Air Force Mom Surprises Son at School Basketball Game

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It’s been eight months since Derrick Jenkins last saw his mother. Thursday night, the 13-year-old got a surprise that made up for the time they spent apart.

Lt. Col. Cotina Jenkins-Sellers just returned to San Antonio from Kuwait.

With military-precision planning, she sneaked into Legacy Middle School on Thursday while Derrick was playing basketball.

The coaches had arranged it so Derrick would shoot a free throw as his mother walked onto the court to surprise him.

Derrick turned around and was so shocked, he fell to the ground and his mother hugged him.

Lt. Col. Cotina Jenkins-Sellers was the squadron commander of the 386 Force Support Squadron.

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Sizza Kalonji Axed from Concert Over Gay Lyrics at Sting Performance


Sizzla Kalonji continues to receive fallout from his anti-gay laced performance at Sting 2013. Organizers of the Melkweg festival in Amsterdam have removed the reggae/dancehall star from the lineup of this year’s show.

Sizzla was set to performed on the show on March 16 in Amsterdam. However, organizers pulled the plug on the reggae veteran citing video footage from a Jamaican concert where Sizzla performed anti-gay songs.

Promoters say they will be refunding patrons who already purchased tickets…

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Critics Choice Awards Winners and Losers

 Sandra Bullock attends the 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at Barker Hangar on January 16, 2014 in Santa Monica, California.
Sandra Bullock attends the 19th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards at Barker Hangar on January 16, 2014 in Santa Monica, California.


CNN reports::The “Gravity” star had a busy Thursday thanks to her Oscar nod, and by the time she took the stage at that night’s Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, she let an F-bomb slip during her acceptance speech for best actress in an action movie.


Bullock was trying to get out her “thank you’s” when a technical glitch interrupted. “What the f***?” a surprised Bullock said before joking that she’s an action star.

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Also stunning and receiving her award was Lupita Nyong.For last night’s festivities, the Kenyan stunner opted for a white silk crepe cutout gown by Calvin Klein Collection, finished off with a Calvin Klein Collection box clutch, Paul Andrew custom shoes and Kimberly McDonald Jewelry.

Lupita Nyongoarrives at the 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at Barker Hangar on January 16, 2014 in Santa Monica, California.
Lupita Nyongoarrives at the 19th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards at Barker Hangar on January 16, 2014 in Santa Monica, California.-Photo Credit Getty Images

Here’s the full list of winners. Will any of these affect your Oscar picks? 

Best picture: “12 Years a Slave”

Best actor: Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best actress: Cate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine”

Best supporting actor: Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best supporting actress: Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”

Best young actor/actress: Adele Exarchopoulos, “Blue Is the Warmest Color”

Best acting ensemble: “American Hustle”

Best director: Alfonso Cuaron, “Gravity”

Best original screenplay: Spike Jonze, “Her”

Best adapted screenplay: John Ridley, “12 Years a Slave”

Best cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, “Gravity”

Best art direction: Catherine Martin (production designer), Beverley Dunn (set decorator), “The Great Gatsby”

Best editing: Alfonso Cuaron and Mark Sanger, “Gravity”

Best costume design: Catherine Martin, “The Great Gatsby”

Best hair & makeup: “American Hustle”

Best visual effects: “Gravity”

Best animated feature: “Frozen”

Best action movie: “Lone Survivor”

Best actor in an action movie: Mark Wahlberg, “Lone Survivor”

Best actress in an action movie: Sandra Bullock, “Gravity”

Best comedy: “American Hustle”

Best actor in a comedy: Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Best actress in a comedy: Amy Adams, “American Hustle”

Best sci-fi/horror movie: “Gravity”

Best foreign language film: “Blue Is the Warmest Color”

Best documentary feature: “20 Feet From Stardom”

Best song: “Let It Go” Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, “Frozen”

Best score: Steven Price, “Gravity”

Former NY Pastor Convicted of Rape Faces Deportation to Jamaica


A former New York minister has pleaded guilty to raping two teenage girls, one of whom belonged to his congregation.

Prosecutors say the Reverend Michael Clare was convicted of rape on Wednesday. Under the terms of the plea deal, he will be sentenced to five years in prison and will register as a sex offender.

Clare is from Jamaica and faces deportation. He was the pastor of the Harvest Worship Centre International in the Bronx. He admitted performing the acts with a 13-year-old girl in 2007 at his home and with a 14-year-old girl later.

Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson says in a statement the victims’ wishes were considered for the plea deal.

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Tyler Alvarez star on New Nickelodeon Telenovela

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Tyler Alvarez,latin,Nickelodeon

It seems that telenovelas have made their way to NickelodeonTyler Alvarez stars as Diego in Every Witch Way, a teenage telenovela focused on magic, friendship, and love. The show is based on the successful, award-winning Latin American version, Grachi.

Born in the Bronx and now living in Long Island, this Cuban and Puerto Rican star comes from a big family. With a father in the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) and a mother working for a private hospital, we were curious as to how this teen got into acting! Tyler dishes about his first role (this is his TV debut!), his Latino culture, and the interesting choice of stars he’d like to work with. Read it all below!
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Robin Thicke and Marvin Gay Estate Settle Lawsuit


The Robin Thicke “Blurred Lines” vs. Marvin Gaye “Got To Give It Up” ordeal has been come to an agreement this past week.  The back and forth lawsuits, was based on the similarity of the songs, and Robin Thicke statements that the son was inspired by Marvin Gaye, which was produced by Pharell Williams.

Here’s the run down..

Robin Thicke releases monster song “Blurred Lines”. Said song has striking similiarties to Marvin Gaye’s classic “Got To Give It Up”. The Gaye estate sues Thicke. Thicke countersues the Gaye estate. Gaye estate then sues Sony/ATV publishing because the powerhouse song publisher actually represents both parties and the Gaye estate felt as though Sony/ATV were being far from impartial and siding with Thicke on the matter.

Terms of the settlement between the Gaye estate and Sony/ATV were not publicly released. However, the litigation between Robin Thicke and the Gaye estate is still ongoing.

Lebron James Caught Cheating at White House-Madd Sports

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lebron james,potus,president,obama,miamiheat

NBC Associate Producer Stacey Klein shook up the Heat Nation with a singular post on her Instagram account.

Klein wrote: “Pretty decent day at the WH today. The Miami HEAT gave a “POTUS” jersey to the head honcho and I watched LeBron ask a girl for her number, right in front of me. He just got married in September. #happilyeverafter #champions #picstitch”


2014 Oscar Nominations Defy Gravity



The 2014 nominations for the 86th annual Academy Awards have been announced. Gravity starring Sandra Bullock  and Steve McQueen’s “12 Years A Slave” landed 9 nominations while “American Hustle” garnered 10.  An major upset and  missing from the long  list of nominees where  Lee Daniels’ “The Butler” , starring Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker, and Justin Chadwick’s “Mandela Long Walk To Freedom”.


The Academy Awards air Sunday, March 2 from the Dolby Theater.

The  nominees for the 2014 Oscar nominations are listed below.


Performance by an actor in a leading role


  • Christian Bale in “American Hustle”
  • Bruce Dern in “Nebraska”
  • Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Wolf of Wall Street”
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor in “12 Years a Slave”
  • Matthew McConaughey in “Dallas Buyers Club”




Performance by an actor in a supporting role


  • Barkhad Abdi in “Captain Phillips”
  • Bradley Cooper in “American Hustle”
  • Michael Fassbender in “12 Years a Slave”
  • Jonah Hill in “The Wolf of Wall Street”
  • Jared Leto in “Dallas Buyers Club”




Performance by an actress in a leading role


  • Amy Adams in “American Hustle”
  • Cate Blanchett in “Blue Jasmine”
  • Sandra Bullock in “Gravity”
  • Judi Dench in “Philomena”
  • Meryl Streep in “August: Osage County”




Performance by an actress in a supporting role


  • Sally Hawkins in “Blue Jasmine”
  • Jennifer Lawrence in “American Hustle”
  • Lupita Nyong’o in “12 Years a Slave”
  • Julia Roberts in “August: Osage County”
  • June Squibb in “Nebraska”




Best animated feature film of the year


  • “The Croods” Chris Sanders, Kirk DeMicco and Kristine Belson
  • “Despicable Me 2” Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin and Chris Meledandri
  • “Ernest & Celestine” Benjamin Renner and Didier Brunner
  • “Frozen” Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee and Peter Del Vecho
  • “The Wind Rises” Hayao Miyazaki and Toshio Suzuki




Achievement in cinematography


  • “The Grandmaster” Philippe Le Sourd
  • “Gravity” Emmanuel Lubezki
  • “Inside Llewyn Davis” Bruno Delbonnel
  • “Nebraska” Phedon Papamichael
  • “Prisoners” Roger A. Deakins




Achievement in costume design


  • “American Hustle” Michael Wilkinson
  • “The Grandmaster” William Chang Suk Ping
  • “The Great Gatsby” Catherine Martin
  • “The Invisible Woman” Michael O’Connor
  • “12 Years a Slave” Patricia Norris




Achievement in directing


  • “American Hustle” David O. Russell
  • “Gravity” Alfonso Cuarón
  • “Nebraska” Alexander Payne
  • “12 Years a Slave” Steve McQueen
  • “The Wolf of Wall Street” Martin Scorsese




Best documentary feature


  • “The Act of Killing”Joshua Oppenheimer and Signe Byrge Sørensen
  • “Cutie and the Boxer” Zachary Heinzerling and Lydia Dean Pilcher
  • “Dirty Wars” Richard Rowley and Jeremy Scahill
  • “The Square” Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer
  • “20 Feet from Stardom” Nominees to be determined




Best documentary short subject


  • “CaveDigger” Jeffrey Karoff
  • “Facing Fear” Jason Cohen
  • “Karama Has No Walls” Sara Ishaq
  • “The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life” Malcolm Clarke and Nicholas Reed
  • “Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall” Edgar Barens




Achievement in film editing


  • “American Hustle” Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers and Alan Baumgarten
  • “Captain Phillips” Christopher Rouse
  • “Dallas Buyers Club” John Mac McMurphy and Martin Pensa
  • “Gravity” Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger
  • “12 Years a Slave” Joe Walker




Best foreign language film of the year


  • “The Broken Circle Breakdown” Belgium
  • “The Great Beauty” Italy
  • “The Hunt” Denmark
  • “The Missing Picture” Cambodia
  • “Omar” Palestine




Achievement in makeup and hairstyling


  • “Dallas Buyers Club” Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews
  • “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” Stephen Prouty
  • “The Lone Ranger” Joel Harlow and Gloria Pasqua-Casny




Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)


  • “The Book Thief” John Williams
  • “Gravity” Steven Price
  • “Her” William Butler and Owen Pallett
  • “Philomena” Alexandre Desplat
  • “Saving Mr. Banks” Thomas Newman




Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)


  • “Alone Yet Not Alone” from “Alone Yet Not Alone”
    Music by Bruce Broughton; Lyric by Dennis Spiegel
  • “Happy” from “Despicable Me 2”
    Music and Lyric by Pharrell Williams
  • “Let It Go” from “Frozen”
    Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
  • “The Moon Song” from “Her”
    Music by Karen O; Lyric by Karen O and Spike Jonze
  • “Ordinary Love” from “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”
    Music by Paul Hewson, Dave Evans, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen; Lyric by Paul Hewson




Best motion picture of the year


  • “American Hustle” Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison and Jonathan Gordon, Producers
  • “Captain Phillips” Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca, Producers
  • “Dallas Buyers Club” Robbie Brenner and Rachel Winter, Producers
  • “Gravity” Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman, Producers
  • “Her” Megan Ellison, Spike Jonze and Vincent Landay, Producers
  • “Nebraska” Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa, Producers
  • “Philomena” Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan and Tracey Seaward, Producers
  • “12 Years a Slave” Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen and Anthony Katagas, Producers
  • “The Wolf of Wall Street” Nominees to be determined




Achievement in production design


  • “American Hustle” Production Design: Judy Becker; Set Decoration: Heather Loeffler
  • “Gravity” Production Design: Andy Nicholson; Set Decoration: Rosie Goodwin and Joanne Woollard
  • “The Great Gatsby” Production Design: Catherine Martin; Set Decoration: Beverley Dunn
  • “Her” Production Design: K.K. Barrett; Set Decoration: Gene Serdena
  • “12 Years a Slave” Production Design: Adam Stockhausen; Set Decoration: Alice Baker




Best animated short film


  • “Feral” Daniel Sousa and Dan Golden
  • “Get a Horse!” Lauren MacMullan and Dorothy McKim
  • “Mr. Hublot” Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares
  • “Possessions” Shuhei Morita
  • “Room on the Broom” Max Lang and Jan Lachauer




Best live action short film


  • “Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me)” Esteban Crespo
  • “Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just before Losing Everything)” Xavier Legrand and Alexandre Gavras
  • “Helium” Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson
  • “Pitääkö Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?)” Selma Vilhunen and Kirsikka Saari
  • “The Voorman Problem” Mark Gill and Baldwin Li




Achievement in sound editing


  • “All Is Lost” Steve Boeddeker and Richard Hymns
  • “Captain Phillips” Oliver Tarney
  • “Gravity” Glenn Freemantle
  • “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” Brent Burge
  • “Lone Survivor” Wylie Stateman




Achievement in sound mixing


  • “Captain Phillips” Chris Burdon, Mark Taylor, Mike Prestwood Smith and Chris Munro
  • “Gravity” Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead and Chris Munro
  • “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Michael Semanick and Tony Johnson
  • “Inside Llewyn Davis” Skip Lievsay, Greg Orloff and Peter F. Kurland
  • “Lone Survivor” Andy Koyama, Beau Borders and David Brownlow




Achievement in visual effects


  • “Gravity” Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk and Neil Corbould
  • “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and Eric Reynolds
  • “Iron Man 3” Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Erik Nash and Dan Sudick
  • “The Lone Ranger” Tim Alexander, Gary Brozenich, Edson Williams and John Frazier
  • “Star Trek Into Darkness” Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Ben Grossmann and Burt Dalton




Adapted screenplay


  • “Before Midnight” Written by Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke
  • “Captain Phillips” Screenplay by Billy Ray
  • “Philomena” Screenplay by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope
  • “12 Years a Slave” Screenplay by John Ridley
  • “The Wolf of Wall Street” Screenplay by Terence Winter




Original screenplay


  • “American Hustle” Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell
  • “Blue Jasmine” Written by Woody Allen
  • “Dallas Buyers Club” Written by Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack
  • “Her” Written by Spike Jonze
  • “Nebraska” Written by Bob Nelson











Beyonce Shares Blu Ivy BDay Photos





It seems that Jay Z was not the only one on parent duty for Blu Ivy’s birthday, January 7. She spent time with her mother and father in Miami for the occasion. Now in newly released photos we see the toddler dolled up in a princess crown and face paint for her special day.



Guests at Blue Ivy’s party included Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams and Angie Beyince who also donned face paint fashioned into butterflies (above).Blue was treated to toys at her party that included a hot pink Minnie Mouse car and a card from her Timbaland’s daughter Reign.



Justin Bieber House Raided Lil Za Arrested Again while under Arrest??



  1. One can only ask who drugs is it?  
  2. Why would you freak out while in jail?
  3. How much money is Justin Bieber going to pay Lil Za to keep his mouth shut about the cocaine?….
  4. Did his neighbor, who he through eggs at two days ago, call the police? ….. Last but not least,
  5. Why is Lil Za living with Justin Bieber?? hmmm .. 

Flash Back Scenario: 

Justin Bieber and Lil Za and Puffy and Mace

 TMZ is Reporting : Justin Bieber’s BFF Lil Za has just been arrested for COCAINE POSSESSION at the singer’s home — during the early morning raid stemming from the Bieber egg attack on his neighbor.

A rep for the L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. confirmed the arrest for FELONY drug possession … and said the cocaine was “in plain view” during the raid. Officials say Bieber was “not connected” to the cocaine.

Za’s bail has been set $20,000. He is still in custody.

Lil Za is a rapper who once lived at Bieber’s Calabasas home … and he’s been tight with JB for years.

Eleven L.A. County Sheriff’s patrol cars descended on Bieber’s house this morning to execute a search warrant in connection with Bieber’s egg-throwing incident last week outside his neighbor’s home … law enforcement sources tell TMZ.

Sources tell us … deputies are looking for any evidence that links Bieber to the egg assault.

We’re told this is a FELONY search warrant — meaning Justin is under a microscope for a crime that could land him in prison.

Source: TMZ

Caribbean Director wins big at Golden Globes


Caribbean-Briton director Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” was named best motion picture, drama at the 71st annual Golden Globes awards on Sunday night, beating out “Captain Phillips,” “Gravity,” “Philomena” and “Rush.” It was the lone award for the film at the Golden Globes.

McQueen’s historical biopic of Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free man abducted and sold into slavery, “12 Years a Slave” was long considered a front-runner in the best picture Oscar race.

McQueen was born in West London to Grenadian and Trinidadian parents.

As he tells it: “My parents are from Grenada, my mother and father; you know, this is the place where Malcolm X’s mother was born. My mother was born in Trinidad; the phrase ‘Black Power’ was born in Trinidad. Harry Belafonte is from Jamaica. Marcus Garvey is from the West Indies. And there’s this huge majority of my family living in the United States, so it’s a little bit more complex than that. It’s not about me being a Brit; it’s about me being a part of that sort of diaspora.

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Five Arrested in former Miss Venezuela Murder


It seems that  several new details have emerged in the murder case of former Miss Venezuela, Monica Spear. According to Fox News Latino, five unidentified suspects have been arrested in regards to the brutal killing.


As reported on Tuesday, Monica Spear, 29, and her ex-husband, Thomas Henry Berry, 39, were spending New Year’s in the mountains of western Venezuela with their five-year-old daughter when they were killed in a carjacking attempt. The two were shot and killed in close range on an isolated stretch of highway just outside of Puerto Cabello. Their daughter, Maya, witnessed the murdered and is currently in stable condition after being treated for a leg wound.


Fox News Latino reports that the two were killed at about 10:30 on Monday after their four-door sedan hit “a sharp object that had been placed on the highway.” The object punctured at least two of its tires. They then became prey to roadside assailants, who fired at least six shots into their vehicle.

“They fired with viciousness,” said President Nicolas Maduro.

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Bobbi Kristina Marriage not approved by Whitney Houston’s Mom

Bobbi Kristina and Nick Gordan
Bobbi Kristina and Nick Gordan

Whitney Houston mother, Cissy Houston found out that the couple had gotten married without consulting the family first, she was furious. But she realized that there was nothing that she could do about it.

According to, Houston family sources told the publication that neither Brown nor Gordon bothered to ask their grandmother for her approval.

Bobbi Kris claims that she and Gordon attended a Sweet 16 soiree before and that is where Cissy Houston allegedly gave her blessing — but not for marriage.

Bobbi Kristina Brown lied. When Whitney Houston’s only biological child said that her grandmother, Cissy Houston, supported her marriage to her adopted brother Nick Gordon, she was not being truthful.-Source

Feds Investigate Christie on Sandy Relief Funds


It seems that the NJ bridge traffic mess, is just one other problem that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is facing this week. The New Jersey Governor  is facing a federal investigation into whether the governor used Hurricane Sandy relief money to produce tourism ads starring himself and his family, Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) told CNN Sunday. The New Jersey lawmaker said the inspector general for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development conducted a preliminary investigation, and concluded that a full investigation is warranted.

The Huffington post reports: This  new investigation comes as the New Jersey governor is facing a separate federal probe into revelations that his top aides engineered the temporary shutdown of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge as political retribution.

Pallone wrote a letter to the inspector general of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in August, asking why a firm with a more expensive pitch won the project to make a New Jersey tourism campaign with Hurricane Sandy relief funds. The winning firm’s bid was $4.7 million, while a comparable firm cost $2.5 million. The more expensive idea included the Christies, while the cheaper pitch did not.

In a slickly produced ad released in May, Christie appeared towards the end and proclaimed that New Jersey was “stronger than the storm.”

The ad came as Christie was running for reelection as a Republican in an overwhelmingly Democratic state. However, due to his personal popularity (thanks in no small part to his handling of the Sandy recovery), Christie trounced Democrat Barbara Buono and led in the polls throughout the campaign.

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Golden Globes Moments and Winners

Jennifer Lawrence was one of the Best Dress, at the 2014 Golden Globes.

The 2014 Golden Globes was the highlight of the Sunday evening lineup on television. The annual awards featured nominations for Hollywood’s top actors and actresses.  The show was hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.  The jokes were plenty, and was not held back from the celebrity audience, who got their share of personal jokes.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Host the 2014 Golden Globes:

This year,there seem to be a great liquor sponsors, because every one was DRUNK….No..tipsy.  Especially Sean “Pdiddy Combs” who was in his true form, while presenting with Usher.


I am not sure that P Diddy was able to sober up, but he sure was having a great time , at the after party. There were very notable celebrities that were drunk throughout the night, Matthew McConaughey, Ben Affleck,and more.

The worst dress by far, for the night was Paula Patton……#nocomment

Paula Patton ttends the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Wire Image:Huff Post
Paula Patton ttends the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Wire Image:Huff Post

The best dress of the night , range from a mixture of designers and people, a notable mention was Lupita Nyongo, who stared as a supporting actress in the movie 12 Years a Slave.  The overall night, was a spectacular and  gets the awards season off to a great start. There were several big moments of the night, especially for “12 Years a Slave” which won Best Motion Picture Drama.

Voted as teh Best Dress on Wendy Williams

AND THE WINNERS ARE…Best motion picture, drama

• “12 Years a Slave” — WINNER
• “Captain Phillips”
• “Gravity”
• “Philomena”
• “Rush”

12 Years and Slave

Best actress in a motion picture, drama

• Cate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine” — WINNER
• Sandra Bullock, “Gravity”
• Judi Dench, Philomena”
• Emma Thompson, “Saving Mr. Banks”
• Kate Winslet, “Labor Day”

Best actor in a motion picture, drama

• Chiwetel Ejiofor, “12 Years a Slave”
• Idris Elba, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”
• Tom Hanks, “Captain Phillips”
• Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club” — WINNER
• Robert Redford, “All is Lost”

Best motion picture, comedy or musical

• “American Hustle” — WINNER
• “Her”
• “Inside Llewyn Davis”
• “Nebraska”
• “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Best actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy

• Amy Adams, “American Hustle” — WINNER
• Julie Delpy, “Before Midnight”
• Greta Gerwig, “Frances Ha”
• Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Enough Said”
• Meryl Streep, “August: Osage County”

Best actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy

• Christian Bale, “American Hustle”
• Bruce Dern, “Nebraska”
• Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Wolf of Wall Street” — WINNER
• Oscar Isaac, “Inside Llewyn Davis”
• Joaquin Phoenix, “Her”

Best animated feature film

• “The Croods”
• “Despicable Me 2”
• “Frozen” — WINNER

Best foreign language film

• “Blue is the Warmest Color”
• “The Great Beauty” — WINNER
• “The Hunt”
• “The Past”
• “The Wind Rises”

Best supporting actress in a motion picture

• Sally Hawkins, “Blue Jasmine”
• Jennifer Lawrence, “American Hustle” — WINNER
• Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”
• Julia Roberts, “August: Osage County”
• June Squibb, “Nebraska”

Best supporting actor in a motion picture

• Barkhad Abdi, “Captain Phillips”
• Daniel Brühl, “Rush”
• Bradley Cooper, “American Hustle”
• Michael Fassbender, “12 Years a Slave”
• Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club” — WINNER

Best director, motion picture

• Alfonso Cuaron, “Gravity” — WINNER
• Paul Greengrass, “Captain Phillips”
• Steve McQueen, “12 Years a Slave”
• Alexander Payne, “Nebraska”
• David O. Russell, “American Hustle”

Best screenplay, motion picture

• Spike Jonze, “Her” — WINNER
• Bob Nelson, “Nebraska”
• Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan, “Philomena”
• John Ridley, “12 Years a Slave”
• Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, “American Hustle”

Best original score, motion picture

• Alex Ebert, “All is Lost” — WINNER
• Alex Heffes, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”
• Steven Price, “Gravity”
• John Williams, “The Book Thief”
• Hans Zimmer, “12 Years a Slave”

Best original song, motion picture

• “Atlas,” “Hunger Games: Catching Fire”
• “Let It Go,” “Frozen”
• “Ordinary Love,” “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” — WINNER
• “Please Mr. Kennedy,” “Inside Llewyn Davis”
• “Sweeter Than Fiction,” “One Chance”

Best TV series, drama

• “Breaking Bad” — WINNER
• “Downton Abbey”
• “The Good Wife”
• “House of Cards”
• “Masters of Sex”

Best actress in a TV series, drama

• Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife”
• Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black”
• Taylor Schilling, “Orange Is the New Black”
• Kerry Washington, “Scandal”
• Robin Wright, “House of Cards” — WINNER

Best actor in a TV series, drama

• Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad” — WINNER
• Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan”
• Michael Sheen, “Masters of Sex”
• Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”
• James Spader, “The Blacklist”

Best TV series, musical or comedy

• “The Big Bang Theory”
• “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” — WINNER
• “Girls”
• “Modern Family”
• “Parks and Recreation”

Best actress in a TV series, musical or comedy

• Zooey Deschanel, “New Girl”
• Lena Dunham, “Girls”
• Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
• Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
• Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation” — WINNER

Best actor in a TV series, musical or comedy

• Jason Bateman, “Arrested Development”
• Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”
• Michael J. Fox, “The Michael J. Fox Show”
• Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”
• Andy Samberg, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” — WINNER

Best TV movie or miniseries

• “American Horror Story: Coven”
• “Behind the Candelabra” — WINNER
• “Dancing on the Edge”
• “Top of the Lake”
• “White Queen”

Best actress in a miniseries or TV movie

• Helena Bonham Carter, “Burton and Taylor”
• Rebecca Ferguson, “The White Queen”
• Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Coven”
• Helen Mirren, “Phil Spector”
• Elisabeth Moss, “Top of the Lake” — WINNER

Best actor in a miniseries or TV movie

• Matt Damon, “Behind the Candelabra”
• Michael Douglas, “Behind the Candelabra” — WINNER
• Chiwetel Ejiofor, “Dancing on the Edge”
• Idris Elba, “Luther”
• Al Pacino, “Phil Spector”




Best supporting actress in a series, miniseries or TV movie

• Jacqueline Bisset, “Dancing on the Edge” — WINNER
• Janet McTeer, “The White Queen”
• Hayden Panettiere, “Nashville”
• Monica Potter, “Parenthood”
• Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family”

Best supporting actor in a series, miniseries or TV movie

• Josh Charles, “The Good Wife”
• Rob Lowe, “Behind the Candelabra”
• Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad”
• Corey Stoll, “House of Cards”
• Jon Voight, “Ray Donovan” — WINNER


Peoples Choice Awards 2014

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The 2014 Peoples Choice awards was hosted by two rich  broke girls stars, who hoste dthe 2014 award ceremony. The comedic style of the two girls have the entire audience in tears. Throughout the night, the girls had a dance off to some throw back, hip-hop hits.  The night was full of great speeches, and some awesome fashion. Sandra Bullock clean up with three awards, and also mentioned her adopted son Louis.


Sandra Bullock, winner of the Favorite Movie Actress, Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress and Favorite Comedic Movie Actress poses in the press room at the 40th annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) Hollywood Reporter

Sandra Bullock, winner of the Favorite Movie Actress, Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress and Favorite Comedic Movie Actress poses in the press room at the 40th annual People’s Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) Hollywood Reporter

CNN reports:

(CNN) — Jennifer Hudson didn’t win a People’s Choice Award for a performance on Wednesday. But it was her emotional speech for a humanitarian award that highlighted the 2014 edition of the awards show.

Hudson accepted the favorite humanitarian award with her sister Julia for the foundation the pair started in the name of Julia’s son, Julian D. King, after his 2008 murder. The Hudson sisters’ mother and brother were also killed in the crime.

Jennifer Hudson said she was inspired by performers and educators she saw as a child. She wants to carry the message on to a new generation, she said, because that inspiration made a difference in her life.

“If they did it, then I can do it, too,” she said of the work.



Jay Z on Daddy Duty

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Father and rap mogul  Jay-Z was spotted with his daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, leaving Joey’s restaurant in Miami, Florida, after having lunch with his wife Beyonce on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

Earlier in the day, the family celebrated Blue Ivy’s 2nd birthday by renting out all of Jungle Island, a botanical bird sanctuary, wildlife habitat, and botanical garden. The family later left Miami by private jet and headed to Ohio for Jay-Z’s next show on his “Magna Carter World Tour.

Madd Factor:It is a welcome sight to see that Jay Z is  taking a major role in Blu Ivy’s daily life, he is not too busy to handle his responsibility. -Good Look Jay Z!.. .. but her hair!!

Ride Along Movie Premiere Atlanta


On January 17, 2014 , Universal Pictures will release the first comedy of the year “Ride Along”.  This past week, the premier of the film was hosted by Rainforest film Producer Will Packer, along with actors Ice Cube and Kevin Hart.

Rapper Ludacris,Girl friend Eudoxie, Monica and husband Shannon Brown, Will Packer and Heather Hayslett

The movie premiere was hosted at the Regal Cinema in Atlanta,Georgia. Celebrities such as TI, Ludacris, Shannon Brown, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Jacob Lattimore, and internet Sensation Emmanuel Hudson. Jacob Lattimore, star from the recent fim the “Black Nativity” shared his thoughts, his cameo performance in the movie.

The Run Down 

Ben Barber played by Kevin Hart wants to receive the blessing of James  Avery who is played by Ice Cube. He wants to ask his sister, played by  actress Tika Sumpter to marry him. Ben is aspiring police officer who has been recently accepted into the policy academy. James, who’s already a cop, told Ben in order to receive his blessing he would have to “Ride Along” with him during his cop duties for one day and be able to handle his own. Ben utilizes his knowledge of a video game to get him and James out of a deadly situation.  This is a Must See!!

“Its pretty action packed with alot of funny parts!!”-Angel Loren

Written:Michael Thomas

Contributing Reporter 

Angel loren



Caribbean Senator Sentenced to 5 years in prison

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) A former senator in the U.S. Virgin Islands has been sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty last year to racketeering.

A judge on Wednesday ordered Alvin Williams Jr. to serve nearly five years in prison.

Williams apologized for his actions during the sentencing in St. Thomas.


2014 Grammy Awards Countdown



Some of the music industry biggest names will head to Los Angles in a few weeks.  Artist such as Jay Z has nine nods, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have seven, but the most impressive is Lorde, 17,  from London,England,who has scored four for her hit debut album Pure Heroine and my fave single on the airwaves right now, “Royals,” for Song of the Year.


From Kanye West for Yeezus to Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid, the competition is stiff. You’ll have to tune in to see on Jan. 26, 2014, at 8 p.m. EST on CBS.

Here’s the full list of 2014 Grammy Awards nominees:

Album of the Year
The Blessed Unrest — Sara Bareilles
Random Access Memories — Daft Punk
Good Kid, M.A.A.D City — Kendrick Lamar
The Heist — Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
Red — Taylor Swift

Song of the Year
“Just Give Me a Reason” — Pink, featuring Nate Ruess
“Locked Out of Heaven” — Bruno Mars
“Roar” — Katy Perry
“Royals” — Lorde
“Same Love” — Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, featuring Mary Lambert

Best New Artist
James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran

Record of the Year 
“Get Lucky” — Daft Punk, featuring Pharrell
“Radioactive” — Imagine Dragons
“Royals” — Lorde
“Locked Out of Heaven” — Bruno Mars
“Blurred Lines” — Robin Thicke, featuring T.I. and Pharrell

Best Duo or Group Performance
“Get Lucky” — Daft Punk, featuring Pharrell
“Just Give Me a Reason” — Pink, featuring Nate Ruess
“Stay” — Rihanna, featuring Mikky Ekko
“Blurred Lines” — Robin Thicke, featuring T.I. and Pharrell
“Suit and Tie” — Justin Timberlake, featuring Jay Z

Best Country Album
Night Train — Jason Aldean
Two Lanes of Freedom — Tim McGraw
Same Trailer, Different Park — Kacey Musgraves
Based on a True Story — Blake Shelton
Red — Taylor Swift

Best Pop Solo Performance
“Brave” — Sara Bareilles
“Royals” — Lorde
“When I Was Your Man” — Bruno Mars
“Roar” — Katy Perry
“Mirrors” — Justin Timberlake

Best Pop Vocal Album
The 20/20 Experience: The Complete Experience— Justin Timberlake
Pure Heroine — Lorde
Paradise — Lana Del Rey
Blurred Lines — Robin Thicke
Unorthodox Jukebox — Bruno Mars

Best Dance/Electronica Album
Random Access Memories — Daft Punk
Settle — Disclosure
18 Months — Calvin Harris
Atmosphere — Kaskade
A Color Map Of The Sun — Pretty Lights

Best Rock Performance
Alabama Shakes — “Always Alright”
David Bowie — “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)”
Imagine Dragons — “Radioactive”
Led Zeppelin — “Kashmir” (Live)
Queens Of The Stone Age — “My God Is The Sun”
Jack White — “I’m Shakin’”

Best Rock Album
Black Sabbath — 13
David Bowie — The Next Day
Kings of Leon — Mechanical Bull
Led Zeppelin — Celebration Day
Queens Of The Stone Age — …Like Clockwork
Neil Young With Crazy Horse — Psychedelic Pill

Best Rock Song

Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear — “Cut Me Some Slack”
Gary Clark Jr. — “Messin’ Around”
The Rolling Stones — “Doom and Gloom”
Muse — “Panic Station”
Black Sabbath — “God Is Dead?”

Best Alternative Music Album
Neko Case — The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
The National — Trouble Will Find Me
Nine Inch Nails — Hesitation Marks
Tame Impala — Lonerism
Vampire Weekend — Modern Vampires Of The City

Best R&B Performance
Tamar Braxton — “Love And War”
Anthony Hamilton — “Best Of Me”
Hiatus Kaiyote Featuring Q-Tip — “Nakamarra”
Miguel Featuring Kendrick Lamar — “How Many Drinks?”
Snarky Puppy With Lalah Hathaway — “Something”

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Tamar Braxton — Love And War
Fantasia — Side Effects Of You
Salaam Remi — One: In The Chamber
Rihanna — Unapologetic
Mack Wilds — New York: A Love Story

Best R&B Album
Faith Evans — R&B Divas
Alicia Keys — Girl On Fire
John Legend — Love In The Future
Chrisette Michele — Better
TGT — Three Kings

Best Rap Performance
Drake — “Started From The Bottom”
Eminem — “Berzerk”
Jay Z — “Tom Ford”
Kendrick Lamar — “Swimming Pools (Drank)”
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, featuring Wanz — “Thrift Shop”

Best Rap Song
ASAP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar — “Fuckin’ Problem”
Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake — “Holy Grail”
Kanye West — “New Slaves”
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis — “Thrift Shop”
Drake — “Started From the Bottom”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
J.Cole Featuring Miguel — “Power Trip”
Jay Z Featuring Beyoncé — “Part II (On The Run)”
Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake — “Holy Grail”
Kendrick Lamar Featuring Mary J. Blige — “Now Or Never”
Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd — “Remember You”

Best Rap Album
Drake — Nothing Was The Same
Jay Z — Magna Carta…Holy Grail
Kendrick Lamar — Good Kid, M.A.A.D City
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis — The Heist
Kanye West — Yeezus

Best Song Written For Visual Media
Coldplay — “Atlas” (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire)
Jessie J — “Silver Lining” (The Silver Linings Playbook)
Adele – “Skyfall” (Skyfall)
Colbie Caillat Featuring Gavin DeGraw — “We Both Know” (Safe Haven)
Lana Del Rey — “Young and Beautiful” (The Great Gatsby)
Regina Spektor — “You’ve Got Time” (Orange Is the New Black)

Producer of the Year
Rob Cavallo
Dr. Luke
Ariel Rechtshaid
Jeff Tweedy
Pharrell Williams