EMMY-winning actor Colman Domingo is no stranger to receiving critical and industry acclaim for his varied roles over the years, but – thanks to stellar performances in recently released films ‘The Color Purple‘ and ‘Rustin‘ – he’s seen buzz around his name reach its highest height yet.

For that reason and others Colman has been leading the pack of rumored potential replacements for Jonathan Majors as “Kang the Conqueror” in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) after the latter star was fired for his legal woes.

Having already expressed interest in joining the MCU, Domingo is considered a shoo-in for the role in place of Majors – a growing hoopla the 54-year-old recently addressed.

Hop inside to hear what he said.

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Katt Williams kicked off 2024 with a bodacious bang after letting rip on pretty much anyone and everyone during an interview with Shannon Sharpe on Club Shay Shay.

Fellow comedian Kevin Hart was one of those the controversial comic blasted.

During the 2-hour-plus interview, Williams branded Hart a “plant,” questioned the veracity of his journey into the spotlight, and flat-out branded him unfunny.

As widely reported, the renowned firecracker unleashed flames on many others – including Cedric The Entertainer, Diddy, Steve Harvey, Rickey Smiley, and more.

Now, Hart has weighed in – and he’s less than impressed.

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Paramount Pictures lifts the lid on the last peek at the upcoming ‘Mean Girls’ musical ahead of its theatrical release on January 12.

Breathing new life into the characters “Cady Heron,” “Regina George,” “Aaron Samuels,” and the rest of the favorites from the cult classic that was the 2004 adaptation, the 2024 version – directed by Arturo Perez and Samantha Jayne – is based on EMMY-winning comic-actress Tina Fey‘s Broadway musical.

As dedicated fans of the ‘Mean’ franchise know, Fey is featured in both films.

Starring Renee Rapp, Angourie Rice, Auli’i Cravalho, Jaquel Spivey as Damian, Jenna Fischer, Busy Philipps, Mahi Alam, and more, hop inside for a look at the ‘Girls’ final trailer.

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A New Year brings with it a new installment of ‘Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta’ season 11.

The 2024 edition of the long-running reality hit is bringing with it both known and new faces – as well as more drama than ever before.

Back in the mix are the likes of Rasheeda and husband Kirk Frost, Spice, Karlie Redd, Shekinah, Scrappy, Bambi, Erica Mena, Safaree, Momma Dee, Erica Dixon, and Yung Joc.

Continuing to shake things up are the likes of Erica Banks and Amy Luciani. 

Taking centerstage too is rapper Saucy Santana alongside his boo ZellSwaggs.

Ahead of the show’s January 9 premiere on MTV, a drama-drenched supertrailer has been unleashed.

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It’s hard to know who to trust when $250,000 is on the line. Just ask the 21 reality stars competing on season 2 of Peacock’s ‘The Traitors.’

Promising “higher stakes, diabolical twists, and a killer all-celebrity cast,” the EMMY-nominated competition series – hosted by Alan Cumming – boasts big names like Tamra Judge, Sheree Whitfield, Phaedra Parks, Larsa Pippen, Marcus Jordan, Chris ‘CT’ Tamburello, Deontay Wilder, and more.

Based on the Dutch series, ‘De Verraders,’ the next installment of the American version is set to make a splash on TV screens January 12.

Ahead of its premiere on Peacock, peep the official trailer inside.
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Be it for the good, bad, ugly, or downright shocking, 2023 was full of monumentally memorable moments!

Now, as the year draws to a close, That Grape Juice is reflecting on the occasions that rocked – and to some degree maybe even reshaped – the Urban and Pop cultural landscape as we know it.

Next, we revisit the page-turning memoirs that dominated the headlines and dominated the charts in equal measure. Namely, the releases from Britney Spears and Jada Pinkett-Smith.

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‘American Idol’ executive Nigel Lythgoe has hit back at Paula Abdul‘s claims of sexual assault.

As reported, the ‘Straight Up’ singer levelled a lengthy list of allegations against the industry veteran – including claims that he forced himself on her multiple times over multiple years during their tenures on ‘Idol’ and ‘So You Think You Can Dance.’

Now, Lythgoe is speaking up and out.

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For reasons good, bad, ugly, and everything in between, 2023 was one for the books!

As the year draws to a close, That Grape Juice is reflecting on the occasions that rocked – and to some degree – maybe even reshaped the Urban and Pop cultural landscape as we know it.

Next, we’re looking back at the TV shows we said au revoir to.

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For reasons good, bad, ugly, and everything in between, 2023 was one for the books!

As the year draws to a close, That Grape Juice is reflecting on the occasions that rocked – and to some degree – maybe even reshaped the Urban and Pop cultural landscape as we know it.

Next, we’re hailing the helluva year the Queen of hearts (and Wakanda) Angela Bassett had!

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Paula Abdul has filed a sexual assault lawsuit against ‘American Idol’ executive Nigel Lythgoe, painting an altogether different experience at the hit show than once thought.

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With ‘The Color Purple’ off to a blazing start at the US box office, Ciara has joined her castmates in celebrating the film everyone is talking about.

As reported, the singer – who gave birth to her fourth child earlier this month – plays adult Nettie in the Blitz Bazawule-directed film.

Reimagined as a musical, the latest incarnation of Alice Walker‘s beloved tale also sees CiCi appear on its star-studded soundtrack.

In a touching post, the ‘Level Up’ performer reflects on what the moment means to her and her trajectory at large.

See what she had to say below…

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