Civil Rights Group Asks Sony to Fire Amy Pascal Over Leaked Emails (Exclusive)


By Aaron Couch is upset over leaked emails in which she and Scott Rudin joked about President Obama's race Civil Rights group iscirculating a petition to its members asking them to urge Sony Pictures to fire co-chairman Amy Pascal. The group is upset … [Read more...]

VH1’s ‘Sorority Sisters’ Backlash Prompts Advertisers To Pull Out


By Abby Phillip The premiere of VH1′s controversial new reality show “Sorority Sisters” was met with an overwhelmingly negative reaction on Twitter. Now, after pressure from the show’s critics, who say it portrays black Greek life in a negative light, some advertisers are reconsidering … [Read more...]

Lifetime Debuts Whitney Biopic Trailer (Watch)

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By Ni'Kesia - While fans of the late songstress Aaliyah are still letting it be known that they didn't take too kindly to Lifetime's Wendy Williams produced biopic of the singer, it seems as if they are trying to make up for things this time around. Set to air the Angela Bassett directed … [Read more...]

St. Louis Police Officers Association Wants Rams Players Punished For Ferguson Protest

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By Ryan Gajewski - The football pros raised their hands before the game in a tribute to the unrest in the nearby suburb St. Louis Rams players saluted Ferguson protesters with a public display at Sunday's game. Five of the NFL team's players emerged from the tunnel at St. Louis' Edward … [Read more...]

Freddie Prinze Jr. Recovering From Spinal Surgery: I’m “Learning to Walk Again”


By Ryan Gajewski - The actor underwent spinal surgery on Nov. 20 Freddie Prinze Jr. has certainly had a memorable Thanksgiving weekend. The 38-year-old actor tweeted that he underwent spinal surgery on Nov. 20 to correct spinal disc issues. He said that the procedure was a success and that … [Read more...]

Watch: Jodeci Present “The Road to the 2014 Soul Train Awards” (Video)


By ThisIsRnB - The Bad Boys of R&B are officially back, and prior to the 2014 Soul Train Awards airing tonight, Jodeci are givings fans a behind-the-scenes look at how they prepared for their comeback performance. The quartet are currently prepping for the release of their new … [Read more...]

‘Young and the Restless’ Actor Hit With Car, Beaten on Thanksgiving


By Ryan Gajewski Corey Sligh was on his way to bring dinner to his friend for the holiday Actor  Corey Sligh was hit with a car and beaten while trying to deliver a Thanksgiving meal to a friend. The 27-year-old actor, who has appeared as a waiter and bartender on The Young and the Restless, … [Read more...]

Rupert Murdoch Defends ‘Exodus’ Casting: “Since When Are Egyptians Not White?”


By Ryan Gajewski The mogul was addressing the controversy over 20th Century Fox's upcoming biblical epic Rupert Murdoch doesn't understand why anyone would complain about the casting for the forthcoming biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings.  The media mogul, whose 20th Century Fox … [Read more...]

Amy Berg Working on Documentary About Michael Brown Shooting, “Black Male Crisis”

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By Hilary Lewis The filmmakers have set up an Indiegogo campaign for the project, which they've been filming in Ferguson since August Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Amy Berg, actor Nate Parker and writer-director Matthew Cooke have teamed up to make a documentary about what they're … [Read more...]

‘The Real World’ Star Ryan Knight Dead at 29


By Abid Rahman TMZ is reporting that he was found dead Thursday morning after a night of partying The Real World alum Ryan Knight has died, TMZ is reporting. He was 29. The cause of death is not yet known, but TMZ's report says that Knight was out partying on Wednesday night and was found … [Read more...]