Singer/actress Toni Braxton was unable to attend a small dinner last night featuring the stars of Braxton Family Values at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills.

 

Source say Braxton spent last night in the hospital due to complications from Lupus. The songstress announced she was suffering from Lupus during an episode of the reality series last year.

 

This follows the cancellation of two postponed concerts originally scheduled in Oklahoma this week which have now been rescheduled to February 3 and February 4. According to Ticketstorm.com, “Due to health issues Toni Braxton has been forced to postpone this weekend’s show until February … per her doctor’s recommendation. READ MORE

Tamar Braxton and Vincent Herbert are on newest edition of Jet Magazine. The outspoken baby sister and her often reserved and quiet husband opened up about marriage, Vince’s health scare, Tamar’s music career and more in the interview below.

Before we tell you about the interview we wanted you to know alittle about whats going on with Tamar Braxton. Sources say Tamar was not invited to a family appearance at the Trumpet Awards, which was attended by her mother who recently got engaged and sisters.

When a fan tweeted Tamar with the message, “[Your] family looks great @ The Trumpet Awards! Where r u?,” Tamar responded “They never told me about it!”

Moments later, Tamar — who recently signed on for her own spin-off show — tweeted “If you knew the REAL you would think otherwise!!#truthALWAYScomes2thelight!” READ MORE

Tisha Campbell & Duane Martin were spotted grabbing dinner at Mr. Chow’s in Beverly Hills. The reportedly happy couple who have been married since 1996 tells us in the video below, they are still happy and together!  Duane is currently the owner of Impact Sports, a company that represents professional athletes and Tisha is still doing TV and film. Tisha has been working on Lifetime’s new series “The Protector.” Word is that the popular show was just cancelled after its first season, but no official word from the network yet. Either way, Tisha looked in great spirits as she grabbed dinner with Duane after 15 years of marriage. Other Gossip sites are reporting that the couples marriage was over and the love was gone after Tisha caught Duane with his best friend Will Smith!!!! READ MORE

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Durham, NC’s own B. Stacks dropped the visuals for his single, “Boss’d Up” featuring Boss Bundles which has already hit WorldStar Hip Hop. The vid features cameos from  Rico Brooks, and “Racks”  super producer Sonny Digital, all directed by Dre Cannonz and HipHopEnquirer.com’s Dennis Byron. “Boss’d Up” is off of B. Stacks’ latest mixtape, Big Business, available now on LiveMixtapes.com! The reviews coming in already gives this video a five star approval rating. Shouts out to Faculty Entertainment CEO Maurio “Rio” Mitchell for having the insight and vision to executive produce such a great project.

Angela Simmons was spotted  yesterday with a new boo during an outing in Beverly Hills. The socialite was with a couple of friends as she ran some errands in West Hollywood, but was seen at one point to hugging the flamboyantly dressed mystery man. Angela was dressed a little hoey, wearing a mini skirt with suspender-patterned tights. More Pic’s below…

In other news Vanessa and Angela Simmons have been busy, the moguls recently released a new website and lingerie line.
The site is called AngelaAndVanessa.com. The site contains various links such as Girl talk where readers get personal advice from the pair. Other sections on the site are: The Life, The Look, and The Beat which features everything from workout tips and recipe suggestions to music favorites and beauty and fashion essentials. Really the site is more like a blog forum for women.  Vanessa and Angela recently released a statement announcing their excitement regarding their new venture and hopes that the exchange of ideas will motivate and inspire their fan base.

“We look forward to exchanging tips and tricks with you, letting you in on what we’re up to, and creating a place where individuality is embraced. You will be able to create your own profile page, chat it up with other members, swap ideas, talk about trends and become inspired.”

In other news Vanessa Simmons 28, the oldest of the pair, also introduced their first lingerie line entitled Rose by Vanessa Jean. Vanessa may look like a church girl, but there’s nothing churchy about her line of lace front bras.

Vanessa released the following statement via Global Grind reiterating her desire to provide sexy lingerie to women of various sizes.

“I am determined to provide women with comfortable, stylish and sexy lingerie no matter what shape or size they are because truthfully, my line is about women and the beauty of being a woman that transcends perceived expectations and stereotypes.”

In sad news the pair recently encountered IRS troubles after tax collecting agency accused them of neglecting to pay over $350,000 in taxable revenue. According to the Detroit Press; the amount included tax liens such as, $157,787 lien filed against Vanessa Simmons on Nov. 10 in New York and $132,466 filed against Angela Simmons on April 1 in New York.

Nickelodeon has recruited one of Hollywood’s biggest stars to host the 25th installment of their Kids’ Choice Awards. Crunktastical revealed  that Will Smith will be leading this year’s ceremony.

 

Will, who has ten Kids’ Choice Awards of his own, says he’s “honored” to have the gig, noting that the event is “always the year’s liveliest, slimiest and most outrageous party for kids and teens.”

 

The 25th annual Kids’ Choice Awards will take place on March 31st at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. The ceremony will air live on Nickelodeon.

 

Will Smith will return to theaters later this year for the third installment in the “Men in Black” franchise. “Men in Black Three” is set to debut on May 25th. Will Smith appeared at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas the other night without his wedding band.

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Last night Kandi Koated Nights kicked off their 3rd season with a BANG! There were tons of questions from the audience to Special Guest  “Mona Scott Young” (The Producer of VH1 Reality Show Love & Hip Hop). Host Kandi Burruss, Co-host Nikki-Nicole aka Dr.Phil(isha), and TheDJ -A-One always keep the laughs coming and the topics interesting! The topic of discussion was Love & Hip Hop. I mean, who is not interested in the reality of men and women with lots of talent, money, & opportunities to cheat committing themselves to 1 person? Artist “Rasheeda“, comic Vanessa Fraction, Don P, Tammi Faye (Bad Girls Club) &”everybody knows” Atlanta’s Favorite Attorney Phaedra Parks were also guests.  Go online to www.kandikoatednights.com if you missed it. The DJ A One’s Drink of Choice for the night was Grey Goose Le’Citron Vodka Lemonade Martini. Yum!


You can catch Kandi Koated Nights every Wednesday night @ kandikoatednight.com

Suspect In Slim Dunkin Murder Young Vito Denied Bond

The suspect in the murder of Atlanta rapper Slim Dunkin will remain behind bars.

 

The “Atlanta Journal-Constitution” is reporting that Vinson Hardimon was denied bond during a hearing on Tuesday. Hardimon, who goes by the name Young Vito, was returned to the Fulton County Jail on murder and gun possession charges.

 

Hardimon is suspected of shooting and killing Slim Dunkin, whose real name is Mario Hamilton, at an Atlanta recording studio on December 16th.

 

Witnesses have told authorities that the altercation started over a piece of candy.

 

Slim Dunkin was laid to rest last month, with fellow rappers Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame paying for the majority of his funeral.