Netflix and Wyclef Jean have teamed up to turn Jean’s childhood in Haiti into an animated movie. Wyclef Jean was born in Haiti and grew up there until age 9 in which his family then moved to Brooklyn, NY. Shortly after, Jean moved to Jersey in which he then started his music career. Jean expressed,… Read more »
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Tia Mowry and Loretta Devine are headed to Netflix for a new series titled Family Reunion. What’s even more exciting is that the series boasts an all-black writers room. Family Reunion is about a busy big city family who travels to Georgia for a family reunion to reconnect with their extended family that they have… Read more »
At Elle magazine’s Black Women in Hollywood event, Shonda Rhimes expressed that she believes women deserve the right to brag more in every sense of the word. During her speech Rhimes explained: “The other day I came to this conclusion that men brag and women hide. Even when they don’t deserve to brag, men brag… Read more »
Back in May, The Obamas signed a storytelling deal with Netflix to produce a diverse mix of ccontent, including the potential for scripted and unscripted series, as well as docs-series, documentaries and features. More recently, Netflix’s chief content officer gave us more detail into what we can expect from our former First Family. Ted Sarandos… Read more »
Netflix’s communications director was fired for using the N word – twice. Jonathan Friedland worked for Netflix for seven years. He said in a tweet, “I’m leaving Netflix after seven years. Leaders have to be beyond reproach in the example we set and unfortunately I fell short of that standard when I was insensitive in speaking to… Read more »
Mary J Blige has two homes foreclosed on. Eddie Murphy is doing a movie for Netflix. Anthony Bourdain has taken his own life. I talked a lot about mental health and suicide here. Anthony Bourdain and the Task of Hanging On The conversation covered #TonysTea on this live stream but the topic of mental health… Read more »
Jada Pinkett-Smith spills the tea on her mysterious hair loss. Some people are not happy with the Obama’s Netflix deal. I’ll #spillthetea. Halle Berry is doing a movie with Keanu Reeves. Thanks for watching #TonysTea from the Smooth R&B 105.7 studio!
Some people aren’t happy about the Obamas Netflix deal. If you didn’t hear about this, click here. Folks are ready to boycott Netflix. Critics of the former President and First Lady took to Twitter to show their displeasure with one California Senator saying, “I will now cancel my Netflix, seems like the shows are not as… Read more »
The Gospel community comes for Wendy Williams. I’ll #spillthetea. Regina King gets bad news from Netflix. SZA explains what happened at Coachella. Thanks for watching #TonysTea rom the Smooth R&B 105.7 studio!
Netflix has canceled Seven Seconds starring Regina King. The series premiered in February. It looked at race in the U.S., through the hit-and-run of an African-American teenager by a White cop and the cover-up by the mostly White police force. More here.