Troubling allegations unsealed in investigative files of case against the grocery-chain magnate, who was a symbol of either the ethnic striver or the ingenious gangster -- or both
No, like really high. The other night at Jermaine Dupri's VMA party at Avalon Hollywood, we ran into Entertainment Weekly senior writer Shirley Halperin, whose new marijuana bible, Pot Culture: The A-Z Guide to Stoner Language and Life, has just been published by Abrams. Sure enough, she was packi ... More >>
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