Tamar Braxton Fired from ‘The Real’ for Being ‘Too Ghetto’
And so the smear campaign begins. Less than 48-hours after it was announced Tamar Braxton would be exiting her co-hosting job on the hit daytime talk show, The Real, reports are now streaming in claiming the singer was dropped due to diva-ish behavior and poor market appeal.
Chanel Iman Covers Harper’s Bazaar as Prince
Model Chanel Iman is paying tribute to Prince via four different covers for Harper’s Bazaar Serbia. The magazine recreates several of the Purple One’s most iconic looks over his four decade career, including the cover of his 1984 album, Purple Rain.
Tamar Braxton Leaving ‘The Real’ After Rumored Betrayal
Singer Tamar Braxton is leaving The Real to concentrate on her solo career according to a joint press release issued late Sunday afternoon. The announcement came just one day after Tamar posted a cryptic message on her Instagram page saying she’d been betrayed by someone close to her, noting it was not her husband or one of her sisters. Tamar has been with the show since its inception two years ago, and is also listed as one of its executive producers.
Empire’s Season Two Finale Ratings Rise Substantially
I guess Empire hasn’t lost all its shine in its second season after all. According to preliminary ratings, Fox’s once unstoppable juggernaut has returned to its former glory, securing a 4.0 demo for its somewhat controversial season finale. The hip-hop drama also increased its viewership, pulling in just over 10.8 million
suckers in the advertiser coveted 18-49 age group.
‘Empire’ Spin-off ‘Star’ Pushed Back to Mid-Season
Once thought to be airing this summer, Fox’s upcoming Empire spin-off, Star, has now been pushed back to mid-season and will reportedly air sometime in the spring of 2017. At their Upfront event yesterday, the network unveiled the first trailer for the series, which appears to be named after the character played by twenty-seven old former Dallas actress, Jude Demorest.
Marlon Wayans and Essence Atkins to Star in ‘Marlon’
Actress Essence Atkins is set to star opposite Marlon Wayans in the upcoming NBC family comedy, Marlon. The show is loosely based on the actor/comedian’s life and is expected to debut sometime this summer.
Regina Hall to Star in Will Packer’s Next Film
Actress Regina Hall, most recently seen in the third iteration of the Barbershop franchise, has been tapped to star in the upcoming Will Packer film, tentatively known only as the Girls Trip project. Packer will produce, while Malcolm D. Lee, best known for writing and directing The Best Man and The Best Man Holiday, will helm the feature.