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Actor Michael Ealy has come a long way, and you ain’t eeen know it.
In a recent interview with Ellen DeGeneres (to promote his show Almost Human), the gorgeous guy talked about his life before the movies, when he was out here waiting tables and trying make ends meet off of tips. If you live in New York, I’m sure you know a thing or two about the Jamaican restaurant Negril Village. So who else is mad that they missed out on being served by the blue-eyed beauty back in the day? Anywho, Ealy opened up about his past waiting tables for famous folks, including Diddy, who he says was the best tipper Ealy came across. It all started after the actor gave props to Ellen (who also used to wait tables) for giving a waitress a $10,000 tip a few weeks ago:
“I saw what you did for the waitress in Connecticut and just let me say that really warmed my heart. I waited tables. I did the textbook actor thing. I left college and I said, ‘What should I do to make a living?,’ and it was, I saw people interviewed and they said they waited tables. That’s what I did. I had no experience and so I ended up waiting tables. It was a great experience because I actually learned so much about human behavior. You know, like the things that you can tell. Let’s just say a couple on a first date, you can tell because the guy is extremely chivalrous. And after a few weeks, not so chivalrous. Little less chivalrous. It was in New York City. It was a high-end Caribbean spot called Negril and a lot of celebrities came through there. Yes, I know who’s a good tipper and a bad tipper and all of that.”
Ellen: “Who’s the best tipper?”
Ellen: “Yeah? He’s the best tipper? What was the check and what did he leave?”
“I think the check was like, 40 bucks and he left me like, 100.”
Now that’s how you tip! Have you ever waited tables? Check out Michael’s interview below, and even if you don’t hear anything he says, you can just stare at all the beauty of that man…
We’ve witnessed actress Taraji P. Henson blossom into one fabulous individual over the years and it’s so hard not to love her wild sense of humor and her down to earth personality. The 42-year-old knockout recently paid a visit to the Wendy Show where she chatted it up about everything from parenting to her rumored relationship with Idris Elba. Check out some of what she had to say.
On putting off her son’s college enrollment:
“I had my son sit out a semester. Well, a year. We did the gap year. I just felt like he wasn’t ready. He’s of college age. He’s on his way to college. He was supposed to start last year. I want to set him up for success not failure. And a lot of kids when they go to college and they’re not mentally ready, they’re not mature enough and they fail. He’s not gonna waste my money. I feel like we invest in our children’s future and like I said I want to set him up for success not failure. Yes and he did [get a job for a year to mature] and I’m so proud of him. He’s such a good boy, he just wasn’t ready.”
On the Think Like a Man sequel:
“Yes, [a sequel is] being made. We start [filming] May 13th in Vegas.”
On how (and why) she maintains a low profile:
“I do [go out shopping while in New York City]. We [Mary J. Blige and I] hang out. I was just with her at Noble. This is what you guys need to understand. I don’t do it and I’m not judging, but a lot of celebrities call the paparazzi to meet them where they’re going. So I am choosing to have a private life because I have a son. I have a son who is on the Internet. And like I said last time I was here, I don’t know what it is to grow up, you know his father was murdered. I don’t know what it is to grow up without a dad, my grandfather is murdered and now my mom is this big celebrity and she’s always in the tabloids. I wouldn’t do that to him.”
On the rumored romance shared between she and Idris Elba:
“There’s the record I’ve slept with every man I’ve ever worked with. There it is! No [that is not true at all]. I just do not mix business with pleasure… If you have sex with them why would they want to work with you again?”
Turn the page to watch Taraji’s interview and find out which one of her hot co-stars she’d sleep with if she had to choose between Michael Ealy, Brad Pitt and Tyrese Gibson.
Most celebs are some good-looking folks. And while we enjoy their brand of attractive for as long as they’re in the spotlight, who is going to carry on that beautiful tradition in the years to come? Babies, babies and more babies. With news of some of Hollywood’s most attractive people hopping on the baby train in 2013, we decided to take a look at 15 wildly pretty couples who we can’t wait to bring a little one into the world. And no we’re not trying to perpetuate the whole baby mama/baby daddy phenomenon that’s going on, we’re just saying these folks will have some cute babes worth talking about whether they decide to put marriage before the carriage or not.
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Have you ever thought that some men were prettier than their women, and if not prettier than at least more high maintenance? It might be their grooming or their mannerisms, or maybe even something you just can’t quite put your finger on, but trust me, you know the feeling.
Before you get to clicking I should probably say that there’s real no concrete evidence that any of these men are prima donnas, but based on appearances – which are sometimes telling and sometimes not – these fifteen celebs seem to fit the bill. Of course “pretty” is a matter of opinion here, but feel free to throw yours about these pretty boy floyds in the comments section below.
Prince and his girlfriend Bria Valente may look a lot alike – thanks to their surgeon I suppose, but I dare say Prince is the prettier of the two, and considering his eccentricity – probably the more high maintenance of the two as well. Prince must not only be barbered to perfection, but also made up to perfection, hair styled to perfection, and clothed to perfection. And perfection ain’t easy, or quick.
OK so this isn’t really sad news for Michael Ealy, but it might be for fans like us who were unnecessarily holding on to the actor’s alleged singleness. Turns out he’s not single at all, and he hasn’t been for a long time. In fact, now he’s married. According to PEOPLE:
Actor Michael Ealy married longtime girlfriend Khatira Rafiqzada … back in October, his rep tells PEOPLE.
Ealy, 39, and Khatira Rafiqzada, 31, wed in a private ceremony in Los Angeles. The couple have been dating for almost four years.
“Michael has always been a private guy, and he wanted to enjoy his time as a newlywed with his wife privately,” his rep said. “Now that some time has passed and the holidays are here, he wanted to share the news with his fans that he is married and very happy.”
Four years?! Michael had us all bamboozled. I guess he just wanted to keep some part of his life private, but is anyone else feeling some type of way about him claiming to be single all this time. Couldn’t he have just said he doesn’t talk about his personal life? Hmmmmm.
From Eur Web
By now most people know Kevin Hart’s hilarious style of comedy.
He’s a great storyteller with all the perfect punch lines, the voices, and the extras. The comic is on top of his game right now with additional big screen gigs as well as growing popularity.
Recently he wrapped up filming for yet another flick, “About Last Night,” a remake of the 1986 original about two single men living wild lives until love catches hold.
The film stars Regina Hall, Michael Ealy, and Joy Bryant; and Hart admits he gets to play a different role this time around.
See what part he’ll be playing over on EurWeb.com.
*There’s nothing like a movie that gives you a good ol’ feeling after a good ‘ol cry – and that’s what the new film “Unconditional,” starring Michael Ealy evokes.
This isn’t Ealy’s first starring role, but may be the first of this kind for him. This isn’t the Michael Ealy who played ‘Dominic’ in the hit film “Think Like A Man” – yes the searing blue eyes are present, the million dollar smile gleams, however this Michael Ealy delivers a performance that far exceeds that of the romantic lover boy that women have come to swoon over.
Ealy stars alongside Lynn Collins as the real life ‘Papa Joe Bradford’ in a film that follows what happens when an unsung hero collides with a friend from his sordid past by way of a tragic event. That unexpected encounter sets their lives on journey that reveals that no matter the circumstances, hope and love can be found in the most unexpected places.
“Unconditional” is the first movie from Harbinger Media Partners, LLC. Founded in 2009 by Jason Atkins (CEO) and J. Wesley Legg (COO). Harbinger creates and produces high–‐quality theatrical films to inspire moviegoers to pursue God and serve others. However this film, given its roots, might surprise you. It doesn’t beat you over the head with a heavy handed message as much as it leaves you with a sense of seeing that there is light where it may only appear dark.
Read more at EurWeb.com.
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The movie ends, the credits roll, and you’re still sitting there in the movie theater, grinning over the residual effects of the couple’s clumsy kiss, enthusiastic sex…or their bold efforts to save the world. Viewers savor movies like this because it gives them a chance to bask in inflated Hollywood love stories, so they can indulge in love that they know or have yet to experience. Sometimes, the love that transpires between two characters can seem larger than the screen; and we can only imagine that if these lovers were real, they’d be the couples that everyone glared at with envy.
Their Eyes Were Watching God: Halle Berry & Michael Ealy
The telefilm Their Eyes Were Watching God, based on the soulful novel written by Zora Neale Hurston, places Berry’s character (Janie Crawford) opposite Ealy’s character (Tea Cake). After two difficult marriages, Janie finds love with Tea Cake, who is younger than her and has questionable motives. Even so, the two run away and fall in love, however the movie ends with Janie having to shoot Tea Cake who is driven mad by rabies. While Berry and Ealy may seem like a surprising pairing, the two set the screen ablaze with their fiery chemistry. The pair leaves audiences blushing with their television-acceptable yet mouth dropping love scene. With the exception of the tragic ending, I would love if these two lovers were real. Click here to view the video which recaps their romance through clips from the movie.
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One of our favorite light-eyed cuties Michael Ealy is gracing the latest cover of Upscale magazine for the month of July. And guess what he’s talking about? His relationships, the failed ones and why he’s done dating women in the industry.
See what he had to say in an exclusive for theYBF
On why he doesn’t date industry chicks
“I’ve been done with [dating industry women]. You do it for years and years and years—theater, television, film. It’s a workplace thing… But the difference for me now is that I’m mature enough to know that this is a work thing. The minute we stop production, I’m not going to feel this way anymore.”
On why his past relationships were a bust
“I think there was a part of me that was just attracted to the crazy. I tended to involve myself with women that brought drama. And I had a bit of a savior complex. I thought I could save them from whatever daddy issues or cheating issues [they had].”
“In the past, I was definitely known as a guy who took himself and his relationships a little too seriously. I won’t say that I always knew how to have a lot fun.”
And in other magazine cover news, Trey Songz and Kelly Rowland will grace the cover of Ebony magazine’s “sexi” issue. Since both of these singers are known for their rock hard bodies they shared secrets of how they keep their bodies toned.
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