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According to TMZ, they have obtained a copy of a letter Vivid Entertainment honcho Steve Hirsch sent to Usher — and shockingly … Hirsch offers to help Usher STOP distribution of the tape.

Mind you … Hirsch is the guy who put out Kim K, Kendra Wilkinson and Montana Fishburne’s sex tapes — but in the letter to Ush he says, “As a result of this being an intimate and very personal tape we can certainly understand why you would want to stop its distribution.”

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Well isn’t this the pot calling the kettle BLACK! Sources have finally released statements that Bobbi Kristina will finally be heading to rehab to kick the families hereditary crack addition. LOL

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Rihanna is working to raise awareness for the global water crisis. RiRi just partnered with UNICEF for its Tap Project, educating and engaging consumers about the lack of access to safe, clean drinking water for nearly 900 million people worldwide.

Other celebrities appearing in the public service campaign include Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift, Adrian Grenier, Dwight Howard, and Robin Williams. Each star will bottle tap water from their homes for a sweepstakes where entrants can win a limited edition “Celebrity Tap Pack,” a custom-designed case that includes the special celebrity bottles and helps to raise money for UNICEF’s sanitation and clean water programs.

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The goal of the UNICEF Tap Project is to create awareness for the water deficit and encourage the public to take action to reduce the number of children dying daily from waterborne illnesses, the second-highest cause of preventable childhood deaths in the world. Here’s the video: READ MORE

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After seven years of cultivating the careers of Island Def Jam superstars like Rihanna, Kanye West, and Justin Bieber, Island Def Jam Chairman LA Reid resigned this morning, reports EW.com.

In a letter to his staff, Reid explains that he’s “always thrived on growth and the next great challenge, and I look forward with much enthusiasm to what the future holds.”

The move comes in advance of an expected announcement this week that Reid will join Simon Cowell as a judge on the new singing competition series “The X Factor.”

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Miss Keri Baby has gone global she is collaborating with artist abroad and recently teamed up with based rapper Chipmunk. This is a certified Smash Hit. You can’t go wrong, you have the Georgia peach repping for the “A” combined with a little UK flava..

Here’s what the two had to say about eachother:

“When I first heard the record, it was special. I wish we were in the studio together, if you think the chemistry was amazing based upon what you hear it would have even been better. So I say that to say, when we are finally on stage performing this record together, the chemistry will be there.,” Keri Promised of the new song.

“We wanted a female on it that had swag and could execute not just what I wanted in the studio but what I wanted for the video as well.” [Chipmunk] explained.

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This week while out in L.A. promoting her upcoming NBC show “The Voice,” Christina Aguilera finally opened up about dealing with the pitfalls of fame after her highly publicized arrest just two weeks ago.

Christina Reports:

“We’re only able to be seen through the microscope of the media and what people gossip about,” Aguilera, 30, told UsMagazine.com during her first public appearance since the headline grabbing arrest.

“You take the good with the bad. It’s by telling our stories, sharing our experiences and really giving a first hand look at us as human beings [that shows] who we really are apart from what we seem to be.

A lesson the pop diva is eager to pass on to the aspiring superstars she’ll be judging/mentoring on the show.

The Pop Diva also adds:

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Last night Toccara Jones joined to co-host the relaunch of Strength of Nature Global, LLC and one of their most prized hair care lines – African Pride. Toccara is appointed as Essence Magazine’s Contributing Style Editor recently featured Miss Tina by Tina Knowles clothing line, and can also be seen in “The Ultimate Merger” presented by Donald Trump, America’s Next Top Model, VH1, Target and more along with actor Lance Gross from Meet The Browns, and Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.

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The event had a special performance by So So Def recording artist and my girl Dondria. On the cusp of launching their national campaign titled, “My Pride. My Way”, which encourages women to write their own rules when it comes to hair. ”

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The African Pride Brand has been in the HBA category for over 19 years and is formulated with natural ingredients such as natural herbs, olive oil, jojoba, jasmine and coconut oil to promote healthy and strong hair. African Pride re-emerges as an industry leader in the development of hair care products and solutions for the multicultural female customer.

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Although no official cause of death has been announced, Nate Dogg’s lawyer is saying that the crooner died from stroke complications. The singer’s friend and manager Rod McGrew released a statement on behalf of the family, who also say Nate’s death was caused by complications stemming from the two strokes he suffered over the past couple of years.

McGrew just released a statement on behalf of himself and Nate’s family … saying, “We appreciate the enormous outpouring of response from all over the world. We greatly appreciate that and thank everyone for their prayers and support.”

The statement continues, “We know that Nate will be hanging out with his good friends 2Pac and Biggie.”

The artist passed away Tuesday at the age of 41, but his cause of death was initially unknown.

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On Sunday, two days before his death, Warren G tweeted out a request for prayers regarding Nate’s health.

“Nate dogg is my top dogg he is in therapy folks lets pray for a faster recovery he will always be apart of what ever I do and you do know,” Warren wrote.

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