STRONG IS… ARETHA FRANKLIN
Aretha Franklin is showing her fans another side of herself.. While we know she is a world renown singing diva you might not know she is a die-hard tennis fan..
The Queen of Soul appears in a new Women’s Tennis Association campaign, “Strong is Beautiful.” In it she speaks about what strength is to her… http://youtu.be/dCwUorRjuX4
Franklin’s involvement is part of the organization’s goal to raise awareness about the issues surrounding the sport, as well as attract new fans.
BIG GIRL WORLD! 🙂
CHRISTINA AGUILERA says she had a message for her label execs before starting her new album she said she let them know quote, “You are working with a fat girl. Know it now and get over it.” This comes after years of making herself “toothpick thin” because of pressure from the industry. She says, quote, “I got tired of being a skinny, white girl. I am Ecuadorian but people felt so safe passing me off as a skinny, blue-eyed white girl.” She says, of the music industry, They need a reminder sometimes that I don’t belong to them. It’s my body. You GO Girrl!!
PRETTY YOUNG THING…
Even though he is 70, Venus and Serena’s dad, Richard Williams, just became a father again. His 33 year old wife just gave birthd during Serena’s tournament during the first week of the open. After a tumultuous marriage to his first wife Oracene, Venus and Serena’s mother, the two split up after Oracene turned up at a West Palm Beach hospital with three broken ribs. Nursing staff suspected they were the result of domestic violence. Police looked into it, but no one was charged.
PRETTY YOUNGER THING…
Not one to be outdone, Joe Jackson is dating a girl who is 51 years younger than he is. Miss Lavinia Iskandar, 33, has been spotted out with the 84 year old patriarch of the Jackson family since April and has been rumoured to be staying with him in his condo in Las Vegas. Sources say he hasn’t seen his wife Katherine in weeks and just wasn’t around during the recent drama where she was taken away to Arizona. Joe Jack’s spokesman says Lavinia is simply a business associate he is working with for a new product to market in Asia. However Joe is not one to always stay within the marriage as he has already confessed to fathering two children with two different women outside of his marriage.