La La Anthony (Power) has booked a recurring role on the Fox music drma Star. She will play Paola, the estranged mother of Angel (guest star Evan Ross) who also has a connection to Jahil (Benjamin Bratt).

Co-created by Lee Daniels and Tom Donaghy, Star follows three talented singers – running from their pasts and desperate for a new start – with ambitions of stardom, as they navigate the cutthroat music business.

Anthony first gained national fame in the early 2000s as a VJ on MTV’s Total Request Live and went on to host a number of reality shows for its corporate sib VH1 including Flavor of Love.  She has starred in films such as Two Can Play That GameThink Like a Man, and Baggage Claim, and was recently seen in the BET mini-series New Edition, the VH1 series, Daytime Divas, and appeared in the recent features Double Play, Deuces and Destined.  Anthony currently stars in the Starz hit series Power.