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Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Near-Death Experience At BET Awards

June 30th, 2014 12:28pm EDT
Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Near-Death Experience At BET Awards
At the BET Awards on Sunday night, Donald Sterling and rapper Rick Ross became the butt of some jokes, but Nicki Minaj gave a startling revelation upon winning her fifth award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist.

She thanked her fellow Young Money rapper Lil Wayne and bragged about writing her own verses, but in a shocking turn of events she revealed that she recently thought she was going to die. She told the crowd, "The other day, literally I didn't tell anybody this, I really thought I was about to die. Like, I was saying my prayers to die. And I didn't even want to call the ambulance be...
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Gabrielle Union Talks Sex, Self Pleasuring In New Series 'Being Mary Jane'

December 31st, 2013 2:00pm EST
Being Mary Jane
Gabrielle Union had no problem performing the titillating sex scenes for her upcoming new show "Being Mary Jane." The actress just did her job and accepted in advance that sexy clips from the show would eventually end up online.

"There's sex at the gym (and) I'm masturbating at my desk at work," she told Entertainment Weekly.

She added, "I felt like (XXX star) Marilyn Chambers toward the end with the sex scenes. Everyone's like, 'Clear the room.' And I'm like, 'Look, honey, you can Google it on the Internet. Let's just shoot it. We're losing the light!'"

"Being Mary Jane" premieres Jan....
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FX Spy Drama 'The Americans' Leads TCA Awards Nominations

June 10th, 2013 7:53pm EDT
The Americans
FX drama The Americans has landed four 2013 Television Critics Association (TCA) awards, leading the nominations despite some sure competition from the likes of Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead and House of Cards in the Program of the Year category.

"The Americans," which stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as a pair of covert Soviet spies, is also up for the Outstanding Achievement in Drama, Best New Program and Best Individual Achievement In Drama (Rhys) awards; While AMC's "Breaking Bad" picked up nods for Program, Achievement in Drama and the Acting for star Bryan Cranst...
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Check Out New Talent & Singing Competition Series 'Apollo Live' On BET Nov. 29

November 28th, 2012 6:41am EST
Apollo Live
BET is staging a revival of the popular series "Showtime At The Apollo" in the form of "Apollo Live." Executive producers Jamie Foxx, Marcus King, and Don Weiner are putting a fresh spin on the classic "Amateur Night" variety show. "Apollo Live" is both a talent showcase and a singing competition.

Judges include the legendary Gladys Knight, veteran emcee Doug E. Fresh, and New Edition’s Michael Bivins. Hosted by comedian Tony Rock, "Apollo Live" promises to entertain with a bevy of special guest appearances and performances.

The "Apollo Live Lounge" tour will transform local venue...
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Check Out 'Apollo Live' On BET & The Tour In A City Near You

November 14th, 2012 6:31am EST
Apollo Live
The Apollo Theater is famous for being the birthplace of legends and home of future stars. Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sammy Davis, Jr., Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby, Gladys Knight, Luther Vandross, Lauryn Hill, and many others began their road to stardom on the Apollo's stage.

BET is staging a revival of the popular series "Showtime At The Apollo" in the form of "Apollo Live" and a tour that is coming to a city near you. Executive producers Jamie Foxx, Marcus King, and Don Weiner are putting a fresh spin on the classic "Amateur Night" variety show with "Apollo Live." The program is bo...
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