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    Here We Go Again: Porsha Williams Fires Back at Claudia Jordan

    *”The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Claudia Jordan blasted co-star Porsha Williams as a prostitute who sleeps with rich and married men to maintain her lifestyle. Williams clapped back at Jordan’s accusations while turning the tables on her co-star who chose to come after her out of the blue, according to Sister 2 Sister. “Claudia’s […]

    Leslie Jones On Tap for All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot

    *The future for Leslie Jones is looking very ghost-like. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Saturday Night Live star is in final negotiations to sign on for the all-female version of the classic ‘80s film “Ghostbusters.” Joining Jones for the reboot will be her fellow SNL’ers Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon, in addition to Melissa McCarthy. […]

    George Zimmerman Escapes Domestic Charge after Girlfriend Recants

    *Call him the new Teflon Don. George Zimmerman has, again, sidestepped legal action: A domestic assault case recently filed against him was dropped and the woman involved has recanted her statements. Zimmerman was arrested earlier this month on multiple charges of aggravated assault, domestic violence, battery and criminal mischief. According to the Associated Press, however, […]

    Civil Rights Activists ‘Forgive’ White Officer Who Threw ASU Professor to Ground

    *“People make mistakes,” said Phoenix community activist Renee Huff. “By God, we need to be able to forgive people.” The verdict is in. Black activists have chosen to forgive officer Stewart Ferrin (pictured above),  whose behavior was deemed ‘not inappropriate’ even after footage from his dashcam showed him forcing Arizona State University professor Dr. Ersula Ore down […]

    TLC Pics Ron Fair to Produce Their Crowdsourced ‘Last Album’

    *TLC’s Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, 43, and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, 44, are seeking songwriters and producers for their Kickstarter-funded fifth and final album, and although few details are set, veteran producer/label executive Ron Fair — most recently Virgin’s chief creative officer — has signed on as executive producer, reports Billboard. His track record (Christina Aguilera, the […]

    Samuel L. Jackson Quits Veganism to Keep ‘Tarzan’ Job

    *Samuel L. Jackson says he had to stop being a vegan in hopes of gaining back enough weight to keep his job. The actor, who had shed 40 pounds after going vegan, said producers of his upcoming film “Tarzan” were going to fire him if he didn’t gain back 20 of those pounds for his […]

    One United Bank and the African American Film Critics Assoc. Host ‘Money on My Mind: Film & TV Industry’

    *LOS ANGELES – OneUnited Bank, the nation’s largest black-owned bank, and the prestigious African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) present “Money On My Mind: Film & TV Industry,” on Saturday, Jan. 31st from 4:00p.m.-7:30 p.m., at OneUnited Bank (3863 Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90016). The event, scheduled to coincide with the Association’s 6th Annual […]

    Robert Ladd Executed by Texas for 1996 Strangling, Beating Death

    *(Via MSN News) – A Texas man convicted of killing a 38-year-old woman nearly two decades ago while he was on parole for a triple slaying years earlier was executed Thursday evening. Robert Ladd, 57, received lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected arguments he was mentally impaired and ineligible for the death penalty. […]

    Nischelle Turner – Entertainment Tonight Correspondent – to Host the 6th Annual AAFCA Awards Ceremony on February 4

    *(Los Angeles) – The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), the premiere organization of black film journalists, is launching its first ever AAFCA Awards Weekend of events, featuring an entertainment industry career panel and an exclusive, invitation-only dinner leading up to its signature AAFCA Awards ceremony, which honors the best in film and television content, […]