Weekend Entertainment Wrap -up- Summing up some of the top entertainment stories this week…
Oprah Winfrey, Writer/Director Ava DuVernay and Actress Storm Reid are on the cover of the newly black-owned Essence magazine talking about their new movie A Wrinkle In Time. Oprah calls the movie the new Wizard Of Oz. A Wrinkle In Time hits theaters March 9th, and the February issue of Essence hit newsstands yesterday
Comedienne/Actress Tiffany Haddish is teaming up with Groupon for a Superbowl ad. Haddish went on Jimmy Kimmel Live and told a hilarious story about using Groupon for a swamp tour with Will and Jada Smith. The story went viral and the team up seemed totally natural.
Oscar/Emmy Winner Viola Davis narrates and produces Two Sides. This four-part docuseries examines the fatal police encounters that involved Sandra Bland,Eric Garner and others from two different sides of the story. Two Sides premieres Monday, January 22nd at 10pm on TV One.
Kristen Bell, is the first ever host of the Screen Actors Guilds awards which airs tomorrow.. They will also have all-female presenters as a statement to honor women in Hollywood. Some of the nominees are Mary J for Mudbound and the
The Cast of Blackish. It comes on TBS at 8pm on Sunday.
Michelle Obama turned 54 years old this week
Margaret Avery- best know as Shug Avery from the color purple turns – 74 years old today
Drummer Quest ove- 47
Billy Ocean- 68 and Actress geena Davis – 62