Sam Sylk

When you’re debating whether to go backward or forward, you have to look at the original issue. [When Dwyane and I broke up briefly in 2013], it was because of distance and scheduling. I finished filming the show, then I flew to Vegas right away to start shooting Think Like a Man Too. I couldn’t […]

*The case of missing doctor Teleka Patrick has encountered a new twist with revelations involving allegations that the Michigan woman stalked gospel entertainer Marvin Sapp. Patrick has been missing since December 5, 2013. WOOD TV, an NBC affiliate, reports that she was obsessed with Sapp. So much so that she reportedly joined his church as […]

*The anticipation for the new season of OWN’s “The Have and the Have Nots“has resulted in impressive ratings. According to reports, the Tyler Perry drama achieved a series high with 2.8 million total viewers. Total viewership for the season premiere resulted in a 57 percent leap over last May’s Season 1 premiere. With women age […]

Mama Joyce is sick of Bravo using her tension with Kandi Burruss to fuel ratings for “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Much of Kandi’s story this season has revolved around Mama Joyce’s disapproval of her fiance Todd Tucker. The singer-song writer’s mother has pegged him as an opportunist that may be cheating with Kandi’s good […]

*Fresh from announcing it’s first black female regular cast member since the departure of Maya Rudolph, “Saturday Night Live” is continuing to branch out with the hiring of two African-American writers. The Hollywood Reporter notes that LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones are the newest writers to join the SNL writing team as sketch writers. Source […]

*Film director Lee Daniels joined Arsenio Hall in front of the camera Monday night on “The Arsenio Hall Show.” “The Butler” director talked about his motivation behind making films and why he’s not bothered with the lack of nominations this awards season. Daniels also opened up about growing up gay in the ghetto and how […]

*There’s some some good and significant news from “Saturday Night Live.” Keenan Thompson and Jay Pharoah can hang up their dresses. After being shamed into it, “SNL” has finally hired a black female cast member. She comes from the sketch comedy outfit Uptight Citizens Brigade and her name is Sasheer Zamata. Her first appearance will […]

*Us Weekly says it can “exclusively confirm” that Wayne Brady and TLC’s Chilli are indeed an item. The relationship is fairly new, the gossip site reports, but the couple has already shown their affection for each other in public. On Friday night, the two were spotted holding hands while the comedian supported the singer during […]

A Miami appeals court has thrown out a double-murder conviction against Gabriel Mobley who fatally shot two men and then invoked the Stand Your Ground law, the Miami Herald reports. During a February 2008 visit to a North Miami-Dade Chili’s, Mobley reportedly stepped outside with friend Jose Correa for a cigarette. When they reportedly returned […]

flavor flav & his mother Flavor Flav and his beloved Mom, Anna Drayton *Anna Drayton, the mother of Public Enemy hype man and “Flavor of Love” star, Flavor Flav, has passed away. Unfortunately we don’t have any details at this time, except that she died on December 31, New Year’s Eve. We were notified by […]

Though January 1 marks the opportunity for new beginnings, for the light bulb – at least as we know it – the date will mark an end. On this day, the production of 60 and 40 watt incandescent light bulbs will cease; and the even sadder part about this, is it will catch most Americans […]