In my life, I have been through a huge list of unfortunate things that have happened to me where people would be bully me emotionally and mentally, putting me to the curb when not needed anymore, people who have used me for material gain, people who only come to me if they need something from me, the feeling of being isolated, and being an option to people and not a priority in their lives.
Money, money, money -- that's the focus when entrepreneurs are raising money. Only, talk to any entrepreneur who's raised money from multiple investors and he'll tell you that no two investors are created equal. One area that doesn't get the requisite level of attention is amount of investor involvement.
As with anything, the level of involvement varies dramatically. Here are a few thoughts:
On Thursday's finale of "American Idol," judge Mariah Carey delivered an ... interesting performance (above).
The pop legend sang a medley of "Vision of Love," "Make It Happen," "My All," "Hero," "We Belong Together" and her new single "#Beautiful" for a crowd of excited fans. Mariah's "Idol" performance was a highly-anticipated one, but it left something to be desired: Mariah barely moved in her tight-fitting feathered gown and…
Even though there were talks of a Rihanna X Topshop fashion collaboration, apparently things have gone sour over this one tee-shirt (pictured above)!
A source from the singer's camp says that her management has asked the fashion store on several occasions to stop selling her image. "They buy the pictures from a photographer, but they do not pay the artist licensing fees.
Police in New York said hot pizzas weren’t the only thing Ramon Rodriguez was slinging. The Papa John’s delivery driver is accused of dishing up cocaine with his pies, too. Rodriguez was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly sold $27,500 of coke hidden in a bag containing a pizza and order of Chicken Poppers to an undercover cop. It was apparently the 19th time since the fall of 2011 that Rodriguez had sold to undercover officers, who presumably gained some weight during the carb-heavy operation.
An Indianapolis Steak 'n Shake waitress' shift recently took an incredible turn when a customer decided to leave her a $446 tip on a bill that came to $5.97.
The customer, a regular who goes by "Miss Jo," didn't give the waitress any explanation but insisted she take the generous tip.
Sounds like the waitress, CeCe Bruce deserved it though:
Nicki Minaj's run as a judge on American Idol is about to be over. Reportedly, the YMCMB Barbie's first season on the reality talent show will also be her last.
Us Weekly reports:
Another seat at the American Idol judges' table will soon be up for grabs. On the heels of Randy Jackson's announcement that he's leaving the show after 12 seasons -- and amid rumors that producers are firing the remaining three panelists -- Us Weekly hears that Nicki Minaj will not return to the competition come fall.
LisaRaye sure does know how to pick 'em!
The beautiful 46-year-old actress is ready to share her love for 63-year-old Bishop Noel Jones to the world.
According to reports, the lovebirds will appear on Oxygen's "Pastors of L.A." this fall, alongside fellow castmates Bishop Clarence McClendon, Pastor Wayne Chaney, Bishop Ron Gibson, Pastor Jay Haizlip, and gospel singer Deitrick Haddon.