The Ugly Truth: Red Carpet Premiere

The premiere of the feature film “The Ugly Truth” in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 16,  2009. The film stars Gerard Butler and Katherine Heigl.

Gerard Butler Photo: AP/Dan Steinberg

Gerard Butler Photo: AP/Dan Steinberg

Eric Winter and Roselyn Sanchez Photo: AP/Dan Steinberg

Eric Winter and Roselyn Sanchez Photo: AP/Dan Steinberg

Serena Williams Photo: AP/Dan Steinberg

Serena Williams Photo: AP/Dan Steinberg

Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl Photo: AP/Dan Steinberg

CBS Anchorman, Walter Cronkite Dies at 92

Famed CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite, in this March 6, 1981 photo, talks on the phone at his office, prior to his final newscast as CBS anchorman in New York City. (AP Photo)

Famed CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite, in this March 6, 1981 photo, talks on the phone at his office, prior to his final newscast as CBS anchorman in New York City. (AP Photo)

The New York Times is reporting that iconic news anchor, Walter Cronkite has died after a battle with cancer. He was 92. Cronite, who was known as the most trusted man in America seved as the anchor for the CBS news for over 19 years. During his tenure with CBS, Cronkite reported some of the biggest news events in history, from the Vietman War and  President Kennedy’s assassination to President Nixon’s Watergate scandal and resignation.

For a full look at his long and successful journalism career, read the coverage of his death at Variety.com: Cronkite Story

The Comedy of Walt Willey Comes to Beach Haven On August 3rd

Photo: ABC/Yolanda Perez

Photo: ABC/Yolanda Perez

Daytime Television’s Walt Willey comes to Surflight Theatre for one night of Comedy on August 3rd.  To return this fall to star in Neil Simon’s ‘The Odd Couple’ (October 21 – Nov 1)

Walt joined the cast of ABC’s All My Children in 1987, originating the role of lawyer  “Jackson Montgomery”.  Walt celebrates his nineteenth year on this popular daytime drama. He is one of the many men in the life of Erica Kane, played by Susan Lucci. Many All My Children fans feel that Jackson is the love of Erica’s life.

Walt branched out into stand-up comedy in 1990 entertaining  across the country,  headlining at such famous comedy clubs as “Caroline’s” in New York, “Zanie’s” in Chicago, and the “Comedy Store”in California.  He continues to tour nationally. In 2006, Walt raised many eyebrows with the release of “Wild and Willey”, his first comedy DVD.  For those who have known him from his portrayal of   “Jackson Montgomery” and his on-air hosting stints, this DVD was a bit of a shock.  Walt invokes both of his major influences, Richard Pryor and Robin Williams, with his take on life, love, sex, kids, and celebrity.

Comedy Show at 8pm,  Tickets $30  call:609-492-9477

Surflight Theatre  is the only professional theatre in Beach Haven, Ocean County, NJ.  Surflight has been producing ‘Broadway at the Beach’ since 1950.  Full scale productions of musicals and play run from April through December.  An impressive array of headliners take the stage in an extraordinary Concert Series. .Summer Children’s Theatre rounds out the season.

Walt Willey Pre Show Party:  6:00pm – 7:30pm  Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served,
Photo Op with Walt.  4 x 6 picture taken by professional photographer Martin Cominckey of Story Tale Weddings.  These pictures will be printed on site and available for you to take home.
Question & Answers.  Mr. Willey will take questions from   guests during the cocktail reception.
Cost $35.00 per person
For more info: http://www.surflight.org www.storytaleweddings.com http://www.willeyworld.com

Wendy Williams Daytime Talk Show Debuts on BET with ‘Real Life Friend’ Vanessa Williams

Wendy Williams’ new daytime talk show debuted on BET with Emmy nonimated ‘Ugly Betty’ star and Daytime Emmy Host Vanessa Williams as the first guest. Wendy says on her Youtube Channel bio, “…for years Vanessa has been Wendys friend in her head, but now Vanessa says it is time for the Real Thing.”

Victoria Rowell Wedding Photos

Photo: CBS

Photo: CBS

Photos of Actress Victoria Rowell’s have been posted on  Young Black and Fabulous

Click here: Rowell Wedding Photos

Ivanka Trump Engaged!

Photo: Associated Press

Photo: Associated Press

(From: Herald Wire Services) — Ivanka Trump, daughter of Donald Trump, is engaged to her longtime beau, New York Observer publisher Jared Kushner, a rep for the couple confirmed to US Magazine . “I’m very happy about it,” said The Donald, Ivanka’s famous father. “They make a magnificent couple.” Ivanka, 27, broke the news on Twitter yesterday. “I got engaged last night . . . truly the happiest day of my life!!!” she Tweeted. According to a source, Ivanka’s engagement ring is “stunning.” The couple have been dating since 2007. Ivanka, a vice president at the Trump Organization and her dad’s boardroom assistant on “The Apprentice,” converted to Judaism for Kushner.