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Janelle Monáe walked back a "joke" she made on Twitter.com about improving voter turnout in the Black community. The 33-year-old Sagittarius took note of the hysteria surrounding the Popeyes chicken sandwich viral marketing campaign that targeted Black people in poor communities.

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Popeyes crispy chicken sandwich is still all the rage in Black communities. The sandwich is in such demand that lines queue down the block and chair throwing brawls have broken out inside restaurants. Janet wanted to see what the hoopla is for herself. But she's Janet Jackson, so she needed a police escort to jump the lines.

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It looks like Popeyes is the clear winner in the fierce battle of chicken sandwiches with rival Chic-Fil-A. Popeyes Chicken racked up $20 million in sales since introducing its new spicy fried chicken sandwich this month. Black Twitter users who raved about the new chicken sandwich triggered stampedes at many Popeyes locations.

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Jazz Jennings

It's been quite a week for 14-year-old transgender Jazz Jennings. The TLC Network announced a new reality show documenting Jazz's life as a gender stereotypical girl. Then he landed a deal as the face of Clean & Clear acne treatment products.

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Tyson Chandler and family

You know you've arrived when you're photographed by the great Annie Leibovitz. NBA star Tyson Chandler and his beautiful family are included in The Corcoran Group's Live As You Are campaign series. Leibowitz traveled from Manhattan to Palm Beach to capture tiny snapshots of family life in post-Obama America.

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Halle Berry goes "wild" for new fragrance.

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"Halle Berry looks "wildly" sexy in this shoot for her new fragrance. The product, Wild Essence Halle Berry, claims to, "capture the sensual essence of a women in nature," and features the X-Men actress in a sheer, black mesh dress against a jungle backdrop. "The essence of a woman is in body and soul and becomes more sensual in nature," said the Oscar-winning actress. Adding: "With my newest fragrance I wanted to go deep into the rainforest where I could capture the primal richness of nature in an effortless scent." The perfume, which includes Sicilian bergamot, "juicy black currant and mandarin zest" with lighter hints of sandalwood bark and white patchouli costs around $28.00 for 30ml. "I love the idea of creating a fragrance that will allow women to connect with nature, through perfume," said Berry, 48. Described as a "sparkling, multi-floral" aroma the adverts appear to be shot in a tropical climate and Berry's skin has a glowing sheen. "The enticing, sexy campaign powerfully captures the sensual connection between Halle and nature, magnetized by the enveloping strength of scent," says the campaign's blurb."

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  • Beyonce HM campaign

    Clothing giant H&M has lowered its standards and named Beyonce as the new face of its Summer 2013 women's line, Hollywoodlife reports.

    H&M is introducing Beyonce in the new campaign as, "Beyoncé as Mrs. Carter in H&M." Her images will be featured in print and television ads. The ads were shot in Nassau, Bahamas by photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.

    Creative director Donald Schneider describes the campaign as an “epic fantasy, with glamour, drama, and also a sense of paradise.” Yes, "epic fantasy" is about right.

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