Quote: "I told Justin Timberlake, 'Look, Justin, your next movie, don't forget about me. I'll play the grandma.' He said, 'Mavis, there's no grandma,' and I said, 'There's always a grandma!'" Soul legend Mavis Staples wants to play Justin Timberlake's grandmother on the big screen.
Fact: Sinead O connor and Mavis Staples will join Curtis Mayfield's former band the Impressions at New York's Lincoln Center for a tribute to the late soul legend on Friday (20Jul12). The all-star Here But I'm Gone: A 70th Birthday Tribute to Curtis Mayfield concert marks what would have been Mayfield's 70th birthday last month (Jun12).