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End Of The Road: “Bobby Jones Gospel” Coming To An End

Posted  April 27, 2015  by  jmurray

After 35 seasons, BET has decided to end their long-running series “Bobby Jones Gospel.” “Bobby Jones Gospel” is hosted by Grammy-winning recording artist Dr. Bobby Jones, who launched the show in 1980 and used to produce the series himself before BET took over the production aspects of the series. The music performance show gave an [...]

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Faith

Jesus Walks: Rapper Common Talks Putting Faith First

Posted  April 3, 2015  by  AlwaysAList.com

He’s an Oscar-winning music artist and a Hollywood actor, but rapper Common told AlwaysAList.com that without his faith, none of the accolades would mean anything. “I think that’s the foundation for me. That’s how I am able to exist in the industry,” he told us, during an interview at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New [...]

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Fear Factor: S. Epatha Merkerson Is Scared of Snakes

Posted  April 2, 2015  by  jmurray

Award-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson has a case of ophidiophobia – that’s a severe fear of snakes! The former “Law & Order’ star admits that almost passed on the chance to star opposite Samuel L. Jackson and Justin Timberlake in “Black Snake Moan” until she was assured there were no snakes in the film. “I [...]

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Faith

Denzel Washington: Actor Describes First Encounter With Holy Spirit

Posted  March 31, 2015  by  jmurray

Actor Denzel Washington has never been shy about being a man of faith. The Oscar winner is a member of West Angeles Church of God in Christ in Los Angeles and even donated $2.5 million to help the church build its new sanctuary. In a interview with GQ magazine, Washington discussed his Christian values and [...]

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Wendy Williams
TV

Killer Stories: Wendy Williams New Gig Deals With Deadly Dish

Posted  March 25, 2015  by  jmurray

Talk show host Wendy Williams is back in bed with the Investigation Discovery network. Williams has landed a new deal with the ID Channel to host and executive producer a new series called “Death by Gossip With Wendy Williams.” Premiering this fall, the show investigates how “idle chitchat turns dark and dangerous as ID uncovers [...]

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Alicia Keys: Making A Movie About Bettye LaVette

Posted  March 24, 2015  by  jmurray

In September of 2012, AlwaysAList.com wrote a story about soul singer Bettye LaVette’s riveting memoir, “A Woman Like Me” (Penguin Group). The spicy tome left no stone unturned, with juicy stories about LaVette’s fellow singers like Aretha Franklin (who she says was married to a pimp named Ted White who rightfully beat the Queen of [...]

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Gospel

End Of The Road: “Bobby Jones Gospel” Coming To An End

Posted  April 27, 2015  by  jmurray

After 35 seasons, BET has decided to end their long-running series “Bobby Jones Gospel.” “Bobby Jones Gospel” is hosted by Grammy-winning recording artist Dr. Bobby Jones, who launched the show in 1980 and used to produce the series himself before BET took over the production aspects of the series. The music performance show gave an [...]

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Faith

Jesus Walks: Rapper Common Talks Putting Faith First

Posted  April 3, 2015  by  AlwaysAList.com

He’s an Oscar-winning music artist and a Hollywood actor, but rapper Common told AlwaysAList.com that without his faith, none of the accolades would mean anything. “I think that’s the foundation for me. That’s how I am able to exist in the industry,” he told us, during an interview at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New [...]

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S Epatha Merkerson
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News

Fear Factor: S. Epatha Merkerson Is Scared of Snakes

Posted  April 2, 2015  by  jmurray

Award-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson has a case of ophidiophobia – that’s a severe fear of snakes! The former “Law & Order’ star admits that almost passed on the chance to star opposite Samuel L. Jackson and Justin Timberlake in “Black Snake Moan” until she was assured there were no snakes in the film. “I [...]

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Faith

Denzel Washington: Actor Describes First Encounter With Holy Spirit

Posted  March 31, 2015  by  jmurray

Actor Denzel Washington has never been shy about being a man of faith. The Oscar winner is a member of West Angeles Church of God in Christ in Los Angeles and even donated $2.5 million to help the church build its new sanctuary. In a interview with GQ magazine, Washington discussed his Christian values and [...]

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Wendy Williams
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TV

Killer Stories: Wendy Williams New Gig Deals With Deadly Dish

Posted  March 25, 2015  by  jmurray

Talk show host Wendy Williams is back in bed with the Investigation Discovery network. Williams has landed a new deal with the ID Channel to host and executive producer a new series called “Death by Gossip With Wendy Williams.” Premiering this fall, the show investigates how “idle chitchat turns dark and dangerous as ID uncovers [...]

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Alicia Keys: Making A Movie About Bettye LaVette

Posted  March 24, 2015  by  jmurray

In September of 2012, AlwaysAList.com wrote a story about soul singer Bettye LaVette’s riveting memoir, “A Woman Like Me” (Penguin Group). The spicy tome left no stone unturned, with juicy stories about LaVette’s fellow singers like Aretha Franklin (who she says was married to a pimp named Ted White who rightfully beat the Queen of [...]

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TV

Drama Queen: Angell Conwell Returning To “Y&R”

Posted  March 23, 2015  by  jmurray

She’s back! After a hiatus from CBS’s hit daytime drama, Angell Conwell is returning to “The Young and the Restless.” The 31-year-old actress will reprise her role of Leslie Michaelson, an attorney on the series. Conwell, who joined “Y&R” in 2010, spoke to Soap Opera Digest about heading back to Genoa City. “This is a [...]

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Dame Judi Dench: Ready For Her Love Scene With Johnny Depp

Posted  March 4, 2015  by  jmurray

She may be 80-years-old, but Dame Judi Dench’s libido has shown no signs of slowing down! Wondering how I know? Well, she’s got a thing for Golden Globe winner Johnny Depp. AlwaysAList.com flew to London to interview the British-bred thespian about her newest film “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” – the sequel to Fox [...]

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Road Trip: Tyler Perry Takes Madea On The Road

Posted  March 3, 2015  by  jmurray

Tyler Perry is returning to the genre that first made him successful – touring plays. The Hollywood mogul is gearing up to hit the road in a new play called “Madea On The Run.” Perry’s new production is only slated for a six week limited run initially. The theatrical tour will kick off in Columbus, [...]

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Baby On Board: Ludacris Expecting New Child

Posted  March 2, 2015  by  jmurray

Rap superstar Ludacris is expecting a new baby with his wife Eudoxie. The announcement came when the entertainer, who’s real name is Christopher Bridges, and his bride of two months posted a photo on Instagram showing him kissing her baby bump while at the beach. This will be the couple’s first child together.  Ludacris has [...]

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