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Taye Diggs & Amber Riley to Lead Voice Cast of 'Little Mermaid' Prequel Series for Disney Junior

Taye Diggs and Amber Riley have joined the cast of the upcoming animated series Ariel, which will serve as a prequel to the 2023 movie The Little Mermaid.

Disney Junior and Disney+ will air the new animated musical series in 2024 and it’s aimed at pre-schoolers.

The series “follows 8-year-old mermaid princess Ariel as she and her friends embark on fun-filled, action-packed underwater adventures throughout their Caribbean-inspired fairytale kingdom of Atlantica and beyond.”

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Glee's Kevin McHale & Heather Morris React to AI-Generated 'What It Is' Cover Featuring Their Voices

Glee is no longer on air, but die-hard Gleeks are able to get an idea of what their fav actors would sound like if they were to cover new songs with the magic of AI.

By now, you’ve likely seen AI-generated covers of hit songs performed by a variety of artists. That trend very much extends to the world of Glee, where fans are reimagining songs to sound like they were recorded by the cast.

One of the most recent to go viral is a cover of Doechii‘s “What It Is” that features Kevin McHale, Heather Morris and Amber Riley. The first two reacted to the cover and revealed what they thought about it.

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Amber Riley Looks Back on Calling Off Her Engagement: 'I Don't Owe Anybody A Happily Ever After'

Amber Riley is looking back on breaking off her engagement to DeSean Black in a new interview.

The 37-year-old former Glee star confirmed last year that she and DeSean had ended their relationship after she said yes to his proposal in 2020.

In a new interview, Amber revealed that she’s looking ahead and also shared that she has a new beau.

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Who is the Best Character on 'Glee' - Vote for Your Choice in Our Poll!

This poll is now closed! The results are as follows…

Dianna Agron’s Quinn Fabray is the winner!!!

Thank you so much to everyone for voting! Darren Criss‘ Blaine Anderson came in second place, and Naya Rivera‘s Santana Lopez came in third. Congrats to the winner!


Glee is celebrating a special anniversary! Fourteen years ago, the hit musical series debuted on Fox, introducing us to so many talented actors, singers and dancers.

The cast made up the fictional New Directions show choir group and was comprised of the likes of Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Darren Criss, Naya Rivera and Amber Riley. Many of them have gone on to find impressive careers in Hollywood.

While you can see stars like Lea on Broadway in Funny Girl in 2023, we’ll never be able to forget the roles that they played on the show.

Each character had their time to shine in the spotlight and helped make Glee a hit.

It’s hard to pick a favorite, but we’re wondering who you consider to be the best character on Glee. We created a poll so that you could let us know!

Head inside to let us know which Glee character was the best by voting in our poll…More Here! »

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Storm Reid & More Attend ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Awards 2023 - See Pics of So Many Stars There!

So many celebrities hit the runway for the 2023 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards on Thursday evening (March 9) in Los Angeles.

The event was hosted at the Fairmont Century Plaza, and celebs including Quinta Brunson, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Skai Jackson and Storm Reid were in attendance.

Since it was such a crowded event, we pulled together pics of so many of the stars who were there. That way you can get a better sense of the guestlist and what everyone wore!

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Stars Who Got Rejected by 'American Idol' - See Which Superstar Musicians Failed to Get Past the Auditions!

American Idol has provided us with a ton of talent, from Kelly Clarkson to Carrie Underwood to Jennifer Hudson – but that doesn’t mean they always get it right.

Along the way, music superstars from all different genres have spoken out to confirm that their American Idol dreams were dashed with a rejection from producers at some point in the audition process. And some of the names are pretty surprising!

It just goes to show: a rejection might feel devastating at the time, but it may just lead you to an even bigger opportunity around the corner.

Find out which huge music stars were turned down by American Idol…

Amber Riley Talks Revisiting 'Glee' Songs On 'The Masked Singer' & 10 Other Revelations From Her Appearance On Kevin McHale & Jenna Uskhowitz's Podcast

Amber Riley made an appearance on Jenna Ushkowitz and Kevin McHale‘s Glee podcast And That’s What You REALLY Missed, and she opened up about a variety of topics including her recent win on The Masked Singer.

If you don’t recall, Amber found major success playing the big-voiced Mercedes Jones on the musical series. Her voice put her in a different category on the show and made her a fan favorite. Years later, it also helped her beat out the competition and wow the judges on Fox’s mysterious competition show.

Kevin went as far as to refer to his co-star as “one of the voices of our generation.”

While on the podcast, Amber opened up about her time on The Masked Singer. She also spilled some tea about her involvement in an alternate opening scene for Glee, which she compared to a classic sitcom from the ’90s. The phenom even revealed how Kevin and Jenna‘s undertaking is changing her perception of Glee and the show’s legacy.

We rounded up 10 major revelations from the interview that you’ll want to know.

Click inside to check out all of the major revelations from Amber Riley’s appearance on the And That’s What You REALLY Missed podcast…