Week Of June 1 - 8 2013

Bruno Mars’ Mother Dies Of Brain Aneurysm

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Singer, Bruno Mars’, mother, Bernadette Hernandez, passed away this past weekend from a brain aneurysm. She was 55 years old. Many fellow singers Tweeted Bruno Mars to express their condolences and show their support for the family during this time including Randy Jackson who Tweeted, “Terrible news. Praying for you Bruno Mars”.

Our prayers are with Bruno and his family during this tough time.

The Miami Heat Advance To 2013 NBA Finals

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The Miami Heat defeated the Indiana Pacers 99-76 this week to advance to the 2013 NBA Finals in search of their second consecutive NBA title. They will face the San Antonio Spurs in the championship.

Beyonce Avoids Pregnancy Rumors On ‘The Today Show’

While no one has been able to prove that Beyonce is actually pregnant, rumors continue to circulate that the pop star is indeed pregnant with her second child, despite her being spotted out drinking wine and eating raw fish – two pregnancy no nos. During a recent appearance on ‘The Today Show’, Beyonce was of course asked about her pregnancy and instead of denying the rumor, she avoided the question altogether. Watch below.

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Paris Jackson Rushed To Hospital Over Attempted Suicide

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Paris Jackson, teenaged daughter of the late Michael Jackson, was rushed to the hospital over reports of a possible suicide attempt. According to reports, Paris left a suicide note and proceeded to cut herself with a meat cleaver. In addition, a source reported that she took a large number of Motrin pills. She was taken o the hospital and under psychiatric hold for three days. The Jackson family has spoken out about the incident saying, “We appreciate everyone's thoughts for Paris at this time and their respect for the family's privacy."

Our prayers are the Jackson family during this time.

Woman Lets Her Pitbulls Loose On A News Reporter!

Melissa Lawrence from Rhode Island sent her pitbulls after an ABC reporter after a news crew showed up at her home requesting an interview following a recent shooting that involved her daughter. Prior to letting her pitbulls attack the reporter, Lawrence threw rocks at the cameraman and threatened to hit them with a metal bat! Watch the footage.

Beyonce Confirms She’s Not Pregnant

enter image description here After a series of speculations, a member from Beyonce’s camp finally has assured everyone that she is not pregnant. Gayle King announced on “This Morning” that she spoke with a representative from Beyonce’s team that gave an official statement to CBS that she and husband, Jay Z, are “absolutely positively not pregnant at this time.”

Gayle stated, "It's true that she and Jay-Z absolutely want to have another baby when the time is right. And when the time is right, they will share it."

Tamar & Vince Welcome Baby Boy

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Congratulations to the youngest of the Braxton clan, Tamar, as she and her husband, Vince Herbert, welcomed their first child, a baby boy, into the world yesterday! Tamar made the announcement on her Twitter page yesterday saying, #tamartian friends HE'S finally here! #bfv #tamarandvince #theone :-)

Congratulations!

The First Lady Confronts Heckler

During a DNC fundraiser, Ellen Sturtz interrupted the First Lady during her speech to demand that the President sign an anti-discrimination order. The First Lady didn’t take too well to the interruption and confronted Sturtz before threatening to leave the fundraiser without finishing her speech! Watch the footage below

Alicia Keys Cover’s July Issue Of Marie Claire UK

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Alicia Keys grabbed the cover of UK’s Marie Claire for their July 2013 issue. In the issue, she opened up about her husband, Swizz Beatz and the tribute she wrote for him on her album. Read excerpts from the interview here.

The Wendy Williams Show Gets Renewed Through 2017

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The Wendy Williams Show was renewed through the 2017 season. The company’s CEO released a statement saying, “Our broadcast partners across the country have taken notice, demonstrating their faith in the staying power of this rapidly growing talk franchise with upgrades." Congratulations to Wendy Williams!