Kelly Ripa defended her ‘Live’ co-host Ryan Seacrest in the middle of allegations that he sexually assaulted an E! News stylist a few years ago. Saying on the show, “You are a privilege to work with and I adore you. I’m speaking on behalf of all of us here. I know what an easy, professional, great person you are, and I feel very very lucky to work with you each and every day.” Seacrest reacting by telling Ripa, “You are happiness,” and kissed her on the head. “You’re happiness,” Ripa corrected him. “You’re happiness wrapped in chocolate, so there!” Seacrest has denied the allegations and was cleared in an E! investigation.
JAY-Z has officially surpassed Sean “Diddy” Combs as the wealthiest hip-hop artist. According to Forbes, JAY-Z took the top spot by upping his net worth from $810 million to $900 million over the past year–seizing hip-hop’s cash crown for the first time since Forbes started counting back in 2011.. Here are the other rappers who made the list: Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists of 2018:
- JAY-Z – $900 million
- Diddy – $825 million
- Dr. Dre – $770 million
- Eminem & Drake (tie) – $100 million