Oscar nominated actress Viola Davis received the first Hollywood Walk of Fame star of the new year. Davis, 51, said she once dreamed of getting her own star as a child. Her idols were living legends Cicely Tyson and Meryl Streep.
Makeup giant Maybelline introduced its first ever CoverBoy, Manny Gutierrez. Gutierrez was named Maybelline’s Brand Ambassador in 2016. The 25-year-old social media star posted Instagram.com photos of himself wearing full makeup.
Popular Instagram blog Fameolous.com was banned by Twitter.com after tweeting a link to a video that allegedly shows DJ Steph Floss — DJ to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers — being serviced by a transgender individual.
Yahoo has apologized for a race-baiting tweet that contained a racial slur. The tweet was sent out at 10:01 pm on January 5th by Yahoo Finance. Yahoo later claimed the racial slur was a typo. But we know better.
President Barack Obama weighed in on a headline-grabbing hate crime committed by 4 young black people on a mentally disabled white man in his hometown of Chicago.
In two separate interviews on Thursday, President Obama referred to the attack as a “despicable” and “terrible” hate crime.
Gospel singer Kim Burrell continues to suffer the consequences of her fire and brimstone sermon, attacking down low homosexuals in the church.
Rappers Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill confirmed their split on social media today (Jan. 5). Whether it’s true or just another publicity stunt, the Internet is having a field day at Meek Mill’s expense. This is what counts for black entertainment these days. Sad, isn’t it?
Serial dater Khloe Kardashian is crediting NBA star Tristan Thompson, 25, with making her the happiest she’s “been in years”.
The 32-year-old reality star has had difficulty maintaining relationships with men over the past decade.
Rejoice ladies. Rapper Nicki Minaj has confirmed rumors that she and troubled rapper Meek Mill have gone their separate ways. The 34-year-old Trinidadian native confirmed the split in a post on Twitter.com Thursday.
Young actresses Royalty Hightower, left, and Quvenzhané Wallis, right, attended the 2016 National Board Of Review Gala in New York City on Wednesday. 13-year-old Quvenzhané thrilled audiences as “Hushpuppy” in the independent film Beasts of the Southern Wild. After starring in the 2014 remake of Annie, Q fell off the radar. Now 11-year-old Royalty is making a similar splash as a young boxer in the independent film The Fits. Look for her to be a big star.
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