NBA star Iman Shumpert expressed his displeasure at FOX Network and Lee Daniels for using his relationship with singer Teyana Taylor as the inspiration for the characters "Hakeem" and "Tiana" on the hip hop soap opera 'Empire'.
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One of the creators of Fox TV's hip hop soap opera 'Empire' says the main character, Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), is loosely based on aging rap mogul Jay Z, left.
FOX TV's musical drama 'Empire' is smashing TV ratings records, and every up-and-coming artist wants their time to shine on the show. Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson stars in 'Empire' about a dysfunctional family running a hip hop record label. But there's one artist you won't see on 'Empire' -- if entertainment mogul Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs has his way.
Fox TV's new musical/drama series 'Empire' probably lost half of its viewership last night. Viewers on social media platform Twitter.com bashed the show for promoting negative stereotypes.
'Empire''s impressive cast includes Taraji P. Henson (Cookie), Terrence Howard (Lucious), Gabourey Sidibe (Becky), and Malik Yoba, but Gabourey and Malik's talents are wasted in this bloated series that lacks a cohesive script and any semblance of a plot.
There are so many things wrong with 'Empire', it's hard to know where to begin.
Last night, the ambitious drama/musical 'Empire' debuted on FOX. In one of the flashback scenes, Lucious Lyon (played by Terrence Howard) beats his 6-year-old son for wearing his mother's feminine things. The flashback was based on 'Empire' writer and director Lee Daniels' emotionally troubled childhood.
Sibling reality stars Trina Braxton, Towanda Braxton, Traci Braxton were in New York City on Friday to appear on 'New York Live!' where they promoted the next season of their hit reality TV series 'Braxton Family Values'.
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Heidi Klum's body is still bangin' after dropping 4 babies! The 39-year-old super model stopped by the Today Show's NY studios to promote the new season of America's Got Talent on Monday (April 8).