Jay Leno watchers saw it last night – Magic Johnson announced that he has purchased Soul Train and the entire successful brand that goes with it.
That’s great news for all us fans of the show, and a fitting tribute to the legacy of Don Cornelius.
This is not the way we wanted to start Black History Month in 2012.
It is sad to hear that Mr. Don Cornelius has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound today.
From the original story, that was originally published on TMZ…
“Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius was found dead at his Sherman Oaks on home Wednesday morning.
Law enforcement sources said police arrived at Cornelius’ home around 4 a.m. He apparently died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the case was ongoing.
The sources said there was no sign of foul play, but the Los Angeles Police Department was [...]