Posts Tagged Angela Bassett

‘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.

Can’t Stop Watching: No Preggers Announcement for Kerry Washington, Is ‘Scandal’s’ Eli Pope Scary & More

Many gladiators woke up today either LOLing or extremely disappointed. When a “Good Morning America” promo aired during last night’s “Scandal” episode that Kerry Washington would make an announcement with co-host Robin Roberts, Black Twitter got typing. It was pretty unanimous: Washington would announce that she’s pregnant.