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Melania Trump threatens lawsuit over English class billboard

Billboards featuring Melania Trump and the slogan “just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English” were removed Tuesday from the Croatian capital after her lawyer threatened a lawsuit.

The billboards were part of a marketing campaign by a private English language school in Zagreb, which tried to persuade Croats to learn English by reminding them of the Slovenian-born U.S. first lady’s personal experience.

But Mrs. Trump did not accept what was apparently meant to be a joke about her English, spoken with a heavy accent. Her Slovenian lawyer demanded that the billboards, showing Melania Trump delivering a speech standing before a fluttering American flag, be immediately removed.

“I’m satisfied with the fact that the school admitted that they violated the law and that they are ready to remove the billboards and (Facebook) ads,” lawyer Natasa Pirc-Musar told The Associated Press. “We are still analyzing possible further legal steps.”

Melania Trump has hired the law firm to protect her image, which has appeared on various products in her native Slovenia, including cakes, underwear and tourism advertisements.

Pirc-Musar said that the Croatian school has apologized for the billboards, but that the statement also needs to be published by the Croatian and Slovenian state news agencies.

“We are very sorry that the billboards were misunderstood as something intended to mock the U.S. first lady,” Ivis Buric, a spokeswoman for the school, American Institute, said. “It was meant to be something positive, to show her as a role model.”

Buric admitted that the short advertising campaign turned out to be “very successful” because of the wide publicity it received both locally and internationally. She said that the school intends to put up new billboards, this time without Melania Trump’s image.

Melania Trump was born in neighboring Slovenia as Melanija Knavs. She left Slovenia in her 20s to pursue an international modeling career before meeting Donald Trump at a Fashion Week party in New York in 1998.

SOURCE: ABC

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Pay Your Bills! Trey Songz Hit W/$750K Tax Lien

Trey Songz Hit With $750k Tax Bill

Trey Songz skipped out on a major tab with Uncle Sam for about $750k … according to the IRS which, as it always does, has come calling for the

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Trey got hit with the federal tax lien last month in Miami — letting him know he owes $748,870.08 on his income from 2013. That happens to be the same year he plunked down to live in a Hollywood Hills mansion. Priorities? 
Unclear how or why Trey fell short … we’ve got a call into his rep, but no word back yet.
It ain’t chump change, but we’re guessing another hit song and world tour can fix it all real quick.

Via TMZ

Meek Mill Headed Towards First No. 1 Album on Billboard – 200k+

According to Billboard

Rapper Meek Mill is heading for his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Industry forecasters suggest his latest release, Dreams Worth More Than Money, could move over 200,000 equivalent album units in the week ending July 5. That should easily place the set atop the Billboard 200 chart when its top 10 is unveiled on Wednesday, July 10.

Meek Mill Opens Up About Dating, Arguing With Nicki Minaj
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The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).

Meek Mill’s last album, 2012’s Dreams and Nightmares, debuted and peaked in the No. 2 slot with 165,000 sold in its first week, according to Nielsen Music. The album’s latest single — “All Eyes on You,” featuring girlfriend Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown — debuts at No. 81 on the Billboard Hot 100 dated July 11. The trio performed the song on Sunday’s BET Awards.

Other albums set for high debuts on next week’s chart include Miguel’s Wildheart, X Ambassadors’ VHS and August Burns Red’s Found in Far Away Places.

One can only ask, is this the Nicki Minaj influence or is Meek really that hot?