Singer Mary J. Blige Shows Us Her Acting Skills Like Never Before In The Movie “Mudbound”

Mudbound stirs up all the emotions you may have regarding war, family and racism.

A period piece, the film centers around a pair of World War II veterans who return home to rural Mississippi and must cope with racism and PTSD in their own ways.

Synopsis:

Based on the novel by the same name and written by the novel Hillary Jordan, Laura McAllan is trying to raise her children on her husband’s Mississippi Delta farm, a place she finds foreign and frightening. In the midst of the family’s struggles, two young men return from the war to work the land. Jamie McAllan, Laura’s brother-in-law, is everything her husband is not – charming and handsome, but he is haunted by his memories of combat. Ronsel Jackson, eldest son of the black sharecroppers who live on the McAllan farm, now battles the prejudice in the Jim Crow South.

This soul starring film stars stars Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, and Mary J. Blige, as we’ve never seen her before.

It premieres on Netflix and in select theaters on November 17, 2017.

Check your local listings for select theaters and Netflix for showtimes.

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It’s Over For Jennifer Hudson and Her Longtime Fiancé David Otunga

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After ten years and living as a couple with their 8 year old son, Jennifer Hudson has decided it’s time to call it quits.

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The 36 year old singer has been in a long term relationship with former WWE wrestler David Otunga since 2007.

But things have taken a serious turn. It’s been reported by TMZ that Hudson filed a restraining order against Otunga.

According to a statement from Otunga’s attorney  “David Otunga has been trying to negotiate the terms of an amicable parenting agreement with Ms. Hudson for several weeks now,” says attorney Tracy M. Rizzo. “However, when it became apparent to Ms. Hudson that Mr. Otunga would be the parent granted residential care of the child, as a result of Mr. Otunga being the child’s primary caregiver while Ms. Hudson pursues her career all over the world, Ms. Hudson decided to file a meritless Petition for Order of Protection in an effort to gain an unfair advantage in the custody dispute.”

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Rizzo continued, “As a result of Mr. Otunga’s career in the WWE, Ms. Hudson felt that she could give an award winning performance in court to portray herself as the victim. Mr. Otunga has never abused or harassed Ms. Hudson or their son, and it is unfortunate, especially in today’s climate, that she would feel the need to make these false allegations against him. Mr. Otunga looks forward to his day in court and in being awarded the residential care of the parties’ only child.”

Additionally, Otunga is claiming that Hudson was secretly dating music producer Mali Music.

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Hudson’s rep confirmed to People magazine that the two have “been in the process of ending their relationship for a number of months,” before adding that the decorated entertainer has taken actions to protect herself and their 8-year-old son, David Daniel Otunga Jr.

In the protective order, Hudson detailed several incidents as to why she filed the restraining order.

Hudson claims the Otunga has been making aggressive, threatening and harassing behavior toward her and that she has been ” living in fear of further action David might take.”

The singer states that Otunga encouraged their son, David Jr, to take photos of her at a Wednesday recording session in order to try to prove she was dating one of the producers and that when she returned home from the recording studio Otunga was angry, grabbed their son by his hand and pushed Hudson out of the master suite. She claims their son, makeup artist and assistant all witnessed the incident.

Additionally, Hudson claims that Otunga has been showing a pattern of escalating and threatening behavior and that he would leave a holstered gun, that he said was a movie prop, on the kitchen counter that was intended to intimidate her because of her uncomfortableness with guns.

Hudson’s protective order was granted and police removed their son from Otunga’s custody. The order also grants Hudson exclusive possession of their residence and Otunga has been ordered to stay away.

Nobody wins when a relationship fails, but when a child is involved, things can become totally misconstrued by one parent when it comes to who wants to become the custodial parent and not share joint custody.

I hope Jennifer has good reasons for her actions and not use the court system to alienate Otunga from his son.

Unfortunately sometimes when you play house, things become ugly when you’re not feelin each other anymore.

Good luck to both parties and we’ll pray that little Otunga Jr., remains unscathed by all this confusion.

Silence Is Golden And Survival In The Trailer For “A Quiet Place”

Living in silence could make the difference between life and death in the new movie “A Quiet Place.”

Synopsis:

A family living out in the countryside has relegated themselves to living in total silence, along with the use of sign language, in an effort to hide from an unknown entity that thrives on sound.

The film stars John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Noah Jupe and Millicent Simmonds.

Look for this thriller to slide into theaters on April 6, 2018.

Check your local listings for theaters and showtimes.

And remember, don’t make a sound!

Three Year Old Dies After Preschool Neglectfully Serves Food That Caused A Deadly Reaction


When Elijah Silvera was dropped off at Pre-K, his parents had no idea it would be their last time seeing him alive.

The 3 year old was served a grilled cheese sandwich at a pre-K, even though the school was aware and they had written documentation that the boy had a deadly dairy allergy. 

Elijah went into anaphylactic shock on November 3, 2017, at the Seventh Avenue Center for Family Services in Manhattan, NY and was taken to Harlem Hospital, where he died.

His devastated parents want to know how it happened when it was completely preventable.

The pre-kindergarten school closed on Wednesday by city health officials for failing to follow its written safety plan and failing to adequately supervise a child.

On Thursday, Parents whose children also attended the preschool want to know why they didn’t find out about Elijan’s death sooner. 

Elijah leaves behind his father and mother, his 5-year-old brother and dozens of friends and family members.

A GoFund Me account has been set up by the family to help with unpaid time off from work, funeral and memorial expenses and a second autopsy. 

Denzel Washington Is Back In His New Movie “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”

If you are a Denzel Washington fan, this is the movie for you.

Synopsis:

Roman J. Israel is an idealistic defense attorney whose life gets upended when his boss and mentor the legendary civil rights icon William Henry Jackson dies unexpectedly. He’s then recruited to join a law firm led by George Pierce, an ambitious lawyer who was one of Jackson’s former students. Israel’s legacy of activism soon gets put to the test when he takes on the case of Langston Bailey, a young man accused of murdering a convenience store clerk.

The movie stars Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo, Nazneen Contractor and DeRon Horton.

The film opens in theaters November 17, 2017. Check your local listings for theaters and showtimes.

Funny, I haven’t seen ANY trailers at all?

Sports Break: NBA Baller Stephen Curry Scary Arrival To The Game 

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MVP Stephen Curry decided to arrive ahead of time to the Warrior’s game against the Pistons in an unusual way,

Curry arrived as one of horrors most iconic villains, “Jigsaw” from the Saw movie franchise.

Don’t be scared now, but take a peek.

The fans and Twitter ate it up. 

You are my MVP for Halloween and here’s to free advertising for the new Saw movie “Jigsaw” now in theaters.

Actress Taraji P. Henson Loses It In Her New Movie “Acrimony”


Medusa don’t have nothing on a black woman scorned.

Taraji lets her cheating husband know “It’s a thin line between love and hate” in her new movie “Acrimony” produced by Tyler Perry Studios. 

Synopsis:

A faithful wife (Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson) tired of standing by her devious husband is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed.

The film stars Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson, Tiki Sumpter, Lyriq Bent and Ajiona Alexus.

The film hits theaters March 30, 2018. Check your local listings for theaters and showtimes.