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Michael Arceneaux is a Houston-bred, Howard-educated writer currently based in Los Angeles. In print, his writing has appeared in VIBE, JET and XXL and digitally on Ebony.com, theGrio, Salon, NewsOne and The Root. You can read more of his work on his site, The Cynical Ones. Follow him on Twitter: @youngsinick

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    Michael Arceneaux always has the inside track on the latest gossip!

  • Celeb News

    Marvin Sapp Shops New Reality Show

    Singer Marvin Sapp is working on a new reality TV show that will focus on his life as a widower and a single dad.

  • Celeb News

    Rihanna's Dad Hopes She Takes Chris Brown Back

    Ronald Fenty wishes his daughter, pop star Rihanna, would get back with her ex, Chris Brown, and feels that her fans see them as “a perfect couple.”

  • Celeb News

    Lee Daniels to Explore MLK Murder in New Film

    Lee Daniels and Hugh Jackman have started work on "Orders to Kill," a film that challenges the theory that James Earl Ray killed Martin Luther King.

  • Rumors

    Is Rihanna Planning a Trip With Drake?

    British tabloid The Sun reports that Rihanna has booked an expensive cruise with her ex-boyfriend Drake in an attempt to rekindle their romance.

  • Catfights

    Laura Govan Agrees "A Makeover is Needed"

    Laura Govan says “I might say that I would agree with her. A makeover is needed, but I don’t know to what extent."

  • Celeb News

    Laura Govan Talks Revenge With Jackie & Feelings About Draya

    On Jackie Christie, Laura Govan says "I wanted to mirror exactly how she treated me last year. For her to go back and forth with that shit was exhausting."

  • Rumors

    The First Accuser Says "I Haven't Really Read That Far Into Things"

    24-year-old Sheldon Stephens, tells the show that he hates the way the media has misrepresented him. He also added that contrary to reports, he hasn’t recanted anything.

  • Rumors

    Lark Voorhies Dismisses Bi-Polar Rumors

    Lark Voorhies' mother Tricia went on to tell the publication that her daughter had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. “

  • Rumors

    Is La La and Carmelo Anthony Going Through a Rough Patch?

    Although they are rumored to be indeed having marital problems, La La Anthony doesn’t plan on divorcing Carmelo Anthony anytime soon.

  • Rumors

    LaLa Anthony Better Than Your Morning Cereal?

    For the record, La La Anthony says it wasn’t a quip about her allegedly tasting like Honey Nut Cherrios that started a fight between her husband and Boston Celtics star Kevin Garnett.

  • Romance

    No Divorce for Kobe and Vanessa Bryant

    The two had separated and even arranged a divorce settlement, only the divorce was never finalized as the couple gave their marriage another try.

  • Celeb Justice

    Kris Humphries Maybe Kimye's Father, Legally

    As some of your cousins have pointed out on the Facebook, in certain states Kim’s marriage to Kris would legally make him her child’s dad.

  • Rumors

    Is Keri Hilson Blacklisted in the Music Biz?

    So apparently singer Keri Hilson is struggling. I’m hearing she is “blacklisted” in the industry after her blatant disses towards Beyoncé.

  • Rumors

    Kim Zolciak Dropped Out of RHOA Cast?

    basically Kim's role has been scaled back though much of that is attributed to her pregnancy -- including why she’s missing from the promo shots.

  • Rumors

    Kim Zolciak Tells Why She Quit RHOA

    Zolciak made the claim, which NeNe Leakes has already disputed, in a new interview with In Touch.

  • Romance

    Kim Kardashian Makes Kanye West Get a Cell Phone

    Kanye West avoided getting a cell phone until now. Girlfriend Kim Kardashian was fed up with calling Kanye’s bodyguard to get in touch, and the singer finally caved.

  • Catfights

    Michelle Williams on New Reality Show & Keyshia Cole Beef

    The singer recently announced that she is partnering with Entertainment One for a new show called My Sister’s Keeper.

  • Catfights

    Keyshia Cole Takes a Passive-Agressive Approach to Diss Her Sister

    The R&B singer took to Twitter to not so subliminally take shots at those close to her who have benefitted from her stardom, though don’t seem very grateful.

  • Catfights

    Twitter 'Unofficially' Sends Keyshia Cole to Jail

    Keyshia Cole seems hell bent on taking shots at every single member of Destiny’s Child. First it was Michelle Williams and now the Queen Bey.

  • Celeb News

    Keyshia Cole Talks Hubby and a New Book

    Keyshia Cole reveals whether or not her husband, Cleveland Cavalier Daniel Gibson, gets involved in her recording process and she’s working on a book about her life that she hopes will be turned into a movie.

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    Keyshia Cole Wishes Mary J. Blige Would Have Reached Out

    Keyshia Cole recently explained to Singersroom why she’s ready to lift her singing peers up even if it didn’t happen for her.

  • Celeb News

    Keysia Cole is Nobody's Opening Act

    Keyshia Cole was none too pleased to find out that her hometown radio station in Oakland wanted her to open up for The Weeknd.

  • Celeb News

    Jamie Foxx & Kerry Washington Open Up About Race

    Jamie opens up about the duality many Blacks have to play in our everyday lives.

  • Celeb News

    Kerry Washington Might Not Have Signed on To Scandal

    Kerry Washington reveals that had the president in her ABC show “Scandal” been Black, she would not have signed on the show.

  • Celeb News

    Kerry Washington Says No To Politics

    Kerry Washington serves on the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities, were well received. However, do not expect her to ever run for office. Not now, not ever apparently.

  • Celeb News

    Kerry Washington Talks Luxuries Black Women Don't Have

    Political actress Kerry Washington discussed the issue of voting, and more importantly, why Black women can’t take their right for granted.

  • Rumors

    Matthew Knowles Gets Frank in English Tabloid

    Papa Knowles himself is opening up about the professional breakup saying he wasn’t fired and wants to “be clear” that “we both let each other go.”

  • Celeb News

    Ahmad 'Real' Givens Diagnosed With Colon Cancer

    Thoughts and prayers go out to reality star Ahmad Givens - best known as Real of VH1’s Real Chance of Love - after his rep confirmed to TMZ that he has been diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer.

  • Romance

    Porsha Stewart is Being Let go Of Her Ball and Chain

    Kordell Stewart let his wife, Porsha Stewart, off her leash to go and play outside - on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

  • Catfights

    LaToya Jackson Gets Nasty in a Fued with Omarosa

    The two had words on a recent edition of the show -- words that now may prompt legal action aimed at my Toy-Toy.

  • Romance

    Future Says He's Smitten Over Ciara

    Speaking with The Fader, Future gushed about Ci Ci and why he only needs one woman.

  • Celeb News

    Dionne Warwick Asked to Help Mentor Bobbi Kristina

    According to tabloids, Cissy Houston reached out to her kin to help mentor Bobbi Kristina Brown.

  • Rumors

    Kanye Trying To Persuade Kim K. Onto a Vogue Cover?

    Did Kanye West nag Anna Wintour to place his pregnant girlfriend and reality star, Kim Kardashian, into the pages of VOGUE?

  • Celeb News

    Halle Berry Gets 'TMI' With Conan O'Brien

    During her appearance on The Conan O’Brien Show, Berry was there to promote her new unisex fragrance, Closer. That’s when she explained to Conan O’Brien how it boosts the sense...everywhere.

  • Celeb News

    Steve Harvey Calls Out Hollywood's Flaw

    In a profile assessing all of the accomplishments of Steve Harvey’s career, the comedian turned author, radio host, and daytime TV host said of the industry, “Hollywood is as racist as ever.”

  • Celeb Justice

    Katherine and TJ Jackson Share Custody

    It’s official: Katherine Jackson is sharing custodial duties of Michael Jackson’s children with her grandson and the kids’ cousin, TJ Jackson.

  • Celeb News

    Jackson Brothers Ask MJ Estate to Pay Child Support

    Jermaine and Randy Jackson have asked the Michael Jackson estate to pay child support to Alejandra Genevieve Oaziaza, a women with whom both men have fathered children.

  • Celeb News

    Karrine Steffans Takes a Look Back at Her Infamous Book

    Karrine Steffan says, "We’ve been actually talking to Queen Latifah and Shakim [Compere] about them producing the one-hour scripted version of Confessions for cable with me."

  • Celeb News

    Superhead Offers Advice to Young Girls

    During yet another rant on Twitter, author and rapper conquistador Karrine Steffans offered “advice” to the young women who idolize.

  • Rumors

    Excerpts From Karrine Steffans New Book Leaked

    Rumored excerpt from her new book, which some are taken as Karrine’s way of saying she had sex with Drake while pregnant with Lil’ Wayne’s baby.

  • Rumors

    Karrine Steffans Being Casted for "Basketball Wives"?

    Karrine Steffans herself has come out to diffuse the rumors. She took to Twitter to denounce the chatter about being cast on Basketball Wives LA.

  • Rumors

    Karrine Steffans is Writing a Book About Lil' Wayne

    Karrine Steffans is writing a book about her experience with Lil’ Wayne, which she’s calling “How To Make Love To A Martian: An Interpersonal Literary Project.”

  • Celeb Justice

    Jennifer Williams Drops Slap Suit

    Jennifer Williams has dropped her lawsuit against “Basketball Wives” co-star Nia Crooks for slapping Williams across the face.

  • Celeb News

    Jermaine Dupri Celebrates So So Def's 20th Anniversary

    Jermaine Dupri recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of his pioneering record label, So So Def, but in an interview with Black Enterprise, explains how arrogance cost him success.

  • Celeb Justice

    Don't Be Tardy With My Money

    Kandi Burruss is finally taking Kim Zolciak to court to get what she’s owed. The Real Housewives of Atlanta fans know that it was Burruss who wrote Kim’s novelty hit, “Don’t Be Tardy For The Party.”

  • Celeb Justice

    Kandi Burress Explains She Wants To End Drama

    Speaking with Hip Hollywood, Kandi says that a suit was the only way to get the song removed for good -- so that both parties can really put the ordeal behind them.

  • Romance

    Kandi Burress Gets Engaged to Todd Tucker

    A rep for the singer-songwriter-reality star-sexual toy pusher has confirmed to People magazine that she is engaged to line producer Todd Tucker

  • Romance

    Kandi Burress Isn't Marrying Without a Prenup

    Kandi will be having a prenup. I can’t blame her. Afterall, she is reportedly worth $35 million.

  • Celeb Justice

    Kat Williams is In Out of Jail

    Stand-up comedian and actor Katt Williams said he was ordered to leave a Seattle hotel late Monday, hours after he was released from jail following a dispute at a bar.

  • Catfights

    Kenya Moore Says She's The New Star

    In today’s “Girl, You Tried It” report, Kenya Moore claims to be the new Kim Zolciak.

  • Celeb News

    Kenya Moore Talks RHOA fights & Stepping into Reality

    The former Miss USA turned reality star discussed her role on the new season of the hit series with the New York Post -- why she got into a fight,

  • Rumors

    Kenya Moore Has Much To Say About Her Pretend Boyfriend

    The former Miss USA is now speaking out against her accuser and possibly pretend boo, dismissing him as “a deceitful and hateful person.”

  • Rumors

    More News on Kenya Moore's Fake Boo

    There’s a rumor going around about him, too. Maybe it’s someone #TeamKenya trying to go tit-for-tat or perhaps someone is reaping what they sown.

  • Rumors

    "REAL" Housewife, Not So Real Relationship

    Kenya’s been constantly putting her thirst over being somebody’s wife on full display, only with rumors of the two no longer being an item.

  • Catfights

    K. Michelle vs. Rasheeda

    There's a rumor going around that Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta stars K. Michelle and Rasheeda had words - and then maybe some smacks and slams - at the reunion show.

  • Catfights

    Rasheeda Calls Out K. Michelle's Angry Character

    Rasheeda is sick and tired of K. Michelle and during a recent interview into her reality show co-star -- essentially telling her to knuck if she buck.

  • Celeb News

    K. Michelle Talks About New Album "Rebellious Soul"

    K. Michelle recently sat down with You Know I Got Soul about her forthcoming new album on Warner Brothers entitled “Rebellious Soul.”

  • Catfights

    Karruche Tran is Ready to Win Over Chris Brown

    TMZ is claiming that Chris Brown’s ex (Karreuche) still believes she can win him back over his other ex (Rih-Rih).

  • Celeb News

    Karrueche Tran Opens Up about Sex, C Breezy and Haters

    Stopping by Atlanta’s Streetz 94.5, Tran talked about a lot of things besides clothes including sex, possible marriage to Chris Brown, and online antagonizers.

  • Rumors

    Are Chris Brown & Karrueche Over?

    Internet burn book and enemy of truth and common sense, Media Take Out reports that Chris Brown ended his relationship with Karrueche Tran.

  • Celeb News

    JoJo Hailey Talks Alcoholism and Health Problems

    JoJo says if he could go back, he would’ve never been in Jodeci. Yikes, but what about the “Diary of a Mad Band” album?

  • Celeb News

    Joe Jackson Suffered From a Stroke

    Send thoughts to Papa Joe Jackson, who recently suffered what’s been described as a mild stroke.

  • Rumors

    Gloria Govan Says She's The Reason For the LA BBW

    Gloria Govan caused a bit of a stir when she declared that she was the reason why there’s a spinoff of Basketball Wives.

  • Rumors

    One Basketball Wife Prepares for Cast Cuts

    Govan says she has yet to be officially released from the show ... but says the writing is on the wall and knew it was only a matter of time when she didn't let producers film her wedding over the summer.

  • Celeb News

    Harry Belafonte Has Much to Say About Obama

    Harry Belafonte "I hope that Barack Obama has found his spine and his courage. And he'll say what's necessary."

  • Celeb News

    "The Jamie Foxx Show" Co-Stars Reunite For Obama Movie

    Garcelle Beauvais will join her former The Jamie Foxx Show co-star, Jamie Foxx, in a Sony action thriller entitled White House Down.

  • Romance

    Garcelle Beauvais Discusses Her Failed Marriage

    Actress Garcelle Beauvais talks about discovering that her husband was unfaithful, the divorce that resulted, and how she and her kids managed to move on.

  • Celeb Justice

    Jason Kidd Arrested for DWI

    After a night of partying at a Hamptons nightclub, newly signed New York Knick Jason Kidd crashed his car and was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

  • Celeb Justice

    Jasmine Guy's Ex-Husband Isn't Paying Child Support

    Jasmine Guy filed legal docs in L.A. County Superior Court recently, claiming Terrence Mitchell Duckett -- who she divorced in 2008 -- was ordered by a judge to pay $1,469/month in child support for the couple's daughter.

  • Celeb News

    Jasmine Guy and Kadeem Hardison Talk "A Different World" Impact

    Jasmine Guy and Kadeem Hardison, spoke with ESSENCE.com about the show’s impact in addition to their thoughts on their noteworthy characters and which cast mates they still keep in contact with.

  • Celeb News

    Janelle Monae Talks About Her Black and White Uniform

    In the interview, Monáe discusses why she covers up much of her body -- namely that she doesn’t want any distractions from her purpose, her music.

  • Celeb News

    James Browns Biopic Produced By Mick Jagger

    In a new interview with EBONY.com, one of his daughter’s, Deanna Brown, opened up about the planned biopic to be produced by the Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger.

  • Romance

    Ice T and Coco Update, Incase You're Wondering

    The rumor mill keeps trying to break Ice-T and Coco up, but they’re out and about and seemingly in good spirits.

  • Romance

    Ice T is Down Over the Entire Photo Debacle

    An insider revealed, “The two were on separate coasts when the photos came out, and he was so hurt that the whole marriage is now on thin ice.”

  • Romance

    Ice-T & CoCo Ready To Be Parents

    Following pictures of his wife’s butt being gripped with a hand not belonging to him, there were rumors that Ice-T and CoCo might be on the verge of a breakup.

  • Romance

    Trouble in Paradise for Ice T and Coco

    After a picture of Coco and a fan who was a bit too close for comfort found its way online, Ice-T lashed out via his Twitter account.

  • Celeb News

    Jada Pinkett Smith Isn't an 'Old School' Mom

    "I think that old school style of 'I'm your parent and I'm greater than you' doesn't work. What I establish with my children is a partnership.

  • Celeb News

    Jada Pinkett Smith Sets the Record Straight

    Jada wrote an open letter addressing whatever lingering criticism remains surrounding her and how she chooses to parent her daughter, Willow Smith.

  • Catfights

    Gabrielle Union on Dwyane Wade's Ex-Wife

    Gabrielle Union talks about the affect boyfriend Dwyane Wade's ex-wife has had on her career and her personal life. By staying out of the conflict, Union hopes to avoid drama.

  • Celeb News

    Gabrielle Union Writes a Letter to Her Younger Self

    The actress stresses self-love in terms of her complexion and maintaining an overall sense of self worth.

  • Celeb News

    Gabourey Sidibe Says "I Decided Life Wasn't Worth Living"

    Gabby explained how her upbringing helped her deal with her now infamous role and the fallout that came after.

  • Catfights

    Is There Beef Between Paris Jackson and Auntie Janet

    While the Jackson family wages an ugly public war, a behind-the-scenes feud is raging between Janet Jackson and her 14-year-old niece Paris!

  • Celeb Justice

    Janet Jackson Demands Retraction of "Vanity Fair" Book

    Janet’s lawyer has sent a letter to the magazine demanding a retraction for re-purposing bald headed lies.

  • Celeb Justice

    "Vanity Fair's" Article Correction May Upset Janet Jackson

    After Janet Jackson demanded a retraction on a "Vanity Fair" article, the Website made a correction to the original article that will not please Ms. Jackson.

  • Celeb News

    Janet Jackson: We Don’t Need Michael’s Money

    Get the latest on the Jackson family drama in The Spin.

  • Romance

    Congratulate Janet Jackson on Her New Engagement

    A source tells the magazine that Wissam "gave her a huge, expensive ring" earlier this year and added, "She's afraid it will get lost, so she keeps it locked up!"

  • Romance

    Janet Jackson is Officially Married

    In a joint statement to Entertainment Tonight, the couple revealed:"The rumors regarding an extravagant wedding are simply not true. Last year we were married in a quiet, private, and beautiful ceremony."

  • Rumors

    Will a Prenup Hold Up Janet's Wedding?

    According to the British gossips, who are known to have quite the imagination, Janet Jackson and Wissam al Mana had an issue over their prenuptial agreement, only not how you might imagine it.

  • Celeb News

    Jamie Foxx Says "Wheres Spike Lee Coming From?"

    Kerry Washington may have taken a more diplomatic approach in handling Spike Lee’s criticism of her most recent film, Django Unchained, but Jamie Foxx is hitting him back as hard as he gave it.

  • Romance

    Idris Elba Talks About Being a Woman Magnet in New GQ

    “I’m not sure what it is they see, not to mention that, personally, I feel very awkward. There’s no way all those women would ever sleep with me and go, ‘I really liked him.’”

  • Rumors

    Idris Elba Taking a Break to Pursue Music

    Yes, the British actor, who DJs under the name “Driis,” is currently embarking on a seven-week residency at a London nightclub.

  • Celeb Justice

    Gabriel Aubry Files a Restraining Order on Halle Berry

    Gabriel Aubry is hitting back at Halle Berry’s request for a restraining order.

  • Celeb Justice

    Gabriel Aubry Wont Catch a Case For His Holiday Brawl

    Their sources say the case is not resolved and Aubry will face no criminal prosecution so long as he’s on his best behavior for a year.

  • Celeb Justice

    Floyd Mayweather's Baby Mama Chronicles

    One of Floyd Mayweather’s baby mamas may have forgiven him for the violent incident that led to him going to jail, but another disturbance with another one of his child bearers may put him back there.

  • Rumors

    Floyd Mayweather and His Good Friend, Chilli

    Floyd Mayweather and Chilli of TLC and VH1 fame have long been suspected to straddle the line between friends and lovers.

  • Rumors

    Is The Money Team Ready to Split?

    The source of the beef between 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather may be rooted in the rapper allegedly trying to take advantage of the boxer during his stint in jail.

  • Rumors

    Faith Evans On The Florence Ballard Movie

    Back in 2010, Faith Evans announced that she would be taken part in a biopic about the life of original Supremes member, Florence Ballard. However, last year [More...] Faith reportedly walked away from the movie.

  • Celeb News

    Brandy Admits She Struggled With Her Looks

    In a new interview, Brandy says that she, too, struggled with her looks.

  • Celeb News

    Eve Talks Billionaire Boyfriend and Ex Stevie J

    Eve stopped by “The Angie Martinez Show” and opened up about her relationship with British entrepreneur Maximillion Cooper. She also answered more questions about her ex-boyfriend, producer and Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta star Stevie J.

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