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Bobbi Kristina Brown moved to rehab

According to reports, Bobbi Kristina Brown was moved to a rehab facility over the weekend. Sources close to the family told Entertainment Tonight that she was moved from Emory University Hospital to an undisclosed rehabilitation facility in Atlanta.

Rihanna named first Black Dior representative

R&B pop music queen Rihanna has been having great success in the fashion and advertising world over the past couple of years. She was hired on as creative director for Puma last year, and now she has been chosen to ...

Murphy to play Pryor’s father in biopic 

Comedian and actor Eddie Murphy has been cast to play the father of the prolific late comedian Richard Pryor. Murphy has been cast among an all-star lineup of actors, including Mike Epps as Pryor, Kate Hudson as Pryor’s wife, Jennifer ...

Brandy joins the cast of 'Chicago' on Broadway

Grammy-award winning R&B singer Brandy Norwood is set to join the cast of the musical Chicago in her Broadway debut.

Queen of Soul hosts star-studded birthday affair

Aretha Franklin celebrated her birthday in style this weekend at a star-studded affair at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Manhattan.

Harlem Haberdashery hosts Harlem Hospital benefit

Harlem Haberdashery welcomed 325 attendees to their second Masquerade Ball to benefit Harlem Hospital Center’s Pediatric Department Unit Saturday, Feb. 28.

Rihanna fetes Fendi

Renowned philanthropist Jean Shafiroff and yours truly attended “The Making of a Costume” Monday night, Feb. 9 at New York City Center.

Eddie Murphy turned down Bill Cosby role on ‘SNL’

Controversy was buzzing around the 40th anniversary of “Saturday Night Live” as former cast member Norm Macdonald reportedly shared more than 100 tweets, typing out insider details of the show’s writing, cast dynamics and role choices. The most titillating story ...

Lee Daniels: ‘Mo’Nique  blackballed after Oscar win’

Actress and comedienne Mo’Nique received the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 2010 for her powerful role in Lee Daniels’ “Precious. Recently, in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, she told her story of being “blackballed” from the film industry ...

A VIP tour of a VIP event—Oscar style!

This year, the Oscar team went out all, inviting the Amsterdam News to all of the VIP opportunities associated with the “biggest award night” for the film industry, which is lovingly coined “the Oscars.”

AmNews talks with ‘Beyond the Lights’ creator Gina Prince-Bythewood

Hearing is great, but listening is needed in crafting interesting stories, and Prince-Bythewood devoted herself to delivering 55 drafts of the screenplay for “Beyond the Lights,” and if you know anything about screenplay structure, her work is sublime.

Comedian Buttahman takes the stage at the West End Lounge in President's Day show

Comedian Buttahman takes the stage this President's Day for a free comedy show at the West End Lounge.

Golfing immortal Charlie Sifford

The passing of pioneering golfer Charlie Sifford on Feb. 3 is just such a moment, particularly when there is no obituary in our publication. He was 92 and lived in Cleveland, Ohio.

Oprah, ‘Selma’ director to create original series

As usual, traveling to the NAACP Image Awards with Chevrolet proved to be a fabulous, fruitful weekend.

Bobbi Kristina Brown on life support, found unresponsive

Friends and family of the late and great R&B star Whitney Houston, who was survived by her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, and her ex-husband, Bobby Brown, are experiencing a tragedy that is all too similar to Houston’s passing

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