Day: December 25, 2008

Race Matters TV

Will The Hills‘ Whitney Port Befriend Black People in The City?

Just as Lauren Conrad moved on from Laguna Beach, Whitney Port is breaking out of The Hills to discover her own fame in The City, but will she also find some black friends?

We’ve been watching The Hills for four seasons and have barely caught a glimpse of any ethnic people, except for Brody Jenner’s Mexican bromance buddy Frankie Delgado. Even TMZ asked Conrad, “How come there’s no black people on The Hills?”

“Doesn’t everyone have at least one black friend?” TMZ insists.

Well, since The City is being filmed in New York City, considered to be America’s melting pot, we’re hoping Whitney will find that one black friend -or at least someone ethnic.

The City premieres on December 29 on MTV.

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Deaths Movies

Tributes: Catwoman & ‘Santa Baby’ Star Eartha Kitt Dies at 81 on Christmas Day

Screen and song legend Eartha Kitt died Thursday at age 81.

The seductive icon broke barriers with her role as Catwoman in the 1960s TV series Batman, and jumped into every man’s heart with her 1953 Christmas song “Santa Baby.”

Dying on Christmas day, the legend will be remembered for her more than six decades in show business.

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