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.
12/12/19
12:03 PM
2

I hope she plays Retta’s baby sis who figures out what’s what and wants in on the dividends

12/9/19
10:02 PM
39

Nick & Em: “No you the bitch. / Well, you that hoe. / No, you the hoe.”

12/9/19
6:46 PM
9

One of your best pieces...i hope u found solace in writing it. I’m sure she would be touched and her family as well.

12/9/19
5:28 PM
20

I’m so sorry. What a lovely, moving way to honor your friend. Glad your last time together was joyful. Wishing you comfort.

12/9/19
4:53 PM
24

I am so sorry for your loss. If I could give you a hug in person, you’d get one. Stay strong.

12/6/19
2:31 AM
6

Can you even imagine?! Clint Eastwood is 89 whole years old! He’s old enough to be her grandfather. That’s some Anna Nicole Smith-J. Howard Marshall shit, right there. That depiction of that relationship would have been wiiiild. lol

12/6/19
1:12 AM
13

I honestly love these stories. It is crazy the kind of wrangling that goes on between a movie being written and then it actually being produced. Sometimes, it’s not just the casting that undergoes a reworking, but the entire tone and genre of the movie are redone.
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12/5/19
4:56 PM
16

More. We need more positive representation like this. There will never be enough but until there is, I want more. I had....rather, my wife had twin daughters 21 years ago and I was proud of and praised for straight parts and symmetrical bushballs or afropuffs (whichever you prefer) when their mom (my wife) wasn’t Read more

11/26/19
12:49 PM
10

If Billy Porter hosts it, he better do it on a podium with a flexible mic.

11/26/19
12:38 PM
8

I never, ever watch the Oscars but if the Bodega Boys show up I will pour some Dominican rum and stay up all night, daddy. Desus & Mero FTW.

11/12/19
11:19 AM
42

Whitney was from Newark & was raised in Jazz Clubs. My money is on her and yes Ms. Williams would’ve caught those hands. It amazes me that people don’t know how Whitney came up. She was not here for the foolishness.