Lark Voorhies; former – child star, who played fashionista Lisa Turtle, in the hit show “Saved by the Bell” has been diagnosed as having bipolar disorder, according to People magazine.
Doctors noticed trouble when the actress now 38, began alternating between moments of pure joy and constant chatter to times of prolonged silence, with a vacant stare. The change would occur within minutes. Her mother, Tricia, insists the condition was brought on by a series of undisclosed events, which left the actress traumatized.
“It’s frustrating… They can’t explain it… I care deeply about my daughter and I want her to resume her life,” she told People.
The actress was recently prescribed medication to help deal with the mental illness, and Tricia refuses to divulge further details, she did say however, her daughter was devastated when her career stalled after the show’s final episode in 1993 and her marriage to husband Miguel Coleman fell apart in 2001.She still has hope that Lark will pull through.
Peggy Scott – Adams, who regained fame with her 1996 record “Bill” which told the story of a woman whose husband left her for another man; is back on the tour scene again, with her latest single, “Not Good Enough To Marry,” from her current CD, “Life After Bill.” The music industry and her many fans have long awaited for her return and now she’s back with one of the best projects of her career.
Her powerful voice grabbed the attention of Martin Scorsese and Clint Eastwood, who included her in the 2003 documentary “Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues” and the 5-Set CD collection of 120 greatest blues renditions of all times. “Bill” was the most controversial, most talked about and most requested song of 1997, prompting interviews with major print media and television shows such as: “The Oprah Show”, “CNN Showbiz Today” and “Fox Television” stations.
Peggy began her professional career in 1968, by collaborating with Jo Jo Benson to record three consecutive million dollar songs. She had slipped away from the limelight and was happily working with her husband as a mortician until she set the music world ablaze with the Grammy nominated album, “Help Yourself” which featured ‘Bill’ as its single.
Golden Brooks has decided to return to the CW. The ex- “Girlfriends” star has landed a recurring role in The CW’s “Hart of Dixie” this season; The show which aired Tuesday at 8pm, features Brooks as the ex-girlfriend of Cress Williams’ character Lavon Hayes, the mayor of the show’s fictional Southern town of BlueBell, Alabama. Brooks, who played ‘Maya Denise Wilkes’ on the network’s “Girlfriends,” joins “Dixie” as Ruby Jeffries, a successful witty woman who returns to Blue Bell and quickly befriends Zoe, but Ruby must also face her unresolved issues with Lavon. Outside of the Ruby and Lavon romance, there will also be many new developments of the show this season like the upcoming political race.
What do Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, Phylisa Rashad, and Alfre Woodward all have in common? The answer is that they all will be starring the Lifetime remake of the classic "Steel Magnolias". The remake is set to come out on 10/7/2012.Will the remake be just as good as the original? Checkout the sneak preview below and decide for yourself.
Denzel Washington is back at it! The two time Academy Award winning actor is set to star in the upcoming movie "Flight", which will aslo star Academy Award nominee Don Cheadle. Denzel will be potraying a pilot who is being investigated for an emergency landing in which he saves everyone who was on board the plane, however was later found to have alcholol in his system while operating the plane.The movie is set to come out on 11/2/2012. Checkout the trailer below
After 12 years of playing the hilarious "Madea" it seems that Tyler Perry is ready to take off the wig and put on the badge. On 10/19/2012 Tyler Perry will be starring as detective Alex Cross in the upcoming movie "Alex Cross" .It will be his first lead role in a movie that he didn't direct, write, or produced. Checkout the trailer below.
Sometimes learning can be entertaining, and that’s how Black Eyed Peas member Will.i.am sees it as he teams up with Simon Cowell on a new television reality competition. The project is called “X Factor for Tech,” the aim is to discover budding technology wizards who can follow in the wake of Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates, 56, and the late Apple genius Steve Jobs.
Will, 37, said: “Singing and performance create a couple of jobs. But this will create lots. “It’s about getting in touch with youth and giving them a platform to express themselves — whether that’s in science or mathematics.”
Will revealed his collaboration with Cowell when he spoke at a technology conference in London, after Cowell confirmed he has scrapped plans for a show hunting a top global DJ with Will Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith, 40. No word yet if talks to begin production have surfaced, but some positive television is certainly a necessity today.
The “Pied Piper” of R&B has some advice for the new generation of singers. R. Kelly suggests to young stars on the rise as well as those who aspire to become a musician that the key to success in the industry is to be, “true and respectful to the music and the one who inspired you.”
The veteran musical wonder has had his share of controversial encounters, including a worldwide publicized sex scandal, recently brought to light once more, after a fellow singer called attention to it as a diversion from the release of their own extremely provocative song. Still, Kelly decided to rise above and not respond for the sake of music saying,
“You don’t want R&B to get into beef. Leave that to the rappers. Let them do that. Let R&B be classy. That’s for the ladies, and having the babies and having fun.”