Shock, grief, and gratitude after death of Chadwick Boseman
God bless Chadwick Boseman. Denzel Washington, via a statement. During the premiere party for Black Panther, Chadwick reminded me of something. My friend and fellow Bison Chadwick Boseman was brilliant, kind, learned, and humble. We are devastated by the tragic loss of Chadwick Boseman. From Black Panther to Da 5 Bloods, Chadwick Boseman brought strength and light to the screen, every time. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, via Twitter.
Beyoncs message, epic performances stand out at BET Awards
In this video grab issued Sunday, June 28, 2020, by BET, Beyonce accepts the humanitarian award during the BET Awards. The singer dedicated her award to the Black Lives Matter movement, and encouraged activists to continue to push forward. DaBaby rapped a verse from the Black Lives Matter remix of his hit song Rockstar with Roddy Ricch at the awards. While holding a baseball bat, DaBaby then stood on a stage behind a group of people who had their fists raised high while others held Black Lives Matter signs. During the performance, video clips were shown of the national protests over the deaths of unarmed Black people including Floyd, Arbery and Taylor.
Terry Crews wants to play King Triton in 'Little Mermaid' remake
Joe Scarnici/Getty ImagesBURBANK, Calif. - "The Little Mermaid" casting games are already in full swing. "America's Got Talent" host Terry Crews tweeted a photoshopped pic of himself as King Triton, the ruler of the under the ocean kingdom Atlantica. !," Crews tweeted. "Hey, has @terrycrews been cast as King Triton in the new Little Mermaid yet?," writer Ben Bertoli tweeted days before Crews did. "I've said this from day one: please make Idris Elba King Triton.