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The hit release ‘Tales from the Hood’ is making a return to the masses!

Exciting news for fans of African-American horror movies below…

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Well, damn!  As if pissing off ABC, her former castmates, Hulu, and TV Land wasn’t enough (click here to read more), embattled comedienne Roseanne Barr can now add Sanofi – the creator of the popular sleeping drug Ambien – to her list of offended.

Taking to Twitter after her ongoing backlash reached a boiling point (despite previously promising to leave the social media platform), the actress issued another apology while blaming her racist behavior on the drug.

“…guys I did something unforgiveable so do not defend me. It was 2 in the morning and I was ambien tweeting — it was memorial day too — i went 2 far & do not want it defended — it was egregious Indefensible. I made a mistake I wish I hadn’t but…don’t defend it please.”“Not giving excuses for what I did(tweeted) but I’ve done weird stuff while on ambien — cracked eggs on the wall at 2am etc.”

Needless to say, Ambien makers weren’t exactly appreciative of the implied diss.  Their response inside:

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Check out Serena Williams!

The tennis icon graces the cover of Harper’s Bazaar UK’s July issue – times two.

Rocking a figure hugging swimsuit in the main snap, the new mother sports a catsuit in the other (below) And the get-up is oh so apt.

For it arrives one day after she won her first match back at the French Open, during which she rocked a custom Nike catsuit.

Explaining her choice of ensemble, she dedicated it to fellow new moms. Her words below…

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The Barr backlash continues!

Embattled comedienne Roseanne and her castmates on the show that bears her name are all collectively paying the price for its star’s racist tendencies ill-timed and ill-received jokes on Twitter earlier today (click here to read more).  Taking to the social media platform to refer to Valerie Jarrett, the former senior adviser to President Barack Obama, as the baby of the “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes,” the 65-year-old actress set off a firestorm of controversy – a fury that prompted a quick apology from her.

Unfortunately for her the bid for forgiveness was too little, too late.  ABC, the parent network to the wildly popular ‘Roseanne’ show reboot, immediately distanced itself from the comedienne by not only denouncing the cruel commentary but also cancelling the hit show.

As if that wasn’t enough, other networks and streaming platforms that aired the show (or its original) are following suit:

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The longstanding rumors can finally be put to rest.

After months of speculation, official news has finally been delivered that Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx will portray animated antihero, ‘Spawn,’ in a forthcoming film adaptation of the popular comic book series.

The first big screen reboot of the character since Michael Jai White assumed the character in a live action film in 1997, look inside for more details on Jamie’s soon-to-come flick:

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Mark those calendars, because ‘Insecure’ returns to HBO on August 12th. 

Now in its third season, the Issa Rae dramedy has resonated with audiences thanks to its frank take on the Afro-American experience – particularly romantic relations.

Its male stars are a key component of this and they’ve banded together to plug the upcoming season with a thirst-trap shoot for GQ.

Gym themed, the tongue-in-cheek shoot sees Jay Ellis, Y’Lan Noel, Sarunas Jackson, Wade Allain-Marcus, and Neil Brown Jr stretch and flex.

Head below for more….

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Yara Shahidi storms the pages of ‘Harper’s Bazaar Arabia’ this month in honour of her Iranian heritage.

Her mission? To call for change, fairness and equality in the world via a conversation with the publication as she sets her sights on what is shaping up to be a glorious career in activism and Hollywood.

More below…

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ABC have pulled the plug on ‘Roseanne.’

In an unprecedented (yet commendable) move, the network have opted to cease working with the show’s lead Roseanne Barr after the shocking racist remarks she made on social media earlier today.

Full story below…

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Roseanne Barr is under fire in the worst way.

The actress, who’s risen to prominence again with the successful reboot of her ABC sitcom, is being lashed after making comments that many have deemed the definition of racist.

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Burying their almost two-decade long feud? Jada Pinkett-Smith and Gabrielle Union.

Unbeknownst to their respective fan bases, the actresses had been locked in a toxic spat which caused them to slice their ties with one another personally and professionally.

What caused?

The ladies are unwilling to spill the beans but were more than happy to share how they came to a place of peace, love and harmony after “tap dancing” on each other’s misery.

Watch below…

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An LGBT music industry brunch organised by ‘Variety‘ has raised questions surrounding LGBT’s community’s exclusion of its black brothers and sisters and the privileges white men within the community are said to use to erase their contributions to the arts.

Full story below…

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This week brings with it the season 3 premiere of ‘Queen Sugar.’

The OWN drama has proven a ratings draw thanks to its compelling story and potent performances.

Set for a two-night return commencing May 29th, viewers will no doubt be glued to screens to see what creator Ava DuVernay has cooked up for the Bordelon’s third outing.

That Grape Juice‘s Shar recently caught up with some of the show’s anchoring stars – Bianca Lawson, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, and Timon Kyle Durrett – at the 2018 ABFF Honors and probed them for details.

And while it’s clear Ms. DuVernay is running a tight-lipped ship, the cast did hint at both a “powerful” and “juicy” season ahead. Hit ‘PLAY’ above to watch.

 ‘Queen Sugar’ returns May 29th & 30th at 10/9c on OWN TV.

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