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“I didn’t threaten her”, Snoop Dogg clarifies his slamming video on Gayle King

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"I didn't threaten her", Snoop Dogg clarifies his slamming video on Gayle King

Snoop Dogg says he does not want to threaten Gayle King. The 48-years-old hip-hop star clarifies his statement in a video slamming Gayle King over questioning Kobe‘s legacy.

Snoop Dogg posted that follow up video on Instagram just three days ago. When King asked the WNBA legend about her friendship with Kobe Bryant. Leslie, 47, met the Los Angeles Lakers star when she was 18 and the two remained close until his death on Jan. 26. During their sit down, King asked Leslie about Bryant’s “complicated” legacy.

Recently, he posted a video on Instagram explaining everything he meant at that time and didn’t threaten Gayle King. He says, “I’m a non-violent person,” Snoop told his followers in the new video.”What I look like wanting some harm to come to a 70-year-old woman? I was raised way better than that.”

The “Gin and Juice” rapper reiterated that he wants no harm to come to Gayle, and he maintains he did not threaten her in his original monologue. Snoop explained that all he said was that Gayle was “out of pocket” for what she did and he warned her that people would be watching her. He also said the CBS journalist should have more respect for Kobe’s widow Vanessa Bryant, her kids, and Kobe’s legacy.

Snoop added that some of his followers who “don’t have a heart” may not understand what he is saying in regards to Gayle.

Check out the video:

After Snoop Dogg’s slamming video Susan Rice the former U.S. National Security Adviser also commented on that on Twitter: This is despicable. Gayle King is one of the most principled, fair and tough journalists alive. Snoop, back the **** off. You come for @GayleKing , you come against an army. You will lose, and it won’t be pretty.”

Gayle King did not appear on CBS This Morning on Friday.

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John Legend says he hasn’t reconciled with Kanye West since Donald Trump fallout in 2018

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John Legend has revealed that he still hasn’t reconciled with Kanye West since the pair had a disagreement over Donald Trump in 2018.

Speaking in a new interview, the ‘All Of Me’ singer-songwriter discussed the status of his friendship with West, saying he wouldn’t consider them close, but insisted their fading friendship is “just part of the natural cycle of life.”

The former friends fell out two years ago over tweets West made in which he publicly declared his support for the controversial US president, which prompted Legend to send some text messages to him to plead that he was too powerful and influential to support Trump and asked him to reconsider.

Legend later said he was “disappointed” in West for his vocal support of Trump, and while he wasn’t going to “disown” him, he did claim they were “never the closest of friends.”

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President Donald Trump and Kanye West stand together in the lobby at Trump Tower. CREDIT: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Now, Legend has said he doesn’t think that he and West are “less friends because of the Trump thing,” he just thinks they’re in “different places.”

“I don’t think we’re less friends because of the Trump thing. I just think we’re doing our own thing,” Legend told The Times. “He’s up in Wyoming [on the $14 million ranch West bought as a family home in September last year]. I’m here in LA. We’ve both got growing families and I no longer have a formal business relationship with him as an artist, so I think it’s just part of the natural cycle of life.”

Revisiting their fallout over Trump, Legend said that he and West still disagree on the matter, adding: “But what I’ve always said is, we never talked about politics before. It was never a part of our interaction. Our interaction was almost always about creativity and music.

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John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. CREDIT: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for EMM Group

“He’s also in a different place musically. He’s doing gospel music. That’s what he’s focused on right now, designing his clothes, so we’re in different places.”

Elsewhere in the interview, he was asked whether he would be open to attending one of West’s Sunday Service events once the lockdown is over.

“I would like to go,” he said, “and I felt like I probably would end up going, but it just never happened, and now he’s up in Wyoming.”

Meanwhile, a cinematographer has claimed that Kanye West’s new album is called ‘God’s Country’ and new music could be dropping soon.

Arthur Jafa, who has worked on music videos for Solange and Devendra Banhart, as well as films including Crooklyn, said he had been working with the rapper on a new music video.

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Watch Rivers Cuomo cover ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ song for Islands In The Zoom sessions

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Rivers Cuomo has shared a cover of ‘I Don’t Know How To Love Him’ from the musical Jesus Christ Superstar – watch it below.

The Weezer frontman shared the rendition on Twitter ahead of this week’s episode of his Islands In The Stream sessions. It comes after his recent covers of Green Day’s ‘Good Riddance’ and Nirvana’s ‘Heart-Shaped Box’.

‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’ was originally written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice in 1970 for Jesus Christ Superstar. It originally featured Yvonne Elliman’s Mary Magdalene singing the song.

Sharing the cover on Twitter, Cuomo wrote: “Here’s my cover of ‘I Don’t Know How To Love Him’ from last week’s Island In The Zoom. Tune in tonight at 6:25 PST for another episode, featuring guest star.”

Watch Cuomo’s rendition of ‘I Don’t Know How To Love Him’ below:

Earlier this month, Weezer postponed the release of their forthcoming album ‘Van Weezer’ indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic. It was originally set to be released last week. Speaking about the forthcoming album with Beats 1’s Zane Lowe last year, Cuomo said it was “all just guitars”.

So far, they’ve shared three of its singles: ‘End of the Game’, ‘Hero’, ‘Blue Dream’. The last of those was debuted on an episode of The Simpsons.

Meanwhile, Green Day, Fall Out Boy, and Weezer have officially postponed the North American leg of their joint Hella Mega Tour due to coronavirus.

It comes after they were forced to cancel the inaugural European leg, which was set to take place in June.

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Fleetwood Mac’s Neil Finn, Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie share new song to benefit Auckland’s homeless

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Fleetwood Mac‘s Neil Finn has recruited bandmates Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie for a new charity single – listen to ‘Find Your Way Back Home’ below.

Proceeds from the new single are going to the Auckland City Mission, which helps the New Zealand city’s homeless population.

The song was written by Finn about the city’s homeless population after he was inspired by a personal encounter he had at the Mission.

“I live in a pretty fortunate situation and I move in circles that are not in daily contact with homeless people,” he told The New Zealand Herald. “So it’s good to be able to find a pathway in your head to relate to some degree.”

Finn continued: “I haven’t felt compelled to go down that path in terms of speaking out. But in terms of trying to do some kindly acts as you strike situations, I think that’s compulsive and we should all be trying to do that.”

Finn, a member of Crowded House, joined Fleetwood Mac in 2018 after Lindsey Buckingham left the band.

Last year, founding Fleetwood Mac member Mick Fleetwood said the band would never reunite with Buckingham.

“Fleetwood Mac is a strange creature,” he said. “We’re very, very committed to Neil and Mike [Campbell of Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers], and that passed away a time ago, when Lindsey left. And it’s not a point of conversation, so I have to say no.”

He added: “It’s a full drama of Fleetwood Mac, no doubt. His legacy is alive and well, and as it should be. A major, major part that will never be taken away, and never be down-spoken by any of us. Neil and Mike have tremendous respect for Lindsey.”

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