Celebrity News

Taraji P. Henson New Talk Show Tackles Mental Health In The Black Community

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Actress and mental health advocate Taraji P. Henson new talk show tackles mental health in the Black community.

“Peace of Mind with Taraji” debuts Monday, Dec. 14th on FaceBook Watch.

Taraji P. Henson new talk show

The single mother who is doing the damn thing! is joined by her best friend and co-host Tracie Jade to “shine a spotlight on the challenging mental health issues facing us today – particularly of those in the Black community,” according to a press release about the talk show. “Through personal interviews with both celebrities, experts and everyday people, the series will show how to provide support, bring awareness and help eliminate the stigmas of mental health issues.”

Two episodes will premiere each week; one on Mondays and another on Wednesdays. The Monday episodes will feature discussions with celebrity guests and everyday people, while the Wednesday episode will take a deeper dive into the various issues raised in the week’s previous episode with licensed therapists to help unpack and understand how to properly process it all.

Actress Gabrielle Union is featured on the premiere episode about PTSD that airs Monday. Union  shares how being raped at gunpoint sparked her condition and why 2020 has been so triggering.

Taraji P. Henson new talk show

Other celebs who are set to be featured on the show are Mary J. Blige and Tamar Braxton.

Peace of Mind with Taraji airs 9am PT/12pm ET  on FaceBook Watch.

Taraji P. Henson new talk show

Mariah Carey Cookies? The Diva Launched Her Very Own Cookie Brand

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All I want for Christmas is Mariah Carey cookies!

Mariah Carey Cookies

The Queen of Christmas just launched her very own cookie brand and just in time for Santa.

Yay, cookies! We love ‘em….love ‘em during the holidays…..love ‘em all year round!!

You can have Mariah’s Cookies delivered freshly baked and directly to your door via delivery apps including Grubhub, DoorDash, Postmates, UberEats and Seamless.

Mariah Carey Cookies

The baked goods will be available all year, not just during the holidays, but right now, the brand is offering a Holiday Hits Box, which includes gingerbread, white chocolate cranberry and pumpkin varieties. Other assortments include the Chocolatey Treats Box, the Pumpkin Box and the Gingerbread Box.

The cookies are rolling out in more than 30 markets around the country. To see if they’re available where you live click HERE.

Martha Stewart Living Turns 30!

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Martha Stewart Living is celebrating 30 years in publication with a December issue full of holiday ideas for cooking, decorating, entertaining, awesome gift giving ideas, and Martha over the years!

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Here are some highlights of the anniversary issue:

  • The Sweetest Invitation: Get an up-close look inside Martha’s cocktails and cookies party at her Bedford farm.
  • A Feast of Favorites: Just in time to inspire your holiday menu, the magazine’s food editors share the Living recipes they simply love—and have to make every December, such as Martha’s classic eggnog and favorite potato pancakes.
  • 30 Years of Living: A highlight reel of the magazine’s history, filled with iconic images, lasting lessons, and memories from alums.
  • Bundles of Joy: Handmade with love (and a few simple supplies), 12 chic DIY gifts that you’ll love to make and are sure to delight. Plus, a roundup of thoughtful, high-quality presents you can buy.
  • Simply Stunning: Star-quality décor ideas that take inspiration from classic Amish and Shaker designs.
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I’m one of those girls who attempts to make her home look and smell(I think it smells like pumpkin) like Martha’s during the holiday season.

The Holiday/Anniversary issue hits newsstands Nov. 20th

Yara Shahidi Joins St. Jude Annual Thanks and Giving Campaign

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Actress and activist Yara Shahidi is using her voice to help fight childhood cancer this holiday season.

Shahidi has joined other celebs in their support of St. Jude in the fight to end childhood cancer through their annual Thanks and Giving campaign. The Grown-ish star becomes the youngest national spokesperson to join the campaign.

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“This is my first year being a part of the Thanks and Giving campaign for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,” said Yara Shahidi. “St. Jude has always held personal meaning for the entirety of my family, as the hospital cared for our cousin Brian and his family. St. Jude goes above and beyond treating children from across the U.S. and around the world who are fighting cancer, sickle cell and other life-threatening diseases. If you can, please join me and support the children of St. Jude, and together, we can help end childhood cancer.”

Yara Shahidi

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. 

Singer Jody Watley Launches Candle & Fragrance Line

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Jody Watley is all about relaxing scents and a tranquil space.

The iconic singer has launched her very own luxury candle and interior fragrance line.

Jody Watley

The Grammy winning and always fabulous trendsetter welcomes “Sanctuary” luxury soy candle and room fragrance spray with its comforting notes of green tea, lemon and vanilla limited-edition. The candle range in price from $25 to $40 and the interior fragrance is priced at $45. You can purchase the line exclusively at JodyWatleyShop.com.

Jody Watley

“Candles have always been a mainstay for me – home, on tour in hotel rooms, dressing rooms, green rooms.. you name it, Watley shared in a statement. Creating peaceful spaces that also smell good – this is a natural new step for me to expand into the home and wellness marketplace …”

Based on the reviews so far this candle smells really good, going to purchase and let you know how it smells and burns.

An Evening Of Thanksgiving With Cece Winans

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CeCe Winans will be giving an online concert “An Evening of Thanksgiving,” Nov. 22nd to help us kick off the holiday season.

The angelic singer has partnered with Compassion LIVE to stream the concert that reportedly will also feature special guest and probably new music since she’s been in the studio.

Attendees who sponsor a child with Compassion International will be given access to An Evening of Thanksgiving as well as access to a separate VIP event that includes exclusive performances and a very special conversation with CeCe and her family. There will even be a sneak peak at new music from her upcoming live recording due to release in 2021. Individual tickets are available for purchase here.

“I am honored to be a part of the mission of Compassion International and their years of commitment to helping children who are experiencing unimaginable circumstances because of poverty and COVID 19 has made those issues even more dire,” Winans said in a statement. “The Compassion mission statement “releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name” is ministry that is near and dear to my heart and I look forward to what we can do together to forever positively change lives.”