To hardly anyone’s surprise, disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly faces decades in prison after being found guilty in his state trial in Chicago. Robert Sylvester Kelly, 55, was convicted on six of the 13 counts he was indicted on related to sexual assault of minor females. According to WGN-TV, Kelly was acquitted on seven counts […]
R. Kelly was sentenced far out of proportions to his crimes, says controversial rapper Boosie Badazz. The Baton Rouge, Louisiana, rapper is known for his hot takes and fearlessly spitting his life’s perspectives as he sees it regardless of the subsequent backlash he incurs with regularity. Boosie said the 30 -ear prison sentence that Robert […]
Prolific filmmaker and TV show producer Lee Daniels admits he was flummoxed by the sensationalized Jussie Smollett arrest, trial and conviction because that person doesn’t resemble the “boy that I cast” and the “boy that I love.” Smollett, 39, was well into his 30’s when he was cast to play the middle son in the […]
Jussie Smollett, whose meteoric rise and spectacular fall occurred while starring on the series juggernaut “Empire,” during which time he staged a fake hate crime, has been sentenced by a Cook County, Illinois, judge. Cook County Associate Judge James Linn sentenced Smollett to 150 days in the Cook County Jail and 30 months probation. He has […]
Disgraced actor Jussie Smollett has filed legal paperwork demanding a new trial or a not guilty verdict after he was convicted of lying about being the victim of a homophobic and racist attack. In documents obtained by NBC News, the 83-page statement says that Smollett believes his Constitutional rights were compromised when his legal team […]
It seems unfathomable today, but Jussie Smollett could have avoided being arrested as well as enduring the public humiliation, the widespread condemnation, the exile from Hollywood and being convicted of several felonies in a court of law. All Smollett had to do was apologize. At least that’s what former Chicago Police Chief Eddie Johnson asserts. […]
Toppled comedy titan Bill Cosby believes that convicted sex criminal R. Kelly got railroaded during his federal trial. Robert Sylvester Kelly, 54, was found guilty on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, by 12 jurors on all nine counts associated with racketeering, sexual assault, extortion, kidnapping, obstruction of justice and the Mann Act, which is the transportation […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned Bill Cosby‘s sex assault conviction Wednesday, June 30, 2021, after finding an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented him from being charged in the case, according to The Associated Press. Cosby has served more than two years of a three- to 10-year sentence at a state prison near […]
A Texas woman who was sentenced to five years in prison for exercising what she thought was her civic right to vote is seeking to have the decision in her case overturned. Crystal Mason, a resident of Forth Worth, Texas, submitted her provisional ballot in 2016 and was subsequently accused and convicted of voter fraud. […]
Disgraced comic legend Bill Cosby tried to get his sexual assault conviction overturned in the appellate court, but his request was denied. According to TMZ, the appellate court ruled that Cosby had a uniquely identifiable “sexual assault playbook” that was clearly and irrefutably established during his trial. “The Cosby Show” star is currently serving three […]
The once-golden Winslow name has been permanently contaminated in San Diego County after Kellen Winslow Jr. pleaded guilty to raping an unconscious teen and committing sexual battery against an older woman. Winslow Jr., 36, is the son of beloved Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow Sr., 62, who starred as a tight end for the San […]
California is set to execute death row inmate Kevin Cooper for a brutal murder that occurred in 1983. Cooper was sentenced to death in 1985 for the brutal murder of a family in the Chino Hills suburb of Los Angeles. Law enforcement insists that Cooper killed Douglas and Peggy Ryen, their 10-year-old daughter Jessica, and […]
Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the boxer famously convicted for murder and spent 19 years in prison before the charges were dismissed, has died at age 76. According to numerous reports, Carter died of prostate cancer early this morning at his home in Toronto. Carter founded the nonprofit organization Innocence International in Toronto to assist inmates who are possibly wrongly convicted.
A woman in Worcester, Mass. has been convicted in the murder of her 23-year-old pregnant friend. According to NY Daily News, Julie Corey, 39, was suffering from emotional distress after having a miscarriage three months earlier. Corey visited Darlene Haynes who was eight months pregnant in July of 2009. Corey beat Haynes, strangled her to […]
Former music manager James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond was sentenced to life in prison yesterday (Oct. 25th) following his June 2012 conviction on 13 federal charges. Rosemond was accused of heading the “Rosemond Organization,” a criminal enterprise that trafficked cocaine throughout several major U.S. cities.
the embattled hip-hop star was granted a small bit of mercy this past weekend when he was allowed to attend the funeral of his grandmother.