By Florence Anthony
Robin Roberts’ question asking whether or not Chris Brown ever runs into Rihanna since the restraining order against him has been lifted. Chris’s interview on last Tuesday’s “Good Morning America,” reportedly set him off on a chair throwing tantrum, that broke a window before he left the Times Square studio in New York City. Hair and makeup people that were near the Grammy nominee’s dressing room were so alarmed by the noise that they called security. However, “GMA” brass say they are unsure of who threw the chair and Chris was told prior to the interview that Robin might ask him questions about Rihanna. Stay tuned.
B.o.B. was all smiles on Friday at the Express Rocks! Music Lounge at SXSW in Austin, Texas. The “Beautiful Girls” singer sipped on a UV Vodka cocktail as he made his way across the room snapping photos with the ladies, getting into the festival vibe with a little dancing, and playing around with friends, making them try on his sunglasses. B.o.B. was overheard saying he had a late night, arriving back to his hotel at 6 a.m.
The Greater New York Chapter of the Links, Incorporated, will present its’ 2011 Women of Distinction Spirit Award Luncheon, on Saturday, April 23, 2011 at the scenic Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City. Honoring Debra L. Lee, chairman and CEO of BET Networks and Rhonda Mims, president ING Foundation, and senior vice president, ING’s Office of Corporate Responsibility and Multicultural Affairs, one of the event’s highlights will be a fashion show by designer Stephen Burrows. A reception will immediately follow the luncheon.
Rocking a pair of snug white 7 jeggings and snakeskin sky-high stilettos, Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, was all smiles as she hosted a fun day of Soft Sheen-Carson makeovers for charity on Saturday, March 19, at the Westfield Culver City Mall in Los Angeles. The VH1 “What Chilli Wants” star hung out with attendees who received a free family portrait from professional photographers, complimentary hair styling by Soft Sheen-Carson Celebrity Stylists, and complimentary mini-makeovers by professional Maybelline New York Makeup artists.
Ford donated.$10,000 to Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker’s Sophie’s Voice Foundation at the recent NAACP Symposium in Los Angeles. This year’s symposium was entitled “Diversity and the Business of Television.” Sophie’s Voice Foundation was created by Boris and Nicole in honor of their daughter, Sophie, who was diagnosed with spina bifida at birth. The foundation fosters awareness and prevention for children and adults with spina bifida and aims to elevate their quality of life.