Kelly Rowland Denies Destiny’s Child Reunion, Saying It Is ‘News to Her’

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Reports have been circulating that Beyonce is wanting to get Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams back on stage for a Destiny’s Child reunion, however, Rowland says that’s “news to her.”

The childhood friend to Beyonce says that she was unaware that a reunion was happening and hasn’t gotten the call from Bey, however, according to reports Beyonce wants to mark two decades of the girl group in 2020 and is ready to record new music with her girls.

Beyonce And Kelly Rowland Tease Upcoming Music?

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The Internet is buzzing about a possible collaboration between Beyonce and Kelly Rowland. A new Instagram account, “Rose IV You” has been spotted and it currently follows five accounts, Kelly and Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Tidal and Netflix.

The account has two posts, one is a teaser video of a rose with Beyonce lyrics playing and the other is solid black with “I.IV” in white in the corner.

The mysterious “Rose IV You” account popped up on Instagram four days after Kelly teased new music on her Instagram. In the video, Rowland is in her car debuting new music with lyrics that included, “rose petals at my feet,” keeping with the rose theme.

Beyonce and Kelly were spotted at the Hope Spirit of Life Gala on October 15th, which further brought speculation that the two stars may be up to something.

Beyoncé Shows Off Her Baby Bump During Destiny’s Child Reunion

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Queen Bey continues to stunt and slay while pregnant with twins.

According to PEOPLE, Beyoncé looked stunning while uniting with Destiny’s Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams at The Grove in Los Angeles to celebrate the launch of Rowland’s new book, Whoa, Baby!

Rocking long blonde braids, an asymmetrical tan dress and matching thigh high boots, she topped off her look with long drop earrings and a pair of sunglasses. 

Whoa, Baby!  was also authored by Rowland’s longtime OB/GYN, Dr. Tristan Emily Bickman, and contributor Laura Moser. The book is subtitled A Guide for New Moms Who Feel Overwhelmed and Freaked Out (and Wonder What the #*$& Just Happened) and was inspired by all the questions Rowland and husband Tim Weatherspoon had after they had their first child — 2-year-old son Titan Jewel — in November 2014, PEOPLE noted.

We wonder if Bey will be taking any of Kelly’s advice when it comes to her newest babies.

As we previously reported, Bey has really been enjoying her pregnancy. Here are some of her best looks:




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Kelly Rowland Shows Off Stretch Marks In Support Of Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Humble’

Kelly Rowland Ambushed By Anti-Fur Protesters

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Kelly Rowland was in for an unpleasant surprise when animal rights activists crashed her book signing.

The siren-turned-authoress was ready to meet fans and sign copies of her new book, Whoa, Baby!, during an event in New Jersey recently. After allowing a group of people who she might have assumed were fans to take the floor, they blindsided her with an anti-fur protest.

A surely stunned Kelly stood off to the side for a moment, giving protesters enough time to accuse her of having blood on her hands.

“This goes out to all the animals that were tortured and murdered so Kelly can wear their fur,” one protester says. “Fur trade, death trade,” they chanted after Kelly graciously cleared the floor for them. “Kelly Rowland has blood on her hands. Blood, blood, blood on her hands.”

When Kelly realized what was going on, she asked her team to remove th disruptive group. Staffers quickly ushered the small, hollering troupe out of the event area.

Although protesters were silenced at the signing, they took their ambush to Kelly‘s Instagram posts. As of press time, Animal Rights supporters had been camping out on her profile for at least a day, making nasty comments about her.

Kelly has yet to comment about the incident.


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Singer Kelly Rowland probably didn’t expect protest to erupt at one of her book signings this past Wednesday.

The singer made an appearance at a bookstore in Ridgewood, New Jersey to promote her new guide for moms, Whoa, Baby. Fans came to get their hard copies signed, however, one group had different motives. Fur protesters entered the store as undercover fans and just after taking a photo with Rowland, they revealed their anti-fur posters and shouting chants like “Kelly Rowland has blood on her hands!” You can watch footage below.

Despite, Rowland’s named being dragged, the “Motivation” singer seemed to keep calm by standing to the side while protesters made their statement. Eventually, the anti-fur party was escorted out of the building and no cops were called. Rowland has yet to make a statement about the incident. She has neither given a firm stance on fur-wear. Images can be found of Kelly rocking some furry gear, but there’s no word if it was faux or not.


Kelly Rowland Shows Off Stretch Marks In Support Of Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Humble’

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Rapper Kendrick Lamar is making waves with his new video “Humble.”

In his attempt to promote body positivity and knock down the unrealistic standards of beauty women are pressured into, he raps: “I’m so f**** sick and tired of the Photoshop// Show me somethin’ natural like afro on Richard Pryor// Show me somethin’ natural like a** with some stretch marks.”

Accompanying the lyrics are visuals of everyday women with actual stretch marks.

And this celebration of imperfection has been inspiring some women, including Kelly Rowland. The singer and mother posted an old picture of her vacationing in Australia putting her own stretch marks on display for the world to see.


The ladies took to Twitter to show how his new video inspired them:

BEAUTIES what do you think?


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VOTE: Who Was The Best Dressed Celebrity Of 2016?

2016 was a year filled with classic black and white style, see-through fashion, athletic apparel, denim delights and stunning streetstyle. Take a look at our top 10 celebrities best style moments of 2016 and decide who should reign Queen of Fashion for 2016.


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Queen Bey had quite a year, making a statement for Black Power through fashion at the Superbowl and feeding us Lemonade. She may be leading with nine Grammy’s, married to her superstar husband, and have one of the cutest kids ever, but is she a style supreme? Tell us if her style was #1 this year.


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Marjorie Harve slayed in style at Paris Fashion Week this year. With designer and couture to make anyone jealous, does high-end fashion equate quality style to place her on top?


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Our favorite bad gal has partnered with some of the most revered high fashion houses and trendy brands to help them make some major money. While she may have won Shoe of the Year Award, are we ready to give her the boot and crown someone new?


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La La Anthony has some serious style game. From slaying editorials in fur to all these spectacular fashion moments, did Carmelo Anthony’s wife slam dunk fashion in 2016? Don’t forget to vote at the end of the article.


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Gabrielle Union got real about white beauty standards and scored and Essence cover during 2016. Does the The Being Mary Jane star have what it takes to win Best Dressed for this year?


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Who could predict the future for Ciara with the year she has had: marrying Russell Wilson and pregnant with child. She keeps us on our toes with her epic dance moves, but is she the queen of stepping out in style? While we haven’t loved all of her fashion moments, don’t miss her best ones.


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Michelle Obama is everything regal and class. Her style is one to definitely go down in history. Beauties, as she’s stepping out of the White House, do we think she’s stepping into style icon status of 2016? Take our poll at the end!


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Actress Yara Shahidi is without a doubt, young Hollywood on the rise. The Black-ish star scored a modeling contract, will she score best dressed for 2016, too? Your vote counts!


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Our favorite Bond girl has been looking haute at events, red carpets, and the streets. With rumors of an Oscar nomitation, do you nominate her for best dressed of 2016?


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Janelle Monae wears black and white for the working people. This year, she played on her classic style with metallics and superwoman fashion. Beauties, can her quintessencial style win her best dressed? Take our poll.


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Stylist Law Roach has definitely turned Zendaya into one to watch. Collaborating with the beauty on her shoe collection, self-named, Daya, she’s not only looks, but she has the business smarts, too. She also recently launched a trendy clothing line. Can her chameleon-like ability to transform her look win her the number one spot in style?


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No one can doubt Nicki Minaj’s rap game, but can you question her style? The Trinidadian beauty definitely knows how to give major babe appeal in Balmain, but is it enough for her to win best dressed? Don’t forget to vote!


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Solange is undoubtedly a style inspiration, whether it’s with her effortless Instagram pics or stop in your tracks, fashion choices for events and performances. She gave us a seat at the table, will we give her the title of style star?


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The curvy babe had quite a year from having a Barbie doll made in her image (hello, no thigh gap!) and scoring her first Vogue cover. Does this plus-size model model have what it takes to win Hello Beautiful’s, Best Dressed of 2016?


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Tracee Ellis Ross makes socks and sandals look cool and isn’t afraid of a print party, can the stylish Black-ish actress win the title of Best Dressed?


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Marlo Hampton is Atlanta’s style queen. You can definitely access some of her fashion she’s over, but do you think she deserves to be Best Dressed of 2016?


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Crowning herself the voice of the curves, she fills out her fashion with style. Confident and even starring in a Lane Bryant ad, she’s loving her body and keeping fit. Is she your Best Dressed for 2016?


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Kelly Rowland has gained more style noteriety this year, giving us fun prints and monochromatic looks. Beauties, was her fashion fresh enough to vote her best dressed for 2016?


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There isn’t a cover that Naomi Campbell doesn’t slay. Whether she’s showing off her killer legs or starring in fashion films, there is no doubt to her style is one that leaves an impression. Vote below if she’s your Best Dressed for 2016.


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Kerry Washington’s best accessory this year has been her baby bump. Beauties, is she your Best Dressed of 2016? Don’t forget to vote.


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More than Chris Brown’s ex-girlfriend, Karrueche stands out on her own in style. Does the beauty have what it takes to get to the top of style circle? Take our poll.


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The food loving model turned mom almost let her vagina out to play in her American Music Awards’ dress this year. Nevertheless, whether she’s stomping the streets in style with beau John Legend or giving us some serious leg, she’s become a style favorite ever since beginning to work with Monica Rose (who also styles Bey, the Kardashians, and more). Is she your Best Dressed for 2016?


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Tamar might have left The Real, but there is nothing false about her fashion. Beauties, does she rank as your leading lady for Best Dressed of 2016?

Take our poll and decide who wins Best Dressed For 2016.


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Here’s How You Can Help Tina Knowles-Lawson ‘Love On Louisiana’ This Sunday

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#SundayFunday takes on an entirely new meaning when you get the big-hearted Knowles family involved!

With support from Beyonce and BeyGOOD, Tina Knowles-Lawson is teaming up with Essence, Solange and Kelly Rowland, to celebrate the resilience of the Baton Rouge community this weekend.

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Love on Louisiana: An Essence Hometown Heroes Tribute is a holiday dinner and awards ceremony that aims to raise at least $1 million to aid in the Louisiana flood relief. Standout students and committed teachers who’ve helped rebuild the community will also be honored for their efforts during the tribute event. What better way to spend your Sunday than giving back?

“We have continued to witness firsthand the strength of our long-term partners in Louisiana in the aftermath of natural disasters, and it is with great pride that we are partnering with Ms. Tina, Beyoncé, Solange, Kelly and BeyGOOD to harness the resources of our collective networks and join the community in rebuilding,” Essence President Michelle Ebanks said in a statement. 

Ms. Tina also shared a few thoughts about her commitment to loving on Louisiana: “Louisiana is a special place in my family’s history and we are committed as a family to never forget the city and the people of Baton Rouge. It breaks my heart to see the unimaginable disaster and destruction caused by the flooding, and we will stand and support every effort in place to help the people most affected.”

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This summer’s unbelievable flooding produced seven trillion gallons of water, reportedly three times the rainfall total of Hurricane Katrina.

Please support the state of Louisiana by donating here to fund new homes for local families via Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge.

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Stacy Dash Throws Shade At Beyoncé’s Mom Over Kelly Rowland’s “Clueless” Costume

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Beyhive, start your engines…Stacey Dash has come for Mama Tina!

Perhaps in her most clueless moment yet, Stacey Dash mistakenly thought Beyoncé’s mom Tina Lawson was throwing shade her way. It all started when Miss Tina posted a photo of herself and Kelly Rowland who was dressed like Stacey’s character Dionne from the classic teen movie Clueless. In the caption, Miss Tina praises the former Destiny’s Child member, who she considers her daughter, and said Kelly is prettier and smarter than the original character.

“This is my baby Dione last night of course she is prettier and more smart than the one from the movie,” Miss Tina wrote in the caption, “but I was confused cause she kept saying something about her pager.” After giving the caption some thought, she decided to edit the caption with a “no shade intended” disclaimer to explain that she was referring to Dionne the character and not Stacey Dash herself.

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Apparently, that was enough to satisfy Ms. Dash. After getting wind of the post, the Clueless star hopped on her blog to air her grievances.

“Well, you never know what you are doing to wake up to, do you?
 This morning, I awakened to people telling me that Beyonce’s mom was saying that I was ugly,” she writes.

“If one thing runs in Queen Bey’s bloodline, it’s the ability to throw subtle shade and Tina demonstrated her acumen for the art of insult this Halloween, somehow managing to turn a cute costume into a caustic diss.”

“First of all, if you’re trying to throw shade about someone’s intelligence, maybe use “smarter” instead of ‘more smart.’ Here’s the thing — Kelly Rowland is a beautiful girl and I love the costume! Imitation is the best form of flattery.”

We have a feeling Stacey’s comments will not go over well with the Beyhive!

*grabs popcorn*

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Celebrities Wish The Men In Their Lives A Happy Father’s Day

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You got to love family-focused holidays, because in addition to everyday people celebrating, celebrities share their love. For Father’s Day, nearly everyone —from Remy Ma to Monica Brown— had something positive to say.

Solange has clearly put family issues behind her, showing love for her father Mathew Knowles in two posts.

Kelly Rowland is celebrating her second Father’s Day with husband, Tim Witherspoon.

Even though Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa recently finalized their divorce, she still took time to honor him for his role in their son’s life. She also shouted out her own father.

Monica Brown, despite her marital problems, created a post showing love to her husband Shannon Brown. The couple share a 2-year-old daughter together.

But one of the sweetest messages came from Chrissy Teigen who not only had love for her husband and new father, John Legend but his father as well.

“Happy Father’s Day to the most perfect man Luna and I could ever ask for,” she says. “Since the day she was born, you’ve done every bottle with me, woken up with me to keep me company through every night. You don’t mind diapers, get all the best burps, and read her Goodnight Moon like poetry. It makes me so happy to see so much of you in her smile and eyes that completely glow when looking at you. She will never look at anyone – anyone – the way she looks at you.”

Adding, “Happy Father’s Day to your father, Ron. John is the amazing father he is because of you and Phyllis. You created and raised a man we are all so lucky to love. We love you, Johnny, endlessly, forever and ever to the Luna and back. Happy Father’s Day from Luna and I, and thank you to game 7 for providing the real gift here and getting me out of having to plan and overthink the day phew.”


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Serena Williams Sure Knows How To Have A Good Time

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Serena Williams has caught pre-summer fever.

The tennis star, who is now the highest paid woman athlete, had a pretty lit weekend and showed it all off via social media.

Williams hit up Las Vegas for a girls vacation with Ciara and Kelly Rowland over the weekend, and they were turnt all the way up.

Although we all know her as a tennis great, she’s building a solid reputation as a pretty good twerker. With videos like the one above, it’s hard to forget her ‘drop it low’ skills.


No official word on the reason for the girl trip, but reports are speculating that maybe it was a last hoorah before Ciara tied the knot and that her and Russell Wilson will be getting hitched sooner than later.

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Serena Williams, Kelly Rowland And Ciara Are On A #Lit Vacation

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Once the weather is warm, there’s nothing more satisfying than a vacation with your besties! Celebrating the season right, friends Serena Williams, Kelly Rowland and Ciara are in Las Vegas having an absolute ball.

Shared via Instagram and Snapchat, the ladies went the the party city with a group of friends that included hairstylists Kiyah Wright and César DeLeön Ramirêz.

The girls danced for the camera in swimsuits at what we assume was a day party.

For the occasion, Williams wore pieces from her self-titled clothing collection that included a black one-piece, kaftan and hat. She’s currently the highest paid athlete, per her awesomeness.

While there’s no exact date that’s been announced for Ciara’s upcoming nuptials to partner, Russell Wilson, we have a feeling it’s coming soon.

As reported by PEOPLE, Ciara posted a sweet video on her Instagram account of her and fiancé Russell Wilson visiting a patient at Seattle Children’s Hospital, earlier in the week.

Roland is currently promoting her Chasing Destiny group and their debut single “All of Us.”


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FYI: Don’t Ask Kelly Rowland Questions About Beyonce And “Lemonade”

While Kelly Rowland and Beyonce will forever be connected through their thirty year friendship and their legendary girl group, Destiny’s Child, Kelly is definitely her own entity.

The 35-year-old’s current gig is as the creator, director and executive producer of the new docu-series, Chasing Destiny. Kelly is also a philanthropist having partnered with Claritin to help the Boys & Girls Club to revitalize playgrounds across the country.

During an interview with WGN Chicago that was supposed to be promoting her charity work, Kelly had to politely shut down questions about Queen Bey’s “Lemonade“.

Read the transcript from Kelly’s smack down below.

Dean Richards: All the talk this week has been about Beyonce’s new album. Have you heard it yet? Have you had an opportunity to get some thoughts on the whole thing?

Kelly Rowland: I sure have. It’s great. It’s absolutely great.

DR: Really different though, right?

KR: Yes, really different.

DR: Is the … 

KR: But getting back to what I’m here to talk about, Claritin. I’m very excited to be teaming up with Claritin and the Boys & Girls Club of America.

Click here to watch the awkward exchange. Beauties, what do you think about the way Kelly handled herself?


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5 Things To Know About Michelle Obama’s #LetGirlsLearn

Michelle Obama delivered the keynote address at South by Southwest in Austin, TX, on Wednesday. The First Lady promoted the Let Girls Learn initiative, which seeks to break barriers to education for girls. Obama said that 62 million girls around the world

First Lady Michelle Obama promoted the White House’s #LetGirlsLearn program Wednesday during her keynote address at South by South West’s annual event in Austin, Texas.

Let Girls Learn, a global initiative to educate an estimated 62 million underserved girls, has a new theme song. Mrs. Obama enlisted top musicians to record the song, “This is For My Girl.”

The celebrity artists include Kelly Clarkson, Missy Elliott, Zendaya, Lea Michele, Chloe x Halle, Jadagrace, Janelle Monáe and Kelly Rowland.

In her speech, the First Lady also highlighted a new global pledge drive that asks the community to help girls obtain an education.

Here’s a portion of Michelle Obama’s new public service announcement, via

“Today we take the next step to get those girls into school where they belong. It’s time to act. Go to and take the pledge to support girls’ education around the world.”

Five Things To Know About Let Girls Learn:

Federal agencies are collaborating through Let Girls Learn to give girls in some of the poorest regions of the world access to education. Opening school doors to them is the key to solving a variety of complex challenges they will face as women.

Democratic Republic of Congo: Two federal agencies, PEPFAR and USAID, are funding a five-year, $15.9 million initiative named Empowering Adolescent Girls to Lead through Education (EAGLE). It provides scholarships for 3,000 primary school students, and seeks to equip adolescent girls with educational, life, and leadership skills.

El Salvador: The federal program Millennium Challenge Corporation is investing $100.7 million to improve education in El Salvador, as well as support the Ministry of Education’s Gender Policy and Gender Unit.

Jordan: USAID provides training and materials to supervisors and teachers who are coping with the massive influx of Syrian refugee students in their classes.

Liberia: USAID supports more than 7,000 girls in 60 primary schools through Girls Opportunities to Access Learning (GOAL) Plus, the organization provides scholarship packages that include uniforms, supplies, backpacks, and hygiene kits.

Malawi: USAID’s Girls Empowerment through Education and Health Activity, known as ASPIRE, will improve education and health outcomes for over 125,000 adolescent girls. The program addresses specific challenges girls face in the Malawian Education System and is a collaborative effort between USAID and Malawi’s Education and Health Offices, implemented by Save the Children Federation.



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Kelly Rowland Celebrates Her 35th Birthday With Ride Or Die #Clique

Looking at pictures of Kelly Rowland on a regular day gives us peak joy. But on special occasions.. we can’t handle all the awesomeness.

The former Destiny’s Child member has evolved into a strong mother, wife and artist who keeps her original crew close. So, clearly we were over the moon to see she had a great birthday weekend.

Rowland turned 35 on Feb 11, and celebrated the milestone occasion with bestie Beyoncé in Los Angeles. In addition to attending The Dream concert after the 2016 Grammy Awards and hitting the dance floor to “Formation” at Mark Ronson’s after-party at the Elyx House, the singer had an intimate dinner Saturday night.

In attendance was her husband Tim Witherspoon, Michelle Williams, Tina Lawson, Adrienne Bailon and her ex-fiance Lenny Santiago.

The entire night was documented through black and white Polaroid shots that have everyone squeezing in for the photos. One includes her and Beyoncé’s cousin Angie Beyince.

And while we can’t confirm where the festivities took place, we can say that Kelly looks very happy.

She’s currently working on a new album and promoting several campaigns including, Seagram’s Escapes Signature Collection.


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Celeb Trainer Shares 5 Ways To Get Snatched For The New Year

Hello, January! This is the time where most of us resolve to be the healthiest versions of ourselves. Where to begin? The task of health, wellness, and fitness can be intimidating to many. No worries! I’ve got you covered. Celebrity fitness instructor and wellness + nutrition coach, Jeanette Jenkins, spoke exclusively with Hello Beautiful!

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If you don’t know Jeanette Jenkins, the Hollywood Trainer, you should. Jenkins is the fitness and nutrition powerhouse to the stars. Smart and strong, she has a degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa and has over 18 international certificates covering various methods of fitness and health. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, coupled with a personality bigger than life and desire to help others, it’s no surprise that her clients are A-listers like Alicia Keys, P!nk, Kelly Rowland, Serena Williams, Tracee Ellis Ross, and more.

This superstar trainer, shares five tips to ease yourself into a successful, healthy, and fit new year! Don’t be overwhelmed; be ready!

It’s mental. Choose your decisions in advance.

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Make the mental choice that you are going to achieve your health and fitness goals. Already accepting that you aren’t putting in any excuses, you will do the work that’s necessary. In advance, you’ve already made the choice that you are going to be successful. Any excuse that comes in the way, you will constantly clear those out of the way because you’ve already chosen to be successful. – Jeanette Jenkins

Schedule your workouts every week.

Every Sunday, sit down with your calendar and schedule the exact times you are going to workout. Jeanette explained the importance of diversifying your workouts to prevent overworking muscles. Not sure how to schedule your workouts? Jeanette has you covered with your first week:

Monday: Cardio sculpt with Jeanette

Tuesday: 30-minute walk or 2 mile jog

Wednesday: Log into the Hollywood Trainer club, relax your mind, and get into some yoga

Thursday: Pilates with your girlfriends (friends that workout together, stay together!)

Friday: Take a boot camp class in your neighborhood

Ladies: When your workouts are scheduled (down to the exact time), you are less likely to skip them!

Make it simple with nutrition. Calories do matter. 

You are what you eat and you can’t outwork a bad diet. Meal planning is important. If you meal plan on the weekends, you will eat healthy foods, save money and achieve your health goals.  When you feel what you feel from eating healthy food: the additional energy and how good your body feels, then you’ll want to eat healthy.  It also tastes better than the junk you are eating.

When you take the food with you during the day for your lunch and snacks, then you are less stressed throughout the day. You won’t be like, ‘Oh my goodness, I’m so hungry, what am I going to eat?’; ‘Where am I going to eat?’ ; ‘What am I going to eat?’ – Jeanette Jenkins

Need help in planning your meals? Jeanette has it figured out for you!

Be positive. Your attitude determines your altitude. 

Make the choice to see the positive in everything that comes your way. Every speed bump. Realize that for every valley, there will be a mountaintop. Staying in a positive mindset is going to help you stay de-stressed so that you are enjoying life, which is important to your healthy living. Stress increases your risk of every illness and makes it more difficult for your body to burn fat. – Jeanette Jenkins

Pay attention to your body. 

Sometimes “pushing through” is not the best thing and often can lead to injuries.

Be aware of your anatomy. People will say, ‘I love to run, but my hip hurts.’ Don’t ignore the signs. Maybe instead of running, you might need to take a yoga class to release tension on your hops. – Jeanette Jenkins

Definitely head over to the Hollywood Trainer to get more tips and tricks and to sign up for the Hollywood Trainer club so you can workout with Jeanette, weekly!