Go With The Flo

Sherri Shepherd, Gayle King, and Flame Monroe.  Jawn Murray
Sherri Shepherd, Gayle King, and Flame Monroe.
Jawn Murray
New Brooklyn Nets player Ben Simmons, who was traded from the Philadelphia 76ers, was spotted having brunch with his fiancee’ Maya Jama at popular celebrity hot spot Sadelle’s, in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. Jama is a British TV and radio personality. The couple got engaged over the Christmas holidays after seven months of dating. According to several media outlets, Simmons purchased the estimated $800,000 emerald cut diamond ring he presented his bride-to-be with on Jewelers’ Row in the diamond district of Philadelphia.
The organizers of the Oscars, which will be held March 27, are pulling out all the stops to land an iconic performance from Best Original Song nominee, Beyonce’ Knowles-Carter, multiple sources close to the show told Variety. While the superstar songstress hasn’t done any campaigning the past month in support of her song “Be Alive,” co-written with artist Dixson for the film “King Richard,” Beyonce’s camp has been in deep talks with producers to mount a satellite performance of the song — one that would possibly open the show, and broadcast live from a tennis court in Compton, California, where Venus and Serena practiced under their dad, Richard’s watch. One possible scenario would have Will Smith, who has won Best Actor six awards so far for portraying Richard in the film, appear onsite with Beyonce’ and then jet down the road to Hollywood in time for the announcement of the Best Actor category.
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Tongues are wagging that Kerry Washington was the epitome of glamour on March 19 as she arrived at the 33rd Annual Producers Guild Awards in Los Angeles. reports the Daily Mail. The former Scandal star rocked the red carpet wearing a peach satin gown with a corset top, and a flowing train. Washington was a presenter at the star-studded ceremony. The Producers Guild Awards are an annual ceremony which highlights the work of producers in the movie, television and new media making processes. “Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) won the Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures.

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