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Coffee Talk: Sherri Shepherd's Surrogate Gives Birth to a Boy

Plus, Tyra Banks talks returning to the runway, the Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival kicks off, Cheryl Boone Isaacs is re-elected as president of the Academy of Motion Pitcures.
Coffee Talk: Sherri Shepherd’s Surrogate Gives Birth to a Boy
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Guess what day it is? It’s Hump Day!

Amidst all of the divorce drama, Sherri Shepherd’s surrogate gave birth to a baby boy on Tuesday. Although Shepherd declined to comment on the birth, her estranged husband, Lamar Sally stated that it was “unclear what’s going on” in regard to the custory of the child. Sally has asked for custody, though no agreement has been met. The couple split back in May, ensuing in an ugly divorce battle. [People]

The 12th annual Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Fesival kicks off this week. The festival runs through August 9 and showcases independent films, previews, up-and-coming filmakers and cultural trendsetters. With 49 screenings, the festival will include films such as, A Ballerina’s Tale, the story of Misty Copeland and Dear White People, the Sundance award winner. 

Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Acadamy of Motion Picture Arts and Science, has been re-elected for a second one-year term. [HollywoodReporter]

Tyra Banks hinted at a possible return to the Victoria’s Secret runway on Tuesday. The ex-angel admitted that she said no to a reunion with her “original angels” Gisele Bundchen and Heidi Klum because she was “trying to be taken seriously as a talk show host and as an executive producer and as a businesswoman.” Banks let it be known that she wouldn’t be opposed to a reunion, if it were presented to her now. [AccessHollywood]