The ban stems from Fox’s appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in September 2005; a moment in which the late night talk show host thought Fox was on drugs.
*Dang! Talk about getting shafted and walking away with nothing, basically.
According to legal documents from the case, here’s what Williams will not get from Stewart: No house, NFL retirement funds, health insurance or even cash. Plus, she has to pay her own credit card balances.
Those were Ray Parker, Jr.’s sportive first words to the phalanx of photographers and news cameras clicking and whirling away as he stepped up to the podium in Hollywood last Thursday.
Under a clear, blue Southern California sky ordered just for the occasion, Ray, before an assemblage of fans, R&B stars and giddy tourists lucky enough to be on the Boulevard to witness the kind of pomp synonymous with Tinsel Town, was presented the 2518th star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
In an interview with Jet magazine, the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star, who graces the cover of the magazine’s latest issue, opens up on her upcoming marriage to Tucker as well as her successful career and relationship with Mama Joyce.
Speaking of which, the matriarch revealed exactly what it would take for her to give the green light of approval for Kandi and Todd. “I pray that I am wrong. If they are married and it lasts I will be the first to apologize,” she told the publication.
*(Via iDateDaily) – One jilted Texas wife, Timeshia Brown, decided to publicize her husband’s affair in the local Hemphill, Texas newspaper by purchasing an ad to congratulate her husband and his mistress on their pregnancy.
There aren’t many details about the ad, which initially surfaced on Facebook and went viral on Reddit, but it has certainly sparked a national conversation about passive aggressive forms of revenge.
Here’s what the ad says:
According to Vanessa Williams, the struggle is spread across all people, no matter the shade.
“Getting a good role is hard no matter what you look like, and Lupita did a phenomenal job,” said the actress, who singled out Lupita Nyong’o’s Oscar-winning performance in “12 Years a Slave” while discussing colorism with theGrio.com’s Chris Witherspoon. Continue reading
*Dennis Rodman’s stint as America’s unofficial sports ambassador to North Korea is officially over.
Realizing the error of his ways, the Worm issued a tearful apology for his efforts during an interview with ESPN.
“I don’t want people to look at me as the devil or evil person,” the 52-year-old basketball Hall of Famer told ESPN. “If I put anyone in harm’s way, I apologize, you know. At least someone tried.
*Boy, its hard for a logical person to even fathom where one’s mind would have to be to do what Ebony Wilkerson, 32, did to her own children. The mother of three (now pregnant with a fourth!) appeared in a Volusia County courtroom in Florida recently to face charges after driving her three screaming children into the ocean waves.
Charged with three counts of first-degree attempted murder and child abuse with great harm, Wilkerson is currently in custody with her bail set at $1.2 million.
Prior to placing the full weight of her foot on the accelerator and driving the terrified children into the ocean, this mother had told them to close their eyes and go to sleep, authorities said.
Wilkerson had been stopped two hours prior and questioned for 30-minutes by police, but according to chief Mike Chitwood, she couldn’t be held because she seemed lucid and her children were not in distress.
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*Deion Sanders was as famous for his on-the-field showboating as he was for his skills as a Hall of Fame cornerback in the NFL.
Thanks to Oprah Winfrey’s OWN, fans are getting to see a less braggadocios side of the retired player in Prime Time’s reality series, “Deion’s Family Playbook,” which highlights his role as a single dad raising five kids of his own, as well as five other children.
The show also follows his charter school Prime Prep Academy, which he co-founded as an effort to make a lasting impact on kids in underserved communities.
*Louis Gossett Jr. has been tapped to play the father of Halle Berry’s astronaut character in CBS’ summer series “Extant,” according to TVGuide.com.
“Extant” tells the story of Molly (Berry), an astronaut trying to reconnect with her family after a year in outer space.
Gossett will play Molly’s gregarious but undependable father, Quinn, a retired doctor living out his days in an isolated island community, out of touch with the world and estranged from his daughter.
*Two producers are suing the folks behind VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop” claiming the reality show was based on an idea they pitched several years ago.
According to TMZ, Trisha Lum and Nickie Lum-Davis filed the lawsuit against Viacom’s VH1 and MTV, claiming they pitched the idea in 2009, and thought they had a deal to make their show, called “Hip Hop Wives.”
According to the lawsuit, the show was supposed to star current and former flames of DMX, Swizz Beatz, Irv Gotti and Jim Jones, but VH1 execs cooled on the idea, saying they didn’t want a show that would compete with its other reality series, “Basketball Wives.”
The Lums say that in fact, VH1 used “Hip Hop Wives” as the template for “Love & Hip Hop.”
They are suing for copyright infringement and seek an eight-figure judgment.
*Luther Campbell is the latest celeb to have his unpaid tax situation exposed.
According to TMZ, the 2 Live Crew veteran owes the Internal Revenue Service $74,000 for money earned in 2012.
Campbell is the latest rapper to find himself in trouble with Uncle Sam. MC Hammer, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri and Damon Dash have all faced accounting issues in the past year.
*CBS on Tuesday announced a slew of premiere dates for its summer 2014 slate, including Steven Spielberg’s science fiction series “Extant,” starring Halle Berry.
The mystery thriller, which has the Oscar winner as an astronaut trying to re-establish ties with her family after spending a year in space, will premiere Wednesday, July 9 at 9 p.m. ET.
Goran Visnjic and Camryn Manheim also star in the drama.
*Fresh from her feature film “About Last Night,” Regina Hall has secured a recurring role in the new FX series “Married,” set to premiere this summer.
Created, directed and executive produced by Andrew Gurland, “Married” stars Nat Faxon and Judy Greer as Russ and Lina Bowman, who can barely remember their life before kids, debt, and suburbia threw a wrench in their romance. But every once in a while they are reminded what drew them together in the first place: They’re best friends.
Hall will play Roxanne, the ex-wife of needy AJ (Brett Gelman), who is taking their divorce very hard. Now she’s engaged to a much more emotionally stable guy, but AJ is still making her life difficult.
Hall will next be seen on the big screen in “Think Like A Man Too,” due in June.
*Director Spike Lee will be front and center at a 25th-anniversary screening of his film “Do The Right Thing” at late movie critic Roger Ebert’s film festival.
Ebert gave “Do The Right Thing” four stars when it debuted in 1989.
The screening will take place April 25 during the 16th annual Ebertfest at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Ill. (Ebert’s alma mater, the University of Illinois, is based in Champaign and neighboring Urbana.)