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News

Sheryl Underwood: “The Talk” Co-Host Mom Dies

“The Talk” co-host Sheryl Underwood’s mother, Joyce Underwood has died.  Ms. Joyce passed on Aug. 12 and she was 79-years-old. The talk show host confirmed her mom’s death in a statement sent to AlwaysAList.com. “I was blessed to have the greatest mother ...
Movies

Nina Simone Film: Zoe Saldana In, Mary J. Blige Out

Actress Zoe Saldana has signed on to play the late Nina Simone in a bio-film, “Nina.” The long discussed film about the iconic singer’s life seems to be finally moving forward, as R&B star Mary J. Blige was previously attached ...
News

Dominique Dawes: Doesn’t Like Gabby Douglas’ Nickname “Flying Squirrel”

Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes is not a fan of calling Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas by her nickname, “Flying Squirrel.” Douglas was nicknamed the “Flying Squirrel” by Martha Karolyi, National Team Coordinator for USA Gymnastics, for her aerial performance on the uneven bars. ...
MusicTheater

Heather Headley: Gearing Up For New CD & Return To ...

Grammy award winner Heather Headley will release her new CD, “Only One In The World,” on Sept. 25. “In addition to the well-known songs I recorded, the CD also features a few new songs, which I’m excited to share,” said ...
Photos

Hot Shots: Check Out Oprah Winfrey, Rihanna, Eric Benet, Michelle ...

Oprah Winfrey traveled to Barbados over the weekend to interview pop star Rihanna for her “Next Chapter” series on OWN. The TV titan tweeted about her experience hanging out with Rihanna in the 24-year-old “Umbrella” singer’s homeland. “What a refreshing ...
TV

Evelyn Lozada: Working With Iyanla Vanzant To Change Her Life

Evelyn Lozada Johnson has faced tremendous backlash in recent months over some of her actions on the hit VH1 reality series “Basketball Wives.” Acknowledging the wrong of her ways and meeting with “Basketball Wives” detractor, TV host Star Jones to ...
Music

Bad Boy Breakup: Day 26 Goes On Indefinite Hiatus

R&B group Day 26 is a product of Sean “Diddy” Combs’ MTV reality series “Making the Band.” The quintet, made up of Qwanell “Que” Mosley, Robert Curry, Brian Andrews, Willie Taylor and Michael McCluney, released two CD’s “Day 26” (2008) ...
Faith

Motivational Moment With Oprah Winfrey

“All trial does is it brings you to the center of the source of who you are. There is no way you accomplish anything of any value without having a challenge!  No one just rides info anything!” – Oprah Winfrey ...
Wrestling

Wrestling Move: Kenny King Leaves ROH For TNA

Professional wrestler Kenny King has created a stir in the wrestling world after an appearance on Spike TV’s TNA “Impact.” As one half of the tag team The All Night Express with wrestler Rhett Titus, the current Ring of Honor ...
AutoLifestyle

Ford Focus: Auto Brand Drives Through Essence Music Festival

Since 2009, Ford has been the premiere brand sponsors of the Essence Music Festival. This year, the company known for vehicles like the Flex, Mustang, Expedition, Focus, Explorer and Edge was on hand for the festivities in New Orleans and ...