Watch your back if you’re engaged to one of Prince’s ex-wives. Eric Benet learned that the hard way last week when Prince used his influence to have him disinvited to the Essence Black Women in Music pre-Grammy event in Hollywood. Benet’s currently engaged to Manuela Testolini, who was married to the purple one from 2001 to 2006. According to Page Six:


“Benet, who was married to Halle Berry, was disinvited once Prince was expected as a special guest. Organizers believed it was because Prince didn’t want to be in the company of his ex.”

If I had that much pull, I’d be getting people disinvited to events left and right. Just a little wishful thinking on my part…

About the hip hop socialite:
Mara The Hip-Hop Socialite got her start in the hip-hop industry when she accepted an offer to work on a temporary basis in the promotions department of Interscope/Geffen/A&M Records in 2006. It was there where she first began putting her experiences with the industry onto paper, utilizing the writing skills she acquired while earning her Juris Doctor degree from the law school at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. .....read more.....

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