Daily Buzz 2.2.12

    Cynthia  Bailey announces model search

    Cynthia Bailey is scouring the south in search of America’s next supermodel!

    The "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star announced her 2012 model search, which kicks off on January 21 in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama. The search will also hit up Charlotte, Nashville, New Orleans, Jackson, Mississippi. Of course, she’ll wrap things up in Atlanta.

    Up for grabs is $10,000 in cash, a spread in Vibe Vixen, and a yearlong contract with a New York modeling agency.

    For more information on how to register, click here.


    LeToya Luckett launches web series

    You don’t need a network to have your own reality show! LeToya Luckett is taking cameras along for the ride as she records her third solo album, promos her new film, and basically lives her life.

    The former Destiny’s Child member has just debuted the first episode of her online series, "Life, Love & Music," on YouTube.   

    In between clips, LeToya offers her commentary on what’s going on in her world. Watch the series premiere here!


    New ‘Good Deeds’ trailer

    With the release of Good Deeds coming up at the end of the month, Tyler Perry is increasing his efforts to promote the movie.

    Lionsgate has just released a new trailer for the film, also starring Gabrielle Union, Thandie Newton and Phylicia Rashad. Check it out below!

    Mariah Carey rules out ‘X-Factor’?

    With half the judges’ panel for "The X Factor" leaving the show, there’s speculation that Mariah Carey may fill one of the open slots.

    Her hubby Nick Cannon, however, doesn’t think that move would make sense for Mariah.

    “Like Nicole Scherzinger, my wife is not a fan of judging people. Nicole actually did say that she is used to performing, and the judging thing is not really natural for her," he told Entertainment Weekly. "I really think that a lot of entertainers feel that way and I think these shows are really good shows, but when you get someone of status, or just big-time, career-wise, to do these shows, I personally think it’s a step down.”

    He added, “Why would my wife want to be on a show like that? For somebody who has a legendary career, I don’t know why they would do that.”

    Morgan Freeman doesn’t like Black History Month

    For Morgan  Freeman, the whole idea of Black History Month is "ridiculous." The actor recently told "60 Minutes" that February just isn’t enough time to cover all of Black America’s contributions and milestones.

    "You’re going to relegate my history to a month?" he asked reporter Mike Wallace. "Black history is American history."

    He stated, "I don’t want a Black History Month." In fact, the actor thinks that it would be a great idea to stop identifying people by race entirely.

    —Sonya Eskridge


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