Jurassic World 3 : “She’s Gotta Have It” Actress DeWanda Wise Snag Lead Role

Word in the streets is that our girl DeWanda Wise  snagged a lead role in the third installment of “Jurassic World” film

She is best known for her breakout role in Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It” series on Netflix.

Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard will reportedly reprise their roles from the previous films, as well as Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum, who starred in the original mega-hit “Jurassic Park.”

The third Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s film will be directed by Colin Trevorrow.

How do you feel about her enjoying the franchise?

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Chrisette Michele Reveals Why She Got Divorced

Chrisette Michele is opening up about her recent divorce. The “Epiphany” singer wed her manager at the time, Doug “Biggs” Ellison in 2016, before they split in 2018.

In details she tells the story that they tied the knot in Las Vegas and that while she had experienced much success by then, she was still very immature.

She shares,

Aston Martin Music drops. I’m in LA, a small-time millionaire, Grammy award-winning, and happily dating “grown-ups” but… I’m a child. A very successful… kid. Aaaaand, it literally never occurred to me that I’d missed a step until… Wedding Bells in Vegas (circa: 2016-2018). I walked down the aisle to “Love You Like A Love Song”, a techno club record TOTALLY meant for high heeled, couch dancing at LIV in Miami (or maybe Lavo in Vegas). Childish.”

She added after their divorce, she realized that he desired things that typically come with a traditional marriage (i.e. living in the same city and having children).

“I’m divorced now. I think I got married to try adulting on for size. Didn’t fit. My ex had latched onto the idea that adulting was a “thing”, and I’d never gotten the memo. Sure I brought home fairly large slabs of bacon, made up the bed and opened a few businesses but… it wasn’t until after we divorced that I realized he had the intentions of living in the same city, raising small opinionated beasts who would grow IN MY STOMACH, and eating at the same restaurant every Sunday.”

She ultimately revealed she’s not a fan of “settling down” at all.

“Apparently this soul quelling idea is called … “settling down”. Eeek… I just threw up in my mouth a little.”

“One of my girlfriends text me. She said, “I’m still hoping for magic for you.” She was talking about love. I wanted to say, “Is it ok for a woman not to be thinking about marriage for the same amount of time as any given man?”. I wanted to ask, “Is it enough for me to love traveling, meeting new people and long lavish walks thru Whole Foods?”. Am I “not grown-up”, if I’m not constantly wondering about love and a home for 2? To avoid experiencing normal “Yes I’m Judging You” thoughts from my home gurl, I said, “I’m not pressed”. To recreate my whole existence to fit into someone else’s? And then be stuck in one place forever? Yeah. No. Not right now.”

Chrisette, who shared that her own parents have been married for nearly 40 years, adding that she’s not against having “A Couple of Forevers” in her own life in the future, but she’s not after it right now.

Maybe I’ll be SHOCKED into a Couple of Forevers. My love language is touch and I love to cuddle. Love is…nice. I’m open minded. I’ll try new things… but ummm… it’s quite likely too late that I’ll ever grow up. I skipped over that part of my twenties and I’m not sure you ever get that back. I’m “humaning” (stole that ”word” from a pal). This is MY human experience. I’m patient enough to watch my life unfold, trust God to forgive, reveal and restore and move forward. I fall. I get embarrassed. I stay at moms, eat good, then take my vitamins and get back out there. Am I “on the market”? You can’t buy me. Am I “single”? I’m complete. Loving me is complicated, mostly because I’m content. Kids don’t love people because they have a nice house and diamonds. Kids love people because they smile, laugh at their jokes, spend time on the couch and at the movies. I’m a kid that way… don’t need anything but the simple, beautiful, present human.”

And from the sounds of it, sis just fine with being single ….LET HER BE!

Cleaning House : Ari Lennox Is Looking For New Management And Lawyer

Ari Lennox‘s team a whole MESS.? Apparently the Dreamville starlet with one of the best albums
this year is looking to replace both her lawyer and manager. She took to Twitter to break some ppl off:

“LOOKING FOR A LAWYER AND NEW MANAGEMENT.”

She continued:

“I’m so happy to know who truly cares about my well being. It’s d*mn sure not certain people that I thought…People want to be there for the accolades but not the real grind. People love you when you’re the sweet baby doll but not when you’re human. Don’t want no more fake soulless sh*t around me.”

Just weeks ago, she shockingly declared that she was over the music industry, saying that she was done performing live.

Ari tweeted:

“After this year I’ll continue to drop music. But I’m not performing anymore outside of ig live or YouTube. God is good. I will pay back what was offered to me but literally I’m too thorough to be playing with my energy. People don’t know what happens behind the scenes.”

But, when her fellow industry newbie, Summer Walker, expressed the same feelings – she, ironically, encouraged her to keep going

The music industry is like a drug , once yo7 try it if your not strong its will F*CK you up!

Another Blessing: Keke Wyatt Is Expecting Her 10th Child

Keke Wyatt is becoming a mom again.

One of the most vocally talented “sangers” of my generations took to Instagram to announce that she and husband Zackariah Darring are expecting a child and they’re starting a new YouTube series.

“My husband Zackariah Darring and I are so happy to announce that we are expecting our new bundle of joy! We are excited to welcome the 10th addition to our beautiful family. Stay tuned for the release date & information for my new YouTube Series “The Keke Show” where you will see me balancing Wife, Mommy and Artist!!! Trust me.. it’s never a dull moment with my family. Love ya sugars”

The new arrival will make baby No. 10 for Keke.

Blessings on top of Blessings. If she can afford them go be fruitful Sis

Staying Strong : DMX Checks Into Rehab BEFORE Relapsing

DMX took it upon himself to go to rehab before he relapsed on drugs.

via TMZ:

Sources close to the rapper tell TMZ … one of X’s kids is very sick — in and out of the hospital — and the stress of that coupled with the pressure of performing again made him feel tempted to use.

We’re told X knew he needed help trying to balance his home and work life without the use of drugs, so he preemptively checked himself into rehab — hoping to learn how to deal with his issues moving forward.

Our sources say he knows a relapse could jeopardize his freedom, and wants to stay out of jail so he can support his family and friends — while still performing for his fans.

DMX is on probation and gets tested randomly for drugs and alcohol … so another failed test could result in him back behind bars.

I love me some X. . He can do this. Im here for the proactivity and dedication to staying clean

Nipsey Hussle’s Family Gets Guardianship Of His Daughter Emani, Lauren London Granted Guardianship Over Son Kross’ Estate

Nipsey Hussle’s family has been awarded guardianship of his 10-year-old daughter, Emani.

The decision was made after his family collected sufficient evidence for their petition calling Emani’s birth mother, Tanisha Foster, unfit. Nipsey’s siblings Samantha Smith and Sam Asghedom — and his mother, Angelique Smith — have been appointed as Emani’s guardians.

Lauren London received the judge’s approval to manage her and Nipsey’s son’s finances as the 3-year-old inherits half of his dad’s estate.

via TMZ:

London was in court Tuesday to get a guardianship over 3-year-old son, Kross’s estate. It’s a little misleading because an estate is created when someone dies, but this case is different.  Lauren is the go-to person who will handle the financials that could set Kross up for life

It’s worth noting, there was never a dispute between Lauren and Nipsey‘s family when it came to Kross.

Things haven’t been so smooth with Nipsey’s other baby mama, Tanisha Foster, who battled with Nipsey’s brother and sister over the care of Nip’s 10-year-old daughter, Emani. The girl is expected to inherit the other half of Nipsey’s estate. It appears there’s at least 2 million on the line because the docs say Kross is expected to pocket a million bucks.

This is some super awesome news. May family the best in their continued healing.