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Sean Penn Slaps Lee Daniels With Defamation Lawsuit

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Sean Penn has filed a $10-million defamation lawsuit against Lee Daniels. The suit stems from an interview the Empire creator gave to The Hollywood Reporter. Lee was defending his leading man, Terrence Howard, against all the recent press about his recent legal problems. He said, “[Terrence] ain’t done nothing different than Marlon Brando or Sean Penn, and all of a sudden he’s some f*ckin’ demon. That’s a sign of the time, of race, of where we are right now in America.”

Sean claims that statement reflects negatively on him since Terrence has admitted Read more

Mo’Nique, Gabourey Sidibe, Morgan Freeman & Lee Daniels Get Oscar Noms

The 2010 Oscar nominations were announced this morning and there are some well deserved nominations.  As was highly anticipated, Mo’Nique was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for Precious. Gabourey Sidibe grabbed one for Best Actress.  Morgan Freeman received one for Best Actor for Invictus. Rounding out the noms is Precious’ director Lee Daniels for Best Director.

Congrats to all.