Bella Thorne Mourns Ex-Boyfriend Lil Peep In Tearful Video

On Wednesday, the music world was shocked by news that Lil Peep had died of an apparent overdose.

Sadly, many who knew the rapper and singer were also aware of the drug problem that eventually claimed Peep's life. 

But the advance knowledge that Peep (real name Gustav Ahr) was on a fatal collision course doesn't appear to have lessened the grief experienced by his loved ones.

Among those who mourning Peep today is actress Bella Thorne.

Thorne and Peep dated briefly over the summer, and they remained close friends in the months after their breakup.

Thorne took to Instagram today to pay tribute to her departed companion.

“I just wanted to say anybody out there who is a Lil Peep fan, you guys know how talented he was, you guys know how great he was… well he was even more f—king great as a person,” says a teary-eyed Bella in the clip below.

Thorne paid tribute to the late 21-year-old on Twitter as well:

"Peep you deserved more out of life. Life didn't do your greatness justice,” she wrote.

Eerily, Peep's final tweet seemed to be a prediction of his own demise:

"When I die you'll love me," the rapper wrote.

Our thoughts to go out to Peep's friends and family in their time of grief.

Watch Bella pay tribute to her late friend below:

Bella thorne mourns ex boyfriend lil peep in tearful video

Jarvis Landry Dom. Violence Video Released, Shows NFL Star Pushed Baby Mama

TMZ Sports has obtained the video at the center of the Jarvis Landry domestic violence investigation — which shows the Miami Dolphins WR pushed his baby mama while their 4-month-old child was in the back seat.  Landry’s rep tells TMZ Sports…


Joe Jackson Posts Bizarre Video Message to Blanket Jackson

It's been a tumultuous few weeks in the life of Blanket Jackson.

The youngest son of Michael Jackson lost his primary guardian when his grandmother, Katherine Jackson, declared that she was physically unable to continue caring for him.

Fortunately, the situation was resolved quickly, and Blanket is currently under the care of his uncle T.J. Jackson.

But fans and loved ones remain concerned for the 15-year-old whose young life has sadly been characterized by tragedy and instability.

One of the concerned parties is Blanket's controversial grandfather, Joe Jackson.

Joe typically keeps a low profile these days, but he emerged on Twitter last night to post a photo of Blanket, as well as a video message for his grandson.

“Hello, Blanket! This is Joe Jackson,” the 89-year-old says in the clip below.

“Your health is… I don’t know what. You’re like your father. Now I understand why your father had you wear masks all the time ’cause news people was bothering him so much."

Jackson adds:

"I want you to stay healthy and stay off those bikes. Don’t ride, now. But anyway, tell your brothers I said hello and stay clean and healthy."

That portion of the video left some fans confused, as it was Prince Jackson who suffered a motorcycle accident last week, and his Blanket has only one brother and one sister, Paris Jackson.

Obviously, Joe can be forgiven for being a bit disoriented as he approaches the age of 90.

But while Jackson doesn't seem to be particularly worried in the clip, his remarks about Blanket's health have prompted concern amongst fans.

Watch Joe's video message below:

Joe jackson posts bizarre video message to blanket jackson

June Shannon is Making a Workout Video!

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo has come and gone, and Mama June Shannon has lost a massive amount of weight.

That doesn't mean that she's done with reality TV. Rumors have been swirling about what exactly June Shannon's weight-loss spinoff will be.

And now, at last, we have some details about what June has planned to inspire fans to follow her example: a workout video.

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America could not tear it eyes away from the bizarre sideshow attraction that was Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.

Some reality shows are about something. Somebody's journey or romance or career.

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo was "about" the life of child beauty pageant winner Alana Thompson and her family.

It ran for five season (well, four seasons — the fifth season aired later as "lost" after June Shannon was accused of engaging in a relationship with a registered sex offender … yikes).

But Mama June didn't let that keep her from being a reality star.

She came back as the star of From Not to Hot, getting a total makeover.

Mama June went from over 400 pounds to well under 200, losing 300 pounds in the process.

If you're thinking "well, some people are just bigger," keep in mind that while that's true and while, say, football players might be in the 300 to 400 pound range, Mama June is only 5-foot-4.

We're not out to body-shame anyone, but it was Mama June who decided that she wanted to change her weight and her whole body, and that definitely sounds like the better decision for her health.

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But now that June has had multiple surgeries to aid weight loss and then to remove the excess skin …

(That's the secret downside to massive weight loss, folks — that skin doesn't magically go away, and needs to be surgically removed)

… What is she going to do next?

HollywoodLife reports that she wants to pay it forward and help inspire other women to transform themselves and their lives.

With a workout video.

"June is looking into making a workout video, she thinks her dramatic slim down could be great motivation for other women struggling with their weight."

Though Mama June had help and resources that most people don't, she managed to lose, well, more weight than most people have to begin with. She could really be an inspiration.

And she did more than just go under the knife. She can share what she's learned.

"June’s lifestyle habits have undergone a drastic turnaround since she decided to get in shape, and she now eats super healthy, in addition to working out every day."

That is so important for losing weight — with or without surgery.

It's also important for maintaining that weight loss.

"June is fully committed to maintaining her weight loss, she’s worked really hard to drop the pounds, and she intends to never go back to her previous size."

You might think that her surgeries, which included limiting the capacity of her stomach, would totally prevent her from regaining weight.

But your body tends to try to keep its largest size, and we imagine that hers is in starvation mode and working overtime to store every calorie that she consumes.

She needs to be constantly vigilant if she wants to stay the way that she is.

"June feels like a completely different woman now, she has so much more energy, and for the first time in years she actually really likes what she sees in the mirror."

Mama june pouting

Obviously, weight loss is a personal decision, not an obligation.

But a lot of people who do choose to lose weight, whether it's a little or a lot, find that having a peer group can be helpful.

That's why spin classes exist. And Weight Watchers. And so on.

But that's not necessarily feasible for everyone. A workout video about weight loss, on the other hand, with a reality star to bring it attention and recognition, could work wonders for a lot of people.

Mama June sounds particularly interested in helping to inspire other women to lose weight.

She's not necessarily being sexist. She, herself, is a woman.

Also, we live in a society that values men by their wallets or sense of humor while it values women by their attractiveness and bodies.

Sure, there are exceptions, but the social conditioning is powerful. You still see men in their 50s paired up with 25-year-old actresses in films.

And you're still more likely to see that kind of gap between age and gender in everyday life than you are to see it with the genders reversed.

The new mama june

In the video below, you'll see June Shannon talk about the sorts of lifestyle changes that she's made.

Don't worry, folks — she still has cheat foods available.

That's something important for people who want to follow her example to keep in mind — just because you want to lose weight doesn't mean that you have to give up on ever being happy again.

Honestly, the difference in Mama June's figure from how it was just a few years ago is wildly staggering.

She really could be an inspiration. But … when, we wonder, will this workout video actually happen?

June shannon is making a workout video