Celebs

Kevin Hart Steps Down As Host Of Oscars

After triumphantly announcing on Wednesday that he had been selected to host the 2019 Academy Awards, Kevin Hart announced early today that he was stepping down as host of the Oscars. A series of homophobic tweets that Hart made between 2009 and 2011 surfaced and he began to face strong criticism. Hart said yesterday that…

Eddie Murphy and Fiancee Paige Butcher Welcome A Baby Boy

Eddie Murphy's fiancee Paige Butcher gave birth to a baby boy on Friday, November 30. The baby is named Max Charles Murphy and is Eddie's second child with his fiancee and 10th, yes 10th, overall. Eddie has five kids with ex-wife Nicole Murphy, and 1 each with Paulette McNeely, Tamara Hood, and Spice Girl Mel…

Oprah's Mom Passes Away

A spokesperson for Oprah Winfrey has confirmed that her mom, Vernita Lee of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, passed away on Thanksgiving Day at the age of 83. Oprah released a statement yesterday thanking friends and fans for their support and saying that her mom "lived a good life." Private services for Ms. Lee have already been held.

Snoop Dogg Gets Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Rap star Snoop Dogg was honored yesterday with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 47 year old hip hop icon thanked some important figures in his life during the ceremony and also thanked himself for "always believing in me." Snoop, (real name Calvin Broadus) was joined by his wife Shante, two of…