‘Orange Is the New Black’ star Danielle Brooks marries Dennis Gelin
'Orange Is the New Black' star Danielle Brooks marries Dennis Gelin Danielle Brooks attends the 2020 13th annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon at Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons hotel, on February 6, 2020, in Beverly Hills, California. (Leon Bennett/Getty Images for Essence)MIAMI — Actress Danielle Brooks and beau Dennis Gelin have officially tied the knot. >> PHOTOS: Danielle Brooks through the yearsAccording to Vogue and People magazine, the “Orange Is the New Black” star shared the news Thursday on Instagram and with Vogue magazine. “I feel like when it comes to the wedding process, Black creatives aren’t highlighted enough,” Brooks told Vogue of the latter. Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 11 Photos: Danielle Brooks through the years Here are some memorable photos of actress Danielle Brooks through the years.wftv.com
New this week: Godzilla vs Kong, 'Concrete Cowboy' & Mahalia
This combination photo shows poster art for the film "Godzilla vs Kong," premiering on HBO Max on March 31, left, "Concrete Cowboy," premiering April 2 on Netflix and "Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia," premiering April 3 on Lifetime. (HBO Max/Netflix/Lifetime via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Two of cinema’s most famous giants are headed for an old-fashioned big budget clash in “Godzilla vs. Kong,” available on HBO Max for 31 days starting Friday. After a pandemic-induced blockbuster drought, Henry told the AP that the film will be a welcome change of pace. Ad— Legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson gets overdue biopic attention in a Lifetime film debuting Saturday.
'Orange is the New Black' star Danielle Brooks on her biggest money mistake: 'I should have fought more'
Holding her almost four-month-old daughter, Freeya, in her lap, actress Danielle Brooks recounts some of the biggest lessons she's learned about money over the years. Brooks rose to stardom playing fan favorite Taystee on the Netflix hit series "Orange is the New Black," often shortened to "OITNB." It's an envy-worthy career, though Brooks does have one regret, she says: Not advocating for herself and owning her worth in the final seasons of "OITNB." "When you come to find out the 'Stranger Things' kids are making more than you are in your final season, that's heartbreaking," Brooks tells CNBC Make It. "It wasn't until the end of season two, I had saved up my money to pay off that loan," she says.cnbc.com