KANYE WEST told an audience at a screening of his film/extended music video, ‘RUNAWAY,’ that he thought about killing himself, but now feels a responsibility to make a meaningful contribution to pop culture and art. Describing himself as a pop icon and “soldier for culture,” West, 33, told the crowd “there were times that I […]

Tyler Perry recently taped an interview with Oprah Winfrey where he spoke about being abused while growing up in New Orleans. He also tells the daytime host that he once tried to commit suicide. According to, Tyler breaks down when he spoke about being raped by a family member. He told Oprah, “It’s so […]

Nowadays, it’s hard to find someone who isn’t depressed.  Whether it’s family, friends, or money, nobody has the perfect life. But when do problems become too much to handle? Fantasia felt that she had too much on her plate and tried to end it: Now we are all wondering what happened that made her get […]

VIA IPOWERRICHMOND Long before the sex tape scandal broke, Fantasia talked with IPowerRichmond’s TT Torrez about the love affair rumors. Fantasia says she doesn’t share her cookies or her men. Related articles: Fantasia overdoses on aspirin. Fantasia suicide attempt not convincing.


VIA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER Records show Kenny Chapman sought mental health treatment twice before killing his wife, two children and himself. He knew he needed help. He saw shadows of people who weren’t there. He felt inadequate, like he didn’t belong. He’d been arguing with his wife – and was thinking about killing her. So for […]


VIA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER For two weeks, police said, a 10-year-old girl went to school terrified that her father would kill her and her 2-year-old brother if she told anybody what had happened at home. Her mother was missing, and her two sisters, ages 13 and 1, had already been killed. Their bodies were locked in […]

VIA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER In today’s round up of all things CMS, middle schoolers weigh in on bullying and risky behavior, CMPD made three arrests in the shooting of a 15-year-old student and superintendent Peter Gorman says he has no plans to close schools. CMS Survey: Middle school is a scary place for many Charlotte-Mecklenburg kids, […]