Morning Buzz 2.8.11



    Toni Braxton teases Oxygen series

    Toni Braxton and the women in her family are giving viewers an idea of what they’re bringing to the Oxygen network this spring.

    Toni, Tamar, Towanda, Traci and Trina Braxton got glammed up and girly to tease "Braxton Family Values," which begins airing in April. Take a peek at how the ladies rocked their spot below.





    Michael Jackson manslaughter case to be televised

    Cameras will be rolling when Dr. Conrad Murray stands trial for manslaughter in Michael Jackson’s death.

    According to The Hollywood Reporter, a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge has decided to allow TV camers in the courtroom when the trial begins. Jury selection has been pushed up to March 24, and proceedings will take place shortly after. 

    If convicted, Dr. Murray faces up to four years in prison for involuntary manslaughter. The trial is slated to run about six weeks.


    Prince embarrasses Kim Kardashian

    When Prince asks you to do something, you grant the royal one’s request.

    However, when he invited Kim Kardashian on stage during a concert at Madison Square Garden, she refused to shake what her plastic surgeon gave her. Instead Kim laughed awkwardly, looking uncomfortable.

    Prince jokingly and swiftly kicked her off the stage.



    Brandy celebrates lil bro’s birthday

    Brandy gave her brother a gift from her heart during his birthday party last week.

    The Grammy-winning singer cut the music to serenade her baby bro, Ray J, with a sweet rendition of "Happy Birthday."

    The crowd obviously appreciated Brandy’s skills, and Ray J seemed touched, too.


    Watch the video. 


    Michelle Obama celebrates Let’s Move! campaign

    First Lady Michelle Obama will be appearing on “Regis and Kelly” tomorrow.

    Michelle will be giving viewers an update on her Let’s Move! campaign, which was launched about a year ago.

    Let’s Move! is comprehensive initiative, launched by the first lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and be able to pursue their dreams.


    Kristoff St. John arrested

    Kristoff St. John, who portrays the squeaky-clean Neil Winters on “The Young and the Restless” was arrested Sunday and may face drunk-driving charges.

    Kristoff was pulled over for speeding around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. He was released on $5,000 bail.

    In addition to his Image and Emmy Award-winning role on “Y&R,” Kristoff, 44, has also been featured in several TV movies and sitcoms, including “Living Single,” “The Cosby Show” and “Roots: The Next Generation.”

    — Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott


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