Entertainment Roundup: Usher paid a woman $1.1m after allegedly infecting her with Herpes; Wizkid working on new music with Damian Marley | More stories

Here are the biggest stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are sure to buzz all day this Thursday.

Usher pays $1.1 million to a girl he allegedly infected with Herpes

Guess it’s the week of celebrity scandals.

We had just gone back and forth on allegations of an abusive cult raised against R.Kelly now we have Usher to deal with?

Well, reports have it that the R&B superstar settled an unnamed woman with a sum of $1.1 million in 2012 because he infected her with Herpes.

*Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease.

Radar Online published scathing details including documents of the lawsuit and information that Usher was diagnosed with the disease between 2009 and 2010

It wrote that the 38-year-old singer “had rigorous unprotected sex without disclosing he was stricken with the rabid virus.”

He was accused of ““consciously and purposefully withholding his herpes diagnosis from the woman “and continued to have unprotected sex.”

The woman was said to have been emotionally distressed and felt her health and body had been ruined knowing there is no cure to the disease.


Kevin Hart allegedly caught cheating

Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart may be in trouble with his pregnant wife, Eniko Parrish as a video of him allegedly cheating on her has surfaced online.

The video that shows Hart and a strange brunette in the passenger seat of a Lexus Sedan outside his Miami Beach hotel on 3 July was published by Radar Online.

According to the site, the unknown lady kept looking over her shoulder as “the two got frisky for more than 20 minutes”.

It’s not the first time the Ride Along actor has been accused of cheating although this time, he has responded by laughing off the allegations in an Instagram post.

#LiveLoveLaugh …..SMDH

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Guess who’s coming to the Empire?

It’s Forest Whitaker!

The Oscar award-winning actor will join the long list of stars – Alicia Keys, Nia Long, Mariah Carey – who have appeared on the TV series.

Fox announced on Wednesday that Whitaker will be appearing as a guest star in multiple episodes in Empire fourth season.

He will be playing the role of Uncle Eddie, a music icon who gave Lucious Lyon his first radio airplay.

Empire season 4 returns on 27 September.


Wizkid and Damian Marley are cooking something

Wizkid shared a photo of himself and Damian Marley on Instagram and we can’t help but wonder if we should expect a jam.

Legendary!!! ??

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But the Starboy sealed our speculations via Twitter:

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