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    Chris Brown Settles Lawsuit with Guy He Allegedly Jumped

    *Chris Brown settled with a guy from an alleged basketball brawl.  Malcolm Ausbon sued Brown, claiming he and three members of his crew jumped him, according to TMZ. Ausbon claimed the beating happened during a basketball game at a 24-Hour Fitness in L.A. last year. A letter was sent to Brown’s lawyer, Mark Geragos, threatening to go to […]

    Jawn Murray to Host ‘Night Crawl New York with Jawn Murray’

    *Washington, DC – The Travel Channel has tapped TV host and pop culture commentator Jawn Murray to host a new series called “Night Crawl New York with Jawn Murray.”  The five-episode series focuses on New York nightlife venues and premiered this week on the network’s digital platform TravelChannel.com. “Having covered pop culture for years, I’m always trying to discover […]

    ‘The Real’ Accused of Alleged Discrimination Against Muslim Women

    *Daytime TV talk show “The Real” is encountering a very real case of alleged discrimination against Muslim women. Making the accusation is the Council on American-Islamic Relations, whose LA office filed a complaint with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. According to Page Six, the complaint stems from an incident in February in […]

    Mattel Creates Ava DuVernay Barbie Doll for ‘Sheroes’ Collection

    *Mattel‘s new “Sheroes” collection now includes “Selma” director Ava DuVernay as part of its collection The unveiling of the collection happened at Variety’s “Power of Women” luncheon Friday. It also includes Barbie versions of Broadway star Kirsten Chenoweth, actress Emmy Rossum and country singer Trisha Yearwood. “Barbie has always represented that girls have choices, and […]

    ‘Selma’ (on DVD) will Soon be in Every High School in US

    *In celebration of the home entertainment debut of director Ava DuVernay’s inspirational and Academy Award-winning epic “Selma,” Paramount Home Media Distribution announced today that every high school in the U.S., both public and private, will receive a copy of the DVD free of charge. In addition, teachers can receive free companion study guides to help […]