‘Cosby Show’ Cast Reunites for 25th Anniv.
In celebration of The Cosby Show’s 25th anniversary, the cast of the ’80s TV hit reunited on the Today show this morning. The show’s stars talked about some of their favorite moments and offered their opinions on why the series still resonates with audiences after 25 years. Malcolm Jamal Warner, who played Theo, said it all had to do with Bill Cosby’s forward thinking. “He wanted the show to be timeless. If I wanted to put slang in, he’d say, ‘No, let’s make up slang so 20 years later, it’s still relevant,'” he said. And castmembers agreed that much of the show’s success came from the series’ depiction of an American family, first and foremost. (Continue Reading…)
BET Announces New Reality Show Spin Off ‘Frankie & Neffe’
This summer, BET will premiere FRANKIE AND NEFFE, a spin-off of the Network’s top-rated reality show KEYSHIA COLE: THE WAY IT IS, that intimately profiles the wildly entertaining mother and sister of R&B singer Keyshia Cole. The new reality series, premiering on Tuesday, August 25 at 10:00 p.m.*, chronicles the two as they strive to gain financial independence, while taking on the responsibilities of implementing and maintaining positive lifestyle changes, raising families, and handling the drama and men in their lives. Breaking away from R&B star Keyshia Cole proves to be more difficult than expected, and emotions run high, but BET viewers will be rooting for this captivating mother and daughter through it all. (Continue Reading…)
Black College Student Shot and Killed at Harvard
A 21-year-old Cambridge man died today after being shot on Monday inside an entrance of a Harvard University residence hall, and his mother said she has no idea why he would have been targeted in violence that jolted the quiet campus. Justin Cosby died early this morning at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center after being shot once in the abdomen, according to his mother, Denise Cosby. In an interview today at her Cambridge home, Denise Cosby said that she last saw her son Monday afternoon with his longtime girlfriend. He left and said he’d be back soon, but it wasn’t until 8 p.m. that the mother learned that her son had been shot. “It’s just so strange. He was fine, healthy yesterday,” Cosby said. “I just can’t believe my son is not here today. Inside I’m just torn up, I feel like someone has murdered me.” (Continue Reading…)
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