Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in “Django Unchained” and “Weeds” and plays Martin Lawrence’s daughter in his new sitcom with Kelsey Grammer, claims she was harassed and hurt by members of the LAPD after making out with her boyfriend, who is Caucasian, when she was mistaken for a prostitute.
Watts was allegedly having sex in her car, according to witnesses, then ranted at the cops, accusing them of racism and not knowing who she was, according to police audio obtained by TMZ. Eyewitnesses from the Directors Guild office building, which is near the location where her car was parked, say they watched Watts and her boyfriend have full sex in the passenger seat with the door open. Unbelievable!
“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe Leakes has a busy fall schedule coming up, from acting to designing. Leakes is promoting her new clothing line, NeNe by NeNe Leakes for HSN. New clothing pieces are expected to arrive in October with the addition of jewelry in January 2015.
Leakes will also be appearing in many upcoming acting roles, including her Broadway debut in November in “Cinderella” as the wicked stepmother Madame and once again in her role on “Glee.”
Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to express her disappointment after the principal of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in New York City denied her request to return and speak to current students. According to reports, the raptress’ request was denied by the school because Minaj planned to bring a camera crew with her.
Meanwhile, the Hempstead, N.Y., Board of Education’s president, Lamont Johnson, said he wants Minaj at their schools. The Hempstead school district, which has had some recent hardships, feels it would be a boost to their students. Johnson sent a letter to the entertainer asking her to consider it.
Tongues are wagging that Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions hosted a private star-studded VIP Fight party for “Mayhem: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2” at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The highly anticipated rematch, headlined by boxing’s No. 1 pound-for-pound titlist Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana, ended with a victory by unanimous decision going to Mayweather, extending his undefeated record to 47-0. Celebrities in attendance included Leslie Moonves, Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Don Cheadle, Justin Bieber, Monica (who sang the National Anthem), Michael Strahan, Mike Tyson, Oscar De La Hoya, Kevin Hart and Julius “Dr. J” Erving.
Booking agent extraordinaire Shelley Brooks has a hot new venue for performers on West 53rd Street in New York City’s Midtown Manhattan. Brooks, who has booked hot entertainers such as the iconic late Whitney Houston and her mother, Cissy Houston, is looking for acts. The luxurious nightclub boasts a grand piano ensconced in an exquisite decor. Please call her at 917-862-7020.