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Actress Marla Gibbs poses at taping of NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles
Actress Marla Gibbs, who played Florence the maid on the television sitcom “The Jeffersons,” poses as she arrives at the taping of the 37th annual NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles, California February 25, 2006. The awards show honors the achievements in the arts by people of color.
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Following her divorce from Kevin Hunter in 2020, Wendy Williams is currently a single woman on the move. The talk show hostess was spotted having dinner with comedian Gary Owen on June 10 at the reopening of Scotto’s Restaurant in New York City. According to sources, Owen, who was a guest on Wendy earlier that day, smiled at her and exchanged pleasantries while sitting in a booth. On June 11, an insider claims that  Williams headed down to Atlantic City, New Jersey, where she spent time with Lamar Odom after he knocked out singer Aaron Carter in their celebrity fight at the Showboat Hotel.  Calling the former NBA star a special friend on her show recently, Williams posted on Instagram, “@Lamar Odom is the man! He spent time with me after his win. He put his belt on me and commented on my small waist in a good way. He was very wanting to take a shower. He left my suite, I got to my car, and fell in my fortress bed 4 am.”

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Actress Marla Gibbs, best known for her iconic roles on The Jeffersons and 227, celebrated her 90th birthday at Peter George’s Conference Room Restaurant & Bar in Playa Vista, California. The party was sponsored by family friend and businessman Henry Woods, founder of HNW International Corporation along with Lemuel Daniels, Peter George, and others. An all-star cast of Marla’s friends and children that attended the party included actresses Beverly Todd, Judy Pace, Kathleen Bradley, Sheila Frazier, Jackee Harry, and Vanessa Bell Calloway who is turning it out on “Saints and Sinners,” along with actors Earnest Harden Jr and Tico Wells, and Marla’s children, Angela, Amil, Dorian, and Jordan Gibbs. After everyone wined and dined, and sang Happy Birthday to the 90-year-old entertainer, Marla simply said, “Thank you and this is my 30th birthday celebration!”

Oprah Winfrey Network announced that the third season of its hit reality series “Love & Marriage: Huntsville” will premiere with brand new one-hour episodes starting Saturday, July 17, at 9 pm. ET/PT followed by the second season premiere of “Family or Fiance” at 10 pm ET/PT. The series, produced by Carlos King’s Kingdom Reign Entertainment and ITV America, follows the lives of successful power couples in the city of Huntsville, Alabama, as they navigate balancing friendship, marriage, and business.
Artistic Director Ricardo Khan has announced the 2021-2022 Crossroads Theatre Company’s new season beginning in the Fall: Sept. 22 through Oct. 10, 2021. Crossroads Festival Theatre will be partnering with theatre companies such as Harlem’s New Heritage Theatre, The Market Theatres in Johannesburg, South Africa and more, bringing major productions and world premieres to the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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