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Royal Twitter Can't Decide If Lilibet Looks More Like Meghan Markle or Prince Harry

June has already been a big month for royal fans. Not only did Queen Elizabeth II celebrate her v impressive Platinum Jubilee, but we also got the chance to put our collective royal-obsessed eyeballs on some very rare new pics of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s daughter, Lilibet Diana.

ICYMI, the Sussexes released this very adorable picture of Lili in honor of her first birthday:

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Kevin Spacey Formally Charged in U.K., Will Appear in London Court on Thursday

Kevin Spacey has been formally charged with four counts of sexual assault in the U.K., the Metropolitan Police confirmed today.

Spacey has also been charged with “causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent.”

The actor is set to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on Thursday.

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Justin Lin Set to Direct ‘One Punch Man’ Film Adaptation for Sony

Justin Lin is attached to direct an upcoming film adaptation of the popular manga “One Punch Man.”

Lin will direct the film based on a script from “Venom” and “Jumanji: The Next Level” screenwriters Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner.

More to come.

Road to EFOC | Make It Make Sense A Black Girl Vent Session

As career women, mothers, wives, business owners, entertainers and everything in between, Black women are a constant trending topic. Join a few familiar voices for a candid discussion about how it really feels to be the center of the culture.

Road to EFOC | Mignon Von On Plastic Surgery And Other Luxuries In The Black Community

As career women, mothers, wives, business owners, entertainers and everything in between, Black women are a constant trending topic. Join a few familiar voices for a candid discussion about how it really feels to be the center of the culture.

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What Matters To You In 2022

We break down everything you need to know about the current hot-button social and political issues impacting Black and Brown communities during the D.C. stop of Road to ESSENCE Festival of Culture 2022.

Jennifer Hudson Is Now The Second Black Woman EGOT

Sunday night, Jennifer Hudson accomplished a feat only 17 entertainers in the history of Hollywood have achieved when she became an EGOT. Hudson earned her last qualifying award at the 2022 Tonys as co-producer of A Strange Loop which won Best Musical.

New Photos Indicate the Iconic Marilyn Monroe's Dress Kim Kardashian Wore Has Been Damaged

The internet is once again spiraling over Marilyn Monroe’s iconic dress, which Kim Kardashian controversially wore to the Met Gala in May. Yesterday, @popcrave posted side-by-side photos of the dress before and after Kim wore it, which appear to show some stretched/ripped fabric and missing beads.

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Janet Jackson Essence Uncovered

AS SHE PREPARES TO TAKE TO THE STAGE AGAIN, THE MUSIC LEGEND OFFERS A TANTALIZING GLIMPSE OF THE WOMAN SHE IS TODAY.

‘Swagger’ Renewed for Season 2 at Apple

“Swagger” has been renewed for Season 2 at Apple.

O’Shea Jackson Jr., Isaiah Hill, Shinelle Azoroh, Quvenzhané Wallis, Caleel Harris, Tristan Mack Wilds, Tessa Ferrer, James Bingham, Solomon Irama, Ozie Nzeribe and Jason Rivera are all set to return for the second season.

More to come…

Catch The LOX performing at Essence Fest on July 3rd.

The Lox will be at Essence Fest performing with the Legendary Roots Crew! If you love hip hop, you don’t want to miss this. Get your tickets at essencefest.com.

Every Series Renewed at Disney+ In 2022 – So Far!

Disney+ is continuing to showcase it’s talent across it’s original shows!

With the recent news that more original series from the streaming service have been renewed, we’re taking a look at all of the shows that have been renewed in 2022 so far – and we’re just halfway through the year.

Click through the slideshow to see all of the Disney+ renewals this year…

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Simone Missick Talks The Return of ‘All-Rise’

The actress talks producing and acting in the fan-favorite court drama, resurrected from cancellation by OWN.

Guess Who This Backyard Brunette Turned Into!

Before this little chick in her brown sweater was a big time actress and activist in Hollywood, she was just your everyday gal hanging in the backyard and growing up in Brooklyn, New York.

This cute kid with her adorable smile journeyed all the way to Los Angeles, where she joined a bossy ABC sitcom. She would later star in what is now another notable role of hers in the TV drama series “Charmed.”

She is also known for her involvement and support of the #MeToo movement and numerous other women’s rights campaigns.

Can you guess who she is?

Good Morning, Hi, Beyoncé's New Album Officially Has a Name and Release Date!

It’s happening! Beyoncé just announced the name and release date of her next album, Renaissance, which is dropping July 29. I’ll give you a moment to flail around in excitement.

Kay, so, on top of Bey’s website looking like this this morning:

Tidal posted this tweet: