paris-taj-jackson-urban-myths
Getty Images

Michael Jackson's Daughter And Nephew Are Not Happy With 'Urban Myths' Portrayal

"I'm so incredibly offended by it."

On Jan. 10, we got a first-look at an episode of the British TV comedy "Urban Myths," which follows a supposed road trip taken by Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The King Of Pop is portrayed by a white man, Joseph Fiennes, and judging by the short teaser trailer for the episode, viewers are in for quite the experience.

Two people who definitely won't be tuning in to the episode when it airs on Jan. 19  are Jackson's daughter Paris and his nephew Taj, who both took to Twitter today to air out their grievances with the parody.

"I'm so incredibly offended by it, as i'm sure plenty of people are as well, and it honestly makes me want to vomit," wrote 18-year-old Paris when asked about her thoughts on the trailer. "It angers me to see how obviously intentional it was for them to be this insulting, not just towards my father, but my godmother liz [Elizabeth Taylor] as well...where is the respect? they worked through blood sweat and tears for ages to create such profound and remarkable legacies. shameful portrayal."

Taj, Michael's nephew and the son of his brother Tito, tweeted to journalist Soledad O'Brien, who also voiced her displeasure of the mockery.

"Unfortunately this is what my family has to deal with. No words could express the blatant disrespect," he wrote.

What do you think of the portrayal? Sound off in the comments.

From the Web

More on Vibe

Getty Images

Rob Kardashian Will No Longer Have To Pay Blac Chyna Child Support

According to TMZ, the messy custody battle between Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian has come to an end. The site reports that expenses for the former couple's two-year-old daughter Dream will be split 50/50. Kardashian's former monthly payments of $20,000 will no longer apply, and he will not have to pay Chyna a dime.

"The agreement states each parent will only pay for Dream's needs when she's with them ... and things like medical expenses and school will be split down the middle," the site reads. It's also being reported that Rob will have more time with Dream than Chyna will.

While the former couple (who dated, got engaged, had a child and broke up all in the span of a calendar year) has not had the most amicable split, they have appeared cordial enough in court to make the best decision for their daughter.

"Robert and I only concern is what's in the best interest of our daughter that we both equally love," Chyna wrote on Twitter earlier this year. "Additionally, Robert is a wonderful father to our Dreamy!" Despite their differences and messy break-up, it's great to see that their baby will always come first.

Robert and I only concern is what’s in the best interest of our daughter that we both equally love. Additionally, Robert is a wonderful father to our Dreamy! ☘️ https://t.co/zfIcETpriY

— Blac Chyna (@BLACCHYNA) February 26, 2019

Continue Reading
Getty Images

Prepare Thyself: Lil Kim's New Album Will Drop In May

Lil Kim announced via social media early today (Mar. 26) that her new album will drop on May 17. The Queen Bee’s next project is called 9, and will be lead by the single “Go Awff.” In a photo of herself in a blonde wig and a Balenciaga outfit, the big news was unveiled.

Additionally, Kim wrote that a video for “Go Awff” will drop this Friday (Mar. 26). She told fans over the weekend during a performance in Atlantic City, N.J. that the album would drop within the next few months, and will feature a Rick Ross collaboration.

The number 9 bears a special significance in Kim’s life. June 9 is the day her daughter Royal Reign was born, and March 9 was the day her dear friend, the rapper The Notorious B.I.G., was killed. Additionally, this is her ninth project (five albums and four mixtapes).

This will be Kim’s first official album since 2005’s The Naked Truth, which featured the singles “Lighters Up” and “Whoa.” Since then, she’s appeared on multiple tracks from artists such as Remy Ma, Keyshia Cole and Maino, just to name a few.

Watch her announcement and listen to “Go Awff” below.

LIL’ KIM ANNOUNCED HER NEW ALBUM “9” RELEASE DATE....May 17th 2019. Will you be supporting Queen Bee? pic.twitter.com/jvr7wNNGwR

— E S S E N C E O F S E A N (@SEAN_THE_FINALE) March 24, 2019

Drip Too Hard 💧 | #GoAwff Video out Friday 🎥 | New Album “9” drops May 17th 💿 pic.twitter.com/FjPM47dEbo

— Lil' Kim (@LilKim) March 26, 2019

Continue Reading
Getty Images

Congrats: Kehlani Announces Birth Of Daughter, Adeya

Kehlani took to Instagram to announce that her daughter Adeya Nomi was born over the weekend. The While We Wait songbird thanked those who sent well-wishes as she entered the next big phase of her life.

“This weekend our angel arrived healthy & perfect in every way in our bathroom at home,” she wrote on Monday (Mar. 25) to accompany a photo of a baby’s blanket. “Unmedicated homebirth was the absolute hardest yet most powerful thing i’ve ever done. thankful beyond words. in love beyond comparison.”

She continued her post by stating she’s taking a social media break to be with her family and to rest.

Kehlani announced her pregnancy in 2018 via social media, and detailed that while she was preparing to go through a big change, she was still going to work on music. During a Zane Lowe interview earlier this year, she explained that her next album was dedicated to her daughter.

“[My next album details] my parents’ story, articulated into mine, articulated into a gift for my daughter, so she knows where she comes from,” she said. “[It’s] a really heavy load to process while I’m pregnant…breaking down my mom when I’m about to be a mom.”

Congrats to the new mom on her bundle of joy.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

this weekend our angel arrived healthy & perfect in every way in our bathroom at home. unmedicated homebirth was the absolute hardest yet most powerful thing i’ve ever done. thankful beyond words. in love beyond comparison. refraining from posting to be family and rest, we just wanted to say thank you to everyone who sent well wishes, love, and support in all forms while waiting & working to bring Adeya earthside. 🧡

A post shared by Kehlani (@kehlani) on Mar 25, 2019 at 3:01pm PDT

Continue Reading

Top Stories