Tia Mowry-Hardrict took to social media on Friday morning to shut down rumors that she is expecting.
“FYI. For all the people that think I’m pregnant. I’m NOT just enjoying life and eating and cooking some great food! Thanks 🙂 again I repeat I AM NOT PREGNANT,” she wrote on Instagram, including a photo of a pregnancy test that reads: “Just fat.”
This is not the first time the actress has had to respond to pregnancy rumors. In February, during the time her twin, Tamera was carrying her second child, fans speculated that Tia was also with child. But the 37-year-old cleared up all the rumors telling HipHollywood exclusively, “Everybody my stomach is flat. It’s so funny they want me to be pregnant so badly and I’m like, no I’m not pregnant, I’m not pregnant.”
Netflix’s ‘Step Sisters’ Is ‘Bring It On’ … But Way More Woke!
Netflix is getting ready to “Bring It On” … in more ways than one. The streaming service’s new flick Step Sisters is reminiscent of the 90s dance film, but delves deeper into racial themes like cultural appropriation, tokenization and interracial dating.
In the film Megalyn Echikunwoke (Arrow) plays the president of a black sorority who is tasked with teaching one of the campus’ white sororities how to step for a charity competition. At first glimpse the film seems to be stepping into a can of worms — and had folks on Twitter up in arms, but the creators and cast told HipHollywood it isn’t about cultural appropriation but instead cultural exchange.
“There’s a strong political message, and there’s a lot of racial content,” said Nia Jervier. “But I think that the pill that may be difficult to swallow is dipped in honey, because it’s funny.”
What also helps is that producer/writers like Lena Waithe (Masters of None), Chuck Hayward (Dear White People) and Ben Cory Jones (Underground) are behind the project – so you know it’s woke.
“At the end of the day, Jamila the lead character in our minds she’s reaching over to show them a part of our culture. It doesn’t dilute our culture,” said Jones. ” And I love that we can take stepping and evolve that into issues of race and culture.”
Step Sisters begins streaming on Netflix January 20th.
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