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Meagan Good Talks Natalie Nunn, Rocking The Same Clothes & Cutting Her Hair [Pg. 3]

I spoke to Natalie Nunn a couple of days ago and she mentioned that you two grew up together.
Yeah, the perception that people have of her on TV is not really who she is. I mean she is wild and willing to do whatever she wants to do to just be inappropriate, but she's actually really a sweet girl at heart and when she was talking about her new show, she really wanted me to come on it and I was like, "No, Natalie, absolutely not." She was like, "No, you can take me to church." And I was like, "Yeah, I might come on one episode and take you to church."

The blogs one and only grip with you is always "Why does Meagan where the same shit every day?" What is your response to that?
I don't really care. If something looks good to me and I spent my money on it I'm going to wear it as many times as I choose to, whether it's my shoes, my earrings, my jeans. And what they don't understand, the more they comment on it, the more you make me wear it. If you have something to say about my red lips, if I hear about it, I'm wearing red lips tomorrow and the whole week after that. Everybody's different. Kim [Kardashian] loves to dress up, but that's not me. I like to wear jeans and a t-shirt. I'm probably going to wear the same jeans and a t-shirt until I'm tired of seeing them, not when you're tired of seeing them, but when I'm tired of seeing them.

With that said do you think you'll ever go back to long hair?
At some point. I miss it every day.

Do you regret cutting it?
No, not at all. The main reason I cut it off was because a lot of the characters that I was [playing], werre always the love interest and that was cool through my early twenties because all I was trying to do was break away from being looked at as a child. And now that people know that and I'm in my later 20s, it's time to be taken seriously and I felt one of the ways to symbolize that was to cut my hair off and say, "Look I don't have the long sexy vixen mane. I have the serious haircut of a young woman." It's still stylish and still sexy, but it's more appropriate for what I'm trying to do right now.

How are you balancing Hello Girls with your acting career? Are you taking a little break from acting?
It's definitely going to be a balancing act, but it's doable. I just believe in God that he's going to work it out for me schedule wise. I know there's going to come times where I'm going to have to make a sacrifice on either end, rather it's a show, or a movie, or a project, or a gig, but I'm up for it. I'm not going to worry too much; I'll deal with it as it comes.

You’ve spoken on wanting to portray Aaliyah is there any one else you think you could pull of well?

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Will Shafroth, CEO of the National Park Foundation said it was hard to place a dollar amount on the location where a lot of Dr. King's character was molded.

"It is difficult to value something this significant in our nation’s history. It is a priceless asset. It is one of the most important places to tell the story of America,” Shafroth said.

Bernice King, daughter of late the civil rights leader, said the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change had been considering selling the home since the passing of their mother Coretta Scott, in 2006. King said the center will focus on nonviolent educational and training programs.

“We are working on creating more robust, nonviolence training,” King said. “Our society is desperately in need of Dr. King’s nonviolent teachings right now in order to create a just, humane and peaceful world. That is what we are trying to put our energy in.”

The home was reportedly built by a white firefighter in 1895 and then purchased by Dr. King's maternal grandfather, Rev. Adam Daniel Williams, who was pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church for $3,500. When King's mother and father wed in 1927, they moved. All of King's siblings including himself were born in the home.

Elizabeth Paradis Stern, spokeswoman for the National Park Service said the preservation of the home will not falter now that it's out of the family's possession.

“The most important thing about this is that this property will be protected and preserved permanently as one of our most important properties,” Stern said. “It is part of the American fabric.”

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Donnie McClurkin Sent To Hospital Following Car Accident

Gospel legend Donnie McClurkin couldn't be more grateful after surviving a car accident this past Wednesday (Dec. 12).

The "We Fall Down" singer was driving on the road in the earlier part of the day when he passed out and began weaving into traffic. He reportedly struck the middle concrete island.

Following the incident, he posted a selfie of him on the hospital bed in scrubs on Facebook. Along with the photo, he explained that he woke up from the accident with stitches on his left thumb, on top of having a sprained wrist, and hurt knee. His car was also completely totaled.

"I AM ALIVE!!!! Somewhat mangled, stitches on left thumb, sprained wrist, hurt knee, but I’m still here! God and two angels saved my life!," the Grammy-winning artist wrote.

He also mentioned that two "angels" pulled him out the car to safety and medical attention. "I owe them...I am still here by the grace of God! Thank you, Lord...thank you!" he added.

On Friday (Dec. 14), McClurkin posted to his Facebook page again, sharing several photos of his destroyed car. "This is the totaled car that two angels rescued me from ....after passing out while driving I don’t remember most of what happened a day and a half ago...but God," he wrote. "I overrode doctors and sisters advice and flew to KENYA today for ministry Saturday @ TWO RIVERS. and home on this Sunday to celebrate life."

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Nicki Minaj's Boyfriend Kenneth Petty Received 18 Violations During Prison Stint

Nicki Minaj's new boyfriend, Kenneth Petty has a very troubled past.

On Friday (Dec. 14), TMZ revealed court documents disclosing Petty's history of disciplinary actions while he was an inmate in New York for manslaughter from 2006 to 2013.

When he entered the correctional facility, he was reportedly written up for creating a disturbance. Later during his stint, he was hit with a slew of disciplinary actions following a series of violent actions that included fighting, making terroristic threats, and "disobeying a direct order."

In 2009, prison faculty placed him in solitary confinement for four months as part of being reprimanded for nine different violations. Petty lost privileges that included the usage of the inmate telephone service, recreational activity, and the prison canteen.

In addition to his prison violations, Petty is a convicted sex offender. At the age of 16, he was tried as an adult served a four-year sentence for attempted rape of a minor.

Petty, who hails from the same borough as Nicki, Queens, knew the platinum-selling rap star since she was a teenager. They dated for a short period years prior to reuniting.

Minaj posted various photos of her and Petty going on a vacation getaway earlier this month. Sources close to Minaj told the celebrity gossip website that the 36-year-old hip-hop artist is  "happier than she's been in years" with Petty.

 

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