Gayle King and Robin Roberts Named to THR’s 35 Most Powerful People in Media List (Oprah Was Left Off the List)
‘CBS This Morning’ co-anchor Gayle King, left, and ‘Good Morning America’ co-anchor Robin Roberts are 2 of only 4 blacks named to The Hollywood Reporter’s list of the Top 35 Most Powerful People in media.
Remarkably, the woman whose coattails King rode to the top — Oprah Winfrey — was left off the list.
A teenager learned the hard way that sentiments she posts on social media can come back to bite her in the rear. Celia, an unemployed Texas teenager, tweeted her dissatisfaction at starting a new job at a notorious pizza joint run by a “gangsta pizza king”.
Yodeling singer Rihanna has a new source of income now that her albums are no longer selling like they used to.
*I bumped this post just to say I told you so!
A Boston Red Sox sideline reporter was reassigned to a desk position after her affair with Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks went public.
London is buzzing about a royal termination ordered by the Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine Middleton, aka Kate. It seems Kate fired her top hair stylist, James Pryce, for committing the ultimate sin.
Congratulations to friend of the blog Shawn “Tubby” Holiday who was promoted to Senior Vice President of Urban A&R at Columbia Records! Shawn will oversee the recording projects of celebrities such as T.I. “Tip” Harris (who signed a new record deal with Shawn at Columbia), Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey, Lauryn Hill, and rapper J. Cole, among others. Shawn previously held the position of SVP of A&R at RCA Records since 2011.
Shawn, pictured above left with T.I. Harris, has worked with superstars such as Akon, Keyshia Cole, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Hudson and Robin Thicke, among others.
Follow Shawn on Twitter.com if you believe you have what it takes to make it in the music business.