Month: January 2011

ELTON JOHN REVEALS NEW BABY SON ZACHARY

Elton John and his husband David Furnish grace the front cover of OK Magazine, along with their new baby son Zachary. Source OK Magazine Elton? Really? I bet they have hired a full-time nanny to take care of the child. I’m sorry but I cannot see either of these two being hands on parents, especially Elton. But congratulations to the both of them.

VIDEO: RICKY GERVAIS HOSTS THE 2011 GOLDEN GLOBES AWARDS

The Golden Globes Awards took place last night in Los Angeles and British comedian Ricky Gervais once again hosted the show. Even when Ricky tones down his humour he still manages to destroy. Check out footage of Ricky’s opening monologue below. I hear that Ricky upset a few people. Hahaha! Whatever! I wonder if they will ask him to host next year’s event… I hope so. Click HERE to view full list of winners.

UK NEWS: POLICE HUNT MAN SUSPECTED OF INFECTING LOVERS WITH HIV

Via The Daily Mirror POLICE are hunting a man suspected of knowingly infecting his lover with HIV. Jermaine Scott, 27, is wanted after a mum-of-two told officers he had given her the virus. She says the pair had ­unprotected sex even though he knew that he was infected. She fears other women could also be at risk. Scott is originally from Jamaica but is believed to have been living in the UK for up to 10 years. He has links to Merseyside, []

VIDEO -UK “URBAN” CELEBRITY FEATURE: MODEL/ARTIST NONI ZONDI

Friend to Mad News and fellow blogger Brown Eyez has once again left me questioning the world we live in, and the mindset of certain individual’s in this country (within the world of entertainment) with her latest blog post. Meet Noni Zondi who some are hailing as being the UK’s answer to Nicki Minaj *looks away and shakes head.* According to Brown Eyez, She is part-model, part-video vixen, part rap-stress, part singer, part hostess, professional dancer, part glamour model, and 100% full-time []

UK TV: CBEEBIES – RASTAMOUSE

The BBC has turned children’s book series Rastamouse in to a cartoon series. Rastamouse is a children’s book series, written by Genevieve Webster (an author and illustrator) and Michael De Souza (a Rastafarian swimming instructor). Rastamouse books are written in rhyme with a Jamaican accent. Rastamouse is the main character. Other characters that play a big part in the books are Scratchy and Zoomer. There are three Rastamouse books available. These are Rastamouse and the Crucial Plan, Rastamouse Da Bag-a Bling and []

THE INVISIBILITY OF THE BLACK WOMAN IN THE UK

Website I’m Possible posted an article today titled  Poof! You’re gone…The invisibility of the black woman, which addresses the belief that black women are routinely being ignored by society. Check out an extract from the article that calls out the recent Adidas Originals UK – We Are London campaign. Adidas Originals UK also got in on the act with their 2010 campaign entitled ‘We Are London‘ not one of the campaign’s model leads who are a mix of artists in the UK []

THE UK MUSIC SCENE – REVIEWED BY JR EWING

Check out the article by Hood Celebritys blogger JR Ewing which talks about today’s UK music scene and his hopes for the scenes future. Well Christmas is finally over, new year was what ever you made of it and now its time to get serious, time to see if the new years resolutions you made can be made into a reality. Have you really got what it takes to be a better person, to live out your dreams and to stop the []

PINBOARD FILMS PRESENTS REHEARSAL ROOMS WITH JESSIE J

Current “woman of the moment” Jessie J performs the acoustic version of her hit single Do It Like A Dude with world-famous Red Bull Music… ‘Rehearsal Rooms’, an original series presented by friend to Mad News PinBoardBlog.com and filmed by their production house PinBoard Film.

VIDEO: USHER BOOED DURING CONCERT

Usher’s European tour kicked off in Berlin (Germany) several nights ago, but the star ended up disappointing his fans and there is definitely some drama going on behind the scenes. Check out the footage below… Perhaps opting to change his R&B style to bubble gum Pop/Dance music and dumbing down to sell records has finally taken it’s toll on Usher. Pull yourself together and go back to making real music Usher!