Empire stars Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett responded to rapper and Power star 50 Cent’s recent diss about the show’s ratings. The rapper/actor posted an article that said that season 3 ratings of Empire going down, along with the caption, “Wow well look at the bright side at least. You can eat your Trophies. […]

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 […]

Usher is getting a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame.  The eight time Grammy Award winner will be awarded the 2,588th star in the category of Recording. The ceremony is set to go down today (September 7th) on Hollywood Boulevard. Usher’s new album Hard II Love is out on September 16th.

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Misty Copeland has been added to the cast of Disney’s Nutcracker adaptation. She will be playing the lead ballerina in the film. Lasse Hallstrom will direct.

Empire star Bryshere Gray has landed a leading role in the upcoming New Edition biopic. Gray will play Michael Bivens as an adult, while Dante Hoagland will play Biv as a child. The Wiz Live! star Elijah Kelly will play Ricky Bell, while Caleb McLaughlin will play Bell as a child. Ralph Tresvant will be portrayed by newcomers Algee Smith and Jahi Winston, while Ronnie DeVoe will be played by Straight Outta Compton star Keith Powers and Myles Truitt. Woody McClain and child actor Tyler […]

Its one of those Valentines Day events that even if you’re an A-List Celebrity you envy those who were there.   Click here for all the details on Prince’s Valentines Day Set with the Stars. 

With a simple teaser-trailer the Star Wars franchise has given fans a great boost with the first onscreen insight into the film.  The new film ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ which is to be released in late 2015, is episode VII and rumored to include original cast members Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford although […]

Her name is Gugu Mbatha-Raw and if you’re not familiar with her, she’s a talent worth getting to know.    She stars in the new film Beyond The Lights which is an inside view of the Music Industry that few get to see and what the stars we all love really deal with.  The film opens in Theaters […]

Unfortunately, most smartphones don’t carry with them a tiny price tag, especially when you buy one without an accompanying contract.  Fortunately Samsung appears to have…

According to TMZ, Columbus Short is a wanted man.   The site says, “A warrant has been issued for his arrest for felony aggravated battery stemming from a bar fight earlier this month. TMZ broke the story … Short allegedly suckerpunched a guy at an engagement party after the dude mouthed off to Short. The […]

According to Pulse of Radio, Yesterday morning (November 13th), Jennifer Hudson received the 2,512th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Producer of the Walk of Fame Ana Martinez said at he ceremony, “We are so happy to honor Jennifer Hudson with a star on the Walk of Fame. She is a great talent and a great addition to […]