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Word On The Curb: March 5 Will Smith booked and busy, Kylie Jenner is deep in her bag, Oprah gets heat from fans, Pharrell announced star-studded ‘Something in the Water’ Festival


Will Smith booked and busy 

Will recently turned down his role as dead pool in Suicide Squad because he was booked and busy on other projects like his new Facebook Watch show, “Will’s Bucket List” and starring as Serena and Venus Williams’ father, Richard Williams, in a new film called, “King Richard.” The project will be produced by Tim White and Trevor White, along with Will’s Overbrook Entertainment company.

This isn’t Will’s first time playing a lead in a biopic. Remember, he played Muhammad Ali in Ali and he played stockbroker Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happiness. He received Oscar nominations for Best Actor for both of these projects.


Kylie Jenner is deep in her bag 

It’s officially official! The baby of the Kardashian/Jenner crew is the highest paid. Thanks to her make-up line, Kylie Cosmetics; her reality TV checks, endorsement deals, and clothing line.  Kylie has officially been crowned the youngest self-made billionaire at 21-years-old, beating Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg

Forbes Magazine predicted that this would happen when they put her on the cover in July of last year.

Needless to say Kylie is on the 2019 billionaires as both the youngest billionaire, and youngest self-made billionaire.

Oprah gets heat from fans

Last night (Monday) after the airing of Part 2 of the ‘Leaving Neverland’docuseries aired on HBO, it gathered mixed reviews on social media. Oprah’s sit-down with the alleged victims, Wade Robson and James Safechuck aired immediately after the series. O Magazine released a statement, seemingly siding with MJ’s alleged accusers.

During the conversation, Winfrey acknowledged that she, Wade and James will likely face criticism for her involvement. And they are….some twitter users started as hashtag #MuteOprah….while others are supporting her.

Pharrell announced star-studded ‘Something in the Water’ Festival

The last time a rapper promoted a festival, it turned out to be a fiery mess, ala, JaRule and the Frye Festival.

The three day festival will feature Missy Elliott, Migos and Travis Scott, Janelle Monae, SZA, Jaden Smith, Anderson Paak and others. It’s going down in Pharell’s hometown of Virginia Beach.

Something in the Water music festival in Virginia Beach kicks off on April 26 through April 28. Live performances will reportedly take place that Friday from 4-11 p.m. and Saturday from noon-11 p.m.

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 8th. Get more details about passes and the full festival lineup at the website.

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