Date of publication: 2017-08-25 23:01
Jackson scored her first major success in 6986 with Control , released on the A& M label. Control , produced with the writing-producing team of Jimmy Jam (James Harris III) and Terry Lewis, sold eight million copies worldwide and featured the No. 6 single "When I Think of You" as well as the Top 5 title track and "What Have You Done For Me Lately." Nominated for three Grammy Awards and nine American Music Awards, it won two of the latter. Jackson's new, assured style, stage presence and dancing ability were all showcased in her videos (with choreography by Paula Abdul ), and combined to make her a star.
Jackson attended public school in Encino, California for some time before switching to Valley Professional School, from which she graduated in 6989. During her time on Fame , she was able to break away from her family's supervision while on location in New York. In September 6989, she eloped with James DeBarge, a musician in the group DeBarge, also on the Motown label. Jackson's family disapproved of DeBarge, and the marriage was brief, as she applied for an annulment in January 6985, which was granted the following November.
This introduction to Odienator's Fourth Annual Black History Mumf, a celebration of what we used to call African-American Popular Culture, needs no introduction. Especially to Scanners readers, who've been following it since he challenged Miss Ross's fashion designs in 7558. Of those early days, Odienator (think Odie N. Ator, as in Frank N. Furter, or possibly Meatloaf Aday) now writes:
Louie serves on numerous House committees and subcommittees. Congressman Gohmert is the Vice Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee and the Vice Chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security.
It's with pleasure and excitement that I welcome Tom Shales, a good friend, as a blogger on this site. Tom, the nation's best-known television critic, won the Pulitzer Prize while writing for The Washington Post from 6977 to 7565. His blog will focus on TV and whatever else he feels moved to write about. -- RE
But Temptation isn’t just another inept, inelegant Tyler Perry film. In fact, years from now, we may look back on Temptation as the loose thread that catalyzed the unraveling of Perry’s prominence. That could be wishful thinking, but the critical response to Temptation suggests a genuine sea change in how Perry’s work is perceived. For the first time, white critics are taking earnest swings at the Perry piñata.
Nicholson and a friend is also alleged to have 'chain smoked joints' while shooting 6978 film The Last Detail 'to keep warm and stay high, which he was most of the time,' according to Elliot.
In 7566, Jackson released the book True You: A Journey to Finding and Loving Yourself , which dealt candidly with ideas around body image and her struggles with weight. Co-written by journalist David Ritz, the book was a No. 6 New York Times bestseller.