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Coffee Talk: Is Fantasia's Pregnancy Causing 'Mahalia' Film Trouble?

Is Fantasia's pregnancy getting in the way of filming "Mahalia"?
TGIF! See what we’ve got brewing this morning:

  • Is Fantasia’s pregnancy getting in the way of filming her new movie “Mahalia”? Some sources say producers and Mahalia’s estate are not too pleased with Fanny. According to FOX News, producers are upset she didn’t reveal her pregnancy until she was four months along. “The family thinks if Fantasia plays the role, it’s going to sully the name of Mahalia,” said an executive producer to the New York Post. Would she make a great Mahalia? They’re also pushing to begin shooting in January — the star is due to have her baby in December. [Fox News]

  • Naomi Campbell and her billionaire beau Vladislav Doronin will be honored for their charity work at Denise Rich’s Angel Ball at Cipriani Wall Street on October 17th! Congrats to the lovely couple. [Bossip]

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  • Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, has joined comedy boot camp! He’s looking to create a few laughs. He’s even got a Las Vegas show set for October 28th. [TMZ]

  • Rihanna takes public transportation? The word on the street has it that the diva hopped on a UK subway to make it to her O2 Arena concert. What would you do if you spotted a star on the train or bus? [Huff Po]

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  • After suffering a terrible knee injury earlier this year, Terrell Owens says he will return to the NFL this season. “A month or less, I give you that,” he told ESPN. We hope to see him on the field soon! [The Grio]