ABOVE PHOTO: Denzel Washington (Photo: Tinseltown / shutterstock)
By Florence Anthony
While Kanye West, who is married to Kim Kardashian, continues to be hospitalized at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, after suffering a breakdown over a week ago, Lamar Odom, who is divorcing Khloe Kardashian, headed to Disneyland in Anaheim, California, for the Thanksgiving holiday. The former NBA player spent time with his two children, Destiny and Lamar Jr., their mother, Liza Morales, and friends. The happy group posed for a photo in front of a Christmas tree………..
Rochelle Brown and Sonia Armstead of Powerhouse Productions, have announced the debut of their new six-episode series, “Patti LaBelle’s Place.” Starring legendary Grammy-winning recording artist, Patti LaBelle, she opens her kitchen doors to viewers for an up-close and endlessly entertaining look at her cooking talents. Packed with special guests including Estelle, Kirk Franklin, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Gayle King, “Patti LaBelle’s Place” premieres with two back-to-back episodes on Saturday, December 3 at 11 ET/8 am PT………….
Music Producer/Video Director E-Love is now totally in the video game business. The electronics genius is currently in Tokyo, Japan, for Tokyo Comic Con, where he and his partner, Rika Murcnaka, are debuting their new game, Fearless D, The festival runs December 2-4. The game features The Drift King as its face, who is best known as DK, the foremost Drift driver in racing. Says E-Love: “He’s the Michael Jackson of car racing in Tokyo.” Fearless D was funded by Colopl, the biggest game publicly traded company, which is worth over $1 billion. The company formed a VR-Virtual Reality fund of $50 million to make the game. Meanwhile, heavy hitters like Stan Lee, the owner of Marvel Comics, are also at Tokyo Comic Con with E-Love and Fearless D………….
According to reports, Denzel Washington will receive the Modern Master Award at the 32nd annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which runs February 1-11. Washington will be honored for his contributions to the film industry, the latest of which is Paramount’s Fences, which he directs, produces and stars in and which hits theaters on December 25. “Denzel Washington, directing, producing and acting in Fences defines the Modern Masters for the 21st Century,” Santa Barbara fest executive director Roger Darling said in announcing the award……….