When Eva Marcille joined the Real Housewives Of Atlanta, she did so as the “Friend Of’ Nene Leakes.

As tends to be the case with the Bravo original, said allegiance didn’t last very long.

And now, as her own peach hangs in the balance, Leakes is suggesting the ‘America’s Next Top Model’ winner gets the chop from the show.

Her words below…

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Today sees the world at large say goodbye to Kobe Bryant – the legendary NBA icon.

As widely reported, the retired basketball star and 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant lost their lives in a tragic helicopter crash on January 26th; a accident that also claimed the lives of seven others.

Now, after being laid to rest in a private funeral two weeks ago, a public memorial is taking place at the Staples Center – an arena he called home during his lengthy stint as a Laker.

With tributes from family and friends anticipated, watch the live stream of the ceremony in full below…

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In breaking news, embattled media mogul Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of rape and sexual assault.

Full story below…

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For three decades Nia Long has been at the forefront of Black Hollywood, shining as one of its most talented and enduring actresses.

And she’s still going strong.

The veteran stars as Eunice Garrett in upcoming movie ‘The Banker’ opposite Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie. 

Ahead of the film’s arrival on Apple TV+, she stopped by The Breakfast Club to dish on the film and a whole lot more.

During her engaging sit-down with Charlamagne, DJ Envy, and Angela Yee, Long opened up about motherhood, creating generational wealth in the black community, and today’s ordination of Insta-Celebrities.

She also addressed the lingering rumors of being “difficult.”

A great interview awaits after the jump… (more…)

Could ‘America’s Next Top Model’ be on its way back to screens?

Tyra Banks guested on the latest episode of Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live and offered an interesting update.

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The Real Housewives Of Atlanta is back and blazing for its 12th season. And despite over a decade on-air, the Bravo smash is losing none of its scorching steam.

Already delivering on its promise of shady twists and turns, the latest instalment of the ensemble title is proving a must-see.

Want to know what Nene, Kandi, Porsha Cynthia, Eva and the returning Kenya will be serving up on episode 16 / season 12?

Watch a sneak peek below to find out out below…

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While Nene Leakes‘ future on the ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ remains an uncertainty, the reality original is pressing on with her other endeavours. Namely her comedy career.

And during her latest show, she was snapped cosied up with a surprising guest – none other than Apollo Nida, ex-husband of former RHOA foe Phaedra Parks. 

Details below…

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The stars shine bright for one of Urban entertainment’s biggest calendar nights – the NAACP Image Awards! Broadcast live on BET from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in beautiful Pasadena, CA, the event – which honors the year’s best offerings from people of color in categories of film, music, television, and literature – tapped funnyman/actor Anthony Anderson as its host this year. It also see Rihanna saluted with the President’s Award.

But, before the coveted trophies were handed out, look inside to see who “won” the red carpet’s best looks!

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Danai Gurira is partnering with ABC to create ground breaking and entertaining content. Learn more after the leap… (more…)

After parting ways with two of its original members, replacing them and losing one more, Destiny’s Child was keen to tackle criticism of its high “staff turnover” as it promoted its third studio album ‘Survivor.’

So, with help from SNL, the Urban Pop force did just that via a meeting with “rival” group Gemini’s Twin….as a stage-blazing trio named Serendipity’s Coincidence.

Hit the link below for this week’s edition of Retro Rewind.

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Few shows, if any, can rival the enduring popularity of ‘Friends.’

And now, some 15 years after the sitcom’s final episode, it’s been officially announced that all of the official cast will be reuniting for a special on HBO Max. 

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Check out Taraji P. Henson!

The Golden Globe winner shines on the cover of Essence Magazine‘s March/April cover.

Her feature arrives at an interesting crossroads, both professionally and personally.

Because, after six years, she’ll be bidding adieu to her ‘Empire’ character Cookie Lyon now that the show is coming to a close.

She’ll also be embarking on an exciting new chapter with NFL player partner Kelvin Hayden – who she’ll be marrying later this year.

Head below for pics and quotes, including musings on her wedding, next career move, mental health, and her new  haircare line (TPH by Taraji). (more…)

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