R.I.P. Sherman Hemsley

Television icon Sherman Hemsley passed away at his El Paso, Texas, home, according to TMZ. He was 74. Hemsley is best known to his generations of fans as successful upper east side dry cleaners owner George Jefferson in The Jeffersons.

Hemsley won an Emmy in 1984 for his star-turning role as the abrasive-but-lovable patriarch of the Jeffersons. Hemsley was introduced to television audiences in the 1970s as Archie Bunker’s equally bigoted next door neighbor on All in the Family.

Hemsley went on star in his own sitcom with wife “Weezy” (Isabel Sanford) and son (Mike Evans). The popular series ran from 1975-1985.

Hemsley went on to star as the grumpy-but-lovable Deacon Ernest Frye in NBC’s Amen in 1986. After Amen was cancelled, Hemsley earned a modest living appearing at conventions, in commercials and small television roles, including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Helemsley, who never married, was reportedly an out and proud gay man. He had no children.


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    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      RIP George.
      Thanks for the laughs, the tears the memories.

      Hopefully TV One, BET, or TV Land will give you a marathon this weekend!!!

      Say hi to “Weezyyyyyyy!!” for me!

    • KrayZKat

      Awww man! I was just watching “The Jefferson’s” on TV One this morning thinking that all the cast members except George and Jenny are now dead.

      RIP, Sherman. You gave us many laughs on “The Jefferson’s” and “Amen.”

    • yallcrazy

      RIP :danban: <–doing the George Jefferson :)

    • MZ_CARAM3L74

      R.I.P Sherman aka Mr.Jefferson,you will never be forgotten. All the Jefferson reruns & AMEN reruns will always be on T.V.

    • http://twritingexperts.wordpress.com StillB3lieve

      Still watch Amen and The Jefferson-Classic TV.

    • yallcrazy

      (back when)Real television!

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbVuI9sUlcE @NikkeMinxx

      Damn AuntSan he been on tv since the 1870’S?

      I liked him in Amen.. RIP.

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      Sherman was on some TV show a few years back..he hosted a Jeffersons reunion on the show. They followed him around as he gathered the things to make the dinner. It was nice.
      Only Jenny, (the 2nd) Lionel, Florence and Ralph the butler were still alive though.
      I may be wrong, but I think maybe Mr. Bently was too?
      Anyway, it was really nice. Some of the cast of Amen attended also.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6mvbNmMcqE DownBottom

      Sorry Sandra, I don’t know him! :shrug:

    • TPtotalpackage

      Lawd not George………………….

    • yallcrazy

      Auntie, they’re busy right now.

      :lol:

    • Dreadhead85

      Aww this is so sad! R.I.P. Sherman. I was just watching “Amen” on TVOne yesterday morning and I was saying how he is always hilarious!

      If that gay comment is true…I would have never guessed!

    • http://twritingexperts.wordpress.com StillB3lieve

      @NikkeMinxx says:

      Damn AuntSan he been on tv since the 1870?S?
      _____________

      I was just about to ask the same question

    • DapisDaShizz

      I was just watching Amen laughing at Daddy (Deacon) and Thelma, I really liked him. He was edgy when most people were scared. Him and Red Fox will be missed.

    • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco aka Hippie

      Watched Amen the other day

      :whistles: Well we moving on up :whistle:

    • yallcrazy

      :mad: Weezie
      He was a riot!
      :rofl:

    • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

      @NikkeMinxx: It seems like it.

    • http://twritingexperts.wordpress.com StillB3lieve

      Dreadhead85 says:

      Aww this is so sad! R.I.P. Sherman. I was just watching “Amen” on TVOne yesterday morning and I was saying how he is always hilarious!

      If that gay comment is true…I would have never guessed!
      ______________

      Yeah it’s been said for years that he was gay

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      StillB3lieve says:

      Still watch Amen and The Jefferson-Classic TV.
      _________________________
      You and me both. Girl I can recite lines from almost every Jefferson re-run, but still laugh at the jokes like I’m seeing it for the first time.
      Damn shame that you cant find honest to goodness tv sitcoms like that anymore. Everything is reality-tv.

      Again…RIP Mr. Hemsley!!

    • dancerbee93

      RIP.Sherman…thank you fot all the ..tvland marathon to come :dance:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      Did ya’ll know that Willona from Good Times…sang the theme song to the Jeffersons?

      Well we’re movin on up,
      To the east side.
      To a deluxe apartment in the sky.
      Movin on up,
      To the east side.
      We finally got a piece of the pie.

      Fish don’t fry in the kitchen;
      Beans don’t burn on the grill.
      Took a whole lotta tryin’,
      Just to get up that hill.
      Now we’re up in the big leagues,
      Gettin’ our turn at bat.
      As long as we live, it’s you and me baby,
      There ain’t nothin wrong with that.

      Well we’re movin on up,
      To the east side.
      To a deluxe apartment in the sky.
      Movin on up,
      To the east side.
      We finally got a piece of the pie.

    • yallcrazy

      :whistle:
      to the east side
      to a deluxe apartment in the skyyyyyyyy
      :whistle:

    • MsDivaRo

      I can still hear him saying…You jive turkey!!!!!!!!!!

    • Secret

      R.I.P. Sherman Helmsley

      Fish don’t fry in the kitchen;
      Beans don’t burn on the grill.
      Took a whole lotta tryin’,
      Just to get up that hill.
      Now we’re up in the big leagues,
      Gettin’ our turn at bat.
      As long as we live, it’s you and me baby,
      There ain’t nothin wrong with that.

    • http://twritingexperts.wordpress.com StillB3lieve

      mzwhang90210 says:

      StillB3lieve says:

      Still watch Amen and The Jefferson-Classic TV.
      _________________________
      You and me both. Girl I can recite lines from almost every Jefferson re-run, but still laugh at the jokes like I’m seeing it for the first time.
      Damn shame that you cant find honest to goodness tv sitcoms like that anymore. Everything is reality-tv.

      Again…RIP Mr. Hemsley!!

      ___________

      :cosign:

    • yallcrazy

      MsDiva

      Member back then he said honky :kona:

      :rofl:

    • Secret

      I also remember him not from only the Jeffersons but on Amen too. I love that show

    • MsDivaRo

      StillB3lieve says:

      mzwhang90210 says:

      StillB3lieve says:

      Still watch Amen and The Jefferson-Classic TV.

      ——————-
      I loved him on Amen!!!!!!!!!!

    • Anna

      DownBottom says:

      Sorry Sandra, I don’t know him!
      ~~~~~~~
      Do you have cable?. I watch The Walton, Little House on The Prarie, Brady Bunch. All these shows still come one. I grew up watching them, watched w/my Kids, now w/my Grands.

    • MsDivaRo

      yallcrazy says:

      MsDiva

      Member back then he said honky

      ——————–
      Gurl yes and then he would slam the door on the HONKEY! :kono: Classic TV at its best!

    • Ty

      RIP Sherman!! Thx for the classics u left us!

    • MsDivaRo

      dancerbee93 says:

      RIP.Sherman…thank you fot all the ..tvland marathon to come
      —————————-
      I’m still watching Andy Griffith!!!!!!!! Now I gotta get in some Jeffersons now! :cry:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6mvbNmMcqE DownBottom

      :lol: @Anna, Yes I do. What shows did he play in?

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      Classic scene from the Jeffersons:

      George: “Florence your cooking tastes like dogfood.”

      Florence: “That’s because I’m cooking for a chihuahua!”

      :rofl:

    • MsDivaRo

      mzwhang90210 says:

      Classic scene from the Jeffersons:

      George: “Florence your cooking tastes like dogfood.”

      Florence: “That’s because I’m cooking for a chihuahua!”

      ——————
      I loved Weezy’s comebacks!

    • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco aka Hippie

      MzWhang :yes:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      I’m still watching Andy Griffith!!!!!!!! Now I gotta get in some Jeffersons now!
      ___________________________
      I’m still watching Andy too. Now I gotta switch channels back & forth during commercials . :hahaha:

    • MsDivaRo

      *meant Florence

    • MsDivaRo

      mzwhang90210 says:

      I’m still watching Andy Griffith!!!!!!!! Now I gotta get in some Jeffersons now!
      ___________________________
      I’m still watching Andy too. Now I gotta switch channels back & forth during commercials .

      ——————-
      I can’t take any mo of these celebrity deaths! Lawd

    • Anna

      mzwhang90210 says:

      I’m still watching Andy Griffith!!!!!!!! Now I gotta get in some Jeffersons now!
      ___________________________
      I’m still watching Andy too. Now I gotta switch channels back & forth during commercials .
      ~~~~~
      That’s what I have to do w/the Walton’s & Little House On The Praire. Why put them on at the same time M-F?

    • yallcrazy

      Auntie, we deserve a prize yo!

      We stayed on topic downstairs!!! :rofl:

    • Bad Influence

      I’m tryna figure out what his sexual orientation has to do with anything :think:

      in my 29 years on earth, i never.. NEVER heard anything bout him being gay…its shame i hear it 4 the 1st time on the day of his passing..

      R.I.P Sherman

    • MsDivaRo

      yallcrazy says:

      Auntie, we deserve a prize yo!

      We stayed on topic downstairs!!!

      ——————-
      Our prize…………we gets to keep our login! :dance:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      MsDivaRo says:
      *meant Florence
      _______________________
      LOL I know who you meant.
      But wait..remember that episode when George was trying to teach Florence how to be more “feminine” in order to catch a man?
      And George was trying to show her how to walk sexy..and he sash-shayed over to the couch, batting his eyelashes… and sat down beside her and she burst out laughing?

      George: “What’s so funny?”

      Florence: “I’m sorry, your moustache threw me off!”

      George “It ain’t no worse than YOURS!

      :rofl: CLASSIC!!

    • MsDivaRo

      Bad Influence says:

      I’m tryna figure out what his sexual orientation has to do with anything

      in my 29 years on earth, i never.. NEVER heard anything bout him being gay…its shame i hear it 4 the 1st time on the day of his passing..

      R.I.P Sherman

      ————————–
      I heard it a few years back! But you can’t take away from what a good actor he was on the shows he was on. You know folks say the worse anyway when people pass! Who cares if he was GAY or not, right?

    • yallcrazy

      Today is my first day hearing that rumor too. ION care #atall

    • MsDivaRo

      mzwhang90210 says:

      MsDivaRo says:
      *meant Florence
      _______________________
      LOL I know who you meant.
      But wait..remember that episode when George was trying to teach Florence how to be more “feminine” in order to catch a man?
      And George was trying to show her how to walk sexy..and he sash-shayed over to the couch, batting his eyelashes… and sat down beside her and she burst out laughing?

      George: “What’s so funny?”

      Florence: “I’m sorry, your moustache threw me off!”

      George “It ain’t no worse than YOURS!

      CLASSIC!!

      ———————-
      Most def a Classic!!!!!!!!

    • Anna

      MsDivaRo says:

      Bad Influence says:

      I’m tryna figure out what his sexual orientation has to do with anything

      in my 29 years on earth, i never.. NEVER heard anything bout him being gay…its shame i hear it 4 the 1st time on the day of his passing..

      R.I.P Sherman

      ————————–
      I heard it a few years back! But you can’t take away from what a good actor he was on the shows he was on. You know folks say the worse anyway when people pass! Who cares if he was GAY or not, right?

      ~~~~~~~
      I could care less also. I’m 5 yrs away from being 50, I don’t remember hearing he was gay, or did I forget, I don’t remember. :lol:
      May he R I H. 74 is no Spring Chicken, but not old either.

    • yallcrazy

      True MsDiva :yes:
      ===========
      Auntie, I will accept MsDiva prize #forfeit :rofl:

    • lovezoe

      RIP: just watched it today. They don’t make tv like they used to.

    • MsDivaRo

      Anna says:

      MsDivaRo says:

      Bad Influence says:

      I’m tryna figure out what his sexual orientation has to do with anything

      in my 29 years on earth, i never.. NEVER heard anything bout him being gay…its shame i hear it 4 the 1st time on the day of his passing..

      R.I.P Sherman

      ————————–
      I heard it a few years back! But you can’t take away from what a good actor he was on the shows he was on. You know folks say the worse anyway when people pass! Who cares if he was GAY or not, right?

      ~~~~~~~
      I could care less also. I’m 5 yrs away from being 50, I don’t remember hearing he was gay, or did I forget, I don’t remember.
      May he R I H. 74 is no Spring Chicken, but not old either.

      ——————-
      Chit Anna, since you put it like that….You made me realize I am only 6 years from being fiddy!

    • MsDivaRo

      yallcrazy says:

      True MsDiva
      ===========
      Auntie, I will accept MsDiva prize #forfeit

      ——————-
      :applause:

    • WalkingKontradiction

      AWWW man! RIP Sherman! @Down when were you born? I’m an 80s baby (83 snitches) and I remember watching those shows as re-runs as a child…..

      I had heard the gay rumor too….

      :crying: RIP

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      Anna says:
      I could care less also. I’m 5 yrs away from being 50,

      MsDivaRo says:

      Chit Anna, since you put it like that….You made me realize I am only 6 years from being fiddy!
      ________________________________
      Imma stay 32 forever!!

      Imma be the only 32 year old in the nursing home with no teef…and her tittays tucked in her knee-hi’s.

    • Daisy

      #RIPGeorgeJefferson

      SN – I can’t wait until Rickey talks to him next time he calls heaven :lol:

    • MsDivaRo

      lovezoe says:

      RIP: just watched it today. They don’t make tv like they used to.

      ——————————
      I thought I would never form my lips to utter those words. Boy back in my day we sure had some good tv programs. (sounding like my Momma)

    • Twilight

      I loved the Jeffersons. My favorite words from his character, were “Honkey, Zebra” one episode where one of the characters was singing ” I’m a little teapot short and stout” Then George character came in and said “now there is the door now get the hell out” (or something like that) too funny. RIP George Jefferson.

    • Anna

      MsDivaRo says:

      Anna says:

      MsDivaRo says:

      Bad Influence says:

      I’m tryna figure out what his sexual orientation has to do with anything

      in my 29 years on earth, i never.. NEVER heard anything bout him being gay…its shame i hear it 4 the 1st time on the day of his passing..

      R.I.P Sherman

      ————————–
      I heard it a few years back! But you can’t take away from what a good actor he was on the shows he was on. You know folks say the worse anyway when people pass! Who cares if he was GAY or not, right?

      ~~~~~~~
      I could care less also. I’m 5 yrs away from being 50, I don’t remember hearing he was gay, or did I forget, I don’t remember.
      May he R I H. 74 is no Spring Chicken, but not old either.

      ——————-
      Chit Anna, since you put it like that….You made me realize I am only 6 years from being fiddy!

      ~~~
      :lol: I had two siblings turn 50 earlier this yr. 50 is not old, when you don’t look 50, your body might feel old though.

    • MsDivaRo

      Question for Ms. Sandra, why everytime I refresh in this post. I get a virus popup. This has happened 3 times already. :WTF: :nono:

    • Twilight

      Sandra you should post a list off of black TV shows from white shows.

      Good times was a spinoff from Maud
      The Jeffersons were a spinoff from All in the family
      Benson was a spinoff from the show Soap (?)

    • MsDivaRo

      ~~~
      I had two siblings turn 50 earlier this yr. 50 is not old, when you don’t look 50, your body might feel old though.

      —————–
      Naw 50 not old, but my damn knee has been hurting like hell for the past month or so. Arthur is setting in and I don’t like that chit one bit!

    • MsDivaRo

      Good times was a spinoff from Maud
      —————–
      My Grandma loved her some Maude!

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6mvbNmMcqE DownBottom

      @Walking PRETTY pic! :heart: I was born in 85, but I don’t know most of the shows mentioned on here…I will catch up on them one day! :lol:

    • Brenden’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

      RIP Sherman. I remember he had to sell his Jeffersons residuals to pay off some debt. Whoever advised that screwed him big time. Youll never hear of a White actor doing that ish :no: The damn Marvelettes had to fight to perform under their own stage name. Some ass clown had bought the rights to the name from some more ass clowns at Motown.smh. Again youll never hear of a White person going through that. They do us so wrong :no:

    • Brenden’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

      50 is not old, when you don’t look 50

      ^^^ #LiesThatOldPeopleTell LOL

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      @Brenden
      Gilligan from Gilligans Island had to do it.
      So did the first Darrin from Bewitched.
      Joannie from Happy Days
      and some of those yt actors from the Lil Rascals.

      Poverty/Hard times know no color!

    • Brenden’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

      yallcrazy says:

      Today is my first day hearing that rumor too. ION care #atall

      ^^Old rumor. It dont matter now the man is dead. Some folks for whatever reason are left alone when it comes to their sexuality. Luther was another. I think because Sherman was beloved…Yanno…Like…He never bothered nobody…folks just said phluck it…

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      Twilight says:

      Sandra you should post a list off of black TV shows from white shows.

      Good times was a spinoff from Maud
      The Jeffersons were a spinoff from All in the family
      Benson was a spinoff from the show Soap (?)
      _________________________
      Don’t forget Different World/Cosby show spin-off

    • Daisy

      I just heard the gay rumors today

    • Daisy

      Girlfriends/The Game is another spin off

    • Brenden’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

      mzwhang90210 says:

      @Brenden
      Gilligan from Gilligans Island had to do it.
      So did the first Darrin from Bewitched.

      ^^^Are you sure :think: Gilligans island and Bewitched,,,Both those shows were around before residuals…Maybe…I still think we get the sh*t end of the stick tho,,,But I hear what youre saying :-)

    • pointhimout

      Sandra, where was it reported he was gay? I’ve never read that anywhere. Dude was funny as hell though.

    • luVn_liFe…

      R.I.P. Sherman :lol: he was One funny man,damn sure brought me tons of tears!

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      Sandford & Son/Grady
      Although Grady’s show only lasted for what..like 2 episodes?
      They tried to give Florence her own spin off from the Jeffersons..she was an executive at a hotel. But that didn’t last either.

      *self-proclaimed tv trivia buff!*

    • Twilight

      Did y’all know that the character who played Willona from the TV show good-times sings the closing song on the Jeffersons. The Character who plays Lionel on the Jeffersons (Mike Evans) wrote Good-times. The show was based on his life (don’t quote me on that part)

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      Brenden’ 2: Electric Boogaloo says:
      But I hear what youre saying

      :)

    • Brenden’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

      But none of those shows were spunoff from White shows :think: But if were just naming spinoffs,,,I rather enjoyed Sandra Clarks show :shrugs:

    • pointhimout

      Remember when he was on an episode of being bobby brown? He was always full of energy and life. The therapy episode he and weezy did on the fresh prince was hilarious. Awwwwh the good memories. We’re all getting outta here one day, one way or another our expiration date is a comin;.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-zNhpOUelY Usual Prime Suspect

      Hey Bren – How you doing to today :kiss:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      @Twilight..I already posted those facks….beatcha!

      :nana:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-zNhpOUelY Usual Prime Suspect

      Does anyone remember when Grady took off his shoes and his feet were stank?

      There was something about Grady, think I wanted to comb his hair….

    • Brenden’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

      Usual Prime Suspect says:

      Hey Bren – How you doing to today

      Hey babe :kiss: Im doing alright. A deal I had set up for last week fell through :-( I was sad about it but life goes on. Hows you doin?

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      Remember when Florence got conned by that phony record producer?
      And George went to the recording studio to try and warn her…but they conned HIM into thinking he could sing? I DIED laffin when he was in the booth singing with those headphones on:

      Sooo..man-neee nights…I sat by my winnn-DOOOE!!

      :dead:

    • Twilight

      @mzwhang90210 white shows that had black TV shows that spun off from where they original characters where created.

      George Jefferson lived next door to Archie Bunker
      Florida Evans was Maud house keeper

      Shows like Happy days spun off Joannie loves Chachi dont count.

      On another note Whats happening was based on the movie cooley High

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-zNhpOUelY Usual Prime Suspect

      @Bren – Don’t worry Suga Hunti Pie – That deal didn’t go through because God has something bigger and better planned for you. That was only going to tie you up. HOLD ON it’s COMING :hug:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-zNhpOUelY Usual Prime Suspect

      And George went to the recording studio to try and warn her…but they conned HIM into thinking he could sing? I DIED laffin when he was in the booth singing with those headphones on:

      Sooo..man-neee nights…I sat by my winnn-DOOOE!!
      ______
      Yeah that was funny. Nothing will ever beat that dance of his :danban1:

      or Hoonkie :lmao:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a19fc5b0a5b0a826c0a201b8ac191b35.png mzwhang90210

      @twilight..oohhh…my bad.
      I thought ya’ll meant….oh nebba mind. Thanks for the heads up tho!

      I’m just sittin here trynna remember my fav Jeffersons re-run.

      You KNOW a show was worth its salt..when there are so many favorite episodes..that its hard to choose just one!

      Somebody brang back QUALITY (family friendly) tv programming. Pleaseeeeeeeee!

    • luVn_liFe…

      USP,
      That was Very nice .

    • Brenden’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

      Usual Prime Suspect says:

      @Bren – Don’t worry Suga Hunti Pie – That deal didn’t go through because God has something bigger and better planned for you. That was only going to tie you up. HOLD ON it’s COMING

      ^^Awww you so sweet to me :hugs: My manager called me stubborn, bullheaded, and said I was not a team player because I refused to negotiate,,,But I like your response much better :-) Imma log off on that bit of positivity you just sent my way. Thanx babe :kiss:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-zNhpOUelY Usual Prime Suspect

      Luvnlife – Thanks, I joke alot but Faith is the only thing you can hold to at times, and I’m thankful when all has failed I hold on to FAITH.

      Often times in life we miss what God has for us, as we are paying attention to the closed door. Turn your head and look for the open door.

      So Bren, keep your head up and keep pressing on.

    • luVn_liFe…

      For Sure usual :applause:
      Trust I get what ur about,Ive been on this here blog for several years :)

    • http://www.1021online.com/1021online_010.htm Fieryearthchild

      #George Jefferson: I don’t want no daughter-in-law who’s a zebra. Louise Jefferson: Why not? I’m sure she won’t mind a father-in-law who’s a jackass.

      Mr. Sherman Helmsley’s gave so many good zingers, good memories. May he rest in peace. Thanks for the post Sandra.

    • Ni ni

      :crying: GEORGE! He fell on my mind last week just like Whitney did before she died. Will somebody please check om Tevin? He’s another one thats been on my mind.

    • http://twitter.com/SayItaIntSoJoe8 Atypical

      A legend…R.I.P

    • BayMami_de4

      Aww RIP Mr. Hemsley!
      I would rather watch reruns of these sitcoms than most of the sh!t that’s on TV now. He was hilarious!

    • WalkingKontradiction

      @Down thanks! Oh ok I see….yes you will catch up.

      I know I’m late but they kept me busy today :cuss:

    • TeeTee

      Sherman Hemsley will be greatly missed. I think Martin Lawrence was inspired by him, since he kept the tradition of throwing people out of his house. Get Out -get the hell outta my house! was revised to get to steppin’!

      RIP…

    • why?

      I know he slapped Helen on the ass at least once…I’m hating because i’m jealous. Good man…RIP.

    • Nhere

      Ni ni says:

      :crying: GEORGE! He fell on my mind last week just like Whitney did before she died. Will somebody please check om Tevin? He’s another one thats been on my mind.

      ————————————–
      A black woman’s intuition is something else! RIP Sherman. His orientation was delved into just to bring up the matter that he has never been married or no children once affairs of his estate arises. He was out and proud, just not flamboyant about it. Just so you all know the daddy from fresh prince is too. Only letting you know because it’s kinda sad to find out upon someone’s passing and it looks slanderous. Not that it matters, just some FYI.

    • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

      Who else is shocked that the sister, Danielle, won the Final Design Star search on HGTV?

    • kingstonn

      the amen theme song has been in my head all day. RIP Sherman. :cry:

    • Ni ni

      Sorry sandra. I spent hours watching dance moms now I cant get to sleep :ashamed:

    • free

      MsDivaRo says: Question for Ms. Sandra, why everytime I refresh in this post. I get a virus popup. This has happened 3 times already. :WTF:

      *******************************

      this ALWAYS happens to me on explorer, but not firefox.

    • free

      Nhere says: Just so you all know the daddy from fresh prince is too

      ************************

      no shocker there but i didn’t know about hemsley. i’m trying to think did he make fun of gays on the jeffersons but i can’t remember. he made fun of everybody so that would be ironic.

    • NaijaGal

      RIP to Sherman Hemlsey (salute to George Jefferson and Earnest J Frye)

      *for those saying James Avery (Uncle Phil from Fresh Prince) is gay, he’s a married man…to a woman…folks always think they got somebody pegged…stop it*

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      R.I.P :cry:
      WHY WE GOTS TO THING ERRBODY GAY THO? :shrug:
      :offtopic: I NEEDS A LADYS NIGHT OUT.. :yes:

    • NaijaGal

      LAKES – :hug: I agree…if you’re not fcuking them why are you so pressed

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXPVcoXZkLg Mother Jefferson

      RIP George :cry:

      I thought it was pretty much known that Sherman was ghey, his partner lived in El Paso

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBrmhl70e38 Unpredictable

      RIP Mr. Sherman Hemsley :sad:

      *doing the “George Jefferson walk all day in honor of you*

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      NAIJA ESSACLY BONITA :kiss: IDGAF WHO U POKING ASLONG AS IT AINT ME IM GRAVY! :danban:
      :offtopic: THEM BUD LIGHT LIME A RITAS :koolaid: AND POOL DONT MIX.. ME AND THE CHICAS GOT TIPSY AND STARTED DOING CANON BALLS BELLY FLOPS CHICKEN FIGHTING :ashamed: ALL THE KIDS WERE LOOKING AT US LIKE :blink: THEN WE STARTED RAICING IN THE DAM POOL :rofl: MUSHING KIDS IN THE FACE TO MOVE.. :cuss:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBrmhl70e38 Unpredictable

      *throws a :hug: and :kiss: to BrenBren* It’s okay bew, something better will come along.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBrmhl70e38 Unpredictable

      Good Morning Lakes, Naija, Mother Jefferson & Free :waves:

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      UNPRE**** :2dance:

    • MsDivaRo

      Good morning :wave: Lakes, Un, Mother Jeff, Naija!!!!!!!!!!

    • lovezoe

      :waves: at my FAVE peeps!

      I liked the episode where his best friend was trying to get with Weezy. He was like, Nigga you done lost yo mind! :rofl:

    • lovezoe

      @Naja- I was just about to say that, been married since 88. Just because you elderly and have never been married don’t mean you gay. He could have had a bevy of women on the side. So what. I am sure he was loved by all. THAT’S what matters.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puSCLM8nLFU Mother Jefferson

      Diva, Laker, Unpre, lovezoe, Naija :cheer:

    • lovezoe

      Sorry for all the posts, but TVLand is giving The Jeffersons a four-hour marathon Saturday. I am gone hold my opinion on that, better than nothing.

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      DIVA MOTHERJ LUV :waves: SUP LADIES

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBrmhl70e38 Unpredictable

      Heyyyyyy MsDiva!!!! :waves:

    • MsDivaRo

      lovezoe says:

      @Naja- I was just about to say that, been married since 88. Just because you elderly and have never been married don’t mean you gay. He could have had a bevy of women on the side. So what. I am sure he was loved by all. THAT’S what matters.

      ““““““““““““
      I totally agree!!! I don’t care who he was sleeping with. He kept me laughing……….

    • NaijaGal

      Unpre :happy: hey sugah :hug: how you be

    • Awakewoodall

      RESPECT!!!!!!!!!!

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      Morning Roses :waves: :danban1:

    • NaijaGal

      MSDIVA, LOVEZOE :hug: morning lovelies

      *LOVEZOE, yeah I’m sure James Avery could give a fcuk cause he knows who he is but when people proclaim so strong and wrong it needs to be called out…btw they showed a press conference with Dez Bryant and his momma…they just need to stay away from each other*

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      RIP Sherman u was the man :bow: kept me laughing, heck u was just funny looking at ya, :thinking: there has been a lot of deaths this year in the entertainment industry

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      Um :thinking: Naija is my font clear to :huh: snatches ya azz anyways :happy:

    • lovezoe

      Jenie: :dance:

    • NaijaGal

      My favorite Jefferson’s episode has always been where Louise went back to the apartment where she grew up :love:

    • NaijaGal

      JENIE *never that, me and you shall never part* a thousand :kiss: es boo…but why do I feel you’ve been MIA

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      NaijaGal says:

      JENIE *never that, me and you shall never part* a thousand :kiss: es boo…but why do I feel you’ve been MIA
      ______________________

      :hug:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      lovezoe says:

      Jenie: :dance:
      _______________
      Aye :danban: :danban1: :buttshake: <— drop it lowwwwww

    • lovezoe

      I was watching yesterday before the announcement. It was the episode where Lionel and Jenny announced their divorce. They were in that school cutting up.

    • lashellebelle

      Awww. Shoot! RIP Mr. Hemsley

      *writes my obituary RAT NAH*
      Because I REFUSE to let Aunty say I was out & proud when I die. :mad:

      Mornin’ ery’ones! :wave:

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      LASHELL :hug:
      JENN :hi:

    • prynsexxx

      May The Almighty cover his family.

      :offtopic: but ON TOPIC:

      Why does Stevie J walk like George when he walks off into nowhere. Remember the episode of L&HH when he was carrying those empty boxes that Mimi dropped off? He was struttin JUST LIKE George.

      Mernin EVERYBODY.

    • kingstonn

      grrrrrrrrrrrrr! the amen theme song is still in my head. :no:

    • prynsexxx

      Not making fun, but doesn’t Big Ang sound JUST LIKE Weezy?

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      PRYN :rofl: MORNING

    • http://www.landofpure.net Fayla aka IWhipIt..WhipItRealGood:)

      :( RIP Mr. Sherman. U made it cool for blacks to be upwardly mobile. owning businesess, living in a condo, having ur own black maid, tellin the man just how u felt :rofl: he was hilarious! even on Amen. Well done sir. be at peace :pray:

    • lashellebelle

      Fayla aka IWhipIt..WhipItRealGood:) says:

      RIP Mr. Sherman. U made it cool for blacks to be upwardly mobile. owning businesess, living in a condo, having ur own black maid, tellin the man just how u felt he was hilarious! even on Amen. Well done sir. be at peace

      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

      :cosign: Mornin’ boo. I need you to get by your communication device ASAP. I did something bad.

      @ Lakes :hug: Hey Pretty Mama!

    • MsDivaRo

      :hi: Jennie & Love :shakebutt:

    • MsDivaRo

      :hug: FAYLA!!!!!!!!

    • lovezoe

      Pryn- Steebie walks like that because Jose takes a dip “back there”

      I was telling hubby today that more blacks had their own shows in the 70s (were racism was heavy) than they do now. AND they had it on the major networks.

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      MSDIVA I LIKES THAT GRAVI :yes:
      FAYL IT SHOULD BE IN TUUUDAY RIGHT?? :cheer: :woohoo:

    • Bibi

      Well said Fayla :hugs:

      Mornings :waves: @Lakes, MsDiva, Lovezoe, Lashelle, Pryn

    • MsDivaRo

      Thank you Lakes!!!!!!! :shakebutt: :hi: Bibi

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      BIBI :2dance:

    • MsDivaRo

      I am really hoping there will be a Jefferson’s Marathon this weekend on some channel! Anybody know?

    • lashellebelle

      :wave: Hey Bibi Babe!
      Happy Hump Day!

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puSCLM8nLFU Mother Jefferson

      Sandrita, we need a Jackson family update please, Marlon done went HAM on em! :cuss:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puSCLM8nLFU Mother Jefferson

      @MsDiva there will probably be one on TVOne, they usually do marathons on Saturday anyway :coffee:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      GM everyone….

      So 31 years ago today the doctor slapped me on the ass….I probably turned around and hissed at him….

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      In a separate clip from the TV interview, reporter Kevin Frazier asked him, “Who is doing this?”, to which Marlon replies, “I’m not going to go into all that… All I know is that there is somebody who made the decision that my mother cannot talk to me and whoever that person is they’re going to answer to me because I’m going to see my mother and I’m going to bring her home.”

      Brother Jackie adds, “We would love to talk to her and speak with her. The children haven’t spoken to my mom and whenever my mom goes anywhere she always calls back and talks to the kids, Michael’s kids… At this present time we haven’t spoken to her. It’s been nine or 10 days. We hear that she’s somewhere in Arizona but at this time we haven’t spoken with her.”

      ^^ OK SOMETHING IS SERIOUSLY WRONG.. :blink: FAWK?

    • lovezoe

      Fe: :happybirthday: :dance: :woot:

    • lovezoe

      Lakes- They said Janet slapped Paris and called her a spoiled little b_____ and THEN Paris slapped her back and said this is OUR house not the Jackson home, so get THEE f____ out. Drama Drama.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puSCLM8nLFU Mother Jefferson

      FE!
      :party: :2dance: :happybirthday:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPgpRw9tiuM bnatural

      !*LaKErCHiC@*! says:

      In a separate clip from the TV interview, reporter Kevin Frazier asked him, “Who is doing this?”, to which Marlon replies, “I’m not going to go into all that… All I know is that there is somebody who made the decision that my mother cannot talk to me and whoever that person is they’re going to answer to me because I’m going to see my mother and I’m going to bring her home.”

      Brother Jackie adds, “We would love to talk to her and speak with her. The children haven’t spoken to my mom and whenever my mom goes anywhere she always calls back and talks to the kids, Michael’s kids… At this present time we haven’t spoken to her. It’s been nine or 10 days. We hear that she’s somewhere in Arizona but at this time we haven’t spoken with her.”

      ^^ OK SOMETHING IS SERIOUSLY WRONG.. :blink: FAWK?
      —————————

      Bizarre behavior all up in that family….

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      @lovezoe

      :hugs: thanks hon!

    • MsDivaRo

      Mother Jefferson says:

      @MsDiva there will probably be one on TVOne, they usually do marathons on Saturday anyway

      ————–
      I wish Time Warner would get TVONE……. :cry:

    • lashellebelle

      @ Baby Girl Lucky Doctor!!!

      j/k

      Happy Birthday Sweetie! :love:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      @Mother J

      :kiss: thanks lovely!

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      @my Belle

      :wink: thanks sweets! :love:

    • MsDivaRo

      @Fe :bday: Enjoy your day!!!!!!!!!!!

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      @MsDiva

      Thanks hon! :hugs:

      pretty gravie btw :thumbsup:

    • !*LaKErCHiC@*!

      Lakes- They said Janet slapped Paris and called her a spoiled little b_____ and THEN Paris slapped her back and said this is OUR house not the Jackson home, so get THEE f____ out. Drama Drama.

      ^^ SEE THIS SH!t I HOPE NOT IF SO JANET NEEDS TO TAKE THAT MOTHER ROLE AND SHOW THAT LITTLE GIRL HER PLACE.. SHE DOING TOO MUCH

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      :pigsfly: peeks back in Morning Laker :waves: who Bday :huh: :hapybirthday: :party: to who ever fellow Leo :waves:

    • MsDivaRo

      FeFe says:

      @MsDiva

      Thanks hon!

      pretty gravie btw

      ——————
      You are most welcome and thanks! :dance:

    • Ty

      Morning Roses :wave:

      The Jacksons need to have a family meeting and get this shyt together. Janet is not known to cut up so something must be going on and Momma Kat seems to be trying to get away from all of them.

      I think Paris knows whats up. Ricky Smiley said they knew not to put Jermaine in the headlock, would’ve phucked up everybodys shirt :rofl:

    • dancerbee93

      Morning familia :waves:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      @jenie

      It’s my born day! :partyhat:

      :newpost: is up about more Jackson stuff…

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      Rickey Smiley is a damn fool :hahaha:

    • http://www.landofpure.net Fayla aka IWhipIt..WhipItRealGood:)

      Ms. Diva!! :hug: gm bew
      Bibi! :hug: thanks sug, gm!
      Lakes :2dance: thats right mami!!!

    • Ty

      Too lazy to find out who BD it is so :happybirthday:

      *sticks glass out* :koolaid3:

    • MsDivaRo

      Morning :wave: dancer & ty….

      jeniefrumdabloc says:

      Rickey Smiley is a damn fool

      ————
      :cosign:

    • http://www.landofpure.net Fayla aka IWhipIt..WhipItRealGood:)

      HAPPY BIRTHDAY FEFE!!! :partyhat: :danban: :buttshake:

    • dancerbee93

      jeniefrumdabloc says:

      Rickey Smiley is a damn fool
      ——–
      Girl he is forreal forreal a fool!! Did you hear him tell Wiz that if God saved Daniel from the Lions Den and Gilligan from the island He too will see you thru **in a preachers voice** I had to throw my water bottle at my radio!!!!! LOL

    • http://www.tt-time.com/ m9ser1

      i lived across the street from where the actual house Deacon Frye’s lived in on the show. RIP

    • pointhimout

      @100 WHAT? Somebody black actually won a grand prize for something other than singing?