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4:15 PM / Sunday February 28, 2021

Entertainment

Viola Davis– Victorious Viola!

September 23, 2011

Viola talks about her latest outing as Aibileen in The Help, a compelling tale of survival, set in Mississippi during the waning days of Jim Crow segregation, which explores the unspoken tensions simmering just below the surface between well-to-do white women and their African-American maids.

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Naturi Naughton: ‘Playboy Club, if anything, is mild’

September 23, 2011

After a summer full of reservations from TV critics over its misogynistic vibe, from parents groups over the sexual content implied by its title, from an NBC affiliate in Utah who refuses to even air the program, and from women’s rights icon Gloria Steinem who called for a boycott of the show…

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Sanaa Lathan– Que Sera, Sanaa!

September 18, 2011

Here, Sanaa talks about her new film, “Contagion,” an apocalyptic thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh and featuring an ensemble cast including Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Laurence Fishburne, Marion Cotillard, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law and Elliott Gould.

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Leila Lopes of Angola is crowned Miss Universe

September 18, 2011

Asked about racism in light of the fact that she’s one of the few blacks ever crowned Miss Universe, Lopes said that “any racist needs to seek help.” “It’s not normal in the 21st century to think in that way.”

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Prince ordered by NYC court to pay $4 million for unsold perfume

September 18, 2011

The artist who once flaunted an indescribable symbol to signal an unpronounceable first name—Prince–may soon have to cough up $4 million from his indefatigable throat. That’s because a special court referee in Manhattan last week ordered Prince to pay nearly $4 million in damages…

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