- Lupita Nyong'o Tells "Letterman" About Sucking Her Thumb...And Meeting Oprah!
- EXCLUSIVE: David Otunga Talks Falling In Love With Jennifer Hudson & Breaking Down Barriers In The WWE
- From ASPEN With LOVE: Happy SNOWY 26th Birthday Rihanna!
- SECRETLY MARRIED: Kimora Lee & Tim Leissner WED Under-The-Radar!
- Beyonce Rocks The 2014 BRIT Awards With "XO" Performance, Jets With No Passengers On Her Plane....
- Is Marlo Hampton Trying To Snatch NeNe Leakes' "RHOA" Spot? The Tea On Their BEEF Inside...
- FASHION HEADS: Rita Ora, Pharrell & Jourdan Dunn At The 2014 ELLE Style Awards + Chanel Iman, John Legend & Chrissy Teigen PARTY With Sports Illustrated
- LADIES WHO PUT IN WORK: Halle, Letoya Luckett & Jada Pinkett Smith Get Major New Roles & Releases
- A Nude Iggy Azalea & Nick Young Floss Their Coupledom For "GQ" + Pharrell Williams REVEALS Beauty Secret To Youthful Look, Album Release Date
- Kenya Moore Offers Up Receipts That She Paid 'Saving Our Daughters' $500 + Spends Valentine's In Nigeria With Her Mystery Boo
- BIRTHDAY BEHAVIOR: Mel B CELEBRATES Phoenix Chi's 15th B-Day At Mr. Chow + Rihanna's CHEEKY Aspen B-Day Activities
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 07:58 AM PST
Academy Award nominee Lupita Nyong'o chatted with David Letterman last night about meeting Oprah, her love of American television and one of her embarrassing childhood habits. Watch the clip inside....
Lupita Nyong'o was spotted leaving a taping for "The Late Show with David Letterman" yesterday.
She kept it sexy in all black rocking a J. Mendel Resort 2014 Stripe Lace High-Waisted Pencil Skirt, a J. Mendel Resort 2014 Lightweight Leather Strip-Mounted Bustier and Christian Louboutin Geotistrap 100 Suede Sling-Back Pumps.
During the funny segment, Lupita's personality sparkled as she recalled stories from her childood (her mom called her "space cadet" because she loved to daydream), she fell in love with Linus from "Charlie Brown & The Peanuts" because he sucked his thumb like she did, and she said "The Oprah Winfrey Show" was one of the only shows they were allowed to watch growing up.
And she joked about her mom meeting Oprah at the BAFTA Awards where she thanked her for all the lessons she's taught their family. How sweet!
Here's the interview:
1. WWE superstar Big Daddy V died of a major heart attack on Tuesday. Story.
Photos via Thelonius / Splash News
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 07:09 AM PST
In celebration of Black History Month, David Otunga talked to TheYBF.com about breaking down barriers as a black wrestler in the WWE and how he knew he'd fallen in love with Jennfer Hudson. More inside.....
He's gone from Harvard Law School, to VH1's "I Love New York 2" to becoming a high profile wrestler for the billion dollar business that is the WWE. The extra fit 33-year-old Chicago native also works with the WWE's anti-bullying campaigns and other charitable endeavors. And he dished about his Academy Award-winning fiancee Jennifer Hudson (who's had her own amazing fitness journey since being in a relationship with David) and their adorable 4-year-old son David Jr.
Good advice Papa David!
Watch David in action below:
Photo via David's Instagram
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 06:08 AM PST
Bad Gal RiRi turns 26 today. Puff Puff Pass on the slopes with her inside....
Today is the 26th birthday of the always Unapologetic Robyn Rihanna Fenty. A pop star, model, businesswoman, MAC philanthropist, actress and rebel, Rihanna has spent her career becoming the princess of pop music--whether folks like it or not--and a social media queens!
As we speak, VOGUE's March 2014 cover girl Rihanna is sliding down the slopes with her girls Jenn and Melissa and staying in a super luxe cabin in Aspen. Have fun!
Revisit some of her most popular looks from the year in the gallery below....
Photos via Rihanna's Instagram/Melissa Forde's Instagram
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 08:30 PM PST
It looks like Kimora Lee MARRIED her new Goldman Sachs investment baller boo without ANYONE knowing. Well, anyone outside her close fam and ex-husband Russell Simmons.
See how Russ outed the couple inside...
Well looky here. Kimora went and got secretly hitched! According to her ex Russell Simmons, her lover Tim has been part of the family for a while now. But, the public just only recently got to know him after pics from a family vacay in St. Barts surfaced this past December.
Kimora & Tim hit up a few red carpet events together, but most had no clue it was on the marriage level already. But apparently, Tim is now step-dad to 14-year-old Ming Lee, 11-year-old Aoki Lee, and 4-year-old Kenzo Lee.
In response to a gossip item about the couple, Russell posted the below on Wednesday exposing Kimora & Tim's marital status:
Hopefully it's a legal marriage recognized here in the 50 states, unlike her last "marriage" to Djimon Hounsou...
They were spotted all smiles at the Golden Globes afterparty last month, and Kimora is rocking a diamond band on her ring finger.
The couple looks happy as pie. Congrats Kimora!
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 04:32 PM PST
Beyonce performed "XO" live at the 2014 BRITS. Watch the performance inside, and see how she catches her private jet.....
Beyonce was spotted boarding a private jet in Prestwick, Scotland where she jetted off to London for a special appearance at the 2014 BRIT Awards Wednesday night.
News about her special performance was confirmed a few hours before the show by host/comedian James Corden who told BBC 2 Radio, 'I must be able to tell you? Beyoncé. 'Beyoncé is performing tonight. She's performing a track she has never ever performed live before. Ever.'The show was held at the O2 Arena in London where she performed "XO."
She rocked a black jacket from BPP (atop), an emerald Vrettos Vrettakos dress and Lorraine Schwartz jewels for the ocassion. And she looked amazing.
In other Bey news, she's kicking off the UK leg of The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour and has launched the #BeyGood campaign which is partnering with UK youth charity, The Prince’s Trust, to change the lives of disadvantaged young people. Together, they will raise vital funds for The Prince’s Trust on the UK tour dates of the Mrs Carter Show World Tour.
Watch her rock the Awards with "XO" below:
Pharrell and his wife Helen, as well as a super bright Rita Ora, in canary yellow Prada, (with her boyfriend DJ Calvin Harris), were all spotted on the red carpet for the BRIT Awards at the 02 Arena tonight.
Photos via Ian Gavan/Getty Images/Bey's tumblrAnthony Harvey/Getty Images Europe
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 03:52 PM PST
Oh Marlo. Now that NeNe Leakes is feeling like the cameras and spotlights are flipping the script on her, putting her in a negative light due to all he recent "RHOA" drama, it seems Marlo may be trying to get in where she fits in. And tis may be why NeNe no longer considers her a frined. Check out what Marlo has said and done recently inside....
So, after Nene tweeted a while back she and Marlo are no longer friends, we're now starting to see why. NeNe may feel that Marlo switched to Kenya Moore's Team Twirl on her after the last episode when Marlo and Keyna randomly teamed up to audition men for that charity gala.
And with little things being said on social media, Marlo's now calling Nene out for being mad about her two shows she spoke so much about getting the axe. And Marlo claims Nene is simply feeling like her light is dimming, and she's not trying to let anyone else's shine.
Here's Marlo's blog, in part, she just wrote:
Welp, cheers to that! We're also hearing from uncofirmed sources that Marlo is being set up to take Nene's spot next year on "Housewives". And Nene is NOT feeling any of this ish. Bravo production has supposedly gotten involved, allegedly, and ish just doesn't look good for Team Rich. Not sure how much we believe, but apparently Nene has allegedly stormed out of taping more than once.
Check out a couple previews from next week where the drama will be breing between Team Rich and Team Marlo:
Photos: Marlo's IG
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 02:41 PM PST
Rita Oa, Jourdan Dunn and Pharrell and wife Helen all stepped out in their finest for the 2014 ELLE Style Awards. See photos inside along with Chanel Iman, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen at the SI party.
Fashion and style icon Pharrell Williams (shown with wife Helen Lasichanh who kept it sassy in a pink suit) was honored as International Recording Artist for his standout style during the ceremony.
The trendy designer/Academy Award nominee, will drop his Columbia Records debut “G I R L” on March 3rd. Also, he spoke about the Vivienne Westwood hat he rocked a the Grammys.
Rita Ora, who also doubles as a spokeswoman for Madonna's "Material Girl" label, donned a tiered & tulle Marchesa dress. Very pretty. Bridal like, but pretty.
Katy Perry may have won for Woman of the Year at the Elle Style Awards, but British bombshell Jourdan Dunn looked ridiculously hot wearing a sexy Tom Ford minidress dress. She's currently starring in the latest YSL Beauty campaign with Cara Delevingne. Hot.
At other parties....
Last night, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen stepped out for The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 50 Years of Swim party in NYC. The event was held at the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Beach House. And since Chrissy was one of the three models featured on the cover of the swimsuit issue, she was front and center with her new hubby:
Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins is also featured in the issue. We've got her pics HERE in case you want to drool a bit more.
Chanel Iman (also in the issue) attended with her boyfriend, A$AP Rocky. She and her beach waves looked gorge as usual.
Photos via Getty/Andres Otero/WENN.com/Ian Gavan/Getty Images Europe/Jackie Brown/Splash/Roc Nation
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 02:08 PM PST
A few of our fave chicks are making major moves. Deets inside on Letoya Luckett & Jada Pinkett Smith's new roles and Halle Berry's movie getting the big screen green light inside...
Hottie Letoya Luckett isn't stopping at "Single Ladies" when it comes to her budding acting career. Reportedly, she just nabbed a spot in the case of the upcoming HBO series "Ballers".
Headed by lead Dwyane "The Rock" Johnson (who plays a retired professional football player), the cast already has Omar Benson Miller and Denzel Washington’s son John David Washington attached.
The former D-Child singer will play "Tina", the widow of one of the lead characters.
The cast and crew start production later this year. And since the show is produced by Mark Wahlberg, you already know we're going to get that "Entourage" feel. We're here for it.
In other working news, Jada Pinkett Smith is in villain mode. And it looks like Fox is putting more and more black actors on their network. A move to get black viewership? Hmmm...
Anywho, Fox is gearing up to debut their Batman prequel drama "Gotham." And Jada has been tapped to play Fish Mooney, "an imposing, hotheaded and notoriously sadistic gangster boss and nightclub owner with street smarts and almost extra-sensory abilities to read people like an open book" Whew.
We totally see her for this. About the movie, Deadline says:
And Jada broke the news to her Facebook fans today saying:
And finally, after what seems like FOREVER, Halle Berry's film Frankie & Alice is finally getting a theatrical release. Even though she and the cast and celebs had a big Hollywood premiere back in 2010, the movie never got a nation-wide release. But now, 4 years later, it's here.
A brand new trailer was just released for the flick based on a true story, and it looks intense. Halle said about the film:
Lionsgate & Codeblack Films describe the flick below:
Peep the trailer below. The movie now hits theaters April 4th.
BONUS: Terrence Howard was just tapped to lead the upcoming Fox Hip-Hop Drama pilot from Lee Daniels & Danny Strong. It's called "Empire" and is described as the following:
1. CeeLo is not returning to the "The Voice". Source
2. Nas is getting a documentary, and it will open the Tribeca Film Festival this April. STORY
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 12:27 PM PST
Rapper Iggy Azalea is posing it up with her boyfriend, LA Lakers baller Nick Young in the latest issue of GQ. So it looks like things are getting serious. See their spread inside and see what Pharrell said about his upcoming album and beauty secrets...
Iggy Azalea goes totally nude in the latest edition of GQ where she poses with her boyfriend, Nick Young, of the LA Lakers. Nick is wearing these smedium jeans (that fit him more like jeggings) in every pic. But Iggy seems to like 'em.
They've been dating for several months now, but a boo'd up spread in a major mag already? Must be nice...
In COMPLEX Mag, Nick revealed that his friends call him "Swaggy P" because of his fashion sense and love of sneakers.
In other music news....
Pharrell Williams has revealed that his Columbia Records debut “G I R L” will drop globally on March 3. The album cover is above, where he's rocking hot Thom Browne shades.
He released a statement saying,
Also, during an interview with TIME OUT, the 40-year-old Oscar nominee revealed his secret to his youtuhful skin. Folks have gone as far as calling him a vampire because, let's face it, dude DOES seem like he's Benjamin Buttons or an extra on "True Blood". He said:
"I'm willing to go on record as saying that I don't drink people's blood. How do I stay so young-looking for a 40-year-old? I wash my face."
That's it people....it's that simple! For him...
Photos via Iggy Azalea's Instagram
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 11:41 AM PST
Kenya Moore is popping back at the accusations that Saving Our Daughters received none of the money she raised from her "charity gala" on "RHOA". Check out the receipts she's providing inside...
Well, Kenya provided the receipts we all asked for. Even though the CEO & Founder of the Saving Our Daughters organization claims they never received a dollar of the $10,000 the gala raised in their (and NeNe's) honor, Kenya says that's simply not true.
She tells the folks over at B Scott:
And the site published a copy of what appears to be Kenya's (the name is blacked out) $500 check that was written out to the organization. Now, whether or not the company ever received the check is a different story. Or it's also possible this is the same $500 they did admit Kenya gave as a "Christmas donation". Was the Christmas donation supposed to be the same as the charity gala donation? Or nah?
The site also published text messages, which seemed to have come from Kenya, that prove she was in communication with CEO Curtis Benjamin himself. One response from Curtis said:
Reportedly, Kenya had all attendees write out their donation checks to HER, not the S.O.D. org. So maybe she gathered up all--or some--and handed over a donation in her own name?
So, how does NeNe, the alleged honoree, play into all this again?
Who knows. But Kenya tweeted last night:
And she's not too bothered by it all. She's on a vacay as we type in Lagos, Nigeria. And you already know why. She hinted she's spending time with her mystery boo we've heard so much about (but have yet to see):
1. An Executive Producer of "Preachers of L.A." and Lionsgate Executive are being sued for breach of contract. STORY
Photos: Kenya's Twitter
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 09:56 AM PST
Tv personality Mel B celebrated the 15th birthday of her firstborn, Phoenix Chi, yesterday. Find out what the ladies did inside and see Rihanna's cheeky Instagram post...
"America's Got Talent" personality Mel B donned a pair of tight leather trousers while celebrating the 15th birthday of her daughter, Phoenix Chi, at Mr. Chow in West Hollywood.
It looks like the love of skinny jeans and tight pants is generational.
On the way back to her vehicle, photographers snapped a gratuitous shot of Mel's rear end.
In oher birthday news......
Rihanna celebrates her birthday tomorrow and she and her crew are in Aspen, CO for the festivities. She posted this booty "cheeky" pic on IG.
Fur-loving Riri already shared this cute snowsuit shot too saying, "badgalriri #cabinlife #birthdayish."
There were also some "cheeky" party games going down at the cabin. Looks like Thunder P*ssy wins again...
And out on the slopes:
1. Oprah bought her long lost half sister a $500,000 home. STORY
2. This "Jeopardy" episode from Monday is going viral after all three contestants avoided the Black History Month category like the plague. STORY
Photos via Splash/Rihanna's Instagram, Melissa Ford's IG, LeLeBoo's IG
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