ATLANTA — The wife of R&B singer Usher was surprised when the entertainer filed for divorce earlier this month and claims the two were intimate less than a week before he moved to end the marriage, according to court documents.
Tameka Raymond, 38, disputes Usher's claims the couple have been separated since July 2008. She said in court documents filed Monday in Fulton County Superior Court that she "had every reason to believe her marriage… Continue
After the BET Awards on Sunday, rumors started that Jay-Z refused to perform if Chris Brown also hit the stage and now rappers are reacting. Skull Gang leader Juelz Santana weighed in on the situation "i take nothin away from Jay-Z," he wrote on his Twitter. "i dont wanna sound like a Hater but his swagger was on Zero yesterday. & i just heard thru the grape vine that Jay-Z said he would not Perform if Chris Brown was gonna perform.. SMH Sucker… Continue
Talk about a thriller.
Michael Jackson sold between 300,000 and 400,000 albums in the three fleeting days following his death, along with roughly 1.8 million individual digital tracks in that same span, according to Billboard Magazine.
By comparison, Jackson's albums sold just 10,000 copies in the week before his death, while digital sales capped at 40,000.
The new figures - based on weekly tracking that cut off Sunday -… Continue
July 01, 2009. Frank M. Lombard, the director of Duke University's Center for Health Policy, was arrested last week after offered his 5 year old adopted African American son to a pedophile on the internet.
As terrible as this story is – it could have been prevented. MediaTakeOut.com got its hands on what appears to be this animal’s Amazon wishlist page. And you can see that the man is an obvious PERVERT and he has… Continue
A day before [R Kelly] left for his South Africa tour) about 8 police squad cars pulled up at his front gate. One of the officers, in a loud, commanding voice, yelled: "This is the police. Open up this gate at once. We have a search warrant".
After seeing the officers via his security monitors, Robert instructed his security guys to open the gate. The officers searched the entire house. They were looking for an… Continue
Fans gather and wait in line to enter the Michael Jackson public memorial at Apollo Theater in New York June 30, 2009. The Apollo will welcome fans 600 at a time to to enter the theater to pay their respects, hear Jackson's music spun by New York DJs and see a a video tribute to the late pop star.
MORONI, Comoros – A Yemeni jetliner carrying 153 people crashed into the Indian Ocean as it came in for a landing during howling winds on the island nation of Comoros. There were conflicting reports about whether a child survived.
The crash came two years after aviation officials reported faults with the plane, an Airbus 310 flying the last leg of a journey from Paris and Marseille to Comoros, with a stop in Yemen to change planes. Most of the… Continue
Anyone who watches 'American Idol' knows that Simon Cowell is probably the most essential of the four judges. So, does that entitle him to a 400 percent raise when he already makes $36 million a year from the hit show?
New reports say that's what Cowell may pocket thanks to new contract 'Idol' negotiations. According to a report in The Guardian (via the New York Post), Cowell has reportedly been offered between $100 million and $144 million per… Continue
Chris Brown was a no-show at Sunday night’s BET Awards because producers pulled his performance at the last minute.
According to several insiders, Brown’s appearance was considered risky business on a night honoring Michael Jackson. The “No Air” singer is facing negative publicity after pleading guilty to the February assault of his ex-girlfriend Rihanna.
One source says Brown’s absence came at the insistence of the Rev. Al… Continue
Don't call it a comeback.
VH1 is giving two '90s female hip-hop icons, Sandra (Pepa) Denton of Salt-N-Pepa and Rozonda (Chilli) Thomas of TLC, their own reality shows.
The as-yet-untitled Pepa project will follow Denton as she looks for love after four years of self-imposed celibacy. The rapper and three of her closest female friends, who are also single, will meet for brunch every week to… Continue