Category Archives: Celebs


Dirty Pretty Random: I Didn’t Know Robert Downey, Jr. Could Sing!

I spend quite a bit of time ghost riding in the whip along the Information Superhighway, bka “The Internetz” and on my travels today, I discovered a video of award-winning American actor, Robert Downey, Jr. singing with Sting. Singing…with Sting, one of the Greats. WHO THE HELL KNEW RDJ COULD SING AND DIDN’T TELL ME??? Check this out:   Up until today,...
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ZuriWorks Presents: “It’ll Grow Back!” Natural Hair Workshop with Celebrity Stylist Felicia Leatherwood

Hello My Lovelies! I’ve been asked to spread the word on an incredible and important event taking place in DC next Sunday. I will be in attendance and I hope that many of Dirty Pretty Thangs family in the DC area can attend as well. Check it out: NATURAL HAIR WORKSHOP WITH FELICIA LEATHERWOOD Learn the best natural hair techniques from “The...
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Soul Train Is Where First I Fell In Love & Found My Beauty: RIP Don Cornelius

I was at work sitting in the break room checking my Facebook when I found out via my newsfeed that Don Cornelius had died today, in an apparent suicide. Just in case you’re totally un-hip and an unprecedented BAMMA, Don Cornelius created “Soul Train” back in the early 1970s and for decades it was the #1 place on TV to showcase Black...
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Dear Tyra Banks: “TypeF”?? TypeWhatTheF Is More Like It!

Dear Tyra, Hey Girl. Hey. What’s going on? Still out there being a media mogul and all? Yeah, Sis! You betta werk. You’re on your way to being the next Oprah. Possibly. Maybe. Just say your prayers every night then rise n’ grind. As for me, I’m cool, just doing the things I do, trying to make my mama proud and not...
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Dear Beyonce: Let’s Talk Birthing and Breastfeeding

Dear Beyonce, Hey Girl. Hay. This is the second letter I’ve written to you this year. Sorry for not keeping in touch more. I’ve been busy with this blog, my hair, job-hunting, doula stuff and my kids. Don’t think it’s because I don’t love you, because you know I do. Speaking of kids, I just heard last night that you are pregnant....
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My First & Last Post Ever About “Basketball Wives”

So, this weekend I spent time at my good friend Nova’s house. In the wee hours of the morning after we left the Axel F party, we sat in his living room eating some awesome snacks from 7-Elven and he had me watch a clip of the VH-1 reality TV series, “Basketball Wives”. I had never seen this show before and my...
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R.I.P. Amy Winehouse

CNN just reported on their website that 27 year-old British jazz and soul singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London apartment. I predicted her death two years ago. Honestly, I had a vision of sorts. I can’t quite explain it, but I saw her dead. Despite her well-known struggles with drug abuse, I didn’t know how she would die. I...
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Big Booty Judy: Can I Live??

I didn’t watch the Espy’s last night a.) because I don’t have cable,  2.) because I don’t even watch sports and III.) I’m pretty much over awards shows. But because I do frequent the Internet, there was no way I could miss the “buzz” about tennis champ Serena Williams at the ceremony. Or more accurately, Serena Williams’ ass. The same thing happened...
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Dear Beyonce, Please Come Get Your Stans

Dear Beyonce, Hey, girl. Hey. I hope this letter finds you in the best of health and spirits, being the best you you can be and all that. Or at least taking a little breather after your performance on the Billboard Awards show last night, right? I didn’t see it because I was editing some pictures and partaking in the quality Black...
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Rage Against The Machine: Girl, No.

I was out eating with a few my of Sister-Goddesses (and two awesome guys) this past Sunday night at The Diner in Adam’s Morgan. We all had just left the DC Loves Dilla party and were as hungry as hungry gets.  Over a table full of pancakes, grilled cheese, chili fries and buffalo chicken tenders, we chit-chatted it up about just about...
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