IS ISSA RAE ENGAGED?: Rumor has it that Issa Rae is engaged! According to The Jasmine Brand, the rumor mill began buzzing after Issa was spotted sporting a diamond ring on social media. She was also seen wearing the ring in a video she uploaded to social media, thanking her team for landing her the cover of ESSENCE magazine. There is also an unconfirmed tweet, which speculates that her alleged man is Louis Dame, a Senegalese business man. Issa has not confirmed or denied the rumors.
‘RHOA’ STAR PHAEDRA PARKS’ EX-HUSBAND TO BE RELEASED FROM PRISON EARLY: According to The Blast, former Real Housewives of Atlanta star, Phaedra Parks’, ex husband, Apollo Nida, will be getting out of prison a year early. A federal judge signed off on an order reducing Nida’s 96-month prison term down to 84 months. The court document states, “The defendant’s sentence is hereby reduced to 84 months of imprisonment with credit to be given by the Bureau of Prisons for all time served. All other terms of the sentence imposed by this court on July 8, 2014, shall remain unaffected by this order.” Nida is not scheduled to be released in August 2020 and will be on probation for several years.