RIHANNA HAS NOT JOINED THE CAST OF 'BLACK PANTHER 2': Despite rumors, Rihanna has not joined the cast of Black Panther 2. According to E! News, there is no evidence that the superstar will appear in the film. It was announced last week that production will start on the film in July 2021.

SOLANGE GOES PUBLIC WITH HER NEW MAN: Solange Knowles has gone public with her boyfriend, jazz composer Gio Escobar. A source told Page Six,”He is her boo. People know. It’s not a new thing, but it’s new for the public. It’s a big deal that she shared the photo because she’s so private.” The source added, “She’s super happy and they’re a happy couple. They’re very cute together.”

CIARA SAYS HER THIRD PREGNANCY WAS PAINFUL: Ciara has revealed that her third pregnancy has been her most painful. According to The Jasmine Brand, the singer revealed on social media, “. . . my body was so achy, I thought I was going to need a cane at the end of my pregnancy to be honest.” She continued, “I was a penguin walking throughout the house at the end.” Ciara welcomed her third child Win Harrison Wilson back in July.