Stevie J will represent himself in his child support case. No, Stevie doesn’t have experience as a lawyer but he wants to fight the $1.3 million judgement against him. What happened to his lawyer? He quit because Steebie doesn’t have chance to win. Whoa! LOL Read more here.
Lupita Nyong’o is writing a book about colorism titled Sulwe. The book should be out next January. It follows a Sulwe, a 5-year old girl from Kenya coming to terms with her dark skin. Lupita will draw from her own life experiences. More here.
Mo’Nique wants you to boycott Netflix because they’re not paying her fairly. She’s calling color and gender bias. She says Netflix offered her a comedy special for $500,000. Way less than the $11 million she says they paid Amy Schumer and the $20 million Netflix paid Deve Chapelle and Chris Rock.
LaVar Ball filed a trademark for Junior Basketball Association. He’s planning the JBA for high ball players that don’t want to play for free in college but may not be ready for the NBA. LaVar wants to pay players between $3,000 and $10,000 per month. He’s hoping to recruit 80 players to fill 10 teams. He… Read more »
Don’t ask Jenifer Lewis to audition unless you’re Steven Speilberg. She says she hasn’t auditioned in a very long time. “Somebody called me in one time to audition for a mother and I said, “Are you out of your ****ing mind?” I’m the mother******, b****. You either want Jenifer Lewis or you don’t.” She is… Read more »
Gabrielle Union’s Bad Boy spinoff gets a shot on NBC. NBC has ordered a pilot for the spinoff. You’ll remember Gabrielle played DEA agent Syd Burnett and Martin Lawrence’s Marcus Burnett’s sister in Bad Boys 2. She now is an LAPD detective. More here.
Cardi B continues her takeover with a new movie deal. She has a movie role that is scheduled to start filming in March. Not much else is being said about it. She also is the third act and first woman with five of the top 10 hits on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in a single… Read more »
Sisqo’s lawsuit against Sony over royalties has been dismissed. Papers filed last month point to a settlement. This was over $500,000 in royalties that Sisqo claimed he was not paid from 1996-2005. That time period included his smash, “Thong Song.” More here.
Are you here for a remake of the iconic movie Superfly? It’s happening. Trevor Jackson and Jason Mitchell are set to star. Trevor will play Youngblood Priest, originally played by the late Ron O’Neal. He’s currently starring with Yara Shahidi in Grown-ish. Future will produce. More here.
President Trump claims his support from African Americans has doubled. He tweeted, “Unemployment for Black Americans is the lowest ever recorded. Trump approval ratings with Black Americans has doubled. Thank you, and it will get even (much) better!” The obvious problem with that is that it is not true. Read here for proof.