Month: February 2009

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 []

UK NEWS: FORMER REALITY TV STAR JADE GOODY SAYS CANCER HAS SPREAD

Former Big Brother star Jade Goody has confirmed the cervical cancer she is being treated for has spread to her bowel, liver and groin. The mother-of-two was diagnosed with the illness in August and has been receiving chemotherapy ever since. Her spokesman, Max Clifford, said the 27-year-old was “trying to put on a brave face” for her two children. She told The Sun: “I am devastated, frightened and angry. I don’t want to die, I have so much to live for.” Goody, []

AUDIO OF THE DAY: ACTOR CHRISTIAN BALE BLASTS CREW MEMBER

Actor Christian Bale has been caught on tape screaming at a crew member on the set of the up and coming film ‘Terminator Salvation’. The Batman star totally looses it when the Director of Photography Shane Hurlburt interrupts one of his scenes by walking around in the background. When the Assistant Director Bruce Franklin, attempts to calm the situation down he is told by the Welsh actor to “shut the f**k up”, who then continues to rant and rave in an ANNOYING transatlantic accent. Christian seriously needs to attend some anger management classes ASAP! Just []

UK NEWS: CAROL THATCHER THINKS THIS TENNIS PLAYER LOOKS LIKE A GOLLIWOG….

As reported in a previous post , Carol Thatcher (daughter of former Prime Minister Margeret Thatcher), was sensionationally fired from the BBC’s ‘One Show’ today after she said a tennis player looked like a ‘Golliwog’. Carol was referring to French player Gael Monfils, who was recently knocked out of the Australian Open. Ok so he shares the same hair style as the doll in the pic above (LOL!!!) but apart from that I don’t see any resemblance….. Oh Carol… LOL!!!!!!! Your thoughts please……

UK NEWS: THE BBC TO REVIEW CAROL THATCHER ‘GOLLIWOG’ RACE JIBE

Via BBC News The BBC is considering the future of Carol Thatcher as a contributor after she was reported for using racist language during a private conversation. Backstage at The One Show, the former prime minister’s daughter referred to a tennis player as a “golliwog”. A spokesman for the 55-year-old, who has contributed to the show for three years, said the comment had been “an off-the-cuff remark made in jest”. A BBC spokesman said: “The BBC considers any language of a racist []

50 CENT JUST DOESN’T KNOW WHEN TO STOP!!!

Fiddy has gone too far now… He is really out to destroy Rick Ross. In his continuing ‘beef’ with fellow rapper Rick Ross, Fiddy has managed to rope in the mother of Rick’s son Tiallondra “Tia” Kemp. Tiallonda… Tia… whatever your name is, you are one SAD woman!!! A non entity clearly desperate for your 15 minutes of fame. And guess what folks? Tia will be releasing a book soon called ‘Tia’s Diary : Deeper than Rap’, telling of her struggles as []

UK NEWS: REALITY TV STAR JADE GOODY RUSHED TO HOSPITAL

Via Sify.com Cancer-stricken British reality TV star Jade Goody was rushed to hospital over the weekend after collapsing at her Essex home. Goody was in “excruciating pain” and checked herself into the Royal Marsden Hospital in Fulham, south-west London twice over the weekend after she collapsed at home on January 30 after falling ill following her latest bout of chemotherapy in her ongoing cervical cancer battle, reports dailymail.co.uk. After admitting herself to the Marsden on Friday, Goody got herself discharged on Saturday, []

50 CENT VERSES RICK ROSS (YES MORE POINTLESS RAP ‘BEEF’)

Yes folks Fiddy’s at it again! Last year rapper Rick Ross’ former “drug kingpin” status was put in to question and shot down in flames when it was revealed that old Ricky boy was once a corrections officer (prison officer). Officer Ross refused to admit that he once held down a respectable job, but the EVIDENCE  told a different story. Anyway Rick and Fifty are now beefing. Why? Who knows, who cares!  However this cartoon aimed at Rick did make me laugh. 

JENNIFER HUDSON SINGS THE US NATIONAL ANTHEM AT SUPERBOWL 2009

Singer/actress Jennifer Hudson performed for the first time on Saturday (January 31st), since the brutal slayings of her mother, brother and nephew. The star sang a fantastic rendition of the US national anthem ‘The Star Spangled. Banner’. It’s good to have you back Jennifer. This question is for my US based readers…What is the name of the attractive player featured from mark 0.13 – 0.18 ???? Is he single????

UK NEWS: ETHNIC MEDIA GROUP GOES IN TO ADMINISTRATION (R.I.P NEW NATION: 1996-2009)

Via Overground Online Last week, Ethnic Media Group (EMG) – formerly Europe’s biggest-selling black and Asian newspaper company – went into administration.   On Monday afternoon, administrators marched into EMG’s headquarters in east London and shut down the firm’s leading papers, New Nation and Eastern Eye.   Staff were made redundant and sent home, while freelance writers – some of whom hadn’t been paid since November – were left reeling. Continue Reading…..   It’s the end of an era folks!   To []