Capping off an extremely successful year, Mary J. Blige, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, is set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The ceremony will take place on January 11 and celebrates Blige’s extraordinary career in music and entertainment, spanning over 25 years. Her friend and frequent collaborator Sean “Diddy” Combs […]
Mary J. Blige has opened up sexual harassment in Hollywood. During The Hollywood Reporter’s latest actress roundtable, MJB spoke on the importance of women opening up about abuse, saying, “I believe things will change because it’s making other women say, ‘Me too, me too,’ and that’s why it keeps happening every day. And it will change […]
Halle Berry says that diversity hasn’t changed much in Hollywood, since she took home her Oscar 15 years ago. Back in 2002, she became the first black woman to win the best-actress Oscar. During her acceptance speech, she dedicated the award to every nameless, faceless woman of color that now has a chance because this […]
Rodney King’s life is getting the Hollywood treatment by Morgan Freeman. Freeman along with Lori McCreary and their company Revelations Entertainment are developing a docuseries chronicling the life of King, who in 1991 became the poster child for police brutality. Along with director Sheldon Wilson, Freeman and McCreary have acquired the rights to 20 hours […]
The Black Stuntmen’s Association was formed in the late ’60’s as a rebuttal to the racial discrimination faced by stuntmen and stuntwomen of color during the time. Sitting president of the BSA Willie Harris and the surviving members of the Association have been recognized for their pioneering efforts in the stunt work industry. Bill Cosby […]
The Oscar winner encountered some unnecessary drama at a West Hollywood eatery.
According to a new diversity report, Tinseltown suffers from a lack of equal representation.
On Wednesday, September 7th, Usher was awarded a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. The singer said, “This is the first time in history that I’ve ever come in 2,588th place . . . and it felt like No. 1.” The singer also thanked his family and fans. He said, “I don’t just celebrate this […]
Following legendary singer Prince‘s death, several people have come forward claiming to be related to him in an effort to get a piece of his fortune. So far, 30 individuals who have filed court documents claiming to be related to the singer have been denied. Judge Kevin Eide, who is overseeing the case, is now ordering […]
Even though Hollywood is late AF on this one, we’re happy to share the news that Selena Quintanilla is getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The late Latino singer and the Queen of Tex-Mex is among the 2017 recipients of Hollywood Walk of Fame honorees. Her iconic career boomed with five Spanish-language albums and her […]
On the famed Hollywood Walk of Fame, a group of bold activists added the names of several Black victims of police brutality and violence to unused stars at the popular tourist destination. Michael Brown Jr., Tamir Rice, Eric Garner and little Aiyana Stanley-Jones were among the names emblazoned onto the sidewalk, VIBE reports. The group, […]
On Tuesday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin; NPR TV Critic, Eric Deggans; Associate Editor at The Root, Danielle Belton; and Managing Editor at BroadwayBlack.com, April Reign discussed the abysmal diversity numbers in Hollywood.