A big congrats to
The first time parents are overjoyed about the new bundle of
joy due next March. Everyone wondered when
Beyonce would put her career on hold for motherhood.
This pregnancy was not planned, and no fertility treatments
Beyonce was scheduled to start work on the Clint
Eastwood movie A Star Is Born, but those plans have been put
on hold. The Carters are on top of the world about becoming
Actress Stacey Dash has confirmed she’ll no longer be on the
hit VH1 drama Single Ladies.
I told you a while ago she wouldn’t be returning, and that
her exit was surrounded by controversy and backstage
problems. Talk on the set was Dash was feuding with Co-star
LisaRaye, (LisaRaye denied that) and that Dash shows up late
for shooting and wouldn’t know her lines. The
Queen Latifah produced show has been a surprise hit for
the cable network. So why leave? Dash issued a statement
that while she enjoyed her role, shooting in Atlanta makes
it impossible to be with her children in Los Angeles. She
wishes the show well. Hmmmmmmmmmmm!
Bishop Eddie Long’s accusers are writing a book
about their experiences with him.
Spencer LeGrande, 23, and Jamal Parris, 24, are
going to write a tell-all about their relationship
with Long, and how their lives will never be the
same after their abuse. Long’s accusers, five in
total, all received a settlement for a $25 million
payout. Apparently, the money, which is to be spread
out over 20 years, is not enough for the guys, and
now they are looking for more money.
Michael Jackson’s former manager, passed away
Dileo was VP of promotions for Epic Records when he
oversaw the record-breaking success of Jackson’s
Thriller album. Dileo then became Jackson’s manager
in 1984 for five years. They had a falling out, but
Jacksonrehired Dileo in 2009 to prepare for the This
Is It tour. Jackson died before the tour could
happen. Dileo was 63 and died of complications from
Jamie Foxx says it’s time to bring back Showtime
At The Apollo.
The famed show ended a 21-year run in 2008. Foxx
says before American Idol there was Showtime At The
Apollo. He is planning to be the executive producer
of a new version for the BET network
Tiki Barber is engaged to be married to his girlfriend and former
NBC intern Traci Lynn Johnson…..but hold off those congrats!
He is still married to Ginny, the woman he left while she was
pregnant with his twins. Barber has been trying to make a comeback
in the NFL after ruining his TV career with the scandal. He dumped
his pregnant wife for the young intern at NBC while he was on The
Today Show. It’s been five years since his football heyday with the
New York Giants.
In Boyz II Men news, they celebrate 20 years with a new album this
Twenty is a double CD with 10 new songs and updated versions of
their classics including End Of The Road and I’ll Make Love To You.
Along with Charlie Wilson, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and Babyface
helped out on the project. The CD will be sold exclusively at
Wal-Mart. They will also be in concert Saturday, September 17th
at Temple University’s Performing Arts Center on North Broad Street.
Actress Sanaa Lathan graces the new issue of Jet magazine.
She talks about her amazing career and her new movie Contagion with
Laurence Fishburne. In the same issue of Jet, check out Camden
Mayor Dana Redd. She’s on page 14 with a special feature on mayors.