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Spike Lee To Host An Open Call For "She's Gotta Have It" Netflix Series

Spike steady doing it for the culture.

Spike Lee is spreading love the Brooklyn way by announcing there will be an open call for his Netflix series She's Gotta Have It. The prolific director took to Instagram Sunday (Oct. 2) to announce the date and location of the auditions.

OPEN CALL for the NEW SPIKE LEE JOINT Barbara McNamara Casting is having an open call for actors in the NYC area. WHEN: Monday, October 3rd WHERE: Brooklyn Masonic Temple 317 Clermont Ave. (Dekalb and Lafayette Ave) Fort Greene, Brooklyn 11205 Looking for all nationalities age 18-80 Filming will take place October 11th – January 25TH SAG/AFTRA actors 5PM-6:30PM NON UNION actors 6:30-8PM ALL TALENT MUST BE ABLE TO WORK IN USA and have valid proof of ID. Please bring updated headshot and resume along with 2 forms of ID (DL/SS, US PASSPORT, GREENCARD/SS, PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD/SS) Those who cannot attend the open call can email updated headshot, resume and one recent non-professional photo to [email protected] Thank you

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Lee made his directorial debut 30 years ago with the introduction of Nola Darling in She's Gotta Have It. The film centers around Darling's affairs with the polite Jamie Overstreet, the narcissistic Greer Childs and Lee's character, the immature Mars Blackmon. The film depicted a sexually liberated Darling living in Brooklyn during a time when women's sexual agency wasn't a topic deeply explored.

A date for the Netflix premiere hasn't been announced, but rest assured all of Brooklyn is ready.

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Floyd Mayweather Calls Out Artists Boycotting Gucci "Hypocrisy," 50 Cent Responds

After receiving backlash from the Internet and some prominent figures in hip-hop, Floyd Mayweather issued a lengthy statement on Instagram calling out the "hypocrisy" he sees in backing these premature boycotts on luxury brands.

"Why would we (as a people) agree to a temporary boycott of Gucci for merely 3 months if what was done caused so much strife? Why wouldn't we agree to a permanent boycott of Gucci as well as all other merchandise that fall under the Kering ownership, such as YSL, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen and more," he stated. "I'll tell you why, it's because in this day, celebrities and failing artist pick and choose the hottest trending topic as a means of seeking attention and using fake advocacy as their platform when their 'talent' no longer benefit them."

These people are playing hopscotch. First, they're supposedly boycotting the NFL but as soon as the Super Bowl came around, they were either at the game, watching it on TV or throwing Super Bowl parties. Last week, it was R Kelly, this week it’s Gucci. People boycott for trend but turn around and still shop at H&M and watch the NFL.

A post shared by Floyd Mayweather (@floydmayweather) on Feb 14, 2019 at 3:56pm PST

The 41-year-old didn't stop there, firing shots at 50 Cent and T.I, who have both publicly criticized Mayweather's choice to stick with Gucci. Recently (Feb 14), T.I. released "F*ck Ni**a" where the emcee spit, "Old greedy a** n***a only thinking about his self" over the mid-tempo track. Blasting the "No Mediocre" rapper's bout with infidelity and Fif's family issues with his son, the featherweight hit harder than any punch he could throw.

"These same celebrities are proud deadbeat fathers and unfaithful husbands using their platform to rally the troops against luxury brands, yet have been the prime contributors of influencing the destruction of our people by way of their musical content and imagery," he said.

Shortly after word of Mayweather's response began to circulate, 50 Cent clapped back by poking fun at the boxer's rumored illiteracy, posting a handwritten letter full of grammar issues with Mayweather's signature attached.

😆champ must have heard that TI song he big time mad. LOL #bransoncognac #lecheminduroi #bellator

A post shared by 50 Cent (@50cent) on Feb 15, 2019 at 7:00am PST

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Kanye West Enlists Kenny G For Epic Valentine's Day Gift To Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian West is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a lot of love and music. The reality star recently shared a gift her husband Kanye West gave her on this special day of love and appreciation.

The 38 year-old mother of three shared videos of famed saxophonist Kenny G playing live music in her living room, which was decked out in pink and red flowers.

NO BIG DEAL KENNY G IN MY LIVING ROOM!!! Happy Valentines Day 💋💋💋 pic.twitter.com/A1GD0UlEwu

— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) February 14, 2019

somewhere over the rainbow 🌈 pic.twitter.com/setzbsuGgI

— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) February 14, 2019

Beat husband award goes to mine 🙋🏻‍♀️!!!! Most thoughtful gifts ever!!!! pic.twitter.com/VaGF6QD5GQ

— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) February 14, 2019

There's no denying Kim and Kanye's love for each other is sweet. In a cover story for GQ, writer Caity Weaver describes their love at first glance.

"To the outside world, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West seem very much in love. In their own private world, they seem even more so—obsessively so. Over dinner, I pressed her to describe one habit of hers that bugs her husband, and after struggling for nearly a full minute," Weaver writes. "She pulled out her phone to call him and ask. Kanye picked up immediately as if he had been waiting for the call."

“Hey babe,” she said. “I'm doing an interview, and I just want to know what I do to drive you crazy. Because I can't think of anything that I could possibly do that drives you crazy"

Amid their love and Valentine's day festivities, the couple is also expected to welcome a fourth child via surrogacy.

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Bounce TV Acquires 'Moesha' And 'The Game' In New Licensing Agreement

If we're being honest with ourselves, the 90s was probably the best decade. The music and entertainment birthed during the decade would later go on to inspire generations. In the age of Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon, viewers have found great comfort in spending their weekends streaming their favorite sitcoms from yesteryear.

In a new acquisition that will surely warm the hearts of 80s babies, Bounce TV has licensed the television rights to Moesha and The Game in an agreement with CBS distribution. All six seasons (127 episodes) of the Brandy led show as well as all nine seasons (147 episodes) of The Game, will live on the network.

Per a statement from Bounce TV, both shows are scheduled back-to-back on weeknights with Moesha airing from 7 PM to 8 PM and The Game from 8 PM to 9 PM beginning Feb. 18.

Grammy-award winner Brandy Norward starred at Moesha Mitchell, a teenage girl balancing friends, family, her annoying little brother, Miles and boys in her Leimert Park Los Angeles neighborhood. While The Game, created by Mara Brock Akil, followed the lives of pro-football players and their significant others as they navigated life on and off the field.

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