ABOVE PHOTO: Amber Rose
By Florence Anthony
Everyone raved about the dresses that Beyonce’, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez wore to May 4th’s Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. However, when it came to the most costly ensemble, Dwayne Wade beats out all of the ladies, including his wife, Gabrielle Union. The Miami Heat player wore a blinged-out Versace outfit and Buccellati jewelry that he reportedly shelled out $270,000 for. His wife’s purple gown was by Zac Posen. The “Being Mary Jane” star changed into a black halter dress for Rihanna’s after party at the Up and Down Club. The night before the big soiree, the coosome twosome were spotted dressed casually in denim as they held hands walking around the Big Apple………..
Now an actress, Amber Rose’s new movie “Sister Code,” which also stars Drew Sidora, Eva Marcil and the fabulous Rolonda Watts, opened May 8. Rose plays Lexi, a “free-spirited artist” in Los Angeles moving forward after her foster mother’s death along with her two sisters. Rose has a steamy scene with “Moesha” star Marcus Polk in the flick……….
According to Variety, Universal Pictures has set stand-up comedy movie “Kevin Hart:What Now?” for an October 14, 2016 release date in the U.S. Hart’s 2013 concert movie “Let Me Explain,” grossed $32 million domestically for Lionsgate and became the third-highest grossing live stand-up comedy movie of all time. “What Now?” will be filmed outdoors in front of 50,000 people at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field. Hart’s buddy comedy “Get Hard” with Will Ferrell has grossed $86 million domestically and another $15 million overseas………
There’s a hot new company on the Entertainment horizon in the Big Apple. H&H Management, which specializes in talent management and production is headed up by CEO Alonzo Harris. The entrepreneur already has a hot new artist, Marz. Sources say he is a new teen heartthrob who is heating up the music industry with his great R&B and Hip Hop tunes. Be on the look out for these enterprising talented men……….
Shared Interest, a leading New York-based nonprofit, social investment fund and Madiba Harlem at Mist will co-host the panel discussion “Women and Youth: Driving Development in Southern Africa” moderated by award-winning journalist Michaela Angela Davis with speakers Graca Machel, former first lady of South Africa and Mozambique, Danny Glover, Jo Menell and Donna Katzin, founding executive director of Shared Interest on Friday, May 15 at 11:00 am to 12 pm at Madiba Harlem at Mist, 46 W. 116th Street. The event is free to the public with pre-registration and must pre-register by May 13. It will be filmed by BET News. For further information, visit www,sharedinterest.org or www.mistharlem.com…..