So tragic. Rest in Peace Michelle ...
(cafemom.com) The saddest part of this story is not that none of it had to happen. Just a handful of days before she was attacked and killed, she posted a status to Facebook that was chilling in its straightforwardness. In it, Rowling said that if anything happened to her, she wanted her friends to pass on her love to her children and to her mother. It is now believed by her friends that Rowling knew Cooper was coming for her and that he meant to do her harm.
Domestic violence is evil and pernicious. It's so hard for those in the thick of a violent relationship to reach out. Rowling did, and even so, she wasn't able to get the help she needed. If someone like her couldn't get help by being so direct, it shouldn't be a shock that we are usually blind to less obvious cries for help. We've got to change how we offer assistance to victims of domestic violence before we hear another story like this one. Read more here
Tamar Braxton visits Access Hollywood Live for a special holiday performance of "Silent Night."
huffingtonpost.com - The lyric video for Lauryn Hill's "Consumerism" features a whirlwind of visceral images that whiz by with every ferocious word she utters. Ben Franklin's face on the $100 bill represents "corporate greed," prescription pills float across the screen as stand-ins for "paranoia skepticism, schizophrenic mechanisms" and images of war-torn countries scream "self-destruct" during the hook. This may be just a lyric video, but it's a pretty elaborate one, directed by Hill and Jon Casey. The world's injustices are on display alongside Hill's angry lyrics, leaving no doubt as to the rapper's current state of mind, post-prison. Click here to listen
Sony released the first trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on Thursday...check out Jamie Foxx as villain Electro...
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