Lee Daniels

We are about to see a lot more of Queen Latifah and Tyrese, as they are set to be playing love interests in a new TV show from Lee Daniels. While arguably nobody would have ever thought we’d see the two of them acting opposite each other as romantic leads, that’s exactly what we’re going […]

A new ad targeting Donald Trump contains an appeal to African-American voters by cast members from FOX's hit show Empire.

According to Gary With Da Tea, Lee Daniels said in a recent radio interview that he believes Mariah Carey is much too fragile to do reality television. He said he worries about the darker  things that she deals with, that she may be hiding with her “coquettish” behavior. He even compared her struggles to the late Whitney Houston‘s, […]

According to Gary Wit Da Tea, Vivica A. Fox‘s appearance on Fox’s Empire revived ratings for the hit show, which recently saw a dwindle in its once record-breaking viewership. Click on the audio player to hear Gary explain what happened in this edition of Gary’s Tea! Sign Up For Our Newsletter![sailthru_widgetfields=”email” sailthru_list=”Rickey Smiley Subscribers”] Listen to “The Rickey Smiley […]

According to Gary Wit Da Tea, Empire‘s ratings have seen better days, and the show’s creator, Lee Daniels, scrambled to cast Vivica A. Fox in order to pull more attention back to the show!  Click on the audio player to hear Gary explain more on this and other stories in this edition of Gary’s Tea! Sign Up For Our Newsletter![sailthru_widgetfields=”email” […]

After a mysterious two-day hiatus from The Rickey Smiley Morning Show, Da Brat reveals that a guest spot on Empire is what kept her away! Click on the audio player to hear her explain how she landed the coveted spot, in this exclusive audio. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! RELATED: Did Da Brat Spill Some Mariah Carey Tea? [EXCLUSIVE AUDIO] […]

They say you have to have thick skin to make it in the business, but evidently not everyone gets to develop theirs! Case in point: Lee Daniels allegedly had to apologize to superstar Jennifer Lopez for some jabs his mega-hit show “Empire” made at her. Click on the audio player to hear Gary Wit Da Tea explain further in this edition […]

According to Gary With Da Tea, 50 Cent has some interesting input about Empire during the explosive season 2 premiere! But should he watch his mouth when it comes to anything Lee Daniels–related?  Click on the audio player to hear more of the details on this story in this edition of Gary’s Tea! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Check […]