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Here’s this morning’s round-up of the most talked about news.
– The woman who accused Tupac Shakur of rape and sexual assault in 1993 is speaking out. Ayanna Jackson details the night the rapper and three of his friends sexually assaulted her after Tupac requested she engage in sexual activity with them. Shakur and his manager Charles Fuller were charged. The rapper spent nine months in prison after being convicted of first-degree sexual abuse. (VladTV)
– Tisha Campbell-Martin has pretty much confirmed that there’s a Martin reboot on the horizon, however, she’s remaining tight-lipped about her involvement. The actress said in a recent interview, “I can’t tell you anything but it’s really exciting…it has been an honor to be Gina for all these years.” (HipHollywood)
– Talib Kweli recently shared a photo of himself, Kanye West, and Yasiin Bey hanging out, sparking rumors that the trio is working on something together. We hope this is true! (Instagram)
– Colin Kaepernick has completed his million dollar pledge. The philanthropist and former football player took to Twitter to celebrate and to urge people to continue doing the work, writing, “It was never for or about me – it has & always will be for the people. We have work to do & the only way to get it done is if we all work together.” (Twitter)
– The shocked woman in a viral photo of Beyoncé has opened up about becoming an internet celeb. Susan Monaghan says when she spotted Bey and JAY-Z in the hallway of her hotel, she knew no one would believe, even mentioning it out loud as the singer passed. However, Monaghan believes Bey shared the photo so that her Monaghan’s friends and family would see that she was telling the truth. (Boston Globe)
– Tia Mowry-Hardrict is embracing her baby bump. The actress shared a photo of herself in a bikini, writing, “Embracing these curves and loving every bit of it! ” (Instagram)
– Oprah Winfrey has erased Russell Simmons from her upcoming spiritual advice book following allegations of rape against the media mogul. (NY Times)
– Sony is eyeing directors to helm Bad Boys 3. The company is reportedly in talks with filmmaking team Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah. (Deadline)
– Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer plans to buy out a theater in Mississippi so fans can catch a screening of Black Panther. Spencer made the announcement Wednesday and hopes to be able to give those in an underprivileged community the opportunity to catch the Marvel hit. (HuffPost)
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