10 To Know: This Week’s Top Moments In Culture And Entertainment


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From the elevator brawl you couldn’t get away from to the 34-year-old Texas woman arrested for posing as a high school student, here are some of this week’s top stories.

1. Solange Knowles attacked her brother-in-law Jay-Z in a hotel elevator. And then to our surprise, Beyonce, Jay and Solo released a statement on the incident. [CNN]

2. A New York school board president resigned after being caught on a open mic calling a parent “chubby wubby.” [NYDN]

3. The wreckage of a Confederate ship used in a historical slave escape was found in South Carolina harbor. [The Grio]

4. New York Times Editor Jill Abramson was fired from her position. And reportedly it was possibly due to her complaints about pay discrimination. [Huffington Post]

5. Nylon Magazine’s has reportedly been sold without the knowledge of its co-founders Marvin and Jaclynn Jarrett and will merge with FashionIndie.com. [International Business Times]

6. A pair of New York City roommates found $40,000 dollars in a thrifted couch and returned the money to the couch’s former owner. [NYDN]

7. The Standard Hotel security guard that leaked footage to TMZ of Solange Knowles attacking Jay-Z in an elevator was fired. [Washington Post]

8. Danity Kane’s Aundrea Fimbres announced she will be leaving the group after the completion of the girls’ national No Filter Tour. [Us Magazine]

9. A 34-year-old Texas woman was arrested after successfully posing for months as a high school student. [CBS News]

10. Donald Sterling failed miserably during an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper. [YouTube]


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