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The Legendary and Incomparable Marla Gibbs Receives a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

It’s about darn time. Marla Gibbs, the 90-year-old actress and former jazz supper club owner, has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday, July 20. A five-time Emmy-nominated actress, best known for portraying sassy maid Florence Johnston on The Jeffersons, was joined by the show’s creator and producer Norman

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Frankie Lons, Mother of Keyshia Cole, Has Passed Away at 61

Frankie Lons, an influential figure who came out before some of reality TV’s most ostentatious mothers, has passed away at the age of 61. Best known for appearing alongside her daughter, singer-songwriter Keyshia Cole, and her daughter Neffeteria Pugh, Lons’s spirit and infectious personality enraptured audiences, while opening the door to other stars such as

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Biz Markie, The ‘Clown Prince of Hip-Hop,’ Passes Away at 57

It is with great sadness that Marcel Hall, better known as Biz Markie, has passed away Friday in Baltimore. He was 57. “It is with profound sadness that we announce, this evening, with his wife Tara by his side, hip-hop pioneer Biz Markie peacefully passed away,” his rep Jenni Izumi said in a statement. His

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Winnie Harlow Is Ready to Take Fashion to the Next Level

Sitting in a red top and a gold necklace on a Zoom call on a recent Friday afternoon, model Winnie Harlow was happy to discuss her new venture—being a judge on the second season of the Amazon Prime show Making The Cut. With a bright smile and a positive tone, Harlow excitedly spoke of her

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NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen Lists Home On Airbnb for 2021 Olympics

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Scottie Pippen, along with Airbnb, is handing over the keys to his Chicago home to let three lucky fans watch the 2021 Olympics in ostentatious style.  “For one individual night, three guests have the chance to come into my home to really experience watching the Games,” the former Chicago Bulls two-guard

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Inspired By Her Daughter, Jada Pinkett-Smith Debuts New Haircut

Jada Pinkett-Smith debuted her latest hairstyle and we’re here for it. On Monday, the actress shared an Instagram photo of herself and Willow Smith showing off her newly shaved head. “Willow made me do it because it was time to let go,” she captioned the post. “BUT …my 50’s are bout to be Divinely lit

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‘Night Court’ Actor Charlie Robinson Passes Away at 75

The news of Charlie Robinson’s passing has hit the entertainment community pretty hard. The 75-year-old TV and stage actor, best known for playing Mac the court clerk in the 1980s and 1990s sitcom Night Court, died on Sunday in Los Angeles due to cardiac arrest and cancer. Throughout his 50-year career, Robinson appeared in movies

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Spike Lee Makes History at Cannes Film Festival in a Hot Pink Suit

Oscar-winning director Spike Lee made history after being named the first Black president of the jury of the Cannes Film Festival. In this distinguished new role, he’ll head nine artists and actors including Maggie Gyllenhaal, Tahar Rahim, and Song Kang-ho who are assigned with voting on the prestigious Palm d’Or, according to Variety. “Cannes is

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After Being Released From Prison, What’s Next for Bill Cosby?

After having his sexual assault conviction overturned,  Bill Cosby has big plans on reintroducing himself back to the mainstream public. Andrew Wyatt, a spokesperson for the comedian, says that he and Cosby will collaborate on a new book. Also, Wyatt said that Cosby is working with a production company to produce a five-part documentary about

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Message! Biz Markie Is Not Dead, Manager Denies Death Rumors

Celebrity deaths in hip-hop hit hard this year with the likes of Prince Markie Dee, Shock G, and DMX all leaving us way too soon. Overlooked in those matters of the culture and healthcare within the music industry has been the plight of Biz Markie. The rap legend, whose real name is Marcel Theo Hall,