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Kyle Jean-Baptiste, Les Miserables Lead Actor, Dies After Falling Off Fire Escape (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, Les Miserables Lead Actor, Dies After Falling Off Fire Escape

Broadway actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who was the first African American and youngest actor to play Les Miserables Jean Valjean on Broadway, died on Friday after falling off his mother’s fire escape. He was 21 years old. Jean-Baptiste made his Broadway debut on June 23 as an ensemble and an understudy to […]

by Joy Blake· · Entertainment
Rapper Wiz Khalifa Arrested at LAX for Using Hoverboard

Rapper Wiz Khalifa Arrested at LAX for Using Hoverboard

Rapper Wiz Khalifa was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport because he used a hoverboard. When confronted Wiz Khalifa said, “This? I didn’t do nothing, anyway. What you want to do? Put me in jail because I didn’t listen to what you say?” he says to the cops. “We can […]

by Joy Blake· · Entertainment
Marvin Gaye's Son to Sue "Empire" Creator Lee Daniels for Stealing His Idea

Marvin Gaye III to Sue “Empire” Creator Lee Daniels for Stealing His Idea

Marvin Gaye’s son plans to file a lawsuit against the creators of Fox hit show “Empire,” alleging they stole his idea, Philly.com reports. Marvin Gaye III claims he “registered the premise for a show called “Diamonds & Ballads” with the Writers Guild of America in 2010,” Philly.com reports. The show […]

by Joy Blake· · Entertainment
Disney Removing Bill Cosby Bust from Hall of Fame Plaza (Photo Credit: Change.org)

Disney Removing Bill Cosby Bust from Hall of Fame Plaza

Disney confirms it is removing a Bill Cosby bust from the Hall of Fame Plaza at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida. This comes one day after Cosby admitted in a 2005 deposition that he gave a woman Quaaludes and Benadryl to drug her before having sex.

by Joy Blake· · Bill Cosby Scandal
Charlamagne Tha God: "Best Thing Bill Cosby Can Do Is Die" Amid DRUGGING Admission (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Charlamagne Tha God: “Best Thing Bill Cosby Can Do Is Die” Amid DRUGGING Admission

Charlamagne Tha God tweets “best thing Bill Cosby can do at this point is die” following drugging admission. Charlamagne Tha God tweeted “the best thing Bill Cosby can do at this point is die. If I was his agent or manager that’s what I would advise.” Is he advocating suicide? […]

Idris Elba to Star in First Netflix Feature Film "Beasts of No Nation" (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Idris Elba to Star in First Netflix Feature Film “Beasts of No Nation”

Idris Elba to star in first Netflix feature film “Beasts of No Nation,” a drama about a child soldier torn from his family and pressed into fighting a civil war in an African country,” set for Oct. 16 release date.

by Joy Blake· · Entertainment
Bounce Television Drops Cosby Sitcom After Bombshell DRUGGING Admission

Bounce Television Drops Cosby Sitcom After Bombshell DRUGGING Admission

Bounce television drops Cosby sitcom reruns, effective immediately, following bombshell admission in 2005 court documents in which Bill Cosby admitted to DRUGGING woman with Quaaludes and Benadryl. It’s a sad commentary that Cosby has tarnished his legacy beyond repair. No-one will remember the good he did, but simply that he was […]

by Joy Blake· · Bill Cosby Scandal
Lil Wayne Wins with "Free Weezy Album" #FWA Streaming on Tidal (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Lil Wayne Wins with “Free Weezy Album” #FWA Streaming on Tidal

Rapper Lil Wayne is winning big with his “Free Weezy Album” #FWA, which received three million streams in less than 24 hours on Jay-Z’s Tidal streaming service. The album is getting rave reviews on social media. “FWA” dropped exclusively on Tidal at midnight on Saturday, with the rapper tweeting the news to his 23 […]

"Ugly Betty" Star Vanessa Williams Ties Knot with Jim Skrip on July Fourth (Photo Credit: Instagram)

“Ugly Betty” Star Vanessa Williams Ties Knot with Jim Skrip on July Fourth

“Ugly Betty” star Vanessa Williams tied the knot with her boyfriend of three years, Jim Skrip, in front of family and friends in Buffalo, New York, on July Fourth. Williams, former beauty queen turned singer and actress, met Skrip while on vacation in Egypt in 2012. She told Madame Noire: “I […]

by Joy Blake· · Entertainment
Bobbi Kristina Brown Rep Sues Nick Gordon for Theft, Physical Harm (Photo Credit: Instagram)

Bobbi Kristina Brown Rep Sues Nick Gordon for Theft, Physical Harm

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s representative files a lawsuit against Nick Gordon accusing him of theft and physically harming her. This comes as Pat Houston, Whitney Houston’s sister-in-law, said she was taken off life support and transferred to a hospice. The family says the it is in God’s hands. In other words, […]

by Joy Blake· · Bobbi Kristina Brown