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5 Reasons “Fruitvale Station”‘s Michael B. Jordan Is The Next “It” Guy

5 Reasons "Fruitvale Station"'s Michael B. Jordan Is The Next "it" Guy

Outside of his charming smile, athletic frame and humble demeanor, Michael B. Jordan proved that he is an incredible acting talent with his Oscar worthy performance in the independent film about the shooting of Oscar Grant, “Fruitvale Station.”

Jordan, widely known for his roles in “The Wire,” “Friday Night Lights” and ” Red Tails,” delivers a sincere depiction of Oscar Grant. And that could partially be attributed to the amazing script, researched and written by equally as young of a lad–Ryan Coogler.

“Fruitvale Station” follows the lead-up events to the day–New Years Day– that Oscar was gunned down in the Bay area while riding the BART by a police officer while under arrest. Camera footage from the event The film won the Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and is being praised as a “must-see” for all races and ages. Read more on Hello Beautiful…

Taboo Addictions: 5 Adult Eating Disorders That Go Beyond Anorexia & Bulimia

Eating disorders are often times associated with specific races, age groups, and even career choices…think white teenage actress/models. But the truth is that eating disorders do not discriminate. According to the National Eating Disorder Association, 10 million American women suffer from eating disorders. This is not a Black v. White epidemic, and it certainly does not only apply to those experiencing puberty. When the University of North Carolina’s Eating Disorders Program was initially designed in 2003 they expected most of their patients to be adolescents, however today they report that 50 percent of their patients are over 30-years-old. Read more on Hello Beautiful…

Down With The Swirl: 7 Interracial On-Screen Romances

Down With The Swirl: 7 Interracial On-Screen Romances

Meagan Good and Will Ferrell share an onscreen romance in the upcoming comedy “Anchorman: The Legend Continues.”

In the film’s trailer, funny man Ferrell tries “to break down the barriers of race” by cracking jokes during a humorous dinner table scene with Good character’s Black family.

“I don’t read Jet Magazine, or Jheri Curl Daily,” he says. “I’m breaking down the barriers of race by assimilation. And on that note which one of you convicts with the longest record can pass me the mashed potatoes?”

In the highly-anticipated sequel, Ferrell returns as Ron Burgundy, only this time he works at a 24/7 cable news network. Read more on Hello Beautiful…

5 Reasons We Can’t Get Enough Of The ‘Born Sinner’ J. Cole

5 Reasons We Can't Get Enough Of J. Cole

If you haven’t been living under a rock, then you’re familiar with the news that J.Cole released his sophomore album Born Sinner this week. While I’m sure most of you are aware of the North Carolina native’s amazing lyricism and his ability to produce both club bangers and sexy slow jams, few know the real Jermaine Cole — the St. John’s graduate who was raised by a single mother in the small town of Fayetteville, North Carolina. J.Cole is able to strip himself down beyond his rapper persona and relate to his fans. And, that’s one of the reasons what makes his lyrics stand out amongst some of the cliché hip-hop artists that we have in the industry today. If you’re not a fan yet, let us give you five reasons why we love the Roc Nation artist. Read more on Hello Beautiful…

11 Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Man

Maybe you’ve felt it before, a change in intensity, a drifting away, love that has unfortunately faded. One’s age, maturity, persona and circumstances are all factors that affect one’s relationship, and there are times when the person you thought was the love of your life ends up the stranger who shares your bed at night.

Though it’s difficult, you may eventually come to realize that though love is forever, a relationship sometimes isn’t. Here are a few signs that you’ve probably outgrown your man:

1. Don’t fool yourself. Straight up, you’re just not very compatible. If your lover’s dream is to drop out and become self-sufficient on a farm somewhere, and you’re a city person with ambitions, one of you is going to be seriously unhappy if you stay together. Or, if you always want to go out and he always wants to stay home, look for someone whose social style is closer to yours. Read more…

Jason Collins’ Former Fiancée Carolyn Moos Lands Book Deal

NBA veteran Jason Collins made national headlines when he came out of the closet in the May 6 issue of Sports Illustrated. As the first openly gay athlete in a major men’s sport, Collins has been receiving major media attention and his former fiancé has decided to get in on the spotlight.

According to reports, former WNBA star Carolyn Moos has decided to tell her side to the story in book form, detailing her experiences with her now-openly gay ex-boyfriend.

In a recent interview with TMZ, Moos said she had no idea Collins was attracted to men, but he did let her know a couple of days before he went public. Read more on Hello Beautiful…

Anti-Drug Speaker Of The House John Boehner’s Daughter To Marry A Pot Head Rasta

h the irony! Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner has fought against drugs throughout his political career, but that fight has made it a little too close to home. Boehner’s daughter, Lindsay is about to tie the knot with her Jamaican fiance, Dominic Lakhan and his drug-infested past should be a big issue for the Speaker.

According to a police report obtained by the National Enquirer, 38-year-old Lakhan was pulled over for a traffic violation in Pembroke Pines back in 2006 and the authorities discovered an open can of Natural Lite beer and the car smelled like “the odor of burnt cannabis emitting from the interior of the vehicle.” Upon further investigation, the cops found two bags with almost two grams of marijuana in them. Lakhan admitted that the pot was his and he was arrested and charged with misdemeanor pot possession. Read more on Hello Beautiful…

Stacey Dash Steps On Her Soapbox Again & Claims Beyonce And Jay-Z Fund Communism

Beyonce and Jay-Z’s trip to Cuba is bothering the insanely gorgeous Stacey Dash. The former “Single Ladies” actress hopped on Twitter to let the most powerful couple in music know that they’re in the wrong for visiting the communist country.

Remember those “99 Problems” Jay-Z claimed to have and none of them being a bitch … well … nevermind. I don’t understand why Stacey Dash fights so hard to be taken seriously when she does things like pose naked in a bathtub and makes that her profile photo on Twitter–the very place she likes to hop on her soapbox and chastise those who don’t see the world through her green eyes. Read more on Hello Beautiful…

Chris Brown & Rihanna Call It Quits?

Chris Brown and Rihanna have called it quits. Chris did an interview on LA’s Power 106 radio station on March 29 that’s set to air on April 1 and he was asked point blank if he’s still dating Rihanna? Chris admitted: “Uh, no — that’s the short answer.” Read more…

Kanye West’s Most Controversial Lyrics On Religion

With songs like “Sweet Baby Jesus,” “New God Flow” and “Jesus Walks,” Kanye West has never been scared to talk about God and make religious references in his music.

Most recently, the G.O.O.D. Music rapper made headlines for reportedly considering I Am God as the title for his new album. Although this rumor turned out to be false, a member of Yeezy’s camp did confirm that “I Am A God” (emphasis added) is the title of his forthcoming single.

“We would never be so presumptuous or sacrilegious to call ourselves the supreme being,” a source told Huffington Post, adding that the song’s concept is “centered around the idea that all people are manifestations of a higher power.” Read more…

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