African American Issues Archives

Mike Epps Gets Served Papers During His Show

Jumping the Broom star Mike Epps or Da Da as I like to call him was served legal papers during his stand-up show this past weekend in Texas. The legal papers were from a fight Epps had in December with a phtographer at a Detroit night club.

The video shows a lady throwing papers on the stage in the middle of his performance and walking off. Check the video of Mike’s response to being served the papers:

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Superstar singer Whitney Houston has checked herself into an out-patient rehabilitation program for an undisclosed reason TMZ is reporting.

Rumors of drug abuse have dogged the 47-year old Houston in recent years, but a source insists she is not in treatment for drugs or alcohol. READ MORE

According to TMZ, Shaunie O’Neal’s was at LAX when she blasted Bosh, claiming he

“must like wasting money on attorneys.”

The Heat power forward recently sued Shaunie over her reality show “Basketball Wives.” Shaunie executive produces the show — and Bosh is trying to block his baby mama, Allison Mathis, from joining the cast. Shaunie claims Allison was never going to be on the show, but sources close to the production tell us Allison was only cut after Bosh unleashed his legal pit bulls. READ MORE

Floyd Mayweather In Trouble Again

Boxer Floyd Mayweather just can’t stay out of trouble it seems. He’s got some new assault charges on his plate after reportedly threatening to have two security guards shot in a parking lot argument.

He’s being accused of verbally attacking Aaron Ryan and Miguel Burgos in October after they put a parking ticket on two of his cars outside of his own mansion in Las Vegas.

According to the criminal complaint, the boxer yelled out,

“My homies (friends) have guns. If you want me to call them, they’ll come over here and take care of you.”

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Beyonce is being sued for $100 million dollars from the game manufacturers and her video game “Starpower” will not be sold. Gate Five, LLC is still upset with Beyonce for backing out the joint venture with them which stopped production of the video game. The company is suing Beyonce claiming she “destroyed” its business and “drove 70 people into unemployment” one week before Christmas. Dang you didn’t do it like that did you B?

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Flavor Flav Accused Of Fried Chicken Scandal

So Flav is back in the media yet again just after being arrested last we for not settling his dispute with the court officials and now his chicken shack business is being put back on blast because of a scandal. According to TMZ, Flavor Flav’s former business partner has filed a police report against the rapper, claiming Flav cut him out of a MAJOR fried chicken deal and swindled him out of a $30,000 check .

The man who filed the report is Tommy Karas who claims he wrangled up investors for Flav’s Las Vegas fried chicken project back in April and was supposed to handle the money for the deal. According to the report, Flav went behind Tommy’s back, telling the investors He was the money man and even getting them to send him a $30,000 investment cutting Tommy out of the deal altogether. READ MORE

Paula Patton was recently on The Chesea Lately Show and she addressed all the concerns we were thinking when it came to her blonde hair blue eyed baby boy. Initially when I saw her and Robing Thickes son I was sure the baby was accidentally switched at birth. When you have a biracial child especially of African-American decent the childs hair is curly, dark, and has a little kink to it. Nevertheless are the eyes going to be blue, but maybe light brown, hazel, or green. But not Paula’s baby.

“He looks just like my husband…He’s blonde, he has blue eyes. It’s crazy. Everybody’s like did you have anything to do with this, they think we’ve like adopted a Russian child. Everyday I’m like he’s gonna get blacker. The tan is coming in, the hair is curlier…I’m telling you. Everyday I’m like, I threaten to put baby oil on him and set him out in the sun…I know child services is calling me right now. You know blackness takes time.”

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Love is still in the air for the Byrants. All you groupies can put your butt pads and indi remi back in the closet because Kobe is not a free agent. It seems like everyone has been buzzing about a possible split between Kobe and Vanessa. To make matters worse with the Lakers down 2-0 many were speculating that a possible separation is to be blamed for a lack in fire power from Kobe but all those rumors can be put to an end.

Kobe and Vanessa were spotted backstage at the Janet concert looking just as fabulous and in love as ever.Seems like Janet’s tour is becoming the place to be this summer, can’t wait to see who the next celebrity photo op will be. READ MORE