Queen Latifah humbly recalls being corrected by Cicely Tyson

Queen Latifah’s humbling moments with the late, legendary Cicely Tyson will be forever etched in her memory. On Monday, Feb. 22, the Equalizer star shared details about the lesson she learned from Tyson while working on her talk show. In 2014, Tyson appeared on Latifah’s show along with famed film stars, Blair Underwood and Vanessa […]

Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold team up for new talk show

Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold are anticipating heading back to a screen near you with their new talk show, tentatively titled “Tisha & Tichina Have Issues.” On Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, the two longtime friends sat down for an exclusive interview with “Entertainment Tonight” and shared their reactions to the idea of launching a show […]

Taraji P. Henson reveals she considered suicide amid the pandemic

Taraji P. Henson is letting the world know that the pandemic does not only affect us physically. During a new episode of her Facebook Watch series “Place of Peace,” Henson revealed she has contemplated suicide during the pandemic. Henson offered details about the personal challenges she has faced over the last several months during the […]

Jackée Harry reveals she almost turned down the role for ‘Sister, Sister’

Jackée Harry warmed the hearts of fans everywhere with her portrayal of the quick-witted fashionista Lisa Landry on Jackée Harry, but the famed actress has revealed that role almost did not happen. During an interview with “Entertainment Tonight” on Sunday, Dec. 13, Harry revealed there were certain requirements she did not want to fulfill in […]

Tatyana Ali weighs in on former ‘Fresh Prince’ star Janet Hubert and colorism

Tatyana Ali shared her sentiments of her former “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” co-star Janet Hubert as she discussed the pitfalls of colorism in Hollywood. On Wednesday, Dec. 16, Ali sat down for an interview with SiriusXM’s “The Clay Cane Show,” where she discussed the impact of the “Fresh Prince” reunion and how it put many […]

Meagan Good admits skin lightening was 1 of her most shameful experiences

Meagan Good is speaking out again to set the record straight about the claims suggesting that she bleached her skin. Initially, she adamantly denied that she had not bleached her skin. Now, she is shedding light on a different perspective of the situation. During an interview with The Shade Room on Saturday, Dec. 12, the […]

Halle Berry fires back after Lisa Raye’s remarks about her sex life

Halle Berry has fired back at LisaRaye for her remarks mocking the actress’s bedroom skills. On Wednesday, Nov. 25, Berry shared a link to HotNewHipHop, the site that initially reported LisaRaye’s alleged remarks. With the link to the article, she tweeted, “Ms. [LisaRaye], ask my man [VanHunt] he’ll tell ya all y’all need ta know. [crying […]

Taraji P. Henson questions why some men ‘uncomfortable’ with strong women

Taraji P. Henson doesn’t understand why some men are “uncomfortable” around powerful women. The 48-year-old actress has said it baffles her that some men seem to be put off by strong females because she believes they will only help to make the men “look better,” as they won’t “crumble” when someone makes a “sexist joke.” She […]

Viola Davis shares this about her movie roles

Viola Davis feels she’s always been limited to very particular on-screen roles. The Academy Award-winning star, who appears in the new Steve McQueen-directed heist movie Widows, has claimed that in spite of being one of Hollywood’s best-known actresses, she is rarely afforded the opportunity to play characters who are “motivated by love and grief.” Asked why she […]

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ actress Alexandra Shipp calls out colorism in Hollywood

Alexandra Shipp believes “colorism” is still prevalent in Hollywood. The X-Men: Apocalypse actress insists it is a “real thing” that directors feel more comfortable offering her a lead role than they would a darker-skinned actress, and she finds people are not afraid to ask her “offensive” questions because she’s mixed race, but she wants to use her position to […]

Taraji P. Henson fires manager who allegedly abused aspiring Black actresses

Superstar actress Taraji P. Henson has officially fired her longtime Hollywood manager and the man who helped launch her career and catapult her into fame and riches after reports of repeated acts of sexual harassment against aspiring  Black actresses. Henson, the star of “Empire,” Proud Mary and the upcoming Acrimony movie, delivered words that are […]

Actress Adriyan Rae talks success and challenges in the film industry

Los Angeles-based Adriyan Rae has made a mark carving out her path to becoming a household name. She is the epitome of a triple-threat: singer, actress and model. Hailing from humbling beginnings, Rae was born in the small city of Seaford, Delaware, and raised by a single mother who instilled the idea that you can accomplish […]

Tika Sumpter opens up about being dark-skinned in Hollywood

By anyone’s standards, Tika Sumpter is a beautiful woman. More importantly, she’s a talented actress who has earned roles in Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have Nots,” HBO’s Bessie, the “Ride Along” movie series, and even as Michelle Obama in the upcoming Barack Obama biopic Southside. Although Sumpter is successfully making her way up the Hollywood […]