Month: February 2010

TONI BRAXTON GETS HER OWN “REALITY” SHOW

Songstress Toni Braxton will appear in her own “reality” TV show. Braxton Family Values will debut on Bravo later on this year in the US. Singer Faith Evans will also appear in her own “reality” show this year. Click here to read all about it. Has it really come this ladies??? I love you both but the days of “reality” show vehicles reigniting careers has long since past.

UK FILM: FREESTYLE MOVIE TRAILER

Where did they find the cast? The acting looks so WOODEN!!! E.g. mark 0.41 The film also looks cheesy. Via Ragggs.com Ondene Marchant (Lucy Stanhope-Bosumpim) is beautiful, talented and destined to read Law at Oxford. Shes spent her whole life following demanding study plans laid down by her ambitious mother Hyacinth (Suzann Mclean.) However Ondene is desperate to break free from her mothers demands, and she soon discovers freestyle basketball accepting an offer of lessons from charismatic student Leon (Arinze Kene) and convinces her to enter a Freestyle []

RAPPER/ACTRESS EVE ACCUSED OF ASSISTING FORMER BOYFRIEND IN MONEY LAUNDERING SCHEME

Well.. this doesn’t sound good… Via XXLmag Rapper/actress Eve has been fingered in a massive money-laundering scheme, involving her on-again, off-again boyfriend, Teodorin Nguema Obiang. According to ABC News, Obaing—who is the son of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea—is being accused of laundering millions of illegal funds in shell companies in the U.S. Continue Reading…. Good luck Eve!

VIDEO: INTERVIEW WITH IDRIS ELBA

Check out PunchBowl Blog’s exclusive interview with actor, singer and DJ  Idris Elba.  The man really is a jack of all trades. Soon we will be able to add director, producer and brain surgeon to that list.

UK TV: DANCING ON WHEELS

Oh great another dancing show featuring Y-Z list “celebrities”. Whoopi!!! What will they think of next??? According the BBC ‘Dancing On Wheels is a glitzy and ground-breaking new series in which celebrities partner wheelchair users for a dance competition with a difference. The six celebrities taking part are Heather Small, Mark Foster, Caroline Flack, Martin Offiah, Michelle Gayle and Kevin Sacre. They will partner wheelchair users from around the country, none of whom have ever attempted wheelchair dancing before. Well it’s different! Tune []

UK NEWS: ALEXANDRA BURKE SAYS SHE BEGGED FOR HAITI VISIT

I hope this isn’t just a ‘PR move’ because Alex’s music career seems to have stalled of late… I wonder if she’s fronting a documentary….. Do you know what? I need to stop being so cynical!  Via Digital Spy The singer is to visit the troubled country this week after recently taking part in Simon Cowell’s Haiti charity single. Speaking to the News of the World, Burke explained: “For me, singing two lines on a single doesn’t mean I have really helped. I wanted to []

UK NEWS: AKON SET TO HOST EVENING SHOW ON CAPITAL FM

The Guardian reports today that AKON will present a weekly Saturday evening show on 95.8  Capital FM. The singer will present his first show this Saturday between 7pm and 9pm. Click here to read more… Well.. well..well… I never saw this coming… Does anyone know why Capital’s top executives chose AKON? Enquiring minds would like to know….