The controversy over Lil Wayne’s lyrics on the remix to Future’s “Karate Chop” seems far from over. Emmett Till’s family expressed outrage Weezy’s explicit line, “beat that p*ssy up like Emmett Till, leading Epic Records to announce that is doing everything in its power to get the song taken down. Epic also said the song […]
A Florida judge has set George Zimmerman’s bond at $15,0,000, clearing the way for the killer of Trayvon Martin to be freed from jail as he awaits trial. In a surprising move, Zimmerman also took the stand during the bond hearing and told Martin’s parents that he was sorry for the loss of their son. […]
Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl wide-receiver Roddy White has apologized for making comments offensive to gay people on Twitter, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution. The AJC reports: @roddywhiteTV said: “OK people I apologize for saying the word gay I know it’s a sensitive subject and a athlete of my stature should not use it.” The controversy […]
After facing criticism from leaders in the Jewish community, Bishop Eddie Long has apologized for the controversial ceremony at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church where Long was crowned a king and wrapped in Torah scrolls by Ralph Messer. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Long apologized in a letter to Bill Nigut, Southeast Regional Director […]
LeBron James said he was sorry on Wednesday night (May 11th). A year to the day after a game 5 debacle against the very same Boston Celtics, where James took tremendous criticism for allegedly quitting on the court in a 120-88 rout, he apologized to fans, family and friends he left behind in Cleveland: “The […]
Lauryn Hill’s recent concert at Center Stage in Atlanta started three hours late and was full of new arrangements of her classic songs that fans were unable to recognize. Hill recently sent the city an apology via Twitter. In the letter, Hill gives a nod to Nicki Minaj, who Irv Gotti once said was Lauryn’s […]
Author Terry McMillan caught some flack for a series of posts she made on Twitter in regards to her opinion that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith were “pimping and exploiting” their children Willow and Jaden. She issued a quasi-apology earlier today on the social network.
Chris Brown, Raz-B, and Ricky Romance shared some words via Twitter this Christmas and things haven’t quite gone back to normal. Chris Brown and Raz-B exchange words/short messages when this picture was tweeted by Chris: The ridicule didn’t stop there, it only escalated into Raz-B’s brother Ricky Romance throwing violent threats at the R&B singer. […]
One thing Chris Brown is familiar with is apologizing. A day after pelting B2K singer Raz-B with a flurry of N-bombs and homophobic tweets, Brown apologized for his behavior. The singer, who recently boasted about his completion of a court-ordered, yearlong domestic-violence course as part of his sentencing for assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna, told gossip site […]
Fashion magazine Marie Claire writer Maura Kelly recently wrote a column about how she feels uncomfortable watching overweight people make out on TV, referring to “Mike & Molly,” a new show about overweight people falling in love. “Should ‘fatties’ get a room? (even on TV?)” Well that struck a nerve for a lot of folks, […]
Almost 20 years after the fact, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has called the woman who accused her husband of sexual harassment and asked for an apology.