By Florence Anthony
has launched a new shoe line called “5th Avenue,” Hello Beautiful reports. The Oscar winning actress has partnered with German retailer Deichman Shoes on a
line of casual, comfortable and subdued footwear that she says “can easily be worn by every woman. They are stylish, yet reasonably priced, and that is
what my collection’s all about.” A television commercial was released in Europe along with the 40 limited edition styles. No word yet on when the styles
will be available in the States.
Word is Chris Brown recently joined forces with graffiti artist Slick to create some original art work which was auctioned online on March
15 in gardena, California. The R&B crooner’s artwork will help benefit A Place Called Home and Best Buddies International.
Karl Allen Griggs
, a Detroit native, currently residing in New York City, has made a name for himself in the world of corporate finance and Brand Development. After
completing his MBA in Finance, Karl was recognized as a visionary and held multiple senior level management positions with global Fortune 500 companies. At
the young age of 27 Karl was named Vice President of Finance, Business Development & Analysis for a publicly held corporation, directing the
development and global expansion of a retail brand and was registered with the Federal Trade Commission. Now, 32, this amazing young man achieved all of
these high-powered accomplishments, despite being a victim of unimaginable abuse while coming if age. Karl’s memoir, “Shattered Mirrors: Broken In Plain
Sight,” which details all that he and endured and how his grandmothers’ words of wisdom gave him the strength to triumph over all, will be coming to
Real Husbands of Hollywood star, Nick Cannon, visited the VH1 Cafe during SXSW on March 16 with a large entourage. Nick must have missed
his wife Mariah Carey – he ran straight to the Built accessories and grabbed a black tote proclaiming, “this would make a great purse.”
Before heading to rehearsal for his show later that night, the father of two sipped a few Disaronno cocktails and listened to his DJ set at the Monster DNA
Wedding bells are in the air for Rashidah Ali. Among all the fussing and fighting during last week’s taping for the reunion show “Love
& Hip Hop New York,” newest castmember Ali, announced that she was getting hitched to her longtime business partner, who is a mystery man. On March 18,
she went shopping for the wedding dress of her dreams, at the Pronovias bridal shop in Manhattan.