Game is being forced to open up his wallet for five police officers in Greensboro, North Carolina. MyFox8 says on Tuesday a North Carolina appeals court upheld a 2010 ruling that awards five-million dollars to five officers who filed a defamation lawsuit against the rap star. The suit was filed in 2006 against Game, whose real name is Jayceon Taylor, and Bungalo Records, Inc. The lawsuit alleges that the officers were slandered and libeled by having their identities wrongfully used in a documentary called “Stop Snitchin’ Stop Lyin’.” READ MORE
The-Dream says too much is being made of Rihanna and Chris Brown’s recent collaborations. The-Dream, who produced their “Birthday Cake” remix, says the duo’s new songs are just “two talented people doing a record together.” The-Dream tells Billboard.com that it shouldn’t be about their infamous night back in 2009 adding that if anything, the songs are a positive reminder of the benefits of forgiveness. Earlier this week, Rihanna and Chris Brown released a remix to her single “Birthday Cake,” as well as a remix of Chris’ “Turn Up The Music.”
“Birthday Cake” remix
“Turn Up The Music” remix
The pair’s relationship became a tabloid fixture when Chris assaulted Rihanna the night before the 2009 Grammy’s. READ MORE
The National Enquirer hired a model to act as Whitney Houston’s dead body in a ghoulish photo shoot for a story about the singer’s “final minutes”. Unsurprisingly, news of the “Whitney Houston death scene” photo shoot has been met with accusations of bad taste. You can see the real photos below READ MORE
Barack Obama found himself testing his vocals skills again singing the blues anthem of his hometown of Chicago, after being persuaded by the legendary singer B.B. King. During the performance of â€œSweet Home Chicago,â€ President Obama, who wowed many when he sang a few words from â€œLetâ€™s Stay Togetherâ€ at a Harlem event, was coaxed to deliver a few lines. â€Come on, baby donâ€™t you want to go?â€ President Obama sang into the mic, as Mick Jagger and B.B. King rocked on stage.
Obama then delivered the final lyric: â€œSweet Home Chicago.â€ According to the Associated Press, Obama talked about the what the blues mean to him at the event, saying that â€œthis music speaks to something universal. No one goes through life without both joy and pain, triumph and sorrow. The blues gets all of that, sometimes with just one lyric or one note. â€ Check out the video below… READ MORE
Terrence Howard’s ongoing divorce is taking its toll on his bank account. The actor has been ordered to make Michelle Ghent Howard’s car payment until their next hearing in April, and cover several thousand dollars in other expenses. Howard must now fork over 18-hundred dollars a month for his estranged wife’s car, along with 20-thousand dollars for attorney fees, 20-thousand dollars for accountant fees, and ten-thousand dollars in spousal support. READ MORE
Rihanna gave an astonishing performance at this years 2012 Brit awards performing her smash hit ‘We Found Love’ after winning the award for International Female artist of the year.
Â Rihanna celebrated her big win at the BRIT Awards, by hitting up one of London’s top nightclub Mahiki After parties. Check out photos and her performance video!!!
Here’s a list of the winners and more photos: READ MORE
A contracting company in Georgia says Akon needs to pay them for their services.
Southern Electric has filed suit in Georgia Superior Court alleging that the R&B star still owes them more than 51-thousand dollars for work performed on his home.
According to StraightFromTheA, Southern Electric completed more than 344-thousand dollars worth of work, but Akon refused to pay 51-thousand-941 dollars on his final invoice.
Southern Electric contacted Akon’s mother, who was the agent in the deal, but has yet to receive their money. They’re now suing for the amount Akon still owes as well as interest.
A judge is denying Michael Jackson’s father his chance to get back at the people he blames for the pop star’s death. Joe Jackson’s wrongful death lawsuit against concert promoter AEG and Dr. Conrad Murray has been thrown out of court. TMZ says a judge decided to dismiss the Jackson family patriarch’s suit because his wife, Katherine, had
already filed a similar one. The judge explained that there can’t be two suits alleging the exact same thing, and since Katherine filed her suit first it will remain in court. READ MORE