In case you didn't know, Transformers actress Megan Fox is the sexiest woman in Hollywood. Word is Megan beat out Beyonce for the coveted spokesmodel gig at Armani Emporium. Fox is a beast and no one is touching her right now.
Fox allegedly got the gig after a fierce bidding war between Versace and Armani. I wonder how much cash the brand laid out on the table for her services?
Megan will replace Beyonce as the face of Armani's fragrance and fashion campaign.
Unfortunately, there was no such bidding war for Beyonce's services. She was simply moved aside to make room for Megan.
I guess this is further proof that Bey is losing her appeal.
The rumor mill has it that industry veteran Kevin Liles was fired from his position at Warner Music Group. Liles, who got his start interning at Def Jam, authored the book Make It Happen: The Hip-Hop Generation Guide to Success. He recently celebrated his engagement to Erika Jones.
From Hits Daily Double:
Sources are telling us veteran Urban music exec Kevin Liles has exited his post at Warner Music Group. We'll let you know when we hear more details. Liles, a Lyor Cohen cohort since both were at IDJ, returned to the company just a few months ago, when he was put in charge of Warner’s growing portfolio of 360 deals, with an emphasis on monetizing those rights.
Rapper Kid from old skool rap group Kid N Play is selling suits now. Hey, that royalty money from record spins only lasts so long and then you have to get a real job. Let this be a lesson to you wannabe rappers: money is EZ come and EZ go!
Barack Obama's approval ratings are sinking fast with no end in sight. The polls measure the apathy of Americans toward Obama due to his obvious lack of qualifications to run this country. What did voters expect? Obama was a junior Illinois state senator who spent two years voting "present" 130 times on tough legislation! That should have been a red flag.
Overall approval for Obama has now reached 46%, with 53% disapproving. Strong disapproval now comes within five points of overall approval, almost within the margin of error
Obama’s overall approval rating has dropped four points in the last two days, which gives an indication that the latest polling is significantly worse than earlier surveys. Rasmussen uses a rolling three-day poll of 500 likely voters each day. On Friday and Saturday, his overall approval was at 50%, but has dropped quickly to its new low.
Earlier I wrote that singer/songwriter The Dream was named Executive Vice President of Def Jam replacing Chris Hicks who took over the job from the late Shakir Stewart. That was incorrect, according to The Dream.
I did not replace him At DEF JAM he's the EVP of DEF JAM RECORDS and I AM EVP of ISLAND RECORDS.... To all being negative is out of style!
Singer/songwriter The Dream has been named Executive Vice President at Island Records, according to a message he posted on his Twitter account earlier today. The Dream will oversee development of new talent at the label.
The Dream thanked everyone at Island Records and his girlfriend Christina Milian, who is now completely brunette and almost forgotten. He wrote: "I look forward to the challenge of rebuilding music for not only Island Rec. But for Universal Records as a whole. Today I'm humbled and blessed."
He earlier promised to call it quits when his next album "Love King" is released. Hopefully, Island Record's artists won't adopt the singer's signature sound. All of The Dream's tracks sound exactly the same, which can get monotonous.
I have decided to stop drinking the Obama kool-aid. I am presently unemployed with no health insurance. It has been a tremendous struggle and "hope" is not paying my bills. This was the first year in many years that I had to cancel our family vacation. Long story short, we just couldn't afford it. Unfortunately, many of the families in my suburban neighborhood also decided not to travel to expensive locales. So what does Obama do? Spends over $50,000 a week just for LODGING on Martha's Vineyard.
Many people would love that to be their yearly salary right about now! This is beyond acceptable behavior from a president during a recession. And even if he wanted to personally "stimulate" the economy with his lavish trips, why go to a place with a population of 2% African American? Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, etc. were all cities that he promised change. What the hell did he promise Martha's Vineyard?
Conservative talk show host Glenn Beck returns to the air today after taking what some insiders say was a forced week's vacation.
The Glenn Beck Show, FOX News Channel's 2nd most popular show, was hit with a mass exodus of advertisers after he commented that Barack Hussein Obama was a racist with "a deep-seated hatred for white people."
FOX News Channel immediately distanced itself from Beck's inflammatory remarks, but that was not enough as dozens of advertisers jumped ship. Last week FOX asked Beck to take a break from the show until things cooled down.
To date, 33 major advertisers has asked FOX to reassign their ads to other FOX shows. Beck uttered his inflammatory comment about Obama on another FOX show on July 28, despite the fact that Obama is half white.
A spokesman for Clorox, the maker of bleach products, said in a statement, "we do not want to be associated with inflammatory speech used by either liberal or conservative talk show hosts."
The week before his vacation, Beck pulled the highest ratings ever for his show -- 2.4 million viewers per day. FOX spokeswoman Irena Briganti said FOX News Channel has not lost any revenue as a result of the boycott of Beck's show.
Don't believe those rumors that Michael Jackson's older sister LaToya was forced to take a job bagging groceries at the local Piggly Wiggly because she was left out of her brother's will.
Actually, LaToya is performing her civic duty by volunteering to bag groceries in support of AIDS Awareness.
La Toya Jackson is committed to continuing the charitable work her beloved brother Michael began years before his untimely death with AIDS Project LA. From bagging groceries in the APLA to meeting with APLA clients, this is only the beginning of what will be a lifelong dedication by La Toya in supporting the fight against AIDS.
We already know that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton thinks she has bigger a bigger nut**** than her husband, former president Bill Clinton. Every chance she gets to put him down and degrade him, she takes it. I don't know why Bill continues to put up with her.
Yesterday, while participating in a question/answer session on foreign policy in the Congo, Clinton embarrassed Americans everywhere by rudely rebuffing an African student who simply asked her what her husband's thoughts were on foreign policy.
Clinton snapped: "My husband is not the Secretary of State, I am!" Clinton's response was replete with attitude and neck rolling that is typical of a vengeful, vindictive woman. Later, it was revealed that the translator meant to ask Clinton what Obama's thoughts were on foreign policy.
It's hard to imagine that Clinton would have reacted the same way had she been asked the same question about Obama.
Last year it was NeNe Leakes and her bogus real estate guru husband Greg. This year it was faux fashion designer wannabe, Sheree Whitfield, and now it's Lisa Wu's turn to face reality after faking prosperity on a fake reality show.
According to TMZ.com, Lisa Wu Hartwell and her husband, former Oakland Raiders linebacker Edgerton Hartwell, lost their multi-million dollar Duluth home to foreclosure.
Apparently, the Hartwells got into their home using one of those creative financing deals that were so popular years ago when the housing market was booming. But then the housing bubble burst and the Hartwells were forced to plead with their mortgage lender to restructure the deal. But if they read the AJC business section (since they're all up in it) then they should have known that bankers aren't trying to hear that these days: they want their money.
The Hartwells bought the plush mansion for $2.9 mil in 2007, but the bank lost a cool mil when it was resold this month for $1.9 mil. So the Hartwells have now moved on to much smaller rental digs, and hopefully Ed is looking for a job to help pay the rent or we'll be talking about them again when they get evicted.
On Wednesday I went to see my dentist (and noted author of children's books), Dr. Joe Lester in Conyers, Georgia to be evaluated for dental implants. While there, I also had two teeth extracted. It was while he was pulling my teeth that Dr. Lester (who is a huge Obama supporter) learned that I was the same Sandra Rose who owns the blog that he banned everyone in his office from reading.
Dr. Lester is for ObamaCare, and of course, I'm against it. Shout out to Lester Dental Group staffers KiKi, Kenyatta and Tanika, who bring their laptops to work daily so they can still read my blog despite the fact that Dr. Lester banned my blog!
Here's a poignant letter that Dr. Lester wrote about his son-in-law, Mike (pictured below with his wife), who was diagnosed with cancer. Dr. Lester doesn't think Obama received the letter, so I decided to post it in the hopes that someone in Washington reads this letter from a doctor who is working in the trenches with patients who don't have insurance.
President Barack Obama
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500
Dear Mr. President,
I hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. I know that you are a very busy man so I’ll make this brief. I’d like to encourage you to keep up the good fight for universal health care coverage for the average citizen of this country. I am a healthcare provider who often hears from his patients how difficult it is for them to afford healthcare. I am also part of a family who is struggling with inadequate health care coverage. Last month, I lost a dear aunt to a two-year fight against breast cancer at age 52, and now my 42-year-old son-in-law is fighting lung cancer that has metastasized to his brain. The bill for his brain surgery alone, at Emory Hospital here in Atlanta, was well over $100,000. Over the last two years, his medical bills have quickly approached a half-million dollars.