POST IT NOTES: HOTTEST HEADLINES ON 10/4
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The new mommy can’t keep her precious daughter to herself. She posted a second picture of the adorable munchkin on her Instagram today, expressing how much she missed her baby girl. “I missed waking up with my little angel,” she said.
Idella Carey, the mother of a Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after trying to breach a barrier at the White House, said her daughter suffered from post-partum depression. She revealed her daughter was hospitalized for the disorder after giving birth to her baby Erica. Carey also added that her daughter had “no history of violence,” and she didn’t know why she was in Washington on Thursday.
President Barack Obama decided to stay home from economic summits in Asia as Democrats stepped up pressure on congressional Republicans to rein in their tea party faction and reopen the government with no strings attached. The White House called the partial government shutdown that entered its fourth day Friday “completely avoidable” and complained the shutdown was interfering with the president’s efforts to promote trade and U.S. influence in emerging world markets.
The rap mogul has added deejays to his rosters by signing 25-year-old Theo Spielberg and 23-year-old Sasha Spielberg. Known as Wardell, the brother and sister duo released an EP earlier this year and expect to drop an album in 2014.
In other Spielberg news, he’s casted the Oscar-winning actress in “Extant,” his 13-episode drama produced by Amblin Television and CBS Television Studios set to debut next summer. “There’s only one Halle Berry, and we are incredibly honored that she has chosen “Extant” to expand her illustrious career,” Spielberg said.
The former NBA player is off to a rocky start as the new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. After pleading guilty to driving while impaired from a July 2012 incident, Kidd will miss the first two games of the regular season.
Her three months are up, and she’s marking the occasion with the release of a brand new song titled “Consumerism.” She explained the inspiration for the five-minute track of speedy rap lyrics on her Tumblr page. “I felt the need to discuss the underlying socio-political, cultural paradigm as I saw it,” the singer said.
The governors of Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida have declared states of emergency as heavy rains and high winds approach. Meteorologist are expecting up to six inches of rainfall and say the storm will hit late Saturday or early Sunday. Authorities have already issued a mandatory evacuation in low-lying areas of New Orleans.
L-Boogie is out of the joint! TMZ reports that Hill, who was imprisoned over tax evasion, got out today. Congrats, Lauryn! Now, how ’bout another “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill?”
Talk about a Tip
Remember that young lady who was reportedly called the n-word in a customer receipt? Well, $10,000 sounds like a good tip to us. We’re glad other people have big hearts. See the clip below.