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Outside of his music career, not much is known about Kendrick Lamar’s personal life. Well, it came as a surprise to many when it was reported that Lamar and his fiancee welcomed their first child.

US Weekly is reporting the “Poetic Justice” rapper, and his highschool sweetheart, soon-to-be wife Whitney Alford are the proud parents of a baby girl.

Per US Weekly:

“A source tells Us that the makeup artist, 33, gave birth to a baby girl. The rapper, 32, who is famously quiet about his private life, didn’t announce that his high school sweetheart was pregnant ahead of their daughter’s arrival.”

Congrats to K.Dot and Alford.

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Spider-Man: Far From Home Hits $1 Billion At The Box Office

That Marvel reign just won’t let up. Spider-Man: Far From Home became the ninth film from Marvel Studios to cross the $1 billion mark at the box office. According to The Hollywood Reporter, it became the first film featuring the web-slinger to do so.

There is a catch though, Disney won’t see any of that money. As part of its complicated deal with Sony to use Spider-Man in the MCU, all of that dough goes into Sony’s pockets instead. We are sure Disney isn’t sweating it though with the Lion King still bringing in cash as we speak and the upcoming home release of Avengers: Endgame just days away. To celebrate the film’s accomplishment, Tom Holland shared a cool BTS clip via his Instagram account to thank his 28 million followers for their support of the film.

With the recent announcement of Marvel’s Phase 4 slate of films coming don’t be shocked if Disney continues to rake in the dough.

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Fast & Furious Writer Says Franchise Heading Into Outer Space Is “Not of Out The Question.”

The Fast & Furious movie franchise is already in territory it has never been before with the release of its first spinoff Hobbs & Shaw. Chris Morgan, the long-time writer of the action films, didn’t scoff at the idea somehow we will see Dominick Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his familia in space.

Speaking with Polygon about some of the ridiculous jaw-dropping action scenes, Morgan says nothing is “off-limits” but as long as they  “stay on the right side of keeping the audience engaged.” When asked if fans will one day see the franchise hit the vastness of outer space, Morgan stated:

“Nothing’s out of the question. Absolutely nothing. It just has to be cool, and it has to be good. You know, that’s the thing.”


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Mary J. Blige Will Star In Power Spinoff

Mary J. Blige is booked and busy. The Grammy winner and Oscar nominee is coming to Starz and will be joining the cast of the upcoming spinoff based on the network’s hit drama Power.

Blige was revealed as a cast member of Power Book II: Ghost by series showrunner Courtney A. Kemp at the Television Critics Association press tour on Friday (July 27). Kemp states the show “continue the journey of some of Power‘s most controversial characters,” BUT it will not focus on Omari Hardwick’s character despite the title.

Per THR:

Blige joined Kemp, fellow Power executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and the cast onstage after the announcement. She said she’s a huge fan of the series; the cast returned the love, with Hardwick and Naturi Naughton (Tasha St. Patrick) both telling her how much her music has meant to them. 

“I’ve known so many Tashas, I’ve known so many Ghosts. I’ve dated so many Ghosts,” Blige said. “I’m a huge fan for life, and I’m so grateful to be a part of it.”

Power’s final season kicks off  Aug. 25 and will be split into two parts. The first 10 episodes will air this summer into fall, and the last five arrive January 2020. Power Confidential a new aftershow will debut immediately following the season premiere.

You think they got Mary to sing the new theme song for the Power spinoff?

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