The 67th Annual Tony Awards aired LIVE on Sunday night from the Radio City Music Hall in New York City (June 9). After a 50-plus career in television, film & theatre, 79 year-old acting veteran Cicely Tyson finally earned her well-deserved award for “Best Performance by a Leading Actress” for her role as Miss Carrie Watts in the Broadway musical The Trip to Bountiful.
During Tyson’s dignified, yet heartfelt speech, the actress mentioned how she is the only surviving member of her immediate family, and always wondered why – until now. The funniest part of her reflective moment was when the wrapy-it-up music began to play and she said:
Tennis icon Serena Williams made her mark in history on Saturday afternoon as she become the newest champion for the annual French Open in Paris!
Held on the clay courts of Roland Garros , the 31 year-old received her 16th career Grand Slam title after defeating her opponent Maria Sharapova after a 6-4,6-4 victory.
Interestingly enough, this is Williams second French Open championship since her victory back in 2002 at the tender age of 20:
“Eleven years. I think it’s unbelievable. Now I have 16 Grand Slam titles. It’s difficult for me to speak because I’m so excited [...] I played a great tournament and I ran into a really tough champion today.”
Meet Rotimi. You may recognize him as Darius Morrision from the Starz dramatic series Boss, alongside actors Sanaa Lathan or T.I. Or you probably remember him as the love interest in Keyshia Cole’s music video, “Trust & Believe.” Either way, this up-and-coming actor is slowly but surely making a name for himself in the realms of music, television and film.
Hailing from the state of New Jersey, this Nigerian singer-songwriter honed his skills in high school and began generating a buzz while studying music and communications at Northwestern University. After finding an agent in Chicago, the singer started making moves, snagging roles in local plays and television shows (BOSS, Cooper & Stone) alike…
After what felt like forever and a day, Tamar Braxton and Vincent Herbert have finally had their little bundle of joy – a handsome baby boy.
In the late evening hours of Thursday night (June 6) and coincidentally during the season finale of Braxton Family Values, Tamar Braxton was at the hospital delivering her first child.
Shortly after it was all said and done, the singer took to her Twitter page to share the exciting news.
The reality television star shared a cute photo (see below) confirming that she indeed had a boy, as her good friend Tiny accidentally revealed…
Actress Jada Pinkett-Smith hit the streets of London and headed to the Zuma restaurant to meet up with some friends for dinner (June 1).
The 41 year-old mother of two, donned an emerald green dress and black strapped heels to top off her evening attire. Peep her silver metalic tip toe-nails in the gallery up top. Werk.
Supermodel Jessica White held her fourth annual Angel Wings Foundation charity dinner at Georgica Restaurant & Nightclub in Wainscott, New York this past weekend (May 26). Bajan singer Shontelle rolled through to show some support (see below).
All proceeds from the benifit dinner went to her foundation, which she launched in an effort to raise awareness and rescue young women from sexual abuse and domestic violence. Peep more pics up top. Lovely!
Rock star Lenny Kravitz emerges out of the shadows and sits down for a one-on-one interview with Oprah Winfrey for her Oprah’s Master Class series. The bi-racial rock musician touched on his childhood experience of living in a multi-cultural household, while dealing with racial commentary from his peers:
You’re too white. You’re too black. You’re not black enough. My life has always been about contrast.
The Grammy award-winning artist and actor also opened up about his 6-year marriage to actress Lisa Bonet
Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose were boo’d up on the red carpet of the Ditch Fridays event out in Las Vegas, Nevada this past weekend.
While at the Los Angeles premiere of Fast and Furious 6, Wiz talked about the latest happenings with his music and signed artists. Amber, on the other hand, shared that she’s working on new music and looking to get back into fashion:
We were actually just talking about doing some more music, getting back into high fashion. But you know my son he’s 3 months old today, so he’s still a little, little baby [...] I’m bringing the baby on the weekends to go see him [Wiz in concert].