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Messiest NBA and NFL Couples

Athletic stars and trophy wives go together like peanut butter and jelly. But when things go sour, the beauty of such an elite coupling comes crashing down...and the world gets a front row seat to the madness.

Take, for instance, the recent debacle between Deion Sanders and soon-to-be ex-wife, Pilar Sanders. Deion let the Twitterverse in on the craziness of his divorce when he tweeted a photo of him and their two sons filing a police report against Pilar. Allegedly, she attacked Deion unexpectedly as the children watched. The news swarmed the 'net, especially upon her arrest.

Although very private matters, these public figures can't shake us from peering into their dirty laundry. Who else can take the cake for messiest divorces in the league, you ask?

Flip the page, Vixens. There are plenty....
Matt Barnes and Gloria Govan
The Good: Engaged, the two were well on their way down the aisle in 2010.
The Bad: Last October, the good times ended. After some domestic violence accusations and their relationship taken so many hits, they just couldn't work it out, we suppose.
The Messy: The two exchanged some subtweeted e-shots, released some statements and the rest will be Basketball Wives history.
Kobe Bryant and Vanessa
The Good: The young love popped of in 2001.
The Bad: Remember that incident in Colorado? Well, the only good thing was the ring Vanessa got. Other than that, the cheating cloud loomed over the NBA superstar.
The Messy: Last year, Vanessa moved toward finalizing the divorce, and let's just say that TMZ gobbled up the rumors. Mrs. Bryant was on-track to win a very big settlement (since no prenup was secured), but she backed out around V-Day. The couple was caught kissing on V-Day. A no-so-messy make-up, perhaps?
Dwight Howard and Royce Reed
The Good: Once upon a time, these two were happy together. The result? Baby Braylon.
The Bad: Nowadays, Royce cannot speak or even sigh about her baby's father.
The Messy: This twosome seems to be in and out of court. Under a gag order, Royce is forbidden to speak publicly about Howard or even vaguely refer to him. She's fighting to get the gag lifted, but what good will come out of that?
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries
The Good: They fell hopelessly in love last year and made millions off of it.
The Bad: After being married for only 72 days, the two seemed to go into a virtual war against one another. Hump aired his frustrations on Twitter. Kim? She flexed her emotions on Kim & Kourtney Take New York.
The Messy: No one truly know what happened behind the veil of their faux marriage, but Kanye West (Kim's new beau) is telling his side of the fairtytale. Take a listen to "Way Too Cold."

Shaunie O'Neal and Shaq O'Neal
The Good: Shaunie and her gentle giant wed in 2002. Happily, they had four children.
The Bad: The relationship had a slight hiccup in 2007, but they forged forward after a reconciliation.
The Messy: In 2010, citing irreconcilable differences and infidelity, Shaunie walked away from it all. The media even caught wind of Shaq's alleged death threats to his ex. Now, she is the Executive Producer of Basketball Wives. She doesn't air out any dirty laundry, but how's having a show about the bad side of the game for payback?
Jennifer and Eric WIlliams
The Good: We never did quite see the good times between Jennifer and Eric, but there had to be some.
The Bad: Basketball Wives fans witnessed the crumbling of Jen and Eric's marriage. Fans still rooted for the twosome since neither one wanted to take the first step in cutting ties.
The Messy: Rewind to the moment Eric threw his drink in Jennifer's face. Messy, indeed, and quite disturbing.
Michael Strahan and Jean Strahan
The Good: They married in 1999 and had twin daughters.
The Bad: Jean threw around heavy accusations of Michael, including beating her and having gay sex.
The Messy: She proceeded to take him for millions...lots of them. The court battle was messy, but the Michael's rebuilding.

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CupcakKe Reveals Abusive Boyfriend Led Her To Contemplate Suicide

Months of abuse led to the suicidal tweet posted by Chicago native CupcakKe, earlier this month. In a lengthy message posted to her Twitter account over the weekend, the 21-year-old rapper admitted that she’s been battling depression, brought on by an abusive ex-boyfriend.

In the post titled “my disturbing read,” CupcakKe accuses a man named, Christopher Terrell, of stealing her credit cards and terrorizing her throughout their relationship.

“This is someone I’ve been dating for the past [five] months,” she wrote in the now deleted post. “Out of the kindness of my heart I gave this man over [$30,000] during this period [of] time because I understand how it feels to be without (especially after me being homeless). He also has threatened to shoot my mom in the face [and] has threatened me on multiple occasions [and] said he can do it because he will get away with it!!!! I have screenshots, recorded calls, bank statements and all types of proof.

“Me being stupid in love I have [taken] this man back multiple times but every time I take him back the abuse gets [worse],” she added.

Further in the post, CupcakKe explains that her depression from feeling trapped in the relationship resulted in her contemplating suicide. “He [has] snatched off my wig in public, broke phones [and] continues to traumatize me every step of the way! This is what [led] to my ‘I’m committing suicide’ tweet…I have called the cops multiple times and they have yet to do anything about it,” she wrote, adding that Terrell is threatening her with revenge porn. She also admitted to posting his number on social media, and the numbers of women that he “plotted” with  to steal her money.

“Yes I am wrong for that,” she said. “But by me sending this message out it is not for harm to be sent his way, it’s for the police to make things way more serious!!!! Also this message is for every young girl or anyone in general that is struggling with abuse right now. I get u (once you see the first sign) leave!!!”

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@Chicago_Police y’all really need to do something about @CupcakKe_rapper and her situation, she’s mentioned reaching out to y’all multiple times about this and nothings happened! Please do something before it’s too late...

— moonlight_baes (@m00nlight__baes) January 20, 2019

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Kelly Rowland Says Her Highly-Anticipated Project Is "Definitely Coming"

Six years ago, Kelly Rowland released her fourth studio album titled Talk a Good Game. The project boasted hit singles like "Kisses Down Low" and the transparent "Dirty Laundry." Now, the Houston native is preparing to release a project that'll surely satisfy fans' patient earbuds.

In an interview with Billboard, Rowland shared her hopes for putting out a new body of work and the pressure that she's encountered since she's been in the studio. "This is by far the longest, most pressure-filled process ever, only because I know what it's supposed to be and I have been so hard on myself. I know it," she said. "And it's the first time I've said it out loud. I've been extremely hard on myself. But it's definitely coming, and I'm more so excited about this project than anything else."

The news follows the recent release of Rowland's "Kelly" track, which was met with critical acclaim in November 2018. In addition to preparing the release of new music, the "Motivation" singer discussed fans' wish for a Destiny's Child reunion. The rumors have been fueled by social media photographs of Rowland with either Beyonce or Michelle or all three, especially during Beyonce's past Coachella performance. But Rowland assures readers that it's not what they think.

"It's so funny. I guess every time people see us together, they just see music but I see sisterhood, and that's what we are and that's what me, her, Michelle [Williams] and Solange and I are. People see us all together, they immediately think music. I'm like, no. Just family." As Rowland previously mentioned Solange, she hopes to one day work with her again.

"I'm a huge fan," she said. "I love her writing and how detailed and particular she is. I always wanted to figure out how the heck she has so many different layers of harmonies when she is constructing these vocals, and it's so complex but simple. It's genius. It's the genius in her genius mind that she has in there." One of the last times the pair collaborated was on Rowland's "Simply Deep" track off her debut solo album of the same name. Solange also penned a few songs off the same project. Fast forward to 2016, and Rowland's vocals were featured on Solange's iconic A Seat at the Table.

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Teyana Taylor To Pay Homage To Ballroom Culture In "WTP" Video

Teyana Taylor aims to keep her hot streak of innovative videos coming thanks to this recent announcement. Taking to Instagram on Wednesday (Jan. 9), the "Gonna Love Me" singer will show adoration to ballroom culture in the visual for "WTP."

Directed by Gregory "Beef" Jones, The Aunties Inc., and Taylor herself, the Harlemite takes viewers on her journey to the expression-filled space where she hopes to rack up 10s across the board from a group of judges. The premise of the video also seems to follow a mockumentary format airing on a fictional network named FEMTV. Alongside Taylor, other men and women get ready to display their talents and confidence on the ballroom floor.

"WTP" is featured on the mother-of-one's sophomore album, K.T.S.E., which was released in June 2018. While the rollout's controversy didn't entirely muddle the excitement behind the project's debut, Taylor said she was sold on the idea that her album would be treated as the biggest out of G.O.O.D. Music's string of releases last year.

"I didn't know ahead of time that there wouldn't be any singles or visuals. But I knew that it was going to be the five-album thing," she said during a HOT 97 interview. "[Kanye] wanted [my album] to be last, he wanted mine to be the biggest. That's the way they sauced it up. I was sold."

The video will debut on Jan. 19. Check out the teaser below.


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👀 1.19.19 👀 #WTP Directed by @teyanataylor & @ogbeefjones @theauntiesinc 🙏🏾🙌🏾🙏🏾 The wait is ALMOST over. 😏 @museumofsex

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