Day: December 8, 2010

THE FASHION INDUSTRY IS STILL RACIST, SAYS NAOMI CAMPBELL

Via This Is London Super model Naomi Campbell accused the fashion industry of racism today as she urged designers to use more black models. The 40-year-old from Streatham said the industry had taken a step backwards, as she collected a special honour at the British Fashion Awards. She told the Evening Standard: “We’re all aware that we need to introduce more women [of colour]. Continue Reading….. It’s good she’s speaking out but tell us something we don’t already know Naomi. Did everybody […]

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VIDEO: TIM WESTWOOD SENDS NICKI MINAJ A BIRTHDAY MESSAGE

Whoa! the UK barbz ROCK! enlisted the help of Tim Westwood? LOVE THE ACCENTS! THANKU! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jrqtyy2uXT4 — Anaconda (@NICKIMINAJ) December 8, 2010 It’s “rapper” Nicki Minaj’s birthday today (who knew?) and BBC Radio star Tim “Big Dawg” Westwood, a long with her UK fans ( her “Barbz”) have taken time out from their busy schedules to wish the “star” a happy birthday. Hilarious! Tim Westwood can go on pretending that he’s a huge Nicki fan but he doesn’t fool me. Typical industry antics. Endorse blatant fraff for the sake of it and to keep others […]

A&M RECORDS NOT CLOSING / DUFFY’S NEW ALBUM SELLING WELL

Several days ago I posted a story about Welsh songstress Duffy. The story which was posted on the Digital Spy website ( the original source was The Daily Star), claimed that Duffy’s label A&M (a subsidiary of Universal Music) was closing its doors due to “disappointing sales” of her sophomore album Endlessly, which was only released LAST WEEK!   I wrote that I couldn’t understand why they would label her album a flop when it was only released last week, and the […]

UK NEWS: RAPIST CROYDON CARE HOME BOSS JAILED FOR 15 YEARS

Via Your Local Guardian A 62-year-old care home owner who repeatedly raped one of his employees has been jailed for 15 years. James Safo threatened to get his victim deported if she refused his advances by telling her he had power over her student visa applications. The rapist, from Hayes Lane in Kenley, ran the Alexandra House care home in Addiscombe, Waratah House in Sanderstead, The Warren in Croydon and Heathland in Dorking. Continue Reading…. Look at the state of it! I […]

UK NEWS: HUSBAND ARRESTED OVER WIFE’S DEATH

Via BBC News The husband of a woman murdered on her honeymoon has been arrested in the UK at the request of the South African authorities, police said. Anni Dewani, 28, from Sweden, was shot after being kidnapped while in a taxi with her husband Shrien last month. On Tuesday, taxi driver Zola Tongo told Western Cape High Court he was offered 15,000 rand (£1,400) by Shrien Dewani, 31, from Bristol, to kill his wife. Mr Dewani was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to […]

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