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Would Whitney Houston Still Be Alive If She Had Come Out?

Irene Monroe examines the life of the deceased pop star in this piece about how family, career and church kept her in the closet, pushing her to a downward spiral of drug abuse. * It’s been over five years since Whitney Houston was found dead in the bathtub of her ...

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Tobe Writes: ONYEKA NWELUE SET TO PISS ON CHINUA ACHEBE’S GRAVE

The Igbo people usually name someone ‘Ekwueme’, which loosely translates to someone who talks and backs it up with action. For Igbos to find it significant to give such a striking name to someone, it means there are actually those who make noise, rile, boast and later back it up ...

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Nike Oshinowo Introduces Her Twins on Hello! Nigeria

It was reported last year that ex-Miss Nigeria, Nike Oshinowo, welcomed twins – a boy and a girl, via a gestational surrogate in the United States of America. The 48 year old kept a low profile ever since the delivery. She is regarded as a model, fitness expert, socialite, business ...

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‘I Never Wanted To Be Famous.’ – says Rihanna

Music superstar Rihanna has insisted she never wanted to be famous. The Umbrella hitmaker found stardom early in her life, signing her first record deal with Def Jam at the age of 17. Now Rihanna, who turns 26 on Thursday (20Feb14), has revealed that becoming an internationally recognised celebrity was ...

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The Things They Say: 175

”It makes me really upset when I see stuff like that, because these people are talented. It’s not like they’re just kids who have a lot of money and are f**king up. So when I see people who are so talented get themselves into D.U.I.s or rehab or anything like ...

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Jennifer Lawrence knew she would be famous

The Oscar-winning starlet says she had an inkling from a young age that she would have a career in entertainment, but wasn’t sure what field it would be in. She explained: ”I always knew I was going to be famous. I honest to God don’t know how else to describe ...

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