After being let go from the daytime television show The Real, Tamar Braxton will now be the host of her own talk show. The show will be produced under Steve Harvey’s television production company. The news was announced on Thursday’s The Steve Harvey Morning Show. After taking a brief hiatus from social media when news spread that she was fired from The Real, Braxton took to Instagram to let her fans know that she’s in a good space. “Happy. Positive. And not an ill will toward ANYONE or ANYTHING,” she posted along with a selfie. “God is in control… And he has prepared me for what’s to come I may joke or shade( and that’s just jokes) but know in order for him to use me my HEART is pure and FULL of LOVE! Walk into your light and destiny. I love u all.” No further details have been revealed about Tamar’s new gig, however Harvey is excited about bringing her on board. “We saw the opportunity of what people may recognize as the end, but it’s not,” said Harvey on his radio show. “It’s such a beginning. She has such a bright future. She is such a star. She has so much to offer.” Read more.
Body of Missing Detroit Boy Found and Identified by Family
The body of a 13-year-old Detroit boy who went missing was found and identified by his family on Thursday. According to police, Deontae Mitchell was kidnapped on Tuesday evening. His cousin told officials that he was forced into a car while they were outside of Nino’s Market at 15901 E. Warren. Gregory Walker is believed to be the man who snatched Mitchell and forced him into his Chevrolet Impala at gunpoint. Following the incident, police officials released surveillance footage of the abduction and images of Walker. Mitchell’s body was found in a field on the east side of the city. “Another coward preying on children,” Police Chief James Craig said in a statement. “This should be a message to all who perpetrate crimes against children: we’re going to continue in a very relentless way to find you and bring you into custody.” Read more.
Louisiana Looks to Change the Juvenile Justice System with New Legislation
State senators in Louisiana are looking to make major alterations when it comes to the juvenile justice system. On Tuesday, state leaders voted 36-1 for a bill that would give parole hearings to individuals who committed crimes as juveniles and were sentenced to life in prison. In order to qualify for the parole hearing, the person incarcerated must serve 35 years of their sentence, participate in a pre-release program, obtain their GED, and undergo job skills training. They shouldn’t have any disciplinary infractions on their record and will need to attend substance abuse counseling if need be. Louisiana is also looking to raise the age for charging minors as adults. Louisiana senators voted 33-4 for that bill. “Raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction, as this legislation proposed, makes sense,” Gov. Jon Bel Edwards said in a statement. “In Louisiana, adult usually means 18. Seventeen-year-olds can’t vote, serve on juries, join the military, or buy a lottery ticket. There’s only one exception: Kids are automatically charged, jailed and imprisoned as adults the day they turn 17, regardless of their offense.” Read more.
Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian to Get their Own Reality Show
Rob and Blac Chyna will be getting their own reality television show. According to reports, the two have inked a deal with the E! network for a Keeping Up with the Kardashians spinoff. “Very few love stories have created as much pop culture buzz as Rob and Chyna’s, and we are thrilled to see Rob in such a happy place,” said Jeff Olde, executive vice president of original programming & development at E!, in a statement that was released on Wednesday. “We are excited to share the next chapter in their relationship. Each one-hour episode will follow the lovebirds from their engagement to Chyna’s pregnancy, and everything in between.” Rob and Chyna got engaged in April and announced they were expecting a child in May. There is no word on when the show will debut. Read more.
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