Tag: Lee Daniels

Lee Daniels Says ‘Star’ is Coming Back to TV As a 2-Hour Movie to “Wrap Things Up”

Lee Daniels announced "Star" will return to TV and get a proper send-off in the form of a two-hour film "to wrap things up."

Lee Daniels Says He’s “Beyond Embarrassed” for Supporting Jussie Smollett & They’re No Longer on Speaking Terms

The man who helped make Jussie a household name and viewed the singer and actor as "a son" is finally washing his hands of the whole messy situation and admitting he has doubts about the story.

“Empire” Creator Lee Daniels Confirms Jussie Smollett Will NOT Return for Final Season

Consequences for allegedly staging a hate crime and filing a false police report continue to hit Jussie Smollett. Empire creator Lee Daniels confirms Smollett...

‘Star’ Officially Cancelled After Lee Daniels Failed to Find Another Network: “I Tried My Best, Guys”

Lee Daniels says "Star" is officially canceled after failing to find another home for the Fox series.

“Empire” Considers Recasting Jamal Lyon Role After Dropping Jussie Smollett From Season 5 Finale

After it was announced that Jussie Smollett was removed from the final two episodes of Empire Season 5, it's now being reported that producers are considering bringing in a new actor to replace Smollett instead of simply writing his character out of the show.

Nigerian Brothers Arrested for Jussie Smollett Attack Are Friends With “Empire” Star, One Took Photo With Lee Daniels on Set

Chicago police reportedly identified the two Nigerian men who were detained a couple of days ago as persons of interest in Jussie Smollett's alleged hate attack as brothers Abimbola "Abel" Osundairo and Olabinjo "Ola" Osundairo. The brothers are now "potential suspects" and have been arrested.

WATCH: Dame Dash Confronts Lee Daniels for Not Repaying $2 Million Loan

Dame Dash wants Lee Daniels to run him his money ... NOW!

Mo’Nique Has No Regrets After Blasting Oprah, Tyler Perry & Lee Daniels

Mo’Nique is defending her comments during a recent comedy routine in which she tells Lee Daniels, Oprah and Tyler Perry to “suck my d*ck.”

“Y’all Can Suck My D*ck”: Mo’Nique Blasts Lee Daniels, Tyler Perry & Oprah for Blackballing Her in Hollywood

Mo’Nique just won’t let it go! The actress/comedian went all the way in on Lee Daniels (again) during a recent standup set and brought Oprah into their years-long feud.

Meet the Cast of “Star,” Lee Daniels’ New Show on Fox

Star is a new series on Fox from Empire co-creator and Academy nominated director Lee Daniels. Meet Jude Demorest, Queen Latifah and the rest of the show's talented cast.

Empire Recap: Cookie Brings the Lyon Family Together for Her Birthday

The Lyon family is usually known for its dysfunction, chaos, and drama, but every now and again, we get glimpses of real, true family...

“Empire” Recap: Camilla Marks-Whiteman Meets the End of the Road

SPOILER ALERT: The following "Empire" Season 2 Episode 12 ("A Rose by Any Other Name") recap contains MAJOR PLOT SPOILERS, so if you haven't watched the...

“Empire” Season 2 Episode 11 Recap: Watch the Throne, Hakeem Is in the Building

Who run the world? Not girls, Beyoncé. Naw, it's the lil' boy-prince otherwise known as Hakeem, who now is sitting high and mighty with...

Is Lee Daniels Trying to Cast Denzel Washington on Empire?

Denzel Washington could be making an appearance on an upcoming episode of "Empire," if showrunner Lee Daniels has his way. Daniels recently shared a photo...

Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Diddy, Russell Simmons and More Attend Costume Institute Gala Benefit in New York City

Tons of Hollywood celebrities came out to the Costume Institute Gala Benefit to celebrate the opening of the "American Woman: Fashioning a National Identiy"...

Mo’Nique Wins “Best Supporting Actress” Oscar for Her Role in Precious + Geoffrey Makes History with His Oscar Win!

Actress/comedienne Mo'Nique was honored last night with the Oscar award for "Best Supporting Actress" at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards! As many critics (and...

Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon, Mo’Nique, Gabourey Sidibe and More Walk the Red Carpet of the 82nd Annual Academy Awards

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards, also known simply as "The Oscars," was held Sunday night (Mar 7) in Los Angeles at the Kodak Theater....

Gabourey Sidibe, Mo’Nique and Lee Daniels from “Precious” Win at the 25th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards

Actresses Gabourey Sidibe and Mo'Nique were presented with high honors over the weekend at the 25th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, held Friday (Mar...

2010 NAACP Image Awards – Backstage, Audience and Press Room: Mo’Nique, Gabby Sidibe, Eva Marcille, Nick Cannon and More

Check out this last batch of photos from last night's NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles, CA. We have flicks of Keri Hilson, Eva...

“Precious” Leads the 41st Annual NAACP Image Awards with Six Wins! + Tyler Perry, Keke Palmer, Wyclef Jean and More were Also Winners

The hit movie "Precious" (nominated for an Oscar) took home a total of 6 awards Friday night (Feb 26) at the 41st Annual NAACP...

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