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Plus, Aretha Franklin will release new music at Ohio State Fair, OITNB's Danielle Brooks wins Breakthrough Actress at The Young Hollywood Awards.
Nene Leakes, from the Real Housewives of Atlanta has taken her talents to HSN, in a big way. The reality-star-turned-fashion-designer’s new line sold out in just one day. “I wanted my collection to be bold and give women of all shapes and sizes the opportunity to look and feel fabulous,” said Leakes. The line features tons of staple pieces like loose blouses, pull-on pants and drapey cardigans. Leakes said the line was inspired by “modern streamlined sihouettes” that help “elognate and slim the body.” [HelloBeautiful]
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin will be giving Ohio State Fair goers a sweet treat when she performs Thursday night. Not only will she be performing her classic hits, she’ll also be introducing some new stuff, from her upcoming record. Although it doesn’t have a name yet, she’s six tracks and five vocals in, and hopes to finish it up by August. [HuffingtonPost]
Netflix’s new hit Orange is The New Black has been in all of the award headlines, and it just made another. Danielle Brooks, otherwise known as Taystee, recently won the award for Breakthrough Actress at The Young Hollywood Award show. Brooks is the youngest cast member on OITNB, at only 24-years-old. [Variety]
Heart-break-Drake has done it again, by setting a new record on the Billboard charts. His most recent collaboration with Lil Wayne, “Believe Me,” has hit number one on Billboards’ R&B/Hiop-Hop chart, giving the him his fourtheenth number one song. This puts Drake just one above Usher, who is standing tall with thirteen. [XXL]
Regina Ross Roundtree, formerly a consultant for GOP candidate Penny Bacchiochi, has been fired after making some remarks on Facebook. Roundtree took to the social media site to express her dismay at another candidates blatant display of White privilege, resulting in her dismissal. [NewsOne]
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