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Laverne Cox has pulled out of a film about sex workers following a backlash. The “Orange is the New Black” star had been due to serve as executive producer of  Sell/Buy/Date — a documentary based on Sarah Jones’ one-woman show — alongside Meryl Streep and Rashida Jones but the production has faced criticism for potentially…

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Donald Trump will be sworn in as the president of the United States of America in less than two weeks. However, he still has found time to use social media to attack anyone he considers a foe. During the Golden Globes, actress Meryl Streep decided to call out Trump for his divisiveness and bullying. “It…

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In his last days as the leader of the free world, President Barack Obama pens a letter of congratulations to the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards nominees. It was included in the program given out Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, to guests at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. It’s was the biggest entertainment party of…

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Idris Elba has a crush on Meryl Streep. The 43-year-old actor admitted he became so starstruck when he met the 67-year-old actress that he could barely speak. Idris said, “My celebrity crush is Meryl Streep. When I met her, my tongue swelled up in my mouth!” Idris also revealed that he looks for “patience and understanding”…

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Another White actress is in hot water for racial insensitivity in the name of feminism. Meryl Streep and her co-stars, including Carey Mulligan, were photoed wearing shirts that read “I’d rather be a rebel than a slave,” and now Black Twitter is pissed. The shirts are a part of a marketing campaign for Streep’s upcoming…

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On Friday, Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis accepted an honorary doctorate at The Juilliard School. Davis, 48, partook of the ceremony with the class of 2014 at the Alice Truly Hall in New York City, where she was awarded her honorary Doctor of Fine Arts. Davis joins the likes of Jill Scott, Oprah Winfrey, Diddy and…

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Jill Scott to receive honorary doctorate from alma mater Diddy isn’t the only music mogul to receive an honorary doctorate from his alma mater this year. Three time Grammy Award-winner, Jill Scott, is being honored for her charitable contributions in the fields of art and music in her native city of Philadelphia, by Temple University. The…

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Television and movie’s favorite sassy aunt/mother, Jenifer Lewis attended the Hollywood premiere of the Tyler Perry film Single Moms Club. In the video above, Lewis discusses the impact of the movie and the topic of single motherhood. Having played a mother on television and in movies, Lewis indicated that she uses her eight aunts as inspiration for the characters she…

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Celebrities still remember exactly where they were and what they were doing the moment they learned that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, that forever changed the course of a nation. JFK’s sudden death was the most significant political murder during a turbulent decade that became known for assassinations,…

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Fashion isn’t the only object of scrutiny during award show red carpets. Celebrities are expected to be perfect from head to toe. So along with the thousands spent on ensembles and jewelry, many stars spare no expense when it comes to hair, makeup and improving their physical appearance before the big day. The Oscars will air live, Sunday,…

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The 85th Oscar nominations are in! This year’s Academy Award winners will be chosen live, Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.  The Academy Awards, also known as The Oscars, are  awards given annually for excellence in cinematic achievements.  Women have won their share of Academy Awards and paved the way for the actresses of…

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Last night’s Golden Globe Awards were, of course, filled with lots of suspense and triumphs and trophies. But the best parts of the show weren’t necessarily the wins; they were mainly the hilarious moments in between the wins as well as the candid speeches from a few winners. Check out the best moments of the…

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On Jan. 29, the awards season continued as the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards commenced at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. And as expected, the stars came ready to wow on the red carpet. And while many celebrities shined with their ensembles on the red carpet, some simply fizzled out with their looks. Below,…

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