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Selena Gomez Fired Her Parents

Written on April 11, 2014 by

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Sources tell TMZ that Selena “feels she’s outgrown her parents. She believes she’s now old enough — and famous enough — to have a seasoned professional manager with other A-list clients.”

Selena’s career has been overseen by her mom Mandy since she got her big break on Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place. Source

I blame Justin Bieber…naturally.

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Has Kelly Been Dropped For Poor Album Sales?

Written on March 14, 2014 by

Filed Under: Kelly Rowland, Music Label, You're Fired!

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Kelly Rowland’s last album, which was released by Universal Republic, only sold 215,000 worldwide.  And it looks like those sales may have gotten her kicked to the curb.

Kelly’s name has been removed from the artist roster of Universal Republic’s official website. Source

Poor Kelly.  I would have thought the album did better. It seemed to get a lot of spins but I guess no one bought it. Sigh…always a bridesmaid…

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Kanye to Manage Kim’s Career

Written on February 23, 2014 by

Filed Under: Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, You're Fired!

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Kanye and Kim are taking a page right out of the Jayonce book as Kanye plans to manage Kim’s career.

A source said, “Kanye is now totally in charge of Kim’s career and his non-stop wheeling and dealing is leaving Kris out of control.

“Kanye has managed to get Kim to cut her magazine and media appearances by a shocking level and that’s going directly against Kris’ plan to seize every publicity opportunity offered to her daughters.

“He’s alienating Kris and that’s going to be a long-term problem for him that won’t go away.

“Kris loves money, but she can’t be bought out of Kim’s life no matter how much Kanye is helping her ‘get to the next level,’ which are his words exactly.” Source

Kris may have finally met her match.  Because he’s just as (if not more) krazy and controlling as she is.

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Beyonce Fires Live Nation Manager

Written on February 2, 2014 by

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Beyonce has parted ways with her Live Nation manager, Faisal Durrani, she she and Jay can exclusively manage her career.

A source told the Daily Mirror: “Jay has been heavily involved in Beyonce’s career for years, and was instrumental in organizing the Mrs Carter Show World Tour. But he isn’t officially regarded as her manager – she really is independent.’

“Now the couple have Blue, she wants to make sure her family come first at all times, especially as there’s talk of them adding to the brood.”

A representative for Beyonce told Mail Online: “Beyonce has managed herself since 2010 under her company Parkwood Entertainment. Faisal Durrani worked for her as President for a very short time.” Source

Off with your head!

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Did Kelly Rowland Get Fired Again?

Written on January 4, 2014 by

Filed Under: Kelly Rowland, Reality TV, You're Fired!

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Kelly Rowland was fired from the UK version of X Factor a while ago.  And now according to Star Magazine, it’s happening again.

The rag mag reports:

Since the X-Factor’s third season drew record-low ratings, Simon Cowell is desperate to once again retool the judges’ panel – starting with firing recent hires Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio.

“Simon wants to start over,” says an insider. “He thinks the show needs a shot in the arm.” Kelly, 32, and Paulina, 42, are terrified this will damage their careers. But don’t expect sympathy from Simon. He’s an egomaniac and simply won’t accept failure,” says the source. Source

How dreadful.  But maybe since her singing and acting careers are picking up, this won’t matter.

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Olivia Pope’s Hubby is Out of a Job

Written on November 5, 2013 by

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Actress Kerry Washington’s husband, Nnamdi Asomugha is getting dropped from the San Francisco 49ers.  His contract is about to get waved after coaches have decided to go in another direction. Source

She’s pregz and her husband is out of a job.  If she wasn’t banking I’d feel sorry for her.

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Chanel Iman Get’s Dropped From VS

Written on August 23, 2013 by

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Model Chanel Iman was absent from the VS Angels lineup according to Rich Girl Low Life

The site was told “Chanel was dropped, her contract was not renewed for 2013″.

How dreadful!  I wonder what the reason for the drop is.

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Breezy Post:

Written on June 7, 2013 by

Filed Under: Cheatin', Chris Brown, You're Fired!

Karrueche shuts down the groupies…

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Chris Brown performed at Hot 97’s Summer Jam this past weekend.  Afterwards he tweeted,

“Come join me at the ZING Vodka after party at EVR NYC tonight.” Well apparently some hoes showed up and Karrueche shut the after party down quick, fast and in a hurry.

A source said, “He ain’t fucking around on Karrueche. He was on the party bus kicking back and most of the bitches that came up was there trying to be groupies.”  Karrueche then reportedly had Breezy’s bodyguard kick the girls off the bus before she boarded.

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Another source said, “Karrueche didn’t look too happy and at one point seems to ask the body guard to off load the groupies from the bus and they comply… one groupie even used a couple expletives while leaving.” Source

Shut up hoe.

Chris fires his DJ…

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DJ Baby Drew, Chris Brown’s DJ was reportedly fired by the singer.

A source said, “Not only has Drew lost his $50,000 sneaker store investment but he’s also lost his primary source of income. Rumor has it that Chris Brown has fired his longtime tour DJ. It is said that DJ Baby Drew wanted to be a celebrity more than he wanted to be a DJ. Although Chris has had the same team for a very long time, he thought it was time to let him go.” Source

In addition to him not knowing his role, he’s also wack as fawk.  It was time for him to go.

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Mountain Dew Drops Lil Wayne Over Emmett Till Lyrics

Written on May 5, 2013 by

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Mountain Dew has announced that they’re dropping Lil Wayne as a spokesperson following rap lyrics of his in which he compares the beating of Emmett Till to rough sex.

Wayne took two months to actually apologize to Emmett’s family.  But they rejected the letter, saying the statement “falls short of an apology.”

Wayne has been appearing in ads since early 2012. It’s unclear when PepsiCo will stop running ads featuring him. Source

That’s the tricky thing about freedom of speech.  You can say what you want.  But ou can’t expect everyone to support it…especially your boss. #truth

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Rick Ross Loses Reebok Endorsement

Written on April 12, 2013 by

Filed Under: Endorsement, Rappers, You're Fired!

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There’s been some major fall out over the lyrics of Rick’s song “U.O.E.N.O.”, the latest being him losing his Reebok endorsement.

In the song he rhymes: “Put Molly [Ecstasy] all in the champagne. She ain’t even know it. I took her home and I enjoy that. She ain’t even know it.”

A rep for Reebok said, “Reebok holds our partners to a high standard, and we expect them to live up to the values of our brand. Unfortunately, Rick Ross has failed to do so.

“While we do not believe that Rick Ross condones sexual assault, we are very disappointed he has yet to display an understanding of the seriousness of this issue or an appropriate level of remorse.” Source

Good! No company wants someone who glorifies or glamorizes rape as the face of their brand.  Hell, the fact that he’s fat as fawk should have kept him from being able to endorse an athletic apparel company.  I’m just saying.

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Breezy Post…

Written on March 7, 2013 by

Filed Under: Chris Brown, Let's Get High, You're Fired!

Chris gets into it with a valet…

TMZ’s cameras caught Chris Brown get into it with a valet at PINZ bowling alley in Studio City.  Chris was there for a charity event and when he left, just 30 minutes after arriving, he was annoyed to find that there was a $10 service charge.

The valet wouldn’t release the car until they paid up.  This didn’t go over well. At one point you can hear Chris say, “F*ck ten dollars.”
But then someone in his crew said, “We got the money … don’t worry about it.”
But Chris felt the need to add, “We gonna turn this whole thing on out.”
Eventually he got his keys before it got nasty.  We still don’t know if he paid the ten bucks.
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Like what were you gonna do Christopher Maurice? Flip over his little valet stand? Punch him in the face? I need you to calm all the way down. ALL-THE-WAY-DOWN!

Chris Angers Ghanian people with tardiness and weed smoking…

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From Ghanacelebrities.com:

Few hours to the Chris Brown concert, he showed up in Ghana with a frown face. The organizers were supposed to be the ones carrying the frown face since he failed to show up for the all important unveiling and sod cutting ceremony which the President of Ghana (John Mahama) even attended.

Chris Brown’s arrival was received with bliss by many Ghanaians of which some tweeted along the lines ‘at least he is here now so let’s go and enjoy his electrifying performance’. He failed to be in the country on time for arranged radio interviews but what can we say? He has our $1 million…

His great performance which lasted over an hour was characterized with vulgar language which Ghanaians are not used to…
Instead of promoting the rLG or throwing in a word or two about the brand, he decided to take the piss again by promoting the use of marijuana when he knows or ought to know this is an illegal substance in many countries including Ghana.

Whiles performing one of his songs, he happily asked if there were weed smokers in Ghana and proceeded to say “if anybody’s tripping on you smoking weed, fuck them”.

He pulled out a rolled ‘joint’ and smoked it live on stage… No Ghanaian entertainer dare do this openly in Ghana and go free. The police would have been on him or the crowd would consider it extensively offensive. However, Chris Brown came, did it and flew away!

The concert was great but the piss take by Chris Brown leading and during the concert was absurd! Surely, no one pays another $1 million to be disrespected…

I’m not sure if this is sad or hilarious.  I’m thinking, both. All artists who travel internationally should be forced to take a sensitivity course so they understand the customs and culture of the counties they’re visiting.  But  hey, we can’t get half of them to act right here in the US of A.  So we can’t expect much when they go out of the country.

Did Chris can Big Pat?…

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Chris Brown and his bodyguard Big Pat have apparently parted ways.  They made a pit stop in Bermuda to refuel.

An airport worker told the Bermuda Sun: “I’m not sure of the details of what happened on the plane but his plane came in, got serviced and everything was finishing and they were getting ready to leave.

“Then there was a stall. The security guard got off first. He was standing outside talking to the pilot. Then Chris Brown and another guy came off.”

Our source continued: “They had to come inside to Customs. They then went outside to have a cigarette. The security guard came inside [an airport building] and said he wasn’t getting back on the plane.”

The airport worker said the man told him he had gotten into an altercation with Brown.

“Chris went back through Customs and the plane left at about 2:20pm.” Source

Damn, it was that serious that he took another plane.  I don’t care how mad I am at someone, they BETTA not try to leave my ass on an island with no way to get home. NEVA.

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Soledad and CNN Part Ways

Written on February 22, 2013 by

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Soledad O’Brien has split with CNN after ten years working with the network.  Soledad says the split will let her have more flexibility to work on meaningful documentaries that spark discussion.

She said, “[Jeffrey Zucker and I] had conversations in general about my role at CNN. What we ended up with was, they wanted to partner with me, and I wanted to partner with them.”

She’ll be free to host other shows on other channels but her main focus is documentaries.

“We can take some of these discussions around these issues and carry them to new audiences.” Source

I’m sure she’ll shine wherever she goes.

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Willow Smith No Longer Doing “Annie”

Written on February 2, 2013 by

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Willow Smith was slated to play the lead role in a remake of the classic “Annie.”  But she’s no longer connected to the project which is being produced by her parents’ company, Overbrook Entertainment.

Sony announced that Willow won’t be a part of the project because she’s outgrown the role.  She was 9 when first considered.  But the young singer/actress will be 13 soon. Source

I’m sure her parents will find something more suitable for her to be in.

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LAHHNY Producer Denies Firing Yandy and Mandeecees

Written on January 19, 2013 by

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There were reports earlier this week that Yandy and Mandeecees had gotten the axe from “Love & Hip Hop.”  But producer Mona Scott Young says it ain’t so even though the pair was mysteriously absent from last week’s episode.

Sources are saying, however, that only Mandeecees has been fired.  The problem is that most of Yandy’s scenes were filmed with Mandeecess so her role has been significantly cut. Source and Source

I guess we’ll see what happens the rest of the season.  I can’t WAIT for the reunion to see what this dude has to say for himself . Oh wait, he’ll prolly be in jail. Right.

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Did Diddy’s Assistant Steal From Him?

Written on September 15, 2012 by

Filed Under: Sean Combs, Swiper Stop Swiping, You're Fired!

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Word on the street is that Diddy’s long suffering assistant, Capricorn, has been stealing from him.  Capricorn was recently let go and sources say it was because she was stealing from Bad Boy Records.

A source says, “She worked for Bad Boy for so many years, yet now that she’s unemployed, she can’t use the company’s name as a reference to get a new job.

“Capricorn Clarke committed the carnal sin over at Bad Boy Records. She was accused of stealing from Bad boy Records.

“She is a jealous lying bi**h, she’s finished in the music industry. No one is going to ever f**k with her on a professional tip.” Source

If this is true then I wonder how long she thought she could get away with something like this before getting caught.  If it’s not true, then I smell a conspiracy.  Maybe serving him in such a close proximity made her aware of some things he never wanted to come to light.  If I was her I’d be penning a tell-all as we speak.

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Nicci Gilbert to Be Kicked Off Her Own Show?

Written on September 1, 2012 by

Filed Under: Reality TV, Reality TV Star, You're Fired!

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RadarOnline is reporting that TV One is tring to replace Nicci Gilbert with Kelly Price on ‘R&B Divas.’  Interesting, because Nicci is not only a co-star, she’s also a producer of the show.

A source says, “Despite doing interviews with her whole message of positivity, Nicci was a terror to work with on the show. Publicly, she says she wanted this show to be the anti- Housewives, but privately her actions made her a fit for Oxygen’s Bad Girls Club.”

The producers have already reportedly met with Nicci’s potential replacement Kelly Price. Source

How dreadful! Oh well, I guess she should be thankful she’s still at least getting that producer check.

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T.O. Cut From the Seahawks

Written on August 27, 2012 by

Filed Under: Athletes, Sports Kibble, You're Fired!

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Terrell Owens loses again.  He’s been cut from the Seattle Seahawks after just three weeks on the team.

He tweeted: “I’m no longer a Seahawk. I THANK the organization 4 the opportunity, I’m truly blessed beyond belief. My FAITH is intact & will NOT waiver.”

His preseason performance was riddled with dropped passes so they gave him the boot. Source

I would suggest another career but I don’t have any in mind.  I saw his movie ‘Dysfunctional Friends.’ (blank stare)  Let’s just say it wasn’t Oscar contending work.

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Rihanna Post…

Written on August 8, 2012 by

Filed Under: Endorsement, Rihanna, Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, You're Fired!

Nivea Drops Rihanna…

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            Nivea has dropped Rihanna as an endorser because of her party lifestyle.

Stefan Heidenreich, commander in chif of the Beiersdorf group which owns Nivea, said, “The advert starring Rihanna was a no go. Nivea is a company which stands for trust, family and reliability.I do not understand how Nivea can be brought into association with Rihanna. Source

Do you think they made the right decision?

Jay is done trying to reign in Rihanna…

Word on the street is that Jay-Z has given up on trying to keep Rih and Breezy apart.

A source said, “Jay-Z sees Rihanna like a daughter and has sent his right-hand man Jay [Brown] to Barbados to see what’s going on with her and Chris.

“She admitted they’re pretty much back on and Jay told her they’re all behind her and want her to be happy.

“Chris is even flying out to the island to see her soon. She knows that a load of her fans aren’t going to be happy about them hanging out though – people still haven’t forgiven him.” Source

If she’s really hell bent on being with Chris then she’s going to have to face the consequences of possibly losing her support system, fans and ultimately her career.

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Did Breezy Fire His Manager?

Written on August 2, 2012 by

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Rumor has it that Breezy has fired Tina Davis as his manager.  The reasoning is because of his disappointing sales from his last album so she’s been demoted to a lesser role within his camp.  He’s now reportedly being managed by Akon’s brother Bu Thiam. Source

Isn’t this the same chick who supposedly took his lil tenderoni v-card? I know that’s completely irrelevant in this post but I just thought I’d throw it out there.

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Who’s Gettin Canned From ‘Basketball Wives’?

Written on June 14, 2012 by

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Shaunie O’Neal is reportedly firing three cast members of her VH1 show, ‘Basketball Wives’.  TMZ is saying that she’s getting rid of Royce Reed, Jennifer Williams and Kesha Nichols because their story lines were too ‘boring.’  The three will be replaced with new blood. Source

I wouldn’t miss any of them.  At the same time I hope the show doesn’t get more ignorant than it already is. Cus I can’t.

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‘The Game’ to Introduce Two New Characters

Written on June 10, 2012 by

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Since Tia Mowry decided to leave ‘The Game’ we’ve been wondering what would happen to her character as well as the Derwin character played by Pooch Hall.

Well word is that they’ll both be replaced by two new characters.  Producers are currently looking for an actress to play the role of Kiera, a former child star who’s transitioning into an adult career.  Also new to the show is the role of Bryce “The Blueprint” Westbrook, a  #1, Ivy League draft pick running back who breaks every “dumb athlete” stereotype.

No word yet on what Pooch’s plans are. Source

Poor Pooch.  I hope they find a way to keep him.  It’s not his fault Tia decided to peace out.

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The Pats Drop Ocho

Written on June 8, 2012 by

Filed Under: Athletes, Reality TV Star, Sports Kibble, You're Fired!

Even though Chad Ochocinco decided to take a pay cut to stay on the Patriots, he’s still been released by the NFL team.

He tweeted yesterday: “Thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to play for the ‘Patriot’ organization… fans were f***ing wicked awesome, I wish all of you the best…”

The Patriots were in trade negotiations with other teams.  But since they couldn’t reach an agreement with anyone by the deadline they let him go. Source

I’m sure they were glad Evelyn wasn’t in that conference room. Bish likes to run across tables and pounce. Sigh.

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Oprah Demoted?

Written on June 5, 2012 by

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According to The Enquirer, Oprah Winfrey has been stripped of her executive powers at OWN Network.

Her chief financial backer allegedly decided to curtail her control over the network.

A source said, “They now realize that she was too inexperienced to run the net¬work. So she was stripped of her power. She’s no longer in a position to make executive decisions or hire staff without consulting top Discovery executives first.” Source

Now this is a mess. Is this the end of King O?

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Terrell Owens: Worst Week Ever

Written on May 31, 2012 by

Filed Under: Athletes, Broke as a Joke, You're Fired!

Terrell Owens is having a horrible week.  First he was dropped from the indoor football league team he was playing for.  And now he’s been evicted from the home the Allen Wranglers provided him and he has to give up the Jeep they gave him as well.

The team believes that he breached his contract by missing a charity event and sitting out 2 away games.

T.O. says his contract allowed him to skip away games and the team publicist told him the wrong date for the missed event.

He plans to fight this out in court. Source

That Negro can’t afford a lawyer. Who is he foolin’?

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Tyra Fires ANTM Judging Staff

Written on April 23, 2012 by

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Tyra Banks has decided to clean house.  She got rid of her entire panel of America’s Next Top Model, Nigel Barker, J. Alexander and Jay Manuel.

She confirmed the news saying, “To my Nigel Barker, Miss J, and Mr Jay: Thank you for all of our years together on America’s Next Top Model. Working with you is always an absolute pleasure. Excited for what the future holds for us.

“Nigel Barker, Jay Manuel and J. Alexander have been an integral part of the America’s Next Top Model brand and they helped turn this show into the household name it is today. They have been amazing assets to the show and will always be a part of the Top Model family. We will continue to actively work with each of them on future projects.” Source

Damn…that’s cold.

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Diddy Pissed About Being Dropped From Supafest

Written on April 11, 2012 by

Filed Under: New Tours, Sean Combs, You're Fired!

Diddy went nutzo on Twitter this morning when he found out that promoters of Australian Supafest cut him from the roster.

Organizers decided to stop Diddy and Missy Elliott after there were sluggish tickets sales for the four day event.

Artists still slated to perform include Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Rick Ross, Ice Cube, Kelly Rowland, T-Pain, Lupe Fiasco, Ludcris, Big Sean and Naughty by Nature.

Peep his tweets below:

Supafest 2012 Dates
Saturday April 14th, 2012 – Brisbane, RNA Showgrounds
Sunday April 15th, 2012 – Sydney, ANZ Stadium
Saturday April 21, 2012 – Melbourne, Showgrounds
Sunday April 22nd – Perth, Joondalup Arena

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How dare they disrespect Emperor Papa Diddy Pop like this. He’ll have their heads!

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Sheree Gets Canned

Written on April 8, 2012 by

Filed Under: Reality TV Star, You're Fired!

Sheree Whitfield has been fired from the Real Housewives of Atlanta.  Peep the deets below:

Where things seem to have broken down is during the week before the reunion when contracts were negotiated and finalized. There was some shred of hope for her staying up until that week. Apparently, she went into negotiations with an ego oblivious to the obvious fact her days were numbered. Instead of begging to be kept she acted like a diva and began making demands. Kim, Sheree and Nene were the only original housewives left. In general these three should have been able to negotiate from a place of strength. However Sheree had no strength because over the course of the show she lost her house, spent all her money, and had no social ties. If they were recruiting today (which they are/were) Sheree would not even be considered. So she blew it and she’s out. Source

Who’s going to pay for the chateau now?

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Stacey Dash Fired From Another Job

Written on March 16, 2012 by

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Stacey Dash has reportedly been fired from yet another job. She was let go from ‘Single Ladies’ after just one season after having an onset feud with one of her costars.  Well she was just fired from another project, a film called ‘Supremacy’ starring Danny Glover and Evan Ross.

Apparently, she’s got a horrible attitude and was rude and disrespectful to the cast and crew. 

She’s being replaced by Lela Rochon. Source

It looks like Stacey has been suffering from what I like to call Pretty Girl Syndrome.  People whit this rachet disease often act like total ass tools to everyone around them because they haven’t had to actually act like human beings for their entire life for the simple fact that they’re pretty.  So sad because this disease is terminal.  At some point these bishes are beaten senseless for their behavior. Womp, womp.

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Peyton Manning Cut From the Colts

Written on March 8, 2012 by

Filed Under: Athletes, Sports Kibble, You're Fired!

The Indianapolis Colts have cut their star quarterback, Peyton Manning.  Peyton has been through a lot of injuries and subsequent surgeries in the past two years.  But cutting him puts the team in the position to draft Andrew Luck.  Also, they won’t have to pay out the $28 million that they’d owe him for keeping him. Source

Sorry Peyton, but I’m not even mad at that.  Eli is somewhwere giggling with delight.

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Kanye Denies Firing Driver

Written on February 22, 2012 by

Filed Under: Kanye West, You're Fired!

We reported the other day that Kanye fired his driver because he took two hours to bring back lunch.

Well one of his reps spoke out to deny the reports. He said, “Mr. West takes pride in creating an exceptional work environment… I can assure you that it is a complete fabrication and all of Mr. West’s drivers are happily employed.” Source

There you have it.

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Don’t Get Between Kanye and His Lunch

Written on February 20, 2012 by

Filed Under: Kanye West, You're Fired!

Recently while in London, Kanye sent his driver out for lunch.  The driver took two hours and upon his return was terminated.

A source tells the Sunday Mirror, “The driver left at 1pm and didn’t make it back until 3pm, when the head of security told him: ‘I’m sorry but I’m going to have to let you go. You took too long and Kanye got p**sed off. He was really hungry’.”

The driver says it’s not his fault (there was traffic, yadda, yadda) and is considering an unfair dismissal lawsuit against Kanye. Source

Really dude? 2 hours? Did he even call? If my boss ever asked me to get her lunch (which she never would because 1. She’s not that kinda person and 2. Neither am I) and I took two hours to get it I would expect to get fired. Cus trust and believe, anyone who made me wait two hours for food would not only get fired but would die a horrible death.

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Is Kelly Getting Canned?

Written on February 20, 2012 by

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Kelly Rowland will be gone for good from UK X Factor.  This past season she refused to fly back from LA citing throat problems.  And rumors abounded that she was rude to co-hosts and a diva on set.

A source said, “Kelly has got to go. She was not right for the show. The producers didn’t like her and her commitment level wasn’t there. There’s an understanding she didn’t work on the panel.” Source

That was free money. Kelly, what are you thinking?

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Dawn Splits With Bad Boy

Written on February 15, 2012 by

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Dawn Richard, formerly of Danity Kane, has been released from her Bad Boy contract, although she’ll continue to work with Diddy in Dirty Money.

She said, “Puff has been really great with being supportive of me starting a solo career, and he’s agreed to let me go from Bad Boy. I’m really grateful to him. He didn’t have to do that. He could have been what they say that he would be, and he wasn’t at all. He gave me a business decision. It was a very amicable decision. Now, it’s just about the music, and I want to make him and them proud of believing in me enough to let me go try it.” Source

I wonder what it took to get out of that contract.  Diddy doesn’t like to let go of folks that easily.

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Who Got Canned From X-Factor?

Written on February 1, 2012 by

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American X-Factor just went on a firing spree.  Caught in the mix was host Steve Jones, and judges Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul.

A source told E! Online “She (Paula)  found out today. At this point, the only ones staying are Simon and L.A. Reid.” Another said “Simon wants to take the show in a different direction.” Source

Good golly Miss Molly.  I can see Nicole and Steve getting canned, but Paula? Wait, I just remembered I don’t even watch this show. (*Shrugs and walks away)

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Jayonce Kibble ‘12

Written on January 21, 2012 by

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1. The Rumors are false. Beyonce didn’t give birth yet. Source

2. Does Bey have a birthing wig? Source

3. Bey and Jay still making appearances? Source

4. Is Bey checked into the hospital for realz this time? Source

5. Beyonce & Jay Z welcome Blue Ivy Carter Source

6. What’s in a name? Source

7. Jay releases song about Blue. Source

8. Bey had a natural delivery. Source

9. Lenox Hill Hospital denies they were paid $1.3 million to close off the maternity floor to the public. Source

10. Bey and Blue go home. Source

11. Church sign calls Blue Satan. Source

12. Bey and Jay are donating their baby gifts to charity. Source

13. Blue is the youngest charting person ever.  Source

14. J-Hud gives Bey mommy advice.Source

15. Lennox Hill denies creating luxury birthing suite just for Bey. Source 1 Source 2

16. NY Health Department launches investigation on Lennox Hill. Source

17. Are Bey and Jay headed to space? Source

18. Jay and Bey are movin’ to the ‘burbs. Source

19. Bey never thought she’d have kids. Source

20. L’Oreal under fire for new Bey commercial. Source

21. Jay relaunces 40/40. Source 1Source 2

22. Rocawear fires half its staff.

More Details…

Rocawear had to lay off half of its employees.  On January 12th 28 of its 56 employees were let go.  The documents filed with New York State Dept of Labor listed the reason for the layoff as “economic.” Source

I would make a comment about Jay being rich enough to single handedly pay all their salaries by himself.  But he sold Rocawear a few years ago and is only a stakeholder.   So I won’t suggest that the folks laid off ask Blue to borrow some dough.

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Why Did Angelea Get the Boot From ANTM?

Written on December 10, 2011 by

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The Truth About America's Next Top Model's Controversial Disqualification

Last night on the finale of ‘America’s Next Top Model: All Stars’ it was revealed that Anglea Preston had been disqualified.  So the judges chose between Allison and Lisa for the final prize with Lisa taking it home.

But no explanation was given for why Angelea had to leave the show.

Sources say that Angelea actually won the competition and that she either couldn’t accept the title because of a personal issue OR she blabbed about winning which is a direct violation of her contract.  So the producers reshot the finale and awarded Lisa D’Amato with the title. Source

Yea, it looked staged.  Nigel announced at judging that Angelea had been disqualified and Mr. J was sitting there doing a horrible job of looking shocked.  Y’all knew her ass was gone.  Stop playin’ dumb.  But yea, I want to hear from her.  She usually has a lot to say but she’s been extra quiet about this. Tyra’s goons probably threatened her.

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Brit Fires Personal Trainer

Written on December 7, 2011 by

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Britney Spears’ trainer, Derek DeGrazio, has gone and gotten himself fired.  Apparently she got rid of him because he tried to restrict her diet too much.

A source said, “It was amicable.  She knows Jason loves her no matter what and he has encouraged her not to stress about it.”

“But Derek felt Britney made him look bad when she cheated on her diet.” Source

Ha! Sounds like something I’d do.

“What do you mean I’ll have to give up pulled pork?! Oh hell no! You gots to go!”

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Stacey Dash’s Replacement Has Been Found

Written on December 5, 2011 by

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VH1 has found a replacement for Stacey Dash in the form of actress Denise Vasi.  Denise will play ‘Raquel,’ “a close friend of Keisha who is a savvy business woman from a prominent Southern family on a quest to discover passion.”

Producer Queen Latifah said, “Denise is the perfect addition to the Single Ladies cast.  She is bringing a fun, new element to the show.”

“Single Ladies” begins production in January. Source

She’s gorge.  Even if she can’t act (which isn’t really a requirement for this show) she’ll be nice to look at.

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McNabb to be Released

Written on December 3, 2011 by

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Donovan McNabb, who plays for the Minnesota Vikings, has recently been riding the bench while rookie Christian Ponder starts.  Well reports say that he’ll be released from the team.

When he was benched he said, “I know I have a lot of football left in me.” Source

He’s got a wife and mad chillums to take care of.  Let’s hope he can survive on endorsement money or score a commentator gig.

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Drake Fires Management Team

Written on December 2, 2011 by

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Drake has fired his managers Gee Roberson, Al Branch, Kyambo Joshua and Bryant Cortez of Hip Hop Since 1978.  Additionally he got rid of his agents at International Creative Management including Dana Sims and Robert Gibbs.

William Morris Endeavor agent Brent Smith’s assistant confirmed that he has taken on Drake. A source said, “Drake just felt like there were too many hands in his pockets. He was getting pulled in too many different directions.” Our source added there was conflict between the rapper’s original management team in Canada and the ones he picked up along the way. “His team from Canada is trying to wrestle back control. He may go back to them to streamline things.” Source

I wonder just what Wheelchair Jimmy is up to.

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Gaga Fires Boom Kat

Written on November 14, 2011 by

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Lady Gaga has canned her choreographer, Laurieann “Boom Kat” Gibson.  Word is that she’s replaced Laurieann with her former assistant, Richard Jackson.

Apparently, Laurieann is pissed and is planning to sue.  She say sthat she’s responsible for Gaga’s image.

Why did Gaga replace her? Well word is that Gaga is sick of the ‘headache’ of Laurieann trying to be her own star – and feels that she was getting the big head. Source

Oh dear.  Who do you think is going to come out victorious in this whole deal?

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Tyler’s Religious Fans Want Kim OUT

Written on November 12, 2011 by

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Tyler Perry is catching flack from his religious fan base for casting Kim K. in ‘The Marriage Counselor.’

These fans are demanding that he recast her part.  They say they’ll boycott the film on the grounds that Kimmie has no moral fiber.

Tyler basically told them to kick rocks.  Well he didn’t say that.  But he did say that he has no plans to replace Kim. Source

I swear these bible beaters really grate my cheese sometimes.  Why get mad at Kim for her lack of ‘moral fiber’ when Tyler has cast some questionable people (according to their standards…not mine…I have no standards) in his films before? Don’t be such a f**king high-po-crit! (said like Penelope Cruz in Blow).

And yes…I’m providing examples…

Gabrielle Union started dating Dwyane Wade before he was divorced.

Tracee Ellis Ross is dating Bu, and he’s not only still married he’s married like fifty ‘leven women.

Lynn Whitfield was all types of nekkid in The Josephine Baker Story.

I’ve seen Janets titty balls so many times I could draw them from memory.

Rick Fox is a mover, a shaker, and by all accounts a cheater.

Shall I go on? No-I-Shall-Not.

#PointMade

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Joe Paterno Gets the Axe

Written on November 10, 2011 by

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The Penn State University Board of has fired head football coach Joe Paterno and school president Graham Spanier.

For those of you who have been living under a rock, Joe knew that former defensive coordinator, Jerry Sandusky, raped a 10-year-old boy in the Penn State locker room.  He says that he told his athletic director about it.  However, he didn’t file a police report.  For not doing enough about this heinous act, he’s been canned.

As far as Jerry goes, he’s been indicted on over 40 counts of sexual abuse against children.

Joe’s reaction to getting canned is, “Right now, I’m not the football coach, and that’s something I have to get used to.”

Thousands of Penn state rioted in response. Source

I am a HUGE advocate for chiuldrains right and I feel that all child molesters should meet a horrible fate that includes tourture and eventual death.  Just my thoughts.  AS far as this situation goes, I think that Joe is being used as a bit of a scapegoat.  Should he have done more? Absolutely.  However, he had to answer to Jerry for most of his career.  I’m thinking that he was concerned abouttthe fate of his career and how he would take care of himself and his family in the event that he was fired for blowing the whistle.

With that said, if he could have prevented the loss of innocence for at least one child, I say it’s worth it.

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Toni Braxton Splits With Manager/Brother-In-Law

Written on October 26, 2011 by

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Julie Greenwald and Vince Herbert - Steve Harvey Hosts NY Gala Benefiting Steve Harvey Foundation - Inside

Toni Braxton has fired her manager, Vince Herbert, who happens to be married to her sister, Tamar Braxton.

A source said that Toni “won’t be anywhere near Tamar. This has caused more family problems.”

Toni’s rep confirmed that she’s no longer working with her brother-in-law but, “Has a great personal and professional relationship with Vince”….adding the Braxtons were, “Still very close.” Source

I’d love to be a fly on the wall for their Thanksgiving dinner.  #Awkward.

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Fantasia Tries to Set the Record Straight

Written on October 12, 2011 by

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Fantasia Barrino called into the Wendy Williams Show to address the rumors that she may lose her role playing Mahalia Jackson in a new biopic because of her homewrecking ways.

She said that she never officially signed on for the flick and that this is the first of her hearing about Mahalia’s family taking issue with her personal choices.

Wendy asked her flat out about the status ofher relationship with her married baby daddy and she dodged the question.

Peep the vid below:


Source

There’s so much I could say about Fanny, but I don’t think I have the energy anymore. The one thing that I will say, however, is that I think that Antwaun is getting off easy here.  He’s the one who was supposed to be in a committed relationship with his wife.  He wrecked his own damn home.

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Fanny Mae is About to Get her Ass Fired

Written on October 8, 2011 by

Filed Under: Baby Doppler, New Movies, Singers, You Lie!, You're Fired!

We’ve previously reported not only that Fantasia is pregnant with her married boyfriend’s baby, but that she signed on to play Mahalia Jackson in a biopic.  Well it looks like the producers of the movie are pissed at her.  She apparently didn’t tell them she was pregnant until she was four months along.

One insider said, “She initially claimed she was putting on weight for the role”. The executive
producer had this to say: “The family thinks that if Fantasia plays the role, it’s going to sully the name of Mahalia. They think she’s got the wrong image, having a child out of wedlock.”

Filming has been pushed back until after she gives birth in December, which has raised the budget from $23 million to $27 million.  The producers will find a replacement for her if she can’t shoot after New Years.  Note, she’s due on December 27th and is currently on bed rest.

Source

Seriously Fanny, get your life together.

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Kimsha Clears the Air…VH1 Clears it Further

Written on October 5, 2011 by

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Kimsha Artest sat down with Hip Hollywood to clear up her absence on ‘Basketball Wives LA.
She said:

Some of the women that are on the show they are not wives and the majority of them are but they’re not conducting themselves as such. So I don’t want to be affiliated with shenanigans and drama. The back and forth is uncalled for, childish and that’s just not me.

On The Facebook Drama.
Anybody who read that could’ve known that, that was not me period. I’m not a Facebook person; I do have a Facebook but that’s not my name. Whoever it is can go kick rocks. All the negativity and comments, they can kick rocks too.

Are you going to go the legal route to find the imposter?
We’ll definitely find out who it is. I got a good idea but I ain’t gonna blow they up just yet.

Is there anything beef going on with Shaunie, Evelyn or anybody?
I don’t know Shaunie, I don’t know Evelyn. What beef? That’s fabricated through someone else.

Producers for the show have released a statement saying that Kimsha isn’t on the show because she stopped showing up for filming.

They say:

 “When Kimsha Artest signed on to be in ‘Basketball Wives: LA,’ we were very excited to have her onboard. That is why we were confused and disheartened when after a limited number of days shooting she stopped showing up for filming. This is the sole and only reason Kimsha has not appeared on more episodes of the series. Her minimal coverage on the show was entirely her decision and not that of Shed Media, VH1 or Executive Producer Shaunie O’Neal.’Basketball Wives: LA’ continues to be a ratings success for VH1 every Monday night.”

Here’s Kimsha’s interview:

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Just a mess. GO-TO-WORK!

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Where in the World is Kimsha Artest: BBWLA Edition

Written on September 28, 2011 by

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I don’t know about you all, but I’ve been wondering since the pilot of ‘Basketball Wives LA’ where the hell Kimsha Artest has been.  Well she after fans have bombarded her Facebook page with questions she decided to speak out about her absence from the show.

She initially said: “I’m getting asked a lot of questions. I ain’t got time for the bullsh*t. It is what the f*ck it is. Ya’ll need to take it to Ms Shaunie. I will keep my mouth zipped right now.

She later added,  “i see they cut me off the show and left buckle a– b*tches. Shaunie oneal can kiss my a**, she kisses a** to that Evelyn b*tch and gets the b*tch who f*cked her husband and cut her a check but cant handle a real woman. FOH!” Source and Source

I don’t even know what a buckle ass bitch is but I’m pretty sure I need to use it on a daily basis.

(Thanks Jackie!)

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Christina Aguilera Getting Canned From ‘The Voice’?

Written on September 17, 2011 by

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We hear that Xtina may be getting X’d from ‘The Voice.’  She’s signed on for season #2 but sources say that producers want to kick her to the curb.

A source said,  “She doesn’t spend time with her contestants like she’s supposed to. She doesn’t participate. She spends most of her time on the set with her boyfriend.”

She is apparently spending more time with her boyfriend, Matthew Rutler, than with contestants.

Carson Daly, the host of the show, recently said he believes the show can go on with new judges. “This show is bigger than any of its coaches or the host. This show will live on in perpetuity with many a star in those chairs.” Source

I really liked the show.  But I could totally do without Christina.  Most times, whenever she opened her mouth she was annoying.  I’m just sayin’…

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Bye Meeka!

Written on September 6, 2011 by

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Meeka Claxton, wife of basketball player Speedy Claxton, and new star to “Basketball Wives” this past season is out of a job. 

She won’t be returning next season. Apparently she hasn’t even been contacted since the season reunion. Source

Too bad, so sad.

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‘HawthoRNe’ Gets the Axe

Written on September 4, 2011 by

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Jada Pinkett is having a rough few weeks.  First rumors swirl that she split with hier husband and that she’s cheating with co-star Marc Anthony.  But we’ve just learned that her TNT show, ‘HawthoRNe.’ Has been cancelled.

Here’s the official story from TNT:

“TNT has decided not to order a fourth season of Hawthorne. TNT truly appreciates the tremendous dedication of everyone involved in Hawthorne. The series gave TNT the opportunity to work with many outstanding people, including Jada Pinkett Smith and the rest of the show’s talented cast, crew, producers and writers. We wish everyone involved with Hawthorne nothing but the best.” Source

I was under the impression that the show was doing fairly well.  So I’m gonna assume that TNT decided they want nothing to do with this mess.

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Hilary Duff Gets Paid After Getting Dropped From Film

Written on August 29, 2011 by

Filed Under: Baby Doppler, I'm Rich Bitch!, You're Fired!

Actress Hilary Duff, who just announced her pregnancy, was dropped from the new “Bonnie and Clyde.”  But don’t fret my pets, she’s not losing out completely.  As part of a severance deak, she was cut a check for $100,000. Source

First of all, can I say that I love the whole idea of severance pay…you’re basically getting paid to go away.  Second of all, that’s a pretty sweet check to get all for getting knocked up and being unable to do your job. Fab!

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Did LisaRaye Get Ms. Dash Fired?

Written on August 15, 2011 by

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So we’ve been hearing that Stacey Dash was fired from ‘Single Ladies’ for a minute now.  And many people are saying that it’s her cast mate, LisaRaye, that’s behind it. Well LisaRaye, as well as series creator, Stacy Littlejohn, have taken to the internet to sepak out.

LisaRaye said, “As everyone know I am in Italy vacationing. I was just made aware of the lies that are being spread by blogs that like to create false stories. I was not even aware that Stacy Dash had been fired from Single Ladies. Furthermore if she has been fired that is a network decision. I don’t have the power to get her fired nor do I have any beef with her. Now im going to go continue enjoying my vacation!”

Stacy Littlejohn added, “LisaRaye is a very strong woman and we love her, but she does not have that kind of power, nor at any time did she seek to influence any casting decisions. Furthermore, no cast member of Single Ladies has the power to get another cast member fired. the 6th grade back-stabbing that LisaRaye’s being accused of is completely the creation of uninformed, instigating internet gossip. Please don’t buy into it. Let’s just celebrate that we have a Season 2 coming!!!!” Source

I love that she said Diamond don’t have that kinda pull…yea, I didn’t think so.

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The Mo’Nique Show is Dunzo

Written on July 28, 2011 by

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“The Mo’Nique Show” appears to have gotten cancelled by BET. 

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution confirmed that ”The Mo’Nique Show” has been placed on indefinite hiatus. 

Mo’Nique’s sidekick Rodney Perry said that he learned about the cancellation from Mo’s husband Sidney.

He added,“We did some good work.

“And I think the show is significant. There hasn’t been an outlet for people of color late night since Arsenio.

“They haven’t had this type of investment ever. We did 300 shows over two seasons. That’s a huge investment.” Source

Meh, I couldn’t sit through ten minutes of her show so this doesn’t bother me a bit.

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Flavor Flav Closes Chicken Restaurant

Written on April 27, 2011 by

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Flav has shut down his chicken shack after being open just 4 months.  He was unhappy with the management of the chain and when he visited the restaurant on April 2nd, said, “Let me be straight up with you. I found potato salad that expired on 28 February and it’s then when I realised I can’t do business there and I really hope no one ate those potatoes”. The restaurant is now closing down, with the rapper pulling his name from the franchise. The 52-year-old added, “I have to do whatever is possible for me to save my name and that’s to shut the business down. Nick Cimino isn’t running the business right”. The store’s manager Cimino has responded to the allegations, telling Wqad that Flav is “a fraud” and adding, “He wants to become a millionaire off my dime, off my ideas. I started this. I put together everything from the menu to the colour of the building to the sign”.

He still plans to open up a new restaurant in Vegas. Source

Flav, just let it go.

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John Galliano Fired From His Label

Written on April 17, 2011 by

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John Galliano has been fired from his own label.  Dior owns 91% of the label and have decided to let him go.

“Designer John Galliano has been let go from his namesake company.

 “It is understood the in-house design team at John Galliano, which shares members with Dior’s, will be charged with producing collections at a house prized for bias-cut dresses, newspaper prints and retro-tinged tailoring. A pre-spring collection is already said to be in the works.” Source

This isn’t a surprise.  John was fired from Dior earlier this year after being arrested for spewing drunken racist comments at patrons of a restaurant he was eating at.

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Tameka’s Boutique Manager Airs Her Out

Written on April 17, 2011 by

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Makeup artist Rebecca Bussert worked for Tameka Foster as a manager for her Estella Boutique and she says it was a nightmare.

In an open letter she wrote: “I have observed some ridiculous things during my time working for you, Ms. Foster-Raymond, and I am glad to say that I will no longer work for such a farce as you. I have seen you ridicule potential workers such as Mr. Phil Plunkett, who gave you an estimate for shoe cabinets. After you lauded his work and said that this job would be beneath him, yet you called him to come in and do an estimate, you said that his estimate was way too expensive, and that you could probably ask “the Mexicans down the street” to do the job.

“I have worked for you for just over a month, and after the first couple of days, I can see that the research I did before getting hired gave me ample warning about your character. I only wish I had heeded that research. That fact aside, I can also see that you have no idea how to operate a business or take ownership in it.

“As a new manager with no definite job description, you kept adding things to the list as Highest Priority even when I was working on plenty of other high priority things. I’m confident that if you assigned me a definite job description (or any other employee, for that matter), it would read: ‘You must do EVERYTHING right now, because I’m simply too busy being Tameka Foster Raymond to do any kind of WORK at my own store.’

“I am offended that you accused me of stealing, as you have done with so many others. I have a text message from Al Capers, who has worked off and on with you for many years, that reads, “She accuses everyone of stealing.” From the research that I did prior to working for you, I learned that you have in fact been arrested for petty theft in the past. Psychologically, you must think that everyone steals because you learned it at a young age. That is not the case. I wasn’t wearing your things around the store and subsequently bringing them home, as you had claimed that others did in the past—and as you did. I know the merchandise is YOURS…

Peep Tameka’s responses below:

Tameka Foster calls woman Sybil

Tameka says she fired her store manager

Tameka Foster claims manager was caught stealing

Tameka says mgr was stealing

Tameka Foster tweets about finding a new store manager

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Everybody here sounds nuts if you ask me. SMDH.

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Will Rih-Rih be Dumping Jay from Her Management Team?

Written on April 4, 2011 by

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Word is that Rihanna is about to get rid of Jay-Z as her manager because she feels she’ll get the shaft now that he’s managing Beyonce.

A source says, “Just days after Beyonce dumped her father Mathew Knowles as her manager, word on the street is that Rihanna is getting ready to dump her manager Jay-Z.

“Sources are saying that Rihanna has a lot to be worried about now that Beyonce is part of Jay’s Roc Nation.

The two divas will have to battle it out when it comes to endorsement deals, etc. and Rihanna’s people are concerned that there may be a conflict of interest for Jay, who will have to decide between his wife and Rihanna.” Source

Even though she’ll never get all the sweet endorsements or special treatment that Bey will if she stays, she definitely won’t get shit if she leaves.  Play your position boo.  Jigga won’t let you go hungry.

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Peace Out Matthew Knowles; Bey Moves On

Written on March 29, 2011 by

Filed Under: Beyonce Knowles, Family Matters, You're Fired!

Beyonce and her dad Matthew Knowles have cut ties…in their business relationship that is.  Matthew was Beyonce’s manager since the beginning of her career but that union is no more.

Beyonce said,“I’ve only parted ways with my father on a business level. He is my father for life and I love my dad dearly. I am grateful for everything he has taught me. I grew up watching both he and my mother [Tina Knowles] manage and own their own businesses. They were hard-working entrepreneurs and I will continue to follow in their footsteps.”

Matthew released a statement saying, “The decision for Beyonce and Music World Entertainment to part was mutual. We did great things together, and I know that she will continue to conquer new territories in music and entertainment. Currently, I am very focused on the tremendous investment that our record label has made in the gospel/inspirational genre of music and on our supremely talented roster of artists, including Trin-i-tee 5:7, Brian Courtney Wilson, Juanita Bynum, Micah Stampley, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Pastor Rudy and others.

“Music World will continue its partnership with Sony with Destiny’s Child and UK female group From Above, as well as management.  We will also continue to develop the Music World family of labels: Music World Country/Compadre, Music World Kids and Music World Music. In Music World’s repositioning it will not continue its label/management role with C But after he betrayed Columbia/Sony artist Tiffany Evans.

“Business is business and family is family. I love my daughter and am very proud of who she is and all that she has achieved. I look forward to her continued great success.” Source

Say what you will about Matthew, but he’s been a pit bull in the name of her success and overall she’s been better for it.  Unfortunately he had to go and cheat on her mama and make a baby from it.  So there was no way their relationship could come back from that.

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Jose Has Brother Stand in For Him @ Celebrity Boxing Event

Written on March 28, 2011 by

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Jose Canseco was supposed to appear at a boxing match in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Florida recently.  But he didn’t show and decided to send his twin brother Ozzie in his place.  The promoters from Celebrity Boxing realized it wasn’t really him about 30 minutes before the show.

“We discovered the Canseco who showed up was Ozzie when he took off his shirt and didn’t have José’s tattoos on the biceps that appear in our advertising,” a Celebrity Boxing rep told the paper.

“We made him a transfer of $5,000 when we agreed on the fight,” the source said. “Hours before the fight Saturday, we issued a check for the remaining $5,000 in the name of José Canseco, and we delivered it to whom we thought was José Canseco. He declined it and asked that the check be made out to cash, which we did.

“When we discovered that the person to whom we had given the rest of the money was not José, but Ozzie, we asked him to return the check, but he refused to do it. We will go to the bank on Monday and put a stop-payment on it.”

Ozzie didn’t fight and was escorted out by police.

Jose tweeted: “Be very careful with Damon feldman who runs celebrity boxing, he will not pay you if you fight for him.”

Damon said, “I’ve worked with him before.  Except now I’ve got to look back at the pictures at the time and look if I ever really met Jose Canseco.” Source

Jose shoulda just kept his mouth shut.  NO WORK=NO PAY! Since he didn’t actually show up, how can he expect to get paid. Dumb.

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Foxy Denies Being Kicked of Tom Joyner Cruise

Written on March 27, 2011 by

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DJ Tom Joyner hosts the annual Fantastic Voyage Cruise every year and he announced that rapper Foxy Brown had to be ousted from said cruise.

Well Foxy is fighting back denying the rumor.

She tweeted: “SO I’m up packing my Luby’s and Kirkwoods to meet my pumpkin Shyne in Belize for a lil’ vacay…..and I get a call that Tom joyner is on the radio disrespecting me….again! OKAY NOW MR. JOYNER, your old enough to be my grandfather which is why I let your distasteful comments in our interview go without putting you in your place. Obviously, you equated my silence with weakness. My maturation with passivity. Grandpa you need to learn some respect, I’m the wrong one to romp wit you will get checked!!

“Lying ass! It was absolutely nothing but LUV from my arrival to the day I left. Hugs from Monie Love and kisses from Dougie Fresh….I tore the stage down! That’s the thanks I get?? U wait til’ I leave the ship and then 2 days later your on the air saying negative shit!” Source

So who do you believe, Tom or Foxy?  Is she a hot mess or is she being attacked from every direction?

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Ne-Yo Fires Backup Dancers

Written on March 23, 2011 by

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Ne-Yo recently performed in Japan.  However, because of the earthquake, some of his dancers chose to not back him up.  They were afraid of aftershocks and radiation.

What did Ne-Yo do? He fired their asses! Source

Quite frankly I’m not mad at him in the least.  You don’t work you don’t eat.

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Michaele Salahi Kicked Off ‘Celebrity Rehab’ Cast

Written on March 9, 2011 by

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Michaele Salahi, of the Real Housewives of D.C. was set to join the cast of Celebrity Rehab, but has been dropped from the line up.

VH1 released a statement saying, “The treatment program that Celebrity Rehab documents is intended for individuals with serious substance abuse and addiction issues.  Prior to the taping of the current season, producers were advised that Michaele Salahi met the criteria to be treated in this setting. However, professional assessments spanning from that time to the present, found that she did not meet such criteria.As a result, she is no longer participating in the program.”

“She was really leaning on Dr. Drew, who is a respected doctor to get her through some of the issues after the White House, when she went to Congress, when she went into relapse with her multiple sclerosis,” Tareq Salahi told Radar.

“My wife takes her health situation very seriously, she has a real diagnosis of multiple sclerosis,” he continued. “You know, we can show you a bunch of emails about what they wanted her to pretend to be, therefore, but that’s going to come out later on with one of the major networks.” Source

Uh, the show is about addiction.  Ergo, you need an actual addiction to be on it.  What’s so hard to understand about that?

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Did Bow Wow Get Dropped From Cash Money?

Written on March 8, 2011 by

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We’ve been hearing rumors that Bow Wow was dropped from Cash Money Records.  And even though the was dropped from the label’s website he continues to rep them. 

In a recent interview with he was asked…

TWU: So, you recently signed with Cash Money Records. How has the whole experience with the label been for you so far?
Bow Wow: It’s been lovely. It’s been one of the best situations I’ve ever been in, just being over here with Birdman and Wayne and the whole family: DJ Khalid, Drizzy, Nicki, Tyga, Lil Twist the whole nine yards. It’s just fun when you have that many people around you. A lot of people would think it would be chaotic or there would be ego problems, but there are not. Everybody is a hard worker and all that does it make the next artist work even harder, which makes it harder for our competition, people can’t complete with what we’re doing. We’re leading the pack right now.
TWU: So how do you fit in to the whole YMCMB family? You’ve got Young Money and Cash Money, so are you signed to just Cash Money or both?
Bow Wow: I’m Cash Money, but you know we’re all under the same umbrella. It’s all the same thing we screaming out, ‘YMCMB.’ We’re all under one umbrella and that’s what it is, we all fit together well because we’re all so different. Nicki is the first female rapper on the label, Drake is the new artist and you’ve got Wayne, he’s a rock star. Then myself, I’m like the triple threat. I do the movies; I do the music, so we all contribute off of each other. I can open up doors in Hollywood for my team mates and just try to make things easier for them. Nicki wants to do movies; she was supposed to be in ‘Lottery Ticket’, a lot of people didn’t know that. She actually auditioned; I set it up and everything. So that’s just the power that I have, that’s what I can do, so it’s really all about just helping each other.

Source

Hmm, interesting.

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Does Getting Fired=Winning? Answer: Yes

Written on March 8, 2011 by

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That’s it.  It’s over for Charlie Sheen, at least as far as CBS is concerned.  He’s been officially fired from ‘Two and a Half Men.”

Bosses at Warner Brothers sent his lawyers an 11 page letter explaining the termination.

It reads in part, “Your client has been engaged in dangerously self-destructive conduct and appears to be very ill.”

As for why Charlie got fired, the letter says there is a clause in his contract saying they can fire a performer who commits “a felony offense involving moral turpitude.”

The letter says, “There is ample evidence supporting Warner Bros. reasonable good faith opinion that Mr. Sheen has committed felony offenses involving moral turpitude (including but not limited to furnishing of cocaine to others as part of the self-destructive lifestyle he has described publicly) that have ‘interfere[d] with his ability to fully and completely render all material services required’ under the agreement.” Source

I think everyone but CBS is winning here.  Charlie is definitely winning because another net will surely take the chance on hiring such an unstable person if it means ratings for them.  The public wins because we get to watch the crazy train roll on.  CBS, however, loses their biggest cash cow.   I don’t think CSI is gonna pull them out of this mess.

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Dior Fires Galliano for Racist Rant

Written on March 1, 2011 by

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Fashion designer, John Galliano, came under fire for a 2010 video that was leaked yesterday showed him saying ‘I love Hitler.”

In response, Actress Natalie Portman, who is the face of Miss Dior Cherie, said, “In light of this video, and as an individual who is proud to be Jewish.  I will not be associated with Mr. Galliano in any way.” The “Black Swan” star is the face of the Miss Dior Cherie fragrance.

In the video John can be seen saying to people at a neighboring table, “People like you would be dead.  Your mothers, your forefathers, would all be … gassed and … dead.”

Well Dior has taken a stand and fired his ass.

“In light of the deeply offensive statements and conduct by John Galliano [in that video], Christian Dior has commenced termination procedures against him,” the company said in a statement by Chief Executive Sidney Toledano: “We unequivocally condemn the statements made by John Galliano which are in total contradiction to the longstanding core values of Christian Dior.”

John had been suspended just last week after being questioned by police in Paris for allegedly making anti-Semitic and anti-Asian statements to a woman and man in Paris’ La Perle restaurant and threatening to kill the man.

You can view the vid HERE.

Aaaand there goes your job.  I’m convinced that everyone is at least a little racist.  But can’t you keep that shit at home?

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Finally!

Written on February 25, 2011 by

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CBS has finally thrown in the towel with Charlie sheen and is shutting down productin for ‘Two and a Half Men.’

Charlie is calling the network crazy and said that he plans to make a move to HBO for a show called Sheen’s Corner where he could earn up to $5 million an episode.

He said, “I’m close to securing a deal with HBO for a 10 show guarantee.

“It will be epic, all types of guests and we will focus on the truth and the absurd!”

CBS and Warner Bros. released a statement, saying: “Based on the totality of Charlie Sheen’s statements, conduct and condition, CBS and Warner Bros. Television have decided to discontinue production of Two And A Half Men for the remainder of the season.”

In an open letter to his fans, Sheen also wrote:

What does this say about Haim Levine after he tried to use his words to judge and attempt to degrade me. I gracefully ignored this folly for 177 shows … I fire back once and this contaminated little maggot can’t handle my power and can’t handle the truth. I wish him nothing but pain in his silly travels especially if they wind up in my octagon. Clearly I have defeated this earthworm with my words — imagine what I would have done with my fire breathing fists. I urge all my beautiful and loyal fans who embraced this show for almost a decade to walk with me side-by-side as we march up the steps of justice to right this unconscionable wrong.

Remember these are my people … not yours…we will continue on together… Source

He’s an addict and probably nuts on top of it.  But people will continue to pay him and we weill continue to watch because that’s the kinda sick bastards we are.  I’m preemptively sending out my condolences.  If he keeps riding this runaway train it won’t be long before he crashes.

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Is Royce Leaving Basketball Wives?

Written on February 20, 2011 by

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Dancer and one of the stars of ‘Basketball Wives’, Royce Reed, may soon be out of a job.  Due to a 2009 gag order that Royce’s baby daddy, Dwight Howard, had placed on her, she cannot speak publically about him.  This inhibits her participation in the show and so she’s been labeled as boring.

Royce isn’t worried about producers replacing her though.  She says, “If they are indeed searching for a replacement for me it is what it is. It all seems petty and immature to me” Source

It seems like business to me.  Butwhatevs.  I like Royce on the show…mostly because no one else in the cast does.

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Was Ciara Dropped From Her Label?

Written on February 9, 2011 by

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We hear that Ciara may have been dropped from her Jive Record label because of her poor album sales from her fourth studio album ‘Basic Instinct.

She was to release a single called “Turn It Up” featuring Usher on March 8th but the record has been pulled.

 Insiders say the singer is a drain on label resources because she does not know her artistry and is unable to pin down a unique sound. One insider said that “the label would rather invest in someone like Chris Brown who is proving successful on multiple formats”…Ciara and Jive executives are said to have reached mutual terms to end their partnership, effective immediately. Source

Woow! Poor CiCi.  I feel bad for her.  Is it her marketing team or do we just not really care? Thoughts?

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Cipha Sounds Suspended

Written on December 22, 2010 by

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DJ Cipha Sounds of New Yorks Hot 97 has been suspended indefinitely after making some offensive remarks on the air.

He said that he’s HIV-negative because he does not “mess with Haitian girls.”

Later during his shift he apologized but that didn’t stop the station bosses from penalizing him.

“Cipha made an immediate public apology and recognizes his insensitivity and the negative impact his comments have on all Haitians,” said Alex Cameron, SVP/Market Manager of Emmis-New York.

The Haitians didn’t care about his apology though.

He “said it was a joke. That was not a joke, that was a serious insult,” said Haitian-born City Councilman Mathieu Eugene. Source

You don’t wanna anger a Caribbean…EVER.  Cipha might want to watch his back.

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Amber Rose Reveals New Show Name

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Amber Rose’s new VH1 reality show will be called “Behind Her Shades” and will be about her trying to open up a Vintage Shades shop in Vegas.

So that’s going well. However, she will no longer be represented by Ford Models, the agency confirmed. Source

I won’t shed a tear for her.  Something tells me Amber’s 15 minutes have 9 lives.

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Jenny Humphreys Got Suspended

Written on November 24, 2010 by

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Taylor Momsen, of ‘Gossip Girl’ has reportedly been put on pause by the show.  Theyv’e got her on ‘indefinite leave’ because of her behavior.

She’s had increasingly crappy snotty ass behavior on and off set so she’s been placed on hiatus following next Monday’s episode. Source

Maybe this can help her focus on more important things like, you know, taking showers and wearing panties…I’m just sayin’.

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Wade Phillips Gets the Axe

Written on November 10, 2010 by

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Wade Phillips, Coach of the Dallas Cowboys has been axed after America’s team fell to a 1-7 record last Sunday.

“The decision has been made to move forward with a new person in the head coaching position for the Dallas Cowboys,” team owner Jerry Jones said during a Monday press conference.

Jerry previously stated that Wade would finish out the season.  But that obviously didn’t happen.

 He said, “Making an in-season coaching change is something we’re not known for, and I was reluctant to consider it until this week,” Jones said. “But at this time the best interest of the organization and fans is to make a coaching change.”

Wade’s replacement for the final 8 games of the season is offensive coordinator Jason Garrett. Source

Womp, womp.  Unless Garrett knows some type of black magic, there’s no way he can salvage what’s left of the season.

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Oh Poor Randy Moss

Written on November 2, 2010 by

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Damn, Randy Moss can’t keep a job.  He just joined the Vikings after they traded a third round draft pick to the Patriots for him.  Now he’s been waved.

Yesterday Brad Childress made the announcement that Randy “is no longer with us.” Linebacker Ben Larber said the team wasn’t told why.  He said, “No reason, really, [he] just wanted to give everybody a heads-up and say this is what’s going on, and that’s it.  He didn’t really dive into any details, and just said that’s what we’re going to go with.”

“Randy is very sad to find out about being waived by the Vikings this morning,” Joel Segal, wrote in an e-mail to the Star Tribune. “He has and always will remain fond of the fans in Minnesota. We will let the process of the waiver wire take its course and we will move on from there.” Source

Aye, aye, aye…well I hope he gets a gig quick cus he’s got four mouths to feed.

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Football ‘Wife’ Cut for Violent Behavior?

Written on October 27, 2010 by

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Mercedes Nelson, ex-girlfirned of Dallas Cowboys running back, Marion Barber, was on the show “Football Wives.” However, she was mysteriously absent from the show’s premiere.  Why?

Well Mercedes was asked to leave the show after she threw a bunch of stuff at her cast mate, Chanita Foster, during taping.  Producers had to shut down production, and allegedly came to an agreement that the show just “wasn’t for her.”

VH1 says she wasn’t asked to leave, explaining, “She only ended up being in a few episodes due to story lines.”  Source

I believe the fight WILL be shown on the show.  Can’t wait for that to air!

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Rih and Jay Can’t Get Enough of Each Other

Written on October 22, 2010 by

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Rihanna is changing her management team.  She’ll have Jay-Z’s Roc nation managing her as she readies to drop her new album, Loud, on November 16th.  In addition she’s forming a company called Rihanna Entertainment that will combine all of her ventures (fashion, book, film, music and fragrance._

In an interview with the Associated Press, she said she’s “so excited to take this next step in [her] career.” Source

Makin’ moves I see.  Sticking with Jay is ALWAYS a good idea.

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Nicki and Young Money Drop Diddy

Written on October 18, 2010 by

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Nicki Minaj has dropped Diddy apparently.  She released a statement along with Young Money that they will no longer be using him as a manager.

Young Money’s Statement:

Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown breakout superstar NICKI MINAJ has decided to dismiss rap mogul, Sean “P diddy Combs” as her music manager and has recently signed a new deal with MEGA MANAGER, BENNY MEDINA, whose current and past clients include Multi Grammy Award winning recording artist, MARIAH CAREY, GWEN STEFANI, BRANDY, AND MORE.

Nicki’s Statement:

“By now, everyone should now that I am really strict when it comes to my representation. I had sympathy for Sean however I feel as if I haven’t gotten the guidance the manager is supposed to give his client. Personally, I feel like I’m being managed by mother. Even if you play the smallest role on my team, I wish to see progress. I’d like to thank him for everything he has done for me; for taking me under his wing. I wish him the best with repping Rick. But now that my album is about to drop, its time to get serious and stop playing games. If I could turn back time…I wouldn’t have made the decision to let Troy go.” Source

Damn but did she rally have to play Pappa Ditty Pop out like that?

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So LA Reid is NOT Fired?

Written on September 23, 2010 by

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We keep hearing that Antonio “L.A.” Read has been fired from Island Def Jamb.  But a rep for the lable says that the rumors “are completely untrue and without merit.” Source

I wonder where these rumors are coming from and if we’ll hear in two weeks that he “stepped down” from his position.

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T.I. May Lose Endorsement

Written on September 9, 2010 by

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Because of T.I.’s recent trouble with the law he may lose his AXE endorsement.

A rep for AXE told TMZ they’re “troubled by [T.I.'s] arrest” and have been forced into “reviewing our promotional activities” with the rapper. Translation — it doesn’t look good for T.I. Source

Good for him.  He obviously didn’t learn his lesson while he was locked up.

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Danielle is Out

Written on September 8, 2010 by

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It’s official, Daneille Staub will not be returning to the ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ next season.

Andy Cohen, who hosted the reunion show posted a blog that read, “The reunion was Danielle’s last appearance on The Real Housewives of New Jersey. We thought the hugs were a great way to end two seasons of bitterness between the women.”

Danielle commented saying, “I’m way too good for this. They have used me about as much as I can be used.
“I think it’s time for me to move on and upward,” she told Us Magazine. “I don’t see any interest for me to be attacked like that.”
Danielle’s not skipping a beat though she said that she wants to branch off. “I want my own show,” she said.
“I want to be me now. Not me according to other people. Me…a spin-off is absolutely, positively where I’m going.”
She feels that a spin-off would allow “my kids to be seen for the wonderful children that they are. I want to be shown as a mother, an artist, a supporter of my charities and the foundations that I’m passionate about. I want to use my platform to speak about the things that I love in my life.” Source

This show is nothing without Danielle.  Bringing Kim G and Kim D into the mix might keep it afloat for a few episodes but I can’t deal with their brand of crazy.  They’re annoying-crazy.  Danielle is pathological-psychopathic-prostitution whore-engaged 19 fucking times-bat shit-crazy…that’s my kinda crazy and she will be missed.

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Jazzy Jeff’s AM Tribute Set Cut Short

Written on August 29, 2010 by

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DJ Jazzy Jeff was cut off by club owners mid-set druing a DJ AM Tribute. He was at Surrender in Vegas and the management was apparently “unhappy” with the music he was playing so the pulled him mid set.

He later tweeted, saying “Funny when people r having a good time but management isn’t..can u say…The Right Party at the Wrong Place…F*** it…AM Lives.” Source

Jeff is just tryin to make a damn living. Jeez, cut the guy some slack.

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Dr. Laura Steps Down

Written on August 20, 2010 by

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Dr. Laura Schlessinger has stepped down from her radio show after her n****r filled rant.

She told Larry King, “My contract is up for my radio show at the end of the year and I’ve made the decision not to do radio anymore. The reason is I want to regain my First Amendment rights.I want to be able to say what’s on my mind and in my heart and what I think is helpful and useful without somebody getting angry, some special interest group deciding this is the time to silence a voice of dissent and attack affiliates, attack sponsors. I’m sort of done with that.

“I’m not retiring, I’m not quitting, I feel energized actually. Stronger and freer to say the things that I believe need to be said for people in this country.”

Peep the vid for snippets from her rant:

Source

That’s right Laura, you should be free to be as racist as you want! Actually, I wouldn’t even classify what she did as particularly racist (maybe only a little). But it was wildly inappropriate and she should at least understand the backlash. I mean c’mon son!

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Jada Fires Consultants Because of her Mom

Written on August 14, 2010 by

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In ‘HawthoRNe ‘Jada also produces, she plays Chief Nursing Officer, Christina Hawthrone. When her mom, Adrienne Banfield-Jones, who’s a nurse, told her that the show is horribly inaccurate, Jada fired all the technical consultants.

Jada says, “She (her mom) did quite a bit (of criticizing) last year (09), which is why I got a new technical team this year… Last year she was really on top of it and I’m very thankful because there were a lot of things she was making me aware of that I don’t think I would’ve been if she hadn’t been (there).

“Things like how we put the cap back on the needle, or how we inject the needle, or how we resuscitate. (It’s) very specific and we got a lot of nurses last year emailing and saying, ‘We like the show but you’re not really doing this and this.’ At the end of the season I had a six-page email (from her mum). But this year she helped make a much better show, so kudos to her.” Source

I’m glad. Because I’d watch the show with my mom, who’s been a nurse for over thirty years and she’d be like, “That, that just happened right there…yea, that would never happen.”

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J-Lo Won’t Be On Idol Afterall

Written on August 14, 2010 by

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Jennifer Lopez was set to be a new judge on American Idol, but that’s not gonna happen anymore.

A source says, “Her demands got out of hand. Fox had just had enough.” People

Being a diva is a problem…especially when it costs you a job. Fail!

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Ellen and Kara Get Replaced

Written on August 3, 2010 by

Filed Under: I Quit!, Jennifer Lopez, New Ventures/Jobs, Reality TV, You're Fired!

So we’ve just learned that after one season as a judge, Ellen DeGeneres has quit and Kara Dioguardi was fired. We’re not sure if Ellen will be replaced but Kara’s replacement will be Jennifer Lopez.

We’ve known for a while that Simon Cowell is dunzo and ready to move on and word is that Aerosmith front man, Steven Tyler, will replace him. Randy Jackson is the only original surviving judge. Source

Will you guys watch with Big Lips, Big Ass and Big Everything as judges?

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Alicia and Long Time Manager Split

Written on July 19, 2010 by

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Alicia Keys and her manager, Jeff Robinson, have decided to go their separate ways.  Jeff has been with Alicia since she was a teenager.  He released a statement saying that they have “modified the structure of their business relationship.”

Here’s the official press release:

“Jeff Robinson, CEO of MBK Entertainment Inc., and 12 Time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys have decided to modify the structure of their business relationship. Robinson and Keys will continue to collaborate on future albums together through MBK/J Records while Alicia will oversee other aspects of her career.

“MBK Entertainment Inc. has been the management firm for Alicia Keys since she was a teenager-guiding all aspects of her career, including world renowned multi platinum award winning album, films, and branding opportunities. Keys and Robinson have mutually and amicably agreed to pursue other opportunities.

“This decision will allow Alicia more control over all aspects of her career from singing and songwriting, to leading many business ventures and social causes. Keys’ company, AK Worldwide, will now have responsibility and oversight for Alicia’s touring, endorsements, sponsorships, licensing, new business development, television and film ventures.

“MBK, a multifaceted entertainment company with a film, television, publishing and independent marketing divisions, will continue to focus on developing the careers of new, young talented artists such as Elle Varner and Gabi Wilson, who are both signed to MBK Entertainment. The company will also delve deeper into the gospel music format with their newly formed Glory to Glory Records.

“Keys and Robinson have mutually and amicably agreed to pursue other opportunities.” Source

Sooooo, she fired him then? Cus that’s what it sounds like to me.

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Tiki is Cryin’ Broke

Written on June 24, 2010 by

Filed Under: Broke as a Joke, Splitzville, You're Fired!

Tiki Barber is claiming that he’s broke and that’s the reason why he doesn’t want to give his soon-to-be ex, Ginny, all the dough she’s asking for.

He lost his $300K contract with NBC so he’s hurting for cash. One source said, “The show didn’t want to be seen to end their deal with Tiki over the divorce, but there was a morality clause [in his contract], which said that any scandals that could affect his standing with viewers could end his deal.” Source

Well, had he not been such a nasty dirty rat bastard, he wouldn’t be in this situation. Get his ass Ginny!

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Diddy is Changing His Ways

Written on June 16, 2010 by

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Diddy opened up to XXL Magazine to talk about how he deals with his staff. This is how he handed one of his assistants that was complaining:

“He was like, ‘I’m tired, I can’t do it no more.’ Instead of being compassionate, I said, ‘You know what rhymes with tired?’ That’s the savage in me.”

He said he’s trying to change his ways.

He added, “People were getting turned off by my success. It was all champagne, bad chicks, winning all the time. Who wants to see that? I think a lot of artists who get that power go through that storm of self-destruction, and they learn to become better people. It was a lesson that I learned.” Source

Let’s see how long the new Diddy lasts.

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GaGa Fires a Chunk of her Staff

Written on May 22, 2010 by

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GaGa recently fired her entire security team after a fan made it on stage during one of her concerts in Japan.

A source said: “She went mad. She couldn’t believe they could let these things happen so she fired them on the spot.

“She goes out of her way to make her shows perfect and she expects the same from her people.”

She’s apparently went on a firing rampage. She fired her wardrobe assistant for forgetting to lock her dressing room door.

The same source added, “Some thought she would calm down but she put them straight on a plane home.” Source

Well hells bells I would have canned my security too. The wardrobe assistant would have been safe but that security would have to go.

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Megan Dropped from ‘Transformers 3′

Written on May 21, 2010 by

Filed Under: Actors, I Quit!, New Movies, You're Fired!

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After starring in two installments of Transformers, Megan Fox is a no go for the third movie.

She and director Michael Bay clearly don’t care for each other and even though they’ve gone back in forth in the press he said he was excited to work with heron Transformers 3. He made the following announcement on his blog (MichaelBay.com): “P.S. Megan Fox, welcome back. I promise no alien robots will harm you in any way during the production of this motion picture. Please consult your Physician when working under my direction because some side effects can occur, such as mild dizziness, intense nausea, suicidal tendencies, depression, minor chest hair growth, random internal hemorrhaging and inability to sleep.”

But she’s not coming back. Her rep said, “It was her decision not to return. She wishes the franchise the best.

She’s not hurting for work though. She has three films set to come out this year. Source
Whether Megan’s in the movie or not I probably won’t be seeing it. The first one was good. The second one was racist. No need to waste my time on a third.

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Kelly Gets the Boot

Written on May 17, 2010 by

Filed Under: Kelly Rowland, You're Fired!

 

If some of you recall, Kelly Rowland along with Isaac Mizrahi hosted and judged a “Project Runway”-esque show called the fashion show.  Well the show will be back for its second season on Bravo, but Kelly will not.  She’s being replaced by Iman.

Iman said, “I am so excited to be joining the Bravo team and to be working again with Isaac Mizrahi, my close friend of many, many years.  I am also looking forward to all of the behind-the-scenes excitement and drama that is generated through the creative process of these undiscovered fashion designers.” Source

Kelly was fine on the show.  But I don’t really see her as a fashionista (sowwy).  So I’m thinking that Queen Iman will be a better fit.

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Brit Cans Her Agent

Written on May 13, 2010 by

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Brit has reportedly fired her boyfriend/agent Jason Trawick.

The two “have decided to end their professional relationship and focus on their personal relationship,” her rep tells PEOPLE. “Since wrapping her recent world tour, Spears has been busy in the studio working on her next album.” Source

I wonder if she fired him as her boyfriend too.

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Kimbo Slice Canned

Written on May 10, 2010 by

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Ultimate Fighting champ Kimbo Slice has been canned from the UFC after losing to newcomer Matt Mitrione this past weekend.

“That’s probably Kimbo’s last fight in the UFC,” UFC pres Dana White said. “Listen, Kimbo made it farther than I thought he would.”

Kimbo started fighting professionally after his street fights made him a YouTube sensation.

“He took things serious, trained and went after it,” Dana said. “His first fight wasn’t the YouTube fights you saw. He won that fight [against Houston Alexander on the TUF 10 finale]. He deserved another fight in the UFC and he lost. Got nothing but respect for Kimbo and I like him as a person. And I think he’s carried himself really well.”

When asked about the “probably” in his original Kimbo quote, White then said “definitively” that Slice was gone.

“I’m sorry I let y’all down.. Im ok just dissapointed,” Kimbo tweeted (@KimboSlice). “Thnkxx again for all y’all supporting me.. It gives me motivation to move forward..rough morning though.” Source

Wait, Kimbo has a Twitter account? Like his giant ape/monster fingers can actually type…better yet he can read and write?! This is where the real story is friends.

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LT Dropped from NutriSystem

Written on May 9, 2010 by

Filed Under: You're Fired!

And the hits keep coming.  LT was recently arrested for rape and patronizing a prostitute.  Now he’s been dropped by Nutricsystem.  He’d scored an indorsement with the weight loss progam and they decided to say peace out.

Nutrisystems says, “Based on the severity of these allegations, Nutrisystem has made the decision to sever our relationship with Mr. Taylor effective immediately,” Source

LT’s no angel, and I’m sure he was definitely down to bang a prostitute.  But we don’t know if he’s guilty or not…not yet anyway.  Sucks that Nutrisystem bailed so fast.

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Wayne Gets Guard Fired

Written on May 1, 2010 by

Filed Under: Lil' Wayne, Locked Up, You're Fired!

Amelia Negron, a prison guard at Rikers was recently let go after allegedly sneaking into an unauthorized unit where Lil’ Wayne is being held.

She says, “I don’t even like rap. I like rock and alternative music and didn’t know much about him when they said I tried to see him. None of it’s true. The door to the area was unlocked, and so I went in to say hello, and that officer said, ‘Hey, you can’t be here. We’ve got a celeb here.’ I said, ‘Okay, no problem,’ turned around and left. (I) did nothing wrong, but (I was) threatened with criminal charges, transfers, suspensions.”

Amelia plans to file a suit claiming discrimination and harassment. Source

Damn shame. Even if she did wanna say hey, did they have to can her?

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Nicki Minaj Fires Manager

Written on April 13, 2010 by

Filed Under: You're Fired!

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Rumor has it that Nicki Minaj has fired her manager, Deb Antney, and hired Diddy. Here’s what an source said, “I know for a FACT that she was fired because the stupid bch neglected to get Nicki Minaj an international work permit (you need those to perform outside of the US) and they take a long time to obtain. Well, Nicki cant work outside the US on the tour, so therefore she couldn’t go..boo hoo. The manager neglected to tie some loose ends in regards to that. Now, i am the managers associate (friend) so i know this for sure. it was an honest mistake. Deb dont know s–t about managing an international act.

Deb confirmed she’s no longer Nicki’s manager saying, “I received a letter, which was (a) suspension. The next letter that came in was a cease and desist in doing all business with Nicki Minaj from Nicki’s attorney. I love Nicki. I wish her the most success. It’s not about the music, she’s like one of my children… I wish her no harm, only much success.”Source
Interesting…

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LA Reid Avoids Termination Questions

Written on March 11, 2010 by

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LA Reid, CEO of Def Jam, was supposed to give a speech at the Billboard 2010 Music & Money Symposium but he backed out just hours before saying his son had a head injury and needed surgery.

Many people think he was just afraid to be questioned about his impending termination from Def Jam. A source close to him, however, says that he’s not going anywhere and is about to sign J Lo. Source

Um, the reason why thety want to fire him is because of poor record sales…Saying that he’s signing J-Lo isn’t helping his case.

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J-Lo Dropped From Label?

Written on February 25, 2010 by

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We heard last week that J-Lo got dropped from Epic Records and now she’s released a statement addressing the issue. She says:

“I am making this statement to put an end to any confusion in regards to my next album, titled ‘Love.’ I have belonged to the Sony family since the beginning of my career as a singer and together we’ve had great success. I have fulfilled my contractual responsibilities with Sony/Epic up to this point, and we have both reached friendly terms about my departure from the label. I’m also happy to say that we’ve found a new home for my album, ‘Love,’ and that it is slated for release in the summer of 2010.” Source

I veto the album. She should just stick to mediocre romantic comedies…it’s more her thing than singing…in my humble opinion that is.

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Crittenton and Arenas Suspended for the Rest of the Season

Written on January 29, 2010 by

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Both Javaris Crittenton and Gilbert Arenas have been suspended from the NBA for the rest of the season. The players are being punished for a gun altercation that went down in December.

“This is about the health and safety of our players and all players,” NBA Commissioner David Stern said, “as well as our overall image of our players, and we’re going to make, I would guess, an even stronger statement on this subject than is being made by this penalty being announced today.”

“Bringing handguns into the workplace … is unacceptable. You can’t do it. You want your employees to feel safe, and we’re lucky that something worse or something serious didn’t come out of it,” team president Ernie Grunfeld said. “I think the league has to send a very strong message. We have to send a very strong message also.” Source

Both their asses need to go to jail. Too bad, so sad.

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Conan O’Brian Wins Big

Written on January 22, 2010 by

Filed Under: I Quit!, I'm Rich Bitch!, You're Fired!

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Conan O’Brien’s exit interview with NBC has been conducted and he made out like a fat rat. Awesome!

According to the New York Times, Conan will be paid $45 million and he’s givng $13 million of that to his staff. As part of the agreement Conan can move on to a new network in 8 months. His manager issued a statement saying:

“Conan was appreciative of the steps NBC made to take care of his staff and crew, and decided to supplement the severance they were getting out of his own pocket. Now he just wants to get back on the air as quickly as possible.”

The show will be dunzo tonight…so I hope you all tune in. Source

Good luck my pale fire crotched knight. I only want the best for you.

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