Posts Tagged Audra McDonald

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).

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.

The Tuesday Buzz: Jon Stewart Calls Rush Limbaugh ‘A Terrible Person’ and More

You knew that as soon as “The Daily Show” hit the air this week that they were going to address Rush Limbaugh calling Sandra Fluke a “slut.” And they did with full guns blazing; Jon Stewart even expressed that “he’s a terrible person” at some point during the show-opening bit about the incident.