You may still be reeling from Sunday night’s Grammys, but the news never stops. Here’s everything you may have missed during all the awards show hoopla.
Omarosa has been cast in an upcoming season of Celebrity Big Brother. This comes on the heels of the news that the former Trump aide has signed with a firm to take on speaking engagements after being fired from her position at the White House. (Deadline)
There’s new Prince music on the horizon, according to the late singer’s estate advisor, Troy Carter. No further details have been given, but Carter described the new material as “mind-blowing.” (Variety)
Aretha Franklin has given her seal of approval for singer Jennifer Hudson to play her in an upcoming biopic. Clive Davis made the announcement during his annual pre-Grammy gala, where Hudson sang Franklin’s “Respect” and “Think.” (Deadline)
Zendaya-led thriller A White Lie has been picked up by Sony’s TriStar Pictures. The film, adapted from Karin Tanabe’s The Gilded Years, tells the true story of Anita Hemmings, a light-skinned African American woman who passes for white so she can attend Vassar. (Shadow and Act)
A court clerk admits that she asked Meek Mill to help pay her son’s college tuition during the rapper’s probation hearing. The clerk gave the rapper’s team a note detailing her struggle to get a loan for her son’s college education, adding that the judge had no idea about the note and Mill never responded. (TMZ)
Netflix has announced a new docu-series, Rapture, which features artists like Nas, Rapsody, 2 Chainz, T.I., and more. The series follows the day-to-day of hip-hop artists and premieres on March 30. (Complex)
The Bachelorette franchise creator and executive producer Mike Fleiss is not happy about low ratings during Rachel Lindsay’s season. Fleiss calls the dip, ” incredibly disturbing in a Trumpish kind of way.” He added that it “revealed something about our fans.” (NY Times)
Katt Williams will make a cameo appearance in the upcoming second season of Atlanta. No details have been revealed about the cameo. The series is set to premiere on March 1. (Vibe)
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