The Real Househubby-boo of Atlanta Todd Tucker made the big announcement months ago about his new reality TV spin off, Hollywood Divas. The show will follow the lives of five accomplished snappin actresses looking to stay relevant in the industry. Now go right on ahead inside to meet the Hollywood Divas.
"Countess Vaughn began her performing career at the age of three singing at church. At age nine, she sang "I'll Be There" to win the Star Search junior vocalist champion and overall junior champion. Vaughn started her acting career on 227, followed by roles in Thea, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper andRoc. Outside of television, she performed in the off-Broadway musical Mama and I Want to Sing! Part 3. In 1998, Vaughn was honored with an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance in Moesha. In 1992, Vaughn released her first album, Countess, featuring a variety of songs, including dance music and R&B. The album's lead single, a cover of James Brown's "It's A Man's, Man's, Man's World," charted in the top-100 of the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. She starred in (and also sang the theme song for) the UPN sitcom, The Parkers, from 1999 until the show ended in 2004. In 2011, Vaughn made her return to television on the BET sitcom Let's Stay Together."
Diva Golden Brooks...
"Golden Brooks is best known for her portrayal of the character Maya Wilkes on the sitcomGirlfriends. She also directed an episode titled Hustle & Dough, and wrote a 2007 episode titledSnap Back, which featured guest star Erykah Badu. Brooks won the Black Reel Awards for the filmMotives and also starred in Beauty Shop, Something New and the independent film The Inheritance. Most recently Brooks appeared on the CW series, Hart of Dixie."
Diva Elise Neal...
Elise Neal "Known for her starring roles in the television series KVille, Ant Farm, The Cape, The Hughleys, All of Us and TV One's Belles, Elise Neal made her film debut in John Singleton's Rosewood. Her other film credits include Scream 2, Money Talks and Love Ranch. Neal shines in her work in indie features including Restaurant, 1982, The Undershepherd, an ABFF best picture winner, and of course the powerhouse Oscar nominated Hustle and Flow, which also won the Sundance Audience Award."
Diva Lisa Wu...
"Lisa Wu shot to fame with her role on Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She owns her own real estate firm, Hartwell & Associates, a jewelry line called Wu Girls, a baby clothing line, Hart 2 Hart Baby, and juggles a budding acting, modeling and writing career. She recently wrapped production on First Impression, a film also starring Lamman Rucker and Lisa Arrindell Anderson, and is currently working on Atlanta Undercover." Lisa Wu is in a constant battle to get the world to recognize her as more than just a former cast member of a hugely successful reality show franchise and the ex-wife of singer/songwriter Keith Sweat and retired NFL player Ed Hartwell. Having landed small roles and produced several stage plays and films, Wu still struggles to earn respect."
Diva Paula Jai Parker...
"Comedian Paula Jai Parker began her career on the FOX comedy program The Apollo Comedy Hour, filmed live at the legendary Apollo Theater. She left the show after one year to pursue a film career, taking memorable roles in the F. Gary Gray urban comedy Friday and earned a Cable ACE Award for her role in the HBO anthology presentation, Cosmic Slop. Parker returned to television for the WB television series The Wayans Bros. opposite Shawn and Marlon Wayans. Throughout the 1990s, she appeared in several short-lived shows, including The Weird Al Show and David E. Kelley's Snoops. Between television projects, she appeared in a number of films, including theMillion Man March docudrama Get on the Bus, Sprung, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, 30 Years to Life and She Hate Me. She has also voiced characters on the popular animated series The Proud Family."
*Snaps* to Todd on the upcoming show....Pop Those Fingers!
The show is set to air on October 8, 2014.
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