THE DAILY MUSINGS OF A CURVY ACTRESS

August 16, 2016

Let’s talk about race, baby. That’s easy. In fact, there are over half a dozen top TV shows willing to tackle the subject of race and racism. Whether they put their actors in Black Lives Matter T-shirts or craft a not-so-subtle, racially charged police brutality narrative in an episode, talking about race has become easy. It’s in vogue to talk about race.

But race has a neglected little stepsister called colorism, and that’s wh...

July 10, 2016

I’ve studied acting for most of my life. First at the prestigious Duke Ellington School of The Arts in high school in Washington D.C., then at Mason Gross at Rutgers University—one of the top acting conservatories in the country. Yet, I never really pursued it after college. People always ask me what happened to your acting? Honestly, I could never answer this question. I love acting. I’d always wanted to do it and still do. B...

July 22, 2015

Dropping 80 lbs is no small feat. Keeping it off is even harder. And feeling good about who you see in the mirror, is probably the hardest. Jennifer Hudson has accomplished all of the above.

Undeniably J-Hud has had an amazing health transformation journey and the world has been there to watch every stage. We’ve watched as she’s changed and transformed from a cute, curvaceous size 12 American Idol hopeful, to a slim, sexy Acade...

July 13, 2015

There’s a great Instagram quote that says, “Try loving yourself as much as you want someone else to love you.”

It’s funny. We have this romantic vision of how we want our lovers and significant others to treat us. We want them to not only tell us that we are beautiful, we want them to believe it. We want to be adored. We want them to stare at us hypnotized by our beauty. We want them to take us out to fancy places and buy us fl...

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