HOT TOPICS RUNDOWN: April 30, 2018

Ciara V. Future

Ciara is taking Future to court for being an absentee father. Ciara claims he’s constantly skipping scheduled visits with Future Jr., and he’s a no-show 37% of the time and often last minute. She also alleges when Future Jr. goes to Georgia to see his dad, he spends most of his time with his Grandma. Ciara claims the travel is affecting their son’s health and wants a judge to change their visitation schedule.

How Kelis & Nas’ Marriage Fell Apart

People were shocked to hear Kelis’ allegations of mental and physical abuse by Nas. Kelis, who has never spoken out publicly about her ex, sat down recently with Jason Lee from Hollywood Unlocked and talked about why her marriage fell apart, and why they’ve ended up in a nasty custody dispute over their nine year-old son. Kelis left Nas when she was seven months pregnant. Nas allegedly let house foreclose on purpose. We reached out several times to Nas’ camp for a comment, but haven’t heard back.

Countess Luann’s Arrest Video Released

Countess Luann’s arrest video was released over the weekend. Luann was arrested last year in Florida for disordely intoxication, resisting arrest, and threatening a public servant. Last week, Luann was caught smoking. Her rep said she smokes occasionally to help with anxiety and pain from her 1999 car accident in Switzerland.

Halsey’s Twitter Debate

Singer Halsey stirred up a big debate on Twitter over the weekend. She called out hotels for only offering “white people shampoo.” Halsey posted, “I can’t use this perfumed watered down white people shampoo. Neither can 50% of ur customers. Annoying.” Halsey’s mom is white, and her dad is black. Halsey also said, “If white people can enjoy the convenience, there should be an option for everyone.”

Mike “The Situation” Engaged!

The Situation isn’t letting a possible prison sentence ruin his romance! Mike, who faces up to five years in prison for tax evasion, got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Lauren recently. Before he poppped the question, he talked it over with his Jersey Shore friends. Lauren and Mike met in college in 2009. He gave her a three karat cushion cut diamond ring worth $65,000. Mike’s sentencing was supposed to take place last week, but has been postponed to June 20. Mike also faces possible fine up to $250,000.

Source: Wendy

J. Cole 'KOD' Debuts at Number One on Billboard 200

It’s official, J. Cole has scored his fifth consecutive No. 1 album. Cole’s fifth studio album KOD debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week. The album moved a reported 397,000 equivalent album units, which made it the biggest sales week of 2018.

The 5 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Gynecologist

By Joanne Rosa

Going to the gynecologist is probably not at the top of your to-do list, but it should be. Yes, we know it’s not pleasant, but neither is being a woman. You’re never too young or too old to make your reproductive health a priority, because we all know that our lady bits have to do with more than periods and popping out kids.

Here are a few questions you should ask your doctor at your next visit.

How do I examine my breasts at home?

Breast cancer doesn’t discriminate, and it doesn’t wait to show up until your next appointment with your GYN. Breasts of all shapes and sizes, natural or implanted, should be examined more than once a year for signs of cancer. Your doctor should explain to you how to perform a self-exam and what to look for that could be considered abnormal.

What are the side effects of my birth control?

If you are on birth control, it’s important to learn the side effects it is causing your body. You might find that your BC is effecting you in ways that negatively impact your day-to-day. While you’re on the subject, make sure you tell your GYN what medicines you’re taking. This includes over the counter meds and herbal supplements. You never know what could be lowering the effectiveness of your BC.

Is this normal?

Think back to the times when something just didn’t seem right down there. Asking your GYN if that irritation, flow, smell, look, etc. could help you discover if something is going on with your body. Maybe it’s something else, like how much hair you’re losing, or your inability to cope with stress. Don’t be bashful, just ask.

When should I bother looking into my fertility?

There’s not much we can do about the ticking biological clock linked to our ovaries, but we can be well informed about our fertility. Talk to your doctor about when you potentially anticipate having kids in your life, and the steps you need to take to make that happen. There are a number of blood tests you can take now that are often covered by insurance to determine your fertility. Talk to your doctor about the three tests AMH (measures level of Anti Mullerian Hormone in bloodstream, which is often connected to ovarian reserve), FSH (measures level of Follicle Stimulating Hormone, which produce estrogen and progesterone to maintain regular menstrual cycles), and Estradiol (measures Estradiol, which helps development of female reproductive organs). If some of your levels aren’t normal, it’s best to know now rather than when you’re actively trying to have a baby.

Can we talk about my sex life?

This is no Ask Wendy session, this is fundamental to your sexual health. Tell your GYN how many partners you’ve had, if you experience any pain during sex, if you’re unable to orgasm, if you have an overactive sex drive or lack thereof, ask everything. You can try talking to your best friend about these things, but she’s not going to have the answers that provide a real solution; your Gynecologist will.

Source: Wendy

New Music: Post Malone feat. Nicki Minaj – ‘Ball for Me’

Post Malone taps Nicki Minaj for a baller anthem. The duo teams up on “Ball for Me” off White Iverson’s newly-released album beerbongs & bentleys.

Over Louis Bell’s pop-trap production, Posty sings about his girl’s expensive habits. “I got too much on my mind right now / I ain’t got the time to get you Saint Laurent now (Could you?) / I got too much on my mind right now / Tryna hit Rodeo, give my baby 30 thou’.”

The Young Money queen slides through with a few punchlines about her man. “Everything is intact / Coulda been a seamstress, still wouldn’t cut ’em slack,” she raps. “I’m still droppin’ jaws / Got him lookin’ like James Harden at the awards.”

Minaj is one of several guests on Malone’s beerbongs & bentleys, which also features Swae Lee, 21 Savage, Ty Dolla $ign, G-Eazy, and YG. In 24 hours, the platinum album broke Spotify’s first-day streaming record in the U.S. (47,930,039) and worldwide (78,744,748).

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Kanye West Reveals Possible New Album Title & Cover Art

Kanye West may have just revealed the title and cover of his much-talked-about next album. Taking to Twitter on Saturday (Apr. 28), Yeezy made a shocking revelation with a photo of Dr. Jan Adams.

“This is my album cover. This is plastic surgeon Jan Adams. The person who performed my moms final surgery,” he wrote in a text message to a person named Wes, before asking for title suggestions. He seemed taken with LOVE EVERYONE.

Adams performed a tummy tuck and breast reduction surgery on West’s mother, Donda, a day before her 2007 death. The coroner reportedly said her passing was, at least in part, due to a “coronary artery disease and multiple post-operative factors due to or as a consequence of liposuction and mammoplasty.” However, “the final manner of death could not be determined,” the report added.

West said he wants to “forgive and stop hating.” “It’s essential that people start removing the hate from their heart,” he added. Taking to Twitter, West also challenged others to do the same.

“I’ve got a new challenge for everyone today,” he wrote. “Pick somebody that you had an argument with that you think you hate maybe even someone you haven’t spoken to in years and contact that person and tell them I love you.”

On Friday, West dropped two new tracks, including “Lift Yourself” and “Ye vs. the People” featuring T.I.

Kanye recently said his next album will drop June 1 and that his Kid Cudi joint project, Kids See Ghost, will arrive the following week. Additionally, he’s producing albums for Teyana Taylor, Pusha T, and Nas, all slated for May and June releases.

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