Critics Come for Gabrielle Union’s ‘Flawless Hair’
While I am sure Gabrielle Union’s new Flawless haircare line has been a huge success since its launch last week, it has not come without a bit of controversy for its creator. Since unveiling the collection via Instagram, Gabrielle has been inundated with complaints from people who think she’s simply trying to make a quick buck from the booming natural hair movement- while not actually wearing her natural hair. Gabby has also been taken to task for her vague use of the phrase “textured hair,” as well as the models she chose to use in the company’s advertisements.
Essence Taps Gabrielle Union for Hosting Duties
Actress Gabrielle Union will take the stage as host of this year’s 10th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards. The 44-year old Being Mary Jane star, who accepted the Fierce and Fearless Award at 2013’s ceremony, will help usher in a new generation of Hollywood stars, including Aja Naomi King, Yara Shahidi, Issa Rae, and Janelle Monae, who will all be honored at this year’s gala.
Gabrielle Union & Dwyane Wade to Open His & Hers Pop-Up Shop
Actress Gabrielle Union and husband Dwyane Wade are teaming up with Fancy.com to open their own his and hers pop-up shop. The D&G: A His and Hers Pop-Up Fancy Experience is set to launch in New Orleans during the upcoming NBA All-Star Weekend. The event will give fans the opportunity to snag products from their personal lines, as well as a few of Gabrielle and Dwyane’s favorite things.
February Covers Featuring Gabrielle Union and Taraji P. Henson
Gabrielle Union and Taraji P. Henson are both gracing February magazine covers. Gabrielle lands her first solo cover for Women’s Health magazine, while Taraji is sharing the cover of W with model Kate Moss, actress/singer Jennifer Lopez, designer Donatella Versace and actress/producer Jessica Chastain.
‘Flawless’ by Gabrielle Union
Actress Gabrielle Union is launching her own Flawless haircare line. The 44-year old Being Mary Jane star will unveil Flawless by Gabrielle Union exclusively at Ulta Beauty on April 16th. Gabrielle says she’s been asked to front numerous haircare brands over the years but always declined because she wanted to be “more than just a face.”
Gabrielle Union Cast in ‘The Public’ Film
Per published reports, actress Gabrielle Union has signed on to appear in the upcoming dramedy The Public. Via the Hollywood Reporter, Gabrielle will join a cast that already includes Alec Baldwin, Jena Malone, Che Smith, and Taylor Schilling. Emilio Estevez reportedly penned the script and will also act as the film’s director.
Gabrielle Union Gets Real with Harper’s Bazaar
Actress Gabrielle Union is featured in the latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar magazine. The outspoken star of the hit BET drama, Being Mary Jane, holds little back in her interview with the glossy, openly discussing her disillusionment with American politics, the lukewarm reception of her film The Birth of a Nation, and why now, more than ever, she refuses to be quiet in the face of injustice.
Gabrielle Union Covers Essence Magazine for the Ninth Time
Gabrielle Union is the latest brown sista to land a November magazine cover. In addition to Nicki Minaj covering Maria Claire and Aja Naomi King and Lupita Nyong’o covering Elle, we have Gabby- who for the ninth time- is covering Essence magazine.