We have all the latest celeb buzz to get you through your Thursday morning:
Maya Rudolph and Jaden Smith will appear in the new HBO comedy pilot, Brothers In Atlanta. The drama centers around two struggling entertainers and friends trying to make it through relationships and life in Atlanta, Georgia. Rudolph will play an former R&B star who’s now a demanding boss of the main character. Smith will play a rowdy teenage neighbor to the main cast who has a suspicious source of income. Both Smith and Rudolph will be recurring characters if the pilot is approved. [Deadline]
Real Housewives of Atlanta star Claudia Jordan is looking for love and she’s turning to relationship guru Steve Harvey for help. Jordan will appear on Harvey’s talk show today where he will set her up with two eligible bachelors just waiting to sweep this single lady off of her feet. Tune in today to see if sparks fly.
2 Chainz is running for mayor of College Park, Georgia. Yes, he’s seriously considering entering politics in the very near future. “I am looking forward to running at the end of this year or next year,” he said. Fans of the rapper seem to be in full support of this career change. “I’m a musician, not a politician. I got everybody wishing. I’m really gonna do this little mayor thing in College Park.” Would you vote for 2 Chainz? [Atlanta Journal-Constitution]
Meagan Good is no stranger to scrutiny on the Internet, but she won’t have you talking about her sister. When her older sister’s maternity photos were shared on the web, people immediately began criticizing the nude pics calling them “tacky” and inappropriate. Meagan good quickly came to her sister’s defense saying “I think my nephew will be proud of how beautiful his mom was while he was in her stomach.” Meagan Good also shared her sisters maternity photos on her own Instagram page to congratulate her and show her support. [Madame Noire]
Selma director Ava DuVernay addresses the Oscars snub in an interview with Democracy Now. Check it out below.