Posts in category "Celebrities"

6 Things Bobbi Kristina Tried to Tell Us

Bobbi Kristina's love for her mother was unbreakable. But you knew that so this one doesn't count.
By Zondra Hughes Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of music superstars Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, has been moved to hospice care, according to reports. We’ve always known of Bobbi Kristina, and the tight bond that she shared with her mother, Whitney.  But who is she, really? Bobbi Kristina was in the spotlight, initially,... Read more »

The Real Reason to Feel Sorry for Kylie Jenner

The Real Reason to Feel Sorry for Kylie Jenner
By Sylvia D. Snowden Have you ever seen a horror film where the sweet, young ingénue is about to get gutted?  First, you see the killer hiding in the closet, and then you hear the ominous music.  That’s when your heart starts racing because now you know she’s a goner. You try to call-out to... Read more »

Divorced? Five Ways to Get Your Life Back

Divorced? Five Ways to Get Your Life Back
By Jasmine Browley Peytyn Willborn, celebrity hair dresser (key stylist to Academy Award winning actress Mo’Nique among others) turned serial entrepreneur, has been officially divorced from popular Chicago comedian George Willborn (The Michael Baisden Show, The Doug Banks Show) for more than a few years now. Married for more than 15 years, the coupling was... Read more »
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Spike Lee’s Response to ChiRaq Critics is Almost Perfect

Spike Lee’s Response to ChiRaq Critics is Almost Perfect
by Zondra Hughes Spike Lee knows that some Chicagoans are up in arms about the rumored title of his rumored next film, ChiRaq. Lee headlined An Evening of Film, Wine & Music with Spike Lee that took place at Chicago’s City Winery on Saturday night. The visionary director says that the criticism about his films... Read more »

When Rich People Cry: Girl, BYE!

When Rich People Cry: Girl, BYE!
By Sylvia Snowden A  Muppet?  Really?  Girl, BYE. When I saw day time talk host/singer Tamar Braxton weeping on camera over having been called “a Muppet” by a rival singer, I couldn’t believe it.  I mean, I tried to feel sorry for her, but, I just couldn’t get into it. First of all, Tamar Braxton... Read more »

The One Definition of Beauty EVERY Woman Must Know

The One Definition of Beauty EVERY Woman Must Know
How do YOU define BEAUTY? The iconic Mikki Taylor was ESSENCE Magazine’s groundbreaking Beauty & Cover Director for three decades and is now Editor-at-Large. We spoke with her at the Steve Harvey and Essence magazine’s Disney Dreamers Academy event in Orlando, Florida. Here, Mikki Taylor defines beauty, and it has nothing to do with your... Read more »
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PHOTOS: Calahan Foundation Celebration of Giving

PHOTOS: Calahan Foundation Celebration of Giving
    by Dawj Sangster- The Calahan Foundation recently held their annual Celebration of Giving event in Chicago at the UIC Forum, which was well attended by many Chicago politicians, clergy, celebrities and elite. Songstress Fantasia amd Avery Sunshine even graced the stage with awesome tunes for the concert portion of the fundraiser. The Calahan... Read more »

Chandra Wilson receives NAACP Image Nomination for 2015

Chandra Wilson receives NAACP Image Nomination for 2015
by Dawj Sangster- Earlier this week, Chandra Wilson received an NAACP Image Award 2015 nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a drama series. This is for her role as Dr. Miranda Bailey on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy. Voted in the top 12 most powerful women on TV, she is no stranger when it comes to talent.... Read more »

6 Things Male Celebrities Told Me About Sex, Love and Money

1. On the GRIND:  "My work, my goal, my life, it's like a treadmill.  And there's no `stop' button on my treadmill.”  --Dwayne Johnson, highest grossing actor in Hollywood and philanthropist
By Zondra Hughes I’m grateful for my career choice as an editor/journalist because over the years, I’ve interviewed some dynamic people who have dropped nuggets of wisdom about love, sex and money that continue to shape my world today. Here are six of my favorite quotes culled from my interviews and conversations about life. Feel... Read more »
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Behind the Scenes with Comedy Central's Key & Peele

By Courtney Waldon Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are the stars of Key & Peele. Ever since the days of “In Living Color,” I have been searching for something just as funny and fresh to entertain me and make me laugh uncontrollably. I loved MADtv. Then came Key and Peele. Two Madtv alums, they joined... Read more »