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    Attack on the Empire: Update on the Jussie Smollet Attacks

    The alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollet continues to be investigated by the Chicago Police Department as a possible hate crime. The reported Jan. 29 attack happened early in the morning in Streeterville, Chicago. In an interview on “Good Morning America” with Robin Roberts, Smollet recounted that he was out to grab a bite to eat at a local Subway when he heard an individual yell “racial and homophobic slurs” at him.   According to TMZ, an article posted in Vulture magazine says the individual continued, allegedly shouted “this is MAGA country,” birthed from the slogan President Donald Trump coined during his presidential campaign. According to a statement from the…

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    KimYe fans the flames, one private firefighter at a time

    The Kardashians have been feeling the burn from the wildfires that continue to blaze in California. As the flames crawled through Northern and Southern California, members of the Kardashian family were forced to evacuate their homes. Despite the chaos, the Kardashians have been doing their part to aid in the relief. Kim Kardashian-West had to evacuate her home after a wildfire reportedly began in her Hidden Hills neighborhood. The reality star had taken to Instagram to send out prayers amid the chaos. “Pray for Calabasas. Just landed back home and had 1 hour to pack up & evacuate our home… I pray everyone is safe,” she shared on her Instagram…

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    Ariana and Pete are over: Adding sweetener to heartbreak

    No tears left to cry.         There may be just a few left for Ariana Grande after her sudden split with her ex-fiancé, and SNL cast member, Pete Davidson. The couple called it quits after getting engaged in June last month, after a whirlwind romance. The last year and a half have been anything but sweet to Grande, 25, who was left traumatized after a suicide bombing attack during her concert at Britain’s Manchester Arena in May of 2017; Grande suffered from PTSD after the horrific event, struggling to adjust at home when she returned from tour. This past September came with another emotional trauma, when Grande’s ex-boyfriend, Mac Miller,…