Men’s Celebrity Crush List 1 – 5 (The Valentines Selection)

Asking guys to reveal their fantasy celebrity Valentines date turned out to be surprising, fun and at times, frustrating. As with the ladies selection, most men had only one thing on their minds. Sex! The following five choices are the most popular with reasons fitting into the Valentines theme. 1.   Beyonce – Beauty, Talent… Continue reading Men’s Celebrity Crush List 1 – 5 (The Valentines Selection)

CELEBRITY – Beyonce Rocks New “Tattoo!”

American gossip website TMZ published a photo of Beyonce at a restaurant sporting what looks like a tattoo on her wedding finger (see below). The photo was taken at Mother’s, New Orleans after her “mimegate” performance at President Obama’s inauguration. It doesn’t look like a permanent inking, more a henna/mehndi artwork. And looking closely at… Continue reading CELEBRITY – Beyonce Rocks New “Tattoo!”

Celebrity Birthdays! Rock Icon, Tina Turner Turns 73

Today is the birthday of the Queen of Rock and Roll, Miss Tina Turner who turns 73.   Born in Nutbush, Tennessee, USA 26th November, 1939, Anna Mae Bullock came from a humble and tough start in life before that gravelly powerful voice that many generations would grow to love, started her musical career in… Continue reading Celebrity Birthdays! Rock Icon, Tina Turner Turns 73

Language – “Poppy Show” Jamaican Slang

Poppy Show (poppee show) :- A “poppy show” is nothing to do with the red flowers (above) commonly associated with Remembrance Day. In West Indian terms, particularly Jamaican, a “poppy show” is an ol’ school phrase that refers to someone ‘showing off’ or who is boastful. The older generation of my Jamaican family, especially the… Continue reading Language – “Poppy Show” Jamaican Slang

MUSIC – Remembering Aaliyah, 11 years after her passing.

Today marks the 11th anniversary of the death of R&B’s eternal “baby girl”, Aaliyah Dana Haughton.  In August 25th 2001, after filming a video for her single “Rock The Boat” in Bahamas, Aaliyah and eight others, including her personal entourage and the pilot, died instantly when their plane burst into flames shortly after take off.… Continue reading MUSIC – Remembering Aaliyah, 11 years after her passing.

Picture of the Week: Beyonce and Jay Z’s baby

A friend emailed me this picture this evening and I’ve been howling ever since.  Whoever doctored this deserves full props, for making me laugh at least.  I can’t see Mr and Mrs Carter being too thrilled at the fun being poked towards their unborn but this kind of thing goes with the celebrity lifestyle.  … Continue reading Picture of the Week: Beyonce and Jay Z’s baby

Five Questions??? (UK media related)

  Why are people praising Beyonce for representing “curvy women” when it’s obvious that she has gone through great lengths to slim down (as noticed during her recent visit to the UK)? What is the UK media‘s big deal with Cheryl and Ashley Cole allegedly rekindling their relationship? They claim “…he’s scum that will break… Continue reading Five Questions??? (UK media related)