Actor James Gandolfini aka ‘Tony Soprano’ dead at 51…in my own words

Tony Soprano was this hardened, mafioso killer that cried when he saw a duck swimming in his backyard pool and went to therapy…That’s how most of us remember James Gandolfini, although his acting career extends way beyond 6 seasons of “The Sopranos.” I just saw news of his passing today, June 19, 2013

Official statement on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ star Sahara Davenport. Dead at 27

Antoine Ashley, also known as Sahara Davenport, from the second season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race”…Antoine passed away due to heart failure on October 1, 2012, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He was twenty-seven years old.

VH1 re-airs ‘Uprising: Hip Hop and the LA Riots’ documentary in wake of Rodney King’s death

I wrote a blog post “Must see documentary, ‘UPRISING: Hip Hop and the LA Riots’ airs on May 1 on VH1.” Directed by Mark Ford and narrated by Snoop Dogg this documentary aired as part of the VH1 Rock Docs series. In the wake of Rodney King’s death, the documentary is airing again on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 8pm ET/PT on VH1.

‘Glee’ to add official Whitney Houston tribute episode this season

(via E! Online Press Release) — Glee is currently shooting a tribute episode to Whitney Houston that will include eight songs from the late great musical icon, sources confirm to us exclusively.

Oprah lands exclusive ‘Next Chapter’ interview with Bobbi Kristina and family, airs March 11

Oprah Winfrey sits down with Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina, her sister-in-law and manager Patricia Houston and Whitney’s brother Gary Houston in an intimate interview to air as a special episode of “Oprah’s Next Chapter” Sunday, March 11 (9:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET/PT) only on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.