‘It’s ridiculous’: Viola Davis blasts Hollywood for considering Julia Roberts for Tubman role

SOCIAL MEDIA was up in arms and full of confusion when it was reported that Pretty Woman star Julia Roberts was a contender for the role of the abolitionist Harriet Tubman in a movie about her life. Oscar-award winning actress Viola Davis was not impressed by this suggestion. She responded to the comments which were…

Audiences rally around Rapman’s Blue Story after film pulled from Vue and Showcase cinemas

AUDIENCES HAVE rallied around Rapman by supporting his debut feature film Blue Story after Vue and Showcase cinemas pulled the film from screenings nationwide. Supporters of the director, whose real name is Andrew Onwubolu, urged cinemagoers to watch it in alternative cinema chains and it seems as though their calls, and that of those connected…

The Stormzy effect continues: Voter registration increases 236% per cent

VOTER REGISTRATION increased dramatically after Stormzy took to Instagram to encourage people to vote yesterday (November 25). The rapper pledged his support to Jeremy Corbyn in a lengthy instagram post, where he urged people to register to vote before outlining his support for the Labour leader. He said: “I will be registering to vote and…

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for pay discrimination

MO’NIQUE IS suing Netflix for pay discrimination after the streaming service offered to pay her $500,000 for a one-hour comedy special, while other comedians were given multi-million dollar contracts. The Oscar-winning actress alleges that the streaming service discriminated against her on the grounds of her race and gender. In an Instagram post, the comedian confirmed…

Where are the dark-skinned black women in JD Sports latest Christmas advert?

IT’S OFFICIALLY that time of the year. Classic Christmas songs are playing on loop in every shop and restaurant we enter. Xmas deals on our favourite online shopping sites are aplenty, and we’re beginning to see the roll out of highly anticipated Christmas adverts – arguably the biggest sign that our favourite holiday of the…
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