Little Mix member Jesy Nelson is catching tremendous backlash for playfully singing along to one of R. Kelly‘s most famous songs in the wake of Lifetime’s docuseries.
The British singer was at a dinner party in London Saturday night with some friends, and she recorded herself dancing in her seat and singing Kelly’s “Ignition (Remix)” as it played over the speakers. Her buddy who was sitting next to her got in on the fun as well.
In the clip — which has since been deleted from Jesy’s IG story — you hear her say, “‘Ignition,’ R. Kelly” with an added “Ooh” for emphasis. She continues to sing along to the first verse as she playfully touches her pal’s face. It’s clear she had no issue with the song.
Welp, her fans didn’t like that a whole lot. Tons of people tweeted their criticism at Jesy, both with shock, disgust and disappointment. One user wrote, “Jesy Nelson what the f**k? First you film a white person saying the n word and put it on Instagram and now you are bopping along with R Kelly after what has just happened?”
The user continued… “Shame on you… I’m done with you, CANCELLED. You just ruin LM’s reputation too. Bye sis.”
Little Mix did not comment one way or another on the allegations leveled against Kelly in “Surviving R. Kelly.” It’s interesting too — Kelly has continued to secure bookings for shows in Germany despite the airing of the docuseries and the uproar it’s caused in the States.
Like we said before … #MuteRKelly really does NOT translate across the pond. Like, not at all.
Here’s a cute story to start your Friday off right … Danny Amendola spotted a little kid wearing his jersey Thursday night — and surprised the hell outta him in an adorable vid!!!
The Dolphins star was cruisin’ around in Miami when all of the sudden a little boy rockin’ his No. 80 gear pulled out in front of him.
“Hey bro, bro — come here,” Danny tells the kid … “You know whose jersey you’re wearing??”
The kid — surprised — responds matter-of-factly, “Yes. Danny Amendola.”
Danny’s reaction?? “That’s me, how are you brother?!”
The kid lights up immediately … and the smile is the most adorable thing you’ll see today — and then the two even stopped to pose for a pic together!!!
D.A.’s been killin’ it this week … making little kids’ days AND (possibly) getting back with his Miss Universe girlfriend.
Proves once and for all … ya can’t lose in the offseason!!
Officials in Israel believe Bar Refaeli tried to hide more than $ 6 MILLION from tax authorities … and now she’s been informed prosecutors will hit her with tax evasion and money laundering charges.
Refaeli has been under investigation for years — authorities believe she tried to get out of paying taxes in Israel by claiming her primary residence was in the U.S. … and telling U.S. authorities she lived in Israel.
Authorities claim the supermodel was shady with tax officials from 2006 to 2012 — part of that time was when she was dating Leonardo DiCaprio.
Officials say Bar claimed to be living in the U.S. with Leo at the time when she was really living in Tel Aviv under a family member’s name, this according to JPost.com.
Bar’s parents, Tzipi and Rafi Refaeli, are also expected to be hit with money laundering and tax evasion charges stemming from the same investigation.
As for Bar, her attorney Moshe Mizrahi told Ynet … Israeli tax authorities are backing out of a deal she negotiated with them in 2009. He also claims Bar “hasn’t hidden anything.”
33-year-old Refaeli is one of the most famous models in the world — gracing the covers of magazines like the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and GQ.
Raj Singh is best known for playing the young Maharaja — who whips Short Round played by Jonathan Ke Quan — in Steven Spielberg‘s 1984 action film “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.” Guess what he looks like now!
“Pretty Little Liars” star Shay Mitchell rung in the new year with some tragic news for her followers … she miscarried in 2018.
The actress was going over her year in review on her Instagram story, and toward the end she revealed the miscarriage by posting a photo of a sonogram with an emoji of a broken heart and a caption right before that read, “Lastly, although it was an amazing year, it didn’t come without some hardships.”
She then put up a lengthy message about the facade that is social media which read, in part, “We all have to deal with various struggles and challenges in life. And sometimes it’s easier to only showcase the good times on social media, which is what leads many people to criticize it for its lack of authenticity.”
She continued … “Having so many people follow me on Instagram and read my posts is both incredibly humbling and hugely uplifting. The support and affection that so many of you show me lifts me up during even my darkest days, one of which happened last year after I miscarried and lost the child of my hopes and dreams.”
Shay did not disclose who the father was, but she’s recently been linked to Matte Babel, a TV host and reporter. He hasn’t commented on any miscarriage himself.
When Aretha Franklin died in August she left behind a legacy as the undisputed “Queen of Soul” … and also a huge debt to Uncle Sam.
According to legal docs obtained by TMZ … the IRS claims Franklin owes more than $ 6.3 MILLION in back taxes from 2012 to 2018, and an additional $ 1.5 mil in penalties.
Aretha’s reps tell us the massive tax lien is the result of several audits over the last 6 years. The weird thing … one of the years in question is listed as 2018, and that tax year is not over.
We broke the story … the “Respect” singer’s being dogged in death by more than just the tax man — her lawyer also filed docs in October demanding the estate pony up nearly $ 54k to cover bills dating back 6 years.
There’s also a new lien filed by a publishing company that wants $ 136,000 for royalties in connection with the 1973 song “Angel.”
Say a little prayer for the person managing her finances.