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So Sad: Mother Loses All 4 of Her Children in Fatal Car Accident in South Carolina

A South Carolina mother is mourning the death of her four children following a fatal car crash they were involved in over the weekend.

Jackie Brown—who is originally from Jersey City, New Jersey, but now resides in South Carolina—lost all four of her children in a car accident in Travelers Rest, S.C. Three were killed instantly in the crash and the fourth died later at the hospital.

Here’s what you need to know about Jackie Brown (aka “Jaz Mire Brown”) and her four children:

Jackie Brown’s four children were riding in a van when the driver lost control and hit several trees.

South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper Joe Hovis told WSPA 7 News that 27-year-old Arnez Yaron Jamison was driving north on Mountain Creek Road (Highway 253) around 12:28 a.m. early Friday morning (Dec. 7) when he lost control of his vehicle, ran off the road and struck several trees.

There were a total of five people in the van Jamison was driving, including himself and four children.

Three of the four children—4-year-old Arnez Yaron Jamison Jr., 6-year-old Robbiana Evans, and 8-year-old Jamire Halley—all died at the scene of the single-vehicle crash, Hovis said.

The fourth child in the vehicle was severely injured and taken to the hospital, along with Jamison. The fourth child, whose name wasn’t released to the media, later died of their injuries.

Brown wrote on Facebook that losing all of her four children at once was “the worst pain” she’s ever felt.

The children’s mother, Jackie Brown, wrote on Facebook Friday:

“4 faces ill never see again. Y’all broke mommy with this. Y’all made me so strong, at times I thought I was weak. This was never part of my plan, I love y’all and I’ll see y’all real soon. IDK how to make it without y’all here with me … Rest well, [mommy’s] angels, the worst pain I’ve ever felt #PrayForMe. I love y’all with all my heart, y’all was my heart, y’all kept me going.”

She wrote in another post:

“They taught me how to live, but never taught me how to live without them. This dream is so unreal, but I know my gramz got them in good hands, [mommy’s] angels.”

A GoFundMe page has been created to help Brown with funeral expenses.

A GoFundMe page has been set up on behalf of the mother, who goes by the name “Jaz Mire Brown” on Facebook, to help her with expenses to help lay her children to rest.

“Jackie was a wonderful loving mother,” the page reads. “Last night she lost 3 children instantly. The baby is in ICU brain dead, so Jackie has lost her whole world all at [once]. Please help Jackie properly lay her babies to rest.”

The GoFundMe has so far raised at least $22,000 of its $50,000 goal. The page is currently trending in the “memorial fundraising” section of GoFundMe.

Brown thanked everyone for their support on Facebook Friday in a third post about unexpectedly losing her children.

“I always told y’all everything will be [OK and] now mommy is not OK,” she wrote. “I needed y’all, why did y’all leave me like this. I see this everyday all over the world but not in a million years ID’ ever think I’d be burying my heart … Mommy [loves] y’all forever, it don’t stop here. To all my family and friends, I love y’all. Thank y’all for every call, text, post, donation, everything.”

The children died from blunt force trauma, according to the coroner’s report. The driver was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt.

Robbiana Evans, 6, was in kindergarten, and Jamire Halley, 8, was in third grade. According to the Greenville County Coroner’s Office, both of them were students at Gateway Elementary School in Travelers Rest. The children died from blunt force trauma, the coroner’s report revealed.

“Very, very tragic accident,” Jim Dickson, who lives near the scene of the accident, told 7News.

Investigators couldn’t confirm whether or not the children were wearing seat belts. They said Jamison, the driver, was not, but they believe the child that was taken to the hospital was.

“Those children were her strength. She lost everything. She lost everything,” said Crystal Griffith, who has worked with Jackie Brown at the KFC and Taco Bell in Travelers Rest for about a year. “She’s not taking it well,” Griffith said. “These children were this lady’s life.”

Griffith said Brown would often bring her children to work with her, and the children were always respectful and polite. “We all watched these babies,” she said. “These children would sit at a table and color.”

Memories of the children’s frequent visits have made it difficult for some of Brown’s co-workers. “It’s hard to even concentrate in this place thinking about her,” Griffith said. “All we can hear is her babies. Her babies.”

“I can’t even explain it. She is the strongest lady I have ever met. She came from the bottom. It was all about her kids,” Griffith said. “Every week she was taking her kids to the mall to walk around. Every penny went to her children.”

Griffith said Brown was just telling her co-workers how she had already bought Christmas presents for her children, and how one of her daughters opened of her gifts, a baby doll, while Brown as in the shower. “I couldn’t go to sleep last night without calling her and letting her know we love her,” Griffith said. “She has really touched a lot of us.”

The driver of the vehicle could face charges.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is working to find out what caused the crash. Dickson said people who drive on Mountain Creek Rd. need to really pay attention because the road is curvy and dangerous, especially at night.

“There are no street lights on the corner where you are coming out,” Dickson said. “You just have to look down and at night look for headlights coming up over the hill.”

SCHP trooper Joe Hovis said Jamison could potentially be charged for the accident.

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Offset’s Alleged Mistress Summer Bunni Made a Song About Him Called “Don’t Matter”—Listen to It Here

The woman in the middle of the cheating scandal that allegedly led Cardi B to break up with Offset is planning on releasing an emotional song about the Migos rapper.

Summer Bunni, who issued a tearful apology to Cardi for having an affair with her now-estranged husband, told The Blast that she wrote the track—which she titled “Don’t Matter”—over the summer when she was having “mixed feelings” about Offset.

“I just wanted to write about how I felt at the time,” she said, adding that she felt as though her feelings weren’t being considered during her brief fling with the hip-hop star.

Earlier this week, Cardi B announced via Instagram that she and Offset had broken up and were planning to divorce after claiming the pair had been trying to make their relationship work for a “long time.”

Not too long after Cardi’s announcement, text messages went viral appearing to show Offset trying to put together a threesome with Summer Bunni and another woman, rapper Cuban Doll.

Bunni broke down crying in her apology video to Cardi. “I have not spoken to Cardi B, but I would like her to know that I’m a very genuine person, and I’m not here to break up her family or mess up what she has going on with her husband,” she said.

She continued: “I’m very sorry that this has happened, and I’m very sorry that I didn’t think [of] my worth as a young lady, and I just hope that she can overcome this and I know that her and Offset do actually have love for each other. I can tell. I hope with this she can actually just focus on her love for Offset.”

Cuban Doll, for her part, has said that she doesn’t even know Offset. She told TMZ that she had no idea about Offset’s threesome plans allegedly involving her.

“No, I don’t know him. I never even spoke to him. I never had no conversation with him. He wasn’t actually texting me,” she said, adding the whole thing happened because Summer Bunni just wanted attention.

“I’m just got caught in the middle because my name in it. The other girl, she has no name, she don’t do nothing. Summer Bunni. It’s all based off of her trying to get clout. That’s the only thing it is. It’s a bunch of clout-chasing stuff,” Cuban Doll said. Cuban said Cardi recently reached out to her and there’s no bad blood between them.

Meanwhile, Summer Bunni isn’t happy about being labeled as a homewrecker and said she never intended to be the reason behind Offset and Cardi’s breakup. “I really thought he and I were for real,” the 20-year-old musician told The Blast, saying she sincerely hopes the “Bodak Yellow” star can one day accept her apology.

Bunni said she’s never played the song for Offset, but did inform him that it existed.

Click Here to listen to a preview of the track before the full thing drops next week.

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XXXTentacion’s Son Will Be Named “Gekyume” After a Word He Invented

As you may have probably already heard, XXXTentacion had a son on the way when he was murdered. The slain rapper’s mother, Cleopatra Bernard, revealed months ago that her son’s girlfriend was pregnant at the time of his death when she posted an ultrasound photo on Instagram.

“He left us a final gift,” Bernard captioned the image, which she posted just three days after XXX died. Since then, she has been updating fans on the progress of the baby, and back in August, she announced that the baby was a boy. This week, she revealed her grandson’s name.

“His name is Gekyume,” she wrote on Instagram, along with a baby emoji. According to Cleo’s post, the word means a “different state” or “next” universe of thought.

XXX invented the word and introduced it to the world back in March—just a few months before he died.

Honest to God… I wouldn’t be surprised if X picked out his child’s name himself before he passed away.

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Tyler Perry Paid Off $434,000 Worth of Layaways for Walmart Customers in Atlanta for Christmas

Tyler Perry is doing Christmas the right way. The famous actor and filmmaker surprised a number of Walmart shoppers in Atlanta by paying off their layaways for them just weeks before Christmas.

The 49-year-old posted a video on Instagram Thursday (Dec. 6) revealing his holiday surprise for shoppers at two stores in Georgia.

He said anyone who had items on layaway before 9:30 a.m. that morning at stores in East Point and Douglasville would not have to worry about paying off their layaway bill because he had already taken care of it. All they had to do is pay one penny to get their stuff, he said.

“I was trying to do this anonymously but due to some circumstances, y’all know nothing stays secret these days. So I just wanted to go ahead and tell you,” Perry said in the video.

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“I have paid for all of your layaways for Christmas. So Merry Christmas to everybody,” he continued, smiling. “You got to go into the Walmart, get your layaway and pay a penny, one penny, and you get your layaway. I know it’s hard times and a lot of people are struggling. I’m just really really grateful to be able to be in a position to do this. So, God bless you. Go get your stuff.”

According to the Associated Press, Perry spent about $434,000 on the generous gesture. TMZ reported that he wrote a $178,000 check for the East Point location and donated $256,000 to customers at the Douglasville location.

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Watch Hillary Clinton Straight Up Ignore Donald Trump at Former President George H.W. Bush’s Funeral

Former President George H.W. Bush’s funeral was held in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, and one of the biggest takeaways from the ceremony was the fact that Hillary Clinton refused to acknowledge Donald Trump’s existence.

Bush’s funeral brought together all of the living former presidents—Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Jimmy Carter—as well as our current president, Donald Trump and his wife Melania.

The Trumps were seated in the front row of the Washington National Cathedral right next to the Obamas. As the couple made their way to their seats, Trump shook hands with former president Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama. Melania Trump also shook hands with the Obamas and Bill Clinton and nodded at Hillary Clinton.

But, most noticeably, neither President Trump nor the Clintons appeared to acknowledge one another when the president arrived. Hillary Clinton stared straight ahead when the Trumps arrived, only briefly glancing at Melania, and the president did not even make an attempt to greet his arch nemesis and former 2016 presidential election competitor.

The moment quickly went viral on Twitter:

For what it’s worth, when former president George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush arrived at the funeral, the family greeted the Trumps and all of the former presidents and first ladies.

Other notable moments from the ceremony included George W. slipping Michelle Obama candy, just as he did months ago at John McCain’s funeral:

And former vice president Joe Biden either falling asleep or praying really hard:

Wednesday morning, Trump said he was “looking forward to being with the Bush family.”

“This is not a funeral, this is a day of celebration for a great man who has led a long and distinguished life,” Trump tweeted. “He will be missed!”

George H.W. Bush, the nation’s 41st president, died last Friday (Nov. 30) at the age of 84 at his home in Houston, Texas.

Following his funeral service, Bush was flown back to Texas, where he was buried at his presidential library on the campus of Texas A&M University beside his wife, Barbara, and their 3-year-old daughter, Robin.

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Cardi B Shares First Photo of Daughter Kulture Kiari After Announcing Breakup With Offset

It’s been nearly five months since Cardi B and Offset welcomed their daughter Kulture into the world, and we’ve all been eagerly anticipating a photo of the little one. Well, the wait is officially over.

The same day she announced her breakup with Offset, Cardi shared a photo of baby Kulture, and to say that she’s adorable would be a huge understatement.

In the photo posted to Cardi’s Instagram, four-month-old Kulture can be seen sitting in her car seat wearing a pink headband with a white bow and pink, grey and white striped bib with her name written on it. Cardi captured the photo “My heart.”

The internet was all the way here for the adorable photo too, because it has since received nearly 9 million likes.

Cardi previously said that she was afraid of sharing pictures of Kulture online because “there are so many people out there.” Those feelings were conflicting, however, because “sometimes I do want to show people how beautiful and how precious she is,” Cardi said. “She’s so precious…There’s a lot of people that have crazy minds, you know. I want to protect her! She’s my little buggy.”

Kulture Kiari Cephus was born on July 10th and is Cardi’s first child. Baby Kulture has three siblings through her dad Offset, whose real name is Kiari Kendrell Cephus.

Late Tuesday (Dec. 4), Cardi (real name: Belcalis Almánzar) announced via Instagram that she and Offset were no longer in a relationship and planning to divorce after just a little over a year of marriage. (FYI: The couple celebrated their 1-year wedding anniversary back in September.)

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In her Instagram video announcing her split with Offset, Cardi B said that the breakup was “nobody’s fault” and she Offset simply “grew out of love.”

Other than a comment he wrote on Cardi’s post saying “Y’all won,” Offset has yet to respond publicly to the split. The Migos rapper is gearing up for the release of his debut solo album next Friday (Dec. 14).

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Beyoncé & JAY-Z Headline 2018 Global Citizen Festival in South Africa to Honor Nelson Mandela’s Legacy (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

If you’ve never seen a crowd in South Africa go apesh*t, look no further than Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s headlining performance at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival.

This past Sunday (Dec. 2), at approximately 2:45 p.m. EST (9:45 p.m. SAST), the Carters took to the stage for their last concert of the year. After literally killing stadiums all over North America and Europe for their “OTR II” tour, Bey and Jay took their talents to Johannesburg to pay homage to the late great Nelson Mandela in honor of what have been his 100th year alive.

Hip-Hop’s royal couple thrilled nearly 100,000 fans following a packed day of performances from American artists such as Usher, Pharrell, Ed Sheeran, as well as local talent like Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, D’banj, Cassper and many others.

Though we only got to see a small portion of their concert (about 30 minutes) because organizers wanted to give the ticketed audience an exclusive experience, concertgoers blessed us with various snippets of the show via social media.

Beyoncé and JAY-Z even invited Pharrell onstage with them to perform “Nice” (which we, unfortunately, weren’t able to see in real-time) and later, Bey was joined by Ed Sheeran for their first ever live performance of “Perfect” (which was later included in the broadcast).

Check out the video footage, photos and the setlist below.

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SETLIST:

01. Holy Grail
02. Part II (On the Run)
03. ’03 Bonnie & Clyde
04. Apesh*t
05. Nice f/ Pharrell
06. La-La-La (Excuse Me Again)
07. I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me) f/ Pharrell
08. Drunk in Love
09. Empire State of Mind
10. XO
11. Perfect Duet
12. Ave Maria
13. Halo
14. No Church in the Wild
15. N***as in Paris
16. Beach Is Better
17. Formation
18. Run the World (Girls)
19. Public Service Announcement
20. The Story of O.J.
21. 713
22. Déjà Vu
23. Show Me What You Got
24. Crazy in Love
25. Freedom
26. Young Forever

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Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” Is YouTube’s Biggest Music Video Debut EVER

Have you had the pleasure of seeing Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” video yet? No? Well, you’re definitely in rare company because the video has racked up 130 million views in less than a week!

According to Billboard, Ariana Grande now holds the record for the biggest music video debut in YouTube history after her video for “thank u, next” earned more than 55 million views in its first 24 hours online.

YouTube also confirmed that Grande’s “thank u, next” video hit the 100 million views mark in just four days and is the fast video to do so. Before Ariana, K-Pop supergroup BTS had the honor of most-viewed YouTube video in 24 hours (45.9M), and before them, it was Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” (43.2M).

Billboard also reported that at its peak, there were 829,000 people watching “thank u, next” at the same damn time, which is, wow.

Ariana Grande thanked her fans on Twitter, as well as the video’s director Hannah Lux Davis after she heard about her record-breaking stats, and joked with her video co-star Matt Bennett that “100 million ppl saw us brush our teeth this week.”

The video pays homage to a number of classic movies from the 2000’s, including Mean Girls and Legally Blonde, and it also features a hilariously spot-on cameo from the one and only Kris Jenner.

Here’s how the video was born (via Billboard):

While working with Grande on the music video for her previous single “breathin,” director Hannah Lux Davis listened to a new song demo that would eventually become “thank u, next.” “It wasn’t even finished yet, and it was like missing a verse, [but] we were listening to the song and my first reaction was, holy shit, you went there,” Davis said in an interview with Jezebel. “It kind of redefined what a breakup song was, in a grateful way.”

With a desire to “switch gears” from the somber tone of the “breathin” video, Davis and Grande began discussing potential video concepts and kept bringing up films they loved from the early 2000s, such as Mean Girls and Legally Blonde.

“It was just a really quick back and forth of just, oh my God that scene and that movie and that outfit,” Davis told Jezebel. “And it was never supposed to be us recreating these movies; it was always like how can we make it Ariana Grande, how can we put her spin on it.”

Watch Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” video up top!

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Clemson Pummels Pittsburgh to Win Fourth Consecutive ACC Title

The Clemson Tigers pummeled the Pittsburgh Panthers 42-10 to win the 2018 ACC Championship Saturday night (Dec. 1).

This marks Clemson’s fourth straight title win, and Clemson is the ONLY team in the ACC to win four consecutive titles.

The victory also secured the Tigers a spot in the College Football Playoffs for the fourth consecutive year. The Tigers will likely be the No. 2 seed when the CFP rankings are released Sunday afternoon.

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The battle between the second-ranked Tigers and the 7-5 Panthers was a mismatch on paper, and that’s the way the game played out.

Clemson running back Travis Etienne scored on a 75-yard touchdown run on the first play of the game and went on to rush for 156 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries.

The Tigers led 28-10 at the half as Etienne scored from 3 yards out and Trevor Lawrence tossed a pair of touchdown passes to Tee Higgins.

Clemson’s defense helped to set up two of Clemson’s first-half scores. Isaiah Simmons hit Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett from behind in the first quarter and forced a fumble, which was recovered by Christian Wilkins and returned 18 yards to the Pitt 3. Etienne scored on the next play.

The Tigers led 21-10 with less than a minute remaining in the first half when Pickett was picked off by Clemson cornerback A.J. Terrell. The sophomore returned the interception 31 yards to the Pitt 10, and Lawrence found Higgins for a score with 25 seconds left in the second quarter on the next play.

Clemson scored a pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter with Adam Choice scoring from a yard out and Lyn-J Dixon adding a 4-yard touchdown run.

Clemson will either play in the Cotton Bowl (in Arlington, TX) or the Orange Bowl (in Miami) against an unknown opponent on December 29th. The CFP selection show airs tomorrow at noon on ESPN and the playoff teams will be announced at 12:30 p.m.

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L.A. Hooker Known As “Pretty Hoe” Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking, Faces At Least 15 Years in Prison

The infamous California prostitute known as “Pretty Hoe” has admitted to luring teens into sex trafficking and coercing at least one victim into getting her pimp’s name tattooed on her face, officials said.

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, instead of going to trial, 23-year-old Melanie Denae Williams—a Los Angeles native who often describes herself as “The Most Hated Hoe in L.A.”—pleaded guilty to sex trafficking by force, fraud or coercion in Los Angeles federal court.

PREVIOUSLY: Fast Facts About “Pretty Hoe” Melanie Denae Williams, Prostitute Arrested for Pimping Little Girls

Federal prosecutors accused Williams of using her influence on social media to persuade young women to work as prostitutes.

Officials said in one alleged incident, Williams ordered a woman to strip naked before throwing bleach on her and beating her with a broomstick.

“Pretty Hoe” was also known for taking to social media and sharing several videos of her beating and using firearms to threaten victims.

The day Williams entered her plea, she posted a video on Instagram in which she said, “We don’t give a f**k about sh** you talking about.”

As part of her plea deal, Williams faces a minimum prison sentence of 15 years and will be required to pay restitution to her victims. Had she not pleaded guilty, she would have faced life in prison, if convicted.

Pretty Hoe’s sentencing is scheduled for January 28th, 2019.

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