Quick Quotes: Zendaya Coleman Explains Why She Exited Aaliyah Biopic

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Zendaya Coleman (code name: That Girl From The Disney Channel People Born Before 1992 Never Talked About Before Last Month) offered an explanation behind her decision to exit Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic after it was revealed on Friday that Alexandra Shipp had been tapped to play the late R&B singer.

“Let me just explain something,” Coleman said in the first video posted to her Instagram account. “The reason why I chose not to do the Aaliyah movie had nothing to do with the haters, or people telling me that I couldn’t do it, I wasn’t talented enough or I wasn’t black enough. It had absolutely nothing to do with that. The main reasons were that the production value wasn’t there, there were complications with the music rights, and I just felt like it wasn’t being handled delicately considering the situation.”

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Mathew Knowles’ Alleged Baby Mama Releases Statement

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Mathew Knowles is the new Daquan.

Instead of taking the words of Webbie to heart when he rapped “I’m up in H-Town, I’m trying to use a rubber tonight,” the patriarch of the Knowles Klan refuses to strap up when creating rockets and waterfalls.

The 63-year-old has been hit with a second paternity suit, this time around by a lingerie-model-turned-real-estate-agent.

Court documents reportedly filed by Taqoya Branscomb at a Houston area court allege that Daddy Matty fathered her daughter who was born four years ago. The 30-year-old mother is allegedly petitioning for a DNA test to determine paternity, as well as child support and attorney fees for her legal team.

Branscomb released the following statement to several media outlets:

“First I’d like to thank my family, my friends, and the public for their love and support. I have taken the necessary legal action against Mathew Knowles. With that being said it’s in my best interest for this to remain a private matter for now. Above all I am a mother and my daughter’s well being is my only priority. It was never my intention for this to become a public matter. The pictures you see are in no way a representation of who I am. They were taken 10 years ago. And I am now a hard working successful single mother. Honestly I just want what is best for my daughter.”

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Video: R. Kelly Speaks About Transgender Son

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R. Kelly‘s love for little girls is one in a million, so it’s not surprising to hear that he may be having some difficulty coming to terms with his 14-year-old daughter’s Jayla decision to transition into the young man she feels she was born to be. Nothing wrong with finding your inner Raven Symone in 2014.

Now identifying as Jay, Willow Smith’s future summer fling declaration of manhood must have missed his father.

“You don’t really wanna open it up by saying my daughter is becoming my son,” he told Chicago’s WGCI on-air personality Nina Chantele during a sit down interview at Summer Jam 2014.

He continued: “You know what I’m saying? Always believe what you see, with your own eyes, that is. Always believe what you see. That’s the best way to go about this business. I’ve heard a lot of things about a lot of people, and it was never true.”

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Quick Quotes: Iyanla Vanzant Explains Why She Wouldn’t Mind Being Donald Sterling’s Mistress

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Imagine walking into Donald Sterling‘s bedroom and seeing Iyanla Vanzant laying spreadeagle on an 18th century original Betsy Ross quilt. It could happen.

During a recent phone call into The D.L. Hughley Show Radio Show, the spiritual adviser explained why she wouldn’t mind being a mistress to the former Los Angeles Clippers owners during a fun game of This Or That. Listen to the audio after the jump!

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Quick Quotes: Tamar Braxton Reveals How Marriage To Vincent Herbert As Matured

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If there is anything we’ve learned about the Atlanta mothers of 2014, they love to drop their children off with their grannies so they can enjoy the free drink cover at their local sweaty trap club. Shouts out to you, Tiny.

This week, Tamar Braxton took full advantage of the opportunity and attended the Atlanta premiere of ’Think Like A Man Too’ with husband Vincent Herbert.

At work on a new album and filming the forthcoming season of her reality series ‘Tamar & Vince,’ the 37-year-old singer recently revealed that her relationship with her music executive husband has matured.

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Jermaine Dupri Doesn’t Appreciate You Blaming Him For Mariah Carey’s Recent Shortcomings

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Times were much easier when Jermaine Dupri was hitting The Chickenhead in the “Right Thurr” remix video but the past is the past. In today’s world, fans of longtime friend and collaborator Mariah Carey want his head.

In an open letter posted on his Global 14 website, he acknowledges complaints from the Elusive Champagne Guzzler’s lambs. (He was announced as her manager last October.)

“Okay enough is enough!! I can’t continue to let you think, what you see or don’t see is a result of me not knowing what I’m doing,” he wrote. “This is bigger than me and in the music business things don’t go as fast as you would always like them to.”

“If you know my history, you know I want to go down as one of the greatest produces of all times,” he continued. “I want to be mentioned with the greats like Berry Gordy and Clive Davis when people talk about putting out artist.”

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