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According to gossip site Bossip, at a birthday party Tyler Perry threw for his 45th birthday, the entertainment mogul announced that he’s expecting his first child.
An exclusive source, who attended the event, told Bossip that Perry did not reveal who the mother of the child is.
However, sources speculate it’s Gelila Bekele, a 28-year-old Ethiopian model and philanthropist who’s openly dated Perry on and off for the past five years.
What do you think about the rumor?


HOUSTON (AP) — A former West Point cadet has lost a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against members of R&B singer Patti LaBelle’s entourage whom he accused of beating him as he waited for a ride outside a Houston airport terminal.
In his lawsuit, Richard King alleged he was attacked without provocation by LaBelle’s bodyguard and two others while waiting outside Bush Intercontinental Airport in 2011. King had just arrived in Houston, his hometown, while on spring break from West Point.
After five days of testimony and 10 hours of deliberation, a federal jury in Houston on Tuesday night absolved Zuri Edwards, LaBelle’s manager and son; Efrem Holmes, her bodyguard; and Norma Harris, her hairdresser.
LaBelle had been dropped from the suit early in the trial.
John Raley, one of King’s lawyers, told jurors that King was minding his own business outside the airport terminal when he was attacked without provocation by the 400-pound Holmes, as well as by Edwards and Harris. Raley said King had to drop out of West Point because of a traumatic brain injury he suffered when he hit his head on a concrete pillar during the attack.
Geoffrey Bracken, one of LaBelle’s attorneys, told jurors that King was the aggressor who first punched Edwards. LaBelle’s attorneys have said King hurled racial insults at the singer before he attacked her son and that King was told several times to step away from the singer’s vehicle after he tried to open a passenger door.
Bracken blamed King’s drinking for the incident and suggested that King’s career at West Point was ended not by his injuries but by a previous history of poor academic performance. Raley said King had a blood alcohol level of 0.28 — more than three times the legal limit for driving — but that King was not driving and was no danger to anyone.
Jurors viewed surveillance video of the brawl.
LaBelle’s singing career has spanned more than four decades and includes several hit records and two Grammy Awards.

A northern Idaho woman has been charged with a felony after police say she chewed up the upholstery of a patrol car seat.
The Bonner County Daily Bee reports 42-year-old Staci Anne Spence was charged late last week with felony malicious injury to property and misdemeanors including resisting arrest and battery on an officer.
Spence has not yet entered a plea, according to court records, and a phone listing for her could not be found.
Prosecutors say Spence was arrested Thursday morning after deputies came to her home to investigate a battery report. The deputies wrote in a court statement that when they arrived at the Bonner County Jail, they found that Spence had chewed through the patrol vehicle’s upholstery and into the foam cushioning.

Thanks to the sale of his little headphone company, Dr. Dre’s annual salary has stomped on and vaporized the competition on Forbes’ new list of highest paid hip hop artists…aka The Cash Kings List.
The 49-year-old veteran producer/rapper earned an obscene $620 million in pre-tax earnings for the 12 months between June 2013 and 2014. Forbes said the estimated amount is the highest of any musician in any genre it has ever evaluated, and totals more than the other 24 salaries on the list – combined.
The majority of Dre’s coin came courtesy of the $3 billion sale to Apple of the Beats high-end headphone company he founded with music executive Jimmy Iovine. Dre also made profits from his cognac and vodka brands.
Diddy and Jay-Z tied for second place with a distant $60 million earned from drinks, clothing and television deals.
Jay-Z, who teamed with wife Beyonce this summer to earn $100 million jointly for their “On the Run,” tour pulled in money from performances, his latest album and his Roc Nation entertainment empire.
Drake, 27, came in fourth with $33 million generated from his album Nothing Was the Same, an endorsement deal with Nike and a concert tour with Lil Wayne.

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