Jada Says “Nothing Sexual” About Willow’s Controversial Bed Flick
Not sure if you all have seen the recent photo of 13-year-old Willow Smith laid up with a shirtless Moisés Arias (who’s seven years her senior, by the way), but it’s been causing a frenzy all over the ’net for its lustful inappropriateness. Well, us common folk might be the only ones alarmed. Momma Jada Pinkett Smith has already been quoted setting the record straight: “There was nothing sexual about that picture or that situation. You guys are projecting your trash onto it, and you’re acting like covert pedophiles, and that’s not cool.” Well… guess that’s that.
Read it at ShowBiz Spy.
Mekhi Phifer Files for Bankruptcy
Mekhi Phifer is $1.3 million in debt and has filed for broke-ruptcy, or so we hear. According to legal documents pertaining to the case, he owes $1.2 million in back taxes, $500,000 in lawyer fees and $4,500 in unpaid child support. (Taxes and child support get ’em every time.) The documents also reveal that he spends $11,600 per month on a $7,500 monthly income, and only has $67,000 in assets—including a leather bed and a 12-year-old Segway. (Yes, I said a Segway, which he should've kept quiet considering that might be his only form of transportation now.) Poor Mekhi…
Read it at Madame Noire.
Alicia Keys the New Face of Givenchy Perfume
For the first time ever, Alicia Keys has stepped into the business of beauty, becoming the new face of Parfums Givenchy. This girl on fire will blaze advertisements for their fresh new fragrance, set to debut in September. Keys says she’s “honored to introduce the world to the newest scent by Givenchy.” (And even more honored to get that check!) Great job!
Read it at Women’s Wear Daily.