*Model Jourdan Dunn admits she’s been infatuated with Beyoncé ever since she was 9-years-old.
Fashion’s it girl said she embarrassed herself when she first met her idol at the Met Ball in New York City last May by asking if she could ”hold” her.
She told Miss Vogue magazine: ”I used to pretend I was the fifth member of Destiny’s Child. She saw us, smiled and began walking over. We both turned to see if Jay Z or someone was nearby. She said, ‘Hi,’ and told us that she thought we were beautiful. I think I said, ‘Can I just hold you?”’
*One of Oprah Winfrey’s Twitter followers had less of an aha moment, and more of an ask-and-ye-shall-receive experience with the TV legend.
A woman named Brandi tweeted the 60-year-old mogul on the social media site after spotting O wearing a Brian Rennie for Basler gown on the March cover.
She wrote, “@oprah you look beautiful in that essence cover pic. Wow. Can I please have that dress? Cuz I know u won’t wear (it) again lol luv u.”
*Pharrell Williams’ brown 10 gallon hat, which he debuted at the Grammy’s last month, earned more than $44,000 for his educational nonprofit after it was sold to the highest bidder on eBay.
The new owner is roast beef chain Arby’s, whose official logo is nearly a carbon copy of the Vivienne Westwood-designed lid. The restaurant announced that it had the winning bid of $44,100. The proceeds will go to Pharrell’s educational nonprofit From One Hand to Another.
*Its Oscar week and that means it’s time for the “ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood” luncheon.
The exclusive event honored the brightest stars at the Beverly Hills Hotel Thursday.
EURweb associate Fahnia Thomas was at the 7th annual celebration and asked the best of Hollywood why it’s important to continuously illuminate positive images of Black women worldwide.