(Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images) Film, television and theater actor Paul Benjamin, who appeared in Spike Lee’s acclaimed 1989 film Do the Right Thing, died last month, the Oscar-winning director announced on Wednesday. Sharing an image of Benjamin from the film as one of the three wise Brooklyn “corner men” who gathered daily under a beach umbrella, Lee penned a heartfelt tribute to the 81-year-old on Instagram, revealing he died on June 28, in Los Angeles.
R&B singer R. Kelly covers his mouth as he speaks to members of his entourage as he leaves the Leighton Criminal Courts Building(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Lee Daniels participates in a panel discussion during the TIME 100 Summit 2019 (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for TIME) Following news that the Fox Network cancelled the music drama Star after three seasons, comes word from producer Lee Daniels that the series will be making a comeback as a televised movie.
Season three of Stranger Things premiered on Netflix July 4th and its visibly noticeable that all the characters are growing up. The cast has grown so much, that one of them is going to to college in the Fall. According to People, 17-year-old, actor Caleb McLaughlin, opened up about how he will be starting college in the fall.
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, center, on Court Number One to watch United States' Serena Williams play Slovenia's Kaja Juvan in a singles match during day four of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 4, 2019.
(Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) Idris Elba responded to the claims of two female writers that they were not acknowledged for their contributions to his play Tree, calling the accusations “frustrating.” “We wanted to offer an opportunity to support these new writers while creating a piece of work and scale and to a director’s vision,” Elba posted on Twitter.
Getty Images Swizz Beatz, the music producer, rapper and DJ is sharply criticizing President Trump’s July 4th military parade, and comparing it to a spectacle not unlike a military dictator. “Bring out all the toys for the toy show?” Swizz is heard on video saying, referring to the military vehicles that will be included in the parade. “Look at what we dealing with.
Courtesy of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network/Guy D’Alema OWN just announced that Greenleaf will return to the small screen for its fourth season on September 3. The super-successful, megachurch drama series from award-winning writer/executive producer Craig Wright and executive producers Clement Virgo, Kriss Turner Towner and Oprah Winfrey will move to Tuesday nights when it returns this fall.
(Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation) Soon, you may be driving in Philadelphia and notice the name of its legendary and famed soul songstress, Patti Labelle, on a street sign. City leaders honored Patti LaBelle on Tuesday at the Kimmel Center by naming a portion of Broad Street – between Locust and Spruce Streets in Center City – Patti LaBelle Way, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. The ceremony was hosted by WDAS’ Patty Jackson. “I never would’ve dreamed of this,” LaBelle said, according to the Inquirer.
Nicki Minaj (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for TIDAL) When thinking of Saudi Arabia, one might not immediately conjure images of Nicki Minaj, but that’s about to change. The female rapper is headed there to perform.