The Quick Read: Kevin Hart Relives Cheating Scandal In J. Cole’s ‘Kevin’s Heart’ Video
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Kevin Hart relived the cheating scandal that made headlines last year for J. Cole’s new video “Kevin’s Heart.” The video sees Hart driving around running errands while receiving death stares from those around him. The actor can’t escape scrutiny in the video as radio hosts begin to talk about the scandal while he sits in his car. The video ends with “choose wisely” written in the sky as Hart arrives home. (YouTube)

Denzel Washington says he’s ready to pass the baton to Michael B. Jordan. The two sat down for a conversation with The New York Times and discussed their admiration for each other with Washington saying, “The way I see it, I’m in the service business now. I’m here to serve God, my family and young people of color in our business. That’s why I’m here! That’s why I’m still in the race. And I’m passing the baton. What a lot of people don’t know is: When you pass the baton, you keep running behind the other runner, you don’t just stop. I’m like, ‘Make the turn, bring it home!’ I like helping people. I want to see them do well.” (NYTimes)

Donald Trump couldn’t stop himself from being a child when French president Emmanuel Macron made a visit to the U.S. In front of cameras, Trump pointed out Macron’s dandruff while talking about his relationship with the French president, saying, “We do have a very special relationship. In fact, I’ll get that little piece of dandruff off.” (The Cut)

Twitter is ripping Kevin Hart apart after an old tweet resurfaced in which Hart joked that dark-skinned women have bad credit. The actor is the father of two dark-skinned children. He tweeted, “#handsdown Light-skinned women usually have better credit than a dark-skinned women [sic]…Broke ass dark hoes….lol.” The tweet has since been deleted. (Rolling Out)

The trailer for Pimp, which stars Keke Palmer and is executive produced by Lee Daniels, has been released. The film tells the story of a woman from the Bronx who learns the art of hustling from her father. Once he is gone, she’s left to look after her mother and girlfriend. (Shadow and Act)

The Facebook talk show from Jada Pinkett Smith, her mother, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, and daughter, Willow Smith, now has a release date. The show, Red Table Talk, will premiere on the social network Monday, May 7. (Facebook)

Kanye West has dropped his manager Scooter Braun. The news comes amid new reports that the rapper’s erratic behavior is causing concern among those close to him. A source said West, who recently admitted to battling an opioid addiction, wants to bring all representation in-house, adding that the rapper’s mentality is “I can’t be someone’s client. I have to represent myself.” (Page Six)

Marvin Gaye’s son has denied that his father had a tryst with Marlon Brando. The accusation stems from a Vulture interview with Quincy Jones, which went viral after the music legend claimed that Brando had slept with Gaye and Richard Pryor. (TMZ)

Colin Kaepernick will be joining VH1’s Mother’s Day special Dear Mama to pay tribute to his mom. Kaepernick’s mom, Teresa, has been behind her son 100 percent as he continues to use his platform to bring awareness to systemic injustice and racial inequality. (VH1)

Halle Berry says she has no regrets about doing Catwoman. The actress says her friends warned her it was going to be a critical and commercial disaster but she didn’t care because “I got a shitload of money that changed my life.” (Complex)

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