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Sherri Shepherd Reflects On Her Time In Jail, RIP Bob Caldwell + Will Diddy Acquire BET?

Sherri Shepherd Reflects On Her Time In Jail, RIP Bob Caldwell + Will Diddy Acquire BET?

03/19/2023 12:00 AM EDT by L'Oréal Luchi

Ciara:

Ciara sparked controversy with her Vanity Fair Oscar’s party look. She showed off her beautiful figure rocking a long sheer dress, revealing her g-string. Some online users felt the outfit was too risqué, but Ciara responded online with the phrase “selective outrage” with crying emojis.

RIP Bob Caldwell:

Legendary singer, Bob Caldwell passed away in his sleep on March 14 at 71 years old. An official cause of death hasn’t been released. He’s infamously known for his 1978 classic, “What You Won’t Do For Love,” which was sampled countless times in hip hop, like on Tupac’s “Are You Still Down.” Artists like Common, Quest Love, and more paid homage to Bob.

Diddy:

Diddy is joining the bid to buy BET. We covered it here on the rewind last week, Tyler Perry, and Byron Allen are interested in having a majority stake in the network. According to Variety, Diddy wants to acquire BET to fulfill his dream of building a Black-owned global media powerhouse because according to him, people of color have the most influence but the least control.

Sherri Shepherd:

Sheri Shepard reflected on her time in jail and said it’s one of the reasons she has a successful career. During an interview, she spoke on how in the early ’90s, she spent 8 days behind bars due to owing $10,000 in unpaid moving violations. She said, “Yeah, I went to jail for not paying my tickets. At the time I did not think being in jail was a good moment, but looking back I learned to pay all my bills.” Sheri called it life lesson.

Coolio:

Coolio’s posthumous album, Long Live Coolio is out. This is his first LP since 2009. He unexpectedly died last year in September at the age of 58 after he was found unresponsive and a medical report says he died of cardiac arrest. LONG LIVE COOLIO is out now.

Coco Jones:

Check out Jus Nik’s latest conversation with Coco Jones. They discuss Coco’s role on Bel Air + more!