01:58 AM EDT 11/19/2015
Vivica A. Fox
Originally posted 11/18/2015 02:35PM
Vivica A. Fox is headed to the Lyon's den.
The actress starts a two-episode run on Empire Wednesday, playing Candace, the older sister of Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson). Fox, 51, is a longtime friend of co-creator Lee Daniels, who wrote the role for her after seeing a particularly dramatic boardroom confrontation during her season of Celebrity Apprentice.
Vanessa! Speidi! Big Ang! David Tutera Faces His Biggest Challenges Ever with This Season's CELEBrations
Originally posted 10/07/2015 04:50PM
In a new season David Tutera's CELEBrations, the famed A-list event planner is dealing with some his most demanding clients ever, including Vanessa Williams, Vivica A.Fox and Cynthia Bailey.
"With this many divas on board, I face my biggest challenges yet," Tutera says in an exclusive promo for the WEtv show's third season, which promises bigger, bolder and crazier parties than ever before.
Originally posted 09/10/2015 01:50PM
Fox's character comes to Empire in search of her younger sister Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) for reasons unknown
Originally posted 02/17/2015 09:15PM
He may have found fame in Beverly Hills, 90210, but Ian Ziering has set his sights on another zip code these days. Ziering relocated to New York City to vie for the title on Donald Trump's Celebrity
Apprentice. Besides being a clothing entrepreneur – though he's also Chippendales-approved and ready for any tasks that require shirtlessness – Ziering has one major edge on his opponents: Have they ever faced off against a throng of sharks? That is, not in the boardroom …
Follow Ziering on Twitter and check back for his exclusive blog posts on PEOPLE.com after each episode of The Celebrity Apprentice.
After weeks of intense challenges, both physical and mental, I am thrilled that Leeza Gibbons was named the winner of The Celebrity Apprentice, proving that success can be achieved through positive leadership, grace and elegance. More on that shortly …
First and foremost I want to say that being a part of Celebrity Apprentice has definitely been one of the most difficult (and rewarding) things I have ever done in my life. It was such an amazing experience and an honor to have this opportunity to raise awareness about Epidermolysis Bullosa (EBKids.org), bring in more than $300,000 for this wonderful organization and receive countless Tweets and Facebook messages from families who live with EB.
Now, last night's finale was quite the show! I am thrilled that my friend Leeza Gibbons reigned victorious after all of these weeks of challenges. Though I was a part of Geraldo Rivera's final team, and I gave 150 percent to helping him win for his charity, I think that the right person came out on top. Leeza played the game with grace and a spirit that made this extremely difficult endeavor a little easier for all of us that got to compete with her this season. She is, pure and simple, a class act!
Originally posted 02/10/2015 12:55PM
He may have found fame in Beverly Hills, 90210, but Ian Ziering has set his sights on another zip code these days. Ziering relocated to New York City to vie for the title on Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice. Besides being a clothing entrepreneur – though he's also Chippendales-approved and ready for any tasks that require shirtlessness – Ziering has one major edge on his opponents: Have they ever faced off against a throng of sharks? That is, not in the boardroom …
Originally posted 02/03/2015 07:15AM
Monday night's episode of The Celebrity Apprentice ended in a display of gratuitous firing that felt ... well ... mean.
The first hour divided the teams to shill for King's Hawaiian buns. It was obvious from basically minute one of the task that Kenya Moore's "Baby Likes Buns" idea would be polarizing – offensive, really. And so Team Vortex lost, and Kenya was dispatched.
The second task, which saw the brief return of Joan Rivers – in what was probably her final on-air appearance – was oriented around crafting a jingle for Anheuser Busch's [Fill-in-the-Blank]-a-Rita beverages. Even in the face of an incredibly low musical bar set by Ian Ziering's "La Cucaracha" knock-off, Johnny Damon's blueser for Team Infinity could not compete against Vortex's catch "Nice on Ice" hook. And so, ironically, Infinity ... came to its end. Seriously, the whole team was fired.
Originally posted 01/27/2015 07:30AM
Monday's episode of The Celebrity Apprentice had boats, awkward massages, anti-terrorist outbursts and, of course, two firings.
Our recap of the beautifully named "It's Like a Booze Cruise with Knowledge" follow. Let's keep it aboveboard, shall we?
Originally posted 11/04/2014 11:15AM
Eager to hear someone say, "Kate Gosselin, you're fired?" You may just get your chance!
The infamous mother of eight will join the cast of Celebrity Apprentice, which is returning to NBC on Jan. 4 before settling into its regular time slot on Mondays. The late Joan Rivers is also set to appear in two of the upcoming episodes. Since she won the second season, she will return as an advisor, as will Piers Morgan, Bret Michaels, John Rich, Arsenio Hall and Trace Adkins.
Originally posted 02/25/2014 03:15PM
After enduring several major snowstorms this winter, New York City is now facing a new severe weather alert – a hail of man-eating sharks!
Sharknado 2: The Second One shot on location in Times Square, and its star, Ian Ziering, treated onlookers Monday to a glimpse of his celebrated chainsaw skills. (In the first TV movie, Ziering, 49, memorably sawed himself out of a shark's belly.)
Although the first Sharknado was a ratings disappointment, it did prove to be a social-media hit, generating up to 5,000 Tweets a minute during the broadcast.
Originally posted 01/04/2011 10:45AM
In true Cougar style, Vivica A. Fox is engaged to Atlanta club promoter Omar "Slim" White.
The actress, 46, who starred in the reality show, The Cougar, received an eight-karat diamond ring from White, 27, over the holidays.
"We did get engaged on Dec. 26," Fox tells PEOPLE. "And we are very happy!"
"She is over the moon – so excited, so in love," a source close to Fox tells PEOPLE. "She got the ring while they were staying at Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, over the holidays."
Fox and White, who have been dating more than a year, spent two romantic nights at the oceanfront hotel where they dined, went to the gym and walked along the beach.
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