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    Sherri Shepherd Live Tweets During ‘The View’

    *Sherri Shepherd may have escaped “The View,” but she’s still a huge fan of the show, and made it clear all throughout today’s second episode of the new season. The actress, currently starring in Broadway’s “Cinderella” opposite Keke Palmer, started live tweeting along to the ABC program’s “Hot Topics” segment. Her first tweet was a shout-out to […] Designs One-Off Lexus NX; Appears in Ad (Watch)

    *Black Eyed Peas frontman will take part in an exclusive launch event for the new Lexus NX in a secret location in Paris on Sept. 24. At the event, to be held during the annual Paris Fashion Week, will also unveil a one-off, limited edition Lexus NX that he personally designed with the car […]

    NBC News Puts Rapper Tim Dog’s Death Mystery to Rest

    *On Valentine’s Day 2013 — eight months after “Dateline” exposed Bronx rapper Tim Dog as a sophisticated con man in its report “The Perfect Catch” – The Source broke news that Tim Dog, born Timothy Blair, had died at age 46 from a seizure linked to diabetes. Even though the rapper hadn’t experienced a hit […]

    Radisson Suspends Vikings Sponsorship Over Adrian Peterson

    *The Radisson hotel chain is putting its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings on hold after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas. In a statement Monday, the Minnetonka-based company said it “takes this matter very seriously particularly in light of our long-standing commitment to the protection of children.” Radisson says it’s […]

    Whitney Houston’s First Live Album Due in Nov. (Video)

    *Whitney Houston’s longtime friend and producer Clive Davis announced Tuesday on “Today” that Legacy Records will release the late singer’s first live album, “Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances,” by the end of 2014. “Stemming from the ’80s and ’90s, she, without question, is the greatest vocalist in the world. I want history to know […]

    Adrian Peterson Accused of Abusing Another Son with a Switch

    *New photos and text messages have surfaced to reveal another incident in which Adrian Peterson is accused of injuring one of his other sons while disciplining the boy in Texas. The 4-year-old at the center of the previous scandal is by a different mother than the alleged victim in the new Montgomery County case, in […]

    Common’s Father Lonnie Lynn Dies at 71

    *Common‘s father, Lonnie Lynn, has died. The Chicago rapper’s fans know Lynn for his soulful spoken-word poems on Common’s albums. The AP is reporting that Lynn died on Friday according to  Common  in an interview Monday in Los Angeles. He gave no further details. Lynn was 71 “Lynn was a star high school basketball player in […]

    Rinkins Report: Detra Shaw-Wilder’s Rules for Business Agreements

    *Many times friends, family members and professional associates enter business agreements with thoughts of grandeur and dreams of prosperity. In reality those dreams become nightmares for many prospective business owners as a recent U.S. Small Business Administration study affirm that nearly 80-percent of new businesses fail. A  complex commercial litigation attorney says many of the […]


    Kanye West Blasts Media for Blasting Him Over Wheelchair (Watch)

    *Kanye West is firing back at the media for demonizing him for telling a disabled fan to stand up during his concert in Brisbane, Australia. West said the media shouldn’t be too focused on him — having more important issues to cover like police brutality or dying troops. West stopped his concert and said he wanted […]

    White Mom Says Black Son Killed by Utah Police Because of Race

    *Law officials are faced with the task of justifying the fatal shooting of yet another black man by their officers. This time, the shooting occurred in Utah, where a 22-year-old African American man is gunned down by officers in Saratoga Springs because they allege he “lunged toward the officers with a sword.” But Susan Hunt, […]