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Back For More: “Queen Latifah Show” Gets Second Season

Queen Latifah has started off her 2014 with good news. Her daytime talk show “The Queen Latifah Show” has been renewed for a second season by Sony Pictures Television who got a season two order on CBS Stations. The rapper/actress ...
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Back To Reality: “Tia & Tamera” Not Returning

Twin sisters Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Tamera Mowry-Housley will not return for a fourth season of the Style Network reality series, “Tia & Tamera.” The hit series, which launched in 2011, offered a real-life look into the life of the former ...
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Splitsville: “Young & Restless” Star Victoria Rowell Getting Divorced

Looks like former “the Young and the Restless” star Victoria Rowell will start her year off a single woman. The actress, best known for playing Drucilla for on the CBS soap opera for more than 14 years, is divorced from ...
Gospel

Encore: Kirk Franklin Gearing Up For God’s Property Reunion

2014 started off with a huge announcement from gospel superstar Kirk Franklin. The award-winning entertainer took to Facebook on New Year’s Day and wrote: “FAMILY I think it’s time to get the band back together…! GP ARE YOU WITH ME?!?! ...
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Robin’s Reveal: “GMA” Host Officially Comes Out

“Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts has publicly acknowledge she’s gay for the first time. The “GMA” host posted a message on her Facebook page celebrating the one-year anniversary of the day her dog KJ was allowed to return home ...
Music

Full Coverage: Aretha Franklin Readying New Music

“The Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin will start her 2014 in the studio recording a new CD of standards and her favorite songs. Helmed by music impresario Clive Davis and including production by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Don Was, Franklin ...
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Sick Leave: “Motown” Star Diagnosed With Ovarian Cancer

Tony Award-nominated performer Valisia LeKae has departed “Motown: The Musical” on Broadway after learning she has ovarian cancer. LeKae was six months into her run in one of the Great White Way’s biggest box-office hits upon learning of her diagnosis. ...
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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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Bride To Be: Evelyn Lozada Gets Engaged

Looks like Santa Claus was especially nice to Evelyn Lozada on Christmas. The star of VH1’s “Basketball Wives” got engaged to Los Angeles Dodgers player Carl Crawford on Christmas day. The baseball star proposed with a 14.5 carat diamond engagement ...
Music

Ruben Studdard: Dropping Pounds & New Music Too

“American Idol” winner Ruben Studdard has dropped over 115 pounds since appearing on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” Now the soul singer has signed with Verve Records and under the direction of David Foster will release a new CD of classic ...