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‘Get a prenup’: Octavia Spencer’s advice to Britney Spears after engagement goes viral

Spears just got engaged to her longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari.

On Sep 13, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Octavia Spencer carries Netflix’s biopic series ‘Self Made’

The Academy Award-winner brings a Black pioneer to life.

On Mar 20, 2020 by Kahron Spearman

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Octavia Spencer has discovered ‘Ma’ memes—and she can’t get enough

The horror film didn't necessarily excite fans, but the 'Ma' memes have been hilarious.

On Feb 24, 2020 by Kahron Spearman

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Apple TV’s ‘Truth Be Told’ is a criminally dull drama

The show quickly settles into its place as a suffocating, self-serious drama with a Mad Libs premise, paper-thin characters, and inert writing.

On Dec 7, 2019 by Eddie Strait

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Octavia Spencer to star in Apple true-crime series ‘Are You Sleeping’

The 10-episode series has a timely hook.

On May 3, 2018 by Audra Schroeder

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Octavia Spencer to rent theater for kids to see ‘Black Panther’ like the angel she is

She's a modern-day superhero.

On Feb 1, 2018 by Grace Speas

Octavia Spencer explains how Jessica Chastain helped her get equal pay on their upcoming comedy film.

Jessica Chastain helped Octavia Spencer get equal pay on upcoming film

'She's walking the walk, and she's actually talking the talk.'

On Jan 25, 2018 by Kris Seavers

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The real-life inspiration behind ‘Hidden Figures’ got a standing ovation at the Oscars

'A true NASA and American hero.'

On Feb 27, 2017 by Michelle Jaworski

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Review: ‘Hidden Figures’ is an unflinching story about the women who battled NASA’s racial divide

Three stars shine in the untold story of the women who helped put John Glenn into orbit.

On Jan 6, 2017 by Michelle Jaworski

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Pharrell, cast of ‘Hidden Figures’ condemn soundtrack singer’s homophobic comments

Kim Burrell has also reportedly been booted from performing on 'Ellen.'

On Jan 3, 2017 by Mehak Anwar

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How to make the painfully boring Oscars ceremony suck less

This year's show was like a four-hour ALS ice bucket challenge.

On Feb 23, 2015 by Nico Lang

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How to get away with racism

This is what we talk about when we talk about angry black women.

On Sep 22, 2014 by Zaron Burnett III

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Why black actresses don’t get an Oscar bump

A decade after Halle Berry won Best Actress at the Oscars, the odds are still stacked against black actresses. 

On Mar 2, 2014 by [email protected]