Daily Buzz 8.3.11

    Nicki Minaj goes to Six Flags

    When headed for a day the amusement park, most people opt jeans and sneakers, but Nicki Minaj is not most people.

    The "Super Bass" rapper showed up at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey on Tuesday (with her rumored boo in tow) rocking a bandeau top, stripped animal print pants and chunky heels. She capped off the look with a candy pink wig

    Check her out!


    Waka Flocka popped for possession

    Waka Flocka Flame was clapped in some handcuffs yesterday for possession of marijuana.

    TMZ.com reports that the rapper was arrested after Georgia police found pot in his car after he was pulled for a routine traffic stop. Cops said they could smell the marijuana as they approached his car, and he was asked to get out of his white Chevy Tahoe and promptly cuffed. While searching Waka’s ride, authorities found some weed on the floor.

    Police let Waka go after citing him for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and failure to wear a seat belt.


    Kelly Rowland and Beyoncé get on set together

    It’s not the Destiny’s Child reunion fans had been hoping for, but it’ll have to do for now. According to ThatGrapeJuice.net, Kelly Rowland and Beyoncé were spotted shooting the video for Bey’s single "Party"

    A pic from the set shows the ladies lounging against an apple red car. It’s not clear whether Kelly, who donned a glittery pink shorts set, will simply be making a quick cameo or if she’ll have a major presence in the video.

    Scroll down to find out what Bey wore for the video shoot.




    Jennifer Williams breaks down ‘BBW’ lingo

    Although Eric Williams often needs subtitles to be understood on "Basketball Wives," that’s not the only barrier for some viewers. The slang used on the series might be a little confusing for fans who aren’t in the “circle.”

    So, Jennifer Williams was polite enough to explain what the “circle” is. She also broke down “keep it movin’,” “co-signing” and other familiar—or not so familiar—terms from the show.





    Sean Kingston describes accident

    Sean Kingston sat down with MTV’s Sway to share the events of his Jet Ski accident that landed him in the hospital.

    “I’m blessed. I’m happy to be here,” he said.

    The artist said he was just out having fun near the new home he’d just moved into a day earlier.

    His injuries were more severe than most realized. He even underwent open-heart surgery.

    Watch as Sean explains.

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    Oprah Winfrey gets an Oscar

    Oprah Winfrey, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in The Color Purple, is finally getting a trophy.

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the OWN owner with an honorary Oscar award on November 12 at the annual Governors Awards dinner.

    Oprah is being honored for her humanitarian efforts, not her acting.

    The award is “given to an individual in the motion picture industry whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to the industry,” reads a statement released by the board members.

    “She has been especially dedicated to supporting educational initiatives and raising awareness of issues that affect women and children, both in the United States and around the globe,” it read.

    Along with Oprah, James Earl Jones and makeup artist Dick Smith will also receive honorary awards.



    —Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott



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