Throwback Thursday: Teletubbies (1st Generation)

Every “Throwback Thursday” I wish to pay homage to things that shaped my person today. The picture above is from the late 1990’s.

I remember this picture well, because around this time is when my momma decided that she was through with doing my hair and that it was time for my little ass to go to “the shop” aka the hair salon. If you ever frequented a hood hair salon in the 90’s I know you have seen this picture before and if you haven’t you are missing out on some important black history. Continue reading

Types of Male Friends All Women Should Have

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I refuse to believe that males and females cannot be friends. I have said before that as long as you do not want to fuck your friend; a male-female platonic friendship is easily accomplished.

All females should have male friends and vice versa. Outside of your family, your friends are the only people of the opposite sex that will keep it real with you and not put on a front around you. Why? Because they do not want your Good n’ Plentys.

Besides you learning all types of shit by just watching, your friends of the opposite sex will show you characteristics to look for in a mate, and though you love your friends dearly, some will show you what characteristics to avoid.

I can only speak from a female perspective but believe all ladies should have at least these 3 types of male friends in their life…at some point. Continue reading

Adventures In Dating: “The Who Told You…?” Type

I’m now realizing that this series can go on forever and I have no problem with that…

In this next edition of “Adventures in Dating” I want to go over the type of man who lives in their own world. This man has a sense of false confidence that you cannot understand nor take away from him. A reality check from someone is so necessary for this man, but once again he is in his own little world so it probably wouldn’t do him any good. Continue reading

Great Moments in Black History

I know Black History Month is over, but I live this shit everyday so let me have my happiness and joy in this moment.

While randomly watching a movie I stumbled upon a mythical creature. I looked at her and only recognized her voice, but looked closely at the screen and saw a damn unicorn.

I saw… Continue reading

Words With Friends: The Eyebrow Edition

In this installment of “Words With Friends”, we are going to cover an epidemic that I feel needs to be addressed. I don’t think that it is contagious, but I do believe that with the proper education and proper technique, the disease can be avoided and prevented.

The disease in question is:

The Overdone Brow
The Overdone Brow

I don’t understand what is happening but it appears that everyone is attempting to have their eyebrows “on fleek.” These people are failing miserably in their attempt, and in the process of seeking their fleek-dom only end up looking like Helga Pataki. Helga

I cannot say that I am perfect. I am guilty of leaving the house looking like Drake before, but luckily I have good friends and blunt family members who let me know “Hey girl, you’re not ready.”

With friend’s constructive criticism, I practiced until I perfected my brows and I was ready for the public. But it seems like everyone doesn’t want to practice these days and just wants to hop straight to fleek-dom!

It’s not that easy young ladies (and men)! I’m starting to think all of the unfortunate victims of the eyebrow epidemic all have a bunch of Christina Milians as friends, who will not let them know when they have done wrong.

Don’t be a victim or you will end up in somebody’s group message…

Don’t believe me? Just watch: Continue reading

Things I Learned From Karrueche Tran’s Interview With Iyanla Vanzant That Didn’t Fix Anything 

Photo Credit: Own

Photo Credit: Own

Saturday I watched the much hyped about “Iyanla Exclusive: Karrueche” interview on OWN. The interview was much of what I expected;

  • Karrueche made excuses for her ex-boyfriend, Chris Brown’s actions;
  • She made excuses for why she repeatedly took him back after being publicly disrespected;
  • She admitted that she still loves him

All were very expected based on her championship worthy history of ride-or-die chickdom, but the interview did expose some things that I didn’t know about Chris Brown and Karrueche’s relationship:

1. Chris Brown got one of his dancers to get Karrueche’s number when they first met and she was fine with this

All hail King Chris...

All hail King Chris…

This should’ve have been the first sign to Karrueche that Chris was not a normal man, but more of a schmuck. He saw her like all of the rest of his groupie conquest and didn’t have the graciousness to approach her himself.

Karrueche thought that if she acted “different” than the other girls and gave him the love that she thought he needed, he would treat her differently. That was her first instinct.

Okay…

If he wouldn’t even come up to you himself to get your number, YOU ARE LIKE THE REST. I can see that from the jump, and Chris Brown thought the same. Any man that feels like they are so high up that hey won’t even say “Hi,” clearly thinks their the shit and sees you as a conquest, not anything to be respected, but a pretty trinket to add to his collection.

2. Karrueche is more naive than I thought

Karrueche is so naive that I felt naive while watching this interview.

As stated above she saw herself as “different”  than the other girls Chris Brown had in his arsenal. She still thought Chris Brown would see her as this “different” chick, even though on their first date he had her out at 2:30am.

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Oh yeah girl you’re real different! He respects the hell out of your time and he definitely saw himself with you for the long-term.

Then Karrueche makes things even worse by repeating that she is human to excuse her naivety. Girl, I’m sure everybody watching this show is human, but only the stupid will not admit that they were ignoring straight facts.

When Karrueche admitted that she knew Chris Brown and Rihanna were seeing each other while they were together, this confused me. She sucked me into the naivety! I really believed that they had to be on a break or something for Chris Brown to blatantly disrespect her like that, but she knew! Oh wait no, she thought they were friends…

Barack Obama is even confused

Even Barack Obama is confused

3. Karrueche did not have a consistent father figure in her life

I don’t care. Let’s call a thing a thing (Hi, Iyanla) and just say that she was love sick and naive for this damn man.

4. Christina Milian is possibly the worst best-friend ever

And possibly just as clueless as Karrueche.

I really don’t understand how Christina Milian could’ve honestly got on television, all smiling and giggling, while fully admitting that she did not give her friend at least one “Come to Jesus” moment. Her excuse was that she did not know what was going on in Chris and Karrueche’s relationship and that Karreuche did not talk to her about it.
IMG_2337So how did everybody else know? You don’t have to wait for your friend to tell you what’s going because it is plastered all over social media!
And for Christina playing the role of minding her business; ALL girlfriends chime in at least once when their friend always seems to be going through something with their man. Once said girlfriend says her piece, they then proceed to mind their businesses when their friend keeps being dumb (girl code).

The final lesson and most important I learned during this interview was…

5. Karrueche has never cried on big bosoms

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There lies the explanation for Karrueche’s behavior. Leave it all on them bosoms baby.

Photo credit: OWN/Evan Agostini