I wrote the cover story for the February 2019 issue of LOCALE Magazine on celebrity Nicole Ari Parker. The story also included a “Making the Issue” feature.
“Soon, Parker’s breakout role sparked the first flames of the fire she’s known for today. And, the heat is rising. Parker’s character, Giselle Barker, in the hit TV drama “Empire,” came on in the fourth season as Eddie Barker’s (Forest Whitaker) ex-wife. Parker said, “I got a call saying, ‘Do you want to play Forest Whitaker’s ex-wife on “Empire?”’ I said, absolutely. It was a hit show and an Oscar winner in one phone call.” Soon after, the writers decided to make Giselle a recurring character on the show for the fifth season.”
Read the full article, which appeared in the print and online editions.