Roberta Flack Leaves Harlem Awards Show After Feeling Ill

Singer-songwriter Roberta Flack was under observation at a Manhattan hospital Saturday after suddenly feeling ill before her appearance at Harlem’s Apollo Theater. The 81-year-old Grammy award-winner was taken to Harlem Hospital in an ambulance Friday evening, TMZ reported . Flack apparently became very dizzy as she was about to receive a lifetime achievement award from

Vatican, Versace And Vogue Team Up For Met’s Spring Exhibit

The Vatican, Versace and Vogue are joining forces to show off the Catholic influences in fashion. The Vatican’s culture minister joined Donatella Versace and Vogue’s Anna Wintour on Monday to offer sneak peek of gorgeous Vatican liturgical vestments, jeweled miters and historic papal tiaras that will star in a spring exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum

Box Office Top 20: ‘Black Panther’

“Black Panther” scored $111.7 million at the North American box office in its second week according to final studio figures Monday, putting Ryan Coogler’s Marvel sensation on a trajectory that could ultimately land it among the highest grossing films. Disney again revised up the weekend performance of “Black Panther,” after estimating that it grossed $108

Heather Locklear Arrested For Alleged Domestic Violence

Actress Heather Locklear was arrested for investigation of domestic violence and fighting with sheriff’s deputies at her California home, authorities said Monday. Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance around 10 p.m. Sunday in Thousand Oaks, west of Los Angeles, Ventura County sheriff’s Capt. Garo Kuredjian said. The victim of the alleged domestic violence was a

Buhari Writes Senate, Insists He’s Working To End Benue Killings

BEVERLY HILLS, January 31, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate insisting that it is incorrect to assume that he has not done anything about the Benue killings. The President, in a letter read on Wednesday by Senate President Bukola Saraki at plenary, said the police is working strenuously to apprehend those behind

Lebron James, Diddy Join Criticism Of H&M Over Sweater Ad

NBA star LeBron James, rapper Diddy and other artists have responded with outrage to an advertising image by retailer H&M showing a black child in a sweatshirt with the words “Coolest monkey in the jungle.” The retailer has apologized and removed the image, but not before the ad was widely challenged Tuesday on social media

Why Not President Oprah? In Trump Era, Democrats Hail Idea

Oprah Winfrey’s impassioned call for “a brighter morning even in our darkest nights” at the Golden Globes has Democratic Party activists buzzing about the media superstar and the 2020 presidential race — even if it’s only a fantasy. Even so, for Democrats in early voting states, and perhaps for a public that largely disapproves of

Witherspoon, Rhimes Among Founders Of Anti-Harassment Group

Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes and Jennifer Aniston are among hundreds of Hollywood women who have formed an anti-harassment coalition called Time’s Up. The initiative (www.timesupnow.com ) was launched Monday with an open letter vowing support for women in the entertainment business and beyond, from janitors to health care workers. Time’s Up will include a legal

Versace’s Former Mansion Now A Luxury Hotel In Miami Beach

Viewers intrigued by the Gianni Versace murder case featured in the new season of “American Crime Story” can retrace the fashion designer’s steps at his former mansion in South Beach. Tourists stop on its stone front steps every day to pose for pictures where Versace was fatally shot by serial killer Andrew Cunanan in 1997.

Mike Tyson Breaks Ground On California Marijuana Ranch

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is becoming a California marijuana entrepreneur. TheBlast.com reports that Tyson and partners on Dec. 20 broke ground on a plot for a cannabis resort in California City, a remote Mojave Desert town that’s about a 110-mile (177-kilometer) drive north of Los Angeles. Partner Robert Hickman tells the website that the