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Plus, Cuba Gooding Jr. joins cast of Selma, Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight and Fantasia set for Tony Awards performance, Flex and Shanice debuts on OWN.
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Tyra Banks is making her way back to daytime TV with a new talk show. The supermodel took to Instagram to announce a partnership with Disney to launch a new lifestyle show where she’ll cover lifestyle, fashion and relationships. The yet-to-be-named talk show will debut in 2015. [E!News]
The cast for the MLK biopic Selma just keeps getting better. Cuba Gooding Jr. has just been added to the Ava DuVernay film about Dr. King’s 1965 voting rights campaign. Gooding is set to play Fred Gray, famed civil rights attorney and activist. [Deadline]
Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight and Fantasia are gearing up to take the stage at this year’s Tony awards ceremony, performing with the cast of After Midnight. The Tony awards will broadcast live June 8 from Radio City Music Hall on CBS. [TonyAwards]
OWN’s Flex and Shanice debuted yesterday, following the lives of comedian Flex Alexander and singer Shanice as they get back on their feet after facing financial troubles. Check out this emotional clip below as Flex shares his story with comedienne friend, Kym Whitley:
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