Source: Tommy Christopher / Mediaite Yes, American Idol is still on the air, and yes,millions of people still watch it, and yes, there are still at least two people who care enough about Fox’s singing competition to stab each other over an argument about the show’s eventual winner. During the reality competition’s penultimate episode last week, a [...]
Source: AP / USA Today HACKENSACK, N.J. — Mary J. Blige and her husband have been hit with a $3.4 million tax lien in New Jersey. Court documents show the Internal Revenue Service filed a notice of a lien on the nine-time Grammy Award winner Feb. 7. That was two days before the Queen of [...]
It’s tradition to barbecue or cookout during Memorial Day weekend, in honor of those festivities, Roland Martin compiled a list of rules you need to know for the perfect, stress-free, drama-less cookout.
Source: Brent Lang / TheWrap Roaring into theaters Friday, “Fast & Furious 6″ is expected to generate $80 million or more over the Memorial Day weekend — astounding numbers for a franchise that is more than a decade old, and isn’t “Star Wars” or “Indiana Jones.” But what is lost in all the hype is that [...]
Mommie Dearest: Alice Walker’s Daughter Writes About How Her Mom’s Fanatical Feminist Views Tore Apart Their Relationship
Source: Rebecca Walker / Daily Mail She’s revered as a trail-blazing feminist and author Alice Walker touched the lives of a generation of women. A champion of women’s rights, she has always argued that motherhood is a form of servitude. But one woman didn’t buy in to Alice’s beliefs - her daughter, Rebecca, 38. Excerpts from [...]
Source: Susan Whitall / The Detroit News In the 29 years since Marvin Gaye’s death, many filmmakers have tried to make films depicting his dramatic life, among them Cameron Crowe (“Almost Famous”) and former Motown executive Suzanne de Passe. Each project has crashed and burned. It’s surprising, because Gaye’s allure has only grown since his April 1, [...]
Source: Steve Pond / TheWrap If Megan Ellison shows what a very, very rich person with a yen for moviemaking can do, Cynthia Stafford is determined to show what a “a mini-mogul” who got her funding from a big lottery win, can do. In the last few months, as Ellison, daughter of billionaire Larry Ellison, [...]
The Michael Jackson brand is alive and well-paid: the pop legend has made more money in death than he ever did alive. Lara Logan reports.
Source: Ashley Majeski / Today Show / NBC News What appeared to be an attempt to jump from one part of the stage to another, over fans, resulted in Miguel landing directly on the head of a woman, causing her neck to snap back. Within minutes of the freak accident, the Internet was buzzing with [...]
Source: Tambay A. Obenson / IndieWire In its second season finale, ABC’s red-hot Scandal delivered the series most-watched telecast ever (up for the 3rd week in a row) and tied a series high in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd week running. The show also achieved new all-time highs across all key Women (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54). Scandal dominated [...]