Fan recounts Kickstarter movie date with TLC’s Chilli

Earlier this year TLC fans across the country, including Katy Perry, NKOTB and many others raised almost half a million dollars for TLC’s upcoming album, which is slated to be their last. As a part of their donation packages, fans had the opportunity to get up close and personal with T-Boz and Chilli on scheduled […]

Pebbles suing Viacom for $40 million over ‘CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story’

Perri ‘Pebbles’ Reid, is not happy about her portrayal in the movie “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story” and instead of just ranting, she is suing Viacom for $40 million. Reid claims in Atlanta federal court that the 2013 VH1 movie portrays her “as a conniving and dishonest business woman who hoodwinked three innocent girls and exploited their […]

Twitter drags Chilli for appearing to diss Beyoncé

By now, the world should be well aware of the “BeyHive” on Twitter, a well-armed batch of Beyoncé fans who prowl the social media platform ready to drag the first person who even appears to diss their beloved Queen Bey. So it was interesting when TLC’s Chilli co-signed a list by one of her fans […]

Kandi Burruss defends Pebbles over TLC?

Without actually trying to, and without ever mentioning Perri “Pebbles” Reid by name, Grammy-winning singer and songstress Kandi Burruss lent credence to Pebbles’ claims that she did not swindle TLC out of millions of dollars as poignantly portrayed in the VH1 “Behind the Music” special and, most recently, in the “CrazySexyCool” film. Burruss, now a […]

Chilli and T-Boz blast Pebbles for her Wendy Williams interview

Pebbles reignited the flames of hate between herself and TLC when she went on the “Wendy Williams” show to nurse her battered image back to health in the wake of the “CrazySexyCool” movie on VH1 that painted her as a ruthless pimp. During the exclusive interview, which was her first since the movie came out […]

Twitter reacts to Pebbles’ and Ashley Reid’s appearance on Wendy Williams

Twitter was quick to take note of Perri “Pebbles” Reid’s first public interview since “CrazySexyCool” exploded in her face at the end of October. The former TLC manager and 80s multiplatinum singer chose the “Wendy Williams Show” to finally air out her pent up feelings of angst and betrayal by the trio that she says […]

Pebbles to Wendy Williams: ‘TLC kicked Chilli out of group’

There were several jaw-dropping moments when Perri “Pebbles” Reid went onto the “Wendy Williams Show” to try to clear up tattered image in the aftermath of the typhoon of negative publicity in the weeks after TLC’s “CrazySexyCool” aired on VH1. The biggest bomb was that Pebbles said on her show that it was TLC — […]

Pebbles’ daughter issues statement about violence toward Chilli

Do we have a truce between the warring factions, Ashley Reid and TLC’s Chilli? Well, not exactly. Ashley Reid, the daughter of former multiplatinum singer and TLC manager, Perri “Pebbles” Reid, attempted to clarify — or backtrack, depending on your perspective — her previous inflammatory and shocking statements about being anxious to catch TLC’s Chilli […]

Chilli starts online petition to stop cyberbullying of her son

Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas may be small, but she’s not scared. Pebbles realized this when Thomas helped produced the record-breaking VH1 biopic “CrazySexyCool” a couple of weeks ago. Now MediaTakeout is also on notice after being on the receiving end of the TLC veteran’s wrath after the entertainment blog mocked her 16-year-old son because of his […]

Pebbles finally responds to ‘CrazySexyCool’ movie, blasts TLC for slander

The much-anticipated and controversial “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story,” which detailed the meteoric rise of the bestselling girl group of all time, became the highest-rated original movie in VH1 history. However, the portrayal of former multiplatinum singer Perri “Pebbles” Reid, who managed TLC in the early 90’s and helped steer them towards their record-breaking success, is […]

Fashions at the ‘CrazySexyCool’ Atlanta viewing party

Red carpet events mean come out dressed to impress. The “Crazy SexyCool: The TLC Story” viewing party in Atlanta was packed with TLC fans. Check out what they wore. –joi pearson @joiapearson Photos by Chris Mitchell – CME 3000

‘CrazySexyCool’ Atlanta viewing party

Celebs came out to support the “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story” Atlanta viewing party. Check out who attended and the fashions they chose to wear. –joi pearson @joiapearson Photos by Chris Mitchell – CME 3000

Celebrity reactions to ‘CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story’

ATLANTA — The capacity crowd at Suite Lounge was amped up throughout the highly anticipated viewing party for the VH1 original movie “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story.” The TLC name lit up like Christmas lights on social media when the story of Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and the late Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes beamed through […]

Twitter rips Pebbles over treatment of TLC

Back in the mid-1990s, before TLC sold 10 million-plus records, before they became the bestselling girl group of all time, before the rumors of the group being broke wafted to the surface,and before their was evidence of acrimony between TLC and their manager Pebbles, I saw evidence of tension and strain between the two parties. […]

Pebbles slams TLC over ‘slander,’ promises to take action against them

Pebbles was buried under an avalanche of social media fan rage during, and in the immediate hours following, the airing of the VH1 original movie “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story,” which painted her as a ruthless, money-grubbing parasite who plundered the treasure chest of riches from the record-breaking girl group TLC during the early and mid-1990s. […]

TLC says Pebbles cheated them out of millions; Pebbles threatens lawsuit

On the eve of their highly anticipated VH1 movie, “Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story,” the surviving members of TLC visited “The Breakfast Club” radio show in New York to reminisce on their careers, discuss their future plans and, most controversially, talk about their tumultuous relationship with former manager and multiplatinum singer Pebbles. Rozanda “Chilli” […]

Beyoncé, Kirk Franklin, Gladys Knight, Lil Jon, TLC Rock ‘American Idol’

The “American Idol” finale was pure genius on the evening of Wednesday, May 25, when a creative combination of contemporary gospel icon Kirk Franklin, legendary soul diva Gladys Knight and former “Idol” contestant Jacob Lusk rocked the house singing Franklin’s current hit, “Smile.” Franklin entered the stage to cheers and addressed the audience very briefly, […]