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8 Ways To Tell She’s The One

8 Ways To Tell She’s The One

Screen Shot 2014-07-30 at 4.18.41 PMHappy National Friendship Day! Let’s make it all about Oprah for a moment, shall we? Oprah says in reference to Gayle (and I’m paraphrasing here), “Nothing’s better than a good friend,” and with the notable exception of a perfectly done French fry, I wholeheartedly agree. There’s really nothing better. If you’re living without, I recommend you fix the situation pronto.

That said, I have no…

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It Happened To Me: I Was Married And Divorced Three Times By The Age of 33

It Happened To Me: I Was Married And Divorced Three Times By The Age of 33

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I am 33, and I’ve been married and divorced three times. Yeah, I said it. I’ve survived two crappy wedding dinners, three Knottie profiles, six hideous bridesmaids dresses and eight drunken wedding toasts.

Whoever said three times was a charm was high or delusional. It took me three times to realize that love doesn’t always equal a successful marriage

The first time I walked down the aisle, it…

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Ethnic Plastic Surgery: You Can Change Your Face, But Not Your Race

Ethnic Plastic Surgery: You Can Change Your Face, But Not Your Race

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Apparently “ethnic” plastic surgery is on the rise across many countries, including the U.S. Maureen O’Connor, a writer for NY Mag who is half Asian and White, wrote about her visit to a plastic surgeon who specializes in altering your physical appearance in order to eliminate the features that define your ethnicity.

From NY Mag:

“You’ve got some nice Caucasian features,” Dr. Edmund Kwan says,…

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Founder Of AllHipHop.com Pens Open Letter To Nicki Minaj

Founder Of AllHipHop.com Pens Open Letter To Nicki Minaj

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AllHipHop.com CEO and founder Chuck Creekmur may live in a glass house and should know better to throw stones. As an editor of a hip hop website, that frequently writes about rap music that includes lyrics that degrades women, I’d hope he’s written an open letter to male rappers, just like the one below he wrote to Nicki Minaj.

Creekmur who is a father to a young daughter, has issues with Minaj,…

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Maybe Stephen A. Smith & Ray Rice Can Sit Together & Discuss Why Domestic Violence Is Wrong

Maybe Stephen A. Smith & Ray Rice Can Sit Together & Discuss Why Domestic Violence Is Wrong

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ESPN’s resident hothead Stephen A. Smith has been suspended from ESPN’s First Take for a week, after making comments Friday about  women’s responsibility not to “provoke” domestic violence, while discussing the NFL’s two-game suspension of Ray Rice.

“ESPN announced today that Stephen A. Smith will not appear on ‘First Take’ or ESPN Radio for the next week. He will return to ESPN next Wednesday,”…

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The New York Times Explains Why Beyonce Is NOT a Fashion Icon

The New York Times Explains Why Beyonce Is NOT a Fashion Icon

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Beyoncé’s impact on entertainment and music is indisputable: she’s a global superstar with accolades ranging from Forbes’ Most Powerful Celebrity to Times’ Most Influential Person. So why hasn’t her influence trickled over into the fashion realm? The New York Times‘ Vanessa Friedman attempts to explore the phenomenon, which she dubs the “Beyoncé paradox,” in a new feature “Beyoncé, Superstar but…

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Jill Scott Reveals She Struggled To Play James Brown’s Abused Wife in “Get On Up”

Jill Scott Reveals She Struggled To Play James Brown’s Abused Wife in “Get On Up”

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Some biopics slide the uglier parts of a musician’s life under the rug but “Get On Up,” the film that chronicles James Brown’s life and debuts on August 1st, is painfully honest about the more sordid pieces of his past. Jill Scott plays the role of his second wife, Deidre “Dee-Dee” Jenkins, who experienced domestic violence in her relationship with Brown, played by Chadwick Boseman. The film…

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