ABOVE PHOTO: Lupita Nyong’o
By Florence Anthony
Rumors are floating that “Real Housewives of Atlanta” castmember Kandi Burrus and her fiance Todd Tucker eloped to Cancun, Mexico
and are now husband and wife. According to blogger Tamara Tattles, an exclusive source who was staying at the El Dorado Rey Maya in the Mexican
Resort getaway, saw Kandi and Todd along with the small wedding set-up and put two and two together. Kandi and Todd met on the set of “The Real
Housewives” where he was a cameraman. Sources say he has also worked behind the scenes at BET and “Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta.” Congratulations.
turned 27 on October 24 and the night before his birthday, the rapper celebrated by sitting courtside at a Toronto Raptors pre-season game. He is
the embattled team’s ambassador. Following the game, Drake dressed to the nines in a suit and bow tie and headed to Club Complex. He ended the
evening with an after-party and a large cake modeled after the city of Toronto.
Did Chris Brown dump Karrueche Tran? The off again/on again twosome have reportedly called it quits yet again.
According to sources on VH1’s “Gossip Table,” Chris cancelled an appearance at Harrah’s Resort & Casino in Atlantic City because they broke up.
Just prior to the split, the ex-couple was spotted out on October 22 at Universal Studios Halloween Horror Night. Maybe something spooked them!
The 2013 BronzeLens Film Festival’s “Women Superstars Luncheon” will roll out the red carpet for industry insiders, celebrities and aspiring
filmmakers on hand to honor some of the most accomplished women of color working in the film and television industry. A coveted signature event
during the five-day festival, the luncheon will take place Friday, November 8 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel. Hosted by former television
news anchor, Monica Pearson, the 2013 BronzeLens superstars are
Anna Maria Horsford; actress and wife of Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson; Mahira Kakkar, Ingrid Saunders Jones, Issa Rae, producer and
wife of Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee; Valerie Benning Barney and costumers Mabel and Sheila Benning.
12 Years A Slave
leads the pack of nominations for the 23rd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards. The Fox Searchlight release, which offers a searing look at
slavery in the American South, claimed three nominations – Best Feature, Best Actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor and Breakthrough Actor
for Lupita Nyong’o. The Gotham Awards ceremony, which will be held December 2 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, will also
pay tribute to actor Forest Whitaker and Katherine Oliver, who heads up the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and