Things have been looking up for Queen Latifah since her talk show was cancelled last year. The 45-year-old actor is starring in a musical biopic for HBO!
Queen plays iconic blues singer Bessie Smith in Bessie. And if the teaser is any indication, sh*t gets cray! Bessie is throwing vases, SANGIN her heart out on stage, and making out in the back seat of a car with Michael K. Williams — aka Omar from The Wire!
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Get it, Bessie!
Watch the video (above) to see the teaser for this provocative blues biopic, airing May 16 on HBO!
Of course they were!
Prince popped up in NYC to do a surprise performance at 23 Wall Street for the 30th anniversary of Michael Jordan's basketball brand Jordan.
In Prince-like fashion, it started after midnight, with the music icon's band 3RDEYEGIRL taking the stage with him.
[ Video: Prince Teams With 3RDEYEGIRL For A Psychedelic New Sound! See The ANOTHERLOVE Lyric Vid HERE! ]
And there were plenty of celebs in attendance, like Beyoncé and Jay Z, and the couple even hopped on stage to dance! They weren't alone though! Queen Latifah, Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Questlove, Carmelo Anthony, and even MJ himself all joined in to groove on stage!
Simply fantastic! And for those interested, here's the setlist
Best boss EVER!!!
Even though Queen Latifah's talk show — produced by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith – was cancelled last month, the 44-year-old is still helping out her crew…
BY PAYING THEIR SALARIES!
Not cool — but she gave it a good run!
Queen Latifah won't be appearing on the network CBS with her talk show The Queen Latifah Show any longer, and that's because the network has cancelled her show after two seasons due to budget concerns and low ratings.
Queen Latifah thanked all of her staff in a beautiful note what she shared on social media:
Bill Cosby has been surrounded by rape allegations for years, and they're back with a vengeance.
Last week, one of his alleged victims Barbara Bowman wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post, which was strongly titled: Bill Cosby raped. Why did it take 30 years for people to believe my story
Following that emotional piece, his November 19th appearance on The Late Show With David Letterman has been cancelled, though it's not clear which party did the canceling. Regis Philbin will be taking his place.
Cosby also cancelled his recent appearance on The Queen Latifah Show, and in a recent NPR interview, he and his wife Camille