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Make Up Already! Rihanna Continues To Be The Biggest Critic Of Ciara And Her PR Team (“Why Am I STILL The Main Topic Of Her Interviews!!”)
According to MissJia.com, the issues between Rihanna and Ciara are still going, but things are starting to seem a bit one-sided. While Ciara does address their problems in almost every interview she has been doing for her new album, Ciara, and new video, “Body Party,” she’s kept it pretty tame and civil. She basically doesn’t know why Rihanna doesn’t like her, but she’s focused on staying positive no matter what. But as I’ve said before, it would probably be better if Ci Ci just didn’t waste time answering questions about her, because not only is it a distraction from the great things she has going on, but Rihanna is just out in these streets waiting to pop off about it.
Miss Jia says that an Instagram follower tagged Rihanna in a screenshot from a recent interview Ciara did where the ATL singer was asked about the Bajan singer and seemed to handle it calm and cool without throwing shade. But the interview was enough to get homegirl to vent, AGAIN, at Ciara and her publicist. Whoever that person may be.
“Why am I still the main topic of her interviews!! She don’t be shame tho? How she let em play her like that everytime?? It’s like, “yea I know you’re here to talk about (insert album title) but we wanna talk about a more relevant topic…Rihanna!!!” Like she sits there and falls for it everytime!!!!”
*Sigh* I don’t really have much of an opinion about this anymore because it’s starting to be sad at this point. It’s like a mean girl coming after the new girl on the block or something. But really, we know how folks like to pop off when others are walking around with their names in their mouth, especially bringing them up in the media. But seriously though, let’s just grow up already ladies. There’s enough room in the game for both of you.
What do you think of her comments?
You Can Always Say “No Comment”: Ciara Speaks To Hot 97 About Her Ongoing Issues With Rihanna (Again) And Why Beyoncé’s A Beast
I can’t imagine being a celebrity, doing an interview and constantly being asked about somebody else. Kelly Rowland has done a pretty good job at keeping the smiles going and keeping it positive while people spend half of her interviews asking about Beyoncé or Blue Ivy, but for Ciara, people want to know about her drama. And she seems to have no problem answering any and all questions about it, when it might be best not to.
Sitting down with Cipha Sounds, K. Foxx, Rosenberg, and Ebro at Hot 97, we assume to do promo for her album Ciara being released this summer, the singer opened up about everything from why she’s being so public with her relationship with Future, to what the deal is with her beef with Rihanna, and why she loves her some Beyoncé.
When asked why she is being so forward in public with her feelings about rapper Future (the couple already has tattoos for each other), especially after claiming to be private about her love life (but what about Bow Wow and 50 Cent??), she said it’s because she’s ready to:
“I felt comfortable in this situation. I feel like you have to be comfortable because when you do step outside, you put yourself in a situation for everyone to have an opinion.”
As for what the deal is with going back and forth with Rihanna:
“I don’t have no beef…it is what it is. I don’t know what she’s on. Whatever she’s on, she can have it. I’m so cool, I’m so in my zone right now. It’s not that many of us doing what we do. It shouldn’t be anything but love. I feel like all of us and what we do is different anyway, so I couldn’t understand what the need to create drama would be, but I wish her well.”
And why despite the drama she’s had with some R&B divas in the past, she rides with Beyoncé:
“I think everybody can coexist. I have a lot of respect for Beyoncé. I think she’s just an amazing performer. She’s a beast. She’s worked hard to be where she is right now and she deserves all the respect.”
Watch the full interview and her thoughts on women in R&B coexisting, her man Future, and why she doesn’t want to waste time with any Ri Ri drama anymore on the next page.
The Infamous Confrontation: “Idol” Airs Argument Between Nicki Minaj, Mariah and Randy That Kicked Off Unnecessary Beef
“Cracks had already formed in the panel, and a long day of judging was about to take an unprecedented turn…” *In my Ryan Seacrest voice*
Oh American Idol, I see you trying to milk the disagreements between judges for all their worth to keep this show afloat. On yesterday’s episode, the judges took their expertise to places like Charlotte, North Carolina to weed out the new batch of talent they would send to Hollywood. It was of course during this particular episode that the shade the judges had been throwing at one another (Nicki and Mariah in particular) reached its peak. While judging 20-year-old Summer Cunningham’s rendition of “Lean on Me” by Bill Withers, after her performance, when explaining her sound, baby girl made the poor decision to say that she “had done the country thing” in her past, but wanted to try something more soulful.
Seeing as how Keith Urban (you forgot he was a judge didn’t you!?) is a country singer, he played it off nicely, but it was clear he didn’t take too well to her comments. Hence him treating her life by saying, “I always get thrown when people say they have ‘done the country thing’…it’s like saying you ‘did the brain surgeon thing’— either you are a brain surgeon or you’re not.”
“Why are we picking her apart because of a country comment? I feel like we’re going into, ‘Are you country, are you country, do you like country?’ … You guys make comments about everybody in popular music all day … not you Keith … Randy and Mariah.”
Feature image courtesy of Neonlimelight.com
You Ain’t Gots Ta Lie Craig: Keri Hilson Claims She Doesn’t Have Beef With Baddie Bey Or Any Other Female Artist
Remember over a year ago — yeah we’re still holding on to it — when Keri Hilson was doing an interview with Juicy magazine on the red carpet at the Soul Train Awards and the mag asked her to hold up an issue with Beyonce on the cover and she said, “No, I can’t do that. I’m sorry”? Well, that little move was just icing on the cake that was already supposedly baking between the two who were said to have major beef as a result of some lyrics Miss Keri Baby penned back in 2009. Word was she took shots not only at Bey, but also Ciara, with lyrics like:
“Your vision cloudy if you think that you da best/You can dance/she can sing/but need to move it to the left… She need to go have some babies/she need to sit down she fake/them other chicks ain’t even worth talkin’ bout”
“Go head tell these folks how long I been writing your songs/I been putting you on/check the credits hoe!…If you want me you can find me in Decatur hoe.”
Sounds pretty specific, right? Well not if you’re Keri Hilson and looking to do damage control. Recently Hip Hollywood caught up with the singer at a Gillette event in LA and when they asked her what’s up with all the beefin’ she said this:
“I don’t have a beef with any female artist. I think its just interesting that we live in such a gullible world. Anything that’s written, anything that is posted, and a picture that is interpreted one way, is truth. It’s like Bible now. You can Photoshop something, put it out and everyone believes it. I’m human and it is hurtful. It’s not okay to make up something about someone in their personal lives especially. Professionally, fine. Scrutinize me all you want, I know I can’t please everyone. But, personally let’s just leave it alone, it’s going too far.”
I wonder if what’s hurt is her career, as many speculated Keri’s super quick rise to fame and equally rapid demise was a result of her being blackballed by the powers that Bey, if you know what I mean. It also could’ve been that way over the top “Way You Love Me” music video. Then again, maybe she’s just happy going back behind the scenes to pen those songs she’s talking about. Just hope whoever buys them credits her this time around, lest they end up in another lyric.
Do you think Keri Hilson’s backtracking on her shade throwing or is her supposed beef all fabricated?
Many were unsure of what the storyline for the upcoming season of “Basketball Wives” would actually consist of, considering that the majority of last season’s cast received the axe, leaving Tami Roman, Evelyn Lozada, Shaunie O’Neal, Susie Ketcham and Kenya Bell as the remaining cast members. Especially since there has been no official word on who the newly added cast members will be. A few months ago, Tami revealed to CocoaFab that the upcoming season would be less dramafied and more family oriented; however, in a recent interview, the mom-of-two expressed that viewers may be shocked to see that she was somewhat at odds with fellow “circle member”, Shaunie.
“I have always been a person that is going to speak my mind and say exactly how I feel. For the first time, I actually have a little to say to Ms. Shaunie O’neal. So, that’s going to be quite interesting for the people to see,” she expressed to Tania On The Scene.
She didn’t imply exactly what the nature of her beef was. I suppose we’re expected to tune in and find out. But, considering that Shaunie and Tami appeared to be as thick as thieves since Tami joined the cast during season two, it would be interesting to see what could possibly have Tami so up in arms. Clearly, she felt slighted by Shaunie in some way.
I can’t really see Tami and Shaunie having issues with one another that are so intense they can’t be resolved. But then again, Evelyn and Jen flipped on one another, so anything is possible. Has “the circle” gotten so small that the core members can’t even get along with one another?
Check out a video clip of Tami’s interview on the following page. What do you make of Tami’s implication that there is tension between her and Shaunie?
Celebrities love to throw shade on Twitter, but nothing is more entertaining than when another celeb throws it right back at them. Check out the best celebrity Twitter beefs of 2012.
Chrissy Teigen v. Team Breezy
Team Breezy is agro. All Chrissy said during the Billboard Music Awards this year was that Chris Brown’s performance wasn’t great. Is that really enough reason to threaten to kill a chick? They got so out of line that Breezy had to come in and calm things down. Some people are too crazy to handle 140 characters.
Over the last few weeks, Rick Ross has been the subject of hip-hop news after videos surfaced of members of the Gangster Disciple gang threatening Ross. Apparently, they’re still upset because Ross shouted out Larry Hoover, one of the founders of the, one his “BMF” track. Well more recently, a North Carolina chapter of the gang allegedly sent death threats and released their own video to Ross and the MMG camp and now, two of the North Carolina dates on the second leg of the tour have been canceled, immediately prompting people to believe it was done so as a direct results of the threats.
However, MMG reps have released a statement and none of it had to do, as expected, with any gangs:
“Rick Ross has been engaging in a tour which commenced November 2 and was initially scheduled to continue until December 2. However, the tour was extended until December 16. Unfortunately, the tour promoter abruptly cancelled the Greensboro and Charlotte, NC, dates. Rick Ross completed the first leg of the tour without incident and eagerly anticipated performing the balance of the dates, but due to apparent lack of organization and communication on the part of tour promoter, the remaining shows of the tour will be canceled.”
So perhaps the promoters were fearful of possible violence at the concerts and wanted to avoid it by canceling the shows. It appears the problem is that the promoters canceled everything so suddenly that it didn’t allow for MMG to pick up the pieces and immediately do “damage control” with fans and venues.
Ross also reached out to allhiphop.com and sent a message to fans: “I want to apologize to all of my fans who I missed performing for due to the cancellations and want to let them know that I will get back to their cities. I enjoyed my experience with my little bros Wale and Meek Mill and I’m ready to get back in the studio to make good music.”
This is certainly an unfortunate situation as sales for the remaining shows in MS, TN, TX, CA, MI and NY were doing fairly well.
I guess gang dudes don’t get over anything because that song is beyond old at this point. Let the man make his money while the fans enjoy a show.
And The Saga Continues: Nick Cannon Comments on Nicki Vs. Mariah Beef, But Throws His Shade At “Idol” Producers
After news and footage spread this morning of that cuss fest between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey going at it behind the judges’ table for “American Idol,” you know Nick Cannon had something to say about it.
But don’t worry, there were no diss songs put out (thank you Lord) or tweets. Instead, the fella some call Mr. Mariah Carey showed up for “Access Hollywood Live” this morning to do a rendition of the squabble with Billy Bush and Kit Hoover (he played Randy), and to give his two cents about his wife’s response, and why Fox and producers of “American Idol” should be disappointed with themselves.
When asked his thoughts about it all, the well-dressed man kept it real, and real calm (unlike some people we know who wear pink wigs…):
NC: “I mean, we all have our thoughts and everything. But I honestly think that when you think about the show and what it’s all about and represents, I feel it’s taking away from the quality of what “Idol” is all about. This is about people accomplishing their dreams and you know, experts guiding these young people to, you know, do what they’ve done, so I think…
KH: But does FOX like this?
NC: Yeah, I’m kind of disappointed in FOX and everything because they’re taking away from the quality of what Idol is.
BB: Do you think they’re celebrating like a pack of hyenas here?
NC: Only thing cause…otherwise, how would all of this get on TV? My wife is the strongest and the classiest woman that I’ve ever met. I mean if you watch the video, she just maintains her exposure like she does. So I don’t think she’s moved by the theatrics and pageantry of it all. She signed up to do a job to help young people accomplish their dreams. This is like a sidebar. I hope that’s not what this show becomes about, is the cat fights.”
Interesting point Nick brings up, because I’m pretty sure the thought probably crossed everyone’s mind that this whole argument could have been used and leaked for the purpose of getting ratings and buzz for “American Idol” when it comes back to FOX. What, with “X Factor” and “The Voice” and the slew of other talent competitions coming for the crown, and AI being somewhat unstable and desperate for the past few seasons (We’ve seen everyone from Ellen to J.Lo and now Nicki try and critique singers), so it’s safe to say that producers are thirsty. But then again, Nick’s comments could also be a shot at FOX because he works for NBC as the host for “America’s Got Talent.” But hey, whatever works. To close out his interview with “Access Hollywood Live” and conclude his feelings about the drama, Nick summed it up short and sweet after listening to the transcript from the divas’ argument, saying, “If you read that you can see, anybody can see what the issue actually is…but you know my wife is strong and classy and she maintains her strengths. I think it’s not about the theatrics, let’s get back to what the core of the show is about.”
Could he be calling the jealousy card? Whatever he’s saying, stand by your wifey. Though I would love to hear what SB would have to say on Nicki’s behalf…Anybody think Lil Kim is somewhere laughing her a** off?
Check out the video from Nick’s appearance at Buzzfeed.
What do you think about what Nick had to say?
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Maybe I was naive; but I sincerely thought that alleged beef between Mariah and Nicki Minaj was completely fabricated. I mean when Nicki first came out as an artist the two worked together, even shooting a video with one another. Perhaps they are both better actresses than we thought; because a recent video obtained by TMZ proves that these two do not get along. Apparently the explosion started in North Carolina because the two women didn’t agree with a contestant’s performance.
In the video Nicki is screaming,
“I told them, I’m not Fawkin’ putting up with her Fawkin’ highness over there.”
The sound is hard to make out but my super sonic, ultra bionic ears told me that Mariah said something to the effect of she could be with her kids right now but instead she’s there listening to Nicki and then I think I heard Nicki tell her to go be with them then. Supposedly, producers canceled the rest of the auditions that day to allow the two of them to calm down.
But I’m not 100 percent sure, so check out the video yourself and let me know what you hear.
We know you had trouble understanding that, so here’s the transcript from TMZ.
Nicki Get this s**t in self control. Get in control. Get in control.
Randy Settle down, settle down
Nicki Don’t lose your head. Don’t lose your head (inaudible). Don’t tell me I’m a gangster.
Nicki (inaudible) every 5 minutes. So every time you patronize me, I’m-ma take it back, and if you’ve got a f**king problem, handle it.
Nicki I told them I’m not f**kin’ putting up with her f**king highness over there. Figure it the f**k out. Figure it out.
Nicki I’m not gonna sit here every f**king minute to have you come down and harass me every minute everyday.
And on a side note, say what you will about TMZ but they stay getting the exclusives.
Are you surprised to see that these two aren’t getting along or did you see it coming?
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