Day: April 19, 2009

Blindie Exclusives Designers Fashion Spotted

SPOTTED: Kate Ross And Johnny Good In New York’s East Village

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Blindie spotted a fashionable couple strolling down Broadway in New York’s East Village and we just had to capture their moment and get their fashion point of view on a few questions.

NAME: Kate Ross
OCCUPTATION: Designer/Owner of Distinguished Cravat (specializing in leather and plaid bowties and neckties)
HOMETOWN: Winston Salem, NC
NAME YOUR ENSEMBLE: “Negro Chic”
OUTFIT SOUNDTRACK: “Heartbeat” by Madonna
FASHION ICON: Yves Saint Laurent. (“I feel like when he died I carry his spirit for women who don’t like to be “pretty” all the time.)

NAME: Johnny Good
OCCUPATION: Socialite
HOMETOWN: Flatbush, Brooklyn with an ATL connection
NAME YOUR ENSEMBLE: “Negro Chic”
OUTFIT SOUNDTRACK: “Jungle Grooves” by James Brown and “Touch The Sky” by Kanye West
FASHION ICON: Ralph Lauren. (“His story is inspirational -how he came up.”)

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Slumdog Millionaire

UPDATE: Father of Slumdog Millionaire Star Rubina Ali Denies Trying to Sell Child Star

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The father of Slumdog Millionaire child star Rubina Ali (who played a young Latika in the Oscar-winning film) reportedly tried selling his 9-year-old daughter for roughly $300,000, but he’s denying such reports to People.com.

Rafiq Quresh says the report is a “lie made up by foreign journalists playing games with me.”

According to News of the World, Rubina’s pop offered the shocking deal to an undercover fake sheik this week, explaining, “I have to consider what’s best for me, my family and Rubina’s future.”

Blaming the filmmakers, he reportedly said, “We’ve got nothing out of this film,” while Rubina’s uncle told the newspaper, “The child is special now. This is NOT an ordinary child. This is an Oscar child!”

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