On the heels of sub par and canceled live performances, Whitney Houston now has a much more serious low to battle — emphysema. According to the National Enquirer, doctors informed the singer that she is suffering from early stages of the lung disease, an obvious culprit to Houston’s poorly received vocal performances, as of late.
“She’s developed emphysema — and her doctors are warning her she’ll die a horrible death,” a friend of the singer told the Enquirer. READ MORE
Jennifer Hudson has signed on to help remake a comedy classic. We just found out the R&B star will be playing the part of Sister Rosemary in the upcoming “Three Stooges” movie. Hudson’s character will be part of a trio of nuns featured in the film. “Glee” star Jane Lynch will play Mother Superior, while “Curb Your Enthusiasm’s” Larry David will star as Mother Mengele. The Farrelly brothers’ “Three Stooges” remake will feature Chris Diamantopoulos as Moe, Sean Hayes as Larry, and Will Sasso as Curly. Production on the film is already under way. “The Three Stooges” is expected to make its debut sometime next year. The the movie is being filmed partly in Atlanta and LA so I hope I can catch up with her while she’s in the ATL… LOL
Essence has just released the issue that the pop icon diva Beyonce will be the face of the June edition. This rightfully being so since her highly anticipated album drops end of month. Expect this to be the first magazine of many patronizing Beyonce’s beauty as she will probably be te hottest commodity of the summer and perhaps the rest of the year. READ MORE
Berry, already an Oscar and Emmy winner, seems poised to hit the small screen this year, as she’s attached to star in a hot spec script titled, “Higher Learning.” Deadline reports that the Dreamworks-produced series is a hot commodity and is being pitched to subscription nets HBO and Showtime, with a pilot pickup imminent.
The show would feature Berry as a college professor, with few details beyond that available at the moment. Recently cast in the big screen adaptation of the book “Cloud Atlas,” and scheduled to feature in the upcoming group rom-com “New Year’s Eve,” Berry has done limited television work in the last 20 years. READ MORE
Chelsea Handler kept it quiet about her romance with 50 Cent, until now. She dishes on the short lived romance they once had.
Recently on her late night show she made a rather vulgar joke about her former flame after her guest, animal trainer Donald Schultz, brought a huge python onto her show.
As she cowered in fear from a giant snake, she quipped:
‘I haven’t seen anything like that since I dated 50 Cent.’
She jumped off her seat, she said: ‘That is so disgusting – get it away from me. I can’t stand everything about them.’
The 36-year-old only admitted to her relationship with the rapper earlier this month.
Last night Vh1 became a “Mother Lovin Factor” again in reality TV as they rolled out yet another season of Basketball Wives and a new show Single Ladies. On Basketball Wives they got right to it! From begining to end the show was filled with drama from the addition of the newest addition Meeka Claxton, wife of former NBA player Speedy Claxton. As we mentioned before, many of the ladies see her as a trouble maker and one with ill intentions. Royce, Jennifer and Evelyn are still far from squashing their beef. Tami is still at it with Evelyn and pissed because of the T-Shirts. She tried to smooth it over by saying the money was going to Tami’s charity however she felt that was Tacky and Disrepectul. I agree but it’s still funny as hell.
Single Ladies isâ€ VH1â€²s new scripted â€œromantic comedy seriesâ€ executive-produced by Queen Latifah. The series last night in a 2-hour episode starring Stacy Dash, Lisa Raye McCoy, and Charity Shea. READ MORE
This should make for a fun episode. The “Jersey Shore” cast is currently living it up in Florence, Italy, as they film the next season of the MTV smash hit. Unfortunately, it appears that the rules of the road have escaped them. Snooki (also known as Nicole Polizzi) was taken into police custody on Monday after crashing into a police car. READ MORE
Garcelle Beavais-Nilon filed for divorce from her husband of nearly nine years, Mike Nilon, on May 10,2010 citing irreconcilable differences. Beauvais filed seeking joint custody of their sons. The couple, who married in May 2001, had been separated since April 9,2010.
“What do they have in commonâ€¦ I found out today that MY husband of almost 9 yrs has been having an affair for 5 yrs with some slut in Chicago. I am devastated!!!! And I have been duped! Our boys donâ€™t deserve this!â€