By Florence Anthony
Tongues are wagging that Mo’Nique revealed to my mentor Cindy Adams that her Oscar dress will be gold. The gown is being designed by Tom and Linda Platt. Mo’Nique says they have been dressing her since her Apollo days when nobody knew or cared who Mo’Nique was. They took her on and made fabulous gowns for her. She’s been with them for nine years and she would never ever take this big opportunity from them and wear some other designer’s clothes. She says Tim and Linda deserve this night and she wants to give it to them. This will be Mo’Nique’s first time going to the Oscars. She is heading out this week and will be staying in her house in Los Angeles. Sunday morning, she’ll be with her hairstylist, fashion stylist, videographer and her husband, Sidney Hicks.
Robert L. Johnson, the majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats Sports and Entertainment recently announced that he has signed a definitive agreement to sell majority interest of Bobcats Sports and Entertainment to Michael Jordan and MJ Basketball Holdings, LLC. The deal is subject to NBA approval. Further details of the sale will be provided by the NBA.
It’s a girl for Christina Milian and husband The Dream. The singer/actress delivered a daughter Violet on February 26, a friend confirmed, saying the baby has “a full head of hair.” This is the first child for Christina, 28, and the fourth for The Dream, 31, who has three children with his ex-wife, R&B singer, Nivea. The couple who wed in September – announced the pregnancy in October.
According to the Chicago Sun Times, former White House social secretary, Desiree Rogers, may not be pulling up D.C. stakes for a month, but she was spotted in Chicago arriving via taxi to the posh Pelago Restaurant at the Raffaello Hotel on last Monday – dressed in a black pants suit and carrying a black purse. The poor dear ate alone.
Tiger Woods has finally returned to his home in Isleworth, Florida and has been hitting golf balls at a range just miles from his Windemere estate. Tiger is trying to rebuild a routine for himself that centers around “golf and fitness.” Sources close to the family believe he will make his return to golf at the Isleworth Golf & Country Club on March 22.