Taraji P. Henson

Nick Searcy Joins Taraji P. Henson in Civil Rights Drama ‘Best of Enemies’

Nick Searcy has joined the cast of civil rights drama “The Best of Enemies” opposite Babou Ceesay, Sam Rockwell and Taraji P. Henson.<p>Production …

Entertainment

The Billboard Music Awards Were Hot — But This Makeup Trend Was Hotter

Don’t call it a throwback: Blue eye makeup has been ruling red carpets with such a stronghold this year that it’s become as expected on the red carpet as a killer red lip. Just check Diane Kruger at the Golden Globes, Emily Ratajkowski at the Emmys, and Taraji P. Henson at the Oscars, to start. But …

Makeup

Terrence Howard Reveals His Biggest Regret (Hint: It Involves the Oscars)

We all have regrets. And for Terrence Howard that includes not jumping on stage at the 2006 Academy Awards to perform the Oscar-winning <i>Hustle & Flow</i> …

Entertainment

'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Andrea Martin ('Great News' & 'Difficult People')

Recently hailed by New York magazine as “the funniest woman alive,” the two-time Tony and Emmy winner reflects on being part of the landmark sketch …

Comedy

This DC Bar Is Serving "Pill Cosby" Cocktails

Ben’s Chili Bowl may have finally distanced itself from <b>Bill Cosby</b> by removing its controversial mural, but another 14th/U Street Corridor restaurant …

Bill Cosby

Mathematics Pioneer Katherine Johnson To Receive Honorary Degree

Photo via NASA<b>Katherine G. Johnson</b>, whose contributions to the astronaut <b>John Glenn</b>‘s 1962 orbit around Earth inspired the film (and book) <b>Hidden</b> …

Entertainment

10 Celebrity Bobs That Will Make You Want to Go Short

If the red carpet and your Instagram feed have anything in common, it's probably the pervasiveness of the bob haircut. Both real cuts and faux, everyone from Olivia Culpo to Kerry Washington are embracing the chin-grazing length.<p>If you've been thinking about going shorter, there's no better time to …

Hair

Watch the Show or Read the Book?

With so many TV and movie adaptations of books, it’s hard to know which ones to watch and which ones to read. Don’t worry: we’ve sorted it out for you.<p>It’s only May, and we’ve already been graced with a stack of television shows and movies that have all been freshly adapted from books. But as we …

Books

From Oprah Winfrey to Will Ferrell: The Best Advice from the Celebrity Commencement Speeches of 2017

While high school and college seniors gear up to begin their post-grad lives, select stars are preparing to deliver inspiring, hilarious and …

Janelle Monáe

Leslie Mann, Janelle Monae Join Steve Carell in Untitled Robert Zemeckis Project

Janelle Monae and Leslie Mann are joining Steve Carell in the Untitled Robert Zemeckis Project, Universal announced Friday.<p>The film will be about the …

Awards

Snoop Dogg Breaks Down His New Album and Actor Theo Rossi Talks "Lowriders" on "Complex Live"

This week, "Complex Live" catches up with Snoop Dogg, whose 15th solo album, <i>Neva Left,</i> is out today. The rap legend dishes on his new project, why he …

Music

How To Negotiate A Higher Salary In 8 Crucial Steps

2. Know your worth.<p><i>For</i> Glamour<i>, by Jillian Kramer.</i><p>As tampon start-up Cora cofounder Molly Hayward knows well, not only can negotiating an initial salary offer lead to having more cash in your bank account — a win in and of itself — but it also can contribute to an overwhelmingly positive mind-set …

401(k)

The Coolest Platinum-Blond Hair Inspo That'll Have You Calling Your Colorist

If it feels like everywhere you look a new celebrity has gone platinum, you're not alone. The color is a present-day Hollywood epidemic (in a good way!), and with a history stretching from Jean Harlow (the OG "bombshell blond") to Debbie Harry, the color stands the test of time for giving anyone an …

Hair

'Empire' Season 3 Episode 17: The Cookie Element (RECAP)

Cookie takes charge and gathers her team together to take Giuliana down. Tariq finds where Bella is.

TV

The Hairstylists Behind Your Favorite Celebrities’ Manes

[caption id="attachment_822752" align="aligncenter" width="1068"] wenn[/caption] Stars take all the credit when it comes to their hair, but all of us …

Hair

‘Empire’ Kills off Another Cast Member — and Who’s the Murderer? (SPOILERS)

<i>SPOILER ALERT: Do not read ahead if you have not watched the episode of “Empire” which aired on Wednesday, May 17.</i><p>“Empire” is no stranger to saying …

TV

Wednesday's TV highlights: 'I Am Heath Ledger' on Spike

SERIES<p><b>Blindspot</b> The team copes with a tragedy, leaving Jane (Jaimie Alexander) even more uncertain than ever about what the future holds for her in the season finale. 8 p.m. NBC<p><b>Arrow</b> Black Siren (Katie Cassidy) aligns with Chase (Josh Segarra), which isn’t good news for Oliver (Stephen Amell). 8 …

TV

Sam Rockwell, Taraji P. Henson Team for True-Life Drama 'The Best of Enemies' (Exclusive)

The indie is being helmed by Robin Bissell.<p>Sam Rockwell is teaming up with Taraji P. Henson to star in <i>The Best of Enemies</i>, a true-life race drama …

Entertainment

‘Empire’ Season 3 Spoilers: Episode 17 Synopsis, Promo Video And Photos Released

“Empire” Season 3 may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the drama will be in short supply. On episode 17, “Toil and Trouble, Part 1,” Cookie …

TV

10 Things We Learned From Fox’s Upfront

Fox’s programming presentation went into overtime on sports Monday afternoon. The first half of the upfront at the Beacon Theater was devoted to the …

TV

Taraji P. Henson, Mandy Moore Step Out for 2017 Upfronts | Pret-a-Reporter

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Cookie The ‘Empire’ Get New Time, Will Air Back To Back With 'Star' + KeKe Palmer's ‘Scream Queens’ Gets Canceled

Wednesdays are about to be extra lit. Deets inside on the major moves "Empire" and "Star" are making and the casts partying it up today at the Fox …

TV

Commencement Address at Howard University

Greetings, Bisons! It is so great to be back home. President Frederick, members of the Board, distinguished faculty — thank you for this incredible …

Education

Cele|bitchy | Chanel is sorry that Gabourey Sidibe ‘felt unwelcome and offended’ at their store

Last week, Gabourey Sidibe published an essay in Lenny, Lena Dunham’s email newsletter, in which she described being discriminated against at a …

Customer Service

How Fox Is Trying to Stay in the Musical Game, Even Without American Idol

Fox’s chairman and C.E.O. thought it would be “extremely fraudulent” to bring back Idol so soon—but a pair of live musicals show the network’s not out of the singing game yet.<p>As <i>American Idol</i> prepares its return on a whole new network, its originator—Fox—will have to make do without the singing …

TV

Fox Upfront: Singing, Sports and a Bigger Push for 'Star'

A year after initially teasing 'Star,' the network doubles down on the Lee Daniels drama by emphasizing ties to 'Empire.'<p>Monday morning's press call …

Entertainment

Happy Mother's Day to all these single mothers of Hollywood: Sandra Bullock, Taraji P Henson and more

Parenting is tough when it becomes a solo responsibility. But some Hollywood celebs are proud to be single parents of their little ones. Some of them may have gone through the divorce or adoption, but these celeb mothers are handling it gracefully.<p><b>Also read: Mother's Day 2017: These transgender</b> …

Hollywood

Stitches comes up Wet

Strong list of candidates for Mother of the Year. Taraji P. Henson (“Empire”); Hillary Clinton (winner of the popular vote); Maggie (“Walking Dead”); …

Mother's Day

Today in Entertainment: Harry Styles nearly chokes up on 'Carpool Karaoke'; Chris Cornell's wife has doubts about his suicide

Here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and the arts:<p>See Amber Heard on her first day as Mera in upcoming 'Aquaman'<br>• Singing alongside James Corden, Harry Styles goes for the jugular on 'Carpool Karaoke'<br>• Chris Cornell's wife suspects medication might have contributed to his suicide<br>• From the …

Chris Cornell

Senator Kamala Harris Encourages Students To Attend HBCUs

1. Terrence J<p>Source:Instagram 1 of 25<p>2. Ruben Studdard<p>Source:Instagram 2 of 25<p>3. Filmmaker Will Packer attended Florida A&M …

Black History