• Kelly Rowland is making some adjustments to her upcoming album, which she’s working on with Akon and Tricky Stewart. To perfect her sound, she’s pushing the release date back from September 21 to October 26. [RU]
  • Diana Ross’ son, Evan Ross (who played Ant in “ATL”), just joined the cast of “90210.” He’s set to play Charlie, a new guy on the scene who gets caught in the middle of two current cast members. [BV]
  • House of Representatives member Charles Rangel (D-NY) is facing ethics charges. A House Ethics subcommittee announced that Rangel violated congressional ethics rules by failing to declare $239,000 to $831,000 in assets on his disclosure forms and by using his congressional letterhead to raise funds for a private center named for him at City College of New York. [WashPo]
  • Nelson Mandela’s grandchildren were attacked by gunmen while returning to Johannesburg after a celebration of Mandela’s 92nd birthday. No one was hurt, police confirmed yesterday. [EURWeb]
  • A British man claims he was kicked off of Facebook for sleeping with over 300 women he met through the online social network. [HP]
  • Brian McKnight is not the father of a 14-year-old Florida boy. The child’s mother was looking asking for $341,640 in back child support. [TMZ]
  • The recent and now retracted accusations of racism against former USDA official Shirley Sherrod have led one writer to ask “[Is] Black racism a real problem or pure politics?” [AP]
  • Halle Berry is coming to the big screen again. This time in the comedy “Shoe Addicts Anonymous,” based on the book by Beth Hardison. Any ladies who can relate? [WWD]
  • Selita Ebanks signed on to guest edit a new fashion blog called “StyleBistro.” [Style]
  • Foxy Brown pleaded “not guilty” to charges that she harassed her neighbor, violating a protection order the neighbor had against her. [NYDN]
  • Michael Jackson’s MJJ Productions had Justin Bieber’s music video for “Baby” taken down from YouTube due to a copyright claim by the company. [PD]
  • An Alexander McQueen memorial is set for September 20 during London Fashion Week. [WWD]

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