After serving 3 years in prison for hitting a cocktail waitress over the head with a rum bottle, rapper Shawntae “Da Brat” Harris is finally free. The 36 year-old Joliet, IL-native was welcomed back by her friend, producer Jermaine Dupri in a tweet yesterday. Although she has completed her sentence, the So So Def rapper was temporarily released from prison back in May 2010 and worked as a full-time window maker.
Rumor has it, the rapper is currently ‘on house arrest and is required to notify her parole officer whenever she has to leave her home for doctor’s appointments or emergencies.’ …Either way, welcome back to the Brat-Tat-Tat!
Steve Harvey Sends Ex-Wife A Valentine’s Day Candygram?
Word on the street is that funny man Steve Harvey sent his ex-wife Mary Harvey (Shackelford) a Valentine’s Day gift. The 54-year old television and radio host supposedly showered Mary with a cute bouquet of flowers and a large box of chocolates three days after Valentine’s Day…only there weren’t just chocolates inside in the red box:
Steve Harvey let bygones be bygones with his ex-wife this Valentine’s Day — sending her the most ROMANTIC gift in the history of the universe … a gag order concealed inside a box of chocolates.
His ex Mary Lee Harvey tells TMZ, she was served the Thursday after V-Day
“with a box of chocolates, a Valentine’s Day card, and a notice saying you are going to be required to come back to court on March 10.” [Source]
Gotta love Valentine’s Day gifts from exes…Smh.
Christina Aguilera Spends Time In Jail, After Drunken Night
According to TMZ, singer Christina Aguilera and her boyfriend Matthew Rutler were pulled over by the Los Angeles police this morning around 3AM PST:
Aguilera was a passenger in a car driven by Matthew Rutler when officers noticed he was driving erratically around 2:45 AM … so they pulled the vehicle over. Officers determined Rutler was drunk and arrested him for misdemeanor DUI … The deputies determined Aguilera was also “extremely intoxicated” … and since she was unable to care for herself, Aguilera was taken into custody. Aguilera was booked for public intoxication — and according to the booking sheet, she was listed at 5’2″ and 100 lbs. Rutler’s bail was set at $5,000.
Aguilera has just been released from spending an evening in a jail cell. Fortunately for her, she will not be prosecuted for this morning’s incident. Rumor has it, those close to Aguilera have been trying to get the singer to enroll in a rehab program for a while now.