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It seems like no one can ever leave Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith alone. When it isn't those pesky swinging rumors, it's divorce rumors.
Will has had it up to here with people speculating that his healthy marriage is on its last leg.
So he's slamming haters and speculators in a new rap. Take a look!
You may not be aware, but Will Smith appears to be some sort of social media savant. He's a natural.
This is, suffice it to say, unusual in his age demographic. Will is 49.
But as much of a delight as he is on Instagram, it's a new YouTube video that he shared this week that has our attention.
It has been 13 years since his last album, Lost and Found.
But now he's giving fans a preview of his new song, "To the Clique."
In the video, Will raps:
"20 years of swag y'all just witnessed, let me remind everybody who Will Smith is."
Sometimes, people need a reminder of who you are and why you are so famous.
Fans on Twitter were especially amused by one line in particular.
"Rappers make it rain; if I throw my money up, s–t, I'd probably kill a stripper."
What has people's attention isn't an apparent joke about killing a sex worker.
Rather, people love the reference to Will's hard-earned wealth.
But it is one line in particular that has the attention of those who have heard rumors about his marriage.
"20 years of swag y'all just witnessed, stop the divorce rumors and mind your damn business,"
You know what? That is a very, very fair line.
Will and Jada have been married since December 31, 1997.
People born on that day are almost old enough to drink (legally).
In regular marriage years, that is a very long time to be married. In Hollywood years, they may as well have been married for centuries.
20 years of swag is right. Dang.
It's been a little more than a year since the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air cast reunion.
But that series was very early in Will's career.
Since then, how many blockbusters has he had? How many other films — like the gripping biopic, Concussion — has he poured his considerable talents into for the right reasons?
He has a lot of reason to brag.
His marriage to the gorgeous and talented Jada Pinkett Smith is just one of those.
Their entire family is a national treasure.
There are a lot of bad parents in the world, and that includes celebrities.
But Will and Jada just seem to get things right. It's no wonder that their children are so amazing and creative and such beautiful souls.
Recently, Willow Smith admitted to her mother that she had struggled with self-harm in the past.
Jada responded with calm and compassion. She's a role model for other parents out there who might overreact in a way that discourages their children from coming to them with other problems.
The freedom that Will and Jada have given their childen to be themselves has halped them to be extraordinary human beings.
It's no wonder that Will name-drops his wonderful family in "To the Clique."
For weeks now she’s taken the side of new husband David Eason as he was kicked to the curb by the network for his homophobia.
A source told Us Weekly it could go either way as Jenelle “remains on very, very thin ice with MTV and could be fired from the show.”
Apparently the network’s final straw may be Jenelle refusing to join the rest of the cast for the reunion this past weekend.
The insider said MTV was forced to make concessions for Jenelle, who “will be interviewed this week for the Teen Mom reunion since she refused to go to New York City for filming.”
Sounds like she’s probably in violation of her employment contract to us!
Moving on to the unemployed, the recently fired David Eason may want to be filmed, but it sounds like it’s a hard pass from the network.
“Jenelle’s husband won’t be interviewed since he was fired from the show. David has expressed interest in sitting down with Dr. Drew Pinksy but at this point, who knows if that will happen.”
Will Jenelle make it right? Or take another step onto that ice with her hubby?
What do YOU think??[Image via Instagram.]
Yesterday, we reported on the tragic death of Mark Vanderpump, the beloved brother of Bravo reality star Lisa Vanderpump.
It was initially reported that the 59-year-old DJ’s lifeless body was discovered in his London apartment, but as new details of Vanderpump’s death emerged, a different narrative began to take shape:
We now know that Mark was still alive when he was discovered, and he died later at a Swindon Hospital.
We also know that news of Mark’s passing was kept private for more than two weeks, with new reports confirming that he passed away on April 30.
Given his profession and history of substance abuse, it’s not hard to see why many jumped to the conclusion that Vanderpump’s death was the result of an accidental overdose.
But the controversial British model Gemma Walker – who had recently got engaged to Vanderpump – says that’s not the case.
Walker tells Radar Online that she’s 100 percent Mark intended to take his own life:
“It was for sure suicide,” the 36-year-old tells Radar.
“I was the last person he spoke to.”
Walker dated Vanderpump for the final three years of his life after receiving permission to carry on an affair from her previous husband, who believed the relationship might alleviate her depression.
(“It was better to have an adulterous wife than have no mother for our two children,” Mike Ramsay later said in a divorce hearing.)
Walker says she realized too late that Vanderpump was saying goodbye to her in his final text messages:
“He sent me a text message that said he was going to a better place,” she said.
“The last message he sent me was ‘My fingers are getting slower.’ I didn’t understand it at first. I was calling him and texting him back, and I heard nothing.”
Walker says she’s been inconsolable in the weeks since Vanderpump’s death, telling Radar:
“Of course I am devastated. I loved him very much. I am with my family now.”
Vanderpump and Walker’s relationship was often a subject of interest to the British tabloid press, and not only because of the unusual circumstances under which their relationship began.
Prior to meeting Walker, Vanderpump participated in a reality show with the stated goal of helping men find “gold digger” girlfriends.
Vanderpump’s appearance on Gold Diggers and Proud came on the heels of his divorce from his wife of 22 years.
He stated at the time that he enjoyed dating “four or five women” at a time, and while promoting the show, he secured a date with a 31-year-old co-star after gifting her with a $ 50,000 ring on live TV.
Walker was present when Mark got into a loud public altercation with his famous sister back in January.
“Lisa and her husband Ken and daughter Pandora were eating dinner with her brother Mark and a few others,” one witness told Radar at the time.
“They were all obviously really upset. Lisa and her brother were shouting at each other so that the entire restaurant could hear! … At one point, Lisa’s brother slammed his hands on the table and screamed ‘Enough is enough!’”
We’ll have further updates on the increasingly bizarre circumstances surrounding the death of Mark Vanderpump as more information becomes available.
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Khloe Kardashian hasn't made too many public statements in the past few weeks, huh?
Probably because she's been busy having a baby and then taking care of that baby. Oh, and also because her boyfriend was revealed to be a big ol' cheater like a day before she went into labor.
It's surely a very emotional time for her right now, what with the hormones and the huge life changes and all, so it's understandable that she hasn't been posting all over social media lately.
But now, at long last, she's finally commenting on the Tristan scandal …
IT'S ABOUT TIME.
1. What a Ride
2. Good News?
3. A Special Time
4. Bumpin’ Time
The city of Philadelphia is on a high this evening.
Because the Eagles won the Super Bowl? Villanova won the NCAA men’s basketball championship? The 76ers have two of the best 20 players in the NBA?
Nope, nope and nope.
All these things may be true, but the City of Brotherly Love is psyched at the moment because one of its own has finally been released from prison.
Oh, yes, Meek Mill is a free man.
The rapper received a jail sentence of two to four years in November, stemming from a parole violation following a pair of arrests earlier in the year.
The first arrest transpired last March due to a scuffle at an airport in St. Louis; the related charges were dropped.
After that, Meek Mill then pleaded guilty to reckless driving in October after he posted videos of himself doing wheelies on a dirt bike in New York City
His sentencing late in the year created a national outcry among a certain section of society who believed he was being unjustly punished, beginning with Jay-Z, who said the following when Meek Mill was sent to the slammer:
“The sentence handed down by the Judge – against the recommendation of the Assistant District Attorney and Probation Officer – is unjust and heavy handed.
“We will always stand by and support Meek Mill, both as he attempts to right this wrongful sentence and then in returning to his musical career.”
Compare this quote to what the iconic musician said after Meek Mill walked out on Tuesday might from the Chester State Correctional Institution:
“Today, Meek Mill, a son of Philadelphia, is a free man. He was incarcerated unjustly and caught in a probation trap for years by a broken system.
“Now we can celebrate his release. We thank every individual that has supported and fought alongside Meek every step of the way.”
Mill, meanwhile, wasted no time in taking advantage of his freedom.
He was picked up via helicopter by 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin and flown to the team’s opening round playoff game against the Miami Heat.
But he also found time to jump on Twitter and issue a few important statements:
I’d like to thank God, my family, and all my public advocates for their love, support and encouragement during this difficult time. While the past five months have been a nightmare, the prayers, visits, calls, letters and rallies have helped me stay positive.
To the Philly District Attorney’s office, I’m grateful for your commitment to justice. I understand that many people of color across the country don’t have that luxury and I plan to use my platform to shine a light on those issues.
In the meantime, I plan to work closely with my legal team to overturn this unwarranted conviction and look forward to reuniting with my family and resuming my music career.
Upon arriving at the 76ers game, TMZ has a video of Meek Mill saying he feels “great.”
And why shouldn’t he?
Sporting a Joel Embiid jersey, the rapper went ahead and rang Philadelphia’s ceremonial bell before the game against the Heat.
It’s pretty good to be Meek Mill right about now.
Which is not something we would have written as recently as one day ago.
Just last summer, Ryan Edwards and Mackenzie Standifer got married in one of the most depressng ceremonies ever captured on video.
It seemed like the couple was starting at rock bottom, but remarkably, it's been all downhill ever since.
In the past month, Ryan has been arrested; he's been accused of making violent threats, and he's been caught cheating on Mackenzie.
Through it all, he and Standifer have kept up appearances, but it now looks as though they're on the verge of self-destruction.
1. The Troubled Couple
2. A Terrifying Ride
3. The Downward Spiral
4. A Growing Family
5. A Major Rough Patch
6. One Loyal Wife
Last month, the world learned that Mackenzie Standifer is pregnant with her first child.
Shortly after the news went public, however, Ryan Edwards' wife watched her world fall apart before her eyes.
For starters, Edwards was arrested just days after the announcement.
Less than 24 hours after that shocking development, several media outlets reported that Ryan had been caught cheating on Mackenzie using the dating app Tinder.
Through it all, however, Mackenzie has stood by her man, and sources say she's thrilled to share her latest pregnancy update with fans:
1. Before the Fall
2. A Rapid Decline
3. Ryan’s Deception
4. Standifer Stands By Her Man
5. Tinder Surprise
6. Pressing On…
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Twitter Reacts To Cardi B’s Debut Album Invasion Of Privacy — Did She Finally Address Those Pregnancy Rumors??
Fans seem to be loving Cardi B‘s debut album! Get it girl!
As you know, the newest It-girl released her highly-anticipated Invasion Of Privacy on Friday — and people are rushing to social media to share their reviews!
But first… were there are references on the album to Cardi’s rumored pregnancy with Offset‘s baby?? In an interview leading up to the release, the 25-year-old rapper told Beats 1 about the speculation:
“I feel like people just got to tune in a little bit on my album and they will know a little bit more because I can’t address all the rumors and everything. I have been so open to people about myself. People cannot expect me to be open about everything. Certain things to me, it has to be private. You cannot invade my privacy.”
We see what she did there. She went on:
“I’m not a damn animal at the zoo that you just could see everything, no. People will just find out more. If it arrives, if it don’t [sic] arrive, then you gonna know what the fuck is going on.”
Well, let’s see what people have to say about Cardi (below)!!
Hater : I don’t like Cardi B new album
bless the heart of whoever the first person is who decides they don’t love this cardi b album. they gon make it hard on you.
— El Flaco (@bomani_jones) April 6, 2018
Every song on #InvasionOfPrivacy is a bop and a vibe. You can’t even lie and say the album is trash. Cardi did her thing and gave a solid debut. She showed a bit of versatility but she also stayed true to her lane. She snapped. pic.twitter.com/Lf0vdsFaYg
— I Luh God ✨ (@aVeryRichBish) April 6, 2018
“I took pictures with Beyoncé, I met Mama Knowles”.
Cardi B: This goes for all my Nasty Hoes #InvasionOfPrivacy
Enjoy this moment, bb![Image via Instagram.]