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HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 01: Recording artist Bow Wow and Erica Mena attend Universal Pictures' "Furious 7" premiere at TCL Chinese Theatre on April 1, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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Erica Mena Sheds Light On Break Up With Bow Wow: "He's An Abuser"

Erica Mena reveals why she says her ex-fiance is his true self.

Looks like there is no longer love and hip hop in Erica Mena's life any more. News recently hit the tabloids that the reality star's relationship with Shad Moss, otherwise known as Bow Wow, ended after only a short period of getting together. And although they hashed out their breakup issues on social media, it was a little unclear as to what was the cause, but Mena came clean as to why the seemingly happy couple quickly crashed and burned.

The breakup may not come as a surprise to most as it was frequently over the Internet that their love wouldn't last, but even so, the reason behind it may be a little more shocking. "He’s an abuser," Mena said. As for the abuse she's endured, she's not referring to physical, but instead mind games that she most definitely asserts the former 106 & Park host played during their time together.

“I’ve been quiet about it because we were engaged, but obviously he was in his feelings after my Snapchat post…I could have gone public about our breakup a month ago," she said. "He does this to make headlines. Just leave me alone, I moved on; why are you still in your feelings? He’s literally posting about Joie [his daughter's mother] to get on my nerves and it’s not working. He’s posting it to fu*k with her head and to try to get a reaction out of me. Listen, I walked away silently."

Although Mena was frequently seen hashing out her differences on VH1's Love & Hip Hop with fists and drinks, she revealed that she's at a different place in her life, a state of peace. “I feel like people have seen me on reality TV having to fight, but at this point in my life, I deserve peace. I’m in a different place now. When it comes to Shad, this is the man I at one point really considered marrying," she said. "He is the one I decided to say yes to, but once the mask came off, I realized I had made a bad choice…It’s sad, because we had a real friendship and we could have had a good life after the fact that our relationship was over. But at the end of the day, we’ve been separated for some time and I’m ready to move on.”

Judging by the mouth full Moss had to say about Mena's attention-seeking and revealing their miscarriage to the world, he'll most definitely have more to say. Mena has since moved on, but she has some advice for her ex-fiance. "He has a lot of demons he needs to deal with. He needs to talk to someone.”

You can read the full interview with GlobalGrind here.

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While Beyonce was able to whet the Beyhive’s insatiable appetites with the Homecoming documentary chronicling her highly-favored Coachella performance, it looks like they’re still hungry for more.

It’s been nearly three full years since Bey embarked on the Formation World Tour, and fans have demanded concert footage of the show for virtually the entirety of those three years, to no avail.On the merch section of her website, new apparel advertising the Formation World Tour is available for purchase, and it’s delightfully petty.

Shirts adorned with “Where Is The FWT DVD?” is written all over the shirt, much to the chagrin of those who are eager to know the answer to that question. They are sold in white, gray, pink and light green, and go for $40 a pop.

Fear not, fans. There could be an answer about the footage's whereabouts sooner rather than later. As we reported, Bey signed a $60 million deal with Netflix, which will reportedly distribute three projects with the superstar. Two of those projects are carefully under wraps, but with the anniversary of the Formation World Tour’s start around the corner (April 27), we’d recommend you to stay on your toes.

Lemonade, the album accompanying the FWT, will be released to streaming services outside of Tidal on April 23, the third-anniversary of the album’s release.

 

A first look at @Beyonce's 'WHERE IS THE FWT DVD TEE' merch following the premiere of her @netflix #Homecoming documentary. https://t.co/9i6QpGICP6 pic.twitter.com/uY8kIZuYYW

— HYPEBEAST Music (@hypebeastmusic) April 22, 2019

🐝Beyhive: Beyoncé where’s the FWT DVD ( Formation World Tour)

👸🏽Beyoncé: 🤣😂🤣😂

🐝BeyHive: 🗣🗣🗣 you went on tour in 2016 give us the DVD

👸🏽@Beyonce : 👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾

Y’all she being petty and is selling these shirts on her website ( at least we know she hears us ) pic.twitter.com/RzDlQIxoSW

— Lela🐝Victoria✊🏾 (@LelaV89) April 22, 2019

World: 🗣️ WHERE IS THE FORMATION WORLD TOUR DVD?!?!! Beyonce: Here.#Beyonce #FWT pic.twitter.com/ciGW5K0S6o

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Kylie Jenner got a little help from her boyfriend Travis Scott in order to promote Kylie Cosmetics’ latest KYBROWS eyebrow pencil. In an ad promoting the upcoming product, Jenner utilizes the “SICKO MODE” musician’s reportedly-unreleased song as background music. In the trippy track, Scott says “she fill my mind up with ideas, I’m the highest in the room, hope I make it out of here…” While we’re not sure if new music is certainly on the way from the Grammy-nominated rapper, Jenner’s KYBROWS drops next week (April 29). Scott’s most recent project, ASTROWORLD, was released in 2018, and he continues to enjoy the fruits of his labor. His February ASTROWORLD tour stops at Los Angeles’ The Forum added him to the list of artists who have sold out the venue more than once in a 12-month span.

 

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A New York police officer has faced no punishment for falsely arresting a black man and lying on his police report about what a witness statement.

In June 2016, officer Xavier Gonzalez arrested investment adviser Darryl Williams at the 125th Street and Lexington Avenue subway station. Gonzalez alleged Williams, 58 at the time, pickpocketed straphangers on a 4 train.

Gonzalez was undercover at the time and wrote in his report that Anthony Osei, who was also on a northbound 4 train, said Williams stole his phone. However, Osei, a paint shop clerk, told the New York Daily News Gonzalez lied.

When Willaims sued the city and the NYPD over the arrest, Osei, swore in an affidavit, reviewed by The Daily News, he didn't tell officers Williams stole his phone.

“A cop came up to me and said, ‘Did he take your phone?' I said, ‘No, I have my phones and wallet.’ Two weeks later, I get a call from the prosecutor. I told them the same thing."

In court, Osei testified on Williams' behalf stating "I defended him (Williams) because it was the right thing to do.”

Williams worked at the Sanitation Department for nearly two decades when he was arrested. He had private clients and his financial license was suspended for two months. He spent $1,500.

There's a process called “arrest overtime” in which an arrest made toward the end of a cop's shift helps bolster his or her overtime pay. It's a beloved practice that drives up a cop's pension.

“I have no trust in cops anymore,” said Williams, 60, now retired. “He’s putting perfectly innocent people in handcuffs. People who don’t have the resources I have, they could go to jail for something they didn’t do."

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