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Golden Krust CEO plagued by tax debt, lawsuit over stiffing ...

The owner of the Golden Krust restaurant chain who committed suicide in his Bronx factory was deep in tax debt and was being sued by a former staffer for thousands in lost wages, court records show. Lowell Hawthorne was “worried” about the liens, which included more than $150,000 in city taxes on the company’s buildings, a police source said. He also owed at least $15,000 in state taxes, records show. Authorities also said they discovered a note that Hawthorne left before ...
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Inside The Forgotten Scandals Of Early Hollywood

Everyone loves a good celebrity scandal. Who doesn’t like to see the inside lives of the rich and the famous? When I secret that was never supposed to leave the bedroom goes public, it’s human nature to stop and dive into every single detail. On some level, celebrities have it hard. They’re followed night and day and sometimes that super private life is exposed to the public in a really shocking way. I imagine celebrities of classic Hollywood had it ...
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CBS News Name Rick Jefferson As The New Vice President ...

RICK JEFFERSON NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF NEWS OPERATIONS, CBS NEWS Rick Jefferson has been named Vice President of News Operations at CBS News. The announcement was made this summer by David Rhodes, President, CBS News, to whom he reports. Jefferson begins in the role immediately and will be based in New York. Jefferson is an Emmy Award-winning executive who has been Director of Production at CBS News since March 2016. Jefferson has more than three decades of television production experience ...
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LaVar Ball pulls LiAngelo out of UCLA three weeks into ...

LaVar Ball’s middle son apparently won’t be one-and-done at UCLA as his father has long promised. LiAngelo Ball instead is leaving the school without ever playing in a regular season game. Angry over the indefinite suspension LiAngelo received for shoplifting in China last month, LaVar has decided to remove his son from the UCLA basketball team and withdraw him from the university, TMZ first reported Monday. The Ball family patriarch subsequently confirmed the news to ESPN on Monday afternoon. LaVar Ball told ESPN he ...
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Manute Bol’s birthday was allegedly made up, and he might’ve ...

Manute Bol retired from basketball in 1995 at the age of 32, or so we’ve been led to believe. The college basketball coach who brought Bol to the United States in the mid-1980s — now a scout for the Indiana Pacers — told zagsblog.com’s Adam Zagoria that he made up the 7-foot-7 center’s widely recognized birthday, October, 16, 1962, soon after flying him into the country for a recruiting visit. “I gave him his birthday because they didn’t know how old he was,” ...
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Dr. Shekina Farr Moore Empowers Women and Girls

Sometimes other women just want to know a little about the woman before her and what motivated her to push through to their purpose. Recent Dr. Shekina Farr Moore did an interview with Rolling Out in Atlanta, GA. Shekina Farr Moore, Ed.D, is an author, gender advocate, master certified coach (MCC) and Forbes Coaches Council member. She is also co-CEO of Eroom Marketing Group, which oversees Intercontinental Coaching Institute, Fierce Academy, Literacy Moguls Publishing, Black Reins Magazine (the first and only black cowboy magazine in ...
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Aja Naomi King Is the New Face of L’Oreal Paris

Black women are placing themselves in position and Aja Naomi King is one of those women. King has been announced as the newest face of L’Oreal Paris.  “Makeup became my armor growing up,” the ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ star said in an official announcement.  “It provided me with a sense of protection and gave me the power and confidence to face the world in the way I wanted. To now represent L’Oréal Paris is incredibly overwhelming. I am so excited to help ...
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Keisha Lance Bottoms blasts Mary Norwood for calling Black voters ...

Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood faced-off for a final debate before the crucial election on Dec. 5. Bottoms and Norwood are seeking to become the next mayor of Atlanta and attempted to make their case to voters. The issues that were addressed in the debate included corruption in City Hall, personal taxes and property ownership, party affiliation, and race. Last week, this publication reported on a recording that captured Norwood using racial language while speaking to the Young Buckhead Republicans. During the debate, Bottoms ...
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Girl, 13, Leaves Heartbreaking Note to Parents After Suicide Attempt: ...

A young teen whose suicide attempt has left her on life support penned her parents a heartbreaking note. “Sorry, Mom and Dad. I love you,” read the note left by 13-year-old Rosalie Avila last week. “Sorry, Mom, you’re gonna find me like this.” The family, from Yucaipa, Calif., said they plan to take Rosalie off life support Monday night and donate her organs. Rosalie’s parents, Charlene and Freddie Avila, who recalled the wrenching note to reporters, believe their daughter was the victim of bullying before her ...
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Lakers now enforcing so-called ‘LaVar Ball rule’ to restrict his ...

The Los Angeles Lakers are giving us an early gift this holiday season: less media access to LaVar Ball. In an attempt to curb Ball’s recent remarks criticizing Lakers coaches and players, the team has reinforced a policy many Staples Center employees are calling the “LaVar Ball rule,” according to ESPN’s Chris Haynes. The newly enforced guidelines bar reporters from conducting interviews in a section of the arena where family and friends of players congregate near the visitors’ locker room.    “It’s ...
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DMX parties despite possibly facing five years in prison

Pleading guilty to tax fraud on Thursday, and possibly facing up to five years in prison, didn’t keep rapper DMX from having fun and blowing off steam later that night. The “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” star, who was arrested in July on charges that he withheld $1.7 million in taxes from 2010 to 2015, performed for GoldBar owner Shaun Rose’s birthday at the nightclub in front of guests including “The Wire” actor Michael K. Williams. “He didn’t go on until 3 a.m. Friday morning, ...
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Diddy Throws DJ Khaled an All-Star 42nd Birthday Party

DJ Khaled celebrated his 42nd birthday with a party in Beverly Hills bash — thrown by Diddy. Superproducer DJ Khaled celebrated his 42nd birthday with a Beverly Hills bash — thrown by Diddy with guests including Fergie, Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams, Wiz Khalifa, Mary J. Blige, Emily Ratajkowski, Snoop Dogg, Jamie Foxx, Jimmy Iovineand the cast of Khaled and Diddy’s upcoming Fox show “The Four.” Also at the Arabian Nights themed party on a private estate — where Kelly Rowland performed “Happy Birthday” — were Khaled’s wife Nicole Tuck, Roc Nation’s Lenny S and Apple Music’s Larry ...