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db4efb6b3bf1b0a1173f5806a89c62be Rihannas Battleship Among Top Razzie Nominated Films Of the Year

It may not take much for Barbadian beauty Rihanna to sail a single to the top of Billboard charts, but as spring 2012 proved, she isn’t the best captain on the movie-front.

Indeed, after quickly sinking at the box office, Ri’s ‘Battleship’ didn’t exactly make a splash with critics either – now landing she and crew aboard the 2013 Golden Raspberry Awards (Razzies) list.

With a whopping 7 nominations (just behind hit film ‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn II‘s eleven nods), including ‘Worst Picture’ and a ‘Worst Supporting Actress’ nod for her own showing, it looks like somebody at the Razzie academy – much like other academies – was not pleased with Ri’s performance.

She’s in good company, however.  As, much like her fiercest chart competitions, she will go head to head with movies featuring the likes of music starlets Ciara, Jennifer Lopez, and more:

Via THR:

Worst Picture
Battleship
The Oogieloves in Big Balloon Adventure
That’s My Boy
A Thousand Words
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II

Worst Director
Sean Anders – That’s My Boy
Peter Berg – Battleship
Bill Condon – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II
Tyler Perry – Good Deeds / Madea’s Witness Protection
John Putch – Atlas Shrugged: Part II

 

Worst Actress
Katherine Heigl – One for the Money
Milla Jovovich – Resident Evil: Retribution
Tyler Perry – Madea’s Witness Protection
Kristen Stewart – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II / Snow White and the Huntsman
Barbra Streisand – The Guilt Trip

Worst Actor
Nicolas Cage – Ghost Rider 2: Spirit of Vengeance / Seeking Justice
Eddie Murphy – A Thousand Words
Robert Pattinson – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II
Tyler Perry – Alex Cross / Good Deeds
Adam Sandler – That’s My Boy

Worst Supporting Actress
Jessica Biel – Playing For Keeps / Total Recall
Brooklyn Decker – Battleship / What to Expect When You’re Expecting
Ashley Greene – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II
Jennifer Lopez – What to Expect When You’re Expecting
Rihanna – Battleship

Worst Supporting Actor
David Hasselhoff – Pirannha 3-DD
Taylor Lautner – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II
Liam Neeson – Battleship / Wrath of the Titans
Nick Swardson – That’s My Boy
Vanilla Ice – That’s My Boy

Worst Screen Ensemble
Battleship
The Oogieloves in Big Balloon Adventure
That’s My Boy
The Twilight Saga: Eclipsed Part II
Madea’s Witness Protection

Worst Screenplay

Atlas Shrugged Part II
Battleship
That’s My Boy
A Thousand Words
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II

Worst Remake, Rip-Off, or Sequel
Ghost Rider 2: Spirit of Vengeance
Pirannha 3-DD
Red Dawn
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II
Madea’s Witness Protection

Worst Screen Couple
Any two cast members from Jersey Shore in The Three Stooges
Mackenzie Foy and Taylor Lautner in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II
Tyler Perry and his drag in Madea’s Witness Protection
Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester, or Susan Sarandon in That’s My Boy

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For those who are unfamiliar, the Razzies, unlike the Oscars, are an annual salute to the top flops worst films of the year.  For over 30 years, its academy has awarded the worst of the worst films.  Interestingly, some people who have been nominated for and/or won Razzies have won ‘Screen Actor’s Guild’ or Academy Awards for the same performances.

Queen of Pop Madonna also stands as Queen of the Razzies as her big screen showings have earned her a whopping 5 awards (and countless nominations) since her debut in ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’.

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  1. January 9, 2013 at 7:56 pm
    My forehead tho says:
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    As well it should be -_-

  2. January 9, 2013 at 7:58 pm
    My forehead tho says:
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    She earned that nomination…good for her

    • January 9, 2013 at 9:42 pm
      Jasmine says:
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      Congrats!

  3. January 9, 2013 at 8:00 pm
    Settle4U says:
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    Yes Rihanna! An nomination you actually deserve. Get it girl!

  4. January 9, 2013 at 8:03 pm
    boopboop says:
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    you act like this s*** gon have ANY effect on her career! keep trying sam!

    anyway……….why dont you do a post about how WHORITA ORAL s** is apparently tryna to be the albanian kim kartrashian by f****** or pretending to f*** anything with a d*** since thats the only way she can get publicity since her music career aint doin it!

    saw this on gossipjacker:

    Musician Rita Ora — recently split from Rob Kardashian, who accused her on Twitter of “messing with more than 20 men” — is now getting cozy withEvan Ross, son of Diana Ross, says a source. The duo were spotted at Jonny Lennon’s Funday party at Goldbar in SoHo on Sunday. “They were so into each other. They took a lingering, passionate kiss,” says a witness. Ross is one of the men whom Ora was rumored to have been seeing while dating Kardashian. Their reps did not respond for comment.

    Jacked from Page Six

  5. January 9, 2013 at 8:03 pm
    Fatriah Hairy (Lana & Gaga schoolin' you) says:
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    Now thats an award Riherpesanna deserves to win.
    You go girl!

    • January 9, 2013 at 8:51 pm
      Lana Del Tryhard and Lady Reductive aren't even in Godriah's galaxy (aka Common Sense) says:
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      YES! For once Rihanna deserves the award that she’ll hopefully get.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:34 pm
        Lax says:
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        Rihanna will keep right on doing it till she get
        enough, hide and watch.

        Rihanna isn’t the First and she want be the Last.

  6. January 9, 2013 at 8:05 pm
    Fatriah Hairy (Lana & Gaga schoolin' you) says:
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    This may be a sign that you should stick to modelling and pretending to be a singer Goathanna.

    • January 9, 2013 at 8:11 pm
      FOLLOW ME @gdboyratedloud says:
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      Your f***** ass fav who pretend to be bi just for sales dont want me to drag that man nor would you want me to drag that cant sing live flea “llama del who”

      • January 9, 2013 at 8:26 pm
        Fatriah Hairy (Lana & Gaga schoolin' you) says:
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        You can “drag” all you want. I dont take e-threats or e-dragging seriously.
        While you try to drag, you will also have several seats. Gaga has sold over 25 million albums worldwide with 3 albums. Rihanna has sold 28 million albums with 7 LP’s released. Gaga would never!
        Lana has sold 3 million albums ww for “Born to Die” with NO HITS in her domestic market in addition to being the most googled woman of 2012. That is what Rihgoat will sell by the end of the year with all her potential hits.
        WHEN WILL RIHERPESANNA?!?!?!?

      • January 9, 2013 at 8:33 pm
        boopboop says:
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        ppl wanna say rih can’t sing live but illama del taco sound like she mumbling while gasping for air!

        gaga betta hope artpop dont flop or else she might be takin nicki’s place on idol next yr if it’s still around!

    • January 9, 2013 at 8:53 pm
      Lana Del Tryhard and Lady Reductive aren't even in Godriah's galaxy (aka Common Sense) says:
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      Speaking of schooling Mariah’s 3rd album alone outsold all of Gaga’s albums combined. Whoops.

      • January 10, 2013 at 12:22 am
        PSA (FAF) says:
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        @boopboop she can have it! Nicki gonna be on tour promoting ‘The Pinkprint’ ! *waves*

  7. January 9, 2013 at 8:09 pm
    FOLLOW ME @gdboyratedloud says:
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    I didnt know Rihanna made Battleship. “Rihanna’s battleship” really?

    And before the stans start it, your fav’s either

    A – Never starred in a successful film

    or

    B – Cant act either

    • January 9, 2013 at 8:56 pm
      Common Sense says:
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      Just because Rihanna is terrible at acting (like everything else) doesn’t mean other singers are bad. Beyonce’s Golden Globe noms come to mind.

  8. January 9, 2013 at 8:11 pm
    RIHANNA SHITS ON YOUR FAVE says:
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    Praise be to Rihallah!

  9. January 9, 2013 at 8:12 pm
    whocares says:
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    she can act waaaaaaaaaay better than baddiebitch tho. LOL

    • January 9, 2013 at 8:57 pm
      Common Sense says:
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      But Beyonce actually has a Golden Globe for acting when will Rih?

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:19 pm
        GURL says:
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        DEAD gurl bye, a nomination.

      • January 10, 2013 at 2:51 am
        TinaMinaj says:
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        @Common sense yessss!!! They better not compare their fave to Bey.

    • January 10, 2013 at 4:40 am
      danny b says:
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      a nomination is still more than riherpes will ever get.

      • January 11, 2013 at 7:29 am
        Lax says:
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  10. January 9, 2013 at 8:13 pm
    Suicide Blonde says:
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    Queen of Pop Madonna also stands as Queen of the Razzies as her big screen showings have earned her a whopping 5 awards (and countless nominations) since her debut in ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’

    Sylvester Stallone is the all time Razzie winner with 10 awards and he is f****** legendary even Halle Berry has won one of those awards and she’s a respected actress so what’s the point.

    • January 9, 2013 at 8:22 pm
      Jessie says:
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      Well Halle Berry also has Oscars to back it up with #ijs

      • January 9, 2013 at 8:25 pm
        Suicide Blonde says:
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        Cher too so again what’s the point.

    • January 9, 2013 at 8:29 pm
      thatLATEjuiceTEAM says:
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      the point is..she always claimed madonna was her idol. with these razzie noms, she gets one step closer to being more and more like her…

      well aside from being a s*** and not being able to sing

      • January 9, 2013 at 8:36 pm
        Suicide Blonde says:
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        But Madonna has Evita and since when awards defines good actors and singers.

    • January 9, 2013 at 8:58 pm
      Common Sense says:
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      Sylvester Stalone deserves his Razies for his endless milking of his tired ass franchises. As for Halle Berry, Catwoman, that is all.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:19 pm
        LOL you tried that ish tho says:
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        “Sylvester Stalone deserves his Razies for his endless milking of his tired ass franchises”. you mean the same franchises that made him tons of money and are classics mmmmmm k you tried i see and catwoman she looked her best it was good for what it was #DEAL

  11. January 9, 2013 at 8:13 pm
    RIHANNA SHITS ON YOUR FAVE says:
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    Even with them noms she still way ahead of you Sam :) She living the life while you can only blog about folks more famous than you’ll ever be :)

  12. January 9, 2013 at 8:14 pm
    class of fitness says:
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    Rihanna was cast for Face Value?

  13. January 9, 2013 at 8:16 pm
    Let's Be Real says:
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    Kikikikikiki the shade is mountain high! Battleship was a terrible movie though so the shade is warranted.

  14. January 9, 2013 at 8:17 pm
    THAT GRAPE JUICE = CLOSET NAVI MEMBER says:
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    u just HAD 2 post sumthin bout princess rih-rih LMFAO!!!! u luv her morethan u luv beyonce admit it!

  15. January 9, 2013 at 8:19 pm
    Cream says:
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    Omg I hope she win(: lol I did not like the move but I don’t think she did a bad job the move was just a mess.

  16. January 9, 2013 at 8:20 pm
    Jessie says:
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    Oh wow this is where I will say she deserves to win! You go RiRi gworlll!

    • January 9, 2013 at 9:38 pm
      Lax says:
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      If she keeps giving it all shes got.

      She will show what Shes made of.

  17. January 9, 2013 at 8:23 pm
    Touché says:
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    Ok Sam that’s messed up.

  18. January 9, 2013 at 8:24 pm
    Cream says:
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    Why twilight have eleven tho ): pressed much?

    • January 9, 2013 at 9:00 pm
      Common Sense says:
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      It deserves all eleven and then some.

  19. January 9, 2013 at 8:29 pm
    Lax says:
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    Shyt isn’t this the award they get before they get Nominated for
    the academy awards.

    • January 9, 2013 at 8:38 pm
      Fatriah Hairy (Lana & Gaga schoolin' you) says:
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      Umm no boo

    • January 9, 2013 at 9:51 pm
      Leah says:
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      LMAO.

  20. January 9, 2013 at 8:31 pm
    Lax says:
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    This line right here,,,,
    Any two cast members from Jersey Shore in The Three Stooges
    ROTF,,,,,CRYING WITH LAUGHTER!!!!!!OMG!!!!!!

  21. January 9, 2013 at 8:32 pm
    XTINA2013 says:
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    LOL!!! YES RIHANNA GOT RAZZIE NOMINATIONS, BUT LETS NOT FORGET BEYONCE WAS FIRST TO GET A RAZZIE NOMINATION BEFORE RIHANNA…

    • January 9, 2013 at 8:49 pm
      Um says:
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      But don’t forget: Beyonce’s actually been nominated for a prestigious Golden Globe, TWICE (once for her acting role in Dreamgirls, once for Best Original Song in Cadillac Records). WHEN will your fav?

      • January 9, 2013 at 8:52 pm
        XTINA2013 says:
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        bUT LETS NOT FORGET WHO WON JENNIFER HUDSON AND BEAT BEYONCE. XTINA WAS ALSO NOMINATED LETS NOT FORGET AND XTINA WASN’T NOMINATED FOR A RAZZIE LOL LIKE BEYONCE WAS.

      • January 9, 2013 at 10:41 pm
        irene46 says:
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        xtina did a good job in ‘burlesque’ but i thought she got a nomination for a razzie also. maybe i’m wrong.

    • January 9, 2013 at 9:02 pm
      Common Sense says:
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      Because Beyonce was acting before Rihanna was in the scene…Jesus at the reaching you Rihanna stans will go through to make her look better.

  22. January 9, 2013 at 8:36 pm
    joker says:
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    omg. “We are gonna die”… “You gonna die… I’m gonna die… We all gonna die”… “Just not today”

    lol. Who cares about hater awards. It was good support. You’re fired m***********.
    :D and this is what i wake up for again? :lol:

  23. January 9, 2013 at 8:42 pm
    Benron (King of The Phucking Navi) says:
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    WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

    Jessica Biel – Playing For Keeps / Total Recall
    Brooklyn Decker – Battleship / What to Expect When You’re Expecting
    Ashley Greene – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II
    Jennifer Lopez – What to Expect When You’re Expecting
    Rihanna – Battleship

    K at them nominating the only 2 actresses in the film for worst supporting actress. And I hope Rihanna can win this award, then she’ll be just like Beyonce who won the same in 2009 for her terrible role in obsessed.

    And I’m sure no one n Rihanna’s Team is too bothered. I mean, when you have sold ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY PHUCKING ONE MILLION RECORDS Reesees or Starburst or whatever awards don’t really bother you. Unapologetic has sold 581k in 7 weeks (gold) 500k+ in the U.k (Platinum) in 7 weeks and over 1.8 million in 6 weeks worlwide #PHUCKYOFLOPFAVE

    • January 9, 2013 at 8:48 pm
      Um says:
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      if her team isn’t bothered, why are you? sit dowwnnnnn s***.

      • January 9, 2013 at 8:56 pm
        Benron (King of The Phucking Navi) says:
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        Do I look bothered you inbred h**?

    • January 9, 2013 at 9:03 pm
      Common Sense says:
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      Congratulations on winning the award for Highest Amount of Delusion.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:06 pm
        Benron (King of The Phucking Navi) says:
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        Show me lies in the post. Ill wait.

      • January 10, 2013 at 2:55 am
        TinaMinaj says:
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        Benron OWNS that award lool

    • January 9, 2013 at 10:00 pm
      Um says:
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      nope, but your post reeks of insecurity you pathetic slore

  24. January 9, 2013 at 8:43 pm
    Lax says:
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    Lord would you send us the understanding behind people
    Rejoycing when Rihanna hit a Bump and Poke Fun at her and her Navy,,
    Lord send a Sign some kind of a Sign That They Will
    Let Rihanna Be Great, Thank You, Waiting on a Sign ,,,
    Thank You Lord,,,,

    OH Lord and please Help the Rihanna Haters and the
    Beyonce Bhive Show Love Instead Of So much Hate Lord.
    Because on the last Post on Beyonce some where pass I’d Say
    the 300 Comment , There was one of the Bey Hive Saying that
    Beyonce Showing Her Ass Was CLASSIC AND RIHANNA COULD NEVER, LORD,
    please help the Children, haters and foes who Visit “That Grape Juice” Learn and
    Understand that Rome Wasn’t Built in a Week, A Year, but in time. And Lord could you some how help the Rihanna HATERS to learn how to love two people instead of just one at a time, BECAUSE TO MANY LORD MANY OF RIHANNA’S HATERS AND THE BEY HIVE HAS NO REGARDS FOR NOTHING RIHANNA DOES , OR ANYBODY ELSE FOR THAT MATTER,, THEY HATE HER LORD, AND I KNOW YOU CAN HANDLE THAT FOR RIHANNA AND HER NAVY LORD, AND ONCE AGAIN AMEN!!!!!!

    • January 10, 2013 at 10:29 am
      truth says:
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      ur sad

  25. January 9, 2013 at 8:43 pm
    mc the place to be! says:
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    O please like Beyonce didn’t get her razzie awards for f****** obsessed that movie actually won all the awards it was nominated for #shrugs

    • January 9, 2013 at 9:43 pm
      Leah says:
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      Why bring Beyonce into it?

    • January 10, 2013 at 6:08 am
      SlayDeleAdkins says:
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      LMAO!! She didnt win one doe!! So SIT!!

  26. January 9, 2013 at 8:47 pm
    Um says:
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    CONGRATS RIHANNA! WHAT AN HONOR!! SO WELL DESERVED #PHUCKYOACADEMYAWARDS #PHUCKANOSCAR #SUCKITGOLDENGLOBES

  27. January 9, 2013 at 8:51 pm
    ADC143 says:
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    I can’t think of anyone more deserving of this award than Rihanna…

    • January 9, 2013 at 8:56 pm
      Lax says:
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      HMMMM,,,
      Beyoncé has turned tossing the salad after it’s been made and claiming credit for making it into an art form. It’s up there with her inability to keep her legs closed and make it through a routine without whipping her hair like she’s possessed by the holy ghost, and then thrusting her v***** into the nearest camera when she’s on stage.

      • January 10, 2013 at 4:42 am
        danny b says:
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        its a shame for you to be that pressed and yet still a nappy head b****.

  28. January 9, 2013 at 8:56 pm
    Heh says:
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    Rihanna should have to pay the studio back for this god awful movie’s failure. I think it’s abundantly clear that had a REAL actress been cast in her role, it wouldn’t have flopped so hard. She was the poison in the picture.

    • January 9, 2013 at 9:00 pm
      RIHANNA IS SO PRETTY EVEN WITHOUT MAKEUP says:
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      It was a movie based on a f***** BOARD GAME! No matter WHO was in it it was gonna flop!

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:12 pm
        joker says:
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        b*******. it was never promoted like that. and even if they adapted that really good for the movie. small thing was the actors where too fresh. sure sour liam neeson didn’t get some. and it failed cause of the competition. ask the washed up superheros from avengers.

  29. January 9, 2013 at 8:57 pm
    Lax says:
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    HMMMM,,,
    With the Amazonian robot empress from the kingdom of lost wigs having a new album out, it of course it features some scammed credits. Trailing behind a b**** like Daniel Julez’s pull away train on a rope. A Beyoncé album doesn’t get mastered without a songwriting scam or two…or 4.

    • January 9, 2013 at 8:59 pm
      Lax says:
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      HMMMM,,
      Beyoncé’s credibility as a songwriter was thrown into question way back with Destiny’s Child’s Survivor. An album which had 17 of its 18 songs citing Beyoncé as a songwriter, and the full 18 listing Beyoncé as a producer or a co-producer. It’s not impossible for a female artist to write and co-produce all of her own material. There are many who do it and do it brilliantly. Tori Amos, Hikaru Utada, Ayumi Hamasaki, Björk, Lady Gaga and Kumi Koda to name a few. But when stories begin to surface more than once that perhaps the album liner notes are not an accurate representation of the input that an artist had, then you do have to wonder. And the question as to whether Beyoncé writes and produces all of which she and her album liners say she has, has continued to buzz around Beyoncé like a bumble bee trying to make home in a her weave.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:01 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        The order of which a songwriters name appears within the listed credits of a song has long been a debate. Such seemingly small trivial matters are one of the things which had John and Paul fall out during their time in The Beatles. It’s somewhat of “a thing” that the list of songwriters on a song are ordered from who contributed the most to the least. However, there’s nothing to prove this; and there are more arguments against this than there are those for it. Producers are also often credited as the writer of a song, even when they’ve contributed nothing lyrically to the song at all. Baring this in mind, it is rather telling that in many of 4’s song credits, Beyoncé’s is listed first as a songwriter and also as a producer on songs which we know existed long before she had gotten them.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:03 pm
        Lax says:
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        Beyoncé obviously seems to think that singing on a song means that you produced it. And being the person singing the song, that your name should be listed first as the songwriter of it. It doesn’t work like this. Unless of course you have Beyoncé’s money and power. After all… Money talks so that the album credits do. And if Beyoncé turns around to you and says “I like your song. But I won’t record it unless I can be credited as a songwriter” to claim part of the royalties, are you really going to turn her down, knowing how big she’ll make your record?

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:04 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        Beyoncé has continued to make out that she writes every one of her songs. Openly declaring that she writes songs from scratch, comes up with everything and pours her heart and bottles of lacefront glue into these songs. She even has Grammy’s (which she should be giving back) to back this up. Grammy’s people!! We’re not buying it though. So let’s run through B’s latest release and poke at all of the songs which stink of a scam.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:10 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        1 + 1 = She a lying b****
        Terius “The Dream” Nash had written a song called “Nothing but love” and had recorded it himself a good while back. The song then surfaces as “1 + 1″ under the wig of Beyoncé. A song which probably had Prince throw up in his own mouth at a b**** completely jacking his style. Naturally, Beyoncé manages to snag a song writing credit and first billing as the song’s producer. After all, screaming ♪ Make love to meeeeeeeeeeeeeee ♪ non-stop towards the end of the song is a songwriting contribution purely because it wasn’t a feature of the original recording.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:11 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        Best thing I never had was a songwriting credit until I scammed my way into one
        Founding member of the songwriting collective The Clutch, Patrick “J. Que” Smith had mentioned that “Best thing I never had” was already written before Beyoncé or Babyface had come into the picture. And that once they had heard the song, they both had “a couple of things [they] wanted to tweak”. This isn’t concrete confirmation Beyoncé had no writing input into this song. But it at least brings to light that Beyoncé’s so called tweaking could be how she warrants being listed as a songwriter alongside those who actually wrote portions of a song.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:12 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        Legally, if an artist contributes so much as a word to a song, they’re able to be listed as a songwriter and share the copyrights of it. But ethically, is this right?

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:13 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        Run the world (Girls who lie)
        Beyoncé’s female depowerment anthem “Run the world (Girls)” doesn’t so much sample Major Lazer’s “Pon de floor” as it does pretty much use the entire instrumental from it. There are a couple of notable tweaks to the music here and there, but it is pretty much the instrumental of the Major Lazer and Vybz Kartel assisted club banger.

      • January 9, 2013 at 10:09 pm
        Lax says:
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        RIHANNA HOOKS QUEEN,,,

      • January 9, 2013 at 10:27 pm
        Touché says:
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        Lax, please calm the hell down!

    • January 9, 2013 at 9:14 pm
      Lax says:
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      HMMMM,,,
      The song writing credits cite the original songwriters of “Pon de floor”, which it damn well should. No shady dealings here. But the shadiness starts when you look at the production credits. “Pon de floor” was produced by Major Lazer which is the collective of Dave “Switch” Taylor and Wesley “Diplo” Pentz. Yet, only Switch is listed as a producer for the song. Surely Diplo should have been credited too, or did we miss something? The Dream, Shea Taylor and Beyoncé are all listed within the capacities of being producers. Smells like everybody wanted to get all up in the kitchen for the sake of snagging some credits. There is no way to disprove this of course. But it smells fishy. Rather fitting that Beyoncé has her legs spread wide open on the page of the inlay which lists the credits for this song.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:15 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        I was here. You wasn’t. So you ain’t getting credited for s***.
        The only song on 4 on which Beyoncé did not manage to scam a songwriting credit for was “I was here”. And this is no doubt because the song was written by the songwriting force of one that is Diane Warren. There was no way in hell that Beyoncé was going to be able to scam a songwriting credit from this woman. She probably tried her luck. But Diane Warren is bullet proof. If she wrote a song, she wrote it. And no amount of trying to change a word here or there, or mailing her unsolicited cheques is going to get your name alongside hers. Unless you sat your arse down in a studio and put pen to paper, fingers to laptop keys with her – your name is not appearing alongside Diane Warren’s. PERIOD!

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:17 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,Diane Warren
        Beyoncé not being listed as a writer on Diane Warren’s song is rather telling. As it may speak volumes for the fact that Diane Warren doesn’t need Beyoncé’s named tied to her songs to be any bigger or any more in-demand than she already is. In fact, in this case it’s more than likely the opposite. You know you’ve hit a substantial level in your career when you’re singing a song which has been written for you by Diane Warren.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:18 pm
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        HMMMM,,,
        All of the other songwriters and producers on 4 may have felt that they needed to relinquish control over their rights on a song to Beyoncé, because they know how big it will be for their careers to say they got on an album of hers. They know that Beyoncé will make their work a hit, which will get their name known and generate more work for them. Letting the Amazonian empress scam credit for their work is a small price they pay. Heather Bright brought this to light in her defense of Britney Spears, after the lethargic pop star came under fire for writing absolutely nothing on her 8th studio album Femme fatale.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:19 pm
        Lax says:
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        Beyoncé, we see you. We’re onto your schemes. You’d better super glue that wig the f**k down to that scalp., ASAP,,,.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:20 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        Lay up under my lies
        There’s this dude who writes songs. You may have heard of him. His name is Sean Garrett. Just to give you some background info on this guy: He is the man behind the hits such as Beyoncé’s “Check on it”, Destiny’s Child’s “Lose my breath” and also the (s)hits Chris Brown’s “Wall to wall”, Nicole Scherzinger’s “Whatever you like” and other songs such as Britney’s “Toy soldier” and that song for Blackout we STILL be hoping will leak in finalized form: “Kiss you all over”. He’s also that Donkey Kong looking man in Nicki Minaj’s “Massive attack” video. Oh yeah. He wrote that too. That’s him singing on the chorus.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:21 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        Sean Garrett had released an album 3 years ago, which only myself and about 7 other people know exists. And the song “Lay up under me” featured on it. Sean Garrett wrote the song with Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (collectively known to all of us as Stargate) who also produced the song. Now, we could give Beyoncé the benefit of the doubt and claim her version of “Lay up under me” is a different song. Only, it isn’t. The song features a different second verse, but I’ll leave it up to you to deduce whether Beyoncé wrote it herself or not and if she deserved to have her name listed first in the credits like she wrote this song from top to bottom.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:23 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        Despite Sean Garrett being involved with Destiny’s Child’s last studio album, having a heavy hand in Beyoncé’s solo album B’Day (you can blame him for the mess that is “Ring the alarm” and the brilliance of “Green light”, “Get me bodied” and “Upgrade U”) and I am…Sasha Fierce (you can blame that n***a for “Diva” and “Video phone” too) Sean Garrett contributes no songs to 4 other than the one Beyoncé stole a credit for. Perhaps he got tired of b**** taking credit for his s***. Main 4 contributor Shea Taylor also managed to score himself a songwriting credit for this song too. And from the looks of the album credits, he may have been co-scamming with Beyoncé – I’ll give you the Lion’s share of production for my album, under the basis I am listed as a songwriter and producer on every one of the songs you work on. Not so far fetched. Not in the slightest.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:24 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        Beyoncé’s name has been smeared through some serious dirt because of her shady dealings concerning songwriting. I thought it may stop after her father was kicked to the curb, along with her own ability to write a song. But I guess not. I dig Beyoncé. I am a fan of her music and live performances. But I’m not a fan of her being a complete sham with the songwriting. Even artists for whom song writing is their main craft are not trying to claw their way into getting a song writing credit on their material. There are several songs on Keri Hilson’s No boys allowed on which she is not listed as a song writer at all. Keri was more than happy to let fellow songwriters such as Ester Dean pen songs for her. This just goes to show the difference in regards to songwriting integrity between honest folk like Keri Hilson and Beyoncé.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:26 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        Daddy Mathew Knowles seems to have instilled this notion in Beyoncé that nobody will take you seriously or buy into you unless your name is credited on every song (a point he pinned Rob Fusari down with after the producer caught wind of Beyoncé taking full credit for his work on “Bootylicious”).

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:27 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        Mathew never once seemed to have made a point of the fact that dishonesty and taking credit for somebody else’s work is not only ethically wrong, but it’s stealing. Nasty traits which will taint an artist if their acts of unethical practices come to light – which they have many times in Beyoncé’s case. Every album Beyoncé has put out has been plagued with songwriting scandals. Yet she continues to get away with it and come out unscathed. As though nothing happened. Her reputation still very much intact. Power is clearly a wonderful thing.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:29 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        I’ve always made a note of how Brandy rarely writes any of her songs anymore. But is her artistry and music any less amazing because of it? Hell no. Afrodisiac trumps on each and every one of Beyoncé’s solo albums which she claimed to have written 98% of, and yet Brandy only wrote one song on it. Having your name tied to the writing of every song does not automatically make you a better artist. It’s nice to know an artist you love and idolize can write their own songs. But it’s the quality of the songs which draws you. Not whether they wrote it or not. Nobody would dare say Diana Ross, Whitney Houston or Namie Amuro are any less of an artist because they do not write every single one of their songs.

        Whitney, Diana Ross, Namie Amuro,,,,

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:30 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        Beyoncé is not only looking like a thieving b****, but she is discrediting the craft of those who take song writing seriously by making out she is one of them, when she is not. I’m not saying Beyoncé has never written a song in her life. There are many juvenile songs within the B and DC discography which I’m willing to believe she wrote. But when every album she releases has a slew of songwriting scandals follow it, you find it difficult to believe where Beyoncé’s pen game starts and where the lies end.

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:31 pm
        Lax says:
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        HMMMM,,,
        It would be a nice turn if Beyoncé stopped. But when she’s managed to get away with it for so long – why on the kingdom of lost wigs would she stop now?

      • January 9, 2013 at 9:45 pm
        Leah says:
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        o_O @Lax

    • January 10, 2013 at 2:59 am
      TinaMinaj says:
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      The meltdowns have officially began ;(

      • January 10, 2013 at 8:13 am
        Lax says:
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        @TinaMinaj Yeah you got that right, and keep Me in yo prayers, now if we can get JAYZ off his ass and do this same thing right here for RIHANNA,,,

      • January 10, 2013 at 8:15 am
        Lax says:
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        @TinaMinaj,,,,All Rihanna & Navy Need is for Jayz
        to WORK AS HARD FOR RIHANNA SOMETHING LIKE THIS,,,,,YOU KNOW,,,,THATS ALL TROLL,,,
        >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
        Just months after giving birth, Beyonce will be performing at Atlantic City, New Jersey’s newest resort, REVEL. The singer revealed on her official website that she will be performing for three consecutive days on Memorial Weekend (May 25 – 27) for the resort’s official premiere.

        Word on the street is that Beyonce may be planning to take on an international tour as well. According to the NY Post, her husband Jay-Z has been pitching the $150 million idea to LiveNation:

      • January 10, 2013 at 8:16 am
        Lax says:
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        @TinaMinaj,,,Hey Troll Iknow Yo ass have heard to the
        Fairness Doctrine, Right. Sort of like Wayne does over their
        where Yo ass Resides.

      • January 10, 2013 at 8:17 am
        Lax says:
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        @TinaMinaj,,,
        Sources tell us Jay has approached Live Nation about a $150million deal for Beyoncé to tour following the birth of their child in January. Beyoncé has a joint management deal with Jay’s Roc Nation and Live Nation. A source told us, “Just weeks after the birth of Blue Ivy, Jay met with Live Nation to discuss a tour for Beyoncé. He wanted a deal worth about $150million, but they countered with a lower offer.” Beyoncé had earlier hinted that she may tour again this year. Reps for Jay-Z and Beyoncé didn’t get back to us. Live Nation reps declined to comment.

      • January 10, 2013 at 8:20 am
        Lax says:
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        @TinaMinaj,,,And another thing I am waiting to see
        who’s going to be the nest artist to book the 02 Arena full
        ten times, Perhaps Jayz has already started Sucking on them to Help Ensure that Beyonce Gets ten Dates Book
        What do you think.
        And since You make it clear that you don’t stand for anybody with Yo Flaky Jakie ass It would not be fair for me to say that Nicki wasn’t Book that many time while she was on tour are any of the other Black Artist So to say.

  30. January 9, 2013 at 9:12 pm
    hew iz u h**? says:
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    If this was Beyonce nominated you wouldn’t of even posted this. You look for any reason to hate on Rih just because she outdoes your faves. Accept that she’s the reigning pop queen and stop diminshing her achievements.

  31. January 9, 2013 at 9:13 pm
    RICHANDBLACK11 says:
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    UMMMMM well I guess congrats …….Lets be real how is this even possible when the girl had a less than cameo of 5min

    • January 10, 2013 at 3:01 am
      TinaMinaj says:
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      She was used heavily as a tool for promotion. She was on posters of the movie everywhere and was sitting at the table at all the conferences during promo for the movie…

  32. January 9, 2013 at 9:17 pm
    Fierce p**** says:
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    Lmao #oop

    It’s all good tho, Rih. At least u tried……..

  33. January 9, 2013 at 9:27 pm
    Fierce p**** says:
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    Beyonce can’t act blah blah blah. Well she’s a SINGER. Duh.

    I can’t at Rihanna sucking at singing, dancing, and acting. Poor navy. They gonna thumbs this down and have a meltdown. Y’all really act cocky but ya fave ain’t s*** without her sales and money. Just admit it and stop hating on bey cuz its not gonna make ur fave any more talented one way or another. Kii

    • January 9, 2013 at 9:43 pm
      Leah says:
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      Ultimate KIIIII. :D

    • January 10, 2013 at 6:05 am
      SlayDeleAdkins says:
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      YASSSSSS!! LMAO!! They cant take it!! HA!

  34. January 9, 2013 at 9:43 pm
    Lax says:
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    RIHANNA HOOKS QUEEN,,,

    KEEP IT MOVING RIH!!

  35. January 9, 2013 at 9:47 pm
    Lax says:
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    RIHANNA HOOKS QUEEN,,,

    IT’S HARD TO SLOW A WORKING WOMAN DOWN!!

  36. January 9, 2013 at 9:51 pm
    Lax says:
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    RIHHANNA HARD WORKER,,,

  37. January 9, 2013 at 10:05 pm
    mobwife says:
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    LOL OH @SAM you very well could have used Tyler Perry’s face as much as they dogged his films. GOOD DEEDS was an excellent film by the way. I guess anytime you have wealthy blacks who actually run a multi-million dollar corporation and find the heart and courage to live life and find love and happiness…..well that’s a bit much for Hollyweird to handle!

    **Oh well there is always Shorty LO’s BABY MAMA series to look forward to right Hollyweird? :-(

  38. January 9, 2013 at 10:15 pm
    Lax says:
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    @MOB You are so Right on Point, and that is the very
    Reason that It should serve as a Reminder that when
    many of these Artist get so big they all need to be very
    careful with their actions and who they are trying to give
    a hard time.

  39. January 9, 2013 at 10:15 pm
    Lax says:
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    RIHANNA HOOKS QUEEN,,,

  40. January 9, 2013 at 10:29 pm
    Touché says:
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    @Lax, Are you ok? You seem especially crazy today.

    • January 10, 2013 at 8:48 am
      Lax says:
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      @TOUCHE I am as Passionate about Rihanna as always, and unless yo ass have been living under a rock then you would knoiw that I could give a shyt about what yo ass thinks and since I kniw that the likes of you never says jack shyt about the haters and yo self bashing Rihanna 24/7 why in the f** do you care about a BLOGGER SCREEN NAME “LAX”
      d***** BAG, PEOPLE POST Music Videos, and BEYONCE’S FUKING RESUME AND YO ASS SINGLES ME OUT,,,,

      OHHHHHH I KNOW YOU DON’T WANT TO READ ABOUT BEYYONCE BEING ONE OF THE BIGGGGGGEST FAKES AND FRAUDS IN THE BUSINESS RIGHT????GTFO,,,,

  41. January 9, 2013 at 11:00 pm
    irene46 says:
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    suddenly there’s been a lot of tgj articles ripping and shading rihanna. is it just me, or does anyone else think this might be bullying pay back because she hooked back up with chris brown?

    • January 10, 2013 at 3:02 am
      TinaMinaj says:
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      Please take your meds….

    • January 10, 2013 at 8:40 am
      Lax says:
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      @IRENE Good Point , Well taken that
      could be part of it and the other is they
      do not like it because Rihanna’s ass is
      on that Forbes list for the last three years
      and has maintained Her over 75 million
      Net Worth,,,,,So if Rih had 72 Million three
      Years Ago and added 29Million+53 Million+
      53Million!!!!And this isn’t even cracking the ice
      as
      to what Beyonce has made But still Yet they
      tries to Bash Rihanna’s Wheels off with each and every
      thing she does,,,

    • January 10, 2013 at 8:55 am
      boopboop says:
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      or sam could be getting paid by the camp of a certain blond bewigged p-popper to post negative articles about rih while overpraising said p-popper and a certain albanian kim k wannabe

  42. January 10, 2013 at 12:56 am
    Jer says:
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    Ummmm She has what 8 lines in the movie?Yes its Rihanna’s film

    • January 10, 2013 at 4:46 am
      danny b says:
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      thats what the Navy was saying when it released…

  43. January 10, 2013 at 1:02 am
    quetta says:
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    Rofl! I won’t even say congrats.

  44. January 10, 2013 at 1:42 am
    Blue says:
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    I will say the same thing i said when halle got her nomination and win

    you can never truly be great if you have never been at the bottom. So go get it riri. And a nomination usually doesnt mean u a bad actor just that u were in a bad movie. Fact that they recognised her cntribition to the film with her 5min makes me smile

  45. January 10, 2013 at 2:48 am
    mc the place to be! says:
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    Diane Warren let mariah be credit as a songwriter on after tonight can’t take that away an there for me because mariah actually HELPED writing them in the studio thinking about it mariah is the only person I can think of that Diane shared songwriting credit with #legend and by the way battleship was okay it bombed in the us but everywhere else it did good atleast Rihanna first movie didn’t have anything to do with music

  46. January 10, 2013 at 3:10 am
    TinaMinaj says:
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    The navy shouldn’t pretend they weren’t on all fronts throwing this movie in everyone’s faces and how it was going to be a huge blockbuster. Now that it flopped you want to talk about how small her role was? When other people said that before you disagreed and guess what, the studio listened to the navy and put Rihanna at the front of its marketing scheme. Well we all know what the results were….

    That aside, personally i think Rihanna has the potential to be a great actress. I think it shows in some of her videos and performances even though her voice is not great. You see the emotion in her face and movements. I’ll give her props for that. Some great singers out there can’t emote as well as she can…

    • January 10, 2013 at 8:32 am
      Lax says:
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      @TinaMinaj,,,,,Rihanna & Navy,,,Know That,,
      This life is what you make it. Not matter what, you’re going to mess up sometimes, it’s a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you’re going to mess it up. Girls will be your friends – they’ll act like it anyway. But just remember, some come, somg go. The ones that stay with you through everything – they’re your true best friends. Don’t let go of them. Also remember, sisters make the best friends in the world. As for lovers, well, they’ll come and go too. And babv, I hate to say it, most of them actually pretty much all of them are going to break your heart, but you can’t give up becuase if you give up, you’ll never find your soul mate. You’ll never find that half who makes you whole and that goes for everything. Just because you fail once, doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always, always, always believe in yourself, because if you don’t, then who will, sweetie? So keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling, because life’s a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.”

  47. January 10, 2013 at 3:53 am
    Sleazy says:
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    Here’s to rih winning in her category nobody deserves it more than her

    • January 10, 2013 at 8:29 am
      Lax says:
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      Rih Jut Keep this in Mind, no matter what SLEAZY Says,
      Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

  48. January 10, 2013 at 4:45 am
    Hilly says:
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    Well the movie was terrible (yes, I wasted my time watching it) and I think there wasn’t any casting for Rihanna’s role, the director just chose her, probably for her popularity. So that’s what you get when you don’t cast real actresses.

  49. January 10, 2013 at 6:02 am
    SlayDeleAdkins says:
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    BAHHHAAHAHAHHAHAHHA!!!! POOR DAT!!
    Meanwhile on the slaying side, Adele’s platinum selling single is nominated for a golden globe, a critics choice award and now a bafta!!. She’s even expected to recieve an oscar! Good Luck Queen Adele!

  50. January 10, 2013 at 6:06 am
    JOHNVIDAL says:
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    This horrible movie is making everybody´s top10 worst films of the year. I love movies almost as much as music and I tell you every f****** reviewer I´ve seen on youtube or tv thinks the worst about this. Flop despite huge promotion and massive budget, no plot, laughable at all levels… the acting, everything
    If at least you debut in a film which becomes aflop but you were the main star and it was low budget… you can say you were brave and you´ll try better next time. But when you debut in a small role in a big movie so that nobody can think you ruin the movie and with other reknown actors… and it is still bad and also a flop… there´s no excuse. Filmmakers didn´t want you for a better movie and you didn´t contribute to make it a box office success either. This is all kinds of crap :)

    • January 10, 2013 at 7:11 am
      blue says:
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      what reknown actor had a huge carrying role in that movie?

      the movie only tanked in the usa else where it did great. and lets not forget that although the movie got bad reviews she got great ones for her part

      • January 10, 2013 at 12:03 pm
        JOHNVIDAL says:
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        Are you serious?????

      • January 10, 2013 at 2:51 pm
        SlayDeleAdkins says:
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        Yet she’s nominated for a razzie! LOOOL! Let it go!!

  51. January 10, 2013 at 6:35 am
    Pop Royalty says:
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    oh man …… *sigh*

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