Queen Latifah To Host The Hollywood Film Awards On CBS Next Month

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Queen Latifah To Host The Hollywood Film Awards On CBS Next Month Hip hop icon and talk show host Queen Latifah will host the Hollywood Film Awards live from the Hollywood Palladium Friday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. on CBS. Next month’s broadcast marks a milestone for the award show. It’s the first time that the Hollywood Film Awards will air on television and to celebrate such a … [Read more...]

Mistaken Identity: Danielle Brooks & Retta Are Not The Same Person

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Mistaken Identity:  Danielle Brooks & Retta Are Not The Same Person Celebrities get mistaken for each other quite frequently. Not only are their fans often confused, but media outlets drop the ball as well. Recently, Danielle Brooks (Orange Is The New Black) and Retta (Parks & Recreation) were mistaken for each other. While surfing the net, I stumbled upon Danielle’s … [Read more...]

Get Your FOCSI On In Style And With Confidence!

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Get Your FOCSI On In Style And With Confidence! We all love fashion that's hot and unique.  We also get excited when we see curvy/plus size representations of ourselves, be it in a model or an illustration. So when I saw the loveable and confident plus illustration from Focsi, I just had to share with you guys. One of the things I adore about Focsi besides the concept behind … [Read more...]

The Film ‘Muffin Top’ Explores The Images Of Beauty Shown In The Media

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The Film 'Muffin Top' Explores The Images Of Beauty Shown In The Media Muffin Tops. We all have them. They’re defined as overhanging fat that spills over the waistline of pants or skirts, similar to that of a muffin. They don’t discriminate. Regardless of your size, shape or BMI, you may have a muffin top and that’s okay. The following movie explores this topic in a very … [Read more...]

‘The Voice’ Season 7: Danica Shirey and Toia Jones Compete For A Spot On Team Pharrell

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'The Voice' Season 7:  Danica  Shirey and Toia Jones Compete For A Spot On Team Pharrell Last night The Voice’s resident divas closed out the show with a performance of Beyonce’s hit song “Halo.” After an emotional rehearsal Danica Shirey and Toia Jones battled each other for a spot on Team Pharrell. Both ladies came to the stage prepared to win, but Pharrell could only pick … [Read more...]

Lalah Hathaway Reveals Plans To Record A LIVE Album, Here’s Your Chance To Support The Project

Lalah Hathaway Reveals Plans To Record A LIVE Album, Here's Your Chance To Support The Project

 Lalah Hathaway Reveals Plans To Record A LIVE Album, Here's Your Chance To Support The Project Grammy Award winning artist Lalah Hathaway is working on a LIVE album and she’s letting you be a part of the action. For the launch of her upcoming album, Lalah has teamed up with Pledge Music, a website that allows fans to become part of the music making experience itself by … [Read more...]

‘American Idol’ Alum & Plus Size Model Joanne Borgella Dies At 32

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CORRECTION: In a statement released online, Joanne Borgella's family shared the date and time of death as Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 5:45 a.m. American Idol alum, plus size model and designer Joanne Borgella died Saturday morning from a rare case of Endometrial cancer according to several of her colleagues and close friends. After becoming the first winner of Mo'Nique's … [Read more...]

We’re Convinced That Mary Lambert Is Having The BEST Week Ever!

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We're Convinced That Mary Lambert Is Having The BEST Week Ever! Between collaborating with other artists and sharing her Secrets with the world, Mary Lambert carved out just enough time to release her major label debut album this week. “After 9 months of pouring my entire being into this project, Heart on My Sleeve (released Oct. 14) is finally here for your ears & hearts … [Read more...]

Queen Latifah Shares Career Advice As Essence Magazine’s November Guest Editor

Queen Latifah Shares Career Advice As Essence Magazine’s November Guest Editor

Queen Latifah Shares Career Advice As Essence Magazine’s November Guest Editor Multimedia mogul and Renaissance woman Queen Latifah is the cover model and guest editor for Essence Magazine’s November Career Issue. Inside the pages of the career issue, the daytime TV talk show host shares how she’s preparing for her upcoming role as Blues singer Bessie Smith and the direction … [Read more...]

Must See TV: Plus Model Denise Bidot Gives One Audience Member A Makeover On ‘The Real’

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Must See TV: Plus Model Denise Bidot Gives One Audience Member A Makeover On 'The Real' International plus size model and tv personality Denise Bidot stopped by the set of The Real to talk about her career and being an inspiration to other women. Along with encouraging girls of all shapes and sizes to love the skin they’re in, Denise gives one lucky audience member a … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Ensure Power Couple Status Like Melissa McCarthy & Ben Falcone

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5 Ways To Ensure Power Couple Status Like Melissa McCarthy & Ben Falcone Power couple Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone have done an extraordinary job of finding a way to mix business with pleasure. In addition to appearing in a number of films together, this year McCarthy starred in the Falcone directed film Tammy. So what’s their secret? Henry Hutcheson, author of the … [Read more...]

Melissa McCarthy & Star Studded Cast Shine In New Film ‘St. Vincent’

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Melissa McCarthy & Star Studded Cast Shine In New Film 'St. Vincent' This weekend I had the pleasure of watching Denzel Washington kick major butt in his new movie The Equalizer and like many movie watchers, my favorite part of the movie going experience is seeing the previews of 'coming soon' films. One film that caught my eye was St. Vincent, a comedy-drama written and … [Read more...]

Aretha Franklin To Release An Album Of Diva Classics, Including Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep”

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Aretha Franklin To Release An Album Of Diva Classics, Including Adele's "Rolling In The Deep" Vocally, there isn’t much that Aretha Franklin can’t do, and that includes turning classic songs into her own. Franklin is scheduled to release a new studio album, Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics on October 21, 2014. In addition to being the Queen of Soul, Franklin has … [Read more...]

Shonda Rhimes’ Track Record Draws Comparisons To Aaron Spelling

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ABC's Thursday Lineup Is In Shonda's Hands Shonda Rhimes has the Midas touch. If you don’t believe me, I implore you to tune into ABC this fall when 3 shows that Rhimes has her hand in claim the 8pm to 10pm time slot on the network. The three shows that I’m speaking of being Grey’s Anatomy, now in its 11th season, fan favorite Scandal and her newest show, How to Get Away … [Read more...]

Lena Dunham Opens Up About Body Image Issues While Giving Advice To Other Women In New Book

Lena Dunham Opens Up About Body Image Issues While Giving Advice To Other Women In New Book

Lena Dunham Opens Up About Body Image Issues While Giving Advice To Other Women In New Book Lena Dunham is preparing to release a book entitled Not That Kind Of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s ‘Learned. Leading up to the release of her new book, Lena has posted several YouTube videos called “Ask Lena," where she addresses several issues and answers questions that many … [Read more...]

Wendy Williams Hosts The Explosive 2-Part R&B Divas LA Reunion Special

Wendy Williams Hosts The Explosive 2-Part R&B Divas LA Reunion Special

Wendy Williams Hosts The Explosive 2-Part R&B Divas LA Reunion Special Last night part one of the R&B Divas LA reunion aired on TV One and the women came prepared to air out their clean and dirty laundry. Talk show host Wendy Williams returned as the host of the sizzling reunion special and in my opinion Wendy should host all reunion shows for every reality show going … [Read more...]

Mz. 007 Is Important And She’s Telling You Why

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Mz. 007 Is Important And She's Telling You Why When I saw this video pop up in my timeline I had to play it and I must admit the hook is catchy. What I like besides the hook is this plus diva has confidence and some style. The makeup is on point and the corset is fierce. You may or may not like the language, but one thing you can say this video isn’t poor quality, Mz. 007 out … [Read more...]

Fall 2014 TV Lineup: Shows That You Must See

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Fall 2014 TV Lineup:  Shows That You Must See Fall is upon us and there a ton of new (and old) shows worth tuning into. Major networks, ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and The CW all have some shows worth checking out, but today we’ve listed five of our favorites. To keep it fair, we’ll share one show from each network that we plan on watching this fall. NBC (The Voice) The Voice - … [Read more...]