Day: January 15, 2009

Fashion Joy Bryant Parties

Joy Bryant Shares Photos & Details From Her Hamptons Wedding to Stuntman David Pope

Bananas beauty, actress Joy Bryant, has finally opened up about her June wedding to stuntman David Pope, unveiling photos of her Hamptons nuptials in In Style.

“Everyone thought I was crazy to try to plan a wedding in less than a month, but I’m lucky to have talented friends who all pitched in,” Bryant told the magazine in its February issue. “As for my dress, a friend at Missoni took care of that. It was the first I tried on.”

“I was busy with everyone who came to celebrate—and being with the man of my dreams. Even if I’d had more time to plan it, I wouldn’t have changed a thing,” the celebrated fashionista said.

She also revealed her wedding playlist:

“Love Makes the World Go Round” by Deon Jackson

“Isn’t It Romantic?” by Ella Fitzgerald

“What a Wonderful Thing Love Is” by Al Green

“(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons” by Nat King Cole

“Fly Me to the Moon” by Frank Sinatra

“You’re All I Need to Get By” by Aretha Franklin

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The Real Housewives TV

Real Housewives Of Atlanta Update: Singer Usher Raymond’s Wife Tameka Asked To Join And Nene Leakes Set To Spinoff

With “too human” DeShawn Snow being shown the exit on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Bravo has approached R&B singer Usher Raymond’s wife Tameka Foster to join the lineup of lunching ladies.

Tameka confirmed to Essence.com that she was asked to join the show but also says, “Although [Bravo] approached me, and I was flattered by the offer, I will not be joining the Real Housewives cast.”

Too bad! It would’ve been fun to see Tameka show up Kim Zolciak with higher wattage music industry friends, and compete against Lisa Wu Hartwell for the multi-tasking mother award as she juggled her clothing line and five children (two of which are Usher’s). Tameka even has a foundation similar to DeShawn’s that helps build self-esteem in young girls, so maybe diamond galas would’ve been on the menu also.

Nene Leakes, however, is set to return for season two and already working on a spinoff with Bravo that’s slated to air in 2010. Fingers and toes crossed Nene’s “gay boyfriend” Dwight Eubanks joins her on the new show!

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AnnaLynne McCord Gimme Five Jourdan Dunn

GIMME FIVE: The Most Stunning Bitchy-Faced Beauties in Film & Fashion

Some women are better equipped to play femme fatales, while others are just boring girls next door. And Blindie must confess that we find the bad girls more entertaining to watch.

The following women, although amazingly stunning, have what Blindie likes to call “Bitchy Face,” a fierce look that no matter how much effort they put into trying to soften their face, they can’t help but to look like a bitch.

Here are our top five bitchy-faced stunners:

Megan Fox: From playing Lindsay Lohan’s nemesis in Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen to licking her glossy lips with a bikini top on the cover of GQ, “baby Angelina”—what Blindie likes to call her—definitely has the fiercest bitchy face we’ve seen in years.

AnnaLynne McCord: From raising havoc on Nip/Tuck to kicking around little Kansas Annie on 90210, the curly-haired beauty can only play bad girls with a face like that.

Jourdan Dunn: This stunning catwalker probably has the fiercest look since Linda Evangelista and has been compared to phone-slinging supermodel Naomi Campbell.

Gong Li: No one has manipulated men on film with her beauty like Chinese A-Lister Gong Li. This raven-haired China doll is beyond gorgeous–and was arguably the only good nugget in Memoirs of a Geisha.

Angelina Jolie: Before globe-trotting with her ever-growing brood, the most famous woman on the planet can only play strong women because a bitchy face like that can’t play soft. She’s portrayed a psychotic mental patient, a drug addict supermodel, and the fiercest video game heroine in history.

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ObamaNation Politics

Mario Bros. Goes Presidential In ‘Super Obama World’ Video Game

If you’ve already bought the Barack Obama gold coin, decorated your nativity scene with hand-made Italian figurines of the President-elect, or perhaps used some of the “Obama Condoms” then you will definitely appreciate the free online video game “Super Obama World.”

Created by the ZenSoft gaming company, “Obama World” is based on the classic Nintendo game Super Mario Bros. and features the President-elect making his way through a frozen 16-bit Alaskan world.

Instead of collecting gold coins like Mario and avoiding Koopa Troopa turtles and Goomba mushrooms, Obama must collect American flag lapel pins and stave off lipstick-wearing pigs, lobbyists carrying sacks of money and Sarah Palin’s on-the-loose wardrobe.

The kicker is when Obama powers-up with a piece of pie (we’re wondering if it’s apple or sweet potato pie) to become a suit-clad, sunglass wearing g-man!

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Broadway Lauren Graham

PHOTO: Lauren Graham’s First Shot in Costume for Broadway’s Guys and Dolls

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One of Blindie’s fave comedic actresses Lauren Graham is donning ’30s glam for her Broadway debut in a revival of Guys and Dolls.

In the shot, released to Entertainment Weekly, the Gilmore Girls alum channels her character, nightclub singer Mis Adelaide.

Referencing her vocal prowess in a famous and touching scene (see below) in Gilmore Girls where she karaokes Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You” to her love Luke, Graham said, “Lorelai was drunk. Don’t gauge my singing ability by Lorelai singing drunk in the seventh season.”

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Fashion Patrick Robinson

Gap Fashion Designer Patrick Robinson Shares His Style Secrets with In Style

Ga Ga worthy fashion designer Patrick Robinson is sharing his style essentials and secrets in In Style’s February issue.

The 42-year-old designer, who once was at the helm of Perry Ellis and Paco Rabanne, says, “Don’t wait for a special occasion to show off your inner and outer style. Reveal your individuality every day in your wardrobe but also in what makes you happy and what you believe in.”

In addition to advising women to stand out, Robinson suggests investing in statement jewelry, a well-fitting pair of jeans and knowing how to buy a suit for your man.

“Men see the big picture, but women take time to see the details when shopping,” asserts Robinson. “Train a man to zero in on the points that matter—or just buy it for him. He’s bound to look better.”

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Ga Ga Models Tyler Perry

Ga Ga: Model And Tyler Perry’s Rumored Girlfriend Gelila Bekele

Ethiopian born model Gelila Bekele is only 24 years old and already racking up a resume of impressive campaigns including Pantene and Colgate and more than a few gossip pages.

The Ford model set tongues wagging when she accompanied Tyler Perry to the premiere of his film Why Did I Get Married as well as the launch of his film studio in Atlanta last year and ever since Perry called her a “special person” in his life on Oprah and Regis the engagement rumors have exploded.

Blindie is ga ga for Bekele, and not just because she has the first African American major film studio owner on her arm, but because the stunning beauty is also a humanitatian and works with the organizations Charity: Water, Kageno, Keep a Child Alive and Darfur Action Network.

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