Week Of July 7 - 13, 2013

Lauryn Hill Checks Into Federal Prison

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Singer, Lauryn Hill, checked into federal prison this week to begin a three month sentence for tax evasion. Reports stated: "Ms. Lauryn Hill checked into the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, CT at 11:15AM. She is in a minimal security facility and will be housed with the general population". we wish Lauryn and her family well during this time.

The Official "Best Man Holiday" EXTENDED TRAILER Released

Get ready because the official "Best Man Holiday" extended trailer was just released! All of the characters from the first "Best Man" movie are back for round two of laughs, love and drama! The film's director, Malcolm D. Lee, spoke to Blackfilm.com about the sequel saying,

“People have often asked “Whatever happened to those characters? Did Jordan ever find a man? Does Murch stay with Candy? Do Lance and Mia live happily ever after?” I have never really taken the time to answer those questions. But they keep getting asked and in light of how it is in heavy rotation on cable TV it very well may be a sign that those questions need to be answered.”

Watch the trailer below:

Kerry Washington Married Football Player, Nnamdi Asomugha

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Congratulations to Miss Olivia Pope herself, actress Kerry Washington, who's just married football player, Nnamdi Asomugha on the San Francisco 49ers. The couple wed last week in a small ceremony in Idaho. After Washington broke up with her fiance, David Moscow, in 2007, she's been quiet about her love life until now. Congratulations to the newly weds!

"Being Mary Jane" Premiered on BET

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The new series entitled, "Being Mary Jane", premiered on BET this week and stars actress Gabrielle Union as the single, sexy and highly successful Mary Jane Paul. After a string of bad luck with men, Mary Jane finds herself crawling back to “Do Not Answer #1” in hopes of finding love or at least love for one night. Watch the full first episode here.

Bobbi Kristina Confirms Engagement To Nick Gordon enter image description here

Bobbi Kristina took to her Facebook page to confirm her engagement to her rumored adopted brother, Nick Gordon. She also stated that her relationship was none of our business. Read her message below.

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Closing Arguments Begin On George Zimmerman Trial

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State of Florida v. George Zimmerman trial have finally began. Following the closing arguments, the jury will deliberate and once they've reached a verdict the outcome will be revealed to the world.

Supporters of Trayvon Martin Begin The Social Media Blackout

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Avid supporters of Trayvon Martin have begun a social media blackout which requires people to change their social media profile pictures to a black box in memory of the slain teenager until the verdict has been reached.

‘R&B Divas: LA’ Premieres

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‘R&B Divas’ is back with a whole new cast. This time, the show moves to Los Angeles and features Dawn Robinson, Michel'le, Lil Mo, Chante Moore, Claudette Ortiz & Kelly Price. The show premiered on TV One Wednesday night with a bang. Did you catch it? Check out the first episode recap here: This is a link to bit.ly/10R8ryQ

Mariah Carey Rushed To The Hospital

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Mariah Carey was rushed to the hospital this week after an accident that occurred during her video shoot. She injured her shoulder after tumbling on set. Her husband, Nick Cannon reported that Mimi is doing fine and will still perform this weekend in New York.

Kevin Hart Breaks Record With ‘Let Me Explain’ Opening

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Kevin Hart’s ‘Let Me Explain’ brought in over $17 million during it’s first weekend in the box office. The success of the film makes it the biggest opening weekend for a comedy concert movie in history! Congrats to Kevin Hart!