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‘Scandal’s’ Kerry Washington and Shonda Rhimes Speak Their Minds, Ruby Dee Dies at 91 & More

I’ve got some inspiring as well as sad news to share: Kerry Washington gets very candid about “Scandal” and the show’s creator, Shonda Rhimes, offers some straight forward advice of her own. And Hollywood legend Ruby Dee passed away today. There’s also my watchlist and what’s hot (Oprah hanging out with the cast of “A […]

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Porsha Williams giving good face in her mug shot. (Photo: AP/ Fulton County Sheriff’s Office)

Columbus Short’s Wife Files for Divorce, ‘RHOA’ Star Booked for Assaulting Castmate, Gary Dourdan To Do ‘Being Mary Jane,’ ‘Glee’ & More

Tell me there’s something in the water because there’s no excuse for the entertainment foolishness I’m sharing with you today. “Scandal” star Columbus Short apparently lost his damn mind, a “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star gets booked on assault charges and a rapper cuts of his penis and attempts suicide. I can’t make this stuff […]

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Kerry Washington On ‘Scandal’ Finale, Maya Rudolph’s New Show, Whoopi Goldberg’s Weight Loss & More

Happy Hump Day! I have a few things for you to nipple on today, including Kerry Washington dishing on what we can expect from “Scandal’s” season three finale Thursday, who’ll be stopping by Maya Rudolph’s new variety show and why Whoopi Goldberg dropped 30 pounds. Plus, see my watchlist and what’s hot (and not). Enjoy!

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R&B recording artist Syleena Johnson meets with Iyanla Vanzant. (Photo: Harpo, Inc.)

Sneak Peek: ‘Iyanla: Fix My Life,’ 17 Ways ‘Scandal’ Hid Kerry Washington’s Baby Bump, Jackie Robinson Day & More

There’s plenty going on in the world of black entertainment: Guess which reality TV couple is seeking help on “Iyanla: Fix My Life”? Plus, see if you’ve noticed the various ways “Scandal” has tried to mask Kerry Washington’s pregnancy and check out two videos you can watch to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day. Also, take a […]

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TV to Si: ‘Big Bang Theory’ and ‘Parks and Recreation’ Keep It Funny, ‘Scandal’ Kicks It Up a Notch

We’re one day away from wrapping up the week, aren’t you excited?! Let’s kick off the night with some comedy from the talented cast of “The Big Bang Theory” on CBS at 8pm. Raj (Kunal Nayyar) and Emily (Laura Spencer) double-date with the Wolowitzes, and Howard (Simon Helberg) becomes flushed with embarrassment after Emily reveals […]

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(l-r) Gina Torres in "Suits," Kerry Washington in "Scandal," Danai Gurira in "The Walking Dead," Gabrielle Union in "Being Mary Jane," Angel Coulby in "Merlin," Nicole Beharie in "Sleepy Hollow" and Chandra Wilson in "Grey's Anatomy." (Photos: NBC, ABC, AMC, BET, BBC, FOX)

Mama Don’t Take No Mess: 7 TV Shows with Powerful Black Female Characters

What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than watching a few of TV’s most powerful ladies? From “Scandal” to “The Walking Dead,” I’ve identified seven TV shows that feature sistas that handle it. Sure, they’re perfectly imperfect but aren’t we all? And guess what? All of these shows are available to watch online and […]

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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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