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Nia Long did "Chelsea Lately" last night promoting Good Hair. Nia had to school Chelsea on the fact white girls rock more weaves than black girls.

Eddie Griffin is a fool. Here's a clip from his new VH1 reality show "Going For Broke" where his car got repo'd. Plaxico's and Toni Braxton's legal woes when you read the rest...

Here's the details on Plaxico Burress' lockup situation: He's in a room--not a cell--to himself at Oneida Correctional Facility in NY. He's separated from the general population and staying in the long-term protective custody unit. He's got a view and a larger room than others. He is a larger man than others though. A couple days down, almost 2 years to go...

Toni Braxton's caught up in some legal trouble...again. Her insurance company Lloyds of London is suing her for not fessing up about her pre-existing heart condition. Toni sued them first, though, for dropping her. According to TMZ: Lloyd's is countersuing Toni -- who had concert cancellation insurance with the company -- after she sued Lloyd's for refusing to cut her a check when she canceled a show in 2006 due to heart problems. In the lawsuit, Lloyd's says the reason they dropped Toni ... because she failed to disclose her full medical history on the insurance application. L of L claims she kept her "pericarditis condition" -- a heart ailment -- all to herself. Lloyd's not only refuses to pay up, it wants Ms. Braxton to ante up damages. Damn homie.

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That insurance company

That insurance company doesn't have a leg to stand on. Pericarditis- inflammation of the lining of the heart is not a chronic condition. It's temporary- often caused by viruses that also cause the common cold. Once it resolves, that's it. They are dead wrong for that. Please pay that woman her money.
naijababe's picture

Damn typo..."extentions" :-)

Damn typo..."extentions" :-)
ThatFlyNigerianChick's picture

Devon: Exactly!!! People

Devon: Exactly!!! People need to QUIT making excuses for white people when they try and ACT dumb founded about certain apparent things. It’s funny that it’s called extensions for white women, but weave for black women. Funny Funny… @Devon...it's called extendions for white women because all they use it for is to "extend" their naturally long hair....on the other hand it's called weaves for black women because we "weave" the extentions into our hair...gerrit??.
ThatFlyNigerianChick's picture

LATRECE: Everytime I see

LATRECE: Everytime I see Nia Long I think of her in the Kanye video “Who do you think I am…I am Nia Long Bitch!” Priceless lol Lol! I know right! Love that video! Effing hilarios!
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LATRECE: Everytime I see

LATRECE: Everytime I see Nia Long I think of her in the Kanye video “Who do you think I am…I am Nia Long Bitch!” Priceless lol What video r u talkin bout??? N e wayz Nia long is a very good publicc speaker I like the way she represents Black women
ImaStar's picture

Wow Eddie is in bad shape. I

Wow Eddie is in bad shape. I hope he's getting paid for embarrassing himself on this show. He should be yelling at his Agent not his financial guy.
Sojdanielle's picture

weave and hair talk is so

weave and hair talk is so yesterday. over it. @HBIC now more importingly, who is plaxico? Plaxico was the deputy secretary of defense under the bush regime. u should watch more cnn.
pedro4prez's picture

lmbao at the nasty white girl

lmbao at the nasty white girl who took a shot of her piss!!! UUUUUGGGGHHHH!!!
ISAYWHATIMEAN's picture

i wear my hair weaves all the

i wear my hair weaves all the time and i will wear my regular hair too so its nothing.. nia looks good she was pretty on the fresh prince and she still is.. chelsea is crazy i watch her on the daily plaxico has a look that i love!! hopefully after this stint he will get it together <<--please don't waste ur talent!!! toni i want u to just take a break for a while and come back strong!! i laughed almost to tears when i saw eddie jump on that truck lol but seriously he has made enough $$$$ to live life well!!! so i want him to make it do what it do with what he got!!! best wishes!!!
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kia86: @Kofi Ankoma What

kia86: @Kofi Ankoma What was worng with Nia saying that her tracks were Indian hair? Most weave (well, the best quality) comes from India, its versatile and you can do many thing with it. Hair can be a insecurity issue for some, but a lot of people treat their weave like an accessory. My hair is long and all I can ever do with it is a wrap and a high ponytail. That’s no fun. Go back to history class and you will see in the times of the Egyptians wigs were worn only by the royals who could afford it…Victorian times only by the elite…roaring twenties for the flappers…sixties and seventies to get that long Cher/hippie thing going on. White women do wear more weaves than blacks, their weaves are more expensive and SOMETIMES they tend to blend better so you cannot really tell. What's wrong with buying Indian hair: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1036155/Why-Ill-wear-hair-extensions-pop-star-Jamelia.html I'm all for inventive hairstyles. However, women of African descent almost exclusively invent hairstyles that involve hair straighter than their own... nevermind that it is does not emulate hair native to them, it's costly, time consuming and painful. Women with naturally straight hair don't go that far out of their way to make their hair curly...certainly not like that typically found amongst African(-American)s. That is an enormous assymetry. Straight hair seems to be the choice for the hair-involved. I don't think that's an accident. I do think that ought give women pause. As for this assertion that white women use weaves more than black... where is this coming from? Nia Long? What evidence is there for this... evidence that doesn't rely on Hollywood as representative of normal people OR invoke the, again unproven assertion, that white women weave-and-no-speak-y?
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@Kofi Ankoma When it comes

@Kofi Ankoma When it comes to hair I believe it is a personal choice on what you want done with your hair. My hair is very easy to maintain, but I like to try different things...instead of putting heat to my hair, chemicals...etc. I will sometimes get a sew in. What was worng with Nia saying that her tracks were Indian hair? Most weave (well, the best quality) comes from India, its versatile and you can do many thing with it. Hair can be a insecurity issue for some, but a lot of people treat their weave like an accessory. My hair is long and all I can ever do with it is a wrap and a high ponytail. That's no fun. Go back to history class and you will see in the times of the Egyptians wigs were worn only by the royals who could afford it...Victorian times only by the elite...roaring twenties for the flappers...sixties and seventies to get that long Cher/hippie thing going on. White women do wear more weaves than blacks, their weaves are more expensive and SOMETIMES they tend to blend better so you cannot really tell. Fake hair has been around since forever and its not going anywhere. There is no definition of good hair and if you're bald you can always ask Tyra to donate a lace front to you. I applaud Nia for putting that smart mouth Chelsea in her place. Peace out.
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Kofi Ankoma: This is very

Kofi Ankoma: This is very unlikely. I’ve two sisters, both with very long, very natural hair, both of whom made very serious conscious decisions to abandon this ridiculousness.So I know all about long hair. . . bearing no resemblance whatsoever to Indian hair.Buying straight hair, stapling it to one’s head, straight-up ignoring the fact that this horde of white women who purportedly do the same do NOT, in fact, weave in hair that anyone would recognize as African in origin… THEN calling it a mere accessory choice, this is delusional.I don’t claim it’s active self hatred.But it sure is an extremely commonplace choice black women make…this entirely different ethnic aesthetic.By all means wear weaves because white women are ‘doin’ it but not sayin’ it’.It’s the inherent beauty in women of African descent that suffers. And, as I say, it is utterly heartbreaking to watch. I agree with you somewhat! I really believe that many, bot all, black women wear weave because they can't or will not care of their own hair. It's just from my personal experience, not trying to offend anyone.
cherries do pop!'s picture

DAMN EDDIE :-(

DAMN EDDIE :-(
REBEL X's picture

ALL black women have long

ALL black women have long hair or have the ability to have long hair.....but, the thing is we do not know how to take care or maintain are hair or length. Whether if it getting relaxers, texturizers, hair grease with harmful products, too much heat, not moisturizing,wearing weave too much. these are the things that cause a setback for our hair!!! So, whoever said in these comments that black women can't grow long haiirr....((FALSE)). ALsoo,one thing i want to know is whhy is long hair sooo praised in the black community,,nw that is annoyingg!!!!!! ohh niaa, give to her girll! =)
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Beckford: You are so

Beckford: You are so sadly naive. This is very unlikely. I've two sisters, both with very long, very natural hair, both of whom made very serious conscious decisions to abandon this ridiculousness. So I know all about long hair. . . bearing no resemblance whatsoever to Indian hair. Buying straight hair, stapling it to one's head, straight-up ignoring the fact that this horde of white women who purportedly do the same do NOT, in fact, weave in hair that anyone would recognize as African in origin... THEN calling it a mere accessory choice, this is delusional. I don't claim it's active self hatred. But it sure is an extremely commonplace choice black women make...this entirely different ethnic aesthetic. By all means wear weaves because white women are 'doin' it but not sayin' it'. It's the inherent beauty in women of African descent that suffers. And, as I say, it is utterly heartbreaking to watch.
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Lacey: Haha! Me too. I have

Lacey: Haha! Me too. I have a hard time maintaining my natural hair as well, and it is also difficult to find salons that cater to natural hair. Someone lied when they said natural hair doesn’t require a lot of maintenance. Anyway, if you do go back natural good luck with your transition. You need to go on youtube and find out what works best for you. You also need to know your hairtype. Relaxers was costing me thousands of dollars a year. The secret to natural hair is moisturize and protect your ends.
cherries do pop!'s picture

Girl26: African American

Girl26: African American hair in it’s natural state is NOT hard to maintain. Natural hair becomes a pain when you try to force it into a style it’s resistant to. Find a style that works for your hair type and love it. I love Oprah’s pressed out hair… It looks strong and healthy. Hand claps! been natural for 4 years and love every minute of it. My hair is down to the middle of my back when flat ironed!
cherries do pop!'s picture

African American hair in it's

African American hair in it's natural state is NOT hard to maintain. Natural hair becomes a pain when you try to force it into a style it's resistant to. Find a style that works for your hair type and love it. I love Oprah's pressed out hair... It looks strong and healthy.
Girl26's picture

Kofi Ankoma: Kofi

Kofi Ankoma: Kofi Ankoma Personally, I've never used a weave, extensions or anything else in my hair. However, I have the sense to know that white women wear more weaves then Black women, and in turn spend more money on weaves compared to Black women. The difference is that they are not as open with the fact that they wear them, people just assume its their hair and in some cases their hair blends better making it complicated to know the difference. Many Black women have long hair, myself included, so for you to say that the hair could never possibly grow from their heads is demonstrably false. As Nia said getting a weave does not mean you are ashamed of your hair. You are so sadly naive.
Beckford's picture

Chelsea was quite funny! Go

Chelsea was quite funny! Go Nia, represent!
Lacey's picture

Whoa!: LOL!!! Chelsea is a

Whoa!: LOL!!! Chelsea is a MESS!!!! Nia looks gorgeous. Wow, is this hair thing that friggin serious? I’m not gonna front tho, I wanna go back natural too. Just have to find the right stylist to help me maintain it cause I am no good when it comes to natural hair (I was natural before).Even tho I’m pissed at Plaxico for his stupidity, it pains my heart to see that pic of him. Another black man behind bars. Haha! Me too. I have a hard time maintaining my natural hair as well, and it is also difficult to find salons that cater to natural hair. Someone lied when they said natural hair doesn't require a lot of maintenance. Anyway, if you do go back natural good luck with your transition. :)
Lacey's picture

White women tend to wear

White women tend to wear weave when they are older or in the entertainment industry., In reality black women buy more weaves, we actually keep the market going. Most white women will wear pieces at special events and take it right off. Also weave is very expensive for them! I knew a white girl who spent a grand to get her weave done! one day she she saw my weave and asked me how much I spent? when I told her she was shocked. Also weave blends better in white hair because of the silky texture of their hair.White women in Vegas,Cali, and texas wore plenty of weave. I still think black women depend on weave a little too much, I wear it once a year when I really want to rock a cute style for a few months, not to hide my hair.
cherries do pop!'s picture

The only reason why more

The only reason why more white women dont wear extensions in real life is because the extensions they wear can be very expensive. They can cost $1,000 or more. They are less noticable because they blend into the real hair. Many of the white women in hollywood wear them: Lauren Conrad, Kourtney Kardashian, Nicole Kidman, etc.
ImJ's picture

LSU GYRL is going to see

LSU GYRL is going to see MAXWELL Oct 13th!!! :-): I dont understand how these celebs go broke… tsk tsk I agree!!! Eddie's crazy ass is taking care of 15people, like he got it like that! I can understand being generous here&there but GROWN ASS people need to support themselves! On top of he has 8 kids,SMDH!
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jennielove: No, Nia put

jennielove: No, Nia put Chelsea in her place. Trust, Chelsea knows exactly what she’s doing when she interviews folks on her show. She makes a lot of stereotypical ‘jokes’ for shock value, maybe, but she knew the deal with weaves, extensions, etc. before Nia came on the show. She just wanted to be funny at the expense of black women, and Nia was not going to let her get away with it. GO NIA!!!!!! Exactly!!! People need to QUIT making excuses for white people when they try and ACT dumb founded about certain apparent things. It's funny that it's called extensions for white women, but weave for black women. Funny Funny...
Devon's picture

Gotta give it up to VH1 for

Gotta give it up to VH1 for keeping the coonery going. Why in the hell would Eddie Griffin have a reality show? I mean really.
ReputableJones's picture

Miz Pride & Joy: U GO

Miz Pride & Joy: U GO GIRL….Luv how Nia put that b*tch in her place!!! LMAO!!!! Hell Yes!!!!! She is beautiful BTW! sherry: I was thinking the same thing. White women have been wearing wigs and weaves for years, I know since the roaring twenties. I was proud to see Nia put Chealsea in her place but tactfully.As for Toni, these insurance companies are rip offs. Everyone is trying to extort some money. As far as celebrities going broke, their expenses are higher than ours therefore it is like they are living from paycheck to paycheck. It is equivalent to the average household income on a larger scale. I think if I came into some big time money, instead of taking care of everyone, I would figure out a way to empower them to make their own money ( fund education, fund a business). If you watched Eddie’s show, he is carrying a lot of people. I’m working my ass off to take care of grown folks, hellll noo.I did enjoy this post this morning.
Devon's picture

Sorry. Maybe in Hollywood,

Sorry. Maybe in Hollywood, but outside of that there's no way in hell.
Qat's picture

H.B.I.C: DID I MISS

H.B.I.C: DID I MISS SOMETHING WHO IN THE HELL IS PLAXICO????? SOMEBODY?? ANYBODY?? LOL HE IS A NFL PLAYER. PLAYED FOR THE GIANTS. HE WAS A MAJOR FACTOR IN THEM BEATING THE PATRIOTS IN THE SUPERBOWL 2 YEARS AGO AND PLAYED WITH MICHAEL STRAHAN WHO IS ON "THE BROTHERS" ON FOX.
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Niki: I did not take it

Niki: I did not take it like that. I think Chelsea Handler truly did not know about BLACK hair, and Nia broke it down for her. I have seen Chelsea interview tons of people. I have seen her throw shade, and in my opinion, that is not what she did interviewing Nia. Nia did not “put her in her place”, just schooled her and the viewing audience. No, Nia put Chelsea in her place. Trust, Chelsea knows exactly what she's doing when she interviews folks on her show. She makes a lot of stereotypical 'jokes' for shock value, maybe, but she knew the deal with weaves, extensions, etc. before Nia came on the show. She just wanted to be funny at the expense of black women, and Nia was not going to let her get away with it. GO NIA!!!!!!
jennielove's picture

Fabulosity is a Mind Set

Fabulosity is a Mind Set :): If Toni had disclosed her condition, they wouldn’t have her.All the insurance companies care about is taking your money.Period.Blood suckers.Literally.Like THEY disclose everything when you sign a contract.Puleeze.Toni have your go over everything with a fine toothed .I hope you get your money.Although I still believe America and Great Britain are the greatest places to live…..the money hungry mentality sucks. Huh? Of course she wouldn't have received coverage; that's how insurance works. Insurance companies don't insure people who have a greater risk of injury or death than the average person. Not disclosing you have a serious medical condition is called FRAUD. When people commit insurance fraud, they raise the price of insurance for everyone, including the common folk. If Toni was asked whether she had a heart condition and failed to disclose that she did, her contract should have been voided. It happens to people all the time. Not sure why she, or anyone else, thought/thinks she's above the law.
angel's picture

This insistence that white

This insistence that white women wear weaves more often than black women is bizarre... and demonstrably false. It may be - it very likely is - true in Hollywood. In the real world, black women spend an extraordinary amount of money to fashion hair that could never possibly grow out of their heads. That the very beautiful Nia Long could sincerely suggest that she sports INDIAN hair and that that is not disregard for fundamentally African (American) beauty... it's just dishonest. And it breaks my heart to watch.
Kofi Ankoma's picture

I'm glad Nia set the record

I'm glad Nia set the record straight. White woman are jealous of our hair anyway. Because we have the type of hair to do anything to it. And like Nia said, it's like a accessory--- we can do this to it, we can do that to it.
Mocha's picture

Loved the way Nia handled the

Loved the way Nia handled the interview. Too many misconceptions about so called "good Hair,bad hair". It's all hair!
BK Girl's picture

Gotta LOVE Nia...She put

Gotta LOVE Nia...She put Chelsea in a place in a Nice;Nasty kinda way =)
luvyoga21's picture

Love the Nia and Chelsea

Love the Nia and Chelsea segment. White women are very curious about black hair. My roomate in college used to ask me all kinds of questions!
Rifa's picture

They have been wearing weaves

They have been wearing weaves long before blacks.Can I hear VICTORIAN TIMES
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THANK YOU NIA, I DON'T KNOW

THANK YOU NIA, I DON'T KNOW WHY IT'S SO HARD TO BELIEVE THAT WHITE WOMEN WEAR MORE FAKE HAIR THEN BLACK WOMEN. ONE REASON IS THAT WHITE WOMEN DON'T TALK ABOUT IT OR MAKE A BIG DEAL LIKE THEY DO IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY. DO YOU REALLY THINK THAT IT'S BLACK WOMEN THAT IS MAKING THE HAIR INDUSTRY SUCH A BIG BUSINESS? PLEASE.
Jolie's picture

michelle: white gurls do

michelle: white gurls do where more weave then black girls the only difference is that they were extensions which is why it’s less noticableeddie… whatever happened to that norbit money?plaxico dont drop the soaptoni braxtion ur time is up, u need some rest! I do not think that extensions are less noticeable. White women who wear extensions usually match the color very well. (Although sometimes watching My Life on the D-List, I can tell Kathy G. has extensions.) I think that when people see a black woman with "good hair" they assume it is not real.
Niki's picture

Miz Pride & Joy: U GO

Miz Pride & Joy: U GO GIRL….Luv how Nia put that b*tch in her place!!! LMAO!!!! I was thinking the same thing. White women have been wearing wigs and weaves for years, I know since the roaring twenties. I was proud to see Nia put Chealsea in her place but tactfully. As for Toni, these insurance companies are rip offs. Everyone is trying to extort some money. As far as celebrities going broke, their expenses are higher than ours therefore it is like they are living from paycheck to paycheck. It is equivalent to the average household income on a larger scale. I think if I came into some big time money, instead of taking care of everyone, I would figure out a way to empower them to make their own money ( fund education, fund a business). If you watched Eddie's show, he is carrying a lot of people. I'm working my ass off to take care of grown folks, hellll noo. I did enjoy this post this morning.
sherry's picture

angelbaby: I love Nia, she

angelbaby: I love Nia, she is beautiful and was funny in that clip. Chelsea is funny also, but her hair was a mess! Maybe her stylist needs to get her a weave…..LOL Co-sign (regarding Chelsea's hair). Some eps, her hair (and outfits) are so cute. However, a lot of times it is tragic.
Niki's picture

am i the only one who thinks

am i the only one who thinks chelsea lately has an old man lookin face?
michelle's picture

Miz Pride & Joy: U GO

Miz Pride & Joy: U GO GIRL….Luv how Nia put that b*tch in her place!!! LMAO!!!! I did not take it like that. I think Chelsea Handler truly did not know about BLACK hair, and Nia broke it down for her. I have seen Chelsea interview tons of people. I have seen her throw shade, and in my opinion, that is not what she did interviewing Nia. Nia did not "put her in her place", just schooled her and the viewing audience.
Niki's picture

white gurls do where more

white gurls do where more weave then black girls the only difference is that they were extensions which is why it's less noticable eddie... whatever happened to that norbit money? plaxico dont drop the soap toni braxtion ur time is up, u need some rest!
michelle's picture

Ummm, I dont know about if

Ummm, I dont know about if she didnt placed that on the insurance but didnt she find out about that after the fact, on that reality show she was pregnant with her second child?
Tink's picture

Miz Pride & Joy: U GO

Miz Pride & Joy: U GO GIRL….Luv how Nia put that b*tch in her place!!! LMAO!!!! ME TOO!!! CHELSEY CAN BE MAD DISRESPECTFUL SOMETIMES I WISH SHE WOULD'VE SLAPPED THAT HOE! LOL
H.B.I.C's picture

DID I MISS SOMETHING WHO IN

DID I MISS SOMETHING WHO IN THE HELL IS PLAXICO????? SOMEBODY?? ANYBODY??
H.B.I.C's picture

lol @ Nia reminds me when I'm

lol @ Nia reminds me when I'm at work only Blk Person here I swear when i first got here these white women all in my hair cause one yr iwas long changed up to Kinky twist then back to a shorter weave,lol one day at lunch the question how do you mantaine it, how do you sleep, when your man come over what do you.LOL seriously i am open about my hair no big deal to me but yeah i had to school a couple in here,lol Oh & yesterday i was ask___________ why do some Black Men like fat white women is it for her money,LOL I'm like are you serious,lol Iam not the offical spoke person on all things Black,lol
TRUTHHURTS's picture

@jglamore- I almost spit out

@jglamore- I almost spit out my coffee, LMFAO. Can I get a copy to give out in my workplace?
future mrs. kwes's picture

I love Nia, she is beautiful

I love Nia, she is beautiful and was funny in that clip. Chelsea is funny also, but her hair was a mess! Maybe her stylist needs to get her a weave.....LOL
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