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Wanda Sykes
Name : Wanda Sykes
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Date of Birth : 1964-03-07
Place of Birth : Portsmouth, Virginia
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Celebrity,Comedian
Brief Bio : Wanda Sykes (born March 7, 1964), also known as Wanda Sykes-Hall, is an Emmy-winning American stand-up comedian and actress. She is well known for her blunt observations on current events, the differences... - More...
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Ellen DeGeneres talks about anti-gay legislators, Danny Noriega's self-pride and more! - USA - Yesterday, we gave you a heads-up that Ellen DeGeneres would have on American Idol cast-off Danny Noriega, as well as gay-friendly comedian Wanda Sykes, but we didn't realize what a gay hour of television the show would be.

It started early in the show, when Ellen brought up Oklahoma state Representative Sally Kern's anti-gay tirade where Kerns declared that "I honestly think (homosexuality is) the biggest threat, even more than terrorism." As Ellen played the audio of Kerns speaking, the cameras cut to images of the studio audience looking stunned and uncomfortable to hear such words. Definitely adding to the discomfort
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Celebrities : Ellen DeGeneres, Wanda Sykes
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Posted 3/13/2008 12:03:15 PM | Permalink
A LONG LAUGH LIFE FOR LOVITZ - Lexington, KY, USA - Lovitz, 49, has signed a contract to appear at the Los Angeles club every Wednesday night for the rest of his life.

"Or, if he's in New York to do a movie or something, he can appear at the Laugh Factory there. But he's committed to every Wednesday night," club owner Jamie Masada said.

"I could become the Don Ho of Los Angeles," Lovitz said. "God knows I've got enough Hawaiian shirts."

The Saturday Night Live alum also will write a Laugh Factory blog, giving advice to up-and-coming comedians.

Holly's other dress sells big

A pink cocktail dress worn by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at
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Celebrities : Wanda Sykes
Categories : Celebrity News
Posted 6/1/2007 12:06:43 AM | Permalink
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Wanda Sykes And Page Hurwitz's Push It Productions Hires Beth Belew As Head Of Development
Push It Productions, the company founded by Wanda Sykes and Page Hurwitz, has hired Beth Belew as Head of Development. The exec previously held roles at ITV and NBC focused on alternative comedy, as well as at TBS and TNT where she worked on ...


Wanda Sykes Comedy Special Set At Netflix
This will be Sykes' fifth stand-up special and first on Netflix. Her previous comedy specials include the 2003 Wanda Sykes: Tongue Untied, 2006 Wanda Sykes: Sick and Tired, 2009 I'ma Be Me, and 2016 What Happened… Ms Sykes. She received Primetime ...

The Globe and Mail

Wanda Sykes on being funny and staying hopeful
The Globe and Mail
Wanda Sykes has many talents, as actress, writer and standup comedian. She's also not shy about speaking up and taking direct action on equity and racial issues. The Globe and Mail caught up with her in advance of her appearance at Toronto's Just For ...


Wanda Sykes, Gabriel Iglesias Join Animated Feature 'UglyDolls'
“Having two comedy powerhouses like Gabriel Iglesias and Wanda Sykes join the cast of 'UglyDolls' adds yet another creative layer to this heartwarming film” said Adam Fogelson, chairman of STXfilms. “Wanda's ability to be hilarious and sarcastic while ...

Toronto Star

Wanda Sykes carves a path for herself and others
Toronto Star
JFL42 festivalgoers taking in veteran comedian Wanda Sykes' headlining show on Sunday may not be aware of the busy creator's confident new sideline: encouraging the competition. “We just happen to look for people who most people kind of overlook,” she ...

Press of Atlantic City

Wanda Sykes will leave you in stitches at Ocean Resort
Press of Atlantic City
WHAT TO EXPECT: With her blunt, tell-it-like-it-is style, comedian Wanda Sykes has left audiences in stitches since the early 1990s. Her career began to rise when she landed a job as a writer on “The Chris Rock Show” which led to success in films and ...

Atlanta Black Star

Katt Williams Changes Story, Says Wanda Smith's Husband Did Not Draw Gun During Confrontation
Atlanta Black Star
“I'm just really sorry that I mentioned Wanda Sykes or Tiffany's name. I was in a conversation with a non-female comedian about female comedians, that was a no-no. So I've been chastised enough by Wanda Sykes and others to see the error of my ways.” ...


It Looks Like Tiffany Haddish and Katt Williams Have Made Up
“I was really just sorry that I mentioned Wanda Sykes or Tiffany's name,” Williams continued. “I was in a conversation with a non-female comedian about female comedians. That was a no-no. So I've been chastised enough by Wanda Sykes and others to see ...


UGLYDOLLS Casts Wanda Sykes and Gabriel Iglesias
We recently heard that Nick Jonas was joining the voice cast for the UglyDolls film, and now we have two more names for the cast: Wanda Sykes and Gabriel Iglesias. The film will be based on the toy line from David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim with this ...


'AGT' Winner Shin Lim Blows Ellen DeGeneres Away With New Magic Tricks, Reveals His Million-Dollar Plans
For his first trick, Ellen and Shin were joined by fellow guests Beth Behrs and Wanda Sykes, and it was a retread of the trick he performed with the "American Ninja Warrior" panel during Wednesday night's live broadcast. It's still a wildly impressive ...
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