Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc OWN, BET and TCM are paying tribute to the late Sidney Poitier with a series of special programming. On Sunday, the Oprah Winfrey Network will feature the Academy Award-winning actor’s 2000 and 2007 appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show, and his 1967 film To Sir, with Love, according to Deadline. The network will also rerunRead More →

Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images (NOTE LANGUAGE) On stage on Thursday night, Dave Chappelle mourned the loss of his friend and fellow stand-up Bob Saget, who was found dead in his Orlando hotel room on Sunday.  His comments during a performance, which TMZ said was at West Hollywood’s Peppermint Club, were posted by the gossip site. “I didn’tRead More →

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for HBO As the entertainment world continues to mourn the passing of Ronnie Spector, Zendaya, who will portray The Ronettes‘ lead singer an an upcoming biopic, paid tribute to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. “This news just breaks my heart. To speak about her as if she’s notRead More →

LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP via Getty Images As Hollywood continues to mourn the late Sidney Poitier, Halle Berry wrote a tribute to her idol for Variety. As a biracial child, she said watching Poitier in the 1967 classic, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, about an interracial couple, changed her life. “For the first time in my childhood, IRead More →

Mike Coppola/FilmMagic One of Hollywood’s most idolized relationships has come to an end.  In a joint statement shared on Wednesday, Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet announced they are parting ways after 16 years together.  “We have all felt the squeeze and changes of these transformational times… A revolution is unfolding ~and our family is ofRead More →

JOCE/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images Michael B. Jordan surprised his girlfriend, Lori Harvey, with an early birthday party Monday. The model turns 25 on January 13, however, the Journal for Jordan star decided to have a celebration for her three days in advance at Nobu Malibu in California, according to Page Six. Harvey’s manager, Tre Thomas, announced at theRead More →

U.S. Mint The late Maya Angelou was honored by the United States Mint Monday in a very special way. Angelou became the first Black woman to have her image featured on a U.S. quarter. “It is my honor to present our Nation’s first circulating coins dedicated to celebrating American women and their contributionsRead More →

ABC News/Stephen Iervolino Michael Jai White has been an accomplished martial artist and movie star for decades, notably in the groundbreaking 1997 superhero movie Spawn, and as a crime boss who runs afoul of Heath Ledger‘s Joker in the Oscar-winning The Dark Knight.  White now stars in the new action flick The Commando, in which heRead More →

Courtesy Starz Joseph Sikora, who was featured as Tommy Egan in Power, stars in the new trailer for Power Book IV: Force, which dropped Monday. In the clip, Egan, called “the crazy white boy,” has moved from New York City to Chicago and is making moves to take over the Windy City. When he’sRead More →

Peacock Peacock has released the first trailer for its Will Smith-produced reboot of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and the show, titled simply Bel-Air, looks quite different from the sitcom that spawned it. In fact, it goes to some pretty dark places.  According to the streaming platform, “…inspired by Morgan Cooper’s viral trailer that reimagined the iconic,Read More →