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Celebrities We’re Inviting to Have a Seat This Week

Money, power and fame often make celebrities act an absolute fool or somehow think they’re oblivious to the “you know better than that” rule. Whenever that happens we’re all too eager to remind them a) you’ve lost your mind, b) you need more people and c) we’d like you to go sit in the corner now.

This week, the young, rich, and famous acted a little more civilized than most, but there are some who are still making us question why they really thought their behavior was okay.

Here are the celebs we’re inviting to have a seat this week...

Gabriel Aubry

Halle Berry’s legal battle with Gabriel Aubry is like the custody case that never ends, and though sometimes we feel like Halle should just wrap this whole mess up and get off to France with her fiancé, we see why she’s fighting her baby's daddy.

Despite being a super successful model, Gabe has said forget the village, it takes $20,000 a month to raise a child. With a straight face, this man has really requested that Halle pay him that much in child support to be able to provide an adequate home for Nahla when she’s with him, and so they can visit his family in Canada. For his greedy, free-loading, exploitative, non-being-a-man request, we’re sentencing him to the whole back row of courtroom seats.

Deion Sanders

This former NFL star is making it pretty difficult to feel sympathy for him supposedly being jumped by Pilar. After uploading a picture of him and his kids filling out police reports, he went on to do an interview with Good Morning America this week that basically made him look super sleazy and manipulative. Any man who’s happy his kids witnessed their mother assault their father is a tad suspect. He’s clearly using those boys as a pawn. Not cool.

Tamar and Towanda Braxton

Tamar admitted to being in her feelings when she questioned Jill Scott’s tweet last night to support Mary Mary on WEtv. Jill said the show was finally giving a positive representation of women and Tamar took offense because Braxton Family Values is on the same network, then she proceeded to start a Twitter beef that Towanda later jumped in. Both sisters claimed Jill was hating on them and their show when we’re pretty sure her tweet had absolutely nothing to do them. Later, when a follower called Tamar out on her foolishness, she told him to have all the seats in the Staple Center...we’re going to invite her to do the same.

Kanye West

We don’t care what story Kim Kardashian came up with to justify why Kanye’s pants were not on his waist when he was dining with her earlier this week. The whole situation screams publicity stunt, and you can probably count on 'Ye being on this list every week that we have to watch him and Kim out and about on dates in matching outfits in NYC.

Gilbert Arenas

With Gilbert, we’re just trying to figure out how he thinks it’s okay to drop a lawsuit against his now fiancée Laura Govan, but request the option to re-file in case she gets out of line on the next season of Basketball Wives. Isn’t that pretty much saying you don’t trust the woman you’ve been with for 10 years, have four kids with and whose finger you put a ring on? We’re not necessarily mad at the initial gag order, but can’t you all agree that she won’t talk about you on the show and that’s that. I mean if you can’t handle that without legal proceedings, how are you going to uphold vows?

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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... pic.twitter.com/ZczGq1jmcK

— 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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