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The Secrets of Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet's Epic Love Story

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Jason Momoa Says He’s “Terrified” of Wife Lisa Bonet

Jason Momoa knows for sure that “anything is f–king possible.”

“If someone says something isn’t possible,” the actor told Esquire in 2019. “I’m like, ‘Listen here, I married Lisa Bonet.'”

Their love story is indeed the stuff of divine manifestation, the actor having decided that Denise Huxtable was the moon of his life years before they actually met. But one night, there she was…

Suffice it to say, the future Aquaman didn’t belly flop when he had his chance, and he and Bonet have been happily paired off since 2005.

So, unlike the forbidding, ruthless, shirt-averse warrior he played on Game of Thrones, Momoa was already a fully domesticated family man, dedicated to the lady in his life and their children, no taming necessary.

His lack of availability might have crushed a few fans who thought they were discovering some new, untapped source of hopes and dreams when Khal Drogo invaded the screen in 2011, but the reality is so swoon-worthy, the disappointment proved fleeting.

He still tends to skip the shirt on occasion, but such is the way of the actor, who hails from Honolulu and whose first major TV role was on Baywatch Hawaii. Seriously, what’s a “shirt”? “It’s more comfortable for me,” Momoa quipped to E! News at Comic-Con in 2018.

He did, however, arrive fully clothed at his wedding. While Bonet was frequently referred to as his wife beforehand, and Momoa never made any effort to correct the assumption, the couple didn’t officially get married until October 2017, when they quietly swapped vows at the Topanga,

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Blessing Okagbare Out Of Olympics Due To Failed Drug Test

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PUBLISHED ON : JULY 31, 2021 / 08:22 PM

Nigeria’s track and field Olympics team takes a huge blow following the elimination of sprinter Blessing Okagbare over a positive drug test. 

Okagbare, 32, produced a failed drug test for human growth hormones. In a press release provided by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), said the 2008 Olympics long jump silver medallist is provisionally suspended for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. 

“Growth Hormone is a non-specified substance on the 2021 World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List and a provisional suspension is mandatory following an adverse analytical finding for such substance under the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules,” stated the AIU. 

RELATED: U.S. Sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson Suspended from U.S. Track Team; Speaks Out After Failing Drug Test Ahead Of Olympics

Okagbare tested positive during an out-of-competition test taken on July 19. She was notified of her suspension this morning, while she was in Tokyo, just hours before this evening’s semi-finals of the women’s 100m, which she was set to compete in. 

Okagbare breezed through her 100m heat on Friday, with a time of 11.05 seconds, qualifying her for Saturday’s semi-finals. 

On Thursday (July 29), ESPN reported that the AIU determined that of a total of 20 athletes who have been banned from Olympic competition, 10 of them are from Nigeria.  At the time, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria said, “It must be noted that no Nigerian athlete tested positive to prohibited substances.” 

The AFN had already begun taking precautionary measures, as they appointed Professor Ken Anugweje as the head of the Medical and Anti-Doping Commission of the Federation. 

Despite doing damage control, Okagbare’s test was already taken, and her Saturday morning results are another sting to Nigeria’s Olympic roster. 

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Sarah Michelle Gellar, 44, Slays In Black One-Piece Swimsuit — Photo

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‘Buffy’ alum Sarah Michelle Gellar has stunned in a new swimsuit selfie, while joking about the struggles of bringing her kids to the beach.

Buffy The Vampire Slayer actress Sarah Michelle Gellar wore a black one-piece swimsuit in a gorgeous new snap. The 44-year-old was all smiles as she shared a new selfie, keeping it simple in a silver pendent necklace and delicate star earrings. “No one is full of more false hope then a parent that brings a chair to the beach. Or a book #weekend,” she hilariously captioned the photo. Reese Witherspoon dropped three flame emojis in the comments section while another fan joked, “Who wrote that? Mark Twain? Dorthy Parker? Anyway, I’m getting it on a T-shirt. I’ll get u one.”

The actress allowed her blonde tresses to fall just below her shoulders as she showed off her white nail polish and offered the camera a coy smile. It comes a few weeks after she was seen soaking up the sun while on a tropical getaway in Hawaii. Sarah totally stunned when she posed for a makeup-free selfie. “Aloha… no make up…. no worries (my happy place),” she captioned the June 30 Instagram post, which showed her rocking a one-shouldered black swimsuit.

Sarah also took to her IG story to share several snaps of the gorgeous local scenery, contrasted with the gloomy weather at home in California. She was joined by her actor hubby Freddie Prinze Jr for the getaway, along with their kids Charlotte Grace, 11, and Rocky James, 8. She and Freddie met when they were working on the hit 1997 film I Know What You Did Last Summer, and went on to star as Fred and Daphne in the 2002 mystery-comedy feature Scooby-Doo,

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Hailey Bieber's Stylist Maeve Reilly Shares Their Unique Approach to Fashion

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Whether she’s walking the red carpet or stepping out for a coffee run, Hailey Bieber always serves up fabulous fashion. 

But behind every head-turning look, there’s an expert orchestrating it all. Cue celebrity stylist Maeve Reilly, who frequently works with the 24-year-old model, Megan Fox, Ciara and many other superstars.

Luckily, the style expert isn’t keeping her fashion secrets to herself.

Maeve is spilling the tea to E! News about the unique approach Hailey takes when selecting an outfit, and if Justin Bieber ever weighs in. Plus, she’s sharing fun details about her new clothing line, The Local Love Club—which isn’t just about looking good, but feeling good, too.

When it comes to piecing together an ensemble, Maeve tells E! News that she and Hailey take inspiration from a few fashion powerhouses. “We’re both really inspired by Rihanna, always,” she shares, adding, “Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is a perfect example of a classic, sophisticated beautiful woman. Someone like [fashion editor] Christine Centenera, who’s all about basics and being effortless.”

The stylist notes that she and the California native revel in nostalgia and “look back to the ’90s.” But inspo aside, Maeve reveals that Hailey ultimately has more of an intuitive approach during their glam sessions.

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As she describes, “With Hailey, it’s just a feeling. It’s like, ‘Does this feel like you?’ and ‘Does this feel right?’ It’s based on mood and what she has to do for that day.”

“She’s just incredible and it’s so collaborative,” the style expert explains. “For example,

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Dr. Dre Seen With Mystery Woman In 1st Pic After Being Ordered To Pay Ex Nicole Young $300K A Month

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Amid messy divorce proceedings with Nicole Young, rapper Dr. Dre was spotted out with a mystery woman in Los Angeles this week.

A year after his split from Nicole Young, Dr. Dre has been spotted out with a mystery woman. The rapper, real name Andre Young, 56, stepped out in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 29 and met up with a dark-haired woman in an orange dress ahead of the weekend.

dr. dre and mystery womanDr. Dre and a mystery woman in Los Angeles on Thursday. (The Daily Stardust/BACKGRID)

Dr. Dre stepped out of an SUV in a casual black sweatshirt and matching sweatpants with stylish red and white stripes running down the side. The producer kept things comfortable and finished the look with some sneakers.

The sightings comes after the rapper was ordered to pay Nicole, 51, over $290,000 a month in spousal support following their split last June. After 24 years of marriage, the former lawyer filed for divorce from her rapper husband last summer, citing irreconcilable differences. The duo share two adult children, Truly, 20, and Truice, 24, together.

The two have since been battling it out in court over the validity of their prenuptial agreement, among other things. It’s been a contentious split, as Nicole has accused the producer of abuse. Per multiple reports from earlier this year, Nicole alleged that the hip-hop mogul “held a gun to my head” in court documents filed following the split.

In documents filed in the Superior Court of California, she said the “Still D.R.E.” rapper “verbally and emotionally decimated my personhood to the extent that I currently suffer from post-traumatic stress syndrome.” The rapper denied the allegations in the documents,

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Get Your Praise On For The Stellar Gospel Music Awards

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PUBLISHED ON : JULY 30, 2021 / 07:34 PM

Get ready for a stellar evening of praise and worship as the 36th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards returns to its original roots in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Hosted by Grammy-nominated gospel artists Jekalyn Carr and Tye Tribett, this year’s award ceremony will merge old school and new school talent spreading the word of God with electrifying performances and celebrating Black excellence all in one night. 

RELATED: Stellar Awards 2021: How To Watch, Nominees, Who’s Performing, And More

Jonathan McReynolds, who once hosted the show, leads with eight nominations this year including “Male Vocalist of The Year,” “Contemporary Male of The Year,” and “Artist Of The Year.” There’s a four-way tie for the second most nominations held between Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Kierra Sheard, Maverick City Music, and Pastor Mike, Jr., including a nod each for “Artist Of The Year.” 

BET correspondent and contributing writer Ty Cole spoke to Tribett, Carr, Stellar Awards founder Don Jackson, and Tamela Mann who chatted about what to expect at this year’s award ceremony, and how the artists have made a concerted effort to make the connection between traditional and nontraditional Christian music. 

“I hope the audience and the viewers receive what we received that evening during our performance because I was nervous, but the Lord met us there,” said Mann, whose husband, David Mann was a presenter during the show. “It was such a great evening and the songs spoke to the heart because people need help nowadays with all that we’re going through. The song talks about help, mental health, and we hope that people grab those messages.”

Watch more of their conversation and tune in to the Stellar Gospel Music Awards on Sunday,

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John Travolta Shares Photo of Daughter Ella Dressed as Alice in Wonderland for New Film

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John Travolta and daughter Ella Bleu Travolta are enjoying very merry un-birthdays as she films her new movie. 

The 67-year-old iconic actor shared a photo to Instagram on Thursday, July 29 that showed his 21-year-old daughter in costume for Get Lost, a new live-action film with fantasy elements that offers a modern-day take on Alice in Wonderland. Ella stars in the lead role as Alicia/Alice, a woman living in Budapest, Hungary who goes on a wild overnight adventure when the city transforms into Wonderland, according to Deadline

“Here’s my daughter Ella starring in a live action re-imagining of Alice in Wonderland! Called, ‘Get Lost,'” John captioned the photo of Ella glancing over her shoulder in her elaborate blue dress. “I’m a very proud dad!”

A day earlier, Ella posted a video to her own Instagram account to inform fans she’s currently filming on location for the project that also stars James Cromwell and Abby Corrigan. 

“Hi, everyone,” Ella said in the footage. “I am here in beautiful Budapest, Hungary, filming the modern-day reimagining of Alice in Wonderland, called Get Lost. I am so excited to be here—amazing cast, amazing crew, I can’t wait to share it with you guys, and I’ll keep you posted.”

While this is Ella’s first lead role, she’s previously appeared in a couple of her dad’s films. These include the 2019 crime saga The Poison Rose that also featured Morgan Freeman, and the 2009 comedy Old Dogs that co-starred the late Robin Williams. 

Earlier in the month,

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Viola Davis’ Husband Julius Tennon: Everything To Know About The Actress’ Husband Of 18 Years

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Academy Award winner Viola Davis has been happily married to Julius Tennon for 18 years. Here’s everything to know about the actress’ husband.

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon’s marriage has a spiritual backstory — one that could, quite frankly, be the plot of a romance film. The Academy Award winner, 55, has been married to her fellow actor husband, 67, for 18 years now. The couple adopted their daughter Genesis, 11, back in 2011, completing their family of three. Viola and Julius have since become one of the most formidable A-list couples in Hollywood, supporting each other both on and off the red carpets.

Julius’ entry into Viola’s life occurred by cosmic fate. As the story goes, the actress found her life partner by way of prayer. “I was the loneliest woman in the world and someone said, ‘You should just pray for a husband,’” she told Page Six in 2013. “I said I wanted a big Black man from the South who looked like a football player, who already had children, who maybe had been married before.” Three and a half weeks later, Viola said, “I met my husband.”

Enter: Julius, a man who quite literally checked all of the boxes. Former college football player. Texas native. Previously married. Adult children. Below is everything you should know about the answer to Viola’s prayers.

Viola Davis And Julius Tennon viola davis, julius tennon, and daughter genesisJulius Tennon with daughter Genesis and wife Viola Davis (Rob Latour/Shutterstock)

Viola wed Julius in June 2003. The two share daughter Genesis together. Oprah Daily reported that Julius had been previously married before, sharing two children Sheavonda, 44, and Duriel, 41, with his former partner. Julius is an actor and producer,

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Colorado Officer Arrested On Assault Charges Resigns

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PUBLISHED ON : JULY 29, 2021 / 09:18 PM

Written by Quinci LeGardye

According to Newsweek, Police Officer John Haubert has resigned from his position with the Aurora Police Department as of Thursday.

Haubert had been arrested on suspicion of attempted first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and felony menacing charges for allegedly beating Kyle Vinson, a biracial man who identifies as Black. Another officer is accused of not intervening to try to stop him, the Associated Press reports.

Haubert and other officers found Vinson while responding to a trespassing report Friday (July 23). In the body camera footage, Haubert allegedly held his pistol to Vinson’s head, struck him with it, choked him, and threatened to shoot him.

At one point, while Haubert reportedly held him down, Vinson cried, “You’re killing me,” as he gasped for air.

“If you move, I will shoot you,” Haubert responded.

On Tuesday (July 27), Aurora Police Chief Vanessa Wilson put the officers who stopped Vinson on leave and denounced Vinson’s treatment as a “very despicable act.” She also called Vinson’s case an “anomaly” and asked the public not to paint the department “with a broad brush.”

The video has reignited anger over policing in the community, with activists saying that the footage is the latest example of the mistreatment of people of color. The activists referenced multiple allegations of misconduct against the Aurora police department, including the 2019 death of Elijah McClain.

RELATED: Elijah McClain Report: Independent Investigation Finds Wrongdoing On Part Of Aurora Police

The Aurora Police Department also came under fire after an incident where a group of Black women, including four girls between the ages of 6 and 17,

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