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Outcry Dismissed, Sweden Puts A$AP Rocky on Trial

Rapper's assault trial has started in Stockholm despite Trump's efforts to free him

(Newser) - It's been a long month for A$AP Rocky, detained by Swedish officials after allegedly attacking someone in a street fight at the end of June, and on Tuesday, the next phase of his overseas experience began. The 30-year-old American rapper, real name Rakim Mayers, pleaded not guilty at the... More »

Trump: I Spoke to Kanye, Will Help A$AP Rocky

President says he is working to get the rapper released from detention in Sweden

(Newser) - President Trump is on the case—the A$AP Rocky case. The rapper, whose detention in Sweden caused an uproar last week , was on Friday ordered to be held at least until July 25, NBC News reports; he was first arrested July 2 after an alleged street fight. But Trump says... More »

Kim Kardashian: Nevermind on That Whole 'Kimono' Thing

She'll rename her shapewear line

(Newser) - Kimono no more: Following a massive backlash , Kim Kardashian West says she is changing the name of her shapewear line. After Kardashian trademarked the word "Kimono" for the clothing brand, many were outraged, considering kimonos have been a traditional part of Japanese culture for centuries—not to mention the... More »

There Is a New Taylor Swift Controversy Brewing

Singer claims Scooter Braun, who just bought her music catalog, bullied her, along with Bieber, Kanye

(Newser) - What are Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, and music mogul Scooter Braun all doing in a news story together? It involves the latter's acquisition of Big Machine Label Group, which owns all six studio albums put out by Swift before she signed with Universal in November,... More »

Kim Kardashian Trademarks 'Kimono'

Japanese people have a few issues with this

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian has trademarked the name "Kimono" for her new clothing brand and people in Japan have two main objections: 1. Kimonos have been part of their culture since many centuries before the rise of the Kardashians. 2. The new underwear line looks nothing like their traditional robes. Kardashian... More »

Here's What Kim, Kanye Named Baby No. 4

Psalm joins North, Saint, Chicago

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's fourth blessed event has arrived, and TMZ reports that they have announced the name of their second son and second child born via surrogate: Psalm. The name could well be a nod to West's recent success with his Sunday Service, in which TMZ... More »

Kim Kardashian Helped Free 17 Inmates Serving Life

All were jailed on drug charges

(Newser) - Turns out Kim Kardashian is doing more for convicted criminals than anyone knew. The reality TV star, who's advocating for criminal justice reform, has quietly helped free inmates serving life-without-parole sentences on everyday drug charges—17 of them in all, TMZ reports. Seems Kardashian is funding the 90 Days... More »

Kim Kardashian West Plans to Take the Bar in 2022

She wants to become a lawyer

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian West still makes headlines for things like posing in a skimpy leotard , but she's also been making headlines for her work as an advocate for criminal justice reform: She was a big part of the push that got Cyntoia Brown granted clemency , helped convince President Trump to... More »

Look Out Goop, Here's Poosh

Kourtney Kardashian launches lifestyle website

(Newser) - First there was Goop, now there's Poosh. Yes, Kourtney Kardashian has launched her very own lifestyle website, complete with all the things you would expect from such a site: an article about the wonder spice turmeric , a list of organic wines , a guide to non-toxic toys , a 5-minute workout... More »

Kim Kardashian Pays Ex-Con's Rent for Years

Matthew Charles was convicted of a non-violent drug offense

(Newser) - With Kim Kardashian West pledging to cover five years of rent, one of the first inmates released after federal sentencing reforms says he has finally found a new home, the AP reports. In a Facebook post Friday, Matthew Charles thanked Kardashian West and others for helping to overcome what he... More »

Kanye Sorry for Behavior During Broadway Show

'Look up from your cell phone,' actor tweeted Monday

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian West was excited to attend the Broadway debut of The Cher Show, a musical based on the singer's life. Her husband was apparently less so, and he ended up apologizing for his fascination with his phone during the Monday show, reports USA Today . "Hey @kanyewest so... More »

Kim, Kanye Take 'Unbelievably Wasteful' Trip

Commenters call the pair 'obnoxious' for private 747 flight

(Newser) - Just days after a dire climate-change report was issued by the US government—and devastating California wildfires that researchers say were exacerbated by climate change—Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are taking their own heat on environmental issues. Per People , the backlash comes after video emerged Monday on Instagram showing... More »

Celebs Lose Houses in Cali Wildfire

Gerard Butler came home to charred ruins

(Newser) - With fires ravaging California—and the death toll reaching 23 in the Camp Fire near Sacramento—even celebrities are seeing their homes threatened or burned to the ground, People reports. Among celebs who lost homes in the 70,000-acre Woolsey Fire in Malibu are Gerard Butler, who tweeted a photo... More »

Trump's Pardons Are the Talk of the Town

White House is preparing paperwork for at least 30 more pardons

(Newser) - After Kim Kardashian West met with President Trump to plead the case of Alice Marie Johnson, a great-grandma jailed for life over a first-time, non-violent drug offense, Trump commuted Johnson's life sentence. Now, Kardashian will meet Johnson for the first time as early as this week, reports TMZ . Getting... More »

Trump Commutes Sentence of Great-Grandma Jailed for Life

Kim Kardashian had lobbied for Alice Marie Johnson's release

(Newser) - Just one week after Kim Kardashian met with President Trump to argue the case of a great-grandmother sentenced to life in prison over a first-time drug conviction, the POTUS took action. He granted clemency to Alice Marie Johnson Wednesday, commuting the life sentence of the 63-year-old Tennessee woman who was... More »

New York Post Slammed for Its 'Kim Thong Un' Cover

Many are calling poke at Kim Kardashian 'sexist,' inappropriate

(Newser) - The jokes of a "Trump-Kim" summit came flying fast after Kim Kardashian met with the president Wednesday at the White House, but one snarky headline isn't going over so well. Per HuffPost , Kardashian was there to talk to Trump about criminal justice reform and to press for a... More »

Kim Kardashian Meets Trump, Makes Clemency Request

She wants him to pardon a great-grandmother

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian met President Trump at the White House Wednesday—and they had more to talk about than their shared past as reality TV stars. Kardashian spoke to Trump about a possible pardon for Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old great-grandmother from Tennessee serving life in prison without parole for a... More »

Trump, Kanye Engage in Twitter Lovefest

Rapper praises Trump, president thanks him

(Newser) - Washington's newest bromance: Yeezus and The Donald. President Donald Trump is tweeting his thanks Wednesday to rap superstar Kanye West for his recent online support, the AP reports. Trump wrote , "Thank you Kanye, very cool!" in response to the tweets from West, who called the president "... More »

Kylie Jenner Reveals Baby Name, Shares Photo

Meet Stormi

(Newser) - There's a reason Kim Kardashian tweeted an emoji of a storm cloud on Tuesday. It's an homage to her new niece , explains US Weekly . Turns out, the name of the newest member of the famous clan is, ta da, Stormi. New mom Kylie Jenner revealed the name Tuesday... More »

Kim and Kanye Announce New Daughter's Name

And it's a unique one indeed

(Newser) - The new baby sister of North and Saint has a name: Chicago. The Los Angeles Times reports Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West named their new daughter— born Monday via a surrogate—after the rapper's hometown. Kardashian-West announced the name Friday on her website, app, and Twitter account. It... More »

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