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Mary J. Blige Breaks Down While Receiving Hollywood Star

[ad_1] Mary J. Blige spent her birthday on Thursday basking in the adulation of family, friends, and colleagues while receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame…finally. “I’m so grateful for this star right now because I’ve earned it probably three times,” Blige told the crowd. “I say that with confidence and not arrogance. I say it because I know that now, and I know my worth, and what this means.” The dedication on Thursday, January 11 followed speeches from record producer Andre Harrell and former mentor Sean “Diddy” Combs. Both praised Blige for her talent and strength. The Grammy Award-winning artist...

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Mary J. Blige Breaks Down While Receiving Hollywood Star

[ad_1] Mary J. Blige spent her birthday on Thursday basking in the adulation of family, friends, and colleagues while receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame…finally. “I’m so grateful for this star right now because I’ve earned it probably three times,” Blige told the crowd. “I say that with confidence and not arrogance. I say it because I know that now, and I know my worth, and what this means.” The dedication on Thursday, January 11 followed speeches from record producer Andre Harrell and former mentor Sean “Diddy” Combs. Both praised Blige for her talent and strength. The Grammy Award-winning artist...

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What Will The #MeToo Movement Mean For Cosby’s Next Trial?

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurors couldn’t agree the first time around whether to accept a woman’s story that “America’s Dad,” Bill Cosby, sexually assaulted her over a decade ago. Now he faces a retrial in less than 90 days in a vastly different cultural climate, one in which powerful men from Hollywood to the U.S. Senate are being toppled by allegations of sexual misconduct. The jury in Cosby’s case was deadlocked on charges he drugged and molested a woman in 2004, and the judge declared a mistrial in June. But that was before the revelations about movie producer Harvey Weinstein and...

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CBC To Honor Recy Taylor At State Of The Union Address

[ad_1] The Congressional Black Caucus will honor civil rights activist Recy Taylor with red pins at the upcoming State of The Union on January 30, USA Today reported. New Jersey Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman is spearheading the commemoration of Taylor. “We cannot forget the many marginalized women who have spoken up, spoken out and have long been ignored,” Watson Coleman, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, tweeted late Wednesday. “In this effort, we must also acknowledge the inequities in acknowledging our suffering and the failure of the judicial system in administering justice.” Wisconsin Rep. Gwen Moore also tweeted that she will also remember Taylor...

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Elaine Weltroth Departs Editor-In-Chief At Teen Vogue

[ad_1] Elaine Welteroth, the youngest at age 31 and first-ever black editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, is stepping down from her position as after just nine months on the job. Blog Fashionista reported that her departure was announced on Thursday to staffers in an internal email. Publisher Condé Nast told the blog in a statement: “We talked to Elaine about a number of different opportunities, but ultimately she decided to go in a different direction,” and that, “We wish her all the best in what we know will be an incredible career.” Since being named editor-in-chief in April, Welteroth was instrumental in steering the...

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Wendy Williams Is Back At It With More Celebrity Bashing!

[ad_1]   Wendy Williams returned from the holiday break this week and wasted no time poppin’ off on celebrities. She kicked off her Hot Topics segments by addressing Kylie Jenner and her alleged baby daddy Travis Scott. Kylie has maintained a low profile since rumors began swirling she’s pregnant. Kris Jenner has not given Kylie the green light to confirm or deny the reports, as the family thrives and profits from the media attention. Meanwhile, Williams believes that Jenner is keeping a low profile because she and Scott have called it quits — a break-up caused by her rumored pregnancy. “Please, that was a split...

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Has Flu Season, In Full Swing, Reached Its Height?

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the flu season appears to be peaking. U.S. health officials on Friday said plenty of people are getting sick, and the flu has hit epidemic levels — just as it does most winters. But an update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows patient traffic for the flu is no longer increasing the way it did in December. Health officials say it’s shaping up to be a bad season overall, dominated by a nasty type of flu bug that can cause severe...

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The Shade: Dictionary Takes Shot At Donald Trump With Word Of The Day

[ad_1] Once again, Donald Trump is causing so much uproar, even the dictionary seems to be tired. According to The Washington Post, 45 was in an Oval Office meeting on Thursday discussing an immigration deal when he asked lawmakers, “Why are we having all these people from sh*thole countries come here?” Trump was referring to people from El Salvador, Haiti, and countries in Africa. His racist comments caused a media firestorm and everyone from Don Lemon to Anderson Cooper had time to drag the president. "Let me be clear tonight. The people of Haiti have been through more… withstood more — they've fought...

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