*Beyonce and Condoleezza Rice are part of a new effort by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In Foundation to redefine the term “bossy” when it applies to women in charge.
Jennifer Garner, Jane Lynch and Diane von Furstenberg also appear in the new PSA released today (March 10) via YouTube. The video notes that by middle school, girls are less interested in leadership than boys, because they’re afraid of the negatively-associated label.
At just over a minute long, the video shows Lynch commenting, “I think the word ‘bossy’ is just a squasher,” and clutching her “Glee” character’s signature megaphone, and ends with Bey declaring, “I’m not bossy. I’m the boss.”
*Uh boy. You have to wonder sometimes: What is it going to take for some of us to get it through our heads that if we don’t want to live with the threat of our intimate photos and videos being put on blast, there’s only one solution: stop posing for them.
Or at least make sure we have personally erased them from the phone before we trade it in!
Too bad one Los Angeles woman neglected to do this. Now she has put her humiliation aside long enough to file a lawsuit; in which she claims a Sprint employee found two pictures of her engaged in sex and used the Facebook app on her phone to upload them; making them visible to her family, friends and co-workers.
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*While most folk would curse an 8 to 10 pound weight gain, Jada Pinkett Smith says she’s loving her “fuller” figure.
The 42-year-old posted the above Facebook pic of herself with hubby Will Smith and their daughter Willow at the recent UFC 170 event at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
She commented: “My girlfriend sent me this pic, and I could clearly see the weight I’ve gained which is about…8-10 pounds. I think I will keep it. I like being a lil…fuller;) Let’s just hope it will fit in The Oscars dress,” she wrote, adding, “Here’s to loving our bodies by our own standards:)”
*It’s a new day and everyone wants to be represented properly. So in an obvious attempt to make everybody happy, Facebook is now offering new gender options to self identify.
Male…Female…or Custom: This, along with three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.
Raise your hand if something tells you that even 50 may not be enough.
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*For some reason, Vin Diesel felt the need to share video of himself “dancing” to the hit single that Beyonce and Jay Z performed less than 24 hours earlier at the Grammys.
Perhaps a follow-up to his headline-making rendition of Rihanna’s “Stay” in September, the “Fast and Furious” star posted a video to his Facebook page early Tuesday, Jan. 28 of himself singing, dancing and doing the “Surfboard” to the couple’s hit single, “Drunk In Love.”
“You know I love music…” he shared with his 63 million-plus fans on Facebook, along with a 7-minute, 29-second long video.