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Coffee Talk: Brandy Names Daughter Maid of Honor

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Brandy and Sy’rai
Brandy and Sy'rai
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See what we're chatting about over coffee:

• Brandy and music executive Ryan Press announced their engagement just a few short months ago and now their wedding plans are beginning to come together. The singer and actress told Sister2Sister that her maid of honor will be none other than her 10-year-old daughter, Sy'rai. Unfortunately, Brandy's keeping her lips sealed on her exact wedding date or location. [Sister2Sister]

• Former South African leader Nelson Mandela, 94, is back home and resting comfortably after a brief hospital stay over the weekend. According to an announcement, Mandela's stay was for a routine checkup. "The doctors have completed the tests," said a spokesman for the South African President's office. "He is well and as before, his health remains under the management of the medical team." [The Root]

• Rihanna canceled last night's concert in Boston. The singer reportedly has laryngitis. "Unfortunately, following her sold-out concert on Friday, Rihanna has contracted laryngitis and per doctor's instruction is unable to perform this evening," said Live Nation in a brief statement. Rihanna tweeted her apologies to Boston, "#Boston this is the hardest thing for me to deal with! I feel like we've been waiting on this day forever, and I'm hurt that I let you down. I hate disappointing people that never ever let me down! I'm so embarrassed about this! Thank you for your prayers and well wishes." [Rolling Stone]

• Nick Cannon says he's ready for his twins, Monroe and Moroccan Scott, to encounter their terrible two phase. "I got my belt out already! It's ready," Cannon joked with US Weekly. He admitted that he's the tougher parent between him and his wife, Mariah Carey, "I don't play that!" [US Weekly]

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