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Hit crime drama ‘Luther’ isn’t ‘authentic,’ BBC’s diversity chief says

Hit crime drama ‘Luther’ isn’t ‘authentic,’ BBC’s diversity chief says

The BBC’s diversity chief has said its hit detective series “Luther” is not “authentic” enough. The show’s protagonist, John Luther, played by Idris Elba, “doesn’t have any Black friends, he doesn’t eat any Caribbean food, this doesn’t feel authentic,” said Miranda Wayland. “It’s great having those big landmark shows with those key characters, but it’s…MORE

‘Insecure’ star Issa Rae is helping PepsiCo’s LIFEWTR brand find the next Issa Rae

‘Insecure’ star Issa Rae is helping PepsiCo’s LIFEWTR brand find the next Issa Rae

“Insecure” star Jo-Issa Rae Diop, better known as Issa Rae, is a big believer in amplifying creative voices and paying her blessings forward. Less than a month after signing an eight-figure production deal with HBO’s parent company WarnerMedia, the 36-year-old actress and producer is partnering with PepsiCo’s bottled water brand LIFEWTR on its new “Life…MORE

Morgan Wallen says he’s working on himself after racial slur controversy

Morgan Wallen says he’s working on himself after racial slur controversy

After apologizing in February for a racial slur controversy, Morgan Wallen isn’t planning on riding the success of his recent album. The country star posted a four-page, handwritten note to his verified Instagram account Tuesday saying he’s used the time out of the limelight to work on himself and will not be playing any concerts…MORE