I told y’all months ago that Keyshia Cole’s Bio-Mom Frankie Lons had an upcoming Judge Mathis appearance and even told you how Frankie prevailed in court. Well…the episode aired today and it was quite a bit more tame than I expected. Frankie appeared in a good wig wearing her smart glasses and spoke eloquently about her case. She didn’t really get crunk til the end and she had already won!
I found a video for those of you who missed it but it may be gone soon. I’ll update with a better quality vid soon but beggars can’t be choosers. So enjoy!
After much hype and anticipation, the video for 50 Cent’s “Have A Baby By Me” has finally been released. The song features Ne-Yo on the vocals and Kelly Rowland stars as Fiddy’s love interest/future baby mama. Shots of the two circulated the net weeks ago during the shooting of the video and we all saw sparks on the set.
It may just be great acting, but I think these two would have some really beautiful brown babies. Check out the steamy video below:
Dr. Cornel West addressed the Tyler Perry vs. Spike Lee controversy during his book tour in Atlanta last week. In case you’ve missed all the hoopla, Tyler Perry has been facing extreme criticism over his portrayal of Black America in his films and plays. Spike Lee was even quoted comparing Tyler’s Meet The Browns characters to a modern day Amos & Andy:
‘I think there’s a lot of stuff out today that is coonery and buffoonery. I see ads for ‘Meet the Browns’ and ‘House of Payne’ and I’m scratching my head. We’ve got a black president and we’re going back. The image is troubling and it harkens back to Amos ‘n’ Andy.”
Tyler responded via a 60 minutes interview where he was visibly upset about the comment and stated that he uses the characters as “bait” to draw in White America then hits them with storylines consisting of God, love, faith, forgiveness and family. Dr. West, in addressing the “beef” between the two filmmakers made a few comparisons as to why each approaches their subject matter differently. The well-known public intellectual spoke of Lee’s background as a well-to-do Morehouse Grad versus Tyler’s abusive childhood and life on the streets. He goes on to explain how Spike Lee is a GREAT filmmaker while Tyler Perry is a GOOD filmmaker and although Spike’s comments may have been based with good intentions, the delivery could have been better.
You’ll have to watch the video to understand but West didn’t diss Tyler, he actually gave him props. He does, however state that if Tyler’s still doing Madea at 65 THEN he has a problem. I guess that gives us about 25 more years of Madea since TP just turned 40.
The Atlanta Housewives Masquerade Ball was held on Halloween Eve (Friday, Oct 30th) at the Gateway Event Center in McDonough. Sheree Whitfield was a vision in virginal white, Kandi Burruss took a step back into the 70’s, Lisa and Ed Hartwell arrived as two gay pirates, and Kim Zolciak was allowed to perform “Tardy for the Party”.
[Warning: Click play at your own risk…. my ears are still ringing!]