Author Archives: Wayne Hodges

ABC Live: ‘Good Times’ had highs & lows, however ‘All in the Family’ shined bright

Good Times had ‘highs’ and ‘lows.’  Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW YORK — “Temporary layoffs. Good Times. Easy credit rip offs…” Network officials at ABC aired a pair of ’70s reboots Wednesday night in a holiday television special titled “Live in Front of a Studio Audience.” Amid continual obtrusion from President Donald Trump’s Impeachment debacle, the Norman Lear doubleheader showcased ...

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Tekashi 6ix9ine receives a ‘lighter’ prison sentence after snitching on his own gang

Tekashi received lighter sentence.  Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW YORK — Embattled lyricist Tekashi 6ix9ine got a slap on the wrist Wednesday morning when U.S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer gave him a measly two-year prison sentence coupled with credit for time served. The squealin’ artist must also complete 300 hours of community service and pay a $35,000 fine. Tekashi, 23, ...

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Wife of NBA forward J.R. Smith confirms ‘rumors’ of his affair with ‘Flash’ actress

J.R. Smith busted having an “affair.”  Blog King, Mass Appeal CLEVELAND — Jewel Harris, the estranged wife of NBA forward J.R. Smith, put her husband on blast Tuesday with a bombshell Instagram Live video that confirms scuttlebutt of his dalliance with actress Candice Patton. Jewel also uttered a verbose orison for the cheating couple that came as a shock to ...

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Diddy celebrates his 50th birthday with ‘celebrities’ at his Holmby Hills mansion

Diddy celebrated birthday No. 50.  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Diddy blew out fifty candles then concocted a wish Saturday night with a star-studded birthday soirée at his $40 million Holmby Hills mansion. The “Bad Boy” honcho, 50, was actually born on November 4th. But he postponed the shindig to accommodate a celebrity guest list that includes Jay-Z, ...

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Antonio Brown shuns baby mama drama, proclaims he’s done with ‘white women’

Antonio laments baby mama drama. Blog King, Mass Appeal MIAMI — Antonio Brown won’t need inoculation for jungle fever anytime soon because he’s eschewing white women. The embattled NFL star proclaimed his New Year’s resolution over the weekend when several police officers encircled his Florida home after he experienced a series of contretemps with his Caucasian baby mama, Chelsie Kyriss. ...

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Police Homicide Video: Arkansas cop got “murdered” execution-style in squad car

Police officer gunned down.  Blog King, Mass Appeal FAYETTEVILLE — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Arkansas released a series of disturbing videos detailing the “heinous” murder of police officer Stephen Carr who was gunned down execution-style by Landon T. Phillips while on duty. The homicide transpired on December 7th at a precinct stationhouse in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Surveillance footage shows ...

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Viola Davis & Tiffany Haddish headline remarkable cast in ‘Good Times’ reboot

Good Times is ‘coming back.’ Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Everything is “Dy-no-mite!” After a 40-year hiatus, “Good Times” is returning to network television. Officials at ABC Studios announced the cast for “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Good Times” on Thursday. The ghetto-based sitcom will feature Oscar winner Viola Davis in the schmaltzy role of Florida Evans. ...

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“Jumanji: The Next Level” garners mixed ‘reviews’ from critics on Rotten Tomatoes

Critics down on Jumanji sequel.  Blog King, Mass Appeal HOLLYWOOD — Despite a star-studded cast featuring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jack Black and Kevin Hart, Jake Kasdan’s “Jumanji: The Next Level” — the sequel to 2017′s “Welcome to the Jungle” — has garnered mix reviews from film critics. The action-packed comedy registered a score of 68% on Rotten Tomatoes’ Tomatometer. ...

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Rumor has it Jamie Foxx is engaged to “teenage” girlfriend, singer Sela Vave

Rumor: Mr. Foxx possibly engaged. Blog King, Mass Appeal HOLLYWOOD — “You may be young but you`re ready…” Jamie Foxx celebrated his 52nd birthday a little early Wednesday night at Warwick nightclub in West Hollywood. But that may not be all he’s celebrating. Word on the street claims the “Beat Shazam” host is betrothed to his live-in inamorata, 19-year-old Sela ...

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