The 28-year-old star of Bust Down was found dead on Thursday, July 14. He was 28 years old.
Comedian Jak Knight’s cause of death has been revealed following an autopsy report by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner.
According to PEOPLE, the writer, actor and comedian was found on a Los Angeles embankment on Thursday (July 14) suffering from a gunshot wound. The official coroner’s report ruled the 28-year-old’s cause of death a suicide.
Knight most recently co-created, co-starred and was one of the executive producers in Peacock’s Bust Down with Sam Jay, Chris Redd and Langston Kerman, which premiered on the NBC streaming platform back in March 2022. Bust Down follows four friends working blue-collar jobs at a casino in Gary, Indiana.
TO PREMIERE SERIES “HOWARD HIGH”
ON THE NEW STREAMING SERVICE
Brian White, Marques Houston, And Chrissy Stokes Lead The Cast
Producer Chris Stokes’ (You Got Served) will be premiering his new forty-minute, musical drama series, “Howard High” on the new streaming service, UrbanFlix TV (Urbanflix TV) on Friday, May 1st. The show follows ‘Frank King,’ played by Brian White, (“Ray Donovan”/ ”Scandal”) a former honor roll student of the high school who is asked to come back and take a principal position at the school, not knowing that the school is on the verge of closing down because it has become the lowest-ranked school in the state. Frank also doesn’t realize that the only reason ‘Superintendent Thomas,’ played by Dorien Wilson, (“The Parkers”) offered him the position was so he could position him to take the fall and blame him for the school’s decline. To Frank’s surprise, there is major talent right under his nose within the performing arts music program. After firing the music teacher, and with the help of his friend and new music teacher ‘Michael Kirsh,’ played by singer Marques Houston, (You Got Served), Frank and his team just may be able to save the school! The show is also introducing newcomer, Chrissy Stokes, in the lead role of ‘Nicki Ross,’ a beautiful moody teenager who’s just moved to Los Angeles from Arizona, where she got into some trouble. She’s a bit shy, and in no rush to reveal the incredible singing talent that she has. To round out the cast, Stokes’ has assembled some of the hottest singers and dancers in Hollywood which include, Jarell “J-Boog” Houston, V Bozeman, Anthony Lewis, Hannah Malone, Lindsay Davis, Earanequa Carter, Dustin Michael, Mila J, Ross Fleming, Ray Ray and Deonte Jackson. The show is written and directed by Chris Stokes who also serves as executive producer alongside Louis Arriola and Bart Malone. Brian White, Marques Houston, Jerome Jones, Shondrella Avery and J Owen serve as producers.
Read more here – https://www.the360mag.com/chris-stokes-howard-high/
(James 4:7, TLB)
Today’s Scripture tells us to resist the enemy. To resist means to not agree with what he’s telling you, but rather to believe what Jehovah says about you. When you hear him whisper, “You’re all washed up. You’ve made too many mistakes,” the way you resist it is to answer, “No, thanks. Get behind me Satan! Jehovah’s mercy is bigger than any mistake. My best days are still in front of me.” Don’t assist the enemy; resist him. When he tells you, “You don’t deserve to be blessed. Look what you’ve done,” resist him by declaring,” I am the righteousness of God. I am forgiven. I am redeemed.” When the enemy says, “Well, you blew it. You knew better, and now you’re guilty,” tell him, “There is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. I asked Jehovah for forgiveness, and He not only forgave me, but He doesn’t remember it. I’m going to live confidently, securely, holy, blamelessly, righteously, and honorably in Jesus’ Name.”
“Father, thank You that when the accuser tries to dump a load of guilt on me, I can say with authority, ‘Condemnation is not acceptable here. Jesus paid the price.’ I am far from perfect, but I will not drag yesterday’s failures into today. I am forgiven. In Christ Jesus’ Name, Amen.” Have the greatest week. @chrisstokes1969#chrisstokes 🙏🏾
Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has been selected to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 2022 BET Awards.
The news about the 52-year-old hip-hop mogul was reported by several sources on Monday, and many noted that the award had previously been given to figures such as Whitney Houston and Samuel L. Jackson.
According to Vibe, the distinction is given to individuals deemed to have ‘significantly shaped culture.’
(CNN)A jury has found both Amber Heard and Johnny Depp liable for defamation in their lawsuits against each other.
Depp sued Heard, his ex-wife, for defamation over a 2018 op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post in which she described herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.” Though Depp was not named in the article, he claims it cost him lucrative acting roles. Heard countersued her ex-husband for defamation over statements Depp’s attorney made about her abuse claims.
Weighing the claims, a jury found that both of the exes defamed each other.
The jury awarded Depp $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million dollars in punitive damages. The jury awarded Heard $2 million in compensatory damages and no money for punitive damages. Depp sought $50 million in damages and Heard sought $100 million. Punitive damages in the state of Virginia are capped at $350,000, so the judge reduced the punitive damages award to that amount.
On May 21, the Empire State Building will light up in red and white and feature a crown spinning along its mast in honor of Biggie’s multi-platinum debut Ready To Die. Barclays Center in his home borough of Brooklyn will also celebrate the rap star’s legacy with a massive broadcast above the arena’s entrance that will include a montage of some of Biggie’s most prolific records.