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How Black Hollywood stays so fit and why you can too

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The desire to live a healthy lifestyle is slowly on the rise in the African American community. According to research, there has been a steady increase of African-Americans joining fitness centers across the country. Losing weight can be difficult, especially if you are embarking on this new journey alone. If  you need a bit of inspiration, here are some health and fitness gurus that can help you reach your fitness goals….

Anthony Mackie reveals hes dated the same woman since seventh grade. www.blacklikemoi.com

Black Actor Reveals He’s Had the Same Girlfriend Since He Was 7-Years-Old

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Reported by Marie S.  Actor Anthony Mackie has his career going uphill.  After playing the role of a U.S. bomb disposal team in Iraq in the Oscar-winning drama titled “The Hurt Locker,” he now plays the role of Sam or Samuel Wilson“Falcon” in the movie Marvel film titled “Captain America:  The Winter Soldier,” which topped the box office last weekend, grossing $96.2 million and making it  April’s biggest release so…

Ice Cube Coming Back With Barbershop 3

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Rapper Ice Cube’s comic turn continues to pay off as the actor has reportedly agreed to a third film in the Barbershop series that remains his most popular franchise. Cube was in two successful comedies, “21 Jump Street” and “Ride Along,” in the past couple of years, which helped him get his new film, The Grio reports, after a ten-year hiatus. Cube is also signed to…

Is Queen Latifah The New Oprah Winfrey?

Is Queen Latifah The New Oprah Winfrey?

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By: Madam Prezident Queen Latifah rocked the house with her New talk show premiere 9/18/13. The queen had her executive producer Will Smith on the show as a guest, along with the executive producer’s daughter Willow Smith, and John Travolta. She had over a million viewers tune in from ages 25-52.  Queen Latifah is a phenomenal talk show host, and she’s no stranger to the ‘talk show world’. I recall…

Will Smith Sets The Record Straight: Jada & I Have No Plans Of Splitting

Will Smith Sets The Record Straight: Jada & I Have No Plans Of Splitting

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Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have been rumored to be swingers and divorced countless of times. Will Smith made an appearance on Queen Latifah’s new show, to discuss love, life, and family. He said he found out about his so-called  divorce through google like everyone else–he said, “Like a year ago, there were all these rumors that me and Jada were getting a divorce. So I get the Google Alert,…

Queen Latifah Blasts Nicki Minaj in Mariah Carey Beef

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Queen Latifah has been one of the few hip hop artists who hasn’t remained silent during the drama between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey.  The two got into a big fight on the set of American Idol last week, with Carey alleging that Minaj threatened to shoot her.  Even Nick Cannon jumped in the fray to defend his wife, who he felt was being unfairly attacked. Nicki has spoken out…

Queen Latifah, Jill Scott star in ‘Steel Magnolias’ remake

Queen Latifah, Jill Scott star in ‘Steel Magnolias’ remake

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    Queen Latifah is joining the star-studded cast for Lifetime’s all-African-American Steel Magnolias reboot as M’Lynn, the character played by Sally Field in the 1989 feature film of the same name. Condola Rashad will play her diabetes-stricken daughter, Shelby (played by Julia Roberts), and Rashad’s mother Phylicia will reinterpret the role of Clairee (portrayed by Olympia Dukakis). Alfre Woodard will tackle the irascible Ouiser, who was unforgettably played by…

How Did Your Favorite Celebs Bring in the New Year? Take a Peek

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In his usual style, Diddy had the party to end all parties, bringing out every celeb known to man for the new year.  Take a look at who showed up and showed out as we begin 2012:

Octavia Spencer Beat Out Mo’Nique, Jennifer Hudson & Queen Latifah for ‘The Help’ Role

Octavia Spencer Beat Out Mo’Nique, Jennifer Hudson & Queen Latifah for ‘The Help’ Role

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    In an interview with Anderson Cooper, Octavia Spencer admitted that she was up against some stiff competition when she was being considered for the role of “Minny” in blockbuster hit, “The Help.” The 41-year-old actress told the talk show host that she beat out Mo’Nique, Jennifer Hudson and Queen Latifah. “There were a lot of big name people who were out there and being considered for this role….

‘All My Children’ Alum to Replace Stacey Dash in ‘Single Ladies’

‘All My Children’ Alum to Replace Stacey Dash in ‘Single Ladies’

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    Single Ladies” has found its replacement for Stacey Dash. “All My Children” vet Denise Vasi will join the cast of VH1′s breakout hit series, the network announced this morning. Vasi will play Raquel, a businesswoman from a prominent Southern family. “Denise is the perfect addition to the ‘Single Ladies’ cast,” executive producer Queen Latifah said. “She is bringing a fun, new element to the show.” via ‘All My…

Star-studded Farewell For Heavy D

Star-studded Farewell For Heavy D

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    Heavy D was remembered with laughter and tears Friday during a star-studded funeral service that included Jay-Z and Will Smith, humorous anecdotes from longtime friend Diddy, and words of encouragement for his young daughter, delivered in a letter from President Barack Obama. “We extend our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time. He will be remembered for his infectious optimism and many contributions to American music. Please know that…

Your Black Gossip: Queen Latifah Reveals Her Motherhood Plans to More Magazine

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  Jazz singer, actress and Covergirl model, Dana Owens, better known by her Hip-Hop handle, Queen Latifah, has confirmed in an exclusive interview with More Magazine that she will become a mother next year. “I’m definitely going to adopt, or have a child,” Latifah says, “I’ve wanted to adopt since I was 17 or 18-years-old.” The 41-year-old renaissance woman credits the 1992 death of her older brother, Lance Owens, with…

Will & Jada Smith To Produce A New Daytime Talk Show Hosted By Queen Latifah

Will & Jada Smith To Produce A New Daytime Talk Show Hosted By Queen Latifah

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    When Sony, Queen Latifah and Will Smith get together to make something, you know it’s going to be huge.  The megastars are partnering, along with Will’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, to create a new talk show that is set to make Latifah into the next Oprah Winfrey (or so they think).   The show is expected to launch a full two years from today, in the fall of…