Roger Moore Denies ‘Racist’ Comment About Idris Elba Playing James Bond

“A few years ago, I said that Cuba Gooding Jr. would make an excellent Bond, but it was a joke!” Moore told the Paris Review when asked his thoughts about Elba potentially becoming the first black actor to play Bond, the report says. “Although James may have been played by a Scot, a Welshman and an Irishman, I think he should be ‘English-English’. Nevertheless, it’s an interesting idea, but unrealistic.”

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Watch: Destiny’s Child Reunite for Surprise Gospel Performance in Vegas

A shaky cellphone video recorded Saturday shows the women harmonizing on the single, “Say Yes,” which riffs on a Nigerian gospel piece titled “When Jesus Say Yes,” the News notes.

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Michelle Obama Delivers Inspiring Speech at Black Girls Rock! Event

The star-studded event, which occurred against the backdrop of Women’s History Month, was co-hosted by actresses Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King, who helped celebrate the accomplishments of women of color in education, social justice, music, literature and film.

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Abuse and Mental Illness Add a Double Dose of Drama to Alfre Woodard’s New Film

The supporting cast includes Amari Cheatom (Django Unchained), who plays his street-hustler brother, Julian; and young, up-and-coming actor Justin Myrick, who plays Art, a wisecracking sidekick who is much younger but wiser than Langston. The other unlikely star of the movie is Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, where it was set and filmed in 2011.

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Ala. Policeman Caught on Video Slamming Indian National to Ground Is Indicted

A Madison, Ala., police officer seen on video slamming an Indian man to the ground as he attempted to question him has been indicted on a charge related to use of unreasonable force, Reuters reports that federal prosecutors confirmed Friday.

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