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Eddie Long’s Accusers Break Silence

For the first time since settling sexual coercion lawsuits against Bishop Eddie Long in May, two of the young men who accused him of sexual abuse are speaking out. The two have spoken to the Atlanta Journal Constitution and WSB-TV.

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Iman On Vogue Italia’s Slave Earrings

In an interview with Fashionista.com, supermodel Iman spoke about her years in the modeling world, her upcoming Platinum collection on HSN and her thoughts on the Vogue Italia ‘Slave earrings’ scandal.

After years of ruling the catwalk and successfully running her own cosmetics company, Iman says she won’t be back on the runway, despite many designers clamoring for her to wear their clothes. The model-turned-businesswoman is getting ready to launch her latest fashion collection, Platinum, which consists of luxury bags, wallets, and gloves for $300 or less, and spoke candidly about her career.

When asked whether or not she’d return to the catwalk, Iman answered with a resounding no. She says she’s been there and done that, and is so over it.

I worked with literally every designer. So when I stopped I was invited and there was no way I could do one and not do the other and if I did everybody, and I know my industry very well, they will say, ‘Oh poor her, she wants to come back.’ Come on, I know fashion people. The reason I lasted this long is because I’m not around them all the time!

When asked about the Vogue Italia  ’Slave earrings’ debacle, Iman held no punches.

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What are you wearing…Qaddafi?


A rebel celebrates while wearing a hat, necklace and scepter thought to be taken from Col. Moammar Qaddafi’s Bab al-Aziziya compound, in Tripoli, Libya, Aug. 23, 2011.

Mississippi Gets First Black Major Party Candidate For Governor In Modern Times


JACKSON, Miss. — Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree on Tuesday became the first black candidate in modern times to win major-party nod for Mississippi governor in a state that hasn’t had a black statewide official since Reconstruction.

DuPree, 57, won a Democratic primary runoff and advances to the Nov. 8 general election to face Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant, 56, of Brandon.

“I’m just so proud of the fact that we had people who believed in us, believed in the message, believed in what we’re trying…. Full article HERE

SAMIR NASRI BLASTED BY ARSENAL PLAYER

SAMIR NASRI has been blasted by a current Gunner after ditching Arsenal for Manchester City’s millions. Emmanuel Frimpong, 19, hit out at the Frenchman who will now rake in £175k a week. Midfielder Frimpong tweeted: “Money is the root of all evil,” after Arsenal announced the move on their website yesterday. The rookie Gunners star, sent off against Liverpool on Saturday, was still seething at Nasri later in the day after team-mate Jack Wilshere wished him all the best. Wilshere said: “Good luck to my friend Mr Nasri. “I learnt a lot from him. World class player. Will be missed.” But Frimpong tweeted back: “Pffffff come-on Jack,” implying he will not be missed by many players at the Emirates.

Rapper K’Naan Visits Somalia At The Height Of Its Devastating Famine

20110823-093206.jpgAt the height of a deadly famine, Somali-born rapper K’Naan took time off to visit his native country which has been ravaged by a famine brought on by drought and the inability for aid to reach those most devastated because of militant groups.

Forbes.com reports that the rapper, who now resides in Canada, visited Mogadishu and the city’s Banadir Hospital on Sunday (August 21).

“I came to Somalia to see the situation here and give any donation I have to the people and anything else available,” said the rapper, according to Forbes.com. “I will do all I can to help my people in Somalia.”

K’Naan’s visit over the weekend marks his first visit to Somalia in over two decades.

A report by MSNBC on August 5, 2011 states that 29,000 children under the age of five have died as a result of the famine.

What a load of bunny