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Merry Clayton: “Twenty Feet From Stardom” Star Injured In Auto ...

Power vocalist Merry Clayton, who was featured in the Oscar-winning documentary “Twenty Feet From Stardom,” was recently injured in a serious car accident in Los Angeles. The 65-year-old singer, whose voice is featured on songs by Rolling Stones to Ray ...
Movies

Major Movie: Mo’Nique Books Part In Bessie Smith Film

Oscar winner Mo’Nique has finally landed a part in a major Hollywood film. It was just announced that Mo’Nique has signed on to star opposite Queen Latifah in HBO’s film about Bessie Smith. Actress Khandi Alexander (“Scandal“) will also star ...
Movies

Jennifer Hudson: Back To Her Beginnings In “Black Nativity”

Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson hits the big screen again on November 27 in the holiday musical, “Black Nativity.” A contemporary film adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated Christmas play, Hudson stars as Naima in the film, the young mother of ...
TV

Whoopi Goldberg: Acclaimed Comedienne Has Never Hosted “SNL”

Whoopi Goldberg is one of the most successful comediennes in the world and one of only 11 EGOT winners – people who have won an Emmy Award, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award. The 58-year-old comic, who has executive produced a new ...
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Jennifer Hudson: Family Killer Sentenced To Life In Prison

Justice has been served in the Jennifer Hudson family killings case.  That man convicted of murdering the Oscar winner’s mother, brother and nephew has been sentenced to life in prison. Circuit Judge Charles Burns in Chicago imposed three life sentences ...