Daily Buzz 9.20.11

    Tyrese gets Taraji to ‘Stay’

    Tyrese Gibson almost lost the love of his life in the video for "Stay." The dramatic clip features Taraji P. Henson lamenting the downside of dating successful man, and packing her bags.

    Right as she’s about to head out the door, Jodi—er, Tyrese—somehow gets her to stick around! Take a look.
     

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    Tracy Morgan’s engaged again

    Love is better the second time around for Tracy Morgan!

    MediaTakeOut.com reports that the "30 Rock" star has gotten engaged to model Tanisha Hill again.

    Tracy first put a ring on it in 2009, but he split up with Tanisha in July 2010 because he decided he wasn’t ready to be married. Shortly after their breakup, Tanisha saved his life by giving him one of her kidneys when he was diagnosed with double kidney failure.

    The comedian then began dating dating around, but it looks like things with Tanisha are back on! Tracy showed up at the Emmys this weekend with Tanisha on his arm and she had an engagement ring on her finger.

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    Rihanna’s found love!

    Rihanna has announced the title of her new single! The "S&M" singer revealed the name of the first single from her upcoming album, tweeting, "NP: WE FOUND LOVE."

    Rap-Up.com confirms that the song, produced by Calvin Harris, will be released on October 11.

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    Is Monica showing?

    Recently tweeted photos of singer Monica Brown have many wondering if rumors of her pregnancy are true.

    Last month, mediatakeout.com reported that a very reliable source had spilled the beans about the singer’s bun in the oven.

    Monica never confirmed, but the photos show Monica in a loose-hanging black top, and in one photo—with hubby Shannon—her arms almost seemed crossed over her growing belly.

    Take a look at the photos of Monica with Shannon and James Fortune.
     

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    Tareq Salahi bashes bride

    Tareq Salahi is still in shock this his wife, Michaele Salahi, ran off with another man. In an interview with E! News, the reality TV star spoke about how he feels about the sudden split.

    Tareq and Michaele made headlines in November 2009 when they unitentionally crashed the White House State Dinner. They later went on to star in the short-lived "Real Housewives of D.C."

    Tareq, who originally thought that Michaele had been kidnapped, said that he couldn’t believe Michaele had left him for her rock star ex-boyfriend, Neal Schon of Journey.

    "Michaele going on a tour bus with a rock band? That’s something a groupie slut does," Tareq said in the video below, where he reveals that Neal also sent him a naked picture.
     

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    Ron Artest comes in last on "DWTS"

    The judges were not loving Ron Artest’s moves on "Dancing With the Stars." When season 13 of the ballroom blitz premiered, people were curious to see how the former Los Angeles Laker would do.

    Turns outs, not so good. The eccentric baller only scored 14 out of a possible 30 points. Take a look at his "DWTS" debut last night, and tell us if you think that was a fair score.
     

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    Watch ‘Reed Between the Lines’

    Get a look at the new BET series starring Tracee Ellis Ross and Malcolm-Jamal Warner.

    The sitcom, “Reed Between the Lines,” is in post-production and is scheduled to premiere October 11.

    Watch the clip below for more on what to expect.


     

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    Howard students compete on ‘Sing Off’

    HBCUs were represented on last night’s season premiere of the “Sing Off” when a group of Bison students took the stage on the NBC singing competition series.

    “Afro-Blue is a fun-loving Jazz/Pop a cappella ensemble from Howard University in Washington, D.C. The group started as a class in the music department at Howard in 2002, with this current version of the group singing together since 2009,” reads the network site for the show.

    The group received positive feedback from the judges.

    Watch them perform.

     

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    —Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott

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