Tonja Renée Stidhum
tonjareneestidhum
Staff Writer, Entertainment at The Root. Sugar, spice & everything rice. Equipped with the uncanny ability to make a Disney reference and a double entendre in the same sentence.
12/11/19
3:46 PM
5

Actually we covered it before it even premiered on your television. It’s referenced right in the article. Can’t wait til Lizzo’s fart makes a cameo in the show tho!

12/11/19
12:47 PM
3

Yes, we know. CP Time is a thing, breaking news! Yahya love is ALWAYS evergreen and on time, though. So, will have it, indeed. Forever. Thanks. ^_^

12/10/19
11:33 AM
4

From my understanding, the association itself is made up of black critics but the eligible selections for the honors are diverse.

12/9/19
2:55 PM
1

Not to mention media usually gets ADVANCED copies of these shows so even though the maximum air date for eligibility is past the nomination date, we definitely have plentyyy of time before that to watch.

12/6/19
8:08 AM
9

LMAO omg I remember The Critic and I almost referenced it because it’s always the first thing I think of when I see Lovitz. 

12/6/19
2:11 AM
3

I TOTALLY remember that original casting for A Star Is Born. Still wild to think about that lololol 

11/14/19
3:34 PM
14

Yeah her argument is based on intersectionality. That they would give that amount of money to a black man or a white woman, but not a black woman. So if you’re one or the other (black person or a woman), cool, but not both.

11/12/19
11:45 AM
19

right??? Clive Davis and Co did a number on her rebranding so folks really don’t know she was absolutely about that life unless they saw peeks of it in her interviews like Wendy and Diane Sawyer, etc.

11/7/19
1:11 PM
1

I actually thought about this... they’re all pretty sad (with some comedic relief). But given the direction of the first iteration, I’m betting they’re going to link it to All in the Family.

11/7/19
1:09 PM
1

Agreed! I’m excited to see what they do with Good Times. It’ll also be cool if there’s a Janet Jackson cameo! 

11/5/19
11:34 AM
13

British films have also been submitted (and nominated) in the category, but with non-English language of course, so they can still technically win the award on behalf of the U.K. For me, if they’ve changed the name to exclude anything about its language and moreso the production company’s country of origin (just Read more

10/31/19
1:05 AM
6

To be fairer, I literally wrote “no television experience” not “no experience.” Even their own quote was in reference to TV. And TV is definitely a different world than film. A few working professionals have said this in response to the thread.

10/31/19
1:03 AM
2

LOL it is debatable, indeed. What he IS excellent at is garnering an unshakeable and loyal fan base. His demo sticks with him no matter what hahaha