Posts Tagged Angela Bassett

‘Today’s’ Hair Tips for Curly Girls, Nia Long’s New WE tv Series & More Drama Surrounding Whitney Houston Biopic

Happy Hump Day! Much to share today including “Today” co-anchor Tamron Hall’s natural hair care tips, Nia Long dishing on her new TV series “The Divide” with the ladies of “The Talk” and the latest drama surrounding Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Zoe Saldana’s pregnant!) and not (the teen missionary who allegedly molested Kenyan children). Enjoy!

Deborah Cox To Sing in Whitney Houston Biopic, Tupac Musical Bombs on Broadway & More

We’re one day away from the start of the weekend and I’ve got a couple of things for you to chew on: My thoughts on Whitney Houston’s vocals not being included in her Lifetime TV biopic, why I think Bobby Brown was the ‘ish back in the day and the failed Tupac Shakur musical. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (The Falcon as the new Captain America) and not (The KKK’s latest recruiting efforts). Enjoy!

Emmy Nominations 2014: Where Are All the Asians?

The Emmy nominations were announced last week and as usual, the internet reacted accordingly. TV critics, bloggers, and the general denizens of pop culture took to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and every other social media outlet to let the world know what they thought of the newly announced nominees—but the biggest focus, as expected, was who got snubbed. I am here to add to that focus.

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).

‘The Real’ Gets Return Date, ‘Scandal’s’ Columbus Short Locked Up, ‘Gone with the Wind’ Prequel Planned & More

Lots of chattering going on today about black entertainment news. The good, the bad and the ugly includes “Scandal” star Columbus Short’s arrest, “The Real” getting a return date and a planned novel centered around the “Gone with the Wind” Mammy character. Get the deets below.

Can’t Stop Watching: Oprah Looks to Make Broadway Debut, Jill Scott Joins ‘The Voice,’ What’s Hot/Not & More

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.

Can’t Stop Watching: ‘Boardwalk Empire’s’ Chalky White’s Loss, Niecy Nash in HBO’s ‘Getting On,’ TLC at the AMAs & More

I don’t think Chalky White is really about that life. Nope. Too bad he didn’t realize this before his oldest daughter, Maybelle, was fatally shot. Pretty sure many viewers didn’t see that one coming. Sunday’s “Boardwalk Empire” season 4 finale was full of surprises like this.