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Janet Jackson Reveals Struggle With Depression

Despite her youthful and effervescent appearance, Janet Jackson struggled with depression in her 30s. The Essence Festival headliner opened up about her bout with the mental illness to Essence Magazine, revealing details she’s never before shared. “These were difficult years, when I struggled with depression,” she said. “The struggle was intense. I could analyze the…Continue Reading

Anita Baker, Humanitarian Heroes To Be Honored At BET Awards

Anita Baker, Humanitarian Heroes To Be Honored At BET Awards

This Sunday’s BET Awards may bring back some of the classic performances the show has been missing in past year. It certainly can’t hurt that Anita Baker is among this year’s honorees. The Detroit native, who performed for the first time this year on the Fantastic Voyage (after years of Tom’s begging) will be given…Continue Reading

No More Drama: Mary J. Blige’s Divorce Is Final

No More Drama: Mary J. Blige’s Divorce Is Final

Mary J. Blige may have had a challenging relationship history but at least she can now say she’s free to love again. Her divorce, to one-time manager, Kendu Isaacs is now final. According to ETonline, a judge signed off on the finalization on Wednesday. ETonline.com reports: The news comes three months after the former couple settled…Continue Reading

Despite Oscar Win, Kobe Bryant Not Invited To Join Academy

Despite Oscar Win, Kobe Bryant Not Invited To Join Academy

Former NBA star  Kobe Bryant, a best animated short Oscar winner for his autobiographical film Dear Basketball, been denied an invitation to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which announces its new members next week. Bryant — who wrote, exec produced and lent his voice to Dear Basketball, which animator Glen Keane…Continue Reading

Suspect In XXXTentacion Murder Held Without Bail

Suspect In XXXTentacion Murder Held Without Bail

His name is Dedrick D. Williams and he’s accused of pulling the trigger of the gun that killed popular South Florida rapper XXXTentacion, 20, earlier this week. Williams appeared in court Thursday to hear the charges he’s facing. At the hearing, Williams appeared before a judge at the Broward County Courthouse. Here’s the deal: He’s being charged with…Continue Reading

Jesse Williams Ordered To Pay 100K In Spousal, Child Support

Jesse Williams Ordered To Pay 100K In Spousal, Child Support

Lord have mercy! It really is cheaper to keep her. After a nasty custody battle, Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams has been hit with huge child support payment. The actor and activist has been ordered to shell out $50,629 a month in child support to ex Aryn Drake-Lee for their three-year-old son Maceo and four-year-old daughter Sadie, according to court documents. He had previously been ordered to…Continue Reading

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