Best bets for the NBA’s opening week: Can Steph Curry carry the Warriors in Laker Land?

Netflix Picks Up Maggie Gyllenhaal’s ‘Lost Daughter’ for U.K., Germany From Entertainment One

Netflix has picked up Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut “The Lost Daughter” for additional territories, snapping up U.K., Benelux and German rights to the Venice-premiering feature.

The streaming service struck the deal with Entertainment One, which had previously secured the rights for the markets from Endeavor Content. The platform already had the majority of worldwide rights to the movie.

“The Lost Daughter” will debut on Netflix on Dec. 31.

More to come.

Kim Kardashian Posted a Zoom-In of Kourtney's Engagement Ring and It's HUGE

In case you passed out in front of your computer early last night and missed the breaking news: Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker are engaged! Travis proposed on the beach in Montecito in the middle of an altar of roses, and then then couple celebrated with their families at a private dinner—where everyone basically spent their time zooming in on Kourtney’s truly massive ring.

What we have here is a oval diamond set on what looks to be a diamond band, which Kim Kardashian went ahead and zoomed in on in slow-motion for us. Thanks Kimberly!

Everyone Is Tweeting About Scott Disick Reacting to Kravis' Engagement RN

So, Kourtney Kardashian is engaged to Travis Barker, and now the internet is thirstily / anxiously awaiting Scott Disick’s reaction to the news. Scott hasn’t exactly responded, um, well to Kourtney and Travis’ relationship in the past, which was more than clear when he DM’d her ex Younes Bendjima a pic of Kravis making out in Italy and wrote “Yo is this chick ok!???? Broooo like what is this. In the middle of Italy.”

Anyway, no news yet on how Scott feels about Kourtney’s engagement (hopefully happy for her!), but Twitter’s got jokes:

Martell Blue Swift Sizzle| Janelle Monàe – Essence

THE TRAILBLAZING ENTERTAINER WILL SERVE AS THE FACE AND VOICE DRIVING THE COGNAC’S GROUNDBREAKING NEW CAMPAIGN.Actor, musician, and all-around entertainer Janelle Monae has just entered a historic partnership with Martell. Monae will serve as the energy driving brand’s new campaign, “Soar Beyond the Expected,” in an all-woman-led production of audiovisual and photographic art – a true rarity in the world of spirits.

Dr. Sian Proctor – Essence

Dr. Sian Proctor chatted with ESSENCE about her experience as a black woman traveling to space. She wears a lot of has and is known as a Renaissance woman. There have only been 3 black women that have traveled to space. Be inspired.

Bmf Interview Lil Meech Clip – Essence

Demetrius ‘Lil Meech’ Flenory talks about how he landed the lead role on BMF and prepared to play his father, Big Meech, on screen.

Martell Blue Swift Hero| Janelle Monàe

Only about 35 Black women have take home the trophies for acting and creative arts from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Gabrielle Union Chats New Book "You Got Anything Stronger ?" – Essence

When asked about the first chapter in her new memoir, “You Got Anything Stronger?” in which she writes the woman she is today wouldn’t have stayed with now-husband Dwyane Wade after he fathered a child with another woman, Gabrielle Union says “Be careful who and when you ask for advice about what to do in the moment.”

Martell Blue Swift|Janelle Monàe – Essence

THE TRAILBLAZING ENTERTAINER WILL SERVE AS THE FACE AND VOICE DRIVING THE COGNAC’S GROUNDBREAKING NEW CAMPAIGN.Actor, musician, and all-around entertainer Janelle Monae has just entered a historic partnership with Martell. Monae will serve as the energy driving brand’s new campaign, “Soar Beyond the Expected,” in an all-woman-led production of audiovisual and photographic art – a true rarity in the world of spirits.

"BMF" | Russell Hornsby – Essence

Actor Russell Hornsby discusses how the city of Detroit failed the Flenory family, and other families, during the 1980s.

Scott Disick Is ‘Losing’ It Over Kourtney Kardashian’s Engagement: He Wishes He Had A ‘Warning’

After Kourtney Kardashian’s whirlwind engagement to Travis Barker, her ex, Scott Disick, wasn’t thrilled with the way things went down.


Photos Of Colin Powell And Wife Alma From Their Nearly 60 Years Of Marriage – Essence

Alma and Colin met on a blind date in 1961 and went on to create an iconic military family.

Jamie Foxx On Showing His Daughters How To Be Loved Despite Not Marrying Their Mothers – Essence

Jamie Foxx talks about his new book, “Act Like You Got Some Sense and Other Things My Daughters Taught Me,” assumptions people make about him and his dating choices, and how he shows up for his daughters and the mothers of his children.

PAUL THOMAS on… Wills the snappy dresser

PAUL THOMAS on… Wills the snappy dresser

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Best bets for the NBA’s opening week: Can Steph Curry carry the Warriors in Laker Land?

At long last, the wait is over — the NBA is back! The season tips off Tuesday with a doubleheader that starts with the Brooklyn Nets at the Milwaukee Bucks and ends with the Golden State Warriors at the Los Angeles Lakers.