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Here's The First Trailer For Lifetime's Whitney Houston Biopic

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment

The first trailer for Lifetime's Whitney Houston biopic is finally here, and it looks pretty promising. "Whitney," which is Oscar-nominated actress...

A Q&A With American Horror Story's Naomi ("Pepper") Grossman

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If Emmys were awarded to actors for playing the most bizarre characters on TV, then Naomi Grossman would surely have to clear a space on the mantle.

WATCH: 16 Stars Pick The Scary Movie That Spooks Them The Most

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.31.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

If you're in search of the perfect horror movie to scare you off your couch this Halloween, look no further: HuffPost Live has recommendations from a ...

Erin Whitney

At Least One 'AHS: Freak Show' Cast Member Doesn't Want To Sing

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment

"American Horror Story: Freak Show" features a fantastic ensemble of talented actors, but this season puts them in some of the most challenging and vi...

Angela Bassett Responds To Criticism Of Her Upcoming Whitney Houston Biopic

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.27.2014 | Black Voices

Angela Bassett defended her Whitney Houston biopic against criticism from Houston's family during a Monday interview on HuffPost Live. Bassett is s...

Angela Bassett Explains What Happens When Your 'Cute Years' Are Over

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.27.2014 | Fifty

Angela Bassett is still as stunning as ever at 56, but the actress is mentally prepared for when her good looks fall by the wayside, she told HuffPost...

What To Expect On This Season Of 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.09.2014 | Entertainment

We had our first trip under the tent on Wednesday night with the premiere of "American Horror Story: Freak Show," but it still left us with questions....

The New 'AHS' Photos Just Might Freak You Out

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment

The freak show is getting nearer, and we finally have a good look at its wild cast of characters. In new cast photos for "American Horror Story: Fr...

This Is Why Angela Bassett Always Looks So Good!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 08.13.2014 | Black Voices

Angela Bassett is an exemplary 55 year-old, and not just for her timeless beauty. The seasoned actress recently finished her debut directorial pro...

Why Bobbi Kristina Just Called Angela Basset A 'Bitch'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.08.2014 | Black Voices

In recent years Bobbi Kristina has expressed her interest to portray her mother, Whitney Houston, in a biopic. And with the announcement of Yaya DaCo...

Angela Bassett Set To Direct Lifetime's 'Whitney Houston' Film

Posted 05.29.2014 | Black Voices

Since the world learned about their relationship in the late 1980s, Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown’s romance remained a major topic of discussion u...

Two Black Designers Snag Major Honors

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.02.2014 | Black Voices

Last week, New York City's Pratt Institute closed the doors on its highly successful "Black Dress: Ten Contemporary Fashion Designers" exhibit, which ...

'American Horror Story: Coven' Episode 12 Recap: Crime And Punishment

Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 03.24.2014 | TV
Chris Jancelewicz

'll try to refrain from emphasizing my annoyance that all the witches are finally showing their powers and being badass -- when we only have one episode of "American Horror Story: Coven" left. Because you know what? This episode wasn't that bad, compared to the motley jambalaya that most of the other episodes have been.

'American Horror Story: Coven' Episode 11 Recap: Blood Ties

Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 03.17.2014 | TV
Chris Jancelewicz

I hope you wanted more of Kathy Bates' character, Delphine LaLaurie, because that's what you get this week. But as with most "American Horror Story" episodes, it's never just a simple line to the end. Nope, this week's tale is all over the place, doused in blood.

9 ‘American Horror Story: Coven' Mid-Season Questions That Need To Be Answered

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

As expected, things finally got exceptionally ridiculous on “American Horror Story: Coven” in last month’s mid-season finale. From decapitated h...

Actress Grace Gibson Nails It In Film Black Nativity

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.28.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Newcomer Grace Gibson plays her character, Maria, to heart in the recently released film "Black Nativity" starring Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, J...

Movie Review: Black Nativity

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

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.

Review: Black Nativity

Dwight Brown | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

The blend of pop, soul and gospel is absolutely enchanting and will make the film's soundtrack a holiday classic.

LOOK: Bold & Beautiful At The 'Black Nativity' Premiere

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.19.2013 | Black Voices

Tis' the season for holiday films and the fabulous red carpet moments that follow, and Monday night provided just that at the New York City premiere o...

Twelve Angry Men: What're They So Pissed Off About Anyway?

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Anger is a complex emotion. It can help us survive (the infant fought off the assailant with her bare baby hands!); it can lead us towards justice (no justice, no peace!); it can make us sick (after years of incarceration, now cancer). So it's only fitting that a play titled Twelve Angry Men.

My Conversation With Mary J. Blige

Tavis Smiley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Tavis Smiley

In addition to providing insight into the creation of her first holiday CD, "A Mary Christmas," which also marks her first collaboration with legendary producer David Foster, she talks about the trajectory of her 21-year career.

New 'AHS' Cast Taking Shape

Posted 11.08.2013 | Entertainment

Kathy Bates and Angela Bassett have been approached about "American Horror Story" Season 4, according to EW. Even better news? They're into it. “...

Maureen Ryan

Angela Bassett Talks 'Coven'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 10.30.2013 | TV

The current edition of "American Horror Story" is subtitled "Coven," but it might as well be called "Festival of Divas." Week after week, viewers ...

American Horror Story: Coven -- Slavery As Torture Porn?

Zeba Blay | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Zeba Blay

This is a show that is often as problematic as it is delightfully bizarre, and navigating the thin line between being critical of its faults and being entertained by its eccentricities is perhaps the most difficult part about being a fan.

Easy On The Bronzer, Kristen Wiig

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.14.2013 | Style

It's that time of the year when inconsistent climate changes can wreak havoc on your hair and makeup. Even though celebrities have beauty professional...