The week in pop culture: Minaj fights maid, Milian finds 'Voice'

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Welcome to the week in pop culture. Here’s all the latest and greatest black entertainment news from the week that was.

Nicki Minaj gets into fight with her maid
Nicki Minaj clashed with her former maid at her home in Hollywood, according to TMZ. Minaj fired the maid a few weeks ago after she took a photo of the rapper taking out the trash and asked her to autograph it. The maid returned to Minaj’s house demanding not to be “treated like an animal,” which resulted in the performer allegedly shouting, “I’ll show you how to treat someone like an animal. Get the f**k out of my house!” (Hip-Hop Wired)

Samuel L. Jackson made the most money of all time as an actor
Apparently you can make a lot of money playing the same character over and over again. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, The Pulp Fiction star is the highest-grossing actor of all time. He has appeared in more than 100 films that have grossed a totally of $7.42 billion over his career. Mr. Jackson, you have really come a long way since starring in Jungle Fever. (Entertainment Weekly)

Keri Hilson gets attacked on stage by a crazed fan
Could this be a publicity stunt? Or does Keri Hilson really have fans? While performing in Paris on her ‘No Boys Allowed’ tour, a fan rushed on stage to steal a hug and kiss. Security immediately ran on staged and punched the fan in the face and Keri accidentally received a blow to the head too. (Necole Bitchie)

Chris Brown takes on Hollywood, set to star in 2 movies!
There is a new music-themed drama in the works starring Chris Brown, Laz Alonso on Terrence J. Planet B-Boy began production this week and will be shot in Los Angeles before moving to France. Finally all of Chris’s tattoos will come in handy. Breezy will also star in the upcoming movie Phenom. The storyline centers around a young basketball player who went pro after high school and is the illegitimate son of an aging NBA star. The player attempts to make a life with his newly found father and step brother as he becomes the NBA’s new hotshot player. (YBF)

Usher gets attacked by screaming woman
Usher, you are not handicapped, so you have no business parking your wheels in a handicap spot! A crazy woman in the ATL had a thing or two to say to the “Yeah” singer this week when she wanted his spot in a parking lot. (TMZ)

Rihanna’s “We Found Love” enrages anti-rape group
An anti-rape group in the U.K. is upset with Rihanna because they believe she is sending a message that she is an object to be possessed by men. In her most recent videos like “Man Down,” “S&M,” and “We Found Love,” Rihanna uses strong sexual and violent imagery as part of her message. (Clutch Magazine)

Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson and Jill Scott will be on VH1’s Divas Live
VH1 is paying tribute to prominent birthplaces of soul music including Chicago, Detroit, and Philadelphia with their latest installment of Divas Live. Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson and Jill Scott will headline the soul celebration. Anything is better than the last Divas broadcast in 2009 which featured Miley Cyrus…a hot mess!!! (MTV)

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Ne-Yo releases latest video for “The Way You Move”
Ne-Yo, Trey Songz and T-Pain joined forces for an auto-tuned balled “The Way You Move.” The song is about a stripper that has mesmerized them with her seductive moves. Isn’t Ne-Yo about to be a dad for a second time? I am sure he could have thought of something a bit more clever to sing about than a stripper romance. (Vevo)

Christina Milian joins The Voice!
So it seems Christina Milian is going to take a break from being irrelevant so that she can step up to the plate and be the new social media correspondent for The Voice on NBC. “I’m officially your eyes and ears behind and beyond the stage for The Voice so if you’re a major fan you may wanna follow me!” Milian tweeted Wednesday afternoon. Hopefully her correspondent work will inspire her to begin putting out music of her own again. (US Weekly)

Kerry Washington signs on to play a slave
The last big production slave movie to hit theaters was 1997’s Amistad. But brace yourselves, Quentin Tarantino has assembled quite the team of actors for his latest film endeavor, the slavery-themed western Django Unchained. Kerry will join Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Don Johnson and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. In Django Unchained, Kerry will reportedly have five nude scenes and two scenes where she is raped by white men. Jesus take the wheel (Indiewire)

Beyoncé drops her latest video for “Party”
I don’t know about you, but every time I watch this video I feel like going to a trailer park and having a big ole bash. In the video, which was shot in a New Jersey trailer park, Beyoncé goes from shab to chic as she parties with some of her friends including her sister Solange, and bestie Kelly Rowland. (Billboard)

Will Smith wants major cash to do Independence Day sequels
Big Willie is holding out for more cash, according to recent reports that he wants $50 million to take part in two sequels to Independence Day. There has also been talk that he wants to include Jada and Willow in the movie, too. Maybe Sony should change the title of the movie to The Smiths Save Planet Earth. (New York Magazine)

Toni Braxton fires her brother-in-law/manager
Awkward alert! Toni Braxton fired her brother-in-law/manager this week, so things are bound to be a bit awkward at the upcoming Braxton family Thanksgiving dinner. Vince Hubert has managed Toni’s career for more than a decade, but lately her album sale have been a joke. Hopefully now she can begin to put out some quality music again and win a few Grammy awards in this century. (New York Post)

Boyz II Men celebrates 20 years with new album
Does anyone remember when Boyz II Men put out their first album Cooleyhighharmony? Well if you answered yes to that question, you are officially old. Twenty is a mix of eight old-school classics, like “End of the Road,” as well as 12 new tracks. That’s 20 songs, for those keeping count. (New York Daily News)

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