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Columbus Short Denies Threatening To Kill Jamie Foxx

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Actor Columbus Short is denying reports that he threatened to kill Jamie Foxx. According to TMZ, Agostina Laneri got a restraining order against the disgraced Scandal actor because she feared for her safety.

In court documents, Laneri claims Short told her, “Don’t forget who I am. I have a knife.”

“He’s also accused of issuing this warning to the woman: “If I choose to kill one of these n*ggas, I will do that. I’m that crazy n*gga that will be on the news as the n*gga that murked Jamie Foxx.”

Short took to Twitter to respond to the allegations, dismissing them as nonsense from a “scorned woman.”

Short has been ordered to stay 100 yards clear of Laneri and her son.

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Netflix’s ‘Step Sisters’ Is ‘Bring It On’ … But Way More Woke!

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Netflix is getting ready to “Bring It On” … in more ways than one. The streaming service’s new flick Step Sisters is reminiscent of the 90s dance film, but delves deeper into racial themes like cultural appropriation, tokenization and interracial dating.

In the film Megalyn Echikunwoke (Arrow) plays the president of a black sorority who is tasked with teaching one of the campus’ white sororities how to step for a charity competition. At first glimpse the film seems to be stepping into a can of worms — and had folks on Twitter up in arms, but the creators and cast told HipHollywood it isn’t about cultural appropriation but instead cultural exchange.

“There’s a strong political message, and there’s a lot of racial content,” said Nia Jervier. “But I think that the pill that may be difficult to swallow is dipped in honey, because it’s funny.”

What also helps is that producer/writers like Lena Waithe (Masters of None), Chuck Hayward (Dear White People) and Ben Cory Jones (Underground) are behind the project – so you know it’s woke.

“At the end of the day, Jamila the lead character in our minds she’s reaching over to show them a part of our culture. It doesn’t dilute our culture,” said Jones. ” And I love that we can take stepping and evolve that into issues of race and culture.”

Step Sisters begins streaming on Netflix January 20th.

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