When Celebrity Sponsor Deals Go Horribly Wrong

Trina Braxton and Tamar Braxton

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.

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Oprah Lays Off Hundreds; Closes Chicago Studio

'Good Morning America' Guests

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).

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fanMAIL: “I’m the woman in the photo with MC Lyte”

MC Lyte receives at BET honors

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.

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L’Oreal Purchases Carol’s Daughter

Carol's Daughter sold

French cosmetics and beauty company L’Oreal USA announced today it was purchasing ethnic hair and beauty line Carol’s Daughter.

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Business Woman: Kysha Cameron

Kysha Cameron

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.

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Carol’s Daughter Files for Bankruptcy; Denies Brand is in Trouble

Carol's Daughter Files for Bankruptcy

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, the urban beauty products brand Carol’s Daughter filed for bankruptcy protection from its creditors. Carol’s Daughter founder Lisa Price disputes the report.

The Wall Street Journal reports that CD Stores LLC, formerly known as Carol’s Daughter Stores LLC, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Manhattan bankruptcy court.

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Paula Deen Says She Relates to “That Black Football Player Who Recently Came Out”

Paula Deen Apology

In case you haven’t heard, disgraced TV chef Paula Deen is back.

Deen, 67, is being given a second chance by corporate sponsors after she was unceremoniously dumped by the Food Network for being racially naive in these changing times.

“I’ve learned a lot,” said Deen in a cover story of this week’s People magazine.

“I feel like ‘embattled’ or ‘disgraced’ will always follow my name. It’s like that black football player who recently came out,” she said, referring to gay NFL draft prospect Michael Sam.

Deen continued: “He said, ‘I just want to be known as a football player. I don’t want to be known as a gay football player.’ I know exactly what he’s saying.”

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