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'Basketball Wife' Jen Williams Says Evelyn's Nude Pic Drama Coming To TV

So far the world knows that Jennifer Williams of Basketball Wives sometimes struggles with her marriage to baller Eric Williams and that she doesn't tolerate groupies. However, the new reality TV star says viewers shouldn’t be so easily swayed by 30 minutes of her reality.

“I knew everyone was going to have something to say and not everyone was going to like it so I try not to read the blogs,” Mrs. Williams tells VIBE of the criticism. “There have been some situations like the dance contest and things of that nature where I can see them saying it’s ghetto but we did a lot of positive things so I’m just hoping that they show that too."

Not only will Williams' business endeavors with Flirty Girl Fitness and the Save the World Foundation unfold in upcoming episodes, but she also made an effort to stop judging fellow co-star Royce by giving the raunchy dancing wild child a makeover in last night’s episode. It was an act Royce appreciated and also showed that Williams may not be as snobby as critics thought.

“At first I was a little hesitant about Royce because you hear stuff [but] actually I really like her,” says Williams. “When you go through this whole situation being on a show, you have no choice but to bond with the girls in some type of way.”

Williams now speaks to Royce every other day but not everyone on the show bonded well. The preview foreshadows a lot of drink-throwing and, according to Basketball Wives producers, viewers are in for a wild ride from here on. “I’m like, 'Should I be scared?' [But] so far I don’t have any complaints,” says Williams. “I don’t think I did anything too crazy on the show.”

Her friend Evelyn Lozada, however, will be the focal point of chaos thanks to nude pictures that recently surfaced, stemming from a confrontation that will be shown in a future episode.

“When we started filming [Evelyn] was getting these text messages and emails allegedly from another basketball wife who hacked into her email,” Williams reveals. “You see that play out on the show because [Evelyn] confronts the girl. There has been so much legal stuff where the FBI is involved. I couldn’t make this stuff up.” ?Starrene Rhett

 

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Future To Honor Atlanta Senior Citizens At 8th Annual Golden Wishes Gala

In the coming weeks, Future will use his FreeWishes Foundation to honor senior citizens in his hometown of Atlanta.

The Golden Wishes Gala, now in its eighth year, "celebrates seniors and their impactful lifelong contributions to the community," according to a press release. The event has grown from 45 guests at the YMCA to more than 750 guests at Georgia Aquarium. Seniors aged 62 and up are all welcome with an ID and RSVP.

Future founded FreeWishes along with his mother Stephanie Jester and his sister Tia Wilburn-Anderson to "deliver a message of hope, perseverance and resilience to our community by lending support and making dreams come alive." Along with the annual gala, FreeWishes served more than 700 seniors from Metro Atlanta for the FreeWishes Senior Fitness Day, and presented scholarships at each stop of Future's Legendary Nights Tour earlier this year.

Visit FreeWishes.org to register for the gala, or email [email protected] for sponsorships and donations.

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Michael Jai White attends 'Dragged Across Concrete' photocall during the 75th Venice Film Festival at Sala Casino on September 3, 2018 in Venice, Italy.
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Michael Jai White Expresses Concern Over Possible ‘Spawn’ Reboot

After playing Spawn in the 1997 film of the same name, actor Michael Jai White has expressed hesitancy over the movie’s reported reboot. According to ComicBook.com, White recognized the character’s creator and artist Todd McFarlane on his pursuit of getting the film off the ground, but he’s unsure as to what impact Spawn will have.

"I don't know anything about it. He's been talking about a reboot of Spawn for 20 years," White said. "I think he will continue talking about it, because people listen. I don't understand it, personally. I wish him the best of luck. But, Todd explained to me that this will be a character that you didn't see. You never see the character. It's just a character that's scarcely on film. Personally, I don't get it.”

Spawn, formerly known as Al Simmons (an assassin who was killed and sent to Hell), was commissioned by the underworld’s lord to lead Hell’s army in a battle against Heaven in exchange for seeing his wife and child again. The plot takes several turns depicting a series of deceitful actions, betrayal, and revenge.

A possible Spawn reboot adds to this year's steady reveal of films from the '90s and 2000s receiving the remake treatment. So far, Aladdin, Charlie's Angels, and The Lion King plus more have been reimagined. Earlier this year, New Jack City, The Little Mermaid, Clueless, The Matrix, and Set It Off stoked claims of being remade as well.

The news site also claims Spawn recently became comic publishing’s “longest-running independent comic.”

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Andre Emmett #2 of 3s Company walks out to the court for warm ups prior to the Big 3 game at Sprint Center on July 20, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri.
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Andre Emmett: Two Suspects Face Capital Murder Charges In Connection To BIG3 Player’s Death

Nearly a month after former BIG3 player Andre Emmett was fatally shot, Dallas police have identified and arrested two suspects in connection to the attempted robbery. According to The Dallas Morning News, Keith Ladon Johnson, 37, and Michael Lucky, 29, were charged with capital murder. Johnson’s bail has been set at $500,000 while Lucky’s has yet to be determined.

On Sept. 23, Emmett was stationed in his Land Rover outside of his home in Old East Dallas, Texas around 2:15 in the morning. That’s when two people approached the vehicle aiming to rob the former NBA player. After Emmett attempted to flee the situation on foot after an altercation took place, one of the suspects aimed a handgun in his direction and proceeded to shoot and kill the 32-year-old.

Emmett was taken to a hospital after a passer-by took notice and phoned 911. He died at the medical facility, survived by two toddler daughters. “His girls were and are his life,” his sister, Sasha Emmett, said per NBC-DFW. “They don’t really know what’s going on, but they were with him all the time and he’s going to be absent in their life now.”

Chris Beard, who was an assistant to Emmett’s coach during his tenure at Texas Tech University, revealed the pro-athlete launched the Dreams Really Exist Foundation for children in his Dallas hometown. Emmett’s pro-basketball career allowed him to suit up for his first NBA team, Seattle SuperSonics in 2004, to the Memphis Grizzlies, then the New Jersey Nets.

The BIG3 is in a state of shock over the sudden and tragic death of Andre Emmett. Andre was a member of the BIG3 family for two seasons and never without a smile on his face. His kindness towards others and easy-going demeanor made him a joy to be around. pic.twitter.com/QoNJ7NH2k0

— BIG3 on CBS (@thebig3) September 23, 2019

Off the court, Dre was passionate about helping young people through his Dreams Really Exist foundation. We are simply heartbroken by this devastating loss. Our thoughts are with Andre’s family and friends during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/3Nr2qeyOJt

— BIG3 on CBS (@thebig3) September 23, 2019

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