R. Kelly appeared on The View this morning to promote his new album Black Panties. The View is supposedly a show that is for women and by women. So my question is do you think R. Kelly is an appropriate guest for this show? Who can forget the tape that almost sent him to prison. Share your thoughts.
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Ashley Depew said she was a victim of the Knockout Game, but she was lying…has lying become the new steppingstone to 15 minutes of fame?
Ashley Depew said she was a victim of the knockout game, but she was lying. A waitress in New jersey said she was discriminated against because of her gay lifestyle. During the 2008 Obama/McCain Race a woman said she was beat by a black man because she was a McCain supporter and she was lying. What do they have in common other than being liars? They all wanted and got a little bit of fame. 15 minutes in the spotlight, but how do things like this happen? The internet can give you a little shine in just a few minutes. It allows you to get your message out there quickly, unfiltered and unfactchecked. It just takes a little digging to expose the liars, but frankly too often no one bothers to do the digging. I guess that’s what journalist used to do, but now that anyone with a computer can write a story that has the potential to go viral there are no safeguards and we are left with liars telling lies until they are caught.
This is comical. Last night Real Housewife of Atlanta Kandi Burress and Fantasia appeared on andy cohen’s late night show. Burress complained about the fact that talk show diva Wendy Williams has said negative things abour her relationship. Basically Burress and Fantasia told Williams to take care of her own relationship. This is downright funny. Burress had a career as a former member of a girl group and she also is a successful songwriter, but she did not truly blow up until she appeared on reality television. Barrino is a product of reality television. Reality television is predicated on drama, and the participants put their business out there for the world to see. When you do this you open up yourself to commentary. In some cases it is positive but you have to prepare for the negative. You can’t simply tell somebody to mind their own business when you get paid to expose your own. Wedy williams does a talk show not a reality show. She can tell us things about her family or her relationship if she so desires, but she does not have to do it her contract does not dictate it. Burress might need to read the fine print on her’s.
Melphine Evans says BP fired her for wearing her hair in an ethnic style and also for wearing traditional ethnic grab? Does a company have a right to dictate employee attire? My other question is did Evans wear this kind of clothing during the interview process? Read the linked story and share your thoughts.
This year more stores than ever were open on Thanksgiving Day. This first started happening a few years ago and only a few stores did it. Walmart and ToysRUs were pioneers of opening Thanksgiving evening, but apparently the evening was simply not enough. This year more stores were open for more hours, and more people stepped away from the dinner table and headed off to the stores. Retailers are thrilled but WWTPS (What Would The Pilgrims Say?) What is Thanksgiving anyway? The definition is in the name Thanks For Giving. The Pilgrims thanked God for sustaining them in the New World. Over the years we have seen all of our holidays no matter how sacred turned into an opportunity to shop. We’ve got the President’s Sale, the MLK Holiday (last year a swim suit company put his image in a wetsuit as part of their sales strategy), The Easter Sale, Memorial Day Sale, Labor Day Sale and now the Thanksgiving Day Sale. Black Friday as bled into the holiday, and is attempting to completely blot it out. The true meaning of the holiday gets lost in pursuit of the dollar. So next year let’s forget the turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Who has time to cook all the goodies? Who has the time to spend with families and friends and talk about the good ole days? Who has time to teach younger generations how to to bake a cake from scratch or how make homemade macaroni and cheese? Nobody has time when there are XBoxes, 100 inch televisions, Tablets, Sweaters, shoes and boots to buy. The fact is all of these things need to be purchased on Thanksgiving Day because on Friday there will be nothing to sell? That’s not true everything will be there for the next month, but all the media hype sent families out in the cold when a few years ago they were home enjoying another piece of pie.
Does Joan Rivers get a pass for this “racist rant” because she is a funny lady or should she also issue an apology? Share your thoughts.
Twelve year old Vanessa Vandyke has been wearing her hair natural for the past year. When some of the students made fun of her hair naturally her family complained. The school decided the answer to the issue was for Vandayke to choose another way of wearing her hair. Really??? Read the linked story and share your thoughts.
Martin Bashir insults Sarah Palin and he apologizes–Alec Baldwin’s gay slur gets him canned…is this a double standard?
MSNBC has canceled Alec Baldwin’s show. Baldwin alledgedly uttered a gay slur. Baldwin denies it but he was fired. Martin Bashir responded to Sarah Palin’s slave remarks by suggesting that she experience having someone defecate and urinate on her. Bashir has apologized, but he did not lose his job over his reckless remarks. In the headline I pose the question does MSNBC have a double standard? I know the answer they do. MSNBC is gay friendly and a number of their hosts are gay, but even though MSNBC is not a conservative haven does that mean the hosts can say anything and only have to offer an apology? Share your thoughts.