Donna’s Weekend Entertainment Wrap- Up- April 9, 2017
Omarosa is Married! Omarosa married Pastor John Allen Newman Saturday during a small ceremony. They got married at Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. #45 wasn’t there … he was in Mar-a-Lago. Omarosa was originally supposed to get married in Florida last month but postponed the ceremony after alleged death threats and safety concerns.
MTV Awards Makes A Change. MTV will no longer have gender specific categories for its upcoming Movie & TV Awards. What does that mean? Well instead of the Best Actress and Best Actor categories, this year’s awards will award a non-gendered Best Actor in a Movie and Best Actor in a Show. MTV’s decided to do this after the Grammy Awards’ decision in 2011 to dump gender distinctions between male and female singers, collaborations and groups. MTV’s May show will also include a new social activism category by renaming its Best Fight category to Best Fight the System.
Janet Jackson’s a single mom? Janet and her hubby Wissam Al Mana of 5 years have split. They say this a separation and not a divorce. This just comes month after Janet gave birth to the couple’s first child — a son named Eissa Al Mana. This is the third marriage for Jackson, whose union with fellow singer James DeBarge was annulled in 1985. In 1991, she married dancer, songwriter and director Rene Elizondo Jr., but they kept their relationship a secret until their divorce in 2000.
Sage Steele Says Good- Bye to ESPN. Steele had been the long time anchor of ESPN’s NBA Countdown. The 44-year old mother of three, had some backlash earlier in the year when she wrote her opinions about diversity racism. She will be replaced by ichelle Beadle. Steele was with ESPN for 10-years.
Welcome Back to “That’s So Raven”. In 2003, “That’s So Raven” was a hit for The Disney Channel the audience was for 6 to 14-year olds but many adults loved it as well. Now Raven Symone’ is back as both actress and co-executive producer of the “That’s So Raven” sequel, “Raven’s Home”. Raven will have twin 11 year olds and her “Chelsea will be back as well. “Raven’s Home” will premiere later this year on The Disney Channel.
Empire Actor Arrested. Morocco Omari who plays an FBI agent on the show as Tariq Cousins and half- brother to Luscious Lyon was arrested for a misdemeanor domestic battery charge on Wednesday. In a statement to People Magazine his publicist says the allegations are false and he is not a violent person.