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Plus, Chilli is returning to reality TV, rumors of a new Beyoncé album crowd the Internet, Idris Elba returns to the Marvel universe, and watch Anthony Hamilton remix "POP Hold It Down."
We hope you have some strong coffee. There’s a lot of talk to get through this morning.
Heavyweight champion Mike Tyson made a shocking revelation during an appearance on Sirius XM’s Opie Radio show. “I was a little kid, seven,” Tyson told host Jim Norton, as he recalled being sexually abused. “Old man, yeah. Never saw him again…snatched me off the street.” Tyson further explained that he ran to get away from his abuser. The hosts and Tyson sat in an “awkward” silence following the confession. “I’m not embarrassed or ashamed of anything from that perspective,” continued Tyson. His representative says Tyson is “in a good place with sobriety, family, and career.” [ABC News]
Is Beyoncé releasing another secret album? The rumor mill is running rampant with news that Mrs. Carter may have a new album in the works thanks to a screenshot of a “release confirmation” document from Columbia Records and Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment. The document reveals that there will be 11 tracks including appearances by Nicki Minaj on a song called “DONK,” Rihanna on a song called “Cherry,” Justin Timberlake, and even baby Blue Ivy. Hmm… [Billboard]
Chilli is once again turning to reality TV for help in finding a man. This time, she’s enlisted the professional assistance of Patti Stanger on The Millionaire Matchmaker. Chilli once had an entire reality series, What Chilli Wants, dedicated to helping her find a soulmate. Stanger will attempt to help Chilli, and a handful of other celebrities, including Romeo Miller and Melyssa Ford. Good luck! [Hello Beautiful]
Idris Elba let slip that he will appear in the next Avengers film, The Age of Ultron. “I’m doing a scene with Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston and they’re like, ‘Aren’t you [supposed to be] in Ibiza?'” Elba revealed during an interview with Telegraph. The actor, and new dad, confessed that he was finding it difficult to balance his career as a DJ and his career as an actor but he stuck it out and will appear in this latest installation on May 1. [CNN]
Blood, Sweat, and Heels star Geneva Thomas has filed a $25 million civil suit against her co-star claiming she was “falsely painted as a criminal,” according to TMZ. Thomas allegedly broke a bottle over Ford’s head last month while the two were filming for their Bravo reality series. Ford had to get three stitches following the incident and Thomas was arrested and charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon. [TMZ]
Anthony Hamilton is the latest star to jump on the “POP Hold It Down” remix train. Watch his rendition to the viral Vine below.
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