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Donald Trump Slams San Juan Mayor For Exposing His Lackluster Hurricane Relief Efforts

Trump claims the people of Puerto Rico "want everything done for them" after Hurricane Maria left millions without any resources. 

While spending time at a golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey this weekend, President Donald Trump found time to take to Twitter to slam San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz for "poor leadership ability" after she criticized the slow response in relief efforts for Puerto Rico.

Trump's twitter fingers went off Saturday (Sept. 30), stating Cruz and the people of Puerto Rico "want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort." His comments come just days before his expected trip to the island on Tuesday (Oct. 3), where millions are left without clean water and power after Hurricane Maria.

Trump sent praise to military and federal workers who were reportedly doing "a fantastic job." After facing immediate backlash from the Latinx community and its affiliates, Trump went on to claim news outlets were painting his relief efforts to Puerto Rico in a bad light.

Cruz responded to the noise by remaining focused on the people.

"We are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency, and the bureaucracy," Cruz said Friday (Sept. 29) at a news conference which more than likely set off Trump's twitter rant. Surrounded by private donations, Cruz called out the Trump administration for failing to provide additional distribution assistance. Cruz also claimed many of the donations sent to Puerto Rico have been from companies like Goya.

"This is what we got last night. Four pallets of water, three pallets of meals, and 12 pallets of infant food — which, I gave them to the people of Comerio, where people are drinking off a creek," she said. "So I am done being polite. I am done being politically correct. I am mad as hell."

Trump isn't the only one who beleives his efforts are A1. CNN reports interim  Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke believed FEMA and federal officers in Puerto Rico was a "good news story" for the administration."I know it is really a good news story in terms of our ability to reach people and the limited number of deaths that have taken place in such a devastating hurricane," Duke said Thursday (Sept. 28).

Find out how you can help the people of Puerto Rico here.

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Pop Smoke: 5 Suspects Arrested In Connection With Rapper’s Murder

Five people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Pop Smoke, the Los Angeles Police Department's  Robbery-Homicide Division revealed on Friday (July 10). According to an LAPD news release, the suspects include two teenagers and three adults, the latter of whom were identified as Corey Walker, 19, Jaquan Murphy, 21, and Keandre D. Rodgers, 18.

The LAPD claims that the suspects are gang members who were involved in Jackson’s murder in February, and in the murder of an 18-year-old victim who was gunned down last year in the parking lot of the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.

No other details were released as both investigations are ongoing.

Pop Smoke, whose birth name was Bashar Jackson, was gunned down at a temporary rental home in the Hollywood Hills while visiting Los Angeles. The 20-year-old Brooklyn native was the victim of an armed robbery, per the LAPD.

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Jada Pinkett Smith Confirms Past Relationship With August Alsina

As promised, Jada Pinkett Smith brought herself to the infamous red table but she wasn’t alone. Will Smith joined his wife to address August Alsina’s claims in a special mini-episode of Red Table Talk that premiered on Friday (July 10).

Jada confirmed that she was once in a relationship with the 27-year-old singer while “separated” from Will. According to Jada, things with Alsina started out as a platonic friendship before turning into something more.

“As time went on, I got into a different kind of entanglement with August,” she admitted.

The actress went on to clarify that Will never August “permission” to date her. “The only person that can give permission in that particular circumstance is myself,” she said. “I could see how he would perceive it as ‘permission' because we were separated amicably and I think he also wanted to make it clear that he’s not a home wrecker — which he’s not.

“I was in a lot of pain. I was broken. I definitely realized that you can’t find happiness outside of yourself, and luckily enough, you and I were going through a process of healing in a much different manner,” Jada told Will. “I would definitely say we did everything we could to get away from each other only to realize that that wasn’t possible.”

Later in the talk, Will asked Jada what she was looking for in August. “I just wanted to feel good,” she said. “And it was really a joy just to heal somebody.”

The couple, who have been together for 25 years, also revealed their relationship mantra: “We ride together. We die together. Bad marriage for life.”

Watch the full episode below.

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Kid Cudi Announces Eminem Collaboration, "The Adventures Of Moon Man And Slim Shady”

Kid Cudi and Eminem are releasing a new single, "The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady,” scheduled to drop this Friday (July 10).

Cudster’s daughter, Vada, announced the news in an adorable video posted to his Twitter account on Wednesday (July 8).

And now a word from Princess Vada the chosen... pic.twitter.com/xmgIMkUntz

— The Chosen One (@KidCudi) July 8, 2020

Besides working with Eminem, Cudi collaborated with Kanye West on an upcoming Kids See Ghost animated series. Additionally, the Ohio native is gearing up to debut an animated Netflix series, Entergalactic, based off his upcoming concept album of the same name. Cudi will executive produce the series along with Kenya Barris.

The 36-year-old rapper and actor will also appear in the HBO mini-series, We Are Who We Are. The coming-of-age story centers around two teenagers living on an American military base in Italy.

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