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P.P. Arnold, former Ike & Tina backup singer and soul icon in her own right, has penned a new memoir that claims Ike Turner raped her.

Nothing is off limits when it comes to comedy, but T.I. wasn't about to let a comedian off the hook after she joked about his sex assault allegations at a recent standup show in Atlanta that soon turned into an all-out screaming battle.

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Jasmine Guy opened up about the Bill Cosby sexual assault scandal and how the case has affected the Black community. 

Reports claim that R&B singer Trey Songz may be the subject of a sexual assault investigation in Las Vegas.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Recording Academy on Monday fired Deborah Dugan, its former president who called into question the integrity of the Grammy Awards nominations process and said she was sexually harassed by a top lawyer for the organization, which she called a boys’ club that coddled and favored powerful men. The academy said […]

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday tossed out a libel lawsuit filed by Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax against a television network he accused of slanted reporting on sexual assault allegations against him. U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga in Alexandria dismissed the lawsuit. But he declined to grant CBS’ request that the network […]

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R. Kelly was rushed to the hospital to receive immediate medical attention this week. According to TMZ, the disgraced singer had to undergo surgery due to suffering from a hernia. Kelly was taken from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago to the North Shore Hospital and was forced to miss a court date due to […]

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It’s been a rough week for Azriel Clary, one of R. Kelly’s girlfriends of the last several years, but she is finally back home with her family. Azriel Clary and Joycelyn Savage both shared a relationship with singer R. Kelly who is now behind bars for sex crimes and obstruction of justice but their relationship came to a head this […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Video footage of the area around Jeffrey Epstein’s jail cell on a day he apparently tried to kill himself “no longer exists,” federal prosecutors told a judge Thursday. Officials at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York believed they had preserved footage of guards finding Jeffrey Epstein after he appeared to […]

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In 2017, PBS announced that Tavis Smiley’s show had been suspended indefinitely. The network eventually shared a statement sharing that Smiley had been accused of sexual misconduct at work. PBS never went into detail about the allegations. But other news outlets reported that Smiley had been accused of having romantic relationships with several coworkers. They […]

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An executive for Lifetime recently responded to recent claims Drea Kelly made, after she voiced her intentions to explore legal options and possibly file a lawsuit against the network. Last week Kelly sat down with TMZ to express her frustrations and distance herself from the upcoming latest installment of the Surviving R. Kelly series. In her lament, Kelly […]