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Kerry Washington took her new miniseries to Hulu because of "the passion in the room"

ABC/ Heidi GutmanAfter seven seasons as a network TV star on Scandal, Kerry Washington decided to bypass broadcast and cable TV and sign with the Hulu streaming service for her new miniseries, Little Fires Everywhere.   “Hulu was the winner for us, not only because of the passion in the room, but the data indicated to us how direct our […]

Teddy Pendergrass documentary available on Blu-ray, DVD and on demand August 23

Neal PrestonThe Teddy Pendergrass documentary If You Don’t Know Me, will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and on demand August 23.  The story of the five-time Grammy nominee features archival footage and new interviews with Pendergrass’ family, friends and colleagues. Among them are legendary songwriters and producers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, the founders of Philadelphia Internationals Records, who were behind many […]

O.J. Simpson denies he's Khloe Kardashian’s father: "She's not mine"

Jason Bean-Pool/Getty ImagesO.J. Simpson opened a Twitter account for the first time over the weekend and then used it to shoot down a longstanding rumor that he’s Khloe Kardashian’s father. The former football star says that someone pretending to be his manager, Norman Pardo, originally circulated the false story. The man listed on Khloe’s birth certificate […]

Social media rips Bill Cosby for “It’s America’s Dad” Father’s Day tweet

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty ImagesBill Cosby spent Father’s Day in prison in Pennsylvania, where he’s serving his sentence for sexual assault.  But when he decided to mark the day by posting on Instagram and Twitter, “It’s America’s Dad,” he was ripped by social media.  He wrote, “Hey, Hey, Hey…It’s America’s Dad…I know it’s late, but to all of the […]

Tory Lanez addresses accusations of staging colorism incident for publicity

Tory Lanez at Music Choice, Photo Credit: Juan NavarroTory Lanez has found himself in the hot seat, after he was accused of staging an incident involving colorism for publicity purposes. Sunday night, the Toronto lyricist took to Instagram to share a few candid moments from a recent video shoot with fellow artist Nafe Smallz. In the behind-the-scenes clip, […]

Tiffany Haddish cancels Atlanta show to protest new Georgia abortion law

ABC/Paula LoboTiffany Haddish has canceled her scheduled June 22 show at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta as a protest against Georgia’s new abortion law. “After much deliberation, I am postponing my upcoming show in Atlanta,” the comedian and actress said in a statement, according to Rolling Stone. “I love the state of Georgia,” she continued, “but I […]

Will Smith posts photo in drag to remind us 'Aladdin' in still in theaters

ABC/Randy HolmesWill Smith is attempting to pump up the box office for Aladdin by posting a photo of himself dressed in drag on the set of the film. Smith, who stars as Genie in the live-action remake of the classic 1992 animated film, appears in the Instagram photo wearing a colorful gown, glittery jewelry, a long wig, heavy makeup, hot […]

Tina Turner musical holding online casting call for Tina as a young girl

Courtesy of Tina -The Tina Turner MusicalDo you know a girl aged eight to 13 who can sing and dance? Well, maybe she’d like to audition for a role in the upcoming Broadway musical based on Tina Turner‘s life. The producers of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical are holding an open online casting call for […]

Report: 'Empire' star Bryshere Y. Gray arrested in Chicago for driving without a license

Chuck Hodes/FOXFollowing the Jussie Smollett scandal, another Empire star is reportedly in trouble with the law. According to TMZ, Bryshere Y. Gray, who portrays Hakeem Lyon in the series, was arrested Thursday in Chicago for driving his Rolls Royce without a license, registration, or insurance. He was booked on a misdemeanor and released. In addition to his role in Empire, Gray also […]