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Will Smith Shares A Touching Moment About The Uncle Phil

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By April Taylor With all of the celebrities who have spoken publicly about the passing of James Avery on New Year’s Eve at the age of 68 due to complications from open heart surgery, the one voice that has been missing is that of his Fresh Prince of Bel-Air costar Will Smith. Fresh Prince of Bel-Air aired from September 1990 to May 1996.  The story line focused on Will Smith…

Don Cheadle Returns for a Big Payday in the Next Avengers Movie

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by Greg B. He’s back! Don Cheadle is rumored to be lined up to play the role of Col. Rhodes aka War Machine. Marvel is set to release the third installment of the Ironman series, in 2015. Cheadle who starred in the second Ironman, in a role that Terrance Howard had initially occupied. The man behind Ironman; Robert Downey, Jr., who recently brought teamed up with the other Marvel comic…

Police Officer Charged With Production Of Child Pοrnography While On Duty

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By: Britt L A police officer from the Metropolitan police department has been arrested after being accused of taking inappropriate photos of a 15-year-old while on duty. Officer Marc Washington, whose been a serving police officer in Washington, D.C. since 2006, was arrested Monday shortly after the unidentified teen’s mother called the police, according to NBC Washington. Washington reportedly first made contact with the family when the girl’s mother reported her…

Denzel Washington and Will Smith Still Set to Remake “Uptown Saturday Night”

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by Barry Burch Jr. Two of the most well-known actors in the world, Denzel Washington and Will Smith, are still expected to grace the big screen together, as reported by Variety. According to the The Grio, the remake of “Uptown Saturday Night,” a popular comedy being developed by Warner Brothers, has signed contracts with Nicholas Stoller and Adam McKay.  Stoller wrote the movie “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” and McKay directed “Anchorman.” The report by Variety reads,…

Why is “Pink Slime” Beef Still Legal in The US?

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You might want to read this article before you bite into that juicy, fast food burger. In 2012, McDonald’s publicly vowed to change its burger recipe after losing a battle to a famous British chef who exposed to the world that the beef used at McDonald’s was not fit for human consumption. Jamie Oliver, also known as The Naked Chef to television viewers, took on McDonald’s over a period of about two…

Hermain Cain is Determined to Get Revenge on the Woman Who Brought Him Down

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Remember Herman Cain?  He was the guy who thought he might be President of the United States, but got in trouble because he couldn’t keep his urges in his pants.  Well, Cain is back and still fighting for his damaged reputation. The former Godfather’s Pizza CEO says that he doesn’t want the rest of his career to be covered in a cloud of suspicion after a younger woman named Ginger…

Pebbles Daughter: “I won’t even talk about Chilli sucking my father’s d*ck!”

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Ashley Reid, the daughter of Peri “Pebbles” Reid, isn’t taking the recent TLC biopic sitting down.  Ashley is on the talk show circuit and the warpath, seeking to clear her mother’s name.  She even threatened Chilli after the movie “Crazy Sexy Cool” was released, claiming that the film gave a terribly inaccurate portrayal of her mother. Ashley went hard this week, claiming that Chilli slept with her father, LA Reid,…

Rihanna Shows Up Late for a Concert, So She Gets Sued

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Recently, racy singer Rihanna made headlines for arriving on stage in Australia an hour late and being booed completely off the stage. Well again the singer arrived late to a performance in Tel Aviv.  Although she may not have been booed, someone in Israel wants Rihanna to pay big time over being an hour late. In a class-action lawsuit, the person leading the case said that he wants to be…

Quincy Jones Sues MJ’s Estate For Unpaid Royalty Fees and Producer Credits

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By: Britt L In Los Angeles on Friday, the legendary Quincy Jones made way to sue his old friend and colleague and friend, Michael Jackson’s estate after claiming he is owed millions in royalties and production fess for some of Jackson’s greatest hits ever released. From the late singers estate and Sony Music Entertainment, Jones is hitting hard for a whopping $10 million. The producer, who’s famous for his relationship…

Black People Can Watch ‘The Game’ but Can’t Be Models and Extras in the Show?

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By: Madam Prezident When you watch the television show ‘The Game’, I think it’s safe to say that the show is geared toward African American men and women, predominantly women. Hylton Casting Agency is responsible for providing The Game’s extras, but as you can read in the above picture—the show isn’t interested in African American models and extras. The flyer stated Muscular Male Models Women with extensive visible tattoos Caucasian, Asian,…

Five Things You Didn’t Know about the Singer Chris Brown

Five Things You Didn’t Know about the Singer Chris Brown

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Chris Brown is a big name, no doubt.  But how did he get his start?  In case you’re wondering, here are a few facts about the singer who was able to resurrect his career from nothing. 1)      Chris Brown taught himself to sing and dance at an early age.  He also got his start, like a lot of other singers, in the church choir.   He signed his first record deal…

‘American Idol’ Champ Candice Glover’s Album Release Date Won’t Happen Anytime Soon

‘American Idol’ Champ Candice Glover’s Album Release Date Won’t Happen Anytime Soon

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  If you were hoping to buy the new album from Candice Glover, you won’t be getting that anytime soon.  The singer’s project has been pushed even further back, all the way till next year.  This makes you wonder if it was the production or the marketing that caused the delay, since it would make sense to push out a project while the performer is hot.  But maybe they know…

Tupac Shakur Biopic On the Move:  Shooting Starts Next Year in Atlanta

Tupac Shakur Biopic On the Move: Shooting Starts Next Year in Atlanta

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We all know that Tupac Shakur is considered one of the greatest hip-hop artists of all time.  Of course that means that someone is going to have to make a movie about his life.  At least this project has the approval of his mother and his family is going to get some of the proceeds. Morgan Creek Productions and Emmet Furla Films have announced that the movie is going to…

Lionsgate Aquires Screen Rights to Put Thurgood Marshall on Screen

Lionsgate Aquires Screen Rights to Put Thurgood Marshall on Screen

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  Thurgood Marshall is a legend of all legends when it comes to attorneys who fight for civil rights.  Lionsgate, the same company that pays Tyler Perry so well, has acquired the screen rights to “Devil In The Grove: Thurgood Marshall, The Groveland Boys, And The Dawn Of A New America.” The book won a Pulitzer prize and was written by Gilbert King.  The book studies how Marshall helped to save…

Mary J. Blige Sued For Not Showing Up For Concert

Mary J. Blige Sued For Not Showing Up For Concert

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The biggest question being asked all around the country when it comes to Mary J. Blige is, “Is she alright?” The singer who seemed to have everything appears to be struggling financially with lawsuits, defaults and other financial challenges that don’t make a whole lot of sense. Blige is being sued now for failing to show  up at a concert held in Dallas last December. The lawsuit is claiming that Mick…