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Will Smith is turning Hitch into a scripted series www.blacklikemoi.com

Will Smith Is Turning One of His Hit Films Into a TV Show

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Reported by Kacie Whaley Were you a fan of the charming 2005 romantic comedy Hitch?  Fox is now working with Will Smith to bring fans a small screen version of the film every week. Fox is developing a television show based on the box office hit movie that starred Will Smith as smooth-talking match maker Alex ‘Hitch’ Hitchens who was hired to help clumsy Albert Brennaman (played by King of Queens‘ Kevin James)…

Charles Huggins ex husband of Melba Moore is convicted of fraud www.blacklikemoi.com

Ex-Husband of Famed 70’s R&B Singer Convicted of Fraud

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Reported by Nigel Boys Charles Huggins, the 68-year-old former husband of Beatrice Melba Hill, more commonly known by her stage name of Melba Moore, who was divorced from the R&B singer and actress in 1991, was convicted on Friday of wire fraud. The music producer who worked with stars such as Tom Cruise and Whitney Houston was also convicted by Federal Judge Sidney Stein last week of conspiracy to commit…

50 Cent ramps up for season 2 of Dream School reflects on legacy wants to help children www.blacklikemoi.com

50 Cent Reflects On His Legacy, Wants to Motivate Children

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Reported by Kacie Whaley Rapper/mogul 50 Cent is prepping for season 2 of his critically-acclaimed show “Dream School,” which airs on Sundance TV.  The hip hop entrepreneur, who is one of the show’s producers, guides a group of teenagers who have either dropped out or been kicked out of school and assists them in graduating.  Other influential figures are also essential in the educational program, as they give the rebellious…

Kanye West taught at Los Angeles Trade and Technical Center for probation www.blacklikemoi.com

‘College Dropout’ Kanye West Teaches College Class For Probation

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Kanye West is famous for a lot of things including his lack of control over his temper. His hotheadedness has managed to land him in many undesirable situations including a couple of fistfights with the paparazzi. One such incident led to his landing in court on misdemeanor charges. West was charged with misdemeanor counts of battery and grand theft after getting into a fight in July 2013….

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Baby Sherri Shepherd Begged For Then Abandoned Now On Welfare

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According to a recent exclusive interview Sherri Shepherds ex, Lamar Sally, gave to the Daily Mail, Shepherd begged to have a child with him, even before they were married.  Sally says that Shepherd did not “want to be an old mother.”  Sally dropped other bombshells, including claiming that the reason the couple got married after only a year of dating was because Shepherd so desperately wanted to hurry up and…

Fourteen year old Cameron Tillman was killed by a Black cop in Louisiana www.blacklikemoi.com

Black Cop Shoots And Kills 14-Year-Old Black Teen

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Reported by Nigel Boys Fourteen-year-old Cameron Tillman was allegedly enjoying time with friends in a house that had been unoccupied for at least a year in Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana when he heard a knock on the door and thought it was someone playing around. However, when he opened the door, he was faced with an African-American deputy from the Parish who must have thought Tillman was armed and dangerous…

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Dr. Dre Made $620 Million, More Than Any Artist Ever In One Year

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Dr. Dre is now the top paid celebrity on the Forbes celebrity earnings list for annual earnings between June 2013 and 2014.  He has ousted Sean “Diddy” Combs from the top spot of highest paid hop hop artist, and what makes the $620 million in estimated pre-tax earnings so astronomical is that it is actually the highest of any musician in any genre ever evaluated by Forbes.  It is also…


Prolific Author, Playwright J. California Cooper Dead At 82

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J. California Cooper, the prolific playwright and author who was widely known as a chronicler of the African American experience, passed away September 20th at her daughters home in Seattle.  The Berkley born Cooper was most known for the short stories she wrote later in her career, but she first gained recognition as a playwright.  She was first noticed by critics and the iconic novelist and poet Alice Walker when…

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BET Hip-Hop Awards artist makes the most ignorant Michael Brown statement ever

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The BET Hip-Hop Awards show is going to feature many artists, old and young.  Some of them are enlightened about their community, and many of them are not.  One person who seems to be in the “not” category is the rapper Young Thug. The show was taped on September 20th and is set to air in October.  One of the things buzzing from the show is just how ignorantly unaware…


Tyler Perry is reportedly having a baby

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It turns out that Tyler Perry is going to be a father in the near future.  According the sources at Bossip.com, the mother of the child is 28-year old Ethiopian model Gelila Bekele.  Tyler didn’t want to reveal the name of the mother, but when someone of his stature has a baby on the way, people love to start snooping. Perry is 45-years old and this is his first child.  …

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30th Anniversary of The Cosby Show: 10 Little Known Facts

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September 20th marks the 30th anniversary since The Cosby Show premiered. The show is credited with saving a flailing NBC network, reviving the sitcom format and perhaps most importantly with recasting the popular image of the Black family.  Over the course of eight seasons the show won six Emmys, two Golden Globes, ranked number one in the Nielson rating five years in a row and garnered a number of other…


Lamar Sally says Sherri Shepherd Abandoned Their Baby

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In the latest development in the Sherri Shepherd and Lamar Sally divorce drama, Sally spoke out to People magazine about the couple’s child, Lamar Sally Jr., who was born in July via surrogate.  Sally apparently wants Shepherd to take responsibility for the child, but Shepherd seems to want to move on considering the fact that the child is not biologically hers, and she feels as though Sally duped her into…


Former Different World actress has a whole different career

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Aryana Starr is an actress that you would only know about if you are into adult films.  She seems serious about her profession and is proud of what she does for a living. But what people don’t know is that Starr (aka Jonell Green) was also cast on the hit NBC show “A Different World” many years ago as a child actress. Green played a girl named Dashawn Curtis.  She…

Cynthia Banks won a defamation lawsuit against Tyrese Gibson for criticizing her book about his moms battle with alcohol www.blacklikemoi.com

Woman Successfully Sues Tyrese Gibson $75K For Defamation, He Refuses to Pay Up

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Reported by Nigel Boys When Cynthia Banks (pictured left) was asked to write a book detailing the 27 years that Priscilla Murray-Gibson struggled to beat her alcoholism, apparently all her children agreed to contribute to the story. All that is except one, the Grammy nominated R&B singer, songwriter, actor and television producer, Tyrese Gibson. The book, “Drunk for 27 Years,” which was published in 2009, was the work of Banks…


Fugitive Apollo Nida Turns Himself In After Visiting Strip Club

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Apollo Nida, the husband of Real Housewives of Atlanta star Phaedra Parks, failed to turn himself into a Lexington, Kentucky prison on time.  Nida was set to begin serving his 8-year sentence on Wednesday at noon.  TMZ is reporting that instead of turning himself in, Nida went by his estranged wife’s house and crashed a segment she was taping for RHOA to argue with her about her refusal to put…

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