Nick Cannon Confirms He & Mariah Carey Are Separated

  • Nick Cannon confirmed that he and Mariah Carey have been separated for the past few months, but denied that cheating is to blame. Cannon says his main focus right now is the couple’s three-year-old twins. They’ve been married since 2008. [Huffington Post]
  • The rapper Talib Kweli got into an on-air argument with CNN anchor Don Lemon over the network’s biased coverage of the protests in Ferguson, Missouri. [BuzzFeed]
  • Lauryn Hill dedicated a version of her song “Black Rage” to those fighting for equality in Ferguson. [Feministing]
  • Hayden Panettiere confirmed her pregnancy via a video of her taking the ALC Ice Bucket Challenge — she challenged her unborn baby to go next. [US Weekly]
  • Idolator’s Summer 2014 Video Floppy Awards brings you all the VMA-snubbed videos that deserve some singling out. [Idolator]
  • Rema Ma talks to Vibe about life in prison, her family, and Nicki Minaj. [Vibe]
  • Useful things to learn from “Naked And Afraid.” [Apartment Therapy]
  • Here’s your Nicki Minaj’s twerking thinkpiece. [Grantland]

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