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Exclusive: Shantel Jackson & Floyd Mayweather Both Take On Huge Fights



While Floyd Mayweather took on Marcos Maidana on Saturday night, the boxer’s ex-fiancée Shantel Jackson attended Face Forward’s annual fundraising gala took on a more important fight, the fight against domestic violence.

“I want to be another voice for women who have gone through domestic violence,” she told HipHollywood while on the red carpet.

Earlier this month, the model announced that she was suing Mayweather for assault, battery, invasion of privacy, defamation and false imprisonment. Court documents, obtained by HipHollywood, reveal the shocking and disturbing details about the former couple’s toxic relationship and for Shantel, reliving the nightmare in the public eye has not been easy.

“It’s definitely hard but I just want women or anyone who has gone through domestic violence to know it’s never too late to speak out about the situation and you should never feel trapped,” she explained.

Jackson stood alongside her famous lawyer, Gloria Allred who praised the model for being so courageous.

“I am very proud of Shantel for wanting to be here to support battered women and to help encourage them to have a voice,” Allred said.

While on the red carpet, the night’s attendees also shared their reaction to the scandal surrounding former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice and wife, Janay Palmer.

“That was something that was uncalled for, for anybody, but especially a professional athlete that lives his life hurting people,” boxing champion Sugar Shane Mosley said.

Face Forward is an incredible foundation that works with advocates around the nation to identify victims of domestic violence who are working towards recovery yet carry the physical evidence of past abuse. Audrey Mabrey, a FF patient also shared with us her thoughts regarding the video that shows Rice knocking his then fiancée unconscious.

“Janay is only one woman this is occurring to, there are millions of cases out there,” she said.

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  1. MrVegas1

    September 19, 2014 at 7:28 AM

    bs….im not speaking up for people who beat up their partners,because i am against that. but there are also golddiggers who dont want to work and think about sueing rich men after they get dumped by them. tell me this why miss jackson wait until floyds fight knowing he was getting paid this week,she was trying to get money and exposure for that damn reality show. #getajob #syad

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Lil Rel Howery Gives Us The Deets On New FOX Show, ‘Rel’ – Now Starring Sinbad & Jess Hilarious



More details are starting to unravel about Lil Rel Howery’s new Fox show, Rel.

The actor, who made a huge splash in Hollywood following his appearance in the Academy Award winning film, Get Out, tells us his forthcoming series is based off of “my material, my life. I’m executive producing it along with Jerrod Carmichael.”

It was also confirmed on Tuessay that comedian Sinbad and Instagram sensation, Jessica “Jess Hilarious” Moore have been added to the cast.

According to Deadline, Sinbad will play Rel’s father who cares “more about his reputation in the community than he does about the happiness of his sons.”

As for Jess, the personality who is known for her outspoken and witty commentary on social media, will be the female lead alongside Howery. Jess will be replacing Angel Laketa Moore, who was first tapped to play the role.

After the initial announcement, Moore wrote on Instagram: Let’s Go!!! 2018.”

The show will follow Rel’s personal life experiences and personal woes, including maneuvering adulthood after his wife cheats on him with his own barber.

As Rel, meanwhile, gets underway, Lil Rey has a handful of projects to look forward to. He tells HipHollywood that Uncle Drew starring Kyrie Irving and Shaquille O’Neal comes out with June 29th. Howdy is also excited about the film he just shot with Sandra Bullock, Bird Box.

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