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15 Celebrities Who Were Charged or Killed Someone

Don King

You'd be surprised at how many stars are responsible for someone's death. Whether the killings we considered murder or mistake, some have served time for their crime while a few managed to avoid conviction completely. Check out our list of fifteen celebrities with a deadly past.

Don King

The boisterous boxing promoter has two deaths on his hands. After killing an intruder during an attempted robbery, it was found to be a justifiable homicide. He was also convicted of second degree murder after he stomping an employee to death for a $600 debt.

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Matthew Broderick

Matthew Broderick

In 1987, with then-girlfriend Jennifer Gray, Matthew accidentally drove into oncoming traffic on a one-way street and crashed head-on to another vehicle, killing a mother and daughter.

Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez 

Is awaiting trial on first degree murder charges for the death of his friend, Odin Lloyd.
O.J. Simpson

OJ Simpson

The former athlete was acquitted of all charges in the murder of his wife, one he was the prime suspect for.

Felicia Pearson

Felicia Pearson

At the age of 14, The Wire actress was convicted of second degree murder in the shooting death of Okia Toomer. Despite being sentenced to eight years, she only served 6 1/2. 

snoop dog

Snoop Dogg

The West coast rapper and his bodyguard were charged with the death of a rival gang affiliate but was acquitted after years in court.

Rebecca Gayheart

Rebecca Gayheart

The actress was charged with vehicular manslaughter when she struck and killed Jorge Cruz Jr., a 9-year-old pedestrian. 

JR Smith

J.R. Smith

In 2007, the pro-athlete was driving through an intersection when a car collided into his SUV, killing his passenger. While he avoided vehicular manslaughter in the death of his friend, he was charged with reckless driving, improper passing, failure to stop, speeding, and failure to wear a seat belt.

Jayson Williams

Jayson Williams

The former Nets player pled guilty to assault in the accidental shooting death of a limousine driver and served an 18-month prison sentence.

Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius

The Paralympics gold medal runner is currently on trial for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.


In 2006 the singer was involved in a freeway pile-up resulting in the death of Awatef Aboudihaj. Although the victim struck the car in front of her before being rear-ended by Brandy, The Game star took full responsibility for her death.
Charles Dutton

Charles S. Dutton

At 17, the actor was charged with manslaughter and sentenced to seven years after a fatal fight.
C Murder


In 2009, the rapper (Master P's brother) was given a life sentence for shooting a 16-year old outside a Louisiana nightclub.

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Donte Stallworth

Donte Stallworth

The pro-football player was driving drunk on Miami Beach and struck pedestrian, Mario Reyes. He pled guilty to a DUI and second-degree manslaughter, but because the victim was jaywalking, he only received 30 days in jail, two years of house arrest, eight years of probation, 1,000 hours of community service, and a lifetime suspension of his Florida driver’s license.

Rae Carrruth

Rae Carruth

Former Panther's player is in prison for having his pregnant girlfriend killed. He was convicted of conspiracy to commit murder and sentenced to 18-24 years.







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Trina To Address A&R's Comments About Nicki Minaj On Instagram Live

Trina is ready to address the public about comments from her camp about Nicki Minaj.

Earlier this week, Reginald Saunders, the head of A&R at Trina's label and cousin Bobby Lytes slammed Nicki for not promoting their collaborative single, "BAPS." The song was apart of Trina's album The One released on June 21, which was also the same day as the release for "Megatron."

In Saunders' post about Nicki, he also called out the rapper for heavily promoting her guest feature on Megan Thee Stallion's "Hot Girl Summer" but only sharing "BAPS" for a short amount of time on social media.

"This isn’t the first time @nickiminaj has pulled this stunt and trust me it’s cool," he said. "I can’t get over how fake people can be for a Lil fame, likes and followers. when everyone tried to warn me I still gave her the benefit of the doubt."

On Tuesday (Aug. 14), Trina took to Instagram to let her fans know her plans to address how "BAPS" came about and why a video hasn't been shot.

"First of all, everybody that knows me knows anything I gotta say, I will say it and address it," she said. "I don't need anybody to speak for me. Second of all, everything that I have to say, I will address it tomorrow. So catch me live and I will say it one time and one time only. I will not repeat myself."

During her Queen Radio session on Monday (Aug. 13), Nicki addressed Saunders and said she was prepared to shoot a video to "BAPS" when the song was recorded in 2017. She also had Trina as a guest for Queen Radio at the time of the song's release, making it the most-streamed track on the project.

"I have my own schedule and I also have to worry about what makes not only sense/cents but dollars," she said. "And it's not fair that people don’t understand that. I would never have someone from my team disrespect somebody that has been nothing but real to me.”


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A little overwhelmed right now but tomorrow 💙💙

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Amber Rose Cancels 2019 SlutWalk

Amber Rose is in protective mode when it comes to her “energy and peace.” The pregnant mom-to-be announced on Instagram Tuesday (Aug. 13) that she’s making some personal and professional changes, including canceling this year’s SlutWalk.

In the lengthy social media post, Rose vented about cutting off a bunch of friends whom she called “abusive” with some having “toxic personalities,” and drug and alcohol addictions. She also called out her “male friends” for “lying and telling people were were sleeping together,” and put another friend on blast for calling social services on her, twice.

“People may not know this but I’m extremely unproblematic. I don’t start fights. I don’t do drugs. I’m as sweet as pie and constantly get walked all over,” Rose wrote before noting that she’s blessed with a baby on the way and an “amazing man,” in reference to current boyfriend, Alexander “AE” Edwards.

“That’s why I’ve been laying so low during this pregnancy.... no toxicity will be tolerated over here only positive vibes. F**k fake friends and their weirdo s**t. I’d rather just have my family and my team.

“P.S. This is also why I’m not having my SlutWalk this year,” she added. “Sorry I just have to protect my energy and peace.”

The Philly native launched her SlutWalk in Los Angeles in 2015 to honor and celebrate women who have been slut shamed, judged and demeaned for being sexual. In a 2017 interview with VIBE Vixen, Rose described the SlutWalk as her “life’s work.”

“All the money that we ever got for donations [to the Amber Rose Foundation] goes to the actual SlutWalk. We don't have any money left over for the next year. We basically have to start over every year, and it takes a year to put on. That's a misconception, I make no money from the SlutWalks ever! I just put in all my work. It makes me happy, babe, it's my life's work.”

Read Rose’s full Instagram post below.


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So me. I stopped being friends with about 20 ppl last year. I’ve had friends steal jewelry and money from me, Sleep with my BF’s behind my back, Male friends lying and telling people we were sleeping together, Alcoholic drug addict friends, Abusive Friends, Toxic Personality friends and I even had a Friend call Social Services on me twice ( For no fucking reason) only to Sue me for calling her and Cursing her out (When I found out it was her) smh That Phone call cost me $168,000... Man, the list goes on you have no idea. The funny thing is I never snitched publicly on anyone. Ain’t that some shit? People may not know this but I’m extremely unproblematic. I don’t start fights. I don’t do drugs. I’m as sweet as pie and constantly get walked all over. I’m so happy God has blessed me with a New Baby and an Amazing Man to help me through all the turmoil. That’s why I’ve been laying so low during this pregnancy.... no Toxicity will be tolerated over here only Positive vibes. Fuck fake friends and their weirdo shit. I’d rather just have my family and my team. P.S This is also why I’m not having my Slutwalk this year.... Sorry I just have to protect my energy and peace - Muva

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Fashion Roundup: Beyoncé Drops Nostalgic Merch And H&M To Collab With South African Label Mantsho

August just got a little hotter with two new fashion collections dropping this month.

Beyoncé unveiled her '90s-inspired "BeySearch" Friday (Aug. 9) while H&M is set to unveil their South African collaboration on Thursday (Aug. 15).

Queen Bey surprised fans with new a merch capsule on her official website on Friday afternoon. Fanny packs, bodycon dresses, bucket hats, crop tops, windbreakers, and more are designed with Google searched images that highlight every monumental step her in career.

The aesthetic is to appeal to a "90s teenager's bedroom walls combined with the tidal wave of today's meme culture," as said in a press release.

H&M is to release a legendary collection with the South African brand, Mantsho. Essence reports that the collection will feature edgy African-inspired prints that celebrate the elegance and vibrancy of Africa. Mantsho translates to "black is beautiful" from the native Sesotho language.

Established in 2004, the label has appeared on fashion runways in the U.S., Greece, India, Jamaica, Nigeria, Botswana, and Senegal. This will make H&M's first collaboration with a South African brand.

"This is my love letter to the world from Africa," said Mantsho's head of design, Palesa Mokubung. "I hope customers around the world will enjoy this ensemble of my stand-out pieces from my last three collections."

You can shop "BeySearch" here. The latest H&M collection will be available next Thursday (Aug. 15).

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