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Jasmine Guy salutes Diahann Carroll on 'UPFRONT with Ray Cornelius' (AUDIO)

Jasmine Guy

This weekend's edition of #UPFRONT is fiyah from start to finish.

It features my interviews with LaRoyce Hawkins,  S. Epatha Merkerson and more from NBC's Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med in preparation of their three-hour televised "crossover" event airing this Wednesday October 16 at 8 p.m.

#UPFRONT also talks exclusively to A Different World actress Jasmine Guy as she remembers her #TVMom and entertainment icon Diahann Carroll, who passed away last week. She recalls her relationship with the Oscar-nominated actress on and off the screen as well as the valuable lessons she learned from her about being a black women in Hollywood. 

Check out the show below + my full "unedited" conversation with Jasmine Guy about her new role on Grey's Anatomy, being reunited with Debbie Allen and the impactful changes she made to A Different World

Jasmine Guy remembers her friend and TV mother Diahann Carroll + Grey's Anatomy + Debbie Allen + A Different World.

Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012. Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.