The NY Daily News reports that struggling talk show titan Oprah has landed the first interview with Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown.

According to the NY Daily News, the 18-year-old will share her "personal memories” of her mother and how she’d like her to be remembered. Oprah also sat down with Whitney's most trusted confidants, her brother Gary Houston and sister-in-law, Pat. The interviews took place in Atlanta, where Bobbi Kristina once shared a townhouse with her mother.

Winfrey's team also said the family addressed the “rumors and speculation” that have surfaced in the wake of Houston's death on the eve of the Grammy Awards in February.

Houston was found unresponsive in the bathroom of her suite at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 11, the night before the Grammys.

The special will air on Oprah's OWN cable network on March 11.

Oprah's crown has been tarnished by poor ratings and traitors who jumped ship from her failing network OWN. In the past, the media seized upon the term "Oprahfication", to describe Oprah's powerful influence on pop culture. But it seems that Oprah has lost her magic touch.

Oprah walked away from her syndicated talk show Oprah, in May 2011 on the advice of a terminally ill boy who told her to end her show's successful run at an even number of years: 25.

Now, the 58-year-old media Guru is trying to save her struggling OWN network by doing more of the face-to-face interviews that made her famous.

From Press Release:

"Over the weekend (Saturday 2/25), Braxton sisters Toni, Tamar, Trina, Towanda and Traci along with mom Evelyn ("Miss E") gathered in L.A. for the Season 2 Reunion Show taping of their hit WE tv show "BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES." Hosted by talk show queen Wendy Williams, the Reunion Special addressed issues such as the tension and jealousy between Toni and Tamar; Trina's marital woes with cheating hubby Gabe; Tamar's hubby Vince's hospitalization; Traci's struggle to find her true calling; and Evelyn's recent engagement (and did she go through with the wedding?)."

Toni Braxton with Autistic son Diezel. Toni is a spokeswoman for Autism Speaks and the American Heart Association.

The "BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES" season finale airs Thursday, March 22 at 9pm ET/PT on WE tv. The "Braxton Family Values" reunion special airs Thursday, March 29 at 9pm ET/PT on WE tv.

Visit the show at Braxton Family Values.

Photos by: Chris Ragazzo/WE tv

Source: Saptosa Foster | The 135th Street Agency

Yesterday I received an email containing a "pre-bridal" video of 'Basketball Wives' cast member Evelyn Lozada preparing for her manufactured wedding to NFL player Chad Ochocinco this Summer.

I immediately sent the email to the trash bin without viewing the video. But Essence magazine posted the video on the front page of their website, where my good blog friend Gina viewed it.

Gina, owner of Whataboutourdaughters.com, wrote a scathing editorial about Essence magazine's decision to post the video on its front page.

In her post, Gina blasted Essence.com for promoting a "bridal" photo shoot of Evelyn Lozada on the front page of the website. Gina referred to Lozada as "a hyperviolent, Black woman hating, foul mouth scourge." And she asked where was the logic in highlighting the non-black Ms. Lozada on a website whose tag line is "Where Black women come first."

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In last night's episode of 'T.I. and Tiny: Family Hustle' the OMG Girlz shoot their first music video for their hit single "Gucci This". But the concerned father in T.I. objects to the girls' skimpy attire, excessive makeup and wedge heels. "When I was fifteen, girls who wore wedges had smeared lipstick," said T.I.

In this episode we finally get to see what's really behind the obvious tension between T.I. and Zonnique, Tameka's 15-year-old daughter by another man. It's apparent that "Nique Nique" isn't comfortable with T.I. trying to control her life, especially when she already has a father.

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No one can deny that reality TV star Khloe Kardashian and NBA star Lamar Odom have a successful marriage. Unlike other people Kim Kardashian who fall in love on a whim, Khloe and Lamar got married for all the right reasons.

But even the most successful marriages hit a bump in the road. So how do they keep the fires burning? One good way is to try something new in the bedroom. Men are adventurous by Nature. They love to try new positions (and flavors) in bed.

In last night's season 2 premiere of 'Khloe & Lamar,' Khloe hooks up a sex swing over her bed, and then invites her husband to take a ride with her. Click the link below to see what happens!

Khloe & Lamar airs Sundays on E! at 10/9c

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On last Thursday's episode of WE tv's 'Braxton Family Values', Mama Evelyn Braxton broke the news that her short term boyfriend, Doc, had proposed to her.

Evelyn first broke the news to her eldest daughter, Towanda Braxton -- the responsible one -- who grilled her mama about the proposal. "Well, what did you say?," asked Towanda.

"I said, uh, 'well, okay... it sounds good to me,'" Mama Evelyn replied.

"Mommy," said a skeptical Towanda, "Who says 'that sounds alright with me?' Who says that?"

"He got the point," said Evelyn. "He would take a 'yes' any kinda way he could!"

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I like 'Love and Hip Hop' executive producer Mona Scott-Young. She's real enough to give viewers into the real, less glamorous side of reality shows. For instance, Chrissy Lampkin only agreed to appear on last night's episode if she wasn't interviewed by Scott.

In last night's episode, subtitled 'Reality Check', Scott took viewers behind the scenes of 'Love and Hip Hop', to show how the producers really influence the direction of reality shows.

Scott is part interviewer, part therapist. It was interesting to watch her use her calm shrewdness and experience to draw the emotions out of the insecure cast members.

For instance, we now know that fading rapper Jim Jones agreed to appear in the LHH pilot because Chrissy "took a liking to" all the attention she received from the show. It was hard to watch Jones squirm under the weight of his own humility as he admitted to suppressing his pride to allow his woman to shine on the show.

Now that's love.

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Yesterday, Tameka "Tiny" Harris' publicist reached out to Sandrarose.com with the great news that Tiny is expanding her successful Tiny's Nail Bar to a new location.

"We are so excited about the success of Family Hustle and especially proud of Tameka as a business woman, mother, wife, producer and executive producer," wrote Tenisha Ramos of Somar Entertainment in an email.

"As an entreprenuer giving back to the community Tameka is looking for 10 nail technicians and a Spa Manager," she announced.

Tameka is also announcing the winner of her Family Hustle giveaway February 6, 2012 on her Twitter page for the best Family Hustle story. People can register by going to www.tinysnails.com or www.hypehair.com.

Above is an exclusive photo of Tiny by celebrity photographer Nicky Woo from Tiny's feature in EBONY magazine this month.

Also, congrats to Crystal (loyal SR member Twilight), who was named Tameka's new media manager!

Print and video model Vinese Ross has a body that most women envy, and most men can only dream of. She is all-natural, meaning her curves contain no preservatives or fillers. Having an all-natural body is a plus in the modeling world because there is less potential for "accidents" on the set during grueling photo shoots.

According to HustleBunny.com, Vinese is a college student who was born in Chicago, IL and raised in Atlanta, GA. She is the perfect combination of Midwest Swing and Southern Bounce that will make heads turn. Her natural curvaceous figure and exotic looks have already created some buzz in the modeling and entertainment industries. Vinese is a humble hard-worker who is not afraid of getting her hands dirty. Determined and positive, this fresh face is willing to do whatever it takes to be successful.

Follow her on Twitter: @vinese_ross

Photo Credits:
Nureign
Ian Ford
Noire 3000 Photography
Daren Gray

See more photos after the break. WARNING: Some of these photos are NOT SAFE FOR WORK!

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Last night on 'Braxton Family Values,' the sisters meet with their therapist Dr. Sherry to discuss their emotional conflicts with each other. Toni Braxton irked her sister Traci's Soul by suggesting that Traci lose "20 to 30 lbs now. And stop thinking that her tummy sticking out like that is hot, 'cause it's not."

Toni added: "You're too cute of a girl not to care about... to let herself go like that." Toni also said Traci's tummy wasn't always like that "so that lets me think she's comfortable."

The nerve of Toni to decide when another woman is comfortable with her body when Toni is sooo uncomfortable in her own skin!

Toni was extremely insensitive to suggest that her sister Traci lose weight to fit Toni's jacked up standard of beauty. Toni, with 20 lbs of weave on her head and a face that is surgically altered beyond recognition, is not so perfect herself! Isn't it funny that people who think they are so perfect always see their flaws in others but not in themselves?

Clearly, Traci is happy and comfortable with her weight -- which upsets her sisters who hate the fact that Traci accepts her beauty. Traci probably has no problems keeping a man, unlike her thin sisters who think they're so perfect.

I realize that this is just a reality show, but Toni irked me with that comment. I'm shocked that Towanda (the more level headed sister) didn't speak up for Traci. And what kind of therapist is Dr. Sherry to day Toni was "just being honest"?

Dr. Sherry should have turned that mirror back toward Toni so she could see the hurt in herself. Because only hurt people hurt others.

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