Day: November 19, 2009

800 METRES WORLD CHAMPION CASTER SEMENYA FOUND “INNOCENT OF ANY WRONG”‘

Via The Guardian The International Association of Athletics Federations has agreed that the South African runner Caster Semenya will keep her 800 metres world title, the country’s sports ministry said today.  The 18-year-old Semenya, who stormed to victory in August’s world championships in Berlin, underwent gender verification tests this summer in South Africa and Germany and a panel of experts has been studying the results for the IAAF. South Africa’s government, Semenya’s lawyers and the IAAF had reached total agreement that she []

VIDEO: NEW JANET JACKSON INTERVIEW

After the Superbowl/Justin Timberlake debacle no US network wanted to touch Janet Jackson. MTV deserted her (they refused to play her videos) and she was treated like a leper. The woman was vilified and ignored! But since the tragic death of her brother Michael they all now want a piece of Janet. They all want to hear the star’s story and now embrace her like they care. These people are so two-faced!  I just hope that Janet has a long memory! Anyway check out Janet’s interview with Good Morning America.

UNIVERSAL PICTURES RESPOND TO COUPLES RETREAT INTERNATIONAL POSTER BACKLASH

In October I blogged about the film Couples Retreat and it’s suspect promotional material. Click here to read. The international poster promoting the film (also seen here in Britain) does not feature African American actors Faizon Love and Kali Hawk. However the US poster does feature both actors but they have both been deliberately placed right at the back. Since then our very own Daily Mail has picked up on the story and featured this article via their website on Monday. In response to the controversy Universal Pictures said, the poster []