Here's your morning cup of steamy Coffee Talk! Ciara has debuted her "Gimme Dat" video and she's proven she is a dancing machine. Take a peek and let us know if you're feeling her dancing routines...including her mini homage to Janet. Also, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj are collaborating on a song called "Raining Men." Plus, Denzel and Pauletta Washington will be honored at this year's Prince Grace Awards Gala. Check out what big award they're taking home. Aren't Denzel and Pauletta an inspiring couple? Here's what you had to say: Michelle commented via Facebook:"They give a lot and they do it without sending out a press release." LaToya wrote via Facebook: "Denzel and Pauletta are simply the best!"

Essence.com
Oct, 12, 2010

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Here's your morning cup of steamy Coffee Talk!

  • Pauletta and Denzel Washington will be honored with the Prince Rainier III Award. The power couple is being recognized for their careers and amazing philanthropic work. The event will be held at the 28th Annual Princess Grace Awards Gala on Nov. 10th. Congratulations -- this is a big deal!
  • Two of the biggest names in music are collaborating. Nicki Minaj and Rihanna are coming together for a song called "Raining Men." This should be interesting... with Rihanna's style and Minaj's out-there lyrics, this better make for a good listen... they have a lot to live up to. Check it out on Rihanna's forthcoming "Loud" album. [Perez Hilton]
  • Is Will Smith causing trouble on the "Men in Black 3" set? Page Six is reporting that production has halted for the second time because of Smith and Barry Sonnenfield's (director) arguments over the script... smh. [NY Post]

  • Morgan Freeman will be the 39th recipient of the American Film Institute's AFI Life Achievement Award. He is the second Black actor in history to be given this award. Sidney Poitier was the first in 1992. Freeman is deserving of this... he's played everything from high school principals to God. Congratulations! [Black Voices]

  • Eminem sat down with Anderson Cooper on this week's "60 Minutes" and shared some interesting words. He said if he were Black, he wouldn't be labeled "homophobic or misogynist." Watch the entire segment and let us know if he's out of line...[Bossip]

  • Ciara is going hard in her new music video,"Gimme Dat." It's a hardcore dance video...once she actually starts dancing. Take a look below and be the judge. Are you tired of this or do you want something new from Ciara? [NY Mag]