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  • Tommy Mottola Apologizes for Being Obsessive with Mariah Carey (Watch)

    Feb 1, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments

    *Many see Tommy Mottola as the former controlling husband that oppressed Mariah Carey in the peaking moments of her career. So he’s apologizing about his behavior in his new career biography, “Hitmaker.” But it’s not what you’re probably thinking it is. The music man sees things much differently than others, saying his former wife and […]

  • Mike Tyson Signs a Deal to Write his Memoirs

    Oct 16, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Mike Tyson is set to share the intimate details of his life in a tell-all memoir for publisher Blue Rider Press. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The former heavyweight boxing champion is expected to detail his career in the ring, his stormy marriage to actress Robin Givens, and his jail sentence for rape. The memoirs, […]

  • Zoe Saldana Simply Doesn’t Work as Nina Simone: Not Dark Enough

    Sep 19, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 30 Comments

    *We all knew this was going to be an issue before it even came out. Zoe Saldana has been cast to play the leading role in Nina Simone’s biopic. The casting wasn’t met without some disdain and a bit of protest, some saying that she just can’t be Nina. Maybe the critics are right. She […]

  • New Biography on Prince Brings New Insights

    May 24, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 5 Comments

    *A new book written by music writer Jason Draper takes readers on a journey through the life and career of superstar musician Prince. Appropriately titled “Prince: Chaos, Disorder and Revolution,” the book takes a deep look at the details of his life and music from 2004 on, revealing never uncovered insights about the singer. This […]

  • New Marvin Gaye Biopic Planned; Ex-Wife Skeptical

    Apr 8, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 6 Comments

    *Several attempts have been made over the years to recapture the life of legendary R&B/Soul singer Marvin Gaye, who was shot dead by his father in 1984 at age 44. The latest movie attempt, which may be directed by Julien Temple, is planning to take a look at the period Gaye spent living in the […]

  • New Malcolm X Biography Elicits Anger from Daughters

    Apr 7, 11 by EurPublisher 6 Comments

    *Two of Malcolm X’s daughters, Ilyasah and Malaak Shabazz, are not too thrilled that late author Manning Marable’s new book alleges their parents’ marriage was strained and that their mother – and possibly their father – were unfaithful, reports The Associated Press: The marriage “was definitely faithful and devoted because my father was a man […]