Gayle King and Robin Roberts Named to THR’s 35 Most Powerful People in Media List (Oprah Was Left Off the List)
‘CBS This Morning’ co-anchor Gayle King, left, and ‘Good Morning America’ co-anchor Robin Roberts are 2 of only 4 blacks named to The Hollywood Reporter’s list of the Top 35 Most Powerful People in media.
Remarkably, the woman whose coattails King rode to the top — Oprah Winfrey — was left off the list.
Socialite Cassie Ventura was spotted leaving Lure Nightclub holding hands with a man who wasn’t her sugar daddy, Sean Combs, aka Puff Daddy.
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Angelina Jolie was spotted herding her brood into FAO Schwarz to purchase half the store in New York City today. In the background stands the famed Plaza hotel where Macauly Culkin’s Kevin stayed in the hit movie Home Alone 2: Lost In NY. Sisters Shiloh and Zahara held hands as they ran inside ahead of the group and without Angelina’s bodyguards. The children looked happy as they shopped and played with toys such as Angry Birds.
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Socialite Naya Rivera was seen purchasing java at the Coffee Bean in Larchmont Village on Tuesday. Naya was recently dumped by her ex-boyfriend, rapper Big Sean, who sent her packing because she had a nasty attitude. Then just yesterday the sometime actress was booted from the final episode of the hit TV show Glee. According to the NY Daily News, the producers had enough of Naya’s nasty attitude. See, it pays to be nice to people. Your LSLH image will only get you so far.
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Good Morning America Anchor Robin Roberts finally came out as a lesbian over the weekend. In a ‘thank you’ note posted on her Facebook page, Roberts acknowledged her longtime relationship with girlfriend Amber, a middle aged Caucasian woman who is rarely photographed in public with Roberts. This is not news to longtime fans of Roberts, who frequented lesbian bars in Atlanta in the 1990s when she worked as a young sports reporter for a news station in Atlanta.
Juror B-29 broke her silence 2 weeks after she and 5 other jurors acquitted George Zimmerman of killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
In an exclusive interview with ABC News anchor Robin Roberts, juror B-29 said Zimmerman “got away with murder,” and she apologized to the Martin family for voting to acquit him. Maddy was the only person of color on the all-female jury.
NBA superstar LeBron James took home 3 ESPYs at the 21st Annual ESPY Awards held last night at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Additionally, his Miami Heat team won back-to-back ESPY as the world’s best team! It’s been a great year for LeBron and the Miami Heat, who defeated the San Antonio Spurs to win back-to-back NBA titles earlier this year. Next up for LeBron and his lovely fiancé Savannah Brinson is a celebrity-studded wedding in San Diego in September!
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