By Florence Anthony
Ice-T is denying reports that his driver’s license was suspended at the time of his arrest on July 20 after being pulled over for driving without wearing a seatbelt. In fact, the “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” star was so angry over the entire ordeal that he took to Twitter to address his brief detainment in New York City. The veteran rapper, who was released shortly after his arrest, blasted the officer who detained him and posted the cop’s badge number. According to Ice-T, there was a heated exchange between himself and the officer, who immediately recognized him.
After all that hard work deciding which team to continue his NBA career with, LeBron James headed off for vacation. The basketball superstar and his girlfriend Savannah Brinson were photographed on vacation at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. Looking happy and having a ball, the couple frolicked in the ocean. Later that night, LeBron and his entourage were spotted partying at resort’s Aura nightclub. The crew sipped champagne and vodka all night.
Tiny & Toya have put the brakes on their hit BET reality series “Tiny & Toya,” which will return as “Toya’s Family Affair.” According to reports, the new show will focus on Antonia “Toya” Carter’s relationship with her daughter by Lil Wayne, in addition to the mothers of Lil Wayne’s other children. The ladies include actress Lauren London, R&B singer Nivea and Sarah B. Said Toya: “We kind of always get together to keep the kids together so they can know each other. The situation is not ideal but at this point it is what it is and we try to make the best of it.”
One of the most anticipated and heavily attended summer festivals in the Northeast is here again. Harlem Week celebrates its 36th Anniversary with events from July 25 through August 25, making it what some call “the World’s longest week.” The theme for this year’s celebration is “Harlem Remembers, Salutes & Celebrates The Children of Haiti.” The events begin on July 25 at Ulysses S. Grant National Memorial Park with “A Great Day In Harlem” which showcases live entertainment including a “Salute To The Sounds of Philadelphia” featuring performances from Keith Sweat, Elisabeth Withers, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes and The Ray Chew Orchestra and much more.
Last week offered another weekend of weddings. First, New Orleans Saint Bobby McCray married Khloe Kardashian’s best friend Khadijah Haqq in Los Angeles. Khadijah’s twin sister Malika and Khloe were part of the bridal party. Bobby’s groomsmen included Reggie Bush and Jeremy Shockey. Then, in an intimate ceremony as the sun set the same day at the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast, California, Boston Celtics star Paul Pierce married Julie Landrum surrounded by white orchids, roses and hydrangeas.