P atti LaBelle turned a year older on yesterday (May24), 66 years young to be exact. To help this everlasting diva celebrate her special day, friends threw her a star-studded surprise birthday party at a private residence in the Hancock Park section of Los Angeles. Never to be out done, Patti serve the crowd [...]
Archive for May, 2010
I ‘m not sure what to say about Liza Minnelli growling through Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies”, but I will say, “get the ham sandwich out of here.”
The tune is featured in the new “Sex In The City 2″ movie, opening this Thursday, and I’m being told that a version of the song also appears on [...]
E! hosted a party to celebrate two decades of entertainment last night (May24) at The London West Hollywood in Los Angeles. The event brought together former Destiny’s Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and LeToya Luckett. Queen of the night Kelly commanded the rooftop pool area as she performed her hit “When Love Takes Over” and [...]
J ackie Chan and Jaden Smith were on hand for a screening of their new movie “The Karate Kid” yesterday (May24) in Miami, Florida. Jaden’s father Will Smith, who produces the film, also showed up. In the film, Jaden plays a young boy who relocates with his mother from Detroit to Beijing and [...]
A retha Franklin was honored at Yale University’s 309th commencement ceremony Monday (May24) with an honorary doctorate degree. The Queen of Soul was named a Doctor of Music by the University and joined several other luminaries honored including Secretary of Energy Steven Chu.
The University was unsure if Aretha was going to show and [...]
Tyler Perry and Janet Jackson were in London last Friday to support the opening of “Why Did I Get Married Too?”. Janet looked stunning as she showed off her new short haircut at the London premiere.
GULF AID Benefit Concert, featuring performances by Lenny Kravitz, John Legend, Ani Difranco, Mos Def and Allen [...]
I t’s hard to believe that we are already eight episodes into the new season of the Sunday Best. Last night show started off on a high note with the incredibly talented Chrisette Michele. Special note to all artist and apsiring artist, if you are not bringing it like Chrisette Michele or better, get-some-where-and-sat-down! [...]
I n case you missed Kirk Franklin appearance on 106th & Park this past Friday, don’t fret none — I have for you right here. Check out Kirk directing the 106th & Park Choir….who knew!!!
S noop Dogg and his wife Shante Broadus celebrated their son Corde Broadus 16th birthday with an “80’s Style” Party on May 22, 2010 at a private residence in Corona, California. The family seemed to have a lot of fun as they posed for pictures. Check out more of the pictures after the [...]
T erry McMillan’s “Waiting to Exhale” was more than just a bestselling novel-its publication was a watershed moment in literary history. McMillan’s sassy and vibrant story about four African American women struggling to find love and their place in the world touched a cultural nerve, inspired a blockbuster film, and generated a devoted audience.
I Always drawing in a number of fabulous celebrities, amfAR’s annual Cinema Against AIDS 2010 Benefit Gala held at the Hotel du Cap in Antibes, France on Thursday (May20), was nothing short of a star-studded affair.
Always held during France’s annual Cannes Film Festival, the AIDS Benefit, which raises money for AIDS research, is [...]
P oet Dr. Maya Angelou threw a garden party in the backyard of her Winston-Salem, N.C. home on Thursday (May20) to celebrate her 82nd birthday, which included tributes from such celebrity attendees as filmmaker Lee Daniels and rapper-turned-actor Common, and country singers Naomi Judd and Martina McBride sang “Happy Birthday to You”.
Most of [...]
A ctress-singer Vanessa Williams is headed to Wisteria Lane next fall on “Desperate Housewives.” While she admittedly “heartbroken” over the sudden cancellation of “Ugly Betty” (which ended April 14), she isn’t letting any grass grow under her feet.
Vanessa who played Mode magazine editor-in-chief Wilhelmina Slater in “Ugly Betty,” will hit the Wisteria neighborhood [...]
P resident Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed Mexican President Felipe Calderón and his wife Margarita Zavala to the White House on Wednesday (May19) night for a state dinner honoring Mexico. First Lady Michelle worked with celebrity Chef Rick Bayless and White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford to create a menu to [...]
t was a star-studded showing at the 21st Annual World Music Awards held at the Sporting Club in Monte Carlo, Monaco on this past Tuesday (May 18). The chic award ceremony honored bestselling recording artists from around the world. Celebrity artists like Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Lopez, Ludacris, Deborah Cox, Pharrell Williams, were [...]
R &B diva Mary J. Blige has joined forces with Interscope Records Chairman Jimmy Iovine to develop a new line of sunglasses. In collaboration with premium eyewear company, Orange 21, she and Iovine have developed a sunglasses line called Melodies by MJB. Set to hit stores in the fall, Melodies will come in four [...]
A 7-year-old girl was shot and killed after a Detroit police officer’s gun went off during the execution of a search warrant at a house on the city’s east side early Sunday morning (May16). Aiyana Jones, was hit in the neck by a single bullet. She was pronounced dead at St. John’s Hospital in [...]
T errence Howard slipped under our radar and married his girlfriend Michelle Ghent-Howard back in January. Terrence broke the news to CNN’s Anderson Cooper earlier this week while making the promo rounds for Winnie, a biopic in which he plays Nelson Mandela opposite Jennifer Hudson as Winnie Mandela. “To come here and be with [...]
R ediscovered pop icon, Betty White and Tracy Morgan is on the cover of next week’s New York magazine. The cover is done as part of the mag’s “Televisionaries” edition. The issue will be available on newsstands May 24.
In a behind the scene video, Tracy and Betty tried every pose possible to show [...]