POST IT NOTES: HOTTEST HEADLINES ON 8/29
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The San Diego Sabers isn’t the only team “The Game” actress cheers for. She’s showing her love for her alma mater, Howard University, Sept. 6 as the host of AT&T Nation’s Football Classic. The Bisons will face-off against Morehouse College’s Maroon Tigers in Washington D.C. for a chance to take home their third straight win.
If you need another reason to love Mrs. Carter, she certainly doesn’t disappoint with her latest Tumblr post. The heartfelt video shows the megastar meeting fans of all kinds backstage during her world tour as “Love On Top” plays in the background. In just under three minutes, you will laugh, sing along to the lyrics and you just might shed a tear too.
The Los Angeles lyricist talked to Power 106 to finally address the verse he laid down on Big Sean’s “Control,” where he likely called out and challenged your favorite rapper. “It’s not actually about being the king of whatever coast, it’s about leaving a mark as great as Biggie, as great as Pac.”
Now that the songstress has shown us just how well she can belt out a note, she’s ready to strut her stuff in the upcoming season premiere of the competitive dancing series. While the official list won’t be revealed until Sept. 4 on “Good Morning America,” Riley could join Snooki and Christina Milian on the show.
Since it’s rocky start nearly three years ago, Winfrey’s network has seen some major improvements. With a 22 percent increase in views since last year and more than 30 new advertisers, “The Butler” actress sure knows how to silence the critics. Don’t doubt Mama O!
When the first-year students at Texas Christian University see 11-year-old Carson Huey-You seated at a desk ready for physics to begin, they may think they’ve step into the wrong classroom. But they haven’t. Scoring a 1770 on his SATs and earning the title of co-valedictorian of his high school, the scholar will take on a full load as the youngest person ever to attend the private university in Fort Worth.
The Love&Hip-Hop ATL cast may be adding some new faces, which means new drama. After news that fan fave, K.Michelle was leaving the show and moving to New York, Waka Flocka and his fiance Tammy Rivera are rumored to be signing on to replace her next season. Well, that’s reality TV for ya. Out with the old and in with the new.
‘Scandal’ fans, we know you’ve been racking your brains all year trying to figure out what’s going to happen on the show’s upcoming third season. You’re not alone. But here’s a little tidbit to hold those of us who are suffering from Scandal-withdrawals over until the highly anticipated premiere. Deadline.com is reporting that former Friends star Lisa Kudrow will be joining the cast for a recurring role as a politician. Hmmm…what is Shonda Rhimes cookin’ up? *side-eye*