Actress Gabourey Sidibe has been flaunting her dramatic weight loss online in quite a few selfies these days and now she’s finally come clean about having weight-loss surgery.
The Empire star reportedly underwent bariatric surgery last year after battling depression, anxiety and bulima. Now, she’s opening up about her struggles in her new memoir, This is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare and also speaks about it in a new interview with PEOPLE. Continue Reading…
NEWSFLASH!! Nene Leakes will be appearing on Masterchef Celebrity Showdown tonight alongside her hubby Gregg Leakes.
The cute couple will be battling ‘Empire’ stars Trai Byers (Andre Lyon) and his wife Grace Byers (aka Boo Boo Kitty) in a cook off in Chef Gordan Ramsey’s kitchen!
Chef Ramsay and renowned pastry chef Christina Tosi invite the celebs into the kitchen to show off their culinary skills in an exciting head-to-head battle for charity.
Check out a few sneak peek clips of the two-hour special Masterchef Celebrity Showdown below… Continue Reading…
Empire returned with the premiere episode of their 3rd season last night (September 21, 2016).
When last we seen the Lyons, Rhonda and Anika (BooBoo Kitty) were fighting after Rhonda realized that it was HER who caused her to lose her child. Andre arrived on the scene just as the two were about to kill each other and apparently only one survived.
The season 3 premiere episode picks up at the thrilling cliffhanger. SPOILER ALERT… do not read if you haven’t watched the episode!
Recap + full video below… Continue Reading…
Just last week Jussie Smollett hit the tweets hinting that he may not be returning to Empire (click HERE if you missed that).
In a video uploaded to social media last night, Jussie and co-star Gabourey Sidibe, discuss the the situation and now, the popular star has offered a ‘clarification’ of his words.
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Fox TV’s Empire is bringing the HEAT this season… figuratively and literally!
This week’s episode is titled ‘The Rise of Sine’ and the popular hip-hop drama shocked fans as one of it’s main characters took a bullet and was left bleeding on the red carpet.
Hakeem struggles to find a place for his fiancé, Laura, in his career and family; Cookie reveals the truth about Freda’s father to Jamal; Jamal makes a sacrifice for Lucious.
While common sense would lead us to believe that it’s virtually IMPOSSIBLE for a main character to get killed, Jussie Smollet has hinted that he just might be gone for good!
More details + watch full episode below… Continue Reading…
Another day, another legal dispute for “Empire” creator Lee Daniels but fortunately for him… the battle against Hollywood A-Lister Sean Penn is over and done!
If you recall, Penn filed a $10 Million defamation lawsuit against the filmaker after Daniels used his name when defending Empire star Terrence Howard against media reports of domestic violence. The statements were made in an interview conducted prior to the season 2 premiere of the show, where Daniels said:
“[Terrence] ain’t done nothing different than Marlon Brando or Sean Penn, and all of a sudden he’s some f—in’ demon,”
That’s a sign of the time, of race, of where we are right now in America.”
[READ: Sean Penn Files $10Million Defamation Lawsuit Against Lee Daniels… *COURT DOCS*]
A settlement agreement has been reached between the two parties and the case and now Daniels is forced to ‘cut the check’!
Details below… Continue Reading…