WEEK ENDING: March 23rd, 2012 It’s another drug bust for Singer El DeBarge. El was arrested this week for possession of crack cocaine with intent to sell. He has an April 9th court date. Since 2001, he has been arrested three times for drug possession. In 2008, he spent two years in jail. Last year, he entered rehab, but apparently he can’t conquer his drug demons.
Oprah had to stop the madness! The OWN staff couldn’t take working for Rosie O’Donnell any longer. The Rosie Show only lasted five months. It was plagued by low ratings, and Rosie’s demeanor didn’t help. According to sources, she was a bully on the set, felt the writers couldn’t write, the producers couldn’t produce, the stage manager couldn’t manage and the director couldn’t direct. Staff members say it was the worst experience they’ve ever had. After much thought, Oprah decided to end the show. Both parties put out nice statements about each other, but there is tension between the two. Rosie never wanted to be in Chicago. She wanted the show taped in New York. Oprah insisted on Chicago, The Oprah Show’s original home base. March 30th is the final day of The Rosie Show.
Don’t Drag Whitney’s Legacy Down! The Houston family is pleading with Ray J to not release nude photos and videos of Whitney Houston. Sources say Ray J is sitting on a gold mine. He and Whitney were together during her final years. Ray J is known for his sex tape with now famous socialite Kim Kardashian. Kardashian’s career took off in 2007 when their sex tape came out. This is such a sad time for Whitney’s mom Cissy Houston. In addition to losing her daughter, she is also dealing with her granddaughter Bobbi Kris. Bobbi Kris is openly dating her unofficial adopted brother Nick Gordon. Cissy feels Gordon is taking advantage of Bobbi Kris. Bobbi Kris has turned to Gordon for comfort, and she is wearing her mother’s diamond ring.
The Allen Iverson divorce has taken a turn for the worse. Tawanna Iverson has filed court documents wanting a list of every woman that her husband slept with during their marriage. They have been together for years (married for ten) and they have five kids. Tawanna has stated that Iverson is hiding money and she and the kids have nothing. Iverson’s NBA career came to a dreadful end, and now his marriage has ended. What will become of his legacy? He was once one of the NBA’s greatest.
Former Basketball Star Shaquille O’Neal is getting a reputation as a heartbreaker. O’Neal recently dumped longtime girlfriend Nikki “Hoopz” Alexander. Hoopz became famous as the first season winner of the VH1 reality show Flavor Of Love with Flavor Flav. Since winning the show, she had gained quite a reputation. Then she hooked up with Shaq, and they appeared to be in love. Despite her past, he was very open about their relationship. Well, Shaq recently turned 40, and he showed up to his party with a new woman. What happened to Hoopz? Apparently, he had his security detail put her out of his home. He felt it was time move on with another woman. What will Hoopz do now? She was hoping to marry Shaq. Maybe Basketball Wives will contact her…oops…uh oh…. that won’t happen! Shaq’s ex-wife Shaunie O’Neal is the producer of that show.
This world is too small!In the next few weeks, you are going to see Will Smith everywhere. He’s hosting The Kids Choice Awards on Nickelodeon on the 31st. His new Men In Black movie is opening in theatres Memorial Day weekend. The past few weeks have been rough for Will and his wife Actress Jada Pinkett Smith. The tabloids have been running wild with stories of marital strife, but the two appeared at a recent 76ers’ basketball game kissing, hugging and spending family time with their children.
It’s another baby for Real Housewives Of Atlanta Star Kim Zolciak. Zolciak is four months pregnant. Nine months ago, she gave birth to a baby boy. This is her second child with Football Star Kroy Biermann.
Tiger Woods’ former Swing Coach Hank Haney is writing a book about his days with the golf great. Before infidelity destroyed his marriage and image, Tiger Woods was on top of the world. Now those who were closest to him are making money off of his life. In the book, Haney talks about Woods ex-wife Elin Nordegren. He claims she wasn’t allowed to smile on the golf course when Tiger won, and that Tiger wouldn’t let her be openly affectionate in public. So what was the reason for the no smiling? Haney says Woods told her you don’t have to smile and be happy for a win because he is supposed to win; that’s their way of life.
So what did you think of week one of Dancing With The Stars? Empress Of Soul Gladys Knight surprised everyone with her fancy footwork. Other standouts included Actor Jaleel White (Urkel) and Disney Star Rashon Fagan. Sherri Shepherd of The View also did her thing.
Get ready for more Rapper/Actor T.I. on TV. His reality show, The Family Hustle on VH1 with his wife Tiny, has been renewed for another season. Plus, he has signed on for the Showtime series The Boss with Kelsey Grammer and Sanaa Lathan.Braxton Family Values has been renewed for another season.
Yes! It’s the further adventures of Toni and her sisters. Plus the breakout star Tamar is getting her own spinoff with her husband Vince.
Katie Couric’s new daytime talk show debuts September 10th.
Niecy Nash is getting a reality show based around her family life. The show, Leave It To Niecy, debuts Sunday at 10pm on the TLC network.
Mike Tyson…. the entertainer? The former boxer is putting together a Las Vegas show, and he hopes to take it to Broadway.
Mary Mary’s (sisters Tina and Erica) new reality show debuts on the WE Network next week. Thursday March 29th is the debut of their show called Mary Mary. The show will feature the gospel stars as they juggle their careers and their ever growing families. The ladies have a new song out called Go Get It, which is the title track to their new album due out in May.
Congrats to Tina Campbell from the duo. She is expecting her fifth child. Tina’s sister Erica gave birth to a baby girl a few weeks ago.
In more gospel news, BET is gearing up for the fifth season of Sunday Best. Joining Yolanda Adams and Donnie McClurkin at the judges table will be CeCe Winans. Winans is replacing Mary Mary.
A Detroit business deal has gone belly up for Singer Keith Sweat. Sweat has some real estate in the motor city, but the homes went into foreclosure. The banks took the homes saying he defaulted on the loan, and now he still has to pay $250,000.
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