The Quick Read: ‘Queen Sugar’ And ‘Insecure’ Lead NAACP Image Award Nominations

Here’s this morning’s news you need to know:

1. The NAACP Image Award nominations have been announced with Queen Sugar and Insecure leading the way with eight nominations. And, JAY-Z and Mary J. Blige earned five nominations of the own. (TV Line

2. Television host and journalist Charlie Rose is accused of sexually abusing eight women. The allegations include lewd phone calls, walking around naked in their presence, and groping. (The Washington Post)

3. Writer Zinzi Clemmons has left Lena Dunham’s Lenny Letter, citing Dunham’s “well-known racism” as the reason for her departure. Clemmons’ decision to leave comes after Dunham defended Girls writer Murray Miller, who was accused of raping actress Aurora Perrineau. (Twitter)

4. Mariah Carey has signed to Roc Nation. The singer, who recently fired her manager, is said to be “cleaning house” and hopes that Roc Nation can get her career back on track. (Page Six)

5. Carmen Ejogo will star opposite Mahershala Ali in the third season of HBO’s True Detective. Ejogo will play a school teacher with a connection to two missing children, while Ali plays a state police detective. The third season will focus on a gruesome crime in the Ozarks and a mystery that will span three separate time periods. (Deadline)

6. Tyrese has regained shared custody of his daughter, Shayla, but there are a few strings attached. A judge ruled that Tyrese and his ex-wife Norma Gibson can no longer physically punish the 10-year-old and both must enroll in “high conflict parenting class.” Tyrese must also enroll in parenting classes focused on discipline and he and his daughter must enroll in joint therapy. (TMZ

7. Tyrese is also making headlines again after police rushed to his home over a bizarre video. The video shows comedian Michael Blackson bound and gagged as the singer eats ramen. However, it seems the video was just a joke in reponse to Blackson’s viral video mocking Tyrese’s meltdown. (TMZ)

8. Colin Kaepernick has a message from Meek Mill. The activist and athlete spoke to the rapper, who is in “good spirits & humbled by the support the people have shown him.” (Twitter)

9. Diddy and DJ Khaled are joining the panel of FOX’s new show The Four. The pair will be joined by Meghan Trainor and record executive Charlie Walk as the show follows the top four finalists competing against newcomers for their place on the show. (The Hollywood Reporter)

10. The Academy has unveiled the documentaries competing for Oscar recognition. This year’s contenders include Diddy’s Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story, The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, For Ahkeem, Strong Island, and Whitney: Can I Be Me. (Shadow & Act)

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