Life is imitating art for Yara Shahidi.
“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Phaedra Parks has been fired from the hit series, according to Page Six. The self-proclaimed “Southern Belle,” who has been on the show for six seasons, was let go after she quietly dropped the bomb that she started the rumor that Kandi Burruss and her husband Todd Tucker wanted to drug and rape Porsha Williams.
Steve Harvey was a no-show at the Daytime Emmy Awards, but he was a double winner. The comedian took home trophies for best game show host for the popular “Family Feud” and best host of an informative talk show for “The Steve Harvey Show.” The wins bring his Emmy totals to five.
Rashida Jones has returned for the third season of her quirky TBS comedy “Angie Tribeca.”
Oprah Winfrey admits to suffering from a case of the nerves when contemplating her role in the new HBO film “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.”
Pop superstar Janet Jackson has confirmed that she is separated from, but not divorcing her husband, billionaire Wissam al Mana, according to ABC News. The separation comes only three months after Jackson, 50, gave birth to their son, Eissa, on Jan. 3.
The “Lion King” is getting a reboot. The beloved Disney classic is being retooled as a live-action film, joining “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Jungle Book,” and rumor has it Beyonce is in talks to play the queen of Pride Rock, Nala.
Snoop Dogg will induct his former labelmate, the late rapper Tupac Shakur into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, according to Rolling Stone. Shakur will be inducted along with Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Yes and Journey on April 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
If you have been jonesing for Michelle Obama – and who hasn’t these days – you will be happy to know that the former first lady will guest star on an episode of “Masterchef Junior” with Gordon Ramsay.
Chuck Berry, the father of rock and roll, who helped define the genre’s rebellious spirit during the 1950s has died. He was 90.