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Vincent Herbert Calls Out Tamar’s Mom, Says He’s Not a Killer

Vincent Herbert I’m Not a Killer But I’ll Fight FOR Tamar 11/3/2017 2:03 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Tamar Braxton‘s estranged husband, Vincent Herbert, is stunned by his mother-in-law’s strong insinuation he’s an abusive man capable of killing her daughter … and he totally denies it. A source close to Vincent tells TMZ … he has no idea why Evelyn Braxton told us she’s fearful his impending divorce from Tamar could get deadly because he’s no abuser — he loves Tamar and would never hurt her. We’re told Vincent’s upset over Evelyn’s comments because he feels this type of story could negatively affect their 4-year-old son when he’s older. Our source says Vince doesn’t want beef with Evelyn … he says he’...

Crystal Castles Ethan Kath Sues Alice Glass for Defamation over Rape Allegations

Crystal Castles Ethan Kath Sues Alice Glass Over Rape Allegations 11/3/2017 2:34 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Ethan Kath, a member of the band Crystal Castles, has filed a defamation lawsuit against a former member who claimed he raped her. Ethan had dated Alice Glass — then a member of the duo — but they broke up and Glass went on the attack. She claimed he stole royalties from her, and then she started making rumblings he was physically and sexually abusive. According to the defamation lawsuit, Ethan’s fired off a cease and desist letter and she backed down. Fast forward to October 24, 2017, when Alice posted the following … “He gave me drugs and alcohol and had sex with me in an abandoned room in an apartment he managed. It wasn’t always consensual and he remaine...

From Kevin Spacey to Dustin Hoffman to Harvey Weinstein: Are their careers over?

‘House of Cards’ ending amid Kevin Spacey scandal Netlfix has pulled the plug on their hit show ‘House of Cards’ amid allegations its star Kevin Spacey made sexual advances toward actor Anthony Rapp when he was only 14 years old. Netflix says the currently filming sixth season will be the last. In recent weeks, many of Hollywood’s leading men and top directors have been accused of lewd and inappropriate behavior. In some cases, events from up to 30 years ago are surfacing and the famous faces in question are apologizing, denying accusations or staying silent. So are their careers over? From Harvey Weinstein to Kevin Spacey to Danny Masterson, here’s how the accusations are expected to impact their careers. Harvey Weinstein Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual...

Texas mom accused of killing 2 kids hours after deputies visit home

Sarah Henderson, 29, was charged with killing her two children, 5 and 7, hours after deputies visited her home in Texas.  (Henderson County Sheriff’s Office ) A North Texas woman is behind bars accused of killing her two young daughters hours after deputies visited her home in response to a call that she was suicidal, according to reports. KayLee and Kenlie Henderson were shot dead in their sleep in rural Payne Springs, about 60 miles southeast of Dallas, Fox 4 Dallas reported Thursday. KayLee was 7; Kenlie, 5. Their mother, Sarah Henderson, 29, was charged with capital murder. She was on a suicide watch at the jail. “Why did I do that, babe?” Henderson asked her husband as he spoke to a 911 operator, the Dallas Morning News reported Friday. “What’s going on here?” “Nothing’s going o...

Country music publicist Kirt Webster offered fans meet-and-greets, backstage passes in exchange for sex, employees say

Dolly Parton’s former publicist, Kirt Webster, offered fans meet-and-greets with the superstar singer in exchange for oral sex, three former employees tell Fox News. “I’ve witnessed him bragging [to staff about] telling Dolly Parton fans they can have a meet-and-greet for a b— job,” according to a former Webster employee, who worked on Parton’s publicity team for several years. The former employee, who wished to remain anonymous for fear of retribution by Webster, said Webster also told the then-employee directly that he received oral sex, on multiple occasions, in exchange for the meet-and-greets. The ex-employee told Fox News that Webster routinely approached fans and asked for sexually explicit images, and told the fans they could meet the 71-year-old country superstar if they com...

Antifa apocalypse? Anarchist group’s plan to overthrow Trump ‘regime’ starts Saturday

Antifa: What is the alt-left group? Alt-left anti-fascist activist group, ‘Antifa,’ continues to show up at political protests on college campuses across the US, sparking violence to promote its agenda Will the so-called “Antifa apocalypse” come with a bang or a whimper? A series of anti-government, leftist rallies set to descend on major cities nationwide Saturday is drawing the attention of local officials, who, like the organizers themselves, fear the events could be hijacked by violent masked anarchists. The left-wing “Refuse Fascism” group is using Nov. 4 as its kickoff for demonstrations in nearly two dozen U.S. cities, protests it says will continue “day after day and night after night ─ not stopping ─ until our DEMAND is met.” The ...

Los Angeles Times columnist fat shames ‘chunky’ Press Secretary Sarah Sanders

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders holds the daily briefing at the White House September 12, 2017.  (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst) Los Angeles Times political columnist David Horsey body shamed White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders in his latest anti-Trump hit piece, referring to her appearance as like a “chunky soccer mom.” Horsey originally wrote Wednesday that Sanders “does not look like the kind of woman” that President Trump would chose for the high-profile role, assuming he would prefer “sleek beauties with long legs and stiletto heels” who could pass for “arm candy” in addition to serving as the White House’s top spokesperson. The Times’ two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist and columnist went on to mention that First Daughter Ivanka Trump and First Lady Melania ...

2017 MAMA Awards Shut Down Voting to Address Fraud Issues

The Korean year-end award show reported thousands of illegal votes. The Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) has frozen its voting process in light of alleged voter fraud.  The year-end award show halted fan voting temporarily on Friday (Nov. 3) and did a full system check after detecting improper votes that were submitted between Oct. 26 and Nov. 1, according to Mnet.  “We inspected fraudulent voting actions and decided to eliminate ALL illegal votes that have occurred until now during today’s regular checkup (November 3rd 4:00-8:00(KST)),” a rep from Mnet’s parent company CJ E&M told Billboard in a statement. Following the inspection, multiple rankings shifted as thousands of votes in question were cleared from the system. Along with removing votes, the accounts of Mnet users found to be r...

Rewinding the Charts: In 1962, The Crystals Scored a No. 1 in Name Only

The Phil Spector-produced “He’s a Rebel” was actually performed by another girl group, The Blossoms, led by a 21-year-old Darlene Love. ON THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 DATED Nov. 3, 1962, The Crystals’ “He’s a Rebel” hit No. 1, giving the girl group its first and only chart-topping hit — though the quintet didn’t actually perform the track. The backstory is a murky one. Prior to the release of “He’s a Rebel,” the actual Crystals had already charted two hits on the Hot 100 for infamous ’60s producer Phil Spector’s Philles label, and, reportedly, he wanted them to release a recording of the song before a version by singer Vikki Carr could find success. The Crystals were not available to record the track, however, so Spector hired another girl group, The Blossoms, led by singer Darlene Love, then 21...

Family hopeful Georgia toddler will receive father’s kidney despite criminal history

The family of the 2-year-old Georgia boy in desperate need of a kidney transplant said in a press conference Friday that they are hopeful that the decision on whether his father will serve as the donor will be made in a meeting with Emory University Hospital staff on Monday. The toddler, A.J. Burgess, was born a month early and without a working kidney. He was set to receive one last month from his father, Anthony Dickerson, who tested as a perfect match. But, the Oct. 3 operation was canceled due to Dickerson’s criminal record. He had been arrested last December for violating his probation on weapons charge and vowed to serve as A.J.’s kidney donor once he got out, his mother, Carmellia Burgess, told Atlanta CBS affiliate WGCL-TV. He was released six weeks later but was arrest...

Latin Grammys 2017: 20 Lit Tracks From This Year’s Urban Nominees

The 2017 Latin Grammys are poised to bring the house down in an unprecedented way, with two urban acts leading this year’s nominees — Residente garnered nine, while Maluma nabbed six. The two recording artists earned nominations for a multifarious list of collaborations and fusions, which points to a new wave of international pop in urban Latin.  A little over a week away from the biggest night in Latin music, the Recording Academy has put together quite a performers list, with acts — from Bad Bunny to Logic to Juanes — that span the gamut of genres, including but not limited to hip-hop, tropical and trap en español.  To gear up for the impending onslaught of musical sensations, and to celebrate some of this year’s key nominees, Billboard has compiled a playli...