The Standard Hotel Is Pissed That Solange/Jay Z Assault Video Leaked

  • The Standard Hotel in NYC is livid that surveillance footage of Solange Knowles attacking her brother-in-law Jay Z leaked to TMZ. In a statement, a representative for the Standard said, “We are investigating with the utmost urgency the circumstances surrounding the situation and, as is our customary practice, will discipline and prosecute the individuals involved to our fullest capacity.” [BuzzFeed]
  • If the Solange/Jay video didn’t break the Internet, the article asking “What is Solange/Who is Solange/What is a Solange?” certainly did. [Vox]
  • The rapper Andre “Christ Bearer” Johnson explained why he tried to cut off his own penis last month. I know you are not going to believe this but drugs were involved. [Gawker]
  • Clay Aiken’s 71-year-old rival for the Democratic nomination in a North Carolina congressional district died suddenly today. [USA Today]
  • Cam and Mitch are getting hitched on “Modern Family,” so ABC will cover the cost of marriage licenses and ceremonies at New York City’s clerk’s office on Monday, May 12. That’s where I got married, but we were happy to pay the $35 fee ourselves instead of becoming a promotion for a TV show. [Huffington Post]
  • Shelly Sterling thinks her husband, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, might have dementia. How about he might be a racist? [LA Times]
  • Here’s newly-out lesbian Ellen Page getting cuddly with a cute blonde lady on the streets of NYC. [Daily Mail UK]
  • “Fun Home,” the LGBTQ-themed play based on the graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, is headed to Broadway next spring. !!!! [New York Times]
  • Eight actors and actresses who could easily replace Columbus Short on “Scandal.” [Racialicious]
  • The super-rich want British butlers just like on “Downton Abbey.” [GQ]
  • The newest “Weekend Update” anchors Cecily Strong and Colin Jost dish about their new plans for the “Saturday Night Live” segment. [WSJ]
  • A doctor explains why getting kicked in the testicles hurts so much. [Nerve]

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