Many, many years ago, I was a college intern at a magazine,  pitching some wondrous idea for a themed issue. In my memory, it was brilliant, edgy and transformative. Instead of looking at me, my EIC looked at another editor with a sweet smile and said, “don’t you love students?” That editor looked at me ...

VH1 on Monday announced the May 5 return of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, its top-rated show, by releasing a super trailer for the new season. In the four-and-a-half minute video, cast member Mimi Faust talks about making a sex tape with her now-fiance, Nikko Smith. Later, Faust appears to be shocked when she learns that the tape (of ...

Since The Show began, I’ve done a running weekly commentary on Facebook about my experiences being… more recognized. It’s a series of status updates unofficially called, “Demetria’s on TV and Things Are Getting Interesting.” We’ve covered the many ups and many, many downs of this new terrain that few people talk about, because if they ...

  Sorry for the delay on this one. I promised it months ago, and wasn’t able to piece it all together. I’ve been working— a lot— if you hadn’t noticed on Instagram.   Several of you may remember this story from Ask.FM (six months ago) as it received a LOT of responses. I’ve included all the ...

  Now that Hollywood’s award season has come to a close, perhaps it was inevitable that the fawning over media darling and Academy Award winner for best supporting actress Lupita Nyong’o would come to an end as well. The Hollywood Reporter put the official nail in the cliched coffin with its latest print issue, which asks on ...

Last week, designer, A-list socialite and girlfriend to Mick Jagger L’Wren Scott committed suicide, hanging herself inside a $5.6 million New York City apartment. “Within hours,” according to the New York Post, “Scott’s life was revealed to have become an elaborate facade.” Her lifestyle—at least the one she showcased on Instagram—included fancy vacations arrived at by ...

    Just in time for April, which is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, there’s a new clip making the viral rounds of an angry black dad wailing on his child with a belt. In a video partially titled “Father Whoops on His 13-Year-Old Daughter Dressed Like Beyoncé After Missing for 3 Days“ a scantily clad black ...

    Join me and Skyy Infusions Georgia Peach vodka to toast the season finale of  Bravo’s “Blood Sweat & Heels” on March 16. See you in ...

  My husband has cheated on me a couple of times. I told him if anything happens ever again, I’m going to divorce him. My heart is broken, and I have nightmares about this chick. I don’t know how to trust him. I love him and want it to work, but I don’t know how ...

  When breasts are propped high in Victoria’s Secret ads or the pages of King magazine, or an A-list star wears a dress cut to her navel or maybe a R-related movie shows women flashing them freely, few people seem to have a problem. Maybe some advocacy groups for teenage girls and their self-esteem, maybe ...