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'The Color Purple' Author Alice Walker Breaks Silence On Firing Of UK Stage Actress For Homophobic Comments

Early in March, we reported that Oluwaseyi "Semi" Omooba exited production on the UK stage production of The Color Purple due to her making homophobic comments on social media in the past. For those unfamiliar, Omooba wrote a post on her Facebook page that read, "I do not believe you can be born gay, and I do not believe homosexuality is right." Considering the fact that the main...

Film,News

Megan Thee Stallion, 6lack, Lauryn Hill And More Set For 'Queen & Slim' Soundtrack From Motown

The release date for the soundtrack to the upcoming film, Queen & Slim, has been announced. The soundtrack is set to be released on November 15, before the film's release date of November 27. The 17-track soundtrack will feature songs from the likes of Ms. Lauryn Hill (her first solo song in many years), Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, Vince Staples featuring 6lack X Mereba, Tiana...

Film,News

'Gemini Man' Bows As One Of The Lowest Opening Weekends Of Will Smith's Career

Despite an exorbitant amount of press documenting its groundbreaking technology, Gemini Man is being regarded as both a critical and commercial failure. In fact, it now likely stands to become Will Smith's biggest box office flop since 1999's Wild Wild West. Gemini Man had an opening weekend gross of around $20 million, despite its budget being about $150 million and the fact that it...

News,Television

HBO Adding Mental Health Disclaimers Ahead Of Multiple Series, Including 'Euphoria'

If the first season of Euphoria revealed anything, it's that HBO is not straying away from the conversation surrounding mental health. As part of “It’s OK,” an initiative whose goal is to destigmatize mental illness and encourage conversations of mental health issue, HBO just announced that it will add mental health awareness “bumpers” ahead of some of its shows that will specify...

News,Television

'Law & Order: SVU' To Air Episode Inspired By Jussie Smollett Controversy — Watch The Preview

During a recent interview, rapper and actor Ice-T teased a special "ripped from the headlines" episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit inspired by the controversy surrounding former Empire actor Jussie Smollett. A celebrity is attacked, but does his story hold up? Don't miss an all-new, ripped-from-the-headlines #SVU, Thursday at 10/9c on @nbc....