Kevin Hart Accepts, Then Withdraws Fom Oscar Hosting Gig After Getting DRAGGED For Shady LGBT Jokes

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Kevin Hart just gave us the most dramatic announcement & withdrawal we’ve seen in a while, all in 24 hours time. Before most people could even congratulate the comedian on nabbing the 2019 Oscars hosting gig, he’s already gone over a couple clapback cliffs and pulled out. Here’s why….

About a day ago, Kevin Hart’s dream to host the Oscars had finally come true. 

 
 
 
 
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For years I have been asked if I would ever Host the Oscars and my answer was always the same…I said that it would be the opportunity of a lifetime for me as a comedian and that it will happen when it’s suppose to. I am so happy to say that the day has finally come for me to host the Oscars. I am blown away simply because this has been a goal on my list for a long time….To be able to join the legendary list of host that have graced that stage is unbelievable. I know my mom is smiling from ear to ear right now. I want to thank my family/friends/fans for supporting me & riding with me all this time….I will be sure to make this years Oscars a special one. I appreciate the @TheAcademy for the opportunity ….now it’s time to rise to the occasion #Oscars

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And it lasted all of 36 hours.

Folks didn’t forget that back in 2009 (and beyond), he said some pretty messed up things that can certainly be seen as homophobia and insulting toward the LGBT community. And the tweets and comments on the Academy’s social media pages were coming in HOT.

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Lots of folks defended him as well with sentiments like these, saying “political correctness” is killing this country:

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Then came a series of positive videos & posts from Kevin to combat the social media lashing he was getting:

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Stop looking for reasons to be negative…Stop searching for reasons to be angry….I swear I wish you guys could see/feel/understand the mental place that I am in. I am truly happy people….there is nothing that you can do to change that…NOTHING. I work hard on a daily basis to spread positivity to all….with that being said. If u want to search my history or past and anger yourselves with what u find that is fine with me. I’m almost 40 years old and I’m in love with the man that I am becoming. You LIVE and YOU LEARN & YOU GROW & YOU MATURE. I live to Love….Please take your negative energy and put it into something constructive. Please….What’s understood should never have to be said. I LOVE EVERYBODY…..ONCE AGAIN EVERYBODY. If you choose to not believe me then that’s on you….Have a beautiful day

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Then, he’d had enough. Apparently the Academy caught wind of all the hoopla going on and asked him to just apologize. He said Nah. And withdrew as he host late Thursday evening.

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Similar to his “explanation” after that cheating scandal he got caught red handed in thanks to a mirror and a hidden camera, he seemed to blame everybody else. He called out “trolls” for not dropping the subject and just letting him live.

Almost immediately after saying he withdrew from the gig because he didn’t want to “apologize again” at the request of the Academy, he went and did just that on Twitter.

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Not sure what the purpose of all the theatrics were if you were just going to say exactly what you said you didn’t want to say.

He could have just apologized/re-explained again (despite folks saying they don’t ever recall him doing so the first time, at least not fully), and then carried he hell on with hosting. But when pride and ego get in the way after a social media lashing, you get someone quitting the job of a lifetime.

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Well, at least he has the huge crowd in Melbourne he performed for Thursday night to cushion the fall. And he’s still on his multi-million dollar Irresponsible Tour.

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FASHION FACES: Pharrell Williams Walks In Chanel's Runway Show As A Futuristic Pharaoh & Janelle Monae (And Her EPIC Chanel Braid) Stans Out

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Pharrell Williams got on his model steez to walk in Chanel’s runway show and Janelle Monae – dripping in Chanel herself in the most bomb way – was his biggest fan on the front row. See his futuristic swag inside…

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Pharrell Williams is already a rapper, record producer, Benjamin Buttons, songwriter and fashion designer. Now, he can add model to the list.

After hitting the stage in South Africa at the Global Citizen Festival, the “Happy” rapper popped up on the runway at Chanel‘s 17th Annual Métier d’Arts show held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Decked out in gold, Skateboard P channeled a futuristic Pharaoh as he strolled down the runway in metallic pants, a gold knitted tunic with an oversized neck piece, and metallic boots.

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By they way, this isn’t the first time P collaborated with Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld. Back in October, he announced he and Chanel would be collaborating once again. According to ELLE, he’ll be debuting a ready-to-wear capsule collection with the famed French fashion house in March 2019 in Seoul, Korea, followed by a worldwide release on April 4th.

Watch him in action below:

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Sitting front row, singer Janelle Monae could hardly contain her excitement. She whipped out her phone to capture P ripping the runway.

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And chick was a whole vision in her stipped Chanel threads, giving us French girl vibes.

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Janelle celebrated her 33rd birthday a few days ago. Happy Belated!

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Perfection.

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Can we talk about this Chanel filled braid hair stylist Nikki Nelms created? Obsessed. Come on Nikki!

BONUS:

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Model Alton Mason became the first black male-model to walk in a Chanel show in the 109 years the brand has existed. That’s insane, but #ThisIsAmerica.

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You betta!

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Ronnie & Shamari Devoe Reportedly Owe The IRS A Ton Of Cash In Back Taxes + T-Pain Slaps Ex-Management Company With $1 Million Lawsuit

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Uh-oh! Ronnie and Shamari Devoe owe Uncle Sam hella cash in back taxes. Get the deets on their tax situation, plus why T-Pain is suing his former manager for $1 million inside…

When flexing goes wrong.

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” newbies Ronnie Devoe and his wife Shamari Devoe reportedly owe the IRS a sh*t ton of money in back taxes.

RadarOnline obtained a document from the Federal Tax Lien Department of the Treasury, a tax lien was drawn up for the former New Edition singer five years ago (November 2013) in the amount of $366,786.38. Yikes!

“It appears to still be open and active and will stay this way until 12/25/2023 unless the IRS files a continuation,” Ellen Rodgers, the Real Estate Lien Clerk in the Real Estate Division from the Cobb County Superior Court told Radar.

The news comes to light after the couple showed off a lavish birthday party they threw for their twin boys’ 1st birthday. While they threw the party at their home, they dropped $1,000 for the boys’ cakes. Now, they’re going to have dig deep to pay Uncle Sam his money.

By the way, Shamari is the one with the peach and she’s the only one getting a “RHOA” check.  We get that sometimes you make more than expected, and owe more than expected.  And time can fly by when you’re working out the extra payments.  Too bad the IRS gives zero f’s aout all of that though, especially when you’re living it up on reality tv.

This isn’t the first time Ronnie has face money issues. The singer and his NE bandmates all faced financial woes despite becoming so popular.

 

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We hear Ronnie and Shamari are gearing up to release new music together under their moniker, Me & Mari.

In other legal woes…

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T-Pain has pulled the trigger on a $1 million lawsuit against his former management company, Chase Entertainment Corporation. The reason? The singer (real name Faheem Najm) claims they were taking commissions illegally. And it seems he may have been scammed as the company was not even licensed to be an agent.

The Blast reports:

The rapper explains he signed a deal with Chase Entertainment back in 2005, which was extended for five years in 2009. They were to be his personal manager and talent agent in exchange for 20% commission from his recordings and endorsements.

T-Pain said he paid all the commissions over the years and did so on time. He says he only recently learned the company was not licensed to be an agent.

He says that over the years, “a relationship developed in which Plaintiff placed his full faith and trust” in the managers, who “promised to protect him and advise his career decisions.”

The rapper claims he fired his manager in 2014 and demanded they cease interfering with his business matters. T-Pain says the manager has failed to turn over all monies received relating to his music career.

The lawsuit accuses his former manager of not paying all the expenses he was required to, failing to account for all the money brought in and failing to provide accounting of his finances.

T-Pain also accuses his former manages of illegally taking commissions without obtaining a talent license and for allegedly “concealing from Plaintiff the true nature and details of the financial agreements related to his music career, including the income truly earned by him from his public performances and the necessary and proper expenses occurred in connection with same and marketing monies received by Defendant on behalf of Plaintiff’s career.”

He is seeking in excess of $1 million in damages and for the return of all commissions he paid since 2005.

Damn homie.

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EXCLUSIVE: Romeo Miller Reveals Which Celeb He'd Like To Shoot His Shot At + Angela Simmons & More Have Fun At 'GUHH' NYC Premiere Party

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Romeo Miller has a huge crush on a celebrity and he spilled the tea to TheYBF.com during the “Growing Up Hip Hop” premiere party. Go inside to find out who it is, plus peep pics of Angela Simmons, Vanessa Simmons and more partying it up….

Romeo Miller has his eye on one celebrity that he’d like to shoot his shot at. And we’ve got the tea on who it is.

YBF correspondent James Terrell bumped into Romeo during the “Growing Up Hip Hop” Season 4 premiere party in NYC where the rapper/reality star dropped a tidbit on who he’s crushing on these days. And his answer may surprise you. Find out who has been on Romeo’s mind below:

Ha!

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Following the death of her son’s father Sutton

Following the murder of her son’s father/ex-fiance Sutton Tennyson, Angela Simmons – flossing in a Oscar de la Renta mink coat – is seemingly trying to get back into the swing of things. She made an appearance at the party to promote the upcoming season of the show.

According to reports, Sutton is the victim of a homicide. He was reportedly found dead with multiple gunshot wounds inside an open garage on Jewel Drive in southwest Atlanta.

It’s reported he was talking with a man in the driveway when “the conversation escalated” and the man shot Sutton multiple times. The suspect left the scene in a car.

Days after the shooting, a man named Michael Williams surrendered to police and faces multiple charges in the murder of Sutton. According to WSBTV, the alleged gunman shot Sutton several times as Sutton was walking away from the argument. Atlanta police Detective Darren Smith testified in court last month that a witness told police Michael shot Sutton.

The site reports:

The contractor who said he witnessed the shooting told police he was discussing a job with Tennyson when the gunman drove up. He said the two got into an argument over money.

The gunman fired multiple shots before he drove away in a gray BMW. Officers checked tag readers in the area and Smith said they had a hit on the car that was registered to Williams.

Smith told the court that Williams has killed before.

“He was convicted of a murder and some other weapons charges,” he said.

Williams’ attorney said his client was convicted of manslaughter, not murder. But Judge Holly Hughes said she had heard enough to move the case forward and denied Williams bond.

Williams faces a long list of charges: malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during a felony and possession by a convicted felon.

Prayers up for everyone involved, especially Angela and Sutton’s son, Sutton Jr.

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Angela had her support system/co-stars with her, including her sister Vanessa Simmons and her brother JoJo Simmons: 

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President and General Manager of WeTv Marc Juris came out to party.

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Questlove was in the DJ providing the night’s tunes.

 

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Magic Johnson's Daughter Elisa Speaks Out After Narrowly Escaping Home Invasion + Laila Ali Opens Up After Accidentally Hitting Elderly Man

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Magic Johnson‘s daughter Elisa Johnson speaks out for the first time after narrowly espacing a scary home invasion. Meanwhile, Laila Ali releases a statement after hitting an elderly man. Deets inside…

Elisa Johnson – Magic Johnson‘s daughter – escaped a super scary situation and is now speaking out.

The 23-year-old, who stars on her brother EJ Johnson‘s reality show, was spending time at an Airbnb, rented by her friends, in San Fernando Valley when two armed men entered the home.

Law enforcement sources told TMZ once the two men got inside they started terrorizing the 10 people who were in the home, holding them at gunpoint. Yikes. Elisa was in one of the bedrooms and heard the robbery going down. She was able to escape out a sliding door and then she ran down the street to safety.

The intruders reportedly stole $30-$40,000 worth of jewelry (including a Rolex), electronics and cash and then left the scene before police arrived. Thankfully, no one was injured.

TMZ received surveillance camera footage of some suspicious activity going on before the robbery.

Police are still investigating and – as of the time of this post – there’s nothing to connect the two men or the Escalade seen in the clips above to the home invasion.

Following the terrifying ordeal, Elisa hopped on Instagram Stories to thank everyone who reached out to make sure she was alright:

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Thank God she and all her friends are OK.

In other unfortunate news…

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Laila Ali – daughter of Muhammad Ali – is speaking out after a serious accident in Calabasas that left an elderly man injured.

The retired boxer was backing up in a parking lot of a shopping center when she accidentally hit an elderly man. The man was treated by paramedics on the scene and then he was hauled off in an ambulance to a hospital. Law enforcement sources told TMZ the victim was in stable condition.

After hitting the man, Laila remained on the scene and spoke with LA County Sheriff deputies. She was not arrested or cited…at least…for now. The incident is being investigated by police.

The actress/author released a statement confirming she’s OK and that she’s praying for the man who was injured. She also revealed her 7-year-old daughter, Sydney, was in the car at the time of the accident.

 

 

Prayers up for everyone involved.

 

 

 

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Derek Fisher Gets Another Shot At Coaching, Lands WNBA Job + Raptors G League Baller Kay Felder Gets CUT After Domestic Violence Arrest

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Former NBA player/coach Derek Fisher just booked a new gig while Raptors G League baller Kay Felder just lost his. Deets inside…

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Derek Fisher, former NBA player and coach, will get another shot at coaching.

After getting fired as head coach of the New York Knicks in 2016, the five-time NBA champion will be taking over the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks team.

 

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“I’m excited to be the new head coach of the LA Sparks,” the 44-year-old, who’s engaged to Gloria Govan, said in a statement. “There is no finer organization in the WNBA and I can’t wait to work with our ownership group, front office, talented players and staff to cement a culture of sustained excellence, which is what LA basketball fans demand — and deserve.”

He’ll be coaching two-time WNBA MVP Candace Parker and this is what she had to say about her new head coach:

“Derek is a great basketball mind who brings a ton of high-level experience to our team,” Parker said. “I look forward to working with someone with championship pedigree and who has a track record of strong leadership. Derek has been a strong supporter of women’s basketball for quite some time, so it’s nice to officially welcome him.”

Derek will be replacing former head coach Brian Agler, who resigned last month after four seasons.

His soon-to-be wife posted a congratulatory post on Instagram:

 

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Congrats Derek!

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Kay Felder – Toronto Raptors G League player – has been CUT from the team following his domestic violence arrest a few days ago.

The 23-year-old point guard/2016 NBA Draft pick is being accused of choking a woman, leaving a mark on her neck.

TMZ reports:

Cops wouldn’t confirm the identity of the accuser but multiple sources connected to the incident tell us the alleged victim is a woman who has known Felder for years.

We’re told the two got into an argument after dinner and Felder allegedly got violent and choked her, leaving nasty marks on her neck. Our sources say the alleged victim was able to call a family member who then called police.

We’re told paramedics responded to the scene and treated the alleged victim.

Law enforcement confirms Felder was booked for assault and utter threats. He’s been released from custody and is due back in court later this month.

The Raptors 905 released a statement announcing the cut:

“On Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, Raptors 905 guard Kay Felder was charged by police in connection with an allegation of domestic violence. Raptors 905 have waived Felder, effective immediately. As this matter is before the courts, Raptors 905 will not comment further.”

This ish has to STOP.

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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry & Royal Baby Bump Attend Christmas Carol Service Together Amid Royal Family Drama!

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There’s drama going on in the Royal Family, but Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are protecting their peace. See the parents-to-be attend a Christmas event together and get the deets on everything that’s going on with them and the family inside…

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are still making their royal appearances as they wait for the first bundle of joy.

The Duke and Dutchess of Sussex stepped out for their first Christmas Carol service together attending The Henry van Straubenzee Memorial Funds Christmas Carol Service at St Luke’s Church in London, skipping out on another royal event.

On the same night, Queen Elizabeth threw her annual Diplomatic Reception at Buckingham Palace with Prince William and Kate Middleton in attendance. No, Meghan and Harry didn’t skip out on the event due to the drama going on. The former “Suits” actress was scheduled to be a guest reader at the service.

 

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So here’s the drama that has allegedly been going on behind-the-scenes…

It all started last month when certain staff members suddenly quit working at the Royal Palace. It was then reported that Meghan was allegedly shaking things up in the palace with her west-coast style work ethic. Apparently, folks in Kensington Palace felt some type of way.

Then, the REAL tea came out. It was reported that Meghan and Harry will be moving out of the Royal Palace to a cottage in nearby Windsor as they prepare for the birth of their baby. Hmmm…

There’s tension between brothers, Prince Harry and Prince William. It’s reported their beef got so bad they can’t stay under the same roof. It’s said they are at odds since their wives – Meghan and Kate – reportedly don’t get along.

Turns out, the ladies aren’t quite feuding, supposedly. They just aren’t particularly close.

Now, the royals feel like there’s a mole leaking information to the press and Prince Harry is reportedly on a mission to find out who it is to stop all of the drama. That’s right Harry, take up for your woman!

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Da Brat Tells Bow Wow What We've All Been Saying – HE'S The Brat & That Kyiomi Relationship Is A No-Go!

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Bow Wow‘s been doing the most during this on-again, off-again relationship with Kiyomi.  He was doing the most before that too.  Now, Da Brat is reading him for filth like we’ve all been wanting to. 

In an exclusive sneak peek for tonight’s “Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta”, ow Wow finally gets told about himself.  He’s been throwing thirst tantrums on Instagram about folks not putting respect on his name, been flaunting how much clout and wealth he has to prove some type of point, and been fighting and ish at the club because he’s all the way in his feelings since his tumultuous relationship with “Wild N Out” girl Kiyomi.

Even his mama, Teresa tells Kiyomi to stay away from Bow.  Sheesh.

So when Bow’s long time So So Def homie Da Brat told him to get his ish together, and couples’ therapy aint gonna save them, we damn threw holy water at both of them for this convo finally happening.  Maybe his annoying AF IG posts will calm down a bit.  We’re sure he means well.

Check it:

“GUHH: ATL” airs Thursdays on WEtv.

 

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Cardi B. Just Released First Pic Of Baby Kulture, And She's A Doll!

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That’s one way to change the conversation.  Just hours after Cardi B. announced she and Offset were dunzo, she unveiled the first look at their baby girl Kulture.  See the cuteness inside…

We’ve waited five long months to get a peek at baby Kulture Kiari Cephus.  Cardi talks about her every 5 seconds, just like any proud new mom would.  And now, we get to see exactly why she misses her so freakin’ much every time she needs to leave her for a few hours:

 
 
 
 
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Awwww. Adorbs!

Cardi shared the photo just now, while folks are still in a tizzy over her and Offset’s breakup announcement.  So we can’t help but wonder if posting this was payback to Offset, who’s been accused of cheating (again).  Cardi previously said Offset told her NOT to post their baby on Instagraam, even though she was dying to do so.

Sounds like Offset loved to control things, everything but his vitamin D deliveries.

The new mama previously gushed about little Kulture saying:

“Yo, her lips is crazy…her lips is a mix of Offset, Hennessy and Rihanna’s lips. This might be Rihanna’s baby y’all. This might be Rihanna’s baby.

“She’s just so exotic looking. She just like…I don’t know. She don’t even look like me [laughs]. Then her eyes, they just so—wow! They so big. And it’s like, what the hell? I don’t got big eyes and Daddy don’t have big eyes…she looks like a doll.”

And she was right, her lips are so adorably perfect.  And she does look just like Cardi’s little sis, Hennessy Carolina.

Welcome to the social media world, Kulture!

 

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Our 'Insecure' Fave Natasha Rothwell Nabs Overall HBO Deal + Trevor Noah Talks Racism In South Africa With His Granny, Cancels Shows + Amanda Seales' Comedy Special Debuts In January

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The “Insecure” stars are out here doing it big! Natasha Rothwell just nabbed an overall deal with HBO and Amanda Seales has a comedy special set to air on the network. Meanwhile, Trevor Noah trekked it back to South Africa for a conversation about racism and more with his grandmother. Get it all inside…

 

Look, black women are doing the damn thing.

“Insecure” is arguably one of the best TV series out right now. The cast is amazing and the writing is SPOT on.

The show is SO bomb, it’s creating even more opportunities for the cast. After creator Issa Rae inked a first-look development deal to create two more shows, “Insecure” star/writer/series producer Natasha Rothwell has landed her own overall deal with the premium cable network.

With her many talents, she’ll be developing an original idea for HBO that she will write, exeutive produce AND star in. Woot! Yes, get all of those coins and credentials.

Oh, and she has several new projects coming down the pipeline as well. Deadline reports:

She’ll next be seen in Patty Jenkins Wonder Woman 1984, as well as the live-action animated film Sonic the Hedgehog based on the Sega video game. Rothwell also will appear in the indie film Limited Partners opposite Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne.

Congrats Kelli, we mean Natasha! We can’t help it. We LOVE her character.

As for her co-star…

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“Insecure” star Amanda Seales is gearing up to bring some laughs on HBO. She’ll be starring in her own stand-up comedy special, “Amanda Seales: I Be Knowin'” that will debut Saturday, January 26th at 10PM EST.

Taped at the Edison Ballroom in New York City, the comedian’s first hour-long special is produced for HBO by Jesse Collins Entertainment.  Not only is she the star, she’ll be executive producing the show as well alongside Jesse Collins. Also, Stan Lathan, Sanaa Lathan’s dad, will direct.

 

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Y’all know she’s about us some REAL with loads of laughter because chick always keeps it 100.

In other news…

Talk show host Trevor Noah took his show, “The Daily Show,” to Johannesburg, South Africa for a special episode. He was there to host the Global Citizen Festival that went down on Sunday.

During the special “Self-Deportation Edition” of the talk show, Trevor took fans back to his roots and shared how he grew up, giving a tour of his neighborhood. And then, he paid a visit to his 91-year-old grandmother, but not before giving a tour of her house MTV Cribs-style.

“Welcome to Soweto, he said. “This is where I grew up. This is where everything goes down. What’s amazing about this place is that nothing’s changed, in a good way.”

After the tour he went inside to speak with his grandmother (whom he affectionately called Gogo) about Nelson Mandela, following the celebration on Sunday. Trevor’s Gogo said Mandela was like their “God on Earth.” He was inspirational to them all because that was the first time seeing a black lawyer. She said black people weren’t allowed to be nurses, teachers or policemen, so Mandela offered hope to them all.

Trevor’s Gogo talked about how the people were scared of the tall, white policemen. She reflected on a time the police knocked on her door at 3AM and told her to leave her house.

“For young people, it’s very hard for them to understand how scary it was to be a black person in living in South Africa during the time. But everybody was scared of the police,” he said.

Noah shared with his grandmother that some people felt apartheid was a better time than what it is now. Apartheid is a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race.

“It wouldn’t be better,” she said.

She talked about how kids were scared of Trevor when he was a little boy because they thought he was a white man. (He’s mixed). She said the kids used to run away from him because it was the “the first time they saw a white man in their location.”

Trevor’s grandmother also shared deets about being an “entergetic” and “naughty” child and how he drove her crazy playing in the street. Soak in the sweet moment above.

 

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Correspondents will be filling in for the talk show host this week since he lost his voice! Get well soon!

 

EXTRAS:

1.Tamron Hall’s new syndicated daytime talk show has expanded its coverage in the U.S. It’s not sold in 50% of the nation. STORY

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Cardi B. Reveals She & Offset SPLIT, A Week Before Offset's Album Drops! Rapper Who Allegedly Cheated With Offset SNAPS, Offset Says 'Y'all Won'

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We’re not shocked, but we’re a bit surprised that THIS is how Cardi B. explains why it ended. The Cephuses are no longer, and the latest rapper chick that Offset has been accused of cheating with, just SNAPPED. The latest on Cardi & Offset’s breakup inside….

It was all good less than a week ago. Cardi B. and Offset have been slobbing each other down, on baecay together last month, hugged up (above at the Hawks game last week), commented about sexual relations and every other over-the-top expression of love lately. But according to Cardi, they haven’t been working out “for a while now.” Oh?

 

The “Be Careful” rapper took to Instagram to say she and her baby’s faavuh (not typo) are no longer together after almost 15 months of marriage.  And folks are losing it.

We guess their on stage slob-down this past weekend was all for show.

 

Reminiscent of the f***ery that was the Future and Ciara breakup aftermath, plenty of folks are upset at Cardi for calling it quits and “breaking up their home.” We find that utterly amusing since Offset has been caught cheating PUBLICLY a MINIMUM of 3 times – before, during and after Cardi had baby Kulture. Yet, she took him back each time he half-assed apologized and half-assed denied things. We hope foks are in his comments just as hard telling him HE f’d up. But we already know they’re not.

Offset did respond to her post, commenting:

“Y’all won.”

How?  HOW?  Just like a f**kboi to place blame on everybody else but themselves.

We guess Cardi finally smartened up. Becoming responsible for another girl who will be her own woman one day can have that effect.

So what suddenly brought on this courage to leave, when Cardi was vocal several times prior to this about staying with Offset despite his (alleged) cheating?

Well, Offset IS dropping a solo album next week.  A PR stunt breakup is right up his alley.  But we actually don’t think Cardi needs something like this, and never has.

There’s also the fact that alleged text messages leaked a couple days ago showing a friend of rapper Cuban Doll trying to set up a threesome with Offset, who was trying to fly them out.

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Hmph. When getting FLEWED OUT goes wrong…

The friend, Summer, posted an apology letter and video saying she feels bad about hurting another woman.  And she “didn’t know how serious their marrage was.”  Oh?  We guess she didn’t know Cardi was married married. *girl-you-tried-it-and-not-hard-enough eyeroll*

 

And Cuban Doll, the rapper who suddenly got “dropped” from Cardi’s Fashion Nova release party performance list last month, is popping off:

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Girl, whet?

 

Still, the blame lies with Offset, if true. The person who took vows and voluntarily married his wife and voluntarily procreated with her. Can’t tell some men nothing, though.

Do you think it’s all stunt, or is Cardi finally fed TF up?

 

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TV BITS: Kevin Durant's 'Swagger' Series Gets Picked Up By Apple + Issa Rae Set To Star & Produce Modern Day Cabbage Patch Dolls HBO Series

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NBA baller Kevin Durant is taking his “Swagger” series to Apple. Meanwhile, Issa Rae is gearing up to star and produce a modern-day Cabbage Patch series for HBO. Deets inside…

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Kevin Durant is seemingly following LeBron James’ blueprint outside of the NBA.

Apple just picked up a new series titled “Swagger,” a basketball-themed drama from the Golden State Warriors forward and his Thirty Five Ventures, “Shots Fired” co-creator Reggie Rock Bythewood, Imagine Television, and CBS TV Studios.

“Swagger” is inspired by NBA baller’s youth basketball experiences. According to Variety, it will explore the world of AAU basketball in the nation’s capital, and the players, their families and coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, and opportunism and corruption.

Bythewood will write, direct, and produce the series and he’ll also serve as the showrunner.

Deadline reports:

The pickup for Swagger, which had been in the works for a while, comes days after the announcement of a Universal movie based on the formative early years of fellow NBA star LeBron James playing on a youth basketball team in Ohio.

Swagger also marks CBS TV Studios’ first series at Apple.

Making moves on and off the court. Congrats Durant!

As for another YBFer with a new show…

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Issa Rae is gearing up to bring us a modern day Cabbage Patch Dolls series on HBO.

The “Insecure” star, who signed a first-look development deal to create two more HBO shows, is teaming up with Laura Dern to co-write, star and executive produce a limited series titled “The Dolls” for the cable network. And the show will explore real-time issues like race, class and, you guessed it, privilege.

THR reports:

The project, which is in development, will recount the aftermath of the Christmas Eve riots within two small Arkansas towns in 1983 in which violent customer outbursts erupted over Cabbage Patch Dolls.

The limited series, which will be written by Insecure trio Rae, Laura Kittrell and Amy Aniobi, will explore class, race, privilege and what it takes to be a “good mother.”

The Cabbage Patch riots were a series of fights at retail stores that erupted following the breakout demand for the doll brand that was one of the most coveted pop culture items of the ’80s. (The toy line remains in production today.)

Here’s a clip of the some the madness that went down in the 80s below: 

Are you here for it?

 

 

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