2016 is just in a few more hours . 2015 was quite the year. From the mediocrity of Donald Trump running for President, the Hilary Clinton and Ben Carson scandals, to Bill Cosby and Jared Fogle both being charged with sexual assault. And let’s not forget the beef between Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift as well as Kanye blurting out he’s running for President in 2020 during the MTV Video Music Awards. With so much happening in media this past year, Inside The Girls Room wants to bring you its selection of the top 10 News and Entertainment stories of 2015.
The campaign of #BlackLivesMatter began after the wrongful death of Trayvon Martin caused by George Zimmerman. Since then it seems as though many of similar cases have been surfacing when it comes to people of color (blacks). From Eric Garner, Sandra Bland, Tamir Rice, Michael Brown, Freddie Gray and many other black lives that have been innocently taken within the past 3 years, #BlackLivesMatter has become the center of attention for social issues and social justice. We can only pray and work together in the future so that #BlackLivesMatter to all people all around the world.
2.) Charlie Sheen Is HIV Positive
Not that it was a shock to many people, but when Charlie Sheen came out the closet about his HIV status, it may have made some people want to change their bad habits. HIV is still prevalent and can happen to anyone. Sheen decided to come out with his status to the public after four years of knowing due to extortion and blackmail from his sexual partners. We can only hope that Charlie Sheen decides to change his old ways and focuses on the “positive” side of things.
3.) Drakes Ends Meek Mill Career in 2015
There are just some people you don’t want to mess with in the rap industry, and Drake proved to be one of those people. After Meek Mill accused the Canadian artist of being a ‘fake rapper’ by having ghost writers come up with content, Drake gave Meek a run for his money and shut down the whole cookie operation by ending Mill’s career in 2015. Ever since the song Back 2 Back came out, Meek Mill hasn’t been heard of since. Let’s just hope Meek can recover in 2016. You never know what to expect these days.
4. Hollywood Couple Drama
It can be extremely hard to maintain a functioning marriage and relationship in the world of Hollywood, but somehow there are some couples like Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith who can fight off the pressure of the endless rumors, where others such as Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, as well as Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, and Gavin Rosedale have to call it quits!
5. Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Death
During the beginning of this year, on Jan. 31st Bobby Kristina was found in her bathtub unresponsive, by her boyfriend. She remained in a coma until July 26th. She was the only daughter that the late Whitney Houston , the greatest singer of all time and Bad Boy Bobby Brown shared together.
6. Ask Rachel
You don’t have to fake the funk Rachel! It’s ok to be a white woman and support #BlackLivesMatter and even being involved with a black organization to fight for the civil rights of blacks. But why lie about your own ethnicity? After Rachel Dolezal’s real parents revealed that she was not black and fabricated her life story , Doleful decided to resign from her position as the Spokane of the NAACP! But honestly do you guys really think the NAACP would have elected her if she admitted to being white?
7. Ashley Madison
Talk about scandal of the year! Blame it all on Ashley Madison! The online dating service and social networking site was a tool used to attract married people and those in committed relationships. In the words of R.Kelly ‘Keep it on the Down low, nobody has to know’ , but unfortunately this site exposed many politicians and public figures due to a security breach. That B**** Ashley Madison is a home wrecker, never trust her !!!!
8. Gay Marriage Approved
The US Supreme Court voted 5-4 to make same-sex marriage legal. It became recognized by law on June 26th, 2015.
About 70million people across the world used the hashtag Pray For Paris after ISIS committed a terrorist attack inside the Bataclan Theater in November.
10. No One Likes Raven Symone’
The thing that gets Raven in trouble with the general population is she has no filter or backing when it comes to her irrational senseless statements. She’s not necessarily wrong about everything, but her wrongs outweigh her rights in the eyes of most people. With low ratings of Raven Symone’ on the view, there is a slight possibility that you will no longer have to deal with her antics.