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Porsha Williams Responds To Teyana Taylor, But Fails To Get Her Name Right: “I Just Wish Tatiana Would’ve Consulted Her Legal Team”

February 5th, 2015 - By Jazmine Denise Rogers
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Earlier this week, Teyana Taylor lashed out at Porsha Williams over the RHoA star’s soon-to-be-released #unbothered t-shirt line. As previously reported, Taylor felt slighted by the name of the line because she has been promoting a clothing line by the very same name. Porsha recently decided to respond to the singer’s rant—even though she mistakenly referred to her as “Tatiana” several times. The verdict is still out on whether or not this was intentional shade.

“I always remain unbothered. I’ve been saying ‘unbothered’ and ‘fleek’ like everybody else on Instagram. Like she said on my comments, I do follow Tatiana or whatever. I follow a lot of people who are in entertainment. I try to support a lot of our young black women doing it in music. I had no idea she had a clothing line. I really don’t have a problem with her having a clothing line called unbothered because my t-shirt is just a t-shirt line. It’s not a clothing line. Furthermore, I just wish Tatiana would’ve consulted her legal team because then she would know that she can’t even trademark the word unbothered anyway. I just thought it was a little distasteful to put the comment on Instagram instead of DM’ing me. She could’ve just DM’d me and said, ‘Hey Porsha, I’d rather you not da da da da,’ and I could’ve put ‘pretty on fleek’ or whatever else. It was just blown out of proportion.”

Williams went on to say that she has zero intentions of halting the release of her t-shirts

“I just want everyone to know that the shirt will be available for pre-order on Sunday.”

In a more lighthearted video, Porsha and her “Dish Nation” co-hosts also poked fun at the legal war that Taylor has attempted to wage against her.

While we’d love to say the drama ended there, you know good and well that it did not. Teyana quickly took to Instagram and Twitter to respond to the reality star’s statement and she’s pretty worked up.

Porsha Williams responds to Teyana Taylor's stolen clothing line allegations and shades her in the most unintentional way.

Porsha Williams responds to Teyana Taylor's stolen clothing line allegations and shades her in the most unintentional way.

#TeyanaTaylor ends the beef with #PorshaWilliams – Visit (link in bio) to catch up.

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Teyana Taylor Confronts Porsha Williams, Accuses Her Of Shady Business Practices

February 3rd, 2015 - By Jazmine Denise Rogers
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Unfortunately, it looks like Porsha Williams may have acquired another enemy. This time, it doesn’t appear to be a personal feud, but more of a business-related misunderstanding. Yesterday on Instagram, Williams announced the February 8 debut of her first t-shirt, which reads: “#unbothered.” Apparently, Taylor has been developing a clothing line by the same name for at least the past month. When she stumbled across Porsha’s announcement, she was wasted no time confronting the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star.

“No it will not be coming out because unbothered is my clothing line, legally as well & u follow me so I’m sure you know what it is. So you should take this down,” Taylor wrote beneath the photo of Williams’ shirt.




Of course, there’s a chance that Williams wasn’t intentionally trying to step on Taylor’s toes when she designed the t-shirt, but it appears that the “Maybe” singer took it very personally. The reality star did not comply with Teyana’s demands to remove the image, which leads us to believe that she’s “unbothered” by the singer’s threats. I suppose we’ll have to wait and see whether or not Williams makes her big debut once February 8 rolls around.


Fit On Fleek!! Order Ya Unbothered Hoodie Now! @unbotheredclothing #UnbotheredSince90

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Porsha’s representative did not immediately return our request for comment concerning this matter.

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Beyoncé, Teyana Taylor And More Celebrities Get In The Holiday Spirit With Christmas Cards [Pics]

December 22nd, 2014 - By Victoria Uwumarogie
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Nowadays, celebrity Christmas cards and photoshoots are pretty much an expected part of the holidays. And while we haven’t seen the usual adorable shots from Diddy and his kids, or the more over-the-top images from the Kardashians (thanks goodness for small mercies), other celebrities are definitely in the holiday spirit, and sending good cheer through their awesome pictures. Beyoncé sent some colorful cards to her fans (including famous fan Laverne Cox), Teyana Taylor and her boyfriend Iman Shumpert did a hilarious photoshoot straight out of the movie Step Brothers, and Ciara and baby Future put on their Santa hats to help him prepare for his first Christmas. Check out their cards and photos, and a few others from Grant Hill & Tamia, as well as Adrienne and Chris Bosh, that warmed our hearts:

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We’re So Ready!!:)

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Fabolous Throws A Fabulous ’90s Party For His 37th Birthday Party [Photos]

November 20th, 2014 - By Victoria Uwumarogie
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I don’t know about you, but I love and miss the ’90s. So when anyone tells me they’re having a ’90s party or event, I pull out my tights, my brightest colors, my chunky sweaters and my baby hair to participate in full effect. Unfortunately, I didn’t get an invite to Fabolous’ 37th birthday party this week (not cool, Fab, not cool…), but the rapper threw himself a ’90s party that included appearances from a lot of his famous friends, and of course, his lady, Emily B. Check out pics from what looked like a poppin’ party below, and on the next few pages:

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Teyana Taylor Is So Grateful She Didn’t Do The Aaliyah Biopic

November 11th, 2014 - By Brande Victorian
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Teyana Taylor has a lot going on right now. The G.O.O.D music singer just wrapped a tour with August Alsina in September and last Tuesday she dropped her first studio album “VII.” One thing you won’t see Teyana Taylor dabbling in, though, is the upcoming Aaliyah biopic. While Teyana is a diehard Aaliyah fan — and not a bad actress — she has no interest in stepping near the Lifetime movie. And after seeing the backlash, that clearly was a good move.

Check out what Teyana had to say about not sending in her audition tape, the significance of her album title, “VII,” and her relationship with Pharrell after stepping away from his label.


[Watch] Teyana Taylor Teams Up With Sebastian Mikael For “Made For Me” Duet

November 10th, 2014 - By Madame Noire
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From EurWeb 

Acclaimed singer-songwriter and musician Sebastian Mikael returns today with a new music video for his latest single “Made For Me,” a stirring duet with Teyana Taylor.

After the release of his debut album Speechless earlier this year, “Made For Me” follows the success of Sebastian Mikael’s “Last Night” featuring Wale which amassed over 2.5 million views on YouTube.

“Made For Me” was shot in Palmdale, CA and captures the song’s theme of being in love when it feels like the whole world is against you. In the video the two devoted lovers navigate the desert as a mysterious figure pursues, and when everything else seems to be falling apart their resilient love holds them together.

The video was produced by Complex Media in partnership with Pepsi as a part of the Pepsi Pulse Artist Spotlight accelerator program. The program features a new artist every month and is a collaborative effort between brand, publisher and musician to increase the visibility of emerging artists such as Sebastian Mikael, Nico & Vinz and Mayaeni.

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Teyana Taylor Says Her Boo Iman Shumpert Keeps Her From Spazzing On Internet Trolls

October 29th, 2014 - By Brande Victorian
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People are always looking to twist or criticize Teyana Taylor’s words, but you may have noticed the G.O.O.D Music singer has been doing a lot less clapping back at haters online these days and now we know why. When Teyana game by to discuss her new album VII, she told us her boo Iman Shumpert makes all the difference when it comes to internalizing and responding to cyber bullies. She told us:

“It’s different when you’re single and with your girls and somebody talks some sh*t and you’re like ‘I’m bout to go in.’ But when you’re in love and you’re happy and that person is your peace of mind, pretty much anything they say he’s like ‘Babe stop paying attention’ and you’re like, ‘alright, you’re right.’

“It’s definitely different than how I used to be, but now that I’m in a different place in my life I actually don’t feed into it t all.”

Teyana also explained why she and Iman aren’t afraid to share their love with their social media fans, let alone the world, and her new view on haters. Watch the video up top and tell us what you think.

Teyana Taylor Gets Chic In ELLE Magazine’s Fall Editorial Spread

October 22nd, 2014 - By Madame Noire
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ELLE/Katie Friedman


From StyleBlazer 

Once Teyana Taylor decided to leave the ratchetry for the birds and actually focus on her singing career, a world of opportunity has been opening up for her.

The latest power move by the singer/dancer is a full length spread in ELLE magazine shot by Katie Friedman around her native New York hood, Harlem. The ELLE crew and TT hit iconic locations like Rucker Park, 125th street, and the Big L mural and Teyana surprisingly slayed in fall’s hottest fashion looks including Alexander Wang, Calvin Klein and Stella McCartney. The singer stays true to her signature urban.

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Celebs Who Broke Into The Industry After Reality Tv

September 12th, 2014 - By Kendra Koger
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For many people, when they first get on reality television, it’s because they feel as though they have some talent, but haven’t been discovered yet.  It’s a way to make yourself be seen by the right people.  But, too many of those people forget their reasons for getting on their chosen shows in the first place, and find themselves stuck to the allure of infamy, because it’s easier.

However, there are some people who the entertainment industry took notice of, and didn’t hold (some of) their ridiculous behavior against them.  There are also people who focused on their talent, and kept a cool head in manufactured drama.

So, here’s to these participants of reality television who the entertainment industry looked beyond the reality shows that they were on, and gave them a chance regardless.

Was Teyana Taylor Ray Rice’s Mistress?

September 11th, 2014 - By Jazmine Denise Rogers
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Sources: Instagram, Corbis Images

Ray Rice has been suspended indefinitely by the NFL, but the scandal surrounding his infamous knockout tape is far from over. In addition to the NFL being probed for possibly attempting to cover up the severity of Ray’s assault, there have also been some salacious claims being made on the back end.

Earlier this week, Baller Alert shared a blind item sent from a person who seemed to be implying that Teyana Taylor and Ray Rice had been carrying on an inappropriate relationship for a few years. The snitch went on to claim that their relationship is what led to Ray assaulting his wife, Janay. The post reads:

“This young mystery singer/socialite has been involved in a lot of drama as of late but no one is aware of this. In recent news football player Ray Rice and fiancée were arrested in Atlantic City due to an altercation between the two. The altercation occurred when fiancée Janay Palmer saw texts received from the mystery socialite trying to persuade Rice to leave his family to be with her. In college Rice reportedly dated the socialite’s best friend and mother of her God child but that didn’t stop her from perusing him. Yet she has a problem when the shoe is on the other foot.

Rice has reportedly sponsored events for the socialite’s men’s fashion consulting company [name redacted]. Rice made his decision to do away with the socialite and all of her drama by marrying his long time girlfriend and mother of his child, Palmer. Word on the street is that she is also responsible for the break up between a singer and her NBA boyfriend.”

There were also several flirty tweets exchanged between Ray and Teyana that date back to 2009, and somehow resurfaced. In one particular series of tweets, Teyana teased Ray for dating “man looking girls” who are a “lil ruff in tha face.” Even rapper and reality star Joe Budden seemed to imply that he had some level of knowledge about Ray and Teyana’s affair.

Was Teyana Taylor Ray Rice's Mistress?

During a recent interview with Power 99 FM, Teyana responded to the rumors, saying:

“No one received a text from me. I had nothing to do with that. These were also the same blogs that said that I accused Colin Kaepernik of raping me and when the actual girl came out and said who she was, there was no apology to Teyana. Nobody cleaned it up. So now I’m at a point where all I can do is laugh at it. People feel like they know your life and it’s so sad, because it’s our people. This is a big matter. ESPN hasn’t said my name. No sports blogs have said my name BUT a whole bunch of OUR people. Our people who want it to be true so bad but I can’t entertain those type of things.”

She also spoke on the nature of her relationship with Ray.

“What I won’t downplay is me and Ray. We used to stay in the same building. He dated my best friend. I was on the phone with her and she was laughing like, ‘don’t even feed into that.’ I never touched that man. That’s my homie. I don’t condone what he did, and I don’t condone what his wife did. They need to work that out and figure it out, however, she shouldn’t have hit him and he shouldn’t hit her. I feel like there is a double standard because sometimes we don’t realize that a man is still a man but Ray shouldn’t have put his hands on her and she shouldn’t have put her hands on him.

I’m in a full blown relationship so don’t drag me into that. I never touched that man. What y’all not going to say is that I was the reason why that happened in that elevator.”

Watch Teyana’s full interview on the next page.