Daily Archives: January 7, 2013

Nene Leakes Wears $1,995 Christian Louboutin Guerilla Spikes 120mm Booties

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Nene Leakes was recently spotted in New York City making her promo rounds with her partner Greg. The twosome appeared on Wendy Williams and spoke about their break-up, why they got back together, if they are getting their own spin-off show and much more. Nene and Greg were spotted getting out of their truck and going back to their hotel room. Paparazzi caught Nene wearing a pair of 1,995 Christian Louboutin Guerilla Peep-Toe Ankle Boots paired with black pants and a grey top. Nene also wore a fur piece around her neck. Look at all that Louis Vuitton luggage and those shoes are mean!

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Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys & Kids Spotted Skiing In Whistler, Canada

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Over this past weekend, Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys and their kids (Kaseem, Prince and Egypt (Alicia Key’s Son) packed their bags, got on a private jet and headed North for their first vacation in 2013. They visited Whistler, Canada for some cold winter fun which included skiing, snowboarding, dog sledding, visiting an ice castle and a winter wonderland. Peep the pics below:

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Juelz Santana Styling In A Salvatore Ferragamo Belt, Air Jordan VI “Olympic” Sneakers & Camo Pants

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Rapper Juelz Santana was photo’d standing by his white Roll Royce Phantom. He styled in a blue sweater and camo pants paired with Air Jordan V1 “Olympic” sneakers. He accessorized his outfit with a Salvatore Ferragamo belt (the belt below is not the actual belt that Juelz had on but it is similar). Juelz new mixtape, God Will’n  arrives January 14. I do not know who’s featured on this mixtape but I do know that Juelz has been in the studio with Wiz Khalifa, Wale, Lloyd Banks, Lil Reese, Jeremih, Future, Lil Wayne and Yo Gotti. What are your thoughts on his outfit?

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Inside Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa’s Baby Shower With Special Guests Christina Milian, Lola Monroe & Toccara

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Over this past weekend rapper Wiz Khalifa and his girlfriend/mother of his baby Amber Rose had a baby shower in Los Angeles for their soon-to-be baby. The shower was very colorful and Amber dressed in a color-blocked dress designed by Jeremy Scott. Wiz and Amber’s close friends including Christina Milian, Lola Monroe, Toccara Jones, Melissa Molinaro, Jasmine Sanders and Ja’Maal Buster were in attendance. If I am not mistaking, the baby is due sometime this month. Peep the pics below:

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NBA Player J.R. Smith Gets Stylish For Bleu Magazine; Talks Fashion & Basketball

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NBA player J.R. Smith of the New York Knicks gets stylish for Bleu Magazine. The New Jersey native does a dope fashion shoot in upscale designer clothes including John Varvatos, Nudie Jeans, Alhassan Toure, Chanel, Marc Jacob, Ralph Lauren and more. Inside, he talks about his love for fashion, life as a rookie, his brother signing to the Knicks, tattoos, Michael Jordan being his inspiration and much more. Below are some highlights:

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Shirt and scarf by John Varvatos| Jeans by Nudie Jeans Co. | Jakcet by Alhassan Toure | Chanel eyewear | Grey Super Shift Cores by Heydey Footwear

On his love of fashion….

“It’s never an off day for me. Even if you have the frumpiest clothes on and you got swag, you can make that shit look good. In the next three years I want to have my own clothing line.”

On his early life as a rookie …

“Being 17 with 28, 29 and 30 year old basketball player, there was sort of a maturity aspect to it. I had a great opportunity to start earlier than most people. So while a few guys my age are only four or five years in, this is my ninth year. So it really helped impact my maturity level.”

On his brother Chris signing with the Knicks…

“It’s going to be easier for me on the road. When you have seen a group of guys for several months throughout the year, [opposed] to someone who has been there your whole life it’s a totally different situation. I get to play basketball and go to work [with my brother] everyday. So I think it’s going to be real cool.”

On his tattoos……

“I don’t think I was addicted. Addicted is a pretty strong word. If you’re addicted you can’t stop. I can stop whenever I want, I just choose not to.”

On Michael Jordan as his inspiration …..

“Jordan is the greatest of all times. He’s one of the reasons why I go so hard and push myself to be the best because I want to be…not better…but just as good.”

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Shirt by John Varvatos | Marc Jacobs blazer | ’Green Bracelet’ by Russell Simmons, Versace bracelet| Pants by Ralph Lauren| Duffle bag by Sprayground

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Yandy Smith Speaks On Showing Her Personal Life More On This Season & Her Boyfriend Mandeecees

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As I previous reported, last week, I attended VH1/Monami Entertainment’s ‘Love & Hip Hop Premiere Screening Party’ for season 3 at Kiss & Fly in NYC. During the premiere party, there was a Q&A and also, TheYBF.Com caught up with Yandy for an exclusive interview. Since the last season, Yandy has been doing pretty well. She launched her Everything Girls Love accessorize line as well as a lifestyle blog of the same name. She is also a new mother! Back in July, Yandy and her boyfriend Mandeecees  welcomed a baby boy to the world. During her interview, Yandy talked about how she is showing her personal life more on this season, why she decided to bring her boyfriend on the show and why she decided to come back. Below are some highlights:

This season it appears that we’ll see more of your personal life than just you as a businesswoman, was that something you wanted last season?

No.  Last season I was completely closed and I didn’t want any of my personal life (no mom, no dad, no man, nothing) on the show. Honestly, the reason why I did the show is because I wanted to give a message to people out there, women, men, whoever…there are some of us who are independent of a man who have built a career in this industry or done well for themselves independently of someone else’s career. And I felt that first season that wasn’t really shown. Because if you see Somaya struggling, she left struggling. Olivia starting struggling in her music career, she left struggling. I wanted to show that I’m fighting and I’m not really struggling. I wanted season two to be focused on my business.

The world didn’t see your boyfriend during the last season, what made you want to include him now?

When we started taping I was 8 months pregnant, so there was no way not to include him. I didn’t want people…well, People assumed last season, and I realized, that because I didn’t have a boyfriend on the show and it is Love & Hip Hop, people assumed that I was in love with Jim or wanted to be with him. It was so confusing and mind-boggling because we were so professional in real life and on the show and I couldn’t understand why people thought that. I guess if they don’t see you with anybody, they assume you’re with nobody. Because I was coming home every night to Mandeecees so it’s like, what are they talking about. Do they know what I got at home? I felt it was important to let people know, “Let me check all yall that thought something differently, here it is”.

Considering all the drama that happened last season and with reality shows in general, why did you choose to return for another season?

Let me think…there was a lot of drama, but overall it was excellent for my brand. I’m just going to keep it real with you. When I thought about the drama and how much I’m not drama filled, I was asking myself if this is something I really wanted to do. But when I thought about what it’s done for my EGL brand, I was like “why wouldn’t I”. When I thought about how it’s a commercial to promote whatever you have (your nails, hair, clothing or jewelry line), this show airs 3 to 4 times a day every day a week, you would be a fool not to take advantage of all those marketing tools and dollars that could be spent. And I felt there was nothing more to think about when I thought of it from that spectrum.

What’s the BIGGEST change you’ve seen in your boyfriend after you had your baby boy?

He’s already been a dad and what I love about him is that he’s a great dad. But now to see him love up on something that’s a part of me, makes me love him. Baby Omere has just gotten us so much closer because I see how much he loves him and how much he wants to protect him.  And that just makes me love him more.

Read the full interview over at TheYBF

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