1. Wendy Weighs in on Justin Bieber’s Engagement
Over the weekend Justin Bieber got engaged to Hailey Baldwin. Everyone was surprised, except for Wendy. He popped the question in the Bahamas in front of a large group of people. Meanwhile, ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez seemed genuinely unbothered by the news. Fans have been waiting for Selena to speak out, but she had nothing to say when she was spotted in NY the other night. Her tee shirt said, “Only The Strong Survive”./
2. Mona Scott-Young Dished About Everything
TV mogul Mona Scott-Young told Wendy about her new novel, “Blurred Lines,” and so much more. She dished about how much her gorgeous robe cost, talking with Remy Ma on the phone in a “Wendy” greenroom, a potential Cardi B reality show, and Puerto Rican princess Joseline Hernandez. In true Joseline fashion, she clapped back at Mona. Wendy unpacked the beef in Hot Topics.
3. Wendy Gets to the Bottom of What Happened to “Being Mary Jane”
Will Catlett, Michele Weaver, Mara Brock Akil sat on the purple couch to discuss their hit show, “Love Is ____” on OWN. Wendy had to ask Mara about what happened with her show “Being Mary Jane” on BET. We learned two things from this question. First, we found out the scoop when Mara set the record straight. Second, we know for sure that Mara is our people!
Plus, Mara tells us why there hasn’t been a “Girlfriends” movie.
4. Jeremy Parsons Talks What’s Hot & Happening
People’s Jeremy Parsons reveals Wendy’s Hot 5 list of the week. He gave us the inside scoop on “From the Corner of the Oval”, a juicy tell all written by one of President Obama’s White House staffers, the Panorama music festival, the new Robin Williams documentary on HBO, and Drake’s record breaking album. Wendy was most excited about the highly anticipated new movie “Sorry to Bother You” where actor Lakeith Stansfield from “Get Out” realizes his phone sales will go up is he loses his blackcent. Spoiler alert: it works.
5. Candice Kumai Rolls With Wendy
Wendy always has a good time when friend to the show Candice Kumai stops by! This time, she taught Wendy how to roll your own sushi at home. Oh yes. It’s much easier than you think, and you can never go wrong with Candice’s food and hot sauce!
Audience Reaction of the Week
One of Wendy’s co-hosts was mortified (MORT-I-FIED) when she learned Papoose posted a picture of 50 Cent holding a sex toy. We understand girl. Wendy didn’t think the drama between these two grown men should have ever started!