Coffee Talk: 'Men in Black 3' Earns $55M Over the Weekend

Will Smith's latest alien fighting thriller nabbed the top spot at the box office.

ESSENCE.COM May, 29, 2012

See why we’re going easy on the brew this morning:

  • Will Smith’s Men in Black 3 nabbed the top spot over the weekend, earning an estimated $55M nationwide and over $132M internationally. The Avengers pulled in $37M, Battleship earned $10.8M and The Dictator earned $9.6M. [CNN]

  • Weeks ago news broke that Robin Thicke and Paula Patton weren’t caught up with their taxes — owing $492,582.49. According to new documents the couple have successfully paid off the amount. [TMZ]

  • Beyoncé got back to business this weekend with a set of concerts in Atlantic City. The diva announced she lost 60lbs since the birth of her daughter. “They had me on that treadmill. I ate lettuce,” she said. [Radar Online]

  • Morris Chestnut is the latest celebrity to join the cast of Identity Thief. The film is about a successful man whose life is ruined when a women steals his identity. The film will also star T.I. [EURweb]

  • Congratulations to Justin Combs on earning a $54,000 scholarship from UCLA. He’s set to be a freshmen this coming fall and will also play on the university’s football team. [Grio]

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