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#TSRSickPick Yasss @AngelBrinks is out here lookin’ snatched!

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Learn How To Flip Houses & Build Wealth With Real Estate. Follow @markflipshouses To Take His Online Training Or Sign Up For His Next Real Estate Class. Here Is A Clip From His Sold Out Real Estate Class Last Weekend.
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#PressPlay: Yesss these little ones did that!!! 🙌🏾 (via. @ladiayates/ @lye_academy)

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#ApolloNida showing love to his boo 👀

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Awww #JordinSparks on #MommyDuty with her adorable baby boy ❤️

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TSR STAFF: Talia O. @theclosetratchet
#Beyoncé and #JayZ shot their #APESHIT video in the world-famous #LouvreMuseum in Paris. The museum houses priceless works of art and masterpieces such as the #MonaLisa, “The Coronation of the Emperor Napoleon I,” “The Oath of the Horatii,” “The Portrait of Marie-Guillemine Benoist,” and “The Winged Victory of Samothrace” which were featured in the video.
Each piece has a hidden personal parallel or symbolism in line with The Carters and their agendas to empower Black people—talk about doing it #fortheculture! For instance, “The Coronation of the Emperor Napoleon I” and the “Crowning of the Empress Joséphine in Notre-Dame Cathedral” depicts Napoleon crowning himself as a self-made man. He is also crowning his wife Joséphine who was Creole.
The Portrait of Marie-Guillemine Benoist was profound in it is one of the few art pieces including Black people in the Louvre. Instead of showing her in a subservient state, she appears strong and even desired. Beyoncé dons a wrap on her head the same way Ms. Benoist’s does.
In “BLACK EFFECT”, Beyoncé says, “I will never let you shoot the nose off my Pharaoh” which is in reference to the Great Sphinx of Giza whose nose was broken off (some say by Napoleon). And here Jay and Bey are reclaiming their time in front of the Great Sphinx of Tanis—the most prized possession in the Louvre’s Egyptian wing—with a quick turn up, dancers and all.
The Carters included images of “The Oath of the Horatii” which depicts brotherhood and “Hermes Fastening His Sandal” which seems to mirror the #TakeAKnee movement.
Via @Refinery29: “Horatii is a well-known neoclassical depiction of—(View more at TheShadeRoom.Com!) 📸: @gettyimages, @museelouvre

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What’s tea, #KenyaMoore? 👀 Are you coming back to #RHOA or nah?

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#TSRBirfDayz: Happy 70th Birthday to the legendary #PhyliciaRashad 🎈(📸: Michael Loccisano/ @gettyimages)

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#TameraMowry and her mini-me are too cute ❤️

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#TSRMorningInspiration: Good Morning #Roommates! No one can get in the way of what God has planned for you. We all have a purpose in life. @baelanni_

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Chadwick Boseman did something amazing at the MTV Movie Awards #Roommates! The actor won “Best Hero” award and decided to give it to Waffle House hero, James Shaw Jr.
"Receiving an award for playing a superhero is amazing, but it's even greater to acknowledge the heroes we have in real life," Chadwick said.
Chadwick then asked Shaw to come up with him.
"If you don't know James Shaw Jr., he fought off a gunman in Antioch, Tennessee at a Waffle House. He saved lives," Chadwick said,
"So, this is gonna live at your house," he continued , handing over his award to Shaw.
He also took to Twitter to give James some more props.
"And more … THANK YOU #MTVAwards! #BlackPanther fans, you’re incredible. During the show, I was—Read More At 🎥: @mtv

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