Month: June 2012

RODNEY KING DIES AT AGE 47

TMZ reports that Rodney King has died at the age of 47. Rodney King came to the world’s attention when his brutal beating at the hands of the LAPD (Los Angeles Police Department) in 1991 was secretly filmed and the officers involved were later charged. However they were all acquitted in 1992 which sparked Los Angeles riots. Sources disclosed to the website that King’s fiancée found him dead at the bottom of a swimming pool and  was pronounced dead at 6:11 AM. []

STAR WARS AND HARRY POTTER ACTOR FACES PRISON FOR EXPOSING HIMSELF ON TRAIN

An actor who played an Ewok in Star Wars (Return Of The Jedi) and a goblin in Harry Potter is facing a prison sentence after admitting to exposing himself on a train for a second time. The first incident took place back in October 2010 when Nicholas Read (41) sat next to a school girl on a London to Leicester train and performed a sex act under a juggler’s hat for half an hour. He then later went on to flash at []

UK NEWS: ACTOR KWAME KWEI-ARMAH AWARDED OBE

Actor and playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah (born Ian Roberts) has been awarded a OBE (Order Of The British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II for services to drama. He said the honour was a tribute to the “immigrant’s dream” that brought his parents to the UK from the West Indies. Kwei-Arma got his big break when he was cast as paramedic Finlay Newton in the hit BBC 1 drama Casualty. He then went on to write and star in numerous plays including the critically acclaimed []

UK MUSIC: MISHA B – HOME RUN

X-Factor contestant Misha B has released the video for her debut single Home Run. The single will be officially released through Relentless Records on July 15. The single isn’t bad. At least it’s not a boring safe ballad. And it’s clear from the video that Missy Elliot’s past videos inspired the director. I wish Misha the best of luck. … Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

SINGER R.KELLY OWES MILLIONS IN UNPAID TAXES

It has been reported that singer R.Kelly (real name Robert Kelly) owes millions in unpaid taxes. It is claimed that Kelly owes almost 5 million dollars to the IRS (Internal Revenue Service). Record show he paid 2.6 million dollars in back taxes in 2008 and another one million dollars last year, but still owes the federal government more than 4.8 million dollars. Last year the star was forced to sell his mansion in Chicago (that he built) because of unpaid mortgage payments, []