Weekend Entertainment Roundup December 16, 2023

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A White Author Posted Fake Reviews to Hurt Authors of Color. It Cost Her Dearly.

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A white author accused of targeting authors of color in an online review-bombing scandal is facing career-threatening consequences and a serious social media dragging. – Angela Johnson Read More


The Queen Has Spoken: Oprah Responds To Handsy Interview With Drew Barrymore

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Queen Oprah Winfrey has spoken about that viral interview with host Drew Barrymore on the latter’s eponymous talk show. On Tuesday, Barrymore welcomed the esteemed entertainment personality on her show and fans believed she got a little too close for comfort. – Candace McDuffie Read More


Fantasia’s Style is Killing It on ‘The Color Purple’ Press Tour

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We can’t wait to watch the new ‘The Color Purple” on Christmas Day featuring the one and only Fantasia Barrino as Celie! This, year she and her stylist Daniel Hawkins have been killing it with the film promo looks. Here are some of the fabulous looks she’s rocked to promote the film! – Amira Castilla Read More


This Rapper ‘Hurt’ Questlove by Turning Down ‘Grammys Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop’ Event

Questlove arrives for the Wall Street Journal Magazine 2023 Innovator Awards at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City on November 1, 2023.

Questlove arrives for the Wall Street Journal Magazine 2023 Innovator Awards at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City on November 1, 2023.
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While many viewers enjoyed the highly-anticipated “Grammys Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop” that aired on CBS Sunday, the program’s executive producer Questlove shared his slight disappointment over the non-involvement of one influential figure: MC Hammer. – Shanelle Genai Read More


Another One Gone: Iconic Black Actor and ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Star Dies

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We’ve lost another iconic Black actor whose award-winning roles have helped increase Black representation in film. According to a Deadline report, two-time Emmy-winner André Braugher died Monday at age 61 after a brief illness. – Emell Adolphus Read More


Hold Up! Tracey Edmonds Clears Up Deion Sanders Breakup Rumors

Tracey Edmonds and Deion Sanders attend the 12th Annual NFL Honors at Symphony Hall on February 09, 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Tracey Edmonds and Deion Sanders attend the 12th Annual NFL Honors at Symphony Hall on February 09, 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona.
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It may be less than a week since Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders and Tracey Edmonds announced the end of their engagement. But now, Edmonds is clarifying exactly what happened. – Shanelle Genai Read More


WTF?! Kanye West Previews New Music While Wearing a Black KKK Mask

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From “White Lives Matter” to Black KKK Masks, Kanye West is back at it again.

The Chicago rapper discovered a new way to draw attention while also pissing people off by dawning the pointy Black hood while previewing new music from “Vultures,” his collaborative album with Ty Dolla $ign, – Noah A. McGee Read More


Megan Thee Stallion Claps Back at Ex Pardison Fontaine: ‘Why Are You Making the Shoe Fit, Cinderella?’

Megan Thee Stallion attends the 2023 GQ Men Of The Year at Bar Marmont on November 16, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.

Megan Thee Stallion attends the 2023 GQ Men Of The Year at Bar Marmont on November 16, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
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Megan Thee Stallion has had enough of ex-boyfriend Pardison Fontaine and his recent disparaging comments about her and their past relationship. Now, she’s saying something about it. – Shanelle Genai Read More


Da’Vine Joy Randolph Talks “The Holdovers” & The Brilliance of Paul Giamatti: “He’s the best”

Da’Vine Joy Randolph On Starring In “The Holdovers” & “Rustin”, Plus The Brilliance of Paul Giamatti & Coleman Domingo

Oscars buzz is growing after Randolph’s Golden Globe nomination for her starring role in “The Holdovers.”


Jamie Foxx Finally Addresses Mystery Illness

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Jamie Foxx is ready for his comeback.

On Wednesday, the “Ray” star took to Instagram to celebrate his 56th birthday. The Oscar winner has spent the year battling his way back from a “medical complication” that led to his hospitalization in April. The multi-hyphenate entertainer and his inner circle have kept quiet on the details of his condition, but what we do know is that he spent time at a rehab facility in Chicago. – Stephanie Holland Read More


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