Feb, 13 2017 | Written by ATLien
Nene Leakes was all smiles as she was spotted leaving Mr. Chow Restaurant in L.A. this past weekend.
You may have heard by now that Leakes recently dropped almost a million dollars to settle her tax debt (click HERE if you missed that), so I’m sure she’s feeling footloose and fancy free these days.
Other’s spotted at the L.A. hot spot included Jussie Smollett (Empire), French Montana, Christian and Justin Combs and more.
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May, 19 2016 | Written by ATLien
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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May, 12 2016 | Written by ATLien
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 fianc?, 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!
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Apr, 7 2016 | Written by ATLien
The 2nd half of Empire’s second season is off with a bang and it seems Lee Daniels finally got the writing back on track!
[READ: RECAP: Empire Season 2, Episode 11 (FULL VIDEO)]
Episode 12, ‘A Rose By Any Other Name’ aired last night (April 7, 2016), and it certainly drew fans back in with a slew of musical performances and a surprising ending.
Camilla sinks her claws into Hakeem, the acting Empire CEO, while the rest of the Lyon family members try to get him back on their side; Jamal gets backlash from his fans; Rhonda and Andre’s marriage is tested.
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Nov, 19 2015 | Written by ATLien
Empire aired the 8th episode of it’s 2nd season last night (November 18, 2015).
[FLASHBACK: Recap: Empire Season 2, Episode 7 + Watch Full Video]
This week’s episode is titled ‘My Bad Parts’ and it featured a musical rap battle between Lucious Lyon’s new rapper Freda Gatz (aka TasiaLoaf), and his son Hakeem.
Lucious, eager to assert his power, releases a rap by Freda challenging Hakeem as his heir. Not to be outdone in Lucious’ eyes, Hakeem fires back at Freda with a rap battle challenge that could put Lyon Dynasty’s future in danger.
Meanwhile, Cookie gets a special visit from her spitfire sister, Candace (guest star Vivica A. Fox), Jamal is working on landing a major sponsorship deal and Anika receives some life changing news.
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Nov, 16 2015 | Written by ATLien
Jussie Smollett, renowned actor of FoxTV’s hit show Empire and face of Sean John?s Fall/Holiday 2015 Dream Big Campaign, made an appearance at Macy?s Lenox Square in Atlanta, Georgia last Saturday (November 14, 2015).
In light of Sean John?s ‘Dream Big’ Campaign, which features young influencers living out their dreams far beyond limitation, the brand partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Atlanta in selecting ten deserving kids to meet the campaign star.
Smollett, who truly exemplifies the meaning of the ‘Dream Big’ concept through his many accomplishments, presented a check to the organization to further support their efforts.
Also during the event, Atlanta?s City Councilman Kwanza Hall presented Smollett with a proclamation to the city of Atlanta (one of the highest honors presented to esteemed residents and visitors to the city).
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