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The Los Angeles Department of Children & Family Services has officially opened an investigation into the incident involving a picture of Willow Smith, 13,  and model, Moises Aria, 20.

Will and Jada Reportedly Under Investigation After Controversial Pic of Willow Surfaces

“The investigation was formally opened last week and is being taken very seriously by the department,” an insider told Radar. “Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have been extremely cooperative with officials. Of course, they aren’t happy that their parenting skills are under scrutiny, but they understand.”

, controversy erupted after 20-year-old actor Arias posted a picture of himself in bed with 13-year-old Willow on social media.

Jada addressed the issue saying , “Here’s the deal There was nothing sexual about that picture or that situation. You guys are projecting your trash onto it. You’re acting like covert pedophiles and that’s not cool.”

“Covert Pedophiles”……damn!!

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"The Shield" Season Five DVD / Season Six Premiere Event

Actor Michael Jace, 51,  called police  to report that he had shot and killed his wife.   Jace called 911 around 8:30 PM and told police … “I shot my wife.”  Jace’s neighbors in the Hyde Park area of L.A. had reported shots fired in the home,  and shortly there after Jace made his call to 911.

Jace stayed on the phone, as instructed, until LAPD arrived and found his 40-year-old wife, April Jace 40,  dead.  Details are still sketchy, but Jace was reportedly home alone when his wife arrived with their kids,  a short time later he allegedly shot her.

Jace’s 2 kids witnessed him allegedly shooting and killing their mom.  The kids are both under 10, and were extremely upset and taken to the police station.  Sadly it  took Children’s Services 4 hours to get to the station and take the kids to the home of a family member where they could be comforted.

Jace who is bet known s Detective Lowe from The Shield, is being book for murder.
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The FX police drama “The Shield” was the biggest and longest-running role in Jace’s 22-year acting career. He appeared in 89 episodes as Julien Lowe, who started as a rookie officer in an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct in 2002 and rose through the ranks to become a detective before the series ended in 2008, according to the Internet Movie Database.

He acted on several episodes of “Southland,” another TV drama about Los Angeles police, between 2009 and 2012.

Jace often played a law enforcement or military officer on television shows. He is credited with roles in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Private Practice,” “The Mentalist,” “Burn Notice” and “NYPD Blue.”

He had the title role of Michael Jordan in the 1999 TV movie about the NBA star, “Michael Jordan: An American Hero.”

Jace played Officer Brown in Russell Crowe’s 2009 film “State of Play,” and he portrayed a Black Panther member in the 1994 blockbuster movie “Forrest Gump.”

TMZ updates:

Michael Jace and his wife were locked in an angry argument over money before he allegedly murdered her … law enforcement sources tell TMZ.

We’re told  “The Shield” star was facing serious money problems and it became a source of family conflict.

There’s certainly evidence showing there was great financial stress.  TMZ has learned Jace filed for bankruptcy in March 2011.  He filed for Chapter 13, allowing him to restructure and reduce his mortgage payments.

Jace owed $411K on his South L.A. home where he shot his wife.  Jace stopped paying his mortgage and was on the brink of a foreclosure sale … according to documents obtained by TMZ.

Jace’s bankruptcy settlement allowed him to drastically lower his monthly payments, but he went delinquent again late last year.

 

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Donald Sterling Reportedly Preparing to FIGHT to Keep Clippers

Posted May 1, 2014 9:31 AM By Deirdre B Pride
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Hmmm!! Can you really force someone to sell what he owns?  That question will soon be answered because Donald Sterling is reportedly ready to fight to keep his stake in the Clippers.

Donald Sterling will sue the league if the other 29 owners vote to force him to sell.

The wheels are in motion to remove Sterling, a process that the executive said Wednesday night would lead to a lawsuit by the disgraced owner, possibly tying up the future of the team for years.

“He is not going to sell the team,” the executive said.

Members of the owners’ advisory and finance committee include Minnesota owner Glen Taylor, who chairs the committee, Miami’s Micky Arison, the Lakers’ Jeanie Buss, Oklahoma City’s Clay Bennett, New York’s James Dolan, Boston’s Wyc Grousbeck, San Antonio’s Peter Holt, Phoenix’s Robert Sarver, Indiana’s Herb Simon, and Toronto’s Larry Tanenbaum. The committee plans to hold a meeting by conference call Thursday to discuss the next steps in forcing Sterling to sell the team he has owned for 33 years. Seventy-five percent of the league’s 29 other teams would have to vote in favor of such a move.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Sterling’s recording was “a painful moment for all members of the NBA family,” and less than 24 hours later, steps were being taken to remove Sterling from the NBA permanently.

As the Daily News reported Wednesday, if Sterling sues, he would likely base his case on language in the NBA constitution that deals with conduct that constitutes “willful acts,” a term that can be difficult to interpret and enforce. Generally those acts include criminal behavior, financial instability or gambling or fixing games.

“He’ll sue and it’ll take years to settle,” said the source close to Sterling.

 

“I would be surprised if this was not a unanimous vote,” Ranadive said during an ESPN Radio interview. “The owners are amazing people — they’re color-blind — and I fully expect a unanimous vote.”

Players across the league had planned potential boycotts of playoff games had Silver not issued such a definitive punishment as the one leveled against Sterling. Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson maintained that it was a realistic option before his team played the Clippers in Game 5.

“Luckily it didn’t come to that,” said Chris Paul, the Clippers point guard and the National Basketball Players Association president.

Meanwhile, some of everyone wants to buy the team.  Dr. Dre, Oprah, Didd, Magic and more

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Police in New York are on the lookout for music producer The-Dream after he allegedly punched, kicked, and strangled his ex-girlfriend, who was pregnant at the time, law enforcement sources tell TMZ — but the producer insists the allegations are bogus.

According to law enforcement, the alleged incident took place in April 2013 at the Plaza Hotel, roughly three months before Dream’s ex-GF Lydia Nam gave birth to his infant son.

It’s unclear what prompted the alleged attack and if Nam ever sought medical attention — but for some reason, she didn’t file a police report until November, which is when she described the alleged assault to police.

0428-dream-and-lydia-instagram-01Law enforcement sources tell us, Dream (real name Terius Nash) is now wanted for questioning by police in connection with Nam’s allegations — which means if they find him … he’ll be taken into custody.

For The-Dream’s part, he not only insists Nam is lying — sources close to the producer tell us, he thinks she’s a vengeful woman who’s plotting to use this alleged crime as a way to extend her visa in the U.S. (Nam is Canadian.)

According to law enforcement sources, Dream was already arrested in connection with a separate domestic violence incident (also involving Nam) last June in Newport Beach, CA  … but Nam refused to press charges, so the D.A. rejected the case.

We reached out to Nam for comment — so far, no word back.

The Dream is a Wanted Man; Allegedly Attacks His Child’s Mother

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Lawd knows folks like to keep it really real in the ATL.

Porsha Williams is wanted by the police y’all.  This after she drug Kenya Moore by her real hair across the Biltmore hotel floors.  woman … as in we’ve learned there’s a warrant out for her arrest.

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 Legal Whispers: Arrest Warrant Issued After Porsha Stewart Beat Up Kenya Moore

 

Kenya, subsequently called 911 and filed a police report.  You can see a preview of the bedazzled beat down in the video below.

Cops felt that they had enough evidence to charge Porsha with misdemeanor battery, so a warrant was issued.

Porsha’s lawyer, Joe Habachy, says she will surrender Thursday.  Porsha also plans to go after Kenya.  She wants the D.A. to file felony aggravated assault charges against Kenya.

Hmmmm is she reachin’?

 

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has been ordered to pay Tamika Fuller’s, the mother of his newborn daughter Cai Bella, legal bills totaling $35,000.

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On March 18, both Ludacris and Fuller testified in front of a Georgia judge where Fuller pled with the Superior Court of Fulton County for her attorney fees to be paid.

“The Petitioner shall pay the Guardian ad Litem’s initial retainer of $7,500.00, to be replenished to the full amount when depleted to $1,500.00.”

“The Guardian ad Litem shall be billed at a rate of $325.00 per hour. The retainer shall be paid directly to the Guardian ad Litem within 14 days of the entry of this order.”

“Petitioner shall pay to Respondent’s counsel, Thirty Five Thousand Dollars ($35,000.00), in addition to any amounts previously awarded or paid, as an award of temporary attorney’s fees and expenses of litigation.”

“Said amount shall be paid to Respondent’s counsel within 10 days of the date of this order.”

And because Ludacris’ motion to have Fuller found in contempt was denied, he was knocked an extra $2,000 in fees for that too.

Note this is not the child support order.  The is just her legal bill.  Damn Luda, you may have effed up.

Ludacris Ordered to Pay New Mom’s Legal Bills Totaling $35,000

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The Game Allegedly Breaks Ex Fiance’s Nose

Posted April 4, 2014 4:33 PM By Deirdre B Pride

The Game is under investigation for felony domestic violence.  He is accused of allegedly beating up his ex fiancee Tiffney Cambridge.

Game’s ex fiancee Tiffney Cambridge, filed a police report last weekend after a March 19th incident where she claims Game attacked her. Tiff told police they were having an argument and The  Game turned violent.

Sources  say Game hit Tiffney repeatedly in the face, injuring her eye socket and breaking her nose. Law enforcement sources say police took photos of her face.

L.A. County Sheriff’s Department has launched a criminal investigation.

Sources connected with The Game say, he acknowledges there was an incident, but he insists he never laid a finger on her.

The Game made a statement saying the following:   “I don’t want to give fuel to these false accusations, but the truth will definitely come out. I am always looking out for my children’s safety and have never laid a hand on Tiffney.”

Legal Whispers: The Game Allegedly Breaks Ex Fiance’s Nose

Pictures?  This doesn’t look good at all.

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