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    Judge Rules Sherri Shepherd is the Mother of Surrogate Child

    *A judge had spoken. Sherri Shepherd has lost her arduous battle with her soon to be ex-husband and was officially declared the legal mother of their child who was born through a surrogate, reports TMZ. Shepherd and her estranged husband, Lamar Sally, have been in court over this since August, with the former co-host of […]

    White Guy’s Inner Ice Cube Fuels Comedy from ‘Black-ish’ Creator

    *MGM and New Line have teamed to acquire a film pitch about a white guy who thinks in the voice of Ice Cube. “Black-ish” creator/EP Kenya Barris and “The Goldbergs” exec producer Alex Barnow came up with the idea and will write the script, according to Deadline.com. A big part of this deal was the participation of […]

    ‘DWTS’: Spring Break No Celebration for Patti Labelle (Watch)

    *She tried to kick off both shoes during her quickstep, but in the end, it was Patti Labelle herself that was kicked off of “Dancing With the Stars” Monday, having received the lowest number of votes to end her crowd-pleasing run. The theme was Spring Break, and when she wasn’t backstage grilling hot dogs… …Miss […]

    Senate Reaches Deal Clearing Path For Loretta Lynch Vote

    *Congress has at last compromised on something. After weeks of negotiations, the Senate on Tuesday reached an agreement on a bill to help victims of sex trafficking, finally paving the way for a confirmation vote on Loretta E. Lynch to replace Eric H. Holder Jr. as attorney general. Disagreement over a provision that would ban criminal […]

    Steven Ivory: Ode to the One Hit Wonder

    *“When A Man Loves A Woman,” the classic R&B ballad by singer Percy Sledge, who passed away last week, was like somebody I knew.   Not the man, the song. Released on April 16, 1966, the Atlantic single could easily have been a younger kid in the neighborhood of my childhood; someone I’d notice at the […]