Entertainment Roundup: Mo Abudu listed as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Global Television; “Lies everywhere”, Davido reacts to new reports on Tagbo | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing this Thursday morning.

Davido reacts to Tagbo’s autopsy report

Yesterday, blogs and news sites buzzed after a new and supposedly genuine autopsy report for Davido’s late friend, Tagbo was released.

Contrary to previous claims, Tagbo reportedly died of suffocation and it was reported that the Lagos state Police Command reinvited Davido for another round of questioning.

There were suggestions that the award-winning singer may be complicit in the death of Tagbo whose body was reportedly dumped in a hospital last week.

Davido took to Snapchat in an attempt to clear the air claiming he has a good heart and a lot of respect for Tagbo even in death.

 

Mo Abudu listed as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Global Television 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the EbonyLife CEO is one of “the female execs from around the globe who are rewriting the rules of how we watch TV during a time where “women have to work twice as hard for the same recognition” as men”.

Mo Abudu was listed alongside BBC America’s Sarah Barnett, Australia Broadcasting Corp’s Michelle Guthrie and Anne Mensah, Head of Drama at Sky.

 

Genevieve Nnaji to star in British drama “Farming”

And she will be starring alongside Kate Beckinsale, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Damson Idris…

“Farming” is based on the autobiographical story of British-Nigerian actor, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, who will also be directing it.

The story centres on a young Nigerian child (played by Damson Idris) whose parents send off to the UK hoping he’ll make good of his life. Kate Beckinsale will play his foster mother.

Agbaje said of the movie in May, “I’m thrilled to be finally bringing this important story to the world, which will serve as the voice of a forgotten generation,”

It is not yet clear what role Genevieve Nnaji will be playing in the movie.

 

Being Mary Jane gets cancelled

Fans of BET series, Being Mary Jane will e to say goodbye as the show will not be returning for its anticipated 5th season.

The Gabrielle Union-produced TV series where she plays lead character, Mary Janet will instead be wrapping up with a 2-hour series movie to give fans a proper finishing to the storyline.

A statement by the Head of Programming at BET Networks read in part: “We are grateful to the cast and creators of Being Mary Jane, who have worked tirelessly to bring this world to vivid life over the past 4 seasons. We also thank the many loyal viewers whose hearts and minds were captured every week, and kept Mary Jane trending worldwide. We look forward to closing out Mary Jane’s journey with a series finale that is sure to blow fans away!”

 

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