oxygen/Getty Images The second Sunday in May is upon us, so may the gifting and receiving of beautiful bouquets, heartfelt greetings cards, fancy dinners and quality time commence. In preparation of Mother’s Day this weekend, a few Black women chatted with ABC Audio about their special plans. Fantasia is the perfectRead More →

Mathieu Bitton/Netflix — ABC Will Smith has been named on the list of guests for the new season of David Letterman‘s Netflix show My Next Guest Needs No Introduction — but he won’t be talking about his infamous slap. ABC Audio has confirmed that the segment with Will was recordedRead More →

Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images Jamie Foxx was right there to support Dave Chappelle when an armed assailant tackled the comedian at the Hollywood Bowl Tuesday night, with Jamie helping calm the crowd after the attack. Also after the attack, Foxx posted to Instagram a black and white photo of him andRead More →

Netflix/Mathieu Bitton A day after Dave Chappelle was tackled on stage while playing the Netflix Is a Joke festival at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles Tuesday night, the comedian and Netflix both issued statements regarding the incident. “Dave Chappelle celebrated four nights of comedy and music, setting record-breaking salesRead More →

Netflix/Mathieu Bitton It’s no joke: Dave Chappelle was tackled on stage while playing the Netflix Is a Joke festival at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles Tuesday night. The suspect, identified as 23-year-old Isaiah Lee, allegedly rushed the stage when Chappelle was performing, and shoved Dave to stage floor, whereRead More →

Idris Elba and Davis in “The Suicide Squad” — ™ & © DC Comics/Jessica Miglio Oscar winner Viola Davis will play icy DC Comics character Amanda Waller once again in a small-screen spin-off centering on her Suicide Squad and Peacemaker character. Deadline reports Peacemaker and The Suicide Squad writer-director JamesRead More →

“Dopesick” — Hulu Hulu’s Emmy-winning prescription drug drama Dopesick, and Issa Rae‘s acclaimed HBO series Insecure are among this year’s winners of the Television Academy Honors. For the past 15 years, The Television Academy has spotlighted programming “across numerous platforms and genres that raise awareness about complex issues facing society.”Read More →

Jackson Lee Davis/SHOWTIME Viola Davis‘ portrayal of Michelle Obama in the Showtime series The First Lady didn’t quite resonate well with some fans. And in response to the backlash she’s received — most of which was addressed at the “duck lip” face Davis made throughout the premiere episode — the actress is firing back at critics. “Critics absolutelyRead More →

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Author and mom of Chris Rock, Rose Rock, is opening up about the infamous Oscars slap. In a sit-down with South Carolina’s WIS-TV show Soda City Live, Rock said Chris was “doing well,” but is “still processing, because that’s not something you expect.” “When he slapped Chris,Read More →

Robin L Marshall/Getty Images After a year of virtual celebration, the Bounce Trumpet Awards returned in-person Saturday, for a night of recognizing the outstanding achievements of leaders in the Black community. The 30th anniversary show airs on Juneteenth this year, so here’s a preview of what to expect from theRead More →