Day: November 9, 2021

Billy Porter Apologizes To Harry Styles For Criticizing ‘Eternals’ Star’s Vogue Cover: ‘It’s Not About You’


  • Billy Porter said the “conversation” around Harry Styles’ groundbreaking Vogue cover wasn’t about the singer
  • He explained that he was calling attention to systemic discrimination when it comes to who is given a platform in the fashion world
  • Styles became Vogue’s first solo male cover star last year

Billy Porter is saying sorry for criticizing Harry Styles over his historic Vogue cover.

Weeks after the “Pose” star slammed Vogue and Styles over the singer’s groundbreaking appearance as the magazine’s first solo male cover star, Porter, 52, clarified his remarks during an interview on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” Thursday.

“Harry Styles, I apologize to you for having your name in my mouth,” Porter was quoted by Page Six as saying. “It’s not about you. The conversation is not about you.”

The actor explained that rather than criticize Styles himself, he wanted to call attention to

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“Big Brother” Star Memphis Garrett Opens No Man’s Land in Fort Lauderdale

Wedged in an unassuming shopping complex with a Winn-Dixie anchor, Fort Lauderdale’s newest cocktail hotspot is appropriately named: No Man’s Land.

The 40-seat lounge and restaurant opened on November 3, courtesy of reality star and Fort Lauderdale resident Memphis Garrett.

Prior to No Man’s Land, Garrett, who starred on seasons 10 and 22 of Big Brother, operated the popular Poke House and Blue Wave Sushi in the same 666 N. Federal Hwy. space, under the Garrett Hospitality Group umbrella.

“In my Rolodex of ideas, No Man’s Land has always been a concept that I had tucked away,” Garrett tells New Times. “I’d been waiting for the right time and venue. And it was time to renew that space. So No Man’s Land became that space. It’s a type of place that hadn’t existed yet in Fort Lauderdale and now it’s here.”

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Poetry Collection, “In a High Place: Black Motherhood and a Woman Rising,” by Caneeka Elleanor, Embraces the Complexities in Motherhood and Explores Postpartum Anxiety

Huntsville, AL, November 09, 2021 –(– From the Author of “WOVEN: Womanhood and Unveiling Gods Beauty,” through the use of poetry and essays, “In A High Place” is an intimate reflection of Black motherhood and the growth of a woman finding her way back to herself. Caneeka shares the pain of miscarriage, embraces the identity challenges of motherhood, sheds light on the impact of postpartum anxiety, celebrates the power of the collective, and reminds us of God’s strength in times of uncertainty.

It is a book comparative to the hope and tenacious joy found in Alice Walker’s “Hard Times Require Furious Dancing” as well as the wisdom and self-love reflected in Maya Angelou’s “Wouldn’t Take Nothing For My Journey Now.”

“In A High Place: Black Motherhood and a Woman Rising” poetry and essay collection is an invitation for Black mothers to envision the community we need in postpartum

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