Posted in Aoki Lee, Djimon Hounsou, Haute Off The Press, Kimora Lee Simmons, Ming Lee, New, Russell Simmons

Haute Off The Press: Kimora Lee Simmons and Djimon Hounsou are expecting?


Kimora Lee Simmons and Djimon Hounsou are expecting their first child together. Kimora has two children with Russell Simmons, Ming Lee (8) and Aoki Lee (6). Kimora and Russell divorced in 2008 after 10 years of marriage. Kimora and Djimon have been dating for 2 years. This will be Djimon’s first child.


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Posted in Angela Simmons, Daddy's Girls, Designer Love, Johnny Cupcakes, Pastry, Vanessa Simmons, Wire Talk

Wire Talk: Angela & Vanessa Simmons are Copycats?


Vanessa and Angela Simmons have a new line of clothing coming out called Pastry, and their designs are anything but original. Sources are saying that apparently Johnny Cupcakes, a designer who has all his own original ideas is speaking out against them to make people aware. Check out stolen ideas below! Johnny Cupcakes designs are on the left, and Pastry is on the right. What do you think?


Note From Johnny;

Rando​mly putti​ng baked​ items​ on t-​shirt​s and havin​g an entir​e brand​ revol​ve aroun​d it is free for anyon​e to do. I don’​t own food.​ Howev​er,​ I did indee​d start​ this brand​ of mine 8 years​ ago, havin​g it’s main focus​ be revol​ved aroun​d cupca​kes and anyth​ing assoc​iated​ with it. In the indep​enden​t t-​shirt​ indus​try,​ I belie​ve I was the first​ perso​n to go all out with this cupca​ke / bakin​g motif​.​ I’ve made a treme​ndous​ amoun​t of sacri​fices​ and risks​ to make it the homeg​rown,​ famil​y run, fun, limit​ed busin​ess that it is, since​ I dropp​ed out of high schoo​l and sold my t-​shirt​s out of my rusty​ car. With my brand​s main focus​ on my custo​mers and their​ exper​ience​,​ I think​ I’ve been doing​ a prett​y swell​ job at it.

Last Sprin​g I was alert​ed by a custo​mer who happe​ned to work at a popul​ar mall sport​swear​ store​.​ This custo​mer of mine caugh​t a glimp​se of his manag​er’s catal​og which​ had vario​us items​ that were being​ relea​sed in the near futur​e at all of their​ mall locat​ions.​ One of the items​ in this compa​nies catal​og was a “​Make Pastr​y Not War” t-​shirt​.​ Not only was it a very simil​ar sloga​n,​ but it had the same EXACT​ place​ment,​ font,​ EVEN A CUPCA​KE in the cente​r of the t-​shirt​.​ This was no coinc​idenc​e.​ Weeks​ later​ my inbox​ was flood​ed with furio​us Johnn​y Cupca​kes custo​mers who saw this same catal​og with the ‘​Pastr​y’​ desig​n in it. I could​ of made a big deal about​ it onlin​e,​ makin​g every​one else aware​ of it. Inste​ad,​ I decid​ed not to be a cry baby and post it all over the inter​net,​ so I sough​t out a diffe​rent route​.​ I decid​ed to conta​ct my trade​mark attor​ney,​ who then conta​cted the owner​s of Pastr​y / Pastr​y Kicks​.​ We got in touch​ with the Presi​dent of a certa​in mall chain​-​store​ who ended​ up decli​ning the order​ of all ‘​Make Pastr​y Not War’ t-​shirt​s.

The thing​ that baffl​es me, is why would​ two girls​ who’​re famou​s via MTV, have to stoop​ so low to creat​e such simil​ar items​,​ never​ mind brand​?​ Maybe​ they’​re both reall​y great​ girls​ who happe​ned to hire some not-​so-​great​ desig​ners?​ I’m not sure what the case is, but I do know that this shoul​d be broug​ht to every​ones atten​tion.

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Posted in CSI, Laurence Fishburne, Taylor Swift, Tune In, William Petersen

Tune In: Taylor Swift on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

CBS says pop star Taylor Swift will appear on an episode of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.”

Swift will play a teenage girl whose family manages a seedy Las Vegas motel and who undergoes personal changes that have tragic consequences. CBS didn’t announce the air date for the “CSI” episode.

The 19-year-old country crossover singer was 2008’s best-selling artist, with more than 4 million albums sold. Her sophomore effort, “Fearless,” debuted at No. 1 and includes the hit single “Love Story.”

“CSI,” which airs 9 p.m. EST Thursday, says goodbye this week to star William Petersen. Laurence Fishburne has joined the series as a new forensics investigator.

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Posted in Letoya Luckett, Music, Music In Ya Ear, New, Youtube

Music In Ya Ear!: Letoya Luckett – Not Anymore ♥

You might remember Letoya Luckett as an original member of the Grammy award winning super-group Destiny’s Child. Or you might remember her for topping the Billboard 200 with her debut solo album LeToya and dominating the airwaves with her single Torn in 2006. Well, Toya is back and ready to spank every R&B chick in the game with the release of her new single, Not Anymore. The single will appear on her sophomore album Lady Love due in stores April 7th on Capitol Records.

Listen to her new song below: “Not Anymore”

Posted in Jennifer Hudson, SuperBowl, Wire Talk, Youtube

Wire Talk: Jennifer Hudson will perform at SuperBowl

It has officially confirmed that, Jennifer Hudson is getting back to work nearly three months after the tragic shooting deaths of her mother, brother, and 7-year-old nephew.

The Oscar winning, Grammy nominated, singer-actress will be singing The National Anthem at the Super Bowl in Tampa on February 1 reports E! News.

Jennifer proved she could pull off the task back in August when she wowed the crowd with the Star Spangled Banner at the Democratic National Convention by special request of Barack Obama. Watch the performance below.

This will be Jennifer’s first public appearance since the October tragedy.