*Jeff “Ja Rule” Atkins wants to be seen as more than a musician.
EURweb has an exclusive behind-the-scenes video of Ja Rule talking about his transitions from rapper to actor.
Finish Line is the second largest athletic chain in the U. S. grossing over ½ billion annually with over 600 stores nationwide. Anthony appears in their catalog (on three pages), in their brochures, in store signage, mailings and on their website.
Hobbs recently attended the 2013 Emmy’s Creative Arts Awards representing the PBS Special “The Abolitionist,” where he played a young Frederick Douglass, one of five abolitionist highlighted. The film received a “Best Documentary Series” Emmy nomination.
Finish Line started in 1976 by three childhood friends that opened The Athletic Foot franchise. When they reached 10 stores they wanted to position themselves outside on Indianapolis and so they enlisted two other partners and let The Athletic Foot franchise run out.
In 1986 the Finish Line athletic chain opened its doors. In 1992 the company went public and by 1998 grossed ¼ billion annually and had accumulate over 600 stores across the country. Finish Line is known for its signature “shoe wall” displaying 600 – 1,300 kinds of athletic shoes – 85% of its sales.
Hobbs also appears in a DreamWorks documentary “How to Train Your Dragon: Dragons and Dinosaurs” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bekKOmfsWfc ); in a United Way PSA (http://vimeo.com/54017197); in a Norwegian Cruise-Line commercial that also airs during the cruise-line voyages; in several PBS Sprout Network mini-segments; in a PSA spot for the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC); in a segment of the “SkWids” kids’ on-line Internet show at www.SkWids.com; in the national classroom program called KinderRhyme which appears in over 2600 school programs; the voice of an instructional video for advertising firm TBWA World Wide – the largest advertising holding company in the world; appears in the film Waiting for Godot; an industrial commercial for the U.S. National Parks Services; a Baltimore County Recycling commercial; a Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger commercial, and Hobbs appeared in USDA’s Healthy Kids 2011 print campaign.
The winner of eight Global Stars Network acting awards, Hobbs – when not acting and going on auditions – plays sports, takes “tae kwon do” lessons and spends time with his dog.
For more information on Anthony Michael Hobbs log onto his website at www.Anthony-Michael.com or contact his management at 410-908-4869.
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The eccentric mother, actress and singer went in on marriage in a Facebook post saying the union shouldn’t look anything like enslavement.
“Marriage should not feel like enslavement,” she wrote in one entry before going on to write about familial relationships. “Motherhood should not feel like enslavement. Fatherhood should not feel like enslavement. Being a child should not mean you have no rights of any kind.”
The post went on about how marriage and other family roles should not be a burden.
In another blurb, she talked about “Dream Stealers,” those who stand in the way of people pursuing their dreams.
It appeared she was venting, but in an attempt to counsel. Typically, however, counselors give solutions and speak in positives. Jada seemed a bit bitter, no?
*Samuel L. Jackson’s mouth almost got him and NBC caught up in some FCC trouble.
He nearly dropped the ‘F-bomb’ on “SNL” the other night, but caught himself and said “fuh” instead. However, he didn’t censor his tongue when he said “bullsh*t” during his appearance.
Pretending to be aggravated by getting interrupted as a guest on the mock talk show “What Up with That?” the big mouthed actor said what sounded like an anticipated “F-bomb” and then a follow up bullsh*t for good measure.
Kenan Thompson looked genuinely shocked by his language, but kept it movin’.
Via Twitter, he tried to blame the slip up on Kenan, saying he was supposed to interrupt him before he actually said what he said.
Jackson’s tweet was accompanied by a photo of himself looking mortified (below).
Scroll down below the photo to watch Sam and Kenan . You decide if he said it or not.
*Actor Dulé Hill, star of USA Network’s “Psych,” has filed for legal separation from his wife, actress Nicole Lyn, 34. The couple wed in July 2004 and have apparently been separated since their eight-year anniversary this year.
With ’irreconcilable differences’ being cited in the documents filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, the 37-year-old actor and his wife reportedly have no children.
Lyn-whose mother is Jamaican and father, Chinese and Caucasian, is best known for her role on “Student Bodies,” a Canadian teen comedy series.
Nicole is also a deejay who performs under the name Ms. Nix.
During a phone conversation with the Ryan Cameron Show, he protested that the story is a big lie.
“I’ve never hurt anyone,” theactor featured in “Friday,” “Ray,” “The Brothers” and decades of other movies and television shows insisted in his first interview about the case.
As we reported, a woman using the pseudonym Kiyante Myers, however, is claiming otherwise; and has filed civil charges in federal court in Louisiana, reportedly seeking damages of some $75,000.
“I was never arrested,” Powell continued. “Never. TMZ is reporting this like it happened yesterday. This happened a year ago, Ryan. And people need to know the truth.”