Tag: Black Hollywood

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Jenifer Lewis: Actress Talks “Baggage Claim,” “Jackie’s Back” & Bipolar ...

She’s been in 63 films, 259 television shows and four Broadways shows and veteran actress Jenifer Lewis shows no signs of slowing down. At 56-years-old, Lewis said she’s finally learned to keep her career in perspective – celebrating the great ...
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Love Story: Cynthia Bailey & Husband Releasing Biographical Book

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Cynthia Bailey and husband, Peter Thomas are releasing a book about their love story. The tome, “Carry-on Baggage” will be released on released in late September via Griffin Scott Press. “Peter and I did not ...
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Laz Alonso: Celebrate But Don’t Bootleg Our Stories

“Jumping the Broom” star Laz Alonso is excited about the resurgence in Black film and television projects that have him and his peers working more in Hollywood. The 39-year-old actor, who is one of the honorees for the Verizon Wireless ...
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Whitney Houston: Broadway-Bound In “The Bodyguard”

Heather Headley is currently the ‘Queen of the Night,’ starring as Whitney Houston in the U.K. musical production, “The Bodyguard.” Launched last fall on London’s West End, the big-budget show is gearing up to launch on Broadway in 2014. Headley ...
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End Of The Road: Goo Goo & Justin Breakup

Fashion stylist Thomasina “Goo Goo” Atkins and her boyfriend, musician/producer Justin A. Moore have broken up. The couple, who dated for more than a year, confirmed that they actually split a few months ago. Goo Goo’s relationship with Justin appeared ...
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Flo Anthony: Gossip Maven Talks New Book & Reveals Whitney ...

She’s one of the industry’s most prominent celebrity journalists, starting her career in the mid-80’s covering entertainment news and offering Hollywood insight long before the days of the blogosphere. After years of covering everyone and everything from the late Michael ...
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Condoleezza Rice: Former Secretary of State Becomes CBS Contributor

On the heels of their announcement that Financial Guru, Mellody Hobson had been named a Contributor and Analyst on Finance and the Economy for CBS News, the network has also announced they have hired Condoleezza Rice. The former secretary of ...
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Saluting Sistas: Essence Chooses Oscar Honorees

It’s no secret that Academy Awards season in Hollywood has tremendously lacked diversity. Ebony, Black Enterprise and Vibe magazines have all tried their hand at Oscar parties and soirees.  But six years ago, Essence magazine launched their Black Women in ...
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Black & Republican: 9 Celebrities Down With The GOP

After being postponed a day due to Tropical Storm Isaac, the Republican National Convention is officially in full swing in Tampa, Florida. A who’s who roster of Republican leaders and politicians will be giving speeches at the convention this week. ...
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Dominique Dawes: Doesn’t Like Gabby Douglas’ Nickname “Flying Squirrel”

Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes is not a fan of calling Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas by her nickname, “Flying Squirrel.” Douglas was nicknamed the “Flying Squirrel” by Martha Karolyi, National Team Coordinator for USA Gymnastics, for her aerial performance on the uneven bars. ...