Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight have separated on their five year anniversary.”The decision was mutually reached after it became clear to both that some perspective was needed in order to assess their unique union,” their manager, Phil Viardo, said in a statement to the Web site HollyScoop.com.
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Archive for May, 2011
The Basketball wives score a season 3 on VH1 and continue dishing fans dose after dose of their very own glamor filled reality. Shaunie, Evelyn, Jennifer, Royce, Tami and crew will be back for another drama filled season.
“VH1 viewers connected strongly with Basket ball wives, and we’re so happy that we can continue to share these real-life stories from the worlds of music and celebrity,” said VH1 Executive Vice President, Original Programming & Production, Jeff Olde.
Basketball Wives’ is not unlike the ‘Real Housewives’ on Bravo, but these ladies are connected to some of the biggest stars in the world: players from the NBA, including queen bee Shaunie, Shaquille O’Neal’s lady.
Next season promises to bring some new wives onto the court. Interviews are being conducted and filming will commence in Miami this summer.
Family and fans paid respect to hip hop star Mante “M-Bone” Talbert on Friday.The funeral, which was open to the public, took place at Faithful Central Bible Church in his hometown of Inglewood, California. More than 2,000 attended the service including his grandmother, uncle and three remaining members of Talbert’s group Cali Swag District.
The rising star was killed in a drive by shooting in Inglewood on May 15th while sitting in a car.
The story on PBS’ NewsHour site said that the famous rapper, who was shot and killed in Las Vegas in 1996, had actually been found living in a small New Zealand town, along with fellow murdered rapper Biggie Smalls, Forbes reported Monday.
“Again, our site has been hacked — please stay with us as we work on it,” read one of the NewsHour’s several tweets responding to the incident.
Hacking group LulzSec claimed responsibility for the cheeky sting in retaliation for a PBS report critical of WikiLeaks and suspected leaker Bradley Manning aired May 24.
The hackers also posted a list of user names and passwords for PBS staff.
“We just finished watching WikiSecrets and were less than impressed. We decided to sail our Lulz Boat over to the PBS servers for further… perusing. Anyway, say hello to the insides of the PBS servers, folks,” an internet post from LulzSec said.
Singer Sean Kingston is out of the trauma unit and now stabilized after an accident while operating a jet ski in Miami Beach early Sunday.
“Sean was heading west from the MacArthur Causeway and Miami Beach Islands when his personal watercraft collided with the bridge, and he and his female passenger ended up in the water,” Jorge Pino, spokesman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, the lead investigative agency of the accident, tells People magazine.
“Not running for my life, because I have to be running for something of more value to be running and not in fear” Gil Scott-Heron
American poet, musician and author Gil Scott-Heron, best known for spoken-word songs such as “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” died May 27 at a New York City hospital at the age of 62. The Associated Press reported that he became sick upon returning from a European trip.
Gil, more accurately suggested a mix of Richard Pryor’s darkly comical oratory, beat poetry and blues-inflected ballad-singing.
Heron made poetry of confrontation and art out of everyday life. As the critic Nelson George once wrote, Scott-Heron was a “keyboardist, poet, singer, rapper, and teller of uncomfortable truths.” Those truths could encompass everything from chastising the President of the United States to musing about how difficult it sometimes is for a man to tell his child, “I love you.”
An uncompromising artist working in a machine that thrives on compromise, Scott-Heron was an imperfect fit for the disco and MTV eras, though his “uncomfortable truths” resonated with those who wanted more out of music than just escapist good times. His devotion and passion to music will live on forever and he will be missed. May you rest in peace, Gil Scott-Heron.
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Wasn’t Tony Romo just engaged to Jessica Simpson? Well the hunk married Candice Crawford, former Miss Missouri on Saturday in Dallas, Texas.
People reports that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo married reporter/anchor Candice Crawford on Saturday night at Arlington Hall in Dallas, Texas. A source at the Romo and Crawford wedding confirmed to People that the marriage was a big hit, especially the reception. “It was perfect,” said the source to People. “From the ceremony in beautiful white, to a vibrant after-party and great music selected by Tony himself.”
Candice Crawford is a former pageant queen and a KDAF-TV anchor in Dallas, Texas, as well as the younger sister of Gossip Girl actor Chace Crawford who also attended the wedding.
Today, May 28, 2011 – our President Barack Obama was in Warsaw, Poland whereas he held a bilateral meeting announcing that the United States has agreed to send F-16 fighter jets and C-130 cargo aircraft to train in Poland.
In a quick first step, F-16s from the California Air National Guard will work alongside Polish F-16s this July in a training exercise as part of the preparations for the EURO 2012 soccer tournament.
Military insiders report the dispatch of U.S. pilots to Poland sends a message of assurance to Polish leaders who are skittish about Obama’s work to improve relations with Poland’s old nemesis, Russia.