Month: March 2013

VIDEO: MCDONALD’S FEATURES SOUTH AFRICAN ORPHANS IN NEW COMMERCIAL, FAST FOOD GIANT ACCUSED OF EXPLOITATION

In a new South African McDonald’s commercial children from the Sakhumzi orphanage in Cape Town can be seen paying a visit to a McDonald’s restaurant. But the fast food chain has been accused of exploiting a concerning issue.  (Click here to read) I would like to know if the children and the nurse (seen at the start of the commercial) received payment from McDonald’s for appearing in this commercial. Everyone knows that if you appear in a commercial promoting a brand (especially if it’s a billion dollar brand like McDonald’s) you receive payment. So were they paid? []

UK NEWS: MICHAEL JACKSON IMPERSONATOR ADMITS TO ASSAULTING HIS WIFE

The Voice reports that Michael Jackson lookalike/impersonator Keith Preddie has admitted to assaulting his wife Emma after she purchased a Christmas present for his mother. Preddie who won GMTV’s ‘Dad of the Year’ in 2010 and later appeared on the channel 4 show Come Dine With Me admitted one count of assault at Croydon Magistrates Court on Tuesday (March 19). The argument took place when Preddie returned home late at around 9.45pm after spending the day searching for a gift for his mother, the court []

UK ANTICS / SBTV COMEDY : KOJO, JAZZIE AND A SQUEEZY – ‘WON’T WIFE’

SBTV recently added a new feature to their growing website dedicated to the world of “URBAN” comedy. Check out the latest entry from Choice FM morning breakfast host/comedian Kojo, Jazzie and A Squeezy. There are some classic lines here… “Picky head girls I won’t wife” “Why your ankles so red and your f**king black” “You don’t look like Halle Berry you look like Ian Wright” “Why’s your weave back to front bitch your on a hype” It is good to see that the current trend of making “fun” []

REFLECTIONS UNHEARD: BLACK WOMEN IN CIVIL RIGHTS (OFFICIAL TRAILER)

Reflections Unheard: Black Women In Civil Rights focuses on the marginalization of black  women between the Black Power and Feminist ideologies of the 60s and 70s, up to the present day. (via Shadow and Act) This documentary film will premiere across the pond on April 24. CLICK HERE for more details. Will there be a UK screening?  Hopefully.