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Published: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 @ 4:53 PM
— Eminem will be returning to the BET Hip Hop Awards cypher, host DJ Khaled confirmed on Twitter Tuesday. XXL Mag reported the news Tuesday.
On the BET website, though, Em isn’t listed. Fat Joe, Kash Doll, Rapsody and Cyhi the Prynce are named as artists who will be in the cypher.
The Detroit rapper’s appearance was initially a surprise, according to a tweet from Khaled Monday.
Eminem previously had a cypher at the show in 2009 with Black Thought and Mos Depp. In 2011, he rapped on the Shady 2.0 Cypher with Slaughterhouse, Yelawolf, Joe Budden, Crooked I, Joell Ortiz and Royce Da 5’9”.
Published: Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 5:14 PM
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. — Rapper XXXTentacion was shot and later died in Deerfield Beach, Florida, Monday.
TMZ first reported the 20-year-old, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, was unresponsive and, according to a witness, did not appear to have a pulse. The celebrity gossip site reported that died shortly after, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. He was pronounced dead at 5:40 p.m.
#BreakingNews The adult male that was taken to the hospital has been pronounced dead.— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) June 18, 2018
The adult male victim has been confirmed as 20 year old Jahseh Onfroy aka rapper #XXXTentacion.— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) June 18, 2018
According to People, the shooting was reported at 3:57 p.m.
“There was a shooting in Deerfield. Our officers are on the scene and we’re gathering information,” Broward County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jonathan Fishman told Miami New Times earlier Monday afternoon. “We can't confirm anything else right now but will release more information soon.”
TMZ reported that the Broward County Fire Department said Onfroy was rushed to a hospital. A graphic, censored video on the gossip site shows the scene of the shooting.
Onfroy recently appeared on XXL Mag’s Freshman Class issue. Winning the fan vote to appear on the cover, he posed with amaiyah, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, PnB Rock, MadeinTYO, Playboi Carti, Aminé, Kap G, KYLE and Ugly God. His second album “?” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
Outside of music, Onfroy is awaiting trial, accused of domestic violence against his pregnant girlfriend. According to an October 2016 arrest report, Onfroy was charged with battery and aggravated assault of a pregnant victim and false imprisonment. He pleaded no contest to charges of armed home invasion robbery and aggravated battery with a firearm and was released from jail on bail March 26, 2017. He was ordered to serve six years of probation. He was accused by prosecutors of witness tampering and was jailed again in December 2017 before being released on house arrest.
Published: Monday, June 11, 2018 @ 7:45 AM
— Actor Robert De Niro, a vocal Trump opponent, dropped two of F-bombs on live television at the Tony Awards in June.
His profanity-laced tirade about President Donald Trump was received by a standing ovation from the audience at the Tony Awards.
» TRENDING: Robert De Niro blasts Trump in bleeped comments
“I’m gonna say one thing: f—- Trump!” he said, waving his two fists in the air. “It’s no longer down with Trump, it’s f—- Trump!”
De Niro has criticized Trump multiple times, including during opening nights at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival in April. De Niro isn’t the first celebrity to insult a president. Here are five other times celebrities feuded with Trump:
1. Bette Midler
Bette Midler has also been vocal about her dislike of Trump in the past. The two celebrities have traded insults on Twitter.
I never liked @BetteMidler's persona or singing and haven't heard her name in years.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 28, 2012
60 Shades of Stupidity: Ten extra points for the terrible dye job someone talked him into. http://t.co/UjTteuv2— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) October 26, 2012
2. Meryl Streep
The actress called out Trump during a speech at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards, highlighting the time he made fun of a disabled reporter. Trump responded on Twitter.
Meryl Streep, one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood, doesn't know me but attacked last night at the Golden Globes. She is a.....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2017
Hillary flunky who lost big. For the 100th time, I never "mocked" a disabled reporter (would never do that) but simply showed him.......— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2017
"groveling" when he totally changed a 16 year old story that he had written in order to make me look bad. Just more very dishonest media!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2017
3. Martha Stewart
In an open letter, Trump called Stewart “terrible” and said “she “lacked the mood, temperament, and just about everything else a show needs for success.” She had her own spinoff show of The Apprentice, which Trump said was less successful than his own. She called his comments “mean-spirited.”
After Beyonce and her husband Jay-Z performed at a Hillary Clinton political rally, Trump critiqued their singing. “The language is so bad. As they were singing? Singing, right? Talking? Was it talking or singing? I don’t know. But the language – by both – but the language was so bad, that many of the people left. By the time Hillary got up, there was nobody there,” Trump said.
In 2011, Rihanna cancelled a performance at Trump charity event due to illness. When she was seen the day after the charity event at the NBA All-Star game, Trump said her cancellation was insulting. “But for Rihanna to go to the All-Star Game and perform after she told us she was sick, that is just a lack of respect,” he said.
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Published: Friday, June 15, 2018 @ 5:41 PM
— Award-winning celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has been cremated in France and his remains are returning to the United States on Friday, according to news reports.
Bourdain, the host of CNN’s popular, Emmy-winning “Parts Unknown” for 11 seasons, was found dead in in Kaysersberg, France, a week ago. The medical examiner ruled his death a suicide after he was found unresponsive in his luxury hotel room by close friend and fellow chef Eric Ripert.
Bourdain, 61, was in France filming another episode for his show.
He was cremated in a private service in France, according to People magazine and other outlets who cited anonymous sources. Since his divorce from Octavia Busia in 2016 was not finalized, she is legally his next of kin. The couple had a daughter, who is now 11.
Published: Monday, March 05, 2018 @ 1:38 PM
— Beyonce and Jay-Z appeared to have a sequel to their successful 2014 “On the Run” tour Monday, but not before the date was removed.
Variety reported that a date for the “On the Run 2” tour was announced on Beyonce’s Facebook and Ticketmaster pages for one date on July 30. The posts with the date for the performance, which was to be held at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, were quickly pulled. The date also appeared on Jay-Z’s Facebook page.
Complex reported that there were three listings for the date on Beyonce’s fan page.
The BeyHive quickly became excited, with some speculating that the long-rumored collaboration album between the singer and rapper was coming.
On Friday, Us Weekly reported that the two could be announcing a joint album and world tour, citing a Feb. 28 report from Italian newspaper Il Giorno.