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Top Best 10 moments from David Letterman’s Interview with Barack Obama

Former U.S. President Barack Obama (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)David Letterman is back and channeling Rick Rubin with his new Netflix series, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction.” Although Stephen Colbert is currently dominating late night ratings in Dave’s old spot at CBS, Letterman is jumping...

Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes speech is all everybody is talking about

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyBims8OkSY   Oprah Winfrey delivered a powerful speech while accepting the Cecil B. DeMille award for Lifetime Achievement at the Golden Globes that honored Recy Taylor and all the women who have taken a stand against sexual assault and inequality. Mama O pulled no punches while...

THAT’S NOT ‘GANGSTA:’ Jeopardy contestant loses money for “mispronouncing” answer

Okay, seriously. No, no, no. I mean seriously, for real. Alex Trebek is correcting a contestant for mispronouncing "gangsta" — and then took his money away. The question answer involved one of those weird deals where the correct response is a mashup. In this case:...

Living Single: 20 years after the finale

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Since leaving the air 20 years ago on Jan. 1, Living Single continues to resonate in the hearts of loyal fans. Its legacy alone has dismissed critics (i.e., Newsweek’s 1993 article with its “booty-shaking sugar mamas” comment), paving the way for shows like Insecure,...

Tavis Smiley on GMA: “PBS made a huge mistake”

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With the #MeToo movement showing no signs of slowing down, it seems that one media titan after another is falling. Among the latest is former PBS host Tavis Smiley, who has no intentions of laying down in the face of what he calls "a...

Craig Melvin reportedly in talks to replace Matt Lauer at ‘Today’

(Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Save The Children)Craig Melvin, the Saturday co-host of the Today show, is reportedly in talks to replace Matt Lauer after Lauer was ousted from his anchor chair at NBC over allegations of sexual misconduct.According to Entertainment Tonight, the “MSNBC...

Oprah sells majority control of OWN in multi-million dollar deal

(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Oprah Winfrey has sold the majority control of the Oprah Winfrey Network. The sale was made to Discovery Communications for $70 million, meaning the company now has 75 percent ownership of the network. Previously, Oprah and Discovery had run the network with...

Issa Rae Is Not So Insecure in Her CoverGirl Commercial Debut

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Issa Rae featured in CoverGirl’s “The Pickup” ad for its Melting Pout Metallic lipstick (CoverGirl via YouTube screenshot) The CoverGirl ad campaign for the special-edition Melting Pout Metallic lipstick went live Monday, and with Issa Rae as the featured star of both the ad and...

Now on Netflix: Mary J. Blige in “Mudbound”

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By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The movies have tended to skip from slavery to the Civil Rights movement, but Dee Rees' "Mudbound" plunges into the complex tragedies of the in-between era of Jim Crow. The film, which Netflix hopes will be...
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