It’s hump day across the land, see what we’ve got brewing:

  • Faith Evans and husband Todd Russaw released a statement regarding the end of their marriage. “The dissolution of a marriage is a difficult time in anyone’s life,” read the statement. “However, after a great deal of thought and careful consideration, we have come to the decision to end our marriage together.” The couple explains that they will continue to co-parent their children. It’s sad to see another one bite the dust — especially with so many new weddings taking place. [Vibe]

  • Black folks are on the up and up! There’s a new African-American TV network to launch soon. Punch TV, will be a Dish Network. What’s more exciting is that the network promises to “quench African-American thirst for innovative programming.” [Concrete Loop]

  • Nicki Minaj has a new title after one album and numerous singles — Rolling Stone has named her the Queen of Hip-Hop. Do you think she can hold up to the title? [Boom Box]

  • Alicia Keys had a scary moment on Sunday night. While at the New Federal Theatre’s 40th Reunion Gala Benefit, a middle-aged man approached Alicia and tried to plant a kiss on her. Luckily, she got out of the way by taking a photo with a fan. Yikes! [NY Post]

  • Oprah’s OWN will cut its regularly scheduled programming and direct fans to see her last talk show. Today at 4 p.m. the entire world just might stop spinning for one hour. Will you be glued to the screen? [Eurweb]

  • Kim Kardashian is engaged! The wedding bug is continuing to spread across Hollywood. According to People, she’s engaged to New Jersey Nets forward Kris Humphries — they’ve been together for six months. Congrats to the happy couple. [People]

  • Samuel L. Jackson seems to be one actor who’s never out of work. He will participate in the sequel to 1996’s “The Long Kiss Goodnight.” Jackson takes on the role of an investigator who helps the lead character find her past. [Eurweb]