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Mo’Nique: Hosting “Love & Hip Hop” Reunion Special

Academy Award-winning actress Mo’Nique is hosting the reunion special for “Love & Hip Hop.” While no formal announcement has been made, cast members of the controversial VH1 reality show posted photos with the comedienne from the taping on Instagram. Mo’Nique ...
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Richard Pryor: Confessions Of Gay Sex

Comedy legend Richard Pryor lived a colorful life. The late funnyman was married seven times – he married two of the same women twice – but confessed in his autobiography, “Pryor Convictions” that he once had a two-week love affair ...
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Paul Mooney: Veteran Comic Hospitalized

Hollywood comedian Paul Mooney is currently being treated in an Oakland hospital. According to a report by the comedy website The Humor Mill, Mooney has been hospitalized multiple times over the last 45 days following an undisclosed surgery recently. The ...
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Luenell Lays It All Out: Talks Katt Williams, Rick Ross, ...

She started as an actress at the Oakland Ensemble Theatre and later became a performer in the longest running cabaret show in San Francisco, “Beach Blanket Babylon.” In March 1995, Luenell Campbell‘s life changed when her mom died suddenly and ...
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Joe Torry: Selling Sex On “Zane’s The Jump Off”

Comedian Joe Torry is no stranger to acting. The St. Louis-bred funnyman has starred in films like “House Party 3,” “Poetic Justice,” “Hair Show,” and “Tales from the Hood;” as well as appearing on TV shows like “ER,” “Girlfriends,” “NCIS” ...
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Sherri Shepherd: Lands A New Gig

“The View” co-host Sherri Shepherd has landed a new gig. The Emmy-winning talk show host has just been tapped to host the second season of “NickMom Night Out,” a standup comedy series that has comics making jokes about their experiences ...
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Back For More: BET’s “Comic View” Returning

Black Entertainment Television is re-launching its long running series, “Comic View.” The announcement was made during BET’s annual Upfront presentation, which is the event where television networks present forthcoming programming to media. The reboot of the series will be produced ...
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Roy Wood Jr: Comic Gets Promotion On Sitcom

Comedian Roy Wood Jr. has gotten a promotion on his sitcom, “Sullivan & Son.” Wood and fellow comic Ahmed Ahmed had both had recurring roles during the first season of the TBS show, and now both have been upped to ...
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Kevin Hart: Talks Gay Jokes, Being A Liar & “SNL” ...

Comedian Kevin Hart is the cover subject of the newest Ebony magazine. In the glossy, the 30-year-old funnyman talks about why he doesn’t tell any gay jokes “at all.” “The repercussions for saying certain words are harsh, and careers have ...
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Kevin Hart: Comic Headed To “SNL”

The hot streak for comedian Kevin Hart continues! The star of BET’s “Real Husbands of Hollywood” will host “Saturday Night Live” on March 2. This will be the 30-year-old comic’s first time hosting “SNL,” which will feature musical guest Macklemore ...