Bossip has learned Music writer/producer Quincy Jones is dating aspiring fashion designer Heba Elawadi, age 19. They recently attended the Ludacris Bridges “Release Therapy” listening party on August 21, 2006 at Social Hollywood in Hollywood, California. Elwadi is only 19 and left Egypt at the age of 15 in 2002 for London.
…Last weekend, the singer, who has been promoting her new album, A Public Affair, turned up at L.A. hot spot Hyde Lounge on Saturday night for a triple date. She was with her hairdresser, Ken Paves, and his boyfriend, pal CaCee Cobb and her new squeeze, Scrubs star Donald Faison – and a new guy of her own, PEOPLE reports in its upcoming issue. …
“I just think we ignore him [Federline]. He’s a joke, basically. I just don’t think he gets it. He doesn’t get that he’s Britney’s man and it’s hard to take him seriously.”
- Elliot Wilson, editor in chief of XXL magazine
“The thing that really hurts him is the fact that he’s perceived as Britney’s husband. You know, kinda like Britney’s second – I don’t even want to say second in command, but – he’s like the Britney Boy. He’s like Mrs. Spears, and it’s kinda hard to get over that perception.”
- Jermaine Hall, executive editor of King magazine
NY Daily News:
One moment, Roberto Lebron was telling Busta Rhymes he was a “big fan” – and the next thing he knew, the rapper was kicking him in the face.That was the dramatic account offered yesterday by the 19-year-old Bronx man, whose allegations of a Chelsea beat-down landed Rhymes in his latest scrape with the law.
“While I was on the ground, he was kicking me in the face,” Lebron said yesterday. “I saw him kick me.” Lebron’s crime, he said, was accidentally spitting on Busta’s ride on Aug. 12.”Me and my friends were walking across the street. I spit on the street and it landed on a moving car. It was a Maybach. That car stopped, along with two black SUVs. “People came out and they were walking up to me. We realized it was Busta Rhymes,” Lebron said in a phone interview arranged by his lawyer.”He asked me, ‘Homie, did you spit on my car?’ I said ‘Sorry, I didn’t mean to. We’re big fans of yours.’ That was the last thing I said,” Lebron recalled.
“One of his people hit me in the face and I fell on the ground” – and then Rhymes came over to finish the job, he said…
….Police suspect the shooting was sparked by a fight involving rap star Tony Yayo, a member of 50 Cent’s posse. Detectives believe the killer fled the scene by jumping into a car with Yayo, who has also refused to cooperate with the investigation. A secret tape recording of the argument preceding the shooting indicates Rhymes witnessed the slaying and contains the voice of the gunman calling the rap star a “bitch” before pulling the trigger…..
Sources tell Bossip that The Game is dating Kim Kardashian, 25, the Beverly Hills-raised daughter of late O.J. Simpson attorney Robert Kardashian. She was linked to Nick Lachey earlier this year. Kardashian has an appetite for brothas and was formerly married to producer “Damon” Thomas for four years and dated Brandy’s brother Ray J until April of this year. Sources tell Bossip that the hook up between The Game and Kardashian is not new and has been silently going on for almost two years. Sources say the two have gone public and showed up recently together at Paris Hilton’s album release party at Privilege in West Hollywood.
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Ruben Studdard who was American Idol’s second season winner has been out of the spotlight but he will be coming back on the scene this year. He is set to release his third album “The Return” on J Records on September 26 Studdard say the album title came in response to everyone asking where he was, let’s hope its not another Sorry for 2004 type song.
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Rumors have been swirling that Jill Marie Jones aka Toni Childs was fired from the CW’s Girlfriends. According to tmz.com she is still a part of the show but has been working on a few side projects. The show debuts on October 1 2006 on the CW so we will have to tune in and see. I just can’t see the show without Ms. Toni Childs.
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Rapper Eve has been dating Teodorin Nguema Obiang, the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea. President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is known as one of the ruthless dictators in the world who even killed his own uncle. His son Obiang perused Eve relentlessly she gave in, even investing 25 million dollars into one of her projects.
The consciously aware rapper could not sit around and be with a person who stands for things she does not agree with. In Equatorial Guinea the people live off of a dollar a day, which bothered the rapper who supports many positive programs such as HIV testing. According to one of her friends she has broken it off with Obiang, who is close to becoming president himself to further corrupt the country. Good move Eve do not be associated with potential dictators.