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

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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”

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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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The Haves & The Have Nots- “The Heart of A Man” & “An Accident”


The Haves & The Have Nots begins with Jim in disbelief over Wyatt’s death. He questions Hanna about his son’s whereabouts and did he die alone. She tells him she does not know and only came to tell him because Katheryn did not have the heart. Jim demands to speak with Jennifer, but when the guards refuse to allow him to go he begs Hanna for her help. She leaves saddened, but refusing to help him any further.

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Veronica shows Melissa and Jeffery their room and the things she has bought for the baby. She leaves them to get comfortable. Melissa is amazed at everything Veronica has done, while Jeffery feels she has been nothing more than a gold digger this entire time. She tells him she has no choice and has to take care of her parents. She laments about how she hates how he looks at her with disgust and that if he could come up with a way to take his mother down and still allow her to achieve the same outcome then she would help him. He tells her he does not have a plan. David arrives and demands Veronica tell him where Jeffrey is.  She tells him he is upstairs in his room with Melissa having a “private moment.” David demands he come down and speak to him, there he tells Jeffery they are leaving. Jeffrey tells him he cannot and implies Veronica is once again blackmailing him. He refuses to tell his father what he has done. David leaves defeated.

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The Haves & The Have Nots- “The Apple Tree”

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Jeffrey Harrington (Gavin Houston)

The Haves & The Have Nots begins on a truly sad note, as Katheryn is in shock over Wyatt’s death. Hanna brings her some medicine to calm her down, but she refuses them and reminds her of her promise to help her through Wyatt’s death when the time came. Hanna sits with her longer, even when Katheryn asks her did she know something like this would happen to Wyatt. Hanna tells her she only meant that you reap what you sow, and that something bad would happen due to their part in covering up her son’s actions. Hanna reminds her she has to tell Jim about Wyatt, but Katheryn refuses, telling her she cannot bear to see him. She begs Hanna to tell him for her, again reminding her of her promise to be there for her in her time of mourning. Hanna reluctantly agrees.

Jon Chaffin as "War"

Jon Chaffin as “War”

Elsewhere, War wakes Candice up in bed and tells her that today is the day she must pay him his money in cash. She tells him she is not sure if she can get it in cash and that he told her she had til the end of the day. He agrees to the day’s end, but tells her he is going to work with Benny, and if she tried anything or did not deliver his money by 5 PM, he would shoot him! Candice promises to come through. Later, Jeffrey stops by to get the rest of his clothes from her house. She seems shaken, but refuses to tell him what is up. He tells her he has to go to his mother’s house. Candice reminds him that she is holding Quincy’s murder over them and to do what she says. When Jeffrey arrives at Veronica’s home he finds a man in a hazmat suit cleaning Maggie’s blood off the walkway. Veronica greets him at the door and demands he hug her. She talks badly about his clothing, and tells him to leave and return wearing a simple, black suit.

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Kendra (@KendraWilkinson) & Hank Baskett (@TheHankBaskett) Celebrate 7-Year Anniversary & Reflect on How Far They’ve Come!

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Happy 7-Year Anniversary to Kendra and Hank Baskett!

We all remember watching the happy couple on Kendra’s Reality TV show, ‘Kendra on Top’, where we got to see the two dating, Hank get down on one knee, and even watch them get married! More recently however, we all recall the huge, and very public, setback in Hank and Kendra’s marriage that came right after their second baby.


Well, that setback only set the couple up for their comeback! The two worked things out and seem to be in a much better place now, celebrating 7 years of marriage together. The couple shared touching anniversary posts via Instagram.

Kendra posted a photo of herself standing next to Hank at a restaurant by the ocean and captioned it,

“On our anniversary today I’m just thinking how far we’ve come. I remember playin a love trivia game at a lovers resort in the Poconos and they asked how long have you been married? Everyone was like 30 years, they look at us n we laugh so hard n yell dating 7 months. Now it’s 7 years, just like that. We’ve been through ups n downs but getting through those down and surviving them the way we did is rare these days. Our ups I can say is our strength. We are always up. LOL. I’m so proud of us and what we stand for. Our kids will believe in love and forgiveness because of us showing them it’s possible. I love you @hank_baskett forever n ever…amen!! Happy 7 year anniversary”


Hank also shared a super cute IG post, which was a slideshow of memories the couple has shared together overtime. Hank’s caption read:

“7 years….7 years of ups and downs, tears of joy and sadness. Through the good, the bad and the ugly. We sit here today after 7 years still going strong with our love growing by the day. In the beginning we promised to take on the world together, knowing that together we could make it through anything.

I wake up everyday & thank the man upstairs for putting @kendra_wilkinson_baskett in my life

Written By: Daniela Posso

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The Haves & The Have Nots- “My Friend Maggie”


The Haves & The Have Nots begin with a bang as a gunman shoots Maggie six times in the chest and stomach as she enters Veronica’s home, killing her! Outside, an officer shields Veronica as the gunman tries to flee, killing him in a shoot out. Veronica pretends to cry for Maggie, all the while smiling. At Candice’s home Jeffrey laments on how his mother is going to ruin his life. He blames Candice for getting him involved with everything that has happened lately. He tells her he wishes he could be more like her, his mother, and Wyatt–conniving and manipulative, because then he would be one step ahead of all of them. Candice tells him he has to return to his mother and Melissa, long enough to figure out what the latter is up to. Jeffrey resists, telling her he has to take out his mother before she takes him out. He also reveals that Benny and his mother are having an affair. Candice refuses to believe him.


Benny finds Hanna sitting on a bench waiting for the bus. He tries to console her after her fight with Candice and tells her they were both wrong. Hanna tells him she is threw with Candice and warns him not to sue the Cryers, feeling he should earn his own money the right way and tells him how their lives have imploded from hiding all their scandals. She tells him gaining his house and tow yard have vindicated him. He agrees not to sue the Cryers if she agrees to move in with him. Hanna reluctantly agrees if she will ask Candice to give Q over to him. He agrees to talk with his sister. At the Sarandon, the hotel staff find Wyatt’s lifeless, overdosed body and declare him dead!

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5/31/2016- “It Can’t Be About Him”

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Hey Mikey,

I really enjoy your site and the advice you give. You  recently helped a friend of mine get through something, and I hope you can do the same for me. There’s this guy I have liked since I was fourteen years old around the same time I figured out I was gay. I know he is too after we messed around when I was 17. Since then we are pretty cool and hang out from time to time, but nothing has flourished beyond us kissing and grinding on that amazing night.

Over the last year I’ve heard him repeatedly say he likes guys with muscles, money, and who are good in bed. Since then I’ve definitely been working out and it shows; and I’m getting a really good job making some major money. The sex part is hard. He’s the only guy I’ve ever been been semi-sexual with–and the only one I want to be. Needless to say I’m a virgin to the whole gay sex thing and I want to get it right with him. He’s the one, I know it. What do you think? Am I doing too much? I don’t wanna wait forever for him to come around…



***CJ, honestly, you are. Believe me when I tell you it can’t be about him. Who you are and how you are is perfectly okay. If he does not like you in that way,or  as you are, then it is his loss. I imagine your first sexual experience with another guy is something you want to look back on without regret or shame. NEVER change yourself for a guy. Change is something you do to better yourself. Besides money, muscles, and sex are fleeting and don’t guarantee you comfort late at night or in the long run. Reassess what you want out of a mate, date other guys, and ask yourself can he bring to the table what he’s demanding? Good luck!

☆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 ♡