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.
Brrrr, says Gucci Mane. Well now I'm sure he is really saying that because he is in trouble again! According to the AJC, he is facing a federal gun possession charge. And of course this isn't good because he is a convicted felon. So dummy apparently displayed two different loaded handguns and acting stupid on two days, back in September. If Gucci is convicted on each count, he faces up to 20 years in prison and could be fined up to $500,000, according to court officials. He's another one who just can't get right!
Many of us watch reality shows and think some of it is staged. But does that include the relationships? Because there is word going on that Love and Hip Hop New York's Erica Mena is faking the funk with her girlfriend, Cyn. According to All Hip Hop, word is Erica needed a storyline to stay relevant and decided to have a lesbian relationship with the former heterosexual Cyn Santana. The reason was probably to create some tension and of course, a storyline with Rich Dollaz. Either way, their relationship looks mighty real on the show. Do you think it's fake for the cameras?
Don't I love some Idris Elba? I think plenty women love him but we will soon love and see him more when his recent movie "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," as Mandela. The movie isn't quite in theaters in the states, but it premiered on Thursday in South Africa and it was a hit, according to Deadline.com. The movie was number 1 in the box office to the point people even took the day off work to see the movie, which chronicles Nelson Mandela's life from childhood to becoming the country's first elected president. The movie also stars Naomi Harris as Winnie Mandela. Surely, this movie will be a hit. I can't wait to see Idris, I mean, the movie! And just because I can, enjoy this extra picture of Idris!
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Amidst all of the recent racial profiling that went down with Barney's, a lot of people thought Jay Z should have backed out of his partnership with the company. However, Jay released a statement saying he had to get all the facts of the situation. Well since then, he decided to meet with Barneys to form an advisory council to deal with the whole racial profiling issue, according to EURweb. Jay would also be a part of that council. A source also said Jay would be involved in creating new guidelines for the way Barney's would interact with the police, and the department store will now require officers to provide reason and description of individuals they wish to place under surveillance. Well this may be able to work. But then again, why is Jay doing all of this when his collaboration is for the holidays? Sounds like he may continue to work with the retailer after the holidays!
It's that time of year again when famed journalist, Barbara Walters sits down and chats with her most fascinating people and celebs of 2013. So who's on her list this go 'round? It would be nice for her to sit with Kanye and ask him why all the rants, but will she? According to EURweb, well Kim K and Kanye are actually in the top 10 and the most fascinating person will be announced on the program, December 18 at 9:30pm. Plus “Good Morning America’s” Robin Roberts is on the list as well as your newest, favorite twerker, Miley Cyrus and others. Tune in because this year will be her last "Most Fascinating" special since Babs is retiring.