Monday, July 7, 2014

Solange Knowles Finally Talks About The Elevator Fight With Jay Z

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After letting her fists fly big sister's husband Jay Z, it seems Solange Knowles is now pulling her punches.

In an interview with Lucky Magazine, Beyoncé’s singer sister, Solange glosses over the infamous elevator fight with brother-in-law Jay Z. She called the shocking showdown “that thing.” 

“What’s important is that my family and I are all good. What we had to say collectively was in the statement that we put out, and we all feel at peace with that.”

More Athletes get NAKED in Annual Body Issue For ESPN Magazine

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Surfer Coco Ho, and swimmer Michael Phelps are among the other sports stars baring it all in the ESPN publication’s annual Body issue. Venus Williams trailed her own picture in her interview here just before Wimbledon started.

The glossy sports publication unveils its annual Body issue on Friday featuring top athletes who show off the bodies-as-machines they are working with in their birthday suits.

Other athletes whose pictures have been released include Basketball's Angel McCoughtry, BMX's Nigel Sylvester and Tennis star Tomas Berdych

POLL - Ladies Choose One: A Broke Faithful Man or a Rich Cheater?

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If these two were the only type of men available, broke and faithful or rich and a cheat, which would you choose? 

Vote as usual and let's discuss in the comments.

On the previous poll, Will You Have Sex in Public? turns out a lot of us are OK with public sex! These are the results.

Champagne and Gold! Jessica Simpson's Breathtaking Wedding Gown - First Photos

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Jessica Simpson got married to fiancee of four years Eric Johnson last Saturday [see details]. The singer got married in a stunning gold dress by Carolina Herrera.

Jessica worked with Carolina to create the breathtaking gown. The dress was a lovely champagne and gold strapless multi-layer tulle gown. “The whole dress is embroidered in gold and feels very regal,” Carolina told People.

 In addition, Jessica donned a cathedral length veil as well as Brian Atwood shoes and Neil Lane jewels. As for any bride, Jessica needed something blue, so Carolina added a blue ribbon inside the gown. The dress itself was a gorgeous array of gold embroidery over white tulle and lace, as revealed in its sketch.

See more pictures below...

Jude Okoye's Fiancee Ify Umeokeke is Pregnant, Traditional Wedding Date Set For July 17th

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Jude Okoye, the manager and older brother of the PSquare duo, and his fiancee Ify Umeokeke are expecting their first child together Ify and have fixed their traditional marriage for this July.

Jude and Ify got engaged on Jude's birthday - April 24th [read here]  after dating for a few months. Their traditional wedding will be on July 17th at the bride's home town in Nnewi, Anambra State.

The church white wedding is said to be on hold until after Ifeoma, gives birth to their baby.

It's a double celebration and RML celebrates with the couple.

What?! These Parents Discover Their Baby Is InterSex When They Go For Female Circumcision

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8 days after Success Chisom Aniekwe was born a year ago in Anam in Anambra State, her parents took her to be circumcised. However, finding out that the baby is Intersex, meaning that she had both male and female sex organs, stopped the circumcision from being done.

After all the reports and campaigns via the news and even Nollywood movies, one would think female circumcision would be a thing of the past for new parents. But some Nigerian parents are apparently stuck to their traditional ways of doing things.

I'm dismayed that some people still believe that FGM has any tangible benefits in this day and age. The only good thing to come out of the ignorance of Chisom's parents would be that their child's intersex condition, also known as hermaphroditism, was observed early enough.

Unfortunately, due to lack of funds nothing has been done for over a year to streamline the baby's gender. Read on for the parent's account of Chisom's ordeal and how you may be able to help.

Long-Term Girlfriend or Wife? Will You be Happy With a Commitment Without Marriage?

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A friend of mine recently celebrated her 3 year wedding anniversary and posted pics on social media from that day as a way to reminisce. In many of her photos were pics of her proud parents who had been together for over 20 years. I found myself saying a silent prayer that she and her husband’s marriage would last as long as her parents’ had – until I remembered that her parents were never married.

That got me to thinking – is my friend’s union more “official” than her parents’ because she is actually married? And knowing that her parents have been together for so long, what made her want to get married as opposed to simply being in a long-term, committed relationship with her man – which is essentially the same thing right? Is there a big difference between being a lifelong girlfriend or partner as opposed to being a wife?

The 7 Keys To A Happy Wife By Frank Lodato

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1. Separate from Mamma. – Men, you are married to your wife, not your mom! When family matters invade a marriage, your wife needs to trust that you and she are a united front. She must not fear that you will go behind her and talk negatively, especially to your mom.

When you and your wife speak to your mom, it should be as one flesh, not competing teams. Your mom is usually going to fight in your corner, right or wrong. This will cause serious problems in your marriage. I love my mom and she is precious to me, but YOU leading your family is the best way to honor her, not the other way around.

An Open Letter to Women Living With HIV - Be Informed and Take Charge of Your Health

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This is an expansion of very short letter I wrote on a blog to a young lady living with HIV who contracted the disease when she was raped by two strangers at the market.

This vulnerable young woman has recently been raped again by a friend, and then taken advantage of by someone in position of power. She believes she has infected them with the virus and is not very remorseful.

To this young lady I wrote this open letter, and to other women living with HIV who feel vulnerable and yet think like they have an edge to get back at men whom they hate.

I may not fully understand your life since I don't have HIV, but I can imagine that if someone harms me, I may feel good if I think I got my revenge on them in my own way.

BUT! And this is a big but, with HIV, going on a spree to infect others may actually backfire for a woman!

Man Who Stabbed Self To Death After Fiance Called It Quits Had Attempted Suicide Before

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Oluwatosin Otaiku who stabbed himself to death last Saturday after his fiancee called it quits with him, has attempted suicide in the past after being jilted by his undergraduate love.

33-year-old Otaiku, an orphan and a University graduate, stabbed himself to death in Ogun State after a mediation meeting organised by neighbours failed to get his estranged fiancee, Oluwatoyin Olaogun, to come back to him failed to achieve that aim.

Apparently, the deceased had attended the meeting with a knife in his pocket. He then stabbed himself on realising that Oluwatoyin would not change her mind.