Apparently it wasn’t a very happy father’s day for Djimon Hounsou this weekend. The actor dropped a bombshell that he’s having a hard time seeing his son, Kenzo, whom he shares with fashion mogul Kimora Lee Simmons. —Could alleged OJ Simpson knife threats on Twitter “I will cut you!” send him back to jail?— While over the weekend, Lee was sharing loving Father’s Day tributes to her other baby daddies, Russell Simmons and her husband, Tim Leissner, who got his own share of troubles, she didn’t share a social media shoutout for her ex Hounsou. The actor said he would like to see his kid Kenzo who he shares with the CEO of Baby Phat and it seems as if it’s been some time since he’s had a father-son moment too.
Bill Cosby (C) is taken away in handcuffs after being sentenced to 3-10 years in his sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on September 25, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for MTV) The MTV Movie & TV Awards aired Monday night and honored some of the biggest names in entertainment. The annual event brought out celebs like Tiffany Haddish, Jada PinkettSmith, and featured an incredible performance from Lizzo. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson took home a golden popcorn trophy when he was honored with the Icon Generation Award and he delivered a touching acceptance speech.
(Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) The American Black Film Festival has announced the ‘Best of ABFF’ and we have the complete list of winners from the 5-day festival that took over Miami Beach this week. Erica Ash hosted the closing ceremony where the festival’s big winners were revealed on Saturday night, culminating the five-day festival by honoring the winners of the film competitions and talent pipeline programs.
A partnership between Kim Kardashian West and a rideshare giant will potentially help thousands of inmates get back on their feet. During a recent trip to The White House, Kardashian West announced that her partnership with Lyft will enable up to 5,000 soon-to-be released inmates to receive transportation to job interviews. The arrangement could start as early as next month, according to TMZ. Lyft reportedly is committing to transporting thousands of former inmates to their job interviews, work and other places, starting as early as next month. Kardashian West, in partnership with #Cut50, a bipartisan initiative to cut crime and incarceration rates across all states, has been putting in work at the federal and local levels over the past year to both raise awareness of people wrongfully incarcerated and to help formerly incarcerated people with housing and employment once they leave prison.
Rapper Meek Mill's legal team has blocked recent legal efforts to stop his documentary #freeMeek from moving forward. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images) A prominent Philadelphia lawyer lost his lawsuit against Amazon and Roc Nation over an alleged illegal recording of comments he made about his client, who just so happens to be the judge at the center of rapper Meek Mill’s probation violation case.
OJ Simpson joins Twitter with a splash (Photo by Jason Bean-Pool/Getty Images) LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he’s got a “little gettin’ even to do.” Simpson confirmed the new account to the Associated Press on Saturday, saying in a phone interview while on a Las Vegas golf course that it “will be a lot of fun.
Check out the official synopsis: In this coming-of-age drama, a reclusive teenage musical prodigy (Khalil Everage) forms an unlikely friendship with a down-on-his-luck high school security guard (Anthony Anderson). United by their mutual love of hip-hop, they try to free each other from the demons of their past and break into the city’s music scene. Directed by Chris Robinson BEATS features Everage in his feature film debut and co-stars Uzo Aduba and Emayatzy Corinealdi. BEATS is the ultimate ode to Chicago’s South Side, and its long history of creating music that forms the city’s beating heart. Set in Chicago, the film directed by Chris Robinson (The New Edition Story) follows August; a teenager traumatized after witnessing a devastating tragedy.
(Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for THR) The American Black Film Festival is going down in Miami and TheGrio is front and center for all the festivities. Tons of famous faces headed down to the beach this week to mix and mingle with fans, creatives, and journalists as they premiered their projects and participated in panels about navigating the entertainment industry.