Jordin Sparks is showing off her 50-pound weight loss on the cover of “Shape” magazine. The singer hasn’t been shy about her desire to shed the extra weight. But she says the real reason behind her transformation was to get healthy. Bossip reports last year Jordin tweeted a picture of herself in a bikini that showed signs of a forming six-pack.
She says she kept thinking that she was in the “prime” of her life and should be “happy” and “fit.”
So she made changes that include eating better and working out.
The “American Idol” alum explains she got started by walking around her neighborhood then tried hiking.
She later got a gym membership and started taking Zumba classes.
Sparks is set to appear alongside the late Whitney Houston in “Sparkle,” opening August 17th.
She will be taking questions from fans via Twitter this Wednesday at 3:00 pm Eastern. Fans can tweet at “Shape Magazine” or Jordin Sparks with the hashtag “AskJordin” to have questions answered. Check out pic’s below:
Over the weekend I got the email below –that answered one of the questions everyone want’s to know, who are some of the new wives on “Real House Wives Of Atlanta”. I will say, although the new cast members Â has not yet been confirmed, there are about 5 women that are in the running. Â In the email below someone asked :
“A reliable source who attended several events during Charlie Mackâ€™s Celebrity Charity Weekend noticed EX- Real Housewives of Atlanta Cast Member Sheree Whitfield staring at rumored replacement Jamilah Rouse prior to approaching her. READ MORE
People please be safe out here… The rapper who helped popularize the term “bling” in song and pop culture is going away to prison for a very long time. The former Hot Boys rapper B.G., short for Baby Gangsta, has been sentenced to 14 years in federal lockup for gun possession and witness tampering. B.G., who came up alongside hip-hop superstar Lil Wayne as part of the early Cash Money Records roster, previously pled guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm during a 2009 traffic stop in New Orleans. He was later accused of obstructing justice by coercing one of his pals to falsely claim ownership of the gun. Sources report B.G. already had a lengthy criminal history that includes links to two alleged murderers. I can remember back in the day when his hit record ‘Move Around’ featuring Mannie Fresh took over and became one of the top skating jams out and still today.. –
Yall don’t kno nothing bout that New Orland music or do you!!!
You can help support him by buying one of his FREE BG T-SHIRTSÂ ((ON SALE NOW CLICK HERE)). B.G.’s going to the big house but Â before he went in he tweeted photos of some of his celeb friends that got the shirt… Check out the pic’s below…
Willow Smith talked about the controversy surrounding her fake tongue ring Â in a recent interview with Yahoo. Â Jada and Will Smith’s daughter asserts her right to express herself and feels quiteÂ comfortable with her individualism. Â Watch the interview below.Â READ MORE
A few days ago â€œLove & Hip-Hop Atlantaâ€ star Joseline Hernandez tweeted that her new website, msjoseline.com, had launched. Although the site is still under construction Â she offered her fans her new song , â€œBailarâ€Â for download.
Bailar is the Spanish verb for â€œTo Dance.â€
Hernandez was a special guest at Apache Cafe for “It’s SHOWtime $200 Open Mic,” hosted by Ms. Dia (WRFG 89.3FM) with DJ Grandman (July 19, 2012).
Ms. Joseline performed her newly released reggaeton single, “Bailar” with Fly DanToni Â as VH1 was taped footage for the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Reunion.
Check out her performance below…
In a recent interview Stevie J said he might have made a few mistakes, Â but he doesn’t feel Joseline aborting their child was wrong. According to the “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” star and producer, Hernandez “was not ready” to have a baby.
The homie Rasheede Â just dropped theÂ officialÂ music video for her latest single, â€œMarry Meâ€ from her newÂ album,Â Boss Chick Music.Â In a recent sneak peek preview of Monday nights episode of “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta”, Rasheeda holds a private screening for her new video “Marry Me”. Â Check out some of the photos from the event below…
Just in case you’re wondering why you don’t see Toya, Kandi, or Sheree on the show, its because of their reality show contracts they can’t be seen on other reality shows, but still wanted to make sure they supported each other. Cant Â wait until monday night to check out Â what happen with Rasheeda and Kirk…. Here are all the photos from the event on the show, and her new videoÂ ‘Marry Me’… READ MORE