Exciting news for fans of Taraji P. Henson, Janet Mock, and/or print media: Henson is on the cover of October’s Marie Claire and Mock wrote the profile you’ll find inside. While the full piece won’t be available until next week (Hearst loves a tease), MC shared a few choice quotes to get us hyped.
Action, adventure, women wearing wigs while kicking ass. That’s all I want in a movie, yet the fact that Proud Mary also stars Taraji P. Henson is a huge bonus.
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Hidden Figures, the upcoming dramedy starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae as NASA employees preparing for John Glenn’s world-changing orbit, has a new trailer that suggests it will be a delightful, moving, and perhaps even healing romp through some very recent history.
Queen muva Amber Rose recently dipped her toe into the crowded waters of sex with multiple people and is pleased to report that she fucking hated it.
NASA’s long under-celebrated black female mathematicians are getting a belated profile boost thanks to the movie Hidden Figures. But even as their names become more recognizable, maybe even household names, some of the genius women portrayed in the film have remained modest about the historical significance of their…
In the trailer for Hidden Figures—a long overdue science movie with black women as the focal point—Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe portray NASA mathematicians whose contributions to space travel were historically under-celebrated.
Elle’s 2016 Women in TV issue features three women of color on the cover, proving that when you actually put diversity onscreen, it ripples nicely into other arenas. Who woulda thought?
Effie Brown, the independent producer who endured Matt Damon’s rich explanation of diversity on Project Greenlight last fall, has reportedly found a home with Lee Daniels’ production company. Brown, who helped produced 2014's Dear White People, will serve as the outfit’s executive VP of production and development.
Wow, was tonight an interminable parade of the wealthy and affectless. Here are all the people going home happier than they left.
GET YOUR FILTHY MINDS OUT OF THE GUTTER. Taraji P. Henson won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Series Drama Sunday night and literally marched through the ballroom of the Beverly Hilton, passing out cookies to Leonardo DiCaprio (and others), which was nice and also hilarious, since Leo had not yet won…
Empire’s Season 2 premiere was an auspicious one, to say the least. In the first several minutes, a host of cameos by people (including Rev. Al Sharpton, André Leon Talley) and designers (two mentions of Tom Ford, plus Gucci, albeit “last season”) exemplified how much cachet the show has garnered after just one…
Terrence Howard’s messy personal life is going to result in the thing we all really wanted from Empire in the first place: More Taraji P. Henson.
In today’s Tweet Beat, I would watch an Olivia Pope/Cookie Lyon crossover, Josh Groban is struggling and Solange speaks some hard truth.
“Ain’t about the money it’s about the power,” instructs the new Empire trailer, which features Cookie Lyon continuing her position as television’s foremost Master At Finding Intelligent Attitudes.
As Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, Tatiana Maslany and more celebrate their Emmy nominations, Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson is like ‘What the fuck, man?’
Lee Daniels didn’t hold back his feelings when it came to the Emmys passing on Empire for the majority of their nomination categories. The show’s co-creator posted a vid of him and Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal Lyon, having a friendly chat about Instagram etiquette. “Jussie is saying I have to be politically…
Taraji P. Henson, star of Fox’s Empire as the wildly frank ex-con Cookie, showed her glamorous side in W magazine, proving we all should probably step up our respective games.
Do stars reach a point of awards show/red carpet fatigue the same way you and I do? They must, because with a few exceptions, last night’s Critics’ Choice television awards had all the commitment of high school seniors on the last week of school.