By Florence Anthony
According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, it looks like former NFL player Kordell Stewart, estranged husband of “Real Housewives of
Atlanta” Porsha Stewart, will be back on the market soon. Kordell- whom many of the other housewives pegged as being too controlling-filed
a petition for divorce March 22 in Atlanta’s Fulton County Court. The document stated “Petitioner after marrying respondent, a cast member on the “Real
Housewives of Atlanta,” on May 21 is seeking divorce as the marriage is irretrievably broken.” He also states that he doesn’t want to pay her any spousal
Film Life, Inc., the unyielding force behind the American Black Film Festival (ABFF), the premiere film festival for celebrating diversity in cinema, is
excited to partner with AMC Theatres to raise the stakes and bring a national element to a mainstay competition at the ABFF. Through this alliance,
filmmakers who participate in the 17th Annual ABFF Narrative Feature Competition will now be vying for an invaluable opportunity: the theatrical release of
the movie in up to 10 U.S. markets. The label will be launched as ABFF AMERICA. Up to five finalists will be selected to screen at the 2013 American Black
Film festival in Miami. One winner will be announced at the “ABFF Awards Presentation,” Saturday, June 22.
Grammy Award Winning Music Producer, Bangladesh, and Film/TV Award-Winning Actress and Recording Artist Keke Palmer are
currently in the studio collaborating together. The two have reached terms on a very artist friendly joint venture/music production deal focusing on Palmer
and her next music endeavors. Coming off of her critically acclaimed performance in the Lifetime Network Dramatic TV Special, “Abducted: the Carlina White
Story,” in which the actress was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special at the recent NAACP Image Awards,
Keke is now participating in a project that is close to her heart, The VH1 TLC Biopic, “Crazy, Sexy Cool: The TLC Story,” in which she co-stars with Lil’ Mama and Drew Sidora.
Wearing a classic black, strapless Jason Wu satin bustier gown, “Scandal” star Kerry Washington, was one of the speakers at the 2013 Human
Rights Campaign Los Angeles gala on March 22 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles at LA Live. Kerry was at the event to support the organization’s efforts to
raise awareness around the fight to legalize gay marriage.
Just in case anyone was wondering, my sources tell me that Beyonce was paid $25 million dollars to be the new face of H&M. Meanwhile,
following lunch last weekend at Buttermilk Channel Restaurant in Brooklyn, New York, the superstar singer/actress was spotted carrying her daughter Blue
Ivy to a waiting van. Sporting two pigtails, the adorable toddler was dressed in a camouflage hoodie with tiny Timberland boots on her feet.