As we reported yesterday, legendary singer and longtime civil rights champion Gladys Knight will sing the National Anthem prior to Super Bowl 53 which is being held in her hometown of Atlanta on Feb 3rd. Of course it comes as no surprise that the Knight is being criticized for her move by supporters of quarterback Colin... Read More.
In addition to the eight women who allege they were abused by R. Kelly in Lifetime’s new doc about the singer, the brothers of the hitmaker are also speaking out in “Surviving R. Kelly,” about claims that he has been abusing young girls for decades. In the doc, Bruce and Carey Kelly recall their famous sibling as being... Read More.
Essynce Moore, 16-year old author of Middle School Chronicles book, is the first teen to have her books in schools as mandatory reading and a part of some schools’ curricula all around the world. Essynce’s books are becoming more and more popular. Teachers and students have reached out to Essynce in hopes to get her... Read More.
Stan Lee, one of the masterminds of the Marvel Comics universe, died at age 95. Lee was the creator of dozens of now-iconic comic-book heroes, including Spider-Man, X-Men, the Avengers, the Fantastic Four and Black Panther. All of those characters have since been adapted into hugely popular. Lee's work creating characters for Marvel spanned the 1960s... Read More.
Megyn Kelly was absent from her NBC News morning show on Thursday following this week’s controversy over her comments about blackface. This amid indications that her time at the network could be ending after less than two years. An NBC spokeswoman said that “given the circumstances,” the network was airing repeats of “Megyn Kelly Today”... Read More.
His Hollywood career and good-guy image in ruins, Bill Cosby was led away to prison in handcuffs Tuesday at age 81, sentenced to 3 to 10 years behind bars for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his gated estate. The punishment made him the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to be sent... Read More.
Burt Reynolds, the charismatic star of such films as Deliverance, The Longest Yard and Smokey and the Bandit who set out to have as much fun as possible on and off the screen has died. He was 82. Reynolds, who received an Oscar nomination when he portrayed porn director Jack Horner in Paul Thomas Anderson's Boogie Nights (1997) and was the... Read More.
Aretha Franklin, universally acclaimed as the “Queen of Soul” and one of America’s greatest singers in any style, died on Thursday at her home in Detroit. She was 76. Franklin died at 9:50 a.m. at her home in Detroit, surrounded by family and friends, according to a statement on behalf... Read More.