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From Nene Leaks to Taraji P. Henson to Kerry Washington, here are 14 stars who weren't afraid to open up and share their personal journey with mental health issues.

On August 1, the "Let It Go" singer welcomed a baby boy.

The recent suicide attempt by the singer Fantasia took the entire world by surprise, myself included. Nearly every time I’ve seen Fantasia on television, she’s exuded nothing less than positive, empowering energy. She makes music that most of us can relate to, and seems to have a place in her heart for those who are […]

Earlier this afternoon, the internet was abuzz for the second time this year over reports of Bill Cosby passing away. It all began on Twitter with the trending topic “Bill Cosby died” and “Is Bill Cosby dead?” It then transferred over to online forums and had everyone wondering if it was really true. This past […]

From SkyNews.com: The rapper and actor, who plays a Manhattan police officer on TV show Law & Order: SVU, aired his views via twitter after he was pulled over in Manhattan while taking his bulldog to the vet.

CHICAGO (AP) – Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich called Oprah Winfrey a kingmaker who could influence voters as he mulled naming the talk show host to President Barack Obama’s former Senate seat, according to anFBI tape played Monday at his corruption trial.

From Gawker.com: Retired-model-turned-Oprah-wannabe Tyra Banks is writing her first novel, Modelland. It will be part of a trilogy, since Random House signed her to a three-book deal. Oh, goodie! The details sound scary and fierce, like Tyra in a jumpsuit. The book takes place in a make-believe world called Modelland, “where ‘Intoxibellas’ are trained. Intoxibellas […]

From BlackVoices.com: Terrence Howard has been tapped to play opposite Jennifer Hudson as South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela in the movie titled ‘‘Winnie.’

Oprah made the big announcement today that her long-running talk show is going to well… stop running. She seemed sad about it, choking back tears & all. I’m guessing her fans & the hundreds of authors & publishers who benefited from being in her good grace are sadder than us all. But let’s not be […]