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2 arrested in murder of 14-year-old Samir Jefferson who was shot 18 times in Philly



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Two suspects have been arrested in the shooting death of 14-year-old Samir Jefferson, Philadelphia police say.

Jefferson was chased and shot 18 times by several gunmen after allegedly sending a fight video to someone on social media.

Police say Samir Jefferson was at a North Philadelphia bus stop near his high school in the city’s Feltonville neighborhood when a car pulled up around 3:30 p.m. on Monday.

Several men got out of the car and chased the boy down a sidewalk on the 100 block of West Wyoming Avenue.

The assailants opened fire — striking Jefferson 18 times. He ran another block before collapsing and was pronounced dead at Temple University Hospital.

Police collected 35 spent shell casings near a Rite Aid pharmacy. More than a dozen bullet holes dotted one wall of the pharmacy.

The gunmen left the scene in a vehicle driven by a female. Police stopped the vehicle nearby and took the occupants into custody.

On Wednesday, Deputy Commissioner Ben Naish said three separate shooters in their 20s were involved in Jefferson’s murder, according to 6 ABC News.

Naish said two suspects are in custody and three other suspects are still at large. A woman was reportedly cooperating in the investigation.

During a press conference on Wednesday, Naish urged the suspects to turn themselves in.

“They know who they are. I don’t know what they’re doing to try to hide their way or prevent them from being arrested,” said Naish.

A source tells Action News that Jefferson may have been killed for taunting someone on social media.

Jefferson’s family say his Instagram shows he messaged a fight video to someone approximately 15 minutes before he was killed.

Police say they are investigating whether the video was a factor in this case.

“Every time I close my eyes, I see my son,” Denise Goodson told Fox 29 Philadelphia. “That’s my son, I birthed him. He wanted to be somebody. He wanted to be known,” she cried.

Samir’s murder was the third in just 2 days in Philadelphia. A 16-year-old boy was shot dead the day before Samir was killed.

Police say social media drives most of the violent deaths of young people in Philly.

The city broke a longstanding record for homicides in one year with 508 in 2021.

“I don’t care about no justice, I don’t care about retaliation, I just want my son back. None of that can help me get my son back,” Goodson cried out.

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RHOC: Emily Simpson Shades Jen as “Hypocritical” and Calls Noella “Contradicting,” Talks Heather Drama and Reunion



RHOC: Emily Simpson Shades Dr. Jen Armstrong as “Hypocritical,” Weighs in on Heather and Noella’s Drama and Says Shannon “Knew” Terry’s Lawsuit Would Be Brought on Camera, Plus Talks Reunion Receipts

This season on Real Housewives of Orange County, Emily Simpson is seemingly a different person. Viewers are falling in love with her new spirit and energy.

In a recent episode, the Bravo star let loose at a party, taking several shots. During the evening, she questioned Dr. Jennifer Armstrong‘s past relationship.

In an interview with ET, Emily explained why she cross-examined Jen, who dated a billionaire (who later sued her).

“You know where that came from?” said Emily. “Jen always likes to give Noella [Bergener] a hard time about meeting her husband on And I just find it hypocritical… because I know that [Jennifer] dated this guy and I’m thinking he’s an older guy, he was married. I mean, he sued her and won a judgment against her for a bunch of money. To me, I don’t know, I just felt like digging in there.”

Emily then addressed the Noella/Heather drama: “I don’t really understand it. I know Noella thinks that she saw something [happen at Heather’s house] but that’s the part that I don’t understand, because she contradicts herself a lot. She says, ‘I saw it.’ Then she says, ‘No, I heard. No, somebody told me. No, I saw it.’ …When you tell the truth you don’t contradict yourself over and over again.”

According to Emily, Noella initially acted like a “fangirl” toward Heather. It was “not normal,” she said, “not how you would act if you were just out to lunch with friends. I mean, she was very like, ‘I can’t believe I’m sitting next to Heather Dubrow!’ And there’s another time in the season where she says weird stuff about Heather and calls Heather her hero. I don’t know, it’s all very bizarre to me.”

The star also spoke about the dramatic argument when Heather accused Noella of giving her daughter pornography. “Yeah… that’s a good dinner scene,” she said. “I remember being right in there … and I was trying to get Noella to be reasonable. I don’t think that’ll ever happen.”

Emily then explained her beef with Shannon at the beginning of the season, when Gina and Emily repeated a rumor (about a lawsuit regarding Dr. Terry Dubrow) that Shannon shared off-camera.

“The way it looks in the episode is like she told us something off-camera and then as soon as we found out and we were with Heather, we just ran and told Heather. That’s not what happened,” said Emily. “I will make a timeline, and I will show up at the reunion, and I will tell you what happened and people, I think, will have a better understanding of why Gina and I — or really, it was Gina, but obviously I was there and I knew she was doing it — but why it happened like that.”

She stated there are “pieces of this puzzle that are missing… There were phone calls that took place that weren’t on camera. There were texts that were… there’s just more to this story.”

“My gut feeling and based upon what I know… [Shannon] knew it was going to come up,” said Emily. “Because she does things that make it come up. She’s been on this show for eight years now, she knows you can’t shut a camera down and then drunkenly tell people things and then think that at no point during the rest of the four months of filming that it’s never going to come up.”

On a different episode, Shannon reacted negatively to Emily’s claim that Shannon was jealous of Heather and Gina’s friendship. Shannon also told ET it was “ludicrous.”

Emily addressed this reaction, saying, “When she’s so extreme like, ‘That’s ludicrous, I would never think that!’ then it just makes me think, I feel like you’re overreacting a little.” In the interview, Emily imitated Shannon’s voice, then immediately thought better of it.

“She’s not going to be happy about that,” said Emily. “But it’s imitation as a form of flattery, right?”

The star then expressed, “I think maybe there’s a little bit of jealousy there just because Shannon does suffer from FOMO. She does really always want to know what everybody else is doing and why she wasn’t invited.”

Photos Credit: Tommy Garcia/Bravo

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Prime Video’s Star-Studded Docuseries ‘Phat Tuesdays: The Era of Hip-Hop Comedy’ Features Legendary Footage Of Bernie Mack, Chris Tucker, Steve Harvey With A Flat Top & More



Prime Video’s Star-Studded Docuseries ‘Phat Tuesdays: The Era of Hip-Hop Comedy’ Features Legendary Footage Of Bernie Mack, Chris Tucker, Steve Harvey With A Flat Top & More

If you like to laugh like we like to laugh we have the perfect docuseries for you.

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Prime Video today released the official first look trailer for ‘Phat Tuesdays: The Era Of Hip Hop Comedy.’ Phat Tuesdays founder, Guy Torry, and a lineup of world-famous comedians and personalities—including Anthony Anderson, Tichina Arnold, Nick Cannon, Dave Chappelle, Snoop Dogg, Cedric the Entertainer, Tiffany Haddish, Steve Harvey, Lil Rel Howery, Regina King, Jo Koy, Luenell, Flame Monroe, Jay Pharoah, Craig Robinson, JB Smoove, Chris Tucker, Kym Whitley, and more—share memories, laughs, and tributes to a night at The Comedy Store that forever changed the comedy landscape.

Check out the trailer below:

Talk about star-studded, riiiiight?!

Phat Tuesdays features so many of today’s most famous comedians and personalities, including Anthony Anderson, Tichina Arnold, Nick Cannon, Dave Chappelle, Snoop Dogg, Cedric the Entertainer, Tiffany Haddish, Steve Harvey, Lil Rel Howery, Regina King, Jo Koy, Luenell, Flame Monroe, Jay Pharoah, Craig Robinson, JB Smoove, Chris Tucker, Kym Whitley, and more, and tells the unbelievable story of how Guy Torry moved mountains to launch an all-Black comedy night at The Comedy Store. What started as an experiment in ‘90s Los Angeles turned into a must-see, hilarious experience, elevating Black voices to have their turn on the stage. In addition to Torry and Hudlin, Byron Phillips also executive produces, along with Jeff Hasler, Brian Lovett, and Jeff Bumgarner for Original Productions, and Kelsey Grammer and Tom Russo for Grammnet Productions. Joshua Firosz, Darren Toon for Original Productions, and Jordan McMahon for Grammnet Productions serve as co-executive producers.

Loaded with exclusive interviews with comedians and celebrities who were there—either performing on stage or in the audience—and never-before-seen footage of legendary comedy sets from back in the day, Phat Tuesdays is the inspiring story of how a little experiment to help Black comedians following the tragedy of the 1992 LA riots turned into a triumphant must-see experience. The showcase regularly brought together people from all walks of life—icons and ex-cons, stars and starlets, pros and regular joes—for one purpose, laughter, and became the most popular comedy show in Hollywood during the ‘90s.

‘Phat Tuesdays’ arrives on Prime Video February 4th

Will you be watching?

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Rachel Brosnahan Wears Open, Midriff Top With Nothing Underneath In Stunning Look—Photo



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Rachel Brosnahan, 31, is showing a different side to her buttoned-up character on ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ while promoting the show’s 4th season on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’.

Leave it to Rachel Brosnahan to prove rocking a midriff is classy — always! The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star stole the show in a stunning two-piece, blue print ensemble for her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on January 19 to promote the fourth season of her hit show. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin native was snapped heading into the studio in her head-to-toe blues, but appeared to be feeling the opposite with her big smile and wave. Rachel sported a maxi skirt that grazed her ankles, revealing strappy, blue-suede pumps, while her taut tummy peaked out through her flowing top. Rachel completed the look with a mini blue bag in hand. Boom. Fashion icon.

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However, not everyone always agreed with how Rachel presented herself, shockingly! The stylish star once shared that prior to breaking into show biz, she was told she’d have to change her appearance if she wanted to make it big. “Early on, you get a lot of feedback on auditions,” she explained at a 92nd Street Y Q&A in 2019. “People give it to you like it is [the] Bible, like it is truth,” she said. “I’ve been told so many times I had to change my hair and learn to do my makeup and ‘buy different clothes’ . . . It starts to get into your head.”  Nowadays, it looks like Rachel is making her own fashion bible, and topped with her talent, she is unstoppable, as this will definitely be another big year for the Emmy winner.

Along with returning as her Maisel character Midge, the actor will also be starring in the upcoming film Dead For a Dollar with Willem Dafoe, Christopher Waltz and Benjamin Bratt. Rachel also recently shared on Instagram that she has indeed been feeling fresh so far in 2022. “Fresh flowers. Fresh cut. Fresh face. Fresh fit. Did you know if you type fresh enough times in a row it doesn’t look like a real word anymore?” she wrote, then added, “Do your worst 2022.” 

2022 is definitely no match for Rachel! Like many TV and film productions, there was a delay in Mrs. Maisel’s filming in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Season 4 production finally got underway for season 4 last January in New York City. Fans have basically been waiting since the December 2019 announcement for this season. And we are here for it! Clearly, Rachel is too!

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