Queen of Celebrity Interviews

Send In The Clown-Lady Bunny's Got The Syndrome

May 27th, 2014 7:00am EDT
Lady Bunny
Starpulse.com columnist Jeza Belle caught up with Lady Bunny, the demented and enormously popular drag diva of Wigstock and "RuPaul's Drag U," where Bunny opened up about her latest cabaret show, her thoughts on policing words, and what makes a drag queen successful.

Tell our readers about your show, Clowns Syndrome, now playing in New York City?

It's every Tuesday night, through July, at La Escuelita in Times Square, NYC on 39th between 7th and 8th avenues. Most people think of La Escuelita as a 2am club for young butt-pirates of the Caribbean dancing to Reggaeton...and it is! They ...

Get Tested, Get Photographed, Fight The Stigma: The HIV Equal Campaign

May 20th, 2014 7:00am EDT
Get Tested, Get Photographed, Fight The Stigma: The HIV Equal Ca
Starpulse.com columnist Jeza Belle sat down with celebrity photographer Thomas Evans to find out about HIV Equal, the HIV awareness campaign Thomas is helping to spearhead.

Tell our readers about the campaign and what it entails?

HIV Equal is a multi-media campaign that is centered on the importance of HIV testing and awareness. Everyone has a status and HIV Equal is all about knowing your status. Our campaign hosts events all over the United States, and we have even been to Zimbabwe in Africa, where we offer people a free 100 percent confidential HIV test. As part of the initiative I ...

Dina Delicious: “We All Need A Little Education"

March 19th, 2014 5:00am EDT
Dina Delicious: “We All Need A Little Education"
Starpulse columnist Jeza Belle caught up with the gorgeous and talented, Dina Delicious. While together, Dina opened up about her new music, the Wendy Williams Show transgender-shaming episode, and what’s most important to her as an artist.

Describe your music style for our readers:

My style is definitely dance / pop, but the root is definitely pop music.

Do you write your own music?

I write all of my music except, of course, “Two of Hearts”. Generally, I collaborate with others, but it all starts with an idea that I have and I usually write the hook, name it and collaborate to polish i...

The Psychic Twins: Nostradamus In Stilettos

January 15th, 2014 6:00am EST
Psychic Twins
Starpulse.com’s Jeza Belle caught up with Terry and Linda Jamison, also known as The Psychic Twins, for their well renowned predictions of world events. While talking, the twins shared how they discovered their psychic abilities, their past in the New York City underground performance scene and what they share in common with Lady Gaga.

Tell our readers when the two of you discovered that you had psychic abilities? Was this something you found out together or separately?

We knew we had a gift since the time we were young. In fact, we were at a school fair when we were about five years old ...

'Nature Will Always Win': National Geographic Channel's Alaskan Sue Aikens

November 22nd, 2013 2:30pm EST
Sue Aikens
Starpulse.com’s Jeza Belle caught up with Sue Aikens, star of the National Geographic Channel’s show “Life Below Zero” which follows the lives of individuals living on the Alaskan Frontier.  While chatting, Sue shared her scary moments after being attack by a bear in the wilds, what it’s like being a woman in a man’s world, and how she got her salt of the earth personality.

What led you to Alaska and ultimately to the Kavik River Camp?

I was born in Chicago.  When I was quite young, the late 60’s / early 70’s, my mom decided to leave my father. One night, she threw a paper bag at us and s...

Project Runway Finalist Justin LeBlanc Aspires To Inspire

November 4th, 2013 5:00am EST
Justin LeBlanc by Barbara Nitke
“Project Runway” Season 12 finalist Justin LeBlanc recently sat down with Starpulse.com’s Jeza Belle to share his thoughts on receiving the first ever Tim Gunn Save, his next steps in the fashion world, and what host Heidi Klum really looks like in person!

What was it like being on Season 12 of Project Runway?

It was an amazing experience for me and I never thought something like this would happen other than in my dreams!

Tim Gunn used his first ever “Tim Gunn Save” on you; how did that make you feel?

I respect Tim very much and he had only one “Tim Gunn Save”!  I was in complete shock ...

Tionna Smalls: Leading The Bossy Life

October 5th, 2013 12:20pm EDT
Tionna Smalls
Starpulse.com’s Jeza Belle caught up with Tionna Smalls, the relationship guru of the MTV show “Girl, Get Your Mind Right”. Tionna shared why “Men Love Abuse”, her outlook on thinking with the heart, and news on her new magazine launch.

Tell our readers what you have been up to:

Currently I've been on the news quite a bit promoting the audio version of my book "Men Love Abuse", which is about women treating men the way they treat us in order to get the results WE want! Only now, you can hear yours truly narrating. In addition I'm out on a "Ladies Tour", where I've been out meeting up with...

Sir Honey Davenport; Electric and Inter-Galactic

August 30th, 2013 6:00pm EDT
Sir Honey Davenport
Starpulse.com’s Jeza Belle sat down with gender-bender drag queen Sir Honey Davenport for a chat on Honey’s band, her off-Broadway show, and why it pays to be who you are.  

Tell our readers what you have been up to?

I got married this year…so that has been an adventure on its own! On top of that, my band Electrohoney, released its first album and developed a stage show around it. Plus I’ve been bringing the party all over New York City at a variety of venues!

One place you are bringing the party is in the off-Broadway show, The Orion Experience in NYC; describe for our readers what the ...

Mike Ruiz Deconstructs Masculinity While Demonstrating The Art of Paying It Forward

August 16th, 2013 6:00am EDT
Mike Ruiz
Iconic photographer and personality Mike Ruiz shared his latest project, the motivation behind his philanthropic spirit, and which star he would still like to work with while chatting it up with Starpulse.com’s Jeza Belle.

First, how does one come to be an iconic photographer? Did you always know you had a good eye or was it something you discovered over time?

I was a late bloomer. I had no idea that photography was going to be my creative voice until I was almost 30, which is when I got my first camera as a Christmas gift. Once I figured out that I could see light in a very specific way,...

NYC Nightlife Royalty King Ralphy Is There For The People in The Clubs

July 25th, 2013 6:00am EDT
King Ralphy
Starpulse.com’s Jeza Belle sat down with King Ralphy, New York City’s Brooklyn born nightlife socialite. In the interview, Ralphy shared what influences his music, his thoughts on the Trayvon Martin trial, and how the king is committed to being authentically himself.

What does it mean to be King Ralphy the NYC socialite?

It means I’ve had the opportunity to do things and work with people that others in my age group may not have had the chance to do and for that I am very thankful! Not a day goes by when I don’t recognize that I am blessed to get the chance to be King Ralphy, who is reall...