Both Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock made a lot of money off their stand-up special deals with Netflix. It was recently reported that Amy Schumer retroactively demanded to make the same from the streaming service, a claim she has denied with a mostly nude pic, as one does.
Following the release of 4:44, Jay-Z continues to share intimate details of the marital turbulence he and Beyoncé have weathered. In a video titled “Footnotes for 4:44,” he, along with many other men of color, discuss toxic masculinity and its reverberations.
Nicki Minaj promised to pay college tuition fees, student loans, and school supply costs for dozens of fans who reached out to her on Twitter Saturday night. Minaj was promoting her #RegretInYourTears challenge, retweeting submissions, when one fan asked her if Minaj would pay her college tuition instead of the prize…
Netflix has agreed to pay Chris Rock $40 million for two stand-up specials as part of a record deal. That’s a lot of money.
In today’s Tweet Beat, the ladies and their men are fine, Chris Rock starts a rumor and Tyra Banks love friendship.
One of the zingers in Chris Rock’s 2016 Oscars monologue was lobbed at Jada Pinkett Smith, who, as you may have heard, boycotted the ceremony this year together with her husband Will Smith.
One of the worst parts of a mixed 88th Academy Awards was the point when Chris Rock, amidst firing off many jokes on diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, made a trio of almost-tweens the punchline of an Asian joke. Today, PRI reports that at least one of those children—eight-year-old Estie Kung—had no idea her bit…
At least one member of Public Enemy is upset over Chris Rock’s use of the group’s seminal record “Fight the Power” to open this year’s Oscars.
Last night at the Academy Awards, Chris Rock embarked on a mission to help his daughters Lola and Zahra sell Girl Scout cookies. Troop members were unleashed into the audience, where they offered their delicious wares. But while Rock later announced that the Scouts had raised a triumphant $65,243, it turns out that he …
Some of the jokes in Chris Rock’s opening monologue for last night Oscars landed, some didn’t; but in total, watching a black man hand Hollywood its ass for over 10 straight minutes was a breathtaking sight to behold. The video above condenses his speech to the reactions from A-list white actors like Leonardo…
Until roughly 15 minutes ago, I thought the only people who saw a final cut of By the Sea in its entirety were Angelina Jolie, her assistants, and our very own Rich Juzwiak. And of that handful of viewers, I didn’t think anyone actually enjoyed it.
In what felt like a collective hallucination, Oscars host Chris Rock brought Stacey Dash onstage Sunday night directly following a sharp monologue slamming Hollywood for its diversity issues.
Chris Rock opened the 88th Annual Academy Awards Sunday night with a monologue that likely lived up to expectations.
We arrive at Hollywood’s annual prom night for the 88th year in a row with some caveats and some questions: mainly #OscarsSoWhite is a cause for boycott for many, wherein it’s unclear if the ancient pasty mummy-men controlling the movie industry even saw half the movies on the ballot. But also, does this night even…
In an interview with Essence Magazine, Chris Rock spoke openly about discrimination black actresses still face in Hollywood, particularly when it comes to the gender pay gap:
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Viola Davis weighed in on the lack of diversity among this year’s Oscar nominees. “The problem is not with the Oscars, the problem is with the Hollywood movie-making system,” Davis said.
Here is Chris Rock’s first promo for the 88th Academy Awards, in which he smiles his trademark shit-eating grin and lobs a decent joke. He doesn’t look particularly enthused for the Oscars, but then again, are we?
In today’s Tweet Beat, Chris Rock is hosting the Oscars again, Chrissy Tiegen is hungry and everyone recognizes Serena Williams.