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.
Serena Williams rocked a figure flattering black & white striped dress at the Mutua Madrid Open presentation at the Caja Magica in Spain on Thursday (May 2).
Topped off with a pair of Nike high-tops, the 31 year-old tennis titan showed off her amazing guns as she sat amongst fellow tennis champions Victoria Azarenk and Rafeal Nadal.
At this year’s Madrid Open, Williams will be going head to head against her former Sony Open opponent Maria Sharapova. But this time around, they’ll be playing on a court covered in red clay. When asked last year about her preference in a tennis court surface, she candidly replied,
“Anywhere. It could be ice, grass, clay. It could be — I don’t care. Just give me a racket and a ball. I’m ready.”
On May 2, 1973, activist Assatta Olugbala Shakur (born Joanne Chesimard) and two members from the Black Liberation Army, were reportedly pulled over by NJ state troopers for a motor vehicle violation. Various accounts have been told, but according to the FBI’s official website:
Chesimard and her accomplices opened fire on the troopers. One trooper was wounded and the other was shot and killed execution-style at point-blank range. Chesimard fled the scene, but was subsequently apprehended. One of her accomplices was killed in the shoot-out and the other was also apprehended and remains in jail.
40 years after being convicted of murder and 34 years after escaping from prison, the Federal Bureau of Investigations has added the 65 year-old to their “Most Wanted Terrorists” list — making her first woman ever to make the list and the second domestic terrorist to be added.
A slew of celebrities attended the world premiere and private screening of the upcoming Baz Luhrmann-directed, film The Great Gatsby (May 1). Held at the Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall in New York City, some of entertainment’s biggest names, included Jay Z, Emeli Sande, Michael K. White, Gayle King and André Leon Talley walked the start-studded red carpet.
Check out the gallery up top! You can catch The Great Gatsby in movie theaters on May 10th while the official soundtrack drops on May 7th. Can’t wait!
After 10 years and 20 successful cycles, Tyra Banks is adding South Africa as one more international adaptation on her Top Model franchise list.
According to CBSCorporation.com, America’s Next Top Model distributor and CBS Television’s subdivision, CBS Studios International has just authorized the rights over to LuLu Productions for an African adaptation of the popular modeling competion entitled Africa’s Next Top Model:
LuLu Productions will be producing Africa’s Next Top Model along with Never Machine Productions for it to air pan-regionally throughout Africa this year. Production will get under way in August in Cape Town. The show, which will be filmed in English, will be shot primarily on location in South Africa, supported by the sponsorship from South African Tourism.
Young Money’s PJ Morton slows it down and smooths it out with his latest record, “Work It Out.” Expect to find this track on his debut studio album, New Orleans on May 14th! In the meantime, you can catch PJ holdin’ down the keys while on tour with Maroon 5.
Singer Usher Raymond was snapped out and about in NYC this week. The entertainer got in a quick stretch and threw up a peace sign before heading into a building in New York City (May 1).
The 34 year-old father of two has been busy working on NBC’s The Voice and had to cut his team down to 4 singers during this week’s Knockout round.