Daily Buzz 6.9.11

    Braxton family reunion date set

    Toni, Trina, Tamar, Towanda and Traci, along with "Mommy" Evelyn, will gather to discuss the first season of their hit reality show next week.

    WE tv has announced that the "Braxton Family Values" reunion special will air right after the season finale on June 14. Wendy Williams will host the show, rehashing some of the sister’s most memorable moments.

    Of course, they’ll also be answering the questions everyone wants to know, too: Where is Towanda living now? How are Trina and her husband doing? Who, aside from Evelyn, has had the most plastic surgery? Find out next week!

    Tami Roman talks Evelyn Lozada

    Things aren’t as bad between Tami Roman and Evelyn Lozada as they seem right now.

    “We have a love/hate relationship. We’re always at each other’s necks, but then, we really love each other," Tami explained to VH1.  "Currently we are in between loving each other and killing each other."

    How does she plan to get along with her castmate now? Find out in the video below.


    Michelle Obama to appear on ‘iCarly’

    The First Lady has been added to the roster of guest stars appearing on "iCarly" this season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Michelle Obama will appear on the Nickeloden sitcom to promote the Joining Forces initiative.

    Michelle will pop in as Carly is video chatting with her father, a colonel in the military, for his birthday. The First Lady finds out about the online convo and decides to "have a chat with them in the most positive way possible."

    You’ll be waiting a while to see Michelle make her TeenNick debut, as her episode may not air until January.


    Drake and Rihanna reunite in Canada

    During Rihanna’s show in Toronto on Wednesday, Drake dropped by to treat fans to a cameo.

    The Canadian rapper did a short set of his own while Rihanna was doing a costume change, but when she came back he helped her out with "What’s My Name." Check it out!




    Lil Wayne unplugging alone

    Don’t expect a whole lot of guest artists to join Lil Wayne on Sunday’s episode of “Unplugged.”

    The Young Money frontman explained to MTV’s Sway why he’ll be performing solo.

    “If you ever go to a Lil Wayne show, you’ll see he—as in I—don’t bring nobody onstage unless they’re Young Money,” he said. “He’s up there from start to finish by himself,” Wayne said, speaking about himself in the third person.

    In addition to several of his own tracks, Lil Wayne pays homage to Tupac during the show.

    Watch a clip of Weezy performing “6 Foot, 7 Foot.”


    Jada explains how she met Will

    Jada Pinkett-Smith visited Jay Leno and the “Tonight Show” audience Wednesday to talk about her show “HawthoRNe.”

    She also shared the story of how she first met Will Smith on the set of “The Fresh Prince” after not being cast as his girlfriend because she was considered too short.

    “I met him as I was leaving,” the audition, said Jada who didn’t have much rap for Will at the time. However, the two kept in touch, and she eventually guest-starred on the show.

    Jada also talks about touring with her children. Watch.



    Idris Elba returns as ‘Luther’

    Idris Elba returns for a second season of the hit BBC America series “Luther,” for which he won an NAACP Image Award. The role also earned him a Golden Globe and BET Award nomination.

    The series features the British actor as troubled detective John Luther whose personal life interferes with his career.

    Watch the season 2 trailer.








    —Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott


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