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After a six-year hiatus, VH1's Hip Hop Honors returned to celebrate the game changers of the hip hop industry.
But this year's event, aptly dubbed All Hail The Queens, was all about that girl power!
Broadcast live for the first time in its history, Monday night's ceremony paid homage to the female trailblazers who burst into the patriarchal genre to make their voices heard — and were honored with AH-Mazing tribute performances!
Hosted by Eve, the evening began with an inspiring statement from Black Lives Matter founders Darnell Moore and Alicia Garza — and also included a taped appearance by First Lady Michelle Obama honoring the women of hip hop!
We've known for a couple months that NBC's next planned musical is none other than Hairspray Live!, but we only just got our first casting news for the event on Monday… and we could not be more excited!
But that's not the only update we've got for ya — Harvey Fierstein will also be reprising his role as Edna Turnblad, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical back in 2003!
Two leads down, nine to go.
Make sure to catch J.Hud, Harvey, and the rest of the to-be-determined cast when Hairspray Live! debuts Wednesday, December 7 on NBC!
Whom do U want to see join the cast next??
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Things just got real.
In the latest issues of Porter Magazine, Jessica Chastain once again weighed in on the subject of gender equality in Hollywood.
The red headed starlet shared:
On Thursday, Queen Latifah and Paula Patton started trending on Twitter…
And all because of reports that the two actresses are dating!
The Internet just couldn't handle the Miracles From Heaven starlet getting together with Robin Thicke's ex — and on his birthday, no less!
We've reached out to their reps for further comment, and it seems the rumor probably isn't true.
But that doesn't mean we still can't enjoy everyone's reactions to the report!! Catch them all (below)…
No shade here!
The Guardians of the Galaxy star has been getting major heat for darkening her skin and donning a nose prosthetic while portraying the late singer in the upcoming biopic, even from the estate of Nina's verified Twitter account.
But not everyone is up in arms over Saldana's altered look — in fact, Queen Latifah and Paula Patton are coming to the actress' defense!
At the premiere of The Perfect Match on Monday, Latifah said she was "looking forward to" the film after being asked what she thought about the controversy, saying: