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Singer Jason Derulo alleges American Airlines of Racially Discriminating Him

February 11th, 2017   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

 

On Wednesday, February 8, 2017 singer Jason Derulo posted a video on Instagram claiming that he was racially profiled by American Airlines employees. A member of his group was trying to check in 19 pieces of luggage and was told that they will have pay 6,000 dollars in order to get them check in. Jason Derulo had been already on the plane when he was told that one of his members could not board the plane due to the fee that they will have to pay. Once the plane landed back in Miami there were 15 law enforcement agents waiting to arrest Jason and the rest of his group. No charges were filed against him.

An American Airlines spokesperson released a statement saying “A passenger elected to deplane in order to travel with their checked bags.” “The passenger was rebooked with his checked bags on a later flight Wednesday evening.”(Respers).

By:
Emily Fermin

Respers, Lisa. “Jason Derulo Claims Discrimination by Airline.” CNN. Cable News Network, 9 Feb. 2017. Web. 10 Feb. 2017.

Mother of the Singer Michael Jackson accuses her nephew of abusing her

February 11th, 2017   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

 

Katherine Jackson, mother of the singer Michael Jackson was granted a temporary restraining on her nephew through marriage Trent Lamar Jackson. Katherine claims that Trent mentally and emotionally abused her for many years. Katherine hired Trent to be her personal driver and he lived in her guest house. She filed a restraining order on him because she fears that he will attack her because she fired him as her driver. Trent is accused of monitoring her phone calls, not giving her privacy during family visits and tricking bank employees to give him access to Katherine’s bank account. Katherine is now staying with her daughter, singer Janet Jackson in London because she fears for her safety. A hearing has been set for Wednesday, March 1st.

By:
Emily Fermin

Actor George Clooney and his wife, Amal are pregnant with twins

February 11th, 2017   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

 

Yesterday, Thursday February 9, 2017 Actor Matt Damon confirmed to the press that his longtime friend, actor George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney are pregnant with twins. George Clooney told Matt Damon last fall while Matt Damon was on the set of the movie “The Great Wall”. The couple have been married for almost three years. The twins are the first babies for the Clooney’s. Amal Clooney’s due date is on June 2017.

 

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Emily Fermin

Kylie Jenner lost a legal Battle with Kylie Minogue over Name Trademark

February 7th, 2017   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

Picture on the left: Kylie Minogue; Picture on the right: Kylie Jenner

On April 2014, reality star of the show “Keeping up with the Kardashians” Kylie Jenner filed a trademark request for her name “Kylie” but the Australian singer Kylie Minogue was opposed to Jenner’s trademarking of “Kylie”. Minogue sent the office of the U.S. Patent and Trademark a list of explanations about why Jenner’s application should be denied. As of last week Kylie Jenner’s request was denied. Jenner has filed an appeal to the ruling.

By:
Emily Fermin

Actress Jamie Lynn Spears’ Daughter was involved in an ATV Accident

February 7th, 2017   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

On Sunday, February 5, 2017, actress Jamie Lynn Spears’ daughter Maddie was involved in an ATV accident on their family property in Louisiana. She “was steering the ATV to avoid running over a drainage ditch near a pond on the family property in Louisiana when she “overcorrected” and caused the vehicle to enter the pond, a police report on the incident obtained by ET on Monday reveals” (Bueno). Maddie was trapped underwater inside the vehicle by the seatbelt and the ATV safety netting. The Acadian Ambulance helped rescue her out the vehicle and they transported her to a nearby hospital. Jamie Lynn and her husband Jamie Watson were nearby when the accident occurred. Maddie is in stable but critical condition.

By:
Emily Fermin

 

Bueno, Antoinette. “Jamie Lynn Spears’ Daughter Maddie Was Submerged for Two Minutes during ATV Accident.” CBS News. CBS Interactive, 07 Feb. 2017. Web. 07 Feb. 2017.

Beyonce Announces that She’s Pregnant with Twins

February 4th, 2017   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

On Wednesday February 1, 2017 singer Beyonce announced on her Instagram, that she is pregnant with twins. Her post is the most liked on Instagram with a total of 9,279,823 likes. With this announcement people are now wondering if she will still be able to perform at the Coachella Music Festival this coming April. Some of the music executives from the Coachella Music Festival (AEG Live) were unaware of her announcement until she posted on Instagram.

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Emily Fermin

Nordstrom drops Ivanka Trump Brand in Stores

February 4th, 2017   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

 

On Thursday February 2, 2017 department store chain Nordstrom decided to drop the Ivanka Trump brand from its stores. The department store chain decided to drop her line due to low sales. Nordstrom however is still selling a few of Ivanka Trump shoes on their website. Due to Ivanka Trump’s father’s (now President Donald J. Trump) 2016 presidential campaign, her sells have dropped. People decided to stop buying Ivanka Trump products.

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Emily Fermin

Rapper Nicki Minaj’s Home was burglarized

February 3rd, 2017   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

 

On Friday January 27, 2017 rapper Nicki Minaj whose real name is Onika Tanya Maraj filed a police report because $200,000 worth of items were stolen from her home. “In addition to stealing the items, someone reportedly vandalized other areas in her house, including breaking picture frames, damaging perfume bottles and cutting up some of the hip-hop star’s clothes” (Sblendorio). Nicki Minaj was not present when the break in occurred at her home.

By
Emily Fermin

Sblendorio, Peter. “Nicki Minaj’s Home Robbed of $200,000 worth of Items.” NY Daily News. NY Daily News, 02 Feb. 2017. Web. 03 Feb. 2017

Chief Keef Arrested Again

January 28th, 2017   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

Rapper Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, was arrested on Wednesday, January 26, 2017, for robbery and assault. The police arrested Chief Keef and four other people in connection with the robbery.  Chief Keef and four other people are suspected of breaking into Chief Keef’s former manager, “Ramsay Tha Great”, home and stealing cash and a Rolex. Chief Keef was booked yesterday and has a $500,000 bail.

By:
Emily Fermin

Actor Shi LaBeouf was arrested in New York City

January 28th, 2017   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

Actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested on Wednesday, January 26, 2017 at an anti-Trump rally. He was charged with a misdemeanor assault and harassment. “LaBeouf and a 25-year-old anti-Trump protester got into a verbal exchange in front of the Museum of the Moving Image.  Police say LaBeouf pulled on the man’s scarf, scratching his face while doing so, according to Antonetti (Burnside).” He was released from police custody at 4am on the following day. On Tuesday, April 4, 2017 he is due back in court to face the misdemeanor assault charge.

 

Burnside, Tina. “Shia LaBeouf Arrested at His Anti-Trump Art Exhibit.” CNN. Cable News Network, 26 Jan. 2017. Web. 27 Jan. 2017.

By:
Emily Fermin