LL Cool J and his wife, Simone, were in Dallas, as she presented a trunk show for her jewelry line
By Florence Anthony
Readers and movie goers have continued to embrace the strong word-of-mouth on Steve Harvey's best-seller Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man and its chart-topping movie adaptation, as the book and movie repeat at number one, atop the New York Times Best Sellers List and the box office for a second consecutive weekend. Says the comedian/radio host/best-selling author and Family Feud host: "This has been an unbelievable blessing and I want to than everyone for supporting the movie and the book....Because it definitely would not be happening without the fans!"
"NCIS:LA" star LL Cool J was in Dallas on April 28 to support his wife, Simone, as she presented a trunk show for her jewelry line, Simone I. Smith, at Neiman Marcus at the Northpark Mall. Her collection includes hoop earrings, cuff bracelets and gorgeous lollipop charms called "A Sweet Touch of Hope." The charms symbolize her lollipop tattoo that looked like a bite had been taken out of it following Simone's surgery for cancer. 10 percent of the purchase price of the line will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
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