Tyler Perry Joins the Billionaire’s Club


By: Biba Adams/The Giro In a detailed profile on the mega-talented ‘Madea’ creator, Forbes magazine says Perry has earned more than $1.4 billion in pretax income since 2005. In a detailed profile on the actor, writer, director and producer, Forbes reports that Perry has a net worth of $1 billion. The magazine notes that Perry has earnedContinue reading “Tyler Perry Joins the Billionaire’s Club”

Racism just took a hard left in Kenosha, Wisconsin


Last Sunday an unarmed black man, 29 year old Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha police officer. As a result of the shooting, Blake is paralyzed from the waist down and is chained to a hospital bed. Early Wednesday morning beyond the city’s 8 pm curfew an armed 17Continue reading “Racism just took a hard left in Kenosha, Wisconsin”

For The Ultimate Golden Girl Fan. Their home could be yours for 3 million


Photo credit: Brandon Valente, Brandon V Photography From Marie Claire Whether you’re a big time The Golden Girls fan, or just a casual viewer, you’re probably familiar with Blanche‘s mid-century home located at 6151 Richmond Street in Miami, Florida. As you may already know, that address is bogus, as well as all the rooms in the house where theContinue reading “For The Ultimate Golden Girl Fan. Their home could be yours for 3 million”

Fox News Staff Erupts Over Network Racism: Bosses ‘Created a White Supremacist Cell’


By: Lachlan Cartwright, Lloyd Grove, Andrew Kirell, Noah Shachtman and Justin Baragona Four days after Fox News aired a particularly tone-deaf graphic connecting the killings of Black men—including George Floyd and Martin Luther King Jr.—to stock market gains, many of the network’s Black staffers took part in a phone call with company brass to confront Fox’s increasinglyContinue reading “Fox News Staff Erupts Over Network Racism: Bosses ‘Created a White Supremacist Cell’”

TV’s Mythical Lesbian Bar


FREEFORM Gay women looking for a cool night out will find better prospects on their screens than their streets. By: Melissa Kravitz Hoeffner/Marie Claire Kat and her chic friends sip cocktails at a packed lesbian hotspot in Manhattan on The Bold Type. In Almost Family’s version of Brooklyn, Tiffany lamps adorn a retro sports bar full of athleticContinue reading “TV’s Mythical Lesbian Bar”

Normal? The Ricki Lake Show


                   For eleven years we waited for the door bell.  The door bell was an indication someone was about the get busted.   The Ricki Lake Show came on during the early nineties when talk shows were in vogue.  Everyone wanting to be the next Donahue or Oprah.Continue reading “Normal? The Ricki Lake Show”

The Enduring Joy of Fran Drescher


  Twenty-one years after the end of The Nanny, we’re still in her thrall. By Matthew Schneier/the cut,com @matthewschneier Photographs by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari What you first need to understand is that I learned joie de vivre from The Nanny. Literally, as in the phrase: It sneaked into the theme song to describeContinue reading “The Enduring Joy of Fran Drescher”

Ellen DeGeneres gives $20,000 scholarship to Texas teen told to cut his dreadlocks or miss graduation


  Ellen DeGeneres and Alicia Keys are lending support to a Texas teenager who was told that he won’t get to walk at graduation if he doesn’t cut his dreadlocks. The singer presented DeAndre Arnold with a check for $20,000 to go toward his college education when he appeared on “The Ellen Show” Wednesday. “I’m super proudContinue reading “Ellen DeGeneres gives $20,000 scholarship to Texas teen told to cut his dreadlocks or miss graduation”

Page six: ‘ABC treated Abby like s–t:’ Inside Abby Huntsman’s exit from ‘The View’


By: Carlos Greer,Sara Nathan and Mara Siegler Abby Huntsman announced on Monday  she’ quitting “The View” to join her father, Jon Huntsman Jr., on his Utah gubernatorial campaign. But Page Six is told that the campaign isn’t the real reason for her exit from the ABC fixture, which has recently been rocked by a breakdownContinue reading “Page six: ‘ABC treated Abby like s–t:’ Inside Abby Huntsman’s exit from ‘The View’”

My problem with The View’s Meghan McCain


  For twenty one years, “The View has been a part of my daily viewing diet. For years women in news were relegated to fashion or the cooking segments.    43 years ago, Journalist, Barbara Walters broke through the glass becoming the women to host the Evening News.  In 1997, she created something that AmericanContinue reading “My problem with The View’s Meghan McCain”