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Chris Stapleton, Babyface and Sheryl Lee Ralph Tapped for Super Bowl LVII Pregame Entertainment

The Super Bowl LVII pregame entertainment lineup has been revealed. The NFL announced on Tuesday that eight-time Grammy winner Chris Stapleton will sing the national anthem at the mega-event. Some of the songwriter’s biggest tracks include “Tennessee Whiskey,” “The Devil Named Music,” “Broken Halos,” “Second One to Know” and “You Should Probably Leave.” Twelve-time Grammy […]

‘Abbott Elementary’ Star Sheryl Lee Ralph on Life as an Emmy Winner: “It Has Been Absolutely Amazing”

The morning after she won the Emmy for her portrayal of veteran teacher Barbara Howard, Sheryl Lee Ralph’s Abbott Elementary colleagues greeted her with a spirited ovation. After 45 years of consistent work in film (To Sleep With Anger, Sister Act 2), television (Designing Women, Moesha, Ray Donovan) and theater (Dreamgirls, Thoroughly Modern Millie), her […]

Sheryl Lee Ralph on Designer Who Refused to Dress Her Body Because of “Vulgar Ins and Outs”

Abbott Elementary’s Sheryl Lee Ralph has a new role far from the halls of a grade school. The recent Emmy winner struts down the catwalk in Rihanna’s newest Savage X Fenty Vol. 4 fashion show on Prime Video. The brand is hailed for inclusive sizing, and Ralph knows firsthand that not all designers are as […]

Sheryl Lee Ralph Talks Hitting Runway for Rihanna’s ‘Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 4’: “It Was Kinda Sexy”

Sheryl Lee Ralph’s post-Emmy Awards glow continues to shine as the Abbott Elementary star can be seen hitting the runway in Rihanna’s new Savage X Fenty Vol. 4 fashion show. The best supporting actress winner takes a spin in the spotlight opposite stars like Cara Delevingne, Damson Idris, Irina Shayk, Lilly Singh, Marsai Martin, Simu […]

Quinta Brunson, Olivia Wilde, Gina Prince-Bythewood Among Those Celebrated at WIF Honors

Women in Film, Los Angeles honored a starry group of women in Beverly Hills on Thursday night, with honorees including Quinta Brunson, The Woman King director Gina Prince-Bythewood, Don’t Worry Darling star-director Olivia Wilde and writer Katie Silberman and the She Said team. Michaela Coel was also recognized with the Jane Fonda Humanitarian Award and […]

Sheryl Lee Ralph’s Post-Emmys Glow: Flowers From Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce and a Phone Call From VP Kamala Harris

What’s life like as an Emmy winner? For Sheryl Lee Ralph — victorious as best supporting actress in a comedy on Monday night for her work on ABC’s Abbott Elementary and viral for a roof-raising acceptance speech — it’s been full throttle. Walking the red carpet in West Hollywood on Thursday night to receive her […]

A Singing Sheryl Lee Ralph Honored for Three Decades of AIDS Activism: “Raise Your Voice”

Sheryl Lee Ralph is still singing and receiving standing ovations. Fresh off her Emmy win Monday night, the Abbott Elementary star turned up to the Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS at West Hollywood Park on Thursday night to accept her second trophy of the week. This one came her way for three decades of […]

Colin Farrell Recalls Impactful Friendship With Elizabeth Taylor, Says She Loved ‘CSI’ and Mark Harmon

As the story goes, Colin Farrell was at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 2009 for the birth of his son, Henry, when he bumped into Elizabeth Taylor’s manager, who was visiting the legendary star following a heart procedure. Days later, Farrell found himself thinking about Taylor and wanting to send flowers to wish her well in […]

Emmys: Kel Mitchell on Surprise ‘Good Burger’ Reunion With Host Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson kicked off Monday night’s Emmy telecast with a dancing dose of nostalgia as the Saturday Night Live veteran busted a move through songs from shows like Friends, The Brady Bunch and Law & Order. The medley then paid tribute to Game of Thrones and current hit Stranger Things. But Thompson, who referred to […]

Emmys: Sheryl Lee Ralph, ‘Abbott Elementary’ Dominate Twitter

During the 2022 Emmys on Monday evening, Twitter users showered their favorite stars and shows with praise — and one show, and one actress, stood out from the crowd. According to data compiled by Twitter on Monday evening in the U.S., Sheryl Lee Ralph — who won best supporting actress in a comedy series for […]

74th Primetime Emmy Awards Review: Some Wonderful Moments, Some Woefully Bad Production Choices

Sheryl Lee Ralph singing, Jennifer Coolidge dancing and history-making 'Squid Game' winners livened up an Emmy night of all-too-familiar winners and odd production choices.

Emmys: Winners of Color Equally Split Behind and In Front of Camera

At the 74th annual Emmy Awards, there were just as many winners from the global majority honored for their achievements behind the camera as in front of it. To be clear: Out of 25 competitive categories presented live during the Primetime Emmys telecast, seven awards went to people of color, or to programs fronted by […]