“It was released in October (2014). We’re
re-releasing. It’s a digital album,” said 2-time ASCAP R&S Award winner Lil’ Mo (Cynthia Loving) about
her current album “SCARlet Letter.” She said its re-release will coincide with the 3rd season premiere of TV One’s reality show “R&B Divas LA.” She stars in the reality show
with a long list of other music industry female personalities. “I (also) wrote a tell-all book to coincide with the
Lil’ Mo cast members include Chante Moore, Chrisette Michele, Michel’le Toussaint, Christina “Brave”
Williams, Leela James, and Stacey Francis. TV One’s “R&B Divas LA” is co-executive produced by Faith
Evans and Nicci Gilbert.
“It’s a build up to the 3rd caliber…navigating through reality TV,” said the BMI Pop and Urban Music Award winner about
what we can expect on the reality show. “Some (cast members) are returning and we have some new people. You expect people
to be one way…you meet them…and their not that way.”
Lil’ Mo is a Long Island, NY native living currently
in my home state of Maryland. She started out in the entertainment business as a songwriter with credits that include JaRule’s
hit singles “Put It On Me” and “I Cry.” She was signed to Elektra Records and debuted with “Based
on a True Story” in 2001. In 2003 she released “Meet the Girl Next Door.” Other album releases include “Superwoman
Pt II” and in 2011 “PS, I Love Me.” She
has collaborated with Miss Elliot on “Hot Boyz,” Jay Z, Bow Wow, Kelly Price and Keith Sweat. She has also garnered
a Teen Choice Award nomination and a MTV Video Music Award nomination.
TV One’ “R&B Divas LA” premiered in
2013 with the highest viewer rating in its history for ages 25 – 54.
“My story always goes to the next level each season,”
Loving said. “I am an all around entertainer. I signed on to do the best of my ability. So much has changed. People
think reality TV is fake...People don’t tell me what to do. It’s a storyline…we try to get through.”
more information on the new season of TV One’s “R&B Divas LA” log onto www.TVOne.com/category/shows/rb-divas and you can find out more on Lil’ Mo aka Cynthia Loving at www.TheLilMoShow.com. HBO and
Fox Searchlight lead in wins for the 21st annual SAG
annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards aired live Sunday, January 25, 2015 on TNT and TBS. It honored legendary Oscar, Emmy
and Tony Award nominated actress Debbie Reynolds with the SAG Life Achievement Award making her the 51st recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest honor. HBO and Fox Searchlight Pictures lead with the most SAG Award
wins. HBO received a total of 14 wins, and Fox Searchlight Pictures garnered a total of six.
The SAG Awards are
selected by its SAG-AFTRA members, fellow actors.
“You’re absolutely right, my peers, this comes from my peers,” said
Williams H. Macy when asked about the winners selection process including only actors in the process. Macy won for “Outstanding
Male Actor in a Comedy Series” for his role in Showtime’s “Shameless.”
awards event started with the red carpet arrivals where I had a chance to talk with SAG-AFTRA president Ken Howard who is
also an actor with credits that include Rambo and The Wedding Ringer.
“We had a lot of successful contract negotiations in
the collective bargaining,” said Ken when asked about the results so far from the merger of the two actors’ unions
SAG and AFTRA. “We’re a merged union and part of those negotiations was that its one contract across the board.
It gave us a lot of power, what we hoped for has come.”
HBO lead with the most nominations at 14. Of the 14 the winners
included Mark Ruffalo (“The Normal Heart”) for “Outstanding Male Actor in a Television Movie,” Frances
McDormand (“Olive Kitteridge”) for “Outstanding Female Actor in a Television Movie,” and “Game
of Thrones” for “Outstanding Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama.”
Fox Searchlight Pictures followed
HBO with the next highest nominations with six. Of the six nominations the winners included Michael Keaton (Birdman) for “Outstanding
Male Actor in a Leading Role” and Birdman for “Outstanding Cast in a Movie Picture.”
included Julianne Moore (“Still Alice”) for “Outstanding Female Actress in a Leading Role;” Kevin
Spacey (“House of Cards”) for “Outstanding Actor in a Drama;” Uzo Aduba (Orange is the New Black”)
for “Outstanding Female Actor in a Comedy Series;” “Downton Abbey” (PBS) for “Outstanding Ensemble
in a Drama,” and “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix) for “Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series.”
You can find the full list of winners by logging onto www.SAGAwards.org.
“I play Wanda Bell in ‘Orange is the New Black,’ said Catherine Curtin
(The Wolf of Wall Street, The Bourne Legacy) during the red carpet arrival. “I’m in this extraordinary show. The
ensemble is nominated, it’s amazing. It’s a show that touches on the heart strings of what’s going on today.”
21st annual SAG Awards were produced by Avalon Harbor
(Syndicated Columnist: Eunice Moseley, has an estimated weekly readership
of over ¼ million with The Pulse of Entertainment.
She is also a Public Relations/Business consult at Freelance Associates, and Promotions Director (at-large) for The Baltimore Times. Her Event/”Uplifting
Minds II”: The 16th
annual “Uplifting Minds II” free entertainment conference Sat. April 18,
2015, sponsored in part by Security
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www.EURweb.com. www.UpliftingMinds2.com, www.ThePulseofEntertainment.com.)