ABOVE PHOTO: Kandi Burruss (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / shutterstock)
By Florence Anthony
“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss is joining the cast of “Chicago” on Broadway for an eight-week run beginning this January. Burruss, will make her Broadway debut from January 15 to March 11 at the Ambassador Theater playing Matron “Mama” Morton. She is currently headlining a sold-out nationwide tour with Xscape. Burruss is also thriving in business with her own companies, which include Ace – a baby line inspired by her son Ace………..
Don Peebles, founder, chairman & CEO of The Peebles Corporation, in an interview with Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business Channel’s “Mornings With Maria” discussed the trends in the Manhattan real estate market and the potential implications for residents, developers, legislators and investors in the next resulting from the GOP Tax Reform Bill plan to eliminate state and local tax (SALT) deductions. Commenting on the potential cap on SALT at $10,000, Don said, “Some 40,000 New Yorkers currently carry 45 percent of the tax burden out of a total population of 8.5 million. I see a likely 10 percent decline in the value of luxury housing in New York City as the City has increasing over-capacity at a time when the wealthy are reducing erosion of their wealth.”……….
Almost a month and a half after dropping WME like fourth-period French, Terry Crews has chosen UTA to be his agency of record, reports “Deadline Hollywood.” The move to the Jeremy Zimmer-lead agency also follows the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star suing his former agency and its former head of its Motion Picture Group Adam Venit for sexual assault December 5. The nine-claim complaint derails how Venit grabbed Crews’ genitals at a party in February 2016. Crews will now be represented by UTA in all areas……….
“The Daily Mail” is reporting that Princess Eugenie of England sported a black sleeveless gown as she witnessed the blows raining down at Lindley Hall in London recently. Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Kweku Mandela put on a strong performance against Environmentalist Ben Bronfman, son of Edgar Bronfman and Sherry Bronfman, but came out worse off when he had to leave the ring with an injured shoulder. Kweku was seen in obvious discomfort as he was whisked away by medics following the bout……..