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Gabrielle Union opens up about the end of ‘Being Mary Jane’

BET recently announced it was canceling its groundbreaking drama “Being Mary Jane.” The show, which stars Gabrielle Union as Mary Jane Paul, an ambitious, single broadcast journalist, debuted in 2013 and ran for four seasons. BET will wrap up the series with a two-hour movie scheduled to air in 2018.

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Rapper Nelly arrested for alleged rape

Nelly was taken into custody Saturday morning in Washington state after a woman accused the rapper of rape.

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Oprah Winfrey kicks off 50th anniversary of ’60 Minutes’

“60 Minutes” kicked off its 50th season with a new correspondent – Oprah Winfrey. And no one was more excited than the Mighty O, who tweeted: “BIG night. My FIRST segment on @60Minutes — watch with me. Tweet, tweet. #60minutes.”

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‘Def Comedy Jam’ celebrates 25 years with Netflix special

Some of the biggest names in comedy will come together for one night to celebrate the 25th anniversary of “Russell Simmon’s Def Comedy Jam.”

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Sanaa Lathan’s shaved head causes buzz

Sanaa Lathan took a sharp pair of clippers to her hair recently. The star revealed her newly shorn look on Instagram and fans went into a frenzy – speculating on why the beautiful actress would cut off her crowning glory.

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Rihanna debuts Fenty Beauty

Rihanna made history when she became the first black woman to front a Dior fashion campaign in 2015. Now, the Barbadian-born singer/songwriter has dipped a well-manicured finger into the beauty business with the launch of her cosmetics company, Fenty Beauty, which debuts globally on Sept. 8 at Sephora and Harvey Nichols.

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Tamron Hall, Will Smith, Gabrielle Union and more in BUZZ

Could Tamron Hall become the next Oprah Winfrey?

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Is Tichina Arnold ready to give up acting for music?

With roles on the hit Starz comedy “Survivor’s Remorse” and VH1’s “Daytime Divas,” Tichina Arnold’s plate is pretty full. But, the busy actress, best-known for her role as Pamela James on the groundbreaking comedy “Martin,” is ready to make time for her next act – singing.

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Comedian, activist Dick Gregory dead at 84

Dick Gregory, who used his uncanny wit and sharp humor to crusade for human and civil rights, died Saturday in Washington, D.C. He was 84.

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Evelyn Lozada calls off wedding, keeping $1.4M ring

“Basketball Wives” star Evelyn Lozada may have called off her wedding to former Major League Baseball star Carl Crawford, but she said she is keeping her engagement ring.

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