Good Morning, celebrity Twitpics followers. This week, the Tweetosphere was chirping with images of celebrity store openings, gorgeous views, backstage passes and young graduates. Take a look at this week's roundup.
Proposition 8 -- the initiative to ban gay marriage in California -- was recently overturned, now legalizing same sex marriage in the state. Following this controversial decision, we hit the pavement in NYC to ask Black women about their opinions on the issue. Take a look at what they had to say when we asked: Do you still think marriage should be sanctioned only between a man and a woman? Or do you think the African-American community should be more supportive of gay marriage as a civil rights struggle? Here's what you had to say: Ashley commented: "I think that the marriage law is based off God's law and that should be sacred and between man and woman." Pennie wrote: "I think gay marriage should be left up to the private sector. That way if a pastor chooses to wed a couple, it's their own doing."
Happy Friday, celebrity Twitpic followers! This week, Twitter world was bustling with stars tweeting from the "Takers" after-party in L.A., signing autographs at publicity events, and taking candid close-ups of themselves -- posing everywhere from bathrooms to private planes. Check out this week's roundup of your favorite celebs' Twitter pictures.
We took to the streets of New York City to gather well wishes for President Obama who is celebrating his 49th birthday today. Here is what real people had to say on the Commander-in-Chief's special day.
Today, President Barack Obama turns 49 years young and he has a lot to celebrate. This year, the Harvard Law school graduate managed to get the health care reform bill passed, pull our economy away from the brink, avoiding another Great Depression, handle two wars, and so much more. He has also inspired the nation and the world with his steady resolve and grace. All that while being an attentive father to two beautiful, growing daughters and a loving husband to the incomparable First Lady Michelle Obama. Join us as we wish our President a Happy Birthday and take a look back at his life in pictures...Here's what you had to say: Monique commented via Facebook: "Happy Birthday, Mr. President! You are doing a wonderful job in the face of extreme adversity." Tara wrote via Facebook: "Happy Birthday, Mr. President! I hope you have many more, each one better than the last."
With our on-the-go and technology-ridden lifestyles, it was only a matter of time before our favorite online fashion destinations and retailers caught on to the digital craze by creating apps. What could be better than being able to shop on your phone or iPod? Shopping on the devices -- for FREE! Check out our gallery of the ten best and completely cost-free fashionable apps for your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
This week on the Twitter prowl, celebs were sighted living the high life on private jets, winning awards, talking with the President, and as always, basking in each other's celebrity at fabulous dinners and fun studio sessions. Check out the week in your favorite celebrities' twitpics. Here's what you had to say: Lola commented: "LeToya is so cute." Chantelle wrote "OMG! They both look gorgeous. Keisha's eye makeup is sick!"
The oh-so fabulous and sexy Ms. Vivica A. Fox celebrates her 46th birthday today! Not only a dazzling beauty who's caught everyone's attention (including rapper 50 Cent back in 2003), Ms. Fox knows how to kick butt and take names as she did alongside Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith in the classic 1996 movie "Set It Off..."
Here's what you had to say: Myra commented: "Love It! Go Ms. Fox!" Marchelle Jackson wrote via Facebook: "Happy Birthday Ms. Vivica, you look marvelous darling!"
What women want, women get. Thanks to a new cosmetic surgery procedure, women can
bring their love for high-heels to new heights, literally. At Beverly
Hills Aesthetic Foot Surgery, the menu of services caters entirely to
high-heel lovers' foot, toe and heel imperfections, reports the Wall
Street Journal. Here's what you had to say:
Clarissa commented via Facebook: "Now the world of modern medicine is going too far."
Portia wrote via Facebook: "Yes, Yes, Yes, I would have the surgery."
In this post-swine flu moment, hand sanitisers have become a definite must-have. The only problem? The awful, medicinal smell and that dry, sticky feeling they leave behind. Thanks to CLEAN's new Anti-Bacterial Moisturizing Hand Cream, we can now relish in squeaky-clean hands with a supple, scent-free finish. The alcohol-free cream kills 99.9 percent of germs, lasts up to four hours, and is safe for kids--but it's also super-moisturizing, like an intensive hand lotion. Hats off to you, CLEAN, for answering our prayers! CLEAN Anti-Bacterial Moisturizing Hand Cream, $10, at Sephora.com
Finding the perfect concealer for brown skin is beyond challenging (too red or too orange, the shade is always just a bit...off). Recently, CoverGirl found the answer to all of our cover-up woes with the new Queen Collection Natural Hue Concealers. The collection offers a full selection of deep, yellow-based shades blended especially for darker complexions. Priced at less than $8, we're sure these brilliant concealers will fly off the shelves once they hit drugstores later month.
After Hurricane Katrina hit, a flood of 'Hard times Ahead' filled the city--especially for its young people. With few spaces left to harness creative aspirations and fashion-fueled dreams, students almost instantaneously found themselves wildly disadvantaged in pursuing their career goals. In fact, the median household income in NOLA currently stands below $20,000...
"Love" seems to be the theme this week in the celebrity Tweetosphere as everyone is either chilling with a loved one or hanging close with friends. Here's the latest round-up of our favorite celebs' Twitpics...
Following the controversy surrounding former USDA official Shirley Sherrod, we took to the streets of New York City. We asked Black women: "How would you feel if you were wrongly fired from your job, and what would you do?" Here's what they had to say. Check it out! Here's what you had to say: Pattigurl commented via Facebook: "I was wrongly fired once. But what goes around comes around and she got hit harder than I did when it came her turn." Michelle wrote via Facebook: "You have to let go and let GOD. Man closes one door, while GOD opens a another one. Which always turns out to be a much better job anyway."
You strut down the city streets and office hallways with ease and grace in your prized pair of high-heeled pumps, but have you ever wondered why as soon as you get home and kick off those heels... you feel aches and pains that make the thought of standing any longer unbearable? Once again, science has discovered the answer...
This week has been action-packed, from LaLa and Carmelo's wedding, LeBron's move to Miami, Denzel sightings in Italy, Janet Jackson on the set of her new Tyler Perry flick, and Michelle Obama satisfying her sweet tooth with a cool scoop of ice cream. Check out these fun photos and more in our gallery!
This week, an Iowa Tea Party group created a Billboard comparing President Obama to Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Lenin. The Billboard reads: "Radical leaders prey on the fearful and nave." Throughout his term, Obama has faced a myriad of criticism that borders on the absurd, and leaves us scratching our heads. Here are ten of the most outrageous things that have been said about the 44th President of the United States. Here's what you had to say: Mahogany commented Facebook: "Racism hiding behind the "smoke and mirrors" of politics." Lisa wrote via Facebook: "I'm tired of the criticism. He did not make this mess but they want him to clean it up in a couple of months."