Young Jeezy (Moses Robinson / Getty Images)
A day after it was widely reported that Young Jeezy brutalized and threatened his 17-year-old son Jadarius in Sept. 2012, the rapper is telling his side of the story. Jeezy told TMZ he and his son had gotten into a screaming match, but he never choked him. He did admit to shoving the teen to the ground. According to TMZ, a source indicated the boy’s mother, Tenesha Dykes, is being blamed for setting up the accusations that led to Jeezy being arrested.
'SNL' adds two African-American writers, too
Following news that “Saturday Night Live” hired featured player Sasheer Zamata to the cast midseason, the Hollywood Reporter revealed Wednesday the late-night sketch show also has brought in two new black female writers. Comedians and actors LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones were discovered during recent “SNL” auditions to find a black female cast member after the show was criticized for not having a diverse enough cast.
Lohan's computer with 'private correspondence' stolen
Actress Lindsay Lohan is offering an award set at “whatever it takes” for the return of her computer, which she says was stolen at a Shanghai airport. TMZ reports the “Mean Girls” star claims there is “private correspondence” from her famous friends like Woody Allen and Lady Gaga. The gossip site is deducing there are nude photos of Lohan on the computer.
Ludacris has not yet visited his weeks-old baby girl, according to the child’s mother, Tamika Fuller. She posted a photo of the baby on Instragram stating: “She has yet to meet her father ... I would never keep him from seeing her.” TMZ reported previously the rapper filed legal documents stating he can afford less than $2,000 per month in child support.
■In a recent interview with Vanity Fair, Jimmy Fallon, who takes over “The Tonight Show” from Jay Leno in February, credits “Saturday Night Live” producer Lorne Michaels for his success. “Lorne helped me with everything — with relationships, with me getting famous,” Fallon told the magazine.
■TMZ reports Chris Brown rejected a plea deal Tuesday for an assault charge that allegedly resulted from an altercation between the singer and another man outside a Washington, D.C., hotel room in October.