Saturday, June 6, 2020

Tag: Chris Rock

Is Jada Pinkett Smith’s Boycott Idea the...

Despite 2015 being a sublime year for Black talent in film, amassing great box office receipts and high praise from critics, Academy Awards voters failed...

Chris Rock Calls Out Jennifer Lawrence’s Hypocrisy...

Comedian Chris Rock sheds light on the entertainment industry's hypocrisy when it comes to actors pay. “Black women have the hardest gig in show business,” he...

Chris Rock’s Estranged Wife Speaks Out About...

Comedian Chris Rock and and his estranged wife filed divorced papers separately nearly a year ago, last December.  Now, Malaak Compton-Rock, has come out to make...

Chris Rock ‘Surprised’ But Not Hopeful About...

There seems to be a growing trend in Hollywood of Black stars insisting that racism is no longer a major issue in America, but...

Isaiah Washington’s Flawed Suggestion for Chris Rock...

The list of ill-informed, unsolicited advice to Black people on how to deal with racism has been growing at unprecedented rates in recent months. The latest...

8 Celebrities Who Aren’t Afraid to Speak...

Jesse Williams The star of Grey's Anatomy has been an outspoken advocate for social justice and racial equality. He has been an unflinching supporter of...

Eddie Murphy Sparks Mixed Reactions Online After...

More than three decades after his last appearance on Saturday Night Live, Eddie Murphy returned to the SNL stage for the show’s 40th anniversary...

Chris Rock Uses His Honest Brand of...

The old saying goes that every good joke has a little bit of truth to it and no comedian seems to embody that quite...

Gabrielle Union Says Racism in Hollywood Blocks...

Gabrielle Union finally got to embrace more of her funny side in Chris Rock’s Top Five, but the actress recently explained that racism in...

Chris Rock and Malaak Compton-Rock Divorce After...

Chris Rock and his wife Malaak Compton-Rock are asking for privacy as they prepare for divorce after nearly two decades of marriage. It’s been 19...

10 Funniest Black Comedians Ever

Richard Pryor Known for his bold, insightful examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues, Pryor also was famous for his use of colorful vulgarities, profanity—and...

Did Chris Rock’s SNL Monologue Go Too...

During his performance on Saturday Night Live, Chris Rock’s commentary on the Boston bombings, 9/11, Martin Luther King Jr., “Jesus’s birthday season,” and guns...

6 Black Celebrities Who Were Bullied By...

Rapper Drake said that while growing up in Toronto, the white kids in his Jewish school regularly bullied him and called him a “schvartze,”...

10 Religious Statements From Black Celebrities That...

Samuel L. Jackson When asked if he thought his talents were God-given, the actor replied: “No, because I work at it. I still learn; I read." Chris...

Black Families Rock: 15 Sets Of Celebrities...

The Braxtons: Toni, Tamar, Traci, Towanda and Trina Through the ups and downs of life, these ladies always know they have a sister to count...

Jay Z, Kanye West, Questlove and More...

Chris Rock’s latest film project, Top Five, is off to a great start with some serious backing from hip-hop moguls Jay Z, Kanye West...