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Laura Dowling: Florist Clashes With First Lady’s Taste, Escorted From White House

Laura Dowling: Florist Clashes With First Lady’s Taste, Escorted From White House

By Val Powell March 25, 2015

After being kept in the shadows for over a month, former White House chief florist Laura Dowling’s resignation has been shed some light, like sunlight on flowerbeds. The Washington Post uncovered on Tuesday that Dowling was “escorted from the building” …

Tika Sumpter To Play Michelle Obama on First Date

Tika Sumpter is going to be Michelle Obama, but not as First Lady. She will be a young Michelle being pursued by a young Barry Obama. The actress is known for her roles on One Life to Live, Gossip Girl, …

Taylor Swift Gets Her Dorky On for 'Ew!' [WATCH]

Taylor Swift got her dorky on for an appearance in the The Tonight Show skit Ew! with Jimmy Fallon. The 24-year-old singer and actress donned some braces, reading glasses and channeled goofy teen Natalie in a promo for the show. …

Hillary Rodham Clinton: Do Dems Want Her?

Among many on the political Left, the idea that Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the Democrat candidate for President in 2016 is a foregone conclusion. But some are putting on the brakes, insisting that everyone take a breath and look …

Malia Obama Works on Set of Halle Berry’s ‘Extant’

Malia Obama, daughter of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, worked on the set of Halle Berry’s upcoming sc-fi series Extant for a day. The aspiring filmmaker will be a junior in high school come fall, and was …

Maya Angelou Remembered With Beautiful Words

Maya Angelou touched the lives of many who spoke at her memorial service on Saturday at Wake Forest University. The university is where she taught for 32 years as Dr. Angelou, though she never graduated from college. During her lifetime …

Malia Obama Hits the Streets with Driver’s License

“One child is going to be driving this summer. Look out.” During an interview on Access Hollywood about the role of arts in education, host Billy Bush asked First Lady Michelle Obama about her daughters, ages 12 and 15. As …

Ann Coulter Stunt Backfires Bigtime

There are a lot of people out there who don’t like the Obamas. Most of them narrow their ire to just the President himself. But there is a healthy slice of people who don’t like First Lady Michelle Obama either. …

Michelle Obama To Blame For “Nasty” School Lunches?

The new changes to school lunches that have been happening across the nation are not that popular with students. Didn’t see that coming. According to Anthony Gallimore, a high school senior from Georgia, the new menu is just nonsensical. He …

Mick Jagger Sings at L’Wren Scott Memorial

Mick Jagger honored his longtime love, L’Wren Scott, by singing a version of Bob Dylan’s Just Like a Woman at a memorial service for the fashion designer Friday. The memorial service took place at St Bartholomew’s Church in Manhattan, New …

Sophie Okonedo Shines In "Raisin In The Sun"

Sophie Okonedo is stunning in her Broadway debut of “A Raisin In The Sun” opposite Denzel Washington. The British born actress, best known for her role in Hotel Rwanda, stars as Ruth, Walter’s (Washington) distressed, but strong, wife. A review …

Malia Obama Wears Affordable Topshop Dress in China

Malia Obama posed for photos in Beijing, China on Friday wearing an affordable Topshop dress. The dress was a short-sleeve floral print mini. One source identified it as the “Crocus Crop Skater Dress” sold for around $138 by British fashion …

Malia Obama Visits Great Wall with Mother and Sister

On the third day of their weeklong visit to China, Michelle Obama and daughters, 12-year old Sasha and 15-year old Malia, explored the Great Wall of China. The trip to Beijing, where Mrs. Obama met with Peng Liyuan, the wife …

White House Pastry Chef Leaves: Blame FLOTUS?

A few days ago we brought you a story about Bill Yosses, the White House Executive Pastry Chef. Yosses has been in his position at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue since 2007, when he was hired by Laura Bush. In that capacity, …

Kerry Washington Wows and Talks ‘Scandal’

Kerry Washington makes pregnancy look good. The Scandal star flaunted her gorgeous bump and bod at the Essence “Black Women in Hollywood” luncheon on February 27. Washington shined in a vibrant blue silk Calvin Klein Collection dress. The loose and …

Food Labels Will Soon Be Easier to Decipher

Food labels are changing for the first time in 20 years in an effort to continue the fight against obesity. They will begin prominently displaying things like calories for the typical serving size for regular people, not supermodels. They will …

Childhood Obesity Rate Plummets Shocking 43%

It seems that telling our kids “no” to some of the sodas and candy has really paid off. Federal health authorities reported Tuesday that childhood obesity rates in children ages 2-5 are down by 43%, which is much lower than …