Month: May 2012

UK EVENT: THE I’MPOSSIBLE CONVERSATION (JUNE 6 – LONDON)

The I’mPOSSIBLE conversation; the empowering event is back on Wednesday, June 6, at 6pm. No other event is putting women of colour in Britain’s stories and life experiences in the public domain, unabridged, with no interruptions or apologies.  I’mPOSSIBLE is creating history and widening the access to a group of women’s stories that inspire, empower and uplift, for everyone to enjoy. CLICK HERE to read more about the event. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Advertisements

QUOTE OF THE DAY: MARIO BALOTELLI

“If someone throws a banana at me in the street, I will go to prison because I will kill him. “Racism is unacceptable to me, I cannot bear it. “I hope there will not be a problem at the Euros because if it does happen I would straight away leave the pitch and go home. Manchester City and Italy striker Mario Balotelli has said that he will walk off the pitch if he experiences any racial abuse from “fans” during the Euro 2012 championships  in the Ukraine. []

UK NEWS: PARENTS OF SIX CHILDREN KILLED IN HOUSE FIRE CHARGED WITH MURDER

The parents of six children who died tragically in a house fire earlier this month have been charged with murder. Via BBC News Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, 31, confirmed their names at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court. Jade Philpott, 10, and brothers John, nine, Jack, eight, Jessie, six and Jayden, five, died in the house fire on Victory Road on 11 May. Duwayne, 13, died three days later. The couple will appear in custody at Nottingham Crown Court on Friday. []

UK PR FIRM HADDON SAYS MAD NEWS JUST AIN’T ‘RELEVANT OR DOWN WITH THE YOUTH’

Another day and another Twitter “spat” with a pair of UK media types who just have no sense of humour and take themselves way to seriously. Hahahahahahahahaha. Haddon PR is a popular creative organisation ‘who work with some of the biggest brands, acting talent and music artists from around the world’. Tonight they posted photographs of actor Ashley Walters modelling different designer brands for a photo shoot.  I like Ashley, I have been following his career since the Grange Hill days and he []

UK MUSIC NEWS: TIM WESTWOOD CLAIMS BBC 1XTRA ‘TREATED ME UNFAIRLY’

Last week it was announced that BBC Radio’s resident Hip Hop DJ Tim Westwood (54) will no longer be hosting his weekday BBC 1xtra show after September and is to be replaced by DJ Charlie Sloth. The new fresh and acceptable face of  all things “URBAN” over at BBC Radio towers . Tim however is still a BBC employee and will still host his show on Saturday nights and a new show on Sundays. But the “Big Dawg” seems unhappy with the changes and recently told Pappzd, I think I was treated unfairly… I don’t know why, they just don’t want me, I’ve still got []

TOP SHOP BILLIONAIRE’S DAUGHTER HANGS OUT WITH JERMAIN DEFOE AND THE “MAN DEM”

Chloe Green who is the daughter of Top Shop billionaire Sir Philip Green hung out with that strange old bird footballer Jermain Defoe and the “man dem” on Monday and both ended up looking like complete fools on a busy street. According to the Daily Mail Chloe who is a “budding designer” hugged and flirted with Jermain and at one point energetically grabbed a lamp post and pretended to pole dance for him as bemused members of the public walked by. It looks like Jermain has agreed to get roped in to another PR stunt []

UK NEWS: MOTHER AND FATHER OF SIX CHILDREN WHO DIED IN HOUSE FIRE ARRESTED

The mother and father of six children who tragically died in a house fire in Derby earlier this month have been arrested on suspicion of murder. Via BBC News Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, 31, were arrested in Derby on Tuesday and are due to be questioned. Jade Philpott, 10, and brothers John, nine, Jack, eight, Jessie, six and Jayden, five, died in the house fire on Victory Road on 11 May. Another brother, Duwayne, 13, died three days later []

UK NEWS: WEB SERIES ‘BROTHERS WITH NO GAME’ SET TO LAUNCH IN JUNE (TEASERS)

Set in London, Brothers With No Game – The Web Series follows the social and romantic lives of four friends: Theo, Dorian, Junior and Marcus. Facing a ‘quarter-life crisis’, the 20-somethings come to terms with the responsibilities and dilemmas that revolve around work, family, friendships and most notably, women. Their distinctive personalities and ever-changing love lives are paralleled with a strong friendship and one evident, common, trait…they have no game. … … … … Over the last few years, there has been []