Beyonce took a minute out of her busy tour schedule and sat down with ABC’s Good Morning America not too long ago. In the short and sweet one-on-one interview, the 31 year-old entertainer talked about her role as Queen in the upcoming animated film, Epic, which she said was an emotional experience:
I was so honored when they asked me to do this role, and I was actually pregnant at the time. I thought, you know, by the time this comes out, my daughter will understand it’s my voice and what an incredible, ‘cool point’. It’s such a beautiful role and it has so much depth. It’s so emotional and I literally… I was crying when I did the voice over and it was the first thing I did after giving birth.
Over the weekend, future parents-to-be Tamar Braxton & Vince Herbert enjoyed a night with family and friends as they celebrated Tamar’s carnival themed baby shower at the Hotel Bel-Air in California.
The Braxton family (Traci, Towanda, Trina, Toni and Ms. Evelyn) came to support the mother-to-be. Among their friends to attend were reality TV stars Tami Roman, Tiny & T.I., actor Flex Alexander and his wife, singer Shanice and more.
The lovelies Solange Knowles and Eve were seen working the red carpet at the Great Gatsby screening held at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art on Sunday evening (May 5).
Dressed in cream and white frock, Solo showed some cleavage with her signature afro, while Eve glammed up with a dress by London-based fashion designer Liz Black, earrings by Eternamé, along with a pair of peep-toe heels and a red lip to top it all off.
Vocal powerhouse Mariah Carey finally unveils her brand new single, “Beautiful,” featuring Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter, Miguel. The official visuals for this single will be premiered on Wednesday night‘s episode of American Idol.
Mariah’s 11th upcoming, untitled studio album is expected to arrive later this year. Producers Jermaine Dupri, Hit-Boy and The-Dream will be lending their production talents to the project. Peep the sweet Mariah & Miguel duet below.
The lovely gospel singing duo Mary Mary pose is up for the latest cover of EBONY magazine. Inside the June 2013 issue, Tina and Erica Campbell dish on their decision to take a musical break from each other and talk a bit about their individual marriages.
Erica shares her thoughts on her husband’s calling to be a minister, while Tina revealed how she eventually found forgiveness after her husband’s infidelity:
TINA ON HER HUSBAND’S AFFAIR:
Once I became aware [of the affair], I initially wanted to kill my husband…I was considering adjusting the will, the living trust and all that kind of stuff. I did physically try to stab him. Several times…I never got to the point of physical harm, not really, but my words…My words hurt.
NBA player Kobe Bryant and his wife, Vanessa Bryant were all smiles as they arrived at the 16th Annual EIF Womens Cancer Research Fundraiser at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel a few days ago in Cali.
The 34 year-old athlete suffered a tear in his Achilles tendon back in April and is expected to return to the court after 6 months of recovery and therapy.
In related news, Kobe is going head to head against his mother, Patricia Bryant who wants to auction off over 100 collectible items – uniforms, rings and trophies – from her son’s high school & Lakers basketball career…
It’s been a minute since we’ve all heard from singer-songwriter Timothy Bloom. Now the “Possibilities” singer has stepped out from the behind-the-scenes to drop two new records, “Where, Where, Where” and “I Hate You.”
The first guitar & drum-ladden, uptempo features the crooner singing about how a love has got him losing his cool, wondering where his mojo has gone. In the second, Bloom slows it down with a smooth, ballad-like track.
America’s favorite crisis fixer Kerry Washington is next up on the cover of Parade magazine’s weekly Sunday issue.
The ABC Scandal star dishes on auditioning for the role of Olivia Pope, whether she knows if President Obama has seen the show and how filming scenes for D’Jango Unchained was an emotional struggle for her:
I feel like I barely survived Django emotionally. The violence. Hearing the N-word every day. It cost me a lot psychologically, but it was worth it to tell that story.
Check out the behind-the-scenes video down below where Kerry talks about her acting career up to date and what she loves most about acting on television and films.