Connect with us


RHOSLC Star Mary Cosby and Son Appear in Court, Plead Not Guilty as Attorney Addresses “Sinister” Charges



RHOSLC Star Mary Cosby and Son Robert Jr. Appear in Court, Plead Not Guilty to Misdemeanors as Attorney Addresses "Sinister" Charges

Credit: Charles Sykes/Bravo

Mary Cosby and her 19-year-old son, Robert Cosby Jr., appeared in court on Friday to address charges related to an incident that reportedly took place in April.

After being charged with misdemeanors, including contributing to the delinquency of a minor and unlawfully providing shelter to a runaway, the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City cast member attended a short hearing, where their attorney, Clayton Simms, shed more light on the situation.

“The charges sound sinister, but the reality of the situation is much different,” the lawyer told FOX 13, via a report from Radar Online, after the hearing, adding, “Robert’s girlfriend’s mother didn’t want him hanging out, so she called the police.”

The attorney went on to throw some shade at the officers involved.

“Rather than the Salt Lake City Department focusing on real crime, they’re turning into the relationship police,” he said. “The basis of this case is just a misunderstanding. We think there’s absolutely no merit to the case.”

If Mary and Robert are found guilty of crimes relating to his girlfriend, who he may or may not still be dating, the Cosbys, who have pleaded not guilty, will be forced to pay a $1,380 fine.

During the hearing on Friday, Mary and Robert’s legal team asked Justice Court Judge Katherine Peters to continue their hearing until December, which she agreed to do.

As the Cosbys face a couple of misdemeanor charges, Mary’s RHOSLC castmate, Jen Shah, is facing much more dire legal circumstances after being arrested in March on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with a years-long, multi-state telemarketing scheme.

Jen is facing a maximum of 50 years behind bars for her alleged crimes, including 30 years for the wire fraud charges and another 20 years for the money laundering charges.

Following Jen’s arrest, attorney Ronald Richards, who is currently investigating Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Erika Jayne, said he believes Jen is “on a collision course for a horrible, horrible outcome.”

“She’s charged in a place that most Americans don’t understand very well and that’s called the Southern District of New York. You’re up against prosecutors that are so much better than anybody you’re going to hire and they’re treated with the highest level of respect by the judges in that district,” he explained on the Juicy Scoop podcast.

“It has to be clear that you are innocent, not like what’s going on in this case where you have all these documented frauds, multiple guilty pleas, but everybody is guilty but Jen Shah,” he added.

The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City season two airs Sundays at 9/8c on Bravo.

google news [give_form id="136891"]


Virgil Abloh: 5 Things About The Iconic Louis Vuitton & Off-White Designer Dead At 41



Virgil Abloh: 5 Things About The Iconic Louis Vuitton & Off-White Designer Dead At 41

Design icon Virgil Abloh, who was formerly Kanye West’s Creative Director, has passed away after a private battle with cancer.

The fashion world is mourning over the loss of Virgil Abloh at 41-years-old. The Illinois native was the Artistic Director of Louis Vuitton and creator of iconic contemporary label Off-White who worked closely with a number of celebrities over the years, including Kanye West and Hailey Baldwin. The news of his death after a private two-year battle with cancer was announced via his Instagram page.

Virgil Abloh. (Gregory Pace/Shutterstock)

“We are devastated to announce the passing of our beloved Virgil Abloh, a fiercely devoted father, husband, son, brother, and friend. He is survived by his loving wife Shannon Abloh, his children Lowe Abloh and Grey Abloh, his sister Edwina Abloh, his parents Nee and Eunice Abloh, and numerous dear friends and colleagues,” the message began, going on to share details of his health battle.

“For over two years, Virgil valiantly battled a rare, aggressive form of cancer, cardiac angiosarcoma. He chose to endure his battle privately since his diagnosis in 2019, undergoing numerous challenging treatments, all while helming several significant institutions that span fashion, art, and culture,” it read.

“Through it all, his work ethic, infinite curiosity, and optimism never wavered. Virgil was driven by his dedication to his craft and to his mission to open doors for others and create pathways for greater equality in art and design. He often said, ‘Everything I do is for the 17-year-old version of myself,’ believing deeply in the power of art to inspire future generations,” it also said. “We thank you all for your love and support, and we ask for privacy as we grieve and celebrate Virgil’s life.”

Learn more about Virgil here.

He was from Illinois.

Virgil was born on September 30, 1980 in Rockford, Illinois to parents Nee and Eunice Abloh. He is one two siblings, and is the older brother of his sister Edwina, 46.

After completing his high school diploma at Boylan Catholic High School, he went on to pursue his post-secondary studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering in 2002. He fell in love with fashion while studying for a  Master of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology, where he graduated in 2006.

He worked with Kanye West.

Virgil Abloh first met rapper Kanye West in 2007 while on the steps of Chicago print shop Custom Kings after Don C had commissioned the young designer for some work.

“Kanye wasn’t going to put his art form in the hands of the art department at the record label. So he was like, ‘I am going to hire you, and let’s literally work on this 24–7, laptop in hand, nonstop,’” Virgil recalled to GQ in 2019. “So more than any title, I was just his assistant creatively. I believed that this was going to be another chapter in hip-hop,” he explained.

The pair then collaborated on Kanye’s first sneaker collaboration with Louis Vuitton back in 2009, which put streetwear on the map in a big way. “When Kanye and I were first going to fashion shows, there was no one outside the shows. Streetwear wasn’t on anyone’s radar, but the sort of chatter at dinners after shows was like ‘Fashion needs something new. It’s stagnant. What’s the new thing going to be?’ That was the timeline on which I was crafting my ideas,” Virgil also said. The two also interned together at Fendi.

He later worked as creative director on Kanye and Jay-Z’s Watch The Throne album and tour in 2011.

He was Artistic Director of Louis Vuitton.

Virgil took the reigns of Louis Vuitton‘s mens line as Artistic Director in 2018 — a role formerly held by fellow fashion icon Marc Jacobs. “When I was in college, Marc Jacobs was the American designer that went to Europe and injected life into Louis Vuitton by bringing Takashi Murakami or Stephen Sprouse,” Virgil said a year after the history making appointment, which made him the first Black person to lead the French luxury house’s mens line.

1638128337 822 Virgil Abloh 5 Things About The Iconic Louis Vuitton
Virgil Abloh attends the Met. (RMV/Shutterstock)

“When I stepped into the role, my office is [Marc’s] exact same office. I’m coming in at a time to re-interpret or channel this brand into the modern era. And I’m very much following in the steps of someone who I admire and put a great deal of belief into. I was carrying on a tradition that I believed in,” Virgil also said.

Virgil Abloh 5 Things About The Iconic Louis Vuitton
Louis Vuitton remembers Virgil Abloh. (Credit/Twitter)

LVMH, the parent company of Louis Vuitton, also issued a statement paying tribute to Virgil after his death. “LVMH, Louis Vuitton and Off White are devastated to announce the passing of Virgil Abloh, on Sunday, November 28th, of cancer, which he had been battling privately for several years,” a tweet read, including a statement from chairman Bernard Arnault.

“We are all shocked after this terrible news. Virgil was not only a genius designer, a visionary, he was also a man with a beautiful soul and great wisdom,” Bernard wrote.

He created Off-White.

Off-White has become one of the most influential contemporary fashion labels in recent years, blending high fashion and streetwear. American-born Virgil founded the label in Milan back in 2012, which quickly went on to become a celebrity favorite worn by the likes of Rihanna, Kylie Jenner, Beyonce, Travis Scott and more.

He also designed Hailey Baldwin’s wedding dress for her nuptials to Justin Bieber in 2019.  “@virgilabloh thank you for making my vision come to life and creating my dream dress. You and your @off____white team are incredible and I’m forever grateful I got to wear your beautiful creation,” she wrote on an Instagram post after the wedding. The backless gown included a long veil that included one of Virgil’s signature design traits of bold text statements, this one appropriately reading “Just Married.”

He has a family.

Virgil married wife Shannon Abloh (née Sundberg) in 2009 after initially meeting in high school. The couple are parents to kids Lowe and Grey.

google news [give_form id="136891"]
Continue Reading


Mick Jagger, 78, Snuggles Up To GF Melanie Hamrick, 34, As They Enjoy The Miami View – Photos



Mick Jagger, Melanie Hamrick

Mick Jagger and his girlfriend Melanie Hamrick were spotted having a conversation and cuddling while standing on an outdoor hotel balcony in Miami, FL, where they’ve been enjoying time under the sun.

Mick Jagger, 78, and Melanie Hamrick, 34, looked like a loving couple on a hotel balcony in Miami, FL last week. The Rolling Stones rocker and his girlfriend were dressed in comfortable-looking casual attire, including a long-sleeved shirt for him and a tank top for her, in pics as they happily chatted and got cozy with each other during the relaxing day. They flashed smiles as they enjoyed the seaside vista below and appeared relaxed.

At one point, Mick was seen wearing a pair of white-framed futuristic-looking blue light glasses when he hung out on the balcony by himself. The blue light shades are reportedly therapeutic and supposed to help improve mood, regulate sleep and ease depression, anxiety, chronic pain and seasonal affective disorder. Once he removed them, he was joined by Melanie.

Mick Jagger and Melanie Hamrick during a previous outing. (MEGA)

The lovebirds’ latest outing comes after they were photographed having fun on a Miami beach together on Nov. 23. They were walking barefoot along the sand and dressed in stylish clothing. Mick donned a black V-neck shirt and black sweatpants with orange detail down the sides as well as a white hat and sunglasses while Melanie wore a long sleeveless red floral patterned dress with a black sweater draped over her shoulders.

Mick also took to Instagram to share pics of himself sitting on a lounge chair and standing on the same beach and admitted he was enjoying his time in the sunny city. “Enjoying Miami… See you at the show tonight!” he wrote, referring to the Miami show on The Rolling Stones No Filter tour.

Mick Jagger, Melanie Hamrick
Mick Jagger and Melanie Hamrick looking fashionable during a night out. (MEGA)

When Mick and Melanie are not spending time alone together, they’re doing so with their son Deveraux, 4. The proud mom brought him to a screening of Peter Rabbit 2 along with Mick’s Rolling Stones bandmate Ronnie Wood‘s wife Sally Wood, 43, and their four-year-old twin daughters Gracie Jane and Alice Rose, in May and posed for pics on the carpet. The little tot looked just like his dad as he adorably walked with the group and stopped in front of the cameras.

google news [give_form id="136891"]
Continue Reading


RHONY Heather Thomson Heard Ramona Singer Say Racist Comment



Heather Thomson Says She Heard Ramona Singer Make Racist Comment During RHONY Filming, Shares What She Heard

Heather Thomson is revealing she did in fact hear Ramona Singer make a racist statement amid filming on the 13th season of The Real Housewives of New York City as she also reveals what the alleged comment was.

A few weeks ago, reports came out stating the show’s first black cast member Eboni K. Williams filed an official complaint with Bravo regarding Ramona, which then led to an investigation that failed to confirm Eboni’s accusation.

In a new interview with The Post, Heather first makes it clear that she’s completely done with the Real Housewives franchise and its fake scenes — according to her.

“I went to the show because [producers say they] want to empower women, but at the end of the day they actually do the total reverse of that,” Heather shared. “They’re showing women behaving badly, and at each other’s throats.”

Heather then went on to drop a bombshell by sharing the alleged racist comment she heard Ramona make during the most recent season of the show. The investigation into this comment is what delayed filming for the RHONY season 13 reunion, ultimately leading to the reunion being cancelled.

Page Six previously reported that Ramona allegedly said, “This is why we shouldn’t have black people on the show” after  Luann de Lesseps demanded Eboni leave her home.

“I was there and I heard Ramona say that and I freaked out,” Heather stated about the reported racist statement.

“Bravo said there was an investigation. To my knowledge, they’ve never offered or required unconscious bias or sensitivity training to the cast or producers on the show ever. I was never asked,” said Heather. “Do they know and care about the effects [the show] has? It’s nonsense. They are not interested in people, they are interested in money.”

Bravo declined to comment on this story to The Post, and as for Ramona, she has vehemently denied making the racist comment, calling it “a terrible lie.”

For the time being, RHONY remains on hiatus amid unconfirmed rumors stating the show might not return in 2022.

google news [give_form id="136891"]
Continue Reading