Omar Epps, the actor known for his role in FoxTV’s medical drama “House and cult movie classics like ‘Juice,’ ‘Higher Learning,’ and ‘The Wood,’ came to Atlanta and fell in love.
Epps is in town filming another television show and ran across the Sweet Auburn BBQ food truck, he love it so much that he decided to spend $1500 to reserve the truck for lunch for the cast & crew for the show!
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Just last year Atlanta ranked amongst the top 10 ‘gayest’ cities list (click HERE if you missed that) and now an online study has been done that finally explains why our great city is being inundated with so many thirsty women… and so many pompous men.
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Lil Wayne once said ‘it ain’t trickin’ if you got it’ and according to a popular online dating site geared toward pairing people seeking special monetary ummm “arrangements,” Atlanta is the number one place to ‘trick’ of you got it.
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If you are currently seeking a ‘Sugar Daddy’, I guess Atlanta is for you.
FYI… a ‘sugar daddy’ is a term referring to an older male who offers money or gifts to a younger person in exchange for companionship.
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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed did his first national interview discussing his decision to change his stance on Gay Marriage today on MSNBC.
[READ: Atlanta Ranks Amongst Top 10 on U.S. Gayest Cities List... ]
Reed made an announcement earlier this week, stating he went through considerable personal reflection on the issue and changed his mind after discussions with Atlanta’s lesbian and gay communities, as well as his own father and chief of staff.
“This seems to me to be a natural place to be,” Reed said.
“Candidly, I didn’t feel any pressure. … If I wanted to play politics, I would have done it when I was in third place in the mayoral election [in 2009] and in front of the gay and lesbian community saying I was not supportive of marriage equality. … As a result of that, I suffered great political harm.”
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As I revealed a few weeks ago, Porsha Williams-Stewart is the newest addition to The Real Housewives of Atlanta and will be making her mark on the 5th Season of the show.
[READ: Exclusive! Meet Porsha Williams Stewart - Atlanta Newest Housewife! PHOTOS/VIDEO]
Due to her family’s extensive history in Atlanta, I thought it would be great to offer those of you who DON’T know a lil Atlanta history lesson on Porsha’s grandfather, the late great Hosea Williams.
Williams passed away in 2000, but in 1998, he gave a tour of Atlanta to Dough Richards of WAGA-TV Fox5.
Watch the classic video below + learn a few pertinent details about the Atlanta legend whose granddaughter is the newest “housewife”… Continue Reading…
In case you were wondering why I hadn’t blogged much today, I closed my macbook and dropped in on Karyn Greer
at Atlanta’s WXIA-TV (Ch 11) this morning (March 15, 2012).
Karyn and I chatted briefly about a few hot topics that have recently been featured on StraightFromTheA.com, like Toya Wright‘s rumored negotiations with The Real Housewives of Atlanta as well as Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina‘s newfound relationship with her ummmm “brother” Nick Gordon.
[READ: Bobbi Kristina & Nick Gordon Holding Hands & Kissing in Atlanta ~ PHOTOS]
God puts people in your life for many reasons and while I still sometimes feel like I’m following an unknown path, it was Karyn’s co-sign of my integrity during the 2010 Essence Music Fesival in New Orleans that led to Tyler Perry giving me his seal of approval (and the rest is history!)
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