Thursday, May 14, 2015

Web Buzz: Starbucks hacked, Rihanna’s deal, and more

The Web is buzzing with reports that Starbucks has been hacked. Some U.S.  customers are saying they’ve been ripped off hundreds of dollars and are blaming a Starbucks mobile app. Apparently, hackers have been able to gain access to victim’s reward cards. However, Starbucks is denying its app is the source of the hack. Details at CNBC, Starbucks ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos […]
Saturday, September 14, 2013

Rogue is a new scent by Rihanna

Grammy-award winning singer/model/actress, “Rihanna” is always turning heads, pushing the envelope, and starting trends. Now the young entertainer has a new fragrance out called Rogue, according to a PRNewswire. In the release, Rihanna describes her new scent this way: “People are always changing and evolving, and with Rogue, my new fragrance, I wanted to switch it up to reflect who […]
Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Singer Chris Brown sentenced today

File photo —  03/05/09/Bob Chamberlin/Los Angeles Times Singer Chris Brown escaped a jail term in his felony domestic violence case this afternoon, but the Los Angeles County Superior Court judge slapped him with a tough probation sentence. Judge Patricia Schnegg sentenced the popular R&B entertainer to five years of felony probation, 180 days of community labor, and 52 weeks in a […]
Monday, June 22, 2009

Singer Chris Brown gets a plea deal in domestic violence case

File Photo: TV Guide/Frank Micelotta/Getty Image–Rihanna & Chris Brown Shortly before a preliminary hearing was set to get underway in a Downtown Los Angeles courtroom this afternoon, singer Chris Brown accepted a plea deal in his domestic violence case. Brown is accused of beating up long time girlfriend/singer/model, Rihanna, in a sports car on a Los Angeles street, following a pre-Grammy Awards party February 8, 2009. Today Brown pleaded guilty to […]
Monday, April 6, 2009

Singer Chris Brown pleads not guilty to two felonies

Photo 03/05/09: Bob Chamberlin/Los Angeles Times Singer Chris Brown was greeted by a horde of photographers, reporters, and some screaming fans when he arrived in a black SUV at a Los Angeles County criminal courthouse in Downtown L.A. today. Shortly after 3:30 p.m., Brown was arraigned and pleaded not guilty to a couple of felonies; assault likely to cause great bodily harm and making criminal […]
Thursday, March 12, 2009

A new development in singer Chris Brown’s assault case

More legal drama in singer Chris Brown’s domestic violence case involving his model/pop star girlfriend, Rihanna. Today the Los Angeles Times is reporting that Brown’s attorneys have requested a closed-door hearing. Hmm, this means no media or the public allowed. The L.A. Times story suggests the focus of the hearing will be the testimony of some witnesses. The hearing has been set for […]
Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Singer Chris Brown withdraws from the Kids’ Choice Awards

More negative fallout for singer Chris Brown because of that domestic violence investigation involving his pop star girlfriend, Rihanna. Today Brown withdrew his name from consideration for two Kids’ Choice Awards. In a statement a spokesman said: “Chris very much appreciates the support of his fans and the honor they have paid him in the way of nominations for Favorite […]
Thursday, March 5, 2009

Chris Brown charged in alleged attack on his girlfriend Rihanna

Google Image                     Pop and R&B singer Chris Brown was charged with two felonies today as a result of what was apparently a brutal attack on his pop star/model girlfriend, Rihanna, last month. The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office filed the charges this morning, accusing Brown of committing an assault likely to cause “great bodily harm” and making terrorist threats. There are reports all […]
Saturday, February 21, 2009

Rihanna finally speaks out after alleged assault

  Google Image    Pop star/model and suspected domestic violence victim, Rihanna, is speaking out. Rihanna’s P.R. firm released a statement yesterday. It was the first from Rihanna and her representatives since the February 8th street fight incident in Los Angeles. A story on the People website includes part of the statement: “At the request of the authorities, Rihanna is not […]