Month: October 2005

Wyclef to star in untitled HBO comedy series

Wyclef Jean has cut a deal with HBO to produce and star in a comedy series loosely based on his life. The project is in the early stages of development, will be…

DMX may face short jail time

“Here we go again” exclaimed DMX as he left a New York courtroom in connection to an accident The Bronx this past April in which his 2005 Dodge SUV hit another car,…

Actor Nipsey Russell dies

Actor Nipsey Russell, who had been suffering from cancer, died Sunday afternoon at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. Russell was born in Atlanta and launched his television career in the 1961…

Buju Banton to stand trial in gay assault case

EURweb reports that reggae signer Buju Banton is set to go on trial Oct. 19 for his alleged role in a 2004 attack against a group of gay men in Jamaica.

Fantasia Barrino can’t read

During an appearance on ABC’s ’20/20′ American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino revealed that she is functionally illiterate. “You’re illiterate to just about everything. You don’t want to misspell,” Fantasia told “20/20.” “So…

Death of a dynasty

Mogul Dame Dash released a state concerning the sale of his 25% stake in the Rocawear colthing company: “I feel like my partners don’t understand what I’m trying to represent. We were…

Jamie Foxx furious over racial joke

Last month Hollywood.com reported that Oscar winner Jamie Foxx erupted on the set of his new movie “Miami Vice” after learning of a racist prank played on his stand-in.