September 17, 2009 |
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has sued singer Beyonce Knowles, saying her plan for a fragrance named after her alter ego Sasha Fierce violates the teen clothing retailer's trademark. The chain, which has sold a men's fragrance called Fierce since 2002, wants a court to order Knowles to abandon the plan. Abercrombie has held a trademark for the word "fierce" since 2003, according to the lawsuit it filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Columbus, Ohio. A publicist and an attorney for Knowles did not immediately return e-mails and a call seeking comment.
August 2, 2009 |
The Soloist DreamWorks, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99 Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr. deliver strong performances in "The Soloist," the adapted-from-real-life tale about the friendship between homeless, Juilliard-trained musician Nathaniel Ayers and Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez, who tried to help him get his life back in order.
April 23, 2009 |
That well put-together guy looking like a Bond villain, getting all the glances from assorted ladies at a trendy West Hollywood poolside bar, is a recognizable face but hardly a household name -- Idris Elba. The actor is having one of those moments when he seems to be everywhere, in a chilling guest spot on HBO's "The No.
November 13, 2008 |
In the press release for her ambitious, somewhat befuddling double album -- the deluxe edition, with extra tracks, is currently streaming on her MySpace page -- Beyonce Knowles discusses her newly revealed alter ego, Sasha Fierce. "She's the party girl, she's Bootylicious," says the singer-songwriter-movie star-mogulista. "She is but I'm not. She's my alter ego. I'm finally revealing who I am." The contradiction built into that brief comment says much about Beyonce's artistic predicament.
July 27, 2007 |
Beyoncé Knowles made a dramatic misstep when she fell face-first down a flight of stairs during a concert. Ever the stage professional, she got right up and continued her performance as if nothing had happened. The 25-year-old singer -- flipping her hair dramatically and wearing a long red trench coat and high heels -- was performing her song "Ring the Alarm" during a concert Tuesday in Orlando, Fla., when she tripped and stumbled down several stairs.
June 24, 2003 |
Destiny's Child -- the pop group's name suggests the favor of fate and birthright, and there's never been a doubt about which member is the designated child of destiny. In Destiny's Child, Beyonce Knowles is supreme in the way Diana Ross once was a Supreme.