Comedian Tracy Morgan has been released from rehab and will continue his recovery at home. Read his statement inside and get the deets on a newly revealed LIFETIME movie staring Jill Scott, Eve and Regina Hall.
Wheel-chair bound Tracy Morgan will continue his recovery at home, having been released from a rehab facility following a fatal car crash that killed one of his closets friends.
Today's good news comes on the heels of a huge lawsuit Tracy filed against Wal-Mart on Thursday. Following his release, his publicist released a statement requesting privacy as Tracy recovers at home with fiancée Megan Wollover, and their year-old daughter, Maven Sonae.
“Tracy has been released from the rehabilitation center and will continue his recovery efforts at home with an aggressive outpatient program. He asked me to pass along his sincerest gratitude to everyone who has helped him get to this point. He would also appreciate some privacy during this crucial point in his recovery. In regards to the reports of a lawsuit, I can confirm that Tracy, along with the other victims of this horrific accident, have filed suit"
Get well soon Tracy.
In other good news....
Angela Burt-Murray , the former Editor-in-Chief of Essence Magazine and current host of Aspire's "Exhale" revealed that the novel she co-wrote with Denene Millner and Mitzi Miller, Ebony's Editor-In-Chief, will be turned into a feature film for Lifetime. She posted:
According to THR, "The Vow" (retitled"With This Ring" for LIFETIME) is described as a comedy that"centers on three single best friends (Jill, Eve and Regina) who attend the lavish wedding of a fourth on New Year's Eve, and desperation pushes them to make the vow to be married within the year. Each woman starts the year with hopes of what will happen over the next 12 months, but will they all make it to the altar?"
The film will be produced by Tracey Edmonds, Sheila Ducksworth (Soul Food) and Gabrielle Union and written and directed by Nzingha Stewart. Set to debut later this year, filming will take place in August in Cleveland.
Congrats to the ladies!
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