Category: celebrity deaths

RIP Vanity: 10 Unforgettable Photos

By Claire LeBlanc TMZ has confirmed that Vanity, the beautiful leader of the Prince’s sexy girl group, Vanity 6, has died “after years of battling kidney failure and, more recently, an abdominal illness.” Vanity, who was born Denise Katrina Matthews, passed away today in a Fremont, CA hospital.  Later in life, Vanity left the music... Read more »

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 died, according to multiple 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, as she tried... Read more »

Joan Rivers: 10 Funniest One-Liners

1. It's so long since I've had sex I've forgotten who ties up who.
By Zondra Hughes “I succeeded by saying what everyone else is thinking,” the late comic Joan Rivers famously said, and she was right. Bossy, brassy and unconventional, we are compelled to say goodbye to this legend with her own humor. Here are our 10 funniest one liners from Joan Rivers. What’s your favorite Joan Rivers... Read more »

Video: Maya Angelou and Common

Video: Maya Angelou and Common
By Zondra Hughes In my former life, when I was the national deputy editor for Rolling Out, my boss Munson Steed and I met with Maya Angelou and Common to discuss the state of Black men and family. This was one of the most memorable moments in my career as a journalist.  Watch the video,... Read more »