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Award-winning actress and Hollywood icon Cicely Tyson, who made a habit of turning in regal performances over the course of her 60-year career, has died. She was 96. “With heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon,” her family shared in a statement. “At this time, please allow the…

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Marlon Wayans has “matured” due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 48-year-old actor admitted the global health crisis has taught him to slow down and appreciate what is happening in his life and shown him he can function on his own. He told Total Film magazine: “COVID has given me [an off switch]. It’s matured me…

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Spike Lee waxed poetically about the times his late mother literally had to drag him to the theaters to watch hated movie musicals back in his Brooklyn haunts. Lee’s mother must have been prescient because, as he reminisces over his childhood memories, he now considers it a high honor to direct a yet-to-be-named tumescent tuner…

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Laz Alonso encouraged RIDE Con viewers to be fearless. He also discussed the importance of diversity and representation in Hollywood through an intense climate the world is under right now.  “We have to support each other and have each other’s backs,” he said. He joined Damien Hooper Campbell, chief diversity officer at Zoom, for the panel session titled…

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Chadwick Boseman’s inner circle has revealed the homegoing service plans for the iconic actor who left the world far too soon for his multitude of fans. The 43-year-old thespian great, who delivered remarkable portrayals of historical figures Thurgood Marshall, Jackie Robinson and James Brown onscreen before starring in the box office-busting Black Panther, succumbed after…

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Chadwick Boseman, the leading man of 2018’s record-breaking blockbuster film Black Panther, has passed away from cancer on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. He was 43. Boseman succumbed after a four-year battle with colon cancer. “It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman. Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon…

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Chart-topping musician Jason Derulo wants to become a Hollywood star. The 30-year-old singer appeared in the much-maligned Cats film in 2019, but that experience hasn’t discouraged him from following his dream of becoming a big star in the movie business. Jason said: “That’s the next direction I want to take, 100 percent. It’s just figuring…

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Terrence J caught flack on social media for taking aim at Marlon Wayans and his family. During a conversation on Instagram Live that was uploaded on June 11, Terrence J and Wayans began arguing with each other about success and supporting Black clothing brands. Terrence J told Wayans that he never saw him wearing Black-owned…

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Jada Pinkett Smith has realized new details about Will Smith. The Magic Mike XXL actress made the confession during her upcoming “Red Table Talk” as she reflected and discussed how relationships can have new pressure points amidst the current coronavirus lockdown. Speaking in a preview clip of a new episode of her “Facebook Watch” show,…

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