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2 Jun 2013

Russell Simmons has inked a two-year first-look deal with HBO

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June 2, 2013 Category: Go With The-Flo Posted by:

By Florence Anthony

Russell Simmons
is returning to HBO. The prolific rap impresario and TV producer has inked a two-year first-look deal with the premium cable network, The Hollywood
Reporter has learned exclusively. Under the pact, Simmons will create and develop projects for HBO. The deal reunites him with the cabler that was home to
Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam.

Clad in head to toe Armani Prive’, billionairess Janet Jackson attended amFAR’s 20th Annual Cinema Against AIDS during the Cannes Film
Festival at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap D’Antibes, France. At the gala, a guest paid $1.5 million dollars to go on a Virgin Galactica spaceship to space
and be seated next to Leonardo Di Caprio.


At 14, that Jaden Smith is becoming quite the ladies man. He was photographed on several dates with Kylie Jenner and on
May 23, Jaden, who stars with his dad Will in “After Earth,” was spotted dining with his best friend Justin Bieber’s girlfriend, Selena Gomez at Hakkasan in London. His father was also in the restaurant with his good buddy, DJ Jazzy Jeff. After
dinner, the crew headed to Bojis nightclub to catch Will’s oldest son, Trey DJ, but Jaden was refused entry because he’s underage.

On May 22, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network capped off a five-city press tour for their new scripted Tyler Perry’s series “The
Haves and the Have Nots” and “Love Thy Neighbor” with a festive preview party in New York City. Various press and VIPs packed Dream Hotel Downtown to get a
glimpse of the much-anticipated shows. Cast members on hand to represent the two shows included Tika Sumpter, John Schneider, Crystal Fox, Patrice Lovely and Zulay Henao. Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have Nots”
premiered Tuesday, May 28 and “Love Thy Neighbor” premieres Wednesday, May 29-both exclusively on OWN.

Forbes is at it again! the powerful media company revealed its annual list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. First Lady Michelle Obama came in at number four, while Oprah Winfrey snagged the 13th spot, Xerox CEO Ursula Burns
earned the 14th spot and Beyonce came in at number 17.

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