Top Stories

Chike Okonkwo Latest News, Photos, and Videos

Common & Girlfriend Angela Rye Couple Up at 'The Chi' Premiere - Watch Trailer!

Common is all smiles as he poses alongside his girlfriend Angela Rye while attending the season one premiere of The Chi held at Downtown Independent on Monday (January 3) in Los Angeles.

The 45-year-old entertainer, who serves as producer, was joined at the event by creator Lena Waithe and stars of the series Jason Mitchell, Tosin Morohunfola, Chike Okonkwo, Shamon Brown Jr., Alex R. Hibbert, Jacob Latimore, Yolonda Ross, Michael Epps, Jahking Guillory, Kristina Emerson, Steve Casillas and Brian King.

The Chi, which is created and executive produced by Emmy winner Lena, is a timely coming-of-age story centering on a group of residents of the South Side of Chicago who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.

Don’t miss the premiere of The Chi on Sunday (January 7) at 10pm ET/PT on Showtime – Watch the official trailer below!


‘The Chi’ Season 1 Official Trailer

FYI: Angela is wearing a J. Mendel dress. Jason is wearing a Perry Ellis suit and Aquatalia shoes.

common girlfriend angela rye couple up at the chi premiere 01
common girlfriend angela rye couple up at the chi premiere 02
common girlfriend angela rye couple up at the chi premiere 03
common girlfriend angela rye couple up at the chi premiere 04
common girlfriend angela rye couple up at the chi premiere 05

Gabrielle Union Supports Boycotters of 'Birth of a Nation'

The buzzworthy new film The Birth of a Nation has been boycotted by many people after its star and director Nate Parker‘s rape case resurfaced. Now, co-star Gabrielle Union says she supports the boycotters.

The actress, who is a sexual assault survivor, opens up in the new issue of Essence about the case.

“Every victim or survivor, I believe you. I support you. I support you if you don’t want to see the film. I absolutely understand and respect that. I can’t sell the film,” Gabrielle said.

Pictured inside: Nate, Gabrielle, Armie Hammer (with wife Elizabeth), and Chike Okonkwo at the premiere held during the BFI London Film Festival on Tuesday (October 11) at Odeon Leicester Square in London, England.

FYI: Gabrielle is wearing a Zuhair Murad gown and Pasquale Bruni jewelry.

gabrielle union supports boycotters of birth of a nation 01
gabrielle union supports boycotters of birth of a nation 02
gabrielle union supports boycotters of birth of a nation 03
gabrielle union supports boycotters of birth of a nation 04
gabrielle union supports boycotters of birth of a nation 05

Nate Parker, Gabrielle Union, & More Premiere 'Birth of a Nation' in Hollywood

Nate Parker looks dapper while arriving on the red carpet for his new movie Birth of a Nation on Wednesday night (September 21) in Hollywood, Calif.

The 36-year-old actor and director of the film was joined at the premiere by co-stars Gabrielle Union, Armie Hammer & his wife Elizabeth Chambers, and Aja Naomi King.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Gabrielle Union

Also at the premiere were Penelope Ann Miller, Chike Okonkwo, and Jesse Williams.

Birth of a Nation is set to hit theaters on October 7.

FYI: Aja is wearing a Huishan Zhang dress. Gabrielle is wearing Rodarte with Schutz shoes.

15+ pictures inside of stars arriving at the movie premiere…More Here! »

1
2
3
4
5