Category Archives: Black Actors

“Steel Magnolias” With An All African-American Cast

Blogged By: De De Tillman

Source & Credit: New York Post / Sean Daly

Posted: Monday July 2, 2012 @ 11:14 a.m PST

 

According to New York Post, there’s an “All African-American Cast” to star in “Steel Magnolias.”  The cast stars Queen Latifah, Phylicia Rashad, Alfre Woodward, Jill Scott and Adepreo Oduye.

STORY-PHOTO AND LINK:STEEL MAGNOLIAS

Harry Belafonte Celebrating Black History Month (Videos)

Blogged By: La Tray

Source: Biography

Bio & Facts By: Biography

Media Credit: Photo (Harry Belafonte – eurweb.com) Photo 2 (Belafonte & Dandridge – multibeautiful-dreamwidth.org) / Video 1 (YouTube – better) / Video 2 (YouTube – HBO)

Posted: Friday February 10, 2012 @ 1:58 a.m. PST

According to Biography: Fact #14  Due to his acclaimed “Banana Boat” song, most people assume Harry Belafonte was born in the Caribbean; in fact, the internationally renowned entertainment icon and human rights activist was born in Harlem, New York.
Fact #15

Musician and activist Harry Belafonte originally devised the idea for “We Are the World,” a single that he hoped would help raise money for famine relief in Africa. The single became the fastest selling in history, making more than $20 million worldwide.

Quick Facts

  • NAME:Harold George Belafonte, Jr.
  • OCCUPATION:Civil Rights Activist, Actor, Musician
  • BIRTH DATE:March 01, 1927 (Age: 84)
  • PLACE OF BIRTH: New York City, New York
  • Nickname: King of Calypso
  • ZODIAC SIGN:Pisces

Best Known For

Harry Belafonte has achieved lasting fame for such songs as “The Banana Boat Song (Day-O),” and for his humanitarian work.

Quotes

Art. There’s nothing more powerful in the universe than it, because it is the recorder of the truth. – Harry Belafonte

Bio Synopsis:A multi-talented performer, Harry Belafonte was born on March 1, 1927, in New York City. As a youth, he struggled with poverty and a turbulent family life. Belafonte’s career took off with the film Carmen Jones (1954). Soon after, he had several hits—”The Banana Boat Song (Day-O)” and “Jamaica Farewell.” In addition to his acting and singing career, Belafonte worked as a champion for many social and political causes.

Belafonte received an Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Joe in Carmen Jones, a soldier who falls for the title character, played by Dorothy Dandridge.

Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafonte and Dorothy Dandridge

Video 1 Features His Daughter Gina Belafonte: 

Video 2 HBO’s Sing Your Song Trailer:

Eddie Murphy The 2012 Oscars Goes On WITHOUT Murphy

Blogged By: Celebrity Blogger – De De Tillman

Blog Source: People – Stephen M. Silverman

Posted: Wednesday November 9, 2011 @ 2:35 pm PST

Topic: Eddie Murphy – Brett Ratner –  The Oscars

Sad News!  Entertainer Eddie Murphy will not be hosting The Oscars next February 2012.  According to People,   Murphy  released a statement through AMPAS: “First and foremost I want to say that I completely understand and support each party’s decision with regard to a change of producers for this year’s Academy Awards ceremony.

“I was truly looking forward to being a part of the show that our production team and writers were just starting to develop, but I’m sure that the new production team and host will do an equally great job.” 
WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE HOST THE OSCARS?  PLEASE LEAVE YOUR COMMENTS

Chris Tucker Brings Laughter To Fox Theatre Detroit 10/01/11 (Video-Explicit)

Blogged By: Celebrity Blogger De De Tillman

Blog Source: Ticketmaster

Researched By: La Tray

Video Credit: YouTube (armenianzrule)

Posted: Thursday August 25, 2011 @ 12:55 am PST

Topic: Chris Tucker

Actor/Comedian Chris Tucker will be performing in Detroit, Michigan Saturday October 1, 2011 at the Fox Theater at 7:30 pm.

The YouTube video of Chris Tucker contains explicit material on which he talks about Michael Jackson, a future Black President, and a couple more subjects in his comedy routine. This video is from Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam and Martin Lawrence was the host.

Box Office Number for information on events call (313) 471-6611.

Fox Theater Location: 2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI  48201

Tyler Perry Add Jensen Atwood To Your TV / Film Projects

Blogged By: Celebrity Blogger – De De Tillman

Blog Source: De De Tillman

Posted: Friday April 29, 2011 3:36 pm PST

Updated: Thursday September 15, 2011 @ 11:59 pm PST

Topic: Jensen Atwood

Actor Jensen Atwood is  a talent, gorgeous man who should be seen regularly,  he has a huge fan base and I know together we can get this going for him.

Tyler Perry has 2 shows on TV at the moment “Meet The Browns” and “House Of Payne”  From what I understand Perry is introducing another hit show to TV.

When you read Atwood’s Tweets,  he let his fans know where he is going to be and he say “Please Come Say Hello To Me, Don’t Be Afraid To approach Me,  I Am approachable”

Atwood would be a great access to Tyler Perry Projects

PLEASE TWEET THIS BLOG. SUPPORT JENSEN ATWOOD.

Actor Jensen Atwood: Video (Sexy Photos and Interview)

I have to give a shout out to Actor Jensen Atwood.  What I love about Jensen is he interact with his fans.  When you read his tweets,  he invites his fans to come see him , say hello and don’t be afraid to approach him…. I just love his work and as a matter of fact I am working on a project with his name on it….  I cannot see anyone else playing the part.  Now here is the thing,  It should be against the law to be so dang fine… Oh Mercy me Jensen has it going on to a dazzling smile,  dimples oh dear! lol lol   Okay!  I am old enough to be his great-grandmother however I know good talent when I see it and talented Jensen is…  I can’t wait to work with him and once again don’t tell him what I said… Shhhhhhh!!!!!  LMAO

5 Star Hollywood Hunk List: https://dedetillmanblogs.wordpress.com/2011/03/30/5-star-hollywood-hunks/

Hollywood’s Hottest Bodies: https://dedetillmanblogs.wordpress.com/2011/04/17/hollywoods-hottest-bodies/

Jensen Atwood Official Website: http://www.jensenatwood.com

JENSEN ATWOOD INTERVIEW (Video):

De De Tillman / Actress/Scriptwriter/Celebrity Blogger/Image Consultant

Photo Credit/Courtesy: Google Image/insidesocal.com and famousexposure blogspot.com

Additional Photo Credit: (insidesocal.com) and diablocain.tumblr.com

Video Credit: YouTube-Anne264

Serena Williams And Common Splits (Link)

Blogged By: Celebrity Blogger De De Tillman

Blog Source: Yahoo – BET

Photo Credit: Google – Concreteloop.com

Posted: January 20, 2011 @ 4:08 am PST

Updated: Tuesday September 6, 2011 @ 9:30 pm PST

Topic: Serena Williams – Common

Something is brewing in the Williams household It might be an engagement  between Serena and Common .  Soon after the rumors started they quickly stopped by saying the couple are no longer together.  Serena and Common are not a couple anymore.

Here is  link to an interview with Common on being single:http://blogs.bet.com/celebrities/entertainment-spotlight/2010/06/10/common-confirms-break-up-with-serena-williams/