Robert Eddins: Some Things to Know About Ex-NFL Player Found Shot to Death in Basement of His Home

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Former Buffalo Bills linebacker Robert Eddins and his friend were found shot to death Tuesday night (Dec. 20) in the basement of Eddins’ home.

Here are some things to know about the ongoing double homicide investigation.

1. Who was Robert Eddins?

Robert Eddins was a 28-year-old Detroit native who had a brief stint in the NFL. Undrafted in the 2011 season, he managed to sign on with the Buffalo Bills as a free agent. After being used on the practice squad, he fought his way up the roster, eventually earning a spot on the team and playing during the regular season as a linebacker.

In 2012, when asked about his experience with the Bills, Eddins told the New York Democrat and Chronicle, “being inconsistent makes you non-existent.” After being released by the Bills, Eddins went on to join the Canadian Football League’s Roughriders briefly in 2014.

He eventually returned to his hometown of Detroit as a father of three until he was found dead on Tuesday.

2. Eddins and his friend Ricardo McFarlin died of multiple gunshot wounds, and their bodies were found in the basement of Eddins’ Detroit home.

Both Eddins and Ricardo McFarlin, 32, were found dead in Eddins’ basement with multiple gunshot wounds. The property also appeared to be ransacked. In addition, Captain Kurt Worboys has said that the gas was on from the stove.

“Somebody left it on,” he said. “Both the pilots weren’t lit. It looks like it was an intentional act.” Some believe that the perpetrators were trying to cause a fire to hide evidence.

“They tried to blow the house up, they had the TVs on, the whole house had gas…that’s why we can’t go in there. The whole house, they ransacked it,” Eddins mother told reporters.

3. Eddins’ father found the bodies in the basement.

In a cruel twist, it has been revealed that Eddins own father was the one who discovered the bodies. Eddins’ father and mother had spoken to their son just the day before he was killed and were gathered outside of his house as police conducted their investigation.

“He played pro football. We are all proud of him,” his mother told reporters. “But it is what it is. [We] don’t know what happened.”

While having to deal with something like this is never easy, the timing has to be especially difficult as it happened less than a week before Christmas.

4. The investigation into the shooting deaths of Robert Eddins and his friend Ricardo McFarlin is ongoing.

As of the publication of this article, the investigation is still ongoing for the Detroit Police Department. While they have clearly determined that the murders, ransacking, and attempted arson were intentional, they have not put anyone into custody yet.

Capt. Worboys has said that more than one person may be responsible, but they have no definitive leads as of yet.

As more developments continue to come to light, we will provide updates.

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Las Vegas Woman Brutally Attacked Twice by Body Builder Yelling Racial Slurs, Attacker Charged With Hate Crime & Released on Bail

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Is this Trump’s America?

Needing 15 stitches, a Las Vegas woman was brutally attacked twice after confronting a man for yelling multiple racial slurs at her. The man has been charged with a hate crime, but released on bail.

Early morning December 12, Carmen Porter was in the drive-thru of a Las Vegas Roberto’s Taco Shop when a man yelled racial a slur at her through her window. After a few seconds of contemplation, she decided to confront the man, identified as Ronnie Rosario.

Porter recounts her attack to 12 Action News:

“I heard him saying [racial expletive] into my window. Part of me wanted to drive off and go home, but obviously, a bigger part of me wanted to confront him.”

She eventually parked her car and went to the front door.

“I asked him, what did you just say to me and began shouting and saying ‘It is called freedom of speech. You heard me.’”

This is when Rosario, an apparent body builder, became violent. He picked up a nearby “Wet Floor” sign and began hitting Porter. As Porter lay on the ground, he briefly stopped, only to attack her again with the sign. Rosario hit the woman repeatedly, while continuing to yell racial slurs.

A passerby intervened and pulled Porter away from the racist. The attack was captured on security cameras.

“I remember falling towards the rocks, and even when I was on my knees in the rocks he kept hitting me. Just the derogatory terms he was throwing at me with each whack. Makes me extremely angry.”

Between the first and second attack, Rosario can even be seen going back into the fast food joint to get his food.

Bloodied and attempting to call 911, Porter didn’t notice this detail until viewing the security footage.

“To see him walking back to the counter to finish ordering his food, like it was Ok, I don’t know what to do but be hurt and angry.”

Rosario was arrested, booked and charged December 14 with battery with a deadly weapon and a hate/bias crime. He was released on bail December 15 and is not scheduled back in court until February 28.

Unfortunately, I fear attacks like Porter’s will be a weekly story in the coming months. In my opinion, the election of Donald Trump was a win for hate and the little progress our society has done for civil rights/equality/inclusiveness can quickly be undone.

In fact, the Southern Poverty Law Center reported a “dramatic uptick” in cases of harassment and intimidation in the days following the November 8 election. 867 such incidents were reported within 10 days of Trump’s win, alone.

As the Electoral College voted Monday (Dec. 19), Trump is officially the 45th President of the United States. If you identify anything other than white, straight male, be on alert at all times because who knows what will happen in the next 4 years.

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Kanye West’s Cousin Reveals Rapper Paid Family Member 250K to Prevent Sex Tape Leak, Says Donda West Would Not Approve of Kim

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Sex tapes must be the secret password to get into the Kardashian inner circle. Apparently, Kim Kardashian isn’t the only one who has filmed a sex tape. A cousin of Kanye West has just revealed Kanye paid another relative a quarter of a million dollars to prevent them from leaking the rapper’s sex tape.

Lawrence Franklin, Kanye’s cousin, exclusively revealed details regarding the 2012 incident to The Daily Mail. Kanye referenced the situation in his 2016 song, “Real Friends,” and Franklin also believes it was the beginning of Kanye’s paranoia and psychiatric issues.

According to Franklin, in 2012 Kanye gave his laptop to a family member as a gift. The family member let another family use the computer and discovered a sex tape of Kanye with a “fair-skinned black woman.” The woman did not appear to be Kim Kardashian or Amber Rose.

The family member leaked info regarding the tape which lead to porn studio offers. For $250,000 Kanye and his lawyers were able to squash the tape from ever being released. The family member handed over the computer and the only copy of the tape.

Franklin tells The Daily Mail:

“The sex tape episode started his decline – he stopped trusting people. At the end of the day if a member of your family had taken you for a quarter of a million dollars – so they can complete their own ambitions – who can you trust within your circle?

“The family member got this money and started to buy himself a lifestyle he dreamed about. This did make Kanye upset, but it was all kept quiet. It caused a huge rift in our family.”

Franklin says Kanye become “disconnected” from the family and this is also around the same time the rapper started going on random, bizarre rants on Twitter and onstage.

“I feel that kind of behavior happens when you have no one to turn to, you can’t trust your friends and you have no one to talk to… [W]hen family begins to do you wrong where do you retreat?”

Kanye directly addressed the situation in “Real Friends.” However, Franklin clearly gave context and details to Kanye’s reference.

“Real Friends” lyric:

I had a cousin that stole my laptop that I was f*ckin’ bitches on. Paid that n***a 250 thousand just to get it from him. Real friends…Huh?

Franklin also says Kanye’s mother, Donda West, was his “rock” and believes he continues to deeply grieve her unexpected 2007 passing. He even goes as far to say Kanye wouldn’t be dealing with his current mental issues if Donda were still alive.

“If she was here today she would do nothing but love on him and encourage him and uplift him and be by his side. But to be honest if she was here today he probably wouldn’t be going through all this because she was his rock. That’s the truth.”

In addition to adding details regarding the sex tape, Franklin also spilled some very hot tea, stating that he does not believe Donda would approve of Kim or KimYe’s relationship.

“I’m not personally sure how Aunt Donda would have received the Kardashians other than a good business move. If there was no fame, no fortune and no celebrity status and there was a woman who represented the things that Kim represents, knowing what Aunt Donda represented, she would not have approved.”

Franklin’s entire interview with The Daily Mail goes into more details about the sex tape, Kanye’s distant/odd behavior, and how Donda’s passing continues to affect the rapper. The exclusive is worth the read.

The Daily Mail was unable to get a comment from Kanye or his reps.

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Rob Kardashian Is “Seeking Help” & Apologizes to Blac Chyna on Instagram Following Latest Fight

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The house (made of straw) that ChyRo built seemingly burned down to the ground over the weekend.

Blac Chyna emptied the house she shares with Rob Kardashian and walked out with their newborn baby, leaving Rob “broken. However, after venting on Snapchat and social media, Rob is offering a mea culpa to his fiancé.

Rob took to his Instagram to apologize to Chyna announced he was “seeking help.”

“This weekend I was in an emotional bad place and did some things that embarrassed myself and my family. I apologize and I’m seeking help to deal with my flaws/issues. Please pray for me and I’m sorry @blacchyna. You are a great mother to our child and I love you.”

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Chyna may be willing to work things out as she reposted Rob’s IG apology and included a heart emoji.

He later shared a separate post dedicated to his daughter, Dream Kardashian.

“I am going to get better for you Dream. You are my life and gave me a new start on being a better me. Love you.”

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Rob has struggled with depression in the past, so it’s nice that he’s seeking help following this latest trigger.

On Saturday, Chyna’s IG account was allegedly hacked and revealed text messages of Chyna calling Rob “fat,” “lazy,” “insecure,” and suggested she would leave him within a year. The messages also insinuated she may have been cheating on the sole Kardashian brother.

RELATED: Rob Kardashian & Blac Chyna Play Out Messy, Possibly Fake Break-Up on Instagram

Rob retaliated by getting on Snapchat and showing his fans how Chyna left him with an empty house, empty pantry, and no presents under the Christmas Tree. Many suggested the whole situation may be a publicity stunt, but Rob argued the contrary.

“Chyna knew exactly what she was doing to get me. I can’t believe she did this to me. And this isn’t for some ratings this is my real life so please understand I’m just being open right now. Cuz if it was for ratings I wouldn’t explain all this here. And with Chyna’s messages and her leaving with everything and the baby I am broken.”

I still think this relationship is on borrowed time, but the main thing is for Rob to get the help he needs. He’s not built for such antics like his sisters, mother, and fiancé.

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Camila Cabello “Shocked” by Fifth Harmony’s Hasty Statement Announcing Her Departure; Twitter Hilariously Shades Her

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Fifth Harmony shocked fans late Sunday night (Dec. 18) by announcing Camila Cabello is leaving the group effective immediately. However, it also seems Cabello was “shocked” by the sudden announcement.

Cabello posted a lengthy letter on social media explaining her decision to depart from the girl group and to clear up confusion caused by Fifth Harmony’s initial (and possibly hasty) statement. Though the 19-year-old was planning to work on solo projects (as is the other members) in 2017, it seems she didn’t want to quit the group entirely, at least not yet.

Cabello writes in part:

“I was shocked to read the statement the Fifth Harmony account posted without my knowing. The girls were aware of my feelings through the long, much needed conversations about the future that we had during [the] tour. Saying that they were just informed through my representatives that I was ‘leaving the group’ is simply not true. Just like the other girls said in their statement about their plans, I had also planned to continue with my own solo endeavors in the New Year, but I did not intend to end things with Fifth Harmony this way. I will continue to root them on all as individuals and as a group, I wish nothing but the best for them, all the success in the world and true happiness.

Following the group’s final performance as a fivesome at Y100’s Jingle Ball in Miami on Sunday, the remaining members posted an unexpected statement on their official Instagram account to announce Cabello’s exit.

“After 4 and a half years of being together, we have been informed via her representatives that Camila has decided to leave Fifth Harmony. We wish her well… That being said, we are excited to announce that we will be moving forward with the four of us- Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane and Lauren Jauregui for our fans.”

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Fifth Harmony was formed on the second season of The X Factor (U.S. version), placing 3rd. Since forming, the group has battled feud and drama rumors (as with many girl groups). Most recently, rumors swirled Cabello and Kordei were feuding, causing Kordei to briefly delete her Twitter account due to cyberbullying and racist comments.

With the hit singles “Work from Home,” “All in my Head,” album 7/27, and racking up two Moonman trophies at the MTV VMAs, 2016 was the group’s best year yet. No one expected Cabello to pull a Zayn Malik.

The announcement lit Twitter on fire causing “Fifth Harmony,” “Camila,” “H4rmony,” “Fourth Harmony,” and “#FreeFifthHarmony” all to become trending topics. Some fans rallied behind Cabello, while others expressed their support for the remaining group.

Some also took the opportunity to throw hilarious shade Cabello’s way.

Dang, fans will turn on you real quick, but the shade got me in tears laughing.

Fifth Harmony has yet to respond to Cabello’s statement. However, 2017 is sure to be very interesting for the group and its former member.

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Watch “K. Michelle: My Life” Season 3 Episode 1

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“K. Michelle: My Life” Season 3 debuted on VH1 Monday night (Dec. 19).

In the third-season premiere, K. Michelle attends the grand opening of her new restaurant while taking a break from her tour. Later, Jonathan and P. London get in an argument when the event doesn’t go as planned.

Watch “K. Michelle: My Life” Season 3 Episode 1 below:

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Watch “Leave It To Stevie” Episode 1

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Stevie J’s new spin-off show “Leave It To Stevie” debuted on VH1 Monday night (Dec. 19).

In the series premiere episode, Stevie readjusts to the single life following his public breakup with Joseline. Later, Joc and Scrappy plan a guys’ night out, and Stevie’s daughters organize a yard sale to help their dad start anew.

Watch “Leave It To Stevie” Episode 1 below:

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Watch Love & Hip Hop (New York) Season 7 Episode 6

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Love & Hip Hop (New York) Season 7 Episode 6 aired on VH1 Monday night (Dec. 19).

An old flame pops back up in Richie D’s life to stir up some trouble with his new woman, and Bianca opens up about her feelings for Drewski, leading Sky to intervene. Later, Snoop confronts her past and makes a decision about her future with J, and tensions between Yandy and Erika escalate.

Watch Love & Hip Hop (New York) Season 7 Episodes 6 below:

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DNA Test Proves Stevie J Is Joseline’s Baby Daddy; Stevie Wants Joseline to Take Drug Test & Is Seeking Full Custody

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Stevie J is officially expecting baby no. 6. No need for any more speculation, DNA results confirm that Stevie J is, in fact, the father of Joseline Hernandez’s unborn baby girl.

According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, Stevie is not only the father, but he is also seeking visitation rights and primary custody. Though it seems redundant to seek both, the producer is most likely trying to ensure he is able to have some sort of rights regarding Bonnie Bella Jordan.

Stevie claims in the legal documents that he has proof Joseline is threatening to keep his daughter away from him. She allegedly sent via text message:

“You will never see your daughter f*ck n***a.”

And if you thought that’s as bad as it can get, you thought wrong. Stevie has also requested for Joseline to be drug tested. He alleges she has abused drugs and alcohol her entire pregnancy and worries it may have affected the child. He also wants Bonnie Bella to be tested within 24 hours of birth.

According to the docs, Joseline is due January 9th and Stevie wants to be in the delivery room. (Why do I also have this feeling Mona Scott-Young will been hiding behind the OBGYN with a GoPro?) There’s no doubt a VH1 camera crew will be on deck to capture Joseline give birth.

It’s also unlikely a baby will cause the former couple to be civil with one another. Stevie J called the cops twice this month claiming Joseline attacked him because she believed he had another woman in his house.

Hollywood Life was able to confirm one of the two incidents:

“Yes, an incident did take place between Steven Jordan and Joseline Hernandez, in [the] Zone 2 precinct area of Atlanta and there was a report filed on Dec. 4, 2016,” the Atlanta Police Department told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. So, an incident did occur, however, it is unclear what exactly went down.

Between Stevie’s latest spin-off, Joseline’s alleged delivery special, and Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, we will probably be able to catch all of the couple’s drama unfold. Leave it to Stevie premieres tonight on VH1.

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WATCH: Young Thug Ends Show Early After Getting Dropped on His Head While Attempting to Crowd Surf

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Young Thug’s fans just could not keep him up. Literally.

On Sunday (Dec. 18), during the final night of Thug and 21 Savage’s “HIHORSE’D” Tour, at New York City’s Terminal 5, Thugger was dropped on his head after attempting a stage dive, and the whole thing was caught on video. (And we all know this young man cannot afford to lose anymore brain cells.)

Thug, who barely weighs a hundred or so pounds, thought he could count on his fans to hold him up. But it turns out they were either too damn turnt or just didn’t GAF (I mean, c’mon guys, this dude is not that heavy lol), because after the “Harambe” rapper dove into the crowd, it wasn’t long before he ended up on his head and screaming for help as a pair of fans dangled him above the ground.

One of the funniest parts (after him yelling “Get me up! Get me up! Get me up!”) is when a member of his team literally dives into the sea of people and disappears into the crowd as if he just jumped into a pool.

After Thugger was retrieved from the crowd, he left the stage, ending the show prematurely.

The whole thing is a helluva sight to see and you should just watch the video below:

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