YaYa DaCosta Alafia (Photo:  Rommel Demano/ Getty Images)

YaYa DaCosta Alafia To Play Whitney Houston, B. Smith Battles Alzheimer’s Plus Audra McDonald Does It Again and Other Big Tony Winners

Greetings and Salutations! Here’s your daily dose of black entertainment news to get your week started: YaYa DaCosta Alafia is prepping to channel Whitney Houston in a Lifetime biopic, Lifestyle guru B. Smith shared that she has Alzheimer’s and Audra McDonald makes Tony Award history. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Lil’ Kim is […]

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Oprah Winfrey and Maya Angelou (Photo: OWN)

Oprah Talks to ‘ET’ About Maya Angelou’s Death While Her Ex-Stepmom Chats with ‘Inside Edition,’ Lupita Cast in ‘Star Wars’ & More

Greetings and salutations! Lots to report today including Oprah Winfrey exclusively sharing her thoughts on Dr. Maya Angelou’s death with “Entertainment Tonight” while her ex-stepmom shared how she was evicted from her home and Lupita Nyong’o is cast in “Star Wars Episode VII.” Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Whoopi Goldberg’s late mother, Emma […]

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Kevin Hart and Oprah Winfrey. (Photo: OWN)

Kevin Hart Impresses Oprah, ‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ Ladies Reunite, Alfre Woodard Returns to TV & More

Hello World! I hope you enjoyed your weekend as I spent the latter part of mine watching Oprah Winfrey interview Kevin Hart, observing the ladies of “Blood, Sweat & Heels” try not to kill one another and skimming headlines for news about your other favorite celebs.

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Denzel Washington, Maya Angelou Among Reader’s Digest ‘Most Trusted’

By Carrie Healey, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Denzel Washington and Maya Angelou are ranked in the top 10 on the new Reader’s Digest Trust Poll: The 100 Most Trusted People in America, ranking third and fifth respectively. Reader’s Digest, with the help of The Wagner Group, polled over 1,000 Americans to see which celebrities […]

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