Michael B. Jordan and Chadwick Boseman speak on 'All My Children.'
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Michael B. Jordan And Chadwick Boseman Previously Played Same Character On 'All My Children'

The role of Reggie Montogomery once belonged to both actors.

Before they were opponents fighting for kingship in Black Panther, Michael B. Jordan and Chadwick Boseman once walked the same path on an iconic soap opera.

According to The Wrap, the actors played the role of Reggie Montgomery on All My Children at separate times. Boseman was the first to step into the character's shoes in 2003, but he remained within the role for a week after the creators let him go for stating his quips with the character's controversial "thug" persona.

"When I got it, I was like, 'This is not part of my manifesto. This is not part of what I want to do. How can I make it work?' Because with a soap opera, you don't know the full scope of what's going to happen — you don't know where they're going to take the character, because they don't always know where the character is going," he said. "And because of that, there's possibly room for me to adjust this and change it and make it so it's stereotypical on the page but not on the screen."

After Boseman's firing, Jordan, fresh from the hit HBO series The Wire, assumed the role and mentioned how Boseman essentially opened up the door for him to enter. "I was playing this role not knowing that a lot of the things I was going through were because of what he’d already done for me.

It's hard to speak in the moment about how things we do can affect other people. But this is a pure example, right here on the spot — we ain't never talked about this before a day in our lives — to understand how what people do now can directly affect what other people do in the future," Jordan continued. "And the work that we're doing on Black Panther is hopefully doing the same thing for the next group of actors that are coming up, just like our predecessors opened up doors and made things easier for us."

More than a decade later, the actors met face-to-face on the silver screen to heighten the success of Marvel's Black Panther, which debuted in 2018 to fanfare.

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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.

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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

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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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