Radar5/17: The Pop Culture Periscope
The Pop Culture Periscope
Welcome to another week of Radar, ladies! Even though it’s the middle of May, who’d know with all of this fickle weather? Did it rain where you were? Thankfully, Friday was warm! Anywho, last week we watched President Obama introduce his newest Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, caught Alicia Keys’ new video for “Unthinkable” — who knew interracial dating mixed with time travel could be so fun? — and watched as LL Cool J lifted Sherri Shepard like a dumbbell on “The View.” Us next? raises hand This week we’ve got even more for you, from appearances by former track star Marion Jones to Diana Ross performing at Madison Square Garden. We love you, we love you all!
Monday, May 17
Will and Jada Smith stop by “Oprah” with their family to discuss maintaining a successful marriage. Former track star Marion Jones hits “Good Morning America” and Nas and Damian Marley will perform in NYC in support of their duet album, “Distant Relatives.”
Tuesday, May 18
The book “Sex and the City 2: The Stories. The Fashion. The Adventure” detailing the hugely popular film hits shelves along with Blair Underwood’s “From Cape Town with Love.” Common and Lionel Richie stop by “The Wendy Williams Show” while Laura Ling, who was imprisoned in South Korea for 140 days, and a Haitian earthquake survivor appear on “Oprah.” New York Liberty play the Seattle Storm at NY’s MSG and Janelle Monae’s album release event for “ArchAndroid” in NYC.
Wednesday, May 19
The definitive diva Diana Ross takes over NY’s Madison Square Garden with a performance. Vogue’s Andre Leon Talley visits “The View” and Chilli hits “Lopez Tonight” and book “Every Landlord’s Legal Guide” hits shelves. It’s also Malcolm X’s birthday.
Thursday, May 20
Niecey Nash pops by “Lopez Tonight” following her departure from “Dancing With The Stars.” Rebecca Minkoff hosts a sample sale at its location in Los Angeles.
Friday, May 21
Sexy actor Blair Underwood stop by “Wendy Williams” to discuss his new book. “Sex & The City” author Candace Bushnell also hits “Wendy” while Mario Cantone stops by “The View.” The photo book, “When Janey Comes Marching Home: Portraits of Women Combats Veterans,” drops and “Shrek Forever After” and the crime thriller “Holy Rollers” hits theaters.
Saturday, May 22
Naomi Campbell celebrates her birthday!