Posts tagged "etta james"

Evening Quickies: Cynthia Nixon Clarifies Controversial “Gay Is A Choice” Comments

Cynthia Nixon from "Sex and the City" is clarifying her comments about how, for her, being gay is a choice by pointing out she was only speaking for her. In a statement, Cynthia said: "My recent comments in The New York Times were about me and my personal story of being gay. I…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 30, 2012

Morning Quickies: Christina Aguilera Mysteriously Drips At Etta James’ Funeral

What the hell was running down Christina Aguilera's leg at Etta James' funeral? [Dlisted] Demi Moore may have been smoking a drug called K2 Spice, an herbal incense similar to marijuana, when she started convulsing. [Fox News]  Oprah and Barbara Walters are in a bidding war to get the first TV…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 30, 2012

Etta James Has Died

Etta James has died at age 73, according to her longtime manager. The blues singer was born in 1938 in Los Angeles as Jamesetta Hawkins and proved herself a gospel prodigy from a young age, performing in churches and on the radio. At age 12, she began working with bandleader Johnny Otis and changed her…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 20, 2012

At Last: The Obama’s First Dance

Originally, I was a little bit mocking of the fact that Beyonce got the honor of singing the song for President and First Lady Obama's first dance at the Inaugural Ball last night -- but that woman brought it. Above, the first couple dances to Etta James' "At Last" and Barack even throws in a…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 21, 2009

Women Top “Best Idea” Charts

The Campaign for Museums and the 24 Hour Museum recently held a survey to commemorate Museums and Galleries Month. They asked a variety of people about the greatest and worst innovations and ideas of all time. While the wheel took the top spot, with the internet close behind, equal rights for women and the pill…
By: Simcha / May 22, 2008