The "BET Awards" went down last night, and there were celebrations all weekend. There was also violence. There were two pre-parties over the weekend. At one of them a man was shot to death, and at another, a man was stabbed. BET didn't sanction either event. As for the show itself, Beyonce was the big winner, with four awards. "12 Years a Slave" swept the movie categories. Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Tyga teamed up to perform "Loyal." August Alsina won Best New Artist while "Happy" won for Best Video of the Year. Pharrell was there to accept the award and even performed with Missy Elliot.
Chris Brown has been the subject of rumors he is being courted to do his own reality show on BET. But he told the press Saturday, he's not interested. He has been in near-constant legal trouble since 2009 and has no interest in being followed constantly by more cameras. Meanwhile Ja Rule will have his family featured in a reality show called "Follow the Rules" that will air sometime next year.
Khloe Kardashian turned 30 on Friday, and there was plenty of celebrating. Khloe's boyfriend French Montana bought her a brand new $49,000 Jeep and $30,000 worth of jewelry. There was actually a party Thursday night, where Khloe got her cake. Here are some PICTURES of the CAKE, the NEW CAR and her and FRENCH!
Rick Ross has been released after his arrest following a North Carolina concert. Greensboro Police took Ross into custody Friday night after the SuperJam concert. A court had issued an order for his arrest because he failed to appear in court on a previous misdemeanor marijuana charge. He was taken into custody after his performance, but was released on $1,000 bond.
Just two weeks ago, Lifetime announced Zandaya would star as Aaliyah, who was just 22 when she was killed in a plane crash in 2001. But apparently, there were a number of issues involving the tentative film. Zendaya said
production-wise, it wasn't all the way there, it was too rushed. Not to mention Aaliyah's family has been clear about wanting a feature film for their daughter's story. They have plans to block Lifetime from acquiring any rights to the songs.