Best Man actress Nia Long is the cover girl for ESSENCE magazine’s April 2014 issue.
Inside, the mother of two dishes on the upcoming movie Single Mothers Club, the joy of being a mother and whether she sees herself as a movie star:
On filming Tyler Perry’s ‘Single Moms’ Club:
Filming The Single Moms Club was a lot of fun. It was awesome working with you, and I can’t imagine how hard it would have been if you weren’t there. Now I really understand how hard you work.
The Purple One aka Prince took over the Arsenio Hall Show on Wednesday night (March 5) and opened up like we’ve never seen him before.
In the rare televised interview, the 55 year-old answered questions for his long time fans and even shared what his all time pet peeve is. He also discusses his favorite song and why he doesn’t own a cell phone.
ON PET PEEVES
Strangers touching my hair… a party I went to after the Oscars. Folk have the tendency to want to bump into you. [And] it’s mostly dudes.
Well it seems like Mathew Knowles’ baby mama drama might have finally died down a bit. Just this week a California judged ruled in Mathew’s favor in regards to his child support payments.
The 63 year-old fathered a child out of wedlock with “actress” Alexsandra Wright back in 2009 and had been ordered to pay $12,000 a month in support. The judge ruled that the payment be knocked down to $2,500 a month, which is a major cut.
Knowles, who divorced his wife of 30 years back in 2011, cited that since he was fired from his manager job by his superstar daughter Beyonce, his income has taken a major dip. Sounds about right. Either way, I know he’s happy about this!
Elle Varner delivers another song about love with her latest single, “Cold Case.”
In the new track, she sings about a cheating boyfriend, while being resentful and over love. You’ll find this one on her upcoming album, Four Letter Word (L.O.V.E.), which is supposed to arrive later this year.
Earlier this week, singer-songwriter Ashanti attended a ‘Meet The Musician’ event at Apple Store in New York City. The event was hosted by ‘Fashon Queens’ co-star Bevy Smith and also had a special performance from Ashanti herself.
She is currently promoting her fifth studio release, Braveheart which happens to be on her own independent record label, Written Entertainment. Check out video of her performance here.
In related news, she revealed she will be scoring the upcoming Tupac biopic.
I have an amazing opportunity. L.T. Hutton, who actually produced the ‘I Got It’ record and ‘Scars’ and a bunch of other records on my album, he’s one of the CEO’s over at Morgan Creek. And him and I are gonna be doing like a musical score, or a lot of music, for the Tupac Film coming in 2015..