About Jared Alexander

Jared Alexander is a writer, actor and crossword addict living in New York City. When not ranking his favorite Real Housewives (by each respective city of course), you'll find him reading a good book, listening to pop music or watching The View.

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February 20, 2024
The recent comments of “Vanderpump Rules” star Tom Sandoval in The New York Times Magazine highlight the near-constant ignorance…
February 17, 2024
“The Lion King” North American tour is underway, and in California, cast members are staging a Black History Month event.
February 2, 2024
The second annual “Byron Allen Presents TheGrio Awards” featured the brightest stars in Black entertainment. It re-airs on Saturday.
A Conversation with Victoria Monét with Special Guest D'Mile Moderated by Jimmy Jam
January 31, 2024
Victoria Monét is finally looking ahead. “I’m just still trying to be better,” the singer-songwriter and hitmaker told us on a Tuesday in …
January 29, 2024
What does it mean to forgive, truly? And what does it look like to forgive not just anyone, but our fathers? As the 40th Annual Sundance…
29th Annual Critics Choice Awards – Red Carpet
January 25, 2024
The nominations for the 55th Annual NAACP Image Awards are here.
Luther Vandross in Las Vegas
January 25, 2024
Luther Vandross remains known as one of the greatest singers of all time by scholars and fans alike, with hits like “Never Too Much” …
January 24, 2024
TheGrio attended its debut at Sundance, plus a panel with filmmaker Kobi Libii and two lead stars, Justice Smith and David Alan Grier.
January 23, 2024
The 96th Annual Academy Award nominations are here, with some of the greatest performances and work in film taking center stage …
(FILE PHOTO) Singer Luther Vandross Dies At Age 54
January 22, 2024
Luther Vandross and his legacy were on full display at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. “Luther: Never Too Much” premiered …
2024 Sundance Film Festival - General Atmosphere
January 19, 2024
Stay up to date with all of the must-see Sundance events taking place throughout one of the biggest weekends in independent cinema.
January 19, 2024
The first day of the 40th installment of the annual Sundance Film Festival drew big crowds back to snowy Park City, Utah.
2024 Sundance Film Festival - General Atmosphere
January 18, 2024
The Sundance Film Festival is finally here, and its Short Film lineup features must-see projects, including Malia Obama’s short …
Ihim, the “Real Housewives of Potomac” newbie, broke down her experience so far on the reality show — and what to expect.
The 75th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards are finally upon us after delays due to the Hollywood strikes. TheGrio has some favorites.
January 5, 2024
Get ready to start your engines, because “RuPaul’s Drag Race” is back. Season 16 of the Emmy Award-winning reality competition series …
January 5, 2024
Kevin Hart and Gugu Mbatha-Raw star in the new Netflix heist film “Lift,” and theGrio caught up with the two.
December 27, 2023
At BravoCon this year, theGrio caught up with some of the biggest stars of Bravo and got their thoughts on who their favorite Black …
December 27, 2023
Earlier this year, thousands of fans descended upon Las Vegas to meet their favorite Bravolebrities at BravoCon. TheGrio attended the …
December 27, 2023
From brand-new series to jaw-dropping moments on our returning staples, we’re breaking down our top 2023 reality TV moments.