After conservative groups complained, home supplies company Lowe’s pulled its commercial support of a new TLC program called “All-American Muslim.” And just a day later, music mogul Russell Simmons stepped in and purchased the advertising space necessary to keep the show on the air.
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Most professionals have paid their dues while advancing their career, and oftentimes this includes internships. I’ve been an intern several times, including here at The Frisky, and while I took some internships more seriously than others, I don’t think I’ve done anything as egregious as the interns featured on Oxygen’s “Running Russell Simmons.” This new reality show, which premieres tonight at 11 p.m., focuses on the women who keep mogul Russell Simmons on track. For the most part, it seems Russell would be nowhere without his competent staff, but his interns are completely clueless. Peep the video above in which Sagen gives rapper T.I. a “Basic Instinct”-style crotch-shot, then check out two more videos after the jump, especially the one in which the interns get stuffed in Russell’s bathroom as he’s about to get it on with a hot babe. [Oxygen] Keep reading »