Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross to Host 2015 BET Awards
BET is going Black-ish for it’s annual awards ceremony later this month. Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson are bringing their on-screen marriage on the hit ABC sitcom to the BET Awards, which they’re hosting together this year. “I can’t wait to see all of my peers and the amazing performances that evening,” Anderson said of the festivities, which take place June 28 at L.A.’s Nokia Theatre. “We may even have a few surprises up our sleeves!” Twist up two fingers for an on-stage meeting between hip-hop hot shots Rae Sremmurd and Ross’s rap alter ego, T-Murda.
Dave Chappelle Joins Cast of Spike Lee’s Musical Comedy Chiraq
Spike Lee’s controversial musical comedy Chiraq is adding some major funnyman firepower to its roster. The legendary director took to Instagram to announce that Dave Chappelle is joining the cast, which also features Wesley Snipes and Nick Cannon. Chiraq has already drawn criticism for both its name and content, involving Chicago’s rampant gang and gun violence. But if any duo can bring a satirical take on the Chi-Town crisis, it’s Spike and Chappelle.
Steph Curry’s Daughter Riley Celebrates Warriors Win With a Dance, May or May Not Appear in Another Post-Game Press Conference
Steph Curry might be the Golden State Warriors’ MVP on-court, but his daughter, Riley, is clearly the post-game superstar. The 2-year-old cutie, who’s already inspired countless Internet memes, broke out a dance last night following the Warriors’ 108-100 victory over LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers. It’s some cross between The Rockettes and Kid ’N Play’s signature dance, kicking her feet outright, one after the other. But it’s 100 percent adorable! Young Riley Curry—who shared in a chest bump ritual with her dad before the game started—didn’t sit with Steph for last night’s post-game press conference, prompting one reporter to question if she’ll be taking the podium once again. Steph answered: “Probably, but who knows.”