Week Of May 19 - 25 2013

Jay Z Denies Beyonce Pregnancy Rumors

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Although numerous blogs reported that Beyonce and Jay Z were expecting their second child together sometime this year, Jay Z recently denied those rumors saying:

"It's not true. The news is worse than blogs."

Interestingly enough, the news reports come from credible news sources such as E! News who has yet to post a retraction story or take the original Beyonce Pregnancy post down leaving many to question whether the rumors are true and Jay Z is trying hard to cover it up for the time being, or if Beyonce really isn’t pregnant. Only time will tell..

Miguel Falls On A Fan During ‘Adorn’ Performance At 2013 Billboard Awards

Miguel performed at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards this past weekend and sung his hit single, “Adorn”. During the performance, he attempted a stage dive and ended up kicking two women in the face! Although the ladies stated that they were both okay, Miguel still managed to find them after the show to personally offer his apologies.

Tornado Rips Through Oklahoma

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A tornado about 2 miles wide ripped through Oklahoma this week and killed approximately 51 people with 20 of those being children. The tornado destroyed homes, pilled cars on top of each other and trapped school children. The tornado had winds up to 200 mph and was reported worse than the tornado that occurred in May 1999 that killed 40 people. President Barack Obama declared Oklahoma a major disaster area and ordered for federal aid to supplement local efforts.

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West’s Baby Shower Invitations

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It’s almost time for the birth of Kim and Kanye’s first baby together and to prepare for the baby’s arrival, Kim and Kanye are getting ready for their baby shower. TMZ.com got a hold of one of the baby shower invitations which features a spinning ballerina that resembles Kim K. and the tune of Kanye’s song, “Hey Mama”. The baby shower is set to be held on June 2 and is given by Kim’s sisters, Khloe and Kourtney, her mom, Kris Jenner, and family friend, Shelli Azoff.

NY Knicks Player, Amar’e Stoudemire Welcomes 4th Child

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Amar’e Stoudemire and wife, Alexis, welcomed their fourth child into their family yesterday. The couple tweeted,

“We are proud to announce we added a healthy baby boy to the Stoudemire team this morning. Alexis & the baby are doing great. Blessed”

Their new baby joins big siblings, Ar’e, Amar’e Jr. and Assata.

Janet Jackson Becomes A Billionaire

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Janet Jackson has been in the entertainment business for about 40 years now and as of recently, she’s officially reached billionaire status. Janet earned $458 million in concerts, $304 million from acting roles and $260 million in album sales as well as $81 million from sponsorships – not to mention she recently married billionaire Wissam Al Mana last year. Janet recently told Billboard that she is planning to return to music, "I am working on a new project now. We are creating the concept and initial thoughts on the music."

Go Miss Jackson!

OKC Thunder Player, Kevin Durant, Pledges $1 Million To Oklahoma Tornado Relief

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Basketball player, Kevin Durant, recently pledged $1 million to the tornado relief in Oklahoma through his Durant Family Foundation after the horrific tornado that ripped through the state earlier this week. He stated, “As the day went on and I saw the footage and the casualties and the houses being blown away, it was tough to see. I call Oklahoma City my home. I go through Moore all the time. It's unfortunate. We're going to come together as a city like we always do and we're going to bounce back.”

President Obama Speaks At Morehouse College Graduation

The graduating class at Morehouse College may have received the best graduation gift of all time: a commencement speech by President Barack Obama himself. During the President’s 30-minute speech, he touched on the importance of giving back to the community and urged the graduated to remember where they came from when they achieve success. Watch the speech above.

Robin Roberts Will Release Memoir Next Year

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Robin Roberts recently announced that she would release a memoir highlighting her fight against MDS and bone marrow disease. The book has not yet been titled but is set to hit bookstores in April 2014. Roberts stated, "I am humbled that many have an interest, and draw strength from my on-going journey. I'm grateful for the prayers and well wishes of so many people. I'm thrilled that Jamie Raab and Grand Central Publishing will help me tell my story."

Kerry Washington Gives George Washington University Graduation Speech

‘Scandal’ star, Kerry Washington, returned to her alma mater, George Washington University, earlier this week to speak at their graduation ceremony. Her speech offered the graduating class a few hidden facts about herself (she’s cousins with Colin Powell!) and a few tips to take with them into the ‘real world’. Watch her graduation speech above.