Connect with us

Entertainment

Diddy sells all shares in Revolt amid sexual assault lawsuits

Published

on

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, the US rapper, has sold his entire stake in Revolt, the media company he co-founded in 2013.

Revolt confirmed the complete buy-out in a statement on Tuesday. The media company revealed that Combs’ shares have been “redeemed and retired”. The sale price, however, remains undisclosed.

Detavio Samuels, Revolt’s CEO, told the New York Times that discussions about Diddy’s separation began in January after multiple sexual assault lawsuits were filed against him.

He said before the lawsuits, Combs had minimal interaction with the company.

Samuels revealed that the “staff were shaken by the cascade of news surrounding the company’s founder”, adding that they have completely “separated from Combs”.

“He is no longer chairman. He is no longer on the board. He has no shares, no equity in Revolt. We have completely separated and dissociated from each other,” he said.

Revolt also announced a new ownership structure that will give its employees an equity stake.

The separation follows months of controversy surrounding Combs.

In November 2023, Cassie, his ex-girlfriend, accused him of rape, abuse, and human trafficking during their 10-year relationship. However, the lawsuit was settled shortly after.

Several other women have also filed lawsuits against Combs with similar allegations.

In May, a video surfaced showing Combs assaulting Cassie in 2016.

Diddy, who had denied Cassie’s claims, however, apologised. He said he was “truly sorry” and that his actions were “inexcusable”.

Entertainment

Rihanna dismisses rumour of third pregnancy

Published

on

By

Rihanna, the award-winning Barbadian music star, has addressed rumours circulating that she is expecting her third child.

There have been speculations that the ‘Man Down’ hitmaker was pregnant for the third time in three years for A$AP Rocky, her partner.

But in a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, the 36-year-old denied the rumours, adding that she was not pregnant.

She however said that she is open to having more children.

“I am not pregnant, if that is what you are asking. But I would definitely have more kids,” she said.

In April, the mother of two opened up about wanting to expand her family.

She said she wants to have as many kids as God wants, adding that she is hoping for a daughter.

“As many as God wants me to have. I do not know what God wants, but I would go for more than two. I would try for my girl. But of course if it is another boy, it is another boy,” she said.

Rihanna and Rocky sparked their relationship in December 2020 after being longtime friends.

In May 2022, the celebrity couple welcomed their first child.

They also had Riot Rose, their second child, in August 2023.

Continue Reading

Entertainment

Ebuka opens up on health struggle

Published

on

By

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) host, has spoken about his health struggle.

In a post via X on Tuesday, Ebuka revealed that he had “three health scares” in 2023 and even had to undergo surgery.

The media personality, however, did not disclose the ailments. He added that he is focused on “fixing” his body in 2024.

“Had 3 health scares in 2023 and ended the year in surgery… Fixing the body in 2024,” he wrote.

Continue Reading

Entertainment

DJ Cuppy aims for fourth university degree

Published

on

By

DJ Cuppy, the Nigerian disc jockey, says she is applying to study for another academic degree.

The celebrity DJ, the daughter of billionaire businessman Femi Otedola, recently took to Instagram to reveal that she “loves learning”.

Cuppy said after performing at a show, it dawned on her to pursue another academic degree.

“So, I am at home at the moment. I finished a DJ gig and I started working on an application for something pretty important. And I have decided to go back to school. I already have three degrees but I love learning,” she said.

“The university I am applying to, obviously is very academically and their application is pretty rigorous. And I just felt quite discouraged. I am 31 now. My brain does not work like it needs to. I was looking at the prerequisite readings and I was like how am I going to do this. And I realised I have done it before I can do it again.”

Born Florence Otedola, the entertainer also shared a copy of her certificate on social media.

In October 2021, the singer commenced her master’s degree programme in African Studies at Oxford University.

Cuppy completed her thesis which is the required academic research work the following year. She said although she did not get merit or distinction, she is glad to have passed the thesis.

Last year, Cuppy bagged her third degree and second master’s (MSc) from the University of Oxford, England.

Continue Reading

Bodex F. Hungbo, SPMIIM is a multiple award-winning Nigerian Digital Media Practitioner, Digital Strategist, PR consultant, Brand and Event Expert, Tv Presenter, Tier-A Blogger/Influencer, and a top cobbler in Nigeria.

She has widespread experiences across different professions and skills, which includes experiences in; Marketing, Media, Broadcasting, Brand and Event Management, Administration and Management with prior stints at MTN, NAPIMS-NNPC, GLOBAL FLEET OIL AND GAS, LTV, Silverbird and a host of others

Most Read...