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  • Sheriff David Clarke In Consideration For Homeland Security Post

    The controversial sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, may just be in line for a post in Homeland Security. According to Politico, Sheriff David Clarke is being considered for the position of assistant secretary at DHS’ Office of Partnership and Engagement. The position would not require Senate confirmation and would involve coordination and...
  • Tyrese Gibson confirms ‘Baby Boy’ Sequel

    Rumor has it, a Baby Boy sequel may be on the way. Over the weekend, Tyrese, who starred in the film, shared the news on Instagram. Posting a clip of the hit 2001 film, he wrote: Sequel to Baby Boy coming soon….. #BabyBoyComingOfAge shout to @johnsingleton   Sequel to...
  • T.I. Has A Message For You

    T.I. confirmed that he is, in fact, getting a divorce from Tameka “Tiny” Harris, but he doesn’t care one bit about anyone’s opinion on the matter. “If I didn’t need your blessings to get married…. if I didn’t ask YOU what I should do then…. What makes you think...
  • Obama Movie: White House ‘Workplace Comedy’ In The Works

    The Obama White House is heading to the big screen via a high-concept workplace comedy, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Universal Pictures has optioned From the Corner of the Oval, a book proposal by Beck Dorey-Stein, a former White House stenographer. The movie option comes after Random House Publishing...
  • Burger King employees caught selling weed to customers

    Two New Hampshire Burger King employees were caught selling weed to customers who requested their fries to be “extra crispy.” Garrett “Nasty Boy” Norris, 20, and Meagan Dearborn, 19, were allegedly selling weed to customers who made that particular order, and their scheme was discovered by an undercover police...
  • Omarosa Defends Donald Trump: Talks White House

    Friday, Omarosa Manigault appeared on The View to speak in defense of President Donald Trump — and in defense of her own position in Trump’s administration. Co-host Sunny Hostin asked Omarosa if she felt that she was being “used” for “optics” as a high-profile African-American woman in the Trump administration. But Omarosa disputed...
  • BET & Gabrielle Union Reach Settlement In ‘Being Mary Jane’ Lawsuit

    The future is looking brighter for Being Mary Jane. BET announced today that the two sides have reached a settlement in star Gabrielle Union’s multimillion-dollar breach of contract lawsuit against the network. Read more on Deadline...
  • Trump Staff Resigns After Being Caught In Alleged Sex Scandal

    Donald Trump might not be in the White House yet but his staff is already experiencing its first sex scandal. The president-elect’s newly appointed White House communication director Jason Miller resigned on Christmas Eve just two days after getting the position. He claimed it was to “spend more time...
  • Actor & Comedian Ricky Harris Dead at 54

    The death of actor and comedian Ricky Harris has been confirmed by friends and family on social media. Harris died after suffering a heart attack. He was 54. Harris grew to fame after appearing in movies such as Heat, Dope and television shows like “CSI: Miami” and most recently...