Source: Tina Nguyen / Mediaite In the 40 years of People magazine’s existence, only one of their editors has been black. And that editor is filing a lawsuit against the paper and its former executive editor, for what she calls a “completely dismissive attitude towards African-American employees.” Tatsha Robertson, a former editor at Essencemagazine, claims that the harrassment started immediately […]
Source: Shayna Jacobs / New York Daily News Comedian Donnell Rawlings, who was busted for drunken driving last month, is hoping for a plea deal that won’t stop him from cracking jokes in Canada. Prosecutors recommended Rawlings — who was a regular on the hit “Chappelle’s Show” — plead to operating a motor vehicle while impaired in […]
Source: Maria Puente / USA Today The Marin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of actor/comedian Robin Williams in Tiburon, Calif., north of San Francisco. According to a press release issued by the coroner’s division of the sheriff’s office, Williams was found unconscious and not breathing inside his home in Tiburon around noon local time, and was pronounced dead shortly after. […]
Source: ABC News Misty Copeland‘s Under Armour commercial wants to show you that ballerinas are some of the world’s best athletes. Well, it works. The spot, part of the company’s “I Will What I Want” campaign, shows Copeland dancing as a young girl reads a rejection letter. At the end, it reveals that she’s a soloist for […]
Source: Todd Cunningham / TheWrap Actor Anwan Glover, who appeared in the film “12 Years a Slave”and the TV series “The Wire,” was stabbed and beaten at a D.C. nightclub early Sunday morning. Glover told police that he was on the second floor of the restaurant Cafe Asia when an unknown person punched him. He turned to face his […]
Source: Deadline.com Malcolm D. Lee is back to write and direct the third film in the series, whichUniversal has titled and slated for April 15, 2016. The studio says the ensemble cast is returning for The Best Man Wedding, which features the group getting back together for a most unexpected nuptials. The previous film in the franchise, […]
Source: Charles Isherwood / The New York Times Sad to say, the only surprise about the closing of “Holler if Ya Hear Me,” the new musical featuring the songs of the rapper Tupac Shakur, was that it didn’t come earlier. When the show opened to downbeat reviews on June 19, many expected it would close within a week. The […]
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Source: Matt Wilstein / Mediaite Whoopi Goldberg let it be known Tuesday that she has absolutely no say or control over who Disney/ABC decides to add to the cast of The View. “I work for Disney, whatever they want,” Goldberg told TMZ when one of their reporters asked her about the possibility of Sarah Palin joining the show. As for the […]
Source: Evan McMurry / Mediaite Rihanna, fresh from livetweeting the World Cup, sent out a slightly more charged tweet Tuesday morning: She deleted it about shortly afterward, but not before it garnered about 7,000 retweets. To read this article in its entirety visit Mediaite.