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Although only 5 months into the OWN launch, Oprah Winfrey says she would have done it differently if she had it to do all over again. Recently we reported that Christina Norman was dismissed as CEO of the network.

When asked by Entertainment Weekly if she regrets kicking off her network while still airing her talk show (which ends this month after 25 years), Winfrey says, “I’ve thought maybe it would have been better to wait until this completely ended and then literally use [Oprah] as a launch pad.

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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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Lil Wayne’s “I Am Music Two Tour” is getting new life this summer. Weezy has announced plans to extend his trek with 40 more shows. The new dates get under way July 13th at the Comcast Theater in Hartford, Connecticut. The tour will then hit cities like Atlanta, Minneapolis, Phoenix, San Diego and Denver before wrapping up September 11th in Woodlands, Texas. With fellow Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj set to open for Britney Spears this summer, Lil Wayne has made a few changes to his tour’s lineup. MTV News says the trek will now feature performances from Keri Hilson, Far East Movement and Lloyd. Miami rap star Rick Ross will remain on the tour.

The first leg of Lil Wayne’s “I Am Music Two Tour” launched back in March and wrapped up on May 1st at the Bamboozle Festival in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Prior to returning to the road, Lil Wayne will drop his new record “Tha Carter Four.” The album is due in stores on June 21st.

Here are the dates for Lil Wayne’s “I Am Music Two Tour” 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

Jermaine Dupri’s Home Avoids Foreclosure

Jermaine Dupri has managed to avoid foreclosure. WSBTV.com is reporting that the hip-hop producer’s northwest Atlanta mansion was set for auction earlier this month, but the sale was called off at the last moment. The law firm in charge of the auction did not say why it was canceled. Suntrust Bank first started foreclosure on a loan of more than two-point-five-million-dollars. According to the Georgia Department of Revenue, Jermaine owes almost 494-thousand-dollars in back taxes for 2007. He also reportedly owes a company 12-thousand-dollars for managing his house, and another 14-thousand-dollars for unpaid property taxes on another piece of property.

After bringing out Alicia Keys a few weeks back, Prince kept the surprises going during his 21 nights at The Forum on Thursday by bringing out Whitney Houston for “Musicology”. It didn’t stop there though. Below, Whitney assists Chaka Khan for “Tell Me Something Good”.

Rhianna Buys 11 Million Dollar House

My girl Rhianna recently purchased a house in L.A. that cost more than 11 million dollars. She got that long money ya’ll. I got to give it to her the house is hot. Check out the pics below to see what 11 million in real estate looks like. What ya’ll think?

Rihanna’s new 10,000 sq. ft. mansion boasts:

8 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and impressive 30 foot ceilings
A gated & private knoll with spectacular 270 degree views of the city
A sauna and steam room, a library, a gourmet kitchen with state of the art appliances and a home theater
A pool and spa, along with massive decks & balconies galore

Congrats on the new crib! Let me know when your boy FreddyO can come thru. LOL READ MORE

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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