Month: January 2009

VH1 adds Terrell Owens to reality-saturated lineup

Cable channel VH1 is continuing on its quest to make itself completely irrelevant. The former music channel, that is now home to such critically acclaimed reality show programming as “Tool Academy,” “Rock…

Fabolous has Bad Credit; 5 Credit Cards Declined at Bar

Brooklyn rapper Fabolous got a taste of what many Americans have been feeling in the weakened economy. The Def Jam artist faced embarrassment when his credit cards when declined while he attempted…

“NOTORIOUS” STAR ACCUSED OF SPOUSAL ABUSE

Struggling rapper-turned-actor Jamal “Gravy” Woolard is scheduled to appear before a judge later this month to answer charges that he assaulted his wife. Woolard, who portrays murdered rap icon Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.”…

P.E.T.A. Wants Michael Vick to Undergo Psych Tests

Sports Illustrated reported Wednesday that animal rights group P.E.T.A (people For The Ethical Treatment of Animal) has decided against shooting a anti-dog fighting commercial with ex-footballer Michael Vick after his attorney sought…

Actor Ricardo Montalban dead at 88

Ricardo Montalban, who portrayed Mr. Roarke in the late ‘70s T.V. show “Fantasy Island,” died at his home in Los Angeles on Wednesday morning (Jan. 14). L.A. city council president Eric Garcetti…

FOX CANCELS “PRISON BREAK”

In a move that should have happened a year ago FOX has decided not to renew its prison drama, “Prison Break”. The Wentworth Miller-led show followed a group of escaped cons on…

Bizzy Bone Beaten and Robbed at L.A. Hotel

Rapper Bizzy Bone of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is recovering after being assaulted and robbed at a Los Angeles hotel last week. While the number of assailants remains unclear, police quickly collared 30-year-old Marlo…

After 11-Year Marriage, R. Kelly's Divorce Made Official

Troubled singer R. Kelly has finalized his divorced from wife Andrea Lee Kelly after 11 years of marriage. Lawyers for Mr. Kelly, 42, released a statement this week announcing that the couple’s…

POLICE HUNT FOR FAIZON LOVE AFTER HOTEL ASSAULT

Actor Faizon Love is wanted by the police. Love, who last appeared in 2007’s “The Perfect Holiday”, is the being sought by police in connection to an assault that took place at…

Coroner Report Shows Dr. Dre's Son Died of Drug Overdose

The L.A. County Coroner’s office on Friday (Jan. 2) released the results of a toxicology test on Andre Young, Jr., son of hip hop super producer/rapper Dr. Dre (a.k.a. Andre Young, Sr.),…