Editor Archive: Aisha I. Jefferson

‘Scandal’s’ Kerry Washington and Shonda Rhimes Speak Their Minds, Ruby Dee Dies at 91 & More

I’ve got some inspiring as well as sad news to share: Kerry Washington gets very candid about “Scandal” and the show’s creator, Shonda Rhimes, offers some straight forward advice of her own. And Hollywood legend Ruby Dee passed away today. There’s also my watchlist and what’s hot (Oprah hanging out with the cast of “A Different World”) and not (these school shootings). Enjoy!

Watch: Sherri Shepherd Questions ‘Love & Hip Hop’ Creator Mona Scott-Young on ‘The View’

Anyone watching “The View” Monday knew co-host Sherri Shepherd couldn’t wait to grill Monday’s guest co-host Mona Scott-Young about her successful yet controversial “Love & Hip Hop” franchise. It was all over Sherri’s aura. And she soon (like 4 minutes into the show) got her chance to air her grievances.

YaYa DaCosta Alafia To Play Whitney Houston, B. Smith Battles Alzheimer’s Plus Audra McDonald Does It Again and Other Big Tony Winners

Greetings and Salutations! Here’s your daily dose of black entertainment news to get your week started: YaYa DaCosta Alafia is prepping to channel Whitney Houston in a Lifetime biopic, Lifestyle guru B. Smith shared that she has Alzheimer’s and Audra McDonald makes Tony Award history. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Lil’ Kim is a mommy) and not (the fatal pileup that injured Tracy Morgan).

Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson On Why You’ll Love ‘Power’s’ Male Lead

I recently attended a screening of Starz’s new series “Power” in Chicago and let me tell you, attendees loved it. Omari Hardwick, who stars in the lead role as James “Ghost” St. Patrick, and Chi-Town native Joseph Sikora, who stars as Ghost’s childhood friend and business partner Tommy, were also on deck to get the crowd hyped about “Power’s” Saturday premiere.

Denzel Washington May Do Western Remake, Jon Stewart Wants Herman Cain to Run in 2016 & More

Here’s what’s trending today: Denzel Washington and Antoine Fuqua’s latest project, the reasons why Jon Stewart wants Republican Herman Cain to run for president and Justin Bieber’s latest controversy. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot ( the mini Destiny’s Child reunion) and not (this whole thing with Justin Bieber). Enjoy!

Oprah Talks to ‘ET’ About Maya Angelou’s Death While Her Ex-Stepmom Chats with ‘Inside Edition,’ Lupita Cast in ‘Star Wars’ & More

Greetings and salutations! Lots to report today including Oprah Winfrey exclusively sharing her thoughts on Dr. Maya Angelou’s death with “Entertainment Tonight” while her ex-stepmom shared how she was evicted from her home and Lupita Nyong’o is cast in “Star Wars Episode VII.” Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Whoopi Goldberg’s late mother, Emma Harris) and not (the teacher killed by a stray bullet). Enjoy!