The Haves & The Have Nots- “Waiting For Candace”

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Tyler Perry’s The Haves & The Have Nots began with Veronica chasing Katheryn through her house with a knife!

Their fight ends up on the stairs where Veronica manages to wrestle the knife and cuts her on the arm. She then kicks her down the stairs and knocking her unconscious. Meanwhile, Jeffrey tries to keep Wyatt from leaving the hospital, fearing for his health. Wyatt tells him that he is only doing that because he is love with him. Jeffrey tells him he still loves him, but values him as a friend. Wyatt begs him to get him out of the hospital and to the apartment he bought that no one knows about. He also admits he is an addict without prompting. At Benny’s house he finds himself frustrated, but trusting Candace will come through for him. Hanna warns him against getting his hopes up about her, but he admonishes her for never trusting Candace. Hanna tells him the plan she has to keep a roof over their head, but he still has faith in his sister.

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[VIDEO] Meagan Good (@MeaganGood), Kelly Rowland (@KELLYROWLAND), & Keri Hilson (@kerihilson) Star in New Lifetime (@lifetimetv) Original Movie, “Love By The 10th Date!”

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Cast of Lifetime Original Movie, "Love By The 10th Date" starring (l-r) Kelly Rowland, Kellee Stewart, Meagan Good, and Keri Hilson

Lifetime never fails to deliver us some pretty decent movies. We have also loved their biopics as of late, namely Michel’le’s and Toni Braxton’s. Now the network is giving us some romance in a new movie Love At The 10th Date starring actresses Meagan Good and Kellee Stewart, and singers/actresses, Kelly Rowland and Keri Hilson! The film also stars Brandon T. Jackson and Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman,  and features an appearance from rapper Chief Keef! Any film with a cast like this has to be worth watching!

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“Love By The 10th Date” follows Gabby (Good), Nell (Stewart), Billie (Hilson) and Margot (Rowland) who balance their dating adventures alongside their career ambitions at an upscale digital magazine in Los Angeles, under the watchful eye of their editor, Maureen (Deeley). Inspired by the site’s relationship advice column to find the one, Gabby and Nell embark on their own journeys towards the elusive 10th date, the dating world’s Holy Grail when it comes to commitment. Meanwhile, Billie finds herself at a major crossroads in her marriage and Margot unsuccessfully tries to fight her growing attraction to a famously controversial reggae musician she is assigned to interview. As the ladies navigate the ups and downs of modern dating, romance, exes and friendships, they learn what they really want out of life and love. Jackson stars as Dante, a creative director at the site and Bowyer-Chapman is Freddy, Nell’s bisexual boyfriend.

Check out the trailer below!

We will definitely be watching this! We just wonder is that true? Is the 10th Date really “The Holy Grail” relationship commitments? If so that would explain why some of us are still single and cannot get past second dates. We digress…Nevertheless this looks amazing. We will be tuning in on Saturday, January 28th at 8 PM EST. Check your local listing for channels and showtimes! Happy viewing!

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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The Haves & The Have Nots- “A Cup Of Tea”

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Tyler Perry’s The Haves & The Have Nots are back and hotter than ever!

The Ice Queen, Veronica, is mortified after witnessing Katheryn murder the District Attorney in front of her and then demands Veronica get her cleared of the charges. Veronica, however, is frozen with fear, and when Katheryn leaves the room tries to leave the house. She soon discovers all of the doors are locked–even in the kitchen! There, Katheryn tells her to have a seat, but she refuses, preferring to stand. She looks on as Katheryn calmly puts on water for tea.

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At Jim and David’s office Candice attacks Brandon with a metal pipe, beating him repeatedly and hitting him in the groin, demanding to know where her money is. He tells her it is gone and reveals he works in asset recovery. He tells her he can help her score a deal where she will get dozens of millions of dollars, but he needs time. She demands he give her two million right away, desperate to save Benny’s business and their homes. He manages to wrestle the pipe from her and tells her he will promises to get her what she needs. Meanwhile Jeffrey reveals to Justin that Quincy’s body is buried in Candice’s backyard!

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11/6/2016- [VIDEO] A #PSA For All My Riders, Baby Mamas, & Down Ass Chicks!”

Hey Mikey,

I consider myself a pretty loyal girlfriend. I cook, clean, pay bills, and another four letter word I’d rather not type. My boyfriend is a really talented music producer and recently he has caught the attention of a number of Atlanta artists including T.I., Future, Lil Yachty, and Ludacris. I definitely have not minded supporting him as he produced, but now he is talking about becoming an artist and just told me today a record label is interested in him. Now I have a problem…I don’t want him becoming one! His profile will be elevated and labels never want their artists in relationships. I gave four years of my life up for him! How do I tell him I’m not happy about this?

-Don’t Want Him Brand New

***Don’t Want Him Brand New, I love your pen name! I am definitely a Jazmine Sullivan fan! Now, getting to the task at hand; let this serve as a PSA to all Riders, Down Ass Chicks, and Baby Mamas. Love is selfless, and this is not about you! Your man has an amazing opportunity and he should definitely explore it. I agree you two should talk, but not about your happiness with the situation, but your concerns. Be completely open and honest with him. There is no reason your relationship cannot survive this and elevate to your desired level of contentment. Don’t you start acting “Brand New!” After all the label can’t break you up, that’s all on the two of you.

☆Need advice? Simply leave your question in the comments section of this post, or email me at  HeyMikeyATL@gmail.com. Be sure to pick a pen name! Thanks for checking me out! -Mikey ♡

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[VIDEO] Just in Time For Christmas- Will Smith Stars in “Collateral Beauty! (@CBeautyMovie)”

Will Smith may finally get that Oscar he has been pining for with his upcoming film, Collateral Beauty! Here Will stars as a counselor who helps people change their lives for the better. He loses his way, however, when his daughter dies and falls into a deep depression. To cope with his grief he begins writing letters to Time (Jacob Latimore), Love (Keira Knightley), and Death (Helen Mirren). Much to his surprise, these abstract entities take human form and meet him to answer his letters and help him through his grief. Check out the trailer below.

This trailer makes us feel like Collateral Beauty will be Eat, Pray, Love meets A Christmas Carol. The film is right we all want more love and time, and fear death. I just hope it makes waves at the box office, because I can see it touching a lot of people. Will is still an amazing actor and that cast is stellar. Helen Mirren as Death seems kind of charming, Keira Knightley aptly should personify Love, and who better than a young star like Jacob Latimore to represent Time. This is the latter’s true introduction to Hollywood. Be sure you catch Collateral Beauty on Friday, December 16th in theaters nationwide!

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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[VIDEO] Coming of Age…Love Under “Moonlight (@moonlightmov)”

It is so rare that you get to watch a movie that is actually beautiful. Especially when it comes to those proverbial coming of age stories. Moonlight, however is powerful, fulfilling, and moving as it tells the story of a young man not only coming of age, but exploring his sexuality, against the backdrop of the hood where he is persecuted by classmates and even his own mother (Naomie Harris) for being different.

We get to see this young man in three different stages of his life; childhood, adolescence, and finally manhood. In each stage he is known by a different name and perceived a different way. As “Little” in his boyhood he is quiet, sweet, but afraid and unsure of himself until he meets a kindhearted drug dealer, Juan (Mahershala Ali) and his girlfriend, Teresa (Janelle Monae). Then, known mostly by his given name, “Chiron,” he is still persecuted for being perceived as gay.

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[VIDEO] New Music Alert: John Legend (@johnlegend)- “Love Me Now”

John Legend is back and we are super excited! It has been too long since we heard his amazing vocals. Since his last album, Love In The Future, Mr. Legend has been quite the Black Lives Matter activist and executive producer, releasing shows like Underground and soon Black Wall Street. We are so proud of John, but as we hinted it is time for new music and he definitely delivered. Listen to his new single, Love Me Now, below!

This video is so simplistically deep and beautiful. I love how it began with all the different ways to say love in different languages–including American Sign Language! This is extremely thoughtful. It just makes you think about that special person in your life and how you want to live in the moment with them. If you are single may be it will continue to motivate you to find your true love or at the very least be open to it. John is right “we don’t know how the years will go down…” We really should make the most of every moment. I think this will be my new ringtone for family members and close friends! Happy Friday y’all! Tell someone you love that you love them! Never take a single moment with them for granted!

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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