RAY J AND PRINCESS LOVE ARE LIVING APART: TMZ has reported that although Ray J and Princess Love are still married, they are living apart. Sources close to the couple said that they still haven't reconciled after she claimed he left her “stranded” in Las Vegas back in November. Sources say that Princess and Ray J are getting along now and they've been doing things together as a family without drama or arguments. Princess is living in a luxury Beverly Hills condo and Ray J is staying at a nearby bachelor pad. The kids stay with Princess and Ray J comes over to visit daily and their dogs stay at his house. Meanwhile, sources say that the two haven't been talking about divorce but they are taking time apart to focus on themselves and being good parents. Princess is apparently very happy with the set up. Although they are living apart, Ray J is still trying to make things right. Sources say he went all out for Valentine's Day, covering Princess' entire condo with more than 2,000 roses for both Princess and their daughter Melody.
R. KELLY IN DEFAULT FOR CHILD SEX ABUSE LAWSUIT CASE IN CHICAGO AFTER NOT SHOWING UP FOR COURT DATE: Reports say that a Chicago judge ruled R. Kelly into default on a civil child sex abuse lawsuit since he was a no show in court. Due to new federal charges filed on Valentine’s Day, R. Kelly’s lawyer, Steve Greenberg, said that his defaulted civil suit will likely be postponed. The plaintiff is a woman named Heather Williams and she has alleged that R. Kelly lured her into a sexual relationship in 1998 when she was just 16. At the time, R. Kelly was 31. In addition, Kelly was recently sued for $3.4 million for back rent connected to his Chicago studio. The final hearing for Heather Williams’ civil suit is scheduled for March 10th, while his federal trials for child pornography and other related charges are expected in April and July.
DESTINY'S CHILD'S 'SAY MY NAME' GETS REMIXED IN 'CANDYMAN' TRAILER: Destiny's Child's hit 'Say My Name” has gotten a makeover! The song is featured in the first trailer for Jordan Peele's remake of the 1992 film Candyman. Candy Man hits theaters on June 12th.
JHENE AIKO ANNOUNCES 'THE MAGIC HOUR TOUR': Jhene Aiko is hitting the road. The singer has announced her Magic Hour tour — which will kick off on May 1st in Boston and will make stops in the U.S. and Canada. The tour will wrap on June 27th at the St. Kitts Music Festival. Queen Naija and Ann Marie will be hitting the road with Jhene. Check the tour dates below:
The Magic Hour Tour Dates
May 1 – Boston, MA – Orpheum Theater May 2 – New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall May 3 – Washington, DC – Echostage May 5 – Norfolk, VA – The Norva May 6 – Richmond, VA – The National May 8 – Los Angeles, CA – Lovers & Friends Music Festival * May 9 – Los Angeles, CA – Lovers & Friends Music Festival * May 11 – Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works May 13 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre May 14 – Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live May 15 – Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Festival * May 17 – Miami, FL – The Fillmore May 19 – New Orleans, LA – The Orpheum Theater May 20 – Houston, TX – Revention Music Center May 22 – Dallas, TX – The Bomb Factory May 23 – Austin, TX – ACL Live At the Moody Theater May 24 – San Antonio, TX – Tobin Center May 26 – Denver, CO – Mission Ballroom May 29 – Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theatre May 30 – Las Vegas, NV – Chelsea Theatre at The Cosmo June 1 – Los Angeles, CA – The Greek Theatre June 5 – Vancouver, BC – Malkin Bowl June 6 – Seattle, WA – Marymoor Park June 8 – Portland, OR – Roseland Ballroom June 11 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield June 16 – St Paul, MN – Myth Live June 17 – Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theatre June 18 – Detroit, MI – The Masonic June 20 – Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall June 21 – Toronto, ON – Queen Elizabeth Theatre June 24 – Raleigh, NC – The Ritz June 25 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore June 27 – Saint Kitts – St. Kitts Music Festival *