Rihanna and Chris Brown Reconciled

February 28, 2009

I am having a hard time wrapping my brain around this one. So I woke up and on Facebook one of my contacts had up something about Rihanna in his status message.聽 So I followed the link to TMZ and was flabbergasted to read it.

Rihanna and Chris Brown — Back Together!

What is she thinking?!

The story just broke on People.com and TMZ has confirmed, the couple has reconciled and they are “together.” According to the report, the two are hanging at one of Diddy’s homes.

The L.A. County D.A. is expected to get the case from cops soon and then decide whether to charge Brown for the alleged beating earlier this month.

Battered Wife Syndrome. She is far too young and supposed to be surrounded by too many positive influences to be going down this road. It saddens me that she left Barbados, became a megastar, got her ass beaten alongside the road like some common whore and then goes back with the guy that burst her head. I hold my tongue no more. I have lost nearly all respect for both parties in this situation. Love isn’t abuse, beating, fighting or assault.

Nuff Said.

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On Beyonce

February 24, 2009

Well more so on her overexposure. People have been suggesting that being too out there may actually hamper your success. Now, that having been said, Beyonc茅 Knowles, the QUEEN of overexposure decided that having Bidet and Bidet Unflushed wasn’t enough saturation, she decided to just release a two-disc album I Am… Insane. Don’t get me wrong, I love I Am… Sasha Fierce. I think it’s her best album to date.
However, when she releases two singles within a week of each other, I have to draw the line and say hold up, slow down girlfriend!
She wants to be THE entertainer. I am sure she goes home, looks at billboard and spits every time she sees Rihanna at number one, and that’s a lot of spitting to do, but I digress. So when I Am… In Need of a Sanitarium was released, she had out If I Were A Boy and Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) which I have parodied on my myspace :).
At any rate, both did exceptionally well on the Billboard Hot 100 and of course her album debuted at number one. However, the steam is now letting up and she has out two MORE singles, Halo (one of my favourite songs on the album)
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and Diva (a female version of A Milli by Lil’ Wayne).

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Both great songs, but… too much of a good thing is still TOO MUCH! After going through the Hot 100 and seeing that both songs had peaked, Diva at number 20 and Halo at 44 and were on their way down, I snickered and said HA! That never happened to her arch nemesis RiRi. She must have wiped her ASS with that when she saw her singles slipping further below Rihanna’s singles from last year 馃榾
Long story short, B, take my advice. Before you release the last 8 singles you have planned before summer, hold off until at least the middle of April before bringing out a new single. Promote Diva in high end areas and Halo in the sweet heart states.


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February 24, 2009

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For The Record

February 24, 2009

I’d just like to take this opportunity to point out a few things that have annoyed me or in some way affected me in a negative manner of recent.

1. Ignorant names for children.

Now I won’t accept “thee parents’ names were boring”聽 as justification for naming your children folly. These names may seem cute to you at the time, or even original, but somewhere along the lines, they lose their shine and the children are left to deal with some crap for names.
The current examples:
i. Le-a (Pronounced Leedasha) and
ii. Asshol茅 (Pronounced Asholay)
I’ve decided within myself those parents need to be reprimanded for naming their children those foolish names and the children be allowed to change them if they so desire.
However, I will admit the first name inspired me to come up with a sexy name for an Indian child: “&” That’s right, ‘ampersand’. I can hear it now, Ampersand Pardasani is a HOT name, but to each his own.

2. Theft on Public Transportation

For those of you who may or may not know, or even care for that matter, I have been the victim of not one but TWO incidents of theft aboard public transportation vehicles. It needs to stop. I dislike theft in general but especially such cowardice as pick pocketing. At least gun point shows some testicular fortitude, though I abhor gun violence of any kind, it’s still more brass b… I digress. The fact of the matter is I decree Harsher Penalties for Persons found Guilty of Theft!

3. The rise of the Dunce Class

It has baffled me for many a moon as to how being stupid is now the order of the day. I am sure you, my educated readers remember the days when all the rave was school, educating oneself, having a command of the standard and what not. However that is being seen as ‘old school’ and the new wave being ridden is that of abandonment of values, norms and a general disregard for self-improvement. What happened?
Personally, I believe one too many parent refused to burst their child’s ass and tell them “You, go! Learn!” and then plopping duncy down in front of a television to watch shite. No longer is聽 Sesame Street as enlightening as it was, it has now been watered down, glossed up and super commercialized to dominate sales and saw down the glazed over little kiddies abandoned by their hard working parents. Bring the old Sesame Street back. Frig Dora, she’s a loser.

That’s it for now, my little announcement of sorts is over. I just had to clear my mind of that.

You may now returned to your regularly scheduled lives.


More Important than Chris Brown Beating Rihanna

February 11, 2009

So yeah I know all the talk is about how Chompers (Chris Brown) beat up on Rihanna (allegedly) and it was interesting for a hot 10 minutes however, an even GREATER travesty has happened this very day!

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Pictured above are my Ralph Lauren sunglasses SKU# 498675 RA4007 which were miraculously disappeared from the ZR Van I was on this evening after a lovely day out. Damned public transport!

Sigh… the only thing worse that could happen is if my iPod were to blow up in my face while listening to it rendering me deaf AND ugly. I feel so naked and vulnerable… my reality filter is gone! WHY ME!!!???

I can’t leave home during the day now, so please make all arrangements to see me during sundown hours.

Thanks in advance for your co-operation during this trying time.


Chris Brown Beat Rihanna

February 11, 2009

So, word is almost official (not that anyone left room for speculation) that it was indeed Rihanna who was the earlier reported “unidentified female” in the alleged Chris Brown assault investigation.

This is no laughing matter, it is very distressing that two up and coming young, black entertainers (well blackish) have become center of attention for such a horrendous聽 reason. I would like to take this opportunity to express both concern and shame for this situation and hope other people learn from this situation and follow the advice of persons who know better. (Read between the lines, some of you know what and who I’m talking about).

Here’s the story from Yahoo News through E! Online:

Rihanna to cops: Chris Brown Threatened To Kill Me.

E! Online聽鈥撀燫ihanna to Cops: Chris Brown Threatened to Kill Me(E! Online)

Los Angeles (E! Online) 鈥 Earlier today, the Los Angeles District Attorney asked police detectives to dig up more evidence for their case against Chris Brown.

The police are聽getting cooperation from Rihanna, and what she has told them so far is chilling.

A source close to the investigation tells E! News exclusively that Rihanna has alleged to police that Brown choked her while threatening to kill her and, subsequently, she lost consciousness.

They began squabbling after leaving Clive Davis’ pre-Grammy party late Saturday. Shortly after midnight, things blew up. Brown pulled his silver Lambourghini to the side of a street in L.A.’s Hancock Park neighborhood. That’s when, per the source, Rihanna grabbed the car keys and tossed them out the window, sending Brown into a rage.

He tried in vain to find the keys, then came back to the car, put his hands around her neck and, according to the insider, said, “I’m going to kill you!”

The 20-year-old “Disturbia” singer told police that she lost consciousness, the source says, and when she awoke, Brown had fled.

According to the source, her right eye was blackened and badly swollen and she had hand prints on her arms. The responding officers were so concerned about her, they drove Rihanna to the hospital in their squad car instead of waiting for an ambulance.

Officers took two sets of photographs of the banged-up singer, one at the scene and the second after she was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for treatment. Those photos were presumably among the evidence presented to the D.A.

After being treated for her injuries, police escorted her down a rear elevator and into a waiting Mercedes, the source says.

Brown, 19,聽was subsequently booked on suspicion of making criminal threats. He was released after posting $50,000 bail.

His lawyer, Mark Geragos, has not responded to repeated requests for comment on the allegations. Brown’s publicist also has not commented.

A spokeswoman for Rihanna declined to comment specifically on details of the fight and the arrest and stuck to her earlier statement from Sunday: “Rihanna is well. Thank you for concern and support.”

So aaaaaanywho I found this highly inappropriate video on youtube with their unique take on the fight. I have my own reasons and issues with it but I still think it’s funny.


Chris Brown wanted on alleged assault of a female.

February 9, 2009

Okay so for those of you who already heard the rumors of what went down in Barbados back in 2008, this may sound a little familiar, what with Chris Brown, a female compatriot, a car and an assault, so I’ll just skip that prior scenario and get into this current one.

According to The Insider:

LOS ANGELES (AP) 鈥 Los Angeles police say they’re investigating an alleged domestic violence felony battery report involving Chris Brown.

The police department says in a release the 19-year-old R&B singer and a woman were in a vehicle in the Hancock Park neighborhood early Sunday when they began arguing.

Police say Brown and the woman got out of the car and the argument escalated.

Police say the woman identified Brown as her attacker. Officers say Brown wasn’t at the scene.

A message left for Brown’s representative seeking comment wasn’t immediately returned.

Note the omission of the other party in question, believed to be Rihanna who was missing from the Grammy Awards Show 2009 after being involved in a ‘car accident’.

However The Insider in another article available online states:

In what may or may not be related news, “The Insider” confirms that pop singer Rihanna will not be performing at tonight’s Grammys following sustaining a bruised face in what sources called a car accident.

Coincidentally, Rihanna’s rumored boyfriend Chris Brown is under investigation for alleged domestic violence felony battery related to an alleged attack on a woman who he had been riding in a car with that sustained what police call “visible injuries.”

Sources聽at the Grammys tell “The Insider” that Rihanna’s face is slightly bruised and no announcement has been made as to who will be taking her place on stage. “We have just been informed that Rihanna will not be attending tonight’s 51st Annual Grammy Awards. We’re sorry she is unable to join us this evening,” The Recording Academy’s statement reads.

Related to the Brown investigation, police say Brown and the woman were in a vehicle in the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles when, following an argument, the woman was allegedly injured, naming Brown as her attacker. When police arrived, they only found the woman; Brown had left. The Associated Press reported Sunday afternoon that police were still looking for the male R&B star.

Police say they received a 911 call related to the incident which occurred around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday. The LAPD is investigating the incident.

Rihanna and Brown were just photographed together at a Pre-Grammy party on Saturday night. Keep checking “The Insider” for more on this developing story.

This would be the biggest celebrity pop scandal for 2009 to date. With a new album in the works to promote, it keeps her name buzzing. You know what they say, there’s no such thing as bad publicity.

Of course we hope this is a misunderstanding, however reality being what it is… one never knows the true personalities of one’s celebidols and we really shouldn’t be quick to jump to conclusions until more details become available.

***Update***
So Access Hollywood is speaking definitively on the matter:

LOS ANGELES, Calif. —

Chris Brown has been charged with felony battery after an alleged violent incident on Saturday night, Access Hollywood has learned.

Earlier on Sunday, the LAPD was investigating Brown for assault following an alleged domestic violence felony battery against a woman reported to be the singer鈥檚 girlfriend, Rihanna, at 12:30 AM on Sunday in Los Angeles. Both Brown and Rihanna pulled out of Sunday evening鈥檚 Grammy Awards before the ceremony.

Brown turned himself in on Sunday evening, the LAPD confirmed to Access.

鈥淎t around 6:30 PM on February 8, 2009 R&B entertainer Chris Brown turned himself in to authorities at the Los Angeles Police Department鈥檚 Wilshire Division,鈥 the LAPD said in a statement to Access. 鈥淒etectives investigating the alleged domestic violence felony battery booked him for criminal threats.鈥

According to his booking sheet, Brown was being held on a $50,000 bail under a felony charge. He has since been released.

According to the Los Angeles Times, the victim of the alleged assault was Rihanna, though the LAPD would not confirm that report.

鈥淎t the time the case is presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney鈥檚 office, additional charges may be filed. It will be up the LA County DA to review the case and determine which charge or charges will be most appropriate,鈥 the LAPD noted.

Earlier, the LAPD confirmed to Access that the R&B singer and an undisclosed woman were in a vehicle on North June St. in the Hancock Park area of LA, where the victim claims an argument occurred. Brown allegedly stopped the car and the woman suffered 鈥渧isible injuries鈥 and identified the singer as her attacker.

鈥淢r. Brown is a suspect that we are looking for鈥 we would definitely like to speak with him,鈥 a spokesperson for the LAPD told Access on Sunday evening.

When contacted by Access on Sunday night, a rep for Rihanna said that the singer was 鈥渨ell.鈥

鈥淩ihanna is well. Thank you for concern and support,鈥 the rep said.

A rep for Chris Brown did not return calls from Access.

鈥淲e have just been informed that Rihanna will not be attending tonight鈥檚 51st Annual Grammy Awards,鈥 a Grammy rep confirmed to Access late Sunday afternoon. 鈥淲e鈥檙e sorry she is unable to join us this evening.鈥

The rep issued a similar statement regarding Brown later in the evening.

鈥淲e have just been informed that Chris Brown will not be attending tonight鈥檚 51st Annual Grammy Awards. We鈥檙e sorry he is unable to join us this evening,鈥 the rep told Access.

On Saturday evening, the music couple walked the red carpet separately at the Grammy Salute to Industry Icons honoring Clive Davis at the Beverly Hilton, and they were later spotted smiling together inside the party.

Rihanna was set to perform and was nominated for three Grammys, while Brown was up for two awards at the ceremony.