Luvvie and Lupita Nyongo
Famous folksMy Life

Lupita, Shonda and the 2015 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon

My favorite event of the year is the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. I’ve gone three out of the last four years and there is no other space that feels as supportive, inspiring and epic as this one. There’s something incredibly special about how accessible the celebrities who come …

Patricia Arquette
CultureFamous folks

About Patricia Arquette’s Backstage Speech at the 2015 Oscars

I didn’t watch the 2015 Academy Awards so there’s no recap! And I’m kinda on the go but I saw a clip of Patricia Arquette’s speeches, both onstage and backstage. She should have quit while she was ahead because I’m here to talk about her comments in the press room. …


No More Blood: Scandal Episode 413 Recap

One of the reasons why I stan for Scandal and Shondaland is that their love of Greek Mythology shines through. As a longtime adorer of the shenanigans of them vintage days, I am giddy when I catch the obvious references. Of course we’ve had the Helen of Troy thing repeated …

Tyler Perry Christening
Famous folks

Tyler Perry Had a Christening For His Son and It Was Perfect

Lemme tell you something. Flashy is in my blood. It is in my veins. I come from a family that thinks every occasion is a giant party. And not just 1 party, weekend-long ones. Don’t let us be getting married. NOBODY is sleeping for a whole week as we celebrate. …

Amber Rose Khloe Kardashian
Famous folksSocial Media

The Time Amber Rose Ethered Khloe Kardashian on Twitter

This whole thing started because Amber Rose went on a show and talked about how she is not feeling the idea of Tyga’s grown ass at 26 years old, dating Kylie Jenner, who just turned 17. It is ridiculous that it’s happening and Amber was right to call it out. …

Kanye West Collection
Famous folksFashion

Kanye West’s Adidas Clothing Line is Perfect for the Zombie Apocalypse

Kanye West debuted his collection for Adidas at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) and the who’s who of the fashion and music world were present. In front of Jay-Z, Beyonce, Anna Wintour, Puffy, Rihanna and more, Kanye showed the world that he is ready to outfit us all for when …

Huck backpay

Gladiators Don’t Run Come Full Circle: Scandal Episode 412 Recap

Hey folks! I am also writing Scandal recaps for Vulture now! And what’s weird is that those ones are harder to write because they’re shorter, more concise and to the point. But over here is where I give you the lengthy play by play. I’m excited! Go check the one …

Joni Mitchell
CultureFamous folks

Joni Mitchell the Undercover Brother Totally Gets Blackness

Old people be olding sometimes. You know when you get to a certain age and all your filter has gone down the toilet and you give so few dambs that you’re constantly on a No Fucks Given IV drip? Well, I feel like that’s partially what we have in the …

Shady Prince

Shade, Snubbery and Sam Smith Slayage: My 2015 GRAMMY Awards Recap

What can be said about the GRAMMY Awards that can’t be said about any other out of touch award show? It was long, it was hella white and it snubbed Black and brown people. It’s their tradition and it is mine to complain about it. Consider this that complaint. But …

Scandal Olivia

Where’s The Black Lady?: Scandal Episode 411 Recap

Chile, Scandal got Olivia all hemmed up. Let’s talk about it! The Walls Talk – Fitz wants everybody who has any power to be his office. Jake, Cyrus, the CIA, the FBI, your mom… when in enters the Secret Service. He wonders what the deuce they’re doing there and is …


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