The R&B singer is set to marry Ryan Press in the coming year.
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• Brandy's wildest dreams have come true! The singer and actress is engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Ryan Press. Brandy made it known what she wanted from Press in numerous interviews—saying she wanted a ring. The couple is now in Hawaii celebrating the holidays. There's no word on when they will jump the broom. [E! News]
• Brooklyn Nets head coach Avery Johnson was fired yesterday. He received his walking papers despite being named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for October and November. He's being replaced by P.J. Carlesimo for the time being. The Nets have lost 10 of the last 13 games. [YBF]
• Rapper T.I. has much to celebrate today. His latest album, Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head, sold 179,000 copies this week—earning him the number two spot on the Billboard charts. Congratulations to T.I. on his achievement. [Rolling Stone]
• Who owns the phrase 'YOLO'? Apparently, Drake believes he does. He sent out an Instagram message urging Macy's and Walgreens to either stop producing merchandise with the phrase or send him a check. However, Drake wasn't the first to use it. It first appeared on the NBC reality show The Average Joe in 2004 and Adam Mesh, the show's star, began a YOLO clothing line that year. [Rolling Stone]