By Florence Anthony
Being pregnant at 46 isn’t slowing Halle Berry down. The Oscar winning actress was in New York City on April 6 at a dinner to help the
United Nations World Food Programme fight world hunger at the Four Seasons hotel. She was joined by designer Michael Kors, who she has teamed up with to
create two special watches that will help raise money for the charity. For every watch that is sold, 100 meals will be donated to hungry children through
WFP. From the Big Apple, Halle jetted to South America. The actress stepped out in a beautiful purple evening gown on April 8 at the premiere of her latest
movie, “The Call” in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Hollywood personality, actor and former talk radio host Wendell James will co-star along side of good friend and Emmy nominated
actress/comedienne Kym Whitley in a humorous poignant docu-series following the life of actress and comedienne Whitley and her chaotic
group of friends called “the Village” as they attempt to do something they’d never done before: raise a baby. The show is scheduled to air Saturday, April
20 at 10/9C on the OWN Network. “Taping was a lot of fun. I just had to be me, so it was like a normal day in the life of the village for me. You won’t
believe the things that go on,” laughs Wendell.
There was a lot of “Dancing In the Street” at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York on April 5 when “Motown The Musical” hosted Motown Family Night. The
Berry Gordy, Martha Reeves. Marvin Gaye Jr., Dennis Edwards, Stevie Wonder, Claudette Robinson of the Miracles, Freda Payne, Judy Pace, Edna Anderson
and Janie Bradford.
A party followed at the Edison Ballroom.
After more than two years in a Pennsylvania federal prison, Wesley Snipes was released on April 2 and transferred to a community
corrections program in New York. He will be completely free on July 19. Sylvester Stallone has already reportedly offered Wesley a role in
his new “Expendables” sequel.
Legendary Soul Man Sam Moore performed in the East Room at the White House to celebrate the timeless classics of “Memphis Soul” as part of
the Emmy Award-nominated PBS Music Special in Performance At The White House Series on April 9.President Barack Obama and First LadyMichelle Obama hosted the all-star concert, which included performances by Sam Moore, William Bell, Eddie Floyd, Queen Latifah, Mavis Staples and Justin Timberlake. The program will premiere on Tuesday, April 16
at 8:00 pm EST on PBS stations nationwide.
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