Taraji P. Henson celebrated Mother’s Day on Sunday with a mother of an engagement ring.
Humble-bragging on Instagram, the “Empire” star announced that her beau Kelvin Hayden, a former NFL cornerback, popped the question during the weekend festivities, which kicked off with matching Cartier Love bracelets for the affianced pair (baubles that boast a $10,000 price tag for the diamond-embellished option).
“I said yes y'all,” Henson captioned an image showing off her massive sparkler and his bangle. “He started with the Cartier love bracelet BUT that was my #Mothersday gift and then dropped to his knee and I almost passed out!!! #sheisofficiallyoffthemarket and she is sooooooooooooo HAPPY!!!!!!”
The only thing that I wish there was more of [in music today] is reaching out to younger brothers and sisters, and to a child. There needs to be an exchange of ideas between generations. If a tree doesn't have roots, it cannot grow.
Silence is a powerful weapon in drama. What you don't say and what you don't reveal can be as powerful as what you do say. My intention is to make [the performance] as real as possible, but never forgetting that it's actually drama.
And those remarks drew the ire of McCain’s daughter Meghan McCain and her co-hosts on “The View” on Friday.
A disdain-dripping Whoopi Goldberg called the alleged comments “insanely despicable,” and gave the floor to her co-host, whose poised response earned several rounds of applause from the in-studio audience. (McCain’s mother, Cindy McCain, also tweeted a restrained rebuttal.)
What did Stephen Hawking give Sheldon and Amy for a wedding gift on “The Big Bang Theory”? In real life, well, nothing, but that wasn’t going to stop the show from paying homage to the late theoretical physicist, who died in March.
The show wanted to honor Hawking’s passing and to recognize the big role he had played on “Big Bang” — he even introduced the show’s panel discussion at San Diego Comic-Con in 2013 — but executive producer Steve Holland said the timing made it difficult.
“It was hard to because, when it happened, we had already shot three episodes, so there was no way to be super-timely about it,” he told Entertainment Weekly.
Donald Glover dropped his evocative music video for “This Is America” last weekend without comment and stayed mum on the vociferous think-pieces that attempted to unpack the video’s violent imagery — pretty much letting the art speak for itself and all…
Ah, if only it were that calculated.
Appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Thursday to plug the season finale of “Atlanta” and hype the Hollywood premiere of “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” Glover, whose woke musical alter ego is Childish Gambino, explained that he’s avoided the in-depth analyses because he’s “sensitive.”
It could arrive in the middle of the night, concerned that you’re not wearing enough sunscreen. Or maybe it’s delivered in the middle of the day, informing you that your childhood next-door neighbor’s second cousin died. Or, most likely, it comes as a series of texts that all end with “LOL” because she thinks it means “lots of love.”