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!
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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!
“We’ve all known it was coming, the death of Maya Angelou. But when you hear it for the first time, it really does sort of hit you in the stomach,” “CBS This Morning” co-anchor Gayle King told viewers when the news of her good friend’s passing broke earlier today. She died in her sleep early this morning at age 86.
Happy Hump Day! Here’s what’s buzzing today: Jennifer Hudson lights up the stage in New York, Solange “Kung Fu Fighting” Knowles possibly opening up for Beyonce and Jay Z’s “On the Run” tour and Kandi Burruss and her family revisit “The View.” Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (“The Maya Rudolph Show”) and what’s not (Michael Pace murdering his wife). Enjoy!
We’ve barely gotten used to the spring weather and are already thinking about the TV goodies slated for the fall and winter. Check out the trailers for Shonda Rhimes’ new ABC series starring Viola Davis and Lee Daniels’ new Fox drama starring Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Maya Rudolph) and what’s not (Lamar “Sal” Sally). Enjoy!
While the world’s still trying to figure out what triggered Solange Knowles to go in on her brother-in-law, Jay Z, we’re reporting good news for ABC: Shonda Rhimes signed a four-year deal with ABC Studios and a new clip of the comedy “Black-ish” starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Eliss Ross. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (new fall shows slated) and not (Donald Sterling’s comments). Enjoy!
Kiyah Wright’s feeling pretty good these days. The celebrity hairstylist, who stars alongside her three close friends—life coach Bershan Shaw, philanthropist Tiffany Jones and actress and photographer Chenoa Maxwell–in the OWN docu-series “Love in the City,” is fine with how she’s being portrayed on the new reality series.
Here’s what’s cooking today: Katt Williams, officially out of retirement, will tape an HBO comedy special and Shonda Rhimes sets the record straight about recasting Harrison Wright on “Scandal.” Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Michelle Obama’s latest tweet) and not (Jet magazine folding print edition). Enjoy!
Can you believe Mother’s Day will be here in a matter of days?! To honor the women charged with the hardest job in the world, I’ve compiled a few videos of moms that will make you smile. Plus, there’s a video of an NBA star shouting out the special lady in his life. Enjoy!
Here’s a few things that are happening in TV land: Spike Lee and Showtime team to bring his debut movie to the small screen, Terry Crews will replace Cedric the Entertainer as “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” host and TV One’s new reality show will tell showcase the ups and downs of Hollywood actresses.