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The Cast Of 'Queen Sugar' Talk Sinking Deeper Into Their Roles For Season Two

With a foundation beneath them, the Bordelon siblings now must stick together to block outside dilemas as well as the ones that arise within the family.

With a little less than a month before the Season Two premiere of Queen Sugar, Kofi Siriboe, Dawn-Lyen Gardner and Rutina Wesley filled into a Beverly Hills Four Seasons for a full day of press. The trio who play the Bordelon siblings--sometimes at odds, most times just trying to find their individual way--demonstrated a palpable brotherly-sisterly camaraderie in the few moments before their on-camera interview began.

The last time fans of the show caught up with Ralph Angel (Siriboe) Charley (Gardner) and Nova (Wesley) the trio were just beginning to get a handle on the 800-acre sugar cane farm left to them as an inheritance by their father. With the help of investors, Charley--who is still dealing with her estranged NBA husband's philandering ways--purchased a sugar mill. The bold move added another layer of ownership and economic control for the family. Yet while Nova and Charley rejoice in the power move, Ralph Angel--the youngest and the one trusted the least with responsibility due to his criminal past--finds a letter written by his father months before his death declaring him the sole-inheritor of the land, placing an obvious wrench in the family plays.

The show, derived from the book with the same name written by author  Natalie Baszile is back for a two-part premiere on the OWN Network. Tonight (June 20) and Wednesday (June 21) viewers pick-up right where Season One left off bringing the family love, drama and everything in between to the forefront.

Back at the Four Seasons however, the cast gets mic'd, takes one last look in the mirror and gets the cue from the camera man. A quick countdown begins and suddenly they leave their playful ways to the side and emerge as the professional actors tasked with bringing their characters to life.

During a sit-down with Vibe.com, Wesley speaks honestly about her self-righteous and sometimes hypercritical character Nova, and the self-examining that must take place, while Gardner and Siriboe examine the parallels of their characters both having to prove they're capable of more than what people think they are.

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Wendy Williams' Estranged Husband Not Pursuing Assault Charges Against Son

Things may have gotten physical between Wendy Williams' estranged husband Kevin Hunter and the couple's son Kevin Jr recently.

According to TMZ, the two got into a physical altercation Wednesday (May 22), with the 18-year-old punching his father in the nose.

The incident took place after the daytime talk show host dropped their son off at their New Jersey home. Kevin Jr reportedly didn't know his father was at the house.

The two allegedly left their home and drove to a nearby store when things escalated after Kevin Jr confronted his father about his demands for spousal support. The elder Kevin became indignant accusing his soon-to-be ex-wife of brainwashing their son.

Things got physical when he reportedly placed his son in a headlock and to get free, Kevin Jr punched him in the nose.

The Williams household has been rife with controversy ever since Wendy filed for divorce from Kevin after 19 years of marriage. The decision came after Kevin Hunter had a baby with another woman.

Hunter spoke to TMZ and said: "I love my son very much and I will not be pursuing this matter legally. Things are not always how they appear."

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Billy Ray Cyrus (L) and Lil Nas X pose backstage during the 2019 Stagecoach Festival at Empire Polo Field on April 28, 2019 in Indio, California.
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Lil Nas X Gifts Billy Ray Cyrus A Maserati Because He's An Amazing Person

Prior to the success of "Old Town Road," Lil Nas X was a broke college student with $5.62 in his bank account. Now that the remix of the song, featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, has topped the Billboard Hot 100 for the seventh week in a row, the hot new rapper has money to spend, and spend he does.

It was reported by TMZ that the 20-year-old crooner gifted his collaborator the red Maserati GranTurismo that appears in the music video of their song. With the help of food delivery service Postmates, Nas X had the car delivered to Cyrus' Los Angeles home. He rolled up to Cyrus' offering up the sports car to show his appreciation for the country singer hopping on his song.

"It's yours! 'Old Town Road' number 1 — seven weeks straight," Nas X announced to Cyrus, while decked out in tan cowboy boots and a matte black cowboy hat. In the video obtained by TMZ, Cyrus is visibly shocked by his new gift. "Wait a minute there's no way! 7 weeks! Wow man! That's.... Are you kidding me?! Are you serious man?"

 

After he got over his initial shock, Cyrus and Nas X took a spin in his new whip. Whether the two took a trip down the 'old town road,' or rode "down Rodeo," at least one thing is certain, they're one of the hottest co-collaborators out right now, and can't nobody tell 'em nothing...not even those protesting Wrangler for teaming up with the rapper.

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In this handout photo provided by One Voice: Somos Live!, Romeo Santos performs onstage at One Voice: Somos Live! A Concert For Disaster Relief at Marlins Park on October 14, 2017 in Miami, Florida.
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Romeo Santos Makes History As The First Latino Performer To Headline MetLife Concert

Romeo Santos is making history and his fans have the most to gain from it.

On September 21, Santos will perform at MetLife Stadium making him the first Latin artist to do so. The venue holds up to 80,00 seats, which is more than enough for Santos' fans who will go see the singer perform his recent number one album, Utopia.

The one-day event will be called, UTOPIA the Concert, and Santos, the King of Bachata has already taken to his social media to express his appreciation on being chosen to make history at the stadium.

"I've never performed in such a prestigious venue, not even when I was a part of Aventura or in my solo career," the 37-year-old said in a video posted to his Instagram account about his upcoming concert. The "Odio" singer shouldn't face too much of a challenge in filling up the MetLife stadium seats.

In 2014 he sold out two Yankee Stadium shows, the stadium holds over 50,000 people; during his Golden Tour he sold out New York's Madison Square Garden three times. His draw power is undeniably huge, so tickets may be hard to come by once they go on sale.

 

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21 De Septiembre #UT🌍PIATheConcert #MetLife. ¡Pendiente a mis redes para la fecha de la preventa!

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Fans can expect Santos to perform hits from his Utopia album, which includes records with fellow Dominican singers Frank Reyes, Anthony Santos, Monchy & Alexandria, and his former group Aventura.

Ticket information is not yet available but is to be expected soon.

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