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Texas pastor sues Kanye West over use of sermon in song

A Texas pastor is suing Kanye West for taking one of his sermons and using it in a rap tune, according to local reports.

Bishop David Paul Moten said the hip-hop legend used the religious address without his permission in the song “Come to Life,” according to the Dallas Morning News.

In the song, Moten can be heard saying “My soul cries out, ‘Hallelujah,’ and I thank God for saving me. I, I thank God,” the suit, filed in Dallas County, reportedly says.

The lawsuit names Universal Music Group, Def Jam Recordings, G.O.O.D. Music, and West as defendants, according to the Dallas Morning News.

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El Chapo’s Wife Transferred to Minimum-Security Prison

It doesn’t seem like U.S. prison officials are too worried that El Chapo’s wife will follow in his footsteps… right out of custody. Emma Coronel Aispuro has been transferred to a minimum-security lockup in Texas to serve out the remainder of her three-year sentence for taking part in her husband’s drug trafficking operation. FMC Carswell is described by the Bureau of Prisons as a “federal administrative security medical center with an adjacent minimum security satellite camp.” El Chapo infamously escaped two high-security Mexican prisons before being captured and extradited to the U.S., where he was convicted and sentenced to life. Authorities are taking no chances with him; he’s at the Supermax prison in Colorado.

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Mafia killers made me confess to stealing Pamela Anderson sex tape, reveals handyman

HE is the handyman who is seen callously stealing Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee’s sensational sex tape in a new TV adaptation of the saga.

In Disney+ series Pam & Tommy, electrician Rand Gauthier breaks into the couple’s Malibu house in the dead of night and makes off with a safe containing the X-rated home movie.

But in an exclusive interview with The Sun on Sunday, Rand insists he had nothing to do with the 1995 theft and claims he was forced to take the fall for it by a ruthless Mafia family.

He says the feared criminal Gambino clan were the real force behind the footage going viral after they made him an offer he “could not refuse”.

Rand, 63, said: “After the sex tape was stolen, I told a capo (boss) with the Gambino crime family, ‘Everyone thinks this is me, I don’t want it on my shoulders’.

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R. Kelly officially cuts ties with Chicago legal team, hires Bill Cosby’s appellate attorney

Convicted R&B singer R. Kelly on Wednesday officially cut ties with his original Chicago legal team and opted to have the attorney who successfully appealed Bill Cosby’s conviction to defend him against pending abuse allegations in federal court here.

During a telephone conference Wednesday morning, Kelly, who is awaiting sentencing in a Brooklyn federal jail for his racketeering conviction in New York last year, said he wanted Jennifer Bonjean to represent him in the Chicago case, which is currently set for a jury trial in August.

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