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Report: Supermodel Chanel Iman Is Engaged!

Supermodel Chanel Iman is engaged to the rapper A$AP Rocky, sources tell Page Six. Congratulations! [Page Six]
Legendary actor Mickey Rooney died yesterday at age 93. Rooney appeared in classic films like “National Velvet” with Elizabeth Taylor and “Breakfast At Tiffany’s” with Audrey Hepburn, and more recently in “The Muppets” with Jason Segel…

Jessica Wakeman / April 7, 2014

Chanel Iman Talks Racism In Modeling Industry: “We Already Found One Black Girl”

Just in case you thought racism was over and solved forever, here’s model Chanel Iman talking about how the fashion industry is not immune to the “one is enough” idea when it comes to diversity. “A few times I got excused by designers who told me ‘we already found one black girl. We don’t…

Jessica Wakeman / March 15, 2013

Chanel Iman’s 21st Birthday & Other Extravagant Celeb Birthday Parties

Why am I not surprised that Chanel Iman’s 21st birthday party today is taking place on a private island? The model has rented a small island off the coast of Jamaica where she’ll be ringing in legal drinking age with a reggae-themed bash. If that doesn’t sound like one poppin’ party, I don’t know what…

Rachel Krause / December 1, 2011

Chanel Iman Has A Totally Different Kind Of Pre-Victoria’s Secret Regimen

While Victoria’s Secret model Adriana Lima goes to disturbing lengths to stay slim, model and alleged Kanye West canoodler Chanel Iman went to similarly disturbing lengths to put on weight to appear in the televised lingerie fashion show. Apparently, Iman gained 15 pounds in order to walk in the show, adding curves to her otherwise…

Julie Gerstein / November 10, 2011

Chanel Iman = Sprained Ankle Waiting To Happen

Didn’t you know, snapping your ankles is trés, trés chic! [The Block via The Vie Society]…

Jessica Wakeman / July 13, 2010

Chanel Iman Channels Strawberry Shortcake On The Cover Of Lula

Even though we try not to throw away money on pricey foreign glossies, we might have to splurge on the new Lula. Model Chanel Iman looks too cute — and colorful — to miss this issue! Check out the six other covers, all with models wearing bright Strawberry Shortcake-inspired outfits, including the cartoon character’s signature…

Catherine Strawn / February 26, 2010

5 Hair Secrets Supermodels Swear By

Sure, you take one look at most supermodels and assume they roll out of bed, throw clothes on and generally look gorge by virtue of being, well, them. Surprise, surprise, it’s not all genetics (though they are pretty gifted in that department). More than most of us, models have to be super-militant about their ski…

Nina Carbone / February 8, 2010

Who Cares If Teen Vogue’s Cover Model Is Pregnant?

Oh my God, look! Models—not celebrities—on the cover of a fashion magazine! And they’re black! November’s Teen Vogue published a fantastic cover story about models Chanel Iman and Jourdan Dunn, who spoke candidly about the racism in the modeling industry and the competition that results when black models feel there can only be “one black…

Jessica Wakeman / November 5, 2009

How Much Do We Love This i-D Cover?

A few months ago both Chanel Iman and Sessilee Lopez tweeted about a “major” moment in fashion and a surprise cover. That should have been clue enough for some folks to guess. Now the secret is out: The two young models, along with Jourdan Dunn and Arlenis Sosa, grace the cover of i.D magazine’s September…

Zandile Blay / August 26, 2009

Vogue Italia’s “Black Issue” Is A Success, But What Will Its Impact REALLY Be?

If you haven’t heard already, the July issue of Italian Vogue was unprecedented. All the models in it were black. Amidst the buzz that followed, the much-hyped “Black Issue” became such a popular success that distribution was increased by 40-percent, an amazing feat. Some (including me) saw the concept — race as an “issue” –…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 12, 2008