Tag Archives: scandal

  • Not Much Has Changed with Hollywood’s Diversity (Watch)

    Jan 17, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *Same ol’ Hollywood with no guts or better yet… heart! Recently, UCLA’s Darnell Hunt released a report,  “Hollywood Diversity Report: Making Sense Of The Disconnect” and what does he know? That much has NOT changed in Hollywood. Tinsel Town is still lacking in diversity both behind the scenes and in leading roles on TV and film.

  • Kenya Moore on Her Villainous Image, Twitter, Double Standards, More

    Jan 16, 15 by Cherie Saunders 8 Comments

    *Kenya Moore says she may have been cast as the villain in this season of “Celebrity Apprentice,” but she’s looking at her addition to the NBC series as a chance to prove that she’s more than just a twirling Bravo “housewife” who likes to whip up trouble. “I think that I show people a very different […]

  • Shonda Rhimes Displays Love/Hate Reaction to Receiving DGA Diversity Award

    Jan 9, 15 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *When it comes to receiving awards for her work, Shonda Rhimes has no problem. However, the “Scandal” creator was in a different mood when she and the show’s executive producer Betsy Beers received the Diversity Award Saturday at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Awards, the New York Times reports. Upon receiving the honor, Rhimes […]

  • BET’s Sheila Johnson Recommends Public Affairs and Social Issues Shows For Students

    Jan 4, 15 by Qwest7 9 Comments

    *Instead of the occasional comedy or drama, BET co-founder and entrepreneur Sheila Johnson recommended public affairs and social issue shows as the ones to faithfully tune into. Johnson made the challenge to Hampton University students when she spoke during the school’s annual Conference on the Black Family. “Advertisers go where the most eyeballs are,” Johnson […]

  • Columbus Short Ordered to Stand Trial over Sucker Punch

    Dec 24, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Columbus Short was ordered to stand trial on a felony battery charge after a witness testified that the former “Scandal” actor delivered a running punch on a man who wasn’t looking his direction, reports the AP. Superior Court Commissioner Mark Zuckman ruled Tuesday that prosecutors had shown enough evidence to support the charge, but expressed […]

  • Sony Hires the Real ‘Olivia Pope’ to Handle ‘Interview’ Debacle

    Dec 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *In the midst of serious backlash after its decision to pull “The Interview,” the studio has turned to Judy Smith, the woman upon which Shonda Rhimes based her “Scandal” fixer Olivia Pope. After the premiere of “The Interview” was canceled, Sony received serious criticism from moviegoers, Hollywood’s hottest names and even President Obama after it […]