CNN canceled an interview with rap legend Ice Cube after a Trump aide revealed he was working with the Trump administration to develop a $500 billion investment in the Black community.
"So the POWERS that be cancelled my interview on @CuomoPrimeTime tonight," the 51-year-old rapper-turned-actor tweeted to his 5.5 million followers on Thursday.
Ice Cube, born O'Shea Jackson, said he was surprised CNN even asked him for an interview.
"I've actually been ban from @CNN for a few months so I was surprised they even asked. But it seems like they can't handle the truth."
Trump top adviser Katrina Pierson took to Twitter on Wednesday to thank the legendary rapper for helping the Trump administration develop the "Platinum Plan."
Trump plans to "Increase access to capital in Black communities by almost $500 billion" to be spent in various ways, including creating 3 million new jobs for the Black community and creating 500,000 new Black-owned businesses.
In another tweet, Ice Cube made it clear that he hasn't endorsed anyone in the 2020 presidential elections.
"I haven't endorsed anybody," he tweeted, in response to a user who unearthed a 2016 tweet in which the rapper said he would "never endorse a mothaf–ka like Donald Trump."
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Anne Heche (right) said her three-year lesbian romance with Ellen DeGeneres (left) ruined her movie career.
Heche met DeGeneres at a Vanity Fair party in 1997 and the pair soon began dating, but she admits her highly-publicized relationship with the comedienne deeply affected her career.
"My movie premiere for Volcano, I had told them (producers) that I was taking Ellen as my date and I was told if I took Ellen I would lose my Fox contract," she tells People magazine.
"At that moment, she took my hand and said, 'Do what they say' and I said, 'No thanks'. I took Ellen to the premiere and I was ushered out before the movie even ended and was told I was not allowed to go to my own after party for fear that they would get pictures of me with a woman.
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"She was warning me, 'This is going to happen'. I was in a relationship with Ellen DeGeneres for three-and-a-half years and the stigma attached to that relationship was so bad that I was fired from my multi-million dollar picture deal and I did not work in a studio picture for 10 years."
DeGeneres and Heche split in August 2000 and Heche gave up the lesbian lifestyle.
Heche, 51, married Coleman Laffoon in September, 2001. She then moved on to a romance with actor James Tupper.
DeGeneres, 62, tied the knot with actress Portia De Rossi in 2008.
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Sherri Shepherd wasn't asked to return to "Friends" after she joked about the cast's lack of diversity (read: Black people).
According to Sherri's best friend, blogger Jawn Murray, Sherri, 53, got herself blacklisted when she sent a postcard to the show's co-creator which wasn't well-received.
The former "The View" co-host sent a postcard to the show's co-creator Marta Kauffman with a joke about the show's lack of diversity.
"Sherri was one of the few black faces that was on 'Friends,'" Murray told ABC News' Linsey Davis.
"Her, Aisha Tyler and Gabrielle Union. And Sherri was on 'Friends' at a time that you sent out postcards to let people know, 'Hey, I'm going to be on TV.'"
The postcard, which Sherri sent to her friends, contained a photo of Sherri with the message, "'Friends' get a little color."
"Well, [Sherri] also sent that postcard to Marta, and she got the postcard and [Sherri] was never asked back on the show," said Murray.
Page Six reached out to Kauffman for a reaction to Murray's comments, but she didn't respond.
She did admit to not doing enough to champion diversity on the show at the virtual ATX Television Festival earlier this month.
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Writer and actress Lena Waithe is done working with former The Chi star Jason Mitchell. The 32-year-old actor was fired from the show amid sexual misconduct allegations.
Mitchell was cut from Waithe's TV drama and from the cast of Netflix movie Desperados amid claims of inappropriate behavior, which led to him being dropped by his talent agents and managers.
At first Waithe defended her friend, who proclaimed his innocence, insisting he did nothing wrong.
The Straight Outta Compton star issued a public apology and promised to undergo therapy and counseling.
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While Waithe acknowledges Mitchell's efforts to improve his inappropriate behavior, she now insists her priority has to be ensuring the safety and well-being of her female cast and crew on set.
The male-identified lesbian says she can't see herself collaborating with Mitchell on any future projects.
"I'm for the people - I'm for black women. I'm a person who is all about supporting us and making sure we're good and we feel safe," she shared on New York radio show The Breakfast Club, according to WENN.com.
"I couldn't then have a whole conversation with you and then still be like, 'Oh yeah, if he (Mitchell) ever wanted some (work), it's all good.' To me, it's also about changing your behavior... I can't align myself with someone who's (faced misconduct allegations)."
Waithe, who tied the knot with her longtime girlfriend earlier this year, has since hired "intimacy coordinators" to mentally prepare actors for intimate sex scenes on every project she's involved in.
"For me, I feel like I've grown so much from it and I've evolved so much because of it," she explained.
Amanda Seales responded to the backlash after she complained about being thrown out of an Emmys afterparty. Seales is best known by the stage name Amanda Diva as a comedian, poet, rapper and member of the R&B duo Floetry alongside Marsha Ambrosius.
The Insecure actress was thrown out of the Black Hollywood Emmys afterparty when Issa Rae's publicist spotted her.
Seales took to Twitter.com to complain about her mistreatment. She was upset that no one in the room, including her fellow cast members, stepped up to defend her.
Actor Sarunas Jackson, who plays Dro on Insecure, called Seales "a disrespectful-ass human being" who shouldn't "expect people to want to hang out with you. It's quite simple. Sit it out."
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But Seales wasn't ready to accept that she is responsible for her own misery.
"If I saw this happening to someone else, I would have been all up in that shit," she said.
"I guess what fascinates me is the excitement of people to be like, 'She must be a bitch! She's got to be a bitch! If everyone's saying she's a bitch then she must be a bitch!' I think that's fascinating to me because, because I don't know what value that has in their lives. I think that's what trips me out about it."
She concluded, "Some people like me. Some people don't. But I do not lie. Have a good day."
Earlier this month Steve Harvey said he regretted advising Mo'Nique that her money was more important than her integrity during a conversation about being blacklisted in Hollywood.
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