Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union Sues BET For $3M Over ‘Being Mary Jane’ Contract

While fans mostly only get to see the finished product once it airs on our televisions, laptops and tablets, a lot of work goes into making TV shows work. There’s often tension on set between departments, multiple plot directions to choose from and even your occasional contract dispute.

Gabrielle Union, star of BET’s Being Mary Jane filed a lawsuit against the television network this past Tuesday with claims that they’re attempting to maneuver their way out of paying her what was established in her contract.

Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams Isn’t Here For HBCU’s, Forgets Her Show Also Airs On BET

Jesse Williams’ speech at the BET Awards may have been too good. Because people have been popping up out of the woodwork with their own takes on America’s racial climate as if it were easy. But a lot of them are getting tripped up on a lack of information and confusion. The latest to do just that was Wendy Williams. 

Holler If You Hear Me

White House To Screen BET Documentary On Homophobia In Black Churches

Christianity has been a crutch of the black community for centuries now as it sheltered people from the troubles of the outside world and served as a community center. Homosexuality has been a part of humanity for much longer. However, the two have seem to conflict when brought together.

A BET documentary entitled “Holler If You Hear Me: Black and Gay In the Church” focused on the place, or lack thereof, of homosexuality specifically in black churches. The Clay Cane-produced documentary will be screened in the White House for Black History Month, according to MSNBC.

B. Scott loses lawsuit against BET

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BET is well within its rights to request certain attire for its hosts according to a judge who dismissed B. Scott’s lawsuit against the network.

The transgender blogger, television personality and radio host filed a discrimination suit against the network, claiming it humiliated him during last year’s BET awards by forcing him to change into men’s clothing.