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Showing posts from October, 2014

His Past Ain't Pretty

I feel sorry for any show that comes on television between 8 pm and 11 pm on Thursday nights because Shonda Rhimes has taken that time slot hostage!  Her hit shows  Scandal  and  Grey’s Anatomy  are in their 4 th  and 11 th  seasons, and two weeks ago she premiered a brand new series called  How to Get Away With Murder . The new show has become my instant fave, replacing my love for  Scandal;  but that might change once  Scandal’s  storyline picks up. Last week’s episode of  How to Get Away With Murder  addressed a topic that was so interesting that I had to call some of my girls to get their input.  In the last episode, law student Michaela Pratt found out her fiancĂ© slept with one of her classmates when he was in high school. You might think, Ok that was years ago and everyone has a past BUT the tea is that her classmate is a man. That changes the situation completely. She found out they slept together through the classmate who joked that he could have been the fiancĂ©. Confu

A Little Taste of Hollywood

Around this time last year I was walking onto the movie set of the  James Brown biopic Get on Up .  When I found out the movie  would be filmed in my home state and that a casting company was  searching for locals to play extras, I just  couldn't  turn down the  opportunity to submit for a role even if it was small. I mean how  many people can look back on their life and say they were in a  movie especially about a man who was so influential to music  history. I was selected to be an extra in 3 scenes; a church scene, a concert scene, and a club scene. The experience was so exciting and the  best part was being transformed into a person from a different time  period. Each day started off with wardrobe, makeup and hair  styling, and from there the extras were taken to the set for a long  day of filming. Filming could start at 10 am and not end until 1 am  the next day. Each scene was filmed from different angles so that  alone took a fe