Author: Brittney M. Walker

Antoine Fuqua’s ‘Southpaw’ Gets Green Light After More than a Year

Antoine Fuqua’s ‘Southpaw’ Gets Green Light After More than a Year

*The Antoine Fuqua boxing drama, “Southpaw” is back on the move. According to the LA Times, The Weinstein Company picked up the project after Dreamworks pulled the plug in 2011. When the project was first announced, Eminem was cast as the star, but with the latest developments, it might be a different story. Written by […]

Why is Someone Stalking Sheree Whitfield?!

Why is Someone Stalking Sheree Whitfield?!

*Surprisingly, someone is allegedly stalking Sheree Whitfield. She says popular blogger, TamaraTattles has been lurking in the bushes taking photos of her without permission. So the former “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star has filed a petition for a protective order against the writer, whose real name is Tamara Kay Brawner. “In October 2011 the respondent […]

Kevin Hart Challenged During ‘SNL’ Comedy Brainstorming

Kevin Hart Challenged During ‘SNL’ Comedy Brainstorming

*Hosting “Saturday Night Live” is probably a great experience when different celebrities join in on the fun. Kevin Hart, a natural comedian, is excited for the experience, but hasn’t had the easiest time working with SNL. It’s not that he’s demanding of others or wants special accommodations. It’s that he’s got a method in which he […]

Kevin Hart Challenged During ‘SNL’ Brainstorming (Video)

Kevin Hart Challenged During ‘SNL’ Brainstorming (Video)

*Hosting “Saturday Night Live” is probably a great experience when different celebrities join in on the fun. Kevin Hart, a natural comedian, is excited for the experience, but hasn’t had the easiest time working with SNL. It’s not that he’s demanding of others or wants special accommodations. It’s that he’s got a method in which he […]

Chamique Holdsclaw Indicted

Chamique Holdsclaw Indicted

*Former WNBA player and Olympic gold medalist Chamique Holdsclaw is being indicted for charges stemming from a Nov. 2012 shooting in Atlanta. The basketball player is being charged with aggravated assault, criminal damage, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. She was arrested following an argument with basketball peer and ex-girlfriend, […]

The Roots Drummer ?uestlove to Release a Memoir

The Roots Drummer ?uestlove to Release a Memoir

*Drummer ?estlove of The Roots is constantly evolving. His latest project is a book. “Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to ?uestlove,” his memoir, will be released June 18. The book includes encounters with fellow celebs like Stevie Wonder, KISS and Jay-Z, who is also ?uest joins the ranks of Common and Jay-Z who have […]

TV Bits: Aldis Hodge to ‘Sixth Gun’, Kevin Hart Hosts ‘SNL’ (Watch)

TV Bits: Aldis Hodge to ‘Sixth Gun’, Kevin Hart Hosts ‘SNL’ (Watch)

*Aldis Hodge has a new gig in a funky new NBC series, “Sixth Gun,” an adaptation of the graphic novel by the same name. It’s been described as a supernatural Western, featuring six guns with mystical powers. Aldis will work alongside W. Earl Brown and Graham McTavish. In other TV news, Kevin Hart is scheduled […]

James Brown’s Estate Still Unsettled

James Brown’s Estate Still Unsettled

*It’s been 7-years since the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, passed away, but his estate is still unsettled. The South Carolina Supreme Court has been going back and forth with the estate and family about who gets what. A 2009 settlement was to give nearly half to a charitable trust, a quarter to his widow, Tomi Rae Hynie, […]

Zoe Saldana Took the Role of Nina Simone for the ‘Brothers and Sisters’ (Watch)

Zoe Saldana Took the Role of Nina Simone for the ‘Brothers and Sisters’ (Watch)

*Even though she’s been roiled by Nina Simone fans and others, Zoe Saldana hasn’t responded to the criticism. Until now. She told Hip Hollywood she took this role for her people. “What keeps me focused and what kept me from getting stressed and hurt by the comments is [that] I’m doing this for my sisters,” […]

Zimmerman Doesn’t Feel Safe; Wears Disguises and Body Armor in Public

Zimmerman Doesn’t Feel Safe; Wears Disguises and Body Armor in Public

*George Zimmerman feels his life is in danger so he wears a disguise or body armor in public. According to his attorney, he doesn’t feel safe without it. Zimmerman remains in hiding and “can’t go out in public without wearing a disguise or body armor,” defense attorney Mark O’Mara told CNN. Zimmerman admitted to shooting […]

Allen Iverson Has Another Legal Problem

Allen Iverson Has Another Legal Problem

*Allen Iverson is looking all kinds of bad with this whole divorce situation. Not only is he trying to get out of giving all his money to his ex-wife, and isn’t a good parent, but he’s also a cheap client. TMZ reports that the washed up ex-NBA star racked up a hefty attorney bill and […]

Gossip Ish: Mimi Faust Says K.Michelle is Just Mad Nikko Didn’t Want Her (Listen)

Gossip Ish: Mimi Faust Says K.Michelle is Just Mad Nikko Didn’t Want Her (Listen)

*K.Michelle is again the target of ridicule. The singer publicly claimed that Nikko could be gay. But Mimi Faust came to the side of her man, with some aggression, saying K is only saying this foolishness because she’s mad he didn’t want her. And so rumors about the ladies getting into a physical altercation began […]

Pitbull Disses Lil Wayne for Miami – Heat Rant

Pitbull Disses Lil Wayne for Miami – Heat Rant

*Once upon a time, Miami welcomed Lil Wayne with open arms and happy hearts to accept yet another so-called great into its family of rappers. But after he went off on Miami’s beloved basketball team, The Heat,  folks have changed their tune. Pitbull offered up a nice welcoming (or not) message to the New Orleans […]

Tashera Simmons Blames 50 Cent for ‘Starter Wives’ Cancelation

Tashera Simmons Blames 50 Cent for ‘Starter Wives’ Cancelation

*Tashera Simmons is totally crushed that new reality show, “Starter Wives” was canceled after just a few weeks on air. And some say she could be pinning the cancellation on 50 Cent. Shortly after TLC announced its decision to only air the show online, 50 took to Twitter to take the credit for the move. […]

Lee Daniels Hated Tarrantino’s ‘Django’ – Making Post Slavery Film

Lee Daniels Hated Tarrantino’s ‘Django’ – Making Post Slavery Film

*Okay, so it looks like there’s about to be some kind of slavery movie show down ’bout to go down between Lee Daniels and Quentin Tarantino. According to The Root, the director is planning to make a post-slavery Black Western, likely because he hated “Django.” “I was deeply hurt by the movie. I was deeply […]