Mistrial declared in police-brutality case: A Pittsburgh jury could not decide issues such as whether police officers used excessive force against Jordan Miles, setting up a retrial for certain accusations, Ebony reports. While walking to his grandmother’s house, Miles was approached and beaten up by three plainclothes police officers who claimed that they thought he was a drug dealer and was carrying a gun. Pictures of his badly beaten face went viral.
Jada addresses divorce rumors again: “It’s rumored that we’re getting a divorce. But no. We’re not getting a divorce. Where am I going to go? That’s my boo. It’s like he’s another part of me,” Jada Pinkett Smith told Essence when asked about rumors of a split with Will. How many more times does she have to say it? Probably a lot.
Stressed-out men prefer larger women? The study, “The Impact of Psychological Stress on Men’s Judgments of Female Body Size,” looked at only 81 men, but the results, for what they’re worth, say something about the benefits of a “mature body type.”
Eminem thanks fans for help in dark times: He told New York fans last night that he “wouldn’t have gotten out of that dark place without y’all.” He said that the performance was “dedicated to anybody tonight who’s been through personal struggles.”