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Jamie Foxx To Produce TV Series On Mavin Gaye

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US popular actor Jamie Foxx is executive producing a new TV series which focuses on legendary Motown star Mavin Gaye who met a violent end after getting shot to death by his father in 1984.

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Gaye was known for a string of hits including “I Heard It Through the Grapevine,” “What’s Going On,” “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You),” “Let’s Get It On” and “Ain’t That Peculiar.”

He earned the titles Prince of Motown and Prince of Soul, and is enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Marvin Gaye

Variety reports that the project is a limited series that Foxx will produce with Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones of de Passe Jones Entertainment.

It will be shopped to linear and digital distribution outlets.

Although several others have attempted to get series about Gaye off the ground, none before this have had the approval of the Gaye family,” Variety notes. “The Foxx-produced series has the blessing of Gaye’s son, Marvin Gaye III.

Gaye was shot to death on April 1, 1984, by his father, Marvin Gay Sr., at their home in the West Adams district of Los Angeles.

The shooting followed a physical altercation between the two men after the singer intervened in an argument between his parents.

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#EndSARS: ‘The Only People I Pity Are The Poor’ – Actress Caroline Hutchings

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Nigerian actress, Caroline Hutchings, formerly known as Caroline Danjuma, has revealed that she pities only the poor during this trying time of End SARS. The movie star took to her Instagram page to share why the poor are the most affected during this period.

She also said that a lot of celebrities ranting on social media have passports that will enable them elope easily if things get out of hand. In her words:

“So much that I want to say .. history will teach you a lot .. the only people I pity are the poor .. forget all the ranting on social media, some of us have our passports ready to elope ..

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some of us cant speak up because we still consider the contracts with our political friends, it is all about our pockets. Some of us can’t talk because we really do not care since our kids were birth abroad.

So much I want to say .. but here I am weeping in silence .. I wish I could turn it around.”

See her post below:

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BBNaija’s Wathoni Set To Launch New Book

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Reality TV star, Wathoni Anyasi, is set to launch a new book. The former BBNaija ‘Lockdown’ housemate and mother of one took to her Twitter page to reveal this. She also added that she is not in a competition with anyone. Rather, all she wants is to be and do better each day.

In her words:

“Never felt like I was in a competition with anyone. All I want is to be and do better each day. I hype those I love and want to see them win too.

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Countdown to my book launch A lot going on has delayed so many things I have been working on. God’s time regardless”

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‘This Made Me Smile’ – Davido Reacts To Video Of A Baby Enjoying ‘Fem’

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Nigerian singer, Davido, has reacted to a viral video of a baby enjoying his hit song, ‘Fem’. The video, which has been in circulation on social media, shows a little baby refusing to watch cartoons.

The baby cries as a way of saying he does not want to watch the cartoon being played for him. His mother then changes it to the music video for ‘Fem’. Immediately the song comes on, the baby’s countenance changes to happiness.

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Reacting to the video, Davido took to his Twitter page to write:

 “Haven’t been in the best of moods lately but this made me smile ….”

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Watch the video HERE

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