Archive for December 2012

Denzel Washington Snaps Up SAG And Golden Globe Nominations

Denzel Washington FlightDenzel Washington has started off the award season strong. He has been nominated for a Screen Actor’s Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award for his role of Whip Whitaker for his movie Flight.

Also nominated are: Don Cheadle was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Series for his role as Marty Kaan on the Showtime’s House Of Lies. Alfre Woodward grabbed a well-deserved SAG nomination for her role of Ouiser on Steel Magnolias.

OWN Greenlights Two Tyler Perry Shows

tyler perry 2The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has greenlit two original scripted series by Tyler Perry. The Haves and the Have Nots and Love Thy Neighbor will both be written and directed by Tyler Perry. The Haves and the Have Nots is a drama about two families, one rich and one poor. Love Thy Neighbor is a comedy about a diner filled with quirky characters.

Oprah Winfrey signed a production deal with Tyler a few months ago to bring original scripted show to the channel.

Rihanna Writes ‘Unapologetic’ Letter To Her Navy

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Rihanna wrote a letter to the Rihanna Navy thanking them for their support and encouraging them to continue to live life unapologetic. The singer tells her stans she’s looking “forward to embarking on this ride with you, unwilling to sacrifice what we believe in, taking our lessons and growing from them. Don’t let one thing shake your core”

Read the full letter below: Read more

Photos: Kim Kardashian Covers Fatice Magazine

Kim Kardashian posed for Fatice magazine in a 50s-inspired lingerie shoot.  Kanye West’s boo thing gets pouty for the French fashion magazine in lacy undergarments, garter belts and fur. Read more

Amar’e Stoudemire Gets Married In Private Ceremony

Amar’e Stoudemire and fiancee Alexis Welch tied the knot yesterday in a private ceremony. The NY Knicks  forward married the mother of his three children on the rooftop of their Manhattan apartment. Amar’e Tweeted out the news and photo of their rings, saying, “12.12.12 now has a special & spiritual meaning for us.” 

An insider tells the NY Daily News: “They decided to do this because of the date, and they wanted to do something spiritual and private for themselves.”  The source adds the couple will have a bigger wedding this summer which Amar’e’s teammates, who were not aware he was getting married, will be invited to.

[Related Story: Amar’e Stoudemire Gets Engaged]

The small wedding was attended by mostly family, including the pair’s three children, and was said to be “pretty and intimate.” After the ceremony they headed off to the 12.12.12 concert at Madison Square Garden.

Congrats to them.