Lupita Nyong'o and Rihanna attend the Miu Miu show as part of the Paris Fashion Week on March 5, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Lupita Nyong’o’s ‘Real’ Boyfriend, ‘SNL’ Parodies ‘Scandal,’ Black Twitter’s Growing Influence & More

Happy Monday and all that good stuff. There’s much buzzing taking place around the globe, including speculation about who Lupita Nyong’o is really booed up with, “Saturday Night Live’s” parody of “Scandal” and Black Twitter’s ongoing introduction to mainstream America

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Whoopi Goldberg speaks onstage during the Oscars, (Photo:  Getty Images/ Kevin Winter)

Whoopi Goldberg, Ving Rhames Headline Lifetime’s ‘A Day Late and a Dollar Short,’ What’s Hot/Not & More

Lifetime sure knows how to keep black women tuning in. This time the women’s network has tapped an all-star cast led by Oscar and Golden Globe winner Whoopi Goldberg and Ving Rhames, also a Golden Globe recipient, for its original production of “A Day Late and a Dollar Short.”

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Filmmaker George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson are seen on the red carpet at the 2013 Governors Awards in Los Angeles (Photo: John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Script Ready for ‘School Daze’ Sequel, Will Packer & Malcolm Lee Team for Film, George Lucas & Mellody Hobson Make Big Donation & More

Plenty of news for today including a possible “School Daze” sequel, billionaire newlyweds making a big contribution, two successful filmmakers teaming for a girls-themed film and more drama surrounding “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”–as if that’s anything new. Keep reading to get the deets from my black entertainment roundup.

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Tyler Perry shares a photo of him on the set of his latest OWN contribution, "Tyler: The Tyler Perry Show." (Photo: Tyler Perry's Instagram)

Wendell Pierce Joins ‘Ray Donovan,’ Lupita Nyong’o Wows on EW, Tyler Perry’s New Talk Show & More

There’s a lot happening: “Ray Donovan’s” latest cast addition, Lupita Nyong’o stunning magazine cover, Tyler Perry filling Oprah’s shoes–sort of–and Kandi Burruss sharing her woes on “The View.” Keep reading to get the deets from my black entertainment roundup.

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Can’t Stop Watching: Missing Michigan Doctor Teleka Patrick, What’s Hot/Not & More

Every time a person goes missing we all hope that individual is found safe and able to have a joyful reunion with their loved ones. Those same sentiments exist around 30-year-old Teleka Patrick. Patrick, a doctor from Kalamazoo, Mich., was last around 8 p.m. on December 5 in the parking lot of the hospital where […]

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Can’t Stop Watching: Santa Claus’ African Origins, Tessanne Chin Wins ‘The Voice’ & More

The more years I spend on this planet the lower my tolerance for mess. It’s kind of like the older relative or older neighbor who just says what’s on their mind with little regard for your or anyone else’s feelings. I may not have put in as much time as they have but the sentiment […]

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‘The Talk’s’ Julie Chen: Big Mistake for ‘The View’ to Hire Jenny McCarthy

By Tim Kenneally Another volley has been launched in the war between ABC’s daytime gab-fest “The View” and its CBS rival “The Talk.” Following “The Talk” co-host Sharon Osbourne’s declaration that “The View” personalities — barring Barbara Walters — can “go f— themselves,” Julie Chen, also on “The Talk” has said that the show shouldn’t […]

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