Sirius XM’s TheMoms Host Annie Event Sponsored by Norwegian Cruise Line

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Sirius XM’s TheMoms hosted a screening for the movie Annie starring Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhane Wallis at the Sony screening room on Tuesday afternoon. The event was sponsored by Norwegian Cruise Line and one lucky family that attended will win a cruise! There were tons of families lined up, little boys and girls all dressed in red and ready to see Annie. norwegian-cruise-cupcakes In the waiting area, the children helped themselves to some yummy cupcakes and slices of pizza while the moms and dads talked amongst themselves, each hoping that they’ll be the lucky family who wins the cruise prize.

Before the actual screening of Annie, we had a few commercials from Norwegian Cruise Lines which had me ready to fight to the “death” for a chance to win the family cruise prize. A vacation was needed right there and then, pretty sure there were more families who thought the same thing. THIS. IS. SPARTA! A duel was definitely going to break out right there in the Sony screening room, if it was announced that you had to fight to win. TheMoms, Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein, announced that the winner would be notified before Christmas. They also had another surprise, some of the cast members would be in attendance!

There were about 15 children who sat on the floor to watch Annie and only a couple of children moved from the spot where they sat. They were so mesmerized by the movie, one little girl would dance her little heart out during certain musical scenes.quvenzhane-wallis-opportunity My nieces attended the AnnieMoms event and my eldest niece, 14, broke out in tears during several scenes that featured Annie, namely the “Opportunity” number. The movie won her over, my 12-year-old-younger niece was not here for Annie. She told me “nothing beats the original”, it was an “okay” movie, that was “missing mysterious elements” and was curious why they were “singing off-key.”

Yikes!

After the screening of Annie, in walked four members of the cast…

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Zoe Margaret Colletti (Tessie), Nicolette Pierini (Mia), Eden Duncan-Smith (Isabella), and Amanda Troya (Pepper). These lovely ladies played four foster girls in Miss Hannigan’s (Cameron Diaz) care. They stopped by to answer a few questions from the audience and later took pictures with the children in attendance. This was the first feature film for 3 of the young ladies, all have done previous commercials before Annie. Here’s a few videos from the interview.

Nicolette Pierini who plays Mia spoke on Cameron Diaz being an awesome set mother.

The young ladies speak about experiences on set.

Just a few pictures of the four foster girl actors from the Annie remake movie and attendees.

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For more pictures of the event visit TheMoms on FaceBook.

Academy Award® nominee Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) stars as Annie, a young, happy foster kid who’s also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014. Originally left by her parents as a baby with the promise that they’d be back for her someday, it’s been a hard knock life ever since with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz). But everything’s about to change when the hard-nosed tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) – advised by his brilliant VP, Grace (Rose Byrne) and his shrewd and scheming campaign advisor, Guy (Bobby Cannavale) – makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. Stacks believes he’s her guardian angel, but Annie’s self-assured nature and bright, sun-will-come-out-tomorrow outlook on life just might mean it’s the other way around.

Annie is in theaters December 19th.

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Beyonce Sued Over Drunk in Love Stolen Vocals

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Beyonce, Jay-Z and Timbaland is being sued by Hungarian performer Monkia Miczura AKA Mitsou for using her vocals from her 1995 song “Bajba, Bajba Pelem” which were “chopped and screwed” for the “Drunk in Love” track. Mitsou is asking for unspecified damages and for the song to be pulled.

“Mitsou never gave permission or consent, and never granted any of the Defendants permission, to use her voice for any purpose,” says the court document.

This isn’t the first time that Beyonce was accused of stealing something. There was the “If I Were a Boy” controversy along with several “inspired” concepts, you can check some of those out on Vibe.

I doubt the song will be pulled, Mitsou is going to get a payoff just like BC Jean “allegedly” received. If you don’t hear about this lawsuit anymore, I’m sure you know why.

Source: NYDailyNews

Jay-Z Buys Ace of Spades Champagne

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Whenever you see Jay-Z a bottle of Armand de Brignac champagne is not that far away, he loves the champagne so much he purchased the company. All I bought was a sweet tea from McDonald’s. Anyways, in a statement released from Sovereign Brands, they announced that Mr. Carter is now the owner.

“We are proud to announce that Sovereign Brands, a New York-based wine and spirits company owned by the Berish family, has sold its interest in the Armand de Brignac (‘Ace of Spades’) Champagne brand to a new company led by the globally-renowned Shawn ‘Jay Z’ Carter.”

Congrats to Jay-Z on this dope acquisition. No word on how much he shelled out, but I’m sure it’s more than the $1.07 I spent on my sweet tea.

Chris Rock and Friends Share Their Top Five in this New Clip

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Here’s a clip from Paramount Pictures and Chris Rock’s upcoming flick, Top Five.

From Jay-Z, Kanye West and QuestLove comes Top Five starring Chris Rock. Chris Rock plays Andre Allen, a successful comedian and movie star whose work was recently ravaged by a New York Times critic. His fiancée (Gabrielle Union) wants him to help her with her reality show while his agent (Kevin Hart) just wants him to make his next blockbuster. Instead, he teams with a journalist (Rosario Dawson) to make a serious documentary about the Haitian revolution. Top Five stars Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, JB Smoove, Gabrielle Union, Tracy Morgan, Cedric the Entertainer, Kevin Hart, Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Jay Pharoah, Anders Holm and Michael Che.

Top Five will be released in theaters on December 5th.

Dez Bryant Signs With Roc Nation, and Jerry Jones Ain’t Happy

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It has been reported by ESPN that Dez Bryant has hired Roc Nation to represent him in his contract talks with the Dallas Cowboys. Roc Nation later confirmed this news in a tweet.

 

Roc Nation has been signing a lot of players since they started their sports agency, including Robinson Cano and Kevin Durant. Dez is in the last season of his rookie contract, so he is due for a huge payday.

Jerry-JonesThere are reports that Jerry Jones isn’t to pleased by Bryant signing with Roc Nation. I guess he figures they had a deal close with Bryant’s previous agent, and that the team will have to basically restart negotiations with this change. In the end, Dez will get a crap ton of cash, regardless of who his agent is.