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).
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Friends and family members will have a chance to fondly remember the life of Dr. Maya Angelou during her memorial service Saturday morning. But the public can recount her legacy, too.
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!
Hello World! I hope you enjoyed your weekend as I spent the latter part of mine watching Oprah Winfrey interview Kevin Hart, observing the ladies of “Blood, Sweat & Heels” try not to kill one another and skimming headlines for news about your other favorite celebs.
Arsenio Hall may have been gone from late night TV for 20 years but one thing’s for sure: he still has a great sense of humor.
By Carrie Healey, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Denzel Washington and Maya Angelou are ranked in the top 10 on the new Reader’s Digest Trust Poll: The 100 Most Trusted… More
President Barack Obama can expect some sweet serenades at his inauguration ceremony, with hit-makers Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor scheduled to perform.
Actress Halle Berry and musician Chaka Khan will be honored at the 2013 BET Honors. The network announced Thursday that basketball star Lisa Leslie, music executive Clarence Avant and religious leader T.D. Jakes will also be celebrated at the Jan. 12 event in Washington at the Warner Theatre.