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HOT SHOTS: KiKi Shepard, Naturi Naughton, Gayle King, Carolyn Malachi, ...

Former “It’s Showtime at the Apollo” co-host KiKi Shepard attended this week’s live show of “Dancing with the Stars.” The Tyler, Texas-bred personality is a trained dancer and would actually be a great contestant on the ABC competition series. Shepard ...
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British Bound: Amber Riley Takes On Effie White

Coming off her critically-acclaimed performance in NBC’s live production of “The Wiz,” Amber Riley is now taking on another iconic theater role. The “Glee” actress has signed on to play Effie White in the upcoming revival of the Broadway musical ...
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Tyler Perry: Is There A Baby On The Way?

Apparently Hollywood mogul Tyler Perry is about to be a dad. The 45-year-old TV and filmmaker held a private birthday party at his estate in Los Angeles that featured performances by Stephanie Mills, Rachelle Ferrell, Monica, Tevin Campbell, Mary Mary, ...
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Demetria McKinney: Talks Tyler Perry, Music Moves & “Real Housewives ...

Demetria McKinney became a household name playing Janine Payne on the TBS sitcom “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.” The 31-year-old actress said she can barely walk through the grocery store without someone asking: “Where’s CJ? Where are the twins?” After ...
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Jennifer Holliday: Talks Health Challenges, Dream Duets & Broadway Revivals

She’s Broadway royalty and Jennifer Holliday approaches the entertainment business on her own terms – recording when she wants to, how she wants to and whatever she wants to. Now, after a 23-year hiatus, this Tony Award-winning original member of ...
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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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Tony Awards: Black Is Back On The Great White Way

It was the second-most diverse night in Tony Awards history, as four African-American actors won statues in major categories from the American Theatre Wing.  Not since 1982 – the year that “Dreamgirls” reigned supreme – have four Black thespians won ...