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Mo’Nique Calls for Netflix Boycott Plus, Kanye’s New Baby’s Name Is…:Celebrity Wrap Up

by Ms. Black Hollywood Mo’Nique vs. Netflix   The only thing that could get between actress/comedian Mo’Nique and her money is a boycott.  According to Thatgrapejuice, Mo’Nique released a video in which she talked about a meeting with the stream giant to broadcast an original comedy special.  The talks apparently hit a brick wall when it […]

Social Security Check, Mail Delays?What A Government Shutdown Could Mean to You

by G. Brown Everybody likes a long weekend…unless it means no social security checks, no military protection or a mess of mail and government services.   All of which is possible if the government continues with its threat of a shutdown this weekend. WHY IS THIS HAPPENING: Congress has been stuck on budget issues with Republicans […]

Celebrity Drama- Offset Says “I Am Sorry” After Big Social Media Storm

by Ms. Black Hollywood, You may not be here for the drama, but some celebs just can’t avoid it…   The song may be called “Boss Life” but twitter showed rapper Offset who really is the boss.  In YFN Lucci’s new single, Offset rhymes “Pinky ring crystal clear, 40k spent on a private Lear/60k solitaire/I […]

Joy Reid to Guest-“What You’re Not Gonna Do Is…”: Shutting Down Fake News

by G. Brown MSNBC’s Joy Reid is…well…a joy to behold.   For two hours each weekend, her “AM Joy” tackles some of the toughest news stories and breaks them down to size –along with some of her guests. The Harvard educated journalist started as a political commentator and has parlayed that into her own show becoming […]

“Sister Sister” Reboot, Whitney Enters Grammy Hall Of Fame: Black Hollywood Wrap Up

by Ms. Black Hollywood, “Sister, Sister” ♪Shaking Up the Family Tree♪ 2018  Actress Jackée Harry says it’s time for a family reunion for identical twin sisters separated at birth.  Audiences first met Tia and Tamera Mowry in the sitcom that debuted in 1995 during ABC’s TGIF (Thank God It’s Friday) line-up.  Unable to pull a big […]

In the Age of Heroes, “Black Lightning” Strikes at the Heart of Fans

by G. Brown The CW maybe home of the superheroes, but this latest comic book character to join the line-up doesn’t exact fit the mold the network has been building for almost eight years as the home of DC icons like “Arrow”, “The Flash”, “Legends of Tomorrow” and “Supergirl”. The CW’s newest show seems to […]

Taraji’s Movie Misfires, Seal’s Sexual Assault Allegations: Celebrity Wrap Up

by G. Brown  “Proud Mary’s” Shameful Opening Weekend  The MLK Holiday weekend killed the dream of a big box office opening for Taraji P. Henson’s “Proud Mary”.  The film stars  Henson in the title role as an assassin left to mother and mentor a teen boy after a hit goes sideways.  Henson’s who’s been a […]

DuVernay, “Black-ish” Glover: Top 3 NAACP Image Awards Moments

by Ms. Black Hollywood The 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards brought viewers plenty of glitz, glamour and got to see moments. A total of 47 awards were given out to Black actors, writers, journalists, singers, musicians and others who represent the best in the business. Some of the night’s winners included…. Outstanding Motion Picture “Girls […]

“Sh*thole Countries”, “Black Blood Tainting the Royal Lineage”: What Would MLK Say?

by G. Brown The headlines for the last few years have been disheartening.  The weekly deaths of young Black males like Freddie Gray, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown have been replaced by headlines of racial discord like neo Nazi lead protests and presidents referring to certain minority immigrants from certain countries as “sh*tholes”. This isn’t […]

Once You Go Black: Essence Magazine Under Black Ownership Again

by G. Brown It was easy to overlook on social media between all the memes, hate convo’s and threads about food.  But there it was…Essence Magazine is in the Black again so to speak… It is with great joy that we announced that Essence is under new ownership and is now an independent African-American-owned company. […]

Harry and Meghan Movie, Plus NAACP Image Award Winner Is… : Black Hollywood Wrap Up

by Ms. Black Hollywood WHEN HARRY MET MEGHAN    Everything about actress Meghan Markle’s journey to royalty has sounded like a movie plot and apparently now it is slated for a TV movie. Deadline.com is reporting that the Lifetime channel is ” prepping Harry & Meghan: The Royal Love Story, a film that chronicles the relationship between Prince […]

Did I Say Oprah?I Meant Stacey Dash: Seal Clears The Air after Back Lash

by G. Brown Nothing like a lot of twitter hate to make one rethink a position.  That’s the current moment for singer Seal who was on the receiving end of a lot of hate mail (or actually hate social media posts) after his IG post was misunderstood. Earlier in the week, the “Kiss from a […]

“The President is a Racist”: Celeb’s Angry Tweets over “Sh*thole” Countries

by G. Brown Only twelve days in to 2018 and I have to break one of my resolutions not to dwell on the negative and be triggered by the ignorant rants of others.  Well, this is worth falling off the resolution wagon. Friday’s Twitter feeds look more like Alanta’s I-285 after a multi-car collision during […]

Money Woes: Pebbles Sues for $40 Million VH1’s “CrazySexyCool” Biopic

by Ms. Black Hollywood Singer  Peri “Pebbles” Reid has traded in the mic for a bible and minister’s collar, but she is not turning the other cheek over a recent biopic on the R&B group she masterminded.  Newsone says Pebbles has “reportedly filed a $40 million lawsuit for defamation against Viacom in an Atlanta federal […]

Out of Control: Seal Blames Oprah for Weinstein’s Sexual Abuse

by G. Brown While the nation is still basking in the glow of  hope from Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globe speech, others like singer Seal are foaming in fury.  Seal posted a fiery IG on Wednesday of a picture with Oprah kissing a laughing Harvey Weinstein and commented “Oh I forgot, that’s right…..you’d heard the rumours […]

Grammys Giving a Diva Her Due, Serena & Baby Pixel Perfect Cover Shoot: Celebrity Wrap Up

by Ms. Black Hollywood Serena & Alexis Voguing on Vogue Alexis Olympia Ohania is barely five months old and has already landed the cover of a major upscale magazine.  Tennis legend Serena Williams and baby posed for their first professional photo shoot and  next month’s cover of Vogue Mag.  Inside the issue are more pics […]

Who’s Talking Boycott of “Black Panther” Movie and Why

by G. Brown “Black Panther” beats “Captain America”—you’d have to be a Marvel comic nerd to get the impact of that sentence.  So let’s add some context for you to truly appreciate the impact. Marvel’s next superhero to hit theaters next month is “Black Panther” which launched advanced ticket sales Monday night.  According to Variety.com […]

Get Your Laugh On! Reel Funny Tuesdays

by Ms. Black Hollywood The Reel Network.TV Presents… Reel Funny Tuesdays! Coop City gives a hilarious comparison to his new life in Los Angeles moving from Detroit. Remember it’s either dope or you dump it! Give it a thumbs up or down, or leave your opinion in the comment in the box.