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Diddy announces the return of ‘Making the Band’ on MTV in 2020

Diddy announces the return of ‘Making the Band’ on MTV in 2020

NEW YORK – After getting the opinions of Seth Rogen, Wale and others, Sean “Diddy” Combs has decided to bring back his music competition reality TV series, “Making the Band.” The Wrap reported that the mogul announced the news on Twitter and other social media. “MTV and I are back together again!!” Diddy said in a statement. “‘Making the Band’ is…MORE

3-year-old girl fatally shot during road rage incident, police say

3-year-old girl fatally shot during road rage incident, police say

MILWAUKEE – A 3-year-old girl riding in a car with her mother and three siblings was fatally shot Saturday morning during a road rage incident, police said. The girl was with her mother and three siblings, aged 1, 2 and 4, when they nearly collided with another vehicle around 8:30 a.m., WISN reported. The driver of that…MORE

Cam Newton reportedly offers passenger $1,500 to switch seats on plane, gets rejected

Cam Newton reportedly offers passenger $1,500 to switch seats on plane, gets rejected

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – On a recent flight, Carolina Panthers star Cam Newton reportedly offered another passenger $1,500 to switch seats so the quarterback could have more leg room. WSOC-TV reported that the passenger declined the offer, according to Twitter user Eli Edwards, who shared a video Friday of the proposed deal on board the plane. The video appears to show Newton,…MORE

2019 BET Awards winners: The complete list

2019 BET Awards winners: The complete list

Video of the year 21 Savage featuring J. Cole, “A Lot” Cardi B, “Money” Cardi B and Bruno Mars, “Please Me” Childish Gambino, “This Is America” *WINNER Drake, “Nice for What” The Carters, “Apeshit” Best female R&B/pop artist Beyoncé *WINNER Ella Mai H.E.R. Solange SZA Teyana Taylor. Best male R&B/pop artist Anderson .Paak Bruno Mars…MORE

CHICAGO – A judge in Chicago on Thursday unsealed court records related to “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett’s arrest earlier this year, according to multiple reports. The decision came after several news organizations asked the records be made public, according to The New York Times. Cook County Judge Stephen Watkins ruled in favor of making all records public…MORE

Rapper Kodak Black is arrested on firearm charges at Rolling Loud Festival

Rapper Kodak Black is arrested on firearm charges at Rolling Loud Festival

Kodak Black was arrested at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival in Miami, right before he was set to perform, authorities said. The Florida rapper, whose real name is Bill K. Kapri, was taken into custody Saturday for alleged state and federal firearm violations, said Roberto Gonzalez with the US Marshals Office of the Southern District of Florida.…MORE

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How to own your birthday like you’re Queen Beyoncé herself

How to own your birthday like you’re Queen Beyoncé herself

September 4 is a very important day in the lives of the Beyhive. It’s Beyoncé’s birthday, also known as “Bey Day.” It comes once every year, and her fans always seem to stay in formation, buzzing all through the interwebs as they scour for the details of how their Queen Bey spent her day. The Texas diva has an…

Former Cowboys defensive end Ryan Russell comes out as bisexual

Former Cowboys defensive end Ryan Russell comes out as bisexual

An NFL free agent and former defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers has publicly revealed he is bisexual. Ryan Russell shared his truth in an ESPN profile. “I do have one strong regret that has inspired me to make a promise to myself: This is the last time I will ever interview…

Alex Trebek back hosting ‘Jeopardy!’ after completing chemotherapy

Alex Trebek back hosting ‘Jeopardy!’ after completing chemotherapy

Alex Trebek is back hosting “Jeopardy!” after completing chemotherapy treatment for pancreatic cancer. Trebek, 79, said in a video posted to “Jeopardy!” social media pages that he’s “on the mend,” and is shown doing push-ups backstage while taping the 36th season of the TV game show. “I’ve gone through a lot of chemotherapy, and thankfully that is…

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