So Sad: 16-Year-Old Commits Suicide Hours After Police Tried to ‘Scare Him Straight’ at School

The family of a 16-year-old who killed himself hours after police officers confronted him about an alleged recording of a sexual encounter on his phone is planning to file a lawsuit against both the school district and the police department. via NYDN: “I think they wanted to scare him straight,” Maureen Walgren told the Chicago Tribune. “Instead, they scared him …

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‘America’s Got Talent’ Production Company Sued by a Mother Claiming Tyra Banks ‘Traumatized’ and Tried to ‘Physically Manipulate’ Her Daughter on Set

A woman who auditioned for “America’s Got Talent” in New York has filed a lawsuit claiming that new show host Tyra Banks tried to “physically manipulate” her daughter. via NYDN: The woman, identified as Jane Doe in a complaint filed Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, has sued Marathon Productions after she says daughter Mary faced emotional distress. Doe, …

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Praise God! J.R. Smith’s Baby Daughter Discharged from Hospital and Is Home After Being Born FIVE Months Early [Photo]

Today was a miraculous day for J.R. Smith and his family. His daughter, born 5-months early, was discharged from the hospital after a four-month battle. J.R.’s wife, Shirley, gave birth to baby Dakota back in January when she was just 21 gestational weeks. The doctors didn’t think Dakota would make it — but here she is thanks to prayer and …

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Listen: Missy Elliott Teams Up with Lil Kim, Eve and Trina for the ‘I’m Better’ Remix [New Music]

Missy Elliott surprised fans with a brand-new remix to her latest single “I’m Better.” For the song, she teamed up with 90s hip-hop heavyweights Lil Kim, Eve, and Trina. Get into it below. Our fingers are crossed for a visual!

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Aaron Hernandez Requested to Bunk With a Cellmate He Called ‘His Heart,’ According to Handwritten Note

Five handwritten letters written by Aaron Hernandez to prison guards at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Massachusetts were turned over to CNN in a response to a Freedom of Information Act request. In the letters, Aaron made several requests to be moved to another part of the lockup and be bunked with other inmates — including one he called his “heart.” via …

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T.I. Reveals Plans for a Joint Album with Trey Songz

Are you ready for an entire album of T.I. and Trey Songz? We’re not exactly sure whose idea this was, but in a recent interview with XXL T.I. revealed that he and Trey have a collaboration project in the works. The project is called ‘The Lady Killers’ and T.I. says that while it was supposed to happen a while ago, it …

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The Jig Is Up! Virginia Woman EXPOSED for Pretending to Be Homeless & Begging for Change [Video]

A guy in Richmond, Virginia decided to a little investigative work on a woman he’s seen around the city asking people in passing cars for money. After a brief follow, the man caught up with the woman getting in her 2014 Fiat in a McDonald’s parking lot. She didn’t take too kindly to her scam being busted up. via Complex: …

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Migos Reportedly Refused to Appear with Drag Queens for Katy Perry’s ‘SNL’ Performance

Katy Perry’s performances of “Swish Swish” and “Bon Appétit” from last weekend’s season finale of Saturday Night Live are back in the headlines, but this time it has nothing to do with Katy’s awkwardness — it’s all about Migos’ alleged homophobia. According to a new report from World Of Wonder (which was later deleted, but not before Uproxx circulated the …

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Nicki Minaj Responds to Nas Dating Rumors: ‘I’m Celibate, But I Might Make an Exception for Him’ [Video]

Nicki Minaj stopped by ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ and opened up about those pictures she took with Nas and whether or not they’re an item. It all started with a conversation about Nicki’s questionable Paris Fashion Week outfit. “Does the tape come with the outfit?” Ellen joked as a photo of Nicki’s titty-flashing ensemble appeared behind them. “That wasn’t tape. …

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Katy Perry Finally Explains Her Feud with Taylor Swift: ‘It’s Time for Her to Finish It’ [Video]

Katy Perry has confirmed there’s ‘bad blood’ between her and Taylor Swift after years of speculation and rumor. During a ride on James Corden’s ‘Carpool Karaoke,’ she spoke openly for the first time about what exactly transpired between the two and how she feels it’s Taylor’s responsibility to fix it. “It’s about backing dancers. It’s so crazy! OK, so there …

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