Oprah Winfrey will sit down with Collins, his twin brother and several family members.
See what we’re chatting about today:
• This Sunday on Oprah’s Next Chapter, Jason Collins and his twin brother, Jarron, will sit down together for their first interview since Collins’ coming out essay in Sports Illustrated. Collins’ parents Portia and Paul along with several other family members will also appear. Check out this sneak peek here. See the entire episode this Sunday at 8 p.m. [OWN]
• NeNe Leakes admits that she wanted Porsha Stewart off the show. In a Watch What Happens Live interview, set to air this Sunday, Leakes says before the divorce, she wanted Stewart out. “Yes, I did feel that Porsha at that time needed to leave the show because there was something—I’m good a judge of character,” said Leakes. “I’ve been blessed, child, I’ve been given a gift—and I kept feeling like Porsha and Kordell were not being real enough.” It’s unclear if Leakes still feels that way after Stewart and Kordell ended their marriage. [People]
• Lil Wayne recently issued a letter apologizing to Emmett Till’s family for his inappropriate lyrics in a song, which referenced the death of the Civil Rights figure. Today, Till’s family has come forward and said Wayne’s kind words was no apology. “While it’s commendable that he has vowed to respect the legacy of Emmett Till and his memory to ‘not to use or reference Emmett Till or the Till family in his music,’ this statement falls short of an apology, as none is mentioned,” said family representative, Airickca Gordon-Taylor. [TMZ]
• The Fresh Prince of Bel Air star Alfonso Ribeiro and his new wife, Angela, are expecting their first child later this year. “Coming this fall: a baby Alfonso or a baby Angela!” Ribeiro said on WhoSay. Ribeiro has one child from a previous relationship, nine year old, Sienna. Congrats to the happy couple. [People]
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