Lena Waithe wants to extend her winning streak to the music industry. In a recent interview she made it clear she wants to bring back real artistry with her record label. The screenwriter and actress recently conducted an interview with Rolling Stone where she detailed her latest endeavors. The feature is centered around Chicago, Illinois […]

Fans on Twitter have been slamming Waithe and the new series, alleging that she's using her position to peddle Black trauma.

Lena Waithe's production company, Hillman Grad Productions announces that it is welcoming aspiring creators to apply for its 2021 Hillman Grad Mentorship Lab. This unique program will afford the 2021 Class the first opportunity to go through the official Hillman Grad Mentorship Lab. 

Lena Waithe's production company, Hillman Grad Productions announces that it is welcoming aspiring creators to apply for its 2021 Hillman Grad Mentorship Lab. This unique program will afford the 2021 Class the first opportunity to go through the official Hillman Grad Mentorship Lab. 

Lena Waithe has responded to reports that she stole the idea for her new series, “Girls Room,” a project she collaborated on with Dove. Dove and Waithe partnered for the series about a group of high schoolers dealing with challenges of teen life: bullies, social media, body insecurities. When viewers saw the trailer, some called out […]

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Former “The Chi” actress Tiffany Boone has addressed her departure from Showtime’s Lena Waithe-created series for the first time since leaving the show in late 2018. We previously reported… Boone was among the multiple actresses on the set who called out co-star Jason Mitchell’s misconduct, which ultimately caused her to quit the series and he was fired from the drama. […]

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Wednesday evening, Lena Waithe and Alana Mayo, via a joint statement to E! News, revealed that after only 2 months, they don’t want to be married anymore. “After careful thought and consideration, we have decided to part ways,” a joint statement from their reps read. “We have nothing but support for one another and ask that you respect our […]

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Lena Waithe is now married! It was revealed during an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” that we learned that the writer/actor secretly married longtime girlfriend Alana Mayo in San Francisco. “We snuck and did it, you know. We didn’t really make any announcements or a big, you know,” Waithe, 35, told guest host John Legend as a photo of […]

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Emmy-winning writer, director and producer Lena Waithe has signed a 2-year overall deal with Amazon Studios to create programs for Prime Video. One of the first projects she plans to roll out on the platform is her horror anthology series, “Them,”Complex reports. “Lena is a powerhouse writer and producer who also has a gift for identifying exciting and […]

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Emmy-winning writer/producer Lena Waithe took over as guest host of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” while the host was out. Waithe used the “Berry Button” to summon Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry and asked for some “inspiration” for hosting the show. “I need some inspiration. Like that Oscars speech you gave, that got me hyped,” Waithe said. “I need you to give me […]

NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is launching a campaign aimed at stemming the rise of maternal mortality in the U.S. Thursday’s launch of “Save Our Moms” comes as Mother’s Day approaches and will feature original content and educational resources across all MTV platforms. The centerpiece will feature a video produced by actress Lena Waithe‘s Protest […]

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Gabrielle Union, her husband Dwyane Wade and other celebs have donated to the family of Nigel Shelby, a 15-year-old who recently killed himself after being bullied for being gay. According to TMZ, sources told them that the couple along with Lena Waithe, Ludacris and Janelle Monae, helped donate to Shelby’s mother, Camika Shelby, who put her […]