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'Have & Have Nots' Star Shari Headley Says Victim Of NY Stabbing Was Harmless

Timothy Caughman loved taking pictures with celebrities, with Headley being his ultimate favorite. 

More information about the life of Timothy Caughman has come to light by the celebrities he adored. Known for her roles on The Have & Have Nots and Coming to America, the actress shared her thoughts on the man who was killed by a white supremacist last week.

"I don't know what to say. It took me the entire day to get it together because I do have to work, but I was crying. You can hear my voice, it is a little bit hoarse," Headley told NY1 Thursday (March 23). "I was crying because I just don't get it., I just don't get it."

The two met in 1991 when Headly starred on the soap series All My Children. Caughman was a big fan of the actress' work and made sure to tune into her weekly live stream with fans. He also mentioned her quite frequently on his Twitter account (@TimRock715) which he proudly showed off his impressive collection of photos with celebrities. "What kind of world are we living in right now?” she shared with the New York Times. “What a harmless guy. He spends his days just wanting to take pictures with celebrities.”

The former youth mentor and college graduate was stabbed by Jackson March 17. The 28-year-old told police he traveled from Baltimore to New York to kill black men, especially those who dated white women.“He told the cops, ‘I’ve hated black men since I was a kid," a law enforcement official said. "'I’ve had these feelings since I was a young person. I hate black men,'"Jackson was arraigned on a charge of murder as a hate crime and will be held without bail.

Headley says even though their friendship sprouted on social media, Caughman's death still had an effect on her. "Even though it is through social media and meeting him as a fan, it still hits home," she said. "It is somebody that you know or know of."

Caughman was also a big fan of Oprah, Beyonce, Wyclef Jean and Chuck Berry. When the rock icon's death was reported on March 18, Caughman tweeted his love for Berry along with Prince and John Lennon. "Rest in peace John, Chuck, Prince all of you," he said.

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Three weeks into his battle with COVID-19, Jeremih has been removed from the ICU and transferred to a regular room at the Chicago medical center where he is receiving treatment. The 33-year-singer was at his mother, Gwenda Starling’s, home when he started feeling ill earlier in the month.

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Thankfully, Jeremih’s condition got worse from there. He was in critical condition and placed on a ventilator. Starling described the experience as a “tremendous nightmare.”

“The whole family was just so saddened and just shocked, first of all. After we gout out of that whole shock thing, it was like ‘OK, we’ve got to pray.’”

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‘Chappelle’s Show’ Removed From Netflix At Dave Chappelle’s Request

Chappelle’s Show is no longer streaming on Netflix, at the request of Dave Chappelle. The comedian reached out to the company to ask them to remove the series, for which he received no residuals, and they quickly complied.

On Tuesday (Nov. 24), Chappelle’s posted an Instagram video from a recent stand-up show, called Unforgiven, where he further explained his reasoning for not wanting the Viacom/CBS-owned show to stream on Netflix. “[ViacomCBS] didn’t have to pay me because I signed the contract,” he explained of the sketch comedy show. “But is that right? I found out that these people were streaming my work and they never had to ask me or they never have to tell me. Perfectly legal ‘cause I signed the contract. But is that right? I didn’t think so either.

“That’s why I like working for Netflix,” he continued. “I like working for Netflix because when all those bad things happened to me, that company didn’t even exist. And when I found out they were streaming Chappelle’s Show, I was furious. How could they not– how could they not know? So you know what I did? I called them and I told them that this makes me feel bad. And you want to know what they did? They agreed that they would take it off their platform just so I could feel better.”

Episodes of Chapelle's Show had been streaming on Netflix for about a month. While the showw has been wiped from the streaming outlet, episodes remain on Comedy Central, CBS All Access, and HBO Max.

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‘Black Panther’ Sequel Will Reportedly Begin Filming In Atlanta Next Year

Filming on the highly anticipated sequel to Black Panther is set to begin next summer. Marvel Studios will start shooting the Ryan Coogler-directed sequel in July 2021, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

“The series are the priority, “ a source told THR of Marvel’s film strategy going into next year. “Ramping them up takes a lot of focus. The movie machinery is well established.”

The shoot will last at least six months. Princess Shuri, the character played by Letitia Wright, who plays King T’Challa's sister Princess Shuri, could take on an expanded role given the death of Chadwick Boseman.

Narcos: Mexico actor Tenoch Huerta will reportedly join the cast, while Lupita Nyong’o, Angela Bassett and Windsor Duke are also expected to return for the second installment of the Marvel film.

In September, Black Panther’s executive producer Victoria Alonso denied rumors that Boseman would appear in the film via CGI technology. “There's only one Chadwick, and he's not with us,” Alonso said. “Our king, unfortunately, has died in real life, not just in fiction, and we are taking a little time to see how we return to the story and what we do to honor this chapter of what has happened to us that was so unexpected, so painful, so terrible, in reality.”

Boseman, 43, passed away from colon cancer in August.

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