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Reginae Carter to Star in New Lifetime Film ‘Pride and Prejudice’

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The Reginae Carter we all know and love is officially all grown up! The 19 year old daughter to rapping legend Lil Wayne, landed her first acting role in the upcoming lifetime movie ‘Pride And Prejudice: Atlanta.’ 

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The film, set to be produced by Big Dreams Entertainment and Swirl Films, includes acting veterans like Keshia Knight-Pullian Victoria Rowell, Jackée Harry, and Reginald VelJohnson. 

Terry McMillian will write and executively produce. 

Landing this role is huge for Carter, considering she dropped out of school to peruse this dream. She revealed to her Mother on the first episode of “T.I. & Tiny Family & Friends Hustle” that she’s no longer interested in attending Clark Atlanta University.  

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No need to worry though! Because Carter has her acting career in full effect. 

The release date for the project has not been released, but we’re wishing a Reginae a great time on set! 

Keke Palmer Stars in New Movie “Pimp”

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“Pimp” is a lesbian love drama that tells the story of a struggling female pimp named Wednesday (Keke Palmer). Born into the game, Wednesday is forced to hustle for a chance at a better life in efforts to take care of her prostitution mother and girlfriend Nikki.

In the movie, which is executively produced by Lee Daniels, Wednesday comes face to face with Kenny, another pimp, who is much more dangerous than she can imagine.

Vanessa Morgan, Haley Ramm, Keke Palmer all star in this urban love story — Written by Christine Crokos.

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During the New York special screening, Crokos discusses what it was like meeting a real life pimp and how real survival is in the “pimp game.”

She also discusses the selection process and why Keke Palmer was the perfect individual to take on this role.

“What Keke did was take the scrip, and went and shot it— casted with her friends. I thought this was brilliant, what she did. She did the voice over, stars in it, and dresses as a boy.

I flew to LA, and when I sat with her, she was so full of life, so feminine. I thought oh my gosh. She comes in the room dressed as a boy, and she sat with me and we did every scene together. I knew Keke had something beyond her years, and she also had an understanding of the voice…”

“Pimp” will be in theaters on November 9th.

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Be Sure to Add These Travel Essentials To Your Packing Checklist

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Traveling has to be one of the most exciting things someone can do. The feeling of shopping, packing traveling to the airport, checking bags in, and just catching flights in general is just so satisfying.

I personally wish I had the chance to travel more. But the way my bank account is set up…there goes all the places I’ve ever dreamed of traveling to.

Speaking of packing — It takes a lot of skill and dedication to compile the necessary traveling checklist. Whether you’re a first time or seasoned traveler, it helps to have a clear and concise list to run by.

Lucky for you, we got it covered.

Here are some items you should consider when traveling:

Once you’ve selected a versatile luggage that allows you to travel stress free, now, it’s actually time to pack your bag.

Toiletry Basics

If you didn’t already know, having the proper toiletries makes a big difference. Your potential bag will consist of the daily products you already use in the comfort of your home, but just, smaller.

List #1: Taking Care of Dental Hygiene
Here’s what you’ll need to keep your oral health cool and collective.

1. Toothbrush
2. Toothpaste
3. Mouthwash
4. Floss (Not mandatory, but recommended)

 

List #2: Keeping Body Hygiene In Tact
1. Body Soap
2. Wash Rag
3. Deodorant
4. Lotion
5. Baby Wipes (For those ‘on the go’ days)
6. Sunscreen with SPF
7. Pads or Tampons

List #3: Keeping Your Face Clean Clear day Under-control
1. Face wash (enough for the daily and nightly routines)
2. Face wash cloths
3. Face lotion with SPF or Moisturizer
4. Makeup wipe removers
5. Cotton Balls or Pads (Based on the products you use.)

List #5: Hair Necessities
1. Hair brush
2. Tail or Wide Tooth Comb (or both)
3. Hair Ties
4. Bobby Pins
5. Shampoo & Conditioner (If necessary)

 

Other Items to Consider That Are Not Mandatory
1. On the go detergent
2. Vaseline/ Aquaphor
3. First Aid Kit
4. Hand Sanitizer
5. Travel Underwear
6. Shower Slippers
7. Foldable Laundry bags
8. Water bottle

Packing the Perfect Carry On: No it’s not a mini suitcase.

Your carry on should include items you need for right there and then. Like…
1. Any documents you may need throughout the trip.
2. Phone charger / Portable Charger
3. Daily medication (if applicable to you)
4. Facial/ baby wipes (Mostly for International trips)

Other items to consider that are not mandatory
1. Neck pillow and blanket
2. Eye mask
3. Earplugs
4. Book
5. Headphones

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2018’s Power of Women Bosses

Not enough women in the entertainment industry receive the recognition they deserve. I want to provide a platform that does, so here it goes. If you don’t know these ladies already, meet the 2018 Power of Women Bosses: November Edition

 

Ayanna Wilks

Ayanna Wilks is currently the PR Director in the Celebrity Division at Wilhelmina. She studied English at Spelman College and soon began as a public relations assistant at Diane Von Furstenberg (DVF.) Her undeniable work ethic and desire for success landed her in the ‘Celebrity and Communications’ Department at DVF. After three years and three months, she transferred to Roc Nation’s Public Relations department. She took on a new role as ‘Communications Director,’ nine months later, to then depart the company for her newest role as Public Relations Director at Wilhelmina’s Celebrity Division.

On a personal note…

I met Ayanna at the 2017 BET Awards in Los Angeles.

But it wasn’t the first time we engaged with one another.

It was probably the month before, a good friend of mine, Walik sent me an opening she had for a PR intern at Roc Nation. We spoke over the phone, but I had a bit going on in my life, so signing up for the internship position wouldn’t have been a wise decision. Soon enough, we met at the BET award show, but my thought was “I don’t think she knew who I was”.

After being of assistance to some of her clients on the red carpet, Walik encouraged me to reach back out and connect the dots.

After emailing her, we spoke, met and BOOM, there was my first real internship as a Roc Nation Public Relations intern. Each day Ayanna continues to teach me the “do’s” and “don’t” of the entertainment industry. I continue to seek advice and cherish our relationship.

Brianna Agyemang 

Meet the Senior Director of Marketing at Atlantic Records, Brianna Agyemang.

Agyemang received her Bachelors of Arts in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University. She began interning in the promotions department at WAMO and later obtained a marketing internship at Columbia Records. In her new position, she was responsible for creating, promoting, and planning appropriate events for signed artists.

When Agyemang became an executive Intern at Bad Boy Entertainment, she quickly and successfully adjusted roles — especially when it came to assisting company executives and personal assistants with office related tasks and company events.

After being a marketing assistant at Shawdow Lounge LLC and fulfilling her internship at Violator Management, Agyemang began her new position as Digital Marketing Coordinator at Roc Nation. Almost three years later, she was titled ‘Global Marking & Artist Management.’

On a personal note…

I was at a point in my life where I was desperately searching for freelance opportunities. As a fresh face to the entertainment business, I didn’t know how to go about doing my research, let alone who to get in contact with.

I discovered LinkedIn, reached out to Brianna who was one of the few people that would respond to my LinkedIn messages.

You know what brought us even closer? The fact that I’d even see her on the train and briefly converse with her.

Tiffany Bender

Tiffany Bender is currently the Senior Producer at Teen Vogue. She attended Syracuse University where she received her bachelors in communication and rhetorical studies — Master’s in television, radio, and film.

She began freelancing at the Wendy Williams Show, where she assisted Senior producers with daily segments and composed research packets for producers.

Five months later, she transferred to Sirius XM Radio as an associate producer. Bender was responsible for booking and researching talent, in addition to pitching and implementing original radio and web segments.

Fast forwarding eleven months later, she ended up at NBC Universal Media as a production assistant. Another eleven months later, she switched jobs and became a talent production assistant. She moved on to the associate producer position at Crazy Legs Productions, then associate producer at MGM, and back to NBC Universal as an associate producer. Before landing her current job as senior producer, she’s worked at Condé Nast as the senior producer and later narrowed it down to Teen Vogue. — which if you may not know, is a division of Condé Nast.

On a personal note…

I’ve always been a fan of Tiffany Bender. But let’s be real. As a young individual trying to connect to Tiffany, there is no way to get in contact with her without knowing someone who already knows her.

I messaged the people she already followed on Instagram and one of individuals I called, didn’t even know how Tiffany ended up following them.

Then one day, I was working the door of @thebrownies party and instantly knew this was my moment to shine. After emailing her numerous times, the rest is history.

Tiffany is the definition of what it means to BE AMAZING. She continues to provide me with various opportunities and encourages me always network. Did I mention how great she is at giving advice?

Khalia Braxton

Khalia Braxton is currently the community management associate at Condé Nast. She attended Spelman College and received her bachelors in International/Global Studies. She started off as a fashion intern at Sukari. A year and some months later, she began interning as an accountant management intern at Hill Holiday. Her exceptional people’s person persona landed her in companies like Marsh & McLennan, Bloomingdales, Harlem’s Fashion Row, L’Oreal, Looklive Inc, and now Condé Nast.

On a personal note…

Khalia is the queen that keeps on giving! Her confidence, determination, and most importantly hard work ethic inspires me everyday. I can’t express what it is to be able to work with her — it’s the dedication that inspired me the most.

Gia Peppers

Gia Peppers graduated from Rutgers University. She joined an non-profit organization called ‘Ween Academy’, which is a six-week crash course about all the aspects of entertainment media. When she graduated, she explored journalism fields such as entertainment reporter and writer. Peppers has worked everywhere from CBS News to Co-Hosting home games during the Washington Wizards basketball seasons.

Since 2015, Peppers has worked with the Essence Magazine’s senior editor, in creating daily content around artists and speakers, in preparation for the Essence Festival. Currently, Gia is one of five hosts for Black Girl Podcast. She generally freelances between VH1, BET, NBA, and more!

On a personal note…

As a Tidal special events intern, I fell in love with Gia after witnessing her interview with Miguel. Her personality was so bright, and I knew if I connected with her, the energy would be through the roof. Till today, Gia continues to believe in me and provide me with numerous opportunities to attend industry events with her. Thank you, Gia!

Alyssa Castillo

Alyssa Castillo is currently the wonderful and witty assistant to American rapper Fabolous. As an intern at Roc Nation, she worked under the Senior Vice President of the company, Lenny Santiago. Though she was Santiago’s intern, her hard working ethic didn’t limit hero one division. The company realized how valuable she was in which offered her a full-time position as Jay-Z’s assistant. She, however, turned it down. Though this was a dream come through, she knew she had to start somewhere manageable first.

On a personal note…

Alyssa is SUCH A SWEETHEART — so humble and genuine. I remember
wanting to be of assistance during an event — an individual reached out to her on my behalf and without knowing me, she gave me a chance. I appreciate the conversations we have, even when you’re schedule is extremely busy.

Elizabeth “Afrikaa” Johnson

Johnson is a brand & Image Consultant. She studied at various universities in Philadelphia before dropping out to purse a career in entertainment. She started as Director of Sales and marketing of The Fashion Mansion Group before branching into talent management and PR.

In 2016, Johnson discovered stylist and creative director Farren Fucci on Twitter. They’ve since collaborated on projects like PAPER’s cover stories with Bella Hadid and Rihanna. Currently, Afrikaa’s clientele includes Christian Combs, Poppy and emerging artist Gabriel Tirado

On a personal note…

Afrikaa is another individual who remains true to her brand. What I love most about her, was the chance she took on me. Despite the fact that I would call her numerous times or even woke her out of her sleep — I’m still shocked at  fact that she didn’t block me till today.

Karleen Roy

Karleen Roy began interning as an off the books intern at Def Jam. Her hard work and dedication landed her the assistant position for American singer and songwriter, Neyo who at the time, just signed to Def Jam. Couple years later, Bad Boy Entertainment hired Roy as Diddy’s executive assistant, who also carried the work of a personal assistant. After 6 years, Roy embarked on a new journey, which we all know as ”The Vanity Group.”

On a personal note…

Karleen is a BOSS! Her personality is so bright, and to be quite honest, her story is inspiring.

Paulana Lamonier

Paulana Lamonier received her bachelors from York College. Her love for journalism landed her gig as an editorial intern at Newsday Media Group. She has freelanced as a journalist for Network Journal Communications Inc, highlighting African American Entrepreneurs making a difference in the community through her writing.

She has interned and worked at companies like Black Enterprise Magazine, LearnVest, and HRDCVR magazine. At HRDCVR Magazine, she assisted in seeking researching, edited, and curating relevant news for the brand. After taking on roles such as the Digital Marketing Apprentice at COOP, Engagement Producer at Jetty, and Social Media Consultant at Soul Cycle, she accepted the responsibly of a Forbes Contributor. At Forbes, she highlights women in male dominated industries.

On a personal note…that’s not so personal

If you’re not already following Paulauna, you’re missing out on a lot of opportunities. She continues to posts about available job opening and provide continuous advice for those who are interested in taking on journalism.

She even created a whole thread on it. If you haven’t already. Check it out.

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Anthony Anderson Plans to Graduate College With His Son in 2022

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Anthony Anderson is on yet another road to success.

Though we say see him as the sucessful Blackish star that accomplished so much, there is still one specific task he must check off his to-do list — the chance to complete his degree from Howard University and graduate with his son in 2022.

Anderson is not a new face to the university. He previously attended, but quickly left after realizing he couldn’t afford it anymore.

He said during his recent appearance on the Jimmy Fallon show…

 

“I was paying for college myself, and I ran out of money after my junior year.”

“I’ve been speaking with the university about creating a curriculum that I can take online and at home … so I can walk with my son in 2022…”

Anderson doesn’t love Howard just because. It’s the stomping ground to where he found his wife.

The son Nathaniel Anderson is currently a freshmen at the university.

In all, it’ll be great to see the two generations walk the final stage at the same time. What a true father and son bonding experience!

“So I have four years to finish one year of college.” – Anthony Anderson

3 Products You Can Try For Clear Skin

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OXY Acne Medication Cleansing Pads
 
Whether you’re trying to remove dirt or oil, these cleansing pads are ideally what you need. Not only are they tested by dermatologist, but they prevent breakouts, unclog pores, and keep the skin looking healthy as ever.
 
You don’t have to trust me, try it for yourself.
 
Important Information For You to Know
  1. Active ingredient — Salicylic Acid 2%
  2. Easy to use (no stinging effect)
  3. Use product during the day and night for effective results.
  4. Perfect for a quick clean.
How To Apply
  1. Start with a damp or dry face.
  2. Open the container and cleanse in all your necessary areas (avoiding your eyes, mouth, and inside your nose)
  3. You can either rinse or leave it.
  4. Apply moisturizer.

Witch Hazel
 
If you didn’t already know, Witch Hazel is a manufactured from a plant called “Hammamelis Virginiana” (Took you a minute to say that huh?).
 
Here are some of the reasons it may be effective for the skin.
 
The toning effect tightens pores. You might wonder: But will this dry my skin? Not one bit. The active ingredients within this product actually keeps moisture in to prevent water loss. Water loss is usually what leads to dry skin.
 
How to Apply
  1. Wash your face with your usual face cleanser.
  2. Pat your face till it’s damp or completely dry
  3. Soak a cotton ball or pad with the witch hazel toner.
  4. Pat your skin.
  5. Apply your regular moisturizer.
 
St. Ives Fresh Skin
There’s nothing like having a smooth baby butt skin after exfoliating. This product is made with all na-tu-RAL apricot fruit extracts and natural walnut shell power, which is perfect for naturally glowing skin.
 
Important Information to Know
  1. Dermatologist tested
  2. Paragon free
  3. Hypoallergenic (which means it’s unlikely to cause an allergic reaction.
How to Apply
  1. Start with wet or damp skin.
  2. Squeeze a small sized amount into your fingertips and massage into your face.
  3. Gently massage into a circular motion (avoiding, eyes, mouth, and inside nose)
  4. Pat dry, apply moisturizer.
 
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Meet Lindsey Peoples Wagner, the (Soon to Be) Youngest Black Editor At Teen Vogue

Last Wednesday, it was announced that Lindsey Peoples Wagner, currently the fashion editor at New York Magazine and The Cut, will take the throne as Teen Vogue’s Editor in Chief. — The youngest black editor at that.

Set to replace Phillip Picardi, who is currently Condé Nast Chief Content Officer of Teen Vogue and THEM, a digitally focused LGBTQ publication.

Picardi who will now become Editor in Chief of Out Magazine says “it’s her incredible award winning, culture changing work — bringing substance to style at The Cut that made her the perfect person to steer Teen Vogue.”

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In fact, we are rooting for her first official day on October 18.

In People Wagner’s new role, she will manage all digital, social, video, and events including the Teen Vogue Summit, (which I myself got a chance to work last year).

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Time Magazine Features Solange Knowles On “The Greats” Issue

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Solange — the “polymathic cultural force” that not only has “hybridized her many talents”, but continues to “inspire a new model for the modern pop artist.”
 
Time’s ‘Greats Issue’ celebrates six people who continue to inspire change and “forge a different world.” One of which includes Solange, “the singer, songwriter, choreographer, visual, and performing artist, with four soon to be five albums to her name.” — The exact words of Ayana Mathis, the journalist giving us everything we need to know about the visual artist.
 
 
 
“There is a lot of jazz at the core..” says Solange, as discusses her upcoming album and what fear she faces upon releasing her next body of work. She tells Time Magazine “I don’t know any artist that doesn’t feel that before they hit the send button…”
 
If you’re curious as to the album release date or how many songs are on the project. We’re just as clueless as you. But here’s one thing for sure, “she will not be rushed.”
 
 
 
 
“The record will likely arrive into the world fully formed at some mysterious and unexpected moment.” Says Mathis
 
 

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T’s 2018 Greats Issue celebrates six people who have inspired us to forge a different world of our own: #Solange, #AlessandroMichele, #GeorgeRRMartin, #CarrieMaeWeems, #ViggoMortensen and #BruceNauman. Each of them has created something singular, be it a performance or an aesthetic, and they have all, in some way, helped steer the cultural discourse. “Where would black artists, female artists, American artists, photographers, be without Carrie Mae Weems, whose groundbreaking photographic ‘Kitchen Table Series’ (1989-90) quite literally foregrounded the black female face?" writes writes T's editor in chief @HanyaYanagihara. "Where would science-fiction writers, fantasy writers, historical writers and television itself be without George R. R. Martin, whose 'A Song of Ice and Fire' books became the most sensational television series of all time, and also redefined the state of contemporary fandom?" Click the link in our bio to go inside #TGreatsIssue, out on newsstands inside the @nytimes October 21. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Solange Knowles (@saintrecords) written by Ayana Mathis, photographed by Collier Schorr (collierschorrstudio), styled by Carlos Nazario (@mr_carlos_nazario); Alessandro Michele (@lallo25) written by Frank Bruni, photographed by Michal Chelbin (@michal_chelbin), fashion styled by @JayMassacret; @GeorgeRRMartin written by Charles Yu, photographed by Alessandra Sanguinetti / Magnum Photos (@alessandra_sanguinetti); @CarrieMaeWeems written by Megan O'Grady (@meganeogrady), photographed by @MickaleneThomas, styled by Shiona Turini (@shionat); Viggo Mortensen written by Thessaly La Force (@thessaly), photographed by Jackie Nickerson @(jackie_nickerson), styled by @JasonRider; Bruce Nauman written by Nikil Saval, photographed by Alec Soth / Magnum Photos (@littlebrownmushroom).

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For sure, the album will be arriving this Fall.

Say Hello To the New Co-Designer for Tommy Hilfiger’s Spring 2019 Launch

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It’s official! — Zendaya is now following in the foot steps of Gigi Hadid.

After a two year partnership with model Gigi Hadid, the American Fashion Designer Tommy Hilfiger announced on Tuesday the new women successor, brand ambassador, and co designer for his new capsule collection collaboration is none other Zendaya.

“I love to collaborate with people who are making their dreams a reality…” Says Zendaya. 

And so it begins.

The multitalented face is set to collaborate with Hilfiger on a new ‘Tommy X Zendaya’ collection, which would be revealed in Spring of 2019.

“Zendaya has become a global icon, using fashion to make bold statements while always staying true to herself..” Said Hilfiger, while speaking with WWD magazine. “Our capsule collection will fuse her eclectic style with the Americana spirit of our brand.”

Who else is excited to see what this is collection is about?

Hilfiger continues to trust in the creativity of his co-designers. And to be quiet honest, Zendaya already knows what she wants.

Protective Styles For You To Try, In Honor of National Hair Day

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Protectively styling natural hair is officially back in season. You’ve already done the hard part, which was keeping your hair moisturized during summers most obnoxious heat.
 
Here are a few protective hairstyles you can try as the Fall leaves are upon us, and the winter season approaches.
 
Whether you’re going for a chic or simple look, this list should help you decide what style would best fit you.
 
Hairstyles That Require Little To No Extensions
  1. Afro Puff
  2. Natural flat twists
  3. Bantu Knots

Afro Puff

Natural Flat twists

Bantu Knots

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hairstyles That Require Some Extensions
  1. Box Braids/Crochet Braids
  2. Weave/Wigs
  3. Havana Twists

Box Braids

Crochet Braids

Weave

 

Wig

Havana Twists

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why do you need protective styles? Here are two good reasons why!

1. Length Retention
2. Maintenance of moisture

5 Things You Should Consider Doing Before The Year Is Over

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Can you believe that 2018 is almost over?

92 days left and counting.

Do you know what that means? There are still enough days, hours, and seconds left to complete those last minute to do’s. So, consider these 5 tasks when preparing yourself for what we hope, will be a fulfilling year for you.

  1. Reconnect With Yourself

Read a good book or Netflix and chill for a day. You need two extra days? So be it. Plan a trip to Dubai or Cancun. Just make sure you’re taking care of you.

By putting your needs upfront, you’re already starting off the new year on a positive note.

  1. Got Health?

Get your health in order! It can be easy to forget about yourself when you’re always taking care of others. So start here — Begin by creating time for those things you wanted to do. Interested in visiting the doctor? Want to take care of that overdue check up? Just get it done. Get your life together.

  1. Set Your 2019 Goals and Plan For the Future

This is pretty self explanatory. You’re thinking about those goals right now, aren’t you?

When it comes to setting and planning, identify something that you want to accomplish and give yourself a reasonable timeframe. If your goal requires money, set a certain amount of money aside so you’re not scramming, trying to make ends meet. It’ll be worth it. Just stick to it and stay consistent.

Having a hard time sticking to it? Readjust and get back into it. Find that motivation!

“Create a plan, and hold yourself accountable..”

  1. Forgive If Not Forget

Whatever is making you emotional. Let it go. It’s not worth your mental health or insanity. If it’s been on your mind lately, be the first to reach out. I know it’s easier said than done, but just be the bigger person and face that fear. Life is way too short for all this nonsense.

If that person at the end of the day doesn’t accept your offer. Move on. At least you tried.

Also, don’t be so quick to wish bad on them. That’s negative energy you’re bringing in and we definitely don’t need that for the new year.

  1. Get Your Team Together

If the ones close to you are not supporting you, they are not your friends. Simple as that. You know the people that matter to you the most. Therefore everyone else is extra baggage.

You don’t need anyone bringing you down.

It’s really not you acting Hollywood, it’s you getting your life.

Shonda Rhimes, Gabrielle Union, And Jada Pinkett Smith Set To Produce Kerry Washington’s New Broadway Play

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Former Scandal Star Kerry Washington prepares for her new role in “American Son,” a broadway drama written by award winning playwright, Christopher Demos Brown, and directed by Tony award winner Kenny Leon.

Joining the producing team are Shonda Rhimes, who previously worked with Washington on seven seasons of Scandal,  Jada Pinkett Smith, Gabrielle Union-Wade, Dwyane Wade, Steve Stoute, and Nnamdi Asomugha, who is married to Washington.

In the play, both Washington and Steven Pasquale play the estranged parents of a missing teenage boy. Set in a Florida police station, the parents are forced to come together when their sons empty car is found during a traffic stop.

We’re not going to spoil it for those eager to watch the live show, but performances will begin October 6th and run till January 27, 2019 at the Booth Theatre in New York City.

Washington praises Brown for telling a story that “dives deep” into topics of racism and law enforcement in America. “After reading the script I was immediately enthralled by the world of play and the gripping circumstances” — referring to the situations that the characters in the play are facing.

The official opening night is set for November 4th.