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Actress, Singer, Model and now skincare entrepreneur Carmen Electra, launches her very own line this week entitled ‘GOGO Skincare’. With kits currently available on the website for pre-order in limited capacity — this vegan based skincare line promises to transform and preserve the skin in the most natural possible way. With a simple 3 step routine consisting of the products “Glow”(serum), “Awaken”(eye serum) and “Nourish”(moisturizer cream), your skin will be left feeling smooth and replenished — with ingredients that are vegan, cruelty-free, sulfate, paraben and gluten free. …


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Raghu Gudiveti

We recently caught up with passionate and creative film editor Raghu Gudiveti about his influences growing up, the projects he is currently working on — and his plans for the future. Here is what he has to say:

Please give us an introduction as to when you first got into the entertainment industry:

My name is Raghu (Raghavendra) Gudiveti. I am from Hyderabad, India and I have been living in LA for the past 5 years. I got my bachelors in electronics and communications, but I was never a pre-plan sort of a guy. I mean, I never used to make plans, especially with my career. During my bachelors, I used to make college promo videos during college festivals. Before that, I loved the idea of breaking down a scene from any movie that it may be. …


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Just saw a few YouTube videos by Katerina Robinson and Kat Ronson, who both make up the young, sassy comedy sketch duo “KAT&KAT.” This dynamic British pair have been featured on BBC, British Comedy Guide, Missguided, Wall of Comedy, Get Pulped, Lost Comics and Soho Theatre. All their sketches are completely improvised and non-scripted.

Their new venture is called “Lads,” in which they play two boys from East London whose names are Charlie and Dave. The series is completely improvised by the two stars and it is shot on a shoe string budget with a skeleton crew of two. The two comediennes have been praised and hailed as the ‘Kevin & Perry’ for the 21st century. These two funny women produced the show and self-funded it also. …


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World Class Composer Yael Benamour Photo Credit: Sandrine Gomez Photography

We recently caught up with world class musician, songwriter and composer Yael Benamour to find out about some of her influences growing up, her favorite projects to date and what she has coming up next. Here is what she had to share:

Hi Yael, lovely to meet you, how have you been coping with the pandemic?

I am a very sensitive person which is helpful when creating music, but sometimes it can be pretty challenging to live with so much emotion. At the same time, I am a believer and I have a very positive mindset which gives me the strength for everything I’m having to face in my life. I consider each day as a new start with the knowledge of what was yesterday and the ignorance of what tomorrow will be. …


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Canadian artist Mauve just graced us with her inspiring new single ‘Right’ released on November 6th. The uplifting, fun-filled pop song, takes us through a journey of positive energy, accompanied by a music video set on a beautiful beach with all the natural elements we crave. Mauve’s music genre which can be described as Pop, R&B, Tropical House and EDM, proves she is a refreshing new artist for this generation —with her own unique style and sound. …


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I recently caught up with one of my favorite people — actress turned author and radio host Nicola Charles about her upcoming book release for the new year entitled ‘Climb Bitch — A Lady’s Guide to Dealing with Bitches’ and also how she’s been handling the dreaded lockdown in Melbourne, Australia. She also had some inspiring words and advice for others on being at peace with yourself and learning to trust your instincts. Here is what she had to say:

Hey Nicola, awesome catching up with you again. How is everything going for you right now during the pandemic/lockdown?

Hi Amber, well it’s been tough here in Victoria, Australia. We’ve had an excruciatingly long lockdown period with kids off school for 9 months. It’s been hard on everyone financially and career-wise, but I did have Covid-19 in March so I understand how serious it is and the steps that need to be taken to protect the vulnerable. I’m looking forward to a normal life again! …


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Actors and actresses are some of the most interesting people on the planet. The truly dedicated thespians are artists who experiment with different personas and are constantly challenging themselves to find new projects that allow them to become someone new and or someone who they feel is nothing like themselves. Alejandro Arzciat is certainly one of those artists. He came to Los Angeles from Mexico to become a professional actor and has succeeded. His dedication is off the charts — it’s similar to a gifted musician or a top painter or sculptor. In other words, he can’t NOT act. …


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I recently caught up with William Bridge, the CEO of environmental organization Global Green USA to find out about all the latest developments in the fight for climate change, helping with disaster relief for the California wildfires — as well as raising awareness on how we can help preserve the planet on a daily basis — whether it be big or small. With their newly revamped website that opens with the statement: “We Have 10 Years Left To Work Together”, it is an exciting time for Global Green with various new educational projects underway, as well as so much more insightful information on how we can each do our part to make a difference.

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Brad Pitt working with Global Green USA for the Home Depot Foundation.

Check out Part 1 and 2 of my interview below with William Bridge, and for all the latest news and updates on ways you can help, be sure to visit: www.GlobalGreen.org


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No matter what crisis the world is currently in, one thing positive still remains — music and entertainment! DJ duo The Kimonos are no exception, with their incredible music and energy they bring to the crowd and boasting a resume’ of performing in some of the world’s most exotic locations — these two talented guys continue to soar and conquer the DJ scene.

The Kimonos are one of the highest in-demand DJ duo in the West Coast and they are getting more and more recognized around all states and Europe. They’ve played at some of the biggest and most popular venues and cities around the world like New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Tulum and Ibiza. The Kimonos took part in festivals at Coachella, Burning Man, Heart Festival Miami and Playa in Tulum. …


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We recently caught up with Mauve — the talented Toronto-based singer and songwriter who just released her catchy new single ‘Out Of Nowhere’. We also talked about who inspired her growing up as an artist and the process of writing and composing music. Here is what she had to say:

Please introduce yourself to the readers and how you first got into music:

My name is Mauve and I am a singer & songwriter from Toronto, Canada. I really enjoy blending different fusions of sounds and most of my songs have an Electro-R&B vibe to them. I give credit to Toronto for providing many outlets and opportunities to explore different styles of music through its vibrancy and the diversity of its people. …

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Entertainment, News, Features & Interviews From Around The World -By: Amber Bollard (Interviewer/Writer)

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