On two separate occasions this past weekend, I purposely left my smartphone at home. While I admit the initial motivation came because I didn't want a large bump in my tight-fitting suit, the benefits turned out to be far greater than the contour of my torso.
It appears that many journalists and publicists were angered, but NOT surprised by the snubbing of legendary photographer Bill Jones at the recent rec...
He survived a broken childhood in north Toronto, striving without always succeeding to resist the violence, drugs and despair around him. To escape his fate, Joe joined one of our first youth conferences in 1999, and later traveled overseas to volunteer in poor communities.
It seems that even fit actors, musicians, and starlets fall prey to the harsh lens of the tabloids and paparazzi.
Newcomer Grace Gibson plays her character, Maria, to heart in the recently released film "Black Nativity" starring ...
I'll admit that I was surprised when Jacob Latimore burst into song early into Kasi Lemmons' Black Nativity. I went into the screening having only the vaguest knowledge of the cast and the director, and no one had mentioned that it was a musical.
The blend of pop, soul and gospel is absolutely enchanting and will make the film's soundtrack a holiday classic.
Can we all agree that Melissa McCarthy looks fantastic on the cover of Elle -- The Women In Hollywood Issue? No? You mean there is a Greek Chorus of hypocrites that refuse to accept what we can all see and take at face value...that Melissa looks fierce?
Walmart invites big-name celebrities not only to entertain the shareholders but also to lend legitimacy to the company. By appearing at these annual events, the celebrities appear to be endorsing Walmart's business practices.
While it's encouraging that some U.S. realtors that source from Bangladesh have finally declared a new commitment toward improving the safety of Bangladeshi factory workers, let's hope that these companies will abandon their previous race to the bottom labor practices in favor of protecting human lives.
Earlier this month musicians such as Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Rush, Lou Adler and Quincy Johns were inducted in to the 28th Annual Rock and ...
It's very nice that Oscars made a special tribute to movie musicals. The only problem is that not a single one of the musicals honored (Chicago, Dreamgirls, Les Miz) was ever eligible for Oscar's own category of "Best Original Musical."
Americans saw our troops at 4 a.m. Afghanistan time standing at attention while our national anthem was sung in balmy New Orleans and while a driving snowstorm was battering their tents at Camp Courage.
Stevie Wonder at the top of his game singing Ribbon in the Sky to his newly engaged daughter, backup singer Aisha Morris, then grilling her fiance about his intentions made the Bud Light Hotel concert Super Bowl eve a tough moment to top.
Ever since American Idol made one of the most epic mistakes in its history, I have been a fan of Jennifer Hudson. And, when she showed us all she had acting chops as well as a voice without limits, I unabashedly admit I continue to be in awe of the woman.
Although Jennifer Hudson is being praised for her recent weight loss, the extra weight she carried in the beginning of her career was never really presented as an issue. Neither have Nicki Minaj's curves. In fact, those voluptuous bodies are considered the norm when it comes to these entertainers of color.