Plus: Bobby Brown makes his first televised appearance since Bobbi Kristina's death, Michelle Obama to guest star on Project Runway Junior, Chris Brown is awarded joint custody of Royalty and more!
'The Perfect Guy' Tops Weekend Box Office
The Perfect Guy was the perfect blockbuster! The creepy flick, which stars Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy and Morris Chestnut, brought in a whopping $26.7 million, beating out M. Night Shyamalan's horror film, The Visit. Another reason to celebrate? This is the fifth—yes, fifth—weekend that a film starring a Black lead has topped the box office (War Room raked in the cash over Labor Day weekend, and before that, Straight Outta Compton held the top title for three straight weeks). Did you see the steamy thriller over the weekend? [The Guardian]
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Bobby Brown Makes First Television Appearance Since Bobbi Kristina's Death
Bobby Brown gave his first interview this week, six weeks after the death of his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown. The singer sat down with The Real and said that while he and his family prayed for the 22-year-old to make a miraculous recovery, he suspected that Whitney Houston was calling her to heaven. "I'm pretty sure her mother…had a part with like, 'Come on, let's get her up here," Brown said. "[Whitney] was not comfortable by herself, I guess. She just called my daughter with her." [Rolling Stone]
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Michelle Obama to Guest Star on 'Project Runway Junior'
FLOTUS is about to give some lucky youngsters some of her signature flair. Michelle Obama is slated to guest star on the Dec. 10 episode of Project Runway Junior, where she will challenge designers between the ages of 13 and 17 to create a design for Lands End. We trust that the designs will live up to White House standards! [People]
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Will and Jada Donate $150k to Million Man March
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are making a hefty donation to next month's Million Man March, led by Minister Louis Farrakhan. The Hollywood power coupled donated a generous $150,000 to the movement, a renewed call to action that will mark the 20th anniversary of the original march. Farrakhan hopes to raise $1.8 million by the Oct. 10 event. [Vibe]
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Chris Brown Awarded Joint Custody of Royalty
Chris Brown's highly publicized custody battle of his daughter, Royalty, is finally coming to an end. The singer announced that a Houston judge granted him joint custody of Royalty. Royalty's mother, Nia Guzman, was fighting for a judge to grant him supervised visitation, but a judge ordered the two to share custody, with Royalty going back and forth every four days. [BET]