A Rikers prison guard claims she was fired after being falsely accused of sneaking a peek at rapper Lil Wayne, reports the NY Daily News.
“I don’t even like rap,” said Amelia Negron, 33. “I like rock and alternative music and didn’t know much about him when they said I tried to see him. None of it’s true.
“The door to the area was unlocked, and so I went in to say hello, and that officer said, ‘Hey, you can’t be here. We’ve got a celeb here.’ I said, ‘Okay, no problem,’ turned around and left,” Negron said about the March 10th incident.
Negron plans to file a federal suit, claiming she was the victim of discrimination and harassment.
After recently filing for divorce from husband Jessie James, actress Sandra Bullock reveals to People magazine that in January she adopted a baby boy. Her 3½-month-old son, Louis Bardo Bullock was born in New Orleans.
“He’s just perfect, I can’t even describe him any other way,” Bullock told People. “It’s like he’s always been a part of our lives.”
The couple began the adoption process four years ago but decided to keep the news to themselves until after the Oscars. Ten days after the awards, the couple separated after reports of James cheating surfaced. Bullock plans to finalize the adoption as a single parent.
First Lady Michelle Obama recently talked to local elementary students at the White House during Take Our Daughters to Work Day. She answered questions from the children about being First Lady, Chicago and her favorite music.
After touring the country last year with Estelle and Solange Knowles, emerging R&B singer Hal Linton is preparing his new album, Return from the Future. Check out his soulful new single, “Mind Control.”
Rapper Guru (born Keith Elam) of the rap group Gang Starr died Monday at age 47. He discovered he had multiple myeloma last summer and was hospitalized for related respiratory problems in February, reports the New York Times. He then slipped into a coma and did not recover.
Guru is survived by his parents, two brothers, a sister and his son Keith Casim.