*Its Oscar week and that means it’s time for the “ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood” luncheon.
The exclusive event honored the brightest stars at the Beverly Hills Hotel Thursday.
EURweb associate Fahnia Thomas was at the 7th annual celebration and asked the best of Hollywood why it’s important to continuously illuminate positive images of Black women worldwide.
*They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
Well, if that’s the case, a lot of folks around the world are literally feeling “Happy,” the undeniably giddy ditty from Pharrell.
The song is so infectious, that imitators around the world have created their own versions of the tune.
For more than 30 years, Black Entertainment Television (BET) has been the leader of urban pop culture.
Owned by Viacom, the network has had challenges, along with levels of success. Last year, REVOLT TV
, which some compare to BET entered the cable space.
Owned by Sean “Diddy” Combs and partnered with Comcast, the network is described as the first channel created entirely from the ground up in this new era of social media.
*Darrin Dewitt Henson rocketed to stardom on the Showtime hit series “Soul Food” as the sexy but sometimes troubled Lem.
Now he’s on the big screen in the romantic comedy, “Black Coffee.”
“It’s really about a person of color in America and not using excuses for what you can do for yourself,” Henson proclaimed about the film now in limited release nationwide.
*’About Last Night‘ is in theaters tonight!
Spend your lovers day, with Kevin Hart, Regina Hall, Michael Ealy, and Joy Bryant. Their romantic comedy follows new love for two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom.
Comedian extraordinaire Hart says you will have a great Valentine’s Day if you watch ‘About Last Night.’
*Lenard McKelvey is a radio personality on Power 105.1 and MTV2 host.
But he is better known to us as the outspoken truth slinger, Charlamagne Tha God.
On his Arsenio Hall Show debut, the hip-hop Howard Stern, threw shade at DMX, reality TV and explained his distant relationship with his former boss Wendy Williams.
When asked how he started working in radio, the “Breakfast Club” host thanked the talk show gossip queen but admitted they haven’t spoken in almost five years.