Morris L. Chestnut is very recognizable because he has been appearing in films since 1991 when he appeared as Ricky Baker in Boyz n the Hood. After doing various TV movies, Chestnut career steadily rose with co-starring roles in standard studio films such as Under Siege 2 and G.I. Jane. His major break into the main stream was with his role as a professional football player on the eve of his wedding in The Best Man. For his performance Chestnut earned an NAACP Image Award nomination. Most recently, Chestnut revived his previous role with the follow up film The Best Man Holiday, which once again received great acclaim and numbers in the box office. Born and raised in California, Morris Chestnut claims that the Philadelphia Eagles are among his favorite sports teams. And ladies, you may not have to wait to long to see him on the big screen, because rumors are swirling about another Best Man film maybe in the works.
Anything that celebrates women makes me feel good! But when we celebrate black women, I definitely feel good. And thanks to Beverly Bond, she celebrates the black girls who rock! This year, during the Black Girl's Rock! awards show Patti Labelle and Queen Latifah will be a few of the women being honored, as reported by EURweb. Others include Venus Williams, screenwriter-producer Mara Brock Akil, and others. And the show will be hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King again. The show will air on BET Nov. 3, so make sure you check out the black girls who rock!