It’s Hump Day! Here’s your midweek round-up of news you need to know this Wednesday morning.
1. Torrei and Kevin Hart celebrated their son Hendrix’s tenth birthday, throwing him a pretty cool ninja-themed party. Torrei and Kevin’s relationship has been a bit rocky lately, but the two put their differences aside for a little family fun. (Us Weekly)
2. New Michigan bills seek to allow concealed guns into schools and churches. The news comes after a recent shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, where 26 people were killed in a church. The Michigan Senate committee approved bills that would allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons in churches, daycare centers, schools, dorms, stadiums, and bars. (Detroit Free Press)
3. Kanye West is reportedly working on his own streaming service. Recently obtained documents suggest that ‘Ye will be setting up his own service called Yeezy Sound, for purposes that include “streaming of music, audio, images, video and other multimedia content over the internet.” (The Blast)
4. Vivica A. Fox took a walk down memory lane for TV One’s Soul Circle, where she dished on her relationship with 50 Cent. The actress, who says she and 50 are on good terms, called the rapper “romantic and kind and very old-fashioned,” adding that she wished she’d known “how to treat a man like that.” (Vibe)
5. The judge in Meek Mill’s case was, allegedly, not very professional. According to the rapper’s attorney, Joe Tacopina, Judge Genece Brinkley was “enamored” with him, showing up at his community service and requesting that the rapper re-record a Boyz II Men song with a special shout out for her. Brinkley reportedly even told Meek to leave Roc Nation and sign with her friend. (Billboard)
6. Twitter is giving everyone the opportunity to rant a little longer, bumping the character limit from 140 to 280. The roll out will extend to all users except those who speak Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. (Fast Company)