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Entries by Brennan Williams from 05/2012

Amber Riley, 'Glee' Star, Collapses During Hollywood Event

Posted 05.02.2012 | Black Voices

The glitz and glamour of a red carpet appearance can be a bit fascinating for some Hollywood stars, however for “Glee” actress, Amber Riley the ex...

Rihanna Talks Battleship

Posted 05.02.2012 | Black Voices

He was "destroyed" when his partner Martina Navratilova got the boot the first week of Dancing with the Stars, but Tony Dovolani rebounded quickly –...

Samuel L. Jackson Returns As Nick Fury In 'The Avengers'

Posted 05.02.2012 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- After popping up in cameos during the credits of Marvel films as the authoritative, eye-patch-wearing Nick Fury, Samuel L. Jackson step...

D'Angelo Set To Perform At Essence Music Festival

Posted 05.03.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — D'Angelo is making his comeback: The reclusive singer will give his first U.S. performance in 10 years at the 2012 Essence Music Fest...

Beyonce To Receive Writer's Award From New York Association of Black Journalists

Posted 05.03.2012 | Black Voices

Known racking up various accolades throughout her career, Beyonce Knowles can now add a writing award to her shelf of 16 Grammys. According to the ...

Geoffrey Fletcher, Oscar-Winning Screenwriter, Starts Imagination Series Filmmakers Competition

Posted 05.03.2012 | Black Voices

Geoffrey Fletcher's exemplary writing for the 2009 drama "Precious" scored him an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay, making him the first African-Amer...

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Talks Miguel Cotto (VIDEO)

Posted 05.03.2012 | Black Voices

The air inside the Mayweather gym is stingy. Swarms of smelly, sweating reporters, fans, children and hanger-ons surround Floyd Mayweather Jr., 35, as...

Cee Lo Green Plans To Keep His Day Job On 'The Voice'

Posted 05.04.2012 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Cee Lo Green says he'll stick with "The Voice" singing competition show "as long as it's fresh." The rapper turned singer joined the s...

Jenifer Lewis: Nina Simone Was Raw And Unafraid

Posted 05.04.2012 | Black Voices

Last year Simone (Lisa Simone Kelly), the daughter of singer Nina Simone paid homage to her iconic mother on Mother's Day with the re-launch of NinaSi...

Chris Brown Celebrates His 23rd Birthday (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.04.2012 | Black Voices

Throughout the course of his career Chris Brown has managed to defy the odds of Twitter rants and his much-publicized 2009 domestic assault with ex-gi...

Pre-Game Rituals, Strange And Curious: 'Out Of Bounds' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.07.2012 | Black Voices

Bizarre pre-game idiosyncrasies have propelled some of the world's greatest athletes to big wins and even to championships -- that, or their freakish ...

Trina Cheering On Her Rumored New OKC Boo James Harden Courtside

Posted 05.07.2012 | Black Voices

This chick loves herself a baller doesn't she? If you don't recognize those ASSets from the back, it's the Baddest B*tch Trina who was spotted giving...

Eddie Levert Talks Solo Debut, 'I Still Have It,' And Leaving Things To The Imagination

Posted 05.07.2012 | Black Voices

After more than four decades of gold and platinum success with his legendary group, The O’Jays, frontman Eddie Levert has finally released his debut...

Chaka Khan, The Next 'X-Factor' Judge?

Posted 05.07.2012 | Black Voices

Chaka Khan has thrown her hat into the ring to possibly become an”X-Factor” judge!...

Bobby Brown And Alicia Etheridge Set Hawaiian Wedding Date

Posted 05.08.2012 | Black Voices

Following a two-year engagement, singer Bobby Brown and his fiancée Alicia Etheridge have set a date to tie the knot next month. According to TMZ,...

Fantasia Did Not Steal $15,000 From Church

Posted 05.08.2012 | Black Voices

Fantasia Barrino, American Idol season 3 winner, and her manager Brian Dickens, were recently exonerated from accusations that they took $15,000 from ...

Terrell Owens Opens Up Paying Child Support: Notable/Quotable

Posted 05.08.2012 | Black Voices

We had our moments. We’ve always been cordial. It wasn’t until the financial situation started to change. I voluntarily changed her child support,...

Andy Cohen Offers Oprah Winfrey Advice On Fixing OWN Network

Posted 05.09.2012 | Black Voices

Following various reports of Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network ratings struggle (it was recently dubbed the most “successful failure in television today...

Whitney Houston's Mother, Cissy, Releases New Gospel Album

Posted 05.10.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — Whitney Houston's mother has released a new album of gospel tunes, her first new music since her daughter's death and in more than a ...

Has Amber Riley Quit 'Glee'? Actress Playing Mercedes Tweets Her Possible Departure

Posted 05.10.2012 | TV

Has Amber Riley called it quits on "Glee"? After starring on the hit Fox show for three years, she tweeted what seemed like a goodbye message: “...

Willow Smith Discusses The Challenges Of Fame: 'Red Table Talk' (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted 05.10.2012 | Black Voices

In celebration of Mother’s Day on May 13, Jada Pinkett-Smith discusses motherhood, quality time and life in the limelight with her daughter, Willow ...

Tyler Perry Set To Revive Madea In The Stage Play, 'Madea Gets A Job'

Posted 05.11.2012 | Black Voices

You can't accuse Tyler Perry of not taking care of the hands that feed him. ...

Ziggy Marley: Miami Heat's Style Of Play Confuses Me: Love Of The Game

Posted 05.13.2012 | Black Voices

In our weekly "Love Of The Game" series, HuffPost Black Voices talks sports with a person of note. This week we caught up with world renown musician Z...

Will Smith Supports Barack Obama's Stance On Gay Marriage

Posted 05.14.2012 | Black Voices

BERLIN -- Will Smith says he supports U.S. President Barack Obama's position on gay marriage. The Hollywood actor says the question of whether gay pe...

Rapper Shyne Talks Diddy, The New 'Gangland' Street Album, Entrepreneurship And Returning To America

Posted 05.14.2012 | Black Voices

Over two years since completing his prison stint stemming from the much publicized 1999 Club New York shootings, Sean "Diddy" Combs' former protégé ...