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June 8th, 2013 11:30am EDT
Starpulse.com's Jeza Belle caught up with music icon Cyndi Lauper for an interview that focused on Cyndi's new tour celebrating the 30 year anniversary of the “She’s So Unusual” album, how she’s grown as an artist, and the thrill of having “Kinky Boots” nominated for 13 Tony Awards.
It’s been 30 years since the album “She’s So Unusual “dropped onto the charts placing you in the spotlight forever. What has changed about you as a musician in those 30 years and in what ways are you the same?
I have learned so much and think as a musician and songwriter I am better now than I was 30 years ag...
'Kinky Boots,' Women Top The 2013 Tony Awards
The Morning Roundup: Cyndi Lauper & 'Kinky Boots' Win At Tony Awards, Simon Cowell Egged, 'Purge' Tops Box Office
June 4th, 2013 7:30pm EDT
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” Winner Raja sat down with Jeza Belle for an extended interview that covered everything from what life has been like since winning the prize on the hit television show to her views on the rash of anti-gay violence in New York City. Raja, a long time make-up artist to the stars who worked on “America’s Next Top Model” for a number of seasons, exploded onto the scene with her artistic drag and continues her evolution with her new summer single, “Zubi, Zubi, Zubi”.
Tell our readers what you have been up to:
Mostly panicking! There’s this level of angst that you have as...
Glamazon Superstar RuPaul Dishes On Season Five Of “RuPaul’s Drag Race”
RuPaul Is Pregnant
April 23rd, 2013 5:00am EDT
Up and coming New York rapper and actor Lester Greene is breaking down barriers. Lester sat down with Jeza Belle for an interview in which he shared his music, upcoming films and what it’s like to be an openly gay artist in the hip-hop community.
Tell us about your latest music that you are working on?
I’ve been working on a number of projects. Most recently I’ve collaborated with Jason Metz CEO of Brand Influencers to do a song and video “IBM” for their campaign “#MySmarterCommerce”, which is a take on the influence technology has on our lives. The song is available on iTunes.
March 28th, 2013 3:10pm EDT
Starpulse columnist Jeza Belle, caught up with critically acclaimed comedian Margaret Cho. The interview focused on her new comedy tour, the fight for Marriage Equality and Margaret's advice for North Korea’s Leader Kim Jong Un.
Tell our readers about your current comedy tour, “Mother”:
My new show is about how I am old enough to be everyone's mother but I actually act like a child. When does wisdom come? Is it before or after wrinkles?
What inspired you to do this show?
My mother, and the fact that I don't have life down...I didn't go to school, get in a traditional marriage, and have ...
Romantic Indiscretions Dominate 'Drop Dead Diva'
Margaret Cho 'Hurt' By Tracy Morgan's Homophobic Rant
March 18th, 2013 3:20pm EDT
Jeza Belle caught up with the "Queen of Mean" herself, Lisa Lampanelli, who shared her thoughts on “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice,” her current projects and her incredible weight loss number reveal.
Tell our readers what you have been up to?
Right now I’m preparing for my one person show. We are doing workshops of it right now. Hopefully the project will make it to Broadway in the fall.
What lead you to do this project called “The Untitled Lisa Lampanelli Project: This Ain't Stand-Up, Bitches!”?
I was bored to death! I did the roasts for so many years, my HBO special, three other Comed...
Weekly Celebrity Twitter Roundup: Coachella, Stoned Dogs & Boy Problems All In The Same Place
Lisa Lampanelli Shows Off Her Incredible Weight Loss On 'David Letterman'
February 14th, 2013 5:00am EST
Up and coming singer/songwriter Gabe Lopez sat down with Jeza Belle for an extended interview about his musical influences, the impact of being an open artist and his new single “Red Light”.
Did you always know that you were destined to be a musician?
Ever since I sang in front of the Christmas tree into an egg beater! I’ve just always been passionate about music. We couldn’t afford piano lessons growing up and I wanted them so badly. But I found ways to have music in my life and around me at all stages.
Your current single “Red Light” is climbing the charts at #23 on Reverb Nation, tell...
January 30th, 2013 11:30am EST
In a recent interview with So So Gay Magazine, Emmy Award winning actress Fran Drescher shared how her 'Cancer Schmancer' movement is focusing on the home environment. “Over 90% of cancers are environmental and by detoxing our homes we can start to decrease cancer rates together,” she told the magazine. Fran went on to encourage readers to visit the 'Cancer Schmancer' website. By clicking on ‘Trash Cancer’, readers can learn how to reduce cancer risks by detoxing their homes.
Fran, herself a survivor of cancer, “was instrumental in getting the United States’ first Gynecologic Cancer Educat...
Fran Drescher Says Breast Milk Could Be Poisoning Your Baby
Fran Drescher Feels Great After Adopting Vegan Diet
January 16th, 2013 11:30am EST
Starpulse’s Jeza Belle sat down with “Real Housewives of Orange County” star Gretchen Rossi, for a one on one interview. Gretchen shared the success she’s having with her businesses as well as her thoughts on babies and marriage with boyfriend Slade Smiley.
Tell us what’s new since Season 7 of RHOOC wrapped?
Lots! There have been many ups and downs. My businesses continue to grow and expand. In my personal life however, I’ve had some tough circumstances going on lately. Slade’s youngest son Grayson went in for major brain surgery in New York and had some big complications. He was in ICU f...
Coco, Pam Anderson, Crystal Harris & Gretchen Rossi Have A Bikini Pool Party In Vegas
'The Real Housewives Of Orange County' Season 7
January 14th, 2013 7:00am EST
Starpulse’s Jeza Belle caught up with ultimate ‘Diva-licious’ Icon RuPaul for an interview that centered on Season Five of the hit series “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” While we had the ear of the Goddess, we found out the star’s favorite makeup tips, personal definition of success and how RuPaul got started in drag.
How long have you been in the business of discovering new talent?
We are going into our fifth season of the show.
How many would-be stars auditioned for Season Five in total?
I've seen just under a thousand submissions for RDR.
What can we expect to see from the contestants this se...
RuPaul Is Pregnant
They'll Let Anybody Write A Book These Days
January 9th, 2013 11:35am EST
Starpulse’s Jeza Belle sat down with “Real Housewives of New York” star Sonja Morgan to find out more about her iconic relationship with the gay community, her heartfelt concern for Hurricane Sandy victims, and her thoughts on friendships on the RHONY series.
Starpulse: What have you been up to since Season 5 of the “Real Housewives of New York” (RHONY)?
Sonja: I’ve been focused on helping the victims of Hurricane Sandy recover from the devastation they suffered. First, I helped to raise funds for the Ali Forney Center, which supports LGBT homeless youth. I also worked to help raise money...