Rumor Control: Janet Jackson and Wisam al Mana Call it Quits

JANET JACKSON AND WISAM AL MANA SPLIT

Maybe, Maybe Not: Janet Jackson and Wisam al Mana Split

Have Janet Jackson and husband of five years, Wissam al Mana, parted ways just months after welcoming their first child? Well, if online reports are to be believed, they have. Everyone from People magazine to US Weekly are claiming Janet left Wissam due to his overbearing ways and push for her to convert to Islam.
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Dawn Richard Releases ‘LA’ Video + Announces Summer Tour

DAWN RICHARD - THE REDEMPTION TOUR

Video: ‘LA’ by Dawn Richard + Redemption Tour

Singer Dawn Richard is heading back out on the road. Via Facebook, the former Danity Kane and Diddy Dirty Money singer announced plans to kick off a short summer tour in support of her 2016 Redemption album. The seven-city excursion kicks off July 13th in Detroit and wraps up July 22nd in Brooklyn. Other stops include Toronto, Boston, Portland, Philadelphia and the Pitchfork Festival in Chicago.
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Nia Long to Reunite with Terrence Howard in Will Smith Produced Drama ‘Life in a Year’

NIA LONG LIFE IN A YEAR FILM

Nia Long to Play Jaden Smith’s Mom in ‘Life in a Year’ Film

Actress Nia Long is set to join her Empire co-star Terrence Howard in the upcoming Will Smith-produced drama Life in a Year. The project is a starring vehicle for Will’s son Jaden, who will play a teenager (Daryn) coming to grips with the cancer diagnosis of his girlfriend, set to be played by model Cara Delevigne. Nia will play Catherine, the spouse of Howard’s no-nonsense patriarch and supportive mother of Daryn.
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Golden Brooks Joins Fox Thriller ‘The Darkest Minds’

GOLDEN BROOKS JOINS THE DARKEST MINDS CAST

Golden Brooks Joins ‘The Darkest Minds’ Cast

Actress Golden Brooks is set to join Amandla Stenberg in the upcoming Fox thriller The Darkest Minds. Based on the trilogy of young adult novels by Alexandra Bracken, the film follows a group of teens who develop supernatural abilities after a pandemic wipes out most of the planet’s adult population. Brooks will reportedly play Molly Daly, the mother of Amandla’s character, Ruby.
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Brandy Returns to ‘Chicago’

BRANDY TO REPRISE ROXIE HART ROLE

Brandy to Resprise Roxie Hart Role

With her BET comedy Zoe Ever After officially canceled and her stint on this season’s My Kitchen Rules about to come to an end, singer and actress Brandy is heading back to Broadway to reprise a familiar role. According to published reports, the Vocal Bible will once again take on the role of Roxie Hart in the Kennedy Center’s upcoming production of Chicago.
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Gabrielle Union’s ‘Being Mary Jane’ Inspires Fashion Line

BEING MARY JANE FASHION LINE - BEING MARY JANE CLOTHING LINE

New York & Company Unveils ‘Being Mary Jane’ Clothing Line

Gabrielle Union is getting her own fashion line, courtesy of her new job as Brand Ambassador for New York & Company’s 7th Avenue Design Studio. According to published reports, Gabrielle will launch an exclusive line with NY&C inspired by her Being Mary Jane character: Mary Jane Paul; followed by another namesake collection to be unveiled in August.
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