By Florence Anthony
It’s a busy time for Beyonce. The award winning superstar just inked a $50 million dollar deal with Pepsi which includes commercials and advertising and
the company will also invest in many of her upcoming creative projects. She is also performing in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve for a reported $4 million
dollars. The leggy beauty spent the weekend of December 7 at the Art Basel Contemporary Art Fair in Miami Beach, Florida. Bey was spotted walking around
with her mom, Tina Knowles, cousin Angie and Kelly Rowland. Then, she and her husband Jay-Z showed up to the book launch of Jose Parla and JR’s “The
Wrinkles Of The City, Havana, Cuba” at South Beach’s Standard Hotel. The First Couple of the Entertainment World were also spotted sitting courtside at a
Miami Heat game and having dinner with Kelly, her boyfriend and The Dream at the Soho House.
According to the Chicago Sun Times, Jonathan Jackson, the professorial brother of former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., is now polling whether to make a run
for the job vacated by his elder brother. Sources say Jonathan, who is very close to his father, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. – and is national spokesperson for
his father’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition, has a thumbs-up from Dad on the polling front. Meanwhile, Jesse Jr.’s wife, Sandi Jackson has confided to friends she
may have to quit the Chicago City Council – depending on what happens to her husband in his battle with the feds – and seek a job in Washington, D.C., so
she can support her family. Word is their savings have been deleted due to her husband’s battle with bipolar disorder.
Quvenzhane Wallis, the 10 year-old wonder who portrayed Hush Puppy in the critically acclaimed film “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” is racking up awards
nominations one after the other. So far, she’s been nominated for Best Actress for the Spirit Awards, NAACP Image Awards and both Best Actress and Best
Young Actor/Actress for the 18th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards. Do I hear Academy Awards?
From the Management team that managed the career of Michael Jackson and many others, the late Frank Dileo and his predecessor Mark Lamica bring a new play
to stage. “The Man” is a behind the scenes look at what goes into the making of a superstar and the inner workings of the music business. Inspired by
worldwide iconic talents from the likes of Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston, among others, it will show the real life challenges through
the eyes of management. “The Man,” is expected to open in Las Vegas in the late fall of 2013. “The Man” is being brought to the stage by the award winning
and multi-platinum Producing and Management team of Mark Lamica, Quincy Krashna, Jerry Greenberg and Larry Hart.
Halle Berry and her fiance Olivier Martinez took an afternoon stroll by the beach with her adorable daughter Nahla on December 9 in Malibu, California.
Earlier in the day, the Oscar winning actress and Nahla walked along the sandy shore together. It was recently revealed that Halle’s latest film “Cloud
Atlas” will be coming to the stores on Blu-ray and DVD on February 5.