Twitter responded to critic’s calls for diversity in the boardroom by appointing Black television Entertainment (BET)’s Chief Executive Officer Debra Lee to its board of directors. Lee, 60, is both black and a female. Her appointment helps Twitter kill 2 birds with one stone.
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The 2016 Met Gala Ball lost $3 million even before the celebrities began their annual procession of pomp and splendor on Monday night.
According to Showbiz411.com’s Roger Friedman, the Met Ball — which he described as an “assemblage of high (Oscar winners) and very low culture (Kardashians)” — lost millions catering to Anna Wintour’s hand picked celebrity friends.
Amber Rose announced her new partnership with Zoobe character voice-messaging app at the 2016 SXSW over the weekend.
The Zoobe app creates 3D characters for Android and iPhone users to perform their user’s voice messages and share video clips with friends.
Amber was at the SXSW to promote her new 3D character, “MUVA,” she created in conjunction with Zoobe app.
Fashion blogger Gabi Fresh launched her Spring/Summer 2016 collection of designer swimwear for sexy full-figured women called Queen of the Bikini.
The new line, available through Swimsuitsforall, features fabrics that are colorful, whimsical and fun to wear to pool parties this summer.
Rapper Nas‘ 20-year-old daughter Destiny Jones has come a long way since her days as an ATM machine for her single mom, Carmen Bryant.
Destiny is joining the growing ranks of fledgling female entrepreneurs who hawk their wares on Instagram.com.
Braxton sibling Trina Braxton’s business skills are being questioned. The part-time singer and full-time reality personality posted a disclaimer of sorts on her Facebook page distancing herself from her own name brand hair weave collection.
The Oprah Winfrey empire is crumbling in Chicago. According to published reports, the 61-year-old media mogul laid off 200 employees and shuttered the famed Harpo Studios in Chicago (Harpo is Oprah spelled backwards).
Last week, Sandrarose.com incorrectly misidentified the woman in a photo with rap legend MC Lyte as her longtime girlfriend. Over the weekend I received an email from the woman who identified herself as entertainment executive Lynn Richardson. She categorically, but politely, denied being Lyte’s lover. We regret the error.
Read Lynn’s well-written email after the break.
French cosmetics and beauty company L’Oreal USA announced today it was purchasing ethnic hair and beauty line Carol’s Daughter.
Kysha Cameron made the transition from housewife and mom to a successful business woman and philanthropist. Kysha and other business leaders and entrepreneurs will share the secrets to their success at the Women on the MOVE Summit 2014 at the Riverdale Town Centre on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 9:00am.