Quick Facts: Samuel Pinkus “allegedly” tricked Harper Lee into signing over book rights to To Kill a Mockingbird, then stole her royalties. Many know Harper Lee as the author of one of America’s most beloved classic novels, To Kill A Mockingbird. But most don’t know her book’s copyright and royalties were stolen from her years ago.
Barbie finally landed a real job — at the happiest place on earth. No, not Disney World – but McDonald’s.
Everyone clear. Oprah Winfrey is bringing the action. Lord O-Mighty arrives in style to Essence‘s annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon in Beverly Hills on February 21.
Who runs the world? Beyoncé, of course. Alica Keys says of Beyoncé, “An incredible voice….” “Beyoncé is ‘The Queen,’” gushes music producer Timbaland. Close friend Gwyneth Paltrow recalls visiting Beyoncé during a recording session. Beyoncé was holding Blue Ivy Carter in her arms. This is how you do it. You do what you love with who [...]
Fox Television Stations and 20th Century Fox Television announced that Kris Jenner will host her own talk show, “Kris,” debuting this summer on Fox stations in New York, Los Angeles and other select cities, Us Weekly reported. “‘Kris’ will offer “a daily jolt of celebrity guests, fashion & beauty trends; plus a mix of lifestyle [...]
(CNN) — Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who captured the drama of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 with an “SOS” call to the nation, was indicted Friday on 21 federal corruption charges, including bribery, money laundering, fraud and filing false tax returns. And I thought all politicos were saints. Another dream dashed.
Today is Launch Day for a new online extension of the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) in a special section of the Huffington Post. In a special introduction on the site, Oprah says she sees the new e-venue as a way of “extend[ing] the ‘conversation’ about empowerment and how we can grow and evolve ourselves to [...]
The Post has reported Al Gore‘s “ratings-challenged cable network” — Current TV — is up for sale. The network airs shows such as “Joy Behar: Say Anything!” and “Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer.” Funny, just yesterday, Behar said finding Current TV on your channel lineup was harder than finding the g-spot. (Has anyone ever heard of [...]
Oprah Winfrey is developing a new drama for HBO with playwright Thomas Bradshaw, the Hollywood Reporter has announced. “The project centers on the first black president of a prestigious liberal arts college who has been thrust into the national headlines while quietly engaging in agonizing personal battles,” HR reported today. Bradshaw’s plays include Southern Promises, [...]