Celebrity Death

Gayle King has opened up to her bestie Oprah about the public backlash she received over asking about the Kobe Bryant rape case in an interview with WNBA star Lisa Leslie following his death in January. On Saturday, at the final stop of “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus Tour,” King recalled the “very painful” situation. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said eight deputies allegedly took or shared graphic photos of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash scene, but he ordered them deleted. “That was my No. 1 priority, was to make sure those photos no longer exist,” Villanueva told NBC News for a story Monday. “We […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Some key Kobe Bryant memorabilia, including two of his Los Angeles Lakers uniforms and cement handprints from his induction into the Grauman’s Chinese Theater hall of fame gallery, are going up for sale in April. Julien’s Auctions said Thursday that the items would be up for sale on April 30 as […]

We’ve been waiting to hear what Snoop had to say about his comments regarding Gayle King, specifically after he apologized. And honestly, “Red Table Talk,” is one of the best places to do it. As you know, the conversations take place in the Smith home. And as Snoop rolled up in his golf cart, Jada  […]

Thousands of fans attended Monday’s sold-out public memorial to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. Some of the celebrities and athletes in attendance at the Staples Center included: Kim and Khloe Kardashian, Kanye West, Kris Jenner, Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade, Ciara, Russell Wilson, Magic Johnson, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, Michael Jordan and Shaquille O’Neal. RELATED: Kobe’s Past: Accusation, Almost Divorce […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s wife offered a poignant portrait of her NBA superstar husband and their daughter Monday at a packed memorial service for the two, who were among nine people killed last month in a helicopter crash in Los Angeles. Speaking at times through tears, Vanessa Bryant praised her husband’s devotion to […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The six passengers traveling with Kobe Bryant and his daughter in the helicopter that crashed into a Southern California mountainside last month were joined by their love of basketball. Among them, two teammates of Bryant’s 13-old-daughter, a coach with a rising profile in girls’ basketball and three parents of basketball-crazed children. […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Gayle King says she accepts Snoop Dogg’s apology, and the CBS anchor says she’s sorry that her interview last week added to the pain of people grieving over Kobe Bryant’s death. RELATED: Snoop Apologizes To Gayle King For Real This Time The rapper had posted a profane, threatening video directed toward […]

NEW YORK (AP) — After days of blistering criticism, Snoop Dogg has finally apologized to Gayle King for attacking her over her interview with former basketball star Lisa Leslie about the late Kobe Bryant. “Two wrongs don’t make no right. when you’re wrong, you gotta fix it,” he said in an Instagram post on Wednesday. […]

Though a public memorial has been scheduled for Kobe Bryant and the seven others who died in a helicopter crash at the Staples Center on February 24, Bryant and his daughter Gianna, have already been laid to rest in a private ceremony. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! RELATED: Vanessa Bryant Speaks On The Loss Of […]

Finally we have news on when the public memorial for Kobe Bryant will be held. Monday, February 24 is the date and the location is Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles. The memorial will honor Bryant and eight others who were killed last month in a helicopter crash, two sources familiar with the event informed the LA Times on Thursday.   […]

Gayle King heard you. After her interview with former L.A. Sparks star Lisa Leslie went viral for all the wrong reasons, King addressed the backlash, saying disrespecting Kobe Bryant was not the takeaway she’d intended. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram King interviewed Leslie about her longtime friendship with Bryant, as a member of the […]