Coffee Talk: Bobbi Kristina to Be Buried Next to Whitney Houston

Plus: Will Smith and Jay Z to produce Emmett Till miniseries, Spelman University distances itself from Bill Cosby, Naomi Campbell joins the cast of American Horror Story, Prince will release a new album, and more.

Taylor Lewis Jul, 27, 2015

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The world is reeling following the death of Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown. The 22-year-old will reportedly be buried alongside her late mother Whitney Houston. A source close to the family confirms that after this week's funeral services, Bobbi Kristina will be flown to New Jersey and laid to rest next to her mother. We continue to send our thoughts and prayers to the Houston and Brown families. [Entertainment Tonight]

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Will Smith and Jay Z are bringing the tragic story of Emmett Till to the small screen. The two are teaming up to produce an untitled HBO miniseries that tells the story of Till, the 14-year-old who was murdered after allegedly whistling at a White woman in 1955. A release date for the project hasn't been set yet. [Deadline]

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The opening games of the Special Olympics had a very special guest: Michelle Obama. The First Lady kicked off the annual event on Saturday in Los Angeles, where she commended the athletes for helping to unite our divided country. "[These games] show us that we're all in this together—that we can lift up our friends and neighbors and that we can bring out the best in each other to reach even higher heights," she said. Well put! [People]

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First Janet, now Prince! Everyone's favorite singer announced that he and his band, 3rdEyeGirl, will be dropping a (highly anticipated) album sometime later this year. The Hit & Run Album is rumored to feature both new tunes and unreleased hits from The Purple One. We can't wait! [Newsweek]

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Now's your chance (again!) to smell like Nicki Minaj! The "Anaconda" singer announced the launch of her seventh perfume, which is named—what else?—The Pinkprint, after her chart-topping album. The rapper told the Good Morning America hosts last week that the sweet scent is her best "by far!" [The Hollywood Reporter]

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In a powerful moment, New York Magazine gathered and photographed 35 of the 46 women who have come forward and accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault. "We spoke to 35 [of the women]—a 'sorrowful sisterhood' of women united by their dark experiences, steadfast in their resolve to remain silent no more," the magazine wrote on its Instagram. [Entertainment Weekly]

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Spelman College announced on Friday that it was severing all ties with Bill Cosby. In the past, Cosby and his wife, Camille, had funded a professorship endowment, which has been suspended since December after more women began to accuse Cosby of rape and sexual assault. On Friday, the college released a statement that the endowment was permanently discontinued and that it would be returning leftover funds to Camille's organization, the Clara Elizabeth Jackson Carter Foundation. [Jezebel]

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A new face is coming to the American Horror Story franchise. Naomi Campbell just signed on to star alongside Angela Bassett and Lady Gaga in American Horror Story: Hotel. The supermodel will play a fashion editor who will be punished for her harsh critiques. We don't know exactly what that means, but it sounds ultra-creepy! [A.V. Club]

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There's a mini Ice-T in the oven! Ice-T and his long-time wife, Coco, announced on their Ice & Coco Talk Show that they were expecting their first baby together. Coco shared a pic of her burgeoning baby bump on Twitter, where she expressed her overwhelming excitement. Congrats! [E! Online]


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