Month: November 2011

UK NEWS: QPR OWNER BACKS JOHN TERRY ‘HE IS NOT RACIST’

QPR owner Tony Fernandes has come out in support of England captain John Terry who is currently under investigation after “allegedly” calling QPR player Anton Ferdinand a “black f**king c**t” during a match two weeks ago. In an interview with the BBC Fernandes who OWNS THE CLUB ANTON FERDINAND PLAYS FOR said he agreed with former England player and delusional idiot Paul Ince’s comments (click HERE to read Uncle Rukus’ (thanks for that one @DigitalRibbon) comments, that John Terry isn’t racist. “Lots of things can be said []

UK NEWS: ASHLEY WALTERS AND NOEL CLARKE SET TO BRING US THE UK VERSION OF ‘BAD BOYS’

Actor Ashley Walters has revealed to The Telegraph that he has co-written a script with fellow actor and director Noel Clarke. Walters describes it as being, A UK version of Bad Boys. We’re playing cops,  we’re trying to make police glamorous over here, trying to give an advert to   the Met.” Well this should be interesting. With a decent storyline and a talented fresh supporting cast of actor/actresses (not the same old faces) this could be a success. I hope they manage to get the project off the ground.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY: ACTRESS THANDIE NEWTON BLASTS VOGUE MAGAZINE FOR NOT FEATURING MORE BLACK WOMEN ON IT’S COVERS

“Don’t get me started on black people being on the cover of big magazines. It’s so preposterous. I mean, I’ve been on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar four times; I’ve been on the cover of InStyle four times, but Vogue, not once.” “And people say to me, I mean literally, people have said to me, ‘What have you got against Vogue that you don’t want to be on their cover?’ And I just laugh.” [An extract from Thandie’s interview with Pride Magazine] []

UK NEWS: FORMER ENGLAND INTERNATIONAL PAUL INCE BACKS JOHN TERRY

Former England player Paul Ince has come out in support of England captain John Terry who has been accused and is currently under investigation for allegedly hurling racial abuse at Anton Ferdinand during a match. During an interview with TalkSport Ince said, “He’s not a racist. It’s no excuse to say allegedly what he might have said or what anybody says towards black, white, Chinese [people]. But if you say things in the heat of the moment it doesn’t necessarily mean you are a racist. []

UK NEWS: RAPPER K KOKE ACQUITTED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGE

Roc Nation rapper K Koke (real name Kevin Georgiou) has been acquitted of attempted murder. Georgiou was arrested and charged with attempted murder earlier this year after a man was shot at Harlesden train station in North London. …… Well Jay-Z will be pleased. And I guess there will be fireworks and celebrations in Stonebridge tonight.

BLACK HAIR FRONT COVER ( ISSUE DECEMBER/JANUARY 2012)

Blackhair hits the stands on November 12th. This issue turns up the heat with a celebratory theme guaranteed to provide style conscious women with hair, fashion and beauty ideas to see them through the festive period. US  superstar Keri Hilson graces the cover and in her exclusive chat with Blackhair talks about being teased as a child and her reluctance to censor her music. For hair inspiration we spoke to leading salon, Hype Coiffure about their trend forecasts for the party season. We []

UK NEWS: TEENAGERS ARRESTED AFTER SENDING RACIST TWITTER MESSAGES TO NEWCASTLE UNITED PLAYER SAMMY AMEOBI

First QPR player Anton Ferdinand, then X-Factor contestant Derry and now Premier League player Sammy Ameobi. It’s been a good year so far for the black man. *sarcasm*. Via The Daily Mail Police have arrested two teenagers in  connection with racist abuse posted on a Premier League footballer’s Twitter  account. Sammy Ameobi, 19, who plays for Newcastle United alongside older brother Shola, was called a ‘n****r’ after the footballer  tweeted a photo of a black pair of boots. Ameobi, who broke into the first team at the  []