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  • Bill Cosby is Out to Discredit Accusers with Private Investigators

    Dec 29, 14 by Qwest7 4 Comments

    *After weeks of sexual abuse and drugging allegations, Bill Cosby is getting things together to dig up as much dirt as he can on his accusers. The New York Post reports the comedian is paying six-figure fees to hire private investigators to find information that might discredit his alleged victims. The effort, which is being […]

  • Sammy Davis Jr.’s Ex Says Bill Cosby Raped Her in the 70s (Watch)

    Dec 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 18 Comments

    *A former girlfriend of Sammy Davis Jr. is the latest woman to come forward with allegations that Bill Cosby raped her decades ago. According to the New York Daily News, Katherine McKee alleges Cosby raped her in a Michigan hotel room in the early 1970s when she was on tour with Davis. The actress and […]

  • Byron Allen’s Co. Sued for $35M over Sammy Davis Project

    Sep 17, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *A new lawsuit has emerged from the dueling movie projects based on the life of Sammy Davis Jr. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Producer Rick Appling has sued Byron Allen Productions for $35 million claiming he, not Allen, owns the life rights to the legendary entertainer. As previously reported, Allen announced his intention to make […]

  • Three Sammy Davis, Jr. Projects in the Works

    Jul 31, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Sammy Davis, Jr. is getting covered on all angles it seems like. Currently, there are three productions in the works commemorating the life and career of the late great entertainer. First is a feature film out of Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios. The storyline is based on the life story as told by his daughter Tracey […]

  • Sammy Davis’ Kid: Dad Wouldn’t Mind Billy Crystal’s Blackface

    Mar 1, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *The daughter of Sammy Davis Jr.’s second wife has spoken out about the controversy surrounding Billy Crystal’s Oscar bit in which he portrayed her father in blackface. While many folks found the sketch uncomfortable, as Twitter reflected almost immediately, Tracy Davis tells The Hollywood Reporter, “I am 100 percent certain that my father is smiling,” […]

  • Oscars: Buzz Over Billy Crystal’s Sammy Davis Blackface

    Feb 27, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Billy Crystal decided to dust off his old “Saturday Night Live” impersonation of Sammy Davis Jr. for his opening number as Oscar host – and let’s just say it did not go over well with some folks. As part of Crystal’s opening montage, he parodied Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris,” going back in time to […]