From left, Mike Tyson, his wife KiKi Tyson, Flo Anthony and Michael Spinks.
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Prior to getting a work-out in with Antoine R. Walker at Serene Green, Inc in Sag Harbor last weekend, Mike Tyson and his wife KiKi Tyson, attended three-division world champion Iran Barclay’s Brunch With The Champs on July 10 at Morris Yacht Club in City Island, Bronx. Tyson and all seven of his teammates of Region 1 ABF 1983 champions celebrated their 38-year reunion at the event. Other former champions in the house included 1976 Olympic Gold Medalist, two-division world champion Michael Spinks, 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist, WBA Welterweight champion Mark Breland, two-time Heavyweight champion Tim Witherspoon and two-division champion Junior Jones.
Cedric the Entertainer will host the Emmy Awards in September as the ceremony returns to a live telecast after last year’s pandemic forced virtual event, according to reports. There will be a limited audience of nominees and guests at the Microsoft Theatre for the September 19 show, CBS and the TV Academy said on July 12. “Since I was a little boy huddled up next to my grandfather, television has always been my reliable friend, so it is an enormous honor for me to host this year’s Emmy Awards,” Cedric the Entertainer said in a statement. “Throughout the roller-coaster of a year that we have all lived through, television has helped us stay connected as a society like never before,” said the actor and comedian, who stars in and produces CBS’ sitcom “The Neighborhood.”
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced that Joy Bryant and Henry Simmons have been set to star in season two of award-winning creator Ava Duvernay’s anthology drama series “Cherish the Day,” from ARRAY Filmworks and Warner Brothers Television Production, which will begin filming this month in New Orleans, with the new season expected to debut in 2022. “Cherish the Day” is an anthology series that chronicles the relationship of one couple, with each episode spanning a single day. In season two, the rekindling of a romance is told – the love story of Ellis (Henry Simmons) and Sunday (Joy Bryant), who fell in love in high school but find themselves reunited in beautiful New Orleans.
As cities around the country re-open following being on lock down due to the pandemic, restaurants are working hard to bring guests back for live entertainment and a tasty meal. On July 6 at Renaissance Harlem restaurant and lounge in New York City, producer and influencer Roz Nixon hosted her Re-Mix Birthday party. Said Nixon, “My birthday was in April, but because of restrictions and social distancing, it would have been difficult to celebrate.” Performers at the Re-Mix included Letrice Arlene and Jared Wayne Gladly, who were joined onstage by members of the LV Project Band – Victor Wise, Tony Stevenson, and Daryl Johnson. Renaissance co-owners Ali Chek and Chef Cisse greeted guests who included radio host/party promoter Wayne Maxwell and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer.