Day: February 5, 2009

UK NEWS: THE QUEEN’S SHOP REMOVES GOLLIWOG DOLLS AFTER CAROL THATCHER RACE ROW

I think this is absolutely hilarious!!! Golligate has got Queen Elizabeth II SHOOK! lol!!! Via BBC News Managers of a gift shop on the Queen’s Sandringham Estate in Norfolk have apologised after they were found to be selling golliwog toys. The dolls have now been withdrawn from sale and a spokesman said the managers “did not intend to offend anyone”. The news came after Carol Thatcher was axed from The One Show after referring to a tennis player as a “golliwog”. The BBC said on []

UK NEWS: ENVOY ROLE FROM DAMILOLA TAYLOR’S FATHER

Via BBC News The father of Damilola Taylor – the schoolboy murdered in south London in 2000 – is to be Labour’s special envoy on youth violence and knife crime. Richard Taylor has been campaigning against the carrying of knives since his son, 10, was killed as he returned home to Peckham after a day at school. He will liaise with other families who lost relatives in similar circumstances and try to alter teenagers’ attitudes. Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Mr Taylor []

LL COOL J CLOTHING LINE FLOPPING!

According to website Wooha.com  LL Cool J’s sears clothing line is about to go under! WoooHa was the first to break it that Andre Benjamin’s Benjamin Bixby clothing line was failing, and now we got the tip off from our friends at Ad Age that LL’s Sears clothing line is about to kick the bucket as well. Apparently, with the way the economy is these days, you can’t just attach a celeb name on a clothing line and expect it to sell. Hip-hop []