Category Archives: Celebrity News

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.

Taraji P. Henson Talks New Film, Asks Why ‘RHOA’ Cast Wore Ball Gowns to Reunion

The first half of 2014 is turning out to be a busy one for Taraji P. Henson. Though she’s no longer starring in CBS’s “Person of Interest,” the Oscar-nominated actress just wrapped taping a pilot for Fox’s Lee Daniels drama, “Empire,” and she’ll soon be promoting “Think Like a Man Too,” which premieres June 20.

Kerry Washington On ‘Scandal’ Finale, Maya Rudolph’s New Show, Whoopi Goldberg’s Weight Loss & More

Happy Hump Day! I have a few things for you to nipple on today, including Kerry Washington dishing on what we can expect from “Scandal’s” season three finale Thursday, who’ll be stopping by Maya Rudolph’s new variety show and why Whoopi Goldberg dropped 30 pounds. Plus, see my watchlist and what’s hot (and not). Enjoy!

Lupita Nyong’o's Big Score, Black Twitter Puts Marie Claire on Blast, FXX Eyes Tracy Morgan Comedy & More

It’s the weekend and I’ve gathered some of the hottest news happening in black entertainment such as Lupita Nyong’o landing a major cosmetics contract, Marie Claire and Black Twitter bumping heads and Tracy Morgan’s latest project. Plus check out what’s hot (and what’s not) and my weekend watchlist.

Halle Berry’s CBS ‘Extant’ Teaser, Michael Strahan Joins ‘GMA,’ Samuel L. Jackson Does ‘Tonight Show’ & More

Happy Wednesday y’all! Some of the headlines making the rounds today: Michael Strahan’s presence with ABC continues to grow, Samuel L. Jackson’s recent late night TV show visit proves he’s still very cool and a new teaser for Halle Berry’s CBS thriller “Extant” is available. Check it all out plus more.