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After being confronted with the stunning lack of diversity in Hollywood yet again, Russell Simmons decided to have his own award show: the All Def Movie Awards. The inaugural event was held in Los Angeles Wednesday night and will air on Fusion on Sunday, at the same time as the Oscars. Creed won several categories, including Best Actor for Michael B. Jordan and Best Director for Ryan Coogler. Read More

Taraji P. Henson may have been scheduled to appear on The Tonight Show, but Cookie showed up instead. In the skits, Henson is tasked with playing Cookie as an astronaut who just found out NASA has extended her space mission by six months. Watch the hilarity above. Read More

No, it’s not 1999, but Cruel Intentions is coming back. Returning as a show, the beloved Sarah Michelle Gellar will be reprising her role as Kathryn Merteuil. The series kicks off 15 years after the movie ended with a matured Kathryn. Although Reese Witherspoon’s character will be in the new show, she herself will not appear. Read More

Queen Latifah

As inequality in Hollywood has been under a microscope in recent months, Queen Latifah and Jessica Chastain are stepping up for gender equality. According to Deadline, the duo and several other actresses have joined a new non-profit called We Do It Together. The organization hopes to finance and produce different types of content targeted at empowering women. Read More

As Action Bronson preps for his TV debut on Vice’s new channel, he hit up The Wendy Williams Show to cook Tuna Poke. In the clip, Bam Bam speaks on his love for food, music, and traveling, and how Saved By The Bell‘s Mr. Belding became a fan of his music. Watch the always-entertaining Bronson above.

Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to work in Hollywood if you’re not a straight White man? The NY Times did some digging and asked some of Hollywood’s elite female and minority actors their opinions. Everyone from Eva Longoria and Ken Jeong to Queen Latifah gave their eye-opening thoughts on what it’s really like to be in the industry. Read More

SOURCE: THR, EW, Variety, People, NY Times | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty, Twitter, HBO

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