Ryan Destiny for Kode Magazine


Actress Ryan Destiny Covers Kode Magazine

Ryan Destiny is covering the latest edition of Kode magazine. The 22-year old model turned actress is currently celebrating the season two renewal of her Star series on Fox. Despite a shaky start, the network believed in the show enough to grant it an additional thirteen episodes for its sophomore season, and a coveted timeslot behind Empire when it returns in the fall. For her cover story, Destiny recounts hearing of the show’s early renewal, calling it both a “surprise” and “a blessing.”
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Queen Latifah and Ryan Destiny to Star in Empire Spinoff

QUEEN LATIFAH TO STAR IN EMPIRE SPINOFFEmpire creator Lee Daniels has cast Queen Latifah as the lead of his next music-themed show for the Fox network. The as yet untitled project will revolve around a girl group, set to be played by newcomers Ryan Destiny (Low Winter Sun), Brittany O’Grady (The Messengers) and Jude Demorest (Dallas).

Queen Latifah will play Carlotta, a beauty shop owner who befriends the girls and becomes a sort of surrogate mother to the trio.
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My Review of the ‘Empire’ Spin-off ‘Star’


Here it Is: My Long-Awaited ‘Star’ Review

In preparing to write my review for the pilot episode of the Empire spin-off Star, I kept trying to find another story of a girl group I could compare it to. There is of course Dreamgirls and Sparkle, but I found Star didn’t quite remind me of either. Yes, there are similarities, but it’s obvious creator Lee Daniels aims to think outside the box for his telling of three female singers who leave home in search of the bigtime.
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Naomi Campbell for V Magazine


Naomi Campbell Turns Up the Drama for V Magazine

Naomi Campbell, 46, shows no signs of slowing down on or off the catwalk. In addition to her continuing to slay the runways of Paris, New York and Milan, Naomi remains the ageless icon of magazines around the world. For their December issue, V called upon Naomi, who along with photographer Steven Klein, delivered a stunningly beautiful photo shoot for their Turn Up the Drama campaign.
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Naomi Campbell Joins Empire Spin-off ‘Star’

Naomi Campbell Joins Star Cast

Supermodel Naomi Campbell Joins ‘Star’ Cast

Producer Lee Daniels must really love him some Naomi Campbell because he has once again cast her to appear in one of his shows. Via published reports, Naomi has landed a recurring role on Star, Fox’s mid-season drama about a girl group looking to break into the music business.
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