Dwyane Wade May Have Called His 12-Year-Old Son Zion a “Girl” & Social Media Has Thoughts

Dwyane Wade took to Instagram earlier this week to share a photo of his wife, Gabrielle Union, their 11-month-old daughter Kaavia and Wade’s 12-year-old son Zion.

The retired NBA player captioned the picture “My Girls” with a black and red heart emoji, seemingly calling his openly gay son as a girl as well.

While most social media users were appreciative of Wade’s apparent support of his child as they explore their identity, some took issue with Wade referring to his son as a “girl.”

“What y’all think about this?” one Twitter user asked Monday (Oct. 14) with a screenshot of Wade’s IG post.

Most of the responses on Twitter were positive.

“Am I supposed to raise my eyebrow at parents loving their kids?” asked one user. “I don’t care long as everyone is happy and healthy,” said another.

Another Twitter user wrote: “I don’t think anything is wrong with it. I actually like the fact [that] he’s treating his son the way he wants too and isn’t disowning / bashing him and etc.”

A lot of responses on Facebook, however, weren’t as positive.

“He can support his child. But call that lil n***a what he is. A BOY,” opined one Facebook user in the comments of a viral re-post of the photo.

“Absolutely disgusting,” said another.

Others pointed out that maybe Wade wasn’t even referring to Zion as a “girl” and was simply talking about Gabrielle Union and their daughter (hence the two hearts on the photo—also, Zion isn’t looking at the camera).

“What if he was literally only talking about Gabby and the baby,” chimed in one user on Twitter.

Gabrielle Union caught wind of the viral tweet and shared her own thoughts.

“Looks like love to me,” she tweeted. “I truly hope that everyone gets the love, support and hugs they deserve. Also Kaav ain’t with the dumb shit. Peace & Blessings good people.”

Zion is Dwyane’s son with his ex-wife, Siohvaughn Funches. The former Miami Heat shooting guard and Union showed their support for Zion back in April when he attended the Miami Pride parade.

“We support each other with pride!” Wade wrote on his IG stories featuring a photo of Zion and Gabby.

Wade and Union’s public support of Zion wasn’t well-received by all, and Wade clapped back at the haters in an interview with Variety a couple of months later, reminding folks that his number one job as a father is to support his child.

“I don’t really talk about it much because it’s Zion’s story to tell. I think as a family, we should support each other. That’s our job,” he told the magazine.

“And my job as a father is to facilitate their lives and to support them and be behind them in whatever they want to do. My role is to support my kids and love my kids.”

Wade said that he was surprised by the backlash, considering the fact that he was doing what he thought every parent should do.

“I’m very uneasy about accolades that come from supporting my kids or the negativity that comes with it. I’m doing what every parent should do,” he said.

“Once you bring kids into this world, you have to become unselfish. You’re not important anymore. Your kids become the most important thing. Your family becomes the most important thing.”

Wade added: “It’s my job to be their role model, to be the voice in my kids’ lives to let them know that you can conquer the world and you have the support of your father and the support of your family every step of the way, so go and be your amazing self and we’re going to sit back and support you all the way.”

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Uganda Announces Plans for “Kill the Gays” Law Imposing Death Penalty for Gay Sex

Having sexual intercourse with the person of the same sex could be a crime worthy death if a group of Ugandan officials have their way.

Uganda recently announced plans for a bill that would impose the death penalty on homosexuals, hoping that the legislation curbs a rise in gay sex in the East African nation.

The bill, which has been nicknamed “Kill the Gays,” was canceled five years ago due to a technicality, however, the government says it plans to revive it within the next few weeks.

Under current law, gay sex is punishable with up to life imprisonment, but the new law will make it a crime punishable by death.

Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo said current laws aren’t tough enough.

“Homosexuality is not natural to Ugandans, but there has been a massive recruitment by gay people in schools, and especially among the youth, where they are promoting the falsehood that people are born like that,” Lokodo told Reuters.

“Our current penal law is limited. It only criminalizes the act. We want it made clear that anyone who is even involved in promotion and recruitment has to be criminalized. Those that do grave acts will be given the death sentence.”

Countries in Africa are home to some of the world’s most prohibitive laws against homosexuality.

Across the majority of the content, same-sex relationships are considered taboo, and gay sex is a crime punishable by either imprisonment or death in most countries.

Earlier this year, Brunei—a small country located on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia—sparked international outcry after announcing plans to impose the death penalty for gay sex, but backtracked after intense criticism.

Now Uganda wants to try their hands at an extreme anti-gay law.

Simon Lokodo said the bill, which is supported by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, will be re-introduced in parliament in the coming weeks and is expected to be voted on before the year ends.

Lokodo said a number of legislators “are supportive” of the bill and he’s very optimistic that it will pass with the necessary number of votes.

However, the Uganda Media Center released a statement saying that the government “does not intend to introduce any new law with regards to the regulation of #LGBTQ activities in Uganda because the current provisions in the #PenalCode are sufficient.”

Meanwhile, Ugandan activists are worried that moves to restrict LGBT+ rights and criminalize gay sex will promote violence against affected community members.

Pepe Julian Onziema from Sexual Minorities Uganda, an alliance of several LGBT+ organizations, said its members are fearful of what the legislation will bring to their community.

“When the law was introduced last time, it whipped up homophobic sentiment and hate crimes,” Onziema said.

“Hundreds of LGBT+ people have been forced to leave the country as refugees and more will follow if this law is enacted. It will criminalise us from even advocated for LGBT+ rights, let alone supporting and protecting sexual minorities.”

Onziema said three gay men and one transgender woman had been murdered in homophobic attacks in Uganda this year. The latest happened earlier this month when Brian Wasswa, a young gay paralegal, was bludgeoned to death at his home.

“We are concerned about the current political environment and homophobic comments being made by government personnel,” said Justine Balya of the Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF). “All this is feeding the homophobia and violence against LGBT people.”

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Fort Worth Police Officer Who Killed Atatiana Jefferson in Her Home Arrested & Charged With Murder

The white police officer in Fort Worth, Texas who fatally shot a black woman in her home own while she was babysitting her nephew over the weekend has been arrested and charged with murder.

Jail records show that former officer Aaron York Dean is being held on $200,000 bond at the Tarrant County Correction Center for the shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson.

His arrest comes just hours after he resigned from the Fort Worth Police Department before he could be formally charged.

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“Had the officer not resigned, I would have fired him for violations for several policies, including our use of force policy, our de-escalation policy and unprofessional conduct,” Fort Worth Police Chief Ed Kraus said at a press conference Monday.

Dean still could face further criminal charges as well as possible civil rights violations, Kraus added.

More to come… Check back for updates.

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Fort Worth Cop Who Shot & Killed Atatiana Jefferson in Her Own Home Resigns, Still Faces Criminal Charges

The white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed, innocent black woman while she was minding her own business in her own home in Fort Worth, Texas over the weekend has resigned from his job amid calls from the woman’s family for him to be fired and charged as a criminal.

The Fort Worth Police Department identified the cop in question as 35-year-old Aaron York Dean during a press conference Monday afternoon (Oct. 14) noting that he had resigned but would still be facing criminal charges for the shooting death of 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson.

The Fort Worth Police Dept. said officers responded around 2:25 a.m. early Saturday morning (Oct. 12) after a concerned neighbor called a non-emergency line to report that the front door to Jefferson’s home had been left open all night, which was unusual.

Aaron Dean, one of the responding officers, shot through a window, killing Jefferson in her bedroom.

Fort Worth police said in a statement that officers saw someone near a window inside the home, and after “perceiving a threat,” Dean drew his service weapon and fired one shot.

At a press conference on Sunday, police officials couldn’t comment on what the “perceived threat” was.

As shown in recently released bodycam footage, the responding officers did not announce themselves nor did they knock when they arrived at the home.

Fort Worth police later said they were investigating why the cops didn’t say they were with the police.

The edited bodycam footage shows the officers passing two open doors without announcing themselves before walking through a closed gate in the backyard and shining flashlights.

After seeing someone through a window of the house, Officer Aaron Dean yelled “Put your hands up! Show me your hands!” and, without hesitation, shot through the window.

Attorney Lee Merritt—who represented the family of Botham Jean and investigated Joshua Brown’s shooting death—is now representing Jefferson’s family.

He said on Twitter that Atatiana Jefferson was playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew Zion when the welfare call was made.

Merritt said Jefferson thought she heard a noise in her backyard and was shot when she went to investigate. Fort Worth police confirmed that Jefferson’s nephew was with her when she was killed.

In a family press conference on Monday, Merritt said Zion remembers much of what happened and was in the room with Jefferson was shot.

“He never left the room. He saw her when she fell,” Merritt said, adding that Zion wanted to be the one who looked out the window but Atatiana (also known by her nickname “Tay”) wouldn’t let him.

Family members also demanded that Officer Aaron Dean be fired and criminally charged.

Ashley Carr said her sister was killed by Dean’s “reckless act,” and suggested that the federal government take over the investigation.

“She was enjoying a life in her home, where no one would have expected her life to be in harm’s way, especially not at the hands of a civil servant who has taken an oath to serve and protect,” Carr said.

“There is simply no justification for his actions,” she added. “We demand justice for Atatiana through an independent and thorough investigation.”

Jefferson’s brother, Adarius Carr, said: “This man murdered someone. He should be arrested.”

“Why this man is not in handcuffs is a source of continued agitation for this family and for this community,” family attorney Lee Merritt said.

Community activists also voiced their frustration and pledged their support for Jefferson’s family.

“We are not looking for a slap on the wrist,” community activist Cory Hughes said. “We are demanding that he be charged like the criminal he is.”

Brotherhood Movement member Malikk Ed said: “We will not stand down on this one. There’s no Kumbaya for this one. There’s no forgiveness for this one. There’s no judge-hugging-officer for this one.”

Jefferson, a 2014 premed graduate of Xavier University, worked as a pharmaceutical sales representative, her family said.

Fort Worth Police Chief Ed Kraus said Monday that Dean was not cooperative in the initial investigation, and turned in his resignation before he was able to fire the rookie cop.

“He resigned before his opportunity to cooperate,” Kraus said. “Had the officer not resigned I would have fired him for violations of several policies, including our use of force policy, our de-escalation policy, and unprofessional conduct.”

Kraus said that Dean was stripped of his badge and firearm on Sunday.

Dean was hired by the FWPD in August 2017 and was commissioned in April 2018. Kraus said the only thing on his record was a traffic accident and nothing else.

Fort Worth police officials said that despite Dean’s resignation, his record and separation paperwork will show that he was dishonorably discharged.

Kraus also said during Monday’s press conference that Dean will still face criminal charges, and noted that a preliminary case had also been presented to the FBI as a possible civil rights violation.

“We take these incidents seriously,” Kraus said.

James Smith, the neighbor who made the call, told WFAA that he called the non-emergency line to ask for a welfare check because he was concerned that the lights were on, the front door was open and he didn’t see any movement inside the house.

Atatiana Jefferson’s mother was in the hospital and Atatiana was staying at her house at the time so that she could take care of her.

Smith said that he was worried because he thought that Atatiana’s mom had returned home from the hospital and was having medical issues again.

“I called for a welfare check. No domestic violence, no arguing, nothing that they should have been concerned with as far as them coming with guns drawn to my neighbor’s house,” Smith said. “I don’t know what went on in the house but I know that she wasn’t a threat.”

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Jeremy Renner’s Ex-Wife Claims He Threatened to Kill Her in a Murder-Suicide While High on Cocaine

Jeremy Renner’s custody battle with his ex-wife Sonni Pacheco is getting really ugly. Pacheco is now alleging Renner once put a gun in his mouth and threatened to kill her while high on cocaine.

Pacheco is requesting full custody of their 6-year-old daughter Ava with monitored visitation for Renner. They currently have joint custody.

In court documents for the custody change, Pacheco makes serious allegations of drug abuse and threatening behaviors against the Avengers star.

She claims Renner once placed a gun in his mouth and threatened to kill himself. He then fired the gun into the ceiling while Ava was asleep in her room.

Last November, while drunk and high on coke at a club, he allegedly told someone he wanted to kill Pacheco because he “could not deal with her anymore, and he just wanted her gone.”

She says that wasn’t the first time he threatened to kill her. She alleges the nanny also once overhead Renner contemplating killing Pacheco and himself, stating: “It was better that Ava had no parents than to have [Sonni] as a mother.”

Pacheco states in the documents that Renner has a long history of substance abuse and verbal and physical abuse.

She claims while keeping Ava, he once left coke on the bathroom counter where it was possible for the little one to reach the substance.

Ava herself also once told her om that her dad has several women in and out of the house including: “Tayler, Kelley, Natalie, Summer, Faith, Christina, Naz and Jessica.”

A rep for Renner released a statement to TMZ in response to Pacheco’s shocking allegations. It reads:

“The well-being of his daughter Ava has always been and continues to be the primary focus for Jeremy. This is a matter for the court to decide. It’s important to note the dramatizations made in Sonni’s declaration are a one-sided account made with a specific goal in mind.”

Renner and Pacheco were married in January 2014. Pacheco filed for divorce in December of that year.

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Botham Jean’s Lawyer Lee Merritt Reads Nicki Minaj for Trashing Botham’s Brother for Hugging Amber Guyger

While a whole lot of (white) people were touched and moved by that moment when Brandt Jean, the late Botham Jean’s brother, announced that he not only forgave Amber Guyger, his brother’s killer, but he also wanted to hug her while he was on the stand, many on Black Twitter were pissed.

Nicki Minaj was one of those people who found the display distasteful, but she kept her mouth shut. But then the primary witness in the case, Joshua Brown, was snuffed out shortly after.

At that point, under the assumption that Brown was murdered for speaking on behalf of Jean against officer Guyger, Nicki unloaded her frustrations on the hug, Judge Tammy Kemp, the Jean family and the brutal murder of Brown.

“I wonder if they were hugging on him after he got off that stand the way they were all boo hoo cryin, hugging on the murderer. Talk about a slap in the face. Go hug on his fatherless child now. He should’ve let y’all suffer & minded his business. This is heartbreaking. RIP”

What Nicki said, as harsh as it might’ve seemed, was what a lot of black people felt.

Among those who supported Nicki’s sentiments was Joshua Brown’s baby mama. She tweeted in response to the rapper’s now-deleted statement:

“Omg, Nicki! Thank you so much for speaking out for my son’s father. I’m trying to be as strong as I can for Our son. There are so many things that are unjustified. Please keep Our son & Joshua’s other children in your prayers! Much Love”

One person who did NOT appreciate the Head Barb weighing in on the Botham Jean/Joshua Brown cases though was Lee Merritt, who was the lawyer for the Jean family and subsequently, Joshua Brown’s family.

Merritt put out a scathing statement that condemned Nicki for judging the Jean family and simultaneously praised Nicki’s rivals/peers (Cardi B and Rihanna) for being better celebrity social justice champions than her.

“@nickiminaj decided to shame the 18 year old brother of #BothamJean for forgiving and embracing #AmberGuyger after she was convicted and sentenced for the murder of his brother. First, I have to welcome Nicki to the conversation.

“To date artist like @badgalriri, @iamcardib and a whole host of her colleagues have helped me advocate for justice for Botham and other victims of police brutality. Nicki has stood silent. But now she decides to take her huge platform and use it to attack a teenager grappling with the murder of his brother and the tenets of his faith.

“The Jean family has suffered. This beautiful, regal, proud, pious family has endured more pain and suffering than anyone deserves. They have reacted in a myriad of ways. His mom says she almost lost her faith. Botham’s sister has spent the past year almost constantly choked with anger. For his part Brandt has become reclusive and silent.

“When he chose to speak to the source of his family’s distress— he had the right to say and do whatever he needed to in order to get past this unthinkable tragedy.

“Nicki’s statement ‘he should have let y’all suffer and minded his business’ is chilling. To direct your anger at this family is at best misguided. I represent both families. They don’t blame each other. They share in each other’s suffering in a way only they could fully appreciate.

“Nicki has no place speaking on this family’s suffering or saying someone should have added to it. There was no causal relationship between Brandt’s show of mercy and the murder of Joshua.

“There is a lot of righteous anger about the facts surrounding the murder of Joshua Brown. You could use your huge platform to address the protocol violations of the judge or instructing your millions of followers to demand DPD recuse itself from the investigation. Instead you belittle and shame a family that has suffered more than any of us.

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@nickiminaj decided to shame the 18 year old brother of #BothamJean for forgiving and embracing #AmberGuyger after she was convicted and sentenced for the murder of his brother. First, I have to welcome Nicki to the conversation. To date artist like @badgalriri, @iamcardib and a whole host of her colleagues have helped me advocate for justice for Botham and other victims of police brutality. Nicki has stood silent. But now she decides to take her huge platform and use it to attack a teenager grappling with the murder of his brother and the tenets of his faith. The Jean family has suffered. This beautiful, regal, proud, pious family has endured more pain and suffering than anyone deserves. They have reacted in a myriad of ways. His mom says she almost lost her faith. Botham’s sister has spent the past year almost constantly choked with anger. For his part Brandt has become reclusive and silent. When he chose to speak to the source of his family’s distress— he had the right to say and do whatever he needed to in order to get past this unthinkable tragedy. Nicki’s statement “he should have let y’all suffer and minded his business” is chilling. To direct your anger at this family is at best misguided. I represent both families. They don’t blame each other. They share in each other’s suffering in a way only they could fully appreciate. Nicki has no place speaking on this family’s suffering or saying someone should have added to it. There was no causal relationship between Brandt’s show of mercy and the murder of Joshua. There is a lot of righteous anger about the facts surrounding the murder of Joshua Brown. You could use your huge platform to address the protocol violations of the judge or instructing your millions of followers to demand DPD recuse itself from the investigation. Instead you belittle and shame a family that has suffered more than any of us. ***See editorial comment below.

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As if that scathing commentary was enough, Merritt further clapped back at the Barbz who criticized him for going in on Nicki publicly by branding her actions as an “evil” that he had to combat.

“Her statement hurt a family that I care very much about. I have a platform. I get to use it to address the evil people put out in the world.”

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Now, Nicki definitely jumped out the window in judging the Jean family the way that she did, but Merritt also put a little too much sauce on that.

Mentioning Cardi B (her archnemesis) and Rihanna (who she no longer seems to be friendly with) was a petty move on his part and calling her actions “evil” was a bit much.

But hey, Nicki set herself up inserting herself into legal matters that she doesn’t have all the information on.

It’s especially surprising she waded into this case considering she has remained ABSOLUTELY tight-lipped about the horrendous legal case her brother Jelani Maraj is going through for allegedly raping his underaged stepdaughter.

So if you can keep your mouth shut for your brother’s case, maybe follow that same protocol for other folks’ business, Nick?

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Kanye West’s Pastor Says His Devout Christian Transition is So Real That He Doesn’t Allow Cussing Around Him

While it’s no secret that Kanye West has long been one of the most expressive, genre-breaking creatives in the music game, many didn’t expect the man who swore he WAS a God to pull a Ma$e and turn his life over completely to God.

But if Kanye’s white, Californian pastor is to be believed, Ye’s transition to a purely Christ-filled life and purpose is the real deal.

Pastor Tyson recently appeared on the Pure Flix Podcast, where he spilled the beans on Kanye’s latest walk with Jesus Christ.

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“The fruit that I’m seeing is he’s no longer continuing in some of the sin patterns that he was before he came to Christ,” Tyson said. “Right now, every day, he is living and walking with God, so from what I can tell, there’s no reason for me not to encourage that and be a part of that…I’ve spent enough hours with this man to know God is at work.”

As part of Ye’s transformation, he’s apparently no longer going to be using profane language in his music.

That means Taylor Swift can breathe a bit easier now as this means he definitely won’t be referring to her as a bitch again on his next album as he did back on “Famous.”

“If somebody cusses in his presence, I’ve heard him say a couple of times, ‘Hey, man, you can’t cuss when you’re with me. I’m a born-again Christian,’” said Tyson.

“Who’s gonna say that if they’re not meaning that they want Christ to be exalted in all that they do? [He told me], ‘From now on, all I want to do is serve Christ. I want every song that I sang, to have part of my testimony, to include the gospel, and to include the element of worship to our great God. That’s what I want to do.’”

Supposedly, Kanye has relocated to Wyoming and is living in the wilderness with nothing but his thoughts, prayers, music and Pastor Tyson’s advice during their weekly Bible studies.

While it’s possible that Ye’s change of heart is permanent, after all, once Prince found God he ditched much of his raunchy, explicit catalog as well, I have a feeling this is going to be yet another phase in the amazingly fantastical life of Kanye West.

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Nicki Minaj’s Brother Jelani Maraj Loses Attempt to Appeal Child Rape Conviction Over Juror Misconduct

It seems like forever ago when Nicki Minaj’s brother Jelani Maraj was frog-marched into court and charged and convicted with raping his underaged stepdaughter, but in reality, it’s been roughly two years.

But two years after the case was seemingly closed, Jelani is still awaiting his sentencing, and he and his mother, Carol Maraj, are diligently denying the criminal actions he’s been convicted of.

Newsday reports that Jelani’s legal team attempted to toss out his conviction on the basis that the jurors who found him guilty were compromised.

Evidence was found that the jurors were reading news stories and blog posts about the case, which undermines their ability to be fair-minded, and the fact that Jelani had a famous sister had a profound impact on one juror who decided that if Nicki didn’t show up to testify on her brother’s behalf, then he must be guilty.

But the judge wasn’t here for it and he decided that while the jurors might have behaved improperly, it wasn’t enough justification to overturn the conviction.

From Newsday:

State Supreme Court Justice Robert McDonald said in announcing his ruling Tuesday in Nassau County Court that “not every misstep by a juror rises to the inherent and prejudicial level at which reversal is required.”

Maraj, the judge said, failed to meet the “burden of proof that any misconduct here created a significant risk that a substantial right of the defendant was prejudiced.”

Maraj is now facing up to life in prison following his convictions on charges of predatory sexual assault on a child and child endangerment. He’s scheduled for sentencing on Nov. 18.

Nassau District Attorney’s Office spokesman Brendan Brosh said prosecutors would “reserve comment for sentencing.”

But Maraj’s trial attorney, David Schwartz, said “there was clear jury misconduct.” He added that “outside influences,” including social media posts and news articles, “affected that verdict” of “at least a few” jurors.

Attorney Stephen Scaring, who will handle an appeal for Maraj, said jurors “seem not to be able to resist” turning on their cellphones.

“The problem, of course, is that the information they’re getting is so damaging to one side or the other that once it happens, it really in my view precludes a fair trial,” Scaring said.

The defendant’s mother, Carol Maraj, called the decision “unfair” after leaving court.

As always, Nicki has remained completely silent on the case.

If Jelani and his legal team are hoping to try another Hail Mary, they don’t have much time as his November 18th sentencing is just around the corner.

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Amber Rose & Boyfriend Alexander “AE” Edwards Welcome Son Slash Electric Alexander Edwards

Amber Rose is officially a “MUVA” of two after finally giving birth to her second child late Thursday night (Oct. 10), a son she and her music executive boyfriend Alexander “AE” Edwards decided to name Slash Electric Alexander Edwards.

Edwards announced the happy news himself via Instagram, writing alongside a photo of him holding his newborn son:

“Slash Electric Alexander Edwards.. the world is urs now thank u @amberrose for loving me so much that u put ur body thru it 2 bring my sun in2 the world. I could never be as strong as u. Slash a rockstar”

Amber Rose had been pregnant for approximately 12 months before giving birth.

We’re joking, but seriously, it feels like Amber had been pregnant forever, and she even joked about it herself recently on Instagram, writing: “Yes I’m still Pregnant.”

Amber and Alex, who have been dating since last September, first announced Amber’s pregnancy back in April on Instagram.

“@ae4president and I are SUPER excited to announce that we have a Sweet little Baby Boy on the way!” she wrote on Instagram at the time. “P.S Sebastian is soooooo Happy to be a big brother!”

“Thank u baby 4 my greatest gift. sh*t wild!” Alex shared in his own post. “I love you … I can’t wait to thug it out w my baby boy.”

While this is AE’s first child, this is Amber’s second, as she’s already a mother to her 6-year-old son, Sebastian Taylor, from her previous marriage to rapper Wiz Khalifa.

Rose recently shared that being pregnant is hell for her, as she has suffered from hyperemesis—an extreme form of morning sickness—in both pregnancies.

“I said I was going to document this pregnancy a little bit more than I did with Sebastian, ’cause with Sebastian I had hyperemesis, and I have hyperemesis again with this baby,” she said in a video on Instagram.

Amber added that despite having to be hospitalized and given IV treatments after losing weight due to her constantly vomiting in the early weeks of her pregnancy, it was all “totally worth it.”

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Judge Tammy Kemp Cries, Says “I Wouldn’t Be Getting This Criticism” If Amber Guyger Were Black

Judge Tammy Kemp is still out here trying to get sympathy after she came under fire for hugging former Dallas cop Amber Guyger and giving her a Bible after Guyger was convicted of murdering an unarmed black man last year as he was minding his own business inside his own home.

Judge Kemp, a Black woman, recently sat down with CNN as a part of her media rounds after sentencing Guyger, who is White, to 10 years in prison for shooting and killing Botham Jean back in September 2018.

Kemp said she hugged Jean’s family and thought it would be “rude” if she didn’t hug Guyger as well, especially considering the fact that Guyger practically begged her for one.

“I think people are taken aback that I would reach out to Amber Guyger because the act that she committed was so horrific, and the victim was such a good person,” Kemp told CNN.

“But I try to look beyond the horrific act, and see the person behind it, realizing that that person would rejoin our society … It’s my hope that she’ll become a productive member of society.”

Kemp recalled that she told Guyger: “‘Ms. Guyger — Mr. Jean has forgiven you. Please forgive yourself, so you can have a purposeful life.’ And she asked me, ‘Do you think my life can still have a purpose?’ And I said, ‘I know it can.’”

Kemp claims Guyger then asked her: “Do you think God will forgive me?” to which Kemp says she replied yes, and according to the judge, Guyger told her she didn’t have a Bible and didn’t “know where to begin” in regards to seeking forgiveness from the big man upstairs.

“And that’s when I went to retrieve my Bible and gave it to her,” Kemp explained, adding that Guyger told her she’d return her Bible “in 10 years.”

Kemp—who became visibly emotional during a separate interview, grabbing a tissue and wiping tears from her eyes at one point—also responded to the backlash she’s received from social media and legal experts for being so compassionate towards a convicted murderer and essentially pulled her own version of the race card (but in reverse).

“Frankly, I don’t think I would be getting this criticism if Miss Guyger were a Black woman,” Kemp said. “I hate that we limit our compassion to one race.”

GIRL, BYE!

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