*Please note these are taken from various sources such as Eurweb, CNN, AP, Yahoo, and others.
JAMES BROWN PUT TO REST
Well, he is put to rest for now. They just may dig him up again and move him to a James Brown theme park. I say this with a touch of sarcasm although they are trying to go for the whole Elvis Presley Graceland thing.
A NEW GIRL FOR BATMAN
Maggie Gyllenhaal is in "final negotiations" to take over the role Katie Holmes vacated in "The Dark Knight," the sequel to "Batman Begins," says the Hollywood Reporter. Holmes will instead be starring in "Mad Money" -- without a love interest. ...
Doesn't she kind look like Katie Holmes? I think so.
BEYONCE, BLIGE, LEGEND WIN TOP SOUL TRAIN AWARDS: But nary’ a one was on hand to accept trophies. The 21st annual Soul Train Music Awards will be broadcast in national syndication from March 17 through March 24. Here is the complete list of
FRENCHIE PROTESTS CONTINUE AFTER BARBA'S EXIT: Davis' manager says former "Idol" contestant still wants to meet with network and producers.
*The fight for Frenchie Davis continues, even after the ousting Thursday of Antonella Barba on "American Idol."
"She just feels hurt that they have chosen to instead use shows such as [Fox News Channel's] "Hannity and Combs" to put her down as an artist and as an entertainer without letting her have her opportunity to share the interview she thought was going to be aired by Fox 5 in New York and other local channels."
FORMER RIVALS DIDDY AND DOGGY ON TOUR: Rappers travel through Europe together in show of unity. BUt Snoop Arrested in sweden
JAY-Z SELLS ROCAWEAR FOR $204 MILLION: Company joins Joe Boxer, Candies and Ocean Pacific under Iconix Brand Group.
*It was announced Yesterday, Tuesday that Jay-Z is unloading his Rocawear clothing label for $204 million in cash to the Iconix Brand Group, a company that licenses and markets such brands as Candies, Joe Boxer, Mudd, London Fog and Ocean Pacific.
ARTEST OFFERS APOLOGY FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ARREST: Sacramento King gets emotional during press conference.
*Sacramento Kings player Ron Artest has apologized for his domestic violence arrest and returned to the team in time for a Sunday game against the Denver Nuggets.
The trouble-prone athlete had been excused indefinitely from all team activities on Tuesday, one day after he was arrested at his home when a woman called 911 and said she had been assaulted. A police report says Artest slapped the woman's face and grabbed her repeatedly, causing visible injuries on her hand and leg.
“First, I want to apologize to my wife, to my family," Artest said Saturday at a hastily-arranged news conference. Fighting back tears, he continued: "I want to apologize to the Kings, to my teammates, to the NBA, everybody."
WALT DISNEY'S FIRS BLACK PRINCESS
Walt Disney Co. plans an animated film it bills as "an American fairy tale" that will feature the first black princess created by the studio. And in a return to its roots, it plans to use hand-drawn animation to create the film, The Frog Princess.
She's cute and reminds me of Kelly Rowland but that could be just me.
MTV V.J. LaLa Vazquez and her fiancé, Denver Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony, welcomed their baby boy on Wednesday afternoon, according to People magazine.
NAS & KELIS CONFIRMED FOR MTV REALITY SHOW: ‘Mr. and Mrs. Jones’ will follow couple as they prepare for tour.
*It was up in the air for a while, but MTV is confirming that rapper Nas and his wife, singer Kelis, will star in their own reality television series for the music channel.
Titled Mr. and Mrs. Jones, the show will focus on both artists as they prepare for an upcoming tour.
BOBBY BROWN’S ATTORNEY ADDRESSES HOT 99.5 MESS: Lawyer says singer was never contracted to work at station.
*Bobby Brown’s attorney Phaedra C. Parks has come forward to clear up reports about her client’s supposed deal with Washington D.C. radio station Hot 99.5 in relation to his release from a Massachusetts jail.
CAR CARRYING POT CRASHES INTO TROOPER'S CRUISER
ORANGEBURG, South Carolina (AP) -- It might have been one of the easiest drug busts in the history of the South Carolina Highway Patrol: A car with 43 pounds of marijuana crashed into a trooper's cruiser, authorities said.
101 AND 85 YEAR OLD MUGGED
Queens man mugged two elderly women for less than $100.00