If you lost your cushy desk job because of layoffs and budget cuts, what would you do? The simple answer might be to amp up your resume and hit the streets, but in this economy you would be in a crowd of thousands seeking the same job.
As time passes by, and your unemployment compensation runs out what’s next? Do you go to Walmart and make 6 bucks an hour? Could you survive off of that hourly wage after making 6 figures?
These questions and more are posed everyday in these hard times and lives are changed everyday after a job loss. I can fully attest to it since I was laid off myself from my City of Atlanta job over a year ago and it hasn’t been easy.
The AJC recently did an expose about how this recession is causing more women to work as strippers. Not hard to believe at all, since stripping is a recession proof profession or at least that’s what we’ve been led to believe.
Actress Maia Campbell became a viral video legend when THIS disturbing video hit the net, but it appears that rehab has done a body good. Maia was spotted shopping on Melrose Ave in Cali recently appearing clean and sober. This is her first sighting since it was reported that she’d entered rehab a few months ago.
Maia was “looking good and very happy and upbeat.” There was no sign of her being high, and she was carrying a bag of Miss Jessie’s hair care products. She looked to be fully on the road to recovery with the drug abuse as a thing of the past. Normally, she is unwilling to take pictures, but she was more than cooperative and happy to do so this time around. The photog also says “she smelled good.”
No kush scent detected? That’s always a good sign. Welcome back Maia!
Light some incense…Erykah’s back! Ms. Badu, joined by Questlove mark the return of good music with “Window Seat”, Badu’s official single from the highly anticipated New Amerykah pt.2: Return of the Ankh drops, which hopefully drops March 30th.
Michael Vick of the Philadelphia Eagles was spotted in Miami during Superbowl weekend hosting a party at Dreams Nightclub. Before you get all up in arms, the former Falcons quarterback is not….I repeat NOT down for the swirl. He was merely posing for a few fan photos at the event…
OK. Now that that’s cleared up….did you know that Mike has a celebrity crush? You’ll never guess who it is… Continue Reading…
Rihanna has gone from black & white to technicolor in this bish! Check out a few video stills from her upcoming “Rude Boy” single:
Rihanna revealed a while back that the costumes for the video shoot would have Jamaican vibe. “A lot of my videos are really dark and edgy and tough. ‘Rude Boy’ is more playing along the lines from my roots,” she said. “We used a lot of color, but also the costumes were very Jamaican dance-hall queen type.”
Mary J. Blige, Wyclef Jen and more attended Hope Help & Relief Haiti – A Night Of Humanity at Urban Zen in New York. The celebs were there to raise funds to sent tents and supplies for Haiti earthquake relief.
Mary J. & Andre Harrell
Russell Simmons, Mary J. Blige, Andre Harrell & Wyclef