The picture alone says a lot about what award-winning actress Halle Berry hopes to achieve with her latest fragrance, “Wild Essence Halle Berry.”
With this fragrance the Oscar winner aims to “capture the sensual essence of a women in nature,” and with the help of a sheer, black mesh dress against a jungle backdrop, no less, Berry makes it actually look possible.
Stevie Wonder will pick up the inaugural Epitome of Soul award at a special event to be held in Memphis in October.
The music legend will be honored at “A Soulright Evening,” a musical gala hosted by The Consortium Mmt (Memphis Music Town), which aims to provide links between record industry professionals and budding musicians in Memphis and the surrounding areas.
Wonder will perform at the event, and several other musicians will salute him with their own takes on his hits.
The Consortium Mmt founder David Porter says, “The legacy of soul music and Memphis deserves the best. Having Stevie Wonder as the honoree is a true testament to that. Memphis is rich in musical history and provides the perfect backdrop for a celebration honoring one of soul’s greatest artists, the Epitome of Soul.”
The event is scheduled for Oct. 11 at the Cannon Center.
*If a boxing glove were a sneaker, it would probably look like this new creation from Kid Cudi and shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti.
The new collection, named Kid Cudi x Giuseppe Zanotti, will be available sometime in 2015.
Rapper/actor Cudi met Zanotti backstage at a concert, and the pair subsequently collaborated on a high-top red leather running shoe, which will form part of the designer’s spring/summer collection next year.
Other pieces have been kept under wraps.
Zanotti has previously collaborated with Kanye West.
Iyanla Vanzant hopped on a plane to Ferguson, Missouri to shoot an episode of her OWN series “Fix My Life,” the network announced Wednesday.
Following the shooting death of Michael Brown and subsequent unrest in Ferguson, the ordained minister and spiritual life coach traveled to the area to listen to the people who have been adversely affected and to help the community find a path to healing.
“My heart hurts for the family of Michael Brown and the citizens of Ferguson,” said Vanzant. “In the wake of this tragic death, it is my responsibility as a mother, grandmother and teacher to show my support and to offer the community a chance to share its story with the nation. In addition, I hope to provide a set of tools to begin the healing process while also promoting peaceful change.”
Breaking from the traditional “Iyanla: Fix My Life” series format, Iyanla is taking her show to the streets of Ferguson the special episode.
The airdate will be announced in the coming week.
Season three premieres Saturday, September 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Zoe Saldana has finally confirmed that she is pregnant.
Rumors of her bun in the oven began swirling in July, when several outlets, such as E! News and The Hollywood Reporter, reported that their sources confirmed that she and her husband Marco Perego were indeed expecting their first child.
However, the “Guardians Of The Galaxy” star never mentioned the pregnancy … until now, in her video for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge posted Aug. 19.
“I am accepting James Gunn’s challenge to take on the ice bucket challenge in support of finding a cure for ALS. Obviously I can’t do it myself,” the 36-year-old said, while rubbing her stomach, “So I nominate my husband to take on the challenge,” she added.