Tag: Celebrity News

Oakland’s Finest: The Meteoric Rise Of Malika Andrews

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Leon Bennett / Getty Malika Andrews’ name is quickly becoming a fixture in the world of sports, but who is she and why is everyone so excited about her new show “NBA Today?” Prior to her rapid come-up, the 26-year-old journalist built her chops for covering sports news as an online […]

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Black Twitter Chimes In After Alec Baldwin Kills Film Crew Member With Prop Gun, Injures Director On Movie Set

NewsOne Featured Video The film world, folks on social media and especially the actors, directors and staff on the film set of Rust, a movie being filmed in Santa Fe, New Mexico, are currently grappling with an on-set tragedy after one of the movie’s stars, veteran actor and producer Alec Baldwin, fired a prop gun […]

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Fake COVID Card Will Cost Evander Kane $1.6M Months After NHL Player Filed For Bankruptcy

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Icon Sportswire / Getty The hits keep on coming for Evander Kane. Months after the San Jose Sharks’ forward filed for bankruptcy; he is being suspended for misrepresenting his vaccination status. The NHL announced Monday that Kane would face a 21-game suspension after being investigated for submitting a fake vaccination card. Kane […]

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Smokey Robinson’s Battle To Get His Voice Back After Contracting COVID-19 Was ‘One Of His Most Frightening Fights’

Source: Scott Dudelson / Getty Smokey Robinson is one of the iconic singer-songwriters of his generation but in his words, he nearly died after being contracting COVID-19 in 2020. The 81-year-old Robinson said it was “touch and go” after he came down with COVID in December 2020 and was hospitalized, losing his voice and making […]

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Steve Harvey Ups His Suit Game To A Sleek Monochromatic Look, Twitter Reacts

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Ethan Miller / Getty Steve Harvey is known for pushing the boundaries when it comes to fashion, often wearing super flashy ensembles, jackets, hats, and suits that have become his signature look since he’s stepped on the scene. While the comedian and host has often made bold choices in most areas […]

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Jill Scott Considers Moving From The US To Protect Her 12-Year-Old Son

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Prince Williams / Getty Jill Scott is considering moving from the U.S. because she is concerned for the safety of her 12-year-old son. The Grammy award-winning singer and actress recently discussed her plans on Jemele Hill’s “Unbothered” podcast. She responded that it’s “terrifying” when Hill asked her what it’s like raising […]

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Afrobeat Star Tiwa Savage Says She’s Being Extorted Over A Sex Tape With Her Boyfriend

NewsOne Featured Video Tiwa Savage performs during the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 at FNB Stadium on December 2, 2018, in Johannesburg, South Africa. | Source: Jemal Countess / Getty A star Afrobeat singer has announced that someone claiming to have a sex tape of her and her boyfriend is trying to extort her for […]

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Why Aren’t We Talking About Orlando Brown Now That He’s Doing Better?

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Theo Wargo / Getty For years, it appeared that Disney’s That’s So Raven star Orlando Brown was simply unable to get himself together and stay himself out of trouble with the law. From DUI charges to failure to show up in court to answer for DUI charges, to public intoxication and […]

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Forgot About Dre? Abusive Past Comes Back To Haunt Producer After Landing Super Bowl Halftime Show

NewsOne Featured Video Dr. Dre attends the Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony for radio personality Kurt “Big Boy” Alexander on September 8, 2021, in Hollywood. | Source: Rich Fury / Getty Just days ago, mainstream media was actively rooting for Black women with a steady stream of think pieces noting how the sex abuse […]

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Free Valon Vailes: Jay-Z’s Lawyer Seeks ‘Compassionate Release’ Over Fan’s Marijuana Conviction

NewsOne Featured Video With his new cannabis company Monogram, hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has seen a new side to the business of marijuana that goes far beyond spitting verses about smoking weed in large quantities. With that said, it makes perfect sense that Hov would advocate for the release of one of his fans that reached […]

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Chuck D Shares Sympathetic R Kelly Tweet While Bill Cosby Claims The Pied Predator Was ‘Railroaded’

NewsOne Featured Video Source: DEREK HENKLE / Getty As the world continues to grapple with the news of R Kelly’s about-timely legal demise and his decades-long reign as the Pied Predator, everyone has an opinion and, unfortunately, this includes celebrities who have trash takes and massive platforms to share them on. In today’s episode of […]

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ESPN’s Sage Steele Gets Whiny About Her Job’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, Calls It ‘Sick’

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Robin Marchant / Getty Sage Steele—the ESPN commentator and sunken place occupant whose name sounds like an AXE deodorant scent—apparently didn’t think it was shameful enough to be in the club of celebrity negroes who say anti-Black things then whine about how Black people don’t like them, so she also decided […]

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‘The Bully Has Met His Match!’: Omarosa, Eddy Grant Give Trump Back-To-Back Legal Losses

NewsOne Featured Video From left: Eddy Grant, Donald Trump and Omarosa Manigault-Newman. | Source: Getty Images / Getty The losses keep piling up for former President Donald Trump. Still stinging from the election defeat he refuses to accept as truth, a pair of Black celebrities handed Trump back-to-back two more Ls within 24 hours of […]

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Notable NBA Players Who Are Against The COVID-19 Vaccine

NewsOne Featured Video CLOSE As America struggles to combat the highly transmissible Delta Variant strain, it appears as though another pandemic is slowly emerging amongst COVID-19 skeptics called anti-vaxxers. Unfortunately, some of those COVID-19 conspiracists happen to be stars we love and admire. Boxing Champ Laila Ali recently expressed her concerns over receiving the potential […]

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‘First Female President’: Tweet Mocking Candace Owens And Stacey Dash Goes Viral

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Jason Kempin / Getty Candace Owens just can’t seem to stay out of headlines. The conservative commentator was the butt of a trending social media joke on Monday after a parody account tweeted an image of Stacey Dash while referring to the brash Fox news reporter. “Candace Owens will be our […]

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Bianca Lawson’s Most Timeless Acting Roles

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Getty / creative services There is a timelessness in the career and legacy of Bianca Lawson. At age 42, the effervescent artist has been praised for her ageless appearance. But to center her beauty without recognizing her talent would do the “Queen Sugar” actress a significant disservice. Lawson began her career […]

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What Happened To Kelly Price? From COVID-19 To Going Missing To Suspicions Of Domestic Violence, We Sort Out All The Reports

NewsOne Featured Video In this screengrab, Kelly Price performs during “Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Effort” airing on April 22, 2020. | Source: BET2020 / Getty There’s an old saying to be careful what you ask for because you just may get it in spades. And after outcry over the disproportionate news coverage of […]

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21 Savage Hit With Gun And Drug Possession Charges Stemming From 2019 ICE Arrest

Source: Scott Legato / Getty Rapper 21 Savage became a global case for ICE reform when he was arrested in Atlanta in 2019 ahead of the Super Bowl. Now the rapper is facing gun and drugs charges connected to the original arrest. According to TMZ, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is levying two new charges against […]

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R. Kelly’s Lawyer Quotes MLK And Compares Civil Rights Icon To Disgraced Singer

As the circus that so far has been R. Kelly’s second sex abuse trial comes to an end, it wouldn’t be right if his defense didn’t go out with just one more bang. That honor was given to his defense attorney Deveraux Cannick, who boldly said in court that Kelly’s fight to make a jury […]

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Lil Rel Steps In Big Time After A.J. Johnson’s Widow Said No One Was Donating To Husband’s GoFundMe

NewsOne Featured Video Actor Lil Rel Howery during an interview with host Seth Meyers on June 25, 2018. | Source: NBC / Getty After the widow of late actor and comedian Anthony “A.J.” Johnson gave an emotional plea for financial help following her husband’s death, donations have poured into the GoFundMe account she initially suggested […]

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