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Taraji P. Henson: “I’m Not Pregnant, And Not Going To Be”

Taraji P. Henson: “I’m Not Pregnant, And Not Going To Be”

Empire star Taraji P. Henson is setting the record straight about those curious pregnancy rumors that are spreading across social media. “Extra’s” Tanika Ray sat down with Taraji on the set of her hit show, where she cleared up speculation. “I am not pregnant, ya’ll, please cut it out,” she said. Rumors that the actress was expecting her…Continue Reading

CBS’ Julie Chen Leaves ‘The Talk’ In Taped Message

CBS’ Julie Chen Leaves ‘The Talk’ In Taped Message

NEW YORK (AP) — Julie Chen has left the cast of the CBS daytime show “The Talk” a week after her husband, CBS Corp. boss Leslie Moonves, was ousted from the company due to sexual misconduct charges. Chen announced her decision via a taped message on the show Tuesday, saying she needed to spend more…Continue Reading

Tiffany Haddish And Katt Williams Pose Together At Emmy Awards

Tiffany Haddish And Katt Williams Pose Together At Emmy Awards

  A lotta people, including us, have wondered for years if Katt Williams is totally wrapped tight. Yeah, he’s a comedian and crazy as hell, but is he OK in the normal sense? We ask because dude spent the weekend talking crazy ish about Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart and several other comedians. However, he was especially brutal when…Continue Reading

Sloan Foundation Programmer To Receive Honorary Book Award

Sloan Foundation Programmer To Receive Honorary Book Award

NEW YORK (AP) — If you’re a fan of Hidden Figures and Margot Lee Shetterly’s story of three black female mathematicians’ contributions to the space program, you should thank in part the efforts of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. “We made a grant to Margot Lee Shetterly when she was unknown,” said Doron Weber, a…Continue Reading

Russell Simmons Rape Accuser Drew Dixon Talks #AfterMeToo And How The Victims Have Been ‘Erased From The Story’

Russell Simmons Rape Accuser Drew Dixon Talks #AfterMeToo And How The Victims Have Been ‘Erased From The Story’

Back in December, former Def Jam executive Drew Dixon was one of the first to accuse Russell Simmons of rape in a New York Times article in December. Dixon was a 24-year-old music executive at Simmons’ Def Jam label when Simmons sexually assaulted her multiple times then violently raped her in his home in 1995. She was initially reluctant to come forward because…Continue Reading

Emmys 2018: Diverse Nominees, But Few Wins For African-Americans

Emmys 2018: Diverse Nominees, But Few Wins For African-Americans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honors and HBO’s “Game of Thrones” recaptured the best drama series award Monday at a ceremony that largely slighted its most ethnically diverse field of nominees ever. “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Amazon’s freshman sitcom about an…Continue Reading

Politics Show Up On Emmy’s Red Carpet

Politics Show Up On Emmy’s Red Carpet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars vamping on the arrivals carpet before the 70th Emmy Awards on Monday talked about politics and turned them into fashion statements. Jenifer Lewis of “black-ish” wore a sweatshirt adorned with a metal-studded Nike “swoosh,” pushing back against criticism of the brand for featuring former San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick in…Continue Reading

Fantasia’s Younger Brother ‘Making Leaps And Bounds’ Following Near-Fatal Car Accident [Video]

Fantasia’s Younger Brother ‘Making Leaps And Bounds’ Following Near-Fatal Car Accident [Video]

In the year since Fantasia Barrino’s little brother, Xavier, suffered near-fatal injuries from a horrific car accident, he’s been determined to bounce back and do what many thought would be the impossible… and that’s walk again. Fanny’s other brother, Ricco Barrino, shared an update about Xavier’s status, saying he’s “making leaps and bounds” with his progress. Ricco shared the news…Continue Reading

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