Chrissy Teigen joined Campari for its annual Bartender Bash at the swank Gallow Green
By Florence Anthony
Jay-Z has denied reports that his wife Beyonce’ is pregnant with the couple’s second child. A program director at a New York City radio station, Ebrio Darden, announced on the air on May 20 that he got an e-mail message from the rapper on Saturday after he sent a congratulatory message based on media reports that claimed Beyonce’ was expecting. He said Jay-Z wrote: “It’s not true. The news is worse than blogs.”
Fox has offically announced that Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio will join Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato as judges on the third season of The X Factor. “It’s taken more than a decade, but I’m delighted to finally be on a panel with three girls,” Cowell said. Kelly was a judge on Season Eight of the UK version of X Factor.
On May 19, Chrissy Teigen - model and host of the new VH1 series “Model Employee” joined Campari for its annual Bartender Bash at the swank Gallow Green at the at the Mc Kittrick Hotel in New York City. She was rolling solo, without fiance John Legend. Clad in a red Alexander Wang dress, Chrissy enjoyed the classic Campari Negroni cocktail at this one-of-a-kind celebration in conjunction with The Manhattan Cocktail Classic (MCC) - the “Fashion Week” of cocktails and spirits.
“It’s The Biggest Father’s Day Celebration in the Nation” and Father’s & Family Day in Harlem, New York on Saturday, June 16 from 1-6 p.m. at the Joseph P. Kennedy Center, on 135th Street between Malcom X Boulevard and Fifth Avenue, will be an afternoon of fun, music and entertainment. This event will mark the beginning of a partnering inactive between Father’s & Family and the Catholice Guardians Society & Home Bureau (a New York City foster care service). The afternoon will also salute the Quiet Storm with the velvet voice, New York’s Number one DJ Vaughn Harper. Father’s & Family Day is co-sponsored by Black Opal Cosmetics, Organo Gold Coffee, Fabulous by Roz Skin Care and Associated Food Stores.
The Apollo Theater announced that its eighth annual Spring Gala concert honoring Chaka Khan will be hosted by entertainer Wayne Brady. Chaka will be inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall Of Fame on Monday, June 10 in celebration of her 40th anniversary in the music business. The award to Chaka will be presented by Erykah Badu. This year’s program will also include special tribute performances by Patti La Belle, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Holliday and 2008 X Factor winner (UK) Alexandra Burke.
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Diana Ross’ 25 year-old son Evan Ross announced he is ready to marry Jessica Simpson’s sister Ashlee. In a red carpet interview at the premiere of Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Evan dished to OMG Insider that Ashlee Simpson is ‘The One’ and that he plans to marry her one day.
Actor Morris Chestnut will be the American Black Film Festival’s (ABFF) 2014 Celebrity Ambassador and author/producer Tonya Lewis Lee will be its’ Host Committee Chair. The 18th annual festival will be held June 19-22, 2014, in New York City.
Anthony Mackie was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated on November 9 in New York City. According to E! News, the popular actor was initially pulled over because of his illegally tinted windows on his Dodge Challenger.
Handsome actor Idris Elba almost didn’t make it to the red carpet for the opening of “Long Walk To Freedom,” the new film from director Justin Chadwick in which Elba plays Nelson Mandela. He was rushed to the hospital in London after suffering...
12 Years A Slave leads the pack of nominations for the 23rd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards. The Fox Searchlight release, which offers a searing look at slavery in the American South, claimed three nominations - Best Feature, Best Actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor and Breakthrough Actor for Lupita Nyong’o.
“Single Ladies” star Denise Vasi, (whom I want to play the character Roshonda Rhodes in my novel “Deadly Stuff Players” if I can get a film deal), wed her longtime boyfriend, video director and filmmaker, Anthony Mandler. The stunning nuptials took place at a vineyard in Santa Ynez, California.