Daily Buzz 11.28.11

    "Basketball Wives: Miami" cast grows

    Somehow the women of "Basketball Wives: Miami" managed to quietly begin shooting for the next season, and they’ve added some new members to the team!

    "We’re actually in New York, filming for five weeks and then we return to Miami," Tami Roman told HipHollywood.com before revealing that two new women have joined the cast. After what went down last season, Tami admitted that she’s a little shocked at how eager some women are to get on the show.

    "They should know by now that we are not wrapped too tight," Tami said, "but they still keep coming."

    Watch the video below to see why Shaunie O’Neal feels bad for the newbies walking into "the danger zone."



    Shar Jackson’s assistant commits suicide

    Shar Jackson is mourning the sudden and tragic loss of a friend.

    PerezHilton.com reports that the "Moesha" star, along with her cousin and son, were shocked to discover Shar’s former assistant hanging from a tree near her home.

    Supposedly the aide had stopped by Shar’s home last Monday and appeared distraught. The assistant began drinking while at Shar’s place before emotionally storming out of the home.

    Shar and her family became worried when the assistant didn’t come back or call, so they went searching for him in her neighborhood. The actress, her cousin and her eldest son tried to revive him after cutting him down from the tree, but it was too late.

    There’s no word on why the man would have killed himself, but  Shar is coping with the unfortunate situation by spending a lot of time with her mother.


    Lil Wayne’s married?!

    Lil Wayne may have been celebrating Thanksgiving as a married man.

    According to HelloBeautiful.com, there’s buzz that Weezy got hitched to an Italian woman named Dhea in a secret "non-traditional ceremony" three weeks ago.

    Dhea is the woman that Wayne was spotted with earlier this year while they strolled along a beach. She also popped up at his daughter Reginae’s birthday party recently.

    Pics from the party show that Dhea was wearing two rings on her left hand, one on her ring finger and another on her index finger.

    Weezy has yet to comment on the alleged union.



    Preview T.I.’s  “The Family Hustle”

    The cameras follow the Grand Hustle rapper as he adjusts to life after his most-recent prison stint.

    The clip shows Tip spending quality time with his wife, Tiny, and his kids, while trying to get back to making music.

    The series premieres December 5.

    Watch the preview below.



    Watch ‘BBW: LA’ reunion part 2


    The second hour of the “Basketball Wives: LA” reunion promises to be as drama-filled as the first.


    Laura Govan is the first to be interrogated by John Salley in the second half. She reveals that she’s already back in Orlando and proudly rocking a $1 million sparkler on her left ring finger.

    Then it was Jackie Christie’s moment of truth as John starts to address all that went down on the show. As usual, her husband Doug has her back.

    “When you blaze your own trail, people usually call you nuts,” said Doug, who Draya Michele said she refuses to make eye contact with because of Jackie.





    What’s wrong with Ciara?

    The blogs are buzzing about recently snapped photos of singer Ciara in a wheelchair with both feet in casts.

    One image shows her with Ludacris, Big Boi and others at a charity skate event, but it’s unlikely that Ciara was rolling around the rink unless she did so sitting down.

    The singer, known as much for her dance moves as her voice, hasn’t tweeted anything about the images or any recent accidents or surgeries.




    Wendy Williams disses Cynthia Bailey

    Wendy Williams didn’t bite her tongue Wednesday while interviewing “RHOA” star Cynthia Bailey, and she spoke more about it in her after show blog.

    “It’s very harsh to call somebody stupid, but sometimes that word fits. She is pretty, but like Judge Judy says, ‘Pretty fades. Stupid is forever,’” said Wendy, who admits she doesn’t like Cynthia’s husband Peter Thomas.

    Find out what else Wendy had to say about Peter (She also talks about interviewing Chaz Bono). Watch it below.




    Nicki Minaj’s star is rising

    Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj will be Billboard’s recipient for its 2012 Rising Star Award, according to the Associated Press.

    Nicki will be honored, along with singer Taylor Swift, at the December 2 Women in Music event.

    In response to the news, Nicki said she was “deeply honored.”


    —Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott

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