With all the legalization of marijuana going around, I guess the people have had to find away to market their products to its users. A pretty good idea considering that its a new and untapped market. Pine Brothers low key solicited the help of Wacka Flacka to send the message that if your throat hurts, or is all raspy from smoking weed , pop a Pine Brothers cough drop. The commercial made me slightly uncomfortable. When we traditionally think of cough drops, we think of their use for things that are involuntary and undesirable, like a cold. In this commercial, Wacka is selling us cough drops for some sh!t that can totally be prevented. Funny right? To add insult to injury, this more than awkward commercial aired during the height of last night’s ( 11/13/14) American Music Awards. I’m more than positive that Pine Brother’s reached their target demographic with the AMA’s, young and impressionable.
Written by Tatyana Jenene @TatyanaJenene
Mona needs to start up a show with all these Love and Hip Hop scam artist so they can teach the children how to get money, get ahead and luck up in life. Former Golden State Warriors player Joe Smith learned the hard way, never trust a pretty face with a slim waist or whatever it is that people are attracted to when it comes to that crazy ass girl, “Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood” star Moniece. According to the police report filed in Manhattan Beach, CA, Moniece wrote nine checks between October 2011 and March 2012 to someone named “Timothy Clayton Carr” totaling $109,000. Smith claims that he does not know Timothy Carr and he didn’t write the checks.
Once the police caught up to Carr, he told the police that he cashed the checks as a favor to his friend Moniece, because she didn’t have a bank account. Carr also told the police that he was unaware that there was anything wrong until the last check was cancelled. Carr also said that when he asked for repayment for the cancelled check Moniece agreed to pay him back -but when it came time to meet, he was a no show. (Guess it’s safe to say that that friendship is over.) Once the police got a hold to crazy ass Moniece she said that Joe Smith was totally aware of these checks and only cancelled them because they broke up.
If she stole $109,000 from that man, why can’t she fully get her hot, plastic dildos line she’s trying to sell you-all up and running?
Smith has been trying to press charges on Moniece for the last 2.5 years according to TMZ.
Written by Tatyana Jenene @TatyanaJenene
Royce Reed (of Basketball Wives fame) and NBA Player Dwight Howard have been fighting over their 7-year-old son Braylon Howard for what seems like years. The two meet and dated while Howard played for the Orlando Magic and Reed was a dancer for the team, after Reed decided to leave four years into their relationship, things got ugly. When Reed decided to do “Basketball Wives”, Howard hit her with a gag order which blocked her from discussing Dwight and their son on the show. June 2013, Royce congratulated Dwight on the birth of his new son while admitting that Dwight had not seen their son since that February. Fast forward to August 2013, Royce allegedly claimed that she hadn’t heard from Braylon since sending him to California to see Howard, a little while after pursuing an emergency court hearing Howard’s parents contacted Reed to let her know her son’s whereabouts and that he was fine.
Still keeping up? Alright, here we go… Dwight Howard was under investigation by the Florida Department of Child and Families after Royce went to Children Services in Orlando, FL and filed a complaint that Dwight whipped their son with a belt, which left bruises and abrasions on his leg -this was back in August of this year. When Howard was interviewed by authorities, he admitted to whooping his son and didn’t see a problem with it because that was the way he was disciplined growing up. A doctor that looked at Braylon’s injuries determined that the injuries were “consistent with Braylon being struck with the buckle end of the belt… With excessive force, resulting in soft tissue injuries such as bruising and abrasions.” – According to TMZ. The doctor suggested that Dwight attend parenting classes to learn a different way to discipline their children. Child Services closed after determining that the bruises in the photos, were not substantial enough for them to pursue any further.
Nessa Girl, it looks as if Wendy Williams’s stab at producing may signify the start of her fall from grace. Chile, quiet as its kept, I never had any intentions on watching the Aaliyah biography in the first place. No tea no shade, but it just felt like a bunch a mess from the onset. Well, I guess my spirit was right. The way y’all lit up that biography and Wendy Williams on my Twitter time line makes me glad that I didn’t waste 2 hours of my life watching a rushed biopic.
Here was my initial issue with the production of the Aaliyah biography: SHE AIN’T BEEN DEAD LONG ENOUGH. Who the hell was this biography’s target demographic? All of us that grew up on Aaliyah’s music already know just about everything there is to know about her. Hell, both Aaliyah and her core fan base lived their teenage years alongside one another. Aaliyah’s music was so before its time, that when It comes on the radio now, it still sounds very relevant. With that, the younger generations knows a little something something about her too. So I have to ask Wendy Williams, “who in the hell was this biopic designed to educate?”. Continue reading
Hey, Funky Dineva. First off, I wanna say that I’m a fan of your videos, and blog posts. I writing you because, I feel like my life has basically fallen apart. I’m 21 years old and I’m from Houston, Texas. I’m also a college student. Basically, for several years now, I’ve been staying at home with my mother, stepfather, and brother. I lived with them until I graduated high school and went off to college. To make a long story short with that situation, I went off to college and basically messed up my freshman year, because I was being lazy and homesick. I own up to it, and my mom was the only person that knew. Now I owe my school money which has to be paid back before I can return there, so now I’m at home going to a community college. For years prior, and even now, I have not been a fan of my mother’s boyfriend. I feel like he is extremely disrespectful to me, and my mother allows him to do it. She seems to think that I don’t want to see her happy, and she says it’s the fact that I don’t want no one telling me anything, which isn’t the case. To make a long story short, we got into an argument about him, and I told her I could go stay with my grandmother and father whom I really don’t have much of a relationship with. They said I can come stay with them and to add insult to injury, my dad called my mother on the phone and started an argument with her after I told him not to. He made the situation worse. They never came and got me, they made excuses, and ignored my phone calls. Now my mom has completely cut me off, and I may become homeless soon. What should I do?
Written by Tatyana Jenene @TatyanaJenene
(That’s some regal, Black Love in that picture, isn’t it?) The days of T.O.N.Y. are now over for the baby Knowles! (T.O.N.Y. stands for: The Other Night whY, for those who aren’t familiar with her music)
Congrats are in order for Solange and her longtime love Alan Ferguson, the two tied the knot on Sunday in New Orleans, Louisiana, where the couple has resided, along with Solange’s 10-year-old son, Juelz (from a previous marriage) since 2013. The 28-year-old singer received a birthday gift of a lifetime when 51-year-old Alan asked for her hand in marriage on her birthday this past June, while vacationing in the Caribbean. The lovebirds dated for five years and she even credits him for giving her a sense of balance in her personal life.
The theme was all shades of white, not only were the bride and groom looking great in their ivory jumpsuit and white tux, but every guest was dressed in some shade of white (best dressed goes to Ms. Tina Knowles, she was snatched and highly favored. AMEN!) Solange and Alan arrived to their wedding in the Bywater district riding white painted bicycles with white roses in the basket of the bike that Solange rode on. Solange’s jumpsuit was made by Stephane Rolland and Alan’s white suit was by Lanvin. Of course the family was there to support Solo and Alan on their big day -her mother, Ms. Tina Knowles and her beau, actor Richard Lawson, the entire Carter clan was in attendance and naturally, Solange’s son Daniel Smith Jr., affectionately known as Juelz, was there on his mom’s big day. (No Matthew wasn’t there, y’all know he wasn’t allowed at these type of functions, especially since his new found baby mother used to be Solange’s “friend” Bye trifling, stay home with your wife!) Notable absent was Kelly Rowland, who was a bridesmaid at Solange first wedding -but as you know, she just gave birth to her baby boy Titan, so no one expected her to be there while getting adjusted to motherhood. Also missing Michelle Williams, auntie is probably booked to capacity with the success of her new show on Oxygen “Fix My Choir” (I swear on Black “hair like wool” Jesus, this is not shade.) Continue reading
With great sadness I report to you guys that Mariah from Married to Medicine has suffered a miscarriage. On October 20th, I reported that she was pregnant with twins [Married To Medicine’s Mariah Huq Pregnant With Twins. Just In Time For A Story Line…], and it is with great sadness that I must report on November 11th, this is no more.
In a statement of confirmation, her husban Aydin Huq had this to say:
Thank you for all of your well wishes on our pregnancy. It is with heavy hearts that we must announce that we have miscarried. This is by far one of the hardest things that either of us have had to go through, and we are truly saddened by this double loss. We ask that you keep our entire family lifted in prayer, and Mariah a speedy recovery. Aydin HuQ.
I guess Benzino & Althea got sick and tired of all the drama in Atlanta, so they hightailed it to L.A. for a little rest and relaxation. I was playing around on Instagram when I stumbled across a picture of Althea & Tamar. No tea no shade, the picture looked a little weird to me, because the two ladies seem like an unlikely pairing. Real talk, I was thinking to myself, “what the hell is Tamar doing with Althea?” We all are aware that Benzino & Vince know each other. Vince even appeared on an episode of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta. Remember when Benzino was trying to help Karlie get get that daydream she calls a career off the ground? Exactly…
Upon further Instagram stalking, it appears that Tamar & Vince and Althea & Benzino went out to dinner and hung out for the night. No harm no foul right? Maybe not. Excessive picture taking and Instagram posting tends to be a habit of those of the female persuasion. I found it a little odd that majority of the pics and the videos from the night were posted by Benzino. Ok F&ck the bullsh!t. Let me stop talking in riddles. All this Instgram flexing feels like ghetto marketing. It feels like a ploy to be regarded in higher status. In my eyes, It felt like Benzino was saying “hey world, look, we hang out with Tamar & Vince.” Maybe I’m reaching, maybe I’m doing the most, but it just didn’t feel natural. In all honestly it felt kinda of creepy and calculated.
Anyway, check out the rest of the pictures from Benzino & Thi Thi’s romp with Tamar & Vince. Continue reading