Month: November 2009

WHY ACTRESS NIA LONG WALKED OUT OF THE MISS BLACK BRITAIN EVENT

The 2009 Miss Black Britain beauty pageant which took place last Saturday, will probably now enter the Guinness Book Of Records for being the most slated event ever!!!! If you don’t know why then click here and here, then sit back with a mug of strong coffee and read all about it.   Nia Long’s international publicist Jessica Huie recently spoke to Overground Online and explained why the American actress walked out of the event.  She tells the website, ‘Nia was disappointed that the lack of organisation lead to her early departure. She []

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 []