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Actor Blair Underwood may be the most underrated actor in Hollywood. He’s put together a two-decade career in TV, movies and on stage while somehow staying ahead of the tabloids and the blogosphere. His 17-year-marriage to Desiree DaCosta has produced three children and not a single scandal. The Petersburg, VA native grew up in a […]

TIME magazine has named its 100 Most Influential people of the year and Viola Davis and Rihanna make the list. Also on the list are President Obama, Jeremy Lin and Tim Tebow. The mother of Hollywood, Cicely Tyson, shared some kind words of encouragement to Davis, pushing her along on her journey in the industry. […]

TMZ came across some interesting information about the Accura NSX Big Game ad featuring Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno. They got hold of the casting call document, and the car maker was very specific/exclusionary about their casting need of an African-American car dealer. According to the document, the role would be played by a “nice […]

Acura is now apologizing for running an ad seeking an African-American actor to play a car dealer who was “not too dark.” The spot — which starred Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno and aired during the Super Bowl — was cast by an agency that sent out a casting sheet looking for a “nice looking, […]

You know John Witherspoon is crazy. Now, he’s bringing the crazy to the Big Apple. Witherspoon, the veteran comic star who’s played hilarious roles in classic black movies like “Friday” and its sequels as well as “Boomerang,” is on the road performing his standup for audiences around the country. The Detroit, Michigan native began his […]

Bobby Brown has pleaded not guilty to a charge of drunk driving in California. Whitney Houston’s ex-husband was arraigned in a Van Nuys court Monday morning, where he faced three misdemeanor counts for a DUI, driving on a suspended license and talking on his cell phone behind the wheel. Brown did not appear in court […]

A Los Angeles based male porn performer passed away on Saturday, just five days after an altercation with LAPD. According to reports, the actor was shot with a Taser gun. Marland Anderson, who was suffering from depression, attempted suicide last Sunday. Police responded and found the actor with his girlfriend. He had suffered an anxiety […]

“Person of Interest” star Taraji P. Henson is one of several actresses who posed nude for an Allure magazine photo spread. Some of television’s leading ladies–including “GCB’s” Leslie Bibb, and “Homeland’s” Morena Baccarin–appear in black-and-white portraits shot by legendary photographer Patrick Demarchelier. Henson, 41, proudly shows her curves and says, “I feel good. It’s a […]

If you liked them on TV, you’ll love them on the road. “LAFF MOB Presents” was a hit on Showtime, so they’re taking the funny on the road this spring hitting several stops hopefully in a city near you. All the Laff Mob comics Red Grant, Rudy Rush, Roz G, Mark Viera and Alex Scott […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant is sitting out his fifth straight game to rest his bruised shin. Lakers coach Mike Brown confirmed early Sunday that Bryant will miss just the 100th game of his 16-year NBA career when they host the Dallas Mavericks. The NBA scoring leader hasn’t played since April 6 for the […]

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Police have closed their investigation into Whitney Houston’s death without finding any evidence to suggest it was anything than an accidental drowning, investigators announced Wednesday. The Beverly Hills Police Department did not release a detailed report on the case, but Lt. Mark Rosen said the conclusion came after detectives reviewed […]

If you thought these Southern Belles were doing this show strictly for the publicity, think again. Check out who makes the most and how much the husbands make for appearances on the show. NeNe Leakes – $750K per season, plus a $250K bonus for doing the reunion show Kim – $600K per season plus a […]