Month: June 2008

PICS OF THE DAY: BET AWARDS 2008

The BET Awards 2008 took place last night (June 24th) in Los Angeles at the Shrine Auditorium. Host comedian/actor D.L Hughley  Presenter Queen Latifah Sean Combs presents Alicia Keys with an award Quincy Jones Alicia Keys performs Ashanti Chris Brown performs Rihanna performs Usher performs Lil Kim and Keyshia Cole Lil Wayne T-Pain 90s R&B group SWV (press room) TLC: T-Boz and Chilli (press room) En Vogue (Press Room) *Alicia Keys brought out SWV, TLC and En Vogue during her performance* Photographs: WireImage 

UK NEWS: TOUCH MAGAZINE SHUT’S DOWN …. AGAIN

According to Originsmag.com, Touch magazine has closed it’s door (AGAIN!), and well placed sources have confirmed the news to be true, stating that the closure wasn’t planned but was in fact a surprise to everyone involved in the magazine. Apparently the closure stems from a lack of advertising sales revenue, resulting in the owners shutting the magazine down. Continue Reading…. Well this news doesn’t really come as a surprise. This has been on the cards for a long time…

JACOB THE JEWELLER SENTENCED

TMZ.com reports that celebrity jeweller Jacob Arabov aka Jacob The Jeweller, has been sentenced to two and a half years in a federal prison for lying to investigators looking into a multi-state drug ring. “43-year-old Jacob Arabov copped a plea last October to doctoring records and lying to the Feds. In court Jacob said, “I feel ashamed that I broke the laws of this country, a country that has been so good for me. I will carry this shame for the rest of []

UK NEWS: MAN JAILED OVER CROSS FIRE DEATH

Armel Gnango sentenced today Victim: Magda Pniewska A man has been jailed for at least 20 years for the murder of a woman caught in a “Wild West” style shoot-out. Magda Pniewska, 26, was shot in the head in New Cross, south London, in October last year. The care assistant was talking on her mobile when she was shot. Her sister in Poland told the Old Bailey she heard Ms Pniewska’s last breath down the phone. Armel Gnango, 18, was jailed for []

AMY WINEHOUSE HAS LUNG DISEASE

Singer Amy Winehouse has “traces” of the lung disease emphysema but is “responding brilliantly to treatment”, her father has said. Mitch Winehouse told BBC Radio 1 his daughter would recover “completely” as long as she stopped smoking. The star has now been in hospital for a week, but her father said she would perform at the Glastonbury Festival and Nelson Mandela concert this weekend. “With patience, her lungs will recover completely and she’s responding brilliantly to treatment – she’s actually flourishing,” Mr []

UK TV BIG BROTHER: ALEXANDRA DE-GALE’S WORST MOMENTS…..

Check out Big Brother contestant/bully/idiot Alexandra De-Gale in action……. MAD WOMAN! For those who are not so familiar with Alexandra, she’s the one with the raspy voice, just going on and on….  *Alexandra has since been removed from the house” WARNING: PROFANITY Arguing over chips Arguing….. Arguing over panties               

PICS OF THE DAY: NAOMI CAMPBELL

Model Naomi Campbell walks the runway during a Dolce & Gabbana fashion show as part of Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2009 on June 21, in Milan, Italy. I don’t care what anyone says, the woman is FIERCE! All hail the Queen of the cat walk!     Photographs: WireImage

QUOTE OF THE DAY: 50 CENT

“I’m really confused. Usher had a number one record, a number one across the board and sold like 450,000 copies. And then Wayne comes and does those numbers, and it’s phenomenal I don’t understand what the connection is. What audience is going to purchase that? Somebody went out and got ‘em.” (50 discusses Lil Wayne’s first week sales figure (1million) with radio host Angie Martinez) 50, you’re not the only one that’s confused!

WOMAN SUES VICTORIA SECRET CLAIMING THONG INJURY

Macrida Patterson and her lawyer Jason Buccat A woman who says she was hurt by her thong panties when a metal clip flew off and hit her in the eye has sued Victoria’s Secret, saying in a TV interview on Thursday that the injury caused her “excruciating pain.” Macrida Patterson, a 52-year-old Los Angeles traffic officer, told NBC’s “Today” show that she suffered cuts to her cornea from the small piece of metal that had been used to secure a rhinestone heart onto []