Keke Wyatt Is A Married Woman.. AGAIN!

Keke Wyatt is letting everyone know that she’s in a much better place these days — and that she has a new husband!

via TMZ

Keke, who once starred on “R&B Divas: Atlanta,” is in a way better place now, telling us her new hubby is way better than the man who divorced her when she was pregnant and had another child fighting cancer at the same time. 

Keke and Zachariah Darring tied the knot last month in Indianapolis, and Keke tells us he’s got her back forever, unlike her ex, Michael Ford, who she bashes as “toxic” and full of himself. 

Check out the clip … Keke shades Michael’s new chick as only she can, complete with a must-see impersonation.

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(Continued) Wyatt says that she will never say either one of their names again, but she adds; “You know who the mistress is because she looks like she played in the movie Gremlins.” On April 7th 2018 Keke’s world took another blow. She was notified that her soon to be ex-husband was involved in an almost fatal car accident. Being the legal wife she uprooted and moved to Memphis, TN to be by his side while he recovered from an accident that almost took his life. “I was his wife, he was the father of my children. God says to love and love unconditionally, so that’s what I did. At that time he couldn’t walk or talk. It was up to me to make all of the decisions for his health care.” Keke sat tirelessly day after day night after night by his side. 2 months later after he came out of his coma and was taken off of all machines he made the decision to “fly off with that bat looking thing,” as Keke put it. “At that point I had washed my hands of the whole thing and I totally let it go.” Expressed Keke. “Even after all of that and all of the antagonizing and bullying on social media by his mistress hash-tagging my songs and attempting to bait me, I never reacted, I am so proud of myself… cause the old Keke would have ruined her whole entire life, but the new mature Keke realizes she is not worth my blessings.” The divorce became final and it was time for Keke to move on to the next chapter of her life. Through prayer and support from those close to her; Keke survived the lowest most difficult point in her life. She was so discouraged that she believed that she never wanted to have another relationship again. However, God placed an angel in her life by the name of Zachariah Darring. He just so happens to be her very first childhood boyfriend who grew up with her in Indianapolis, IN. Life separated them and true love has brought them back together. After reconnecting with him, surprisingly she found out that he had been single and celibate for 6 years praying for his wife; never in a million years did she think that she was the wife that he was praying for. But God is always in control. As of October 17, 2018 with only a small number of family they were married

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The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Season Premiere Down Almost 1 Million Viewers Compared to Last Year

Season 11 of ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ premiered last Sunday on Bravo to a huge smaller audience.

While it was still the #1 rated unscripted show for Sunday night, the premiere drew about 500,000 less viewers compared to last year’s season premiere.

Im sure its because fan favorite and life of the show Kenya Moore played a major role — it was definitely felt from the premiere. Kenya’s life is thriving and we want in we’ve been waiting for this all these season.

I do love Shamari and Eva cool but idk chile.

What did you think of the ‘RHOA’ season 11 premiere?

Angela Simmons’ Ex-Fiancé , Sutton Tennyson, Murdered in His Atlanta Home

This Is Sad 😢😢😢

Angela Simmons’ baby daddy and ex-fiancé Sutton Tennyson was shot and killed at his home earlier today, according to The Shade Room. No other details are available at this time.

Angela and Sutton split in December 2017 less than a year after getting engaged and welcoming their first child.

Prayers go out to both families

Update :
Via TMZ

The Atlanta PD tells TMZ, they responded to a “shots fired” at Sutton’s home. Officers found him dead in his garage with multiple gunshot wounds. It now seems it was NOT a home invasion. Cops say Sutton was talking in the driveway with another man when the conversation escalated and he was shot. The suspect fled in a car.  

Sanaa Lathan: ‘I Have Been Treated Just Horribly By Some Women That You May Know’

Sanaa Lathan is good. She’s really good. Ever since she cut off her signature bob, the actress, who’s currently starring in Netflix’s Nappily Ever After, isn’t afraid to speak her mind. She’s even sounding off on rising in the ranks of a Hollywood that at times can be unfriendly.

“Just coming up in the business, I have been treated just horribly by some women that you may know,” the 47-year-old actress said Monday in a room full of women at the New York City premiere of her latest rom com inside The Wing Soho.

“I won’t call any names,” she said, “but when you’re working with somebody who’s maybe a little older than you — now I’m the older one — you don’t expect to get competition, and jealousy, and weird vibes on set. And I was very hurt, very early on in my career by a couple of different women.”

Thankfully, Lathan said that while portraying Lynn Whitfield’s onscreen daughter, who’s obsessed with being perfect — even down to the hairs on her head — for her boyfriend, she didn’t have to worry about bad vibes. It was all love between her and Lynn, whom she called “a light.”

“You can tell that. She’s so beautiful inside and out,”
Lathan added.

Whitfield, who portrays Paulette Jones (the kind of mother who loves to put you in between her legs for a good press right near the kitchen stove), returned the love.

Nappily Ever After

You’re only as good as the moment you create,” she told Lathan. “You can’t create the truth by yourself.

In Nappily Ever After, we see Lathan’s Violet Jones breezing through life thanks to a high-powered advertising gig and a fine as hell live-in boyfriend. And it helps that she found a little blue box in her boyfriend’s pocket. With wedding bells ringing loudly in her ears, Jones tries to keep her hair laid, in an effort to secure the ring. Don’t worry feminists. Eventually Jones comes to her senses.

“I love the fact that this is a romantic comedy, but I call it the fairy tale for the modern woman,” Lathan said of the flick directed by Haifaa al-Mansour, known as the first female Saudi filmmaker. “It’s a romantic comedy about falling in love with yourself.”

“When I was coming up, we were read fairy tales, and fairy tales is kind of what helps us determine what our values are as little girls. And when you read Cinderella…and you don’t see yourself reflected, what does that do to you on a deep unconscious self-esteem way?” the actress asked.

Lathan said she’s proud Nappily Ever After represents “the beginnings of inclusivity.”

The actress famously cut her hair off for the film, shot in Atlanta. The move created headlines last fall, when Lathan showed off her big chop on the ‘gram. Initially, Lathan admitted, she didn’t want to go there.

“In the beginning, [I said], ‘I’m not cutting my hair.’ I said, ‘You know, this is the 21st century. We have technology. We can do a bald cap,” she recalled to laughter.

But after talk with a “couple of people,” including producer Tracey Bing and celebrity hairstylist Larry Sims, who made his film debut in Nappily, Lathan decided to just go for it.

“I said, ‘It’s just hair,’” she said. “If I don’t like it I can just throw a wig on.”

Similar to how the women reacted in The Wing Monday night, the glam squad and crew on set were “transformed,” Whitfield said, after what will become an iconic scene of liberation and freedom.

Because for many women — even though we know better — too much value and worth are wrapped up in the strands of our hair.

“This is still an issue. It has not gone away,” Whitfield said. “So I felt completely free to be this mother…who was so frightened by what this bold move would do to her daughter’s life — what it would cost her.”

Via Essence

Katt Williams, Tiffany Haddish, Ron Cephas Jones and Samira Wiley Each Win Emmys

Katt Williams is now an Emmy-winner.

The comedian took home the award for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Donald Glover’s alligator-owning Uncle Willie in ‘Atlanta’ at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday.

It was Katt’s first Emmy win off his first Emmy nomination.

In taking the trophy, Katt beat out Bryan Cranston, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sterling K. Brown, Donald Glover, and Bill Hader.

Tiffany Haddish also won an Emmy — Guest Actress in a Comedy Series —  for hosting Saturday Night Live.

All four guest acting categories went to Black actors — Katt, Tiffany, Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us) and Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale) each took home trophies.

The main Emmys ceremony will take place September 17 and air on NBC. We can’t wait to see more Black talent get recognized!

via Deadline

Look At GOD : Geoffrey Owens Accepts Tyler Perry’s Job Offer, Will Appear on ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’

Wont He Do IT! 🙆‍♀️🙆‍♀️🙆‍♀️

After making headlines for working his side gig at Trader Joes, ‘Cosby Show’ actor Geoffrey Owens has now accepted a job offer from Tyler Perry and will appear on 10-episodes of OWN’s ‘The Have and the Have Nots.’

via TMZ

Owens, who starred on “The Cosby Show,” was recently photographed working as a cashier at Trader Joe’s. Geoffrey was shamed by many for the cashier job and Tyler reached outvia Twitter, saying, “I’m about to start shooting OWN’s number one drama next week! Come join us!!!”

Sources familiar with the deal tell us joining Tyler is exactly what Geoffrey will do. We’re told he’s going to appear on Perry’s hit, “The Haves and the Have Nots.” Even bigger … it’s not a one shot deal.  We’re told he’ll have a recurring role and appear on 10 episodes. 

The show — on it’s 6th season — shoots in Atlanta, and we’re told Owens will fly there next week to begin filming.

As for his salary … that’s unclear, but working one job is always better than two. 

Janet Jackson Honored At The 2018 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

Janet Jackson was honored with the BMI Icon Award at the 2018 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards that took place in Atlanta on Wednesday night.

The event recognizes the songwriters, producers and publishers of the year’s most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs.

via Variety:

Metro Boomin was named Producer of Year for the third year in a row. He also took home Songwriter of the Year for his work on such songs as “Bad and Boujee,” “Bank Account” and “Mask Off.” Song of the Year went to The Weeknd’s “I Feel It Coming,” written by Thomas Bangalter and Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk. Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) was awarded Publisher of the Year for the fourth consecutive year. UMPG had 15 of the most performed songs of the year.

In addition, the event honored the late Aretha Franklin, who, the performance rights organization noted, “Was part of the BMI family for 50 years.” Tamela Mann sang “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” followed by “You’ve Got a Friend” in honor of the Queen of Soul.

Other performers included Atlanta rapper Derez De’shon (the 2018 BMI Social Star), H.E.R. and the 411 Dance Troupe. Songs by Jackson were performed by Jussie Smollett (“That’s the Way Love Goes”), Justine Skye (“Let’s Wait Awhile”), Normani (“The Pleasure Principle”) and Teyana Taylor (“I Get Lonely”).

Missy Elliott followed with a speech in honor of Jackson, during which she quoted the singer’s lyrics.

The event was hosted by Mike O’Neill, BMI President and CEO, and Catherine Brewton, VP of Creative, Atlanta, along with lifestyle personality Kenny Burns.

Congrats Janet! Check out a few moments from the evening below.