Topic: Mary J. Blige

Lifetime Movie Betty & Coretta: A Weak Telling Of A Worthwhile True Story

Lifetime Movie Betty & Coretta: A Weak Telling Of A Worthwhile True Story

This weekend Lifetime aired the first of three new films premiering on the network this February in honor of Black History Month. The movie, titled Betty & Coretta, starred Angela Bassett and Mary J. Blige as Coretta Scott King and Betty Shabazz, the wives of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X, respectively. This is a good example of a story that’s worth telling being told by the wrong people. More »

Gallery: Which Of These Stars Was Not At The ‘Faster’ Premiere?

Gallery: Which Of These Stars Was Not At The 'Faster' Premiere?

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson celebrated the premiere of his latest action flick, Faster, at a big Hollywood bash last night. Lots of famous people were there…or were they? We’ve interspersed several photos of celebrities that were off attending a totally different event - the launch of 2BHAPPY jewelry line at Lavo NYC – that took place simultaneously during the movie premiere. Can you guess which stars attended what event? More »

From the Red Carpet: ‘Us’ Magazine Style Party with Vampire Weekend, Wendy Williams, and Bethenny Frankel

From the Red Carpet: 'Us' Magazine Style Party with Vampire Weekend, Wendy Williams, and Bethenny Frankel

Us magazine has named the 25 Most Stylish New Yorkers and held a party in their honor at a new restaurant/nightclub combo, Lavo. As much as I would like to pretend that I was included in the event, I was just outside desperately trying to get a word in with the A-list and waiting for Will Arnett to show up (I didn`t see him, and it broke my heart). The actual attendees included Alexis Bledel, Bethenny Frankel, Kristin Chenoweth, Mary J. Blige, Omarion, Swizz Beatz, Adrian Grenier, Tyson Beckford, Wendy Williams, and the members of Vampire Weekend. Despite publicists quickly ushering them into the theater, I managed to squeeze out a couple of good words from a few of the stars. More »

Diddy is on a Mission

Diddy is on a Mission

Diddy is once again getting serious about this year’s presidential election. He used his influence in 2004 to get youth out to the voting polls and he is doing it again, but this time in support for Senator Obama. He … More »