Robin Thicke has announced that he will not return to Real Husbands of Hollywood for the second season, but is it because of a rumored beef with Kevin Hart?
They might bicker on RHOH, but Kevin assures us that Robin is no “mitch” in real life. When asked about Thicke leaving the show and their rumored beef, Hart told HipHollywood exclusively, “Me and Robin are very good friends … there’s no love lost between Robin and myself.”
HH caught up with Kevin at the 2013 BET Upfront presentation where he went on to gives us a little insight into why the R&B singer decided not to return to the über-successful show. “Within this season, his schedule and what he was doing didn’t coincide with the show, so he opted to go and do his music,” Kev explained.
HH also chatted with RHOH star Duane Martin who revealed that we may not have seen the last of the singer on the show. “Robin will be back,” we were told.
Check out our exclusive interviews with Kevin and Duane below — Spoiler Alert: Duane breaks out into song and it is hilarious!
5 Reasons You Need To Know Daveed Diggs
If you don’t know the name Daveed Diggs you will now! The Oakland native is definitely one to watch in Hollywood. Here are five reasons why.
1. He has already taken Broadway by storm.
In 2016 Diggs nabbed a Tony and a Grammy award for his role as Marquis de Lafayette/ Thomas Jefferson in “Hamilton.” Believe it or not Diggs didn’t even audition for the role. While substitute teaching in Marin County, CA he met Hamilton’s eventual star and creator Lin Manuel-Miranda and director, Thomas Kail who invited him to join their free-style rap group and later helped them craft the fast-rapping revolutionary.
2. He’s funny.
Diggs is proving he’s also got some amazing comedy chops with two memorable recurring sitcom roles: one as Perry, the crush du jour for Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) on Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and the other on ABC’s black-ish as Johan, the free-spirited brother of Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross). In fact, Black-ish creator Kenya Barris wrote the role for Diggs after being “blown away” by his performance on stage.
3. His first feature film Wonder is in theaters now.
In the film based on the New York Times best-selling novel of the same name, Diggs plays Mr. Browne the fifth grade teacher at the school where lead Jacob Tremblay attends. Diggs landed the role after wrapping his run in “Hamilton” and told HH it was like a crash course in film acting alongside Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson.
4. He’s a rapper.
His experimental noise rap group Clipping has garnered a major cult following on Youtube. Their LP CLPPNG was an Album Of The Week back in 2014. And in 2016 the trio performed on The Late Late Show with James Corden to promote the release of their six-track EP Wriggle.
5. He is executive producer of ABC’s The Mayor.
The show about a struggling young rapper (Brandon Micheal Hall) who runs for local office (and wins) to boost his popularity, debuted this Fall and already is garnering wave reviews. Not surprisingly Diggs and his Clipping bandmates William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes, also produce all the music for the show.
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