Real Housewives of Atlanta star Apollo Nida denies separation rumors, Misty Copeland is the new face of Under Armour, Morgan Freeman's pilot is picked up by CBS and P. Diddy launches Revolt network studios.
Here's why we're taking our coffee straight this morning:
- Bobby Kristina Brown and new husband Nick Gordon have finally opened up about their secret marriage. The pair announced they were happily married on January 9th and have since been mum about their union. "It put a fire in us," Gordon told Extra. "The critics can say whatever they want to say... it's like we have a force field and that s--t's just bouncing off of it." The couple insists that Whitney Houston would have wanted to see the two together. "She [Whitney] treated me like she gave birth to me. She treated me like a son," Nick explained. "She made me promise several times to look after Krissy... and Mom, I will never, ever, ever break that promise." [Extra]
- Real Housewives of Atlanta star Apollo Nida denied allegations that he and Phaedra Parks are headed towards separation. Following a tweet from Sister 2 Sister magazine's account,"Have @PhaedraParks and @ApolloNida03 seperated? Get the gossip." Nida quickly responded with, "@s2smag NEVER!!!!" [Twitter]
- Ballerina Misty Copeland is the new face of Under Armour's women's line. She inked a multi-year contract with the Baltimore-based fitness brand. "Joining Under Armour feels like a natural fit, since they have always championed hard work and strong women," said Copeland in a statement. The brand is happy to have her, "Misty Copeland is a game changer..." said Executive Creative Director Leanne Fremar. [HuffingtonPost]
- This weekend Sean 'P.Diddy' Combs launched a studio for his new TV network, Revolt. The network, officially launched on October 21, 2013 is now housed in a studio dubbed the "Harlem-to-Hollywood" studio located in the Highland center in Hollywood, California. He kicked off the celebration with friends in the music world. The extravaganza was complete with performances by everyone from Ice Cube, to Nas and Busta Rhymes. [NYDailyNews]
- CBS has picked up Morgan Freeman's newest project. The actor executive produced the upcoming TV pilot penned by Homeland writer Barbara Hall. The new drama centers around a "maverick female Secretary of State as she drives international diplomacy, wrangles office politics and balances complex family life." The project is in the beginning stages and it is unclear who will be cast. [Vulture]