Star Tracks: Aretha Franklin
and her hot piece of ass Willie Wilkerson were hand-in-hand the entire time they strolled the New York City streets. When photographers asked what she was doing in town she replied that she was there to “get fitted for a gown.” ReRe the Body also revealed that the couple have plans to tie the knot.
Well alright! I don’t know much about ReRe’s man but he looks like he can fry the hell out of a catfish.
The tradition of tossing the wedding bouquet to a crowd of women is played. It’s 2007, she should sling one of her drawstring ponytails instead. I would happily clothesline a bitch to be the next in line to recieve a kitchen ass weave. Thanks.
I hope they decide to make a sex tape on the night of their honeymoon. I’ve got my fingers crossed.
Jennifer Hudson As Aretha Franklin?
The latest buzz surrounding Jennifer Hudson is that she will play Aretha The Body in an upcoming film based on her life. In my expert opinion I think they should role with Samwell
Aretha was overheard talking about Jennifer at the Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Monday night.
But she was a little more guarded when speaking to Access Hollywood, saying: “The producers want to know how I feel about it, about her playing me. What I’d like to see is three different people playing me.”
[Stop laughing, it's not funny. Let her finish. - - Fresh]
She added: “Perhaps someone playing me from the age of 25 to about 40 and then someone else beyond that.” (source)
Whoever ends up in the role (or roles) may not have to worry about nailing down the legend’s distinctive vocals.
“There may even be a little lip synching here and there,” Franklin explained to Access Hollywood. “We’ve gotta go with some of these records [I made throughout my career]. They were classics, and some of it, it will be verbal but not vocalized in its entirety.” ReRe will work closely with the production of the film, which is scheduled to begin auditions this May in Detroit.
Flicks From Radio One’s 25th Anniversary Awards Dinner Gala
I have a tremendous amount of respect for Cathy Hughes. I never realized how much she had to sacrifice to make her dreams possible until I read an article in Essence about her. If I get the opportunity to I am going to try and hunt that issue down and scan it. Here is so information about last night via Eurweb:
Last night Cathy Hughes’ Radio One celebrated its 25th anniversary with a star-studded event in DC at the JW Marriott Hotel. To put it mildly the celebration was off the hook. In attendance were movers and shakers from the business world like advertising execs Byron Lewis and Chuck Morrison of UniWorld Group and record company honchos such as Clarence Avant and Jive/Zomba’s Larry Khan.
Among the many celebs in the house to pay respect to Ms. Hughes and her son and business partner, Alfred Liggins, were Janet Jackson, Jermaine Dupri, Jay-Z, Diddy, Russell Simmons, Yolanda Adams, Smokie Norful, Vickie Winans, Eric Benet, Kirk Franklin and Gerald Levert, David Banner and Ruben Studdard among others. Even producer Dallas Austin was present. And yes we got him to talk about his recent headline making incarceration in Dubai. We’ll bring you his comments next week.
Meanwhile guests were treated to performances by Natalie Cole, Aretha Franklin and LeToya. But the big surprise was the appearance of Bouncy, er, Beyonce. Miss thang treated the event as if it was a concert at Staples Center or Madison Square Garden. (continue)
Diddy; Dick Gregory; Maxine Waters and Cathy Hughes; Cathy Hughes and Chuck Brown; Natalie Cole; Ruben Studdard
Now raise your right hand and repeat after me. I, [insert your name here] promise not to act a fool because Beyonce’s name and pictures are both featured in this entry. If I fail to do so I could face a $50 fine payable to Freshalina Lee Simmons via Pay Pal.
Kidding. But I do accept donations.