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Aug 30, 2019

Missy Elliot Had An Amazing Week, And So Did These 9 Other People

Work it, Missy!


1. Missy Elliot accepted her Video Vanguard Award and gave the performance of a lifetime at the VMAs.

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2. Issa Rae and Robin Thede's A Black Lady Sketch Show was renewed for Season 2.


3. Viola Davis announced she'll be playing Michelle Obama in the upcoming Showtime anthology series, First Lady.

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4. Keke Palmer announced she'll be joining Michael Strahan and Sarah Haines in the newly named talk show, GMA3: Strahan, Sara, and Keke.

5. Jamie Foxx, Daveed Diggs, Questlove, and Phylicia Rashad joined the cast of Pixar's Soul.


6. Ryan Coogler announced that Black Panther II will be coming to theaters on May 6, 2022.

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7. Sterling K. Brown joined the cast of Frozen 2.

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8. Rihanna graced the cover of this month's issue of Vogue Hong Kong.

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9. Tyler Perry announced that there's a highway exit named after him in Atlanta, Georgia.

10. Last, but certainly not least, Eddie Murphy announced he'll be hosting an episode of SNL, marking his return to the SNL stage after 30 years.

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What a fantastic week! Tune in next week for more!


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