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Andy Cohen, Sherri Shepherd and More Stars Remember Project Runway's Mychael Knight: 'Gone Too Soon'

  • PEOPLE.com
Andy Cohen, Sherri Shepherd and More Stars Remember Project Runway's Mychael Knight: 'Gone Too Soon'
Hollywood has a lot of love for the late Mychael Knight.

The former Project Runway and Project Runway: All Stars contestant died Tuesday morning outside Atlanta. He was 39.

In the wake of his death, several stars took to social media to commemorate the late fashion designer, including his good friend and celebrity client Sherri Shepherd.

“My heart hurts so much today bc I lost my friend, my little brother @mychaelknight,” she wrote on Instagram. “I was a fan of Mychael’s since I first saw him on #ProjectRunway & when @jawnmurray finally put us together, it was a match made in #heaven.
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‘Empire’ Guest Star Da Brat Reveals That Her Rap Scene Was Cut From Midseason Finale

  • The Wrap
‘Empire’ Guest Star Da Brat Reveals That Her Rap Scene Was Cut From Midseason Finale
“Empire” guest star and platinum-selling recording artist Da Brat was put at ease in her acting scenes on the show’s midseason by working with Taraji P. Henson. “Taraji, she is everything,” Da Brat — whose real name is Shawntae Harris — told TheWrap, “She is an amazing actress. She just made it so comfortable. She put me in the perfect mood and setting. Because when I rehearsed my lines, I probably put too much on it at first. When I got in there with her, I calmed it down and it was like having a conversation.” Harris first met “Empire” co-creator Lee Daniels years.
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Da Brat's Bottle Victim -- The $6.4 Million Injuries ... Gnarly Bloody Gashed Face [Photos]

  • TMZ
Here are the injuries that just cost Da Brat $6.4 Million -- after she brutally bottled an Atlanta nightclub waitress in the face back in 2007 -- the photos are intense ... but they raise an interesting question.If you don't want to click, the pics show the bloodied face of former Atlanta Falcons cheerleader Shayla Stevens at the hospital immediately following Da Brat's attack.Da Brat and Stevens had reportedly gotten into an argument inside Studio 72 nightclub,
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Da Brat -- Bludgeoned with $6.4 Million Verdict ... After Bottling Cheerleader [Updated]

  • TMZ
1:50 Pm Pt -- The jury wasn't finished. They just awarded the victim another $2.7 Million as added punishment for Da Brat's violent bottle assault.As we reported, the jury has already awarded ex-nfl cheerleader Shayla Stevens $3.7 million to cover her injuries and past/future loss of earnings. Da Brat now owes Stevens a grand total of $6.4 Million.Da Brat is gonna pay twice for violently bottling a former NFL cheerleader inside an Atl nightclub back
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Checkmate Ent. books Nelson on 'Thief' comedy

Music video helmer David Nelson has been tapped to direct the comedy The Car Thief for Mario Lopez and Lou Perez's Checkmate Entertainment. A spring start is being eyed on the Michael Addis-penned project, which is described as a twist on Trading Places. It centers on a thief who steals a film executive's car, swiping a prized screenplay as well as the victim's identity in the process. Car Thief was brought to Checkmate by Roberts/David Films partners Mark Roberts and Lorena David, who will produce. Yvette Yates will oversee development of the project for the company. Nelson is repped by APA, Nine Yards Entertainment and attorney Howard Fishman at Armstrong Hirsch Jackoway Tyerman and Wertheimer. He has directed videos for Da Brat, Coolio, R. Kelly and Tupac. Checkmate launched in October with partners Lopez and Perez running operations with the goal of producing two films annually in the $10 million-$20 million range.

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