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  • Lee Daniels’ Demand for Dismissal of Damon Dash’s $25 Million Lawsuit

    Nov 24, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Damon Dash may have a good reason for filing his $25 million lawsuit against Lee Daniels, but Daniels wants to know the exact reason behind the legal drama. TheJasmineBrand.com reports that Daniels filed a response to the suit on November 12. The response is the latest development concerning Dash’s lawsuit, which claims the Roc-A-Fella Records […]

  • UK Black History Month: David Oyelowo Talks UK’s Denial of Black Culture

    Oct 16, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *David Oyelowo, the star of the upcoming Martin Luther King movie, “Selma,” called out his home country, the UK, for its lack of representation of black culture on the small and silver screens — saying the UK doesn’t utilize black actors and stories involving black folks. “There is a bizarre denial of our country’s black history,” he told […]

  • Lee Daniels Proclaims He is Not Tyler Perry, Dammit!

    Oct 11, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Attention everyone: Lee Daniels is not Tyler Perry. Daniels made that fact abundantly clear while speaking to students at a lecture at Ohio State University not too long ago. Daniels emphasized that while he and Perry make films for and about African-Americans, both men are two different people. “My mom said, ‘I don’t understand you, […]

  • Damon Dash Files New Complaint in Lawsuit Against Lee Daniels

    Sep 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Damon Dash just put his foot on the gas regarding his lawsuit against director Lee Daniels. As previously reported, Dash is accusing the Oscar-nominated filmmaker of failing to fork over profits after investing in Daniels films “The Butler,” “Precious,” “The Paperboy,” “The Woodsman,” “Shadowboxer” and “Tennessee.” In August, Dash filed a summons that outlined his […]

  • Damon Dash Sues Lee Daniels Over Unrecouped Film Investments

    Aug 14, 14 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments


    *Damon Dash is suing Lee Daniels, claiming the filmmaker reneged on a deal for the former Rock-A-Fella mogul to invest in his film projects – including “The Butler,” “The Paperboy” and “Precious.” According to TMZ, Dash also dumped $2 million into Daniels’ film “The Woodsman” in 2004, only to get stiffed. Dash also claims in […]

  • Lee Daniels Not Feeling ‘PG-13’ Rating for ‘The Butler’

    Jan 24, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Director Lee Daniels is feeling a bit “muzzled” while making his first PG-13 film. “It’s very un-‘Precious’ and un-‘Paperboy,’” he tells The Hollywood Reporter of “The Butler,” about a White House staffer (Forest Whitaker) employed through eight presidential administrations. “I can’t go into my bag of tricks on this one: no urination, no baby falling […]