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Oprah And Eddie Murphy Secure Roles In Richard Pryor Biopic

August 30th, 2015 - By Ashley Monaé
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And we’re off… Get ready y’all for #richardpryor @eppsie @oprah

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After much speculation that Eddie Murphy and Oprah Winfrey would possibly be joining the cast of the highly-anticipated Richard Pryor biopic, the guessing game is now over.

According to the Daily Mail, both Murphy and Winfrey have been confirmed as cast members of the film. Murphy will play play Pryor’s father, Leroy “Buck Carter” Pryor; Winfrey will play Pryor’s grandmother, who ran a brothel and raised the legendary comic there.

The two will join Mike Epps, who will play Pryor, and Kate Hudson, who is set to play Pryor’s widow, Jennifer Lee Pryor. Epps’ highly coveted, lead role was also auditioned for by Nick Cannon and Marlon Wayans, according to the report. After much deliberation about securing a powerhouse cast, The Weinstein Company and director Lee Daniels are slated to start production in March, after wrapping up the second season of his hit Fox series, Empire.

With such a star-studded cast, this film is sure to be one of the biggest, most talked about productions upon its big screen reveal.

Celebs Who Popped Up Pregnant Out Of Nowhere

February 27th, 2014 - By Iva Anthony
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In this day and age where a celebrity’s every move can be well chronicled, somehow these celebrities managed to surprise us all by popping up pregnant out of nowhere. No announcement, no save the date, just them, the red carpet, and a baby bump.

Celebs Who Popped Up Pregnant

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Lil Kim

Lil Kim reigned as the Queen Bee of rap in the late 90’s. Although her career took a nosedive following a jail stint for lying under oath, the diminutive star still managed to release new music. She may not be the hottest female rapper around anymore but the Brooklyn emcee will have a new title to her name. Lil Kim popped up at an event during New York Fashion Week earlier this month with a big bun in the oven. She’s a few months into the pregnancy and her boyfriend and daddy to be Mr. Papers revealed she is having a baby boy.

It Was All Good Just A Week Ago: Former Celebrity BFFs

June 28th, 2013 - By Iva Anthony
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Romantic relationships in Hollywood come and go. Apparently, so do friendships. Although they were best friends forever at one point in time, these celebs eventually went from friends to frenemies.

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Katy Perry and Rihanna

Pop stars Rihanna and Katy Perry were BFFs for several years. After her violent and public breakup with R&B singer Chris Brown in 2009, Rihanna turned to Perry for a shoulder to cry on. However, Perry didn’t approve of Rihanna and Brown rekindling the flames once again. A close friend to Perry said she felt that her former bestie was “making a huge mistake and [she] doesn’t want to be part of it.” The on-and-off again relationship between Rihanna and Brown is once again off and reportedly the two pop star divas are friends again. Perry was recently spotted at Rihanna’s concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

It’s Not All About Drugs: Stars Who Entered Rehab For Reasons Other Than Substance Abuse

June 12th, 2013 - By Iva Anthony
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Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars have publicly battled with drug or alcohol but others have entered rehab for other underlying problems. These 15 celebs sought help for problems other than substance abuse.

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Mariah Carey’s diva behavior is legendary but back in 2001, the “Beautiful” singer hit a low point in her career following the release of her semi-autobiographical movie Glitter. After the film tanked, Carey was dropped from her record label. Posting ominous messages on her website to her fans, it was clear something was wrong with Carey. Succumbing to the pressures of the industry, Mimi had a public meltdown and went into treatment. Fast forward four years and a new record deal later, Carey drops The Emancipation of Mimi, which wound up being the biggest album of that year, and returns to superstar status.

She Get It From Her Mama: Stunning Celebrity Mother-Daughter Combos

May 10th, 2013 - By M A
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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we felt it was time to show some love to the most stunning, most beautiful, most age-defying mother-daughter combos Hollywood has to offer. And while there are many lovely sets of mamas and baby girls to choose from, there was little denying that these pairs deserved some special props. From Tina and Beyonce Knowles to Kim Basinger and Ireland Baldwin, these duos hold it down for mothers and daughters far and wide.

That’s One Way To Get A (Championship) Ring: Celebrity Women Who Love Dating Athletes

April 10th, 2013 - By Iva Anthony
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It’s no secret how professional athletes attract A-list celebrities. The million dollar paychecks, fame, and power an NBA or NFL superstar can hold is a magnet for some women more than others. Here’s a look at 15 celebrity women who just can’t get enough of athletes.

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Gabrielle Union has dated athletes for over a decade. The 40-year-old actress was married to former NFL running back Chris Howard for five years. Union moved on to safety Darren Sharper for a year before setting her sights on a new sport and new man. The Think Like A Man actress has been romantically linked to NBA superstar Dwayne Wade since 2008 and has stuck by the Miami Heat player’s side through a public and narsty divorce and custody case with his former wife Siovaughn.

9 Athletes Addicted to Dating Celebrities

January 4th, 2012 - By Kschlicher
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It’s a well-known fact that professional athletes date celebrities, and some athletes seem to have made a second career out of celebrity dating!  Check out these 9 athletes that just love to love celebs!
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1. Joe DiMaggio

Possibly the most famous athlete-celebrity pairing of all time, and perhaps the one that set the stage for all those to follow, was the marriage of baseball great Joe DiMaggio and Hollywood superstar Marilyn Monroe. Although they were only married for a short time in 1954, their love affair marks one of the first athlete and meja celeb couples.  The sweet part is that although they divorced in 1954, DiMaggio re-entered her life in 1961, spawning rumours that the two were an item again.  After Monroe died of an apparent overdose in 1962, DiMaggio sent a half-dozen roses three times a week to her headstone until his death in 1999. Aww!

Some of Hollywood’s Youngest Moms

December 7th, 2011 - By Kschlicher
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What is the definition of a young mom these days? Entering motherhood in your 20s or your teens?  Let’s take a look at these 8 Hollywood mamas who has entered motherhood in their teens and 20s. Some have said it’s the best thing that ever happened to them, while others have spoken out on the topic and encouraged young girls to wait until they’re older and married.

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1. Britney Spears

Spears’ early days of swearing off sex until marriage didn’t last long, and it turned out that she wasn’t “that innocent.” “Smoking, drinking, sex—why is it such a big deal for me?” she proclaimed to People magazine in 2002. Soon she was portraying a much more sexually charged image in music videos like “I’m a Slave for You” and making out with Madonna onstage at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards. In 2005, when Spears was only 24 and at the height of her career, she had her first child, Sean Preston, with husband Kevin Federline. She gave birth to Jayden James Federline in September 2006, and filed for divorce from her husband two months later. Although Spears temporarily lost custody of her kids and was ordered by a judge to spend eight hours a week working with a “parenting coach” who supervised her interactions with Sean Preston and Jayden James, she is said to be on the right track and trying to fix up her troubled past.