In the winter of 1989, I relocated from the LA Basin to the Space Coast of East Central Florida. I had only known California up until that point and was a bit overwhelmed by the thought of relocation. Trepidation set in as I engaged in that transition and I sought to find the positive in the myriad of challenges that the change brought. My path to calmness set in during a temporary residence at the Cocoa Beach Hilton, part of the transition.
Flip Rodriguez’s decision to open up about his experiences with sexual abuse took a ton of guts, and his mental toughness as well as being an inspiration for other people has made him one of American Ninja Warrior’s shining stars. Let’s face it, all these ninjas are awesome in their own right, and during an interview with Flip I asked him how, even in the face of tragedy, he refused to give up. Video of Rodriguez is available below!
Urban artist JonOne has teamed with Hennessy to design the 2017 Hennessy Very Special Limited Edition bottle. The custom designed bottle, which is now available for purchase at ReserveBar.com, will be sold in nearly 50 countries worldwide starting in July.
There’s a ton of stuff to love with the upcoming NBC series Great News (I recently checked out the pilot). One of the takeaways is that Nicole Richie, who plays a trend obsessed cable news co-host on the show, has acting chops (anda a natural flair for comedy).
Celebrity trainer and health coach Latreal Mitchell’s initial designs were on a modeling career, but oftentimes another dream and path takes one on an entirely different direction. As a celebrity fitness expert (one of her clients is Michael Strahan) and a trainer on Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian, Mitchell is accustomed to motivating and supporting people. Check out our video below as Mitchell talks about her passion for health and fitness.
In the supernatural horror/film noir Abattoir, Jessica Lowndes is Julia Talben, a reporter who believes the murder of her sister, brother-in-law, and nephew might be traced to something bigger than the killer’s motives. It’s a multilayered narrated directed with flair from Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw IV, The Barrens), and Lowndes is convincing playing an “analog girl trapped in a digital world.”
The Los Angeles Convention Center will be a center for fitness and mindfulness, as The Yoga Expo is making its La La Land debut Saturday, December 17th. Attendees will receive unlimited yoga and meditation and experience sustainable food samples and live music.
Award winning chef and television star Gordon Ramsay (Master Chef, Hell’s Kitchen) was on hand with his family to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Caesars Palace Las Vegas. The festivities, which took place Friday August 5, included a special birthday pool party with almost 3,000 hotel and special guests. Ramsay hosted the event at the Garden Of The Gods Pool Oasis.
Jessica Alba graces the cover of Parents Latina Magazine’s spring issue, and during her interview with the magazine she talked about the challenges (and obvious joy) behind juggling her family life and her successful career as the co-founder of The Honest Company.