Prepare a big old batch of burnsauce because everyone’s getting scorched today. First up: Chelsea O’Donnell, daughter of Rosie O’Donnell, has spoken publicly about her mom for the first time since she either ran away (Rosie’s account) or (according to Chelsea) was kicked out of the house late this summer.
Good lord was this a busy week. Welcome to Shade Court—I think the world is regressing.
In a recently published excerpt of Grace Jones’ upcoming memoir (cheekily titled I’ll Never Write My Memoirs), the legendary musician shares her criticisms of today’s current pop stars, asserting that many of them attempt to claim originality and subversiveness, while really only copying her style and playing it safe.
On a warm Saturday night in Brooklyn, New York, the legendary Grace Jones hit the AfroPunk festival stage with theatrics bold enough to make Lady Gaga take a step back. In one performance, the Jamaican icon brought the idea of alternative blackness full circle and encouraged weirdos to get even weirder. It was…
PULL UP TO THE BUMPER, BAY-BEEEEH: Grace Jones is getting a documentary! Grace Jones—The Musical Of My Life will be produced by the BBC and has been described as "a cinematic journey into the private and public worlds of Grace Jones, mixing intimate personal footage with unique staged musical sequences." Yes, please!
The full tracklist for the Lorde-curated Hunger Games soundtrack is awesome, random: Lotta new Lorde tracks, Raury, Charli XCX, Tinashe, Bat For Lashes, GRACE JONES and a Kanye remix. Lastly, there's an intriguing-sounding intro song by Belgian singer Stromae featuring Lorde, Pusha T, Q-Tip, and Haim. It's called…
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: Grace Jones performs at the amfAR Milano 2014 - Gala Dinner and Auction as part of Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 20, 2014 in Milan, Italy.
Fashion icon André Leon Talley wears Uggs. If a man who's friends with Grace Jones and a long-time advisor to Anna Wintour can, well, there by the grace of God, go I.
Last night in Los Angeles at Milk Studios, celebrities gathered for the amfAR Inspiration Gala.
The 64-year-old icon, out and about. Official caption:
I know we've discussed how the Queen's Diamond Jubilee is not a thing that we should care about, but that was until Grace Jones, who is SIXTY FOUR YEARS OLD, took the stage to perform "Slave to the Rhythm" and hula hooped the whole time.
[That is certainly a shade of yellow perfect for a tennis fan, however. New York, September 7. Image via Pacific Coast News Online.]
[Ascot, June 16. Image via Flynet.]