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Terrence Howard Speaks Out About CAA Lawsuit

Terrence Howard recently addressed allegations of underpayment by the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) during an interview with Daphne Phaneē. He asserted that Fox and Disney utilized his “Hustle & Flow” image for “Empire” without permission, estimating its value at over $100 million. Howard criticized CAA for negotiating lower salaries compared to actors from “Big Bang Theory,” despite “Empire” having more viewers. He alleged that CAA agents were motivated to keep his pay low due to packaging deals, leading him to sue CAA for over $120 million due to representation failures. Additionally, Howard faced legal issues, including being ordered to pay back taxes, interest, and penalties.

Aoki Lee Simmons Relationship With 65-Year-Old

Aoki Lee Simmons, daughter of Kimora Lee Simmons and Russell Simmons, was initially rumored to be romantically involved with 65-year-old restaurateur Vittorio Assaf, but sources confirmed that this relationship did not materialize. Following tabloid reports of their alleged romance, photos emerged of Simmons and Assaf vacationing in St. Barts, displaying affectionate behavior. Simmons later went live on Instagram with an off-camera man she referred to as her “boyfriend,” indicating the end of their St. Barts trip. Assaf, known for founding the Serafina restaurant group, has two children with ex-wife Charlotte Bonstrom, and has been seen with model Nya Gatbel in 2022. Aoki Lee Simmons, a part-time model and Harvard graduate, chose not to comment on the relationship rumors.

Jonathan Majors Sentenced To Domestic Violence Programming

Actor Jonathan Majors received a sentence of 52 weeks in an in-person domestic violence intervention program after being convicted of reckless assault and harassment. Prosecutors sought this sentence alongside a full protection order for his ex-girlfriend Grace Jabbari. Majors was credited with time served for the harassment charge and must comply with mental health counseling and therapy beginning in September. The judge warned that non-compliance could result in up to 364 days in jail. Majors’ attorneys requested the option of virtual sessions, expressing hope for his return to the film industry. During sentencing, Majors appeared with supporters and carried a Bible, while Jabbari expressed concerns about potential harm from Majors.

Missy Elliott Announces First-Ever Headlining Tour

Missy Elliott is launching her inaugural headline tour, the Out of This World Tour, spanning 24 cities across North America. This landmark tour follows her historic induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as the first female hip-hop artist. Elliott is excited to share this experience with fans, collaborating with Busta Rhymes, Ciara, and Timbaland for an unforgettable journey. Tickets for the tour go on sale April 12th, with a Verizon presale starting April 9th. This tour represents a major milestone in Elliott’s career, providing fans with the opportunity to witness her live performances alongside other legendary artists.