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Police Questioning Two Suspects in Jussie Smollett Case

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Police have identified two Nigerian men as suspects in Jussie Smollett’s case. The men have been questioned in the attack on the “Empire” star and have been arrested on probable cause.

Identified as brothers, the two men have been questioned by police in Chicago following their arrival from Nigeria. The suspects were apprehended at Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Wednesday after authorities learned one of them was connected to “Empire.” Following the Chicago Police receiving and executing a search warrant, authorities are not disclosing what was found within the shared apartment.

In a statement provided to Associated Press by Anthony Guglielmi, Chief Communications Officer of the Chicago PD, there was emphasis placed on the nature of the suspects arrest. At this time, both persons have been arrested for probable cause alone.

Breaking the Silence

For the first time since the January 29th attack, Jussie Smollett has sat down for an interview. Robin Roberts of Good Morning America inquired about what happened that fateful evening and how Jussie was responding to those who doubt his claims. Jussie took the opportunity to share what happened during the attack, clear up what his assailants said while assaulting him, and added his manager was on the phone the entire time.

When it comes to what his attackers looked like, Jussie says, “I can’t tell you what color their eyes were” as their appearance was obstructed by ski masks. He provided a body description to officers and noted that he only saw them completely as they were running away. Robin then asked if Jussie believed the men in the photo were his attackers and he said, “I don’t have any doubt in my mind that’s them.”

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Ruth E Carter Starts Women’s Empowerment Challenge

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With their favorite women’s empowerment song playing in the background, some of our favorite celebs have hopped on a hashtag to celebrate Women’s History Month.

Started by Oscar winner Ruth E Carter, our faves have called their closest gal pals to strut their stuff in the name of strength and unity. Celebrating one another through dance, Mrs. Carter’s hope is that the world will realize when women unite anything is possible.

Each group passes the challenge on to another group of women who inspires them. So far, Gabrielle Union, Halle Berry, and Angela Bassett have joined the tag. Can’t wait to see who else steps up!

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“She’s broke!” Eva Marcille’s Bitter Bridesmaid Spills Tea to Marlo Hampton

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Eva The Diva and her cousin, Terrell Mullin, have been on the defensive since the latest episode of Real Housewives of Atlanta aired. The recently wed winner of the third cycle of America’s Next Top Model has been slandered by her own bridesmaid, Seannita Parmer.

Parmer confided in Marlo Hampton with the juicy details of Eva’s financials, alleging that she and her husband, Atlanta attorney Michael Sterling, are struggling. Marlo says that Seannita called her, introduced herself, and then dropped the motherlode of receipts. But according to Marlo, we haven’t even heard it all.

No Money, Mo’ Problems

Sitting with NeNe Leakes and discussing the beautiful ceremony, for which The Sterlings spared no expense, Marlo said, “They probably did not, but they should have.” Running down a segment of their financial woes, Marlo said the streets told her Eva is paying for everything, they’re living in a rented home, and they are facing eviction! She also spilled tea regarding several unpaid bills and alluded to them allegedly using a backhanded method to obtain a vehicle.

Furious that Seannita would betray his cousin, established Makeup Artist Terrell Mullin spilled some of her tea in return. Mullin claims that Seannita Parmer went on her own broke and homeless tour that lasted two years. Crashing on Eva Marcille’s couch, Parmer allegedly stayed rent free at her Los Angeles home. Outraged, Eva chimed in, leaving a comment calling her “just trash.”

However, Seannita came back with a rebuttal, stating she “slept in the 3rd bedroom to help take care of her daughter.” Not only did she still own a home during this time, Seannita says the “5 bedroom house with an elevator she used to film RHOA in and also the house her and her husband lived in was rented by my family as well.” She then said Eva Marcille ran up the utilities on the property in a senior citizen’s name and they haven’t paid them yet. Seannita Parmer says her family is filing suit today.

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So because I bring info to the group I’m messy, unhappy & jealous, PLEASE! I stated what the streets was saying, just like these girls have done to me for the last 6 years, however this tea came with RECEIPTS, so why would I not bring it to her Big Sis who could let her know her business was being spread by her supposed best friends & bridesmaids. Even some of her so called new friends were giggling when they heard the tea, but so concerned when spilling it to her 👀. … And to show y’all how messy I’M NOT, I didn’t even share all the documentation/proof I was given. I’ve endured so many nasty LIES about me in this group of women, I date old white men, I’m a prostitute, NO — What I am is a single woman that dates men that I’m attracted to of any color! I came on RHOA with a Black Man, Charles Grant, I was the breadwinner in the relationship 😉 the white billionaire they love to mention was my boyfriend for over 4 years, he courted me for 6 months while I ran my store the Red Carpet Boutique, we were in love, it didn’t work out, he broke my heart. … Please give me a receipt, a picture, a screen shot of me being a Ho, Prostitute, Escort… I’ve been waiting for 6 years, seriously, show it! I’m a #FactStater, I say what they’re thinking and do what I want. Is my delivery the best, No, I’m working on that, but it’s always truthful & without malice. …. Having a husband & family is important to me, but I grew up without a father and half of a mother, I know how to survive. I take care of me, I’ve survived this far & doing damn good. I’ll take that step, when the time is right, for the right reasons. … Not because society says so, not because it’s the trend & definitely not because a group of bored, bitter women with washed up careers think I should because they are threatened by a confident, sexy, educated, hard working & fashionable Single Woman… #Periodt And don’t get it twisted I don’t date broke, go purchase one of my t shirts if you feel me, 10% now using code “FactStater” never jealous of a 🍑 cause the 💰is secured, half the work, double the pay, winning 🤷🏽‍♀️.

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Because Marlo Hampton was the one to spill the tea, she’s been catching all the heat. In a long Instagram caption, Marlo defended herself against the many rumors that she’s just a messy escort. She ended her rant with “never jealous of a peach cause the bag is secured, half the work, double the pay, winning.”

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Andrea Kelly Joins Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta Cast

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The latest preview for ‘Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta’ was released and featured Andrea Kelly, R. Kelly’s ex-wife. Saying, “I don’t know what it’s like to be R. Kelly’s child. I only know what it’s like to be his ex-wife,” viewers can expect to hear more from the dancer-choreographer.

Little is known about Andrea Kelly, but that could soon change. The dancer-choreographer has recently joined the cast of Growing up Hip Hip: Atlanta and it appears she will sit down to speak her truth. There’s no telling what details could emerge.

Andrea was featured in the Surviving R. Kelly docuseries, where she recalled the abuses she suffered as well as what led her to leave. Prior to the premiere of the six-part series, Andrea sat with the women of The View and shared details of abusive encounters with R. Kelly. During this interview, Andrea says she was inspired to come forward because she watched an interview where another woman described events that were parallel to what she experienced. Hoping to bring validity to the other survivors’ accounts, Andrea stepped forward to speak her truth.

It isn’t clear what role Andrea will play in Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta, but domestic violence looks to be a topic for the upcoming season. Recently, Shad ‘Bow Wow’ Moss and his ex girlfriend, Kiyomi Leslie, were involved in an altercation where Bow Wow sustained several injuries. Although video evidence showed Bow Wow to be the aggressor by instigating the fight in a hotel elevator, further details court proceedings related to their fight have yet to emerge. Still, the trailer features Da Brat chastising Bow Wow for his actions and reminding him of the lasting consequences of domestic violence.

Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta returns Summer 2019. Will you be watching?

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