Via The Guardian: New York rapper Pop Smoke has been shot and killed in an apparent home invasion, according to multiple sources speaking to NBC and TMZ. The rapper, real name Bashar Jackson, 20, was at home in Hollywood, Los Angeles, when two men wearing hoodies and masks entered the house and fired multiple shots, according to […]
“Boyz n the Hood” actress Esther Scott has died at the age of 66 following a heart attack last week. According to TMZ, the actress was found unconscious in her Santa Monica home last Tuesday and was taken to the hospital, where she passed away a few days later.
Via DailyBeast: Cardi B’s best friend, Star Brim, was charged by New York prosecutors in a sweeping roundup of the 5-9 Brims—a violent set of the Bloods street gang—for allegedly orchestrating an attack at the same club where the rapper’s strip-club brawl took place. The well-connected 28-year-old from the Bronx, whose real name is Yonette Respass, […]
Via TMZ: Drew Carey’s ex-fiancee, Dr. Amie Harwick, has been murdered after cops say an ex-boyfriend attacked her and caused her to fall from a third-story balcony. Law enforcement sources say they got a call early Saturday morning of a woman screaming in a Hollywood Hills neighborhood. Cops were met in the street by Harwick’s roommate, […]
Via BBC: An actress who starred in the Queen of Katwe, a Disney film about a chess prodigy from a Ugandan slum, has died aged 15, Ugandan media report. Nikita Pearl Waligwa had been diagnosed with a brain tumor. The 2016 film was based on the true story of Phiona Mutesi, who took up chess […]
The daughter of wrestling legend, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, is set to continue her family’s legacy. Simone Johnson, 18, has started training with WWE – following in the footsteps not just of her dad but her grandad, and her great-grandad too. Via HuffPost: On Monday, WWE announced that Simone had begun training with the organization […]
Blac Chyna whose real name is Angela Renée White feels that people making a big deal of her attendance and questioning how she got there is a form of racism. According to her Instagram account, it was her first time at the Oscars and she was the plus one of record producer and recording engineer […]
Via OSCARS PARASITE is the film that took home the most awards at the Oscars 2020, winning four Academy Awards at tonight’s Oscars including Best Picture, Directing, International Feature Film and Writing (Original Screenplay). Not only that, but it also became the first non-English language film in Oscar history to win the award for Best Picture. Writer, Director and Producer Bong Joon Ho won […]
Kirk Douglas, one of the last surviving movie stars from Hollywood’s golden age has died at the age of 103. His son, the Oscar-winning actor-producer Michael Douglas announced on his Instagram that is father had died.
Via Pitchfork: Rihanna will receive this year’s NAACP President’s Award, the organization announced today (February 4). The award is given “in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service.” Last year’s winner was JAY-Z; previous recipients include Ms. Lauryn Hill, Spike Lee, and John Legend. In a statement, NAACP President Derrick Johnson said, “From her business achievements through Fenty […]