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Russell Simmons Accused of Rape by Three More Women

Three women have come forward alleging that rap mogul Russell Simmons raped them. One of the women, Drew Dixon, says Simmons sexually harassed and eventually raped her in the 1990s when she was working under Simmons as an executive at... Continue Reading →


PBS Suspends Tavis Smiley After Investigating Sexual Misconduct Allegations

PBS has suspended late-night talk show “Tavis Smiley” amid misconduct allegations against its host and namesake. “Effective today, PBS has indefinitely suspended distribution of ‘Tavis Smiley,’ produced by TS Media, an independent production company,” the public broadcaster said. “PBS engaged an outside law... Continue Reading →

Sylvester Stallone Steps Down From Directing ‘Creed 2’

Sylvester Stallone is handing over the directorial duties for “Creed 2.” The 71-year-old actor announced on Monday he will not be directing the upcoming installment of the "Rocky" franchise and tapped Stephen Caple, Jr. as the new director. "The character... Continue Reading →

In ‘New York Times’ Op-Ed, Salma Hayek Reveals Painful Nightmare Experiences With Harvey Weinstein During Making of ‘Frida’

HARVEY WEINSTEIN WAS a passionate cinephile, a risk taker, a patron of talent in film, a loving father and a monster. For years, he was my monster. This fall, I was approached by reporters, through different sources, including my dear friend... Continue Reading →

In Emotional Op-ed for The New York Times, Actress Salma Hayek says Harvey Weinstein Sexually Harassed, Threatened to Kill her

In one of the most vivid accounts yet of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged abuse and harassment, Salma Hayek says the disgraced movie mogul turned the making of her 2002 passion project, the Frida Kahlo biopic “Frida,” into a nightmare after the... Continue Reading →

Larenz Tate and Erica Ash to Host 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, Which Honors Black Achievement, in Atlanta January 20th

Actors Larenz Tate and Erica Ash have been tapped to host the 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards. The 26th annual event, which was started to honor black achievement and contributions, will be held Jan. 20 in Atlanta and premiere on Bounce at... Continue Reading →

‘Titanic’, ‘Die Hard’, ‘The Goonies’ Among 25 Movies Added to National Film Registry

With the holidays soon upon us, it’s time for the Library of Congress’ annual list of the 25 movies it has added to the National Film Registry. Fans of John McClane, misfit adventures and Kate & Leo have reason to cheer as Die... Continue Reading →

Nina Simone & Bon Jovi Lead 2018 Class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees. The Cars, as well as first-time contenders Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and... Continue Reading →

Kevin Hart Gets Candid About his ‘Tough’ Year Following Sex Extortion Scandal

Kevin Hart took a tough question in stride at the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle premiere this weekend. The 38-year-old actor alluded to his infidelity scandal earlier in the year when Extra host Mario Lopez’s daughter Gia asked him what he wanted... Continue Reading →

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