Category Archives: Black Entertainment Originals

Honoring Dr. Maya Angelou’s Legacy: 3 Must-See Videos

“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.

Jennifer Hudson Shows Out in NYC, Kandi Burruss Visits ‘The View,’ Solange Reportedly Opening Beyonce & Jay Z’s ‘Run’ Tour & More

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!

TV First Looks: Viola Davis in New ABC Thriller and Lee Daniels’ ‘Empire’

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!

‘Love in the City’s’ Kiyah Wright Talks Ticking Biological Clock, Building Hair Care Empire

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.

Katt Williams Gets HBO Comedy Special, Shonda Rhimes Debunks ‘Scandal’ Rumor & More

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!