Hollywood Quick Hits: Mo'Nique, Taraji P. Henson & More!
MO’NIQUE ANNOUNCES VEGAS RESIDENCY: Mo’Nique has announced an upcoming Las Vegas residency. She uploaded a post to Instagram, with a caption that said, "@therealmoworldwide Hey my loves. It’s an UPROAR. Getting ready for my RESIDENCY IN LAS VEGAS at the SLS HOTEL. Starting, January 10, 2019. Ohhhhhhh BABY let’s LAUGH OUT LOUD TOGETHER. Love y’all 2 LIFE!" TARAJI P. HENSON GOES VEGAN TO AVOID STOMACH CANCER: According to The Jasmine Brand, Taraji P. Henson has revealed that after suffering from massive stomach pains, her doctor advised her to change her eating habits, or else she could risk having stomach cancer. She said, "It took a doctor in Macon, Ga., to say, ‘If you don’t change what you’re doing, you’re going to get stomach cancer.’ I said, ‘Say no more.’ So I switched everything up out of necessity. I want to live. Thank God, because I feel so much better." YANDY SMITH REVEALS SHE WAS CHEATED OUT OF ‘LOVE & HIP HOP’ PRODUCER CREDIT: Yandy Smith has revealed that she was cheated out of a producer credit on Love & Hip Hop: New York. During a recent radio interview, Yandy said, "I’m looking like, ‘I don’t see my name in the credits anywhere.’ I was like ‘Okay. Oversight. Mistake. OK, whatever.’ So I still got paid." She added, "Yeah, the credit is important to me. But I brushed it off and I moved on to the next season…" VIOLA DAVIS WILL STAR IN AND PRODUCE ‘THE FIGHTING SHIRLEY CHISHOLM’: The Jasmine Brand has reported that Viola Davis will produce and star in The Fighting Shirley Chisholm, the story of Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to the United States Congress and the first woman and black major-party candidate to run for President of the United States.The Fighting Shirley Chisholm will be written by Adam Countee and directed by Maggie Betts.