Rockets tried dumping Chris Paul onto Knicks

As the Chris Paul-James Harden feud tears up the Rockets, the Knicks refused an offer from Houston for Chris Paul, per The Ringer. Trading Paul, who is in the second year of a massive four-year $ 160 million deal, would open up much needed cap space for the Rockets — as well as alleviate the reported…
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NBA rumors: Chris Paul wants out of Houston, Stephen A. Smith hears originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Houston, you have a problem. The James Harden-Chris Paul arrangement on the Rockets could be ending soon. And it comes at a bad time for the Rockets, who now could have a chance for the 2020 NBA championship with the Warriors licking their wounds from a brutal Finals loss.

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Chris Pratt Marries Katherine Schwarzenegger in Romantic Wedding Ceremony

Chris Pratt married Katherine Schwarzenegger in a romantic ceremony in Montecito, California, on Saturday, June 8, Us Weekly can confirm.

The couple tied the knot at San Ysidro Ranch, a luxury 500-acre resort in front of friends and family.

TMZ reports that the Guardians of the Galaxy star, 39, and the eldest child of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, 29, held a lavish rehearsal celebration the night before their nuptials at Rob Lowe‘s estate in Montecito. (The actor is a longtime friend of Shriver and has often vacationed with the family.)

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Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt attend the World Premiere Of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures “Avengers: Endgame” at Los Angeles Convention Center on April 22, 2019 in Los Angeles. Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images

Pratt, who was previously married to Anna Faris, proposed to the Rock What You’ve Got author in January, sharing the news in an Instagram post that showed off his bride-to-be’s new diamond ring.

“Sweet Katherine, so happy you said yes! I’m thrilled to be marrying you. Proud to live boldly in faith with you. Here we go!” he captioned the sweet snap that showed Katherine with her arms wrapped around the Avengers star. The proposal came just days after Pratt shared a video showing him moving her belongings out of her Santa Monica home.

The couple were first linked in June 2018 after being introduced to each other by Shriver.

It was a case of mother knows best: Katherine admitted in a 2017 interview with Access Hollywood that she had a bit of a crush on Pratt. When asked to pick her favorite Marvel Chris: Pratt, Chris Hemsworth or Chris Evans, she initially said the Captain America actor before switching to her future husband. “Actually, Chris Pratt,” she said. “Chris Pratt has been looking good lately, so you never know.”

The Jurassic World star paid tribute to his then-girlfriend in December when she celebrated her birthday. “Your smile lights up the room,” Pratt captioned a collage of photos on Instagram. “I’ve cherished out time together. Thrilled God put you in my life. Thankful for the laughs, kisses, talks, hikes, love and care.”

The Parks and Recreation alum and Faris split in August 2017 after eight years of marriage. They share a son, Jack, 6.

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Chris Rock Teams Up With Lionsgate To Reboot The ‘Saw’ Franchise

Lately some of our favorite shows and movies from back in the day have been making comebacks! The “Saw” franchise is next on the list of who’s making a comeback and this time around Chris Rock is teaming up with Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures for the next film.

According to Deadline, Chris wrote a story that is being adapted by Pete Goldfinger and Josh Stolberg. Chris is also on board to executive produce the film, which is scheduled to release in October of 2020.

Rock expressed his excitement for the project saying, “I’ve been a fan of Saw since the first film in 2004. I am excited by the opportunity to take this to a really intense and twisted new place.”

Joe Drake, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group chairman said, “When Chris Rock came to us and described in chilling detail his fantastic vision that re-imagines and spins off the world of the notorious Jigsaw Killer, we were all in.”

He continued, “Saw is one of the highest-grossing horror franchises of all-time, and it’s one of Lionsgate’s most successful film series. This upcoming film will still be as mind-bending and intense as all the previous Saw films. Chris conceived this idea, and it will be completely reverential to the legacy of the material while reinvigorating the brand with his wit, creative vision, and passion for this classic horror franchise.”

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The Week in Movie News: Robert Pattinson Might Be the New Batman, Chris Rock is Rebooting ‘Saw’ and more

The Week in Movie News: Robert Pattinson Might Be the New Batman, Chris Rock is Rebooting ‘Saw’ and more

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Robert Pattinson might be the new Batman: He’s done the Harry Potter and Twilight movie franchises, and now former teen heartthrob Robert Pattinson is possibly headed to the DC universe. Variety reported the actor is near a deal to take over the role of Bruce Wayne, a.k.a. Batman, in Matt Reeves’ The Batman. The Hollywood Reporter claimed he’s just the frontrunner, though, while…

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Welcome to “What I Wear to Work.” A series on, you guessed it, who wears what to work. Would you like to be featured? See the bottom of this post for instructions. Chris Ferris is the Vice President of Digital Marketing at Pierpont Communications, the largest PR and Marketing firm in Houston, TX. Even though the standard dress code for most who work in digital seems to be jeans and untucked shirts, Chris tries to wear a jacket or suit and tie to work. Why? Because he likes it, and it also differentiates him from the competition. Doesn’t mean his look has to be straight laced and stuffy though. See below for proof.

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The Suit: Lands’ End Tailored Fit Stretch Chino Suit and Pants – $ 149.37 when 40% off. Just got this suit (thanks for the tip, Dappered!) and I love it. It fits beautifully and I only had to have the sleeves and pants shortened. It’s really an ideal suit to wear in the spring and summer. And it stays so hot it Houston in the fall that I can get a good 6 months of wear out of this suit.

The Tie: The Tie Bar Navy Ad Stripe Tie – $ 19. Because I wear a tie every day, I have a lot of ties. I shop almost exclusively at The Tie Bar because they have fantastic variety and great prices. And the ties look sharp.

The Tie Bar: The Tie Bar Platinum Silver Shot Tie Bar 1 inch – $ 15. Wearing a tie? Use a tie bar. Sets my look apart even a little more without being too over the top. I have this bar in matte navy as well.

The Shirt: Nordstrom Trim Fit Microgrid Dress Shirt – $ 59.90 ($ 89.50). Elegant, simple white dress shirt with a very subtle pattern that makes it a little more interesting than a plain white dress shirt.

The Watch: Certus Classic Silver Dial Date Watch – $ 71.25. I don’t see my exact watch online anymore (the one linked to here ships in… 1-3 MONTHS?) but there are similar makes on Amazon. Not too pricey, but looks timeless and goes with just about any work outfit.

The Belt: Trafalgar Men’s Leather Dress Belt – $ 68. Simple burgundy belt that, like the watch, can really be worn with anything I might wear to work.

The Shoes: Cole Haan Jefferson Wholecut Leather Oxfords – $ 129.99 ($ 300). Just got these and they look fantastic (although I’m still breaking them in).

The Underwear: UNIQLO Airism Collection – Prices VaryI only wear AIRism. Houston can get pretty hot and muggy and this underwear does the job.

The Socks: Banana Republic – $ 14.50. I usually wear Banana Republic socks but they don’t seem to make tan or caramel colored socks any longer. Match those socks to your trousers, no?

A huge thank you to Chris for sending in his what he wears to work, and YES, you bet he got the Pierpont logo in his outfit pic not once but twice. The man is a pro. Head over to LinkedIn to discuss this with your coworkers or follow Dappered if you want to see these in your feed. If you want to take this for a spin, send an email to joe@dappered.com with who you are, what you do, and what you’d like to submit. To be featured, we’ll need a picture of you at work, as well as the details on what you’re wearing/usually wear on the job. Final image will have to be cropped down to 1500×840 pixels, so, keep that in mind when shooting. Landscape mode please, and let’s keep anything from the chin up out of it. Note that sending an email with your picks and a pic doesn’t guarantee publishing. Be yourself! And get your employer’s permission if you’re gonna get specific with your place of work.


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Bobby Brown Slams Chris Rock’s ‘Tasteless’ Joke About Whitney’s Drug Use

Bobby Brown was not amused when Chris Rock made time over the weekend to post a tasteless joke about Whitney Houston’s drug use.

Rock shared a meme on social media of the late singer looking anything but enthusiastic about giving an interview. The image read: “Me sitting in a meeting that could’ve been an email,” but the comedian added his own caption: “Hurry up I got crack to smoke.”

Many commenters slammed the joke as “tasteless” and  “trash” and simply “not funny,” but  Brown noted, “During this time of women empowerment you chose to use your time to try and humiliate our QUEEN!!!”

He added, “I thought you was a friend of the family.”

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Rock ultimately deleted the post.

Bobby and Whitney were married from 1992 to 2007 and had one child together, Bobbi Kristina, who died in 2015, three years after Houston drowned in a bathtub while reportedly acutely intoxicated from cocaine. Bobbi Kristina died in a similar manner to her mother.

Houston, who was 48 when she died, denied using crack cocaine during a 2002 interview with Diane Sawyer.

“I make too much money to ever smoke,” she said. “Let’s get that straight, k? We don’t do crack. We don’t do that. Crack is wack.”

Brown previously blasted Kanye West for paying $ 85,000 to license a photo of Houston’s drug den inside her  Atlanta home for the cover of Pusha-T’s album “Daytona.”

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Fox News’ Chris Wallace Trashes Barr: He Acted as Trump’s Defense Lawyer

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Minutes after Attorney General William Barr walked off-stage at the end of his Mueller report, in which he openly and preemptively spun away President Trump’s actions, Fox News anchor Chris Wallace blasted Barr’s performance and claimed he was acting more as the president’s personal counselor than the nation’s attorney general.

During his morning presser, which took place hours before Congress and the public ever saw a copy of the report, Barr exonerated the president on any possible obstruction by saying he was simply “frustrated and angered by a sincere belief that the investigation was undermining his presidency.” He also admitted that he provided the redacted Mueller report to the president’s personal lawyers days before its release.

During Fox News’ post-game coverage of the presser, Fox News anchor Bret Baier said that Barr provided more detail on the matter of obstruction while seemingly dismissing the press conference as an attempt to pre-spin the report’s findings.

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Chris Darden’s Daughter Has Been Harassed Over Her Father Defending Nipsey Hussle’s Alleged Killer

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Since it has been announced that Chris Darden is defending Nipsey Hussle’s alleged killer, Eric Holder, his daughter Jenee Harden said she has been getting harassed via social media.

She addressed the hostility coming her way via Instagram and said she found out her father is defending Holder on social media with the rest of the world.

“I was not prepared for this backlash that has triggered bad memories from the O.J Simpson Trial,” she wrote. ” My father is a grown man and has been a defense attorney for some time. I have no say in the cases he takes on.”

Harden went on to say that she understands the outrage and pain surrounding Nipsey Hussle’s murder but it doesn’t justify the “vile comments”  that have been thrown her way.

“Instead of attacking me and others who have nothing to do with this case, channel that energy toward continuing Nipsey’s legacy in strengthening our communities and lifting up each other.”

Holder was charged with one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon and has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Holder is accused of shooting Hussle six times outside of his The Marathon clothing store on March 31st. Holder, 29, was arrested on April 2nd.

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Padres players and manager Andy Green shared the good news with Paddack during a discussion on the mound in Monday’s spring training game.

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Chris Messina to Star in YouTube Series ‘Dark Cargo’

“Birds of Prey” actor Chris Messina is set to star in the YouTube series “Dark Cargo.” Ben Stiller and Nicky Weinstein will executive produce via their Red Hour Productions banner. Penned by Adam and Max Reid and directed by “The Girlfriend Experience’s” Lodge Kerrigan, the series is described as a high-octane, cliffhanger-driven, neo-noir thriller set […]

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With Aquaman being DC Comic’s biggest box office hit thus far it was really only a matter of time before someone went the whole merman route and it seems like Future done decided to dive in headfirst into the concept.

In the CGI driven visuals to “Goin Dummi,” Future finds himself sitting on an underwater throne next to some beautiful women who can apparently breath underwater after laying with them on a bed floating in the ocean. Does this qualify as a waterbed for Millennials?

Back on land Slim One calls on Boston’s Termanology to link up with the Boogie Down’s Chris Rivers to drop some rhyme heavy bars in the hallway for the clip to “JuST Do It.” CR really perfecting his father’s style isn’t he? R.I.P. Big Pun.

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KEHLANI – “BUTTERFLY”

LIL MOSEY – “GREET HER”

J.I.D. – “OFF DA ZOINKYS”

SUPREME ACE – “NEVER BEEN”

SAHTYRE – “ELON”

AARON COHEN – “LITMUS”

ZACARI – “MIDAS TOUCH”

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A California news anchor died after overdosing on methamphetamine during a sexual encounter with a male companion at a Days Inn two days after Christmas, an autopsy report revealed. Chris Burrous, 43 — who anchored KTLA 5’s Weekend Morning News and once worked at WPIX 11 in the Big Apple — died from “methamphetamine toxicity,”…
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CNN’s Chris Cuomo to Rep. Matt Gaetz: You Use Murder Victims for Political Convenience

In an extremely contentious interview Thursday night, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) told CNN anchor Chris Cuomo he is “irresponsible” for directly saying the Florida lawmaker uses victims of illegal immigrant murders for political gain.

Earlier this week, Gaetz drew national headlines when he attempted to kick a Parkland massacre victim’s father out of a House Judiciary Committee hearing, claiming Manuel Oliver interrupted him multiple times. Gaetz argued during that hearing that a background-check bill wouldn’t prevent gun violence, but President Trump’s desired wall at the U.S.-Mexico border would.

“If we cared about safer streets, we’d build the wall and secure the border,” the Republican congressman declared.

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Chris Brown Praises Remy Ma After She Defends Him Over The Recent Rape Allegations

It was recently reported that following the Paris rape allegations against Chris Brown, his clothing company released a pretty controversial shirt that called her out for supposedly lying.

Some fans have been claiming that the shirts have been out for a while. But, nonetheless, Remy Ma said she’d definitely wear one.

Remy has decided to defend Chris saying that she would wear the merch every week in support.

Now, it looks like Chris really appreciated the woman’s gesture and he took to Instagram to show his gratitude.

He reposted the video of Remy to his Instagram page and thanked her for holding him down.

‘THANK YOU FOR ALWAYS BEING IN MY CORNER AND BEING MY BIG SIS!!!’ he wrote.

‘@remyma showing that love ❤❤❤PREACH 🗣🗣🗣 I don’t see how a Woman could just blatantly lie on a Man like that…I just wouldn’t even degrade myself like that 🤦🏾‍♀️’ someone posted.

Another follower also gushed over Remy and said ‘❤ @remyma has always been a Lover and a Truth Teller in RAW form 😘 you my big sis too in my own head.’

Someone else believes that the accuser should definitely go to jail: ‘False allegations I believe she should do jail time fair is fair.’

A commenter said that ‘They ain’t gonna stop lying lol especially when they can’t have what they want 🤣 sad af.’

Another supporter wrote ‘@remyma You are the most real woman in hip hop, love you for always keeping it real!! ❤❤

Remy was reportedly furious that Chris had to go through something like this and she always knew that he was innocent.

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Chris Pratt made headlines this month, as he announced his engagement to Katherine Schwarzenegger, popping the question after just seven months of dating.

‘Sweet Katherine, so happy you said yes!’ The actor posted to his Instagram alongside a photo where Katherine is showing off her new sparkler of a rock. ‘I’m thrilled to be marrying you. Proud to live boldly in faith with you. Here we go!’

But it wasn’t his ex wife Anna Faris’ sweet message of congratulations that got the world talking the most, or even her offer to officiate the wedding. Instead, it was the resurfacing of a 2017 interview where Katherine was asked to choose her favourite of three famous Chrises – Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans and Chris Pratt.

Hilariously. Katherine chose Chris Evans, before changing her answer to her now fiancé, Chris Pratt. If only she had known!

‘Actually, Chris Pratt,’ she corrected herself. ‘Chris Pratt has been looking good lately, so you know.’

The throwback interview was shown to her now fiancé Chris Pratt during a recent appearance on Access Hollywood where he and Elizabeth Banks were promoting their new film, Lego Movie.

Wow. Did you know about that?’ Elizabeth Banks asked her co star after they were shown the old video, ’to which Chris confirmed that he didn’t, even asking if the video had been edited as a joke.

‘When she said Chris Evans, my heart sank,’ he exclaimed. ‘And then she rescued it’.

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In 2014, writer-directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller gifted us The Lego Movie, a super funny, irreverent and brilliantly-constructed animated film about the power of imagination, and how important it is to embrace and nurture one's creative side no matter how young or how old you are. That film's wild success lead to multiple spin-offs, including The Lego Batman Movie and The Lego Ninjago Movie, but now Lord and Miller have returned to where it all began with The Lego Movie: The…

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Patty Jenkins and Chris Pine’s I Am the Night Is a Retro Noir Thriller With Nothing New to Say

Notorious cold cases tend to splinter into competing narratives, each containing fragments of an elusive truth—and few have elicited theories as odd as those that surround the lurid 1947 murder of 22-year-old Elizabeth Short, a.k.a. the Black Dahlia, in Los Angeles. Orson Welles, Woody Guthrie, mob boss Bugsy Siegel and LA Times publisher Norman Chandler were all floated as suspects at some point. New books still appear every few years, offering novel takes on the picked-over evidence.

One of the saddest and strangest of these tales, Fauna Hodel’s memoir One Day She’ll Darken, is the inspiration for TNT’s six-episode miniseries I Am the Night, which premieres on Jan. 28. Raised outside Reno, Nev. as Patricia Ann Greenway—a poor, light-skinned biracial girl with a black single mom—Hodel learned as a teen in the mid-1960s that her birth mother was really Tamar Hodel, a young woman from a prominent white Los Angeles family. Writer Sam Sheridan introduces 16-year-old Fauna (India Eisley from The Secret Life of the American Teenager) just before this discovery, when she’s simply trying survive the Civil Rights era as a racial outcast with a strict, alcoholic parent (Girlfriends’ Golden Brooks). We know she’s desperate to fit in because the show’s unsubtle script contrives to let her say so in the opening scene: “I just wanna be normal!”

After stumbling upon her birth certificate and tracking down her grandfather, gynecologist George Hodel (an appropriately creepy Jefferson Mays), Fauna’s search for an identity brings her to L.A. That’s where, following a few episodes’ worth of unnecessary suspense, her quest collides with that of Chris Pine’s hardboiled hero Jay Singletary, a dissipated tabloid crime journalist who got PTSD in Korea after bungling a prestigious LA Times gig in the late ’40s. (“Some stories you can’t tell,” his editor informs a cub reporter, by way of explaining Jay’s downfall. “Some stories will eat you alive.”) That debacle put him on the trail of George, an art connoisseur with friends in high places and possible ties to the Black Dahlia. Like Fauna, Jay is chasing a buried truth that only Tamar can help him unearth. Too bad Tamar is nowhere to be found.

Though it takes place half a century ago, I Am the Night—with its true-crime hook, interest in racial identity and fixation on violence against women—is a story made for the present. And it’s gratifying to see Wonder Woman filmmaker Patty Jenkins, who directed three episodes, reunite with Pine for a TV project that leaves superheroes behind. Every scene looks gorgeous: Jenkins’ neo-noir LA comes alive in neon-lit nightscapes, while the muted hues of Fauna’s hometown recall Norman Rockwell’s less idyllic works. A proto-psychedelic art happening, with bodies writhing behind screens, makes a beguiling set piece. Pine and Brooks have hammy moments, but for the most part, their big performances feel appropriate to the retro context.

If only the writing played to these strengths. True story or not, I Am the Night too often resembles an oversimplified version of the 1974 classic Chinatown, another California noir about abuse of power that parallels family dysfunction with its institutional equivalent. I’ve never been great at predicting plot twists, but I saw many of Sheridan’s coming a few episodes away. And despite dialogue that can be transparent enough to make you suspect someone spiked their coffee with truth serum, the characters are inconsistent. Fauna is steely in one scene and timid in the next. Jay alternates between acts of death-defying heroism and moments of utter helplessness—fluctuations that seem governed more by plot needs than by his past trauma.

The pacing is off, too. Early episodes get bogged down in exposition and digressions. (A lingering flashback to one of George’s bacchanals, paired with a reading from Edgar Allen Poe’s poem “A Dream Within a Dream,” had me groaning out loud.) Later installments move too quickly to devote adequate time to the ideas about race, gender, art and personal morality raised at the beginning. By the finale, the show isn’t depicting George’s fixation on women’s suffering so much as recreating it in gratuitous detail. This shift doesn’t just rob the story of thematic depth; it renders it impossible to draw a line between the exploitation I Am the Night depicts and the exploitation it practices.


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After Being Released From Custody, Chris Brown Plans To Sue Rape Accuser For Defamation

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Chris Brown was released from a Parisian jail on Tuesday hours after news reports circulated that a woman accused the R&B star of rape. Now, Brown’s lawyer Raphael Chiche, says the singer is gearing up for a lawsuit to clear his name.

“Chris Brown is free. No lawsuits were filed against him,” a tweet from Chiche read. “He vigorously challenges the charges against him. A complaint for slanderous denunciation will be filed tomorrow with the public prosecutor of Paris.”

He later followed it up with the following tweet: “I’m preparing the complaint #ChrisBrown will file against his accuser.”

The story takes a swift turn after it was initially reported that Brown, and two associates were arrested in connection with aggravated rape and drug charges. The arrest stems from a report a 24-year-old woman filed where she claimed she was sexually violated when she returned to the Mandarin Oriental hotel with Brown and a group of friends after a night of partying in a Parisian club. The assault reportedly took place on the evening of January 15 going into January 16.

French authorities had 48-hours to determine whether they will press charges or release him from jail. Brown and his associates who were detained, could have stayed in jail during the duration of the investigation if authorities felt they were a flight risk. According to a statement Chiche made to outlet Entertainment Tonight, the police investigation is still ongoing.

The charges against Chris Brown have not been dropped and investigations are still going on, but Chris Brown has not been sued by prosecution,” Chiche said.

On Tuesday Brown maintained his innocence by posting a now deleted Instagram message, claiming his innocence.

“I WANNA MAKE IT PERFECTLY CLEAR…… THIS IS FALSE AND A WHOLE LOT OF CAP! NNNNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEVVVVVVVVVVEEEEEERRRRRR!!!!!! FOR MY DAUGHTER AND MY FAMILY THIS IS SO DISPRESPECTFUL AND IS AGAINST MY CHARACTER AND MORALS!!!!!” Brown wrote.

The case adds to Brown’s long list of legal troubles that he’s sustained over the last 10 years.

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‘It doesn’t have to be the end of your relationship with somebody’

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Ever since Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced their split in 2013, they have been very upfront about their relationship, the difficulties of divorce and the importance of family – something that was addressed this week.

The former couple, who wed in 2003, issued their separation announcement on the Goop website 10 years after tying the knot, introducing us to the term ‘consciously uncoupling’.

‘It is with hearts full of sadness that we have decided to separate,’ the couple wrote in their statement. ‘We have been working hard for well over a year, some of it together, some of it separated, to see what might have been possible between us, and we have come to the conclusion that while we love each other very much we will remain separate.’

The statement concluded: ‘We are, however, and always will be a family, and in many ways we are closer than we have ever been. We are parents first and foremost, to two incredibly wonderful children and we ask for their and our space and privacy to be respected at this difficult time.’

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Since announcing the news, both Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have moved on while successfully remaining close friends, extending the olive branch to each other’s new partners and making a conscious effort to stay a family for life’s key moments.

Gwyneth went one step further this weekend, baffling the internet as she insisted that her and Chris Martin were ‘meant’ to have their time together.

‘It doesn’t have to be the end of your relationship with somebody,’ the 46-year-old said of the break up in a recent interview with ES magazine. ’I think Chris and I were meant to be together and have our kids. But our relationship is much better like this: friends and co-parents and family.’

Well, that’s that.

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It’s safe to say Priyanka Chopra loves being married to Nick Jonas! The Quantico alum shared her well wishes for Chris Pratt and his fiancée, Katherine Schwarzenegger, on their engagement — and gave a slight nod to her own relationship.

“So happy for you both,” Chopra, 36, wrote in the comments section of the 39-year-old Guardians of the Galaxy actor’s sweet announcement. “It’s the best!”

Pratt revealed on Sunday, January 13, that he and the 29-year-old Maverick and Me author are engaged after a whirlwind romance.

“Sweet Katherine, so happy you said yes! I’m thrilled to be marrying you,” the Jurassic World star penned alongside an intimate Instagram photo in which Schwarzenegger’s large diamond ring is on full display. “Proud to live boldly in faith with you. Here we go!” (The two were first linked in June 2018 more than a year after Pratt and his ex-wife, Anna Faris, split.)

Chopra, for her part, knows a little something about a quick engagement. She and the “Chains” crooner, 26, got engaged in July 2018 after just two months of dating.

“She was thrilled,” a source told Us at the time. “Nick really loves her.” The couple went on to tie the knot in Chopra’s native India in December 2018. Following their elaborate nuptials — which included multiple ceremonies and celebrations — Chopra gushed over “marital bliss” via Instagram.

Earlier this month, Jonas and Chopra continued their newlywed fun when they jetted off to a tropical beach honeymoon.

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Chris Robinson To Direct Movie Based On Lebron James’ Book ‘Shooting Stars’

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LeBron James is set to produce a movie about himself with his partner Maverick Carter for their SpringHill Entertainment, based on the book, “Shooting Stars” which is about Bron’s youth basketball team.

According to Deadline, the movie will be helmed by music video director Chris Robinson, also known for his work on “STAR.”

Juel Taylor and Tony Rettenmaier wrote the script based on “Shooting Stars,” the book James wrote with “Friday Night Lights” author Buzz Bissinger.

LeBron is also working on several Hollywood projects including reboots of “Friday the 13th” and “House Party,” and he’s set to start filming “Space Jam 2” following the 2018-19 NBA season.

Meanwhile, Magic Johnson reiterated Thursday that the Los Angeles Lakers will continue to lighten James’ load compared to how he was utilized with the Cleveland Cavaliers — via ESPN.

“We are trying to make sure that we watch his minutes but also that we don’t run everything through him because now it is Cleveland all over again and we don’t want that,” Johnson said in an interview on SiriusXM NBA Radio. “We want to get up and down.”

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Chris Stapleton’s Wife Pregnant With Fifth Child, Seven Months After Welcoming Twins

Country star Chris Stapleton announced during a concert on Friday, November 2, that he and wife Morgane are expecting their fifth child, seven months after welcoming twins.

“I’ve got an announcement to make. Some of you may know that we have four children,” the “Tennessee Whiskey” singer, 40, told the audience at Madison Square Garden in NYC on Friday, according to a video posted by The Blast. “We just had twins, about seven months ago. Now there’s four of us, but we’re gonna make it five!”

Morgane, who was onstage with her husband, smiled happily at her husband after his speech.

As previously reported, the couple welcomed their twin boys in March and the singer was unable to attend the Academy of Country Music Awards to accept his Album of the Year award the following month because of the babies’ early arrival.

“Chris couldn’t be here cause Morgane’s expecting twins,” the show’s host, Reba McEntire, said as she accepted Stapleton’s award in his absence. “We just found out that those little rascals came a little bit early. Hot off the press! Twin boys.”

The couple, who recently celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary, are also parents of a girl, 8, and boy, 6.

The private pair, who haven’t publicly announced their kids’ names, shared a photo of their twins in a post on Morgane’s Instagram account in April that showed the mom cradling her newborn babies.

“We’re so grateful to finally be home with our sweet family,” she wrote on April 18. “We would like to say a special thank you to all the incredible nurses & doctors at Centennial Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Nashville. At more than a month early, we had a week long stay in the nicu & the incredible people there kept our boys healthy & happy. Words cannot express our gratitude for you all & what you did for our family. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!”

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Comedian Chris Paul Suffered A Stroke, His Wife Urges You To Take Your Health Seriously

The Tom Joyner Morning Show‘s very own Chris Paul suffered a stroke earlier this month. His wife Rachel shares the story of what happened that day, and according to her there were no signs. That morning was just like any other morning, until it wasn’t.

Things got very scary, very fast and seemingly out of nowhere. She says Chris was like many other people, he thought he was safe because he was taking his medication; unfortunately that’s not enough. She urges everyone to not only go to the doctor, but follow all of the doctor’s instructions.

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