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Back in January, British Vogue spilled the news via Twitter that the magazine will be launching Miss Vogue, a teen offshoot this spring: “Working on Miss Vogue this afternoon—yes you heard correctly @BritishVogue are launching a teen edition in May #MISSVOGUE exciting times!” And today, it seems the inaugural issue has landed and features none other than It model Cara Delevingne on the cover.
“We hope you enjoy it as much as we have enjoyed working on it,” Vogue UK’s editor in chief Alexandra Shulman wrote in the issue’s editor’s letter, reported the Telegraph. “Vogue magazine appeals to all ages but I wanted to produce an edition targeted at younger readers, created with your lifestyles in mind. As with the mother magazine, the fashion is meant to inspire even if you’re a bit short on cash.”
Shulman also touts Delevingne as someone with a “maverick sense of style and fun,” which is entirely true, making the 20-year-old an excellent choice for the cover.
It’s not terribly shocking that, these days, fashion is catering to an increasing number of teens. Between the launch of American Teen Vogue in 2003 (which frequently features runway reports and designer shopping picks), under-18 starlets like Chloe Moretz (15 years old) and Elle Fanning (14 years old) walking red carpets in labels like Prada and Jason Wu, and the slew of young actresses being tapped to front high-fashion campaigns (Hailee Steinfeld became the face of Miu Miu at 14, Blake Lively for Chanel, Jennifer Lawrence for Dior), it’s evident that fashion brands and editors understand that teenage girls aren’t to be written off.
It’s also clear that thanks to shows like “Gossip Girl,” and Kardashian half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner posting pics of their new Céline bags to Instagram, the world of teen-friendly entertainment and high-fashion is closely intertwined, so it make sense that there’s such a strong awareness. Which means it also makes sense that more bona fide fashion magazines for teenagers are emerging.
According to the Telegraph, the first issue of Miss Vogue was put together by members of the existing Vogue team, but it’s not yet known whether further issues will be produced.
Leonardo DiCaprio shares a laugh with some of his buddies while attending the Yankees Game on Friday (May 3) at Yankees Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.
The 38-year-old actor sat right above the dugout in the first row and were pictured with player Derek Jeter standing right in front of himself and his friends.
Leo is in town to promote his latest flick The Great Gatsby. He will attend a star-studded screening of the film at the MoMa tomorrow evening!
If you didn't stick around for the post-credit scene in "Iron Man 3," go back to the theater right now and remedy that mistake.
OK, welcome back!
Now, are you ready to talk about that scene? Cause we sure are! But don't fret; we'll kindly do so after the break, so as not to spoil anything for those scrolling our Movie Talk blog.
Besides one of the two in "The Avengers," all of Marvel's previous post-credits scenes have teased future movies in some way. Because of this, there's been rampant speculation about what "Phase 2" (or even "Phase 3") title they might tease in "Iron Man 3."
Many hypothesized we'd see a "Guardians of the Galaxy" sighting, as that film is due out late next summer. And ever since "The Avengers" opened up that portal of Earth-attacking aliens, Tony Stark has been designing Iron Man suits capable of going into space. Which is where one would find said Guardians.
Others thought "Ant-Man," slated for November 2015, would be perfect for a preview, especially since director Edgar Wright tweeted that besides "The World's End," he directed one other scene in a summer 2013 movie. Of course, he later tried to squelch those rumors with another tweet, but Internet rumors die harder than John McClane.
Alas, after all the speculation, "Iron Man 3" offers no such previews.
What we do get is another funny relationship moment, much like the famous shawarma-eating scene in "The Avengers," when the team grubs down after the Battle of New York.
After the credits in "Iron Man 3," we see Tony (Robert Downey, Jr.) on a couch, supposedly telling his woes to a shrink. As the camera pans out, we see Dr. Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo), aka the Hulk, nodding off.
When Tony yells at the good doctor to wake up, Banner replies, "You know, I'm not that kind of doctor."
What's really nice about the scene is that it ties together the movie we just watched, because we finally understand why Tony Stark has been narrating this tale in the first place.
While doing press for "Iron Man 3," Marvel President Kevin Feige revealed to Collider how the Easter egg after-credits scene ultimately came about: "We had an idea of that particular Easter egg, but frankly, hadn't cracked it. Mr. Downey helped us crack it."
While the post-credits scene might not be a tease, it is nice to know that the Hulk and Iron Man are hanging out together. Is it safe to assume that they've been hanging out ever since we saw them last, when Tony gave Bruce a ride out of Central Park at the end of "The Avengers"?
One thing we do know is that Iron Man and the Hulk, as well as some old friends and new, will be hanging tough again soon (not soon enough) when "The Avengers 2" opens in May 2015.
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Here is the rundown for the season so far.
Week number, Host, +SkitsWithHader -SkitsWithoutHader
Week 1: Seth MacFarlane +6 -6
Week 2: Joseph Gordon Levitt +7 -6
Week 3: Daniel Craig +4 -6
Week 4: Christina Applegate +4 -6
Week 5: Bruno Mars +6 -7
Week 6: Louis C.K. +2 -7
Week 7: Anne Hathaway +5 -5
Week 8: Jeremy Renner +7 -4
Week 9: Jamie Foxx +3 -7
Week 10: Martin Short +3 -5
Week 11: Jennifer Lawrence +6 -6
Week 12: Adam Levine +4 -8
Week 13: Justin Bieber +5 -6
Week 14: Christoph Waltz +5 -6
Week 15: Kevin Hart +7 -5
Week 16: Justin Timberlake +3 -7
Week 17: Melissa McCarthy +4 -6
Week 18: Vince Vaughn +6 -4
Warning: If you haven’t seen this week’s Smash, stop reading now — there are spoilers ahead. Otherwise, proceed without caution!
Tonight’s Smash resolved a cliffhanger that no one — especially not optimistic young playwright Kyle Bishop — saw coming. The car that came bearing down on Kyle at the end of last Saturday’s episode ultimately claimed his life, we learned in “The Phenomenon,” an hour in which his friends and colleagues mourned his loss and flashed back to key moments in their relationships with him. Theater star Andy Mientus, who landed his first major TV role playing Kyle, said he was initially saddened by his character’s demise — until showrunner Josh Safran explained that the NBC musical drama was telling a parallel story to that of composer and playwright Jonathan Larson, who passed away right before the off-Broadway opening of his landmark musical Rent. Here, Mientus opens up about how he got the news of Kyle’s fate, what it was like shooting his final musical number (set to Jeff Buckley’s “The Last Goodbye”) and whether he had any trepidation about a storyline that so closely adhered to a real-life Broadway tragedy.
TVLINE | “Oh my God. They killed Kyle!” How early on did you learn your character’s fate, and what was your reaction?
They gave me plenty of notice, which was really nice. It’s not like I found out at the table read. Still, I had a complicated response. Of course, I was upset that I wasn’t going to be able to continue with the show, and I was sad for Kyle because I really love that character. At the same time, knowing the character was designed to meet his end to tell this Rent parallel story, there was a pressure to make Kyle really loveable, not a character that, when he died, people would be like “Oh, great, thank God.” After last week’s cliffhanger [with Kyle caught in the car's headlights], people really freaked out, — the kids on the Internet — and seemed really, really upset by it. That made me feel like we did our job, because if Kyle wasn’t going to be a character who people would mourn, then the whole arc of the season would be ruined.
TVLINE | In the last three or four episodes, Kyle has really come into his own and gotten interesting. He went from a hapless writer to finding his stride professionally. He went from fawning without any hope over Jimmy to having a relationship with Blake the lighting guy, and then having an affair with Tom on the side. And he finally stood up to Jimmy as his final act. How did you feel about Kyle’s character development, and the point at which he left us.
I’m really glad that we got to see Kyle wrapped up before he met his end. That makes it a satisfying arc. If he was still lovelorn and apologizing for himself and his work, if he was that goofy kid that we met at the beginning, then [his death] wouldn’t really mean anything. But luckily, you see him find his voice, create the musical that he wants to create. And I was really thrilled that, even though it’s not The Kyle Show, they gave him that much time before they used him as a device to affect the other characters. Because it’s about what his death does to everyone else and what it does to the musical. That’s really the story.
TVLINE | You got to sing Jeff Buckley’s “The Last Goodbye” right before Kyle’s death. Obviously, as viewers, we see Kyle packing up Jimmy’s belongings and delivering them to Jimmy’s brother’s drug den. Kyle is taking a stand and saying a last goodbye to his best friend. But obviously you knew as you filmed the scene that those headlights were going to be bearing down on Kyle. How did you approach the moment? And was it intense knowing it was your goodbye to Smash, in a sense?
It was really, really late at night. We’d shot all day that day. The thing that is so great about acting with music on a show like this is that the music does so much of the emotional work for you. It’s like having your own underscoring before they put it in. I was walking down the street looking at the city and hearing in my in-ear headpiece the playback of these string parts, and that made it feel very cinematic while I was doing it.
TVLINE | Kyle’s best friend and writing partner Jimmy has been a really polarizing character — bratty and self-centered, makes so many awful choices. Did Kyle have to die to redeem Jimmy?
Oh, absolutely. The last line that you see Kyle say in the series is in a flashback, as he and Jimmy are writing the show and they’re figuring out how to kill, or if they need to kill Amanda, Karen’s character in Hit List. And Kyle’s last line is something to the effect of “You’re right, she must die so your character can learn something.” And then it cuts back to the present and back to Jimmy, and it’s what Kyle leaves him and leaves the audience with: Someone has to die so that he can learn something. It’s definitely a parallel.
TVLINE | Is Jimmy redeemable?
I think so. We’ve seen snippets of the good guy that’s in there underneath all the stuff that he’s trying to work through. You see the brilliant artist and you see the good friend and the humor. Knowing that Karen has just met him recently, when people ask “Why does she feel for this guy?”, that’s a valid question. She’s only really seen him be this drug-addled, unreliable guy with an attitude. But Kyle’s known him since they were kids. And so if Kyle is a likeable character, then you have to assume that there is something about Jimmy — other than the fact that Kyle might be in love with him — that makes him stick up for him and makes him believe in him still. So I think Jimmy is redeemable and you will see that played out this year.
TVLINE | You had Tweeted that tonight’s episode, which featured Kyle in multiple flashbacks, was your favorite. Tell me about those moments — especially the one with Tom serenading Kyle to Billy Joel’s “Vienna.” I felt like we saw perhaps a more adult side to Kyle than what had been presented previously.
It was such a pleasure for so many reasons. A lot of the time Kyle was used [in the overall scheme of the show] just for information, just to move the story along, because like I said, he’s not one of the main, main characters. But those scenes, they are really…well, I remember Josh [Safran] being worried about them because they were grace-note scenes. They didn’t necessarily move the plot forward, and he was worried that he was going to be under pressure to cut them, because there are so many mouths to feed on an ensemble show like Smash. But luckily they made it through. They were really quiet moments that you don’t get a lot of in a show like ours that is so plot-driven. So I liked that element of them. Also they were with actors that I really admire and love to work with, like with Christian [Borle]. I really think that scene with him is an awesome, really beautiful little moment for Kyle and Tom. And it explained to a lot of people who were confused by that pairing, why that pairing works. And also I just love the episode because it tells that story that I love so much, with the Hit List cast doing that sing-through and the show turning into a phenomenon that it does.
TVLINE | On that note, you mentioned your character’s arc and the parallels to Rent and its writer Jonathan Larson. There was a mix of reader comments at the end of our recap last week — some suggesting that maybe it paralleled real life too much, and to that end, was disrespectful. Did you ever have a worry about that?
Jonathan Larson and his story is something that I really don’t take lightly. He was such genius. Rent is the reason why I am trying to be an actor and trying to be a writer, and there is such a tragedy [to his death] that is still so palpable. I did Rent about two years ago with the director Karen Azenberg, who knew him, who knew his family and was invited to that famous sing-through the night that he had passed away, and couldn’t go because it was too close. And members of her family worked on Rent. She said [Jonathan] was present [in spirit] every day, it felt like, and how that tragedy was still looming over her because of the kind of person he was. So, I was very nervous, sure, but it is a great story and it is something that really happened and you know, hopefully Kyle has mirrored Jonathan Larson’s enthusiasm and his light and positivity in a way that will make that parallel something that’s a tribute and not exploitative. It’s about this kid who loves this art form more than anything, and has worked so hard and struggled so much to get the show to where it is, and then can’t be there to see it through. Hopefully that’s the story that we’re telling.
Tumblr is losing their shit over the episode. I can't bring myself to care about anything on this show other than Ivy/Megan tbqh
After keeping the same hairtsyle for months (which is rare!), RiRi decided to change it today in New York City. Take a look at a few photos after the jump.
FEW stories can make Twitter go into meltdown quicker than a ONE DIRECTION story.
So LIAM PAYNE’s split from long-term girlfriend DANIELLE PEAZER will dominate the social networking site today.
The couple have been dating since meeting on X Factor in 2010.
But they made the mutual decision to break up after a two-hour chat a couple of weeks ago.
They’d been struggling to keep the relationship on the right track because of Liam’s hectic work schedule.
They initially ended their relationship last September, blaming long-distance woes as the reason for the split.
But they reunited just before Christmas when backing dancer Danielle flew out to watch her ex and the rest of the band perform in Madison Square Garden in December.
She joined LOUIS TOMLINSON’s missus ELEANOR CALDER on a weekend trip to New York to see the group play, along with ZAYN MALIK’s girlfriend PERRIE EDWARDS and TAYLOR SWIFT, who was HARRY STYLES’ other half at the time.
Danielle and Liam were already talking about sharing a gaff a month after the trip and in March this year they bought a pet dog together. A source said: “They have been trying for months to make it work but it just hasn’t. They had a big chat last month and decided there wasn’t any point in dragging it out.
“Liam’s on tour until November and Danielle’s very busy so they basically never see each other.
“It was extremely amicable though, which is good because there’s a strong chance Danielle will still be in the lads’ upcoming 3D film.
“The boys are still filming it and editing is going to go right down to the wire.
“But she’s been there for most of the filming so it’ll be tough to cut her out and Liam wouldn’t want that anyway.”
Liam and Louis were mobbed by One Directioners after being spotted out shopping in Amsterdam at the weekend.
Horror hunk Eli Roth has revealed he loves scary movies because they are the best way to seduce girls.
"People love to be scared in a movie setting, it's the best date movie," he insisted.
"If you don't know when to make your move and you're watching a horror movie she's grabbing you and then doesn't want to sleep alone so it's a great way to close the deal. There will be Aftershock pregnancies nine months from now."
Asked if he would want those babies named after him, Eli added: "I think they will be called gore, gash, blood wound or death by ice pick, all named after a favourite death. Somebody has to name their baby zombie.
"It's so much fun being head to toe in blood, beautiful girls, people running and screaming, it seems that is when I'm happiest."
The 41-year-old produced and co-wrote the Aftershock script but handed over the directing reins to Chilean filmmaker Nicolas Lopez, at the urge of Quentin Tarantino.
Eli played Sgt Donny Donowitz in Quentin's movie Inglorious Basterds and revealed: "Quentin said I could write a great part for myself so it was fun to do that.
"I like to change jobs every movie and I like making movies and telling stories, I love acting."
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This movie is probably going to end up being a hot ass mess but I want to see it anyway. I'm kind of a sucker for movies with natural disasters.
Milk does a toddler good! Danica McKellar -- who used to play Fred Savage's love interest, Winnie Cooper, on Wonder Years — is finally weaning her 2 1/2-year-old, she told Us Weekly at the Thursday, May 2 launch bash for Milky, Tia and Tamera Mowry's new herbal tea supplement to boost milk production in nursing mothers.
"[We] actually just finished breastfeeding a couple of weeks ago," McKellar said of her toddler boy Draco. "I’m a huge fan of breastfeeding, and I love the fact that Tia and Tamera came out with this product."
The actress, 38, who made headlines post-Wonder Years for being a math wiz (she even has a theorem named after her -- the Chayes-McKellar-Winn theorem-- and is the author of math books for girls, including Kiss My Math and Girls Get Curves), explained how she was able to maintain her milk supply for such a long time. "If I were having to pump, it wouldn't work. I don't get that much when I pump. When he nurses directly, it's no problem. Supply and demand. I've been really fortunate that way," she shared.
The transition was a slow and steady one. "[Draco] still asks for it sometimes, but he's ready to be independent. He asks, but only in the morning when he's still half asleep. He doesn't ask during the day at all," McKellar told Us. "It's like an automatic response, but then he starts playing and forgets."
Though McKellar and her husband Mike Verta finalized their divorce earlier this year, the actress, who most recently starred in Lifetime's Love at the Christmas Table, is open to having more kids. "I'm divorced so I have to find the father, but it's definitely an option. It's something I think about sometimes and if it's right, I would definitely go for it."
Last June, she wrote about the split on her blog. "The end of a marriage has got to be one of the saddest events one can experience -- I've heard that the pain is second only to an actual death in the family, and that sounds about right… However, I am so grateful that my relationship with my ex, Mike Verta, has been nothing but amicable…. We are both totally in love with our little boy, and believe this is the best thing for him."
Just as cute as the actor
It starts promisingly enough: a mad dash off a sinking ship, a military coup, and a zombie horde just aching to be shown the business end of a shotgun. And then, just like that, the promise is taken away. Dead Island: Riptide teases far more in its opening minutes than it ever manages to deliver across its lengthy campaign. There's no drama, and little excitement. Instead, there's a rehash of old ideas, combat that's fun for all of five minutes, and a seemingly never-ending slog of repetitive missions filled with characters that have the emotional depth of a wet sponge. If there were ever a video game equivalent of smacking your head against a brick wall, Riptide would be it.
The story--and that's using the word generously--is filled with the sort of terrible dialogue, hammy voice acting, and cliches you'd expect to see in an awful zombie spoof, or at best, a trashy B movie. But there's no sense of humour or self-awareness here: to Riptide's detriment, it takes itself very seriously. And that seriousness is hard to swallow when you have to look after a bunch of shallow, argumentative characters who utter irritating swears every few minutes and prove so unlikable that you're willing them to be torn apart by the zombie horde, just so you can have some peace and quiet. Then there's the plot itself, which endlessly meanders between government conspiracy, sci-fi, and human interest, without even the slightest sense of direction.
This all makes it so very hard to care about anything that happens in Riptide. By the time you drag yourself through to the disappointing ending, apathy has taken over to the point where you wouldn't bat an eyelid at even the most grand of revelations. And that's only if you can muster up enough energy to make it that far. Riptide's sandbox island of Hanoi isn't filled with the fun zombie-killing adventures you might expect. Instead, there are fetch quests: lots of fetch quests. And within those fetch quests are yet more fetch quests.
Nearly every single one of the main missions and side quests requires you to head over to a part of the island, find an item, and bring it back to base. Often, before you can retrieve said item, the game makes you fetch something for the person who holds the item, thus creating a fetch quest within a fetch quest. What's more, the narrative reasoning behind each quest is questionable. Why some stranded villager might be after a few measly bucks when the entire island has been overrun with flesh-eating
To make matters worse, the combat that ties the whole thing together remains largely unchanged from that of Dead Island, which is to say it's massively frustrating. The focus is on melee weapons, ranging from blunt objects like baseball bats and shovels, through to blades like carving knives and sickles. Most can be upgraded using items scavenged from around the island, with hidden blueprints giving you access to wilder designs. And initially at least, bludgeoning a zombie to death with an improvised, nail-covered baseball bat is amusing, thanks to the resulting blood splatters, severed limbs, and grisly sound effects.
The limitations of the combat soon become clear, though. Attacking zombies still feels wildly inaccurate, slow, and very dull, making it difficult to truly master. The result is that the combat quickly deteriorates into a repetitive mess as you kick a zombie backward, flail randomly at it, back off while it attacks, and then repeat the whole process ad nauseam. A stamina bar ensures you can't just spam an attack--particularly when you're using heavier weapons that drain the bar faster--but rather than giving the game a more realistic feel, it just further enhances the dull combat.
The vast majority of the zombies you face attack in the same way, rushing towards you until you knock them back with a kick to start the dull attack process. There are some special zombies that remain unchanged from those in Dead Island, including charger, spitter, and boomer types; they have slightly different movesets here, but you end up tackling them in exactly the same way, because your options are so limited. For a game so focused on combat, it's galling that you spend most of your time wanting to avoid zombies, just so you can spare yourself the resulting tedium.
Using a vehicle to get around takes some of the edge off of that tedium, because ploughing through groups of zombies in a jeep or cutting through them in a rickety old boat is far quicker than melee. Inevitably, though, you're still forced to engage in hand-to-hand combat once you reach your destination. Guns do arrive much later, but the weedy, inaccurate shooting isn't something to look forward to. Neither are Riptide's few horde missions, where you must protect your base from an onslaught of evil zombies. You can put up fences, lay mines, and take on a few side quests (of the fetch variety, naturally) in order to strengthen your defences, but it's all moot: just repeat your trusty "kick, swipe, back off" pattern a few hundred times, and the job's done.
Your reward for the hard combat slog is experience points, which are used to level up your character and unlock new skills, such as increased weapon accuracy and faster recovery times. Not that they make a whole lot of difference to the way the game plays, mind: it's all about keeping your level up to that of the zombies around you so you can fetch those items for other characters. Fortunately, levelling up is swift thanks to generous XP allocations, frequent checkpointing, and a death system that gives you unlimited lives, with the only penalty being the loss of cash you may have earned during missions or scrounged from the environment.
Riptide's role-playing game elements mean that as much as you might want to, you can't avoid combat entirely. But then, even if you did, what you'd be left with is a shallow husk of a storyline and an irritating cast of characters that you'd much rather see turned into a bloody mess than offered rescue. Not to mention that if you played the original Dead Island, there's not much new to see here. There's so little to like in Riptide that mustering up the enthusiasm to reach the lacklustre ending is a challenge for only the most hardcore of zombie fans to take on.
And don't try enlisting a few friends for some four-player co-op: it doesn't make the game any more exciting. Sure, having a few friends around makes those hordes disappear a little faster, and there are some extra quests you can take on, but the core experience remains as glacial as ever. Riptide is dumb, and mind-numbingly slow, and somehow manages to make the art of zombie-slaying feel like utter tedium. And if slaying zombies isn't fun in a game that's all about slaying zombies, why bother?
Not a huge surprise though I'm glad this flopped. For those not in the know about what a disaster this game was, please look at the statue they were offering with pre-orders
Yup. That caused a firestorm and they 'apologized' but, ya know, they still sold it.
Peter Jackson's latest epic in the Tolkien saga, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, arrived in stores on Blu-ray and DVD just this week. Richard Armitage, who plays Thorin Oakenshield, king of the dwarves, caught up with CNET Australia to give us the down-low on green screen acting, how to look like a dwarf and his passion for sustainable energy.
mods: this was from 2 days ago
Is it possible that Ryan Gosling looks even cuter as a director?
The hunky Hollywood star was caught on set of How to Catch a Monster in Detroit, Mich., but instead of doing his usual thing in front of the camera, Gosling was behind the scenes, making his directorial debut. And it looked like things were going well, since The Gos was snapped flashing a bright smile—that, or he was making lovey-dovey faces at his girlfriend Eva Mendes, who is also in the film.
Mad Men's Christina Hendricks stars in the fantasy flick, which centers on a single mother of two (Hendricks) named Billy, who lives in a vanishing city and is brought into a dark underworld when her son discovers a road that leads to an underwater village and one exciting adventure. The actress was very flattered to be given the role, and exclaimed during an interview with Flare magazine that she doesn't want to let Gosling down.
"[Ryan] called me and asked me if I was interested in doing this film, and I said: 'One, of course, yes, and two, why me? And three, I don't want to disappoint you. It's the largest role I've ever had, so this is one I'm definitely aware of my anxiety about."
She added, "You don't want to disappoint the people who have put their trust in you."
Especially if that person is, you know, Ryan Gosling.
I am so excited for him! He looks so happy
Even if it wasn’t a legal wedding — and they’re being coy about that point — Mama June and Sugar Bear‘s celebration in Georgia on Sunday was one to remember.
Honey Boo Boo‘s parents – June Shannon and Mike Thompson — dressed for the occasion in their fanciest camouflage.
Their seven-year-old daughter, aka Alana Thompson, was a vision in pink.
They barbecued in the back yard and had a grand old time.
Of course, the party was taped for their hit reality series, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, which returns on TLC in July.
Would you wear a non white wedding dress?
loool Simon is amazing
Chris Brown spoke exclusively to the Kyle and Jackie O Show and opened up on his relationship with Rihanna
When asked about if he was going to be celebrating solo, the singer said "yeah, Imma (sic) do it solo, I mean at the end of the day Shawty (Rihanna) doing her own thang (sic), she on the road… it's always gonna be love… I'm a grown man, just gotta fast forward."
Brown also commented on how he's got his love interest to agree to the sabbatical, saying "tell me when you find out, cos I still have yet to!"
And for the record, Chris did have sex on an airplane… "I was a naughty, naughty boy". (lol okay)
CiCi is featured in J Magazine – The Neo-Feminist Issue, independent publishing created by James Worthington DeMolet. Sexy and sultry R&B diva Ciara explains she learned about manifest destiny at twelve and boldly declares she “ain’t no Celine Dion.”
Best Bone Structure in the music biz!
CIARA & FUTURE MAKE IT RAIN AT KING OF DIAMONDS STRIP CLUB
VIBE : 5 REASONS WHY CIARA’S NEW LP IS HER BEST WORK YET
John Kennedy, of Vibe Magazine, attended Ciara’s NYC album preview. He lists the 5 reasons why ‘CIARA’ is indeed Ciara’s best work to date!
Musically, Ciara has been lost and found. After a few years of artistic stumbles and record label red tape, the reigning Atlanta princess has reunited with L.A. Reid at Epic Records and locked in for her self-titled fifth album (out July 9). And it knocks. The tight, 10-track LP plays to Ci Ci’s strengths and is set to be her strongest project to date. Here are five reasons you’ll love Ciara. —John Kennedy
Ciara Sticks To Her Natural Range
Ciara is in a pocket here, nestling into a her natural mid-range vocal space that fits more comfy than toe socks. This is Goodies Ciara revived—all mid- and up-tempo feel goods, no ballads. (Sorry.)
Her Confidence is on 100,000 Trillion
This is the most confident Ciara has ever sounded. And not that faux, forced, hey-check-out-these-crotch-thrusts confidence displayed by some of her contemporaries (rhymes with Cherry Wilson). But Ciara shows how comfortable she is with her sexuality—“I need a boy with some stamina,” she coos on “Sophomore”—without sounding like an ATL ratchet wife. Elsewhere, she tells the boys to “keep on lookin’, withcha lookin’ ass.” Yes, ma’am.
“D.U.I.” Is Some Serious Songwriting
Ciara sets the scene on “D.U.I.” with vehicular metaphors and vivid, if not irresponsible, wordplay. She’s speeding on the highway, R. Kelly in the CD changer, “her baby’s” hand on her thigh, leading up to this scenario that M.A.A.D. will absolutely love: “I might have to pull over… I can’t concentrate on the road/I’m losing all control.” Sexy swerve.
‘Body Party’ is Ciara’s best slow jam since ‘Promise’
You can’t really go wrong with the combination of Mike WiLL Made It on the boards, Future on the pen, and a classic Ghosttown DJs sample. This perfect potion earned what will likely be the slow-grind track to soundtrack summertime fiestas.
She makes you dance without cheesy EDM gimmicks
The nostalgic, ’80 pop vibe of “Overdose” makes it impossible not to dance. And “Super Turnt Up,” with its snares and soft strings, provokes a Ludacris and Missy Elliott-inspired verse from Ciara that actually sounds pretty great. You’re not going to let Ci have all the fun, are you?