The man in question is gospel singer BeBe Winans -- who is accused of shoving his ex-wife Debra Winans to the ground in front of their kids back in February. BeBe was on "Oprah" on Friday to pimp out his new gospel CD -- his domestic violence charge is pending until another court hearing next year.
Debra tells TMZ she's "hurt by Oprah's decision to have Bebe on the show" -- especially after she refused to have Chris Brown on her show in the wake… Continue
Jay Z’s former right and man Beanie Siegel is getting ready to air him out in a new diss mixtape. For those of you who don’t know, Jay Z and Beanie have been friends for more than a decade. And Beanie was one of Jay’s most loyal artists.
What happened, you ask? Word is that Beanie’s upset with the direction has career has taken in the last few years, and blames Jigga for it. And it gets better. According to reports, Beans is set to release an entire mixtape exposing all… Continue
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe is riding a once unthinkable trajectory of newcomer movie stardom that rivals any fairy tale.
She won the title role in the new film "Precious: Based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire" with no serious training, and beat out hundreds of hopefuls in her first real audition.
The result is that she shines in scenes with stars like Mariah Carey and Lenny Kravitz. And her character, an obese abused… Continue
Not everyone is a fan of Larry David.
Last Sunday's episode of HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm" featured Larry David's character unintentionally spraying a painting of Jesus that was hanging next to the toilet in a bathroom as relieved himself. A drop of urine hits the portrait of Jesus right below his eye, resembling a tear, in a joke characteristic of the show's satiric style.
Only the Catholic League didn't find it so… Continue
It's been a bad media week for the Cyrus family.
On the same day that teen queen Miley Cyrus was named the worst celebrity influence of the year by a website poll, Cyrus' little sister, Noah, has managed to stir up some trouble as well.
Parents and critics around the world are aghast at Noah Cyrus's racy Halloween costume, reports Us magazine.
The 9-year-old recently donned platform knee-high PVC boots, a body hugging black… Continue
Young Jeezy and Young Hov have not yet filmed a video for "Real as It Gets." Earlier this month, Jeezy told us he and Jay-Z would be filming a decadent clip for the record "We just gonna go dumb," Jeezy forecasted. "Call Rick [Ross] up, everybody. [We'll have] cars, watches, blunts, money, just go dumb. Dumm-meeee! That's what we need to do."
We spoke to Jay-Z earlier this week, and Jigga said the clip is still in the cards; they just have to… Continue
Alicia Keys and Jay-Z are set to heat up the World Series on Thursday night (October 29) when they perform the New York ode "Empire State of Mind" at the new Yankees Stadium before game two against the Phillies. It's a song Keys knew she had to be a part of as soon as she got the call from Jay himself.
"There was a first phone call, and Jay hit me up like, 'I feel like I have this record that's going to be the anthem of New York,' " she told MTV… Continue
T.I. is still keeping an eye on things while serving his year-and-a-day prison sentence for felony weapons charges. On Wednesday, Ludacris tweeted that he spoke to his fellow Atlanta heavyweight.
Luda's messages reveal that Tip is keeping up on current events and feels for his peers Lil Wayne and Lil Boosie, who both have to go to prison at the top of their careers, much like Tip has had to do.
"Talking to TIP," Luda tweeted. "He says… Continue
Shyne was released from the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E.) on Wednesday (October 28) and has "temporarily accepted deportation" to the country of Belize, according to his attorney Oscar Michelen.
The former Bad Boy rapper had been detained by immigration officials for nearly four weeks after serving close to nine years in prison for his involvement in 1999's infamous Club New York shooting, for which Diddy also stood… Continue
NEW ORLEANS – Rapper Eminem performs along with KISS this weekend at Voodoo Experience, the punk and rock music festival to be held amid the live oaks and lagoons at New Orleans City Park.
"This is the only concert Eminem is doing all year," said Voodoo producer Steven Rehage. "We're really excited to have him back."
Eminem headlined Voodoo in 2000 when his career began to soar with his Grammy-winning debut album "Slim… Continue
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Move over, it's Saturday night at Club Bounce and people are bouncing onto the dance floor in a big, big way.
These are big, big people, all dressed to the nines and many tipping the scales at 250, maybe 300 pounds.
That's because this expansive nightclub a couple blocks from the Pacific Ocean, with its flashing lights, friendly atmosphere and wall-rattling hip-hop sounds, caters specifically to fat… Continue
LONDON — So you think London, population 8 million, is crowded with the living?
There are many millions more under the soil of a city that has been inhabited for 2,000 years. And London is rapidly running out of places to put them.
Now the city's largest cemetery is trying to persuade Londoners to share a grave with a stranger.
"A lot of people say, 'I'm not putting my Dad in a secondhand grave,'" said Gary Burks,… Continue
Up-and-coming folk musician Taylor Mitchell, 19, died Wednesday from injuries she suffered during a coyote attack while hiking alone in a national park in eastern Canada.
Mitchell, a singer-songwriter, was touring the Eastern Coast to promote her new album when the horrible incident occurred, according to The Associated Press.
The young musician was hiking solo on a trail in Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Nova Scotia on… Continue
Dominic Carter's angry brother-in-law accused the NY1 political anchor of being a cheat and a wife beater who abused his sister for 20 years and "should go to jail."
"Dominic needs to pay for some of the crimes he committed," a furious Larry Stevens said Thursday as Carter prepared to face a Rockland County judge and answer charges that he beat up his wife Marilyn last year.
"You can't just physically abuse people and think you're… Continue
A Queens mom admitted she smoked crack, did heroin and drank booze before she wrecked a minivan, killing two foster children, officials said.
From her bed at Jamaica Hospital, Sheila Bethea detailed a binge that started in the wee hours Monday, before she got behind the wheel to drive with five children - none wearing seat belts.
"[Bethea] stated ... she smoked crack cocaine around 1 or 2 a.m., that she did heroin around 9 a.m. and… Continue