RIHANNA TEASES SUPER BOWL HALFTIME SHOW WITH A NEW TRAILER ACKNOWLEDGING HER MUSICAL ABSENCE: Rihanna has is teasing her upcoming Super Bowl LVII halftime performance, which will be held at Arizona's State Farm Stadium. In a new trailer, Rihanna is in a dramatically lit room, with her hair done in a tall and wiry style. Voiceovers from various speakers are saying things like “Dude, Rihanna, we’ve waited for you,” and, “It’s been six years since the nine-time Grammy-winner dropped an album.” The video ends with Rihanna shushing the camera as a brief snippet of her 2016 hit “Needed Me” plays.
KEYSHIA COLE RESPONDS TO SOCIAL MEDIA USER ACCUSED HER OF 'DEGRADING' MOM: Keyshia Cole has responded to a social media user who accused her of degrading her late mother Frankie in her upcoming Lifetime biopic. The Twitter user wrote, “I said it! As soon as @KeyshiaCole momma died she was going to used that opportunity as she always does and make it work for her. Now she is making a movie about Frankie she always degrading them for her benefit.” Keyshia responded, “Degrading my mother? I wanted the best for my mom. You prefer my story not to be my story? At times I have too. But my truth is my truth.” She continued, “I just live mine loud. (while some suffer in silence. But this will come wit all that I do, So speak YOUR TRUTH, but yours ain’t mine.”
MARVIN GAYE'S SON ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON: On Thursday (January 12th), Marvin Gaye III was arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at a cousin in his Los Angeles home. According to TMZ, Gaye III got into an argument with his wife and cousin, which may have been about a previousassault, with Gaye then pointing the weapon at his cousin. He is then said to have driven off in his Corvette before police arrived on the scene in Calabasas, having been called at around 8.05pm for a ‘family dispute.’ He was later arrested on Friday night (January 13th). He was booked on misdemeanor domestic violence and felony assault with a deadly weapon charge. He posted $50,000 bond and was released. An emergency protective order was issued to keep Gaye away from the home and family.