(Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) Rapper and activist Common is opening up for the first time about a painful childhood memory that actress Laura Dern recently helped him recall while working on his newly released memoir “Let Love Have the Last Word.” The Grammy and Oscar-winning artist shares a haunting memory of being molested by a family friend. It was only two years ago, while workshopping a scene from the 2018 drama feature The Tale, with his love interest, Jennifer, (Dern), that the disturbing memory suddenly came back to him, PEOPLE reports.
HBO The number of people of color I know in Westeros just dropped by 50 percent. I love me some Game of Thrones. I’ve interviewed George R.R. Martin and Sophie Turner and Kit Harington and a bunch of other cast members and I watch the show every weekend with my family. But we’re a black family so watching Game of Thrones is a little different for us.
President Donald Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods during a ceremony in the Rose Garden
Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg holds a town hall in North Charleston, South Carolina, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard) South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg may be sitting on surprise popularity since announcing his run for the White House, but the presidential hopeful told an audience in predominantly Black Orangeburg, S.C.
Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Def Jam Last week the niece of the Braxton sisters’ younger brother Michael, passed unexpectedly at the tender age of 24 from heart complications. The death of Lauren Braxton rocked the famous Braxton’s’ family including her aunt Tamar who took to social media, cloaked in dark sunglasses and a hat, to vent about how exasperated she is from the ordeal of losing a loved one and how heavily the death is weighing on her, The AJC reports.
Letitia James speaks on stage at World AIDS Day 2017 at Kings Theatre on December 1, 2017 in the Brooklyn (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Housing Works, Inc.
Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Will Smith says taking over the role of the beloved Genie from late actor Robin Williams was an intimidating experience. But during his visit with the Good Morning America team on Monday, the global superstar explained how he was able to make the Aladdin character his own.
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga - Pool/Getty Images) Former first last Michelle Obama hit up Twitter on Monday to congratulate Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, who welcomed their first child on Monday, May 6.
Television host Wendy Williams attends the Vulture Festival Presented By AT&T - Milk Studios, Day 1 at Milk Studios on May 19, 2018 in New York City.