A Tampa reporter may have sensationalized a report about police officers refusing to work at an upcoming Beyoncé concert because of the singer’s alleged anti-police presentation during Super Bowl 50’s halftime performance.
According to Crystal Clark, no officers have signed up to work security for the April 29th concert, which according to her, presents a huge security risk. “Typically, officers who are off-duty agree to work concerts and sporting events at the venue for extra income, but none have signed up to work security for Beyonce’s upcoming concert on April 29 at Raymond James Stadium,” Clark writes in an article for a local Fox affiliate.
— Crystal Clark (@1crystalclark) February 18, 2016
The Tampa police department has already shot down the report, telling HipHollywood it is incorrect. “[The reporter] never asked us. Dozens of people have signed up for the event. [The story] has an agenda to get clicks,” Andrea Davis, a spokesman for the police department tells us. Davis adds that the city recently hosted a monster truck rally that wasn’t staffed until a week before taking place.
Tampa Police Department spokesperson Steve Hegarty also told Clarke in her report that the event would by staffed by police officers because they “have a responsibility to do that regardless of how controversial it might be, who the artist might be, or the politician might be. This is a couple of months away, so we’ve still got plenty of time to fill those slots.”
Inside LeToya Luckett’s Intimate Weekend Wedding!
Congratulations to LeToya Luckett! The singer/ actress and her fiance Texas businessman Tommicus Walker tied the knot over the weekend in Austin, TX.
According to Essence, the pair said ‘I do’ on Sunday at the Villa Antonia, a sprawling mansion in the canyons of Texas Hill Country.
Pastor John Gray, who is a dear friend of Luckett’s, officiated their wedding ceremony, while Tank sang “At Last” as Luckett walked down the aisle.
Luckett’s bestie Eudoxie Bridges (pictured below) was one of two matrons of honor, while the grooms brother’s Tamarcus Joe Walker and Treoun Walker, were the best men.
Luckett wore a custom Vera Wang gown for the wedding while her husband donned a Tom Ford jacket and pants by Ermenegildo Zegna. For the reception she changed into a beautiful white lace gown, while Walker wore a burgundy suit.
Guests included Ludacris, Luckett’s former Destiny’s Child bandmate, Latavia Roberson and Michelle Williams, NBA player Dahntae Jones and his wife Valeisha Butterfieild.
Luckett was previously married in 2016 to motivational speaker Rob Hill Sr, but pulled the plug just three months later.
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