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Where Is Lela Rochon? Antoine Fuqua Spotted Locking Lips With Nicole Murphy In Italy 

Antoine Fuqua

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Antoine Fuqua Spotted With Nicole Murphy

People are wondering if a celebrity couple stopped “waiting to exhale” on their marriage because one of them was spotted with someone else.

Director Antoine Fuqua who gave us Denzel Washington’s “Training Day” was seen in Italy this week for the 2019 Ischia Global Film & Music Fest off the coast of Naples.

Antoine Fuqua

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He wasn’t alone however, paparazzi spotted him clearly kissing his vacation partner Nicole Murphy.

Click HERE to see their coupled-up photos.

 

The photos are causing backlash from fans because Fuqua’s been legally married to “Waiting To Exhale” actress Lela Rochon for over TWENTY years.

Now mind you, Antoine and Nicole Murphy were spotted together in May at the premiere of HBO’s “What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali” documentary.

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Maybe Antoine and Lela quietly separated unbeknownst to the public?

We sure hope so….

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What do YOU think about Antoine Fuqua being spotted with Nicole Murphy? More on the flip.

Seen On The Scene: Ciara, Russell Wilson, Charli XCX & More At Propel Co:Labs 

Ciara x Propel Co:Labs

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Ciara, Russell Wilson, Charli XCX & More At Propel Co:Labs

 

Ciara x Propel Co:Labs

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Propel Co:Labs, now in its fourth year, is a celebration of movement, filled with heart-pumping workouts led by industry’s top instructors and studios, live musical performances, holistic wellness and more. This year’s event took place at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica and featured such celebrity talent as Lucy Hale, Ciara (whose hubby Russell Wilson surprised fans by showing up for the workout), Charli XCX, and more.

The Lost Tapes: Nas Hosts Release Party For Sequel To Legendary Album In Brooklyn 

Nas Celebrates Release of The Lost Tapes II

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Nas Hosts Album Release Party For “The Lost Tapes II”

 

Friday night, rap legend Nas hosted his The Lost Tapes II, album release party at BEYOND The STREETS, the graffiti and street art exhibition in Brooklyn, NY.

 

Nas Celebrates Release of The Lost Tapes II

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The East Coast came out to support the rapper and his newly released compilation The Lost Tapes II, featuring unreleased tracks from his last four studio albums. Dave East, Noreaga, Eddie Huang, Sacha Jenkins and more were in the house with hundreds of people lining up outside to show their support.

Nas Celebrates Release of The Lost Tapes II

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Prior to the album release party N.O.R.E & DJ EFN brought their popular podcast, “Drink Champs” to BEYOND The STREETS where they spoke with Nas about his classic album “Illmatic”, his love for Hip-Hop and it’s culture, among other things.

Heyyy Hypocrites: Jess Hilarious Calls Out Megan, JT And Caresha For Leading The Hot/City Girls Astray All Summer [Video] 

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Pure Comedy: Jess Hilarious Ends Hot Girl Vs. City Girl Debate

Jess Hilarious is making some really good points about this “city girls” and “hot girls” summer debate floating around social media. How are fans supposed to enjoy the music when the women rapping it aren’t REALLY living it? Yung Miami aka Caresha is pregnant and love with her boothang Southside. Meanwhile, Megan Thee Stallion is coupled up with Money Bagg Yo.

“We trynna live up to this hot girl, city girl sh*t…and our f*cking leaders are in love. These b*tches in whole relationships.”

Are these “leaders” really fishy? What do YOU think? Hit play.

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Will YOU Be Watching? Baby Bumpin’ Keyshia Cole & Her Baby-Faced Boo Film BET Reality Show 

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Keyshia Cole Coming Back To BET With Her New Family

Keyshia Cole is planning to bring her talents and her new love life back to the small screen.

The 37-year-old R&B singer just announced on Instagram that she is currently filming a reality tv show with her boyfriend Niko Khale and her baby boy Daniel Gibson Jr. The show is set to premiere on BET, although she doesn’t reveal a specific date.

Currently, Keyshia is 9 months pregnant! Seems reasonable to try to secure another bag right now. She says,

Had a awesome FIRST WEEK OF FILMING 😩 KEYSHIA COLE IS COMING BACK TO BET!!!!! 😩
But this time 🤰🏽 She’s bringing Something SPECIAL! A BABY SPECIAL

Keyshia also revealed that her little blessing is coming super soon! She says it’s just 10 days until her due date.

Hit the flip for more of Keyshia and her man, Niko. Will YOU be tuning into their new reality show?

BOSSIP Black History Exclusive: Capt. Barrington Irving Is The 1st Black Man To Fly Around The Globe, He Also Changed Trayvon Martin’s Life 

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Barrington Irving Shares His Record-Setting Story And Work With Trayvon Martin

If you are unfamiliar with Capt. Barrington Irving, then allow us the esteemed honor of introducing him to you.

Back in 2007 Capt. Irving set a Guinness Book World Record when he became the first Black man and the youngest person ever to circumnavigate the globe. He was only 23 years old. His journey to accomplishing this feat goes back to his teenage years when he first decided that he wanted to take his talents to the clear blue skies.

The South Florida native was in a store when he was struck by the presence of a freshly-dressed man who was exiting a brand new Lincoln Navigator Captain Irving tells BOSSIP exclusively. This man had all the trappings of a successful professional, but there was something different about him. That man, Captain Robinson, approached a young Barrington and asked if he had ever considered becoming a pilot. “I replied that I didn’t believe he was smart enough to be a pilot, but just out of curiosity, I asked the pivotal question, “How much money do you make?” Whatever that number was, it made quite an impression on the soon-to-be Captain, “That’s all I needed to hear. I was going to be a pilot.”

Captain Irving would go on to reject several football scholarships and graduate Magna Cum Laude from Florida Memorial University with the dream of inspiring children in a legendary way. He wanted to be the first Black man to fly around the globe but had no money and no access to a plane, so he built one himself. But not without a little finessing…

Irving researched the companies that supplied parts for airline companies and put a plan in motion to gather individual airplane parts one-by-one until he had a fully functional aircraft, with a few exceptions. Captain Irving took his record-setting flight without much of the modern equipment that pilots rely on heavily to maintain the safest flying conditions possible. After smooth-talking his way into the office of an engine company’s CEO, Barrington was able to convince the executive to give him a free plane engine. The rest, as they say, is history.

Upon returning from his historic voyage, Captain Irving put his heart and soul into the non-profit organization he founded called Experience Aviation that is dedicated to bridging the gap between STEM awareness and skills by using aviation to build STEM aptitudes in students. In order to expand the work, Irving developed a curriculum called Flying Classroom that creates content for school to give K-8 kids lessons on how STEM can be used in practical ways in a variety of career paths.

Barrington Irving and Trayvon Martin

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In addition to Flying Classroom, the Captain developed another program called Build & Soar that teaches kids how to construct a legit aircraft that is capable of flight and a street-legal race car faster than a Ferrari. As a South Florida native, this program appealed to the children in the area and for four years, one of those children was none-other than Trayvon Martin. Much like Barrington, Trayvon put down the football and picked up a book and some tools to learn how to build an airplane. Sadly, that dream was taken from Trayvon while many of the kids who were in Build & Soar with him went on to become successful contributors to the aviation industry.

Barrington Irving and Trayvon Martin

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To honor Trayvon’s dream and 25th birthday, Captain Irving and The Trayvon Martin Foundation are raising funds to create the opportunity for 25 youngsters to build a 1965 Ford Daytona Coupe race car. That car will be unveiled during the Super Bowl 54 in Miami next year.

Barrington Irving and Trayvon Martin

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You can follow Barrington Irving on Instagram: @BarringtonIrving

You can support these efforts by clicking the GoFundMe link. These funds will provide resources for the 25 students who will be building the Trayvon Martin race car.

Be on the lookout because we have a feeling you’ll be seeing a LOT more of Captain Barrington Irving very, very soon.

Whoops! Kamala Harris Steps In The Middle Of Taylor Swift’s Mayo Splattered Beef With Scooter Braun 

Kamala Harris caught in war between Scooter Braun and Taylor Swift

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Scooter Braun Hosts Kamala Harris Fundraiser And Taylor Swift Fans Object

Sunday night Scooter Braun hosted a fundraiser for Kamala Harris billed as a fireside chat that was attended by his friends/clients Katy Perry, Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande.

Scooter shared several photos from the event on his social media…

Not everyone was happy to learn of the event.

One twitter user responded to photos from the event saying:

If @KamalaHarris thinks this will get her votes she is delusional and @scooterbraun is a thief who uses these women to advance his bank account just like Kamala used a man to advance her career.

It wasn’t the only negative tweet to go out about Braun, who came under direct fire from Swifties and Taylor Swift herself after purchasing the singer’s masters recently.

References to the beef popped up throughout social media, with some users warning Harris that her alignment with Braun could cost her politically.

BUT as several outlets jumped to cover the Swifties “outrage” some fans of Swift countered that the reports were just propaganda to further Braun’s agenda.

The only people saying sh** about Taylor Swift supposedly being ~upset~ about the Kamala Harris fundraiser is Scooter Braun and his team, hoping to start more negative discussion about Taylor & her morals when in reality Taylor has always supported Kamala and her work

What do you think? Is Kamala hurting her chances by accepting support from Braun and his clients? Or is this all much ado about nothing?

Hit the flip for more photos from the event.

Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club Reportedly Vandalized, Staff On High Alert 

The Broad Museum Celebrates the Opening of Soul Of A Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983 Art Exhibition - Inside

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Authorities Investigating Vandalization At Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club

Jay-Z’s 40/40 staff is on high alert after the club’s front door was vandalized in a possible attempted break-in, TMZ reports. While surveillance footage shows two men hanging around the venue “all week,” authorities don’t feel there’s enough evidence to treat them as suspects.

The Gag Is…. KeKe Palmer Could Land Permanent Spot As ‘Strahan & Sara’ Cohost 

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The gag is…

KeKe Palmer Considered For Permanent “Strahan & Sara” Position

KeKe Palmer could be getting a new gig. The actress who’s been on hand at ABC’s “Strahan & Sara” while cohost Sara Haines remains on maternity leave could be in consideration for a full-time position.

LoveBScott reports that KeKe Palmer’s excelled so much that she’s being considered for a permanent spot on the show.

According to our sources, the response to Keke’s addition has been so overwhelmingly positive that GMA honchos are trying to ‘figure out’ how to make Keke a permanent part of the ‘Good Morning America’ family.

Oh really?

If you can remember Keke made history back in 2014 as the youngest talk show host with her “Just Keke” show on BET. She also filled in for Wendy Williams earlier this year.

Would YOU be down to watch KeKe Palmer permanently on “Strahan & Sara”???

Yes, Please: Extended ‘Watchmen’ Trailer Has Regina King Handing Out Masked A$$ Whoopings [Video] 

Oscar Nominated Black Talent

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Watch The New Comic-Con Watchmen Trailer

Regina King is not done with us.

After a teaser trailer dropped for the HBO series Watchmen back in May, the series has now released a full-length trailer at Comic-Con that’s full of action.

In the clip, Regina King plays a cop turned vigilante…..or a vigilante turned cop….or a cop with vigilante tendencies.

We have ALL the question! Either way, she’s kicking down doors and delivering personal beat downs.

Check out the trailer below and make sure you check out Watchmen when it hits HBO in October.

 

 

Steven Spielberg Shoots Iconic “America” Scene For ‘West Side Story’ During Harlem Heatwave 

West Side Story Shoots Scene

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Heatwave Can’t Stop Production On Set Of “West Side Story”

This one is for all our Broadway baes who have been eagerly awaiting updates on the Hollywood version of ‘West Side Story.’

West Side Story Shoots Scene

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On Saturday Steven Spielberg was photographed filming the classic “America” sequence in Harlem – DESPITE the scorching heatwave that struck New York City.

Keep clicking for more great shots from the set.

#LHHATL: Watch The Reunion Preview Where Karlie Redd Continues To Deny That She Let Pooh Smash [Video] 

Karlie Redd Pooh #LHHATL Reunion

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LHHATL Reunion Special Preview

It’s been a LONG season of Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta and it’s finally coming to an end.

In the preview of the reunion show, Karlie Redd is still trying to sell the idea that she never had sex with Pooh.

From the looks on the cast’s faces, she needs more people.

Press play to see what happened.

Thoughts? Will you be tuned in?

NOT My FLOTUS: The Most Hilarious Reactions To Anna Wintour Refusing To Acknowledge Melania Trump As Her New First Lady 

First Lady Michelle Obama Hosts Fashion Education Workshop At The White House

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Anna Wintour Gushes Over Michelle Obama & Shades Melania Trump In The Process

It looks like Michelle Obama isn’t just our Forever First Lady — she’s Anna Wintour’s too.

During a recent interview with The Economist, Vogue’s Editor-In-Chief refused to acknowledge Melania Trump as the new FLOTUS. Anna would ONLY speak on Mrs. Obama as a fashion icon, even when the reporter reminded Anna that Obama is no longer in the oval office.

 

“I think first lady Michelle Obama really was so incredible in every decision she made about fashion,” she gushed. “She supported young American designers. She supported designers, indeed, from all over the world. She was the best ambassador this country could possibly have in many ways, obviously, way beyond fashion.”

“But she’s not the first lady now. So what about the one that you’ve got now?” Anna was then asked.

Listen to her response below.

As you can hear for yourself, the shade was PALPABLE. Hit the flip for the most hilarious reactions.