BEYONCE AND JAY Z CRITICIZED FOR POSING WITH BASQUIAT PANTNG IN A TIFFANY AND CO. AD: Beyonce and Jay Z are being criticized after posing with a never before seen Jean Michel Basquiat panting in their new Tiffany & Co 'ABOUT LOVE' campaign. Some critics took to Twitter saying that the campaign is flaunting wealth and argued that artwork shouldn’t just be for the rich. One person tweeted, "Insane to me that rich people can just buy art from artists who have passed and no one else gets to see it. kinda gross imo like these pieves should be able to be seen by everyone, that's literally what basquiat would have wanted."
R. KELLY WITNESS TESTIFIES THAT SHE WAS FORCED TO SMEAR HERSELF WITH FECES: An R. Kelly accuser gave a testimony yesterday (August 23rd) during his federal racketeering trial. According to The Daily Beast, the accuser said that she was in a relationship with R. Kelly for five years and she was abused and forced to get an abortion in 2017. She claimed that she met R. Kelly when she was 17 at a hotel and he pressured her into letting him perform oral sex on her. She also claimed that she contracted herpes from the singer. The accuser also claimed she was forced to record a video of herself smearing feces on her face.