Tag: Actors

Free Lil Meech! ‘BMF’ Actor Demetrius Flenory Jr. Arrested For Stealing $250K Watch

Although we expect celebrities to possess the best that life can offer, in reality many of them are simply struggling just to keep up with appearances. Lil Meech, lead actor in the hit STARZ series BMF, has reportedly been arrested for allowing a love… Continue Reading “Free Lil Meech! ‘BMF’ Actor Demetrius Flenory Jr. Arrested For Stealing $250K Watch”

Alfonso Ribeiro Denounces ‘The Carlton,’ Doesn’t Like Being Asked To Dance As A Black Man

Some actors have starred as characters that go on to become so iconic in pop culture that fans find it almost impossible to separate the role from the real-life person. From Jaleel White as Steve Urkel to Phylicia Rashad as Clair Huxtable, history has… Continue Reading “Alfonso Ribeiro Denounces ‘The Carlton,’ Doesn’t Like Being Asked To Dance As A Black Man”

Ice Cube Partners With Luminosity For Multi-Picture Film & Television Deal

It wasn’t too long ago that Ice Cube was looking like a Hollywood pariah out here, first in his beef with Warner Bros. over the still-stuck-in-limbo fourth and final Friday film and again when he turned down a $9 million payday from Sony by… Continue Reading “Ice Cube Partners With Luminosity For Multi-Picture Film & Television Deal”

‘Bridgerton’ Star Reveals She Was Told To Not Come Out By Unnamed Lesbian Director

Embrace for the LGBTQIA community in film and television has lately been at an all-time high. The entertainment industry wasn’t always a gay-friendly place to be though, and there’s still some today that would rather go back to how things were. Although she plays a… Continue Reading “‘Bridgerton’ Star Reveals She Was Told To Not Come Out By Unnamed Lesbian Director”

JoMarie Payton Says Jaleel White Tried To Fight Her On The Set Of ‘Family Matters’

Given enough seasons, table reads and long hours on set, the stars of fictional TV families will oftentimes build a real-life blood bond. That recently proved to be true for Family Matters actress JoMarie Payton, who vowed to only do a reboot of the… Continue Reading “JoMarie Payton Says Jaleel White Tried To Fight Her On The Set Of ‘Family Matters’”

Janelle Monáe To Produce & Star In New Josephine Baker TV Series

Pop sensation Janelle Monáe was one of the biggest head-turners at the 2022 Met Gala earlier this week, displaying a sense of grace that recalled the classic beauty seen throughout the roaring ’20s. Ironically enough, the Dirty Computer vocalist is now set to play… Continue Reading “Janelle Monáe To Produce & Star In New Josephine Baker TV Series”

Queen Latifah Revisits Newark To Build Affordable Housing In Her Hometown

There’s not too much that singer, rapper, actress and all-around media maven Queen Latifah can’t accomplish. Hit movies? Check. Classic records from hip-hop to jazz? Got that. EGOT status? Two down, two to go! Now, the 52-year-old multifaceted entertainer will be adding real estate… Continue Reading “Queen Latifah Revisits Newark To Build Affordable Housing In Her Hometown”

Terry Crews Apologizes For Controversial Black Lives Matter Tweets: “I Just Wanted Peace”

There was a time when actor Terry Crews was seen as one of the most beloved comedic performers in Black Hollywood. Today, many in our community have labeled him as an Uncle Tom of sorts for a series of tweets he posted back in… Continue Reading “Terry Crews Apologizes For Controversial Black Lives Matter Tweets: “I Just Wanted Peace””

LeVar Burton To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Inaugural New Emmys Ceremony

While plans following a viral campaign last year didn’t pan out for him to become the rightful next host of Jeopardy!, veteran actor LeVar Burton still has managed to remain a fixture in the public eye and even landed a gig as host of… Continue Reading “LeVar Burton To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Inaugural New Emmys Ceremony”

Chris Rock’s Mom Says Will Smith Slap Felt Like He Hit Her: “You Hurt My Child, You Hurt Me”

Although the topic has at this point been critiqued to exhaustion, many still can’t wrap their heads around Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars just under a month ago. One opinion in particular that many probably didn’t consider was that of… Continue Reading “Chris Rock’s Mom Says Will Smith Slap Felt Like He Hit Her: “You Hurt My Child, You Hurt Me””