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February 14, 2009

Celebrity News: Actress Ginger Kroll

Her Interview with LA´s The Place….

Ginger KrollHot New York actress Ginger Kroll’s been getting some newfound buzz over the last couple months. Could it be because her first studio
feature is in Fox Searchlight Picture’s “Notorious”? Maybe so! Ginger stars alongside newcomers Antonique Smith (Faith Evans) and Jamal Woolard (Notorious B.I.G.). She plays sexy groupie, Debbie, who throws a wrench into the couple’s marriage. In return, Antonique Smith’s character throws a couple of punches her way in an extensive fight scene (for which Ginger proudly did all her own stunt work).  The film also includes: Angela Bassett, Anthony Mackie, and Derek Luke and was directed by George Tillman Jr. (“Soul Food,” “Men of Honor”). Although her role was cut, she definitely made her mark and now people will be excited to learn she has much more in the works for 2009.

You may recognize Ginger from the film “Spiker,” directed by Gerry Lively (“Hellraiser,” “Friday”). The DVD release came out over the holidays. Ginger starred as “Nikki McLean,” a sassy high school senior who made the mistake of spending the weekend in the woods with five friends. However, after “Spiker” and “Notorious,” Ginger still has several projects in the works and even more stirring up.  She has a supporting role in the feature film “Made for Each Other,” a comedy starring celeb brothers Danny and Chris Masterson, due out in this spring. This girl keeps busy as she will also star in the film “SubHysteria” with G-Train productions and Cantera Films.  She plays “Hannah,” a law student with a hidden past. Due out theatrically March 13, 2009 in Venezuela, the film co-stars popular Spanish soap stars Osvaldo Benavides and Rebeca Aleman. Currently there is no definitive date for a US release but we will definitely be on the lookout!

Also, “Secrets” is another project Ginger has signed on for, again with
G-Train productions. The film starts production in March 2009. Ginger stars as “Carol,” a young actress with a dark secret. But it doesn’t stop there. Ginger is set to star in season two of the web series “Horrible People.” Fun fact– she was handpicked to play Danielle by creators A. D. Miles and Joe Lo
Truglio (MTV’s “The State”). “Horrible People” had a successful first run
co-starring Mather Zickel (Rachel Getting Married) and Kristen Schaal (Flight of the Conchords). She also stars in a Bollywood film titled, “New York” with the supporting role of character Sarah. The film is directed by one of Bollywood’s top directors, Kabir Kahn and stars the “Johnny Depp” of Bollywood, John Abrams- swoon much? The film is set for theatrical release this March.

We got a chance to ask this lovely lady some questions about her busy career… Check it out!

LA’s The Place: What was it like working on “Notorious”?

Ginger Kroll: It was real honor to work on a film so important in pop and urban culture. There was so much passion and dedication to
making the film as authentic as possible and a real representation of
Christopher Wallace’s life. Mrs. Wallace was often on the set showing her
support, and  letting everyone know how proud she was of the film and of us
honoring her son’s name.   The cast is so talented and the music in the concert scenes was done live, listening to Naturi Naughton perform as Lil Kim gave me chills! She has such a beautiful, powerful voice.

LATP: So you did your own fight scene stunts, tell us more about that!

GK: It was a lot of work and really fun! Initially the production had hired a stunt double for my role, but the actor hired had hair color that didn’t quite match my own and they asked me on the spot, “can you do it?” and I just said, “absolutely, let’s go!” Both myself and Antonique Smith (Faith Evans) had a stunt choreographer and we just went for it. There’s a lot of flying fists, hair pulling and smacks in the face, and a few times Antonique would throw a punch that would accidentally follow through and we’d stop in the middle of the heated scene and say, “oh my god! Are you alright?” and then just get back into beating each other up! It was really funny!

LATP: What was it like working on a Bollywood film?

GK: Bollywood is a completely different world where production seems to come together in a freer fashion. Bollywood isn’t under union jurisdiction, so hours can be longer. But it really was a wonderful experience and the production team was like one large extended family.  I’m excited to see the Hollywood’s reaction to Bollywood in the years to come and what collaborations will come from such large industries working together.

LATP: What projects do you have coming up in 2009 that you are most excited about and why?

GK: The film I’m most excited about is called SubHysteria, it’s a small project, but unique and exciting because it was shot in the style of the Blaire Witch Project – sequentially and with complete improvisation. In the film, sixteen people get stuck in a subway car in NYC for 36 hours, without
communication, food, way to escape, and a fatal sensation that they are going to die. It’s a raw display of human behavior when one confronts the possibility of death. Myself and 15 other actors worked for weeks training with improvised scenes, in-depth character analysis and then we were given an outline and were told to just go!

And I have a lot of other projects in the works! I have a supporting role in
the feature film “Made For Each Other,” a comedy starring Danny and Chris
Masterson, which is due out in the spring of 2009 and “Spiker,” a film directed by Gerry Lively (“Hellraiser,” “Friday”) is a direct to DVD release due out December 11, 2008 where I star as Nikki McLean,  a sassy high school senior who makes the mistake of spending the weekend in the woods with five friends. Secrets also signed on with G-Train productions (SubHysteria) starts production in March of 2009. I play the role of Carol, a young actress with a dark secret, that I can’t tell you about!

And it It doesn’t stop there! I am also set to star in season 2 of the web
series “Horrible People.” I was handpicked to play Danielle by creators A. D.
Miles and Joe Lo Truglio (MTV’s “The State”). “Horrible People” had a successful first run co-starring Mather Zickel (Rachel Getting Married) and Kristen Schaal (Flight of the Conchords).

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December 23, 2008

Tune In: Trailer for the movie “Obsessed”

Beyonce’s Movie “Obessed”

I think this movie will be ok, but it might not be on my must-see list. The film hits theatres next spring.

What’s your opinion on her new movie playing a role as being married and having her man cheat on her with his co-worker?


The first trailer for Beyoncé’s new thriller: Obsessed.
Shown on Entertainment Tonight 12/17/08

“L♥VE IT!!”

December 23, 2008

Star Style: Kanye West Plush Tuxedo


Kanye West makes a dapper statement in a plush tuxedo at Flaunt magazine’s 10th anniversary party and toy drive at a private L.A. home Thursday night. The chic rapper-designer told reporters that fashion is “my love … It’s something I want to do for the rest of my life.”

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Is this plush tuxedo a  “Hell Yeah!” or “Hell No!” ?

Let me know your opinion.

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December 23, 2008

Gracing Pages: Teyana Taylor graces Black Beat

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These pictures are fabulous!! I am loving every outfit in this shoot.

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December 17, 2008

Gracing Pages: Jessica Biel Covers GQ UK

Jessica Biel will be gracing the pages of GQ UK Magazine for their January 2009 issue, and in her interview she will discuss, why she’s much more than Justin Timberlake’s arm candy.

For more on the interview check GQ UK Magazine on newstands now.


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December 13, 2008

Sexy Saturday: Khloe Kardashian Naked for PETA

Khloe Kardashian

She’s the tough love, no bull, baby sis to Kim Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian, and she’s entertaining on the show, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians“.

Khloe is the newest “celeb”, to star in the PETA anti-fur campaign.
And she’s looking pretty good.

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December 11, 2008

Gracing Pages: Jennifer Aniston Covers GQ

Jennifer Aniston is not afraid to show her body, or her feelings for her ex Brad Pitt, in the January 2009 issue of GQ.

Jennifer Aniston is not shy.

Wearing nothing but a necktie in the January issue of GQ magazine, she not only bares her soul about the current state of her relationship with ex-husband Brad Pitt, she bares just about every inch of her body, before she turns the big 4-0.

Below are more photos of Jennifer Aniston.

[Tie, Black Fleece by Brooks Brothers. Swimsuits (on men) by Parke & Ronen.]

[Hat by Paul Stuart. Shirt by Calvin Klein Collection. Briefs by Calvin Klein Underwear.]

[Pants by Dolce & Gabbana.]

[Hat by Paul Stuart. Shirt by Calvin Klein Collection. Briefs by Calvin Klein Underwear.]

[Tie, Black Fleece by Brooks Brothers.]

[Photos Taken By: Michael Thompson]

The January issue of GQ hits newsstands December 23.  For more on the interview check out GQ Magazine.

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December 10, 2008

Look Like A Star: Kim Kardashian’s Rockstar Look

Kim Kardashian Rocks A New Look


Rocking a loose fitting black blazer, grey v-neck tee, skinny jeans, and black knee high boots, Kim was looking like a ROCKSTAR. I’m feeling her new look. I appreciate the fact that Kim is giving me a new look to experiment with. Are you feeling it too?

For the complete look check out the images below. I broke it down from the blazer to the watch. Makeup and hair not included.

H81 Acadia 3Q Blazer – $13.99 @

V-Neck Tee – $4.80 @

Black Suede Pointed Toe Lace Up Low Heel Boots – $9.99 @

Basic Skinny Source Of Wisdom – $34.99 @

Jersey Knit Eternity Scarf – Price: $12.00 @

Double Chain Necklace – $6.80 @

Metal Mod Watch – $15.80 @

“L♥VE IT!!”