The “Being Mary Jane” star once again touches base on her leaked photos, as well as her upcoming movie “Top Five” and the need for more diverse images of African American women in film and television.
On her private photos being leaked for the world to see, Gabrielle tells Uptown “You have the right to control what happens to your body. When someone takes that right away from you, it needs to be recognized as a crime.” read more » » » »
It’s not much, but BET has released a quick teaser for its surprise freshman hit “Being Mary Jane.”
The show debuted late last year and was an instant hit, pulling in nearly six million viewers weekly. It’s lead actress, Gabrielle Union, will reprise her role as Mary Jane Paul come early 2015, and will have a whole new set of personal and professional problems to contend with. read more » » » »
“Think Like a Man Too” actress Gabrielle Union has resumed taping on her hit BET show “Being Mary Jane.”
With the second season set to kick off in September, Gabby headed back to the set earlier this week and promptly Instagrammed a behind-the-scenes photo (click to enlarge).
Seeing as how Gabby plays a professional woman, a reporter to be exact, I have no idea why she would be sporting a wild Tina Turner circa 1984 hairdo and a bikini, all while cozying up to a semi. read more » » » »
Our favorite single lady, Mary Jane Paul, is getting a new love interest in season two of “Being Mary Jane.”
According to Deadline, actor Gary Dourdan, last seen on CSI, will have a recurring role playing a reclusive retired civil rights attorney who becomes smitten with Mary Jane when he agrees to an interview with her.
Mary Jane, played by actress Gabrielle Union, is expected to have a number of potential suitors next season, including a rumored female admirer. read more » » » »
I know the first season of Being Mary Jane has come and gone, but I still want to speak on this. (Partly because I hadn’t been following the show and more importantly because this topic is still relevant.)
Let me begin by saying that after hearing people talk (and blog) about the new show, I did watch the pilot episode last year and was pleasantly surprised. Unlike most of BET’s productions, I actually enjoyed the episode. Minus opening the show with a sex scene (I believe TV’s oversaturation of sex decreases the content’s quality), I thought the episode was very interesting and I also respected the way BET “humanized” Mary Jane by showing her doing “normal” things (e.g. sitting on the toilet while scrolling through her phone). read more » » » »
With BET’s original series ‘Being Mary Jane’ set to officially hit the airwaves on Tuesday, January 7th, the network is gradually starting to step up their promo. Last month they released two new video clips. This month brings the official promo video, which features actress Gabrielle Union frolicking around naked in a bathtub covered only by post-its.
Gabrielle, who auditioned for ABC’s ‘Scandal,’ but lost out to actress Kerry Washington, called the series the best thing that ever happened to her, saying the character of Mary Jane Paul spoke to her and the plight of all black women attempting to balance complicated personal and professional relationships. read more » » » »