Queen Maxima gives a speech during the annual international meeting of the CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor) in the Mövenpick Hotel in Amsterdam, on May 15, 2013. CGAP intends to improve access to financial products and services on a global scale for people who live in poverty situations.
When thousands of soldiers lived on this ship during the war, there was a terrible wreck. Hundreds of men were crushed or drowned in the icy waters. Others were likely burned to death. They say that the ghosts of all those men live right here in the bow of the Queen waiting for revenge.More quotes »
Beyonce says she cried while voicing animated movie 'Epic'
loved voicing Queen Tara in the new children's movie "Epic" at least once she stopped crying. Queen B has gone from pop royalty to screen royalty, becoming the forest queen in an animated movie that she hopes her 15-month-old daughter Blue Ivy will be proud Read more »
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Read of the Day: “All Hail the Queen?”
we (and Drake) know full well that girls love Beyoncé, feminists have been wrangling with Queen B ever since she embarked on part one of being an independent woman. In the most articulate and thoughtful essay we’ve read on the subject thus far, Tamara Winfrey 6:02 PM from The Jane Dough Read more »
Zoe Saldana’s Curious Blend Of Arrogance And Accessibility When It Comes To The Media
perplexing statement, she compares her controversial casting as “The High Priestess of Soul” to Elizabeth Taylor playing Egyptian Queen Cleopatra VII in the 1960s. “Let me tell you, if Elizabeth Taylor can be Cleopatra, I can be Nina — I’m sorry,” Saldana, 4:54 PM from Madame Noire Read more »
Blue Ivy Has Her Own Throne On Beyonce Tour
as we speak. She’ll be hitting up Charlotte on July 27th for a huge show at Time Warner Cable Arena uptown. You can look for the Queen “B” on tour with her “mini-B”, Blue Ivy. It seems Beyonce, being a new mommy, couldn’t be away from her little one on tour 4:07 PM from WNKS-FM Kiss 95.1 Read more »
summer, in the winter and has since only released brief snippets of new material in ads for Pepsi and H&M—a full, new single from Queen B finally leaked Monday. “Grown Woman” is the song she leaked in April’s Pepsi commercial, so ubiquitous at this point that 3:32 PM from MSN Entertainment Read more »
Newswire: Queen guitarist Brian May says he hates The Voice, surprises no one
“When we sing, or play, for real, we are NOT screaming at the top of our lungs trying to persuade someone to notice us. We have messages, we have subtle emotions, we have beauty, which can only be shared by a performer in front of an audience whose whole a 3:23 PM from The A.V. Club Read more »