Plus, Stacey Dash defends Bill Cosby, Andre 3000's jumpsuit finds a new home, The FSU shooter is identified, and more!
EnVogue founding member Dawn Robinson is threatening to sue Lifetime for being left out of the upcoming movie, An EnVogue Christmas. The only issue is, she gave up her rights to the group and its name in 1997 when she left the group. Still, Robinson is less than excited about the upcoming Christmas movie that features her former groupmates. “I have no interest in watching it. It looks horrible. I’m sad for them,” Dawn told TMZ. “After seeing the Aaliyah biopic, I’m extremely worried that this is going to be a train wreck.” [TMZ]
Actress Stacey Dash has come to Bill Cosby’s defense. On Wednesday, she tweeted that Cosby had been “a perfect gentleman” to her when she worked with him as a teen. This tweet coming after super model Janice Dickinson became the latest victim to accuse Cosby of rape and NBC dropped the now 77-year-old actor’s upcoming sitcom.
I worked with @BillCosby in ’86 when I was 19. We were alone together many times. He was a perfect gentleman & became a mentor to me.
— Stacey Dash (@REALStaceyDash) November 20, 2014
The Florida State University shooter has been identified as a Black male named Myron May, according to the Tallahassee Democrat. May was killed by police Thursday morning after going on a shooting rampage in the university library, injurng three people. The 31-year-old FSU suffered from a mental disorder according to reports. [Tallahassee Democrat]
Andre 3000’s 47 unique jumpsuits from his recent Outkast tour will soon make their way to Miami for an art exhibition next month. The exhibition will explore “fashion, film and painting through the work of artist, musician, performer, fashion innovator” like Andre 3000 whose real name is Andre Benjamin. “The diverse group of people that come to Miami for Art Basel Miami Beach are the right audience to see this for the first time,” he said in a statement. [Billboard]
Mama Knowles is giving details about Solange’s wedding day, including the hives incident. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight Tina Knowles explains what caused Solange’s wedding day breakout and how big sis Beyoncé saved the day. Check out her interview below.
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