DeVon Franklin, an executive with Sony Pictures and Seventh-day Adventist minister, is speaking about bridging the gap between his ministry work and Hollywood film career.
Franklin, 35, began preaching at his uncle's church 20 years ago. Although he is known for bringing about films like Sparkle, The Karate Kid and the latest Heaven Is for Real, the senior VP of production recently explained how he is able to merge his career and Christian faith.
"The more I started embracing the ministry side, the more it actually added to my career in Hollywood," Franklin told The Hollywood Reporter. "Knowing what challenges people are facing and then working on movies that can address those real-life issues gave me a path in this business." more >>
Kylie Jenner is sounding off about rumors concerning altering her appearance with cosmetic surgery.
Jenner, the 16-year-old "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star, took to her Twitter to speak out against the rumors surrounding her.
"These plastic surgery rumors hurt my feelings to be honest and are kinda insulting," Jenner tweeted recently. "Just in case anyone forgot.. I'm 16." more >>
NeNe Leakes is denying that her fellow "Real Housewives of Atlanta" cast members have come together in an attempt to stop Porsha Williams from being kicked off the show.
Kenya Moore Moore, the 43-year-old former beauty queen was allegedly assaulted by Porsha Williams, 32, after the former reportedly continued to mock the latter's public divorce from former NFL player Kordell Stewart. After sources like Radar Online, Us Weekly and TMZ shared the news complete with accounts of what took place from anonymous witnesses, news surfaced that the show's stars refused to sign new contracts if Williams was booted.
However, Leakes, 46, insists those reports are false. more >>
Fox News host and best-selling author Bill O'Reilly believes that children should learn Judeo-Christian principles in public schools.
O'Reilly explained his views during an interview with Matt Lauer on NBC's "TODAY" show Thursday, saying, "Kids need to know what Judeo-Christian tradition is, because that's what all of our laws are based on. That's what the country's philosophy is based on. ... And because that's what forged the Constitution."
"Kids, if they live in a secular home and go to public school, don't know anything about Jesus. … Our Constitution was forged on Judeo-Christian philosophy and tradition," he reiterated. more >>
"Duck Dynasty" star Lisa Robertson revealed that childhood molestation led her to have a 14-month-long affair during her marriage to husband Alan. The two were eventually able to work through their pain and hurt and are now happily married.
"As a little girl, I had an extended family member who had major drug and alcohol problems," Lisa writes in The Women of Duck Commander. "Unfortunately, that person lived with my grandparents, so I had to see him often. Because I spent so much time at my grandparents' house, I was easy prey for him. My earliest memory of being molested was at the age of seven when he started to do things to me, things that made me feel bad and dirty."
Unfortunately, Lisa felt unable to tell anyone about her pain and suffering. The abuse lasted for seven years and caused her an unimaginable amount of grief and trauma. more >>
"The Walking Dead" season 4 ended on a bit of a cliff hanger, and now as season 5 waits in the wings, the creators of the show are hinting at what is to come next.
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Executive Producers Scott M.Gimple and Robert Kirkman touched on some of the non-zombie related challenges their characters could face this next coming season.
"Are we far too gone to be people anymore, to actually be human beings, to be able to relate to one another on an emotional level, to be able to live a real humanistic and emotional life-- are we too far gone?" Gimple shared to Hollywood Magazine, as he took a deeper approach. more >>