Wayne Brady Denies Dating Chilli

News of Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas chopping down comedian Wayne Brady spread like wildfire yesterday, thanks to US Weekly. The site claimed the two had been friends for years but recently decided to take things to the next level, seeing how were spotted holding hands and getting all touchy feely in Vegas and whatnot. Being the swirler that he is, Wayne immediately hoped on Twitter and shut down those Black-on-Black tales. (B-Wayne with a brown-skinned jawn—nah!)

Read it at Madame Noire and US Weekly.

Will Smith Reacts to James Avery’s Death

After keeping quiet for almost a week following the death of James Avery, Will Smith finally released a statement to commemorate everyone’s favorite TV uncle via his Facebook page. “Some of my greatest lessons in acting, living and being a respectable human being came through James Avery. Every young man needs an Uncle Phil. Rest in peace.” Will also posted a photo of himself with Avery and fellow Fresh Prince of Bel-Air stars Tatyana Ali, Alfonso Ribeiro and Karyn Parsons, stating the flick represented the last occasion he’d spent time with his surrogate uncle. Respect to Will for the honorable eulogy, and RIP James Avery!

Read it at NY Daily News.

Rihanna Burns Chris Brown Apology Letter on New Year's Eve, CB Reacts

Welp, all you Chrihanna fans might as well hang it on up, because there’s no way in hot hell that Chris Brown and Rihanna are kissing and making up. According to Hollywood Life, RiRi started off her New Year by setting fire to a heartfelt apology letter her ex-boo had given her around New Year’s Eve 2013. (You know it’s a done deal when they Waiting to Exhale yo ish.) An insider close to Breezy says the singer thinks Rih is crazy, and he’s so hurt by the gesture that he vowed to erase her from his life for good. Well, there you have it folks… but don’t be surprised if you hear about these two tip-toeing in another year or so.

Read it at Hollywood Life.