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‘Canceled express’ has picked up a new passenger: ‘Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse’ voice actor Shameik Moore.
The 25-year-old took to Twitter Thursday (May 28) to suggest Black peoples’ negative (and sometimes fatal) interactions with police forces across the United States could be avoided if they “learn how to deal with police and racism.”
Going on to cite “Black on Black crime” as a topic the African American community should prioritize over police brutality, Moore’s multi-tweet rant even saw him say he doesn’t ‘fear for his life because he knows how to handle himself in tough situations.’
Needless to say, his commentary – especially in the midst of a national social crisis stemming from the filmed death of unarmed Minnesota Black George Floyd – incited fury.
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Much like we reported here, ‘Star Wars’ star John Boyega is among celebrities who are expressing outrage over the videotaped death of an unarmed Black man (George Floyd) by Minneapolis police.
However, his comments have incited fury among the law officers’ supporters.
Taking to social media recently, the 28-year-old tweeted he “f*cking hates racists” – a stance he was not willing to debate.
“This just burns,” he later tweeted alongside a photo of Floyd. “Seems to be a never ending cycle. The murderers need to be charged severely. Even in the face of death this man was given zero empathy.”
His comments lit up Twitter and Instagram, leading him to upload a video dragging defenders of the Minneapolis policemen who committed the crime.
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As we reported here in November, Gabrielle Union was unexpectedly fired from her judge role on season 14 of NBC’s hit reality talent show, ‘America’s Got Talent’ – move that led the actress to express concerns about the show’s ‘toxic work culture’ to the network’s Human Resources department.
After NBC initially responded to Union’s claims with a statement that praised the series’ long history of “inclusivity and diversity,” the official investigation – made public this month as we reported here – found her claims to have no merit.
The investigation’s findings came ahead of the ‘Being Mary Jane’ star’s first publicized interview about her time on the show, featured on the most recent edition of ‘Variety.’
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Jamie Foxx is speaking up and out in defense of Jimmy Fallon following the blackface storm the comic found himself embroiled in this week.
As reported, ‘The Tonight Show’ host came under fire for a 2000 Saturday Night Live skit – in which he donned blackface when portraying Chris Rock.
He has since apologized.
In the wake of the drama, Foxx has weighed-in and is lending his support.
His words below…
Gabrielle Union made headlines last December when she contested the reasons for her departure from ‘America’s Got Talent.’
As reported, she voiced concerns about a toxic culture at the show – alleging issues surrounding race and gender.
Now, the findings of an investigation launched by the driving forces of the hit show, have have been shared.
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LisaRaye McCoy has starred in many an Urban classic, but one role she won’t be taking up is a cast spot on the ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta.’
Ever outspoken, the actress revealed in a new interview that she was offered a spot on the hit Bravo show – but declined.
Find out why below…
Jimmy Fallon is used to putting guests in the hot seat. However, this week he found himself on the receiving end of ample heat.
And it all centers on a 2000 Saturday Night Live sketch where the comic imitated Chris Rock by donning blackface.
Seemingly randomly, the clip went viral in the here and now and saw Fallon come under fire.
Moments ago, he attempted to quell the flames by releasing a statement.
His words below…
As we reported here, Memorial Day 2020 was the original slated premiere date for National Geographic’s ‘Genius: Aretha’ – a four-night miniseries dedicated to the life and times of Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin.
Designed to “explore Franklin’s musical genius, incomparable career, and the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she has had on music and culture around the world,” the anthology installment was set to be the first-ever authorized limited series about the musical monarch.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, however, the network’s announced a change of plans.
Aretha fans who were looking to catch the made-for-TV flick on their screens tonight (May 25) will have to wait just a little longer:
‘Insecure’ is back for its fourth season and already has us hooked!
The HBO comedy has struck a chord with millions thanks to its wonderfully witty and immersive take on the story of two friends – Issa and Molly.
Anchored by Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji, the series is set in Los Angeles and follows the ladies as the navigate love, life, and all else in between.
Episode 8 of season 4 airs this Sunday. Peep a preview for ‘Lowkey Happy’ below…
As the movie industry gears up to re-rev its engine, Warner Bros will be firing from all cylinders with hotly anticipated blockbuster ‘Tenet.’
Directed by Christopher Nolan and by John David Washington (son of Denzel Washington), the action thriller is unique in that its plot specifics are being kept under wraps.
Instead, the time-twisting spectacle is simply billed as “evolving from the world of international espionage.”
What is for certain is that there has been ample buzz around the title. Part due to Nolan’s critically acclaimed gravitas (see: ‘Inception,’ ‘Interstellar,’ ‘Batman Begins’), as well as Washington’s growing profile. Indeed, via titles such as ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ the 35-year-old has himself as a box office draw in his own right.
Ahead of ‘Tenet’s July 17th release, check out the trailer below…