from South Central of all time. I don't know how I got here ... Lee Daniels, you’re crazy," Tyrese said as they both laughed on the phone. 

"At the end of the day, I knew exactly what I was doing. I was conscious of it, the choice was made on my part to want to be apart of this scene," Tyrese said. 

Daniels chimed in and said Tyrese knew what he was getting into but he didn’t REALLY know how far he was going in.

"I have never interacted, or directly communicated or befriended a transgender in my life," Tyrese said. "It's not the kind of circles that I travel in. I am a heterosexual male, I have a 9-year-old daughter, and although I've worked with plenty of gay and lesbians... people live the life that they live and I'm one of those people who's a huge advocate of people doing and living their lives according to what makes them happy."

"If you live your life within people's opinion's, it's the beginning of the end, that's how I feel," Tyrese added.

He said he has personally never hung out with a transgender until meeting Amiyah. 

"I don't have a problem with it and I'm not being politically correct, I'm just telling ya'll my truth," Tyrese clarified. "I'm a decent person, I'm a respectful person. As long as nobody is not trying to force their beliefs on me, then I'm cool with everybody."

While on set, Tyrese made sure as an actor that he wasn't conducting himself in a disrespectful way. Tyrese, Queen Latifah, and Amiyah all had a bridge of understanding while shooting the scene. 

"We understood specifically that we were about to do something that was gonna give a new heartbeat and become a voice for the folks, who like me, didn't understand it, didn't understand the world, didn't understand the reasoning, didn't understand the culture. Because I'm not around it, I don't know anyone a part of that world."

Taking the risk of exposing the raw attitude's of the church and the LGBT community

Daniels said, "I just remember feeling some kind of way bringing my partner into the church I grew up in and being some sort of famous person in the church I grow up in. Having them look at me a certain way. Having me feel bad about bringing my partner in, somebody that I love in. The look on my mother's face, the look on my sister's face... they were like, ya know... and then I realized, this is who I am. And, I'm 57, I'm not going to change. I'm proud of who I am. I've told the community who I am early on since the beginning of my career. I'm not going to feel embarrassed or ashamed of my partner or my life because I've accomplished enough. That's probably the main reason why I wanted to address this subject and Amiyah has had this done to her."

Daniels said he has had straight male friends, celebrities, that have tried to heal him and lay hands on him because they believed that what he's doing and how he's living is wrong.

"It's a constant struggle and we haven't addressed it," he said. "This is my way of addressing it."

Daniels reflected back on that controversial Empire scene and said, "Jamal being put in the trash can gave me the courage to take it up a notch. That was a very hard scene to do. To put that kid, which was me, in the trash can on Empire. And, I felt like I had to notch it up a little bit, I gotta keep pushing that button, keep making ya'll think. This [STAR scene] was creatively harder than that."

Director Lee Daniels opened up about his family and exploring narratives through the voice of women

Daniels briefly talked about his upbringing and said his dad died when he was 13 years old and he was raised by his aunts. He celebrates black women everyday. He said, black women, like his aunts, have embraced him when many of the men in his family back in the '70s rejected him. Homophobia was deeper then, he said. 

Daniels adopted his brothers children when his brother went to jail. His mother threatened to call social services if Daniels didn't take the kids in himself. Daniels said he hasn't spoken really to his brother since he was 13, the age he came out as being gay. His brother is now 53. 

Back then, Daniels said he was most likely "twirling somewhere doing drugs in Palm Springs." 

He thought taking the kids in would save them, but they winded up saving him and got him off drugs. 

Out of the blue one day, Daniels recalled, his brother - who is in prison for life - sent him a letter and said, "I'm sorry for hating you, just because."

His brother also wrote in the letter, "now, motherf**ker send me a picture of those stars you're hanging out with because no one believes you're my brother." 

Daniels life has done a complete 360. He's no longer poor and living behind the church he grew up in, as he also recalled, he no longer is on drugs, and he's no longer afraid of living in his truth. Daniels is now a successful, award-winning television producer and director. He said he prays every morning for an hour and a half to become a better man.


"People don’t want you to live in your truth. Like, 'It’s hard to be black, why do you have to be gay on top of that?,'" he said. 

"It’s a struggle and someone has to be a voice of that. My agenda is to tell you my life and this life of mine is not mine, it’s God's, and I’m just here to pass it on."

Make sure to tune into FOX on Wednesday (Feb. 15) at 9 p.m. EST for the powerful and controversial episode of #STAR

Take a look at this sneak peek below:



Check out Tyrese on The Wendy Williams Show where he talks more about STAR:


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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

#Dafuq!? Someone Seriously Ordered 19 Ingredients in a Starbucks Drink

There's assholes and then there's people who do this...

Saw this gem below on Reddit. Someone had thee NERVE to order a 19-ingredient Starbucks drink! What in the world!! 

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Like, why!?? ... The person even requested the order at "34 degrees." 



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Bow Wow Is Feeling Kinda Salty On Valentine's Day, Convinces Himself That He's Happy Being Single

Shad Moss a.k.a Lil' Bow Wow got all in his feelings earlier as he went above and beyond to convince his fans as well as himself that he's happy being single on Valentine's Day. 

RELATED: LOL! Twitter Blames Bow Wow For Atlanta Falcons Super Bowl Loss

Bow Wow - who broke up with his fiancΓ©, Erica Mena, a little over a year ago - said he's single because he has yet to find a woman to handle his crazy lifestyle ways. 

"If being single and happy keeps an evil moody nosey ass woman away from me a day then I'm the happiest man on earth!,"  the un-retired so-called "rapper" wrote. 

Well, alrighty then!

(BTW: really happy single people wouldn't feel the need to explain themselves ... just saying). 

Peep the lil' guy's full post below: 



This is for Lil' Bow Wow and all the other bitter (a.k.a "I'm so happy") single people:

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