Regina Hall and fellow Oscar co-hosts looking to bring fun to the show

Regina Hall says she and fellow Oscars co-hosts Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes want to “bring a sense of fun and delight back” to the ceremony. The 51-year-old actress has teased that Sunday night’s bash at The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles will touch on the pandemic and situation in Ukraine, but overall it will […]

Wanda Sykes kept this big secret from spouse; find out her reaction

Wanda Sykes will co-anchor this weekend’s Academy Awards with Amy Schumer and Regina Hall but before the news was officially announced, the “Upshaws” star kept the gig to herself because she couldn’t face a string of constant questions from her spouse Alex Niedbalski. She told People magazine: “I can’t tell her stuff because she would […]

D-Nice, Wanda Sykes, Sheila E., more to appear at 94th Academy Awards

D-Nice, Travis Barker and Sheila E. will perform at the 94th Academy Awards. The trio — along with pianist Robert Glasper — will come together to form an “all-star band” at the ceremony on March 27, which is being hosted by Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes. In addition, the White Stripes’ frontman Jack White will perform alongside […]

Regina Hall, Wanda Sykes and Amy Schumer to host the Oscars

The 2022 Academy Awards will finally have a host for the highly-anticipated show this year after all. Actually, there will be three of them. Comedic actresses Regina Hall, Wanda Sykes and Amy Schumer will serve as the triumvirate hostesses for the 94th Oscars. Deadline reports that the deal between the entities have been finalized and […]

Howard alum and HBCU Week founder Ashley Christopher reveals celebrity lineup

Ashley Christopher, CEO of HBCU Week Foundation, is licensed to practice law in the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. A stroke survivor, Christopher founded HBCU Week in 2017 with the purpose of gathering high school-aged students and exposing them to the historical significance and proud legacies of HBCUs. The goal is for those students […]

Why Don Cheadle got married

Don Cheadle joked that his accountant made him get married. The 56-year-old actor wed Bridgid Coulter in secret last year after 28 years together and he’s claimed they finally made their union official after they were told it would benefit them financially to do so. “Our accountant proposed to both of us and he showed […]

Don Cheadle marries Bridgid Coulter after 28 years together (video)

Don Cheadle has married his longtime partner Bridgid Coulter after 28 years together. The 56-year-old actor has confirmed he and the 52-year-old actress — who have two children, Ayana, 26, and Imani, 24, — wed in secret last year. During his appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, guest host Wanda […]

How Tiffany Haddish learned she won 1st Grammy for Best Comedy Album (video)

Tiffany Haddish won her first Grammy Award Sunday night, March 14, 2021,  after her Black Mitzvah was named Best Comedy Album. The last Black woman to take home that honor was Whoopi Goldberg 35 years ago. Haddish received the news Monday morning while she was recording on the set of her CBS series, “Kids Say […]

Wanda Sykes, Cedric the Entertainer and Martin Lawrence slay at Trumpet Awards

This year’s Trumpet Awards promises to be incredibly funny and highly entertaining with so much comedic talent taking center stage. Emmy Award-winning comedian, actress and writer Wanda Sykes is set to host the 28th Annual Trumpet Awards that will be held at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. While we are looking forward to the exciting and inspirational […]

Wanda Sykes honored with Legacy Award and reflects on her storied career

Emmy Award-winning comedian Wanda Sykes is one of the funniest stand-up comics of this generation. Her three-decade career in comedy has spanned stand-up, TV, film, animation, and production and according to her, she’s not finished yet. Earlier this year, she released her fifth stand-up special “Wanda Sykes: Not Normal,” a partnership with Netflix, and later […]

Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps to star in new Netflix comedy

Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps are joining forces for a new sitcom. The two comedy powerhouses will appear in “The Upshaws,” a new multi-cam sitcom for Netflix. The series centers on the working-class Upshaw family. Making their home in Indiana, the Upshaws are trying to make it work without the blueprints to do so. In addition […]

5 reasons ABC’s swift cancelation of ‘Roseanne’ speaks volumes about #TimesUp

It’s a whirlwind of “Hell to the Naw Naw Naws” going around in Hollywood today. The second season of the rebooted ABC hit comedy “Roseanne” has been axed following a tweet by the show’s central character, Nazi-saluting Roseanne Barr. Wanda Sykes was not having it and #shetoo is fed up with the underlying and systemic […]

Wanda Sykes defends Mo’Nique, says Netflix offered her less money

Mo’Nique recently caused a stir after blasting Netflix for offering her $500K for a comedy special. The Academy Award-winning Mo’Nique said that the offer was a slap in the face considering the reported money paid to Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, and Amy Schumer. Mo’Nique called for a boycott of Netflix. Some viewed Mo’Nique’s stance as […]

10 celebrities whose lives were changed by breast cancer

October was proclaimed National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 1985. While the Susan G. Komen Foundation and several other national organizations have impacted our culture, the need remains for even more women to be encouraged to get mammograms on a regular basis, as early detection is the best prevention. The following celebrities have battled breast cancer, […]

Tichina Arnold tapped to host 2015 Triumph Awards

As awards season kicks into full gear, popular network TV One will partner with Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network to throw its hat in the ring with its planned exclusive broadcast of the 2015 Triumph Awards. Versatile actress Tichina Arnold (Martin, Everybody Hates Chris) has been tapped to host what promises to be a […]

Linda Perry and Sara Gilbert tie the knot

It’s been more than a year since “The Talk” co-host Sara Gilbert and her producer girlfriend, Linda Perry, got engaged. Gilbert and Perry finally tied the knot March 30 in a rock ‘n’ roll style affair. Reps for couple the couple confirmed news of the nuptials, which happened in Malibu, Calif., according to Us Magazine. Gilbert […]

Actress Brittany Daniel reveals major disease caused her ‘The Game’ departure

This week, actress Brittany Daniel made her highly anticipated return to her role as Kelly Pitts on BET’s “The Game,” delighting fans who’d miss the actress ever since she left the show abruptly in 2011. Now, after years of silence, Daniels is finally opening up about leaving the show and reveals that her departure was […]

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