R Kelly charged with prostitution and solicitation involving girl under 18

Kelly gets two felony charges for 2001 incident, in which R&B singer allegedly offered girl $200 to take off her clothes and dance Minnesota authorities charged the singer R Kelly on Monday with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving a girl under 18 in 2001. The Hennepin county attorney, Mike Freeman, said Kelly, whose full name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, is accused of soliciting the girl after meeting her at a concert in Minneapolis. Kelly was not performing at the time, but was doing promotional work. Freeman said the girl was trying to get an autograph from Kelly, and that the R&B performer gave her his signature and a phone number. When the girl called the number, she was …

Woman arrested for threatening to blow up Swedish embassy over A$AP Rocky case

Rebecca Kanter is accused of abusing staff and damaging property at Washington DC embassy A fan of the rapper A$AP Rocky has been arrested in Washington DC after allegedly threatening to blow up the Swedish embassy there. The rapper is currently jailed in Sweden, awaiting trial for an assault charge Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

‘You’ve caused an international incident’: how my work mistake came back to haunt me

It was the Observers big scoop of 2003, and as a young journalist, I was asked to type up a top-secret memo. Now my mess-up has made it to the big screen Have you ever wondered whod play you in a film? I had, occasionally, until the day I got the answer. In spring 2018, a message pinged on to my phone via Facebook from a journalist friend. So this is a bit weird, it read. A sister of a friend is playing you in a movie, apparently. You aware of this? I wasnt. Official Secrets. She wants to meet you, like actors do. She saw we were pals and asked if Id ask you. What did you do in …

50 Cent: Starz show Power snubbed by Emmys for racial reasons

Rapper and executive producer of successful series says its not the first time his work has been overlooked The rapper and producer 50 Cent has said he thinks Power being overlooked by the Emmys over the years was racially motivated, despite the success of the popular Starz series that has a prominently black cast. I like to say its racial, he said during a panel discussion on Friday at the Television Critics Association Press Tour. Thats the easy way to get out of things. People who are running and connected to these ceremonies are not necessarily cool people. After 50 Cents comments, Powers creator Courtney Kemp, who accompanied him on stage, sarcastically said: So now, well never get one. Power, …

Rip Torn, cult actor and Artie in the Larry Sanders Show dies aged 88

Star of a string of 60s classics fell foul of Hollywood because of his temper but found a fresh lease of life in comedy, from TVs Larry Sanders Show to the Men in Black films Rip Torn, Americas celebrated wildman actor, has died aged 88. Torn, who had been a constant presence on stage and screen since the mid-1950s, was arguably better known for his eccentric, and occasionally violent, antics when the cameras werent rolling and on one notorious occasion, when they were. His publicist, Rick Miramontez, confirmed Torn died Tuesday afternoon at his home with his wife, actor Amy Wright, and daughters Katie Torn and Angelica Page by his side. No cause of death was given. During the filming …

Cardi B pleads not guilty to strip club assault

The rapper is accused of ordering attacks on two bartenders, one of whom she accused of sleeping with her husband her husband, the rapper Offset, of Atlanta trio Migos. Cardi B and associates Tawana RemyRojaLaPerla Jackson-Morel and Jeffrey AstonMartinChuck Bush have each been charged with 12 crimes, including assault, harassment and conspiracy. Jackson-Morel and Bush have also pleaded not guilty. Queens County acting district attorney John Ryan said that Cardi B and Jackson-Morel co-ordinated attacks on 15 and 29 August 2018 over social media, and allegedly discussed a financial exchange for carrying them out. In April, Cardi B told the crowd: I aint going to jail. The rapper appeared in court days after Ed Sheerans forthcoming album, No 6 Collaborations …

Vulnerable Trump begins 2020 campaign amid boasts and backlash

With poor poll numbers against Democrats, president faces coordinated opposition but history may be on his side Donald Trump will formally election day in November 2020. The rally looks to be setting records, claimed in a tweet on Monday, adding: We are building large movie screens outside to take care of everybody. Over 100,000 requests. Our Country is doing great, far beyond what the haters & losers thought possible and it will only get better! But beneath the surface self-congratulation, there is cause for panic in Trumpworld. Democrats will seek to undercut the show of strength by staging a counter-rally outside the stadium, featuring speeches from Floridians who say they have been personally hurt by the presidents policies. Protesters are …

The reason Britain rolls out the red carpet for Trump? Its what Britain does | Nesrine Malik

I have bad news for Sadiq Khan. It is entirely British to welcome despots and problematic allies, says Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik This time its a brief smash and grab when Donald Trump insulted Theresa May, beefed with Sadiq Khan, and triggered a domestic mini-culture war because of a blimp. The buildup to this weeks pageantry was trailed on Sky News with an two US presidents. So why Trump? British politics is febrile; the government is deadlocked and leaderless. Europe, immigration, race and Islamophobia are sensitive sores. Hosting Trump right now, a man who has already given us nasty Meghan Markle is like asking your pugnacious neighbour over in the middle of your family row. The answer is, this is …