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  • ‘SNL’ Accused of Stealing Tina Turner Impersonator Sketch

    Oct 7, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *What’s originality got to do…got to do with it? “Saturday Night Live” is accused of ripping off its recent sketch involving a group of Tina Turner impersonators musing about random things while performing “Rollin’” at a rundown casino. According to Ian Gary, a teacher at The Groundlings in Los Angeles, the comedy troupe’s Vanessa Bruiser Ragland and Kimberly […]

  • Aretha Franklin Jumps on Lifetime’s Biopic Train With Upcoming Film

    Jun 30, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *You can now add Aretha Franklin to the list of stars to be given the biopic treatment by Lifetime. The Queen of Soul confirmed her work with the network on a movie about her life and career with Billboard.com “We’re very, very close to signatures on one agreement. It’s just a matter of our coming to […]

  • Zendaya Addresses ‘Zapped’ Character and Criticism Over Playing Aaliyah

    Jun 28, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Zendaya is having quite the 2014 and the year is only half over. The actress is gearing up for widespread exposure with playing Aaliyah in Lifetime’s upcoming biopic on the late singer as well as starring in “Zapped,” the Disney Channel’s new movie. As a lifelong Aaliyah fan, Zendaya made sure to take advantage of […]

  • Aretha in Talks With Lifetime for Biopic; Gives ‘Divas’ Album Update

    Jun 26, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *With Whitney Houston and Aaliyah biopics already in motion at Lifetime, Aretha Franklin might be the next artist to have her life story dramatized on the network. During a recent visit to New York she met with execs at the cable channel and with potential producers about coming on board. “We’re very, very close to signatures on […]

  • Tina Turner Denies Reports She Suffered a Stroke

    May 27, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *A rep for Tina Turner has come out to dismiss reports that she suffered a stroke. Several German and Dutch publications had reported the news regarding the 74-year-old, who resides in Switzerland. But Turner’s spokesperson says the rumors are “not true,” adding to MailOnline: “Tina is in great health.” German news source Express had claimed […]

  • Oprah Winfrey Has Spoken: Tina Turner Did NOT Suffer a Stroke

    Feb 17, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Oprah Winfrey spent part of her weekend shutting down false rumors that her friend Tina Turner had suffered a stroke. Reports began surfacing Friday that the 74-year-old icon suffered a stroke while at her home in Zurich, Switzerland. However, when a Twitter user asked about the news, Oprah sprung into action to shut the rumor […]