Plus, NeNe Leakes takes her talents to Vegas, Rihanna receives 5 iHeart radio nominations, Beyonce thanks fans with emotional speech.
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It’s been too long since Boris Kodjoe has graced our small screens with a dramatic role, but he’s back. The Real Husbands of Hollywood star has joined the cast of ABC’s 13-episode drama series The Club. The show is a soap centered on a private country club. Kodjoe will play Deacon Harris, a former Hall of Fame football star that is persuaded to join the country club. Erin Brockovich writer Susannah Grant is set to pen and executive produce the series. [HollywoodReporter]
NeNe Leakes is headed to Vegas. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star is taking her talents to the New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to join the cast of Cirque du Soleil Zumanity. Mrs. Leakes will play the Mistress of Sensuality in the show dubbed “the sensual side of Cirque du Soleil.” The show will run from June 27th through July 14. [TheUrbanDaily]
The reign of Rihanna continues. The star has scored 5 nominations for the first ever iHeart Radio awards, more than any other artist. She is nominated for two Song of the Year awards for “Stay” featuring Mikky Ekko and hit song “The Monster” with Eminem. The awards ceremony will be broadcast live on NBC May 1. Fans can vote for the winners from now until polls close on April 25. [PerezHilton]
Beyonce wrapped up her year-long Mrs. Carter Show World Tour on Thursday. The star, who performed more than 100 concerts beginning in Serbia and ending in Portugal, got emotional during her final show, crying and thanking fans for their support. “If you all don’t know, tonight makes 132 shows. Tonight is the last show of the Mrs. Carter Show. We started a year ago and I want to say this has been such a journey,” said Beyonce. “Thank you for allowing me to have a career. And when I fall, you lift me up. When I’m hungry you feed me. And I just want to give you my light. I dedicate this song to you guys.” [E!Online]
Take a look at her emotional speech below.
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