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Michelle Williams And Chad Johnson Discuss Their Road To "I Do"

Chad Johnson and Michelle Williams spoke candidly about their courtship and what viewers can expect from their new OWN series.

Inside Manhattan's Hotel Eventi, Chad Johnson and Michelle Williams greeted a room full of press with warm smiles as they walked hand-in-hand to their table. Johnson, a 40-year-old pastor, and Williams, a Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter and one-third of the iconic group Destiny's Child, were on hand this week to promote their new reality TV series, Chad Loves Michelle.

Premiering on OWN tonight (Nov. 3), the newly-engaged couple gave members of the press a sneak peek into their eight-part series, and while smiles were abundant seeing Michelle, 38, squeal after Chad's surprise proposal, the couple also spoke frankly about abstaining from sex and Michelle's battle with depression.

Michelle revealed that after Chad asked for her hand in marriage, she considered ending the relationship because of her mental health.

"I said to him you've been praying for a wife for a long time, but did you pray for a depressed wife?" Michelle said. "And I told him that he could leave and I think it was easier for me at that time because I could understand, and I really meant it because I would be able to lay my head down at night knowing that this isn't what he asked for. So yeah, I definitely had that thought."

For Johnson, the most difficult part of the entire process was having honest conversations with friends and family with a camera just a few feet away. However, the pastor said despite the invasiveness of a camera crew, viewers will see the authenticity between the two.

"One of the greatest takeaways will be the fact that it's so open and honest," Johnson said. "Vulnerability. I think no matter if you're single or if you've been married 40 years, I think there is something that you can identify with in something that we're dealing with as a couple, or as an individual because there's a lot of self-processing."

Michelle continued, "I hope people look inward to themselves and kind of just figure out like, 'Man, what's keeping me from things that I want? Not just relationships, but are there some things that I'm doing that are blocking some things?' For me, I've learned that I have a lot of pride because I was so happy about what I've been able to accomplish along with the help of God, but I was bringing that pride into the relationship. Some of that had to be torn down to let him all the way in."

Before meeting Michelle, Chad shared how he placed $150 a month into a savings account for 10 years, which was his way of saving for his wife's engagement ring. It took a lot of discipline to not touch the money when times got rough or when he grew discouraged. However, Chad called on that discipline, as well as Michelle, when it came to abstaining.

"Everybody thinks you're a minister or pastor but, listen, everything works, okay!" Chad said. "And she's beautiful and attractive and all the sparks and everything fly. For us, we're just very intentional. Everything works. We're attracted to one another but we want the wedding day to actually have an added meaning."

Chad Loves Michelle airs every Saturday at 9 PM ET on OWN.

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Charlamagne Tha God Makes Kevin Hunter "Donkey Of The Day"

Charlamagne Tha God let the choppa fly Wednesday morning (April 16) when he crowned Kevin Hunter, Wendy Williams' soon to be ex-husband and manager "Donkey of The Day."

The Power 105.1 host and Hunter were once comrades, but their friendship ended when Hunter allegedly grew irate Charlamagne played matchmaker with his longtime friend Wax and his then-mistress now the mother of his newborn daughter, Sharina Hudson.

"Think about that. Big grown-ass married negro from Brownsville, Brooklyn, supposed to be some thorough-ass hood dude upset because he thinks I'm trying to hook his side chick up with my homeboy. Does that not make him a Grade A sucker?" Charlamagne questioned.

The two-time bestselling author was once Williams' protege and in his nearly 13 minute-rant against Hunter, he expressed empathy for the talk-show host. "The reason why I've never had smoke for Wendy is that number one: I feel sorry for her. She was an abused woman on various levels," Charlamagne said.

Charlemagne spoke about the several attempts Hunter allegedly made to destroy his career, including promoting last year's narrative he supposedly raped a woman in South Carolin. The 2001 criminal sexual conduct charge was later dismissed after the radio host provided a DNA sample.

"There are only two people on this planet that I don't give a damn about, and Kevin Hunter is one of them."

Charlamagne was in rare petty form while delivering his stinging rant, and said his divorce after 21 years of marriage is the universe's response to his behavior.

"Kevin you so busy trying to curse others you end up cursing yourself. Did you really think you could go around treating people the way you treat them and not suffer any consequence from the universe all these years? The sad part is you treat everybody like doo-doo, but the one person you treat like doo-doo that you should never treat like doo-doo is your soon-to-be ex-wife.

"Bro, you are nothing without her."

After also crowning Hunter Doo-Doo Brown, Charlamagne predicted all that he dished out to Wendy would come back via Sharina Hudson.

"It's only a matter of time before Sharina leaves you. Don't think she's staying around. Whatever you get from Wendy, Sharina is going to get a bunch of that from child support. Oh, wait for it. It's coming. The same thing you did to Wendy, Sharina's going to do to you with another man. Guaranteed."

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Michael B. Jordan Would Like To Be Considered For B2K's Millennium Tour

Michael B. Jordan loves nostalgia. From the 90s and beyond, the actor has always shown love to those who helped create our favorite music memories. Now, Jordan is looking to throw his hat in the running for B2K's Millenium Tour.

The actor shared a hilarious video of himself, Terrance J and Ridiculousness' Steelo Brim jamming to Diddy's "I Need A Girl Remix" this week on Twitter with the caption, "Is there any more room on the Millennium Tour?" Fans of the 2000s hip-hip/R&B era are aware the jam was released in 2002 from Diddy's LP, We Invented The Remix.

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We're sure B2K, Mario, Pretty Ricky, Lloyd and the rest of the family wouldn't mind having Killmonger on the road with them. Meanwhile, the guys have brought out several special guests on the Millennium Tour. So far, surprise performances have included Ashanti, Ja Rule, Bow Wow and B5.

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Jhene Aiko Sings "Eternal Sunshine" At Nipsey Hussle's Memorial Service

Friends, family, and fans all gathered at the Staples Center Thursday (April 11) to tell stories, and offer warm anecdotes before saying their final goodbye to Nipsey Hussle. The memorial service billed as a celebration of life featured several musical performances including Jhene Aiko who sang a tender version of "Eternal Sunshine" from her Souled Out album.

The Los Angeles native dressed in black slacks, a black turtleneck and donned a tilted church hat as she took to the stage shortly after Lauren London and the couple's children greeted the audience. The song from her classic 2014 album Souled Out brought tears to many who watched the nearly three-hour service via live stream.

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Jhene Aiko voice is soooo peaceful man it takes you to another world

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On March 31st, the Grammy-nominated rapper was gunned down outside of his Marathon Clothing store in South Los Angeles. Reportedly, the 33-year-old left his home sans security to greet a friend just released from prison who served 20 years. The Victory Lap artist was planning to gift him with clothes.

Hussle's untimely death has sent shockwaves throughout the hip-hop and sports community, prompting fellow artists and athletes to vocally express their sadness and condolences, chief among them being Barack Obama who wrote a letter to Hussle's family that was read during the service.

Following the memorial service, a procession will pass by his Marathon Clothing store and end at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills where Hussle, real name Ermias Joseph Asghedom, will be laid to rest.

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