Veteran actor LeVar Burton expressed his thoughts on Kanye West's recent declaration that "reading was like Brussel sprouts" to him via social media. In a post on Twitter, the "Reading Rainbow" actor hoped that he had a different message for his prep school students.
Taking to Twitter, the thespian legend shared a picture of himself rocking a hoodie with the name of his iconic character "Kunta Kinte" as a nod to the role while simultaneously shouting out the Black woman who designed it
LeVar Burton is set to be the host of a new game show, "Trivial Pursuit" which is based on the well-known board game. The new hosting role is part of a joint venture with his production company and Entertainment One.
While most fans balked at the choice the show's producers made to hire someone that they had to ultimately fire over his behavior, Burton says he's moving on and has his eyes on other plans.
One of the most memorable educational programs in history is about to get honored. A documentary is being developed based on LeVar Burton’s Reading Rainbow.
Mediocre White Man Who Shaded LeVar Burton Over ‘Jeopardy!’ Gig Gets Canned, Twitter Stares In Lt. Geordi La Forge
While most of the free world rooted for LeVar Burton to get the gig, executive producer Mike Richards inserted himself despite his controversial past and now finds himself on the outs after Sony gave him the boot.
Jeopardy! has found its hosts. Unfortunately, it's not who we wanted, and Twitter is BIG MAD.
LeVar Burton warmly thanked his fans on social media for supporting him during his week-long run as a guest host of Jeopardy! this past week as the show's producers are reportedly finalizing a deal with someone else to take the reins.
According to published reports, after an online petition began circulating nominating Levar Burton as the new host in replacement of the late longtime host Alex Trebek, fans are getting their wish--temporarily.
During the morning hours on Twitter, Burton's name is trending as fans wonder aloud why the long-running game show Jeopardy! hasn't given the hosting gig to the actor.
The man did host Reading Rainbow for two decades. Why not inject some new old blood into the food for brain game show?
In one of his Twitter missives, the former ESPN and MSNBC host made a weird tweet referencing LeVar Burton's iconic Kunta Kinte character, and the actor made sure to school Olbermann on his mishap.