queen-latifah-interview-afQueen Latifah: I Was Abused As a Kid
Queen Latifah revealed for the first time publicly she was sexually abused as a kid by a male babysitter — and it has kept her from getting married and becoming close to any one. “He violated me,” the actress said in the latest issue of Essence magazine. “I never told anybody. I just buried it as deeply as I could and kept people at an arm’s distance.” Latifah, 39, said the abuse happened over a period of time at the hands of a teenage boy who was responsible for her care. The prolonged abuse affected her other personal relationships, she said. “I never really let a person get too close to me. I could have been married years ago, but I had a commitment issue,” she said. (Continue Reading…)

Desmond Tutu: Obama’s ‘Complexion’ Helps in Africa
Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu says that President Barack Obama’s background and race will help him influence African leaders. The anti-apartheid icon says Obama would be freer to make demands on African politicians because he can tell them: “Look here you guys, I am one of you, don’t let me down.” “They can’t accuse him of being a neocolonialist,” Tutu said during a visit to London Thursday. “Complexion helps.” (Continue Reading…)

Rihanna, Chris Brown seen in crowd at NBA Game 4
R&B singer Chris Brown and former girlfriend Rihanna were among the celebrities in the crowd at Game 4 of the NBA Finals in Orlando. Brown is accused of beating then-girlfriend Rihanna after a pre-Grammy party in February in Los Angeles. The case is still pending. They were sitting on opposite ends of the same row under the basket Thursday night at Amway Arena. Other celebrities included Tiger Woods and former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan. (Continue Reading…)

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