We're all excited about Michelle Obama's first tweet, and are loving that she referred to herself as "flotus" -- as in First Lady of the United States. We can't wait to pour a glass of wine and drink up Pam Grier's new memoir, "Foxy: My Life in Three Acts." Plus, we're gabbing about last night's "Just Wright" premiere and the possibility of a new scripted VH1 show with three "Single Ladies" whose real life relationships are always making headlines. Here's what you had to say:Buchanan Neicycommented via Facebook: "I really want that Pam Grier book." Michael Daniels wrote via Facebook: "I've read Pam Grier's autobiography. Very entertaining and motivating."
Michelle Obama sent her first tweet on Saturday night while at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner. Using CNN’s Ed Henry’s iPhone and Twitter account, @edhenrycnn, The First Lady tweeted, “from flotus (First Lady of the United States): ‘here at dinner this is official my first Tweet. I am looking forward to some good laughs from the potus and Jay,'” as comedian Jay Leno and White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs peered over her shoulder. [CNN]
Pam Grier’s just-released her new memoir, “Foxy: My Life in Three Acts,” leaves no stone unturned in the dynamic 60-year-old actresses life — from a sexual assault at age 6 to her relationships with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Freddie Prinze and Richard Pryor. [NYT]
Former fashion model Rosemary Kokuhilwa said it’s about time Africa got a “Vogue” after seeing Paris-based Camaroonian photographer Mario Epanya’s gorgeous “Vogue Africa” mock-ups. “Maybe in some way this will help bring us together as one, fashionably, I think Pan-Africanism),” Kokuhilwa wrote on her blog, striking a major online debate. Thoughts? [Jezebel]
Check out photos of Queen Latifah, Common, Phylicia Rashad, Nick Cannon, Dwayne Wade, Toccara Jones, Laz Alonzo and others at the “Just Wright” movie premiere.
The Alvin Ailey Dance Theater created a one of a kind experience with movement at last night’s Ailey At The Apollo event that raised scholarship funds for the Ailey School.
The Time 100 Gala honored model/actvist Liya Kebede for her efforts to improve maternal health. Catch her on the red carpet. [TIME]
Plus, Lauren London, LisaRaye McCoy and Stacey Dash are slated to star in a scripted VH1 TV show called “Single Ladies.” Think “Girlfrends” meets “Sex and the City” shaken up with “Living Single” or think prime time soap opera. [Vibe]