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Gabourey Sidibe: Shows Off New Weight Loss

Oscar-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe has been showing off her new weight loss on social media. The actress, who took Hollywood by storm with her breakout role in the critically acclaimed 2009 film “Precious,” hasn’t revealed exactly how she lost weight ...
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 ...
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Full Coverage: Vanity Fair Gets Diverse For Hollywood Issue

In 2010, I wrote an open letter in my former column at AOL Black Voices to Vanity Fair harshly criticizing them for their lack of diversity. At the time, the famed glossy had unveiled its 16th annual Vanity Fair Hollywood ...
TV

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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More Mo’Nique: Readying A New Talk Show

Oscar-winning actress Mo’Nique is readying a return to television with a talk show pilot for ABC/Disney. The 45-year-old comedienne currently had a daytime talk show being developed by Vicki Dummer, ABC’s Executive Vice President Current Series and Specials. A source ...
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Weight Woes: Comedienne Vows To Stop Flying Until She Drops ...

Actress and comedienne Erica Watson has appeared in films like “Precious” and “Dirty Laundry.” She also tours in a one-woman show called “Fat Bitch!,” which deals with America’s obsession with weight and stereotypes of African-American women. This week, Watson took ...