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Nas and Nicki Minaj SPLIT?

  • 7:28 am Friday, January 5th, 2018 by Estee

TMZ is reporting that Nas and Nicki Minaj are DONE.  They’ve been dating since around June of last year . . . but a source says they called it quits a few weeks ago because they were struggling to make a long-distance relationship work.

There have been rumors that Nicki is pregnant, but TMZ says that’s NOT true.  There’s no official word on their status.

On this season of “The Bachelor”, four of the 29 contestants named LAUREN

  • 7:27 am Friday, January 5th, 2018 by Estee

On this season of “The Bachelor”, four of the 29 contestants were named LAUREN.  One has already been sent home.  The other three are still in it.  And it turns out ‘Lauren’ is now the most common contestant name on the show.

E! News went through all the contestants from 22 seasons, and the five most common names are Lauren, Jennifer, Ashley, Amanda, and Sarah.  They’ve had 15 Laurens . . . 13 Jennifers or Jennys . . . 12 Ashleys . . . 12 Amandas or Mandys . . . and 11 Sarahs.

Only one Lauren has won on “The Bachelor” . . . Lauren [More]

Serena Williams has dropped out of the Australian Open

  • 7:20 am Friday, January 5th, 2018 by Estee

Serena Williams has dropped out of the Australian Open, which is set to begin in 10 days.

Serena gave birth to her first child in September, and she’d planned on beginning her comeback in Australia, where she’s the defending champion.  But last week she lost to Jelena Ostapenko in her first match since giving birth.

In a Snapchat post, she said, “Although I’m super close, I’m not where I personally want to be.  My coach and team always said ‘Only go to tournaments when you are prepared to go all the way.’

“With that being said I’m disappointed to say I’ve decided not to [More]

Frank Ocean Is Hinting at New Music

  • 10:16 am Thursday, January 4th, 2018 by Estee

Frank Ocean might have something in the pipeline.  He shared a message on Tumblr that hints at new music, or something, in 2018.

He posted a photo of a person wearing a green hat that says, “If You Liked 2017, You’ll Love 2018.”

In November, Frank said that he’s sitting on a full, unreleased album, which would be his fifth.

Yas, Frank, yas!

Mike Tyson Is Opening a 40-Acre Pot Farm in California

  • 6:29 am Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 by Estee

Recreational marijuana became legal in California at midnight on New Year’s.  And Mike Tyson is already planning to cash in on it.

Late last month, he broke ground on a 40-acre pot farm in California City, California.

Half of the land will be used to grow pot.  The other half will have a supply store . . . an extraction facility . . . a factory for edibles . . . a pot-growing SCHOOL . . . a campground for ‘glamping,’ a.k.a. luxury camping . . . and a small amphitheater.

So it kind of sounds like a pot farm that’s also a mini [More]

Mariah Carey Redeemed Herself After Last Year’s Terrible New Year’s Eve Performance

  • 6:13 am Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 by Estee

If you remember, Mariah started off 2017 with a horrible performance. During her New Year’s Eve show on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest”, there were some technical difficulties, and rather than perform through it, she just awkwardly walked around onstage, talking to the crowd while her songs played in the background.

Well, Mariah returned to the show this year . . . and for the most part, she REDEEMED herself, although there was one part that went viral.

After the first song, she complained about the lack of hot tea onstage, especially with it being so cold outside.  [More]

A Man Got Out of Jury Duty by Telling the Judge He’d Fallen in Love for the First Time

  • 7:56 am Monday, December 18th, 2017 by Estee

If this guy was telling the truth, this is a great story.  And if he was lying, it STILL is, because he came up with one of the greatest excuses of all time . . .

A 54-year-old in Ireland recently got called for jury duty, and showed up to court for the jury selection on Tuesday.

He initially told the judge he couldn’t be on the jury, because he was going away for the weekend.  And he wouldn’t be back in time for the trial on Monday.

Then he revealed that it was a ROMANTIC getaway . . . and told the [More]

The Ten Worst Christmas Gifts People Have Gotten from Co-Workers

  • 7:55 am Monday, December 18th, 2017 by Estee

A new survey found 22% of us will give at least one co-worker a gift this year.  So how much will we spend?  34% said less than $10 per gift.  59% said between $11 and $50.  Only 6% of people said they’ll spend more than $50 on a gift.

Obviously it’s just the thought that counts.  But sometimes we don’t even put that much thought into it.  Here are the 10 worst gifts people said they’ve gotten from a co-worker.

1.  Earrings shaped like chickens.

2.  Coupons from a grocery store.

3.  Roasted grasshoppers.

4.  A roll of Saran Wrap.

5.  A jar of glitter.

6.  A [More]

Kevin Hart Opened Up About Cheating on His Pregnant Wife

  • 6:48 am Friday, December 15th, 2017 by Estee

Kevin Hart discussed his cheating scandal pretty candidly in a radio interview yesterday.

He said, “It’s beyond irresponsible.  There’s no way around it.  That’s Kevin Hart in his dumbest moment.  That’s not the finest hour of my life.  With that being said, you make your bed you lay in it.”

He added, “You don’t plan to [eff] up.  You [eff] up, and then you go, ‘Oh [nuts], I [effed] up.’”

Kevin said he faced it head-on, by making his wife fully aware of the situation and, “hoping she has a heart to where she can forgive me and understand that this is not going [More]

Quavo’s LeBron Surprise

  • 7:20 am Thursday, December 14th, 2017 by Estee

Quavo hooked his former high school basketball team up with new LeBron James sneakers.  They were pretty surprised.

Quavo had showed up at one of their recent practices in a white Lamborghini . . . and greeted each player on the court before leading them to the locker room to give them their custom LeBron 15s.  The school is Berkmar High School in Georgia.