EBONY Rundown: Kyle Massey Accused of Sending Teen Explicit Photos, Rotimi Joins ‘House Party’ Reboot Cast, and More

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Actor Kyle Massey Charged For Allegedly Sending Explicit Photos To Preteen

That’s So Raven” actor Kyle Massey has been charged with one count of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes, NBC News reports. Investigators alleged that Massey, 29, sent pornographic images to a 13-year-old girl. Massey’s mother, Angel Massey, took to Instagram to allege that the alleged victim’s mother is seeking to extort the former child actor.

Supreme Court Upholds Eviction Moratorium

Tuesday, the Supreme Court denied a request to block the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s order from evicting certain tenants who failed to pay rent amidst the coronavirus pandemic, CNN reports. As a result, the moratorium will remain in place until July 31.

NYC Board Of Elections Withdraws Botched Primary Results

The New York City Board of Elections had to withdraw primary results Tuesday after it was discovered that the numbers had been corrupted by test data, ABC 7 reports. Results will be recalculated and are expected to be released Wednesday.

Rotimi Joins ‘House Party” Reboot Cast

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Rotimi, Melvin Gregg, and Allen Moldonado have joined the cast of New Line Cinema’s House Party reboot, Variety reports. The reimagining of the 1990 cult classic will be produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter for HBO Max. Also joining the cast are Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Tosin Cole, Karen Obilom, and DC Young Fly.

Bobby Brown and Keith Sweat to Face Off In Verzuz Battle

Thursday, July 1, R&B crooners Bobby Brown and Keith Sweat will go hit-for-hit in a Verzuz battle. The showdown will take place during the Essence Festival of Culture at 5 pm PT/ 8 pm ET.

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