In the year 2000, writer-director Nancy Meyers released her only bad film, What Women Want, which went on to become the second highest grossing romantic comedy of all time (without adjustments for inflation). It starred Mel Gibson as a misogynist advertising executive who gained the ability to read the minds of…
Frances Bean Cobain and Isaiah Silva (who have the same ombré dye job??) reportedly finalized the terms of their divorce, and they are rather steep.
While promoting her upcoming gender-swapped remake of Nancy Meyers box office hit What Women Want on Wednesday night, Taraji P. Henson was asked by a reporter from the Associated Press whether or not she knew what Kanye West really meant by his mid-week Twitter rant. Both she and Angela Bassett, who joined her for the…
Vincent Cirrincione, a talent manager who’s worked with Taraji P. Henson and Halle Berry, has been accused of sexual misconduct by nine women, who claim he took advantage of his position as a Hollywood gatekeeper to prey on women of color looking for help with their careers.
If there is one movie that really doesn’t hold up well in 2017, it might be What Women Want.
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.