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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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Whitney Houston's Close Friend Robyn Crawford Details Romantic Relationship In New Memoir

Whitney Houston's personal life has been explored ten times over since her untimely passing in 2012 but one of her closest friends wants to share with the world the Whitney she knew and ultimately fell in love with.

In excerpts to People Wednesday (Nov. 6), Robyn Crawford presents a strong bond between the two in her new memoir, A Song For You: My Life With Whitney Houston. The singer and Crawford met in their youth while working at a summer camp in East Orange, New Jersey. From there, their friendship blossomed into something more romantic. With homophobia running rampant in the 80s, Crawford says they never looked at labels but enjoyed the experiences they shared together.

“We never talked about labels, like lesbian or gay,” writes Crawford. “We just lived our lives and I hoped it could go on that way forever.”

As their journey continued, Whitney's star began to rise which put allegedly put their romance on ice. “She said we shouldn’t be physical anymore,” writes Crawford. "Because it would make our journey even more difficult. She said if people find out about us, they would use this against us....and back in the ’80s, that’s how it felt. I kept it safe. I found comfort in my silence.”

Whitney's relationship with Crawford was mentioned in the 2018 documentary Whitney. Created by the singer's estate, the film focused on the singer's legacy and didn't include first-hand accounts from Crawford. Family members were weary of their special friendship.

"I’ve never seen them do anything but I know that she was something that I didn’t want my sister to be involved with," Whitney's brother Gary stated in the documentary.

But Crawford is finally ready to tell her own story while "lifting" Houston's legacy.

“I wanted to lift her legacy, give her respect and share the story of who she was before the fame, and in that, to embrace our friendship,” she tells People. "I'd come to the point where I felt the need to stand up for our friendship. And I felt an urgency to stand up and share the woman behind the incredible talent."

A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston is expected to hit bookshelves this fall.

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Keke Wyatt Announces That She's Pregnant With Her Tenth Child

Keke Wyatt has news to share that concerns expanding her family tree. On Monday (Oct. 14), the "If Only You Knew" singer revealed that she's pregnant with her tenth child.

"My husband Zackariah Darring and I are so happy to announce that we are expecting our new bundle of joy!" she wrote on Instagram. "We are excited to welcome the 10th addition to our beautiful family."

The vocalist continued to state that fans can follow her pregnancy journey on her YouTube series The Keke Show where she gives an intimate look at how she balances her career and motherhood.

 

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My husband Zackariah Darring and I are so happy to announce that we are expecting our new bundle of joy! We are excited to welcome the 10th addition to our beautiful family. Stay tuned for the release date & information for my new YouTube Series “The Keke Show” where you will see me balancing Wife, Mommy and Artist!!! Trust me.. it’s never a dull moment with my family. Love ya sugars💋💋💋 photo credit: @keever_west Styled/Designed by: @keever_west Asst: @freddyoart

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In an interview with The Christian Post, Wyatt said she believes she has "an anointing with motherhood" and looks at her children as fuel to keep striving in her career.

"I just don't believe in shutting down. I believe in that's what the Lord had for me," she said. "Babies don't get in the way of careers, we get in the way of careers. If that's what the Lord had for me from the very beginning, there's nothing nobody can do and nobody can say."

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Summer Walker's Debut Album Inspires Drake To Write New Music

Summer Walker's debut album Over It has everyone's heart aflutter, including Drake.

Off the heels of her debut project, the Atlanta songstress shared Drake's admiration for her project Sunday (Oct. 6) which included collaborations from Jhene Aiko, Usher. 6LACK and Bryson Tiller. Drake had a strong reaction to "Fun Girl," a track that speaks to the acoustic aura of her precious project, CLEAR.

Sharing his love with more than a few emojis, the rapper reveals the song inspired him to pen two new songs at the crack of dawn.

 

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So I guess fun girl is his favorite song on the album, mines isss... BODY🥰 what’s yours ?

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Summer and Drake worked together for the remix to her breakout hit, "Girls Need Love." In Billboard's  “You Should Know” series, the singer says the two met via Instagram after he gushed about her visuals to the original track. "He said, 'I saw your video on a bowling alley monitor. Thought it was cool,'" she recalled. She added it was Love Renaissance's Justice Baiden who talked her into asking Drake for the remix. The singer is signed to the label along with Grammy-nominated singer 6LACK.

Things have been looking great for the singer. Her album has topped Spotify and YouTube since it's release Friday and is expected to make a nice debut on Billboard's 200 charts.

Get to know the men behind Love Renaissance in our feature, LVRN's Reebok Collaboration Showcases Atlanta's Influence In Fashion.

 

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