Peter Wege Auditorium
1130 Wealthy St SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Loni is in demand and loving it. She is co-host of her hit daytime talker The Real. The nationally syndicated show airs on the FOX affiliates and rebroadcasts in primetime on cable network BET. The show was nominated for 4 EMMY Awards including; Outstanding Talk Show, Outstanding Hair, Outstanding Makeup and Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Hosts. The Real has been touted by the New York Post as “fun, funny, involved in life, outrageous by nature, warm and, most of all, real.”
Loni can be seen on the big screen co-staring alongside Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson,Julia Roberts & Jason Sudeikis in director Garry Marshall’s film, Mother’s Day.The comedy invites its viewers to experience the laughter, tears and love as three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother’s Day.
Loni currently co-hosts the Café Mocha radio show (cafemocharadio.com) with rapper MC Lyte. They’ve interviewed President Obama and the former First Lady as well as superstars like John Legend and Toni Braxton among many others. Café Mocha is the only nationally syndicated show of its kind that was created exclusively BY and FOR women of color. You can catch the nationally syndicated show on over 40 stations across the country including SiriusXM Channel 141.
Additionally, Loni has guest hosted on Fashion Police and has been a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight and E as well as regular appearances spinning tunes as the house DJ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Along with her work on television Loni can also be seen in several movies, including the successful Paul Blart Mall Cop 2 opposite Kevin James, Soul Plane with Kevin Hart and the Bad Ass franchise with Danny Glover and Danny Trejo.
Loni is the subject of the documentary Being Loni Love. Being Loni Love traces Loni’s life story from her early days as a latchkey daughter growing up in Detroit’s Brewster-Douglas housing projects to national stand-up comedienne, tv and movie star. “I was honored when the “Being” producers wanted to hear my story. I want to share my life story to inspire all women that they can become and achieve whatever they want,” says Loni.
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Rated R... Really - Adult content with some vulgarity and/or profanity, best suited for ages 18 and above.
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