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Countess Vaughn says she aborted her baby to do a TV Show

Countess Vaughn is an actress who has joined the ranks of celebrities who are now signing onto reality television in order to get by.  She also shows a great deal of dedication to her career.  Hollywood is a tough place, and sometimes, people are asked to give up quite a bit in order to get an opportunity. […]

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Dallas Ebola nurse Amber Vinson to leave hospital

Amber Vinson, one of two Texas nurses who tested positive for Ebola after treating a patient, is free of the virus and will be discharged Tuesday from Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital, according to the hospital. Vinson, along with Nina Pham, were the two nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who contracted the virus while caring […]

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Tiny’s new eye surgery may blind you

By Yolanda Spivey Social media outlets were abuzz at the recent news that Tameka “Tiny” Harris permanently changed her eye color from dark brown to ice-gray. The pint sized singer, and wife of rapper TI, confirmed the news on Instagram, thanking her doctor.  She stated: I permanently changed my eye color with Brightocular and loving […]

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Rapper TI’s wife Tiny gets surgery to change her eye color

Reported by Liku Zelleke Tameka “Tiny” Harris has shared on her Instagram page that she has had surgery done on her eyes – to have their color changed to ice-gray … permanently. In the post, which was accompanied by an image of her new eye-color, she thanked her doctors and said she was happy she […]

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Beyonce’s photographer’s cancer battle will inspire the heck out of you

Reported by Liku Zelleke Yosra El-Essawy, the British-Egyptian photographer who was part of Beyoncé’s media team and helped capture her “Mrs. Carter World Tour,” has passed away after battling with stage 4, inoperable esophageal cancer for over a year. She was 33. El-Essawy was a talented artist who apart from shooting Beyoncé’s shows was also […]

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This man warns New Yorkers not to eat Ebola-infected feces

Maybe some kinds of advice should fit under the “we already knew that” category.  New York journalist Errol Lewis, who apparently became a medical advisor for a day for a television network, decided to give some advice to those seeking to avoid catching Ebola.  The advice is a little strange and perhaps a bit too […]

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Meet The Doctor Who Brought Ebola to NYC

Reported by Kacie Whaley The Ebola virus was detected in a 33-year-old emergency room doctor in New York City on Thursday. Craig Spencer was showing symptoms of the deadly virus on Wednesday, according to The Grio.  He had just come back from Guinea a week prior, where he was serving as a physician to Ebola patients with […]

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Risky? Obama hugs the nurse who had Ebola

The Ebola epidemic has the entire United States on edge for three reasons.  For starters, this is the first time the virus has come to American soil.  Second, there are questions about how the virus is spread.  Some say that it can’t be airborne, but there are scientists who disagree.  Also, people are wondering how nurses […]

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NYC doctor carried Ebola all around the city before diagnosis

By Yolanda Spivey A 33 year old doctor who traveled to West Africa to help fight against Ebola has come down with the virus himself. Dr. Craig Spencer, who is also a member of Doctors Without Borders, had just returned from a trip to Guinea 6 days earlier.  On Thursday morning, he came down with […]

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Ebola may be much easier to catch than the CDC is telling us

by Alex Berezow The Ebola situation is testing the world’s best infectious disease team, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at its ability to perform crisis management. While the immediate threat in the United States appears to be receding, it is far from clear that we’re up to facing a stronger test. The […]

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  • Nikki from The Bronx: Nikki from The Bronx writes: Yes, I agree with you 110% Corbin. She was a very young girl trying to carve out a career in the entertainment industry. I was glad to learn however that she has two (2) children even though she's now divorced but happy that she was able to experience having children. I just wish her well because being a Black American of African descent is not easy in the entertainment industry. Hope that with age comes wisdom in that she stays focused and not let reality TV dampen her role as a mother is influenced with the ratchetedness of the genre. NuffSaid! Peace Out! View Post
  • Corbin: I think she did what she had to do at the time. She wanted money and fame. That doesn't bother me at all, and besides, who gives af. View Post
  • big annie: @Mary -- I agree with all in your post. We ALL have made dubious decisions in our lives. Folks talk about abortion, but as you stated, no one ever is concerned about the pain women go through when they have made that decision ( or those decisions, depending on the circumstances). She was young and under pressure...she was at a crossroads. I don't think she was gleeful about the act. That's the thing...people are quick to judge women for abortion. But then, had she been 18 and had to give up acting, etc. and her life took a different turn, folks would be talking bad about that decision too.( she was too young to have that her life is ruined, Wasn't she the one who was trying to do acting? Why would she have baby NOW?, etc.) Before folks talk all that stuff...they have to walk a mile in the other person's shoes. View Post
  • Mary: Countess is a tremendous, TREMENDOUS talent that I pray will make it to the top! She is a RIOT when it comes to comedy, but I don't believe the depth of her abilities has even been scratched yet! Its heartbreaking that she was faced with such a difficult decision at such a young age; the pain of abortion is not much discussed in our society, but I believe that candid dialogue from women who've been there could significantly impact many others who are facing that dilemma, and help to spare them the heartache that Countess must have felt (and may still feel from time to time. who can ever, truly forget and cease to wonder about the life that once grew on inside them?) I don't believe in abortion but I don't condemn her. Informed, wise or not, people make the choices and decision based on the information, outlook and support (or lack thereof) that they have, at the time they're called on to do so. There's not a human alive without a regrets over some of the choices we've made. The beauty in life however, is that God is a God of second chances, even when people may condemn you without recourse. Countess is SUCH a doll....cute, fresh faced, bright and waiting to be discovered for REAL!! I pray that the right doors at the right time and in the right places, open for her and her artistic ability. I'm sure that I'm only one in millions, waiting to see her blossom, spread her wings and really fly!!!! View Post
  • MsKDW: That was a dumb ass decision to abort a life for a TV Show. Family is forever, shows aren't...... Lord help us all! View Post

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