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#AtatianaJefferson Black Woman Fatally Shot By White Police Officer In Her Own Home 

Atatiana Jefferson Killed By White Police Officer In Her Home

The death of a black woman minding her business in her home before being killed by police is causing Botham Jean comparisons. Atatiana Koquice Jefferson, 28, died Saturday after a Forth Worth, Texas officer opened fire on her inside her house.
NBC Dallas-Forth Worth reports that a neighbor called the police to report that Jefferson’s door was open. An officer who arrived on the scene peered into Atatiana’s window and spotted her and yelled, “Put your hands up — show me your hands,” before opening fire and shooting her.

The young woman was shot once and although aid was rendered she was pronounced dead. The officer who killed Atatiana has yet to be identified but authorities tell NBC he’s on administrative leave pending an investigation. He’s also been confirmed as white.

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price released a statement on the shooting.

“Writing a statement like this is tragic and something that should never be necessary. A young woman has lost her life, leaving her family in unbelievable grief. All of Fort Worth must surround Atatiana Jefferson’s family with prayers, love and support,” Price said.

Mayor Price has promised a “complete and thorough investigation” to be conducted by Police Chief Ed Kraus, which will then be forwarded to the Tarrant County District Attorney Law Enforcement Incident Team.

This is so incredibly tragic and sad. We’re thinking of the family and friends of Atatiana who lost their loved one for absolutely no reason.

 

Washed Her Sins Away… Kimmy Cakes Was Baptized Along With Her Kiddos In Armenia [PHOTOS] 

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Kim Kardashian Shares Photos From Baptism Trip To Armenia

Kim Kardashian West and her kiddos are religious on a regular basis, thanks in part to Kanye West’s Sunday Service but the reality starlet recently voyaged to her father’s ancestral homeland Armenia along with older sister Kourtney and their kids, to be baptized.

Both sisters recently shared baptism photos on social media:

“Thank you Armenia for such a memorable trip,” Kim’s caption read. “So blessed to have been baptized along with my babies at Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, Armenia’s main cathedral which is sometimes referred to as the Vatican of the Armenian Apostolic Church. This church was built in 303 AD.”

Kourtney shared a similar message about her experience.

Hit the flip for more photos from the rites passage.

Be Safe Tho: Boxer Patrick Day Is In A Coma After Getting Knocked Out In The Ring 

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Boxer Leaves The Ring On A Stretcher After Being Knocked Out

Patrick Day, a professional boxer, is currently in a medically induced coma after getting knocked out by Charles Conwell in a fight on Saturday night.

21-year-old Conwell knocked out Day, 27, in the 10th round of their super welterweight fight in Chicago, Illinois. Viewers could see Day’s head bounce right back off the canvas after Conwell hit him with a right to the ear followed by a left hook.

According to reports from DAZN, Patrick Day was unconscious as he left the arena. He ended up being rushed out of the ring on a stretcher and had is said to have suffered multiple seizures in an ambulance while on the way to a local hospital. The athlete was still unconscious and on a breathing tube an hour after the knockout.

BoxingScene reported that Day underwent surgery following the at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, but there’s no word on his condition following the procedure.

This scary incident went down as Day was fighting Conwell on the undercard of the Oleksander Usyk-Chazz Witherspoon fight. Conwell had already knocked Patrick down twice before the final 10th-round knockout.

Kanye Has Pop-Up Sunday Service At Howard Homecoming, Spews Sunken Slavery Comments AGAIN 

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Kanye Has Sunday Service At Howard University

Kanye is back at it again and surprisingly one of the most illustrious HBCUs in the country is giving him a stage. On Saturday Kanye surprised Howard University students and alumni with a pop-up Sunday Service during their (#HUHC19) homecoming celebration.

The news was shared via Howard’s official social media channels…

and people flooded the yard to get a look at Ye who brought Kim Kardashian, North, and Saint West along for the ride.

Kanye also made some comments, he first denied being “cancelled”…

“I was in debt, I was in the mental hospital, I was canceled but the power belongs to God. As we stand here right in the yard of Howard University, does this look like canceled to you?”

and (once again) ranted about slavery.

“Next time the slave nets come out, lets all try and not stand in one place,” said Kanye who previously ranted that “slavery was a choice.”

Yeah, is this STILL y’alls King?

While some people were ecstatic to see Ye at The Mecca, others are rightfully pissed that Howard administration let bigot supporting Kanye on campus.

What do YOU think about Kanye having Sunday Service at Howard???

More on the flip.

Seriously?! Stalker Arrested After Finding A Japanese Pop Star’s Home By Studying The Reflections In Her Pupils 

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Man Arrested After Finding Pop Star’s Home By Studying Her Selfies

A man was arrested in Japan on suspicion of stalking a female pop idol. It all happened after he reportedly used the reflections of her pupils in the photos she shared on social media, along with Google Street View to find where she lived.

According to reports from The New York Post, Tokyo police declined to comment on the specifics of the investigation, but confirmed on Friday that 26-year-old Hibiki Sato was arrested on September 17 on suspicion of indecent behavior in connection with stalking and causing injuries to a 20-year-old woman.

The police official went on to say the case was related to the reports about a stalker and pupil images. They described Sato as an “avid fan.”

Japanese media reported this week that details in the woman’s selfies were used to identify the train station that she frequented. These reports said Sato looked at a variety of the images she posted, such as those of her apartment, to figure out where she lived.

Once he located the pop star, police say he hurt her and committed indecent acts, such as groping the woman after accosting her from behind and knocking her down.

Now, Tokyo Shimbun–a metropolitan daily, which reported on the stalking case–is warning readers that even casual selfies may show surrounding buildings that will allow people to identify the location of the photos, just like what happened in this case.

“Girl, You’re Gangster”: Rihanna Defends The ‘Vogue’ Writer Who Got Major Backlash For Winging Their Interview 

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Rihanna Stands Behind The Writer Who Interviewed Her For Vogue

Rihanna is a woman of the people, so she’s not here for all of the slander Abby Aguirre–the writer behind her latest Vogue cover story–is facing.

After the profile was published, the reporter was bombarded with backlash over her confession that she had gone into the interview without any questions prepared.

Here’s the excerpt from the story that had everyone up in arms:

‘Normally I bring a list of questions, but I didn’t have time to prepare one, which I make a split-second decision to confess. “I’m winging it, so you have to help me,” I say nervously. Rihanna flashes a grin that is somehow both reassuring and mischievous. “Aren’t we all?” she says.’

When reading this sentence out of context, it’s easy to see why people are upset: How could you NOT be prepared for an interview with Rihanna? And better yet, why would you ADMIT that to her…and then, on top of it, publish that admission within the article?!

Here’s what Aguirre had to say when the backlash initially started pouring in:

There are still a lot of folks who aren’t okay with her explanation, for a lot of reasons, but as for Rihanna, she came to the writer’s defense once she was alerted of the goings on.

“Wait, wait, what?” Rih told WWD when asked about the criticism of Aguirre’s interview. “No, no, no, no. That’s gangster. For you to get a call the day before being like, ‘Hey, Rihanna’s in L.A., you wanna do this?’ And show up on the dime and write an incredible article that I’m really proud of and enjoyed reading? She’s badass for that.”

The mogul went on to say, “If you don’t have to prepare, girl, you’re gangster.”

Real Ragers Only: Travis Scott Injures His Knee Mid-Performance & Refuses To Leave The Stage 

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Travis Scott Suffers A Serious Injury During His Latest Performance

Travis Scott brought the ASTROWORLD experience to Citi Field on Saturday, performing as one of the headliners for Rolling Loud’s first time in New York. The festival was already undergoing some issues–with certain performers on the lineup catching the attention of the NYPD–but Travis found himself hurting by the end of his set.

The Houston native was performing his track, “BUTTERFLY EFFECT” when he jumped up and landed wrong on his right knee.

Later on in his set, Scott went on to say, “I ain’t gonna lie, I think I just broke my knee right now. But this show cannot stop just yet,” before continuing his performance as planned. At some point in the show, Travis put on a make-shift knee brace and went on with the rest of his performance–if you know Scott, you know how seriously he takes these concerts and giving his fans an experience to remember

Of course, the comparisons to Michael Jordan’s famous flu game were all over the place.

As of now, there’s no word on whether or not Travis actually broke his leg–but that fall did look pretty gnarly.
Luckily, though, he’s got some time to recover. Right now, Scott’s next performance isn’t until November 3 in Las Vegas for Day N Vegas festival, so hopefully he’s all healed by then. If not, he’ll probably find a way to make it on stage anyway.

Welp: Georgetown University Pulls The Plug On Fabolous’ Homecoming Performance Because Of History Of Domestic Violence 

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Fabolous’ Georgetown Performance Was Cancelled Due To His Alleged History Of Domestic Violence

According to XXL, Fabolous was supposed to be perform at Georgetown’s “Hoya Madness” event this weekend, but because of domestic abuse allegations, he won’t be hitting the stage.

Earlier this week, Georgetown officials released a statement saying that Fab had been disinvited to the event.

“After engaging with students, we have cancelled the musical act for 2019 Hoya Madness,” the statement reads in part. “We take domestic violence very seriously and were unaware of the charges against the entertainer when he was booked through a third-party entity. We are committed to enhanced vetting of future performers and doing all that we can to support a safe and respectful community.”

Fabolous was scheduled to perform along with Big Tigger, Georgetown University’s cheerleaders and a pep band but the details of his recent indictment for domestic abuse charges last year after being arrested for allegedly attacking the mother of his son, Emily Bustamante, caused students to speak out against the performance.

It seems like Fab and Em have put their differences to the side, but it looks like people are still not letting the Brooklyn rapper off the hook that easy.

 

Congratulations: Safaree And Erica Mena Reveal They’re Having A Baby Girl! 

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Safaree And Erica Mean Reveal The Gender Of Their Baby

It’s official. Safaree and Erica Mena are having a baby girl. The newlyweds had a gender reveal surrounded by loved ones to celebrate the special occasion and let off a gang of pink fireworks to reveal the gender of their daughter-to-be.

Erica previously told fans that Dr. Jackie of “Married To Medicine” fame did her Ultrasound and kept the baby’s gender hidden.

Now the cat’s outta the bag and the couple couldn’t be happier.

Congrats to the beautiful couple.

Get Well Soon: DMX Cancels Shows, Checks Himself Into Rehab 

10th Annual ONE Musicfest

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DMX Reportedly Checks Himself Into Rehab

In what seemed like another career revival, DMX has decided to take a step back and focus on his health and check himself into rehab.

In an Instagram post, a member of DMX’s team wrote,

“In his ongoing commitment to putting family and sobriety first, DMX has checked himself into a rehab facility. He apologizes for his cancelled shows and thanks his fans for their continued support.”

 

DMX has struggled with sobriety for decades, entering rehab at various points over the years and coming back stronger and seemingly refocused. In 2017 he canceled shows in California in order to check into a rehab facility and that same year went to rehab again, this time in New England.

He was scheduled to perform at a series of events this year, but its good to see the legendary rapper focusing on what’s really important. We hope he gets healthy and makes a full comeback.