Daily Buzz 6.10.11

    Allen Iverson wants comeback

    Allen Iverson’s tired of playing basketball in Turkey, and he’s ready for a U.S. comeback.

    “Just give me a training camp,” he told ESPN. “Maybe I’ve rubbed people the wrong way as far as saying the things I’ve said in my life and in my career. But if any team needs me to help try and win a championship in any capacity, I’m waiting.”

    Allen, who was NBA MVP in 2001, has yet to receive any offers from any NBA team.


    Rihanna shares concert rehearsal

    Even superstars have to practice! It takes a lot of work for Rihanna to put on a spectacular show, and she’s taking you behind the scenes of her latest tour.

    The singer recently released a video showing her fans that her shows are more than just getting on stage and singing. It’s a production!

    Rihanna on WhoSay


    Flo Rida gets a DUI

    Flo Rida might want to consider laying "Low" for a while. According to TMZ.com, the rapper was arrested for drunk driving in Miami Beach on Thursday morning.

    Reportedly, Flo Rida was driving a $1.7 million Bugatti after leaving a birthday party when cops pulled him over for swerving in his lane. When authorities tried to administer a field sobriety test, he supposedly said, “Officer, I can’t do this. I don’t feel I can walk a straight line. I had a few drinks. Let’s try another test.”

    However, a breathalyzer test showed that Flo, who was driving on a suspended license, blew a .185. At more than twice the legal limit, the rapper was arrested for suspicion of DUI. 


    Raven-Symoné rocks natural hair

    Raven-Symoné was looked super youthful as she worked the red carpet at the Simon G. Jewelry Summer Soirée in Las Vegas.

    The self-professed homebody used a pale pink bow to accent her natural ‘do, which capped off a too-cute cocktail frock and nude pumps. Check her out below!



    Chris Brown teams up with SWV

    Chris Brown has enlisted the help of SWV for a remix of his latest ballad, "She Ain’t You." Although Breezy sampled Michael Jackson’s "Human Nature" for the track, many people still reminisce about Coco and the girls’ popular "Right Here" single.


    So in the spirit of not leaving the ladies out, and passing the torch, the trio recorded a verse for Chris’ single. Take a listen!





    Tami Roman explains herself

    Tami Roman sat down with WBLS radio host Egypt recently and explained why she often ends up in arguments on VH1’s “Basketball Wives.”

    “I’m just gonna always be me, and the thing is I’m gonna tell you how I feel. People can’t handle when you talk real to ’em; you know. So, they get defensive and then something flies out their mouth that I don’t like, and that’s when we get these altercations and confrontations,” she explained.

    Tami said that she decided to join the cast in season 2 to show viewers another side of being a basketball wife, since her story didn’t exactly have a happy ending.




    Ginuwine shopping around reality show

    R&B artist Ginuwine may be coming to a TV set near you.

    The “So Anxious” singer is shopping around a reality series that focuses on his family life in Washington, D.C.

    Ginuwine and wife Tanya Lumpkin, formerly known as Solé, are featured in the show’s trailer that offers a glimpse into Ginuwine’s hectic life.

    Ginuwine, whose peak came in the ’90s, talks about how he still inspires younger acts and how he’s overcome family hardships.

    Watch the trailer.




    Evelyn starts writing

    What comes after a highly rated TV show and shoe line? Books.

    “Basketball Wives” star Evelyn Lozada will be adding “author” to her list of accomplishments.

    The mom, boutique owner and fiancée is launching a series of books called The Wives Association that will chronicle her life. There will be some creative license taken, however.

    The fictional novels will focus on Evelyn’s alter ego, Eve-Inez Landon.






    —Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott



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