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Debra Lee Steps Down From BET

[ad_1] Source: Leon Bennett / Getty After 21 years as President of BET, Debra Lee is stepping down and will no longer handle day-to-day operations at the network, Black Enterprise reports. Scott M. Mills will take her place while Lee will serve as his advisor and “chairman and CEO of the network, focusing on cultivating the company’s relationships with external stakeholders and communities.” “I have spent more than 20 years leading this incredible enterprise and I am so proud of the BET team and all that we have accomplished,” Lee said in a statement. “As I look to the future, I believe...

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Morgan Spurlock: ‘Super Size Me’ filmmaker admits to sexual misconduct

[ad_1] The filmmaker behind "Super Size Me" has admitted to sexual misconduct in a confession titled "I am part of the problem." The confession, which Morgan Spurlock published to his social media accounts, details episodes that started in college but extend into his professional career. "I've come to understand after months of these revelations, that I am not some innocent bystander, I am also a part of the problem," he wrote, referencing the recent wave of sexual misconduct allegations against prominent men. ...

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US F-22s intercept Russian jets over Syria, fire warning flares

[ad_1] The US jets fired warning flares during the intercept of the two Russian Su-25 close air support jets according to the officials after they crossed the de-confliction line multiple times.One of the officials said a Russian Su-35 fighter jet was also involved and that the aerial encounter lasted "several minutes."The official said that coalition officers called their Russian counterparts about the incident via the pre-established de-confliction hotline.US Air Forces Central Command which oversees air operations over Syria later confirmed the incident to CNN.After crossing the de-confliction line, the Russian Su-25s "were promptly intercepted by two F-22A Raptors providing air...

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Nelly Is Free To Go After Prosecutors Drop His Rape Case

[ad_1] Source: Jeff Kravitz / Getty Nelly is a free man after a woman accused him of rape. As previously reported, the alleged victim refused to cooperate with prosecutors after claiming she was assaulted by the rapper on his tour bus in Washington. Suddenly deciding she wouldn’t press charges after all, her silence made it impossible for prosecutors to proceed with any action against Nelly, TMZ reports. The site states that the woman’s  “attorney said the pressure of accusing a huge star like Nelly was just too much for her client.” Thoughts?   [ad_2] Source link ...

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Nelly Is Free To Go After Prosecutors Drop His Rape Case

[ad_1] Source: Jeff Kravitz / Getty Nelly is a free man after a woman accused him of rape. As previously reported, the alleged victim refused to cooperate with prosecutors after claiming she was assaulted by the rapper on his tour bus in Washington. Suddenly deciding she wouldn’t press charges after all, her silence made it impossible for prosecutors to proceed with any action against Nelly, TMZ reports. The site states that the woman’s  “attorney said the pressure of accusing a huge star like Nelly was just too much for her client.” Thoughts?   [ad_2] Source link ...

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Alfredas Movie Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

[ad_1]   Your browser does not support iframes. Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order. Don’t Miss Out! Follow The Russ Parr Show on Twitter and Instagram Keep Up With The Russ Parr Morning Show  On Facebook Too! Close Thank you for subscribing! Please be sure to open and click your first newsletter so we can confirm your...

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Will ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ beat ‘The Force Awakens’ at the box office?

[ad_1] "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" lands in theaters Thursday night and its biggest competition at the box office this weekend is not another big opening, but rather, a previous "Star Wars" film. "The Last Jedi" is the next installment in Disney's space saga and is the sequel to 2015's "The Force Awakens," which occupies the top spot for the biggest box office opening ever. Episode VIII, which opens in more than 4,100 theaters domestically and stars Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill, not only has to...

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What the Disney-Fox deal means for Marvel, ‘Avatar,’ and streaming

[ad_1] Imagine finding Luke Skywalker, Captain America, Moana, the X-Men and the Na'vi of Pandora all housed in one streaming service. That's what a Disney streaming service could look like now that the company is buying up most of 21st Century Fox in a $52.4 billion deal. The deal puts Fox's movie studio, 20th Century Fox, under the Disney umbrella, bringing with it the studio's intellectual property. Having 20th Century Fox's "X-Men" and "Avatar" under the same roof as Disney's "The Avengers" and "Star Wars" could...

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FCC Votes To End ‘Net Neutrality’

[ad_1] In a vote along party lines, the federal government has ended sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. The Thursday vote at the Federal Communications Commission will likely usher in big changes in how Americans use the internet, a radical departure from more than a decade of federal oversight. The move not only rolls back restrictions that keep broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from blocking or collecting tolls from services they don’t like, but bars states from imposing their own rules. The broadband industry promises that the internet experience isn’t going to change, but its companies...

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Omarosa’ Get’s A ‘Bye Felicia’ From Robin Roberts

[ad_1] Robin Roberts mumbled a “Bye Felicia” under her breath this morning to the thought of Omarosa Manigault selling whatever untold story she has, and the “Good Morning America” host is now a national hero on Twitter. As previously reported, Omarosa appeared on “GMA” Thursday to set the record straight about her White House exit, and to tease a possible book deal that will tell her full story. After O’s interview with co-host Michael Strahan, Roberts and Strahan spoke briefly about it at the desk before moving onto another segment. “She said she had a story to tell and I’m sure she’ll be...

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