#SayWhatNews- O’Reilley Comes At Sharpton’s Book – Fugee Director Jailed- Real House Wife Indicted- Pope Okays Gays- Don Lemon Under Fire

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Bill O’Reilley Criticizes Al Sharpton’s Book Deal With Cash Money – Al’s Camp Responds- Bill O’Reilley recently spoke out about his disapproval of Al Sharpton signing a book deal with Cash Money records. O’Reilly said that Sharpton is, “in business with people who put out entertainment that his harmful to children …The fact is, Al Sharpton is allowing a company that harms black children to distribute his book.” In response the executive director of Sharpton’s National Action Network, Tamika Mallory, issued a statement saying that O’Reilley’s comments were a “blatant contradiction.” She said that the book is being published through Simon and Schuster via a partnership with Cash Money Content that has its own separate relationship with Cash Money Records. She went on to say that it is possible for Mr. Sharpton to partner with an entity without agreeing with every facet of it. Al’s book.

 

80 Percent Of U.S. Adults Face Near-Poverty, Unemployment-According to a surveyed published by the Associated Press nearly 4 out of 5 US adults struggle with joblessness, poverty and/or a reliance on welfare. These results come as the Obama administration is trying to refocus on the economy and figure out how public programs should best be used and allocated. The most drastic change in poverty rates is occurring among whites.

For the first time in nearly 30 years the number of white single mothers with children either equaled or surpassed those of blacks in addition to poverty rates among whites growing faster than among any other race. Poverty is now being described as a “mainstream event” no longer an issue of “them” but now of “us”.

 

The Fugees’ “Killing Me Softly” Video Director Sentenced To Prison- According to the NY Daily News, Aswad Ayinde- the award winning director of The Fugee’s ‘Killing Me Softly’ video will be spending the rest of his days behind bars. He was sentenced to 50 years in prison on Friday. This 50 years will be added to the 40 years he was sentenced to last year all in connection with the sexual assault and sexual abuse of his daughters. Ayinde is accused of raping his own daughters and forcing them to have his children because he wanted to have “a pure blood line”. He allegedly molested 5 of his daughters having 6 children with them. 2 of the children born of his daughters have genetic illnesses believed to be brought on by incest- one of the children died back in 2010.  He will have to face at least 3 more trials for all of the charges against him. One of his daughters told her father in court, “I can’t describe how much you hurt me and my sisters.”

 

FDA Says Vitamin B Has Steroids- If you purchased the vitamin B supplement Healthy Life Chemistry By Purity First B-50 lately you may want to reconsider taking it. According to complaints of adverse side effects reported to the FDA, there may be anabolic steroids in the product. Complaints included feelings of fatigue, muscle cramping/pain, unusual hair growth, affected menstrual cycles and low testosterone. FDA lab tests found that methasterone and dimethazine (both steroids) were included. An FDA official issued a statement saying, “Products marketed as a vitamin but which contain undisclosed steroids pose a real danger to consumers and are illegal.” If you have taken this supplement discontinue use immediately and if you have experienced any side effects you are urged to contact a health care official and report your experience to the FDA.

 

‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ star and husband indicted on fraud, tax charges-RHONJ star Teresa Giudice and her husband, Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice were indicted yesterday on 39 counts of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, making false statements on loan applications and bankruptcy fraud. The couple has allegedly been participating in the shady activity since 2001. The couple seemed to be living the life of luxury but filed for bankruptcy back in 2009 and acquired more than $3 million in personal debt between home mortgages and credit card bills. Mr. Giuseppe is also being accused of receiving income from his personal business and not filing federal income taxes from 2004-2008. The couple has confirmed that they will plead not guilty to the charges against them. Should they be found guilty they face up to 50 years in jail and more than $1 million in fines.

 

Pope Francis Okays The Gays!- The day after Archbishop Tutu made his statement in support of the LGBT community, Pope Francis has also issued his own words of support. During a news conference he said, “We shouldn’t marginalize people for this. They must be integrated into society… If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?” During the hour and 20 minute long discussion he also shared his views on the Vatican bank and the greater role he believes women should be playing in the Catholic church.

 

Woman Sues Equifax … And Wins!- Back in 2009 Julie Miller was denied bank credit after using Equifax for a credit report. After doing some research she found that the Equifax report contained false identifying information and connected her to false account which prevented her from getting the money she needed to help her disabled brother and expand her husband’s business. She filed a lawsuit against Equifax and walked away with $18.6 million.

 

Lebron James Creates Hip-Hop Inspired ‘NBA 2K14’ Soundtrack- According to HipHopDx, LeBron James will be curating the tunes for NBA 2K14’s soundtrack. Drake’s “Started From The Bottom,” Daft Punk and Pharrell’s “Get Lucky” as well as songs from Kanye West, Jadakiss, Kendrick Lamar and Fly Union have all been confirmed tracks for the video game. According to a press statement, Bron said, “I love that I’m the first NBA 2K cover athlete to choose the soundtrack.” The game will be released on October 1st.

 

Don Lemon Sides With Bill O’Reilley And Gives Tips To End Racism

5. Pull up your pants;

4. Stop using the “N word”;

3. Respect where you live (this includes not littering. Don said while living in white communities, he rarely saw it but living in Harlem now, he sees it all the time);

2. Finish high school and;

1. Stop having children out of wedlock.

Do you agree with this?  Check out the video below.

South Philly Building Collapses – Late yesterday morning a row house collapsed bringing two other homes with it. 8 people were injured during the incident including 2 small babies and a teenager- one of the victims is in critical condition. Investigators believe that a natural gas leak could have been the cause of the collapse. There biggest lead is with a contractor who was working in the basement of one of the homes. He suffered burns to 22% of his body- fire officials hope to question him and see if he knows what caused the homes to fall. Witnesses who were in the area at the time said that there was definitely an explosion and they smelled gas. One person said they felt their house shake. People have been evacuated.

 

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