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The 2019 NBA Awards Were a Slam Dunk

NBA player Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks, poses in the press room with most valuable player award at the NBA Awards on Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.Photo: Richard Shotwell (Invision/AP) As a lifelong hoops head, attending the NBA Awards is a bit of a surreal experience. I […]

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2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards: Lizzo Came, Lizzo Saw, Lizzo Conquered

Lizzo performs onstage during the 2019 MTV Movie and TV AwardsIllustration: Kevin Winter (Getty Images for MTV) The MTV Movie & TV Awards are a lot. Part spectacle, part accolade, it essentially serves as an annual ode to Viacom’s colorful cast of characters and unheralded heroes. From the expansive Love and Hip-Hop fraternity to generations […]

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Tiffany Haddish Has Cancelled A Show In Atlanta Over Georgia’s Abortion Law

Getty Image Since Georgia, along with several other states, passed restrictive abortion laws last month, the backlash has been fierce. Several performers have refused to shoot movies there; Disney has threatened to pull out of Atlanta, where they’ve filmed, among other things, many of their Marvel movies. Even far right pundit Tomi Lahren was surprisingly […]

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Tiffany Haddish Cancels Atlanta Show Over Georgia Abortion Law

Photo: Greg DeGuire (Getty Images) Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish canceled a scheduled stand-up show in Atlanta in opposition to Georgia’s new “fetal heartbeat bill” that virtually outlaws all abortion in the state. Haddish was scheduled to perform at the famed Fox Theater on June 22 but sent out a message to ticketholders on Saturday […]

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Tiffany Haddish, Issa Rae Among Star-Studded Lineup of Presenters for 2019 NBA Awards

Image: Frazer Harrison/Kevin Winter (Getty Images) On Friday, Turner Sports and the NBA announced their star-studded lineup of presenters for the 2019 NBA Awards, which will take place on June 24 on TNT. And it looks like there will be an abundance of black excellence on stage to announce the winners over the course of […]

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The Last O.G.: As ‘Bobby,’ Allen Maldonado Is Channeling Every Black Cousin Ever

Allen Maldonado, in The Last O.G.Screenshot: Courtesy of TBS The Last O.G. is about to air the last episode of its sophomore season, but first—let’s talk about black ass cousins. As TBS’ press release describes The Last O.G.: After losing his job, Tray (Morgan) goes all in on his dreams of becoming a chef. Tiffany […]

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‘Where Is My Mommy? She’s Gone’: Tiffany Haddish Discusses Her Childhood Abuse With David Letterman

Netflix/YouTube It’s no secret that there are profound tragedies at the root of many comedic success stories. As Tiffany Haddish revealed in her 2017 autobiography, The Last Black Unicorn, hers occurred in childhood when her mother suffered a traumatic brain injury. “When I was 8, about to be 9, she had a car accident and […]

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Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, And Elisabeth Moss Are ’70s Mob Bosses In ‘The Kitchen’ Trailer

[embedded content] Share This Video Melissa McCarthy gave a career-best (and Oscar-nominated) performance in last year’s Can You Ever Forgive Me?, a period piece set in New York City. In The Kitchen, the Bridesmaids star is going even further back in Manhattan’s history to play the wife of an Irish mobster who takes over organized […]

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