Almost as awkward as a broken engagement is deciding what to do with the ring. For one jilted fiancée, the decision to keep her $53,000 white-gold, 2.97-carat ring was made in court. READ MORE
The question was, “If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be?” My answer: Chris Brown.
During a magazine interview last year, I was asked a series of get-to-know-you questions. What books are you reading? Where do you like to vacation? What’s your passion? But my answer to the dinner question prompted a puzzled looked from the interviewer. I’m a journalist, so one might assume I’d say I’d like to have dinner with a world leader, or a famed journalist, or maybe a historical figure. READ MORE
Let’s get this straight: yes, it’s rare for someone who looks like Lupita Nyong’o to capture the Hollywood spotlight. However, don’t dare fall into the trap of thinking that someone who looks like her … is actually rare. READ MORE
Note: Though I gave Leonard Pitts of the Miami Herald proper attribution when I used his “close your eyes/thug” experiment while anchoring a newscast on MSNBC last week, I failed to do so during my “Katie” appearance.” My bad, Leonard!
I’m glad it wasn’t an interview. I’m glad I didn’t prep for my conversation with Jordan Davis’ parents with research and scripted questions. Instead, I got an unexpected opportunity to spend nearly a half hour having a heart-to-heart with Lucia McBath and Ron Davis.
McBath and Davis were featured guests on “The Katie Show” yesterday. I was there as a guest as well to talk to Katie Couric about the fallout from the case. When their segment was done, Davis’ parents sat in the front rown while I was interviewed. When I was done, I immediately went over to say hello to them, and we all ended up walking back to the green room together. We struck up a conversation, and parts of it I want to share. READ MORE
Let me try to clear this up.
There’s some confusion about Florida’s “stand your ground” law in the Michael Dunn case. Just like during the George Zimmerman trial, many are assuming that Dunn’s case is not a “stand your ground” case. Well, kinda, sorta. READ MORE