Oprah Winfrey attended the New York premiere of her executive produced HBO documentary, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, on Tuesday. The documentary tells the story of Henrietta Lacks’ unique “immortal” cancer cells that were used in the testing and research for many medical breakthroughs.
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un•clock•a•ble (uhn-klok-uh-buhl) adjective
1. A complimentary word used to describe a F2T (female-to-trans) individual whose masculine appearance is convincing.
The 1st trailer for the independent documentary titled Other Boys NYC, dropped yesterday. Other Boys NYC follows female-to-trans New Yorkers who take hormones to develop male characteristics.
Update: Loyal reader Waddie G, a gay male who also appears in the documentary, wrote in to say his is among the masculine faces in the documentary trailer.
Gays and straights alike are up in arms over jokes told by comedian Jamie Foxx during the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday.
Retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant blames himself for his wife Vanessa’s miscarriage during his rape scandal. The 36-year-old father of 2 was accused of having his way with a perky Caucasian desk clerk at the Colorado resort hotel where he was staying in 2003.
Friend of the blog Wendy Williams shouted out Sandrarose.com in Centric’s comprehensive documentary on the Queen of All Media. In a world of butt kissing journalists, Wendy carved her own niche as the original Shock Jock by spilling tea all over the radio. She was fearless — and her listeners loved it!
After conquering radio, Wendy made a smooth transition to daytime TV. The Wendy Williams Show is one of the top rated daytime talk shows on television.
Singer/actor Tyrese Gibson caught heat for his offensive comments about overweight people last week. During a recent interview with AllHipHop.com, Tyrese was asked, “What kind of responsibility do you feel as an entertainer, you have to inspire people to live healthier lifestyles?”
Tyrese, 34, responded, “No two situations are the same. If you are fat and nasty and you don’t like the way you look, do something about it. It’s simple. When you take a shower and you put your fat, nasty body in the shower and by the time you get out, the mirrors are all steamed up so you don’t look at what you did to yourself. That may sound offensive or insensitive but ultimately, you are big as hell because you have earned that s–t. You worked your a– off to eat everything in sight to get big as hell.”
A family friend describes Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius as a “broken man” who is on the verge of suicide.
“He has no confidence in his tone of voice and he is almost like someone that is walking around in circles and doesn’t know where he is going,” Mike Azzie told the BBC in an upcoming documentary.
“I would say that, just speaking to him, he is a broken man. I would go as far as to say that he could be on the verge of suicide. It really worries me,” said Azzie in the upcoming BBC documentary, Oscar Pistorius: What Really Happened?
Azzie said the double amputee has been forced to sell off his prized possessions to pay for his spiraling legal fees.