Month: November 2009

UK NEWS: COUPLE DEMAND APOLOGY OVER ‘RACIST’ RECEIPT

Via The Metro A student and his girlfriend are outraged after being called a ‘black couple’ on their receipt by staff at a London pub. Johnson Abraham, 24, and Roxanne Duhur, 21, claim they were the only couple dining when they received their bill at the Slug And Lettuce in Islington Green. Mr Abraham, a mechanical engineering student from Dalston, was at the pub last month with Ms Duhur to celebrate her new job as an estate agent. They ordered at the []

UK NEWS: SINGER JAMELIA SPLITS FROM HUSBAND DARREN BYFIELD

Singer Jameila has announced today that she is to divorce her footballer husband Darren Byfield. Statement via Digital Spy: “It is with regret that Jamelia and Darren Byfield today confirm they are splitting up and getting a divorce. “No one else is involved. Their priority is naturally their two children”. I’m sorry to hear about this. I thought this marriage would have lasted. No one else was involved… hmmmmmm OK.

50 CENT FT NE-YO – ‘BABY BY ME’

Baby By Me is taken from Fiddy’s forthcoming coming album Before I Self Destruct. The video features Kelly Rowland as his love interest and there is some good sexual chemistry there. The track sounds OK but I prefer the video. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK NEWS: SWIMMING STAR SLAMS THE BBC OVER JOKE RULING

Via Sky News Olympic swimming champion Rebecca Adlington has made a formal complaint accusing the BBC of not being tough enough on a comedian who made a joke about her. In a letter to the BBC Trust, the double gold medallist said she felt Frankie Boyle had been let off with a “slap on the wrist” after he made a jibe about her appearance. The gag was made on the BBC gameshow Mock The Week when Boyle said Miss Adlington “resembled someone []

UK NEWS: HEAD OF MTV BASE JASMINE DOTIWALA OFF TO PASTURES NEW

Head of MTV Base (now former) Jasmine Dotiwala has officially announced today that she has left MTV International and is heading over to terrestrial TV. Her first project will be a T4 music special which will air on Channel 4 (November 14th). Click here to read more about Jasmine’s time working for MTV International and her future endeavours. Good luck Jasmine! ……………………………………………………………………. During Jasmine’s tenure over at MTV Base there was a noticeable change . The channel no longer just focused on featuring music/videos from US acts, homegrown acts were now receiving an equal amount of []

80S RAPPER ROXANNE SHANTE FINALLY ADMITS SHE LIED ABOUT HAVING A PHD AND NOW SAYS SHE’S FIGHTING CANCER

Earlier this year it was revealed that 80s Hip Hop star Roxanne Shante (real name Lolita Shante Shante Gooden) had been lying for years about receiving a Ph.D in Psycology from Cornell University. Shante also claimed that she forced Warner Music to pay for her education.  Now the rapper admits to lying and on top of that now claims to be fighting breast cancer. Click here to read all about it.   Now if Shante is fighting cancer then I hope she pulls through. But I have a niggling []

UK NEWS: MARLON KING – ANOTHER VICTIM SPEAKS!

Via The Sunday Mirror A student has re-lived the shocking night football beast Marlon King groped her, hit her round the head… and SPAT on her when she complained. The disgraced Wigan Athletic striker attacked Claudia Cañadas, 22, outside a nightclub after she spurned his sickening advances. Leering King felt her bottom then struck her and spat in her face when she told him to leave her alone. He was fined just £300 and ordered to pay her £500 compensation after admitting the assault. []

SINGER LEONA LEWIS TALKS OF EXPERIENCING RACISM IN LONDON STORE

Singer Leona Lewis talks about experiencing racism in a trendy London store. An experience that left her devastated and angry. Via The Daily Mail   ‘I went into a shop while my dad waited outside because he was on the phone,’ she says. ‘I picked out a few photo frames, put them on the side to buy them and asked the lady who worked there about some other stuff in the shop. ‘She was incredibly stand-offish with me and I couldn’t understand why. I went up to the []

UK NEWS: MARLON KING’S WIFE VOWS TO STAND BY HER HUSBAND

Via The Mirror The defiant wife of shamed footballer Marlon King vowed to support her husband last night. Julie, a former Miss Zambia, accompanied him to court on every day of his trial this week. And despite his conviction and 18-month jail term, Julie, 26, said she will still be waiting for Marlon when he leaves prison. She said of the dad-of-three: “I’m standing by him because I love him and I know he is innocent.” Continue Reading…. WOW! A black footballer who []