Lil Kim

Lil Kim is person of interest in L.A. $20k armed robbery

Lil’ Kim (real name Kimberly Jones) might not appear for a scheduled BET Awards performance tonight because she’s the person of interesting in an armed robbery. The trouble began when she wasn’t happy with the house she rented for a pre-BET Awards weekend party. She demanded her deposit back because she was dissatisfied, but the owner refused so she called the cops.

PHOTOS Lil Kim continues to fight skin bleaching rumors (and social media pics aren’t doing her any favors)

Lil Kim has endured whispering and gossip about her skin tone for years; recently, she even went off on a fan whose comments somewhat less than cordial. But a side-by-side comparison of professional and social media photos illustrates a distinct difference in Kim’s appearance, and may be contributing to the rumors.

PHOTOS LHHNY Snoop and J. Adrienne won Thanksgiving at Kimbella and Juelz Santana’s massive party (also featuring Lil Kim)

Snoop and J. Adrienne might be Love & Hip Hop New York‘s two newest cast members, but they’ve certainly ingratiated themselves in a big way. The pair took their Thanksgiving celebration to a whole new level by enjoying a massive holiday party courtesy of fellow LHHNY players Kimbella and Juelz Santana–and the Queen Bee herself, Lil Kim! Read on for a ton of photos and jealousy-inspiring videos from throughout the day!

PHOTOS Lil Kim then and now: A look at her changing appearance over the years

The many looks of Lil Kim then and now have become a daunting task to keep track of; over the past two decades, the rapper and emcee has been linked to literally dozens of rumors about plastic surgery, skin-lightening creams, and other appearance adjustments. Thanks to the controversial Lil Kim 2016 photos–which Kim herself shared–her fans and the social media world at large have been abuzz with discussion about what might have led Kim to alter her look so drastically–and what it means to be a dark-skinned woman in America.

PHOTOS Lil Kim’s new look: Doctors fear plastic surgery addiction; fans seem horrified

Lil Kim’s new look has fans, onlookers, and medical experts largely confused and afraid for the health of the 40-year-old rap icon. Kim unveiled her latest look on Instagram and received both blowback and genuine concern: her face appears to have been drastically altered by plastic surgery, and her skin, in the words of many a fan, is practically white. Read on to see the photos and read the assorted reactions.