Popular Actress Pronounced Dead, Tiwa Savage 'Exposes Blackmailer', Famous Musician Shot by Gunmen

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Betty Lynn, the actress who is best known for her role as Barney Fife’s sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” is dead.

Lynn died at the age of 95 on Saturday October 16, after a brief illness. The Andy Griffith Museum in Mount Airy, North Carolina confirmed her death in as statement released on Monday October 18.

Born Elizabeth Ann Theresa Lynn on August 29, 1926 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lynn began studying dance and acting at a young age. In 1944, she started performing as a part of USO Camp Shows.

She played the Thelma Lou character on The Andy Griffith Show" from 1961 until 1966. She reprised her role in the made-for-TV movie “Return to Mayberry,” in which Thelma Lou and Barney got married.

Lynn took her talents overseas, performing in the USO for servicemembers during World War II. She was “thought to be the only American woman to have traveled the dangerous Burma Road during the war,” according to the museum’s statement.

She moved to New York in the late 1940s and began acting in film, and later, television. Her career spanned decades, but fans came to know her best for her role in “The Andy Griffith Show.”

In her later years, Lynn participated in reunions with fellow cast members and various Mayberry-themed festivals.

The actress was working on an autobiography before her death and it will now be released posthumously, the museum stated. Lynn is survived by several cousins. A memorial service will take place in Culver City, California. Details are to be released at a later date.

Tiwa Savage Calls Out 'Gistlover' Over Sex Tape Scandal

Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage is no longer ignoring her haters.

This evening, she took to her Instagram story in Jim Iyke/Guerilla Warfare Style to call out the controversial blogger, Gistlover. According to Tiwa, Gistlover isn’t happy with the way she handled her sex tape scandal.

She implied that Gistlover wanted to disgrace, destroy and shame her on social media by threatening to reveal her sex tape gist before she did. However, when the narrative changed by Tiwa talking about it in an Interview, Tiwa said that Gistlover didn’t like the outcome and went on her page to spread more lies about her.

Tiwa Savage also revealed that Gistlover threatened to beat her wherever they come in contact. Reacting to the threat, Tiwa wrote: “You must knock my head when you see me otherwise”.

Minutes after Tiwa Savage called out Gistlover, Instagram deleted Gistlover account.

Tiwasavage: 'You hated how I was able to control the narrative and get ahead of a story before it consumed me and how I'm able to joke on stage about something you taught should destroy me and make me feel ashamed

You must knock my head when you see me otherwise... Gistloversblog africa With my full chest.'

Shatta Wale allegedly hospitalized after being shot

Reports of Ghanaian dancehall star, Shatta Wale being shot has flooded social media.

It was alleged that he was shot by gunmen at East Legon yesterday evening, leaving him in a critical condition. Shatta Wale is said to have been admitted at an emergency unit of a hospital (yet to be known) in Accra after the incident.

Shatta Wale’s Personal Assistant, Nana Dope who confirmed this on Snapchat, asked Ghanaians to keep Shatta Wale in their prayers. He also said that videos of the singer in a pool of blood shouldn't be circulated on social media.

He wrote;

“Please those circulating the video should kindly stop!! i believe the king is gona come out alive and okay!!! keep him in your prayers! they can never bring a good man down!!! shatta wale is stronger than this so lets be otroch for him."

Nana also revealed that the Ghanaian police intervened after the shooting. He added;

“Thanks to all those calling to check up, the king is still at the emergency ward receiving treatment THE GUNMEN ARE STILL ON THE RUN Thanks to Ghana Police."

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