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A tip of the cap is in order to the members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity as the long-standing fraternal organization celebrates its annual Founders Day. Established over a century ago on Jan. 9, 1914, at Howard University, the founding brothers made it a point to organize a Greek letter fraternity that would truly exemplify…

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Al Roker wishes former “Today” show co-host, Tamron Hall, nothing but the best. Previously reported, on Wednesday, Feb. 1, NBC announced that Hall would be walking away from both NBC and MSNBC when her contract expires at the end of the month. “Yesterday was her last day as an anchor on both networks,” read a…

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Rumor has it that Tamron Hall will no longer host the third hour of “Today’s” popular morning show. On Friday, People revealed that Megyn Kelly, who recently left Fox News for a new role at NBC News, will either take over “Today‘s” third hour, currently hosted by Hall. 46 and Al Roker, 62 or Kathie…

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Being overweight can be a serious threat to not only a person’s quality of life, but length of life. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), being overweight can lead to diabetes, heart disease, a stroke, kidney disease, fatty liver disease, and certain cancers. In 2013, heart disease was…

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Is that your chick?! Rapper Missy Elliott looked slimmer than ever, while performing at the Alexander Wang x H&M Collection Launch in New York City on Thursday, Oct. 16. The 43-year-old “Work It” rapper, whose kept herself out of the public eye for quite some time now, re-emerged behind the scenes before taking the stage…

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Al Roker and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal have a beef that is being played out in the national media and Twitterverse. Atlanta was hit with a snow and ice storm that shutdown  the city and had a cascade effect on transportation in the southeast. At issue is the level of preparation of Georgia agencies and…

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Al Roker to be replaced on ‘Today’ Show Longtime ‘Today’ show weatherman Al Roker is facing job loss. The national TV figures contract has ended and he may be replaced by “Weather Channel” host Sam Champion. Roker earned an estimated $8 million from his Today host position and other projects tied to his job at…

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Celebrities spotted at the 2013 US Open  A bevy of celebrities have been spotted at the US Open this week where Serena Williams has been dominating in her matches. Williams rejoiced over a 6-0, 6-3 victory over fifth-seeded Li Na of China this week. She will return for the finals Sunday at New York’s Flushing Meadows and face…

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Not all celebrities have time or want to spend five hours a day in the gym. Due to health reasons, sometimes extreme measures must be taken for quick results. Thanks to gastric bypass surgery, many celebrities have not only dropped hundreds of pounds but also lessened their risk of diabetes, heart disease and high cholesterol.…

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Celebrities live their lives in the eye of the public 24/7. Just like many Americans, they also have a battle with the bulge but are under the microscope constantly. The celebs in this gallery battled for years to lose the weight and keep it off. Some danced, one hoola-hooped and another joined Weight Watchers. No…

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   Al Roker is arguably the most recognizable face in morning television. Roker’s face maybe recognizable, but his body has undergone a stunning transformation after a major weight loss. He’s as well-known known for his jovial personality as his quirky sense of style. Here are some of Roker’s most notable looks.

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Hollywood may seem like a big, vast world to most regular Joes, but, in the words of Disney, “it’s a small world after all.” For actress Halle Berry, it seems a whole lot smaller than she wants. The actress recently revealed her shock in discovering that she’s related to the highly controversial celebrity politician Sarah…

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