A. J. Calloway

A. J. Calloway is an American entertainment reporter. He is known as the original host on 106 & Park, which originally aired on BET. After co-hosting the show for five years with Free (Marie Wright), Calloway left the show on July 28, 2005.[1]

A. J. Calloway
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Calloway at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Knife Fight
OccupationEntertainment reporter
Years active2000–present

CareerEdit

Calloway then moved to Co-Host on the entertainment news program Extra from 2005 until February 2019. That February he was suspended while being investigated for sexual misconduct.[2] In July he was terminated when the show's producer Telepictures terminated him, due to the number of sexual assault allegations.[3][4][5]

PersonalEdit

He is an alumnus of Saint Benedict's Prep in Newark, New Jersey and Howard University in Washington, D.C..

He was married to pediatrician Dr Lao Sealey from 23 April 2005 – 2007.

On 8 June 2013 he married Dionne Walker.[6][7] Together they have three children: Amy Belle (12 August 2013),[8] Ava Claire (January 2015),[9] and Albert the third (March 2017).[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Popular hosts out at BET music video show '106 & Park'". USA Today. August 2, 2005. Retrieved January 26, 2010.
  2. ^ https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/aj-calloway-suspended-extra-host-sexual-misconduct-1203134208 Extra Suspends AJ Calloway
  3. ^ Masters, Kim (July 31, 2019). "Warner Bros. Severs Ties With 'Extra' Host A.J. Calloway After Investigation Over Assault Claims". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  4. ^ Zaveri, Mihir (February 10, 2019). "'Extra' Host A.J. Calloway Suspended Following Sexual Assault Allegations". The New York Times.
  5. ^ Zimmerman, Amy (January 4, 2019). "'Extra' Host A.J. Calloway Accused of Sexual Assault by Two More Women: 'He Thought It Was a Game'". The Daily Beast.
  6. ^ https://hellobeautiful.com/2648775/congrats-aj-calloway-officially-puts-a-ring-on-longtime-girlfriend-dionne-walker AJ Calloway Officially Puts A Ring on Longtime Girlfriend Dionne Walker
  7. ^ https://extratv.com/2013/06/11/extra-correspondent-aj-calloway-and-dionne-walker-tie-the-knot/ AJ Calloway and Dionne Walker Marry
  8. ^ "'Extra's' AJ Calloway and Wife Dionne Welcome a Baby Girl!".
  9. ^ "Morning Preciousness: AJ Calloway & Wife Dionne Shares First Photo of Their New Baby Girl Ava Claire". January 5, 2015.
  10. ^ "AJ Calloway Welcomes Third Child, Son Albert".

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