As drug abuse allegations continue to swirl around Prince’s death, those close to the legendary singer are speaking out. According to bodyguard Chris “Romeo” Gaither, the artist never had an issue with drugs. “I was Prince’s bodyguard up until the day he died,” said Gaither outside of an invite-only memorial service for the singer in Minnesota. […]
Prince’s two ex-wives held a private memorial to celebrate the singer’s life on Wednesday, according to reports. The service, hosted by Manuela Testolini and Mayte Garcia, took place in Los Angeles. Attendees included Dita Von Teese, Tavis Smiley, and Herbie Hancock. Testolini and Garcia decided to join forces and host their own event because they reportedly […]
After breaking several records throughout the season, Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry was chosen as the league’s MVP on Tuesday, becoming the very first unanimous choice in NBA history. “I never really set out to change the game. I never thought that would happen in my career,” said Curry as he accepted his award. […]
Google recently announced they will distribute $250,000 in Google.org grants to fund initiatives that will help Flint, Michigan recover from its water crisis. Google will allocate $150,000 to teams from the University of Michigan, which will work towards creating a data platform to help local leaders and the government with making effective decisions and provide Flint […]
During Friday's edition on NewsOne Now, Jerrold Winter, Ph.D, Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of New York at Buffalo spoke with Roland Martin about pain management, opioid dependence and the true meaning of addition.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is ensuring that historic places on HBCU campuses are preserved. After announcing that Howard University’s Founders Library will be named a national treasure in February, it was recently revealed that Morgan State University will receive the same honor. The institution and the National Trust will team up to create […]
The source, who is unnamed, said it is not clear if the opioid "caused or contributed to the musician's death."
Attorney William Mauzy confirmed that Dr. Howard Kornfeld, a California-based specialist and a national authority on opioid addiction treatment, was contacted by representatives for the entertainer who said Prince "was dealing with a grave medical emergency." Mauzy works with the Kornfeld family.
The singer, who died April 21, began requesting foods that were easier to digest, chef Ray Roberts told the AP. He was also fighting off "waves of sore throats and frequent upset stomachs."
Despite the drama surrounding LIVE! with Kelly and Michael, the morning talk show won a Daytime Emmy Award on Sunday. Neither Ripa nor Strahan were there to accept the award. Dr. Oz accepted it on their behalf. “I don’t think they’re here….will accept on their behalf,” he said. “Kelly and Michael will share it!” According […]