Nicole Byer Recalls a Casting Director Once Asked Her to "Be Blacker" During an Audition

Chatting with host Laverne Cox on the new E! special If We're Being Honest, Nicole Byer recalled the time she was asked to "be Blacker" in the audition room. Hear her story.

September 6, 2022


Big Brother's Julie Chen Speaks Out on Season 24 Racism Controversy

Julie Chen weighed in on the already controversial new season of Big Brother and the cast's treatment of contestant Taylor Hale during E! News' Daily Pop.

July 14, 2022

Jennie Nguyen Responds to Her Real Housewives of Salt Lake City Firing

Jennie Nguyen is speaking out for the first time since being fired from The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City over her controversial Facebook posts from 2020. Hear what she has to say below.

January 27, 2022

Jennie Nguyen Fired From Real Housewives of Salt Lake City Over Offensive Posts

The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City's Jennie Nguyen has been fired for her racially-insensitive posts that recently resurfaced. See Bravo's full statement below.

January 25, 2022

Andy Cohen Breaks Silence on RHOSLC Star Jennie Nguyen's "Disgusting" Social Media Posts

Andy Cohen called The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star Jennie Nguyen's racially-insensitive posts "upsetting" and "disgusting" and says the controversy is being discussed & addressed.

January 24, 2022

RHOSLC's Heather Gay "Shocked" By Castmate Jennie Nguyen's "Blatantly Racist" Remarks

After a slew of racially-insensitive social media posts landed RHOSLC star Jennie Nguyen in hot water, Heather Gay has come forward to condemn her co-star’s resurfaced rhetoric.

January 22, 2022

RHOSLC Stars Condemn "Hatred" & "Prejudice" Amid Jennie Nguyen Social Media Controversy

The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City's Jen Shah, Whitney Rose & Meredith Marks have condemned Jennie Nguyen's racially-insensitive posts from 2020, while others are being more cryptic.

January 21, 2022

Jen Shah Calls Out RHOSLC’s Jennie Nguyen Over "Disingenuous" Apology For "Offensive" Posts

Jennie Nguyen, star of The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, called the recently resurfaced and racially insensitive posts "offensive" and "hurtful" while apologizing. Read her full statement.

January 20, 2022

Below Deck's Heather Chase Apologizes for Saying the N-Word

When Below Deck star Heather Chase uttered a racial slur on camera, fellow cast member Rayna Lindsey called her out. Now, Chase is apologizing publicly.

December 15, 2021

Suni Lee Recalls Being Hit With Pepper Spray During Racist Attack

In a new interview, Olympic gymnast and Dancing With the Stars contestant Suni Lee recalled experiencing a racist attack while out with friends.

November 11, 2021

Nicki Minaj Appears to Slam Jesy Nelson’s Little Mix Bandmates Amid “Blackfishing” Accusations

Nicki Minaj stood up for Jesy Nelson after the Little Mix alum was accused of "blackfishing." The rapper appeared to call out Jesy's former bandmates for saying "evil" things out of ​"jealousy.​"

October 11, 2021


Midnight Mass Star Rahul Kohli Reflects on That Eye-Opening Monologue

In an exclusive chat with E! News, Midnight Mass star Rahul Kohli discusses his character's moving monologue, and reveals why he resonated with it on a personal level.

September 28, 2021


Gabrielle Union Explains How Hollywood “Screws” Black Actresses Out of Big Paydays

Gabrielle Union explained how she has exposed Hollywood studios for "low-balling me based off of nothing," as she fights for pay equity within the entertainment industry.

September 22, 2021


Julianne Hough Addresses 2013 Blackface Controversy in Response to Backlash for The Activist

Julianne Hough said she lives with "regret" over making the "poor choice" to wear blackface in 2013, when she dressed as an Orange is the New Black character for Halloween.

September 16, 2021

Dog the Bounty Hunter Says He Had a "Pass" to Use the N-Word Amid Racism Allegations

Dog the Bounty Hunter and fiancée Francie Frane took part in a joint interview that aired the day before their Sept. 2 wedding, with Dog claiming he "had a pass" to previously use the N-word.

September 2, 2021

Cardi B Defends Lizzo After She Cries Over Hateful Comments

After Lizzo breaks down in tears after receiving fat-phobic and racist comments, her "Rumors" collaborator Cardi B fiercely comes to her defense. Watch!

August 16, 2021

Morgan Wallen Reflects on Racial Slur Controversy in First Interview Since Scandal

Morgan Wallen has given his first press interview since his N-word controversy. Find out what the country music star told Good Morning America's Michael Strahan.

July 23, 2021


How Eboni K. Williams Stayed True to Herself on The Real Housewives of New York City

RHONY's first Black Housewife Eboni K. Williams reflects on her first season, including those tough conversations about race, in an exclusive Q&A with E! News.

July 22, 2021

Billie Eilish Apologizes for Mouthing Anti-Asian Slur in Old Video

The "Lost Cause" singer addresses a past TikTok that shows Billie singing along to the song "Fish" by Tyler, the Creator. See her apology for her "hurtful" actions.

June 22, 2021

Miranda Cosgrove Condemns Racism After iCarly's Laci Mosley Receives Hateful Messages

After iCarly’s newest star Laci Mosley received attacks from online trolls, Miranda Cosgrove and Paramount+ released a statement condemning racism.

May 17, 2021

Caleb Kennedy Departs American Idol After Offensive Video Surfaces

Caleb Kennedy is leaving American Idol after an offensive video of him spread on social media. The 16 year old said in a statement, "I know this has hurt and disappointed a lot of people."

May 12, 2021

Vivica A. Fox Recalls the Racial Insult Ivanka Trump Made to Her on Celebrity Apprentice

The Empire star details the racially-charged, condescending comment from Ivanka Trump while filming Celebrity Apprentice in 2015.

May 7, 2021

Nation's Powerful Reaction to Derek Chauvin's Verdict

From President Biden to George Floyd's family, America is reacting to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict.

April 21, 2021