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!
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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!
Of the four ladies on OWN’s freshman docu-series, “Love in the City,” Chenoa Maxwell is without a doubt the most free-spirited. Some may attribute it to her artistic background.
Fresh off the news that it delivered its most watched quarter in its history, OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network started the day with more big news.
Here’s your roundup of the day’s hottest black entertainment news, including Tip “T.I.” Harris’ new film with Kevin Hart (what movie isn’t he in?!) and Will Ferrell, Oprah’s fall tour and a spoof of the OWN chief’s showdown with actress Lindsay Lohan (I’m lighting candles for this one and Chris Brown). Yep, get comfy and read up!
Whew! Did you see the most recent “Scandal” episode?! If you’ve been keeping up then you know that last week’s episode ended with a cliffhanger.
Oprah didn’t get an Oscar nod for her work in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” but maybe she’ll take home a Tony instead. The media maven’s hoping to make her Broadway debut in “Night Mother,” according to The New York Times.
There’s something about Lupita! As the saying goes, when you’re hot, you’re hot. And Lupita Nyong’o is definitely hot.
Had he lived, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have celebrated his 85th birthday on January 15. Thanks to the effort of his late wife Coretta Scott King, family members, friends and countless others, today marks the 18th anniversary of the observation of his birth as a federal holiday.
Colorism is a backward mindset that’s plagued people of color for centuries and Oprah Winfrey and Iyanla Vanzant want to do something about it.