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Shonda Rhimes Slayed The Ratings Game This Season

Thursday nights have been regulated to Shondaland and the numbers prove that they are profitably thriving. ABC has a lot to celebrate  – thanks to their affiliation with Shonda Rhimes who ...

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Marlon Wayans Defends His Right to Use the N-Word

Marlon Wayans is taking his right to use the N-word seriously by filing legal docs in defense of an Instagram post that depicts him calling an extra from his film ...

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Queen Latifah Confirmed to Host the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Queen Latifah has landed quite an impressive gig. The daytime talk show host has been invited to host the 21st Annual Nobel Peace Prize concert-taking place in Oslo, Norway. According to ...

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Misty Copeland Gets New Show On Oxygen

Misty Copeland, who recently announced that she will be a featured soloist in the American Ballet Theatre’s production of Swan Lake at the Kennedy Center in D.C. next April, has ...

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Beyoncé’s New Single Might Debut Next Week

The rumor mill is swirling again now that we are fast approaching the Monday release of Beyonce’s box set, appropriately titled Beyoncé Platinum. There is reason to believe that her next ...

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Tracy Morgan Still Not Recovered From Highway Crash Injuries

Actor/Comedian Tracy Morgan is still hampered by the effects of the debilitating injuries he sustained from the horrific highway crash that occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike this past June ...

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“Glee” Actress Amber Riley Recounts Run In With Racist

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When you’re black, it doesn’t matter how famous you are, or if you’re on a top rated TV show, or even if you’re the reigning “Dancing With The Stars” champion, it doesn’t make you immune to racism.  It doesn’t even matter if it’s Black History...

Amber Riley on Accepting Herself: I’m Not Going to Hurt Myself to Be a Size Two

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Body image and weight is a struggle for many women, but when you’re an actress governed by Hollywood’s rigid beauty standards, being outside the norm can not only limit your success, but can do a number on your self-esteem. In MTV’s new show, This Is...

Budding Glamazons: 5 Style Stars To Watch

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Poised and ready to take center stage, these style stars have been on our radar for quite some time. Most grew up alongside their famous parents and starred in successful box-office hits. Others were ambassadors for AIDS/HIV and fixtures on the red carpet with their...

Fresh or Mess? 2011 NAACP Image Awards Edition

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On Fox’s Glee, Amber Riley is definitely a girl to watch. Her vocals are out of control (we mean that affectionately) and her attitude screams diva in the making. While her TV persona, Mercedes, prefers an urban style — Amber always hits the red carpet...