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Rob Kardashian — I’m In a Relationship with Blac Chyna

by TMZ Staff

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Rob Kardashian isn’t using Blac Chyna because she has a sofa to sleep on … he’s in a relationship with her.

Sources connected to Rob and Chyna tell us, Rob has been happier in the last few weeks than he’s been in years. He says Chyna has given him something that has been missing from his life for a long time … the capacity to have fun. He also says Chyna motivates him.

We’re told Chyna hasn’t had to force him to leave the house with her … it’s been his idea to get out and go places, including the gym.

Our sources say Rob is NOT in the relationship with Chyna to spite his family … as one source put it, “He adores her.”

As for the future … Rob is staying with Chyna indefinitely and has no plans to move back to Khloe’s mansion. We’re told she and other members of her family have made it clear in texts and other messages … they’re beyond pissed at him for taking up with an enemy of the sisters.

One final thing. A source close to Kim tells us she’s come around, and believes if Rob is truly happy and healthy with Chyna … then more power to him.
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theJasmineBRAND.com exclusively reports, Pharrell Williams is refusing to hand over his contract for The Voice to his ex-business partners in their nasty legal battle and the company is demanding the judge force the singer/producer to show them exactly how much he rakes in per season on the talent show.

Pharrell was sued by the production company, Uncommon Content Partners, who produced the singers YouTube show “ARTST TLK“. The show featured celebrity interviews and ran for over 12 episodes in its first season and was set to begin production on a Season 2.

However, the producers explained Pharrell kicked them to the curb when he signed on to become a judge on “The Voice”, despite them investing millions into the YouTube show. They filed suit demanding millions in damages for all the money they lost.

Pharrell said the contract he signed had a provision that allowed him to back out of a Season 2 if no schedule could be agreed upon by both parties. He asked the judge to throw out the lawsuit and award his ex-business partner nothing.

The producers fired back in court documents, stating that Pharrell was attempting to deceive the court about the terms of the agreement. The company said the agreement specifically states that singer/producer is obligated to complete a 2nd season of the YouTube show and the only provision is they have to agree upon a schedule — it doesn’t state if they can’t Pharrell is allowed to abandon the project.

The company said that Pharrell clearly does NOT work 24 hours a day 7 days a week on The Voice and he could have worked out a schedule with them to fulfill his contract with them for a Season 2.
Read more: http://thejasminebrand.com/2016/01/29/exclusive-pharrell-williams-ex-partner-demands-singer-hand-over-the-voice-contract-reveal-salary/#ixzz3ydfsGGxA

 

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Pharrell returned to court explaining that this lawsuit is a waste of time due for everyone involved due to the contract stating clearly he never had to do a season 2.

He explained that the agreement he signed with the production company states that both parties will work together to come up with a shooting schedule that does NOT conflict with Pharrell’s prior professional commitments aka The Voice.

Pharrell said he wasn’t going to wait around and pass up on the chance to be a judge on The Voice to see if a Season 2 of the YouTube show was going to happen. He also said he wasn’t required to do so and thus be didn’t breach any contract.

Recently, Pharrell’s former business partner returned back to court demanding the judge order an injunction to stop the singer’s talk show played on Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio program that he launched this year entitled, ‘OTHERtone‘. He claimed that the show – where Pharrell is the host and interviews various celebrity guests – was a breach of the original deal by not getting other hosting gigs approved by them.

They state Pharrell never informed them about his new Apple Radio show and didn’t offer them a right to produce the show per their contract. They demanded the court slap the singer with an injunction and not allow him to continue hosting the show until the legal battle was decided. Pharrell blasted his ex-partners and said the contract he signed was void and he could do whatever he pleased without their permission.

Then on January 22nd, Uncommon Content Partners filed docs in the case demanding the court order Pharrell to hand over his contract he signed to a judge on The Voice.

They accuse Pharrell of refusing to hand over the contract citing confidentiality provisions.

The company says there are numerous reports about Pharrell’s salary for The Voice and state the singer makes anywhere from 8-12 million per season. U.C.P. points out that the salary has already been reported and the argument of confidentiality is nonsense.

U.C.P. says that the contract will let them know exactly how much Pharrell is racking in per season and will help them show motive for not producing a second season with them. They are demanding the judge order the singer to hand over the contract ASAP.

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Read more: http://thejasminebrand.com/2016/01/29/exclusive-pharrell-williams-ex-partner-demands-singer-hand-over-the-voice-contract-reveal-salary/#ixzz3ydfzBM7Y

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Toni Braxton is finally speaking out and clarifying a couple things from the Unbreak My Heart biopic.  And you may be shocked to hear what she had to say about L.A. Reid.  Get it inside, plus she’s selling her Calabasas mansion for millions….

Now that we know the Unbreak My Heart biopic was a major hit for Lifetime, powerhouse singer Toni is speaking up about a few things she wants to clear up.  While we ALL thought L.A. Reid pulled the same “I’m going to gift you something using YOUR money” stunt he and wife Pebbles allegedly pulled with TLC, Toni said that’s not the case.

Here’s what she posted to her FB page this week:

Have you guys seen the numbers…Wow!

Thanks so much for believing in me! I wish I could thank you all individually, but who I do have to thank is Pebbles! As I mentioned in my Memoir, She’s done nothing in my career except support me. She was very influential in helping me develop my sense of style; without her, I would still be carrying my Dooney & Bourke bag and a Liz Claiborne triangle designer purse .

In addition, I have to thank L.A. Reid as well. The Porsche we bet on was a gift purchased with his own personal funds. I’ve been holding my breath all weekend long…but now, thanks to YOU all, I can finally Breathe Again!!!

Ha.  Chick is making SURE Pebbles and ‘em don’t come with the legal papers.

In other news, Toni is selling her 5,323 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms Calabasas mansion.  According to reports , she’s selling it for $3.495 million, close to half a million more than she paid for it back in 2014.

 

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Toni hasn’t said why she’s selling the single-story French Country farmhouse McMansion, but if all the other times she sold her homes is any indication, she likely wants to free up some cash.

Rob & Blac Chyna

The Blac Chyna/Rob Kardashian hook up rumors continue. Now, we have deets about Rob’s sister Khloe Kardashian walking in on Chyna and Rob in her home resulting in her kicking them both out! Oh, and then we found a clip of Tyga saying he’d “f*ck” his girlfriend Kylie Jenner’s sister Kim Kardashian West. More inside…

So remember when we told you Rob Kardashian had temporarily moved in with his rumored girlfriend Blac Chyna? Well, now we know why! Allegedly.

As you may know if you watched any of the Kardashian reality shows, Rob has been living with his sister Khloe Kardashian for years…even when she was happily married to Lamar Odom.

Last week, Khloe returned to her home after a promo run for her new book only to find Rob and Chyna standing around in her kitchen. Apparently, there were bottles of liquor scattered around the kitchen as well as trash and that set the Kardashian sister off!

It’s being reported Khloe was super pissed when she found them in her kitchen and yelled at Chyna, “What the F*CK are you doing in my house?” It’s said Rob & Chyna then ran to his room and locked the door. Khloe reportedly chased behind them and yelled “get the hell out!”

Odd that Chyna’s supposed best friend Kim didn’t feel as passionate about defending her honor when Kim’s little sister Kylie slid in on her man and baby’s father.

The “Kocktails With Khloe” host then made it clear – Rob had to go. So, he went to Chyna’s house and has been there for the last week or so. As we told you, the Kardashian Klan is PISSED Rob is getting close with Chyna, considering their long-going feud with the video vixen, who’s the mother of Tyga’s son, King Cairo.

But some sources say Chyna isn’t steering him in the wrong direction and is in fact helping him get into shape. She posted a pic from a recent gym session to prove it.

Speaking of Tyga….

 

 

A new episode of Khloe’s late night talk show “Kocktails With Khloe” aired last night and she had Tyga and Scott Disick (Kourtney Kardashian’s baby daddy) on the show.

Things got totally awkward when Khloe asked T-Raww to play a game of “F*ck, Marry, Kill.” Kylie Jenner’s boyfriend was asked to choose amongst Kourtney, Kim and Khloe.

He answered, “I’d probably marry Khloe. I’d probably f*ck Kim. And I’d probably kill Kourtney.”

And that smirk on his face?  Eww.  Peep the clip above.

Oh…and that’s not where the awkwardness ends. During a game of Truth or Dare, Khloe dared her bestie Malika Haqq to give Tyga or Scott a lap dance. She ended up giving them BOTH a lap dance and the guys made it rain like they were in the strip club. No, really. Check it below:

 

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Rihanna just dropped her Anti album semi-unannounced.  Get the deets inside on the semi-surprise rollout…

After dropping her single “Work” featuring Drake Wednesday afternoon, and after reports went rampant that her album would be available some time before Friday, the wait is over.

 

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RiRi just released the entire Anti album on Samsung devices and TIDAL.

The album was actually supposed to be a TIDAL exclusive release at midnight where you received a free code from the AntiDiaRY app on Samsung devices first.  But when TIDAL accidentally uploaded the album a few hours early and it accidentally leaked, folks with all devices were scrambling to download it and rip it for the masses.

So Ri went ahead and allowed for the album to be released on both platofrms, and she gave out the code herself on her Instagram page saying:

A gift to my navy! #ANTI is available right now!!! Download with code: ANTI http://smarturl.it/RihANTI @samsungmobileusa

Now, anyone can stream the album on Tidal for free (until the free offers run out).  For non-Samsung device users, you may be required to sign up for the free 60 day TIDAL trial as well.

Samsung paid a cool $25 million to work with Ri on this release, so it’s safe to say she likely mimicked Jay Z‘s Magna Carta Holy Grail release.  For Hov, Samsung purchased a million dollars worth of MCHG albums and gave them to Samsung users for free.

Forbes reports TIDAL has exclusivity on the album for the first week of its release.

The 13 song tracklist interestingly doesn’t include her previous singles “American Oxygen” “BBHMM” and “FourFiveSeconds.”  But according to Forbes, Rihanna’s releasing a deluxe version with an additional 3 songs this Friday.

 

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The tracklist for the initial release is below:

Rihanna – ANTI (Tracklist)
1. “Consideration” featuring SZA
2. “James Joint”
3. “Kiss It Better”
4. “Work” featuring Drake
5. “Desperado”
6. “Woo”
7. “Needed Me”
8. “Yeah, I Said It”
9. “Same Ol’ Mistakes”
10. “Never Ending”
11. “Love on the Brain”
12. “Higher”
13. “Close to You”

Have YOU downloaded it yet?!

Common

 

Gotta love the rumor mill! Word on the curb was that Common was allegedly dating Hollywood actress Laura Dern. But, new reports claim that’s not true. Not only that, the Chi-town rapper was spotted getting kissy with Italian actress Claudia Gerini in Rome recently. More inside….

So…do y’all remember those flicks we showed you of Oscar winner Common and Jurassic Park actress Laura Dern grabbing dinner together in L.A. a few weeks ago? Well, the rumor mill caught on fire saying a relationship was budding between the two. We weren’t immediately convinced. The body language in the photo looked a bit off.

Well it seems our hunch may have been right. A source close to the Chi-town rapper tells HipHollywood he and Laura are NOT an item. The rumors are not true, according to said source.

Another report by US Weekly confirmed Common and Laura were in fact an item and that the “Glory” rapper even met her two children,14-year-old son Ellery and her 11-year-old daughter Jaya. Hip Hollywood’s source says Common actually may have indeed met her children, but it’s strictly platonic between them. The source says Common and Laura recently shot a film together and were dining out (and possibly meeting family members) on a friendly dinner outing.

 

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The SELMA star is currently in Rome, Italy, likely filming for (at least) one of his upcoming movies, Leavey and John Wick 2. He has been keeping his fans up-to-date on his travels around the city via Instagram. Which brings us to…

 

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We ran across a few snapshots of Common leaving dinner while in Rome recently (which we can’t post here). And he wasn’t alone. He was spotted with Italian actress Claudia Gerini (above), who starred in The Passion of the Christ.  As they said their good-byes they looked like there COULD be some chemistry. Claudia tightly embraced Common around his neck as she kissed him.

Mmhmm… we see you Common.

BeyonceApparently a rumor has been going around that Beyonce has been begging Adele for a duet…  EXTREME SIDE EYE.  Now we all know Queen Bey ain’t beggin’ nobody for NOTHING!!!  But read the scoop below to get Adele’s version of the story… READ MORE

v foxRemember when Vivica Fox was supposedly dating rapper 50 Cent for a while? Well now Ms. Fox has some strong tea that’s she lobbing against 50 Cent. In Hip Hop, it’s not often that a hardened rapper comes out as a gay man, so for Vivica to hint that 50 Cent might be gay might just break the internet. Check out the below video, titled “50 Cent, ‘A Booty Snatcher’ Says Vivica Fox,” and peep her reaction to a question about 50 Cent, with talk about the pot calling the kettle black on Watch What Happens Live. READ MORE