Connect with us

Trending

Eva Marcille will Not Be Returning to ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’

mm

Published

on

Eva Marcille made her debut on season 10 as sort a friend of NeNe Leakes and even that friendship isn’t the same 2 years later. NeNe has said in an interview that she believed that Eva was too boring for the show and shouldn’t return.

I don’t feel like Eva brings that much to the cast. I’m just being honest. It’s really like, when you look at a show like, everybody like the whole cast is away, and you don’t miss the person at all, it’s sort of like, we didn’t even know you were here, you know?

It seems though NeNe may have been right because she will not be returning for the upcoming season. Rumors are saying that she turned down the opportunity to be the friend of the show. Eva spoke with The Jasmine Brand and had this to say.

I appreciate the bond of friendship that I have made with several of my cast mates and the strong personal relationships I have with numerous executives and producers at the Bravo and Truly Entertainment companies.

I am thankful for the opportunity I was provided. However, after speaking with my family and representatives, I believe that what I hope to accomplish for the culture and community will be better served by focusing on other opportunities. I look forward to serving my community on the Rickey Smiley Morning show and finding ways to be a voice during this transformational time in our country for people of color.”

Personally I can’t say that I didn’t see this coming, fans were saying that her storyline was boring since she first made her appearance. We’re wishing Eva the best on her future endeavors.

Now that Eva is gone, who else do you think may not be returning for the next season or demoted.

Comments

comments

Politics

Mob of Trump Supporters Storm U.S. Capitol, Sending Congress Into Lockdown

Published

on

On Wednesday afternoon an angry mob of Trump supporters, white supremacists, and what this website is calling “terrorists” stormed the United States Capitol as members of Congress were in session.

Earlier in the day, President Trump spoke to a crowd of several thousand at an event in Washington, D.C. called the “Save America March.” Of course, as you know, since he lost the November election to Joe Biden, he has vigorously promoted various unfounded conspiracy theories that the election was rigged and somehow stolen from him. Without a single shred of evidence to back up his claim, he rambled on in front of his supporters for over an hour, charging that he lost due to widespread voter fraud. At one point, he told the crowd:

“Now it is up to Congress to confront this egregious assault on our democracy… I think right here we’re going to walk down to the Capitol and we’re going to cheer on our brave senators and our congressmen and women, and we’re probably not going to be cheering so much for some of them. Because you’ll never take back our country with weakness. You have to show strength, and you have to be strong.”

Shortly after the event concluded, videos flooded the internet of the mob not only attacking police, but also walking past multiple police barricades – sometimes at the invitation of police. They eventually scaled walls, smashed windows, and broke down doors as they raided the Capitol Complex. Meanwhile, Congress recessed and went into an immediate lockdown, interrupting their largely procedural vote to certify the electoral results of the 2020 presidential election.

Many Twitter users were quick to point out the glaring disparity in law enforcement’s treatment of these terrorists with their treatment of Black Lives Matter protesters last summer. As you’ll recall, Trump ordered police use tear gas and rubber bullets when clearing a crowd outside the White House all for a photo op with a Bible.

Throughout the afternoon, many around the world watched as the Capitol grounds became unrecognizable in a sea of Trump flags and other white supremacist colors. For over 4 hours, the terrorists were allowed to roam freely throughout government halls. Many proudly posed for pictures inside congressional offices, on the floors of Congress, and throughout the halls. In one video, a police officer inside a building gave a thumbs up as he posed for a selfie with a terrorist. The scenes that came out of this insurrection were jarring for many.

For over two hours following the terrorists’ rushing of the Capitol, President Trump was completely silent on the matter. As more time passed, it became apparent that he would not make any serious attempts to quell the violence unfolding in his own backyard. All Americans got was a now-deleted video posted to social media in which Trump told the mob, “I know your pain. I know you’re hurt. We had an election that was stolen from us… It was a landslide election, and everyone knows it – especially the other side. But you have to go home now… We love you. You’re very special.”

Of course the President of the United States calling armed insurrectionists “very special” lit people up. Today’s events were the last straw for many; even with only two weeks left in office, he still managed to make more enemies than he already had.

By the time police finally decided to respond, the mayor had already put a 6pm curfew in place. Despite multiple law enforcement agencies clearing the Capitol and blocking the area around it, terrorists still hung around the complex well into the evening. It wasn’t until 8pm – over 8 hours after the siege began – that Congress was able to return to counting the electoral votes (they didn’t finish the count until nearly 4am). 

When all was said and done, law enforcement made 52 arrests, safely detonated at least 2 pipe bombs found at the RNC and DNC headquarters, arrested a suspect connected to a vehicle found with firearms, ammunition, and explosives, and confirmed 4 terrorists died.

Photo Credit: Julio Cortez/AP

Comments

comments

Continue Reading

Entertainment

Asian Doll Gets Into It with JT and Megan Thee Stallion

Published

on

Twitter was lit Sunday when Texas rapper Asian Doll got into it with JT and Megan Thee Stallion over her assertions she was left off Meg’s track “Do It on the Tip,” which features City Girls – JT’s rap group.

Asian Doll told the world she was originally supposed to be on the song – recorded a verse and everything – but was kicked off at the last minute, replaced by City Girls. In an Instagram Live this past Friday (December 18), the rapper played her unreleased verse on “Do It on the Tip” as she told viewers she didn’t know why it didn’t come out or “what the f*** Megan was thinking.” 

Later, Asian Doll insisted her and Megan were good, tweeting that they’re still friends. That didn’t stop City Girls fans from getting involved and JT herself from commenting, “a real friend is something you b****** really don’t know nothing about!” She went on to suggest the TX rapper was lying about her verse originally being on the song.

Apparently, Asian Doll didn’t take these subliminals as shots fired because she appeared to attempt to calm the flames. “If Jt ain’t say my name then she wasn’t talking to me stop being messy cause what I said was between me & Megan !” she said on Twitter. But it didn’t take long for her to pick up on the beef and fire back. For much of Sunday, the two went back and forth online, trading shot after shot.

Finally, Megan Thee Stallion chimed in tweeting, “I hate that all of this is getting so blown out of proportion. It was never as deep as the comments made it seem.” Her and Asian Doll briefly exchanged.

Now that the dust has settled it looks like all the smoke was for show, yet still it made for entertaining Sunday tea.

Comments

comments

Continue Reading

Entertainment

Lizzo Opens Up in Heartbreaking TikTok Video

Published

on

In a recent TikTok video, singer Lizzo opened up about having “negative thoughts about [herself].” 

We all know Lizzo has been the target of frequent criticism surrounding her body, but she always seems to ignore the hate and live her best life. Her TikTok video offered a raw, heartbreaking glimpse into how she deals with the negativity she receives. 

@lizzo

A little tmi for ur fyp… for anyone who has these thoughts too I hope you have a better day tomorrow

♬ original sound – lizzo

“I came home, and I took my clothes off to take a shower and I just started having all of these really negative thoughts about myself. Like ‘What’s wrong with me? Maybe everything. All the mean things people say about me are true.’ And, ‘Why am I so disgusting?’ And hating my body,” she said. 

She went on to say, “Normally, I would have some positive thing to say to get me out of this, but I don’t, and that’s OK too… We are the best of us, and I just have to know that tomorrow how I feel in here is gonna change. And I can only hope that it changes for the better. But I know I’m beautiful, I just don’t feel it. But I know I’m gonna get through it.”

In the days since she posted her video, she has let her followers know she is in a good mental space, but as we can see, all the fatphobia takes its toll. 

@lizzo

#duet with @lizzo woke up feeling better.. not 100% but I’m getting there. Gave the parts of me I hated last night a rub & a hug ❤️ issss a new day

♬ original sound – lizzo

Photo Credit: Illustration by Gluekit; Lizzo: Emma McIntyre/Coachella via Getty

Comments

comments

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Trending