Queen Latifah and Nicci Gilbert

Media mogul Queen Latifah and singer/producer Nicci Gilbert have teamed up to create a new reality TV series based on the lives of successful women who got caught up and lost everything.

The new docu-series, From the Bottom Up, will follow five women who were very successful until unforeseen circumstances derailed their careers. The show will follow the women as they claw their way back to the top and redeem themselves.

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Faith Evans and Antonique Smith

Celebrities Sheryl Lee Ralph, Nicci Gilbert, Stevie Wonder, Isaiah Washington, Antonique Smith, and Faith Evans attended singer Kelly Price‘s showcase at HOME in Beverly Hills, CA, last night.

Faith, who hasn’t had a hit record in decades, posed with Antonique Smith who played her in the movie Notorious. I still don’t know why Faith instructed me to eat 100 donuts on Twitter. Surely she knows it’s impossible to eat 100 donuts?

Photos: Vladimir Labissiere/Splash News

Macy Gray attends the Kimble Hair Salon Event in Santa Monica, CA

Singer Macy Gray, far left, joined various C-list reality TV stars at the Kimble Hair Salon Event in Santa Monica, CA yesterday. Pictured are (L-R) Gray, Garcelle Beauvais, Kim Kimble, Kelly Price, and Nicci Gilbert. Celebrity hairstylist Kim Kimble invited her clients to celebrate her new season of WeTV’s scripted reality series L.A. Hair. Fans can expect to see actress Gabrielle Union, musician Akon and Entertainment Tonight correspondent Rocsi Diaz this season, reports kmbz.com.
Photos: Vladimir Labissiere/Splash News

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Kandi Burruss

Trey Anthony‘s play ‘da Kink in My Hair’ opened over the weekend at Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA. The play stars Melanie Fiona, Terri J. Vaughn, and Angie Stone (“R&B Divas”). Celebrity guests attending the play included Kandi Burress (pictured above), Towanda Braxton (Pictured below), Nicci Gilbert, Dice Dixon (“La La’s Full Court Life”); former TV reporter JaQuitta Williams, Kendra G., Ebony Steele of Rickey Smiley Morning Show and Dish Nation; Egypt Sherrod of V-103’s Midday Show and HGTV’s Property Virgins; Kimberly Lacy of HGTV’s Curb Appeal, and more.

Read the press release by Angela Watts of AW Media Group after the break.

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