Our condolences go out to Regina King, whose only child, son Ian Alexander Jr., has died, the actress confirmed to People magazine. Although King, who is one of the most wonderful, kind and sincere entertainers in Hollywood, did not reveal the cause of death, People reported that Alexander died by suicide. He turned 26 on Jan. 19. “Our family is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian,” King said in a statement. “He is such a bright light who cared so deeply about the happiness of others. Our family asks for respectful consideration during this private time: Thank you.” The Oscar winning actress shared Ian Jr. with ex-husband and record producer Ian Alexander, Sr.
Rihanna and her boyfriend A$AP Rocky have been on the move lately. The songstress turned makeup and clothing line mogul and rapper dined at New York City hotspot, Carbone on Jan. 20. Then, on Jan. 22, the coosome twosome were spotted enjoying a dinner night at Peasant restaurant in the Soho neighborhood of downtown Manhattan. Sources say prior to eating out, Rihanna hit up a music studio in Brooklyn, New York. It has been six years since her last album, “Anti,” was released in January, 2016.
ALLBLK’s weekly talk variety series, Social Society is back Monday, Feb. 7 with a fresh new look and a bigger society. Joining resident host Kendall Kyndall for season two are Angela Simmons, Reginae Carter and Kendra G. The co-hosts will welcome your favorite celebrities, influencers and Black culture experts for epic discussions on lifestyle, love, politics, and everything in between.