Daily Buzz 11.21.11

     

    Beyoncé talks performing while pregnant

    Beyoncé recently promoted her new “Live at Roseland” DVD during a Q & A in New York City.

    Although it seemed no one caught on, the “Who Run the World” singer was actually pregnant during that Roseland performance.

    How does she do it?

    “When you’re pregnant. It’s a little bit harder to breathe. So, it was hard doing all the choreography and singing at the same time, but I just got my strength from all the love from the fans,” she told the Associated Press.

    Beyoncé also took the time to thank her super fans.

    “I appreciate all of the support,” she said, joking that sometimes they might need to tone it down.

    Watch.

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    Kelly and dad to reunite

    Kelly Rowland is ready to reconcile with her absentee father.

    Months after he expressed that he wanted to try to mend their broken relationship, Kelly has announced that this holiday season may be the time.

    “It’s really important just to forgive my father. I want to meet him this Christmas because now is the time, because tomorrow’s not promised to us,” the singer said on “X Factor.”
    “I think it’s important to forgive people and we move on, we have to. The pain is there, of course it will be there, and it’s important to know that forgiveness is the first step towards healing it all.”

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    President Obama expresses Heavy D condolences

    Is President Barack Obama a fan of Heavy D & the Boyz?

    The U.S. president took time out of his busy schedule to send a letter of condolence to the family of Heavy D, born Dwight Arrington Myers. 

    "We extend our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time. He will be remembered for his infectious optimism and many contributions to American music. Please know that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers," the president wrote in a letter, which the Rev. Al Sharpton read during the funeral service, The Associated Press reported.

    Heavy D died unexpectedly on November 8.

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    More divas added to VH1 special

    Erykah Badu, Chaka Khan and Marsha Ambrosius have been added to the roster of stars to perform at this year’s VH1 “Divas Celebrates Soul” special.

    “We are so excited to feature these diverse and multi-talented women and men joining our ‘Divas’ roster this year to showcase the global impact of soul music and how influential and inspirational the music is to today’s chart-topping artists,” said Lee Rolontz, executive vice president of original music production & development at VH1 and VH1 Classic via a press release.

    It was already announced that Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson and Jill Scott would be gracing the stage during the show, which airs Monday, December 19.

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    Watch ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ trailer

    Paula Patton and Tom Cruise team up for the newest film in the Mission: Impossible franchise, Ghost Protocol.

    In the film, Ethan Hunt’s IMF organization is disavowed and that leaves four remaining members, including Jane Carter (played by Paula), fending for themselves.

    Watch the trailer.
     

     

     

    —Tracy L. Scott

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