(Chaska, MN) — Investigative documents are providing a narrative of Prince’s last days. The documents released yesterday concerning the superstar’s health first surfaced in the fall of 2015. Singer Sinead O’Connor talked to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office about Prince’s drug use in 2016.
He didn’t see a doctor until April 7th, 2016, when he complained of numbness in one leg, tingling in both arms and vomiting the night before. He was treated with I-V fluids and prescriptions for vitamin D and an anti-nausea medicine. His plane made an emergency landing on April 14th and he was treated with Narcan for an opioid overdose. The singer refused further treatment and returned home. The documents show that Prince had sought assistance with a confidential treatment program for opioid addiction during the last week of his life. He was found dead a week after the first overdose, the victim of a massive, accidental dose of fentanyl.
(Washington, DC) – Former FBI director James Comey says President Trump is not fit for office. In his first televised interview since being fired, Comey told ABC’s “20/20,” that someone who talks about and treats women like they’re pieces of meat and who lies constantly, doesn’t have the temperament to be President of the United States.
He also said Trump may have obstructed justice when the President pressured him to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.
Comey also compared Trump to a mafia boss who values personal loyalty first and foremost.
(SL) – It’s official. Cardi B is having a baby. After months of speculation, Cardi revealed her baby bump in dramatic fashion on “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend.
During her performance of “Be Careful,” the camera stayed focused on the upper part of her body until about half way through the song when it panned down to reveal the baby bump the whole world has been dying to see.
The 25-year-old rapper is expecting her first child with her fiance, rapper Offset.
(SL) – The creators of “Stranger Things” are being sued by a man who says they stole the idea behind the Netflix series.
Director Charlie Kessler claims Ross and Matt Duffer ripped off the concept of a military base conducting scientific experiments on kids from his short film titled “Montauk.” Kessler says he pitched the film to the Duffers at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, and later showed them the script.
(Tuscaloosa, AL) – Alabama coach Nick Saban isn’t scrapping a program that drew a complaint from LeBron James.And James isn’t backing down, either.On Monday, a representative for James sent a letter on his behalf to Alabama, claiming the Crimson Tide’s ”Shop Talk” trailer uses”ideas, concepts and format” from a program on the digital media platform the Cavaliers’ superstar co-founded.Last year, James’ ”Uninterrupted” aired ”The Shop,” where the three-time NBA champion, Golden State forward Draymond Green and others talk in a barber shop.Saban said he didn’t know about James’ show, and contends the concept isn’t new.”I think LeBron James is a great player,” Saban said. ‘‘There’s been at least 20 barbershop-type things I’ve seen. I didn’t even know he had one. I’m sorry anybody could be offended by something we were just trying to have fun with. I enjoyed it and we’re going to continue to do it.”Alabama released a trailer on Twitter for ”Shop Talk” showing Saban and NFL receiver Julio Jones in a barber shop setting.”Uninterrupted” sent a letter to Alabama, citing concerns over copyright infringement and intellectual property.
Following Tuesday’s win over Toronto in Cleveland, James was told about Saban’s stance.”That’s exactly what I would think he would say,” James said. ”I built ”Uninterrupted” for a reason and for us athletes to have a platform to be able to speak about whatever we want to talk about.I respect him as a coach, but I’ll be damned if I’ll allow someone to use our platform or try to do the same thing we’re doing and just think it’s OK.”The lawyers will figure it out.”
(Valencia, CA) – Reality TV star Rob Kardashian is angry about the mother of his child swinging a stroller in a fight at a California theme park. In a video posted on social media Sunday, Blac Chyna grabs her one-year-old daughter’s stroller and tries to swing it at the person at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
According to TMZ, Kardashian is going to take Chyna to court to lay out exactly what she can and can’t do when she’s with the baby. He’s also apparently upset about Chyna bringing new boyfriends around and that he has to pay 20-thousand-dollars a month in child support.
(SL) – Cameron Diaz is done making movies. ‘Entertainment Weekly’ reported yesterday that the 45-year-old actress is officially she retired. She revealed the news during a reunion interview with Selma Blair and Christina Applegate, her co-stars from her 2002 movie, “The Sweetest Thing.” The women realized they had not been together since the movie was made. Diaz’s last movie was 2014’s “Annie.”
Her biggest projects over the years include “There’s Something About Mary,” “The Mask,” “Charlie’s Angels” and “Shrek.”
(Chaska, MN) – Prince’s family will now have access to records to the late musician’s emergency medical landing in Moline, Illinois just days before his death. A Carver County judge made the ruling Wednesday.
The heir’s lawyers now can review only those documents related to the emergency treatment of the Minnesota superstar, who experienced an opioid overdose on his plane a week before he died.
Prince’s sister and five half-siblings are considering a wrongful-death lawsuit.
(SL) – R. Kelly is facing new accusations related to sexually abusing minors. The latest, made by a former girlfriend in a BBC documentary, says the singer grooms girls as sex “pets,” including one as young as 14.
The girlfriend says she realized the Kelly was trying to groom her as well. The woman said Kelly made the girl crawl around and perform a sex act on her. Kelly hasn’t commented but has previously denied any improper behavior.
(SL) – Rapper Fabolous is in trouble with the law. TMZ is reporting he surrendered to cops in Englewood, New Jersey last night after his longtime girlfriend, “Love and Hip Hop” star Emily B reported that he had hit her.
Fabolous, real name John David Jackson, didn’t spend any time in jail, but was given a citation and a court date. No word yet on when that’ll be.