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Beloved Actress Kristie Alley Has Passed Away At 71 Years Old Following Private Battle With Cancer!

Cousins! Please join us in sending our deepest condolences and prayers to the family and friends of beloved actress Kristie Alley! According to reports from TMZ, she passed away today following a private battle with cancer. The news was confirmed in a release statement by her family. “We are sad to inform you that our […]

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Nigeria Become The 1st Country To Legally ban White Talent From Ad Campaigns!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! Beginning October 1st, Nigeria will make history as the first country to legally cut ties with all advertisement and marketing communications connected to white talent! According to the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria, the country will only be able utilize local talents within their marketing campaigns. Ranging from modeling, acting and voiceovers, marketers […]

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Blac Chyna To Play Crisis Manager Publicist In ‘Secret Society 2’

-Natalee Gilbert- Cousins! Blac Chyna has secured another business opportunity! TMZ reports that the model will be acting in Secret Society 2. Her other co-stars are Reyna Love, Erica Pinkett, Vivica A. Fox, and Jeremy Meeks. In the film, she plays a publicist named Vicky, who specializes in crisis management. Vicky works around the clock […]

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Thandiwe Newton Apologizes To Dark Skinned Actresses For Colorism In The Entertainment Business’ “ I’m Sorry That Im The One Chosen”

Cousins! Actress Thandiwe Newton has been making headlines recently following a teary eyed apology to dark skinned actresses for the often exhibited acts of colorism within the entertainment industry! While discussing her new role of portraying a professor that goes head to head with two white hunters that come on to her property in the […]

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Lil Kim Announces Official Venture Within The World Of Acting Career And Names Nick Cannon As Her Manager!

—-Angelot Ndongmo—- CousinS! Say what you like about Nick Cannon, but there is no denying his inherent philanthropic nature. A serendipitous conversation with artists can sometimes lead to yet another behind the scenes story, about how the comedian helped uplift them or someone they know. In this case, he has agreed to manage Lil Kim’s […]

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Prayers Up: Actress Suzzane Douglas Passes Away At 64!

Cousins! It is with a truly heavy heart that we inform you all of the passing of beloved actress Suzzanne Douglas! The tragic news was announced by Roland S. Martin and a few of Suzzane’s family members on Facebook. The late actress stared in countless films such as The Ink well, Jason’s Lyri , Tap […]

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Zendaya Provided All Crew Members Of The Netflix Movie ‘Malcom & Marie’ Shares Of The Film; Making $300,000 In Equity So Far!

Cousins! During one of the most difficult financial years many people have ever experienced, beloved actress Zendaya created a financial structure of her own to assure that the crew of her film #MalcomAndMarie were able to not only capitalize as well but to also gain a bonus pay day! According to Today , the crew […]

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Tracee Ellis Ross Addresses Society’s Pressure To Get Married And Have Kids, “I would still love all of that, but what am I going to do, sit around waiting? Shut up. I’ve got so many things to do.”

Cousins! Girlfriends alumni actress and one of our personal favorite fashion Gawd, Tracee Ellis Ross is speaking out against societal normalcy of pressuring women into believing that the only way you can truly be happy is by having children and getting married! Within a recent interview with Marie Claire the actress spoke on being fully […]

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Phylicia Rashad Named Dean Of Howard University’s Fine Arts College!

Cousins! Congratulations are in order for legendary actress and HBCU alumni Phylicia Rashad as she has officially been named the dean of the reestablished College of Fine Arts at Howard University! Phylicia is set to step into her new role this summer beginning July. 1st, reports Fox News. “It is an honor to welcome one […]

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HBO Insecure Co-Star Natasha Rothwell Lands Major Deal With ABC Signature!

Cousins! Secure the bag alert! Multi-hyphenated actress, comedian, producer and writer Natasha Rothwell is making major moves in the entertainment industry as she has recently signed an overall deal with ABC signature! According to The Grio details of the deal are currently limited. However, it has been stated that Rothwell will be developing multiple television […]

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Janet Hubert Lands Recurring Role On TBS’ Comedy Series, ‘The Last O.G’

Cousins! The original aunt Vivian Banks played by Janet Hubert is making her way back to the television screen as she has officially landed a recurring role on TBS’ comedy series The Last O.G Originally staring Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish the series follows the story of an ex con who has recently been released […]

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Viola Davis Accepts 2021 AAFCA Icon Award, “A legacy for brown-skinned girls just like me who were told that they were invisible”

Cousins! Congratulations are in order for the endlessly talented actress Viola Davis as she accepted the Icon Award at the 2021 African American Film Critics Association Awards! Though Viola has held a prosperous career in film and television receiving an Oscar award, Emmy and two Tony awards she’s revealed that her career has been anything […]

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Issa Rae Speaks On Ending ‘Insecure’, I’m Definitely Ready To Let It Go”

Cousins! Two time NAACP Image Award winning actress Issa Rae has come forward to reflect on the fifth and final season of the beloved HBO series ‘Insecure’ while noting that its ending is necessary! In a recent interview with Sheinelle Jones on Today, Issa speaks on the success of Insecure and how the series was […]

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Marsai Martin Advocates For No Black Trauma Rule In Her Upcoming Production Projects!

Cousins! Hollywood’s youngest CEO Marsai Martin is taking an impactful stance within the media industry that we all can appreciate as she advocates to solely produce content that reflects on the Black experience but does not feature or highlight Black trauma! Within a recent interview with the Hollywood Reporter the 9x image award winner speaks […]

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Prayers Up: Legendary Actress Cicely Tyson Passes Away At 96!

Cousins! It is with an extremely heavy heart that we inform you of the recent passing of legendary actress and icon Cicely Tyson ! According to NBC, the news was announced Thursday night by her family and manger Larry Thompson. The forwarded statement reads, “With heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her […]

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Prayers Up: Beloved Actress Natalie Desselle- Reid Has Passed Away!🌹

Cousins! It is with an extremely heavy heart that we inform you of the recent passing of beloved actress Natalie Desselle – Reid! Fellow actress Holly Robinson Peete broke the news Monday afternoon in a tweet that read, “ Just absolutely decimated by this news. Actress Natalie Desselle, a bright shining star passed away this […]

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Gabrielle Union Reveals How The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Financially Affected Black Actors Forced To Live Paycheck To Paycheck!

#Cousins; #GabrielleUnion is no stranger to bringing fourth awareness with the utilization of her own platform upon topics that many within the public eye steer away from. Within her latest stride of due diligence Union has advocated for Black actors who have been hit hard financially during the current #COVID19 crisis! Within an Instagram live […]

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Actress Snags Role In Tyler Perry New Series After Viral Billboard Scenario!

In a world full of bright smiles and flashing cameras, one must be willing to go the extra mile to make their dreams come true whether people respect it or not. According to #TheGrio; earlier this year Racquel Bailey went viral on multiple social media platforms after she purchased a billboard with the sole intention […]

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Tessa Thompson Lands Role As First Marvel LGBTQ Superhero!

Congratulations are in order!! #TessaThompson has officially landed the role of Valkyrie in the Marvel series Thor. “First of all, as new King [of Asgard], she needs to find her queen, so that will be her first order of business. She has some ideas. Keep you posted,” states Thompson to a crowd in #SanDiego over […]

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Taraji P Henson Next Up To Receive Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame!

Super congratulations are in order! One of the most hardest working women in the business is next up to take her rightful spot on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame; Taraji P Henson. According to the #Independent ; Henson is scheduled to be honored on #Hollywood Boulevard within the motion picture category. Sources state the legendary […]

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It’s Been A Long Time Coming! Janet Jackson Is Named A 2019 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee!!

It’s been a long time coming but it’s finally taken place; the legendary phenomenon #JanetJackaon has been named one of the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. A powerhouse like Jackson, who has held a career that stands over four decades, numerous Grammy nominations and wins, accelerated in multiple genres of music, a […]

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#PrayersUp! Starz “ Power “ Crew Member Accidentally Killed On Set!

We would like to take this time to send our deepest thoughts and prayers to the Starz “Power” cast and crew . We’ve recently gotten word that a crew member has passed due to an accident that occurred while on set. According to #TSR ; the entire ordeal took place 4:30 AM this Monday morning […]

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Regina Hall And Regina King Named New York Film Critics Best Actresses

Double congratulations are in order for two of our favorite ladies; #ReginaKing and #ReginaHall. Both King and Hall have recently accepted extremely prestigious awards upon their amazing work within film this year and highly anticipated features yet to hit theaters. According to #TheGrapeVine ; King has been named best supporting actress for the film “ […]