Category: Entertainment Written by News One
There was a maniacal Vermont fan who was obsessed with the young diva at the time. The man professed his undying love for her and longed to one day meet her as well. The fan’s all-consuming devotion to Houston escalated to a threatening tilt which waved a red flag to the entertainer, as he attended her every concert and tried desperately to get flowers to her and wrote letters on end which were ignored. The Houston devotee who penned over 70 letters to his imagined lady-love wrote, “I might hurt someone with some crazy idea and not realize how stupid an idea it was until after it was done.” The crazed stalker’s behavior and items that he sent to Houston was monitored by the FBI.
Another fan from the Netherlands sent Houston audio tapes of songs that he had composed, one however was perceived as a threat. When he...
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 March 2013 16:44
Category: Entertainment Written by Roz Edward
Marvin Gaye III (left) and Lenny Kravitz (right)
Lenny Kravitz has dropped out of the upcoming Marvin Gaye biopic, Sexual Healing, less than a month before the planned start of filming. Industry insiders comment that the crooner's son, Marvin Gaye III may behind Kravitz's abrupt decision to exit the project stage left.
Gaye reportedly criticized the executives casting choice saying, "The producers and directors of this film are very wrong ... They don't even know the whole story."
Kravitz will be replaced by stage veteran and former star of 'Law & Order' Jesse L. Martin.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 March 2013 16:41
Category: Entertainment Written by Carrie Healey, thegrio
As previously announced, Kevin Hart is set to host Saturday Night Live on March 2nd and the first promotional videos have been released.
For the reel, Hart teams up with SNL cast member Jason Sudeikis, and receives vertical assistance from Bobby Moynihan.
Last Updated on Thursday, 28 February 2013 15:56
Category: Entertainment Written by Huffington Post
As Phaedra Parks awaits the birth of her second son this May, the “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star has reportedly landed a spin-off reality show, according to celebrity gossip site, Straight From The A.
Sources tell the site that the lawyer-turned-reality-star is set to star in a “People’s Court" themed show where she will portray a mediator for civil cases between two disputing parties.
Last Updated on Sunday, 03 March 2013 18:02
Category: Entertainment Written by Roz Edward, National Content Director
That old wives tale about death coming in groups of three may be more than just an old wives tale. On the heels of the passing of Temptations singer Otis “Damon” Harris from prostate cancer on Sunday, Feb. 4 at the age of 62, another of Motown finest, another Temptation great Richard Street died Wednesday, Feb. 27.
Street who left the Temptations in 1995, after 20 years of singing with the group, was a one of the longest serving members, (only Otis Williams and Melvin Franklin had longer careers with the legendary group. Street and Melvin Franklin were cousins, and Street was reportedly devastated by Franklin’s death in 1995.
In 2000, Street suffered from a blood clot in his lung that nearly cost him his life. But following his phenomenal recovery, he committed to continuing to perform in traditional Temptation style to honor the memory of Melvin Franklin, David Ruffin, Eddie Kendricks and Paul Williams.
Street was 70 years old. He died in Las Vegas after a short hospital stay.
The Michigan Chronicle will post details and arrangements for Street’s passing as soon as they become available
Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 13:49
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