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We Object: 10 Celeb Engagements Called Off

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In Hollywood, getting engaged is the easy part—it's walking down the aisle where everyone gets tripped up. The most recent reneged engagement came from Big Sean and Naya Rivera. While it wasn't a huge shocker, considering that Sean proposed after dating only six months, it reminds us that red carpet smiles and romantic rhyme references don't mean marital bliss. From make-up-to-break-up couples, to the duo we never expected to hook up, here's a handful of cancelled proposals we'll never forget.
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Selita Ebanks and Nick Caannon

Selita Ebanks and Nick Cannon

Deciding their career took precedence over their relationship, the two split up after his elaborate proposal.
Jennifer Lopez and ben Affleck

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez 

Even Ben and Jennifer couldn't convince themselves that they were a good pair and ended their short lived engagement.

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Miley Cyrus and Liam

Liam couldn't get past her party lifestyle and Miley couldn't stomach his cheating. After a year-long engagement, the couple ended in 2013.

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Kanye West and Alexis Phifer

While Kanye gained international fame, his relationship suffered. In 2008, Alexis broke up with the rapper after four years of dating and two years of being engaged.

Game and Tiffany Cambridge

The Game and Tiffney Cambridge

We aren't sure when their engagement is on or off, but as of their latest domestic dispute, it's safe to say they're a wrap (for now).
Zoe Saldana and keith Britton

Zoe Saldana andKeith Britton

She's a very low-key actress and even ended her 11-year relationship with Britton gracefully. The partners still work together on their website, even after their engagement ended.

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Brandy and Ryan

Earlier this year, there were speculations that the cute couple ended their engagement, but a source close to the couple admitted they took a break, and not to lose hope for the couple.

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Vivica Fox and Omar White

After being engaged for 10 months, the cute cougar and her party promoter fiance went their separate ways. 

Derrick Rose, Mieka Reese and PJ

Mieka Reese and Derrick Rose

We were rooting for the high school sweethearts to work, especially after Mieka gave birth to the couple's first child. They announced that they ended their engagement amicably via Reese's Instagram last year.

Aretha Franklin and William Wilkerson

Aretha Franklin and William Wilkerson

Less than a month after announcing her engagement to then-boyfriend,William, Aretha Franklin confirmed the proposal was off via Facebook.

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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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Trina Braxton’s Ex-Husband, Gabe Solis, Dies After Battle With Cancer

Gabe Solis, the ex-husband of Trina Braxton, lost his battle with cancer, Thursday (Dec. 20),  TMZ reports. He was 43.

Solis passed away at his home in Texas, surrounded by friends and family, according to the outlet. No official details have been released about his passing.

Solis had reportedly been keeping his cancer battle private. His death came as a shock to his loved ones. On Friday (Dec. 21), Braxton seemingly mourned the loss of her ex-husband with a cryptic Instagram meme reading, “I need a hug..E bottle of wine.”

The former couple tied the knot in 2003, and appeared together on previous seasons of WEtv’s Braxton Family Values. Despite finalizing their divorce in 2015, Braxton and Solis confronted lingering issues from their marriage during an episode of Iyanla: Fix My Life, earlier in the year.

Braxton has since moved on to a new relationship, but remained friends with Solis.


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