Watch! Jussie Smollett and Yazz Talk ‘Empire’ and Perform ‘You’re So Beautiful’

After last night’s fabulously juicy first season of Fox’s juggernaut series “Empire,” we’ll have some time to wait before the second season airs. But, two of the talented cast—Jussie Smollett and his on-screen brother Bryshere ‘Yazz’ Gray – are still around to grace us with their good spirit, humor and, of course, their music. The actors […]

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Could this interaction have kicked off the latest battle on "Scandal"? Papa Pope and Jake the elder Pope's house for dinner. (Photo: ABC/Eric McCandless)

Papa Pope Don’t Take No Mess on ‘Scandal’

Lynn Whitfield’s surprising role on “How to Get Away with Murder,” Patti LaBelle helps “The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg celebrate her birthday while Oran “Juice” Jones helps Jimmy Kimmel celebrate his. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Misty Copeland’s upcoming “Swan Lake” performance) and not (the Missouri-based KKK).

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"The View" co-host Sherri Shepherd with guest co-host Mona Scott-Young, CEO of Monami Entertainment. (Photo: ABC )

Watch: Sherri Shepherd Questions ‘Love & Hip Hop’ Creator Mona Scott-Young on ‘The View’

Anyone watching “The View” Monday knew co-host Sherri Shepherd couldn’t wait to grill Monday’s guest co-host Mona Scott-Young about her successful yet controversial “Love & Hip Hop” franchise. It was all over Sherri’s aura. And she soon (like 4 minutes into the show) got her chance to air her grievances.

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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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Lupita Nyong'o covers People's "Most Beautiful" issue. (Image: People magazine)

Lupita Nyong’o Named People’s ‘Most Beautiful,’ ‘RHOA’ Reunion Show Sets Ratings Record But Moore, Williams May Not Return & More

Happy Hump Day! In case you didn’t know, Lupita Nyong’o is the “Most Beautiful” person in the world and the infamous “Real Housewives of Atlanta” reunion special earned record viewers though a show insider says its unlikely that both Kenya Moore and Porsha Williams will return following the dust-up. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s […]

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"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" (l-r) Porsha Stewart, Cynthia Bailey, Kenya Moore -- (Photo by: Wilford Harewood/Bravo)

‘RHOA’ Season 6 Reunion Recap, Ice Cube Visits ‘Ellen,’ ‘A Day Late and a Dollar Short’ Cast’s Lovefest & More

It’s no surprise that “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” season six reunion special is among the top news in black entertainment today. Joining that show is Ice Cube’s visit to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and people’s thoughts about the Lifetime film “A Day Late and a Dollar Short.” Plus, see what’s hot (KeKe Palmer lands […]

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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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