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23 Oct 2020

Taraji P. Henson celebrated turning 50 last month in Mexico with girlfriends

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October 23, 2020 Category: Go With The-Flo Posted by:

ABOVE PHOTO: Taraji P. Henson and Kelvin Hayden  (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock)

By Florence Anthony

Quarantine Break Up Alert!  When Taraji P. Henson celebrated turning 50 last month in Mexico with a group of girlfriends who included Mary J. Blige, fans suspected it was over with her fiance Kelvin Hayden. On Monday, October 19, the Empire star confirmed that they are no longer engaged. In a radio interview, Henson said that she and the Super Bowl winning former Chicago Bears cornerback weren’t on “the same page when she wanted to go to couples therapy after they hit a rough spot in their relationship.”  Said Henson, “I hadn’t said it yet, but it didn’t work out.”  Henson and Hayden got bethrothed in 2018. The ex-couple had plans to get married this past June, but postponed the wedding due to the pandemic….

According to reports, Netflix’s Idris Elba-Regina King western The Harder They Fall, has halted production after an actor tested positive for coronavirus . Production officially stopped on October 15, and it is unclear when filming will resume. Production on the high profile project started five weeks ago in New Mexico. Elba was one of the first celebrities to publicly admit that he and his wife, Sabrina, had contracted COVID-19 in April. The Harder They Fall revolves around an outlaw who discovers that the man who killed his parents has been released from prison…

Actor Alec Baldwin, who hilariously portrays Donald Trump on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, has thrown his support behind two Black women, Saba Yussouf, CEO InvisiSmart Technologies, and L. Marilyn Crawford, CEO, Windsor Primetime.  The ladies have partnered to bring InvisiSmart, the safest mask and shield spray to market. In a statement, Yussouf and Crawford  explain that there are a zillion masks in the marketplace, but only one with an impact solution that has been tested and proven to kill the virus. “In these dangerous and uncertain times, it is important to be safe, feel safe, and know scientifically that you are safe,” said Crawford……

Friends and creative partners Louis Carr and Sterling Scott, both Southern California natives, have published their second book of photography titled, ‘I Can’t Breathe.’ The book is a photographic account spanning seven years from Trayvon Martin to current Breonna Taylor. Carr and Scott embedded themselves in the movement for Black freedom and liberation throughout the Los Angeles area. Through their lenses these two proud Black Angelinos documented real life accounts of protests, police violence and public engagement……..

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