As some racists sit somewhere beside themselves over Michael B(ae). Jordan’s casting as Johnny Storm in the Fantastic Four reboot, there’s already rumblings of him landing a role in another superhero-themed film. As legend has it: "According to sources, the production is currently looking for a Black actor in his early 20s who is also physically fit.” Well, amen. More, he’s said to have already met with the film’s direction, Zack Snyder, about the part. To quote DJ Jubilee: Get it ready, get it ready, get it ready, get it ready,ready. [Moviefone]
Slim Thug now has his own day in Houston thanks city Mayor Annise Parker, who honored the rapper for his philanthropic efforts in the city. Now, the rest of America, find some way to make amends with Thugga ‘cause we all know y’all didn’t appreciate Already Platinum the way y’all should’ve. P.S. H-Tine! H-Tine! H-Tine! [Rap Radar]
In watch who you procreate news, Mathew Knowles’ mistress-turned-mother of his child, Alexsandra Wright, came out swinging in a new interview with Inside Edition.
On Mathew allegedly not paying child support and refusing to see his son, Alexsandra explained: “It’s disappointing. I’m not angry. I’m disappointed. More than anything, he raised two other children and was very active and involved in their lives and they turned out very well, so why he’s choosing not to acknowledge his only son, I don’t know, but it’s disappointing. I am the only parent taking accountably at this point. It’s not anybody else’s responsibility but Mathew Knowles.”
Beyoncé came up, too, though I don’t know why, adding: "I don’t expect Beyoncé to take accountability. It’s not her problem. It’s not her situation.”
You had an 18-month affair with a married man and expected decency afterwards? Ha. [Inside Edition]
Lamar Odom may want that old thing back, but Khloe Kardashian is over it and moving on. A source close to the reality star (probably her mama), says, “She has absolutely no plans to get back together with Lamar. She has already sold their house and is just starting live her own life. The nights of staying up late at night wondering where Lamar was and if he would be coming home, are over.” [Radar]
Prince kept it funky in a new interview with Mojo magazine, complaining about the number of opportunities Whites in entertainment gets as opposed to their Black peers. Mr. Purple Rain said, “It’s box office. I can’t have something like ‘The Great Gatsby’ on my hands. Didn’t you know that Black people don’t get a second chance? It’s like Chris Rock said, ‘Leonardo DiCaprio can make one bad movie after another, and he just keeps going. Chris Rock makes a bad movie, and he doesn’t work again.’ Black people aren’t allowed to make mistakes.”
Very true, although on a different note, I hate that Prince won’t play “Darling Nikki” anymore. [Concrete Loop]
Are you dying to know about the KimYe wedding? Stop lying. You’re at least a little curious if you’re reading this.
That said, Kim Kardashian told Ryan Seacrest about her wedding to Kanye West, “We’re having a super small and intimate [wedding. As we’re going to along, we’re realizing that we want it to be just smaller and more intimate than people are imagining. I’m excited. It’s exciting!”
As for more babies: “I don’t think I can do more than three tops. That would be my absolute top. I even contemplate if North should just be an only child. .
“But then I remember all the [holidays] and all the fun experiences I’ve had, so I might just have to tough it out.” [In Touch Weekly]
DMX is blaming his estranged wife Tashera Simmons over a recent foreclosure. X claims that Tashera took $100,00 from his bank account while he was in jail. Yeah, I’m surprised he has that much left, too. Anyway, X went on to say, “I told her she is living above her means, that you can’t still live on the same block as Martha Stewart and Chevy Chase, you gotta downgrade, but she refuses to do so because the house is in my name. She doesn’t give a f*ck about my credit.” [Crunk + Disorderly]
There’s word going around that Tameka Raymond has already bailed out on Atlanta Exes – because former Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta star Traci Steele doesn’t know how to act. Traci is not a cast member, but she is a friend of Kevin Hart’s ex-wife, Torrei Hart. Well, allegedly, while filming, Traci rolled up on Tameka and acted like Mona Scott-Young was still signing her checks. Needless to say, Tameka wasn’t for it and peaced out on her and the show altogether.
More: “With camera’s rolling, Steele immediately ‘Turned UP’ for the show and acted out at the event in front of several surprised customers. From what I’ve heard, Traci came into the store yelling and screaming at Tameka asking why she didn’t like Torrei and blah blah blah. Tameka could be heard stating, ‘this isn’t the place for this’ and Traci continued to press the issue.”
Girl, go home. Not you, Tameka. I’m talking about DJ Babey Drew’s ex-girlfriend. [Straight From The A!]
Marlo Hampton came for NeNe Leakes’ neck in a new blog entry posted on her site. In addition to several side-by-side comparisons proving that NeNe copy and pasted many of Marlo’s looks, the would-be cast member (she’s trying really hard to get that peach) of The Real Housewives of Atlanta refreshed the memory of Mrs. Leakes.
Marlo wrote: “Sometimes friends have disagreements, and then they forgive and forget. I have said many times I looked up to her like a big sister and valued our relationship, so I wanted to break the ice, kiss and make up. However, when the water was thrown at me, along with the nasty attitude, I wasn’t having it! I didn’t need to kiss her a$$ because she didn’t bring me up. When she met me at my boutique I was already thatgirl who styled her, (on a budget) for season 2. And at the time, she was on team I.O.U, NOT team Rich!”
Marlo kicked this off with: “Divas and Divos, I’m doing my best to be the one to take the high road, but these last few weeks have been filled with lots of shade and haterade from people promoting products from Donald Trump’s hair emporium!” [Musings From The Boudir]
I now leave you with Kanye West making sense without yelling or stepping on a cloud on Pluto. Cherish this moment.
Michael Arceneaux is from the land of Beyoncé, but now lives in the city of Master Splinters. Follow him at @youngsinick.