While many have waxed philosophical "for the sake of 'sociological research'" about how reality shows are scripted, staged and fraught with retakes, Altman assures me that MDLLA is very real.
Sharing your private life on reality television is "tricky" for anyone, admits Syleena Johnson. That's why the Grammy-nominated singer considers her R&B Divas: Atlanta costar Monifah Carter particular "courageous" for allowing audiences to watch the evolution of her same-sex relationship.
It's fairly common knowledge that Linda Perry is the super-producer who reshaped dozens of careers from Pink to Christina Aguilera to Gwen Stefani. But I was first introduced to Perry as the lead singer for 4 Non Blondes.
For this week's Mystery Box challenge, there's a fancy box and a cheap box. I would have totally chosen the cheap box, because there ain't nothing wrong with processed cheese dip.
When we place children into stressful situations for which they are developmentally unprepared, we take a huge risk with their psyches. At what age can a child truly give "informed consent"?
The TCA win for Outstanding Reality Series solidifies the fact that RuPaul's Drag Race is a key player in the reality TV genre. I believe this will put it in a new stratosphere and help it reach a larger audience, as well as gain more recognition from the television industry.
Pop culture visibility matters, and Misee Harris deserves to be part of it.
We no longer have news; instead, we have trends. And, one thing we can be sure of -- what is trending today, no matter how earth-shattering or horrifi...
Aviva sees the light
How does our society support, and reward, such, to use the term again, "bass-ackwards" climbs to the top, while our hardest working members are left to fend for themselves?
Another Real Housewife cast member is heading to prison. What's with these people? Were they crooks before they got on tv or was this their M.O. for life?
I worry that we are so used to jumping in and out of relationships that we don't even know what's worth fighting for anymore.
This stars-as-shills is a new trend of just the past few years and I think it's no accident it coincides with movie stars losing some luster with cinema audiences.
Meet Lee "Q" O'Denat, the founder of WSHH. Q is without a doubt becoming a powerful force in media. He has innovated a website that has entertained and outraged millions of people.
Leela James admittedly isn't big on drama, unless she's packing it into one of her soulful ballads. Easy-going almost to an extreme, the singer seems like the unlikeliest of choices for reality television.
Television and fathers make strange iconic bedfellows. Similar to the way in which many popular reality television shows denigrate and demonize Black women, they have also fueled a grotesque characterization of Black men and fatherhood.