Mandela's family: We're not the Kardashians: Nelson Mandela's granddaughters will star in a new reality series following their everyday lives as the grandchildren of the former South African president. The program is designed to highlight "the next generation of this unique South African family, giving viewers a glimpse into their daily lives, their tight-knit family life, their conflicts and personal aspirations." One of the granddaughters, Dorothy Adjoa Amuah, says their show won't have much in common with that of another trio of famous sisters. "We're definitely not the African Kardashians," she says.
Tyrese kicked off radio station for complaining about liquor stores near schools: Tyrese told the DJ, "Get them cats out of here … selling alcohol right across from your kids school, homie — put the pressure on them, homie … you know how to put pressure on dudes selling in your hood." TMZ reported — and the singer confirmed on Twitter — that he was promptly asked to leave.
VIDEO: DeBarge family speaks out about drug addiction: Three of the five-member '80s R&B group DeBarge spoke out about their family's rise to fame and how they fought — and sometimes lost — the battle to stay clean and sober on Dr. Drew's Lifechangers.
Vesta Williams: Respect our family: The family of late R&B veteran Vesta Williams have urged the media to respect their privacy while they await toxicology results that confirm her cause of death. Williams, 53, was found dead last week in an El Segundo, Calif., hotel room. A coroner's report suggests that she died of a possible drug overdose, EURweb reports.
In other news: Obama: Divide and Get Re-Elected.