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Source: Gregg DeGuire / Getty After a very public Twitter battle with racist and sexist trolls earlier this week, comedienne and Ghostbusters’ star Leslie Jones has decided to come back to the social media site. On Monday, the actress thought she would be spending the day celebrating the success of her new number one film, but instead…

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Gwyneth Paltrow Finds A Stylish Way To Appropriate Biggie’s & Tupac’s Legacies

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Gwyneth Paltrow came through in the clutch with some overpriced purses that nobody actually needs because she’s totally down for appropriating hip-hop culture, you guys!
Paltrow collaborated with Edie Parker on two clutch designs: One reads HOV on one side and SHADY on the other, while a different version follows suit, reading BIGGIE and PAC on either side. A clutch will cost you $1,695 a pop.

Gwyneth, nooooo. Why did you do this?

Of course we’ve heard before that Gwyn and Jay and Bey are, like, totally chill, but we have to wonder if the real Slim Shady would be down with his own moniker emblazoned on a really expensive clutch?

Have two grand to spare and something to prove? Click here to buy on Gwynnie’s…

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SUNDAY PAPER: Estelle’s Going To Be On ‘Empire'; Azealia Banks To Pose In Playboy & More

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Estelle revealed that she?s going to be making an Fox?s record-smashing hit drama ?Empire?!

As if we didn?t have enough reason to tune in already, Estelle revealed during the latest episode of ?The Read? that she?ll be doing a guest spot on the show.

?I?m going to be on ?Empire? March 4. I?m so excited!? she dished. ?I sing my single ?Conqeror? for someone special. It?s a moment. It?s a moment.?
Host Crissle West immediately assumed that Estelle would be singing for Terrence Howard, and the singer got a hearty chuckle off of that. And when questioned if Terrence was fine in person, she politely hinted that he?s not her cup of tea. ?You know what? He?s?he?s good looking,? said Estelle. ?He?s like an older guy.?
We could definitely see Estelle singing for Terrence?s character, Lucious Lyons, but it would be interesting to see that song dedicated to Cookie! Check out the rest of ?The Read? below.
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The Death Of Whitney Houston Inspired Gabrielle Union

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On the day of Whitney’s death just 3 years ago today, Gabrielle Union was in a meeting with the producers of Being Mary Jane. At one point the conversation was all about Gabrielle’s rising star. At the same time, everyone in the room was solemn and distracted by the news of Whitney Houston’s passing. It made Gabrielle think about what she wanted her legacy to be. She decided that she wanted to be known for playing challenging roles that exemplified real people and real struggles. Click here to read more.

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NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Honoring The Life Of Ruby Dee

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Comedian and activist Dick Gregory joined Roland Martin Monday on “NewsOne Now” to share his reflections on the legendary Ruby DeeDebbie AllenRoy S. Johnson and Spike Lee also shared their memories of Dee ,who passed away Wednesday. Martin also had an opportunity to interview Dee during the Essence Music Festival in 2011 and shared her incredible words of wisdom.

Plus, a conversation on fatherhood and Terry Crews’ fiery debate with ladies of “The View” about the importance of fathers.

All that and more in this special edition of the “NewsOne Now” Audio Podcast.

Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One. 

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Idris Elba Invades Taraji P Henson’s Home In ‘No Good Deed’

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If you like to keep up on your movies, then you definitely should be on the lookout for this new fall movie, No Good Deed, starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson. I don’t want to spoil it, so just check out the trailer.

“No Good Deed” is set to bow Sept. 12.

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Which Model/Actress Was Selected to Play Whitney Houston?

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Who’s going to portray the legendary Whitney Houston?

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TVLine reports “America’s Next Top Model” alum-turned-actress Yaya DaCosta has been cast to play Houston in Angela Bassett‘s upcoming Lifetime biopic about Houston’s volatile relationship with Bobby Brown.

The biopic will be Bassett’s directorial debut. She released a statement on the film, “I have such regard for both Whitney’s and Bobby’s amazing talents and accomplishments; and I feel a responsibility in the telling of their story. Their humanity and bond fascinates us all. I’m beyond excited to have this opportunity to go behind the camera and into their world.”

Most recently, DaCosta starred in Lee Daniels’ “The Butler”.

What do you think about the choice?

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