Day: June 19, 2008

VOGUE ITALIA – THE BLACK ISSUE

For the July issue of Italian Vogue, Mr. Meisel has photographed only black models. In a reverse of the general pattern of fashion magazines, all the faces are black, and all the feature topics are related to black women in the arts and entertainment. Mr. Meisel was given roughly 100 pages for his pictures. The issue will be on European newsstands next Thursday and in the United States soon after. View article/slide show here I suppose we should all be grateful that []

UK NEWS: BIG BROTHER CONTESTANT ALEXANDRA GOES IN TO HIDING…

Alexandra leaves The Big Brother house Alexandra De-Gale was in hiding at a secret hotel today amid fears for her safety after she was booted off the Channel 4 show for apparently making ‘gangster’ threats. The 23-year-old single mum has gone to ground after concerns that she will face a violent backlash. Earlier this week the words ‘fake’, ‘bitch’ and ‘slut’ were scratched into her BMW. Alex, from Croydon, has become the most hated contestant in the show. She received an official warning after []

US BILLBOARD NEWS: LIL WAYNE GOES PLATINUM AFTER ONE WEEK

READ I just don’t understand it….. Why do people heap so much praise on this guy???  “Oh Wayne’s a beast on the mic”, “Oh Wayne’s lyrically on point!” –  err… WHICH PART???????????? Why are people rating mediocrity? Hip Hop / Rap has seriously gone down the blasted sh**ter!   …. Somebody please transport me back to the early/mid 1990s PLEASE!!!!  

UK NEWS: BIG BROTHER CONTESTANT ALEXANDRA THROWN OFF SHOW

Big Brother contestant Alexandra De-Gale has been thrown off the show for intimidating other housemates. Channel 4 said that during nominations the 23-year-old allegedly threatened housemates with punishment from “gangster friends”. Channel spokeswoman Angela Jain said: “Other housemates have said they found her comments to be threatening.” She had been up for the first eviction of the ninth series with Mario Marconi on Friday, but this has been cancelled. Alexandra allegedly made the comment about gangsters while speaking to albino contestant Darnell []