Archive for November 2011

Wesley Snipes Sued By American Express

He might be locked up but that doesn’t stop the lawsuits from coming. American Express has filed a case against Wesley Snipes for a $30,000 bill he neglected to pay before he was shipped off to prison.

The credit card company filed the suit in Florida last week claiming the actor racked up $29,343.03 in charges.  AmEx is seeking payment of the balance, plus interest and attorney fees, reports TMZ.

Wesley is currently serving a 3-year sentence for failing to file tax returns. He’s expected to be released in 2013.

Fake Doctor Injects Cement, Fix-A-Flat Into Woman’s Butt

Photo: The Smoking Gun

A woman seeking a bigger butt allowed this transgendered woman, posing as a doctor, to allegedly inject cement, mineral oil and flat-tire sealant into her butt.  After giving her the injection she sealed it with crazy glue. 😯 😯 The unidentified victim reportedly paid $700 for a series of injections. Police say the fake doctor also performed similar work on herself. Read more

Janet Jackson Launching Collection With Blackglama

After appearing in Blackglama’s most successful “What Becomes a Legend Most?” ad campaign, Janet Jackson has partnered with the brand to launch the Janet Jackson Blackglama collection.  The line of luxe fur outerwear and accessories will debut in stores in November.

“The art of fashion is one of my great passions,” says Janet.  “I’ve worked for years to bring a collection into the world.  Partnering with Blackglama is very exciting.”

The collection is comprised Read more

Tina Turner, Bill Cosby, Dr. King & More Among Grammy Hall Of Fame Inductees

The Recording Academy announced the newest additions to its Grammy Hall Of Fame for 2012. The collection acknowledges both singles and album recordings of all genres “at least 25 years old that exhibit qualitative or historical significance.” The inductees include: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech, Bill Cosby’s comedy album I Started Out As A Child, Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive, Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five’s single The Message,  Tina Turner’s What’s Love Got To Do With It and Mahalia Jackson’s Precious Lord, Take My Hand.

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards will air live on February 12th, 2012, at 8 p.m. ET/PT CBS .

American Music Awards Performance: Chris Brown

American Music Awards Performance: Mary J. Blige