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Beyonce The New Face Of Vogue Itali


The Lovely Beyonce has been putting in work for her European promo push for her new album ’4′. Beyonce is featured in a photo spread for Vogue Italia, shot by Francesco Carrozzini and styled  by Rushka Bergman. Beyonce was decked out in huge Furs over Tom Ford gowns. Spotted @ NecoleBitchie

After Nike officially resigned Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who was convicted and served 21 months in federal prison for dogfighting, it’s not surprising to learn that some folks aren’t the least bit happy about it.

That fact became clear when a Facebook campaign was started to boycott Nike and any other companies who endorse Vick. So far a little under 4,000 people had “liked” the page.

According to FootballNewsNow.com, even some celebrities have expressed their disapproval of the Vick/Nike relationship via Twitter. Jenna Dewan, star “The Playboy Club” tweeted:

“Yes, I do believe in forgiveness, but that does not mean I need to support him as an inspirational figure.” READ MORE

Aaron Carter’s rep says the singer never told an entertainment reporter Michael Jackson gave him cocaine and wine when he was 15 years old, and claims the reporter made the whole thing up.

As previously reported, an article that ran in OK! Magazine in Australia, written by international journalist Daphne Barak, quoted Carter as saying, “Yes, [MJ] gave me wine. I mean, I could have refused, but I was 15. As for drugs? He gave me cocaine.” READ MORE

TBS & TNT brought a host of celebs to day one of the ESSENCE Music Festival at their “TBS & TNT All Access Experience Booth” on Friday in New Orlenas. Stars from “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” (Lance Gross, Keshia Knight Pulliam, & Demetria McKinney), “Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns” (Lamman Rucker, David & Tamela Mann), “Franklin & Bash” (Garcelle Beauvais), “Are We There Yet?” (Terry Crews & Essence Atkins), and “Leverage” (Aldis Hodge) greeted fans and signed autographs at the Morial Convention Center.

The fun continues today at the All Access Experience with VIP Screenings, Q&A’s with talent, a Day Party and more.

A producer was held up at gunpoint while working on a music video set for The Game and Chris Brown, losing more than $12,000 in cash and jewelry.

The armed robbery took place Tuesday in South Los Angeles while the producer was reportedly sitting in his car with another person. This is when two black male suspects walked up, pulled out a gun and demanded the items. They reportedly escaped in an unmarked car. READ MORE

Tiger Woods is a happy man once again, signing a three-year deal to endorse a Japanese pain reliever. Woods’ deal is with Kowa Company Ltd. This is his first endorsement since his life hit media with a Orlando sex scandal late in 2009. The new partnership will focus on the market in Japan and involves print, television and Internet ads. Woods has already filmed a commercial for “Vantelin Kowa,” a heat rub used for muscle and joint pain. READ MORE

After those peek-a-boo pictures got out, Amber was anger and upset that her goodies made it to the big time without her consent. So she got on Twitter and screamed her outrage at bloggers and rumor starters. Then she showed how happy she is with her current “sure thing”, Wiz Khalifa. Now, the other night she opened up about the photos and how they got out.

“I trusted someone that worked 4 me & allowed them to use my laptop a million times, I caught this person sending my pics to themselves and I fired this person immediately Wiz & I & both of our families have known about this for 2 months now. We tried to prepare ourselves for this day. Those pictures r 2 1/2 years old just sitting in my computer. I’m really hurt & embarrassed because I have so many young girls that look up to me. I would never put those pics out of myself,”

Amber stated. READ MORE

Diet Soda Linked To Weight Gain


Diet soda might not help you stay trim after all, new research suggests.

A study presented at a American Diabetes Association meeting this week shows that drinking diet soda is associated with a wider waist in humans. And a second study shows that aspartame — an artificial sweetener in diet soda — actually raises blood sugar in mice prone to diabetes.

“Data from this and other prospective studies suggest that the promotion of diet sodas and artificial sweeteners as healthy alternatives may be ill-advised,” study researcher Helen P. Hazuda, Ph.D., a professor and chief of clinical epidemiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio’s School of Medicine, said in a statement. “They may be free of calories but not of consequences.” READ MORE