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Published: Sunday, September 03, 2017 @ 12:44 PM
— Troubled Florida teenager Danielle Bregoli, who first gained fame for her “Cash Me Outside” catchphrase, is branching into rap. How bow dah?
The 14-year-old from Boynton Beach announced the release of her first single on Instagram on Friday, boasting, “Now da whole game scared,” and adding a link on her account to a 30-second sample of the song called “These Heaux.”
Bregoli goes by the stage name “Bhad Bhabie,” which has been her Instagram account name since her catchphrase caught fire.
A warning here that the new song, whose title is predictably pronounced “hoes,” contains graphic lyrics and language.
Bregoli was scheduled to appear in Fort Lauderdale as part of her “summer tour,” but that performance in July, which was expected to include the teen lip-syncing and rapping to songs, and a live Q & A with the audience, was canceled.
The teen was sentenced to five years probation last month, until she’s 19-years-old, after pleading guilty to juvenile charges stemming from four separate arrests, the most recent of which happened in April.
She was found in a car with marijuana, according to the state attorney’s office.
“I was with a friend I shouldn’t have been with, a friend from my past … ” Bregoli said. “I regret it very much.”
On three separate occasions last year, Bregoli allegedly stole her mother’s purse, stole her mother’s car and called the police to falsely report that her mother had been using heroin, officials with the state attorney’s office said.
Two additional charges were dismissed by the state attorney’s office in June.
Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 1:14 PM
— The friendships forged in college don’t always last.
But it turns out that the one Dayton realtor Shannon Jackson and Omarosa Manigault-Newman formed in a Central State University communications class 26 years ago was made out of super strong stuff.
“We connected on so many different levels,” said Manigault-Newman, a reality TV star and former assistant and a director of communications in the President Donald Trump administration. “She’s has had my back through good times and bad times and through rough patches.”
Manigault Newman, who is often referred to as just Omarosa, will have Jackson’s back today as Jackson and Kurt Jackson — her husband of 8 years and an agent for 25 years — open their HER Realtors office at 1024 W. Third St. in Dayton’s historic Wright-Dunbar neighborhood.
There will be a 12:30 p.m. flyover in Xenia today at Lewis A. Jackson Regional Airport led by Allan B. Taylor, Jackson’s brother, to recognize the neighborhood’s aviation heritage.
The public is invited to a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. at the new office.
Jackson said she chose the neighborhood partly because it is central located, as her business serves all of the Miami Valley.
She said she also is happy to contribute to Wright-Dunbar revitalization. The building also contains the City of Dayton’s Innerwest Priority Board office.
“I want to see the westside grow and develop, and I want to be a part of it,” Jackson said.
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The office will have about 10 to 15 agents, Jackson said.
Manigault-Newman now lives in Jacksonville, Florida and married Pastor John Allen Newman, the senior pastor of The Sanctuary at Mount Calvary, last year.
An ordained minister herself, Manigault-Newman works with her husband. The Toledo native studied at the United Theological Seminary in Dayton and the Payne Theological Seminary in Wilberforce.
She said she and Jackson both share a deep connection to their mothers and keep faith as the center of everything they do.
“Our marriages are based on hope, faith and love,” she said. “This move into her new physical space is a move so she can help the community more. So people can experience the greatest thing you can as an American and that is to be a homeowner.”
Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 1:24 PM
Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 1:24 PM
— Police in Florida have arrested a man in connection to the death of rapper XXXTentacion, who was shot and killed in Deerfield Beach on Monday, according to sheriff’s deputies.
Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Gina Carter confirmed Thursday that Dedrick Williams, 22, was arrested in connection to the death of 20-year-old Jahseh Onfroy, better known by his stage name XXXTentacion.
In just more than 48 hours, #BSO homicide detectives arrested Dedrick Devonshay Williams for the murder of Jahseh Onfroy, also known as XXXTentacion. Williams (dob 3/23/96) was taken into custody shortly before 7p.m. in Pompano. More details will be released later today. pic.twitter.com/OkP2usoqNH— Gina Carter (@bso_gina) June 21, 2018
Broward County Jail records show Williams was charged with first-degree murder without premeditation, among other charges. He was being held Thursday without bond at the Broward County Jail, according to the Palm Beach Post.
The newspaper reported that deputies pulled over Williams around 7 p.m. Wednesday in Pompano Beach. He was wanted on a warrant for driving with an invalid Florida license and a suspended ID, according to the Post. Broward County Jail records show Williams is on a felony probation.
Williams is believed to have had an “active part” in Onfroy’s deaeth, deputies said in an arrest warrant obtained by the Post.
Onfroy was shot Monday outside a motorcycle dealership. Deputies said he was leaving RIVA Motorsports when he was approached by two armed people in an apparent robbery. At least one of them opened fire, hitting the rapper.
Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 9:58 AM
NEW YORK — “Saturday Night Live” comedian Pete Davidson has confirmed his whirlwind engagement to singer Ariana Grande.
The 24-year-old appeared on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” Wednesday and said he’s gotten support from other men on the street.
“You know you didn’t have to get engaged to Ariana Grande to come on our show,” Fallon joked.
“But I did, though,” Davidson said. “I feel like I won a contest. It’s so sick. It’s so (expletive) lit. It’s so lit, it’s so funny when you’re walking down the street, dudes are walking by and (tipping their hat).
“Some guy came up to me and said, ‘Yo man, you like gave me hope.’ I didn’t know I was that ugly.”
Getting more serious, Davidson admitted he was lucky to be with Grande.
“I’m a lucky (expletive),” he said. “I’m forever known as her plus-one.”
Davidson appeared to confirm the engagement before his “Tonight Show” appearance in the form of an Instagram post. In the photo, Davidson hold Grande in his lap and her reported $93,000 engagement ring is on display.
The couple seems to be moving fast. According to TMZ, they purchased a $16 million apartment in New York. Refinery29 reported that, over the weekend, Grande made a post on her Instagram story that seemed to indicate that the couple moved in together.
Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 @ 3:37 PM
— She didn’t wear combat boots — and maybe that made all the difference.
Amelia Robinson chatted with actress Sherri Saum for the latest episode of the What Had Happened Was podcast.
The world knows Saum best for her role as Lena Adams Foster on the groundbreaking TV show “The Fosters,” but many in these parts know her best as the daughter of former “Dayton Daily News” copy editor Lois Saum of Kettering.
Amelia and Sherri chat about Sherri’s upbringing in Kettering and how her fashion magazines weren’t exactly safe at Fairmont High School.
They also dished about the Fosters (and what Sherri is doing now), the parking situation in Dayton and the general hotness of Sherri’s husband, Kamar de los Reyes of “One Life to Live” fame.
Amelia’s grandma Nellie, a major “One Live to Live fan,” would be proud.
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