By Florence Anthony
“Precious” actress Gabourey Sidibe carried a purple EmberSkye clutch on the Golden Globes red carpet on January 16 in Beverly Hills, California. The star also attended the InStyle and Warner Brothers after party, carrying her $600 purple snake clutch. Launched this summer, EmberSkye is already a Hollywood favorite, with celebrity fans including Cameron Diaz, Fergie, Miley Cyrus and Whitney Port.
Late last week, Usher attempted to give his best performance in Berlin despite feeling under the weather. Unfortunately, the superstar was booed by fans for not being able to sing, let alone perform or dance. The crooner’s rep later revealed that Usher is suffering from an “upper respiratory illness.” Usher apologized and issued a statement saying he deeply regrets having to reschedule shows. Said Usher: “My fans are the best in the world and I am looking forward to getting better so that I can give the show they deserve.”
Comedian Kevin Hart formally filed for divorce from his wife of nearly eight years, Turrei Skipper Hart. The documents state the couple has been separated since February 5, 2010. They have two children. Hart cites irreconciable differences for the split, and is seeking joint custody of the children. He is also asking the court not to give any spousal support to Torrei and he does not want his estranged wife to be allowed to leave the state of California with their children without his permission or a court order.
Keke Palmer has been nominated for her fourth NAACP Image Award. The “True Jackson V.P.” star has been nominated for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program (Series or Special), and her Nickelodeon show has been nominated as well for Outstanding Children’s Program. Last year, Palmer won in this category. In 2005, she received her very first Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her breakout performance in “Akeelah and the Bee.’ Palmer is currently in Atlanta filming “A Joyful Noise” starring Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton.
Pastor DeWayne Harvey, founder of Innovative Records, is proud to re-release his uplifting hit single, “Whose Report,” by DeWayne Harvey and Greater Blessings.Harvey co-wrote, co-produced and assembled his dynamic vocal collective, to bring this song to life.