By Florence Anthony
A law firm representing Kanye West has issued a take down notice, surrounding controversial images stemming from a sex tape being shopped to various media outlets, from an anonymous source. A lawyer for Kanye issued the demand, claiming the sex tape was “stolen” from Kanye’s computer. Kanye’s attorney, Lisa M. Buckley warned a variety of media outlets against posting the images from the Kanye sex tape, or there could be serious legal repercussions. Sex.com has already offered $1 million dollars to the anonymous shopper.
The Harlem School of the Arts’ Fall 2012 Benefit will honor Herb Alpert on Wednesday, October 10 at Lincoln Center’s Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse in New York City. The Harlem School of the Arts recently announced that it will receive an historic grant of more than $5 million dollars from the Herb Alpert Foundation. The grant, totaling $5,050,000, is a gift from the legendary musician, artist and philanthropist to ensure a sustainable future for the Harlem School of the Arts and the futures of its’ students.
What a week for Bobby Brown. Fresh off signing a deal with BET to star in his own television show and attending the announcement of his receipt of a Soul Train Lifetime Achievement Award with New Edition, Bobby Brown also performed with New Edition on September 22 at the Chastain Park Amphitheater in Atlanta, Georgia. “I am blessed,” said Bobby. “To be touring with my brothers, signing a deal with BET and a Lifetime Achievement Award from Soul Train. Man, I am blessed.”
According to the Chicago Sun Times, Oprah Winfrey, whose private love life is silent, is telling TV land how she’s been smooching actor Forest Whitaker in her role as his wife on the upcoming film The Butler. Said Oprah: “I felt pretty good about it, let me just say. Forest is a good kisser, how about that?” Miramax will distribute the film.
Dressed in a $1,400 Roberto Cavalli leopard wrap dress, Beyonce’ accompanied her husband Jay-Z to new uptown hot spot La Marina, in the Inwood section of Manhattan, on September 23. Joined by a group of friends that included Swizz Beatz, Steve Stoute, Baron Davis and others, the superstars toasted the end of summer with Jay-Z’s line of VSOP Cognac, D’usse cocktails.