Gabrielle Union Goes Natural for Complex Photo Shoot
Actress Gabrielle Union is looking pretty amazing in her recent photo shoot for Complex magazine. The Being Mary Jane star acted as creative director for the pictorial, and the results were not only stunning, but according to Gabrielle, the most black and authentic version of herself she has ever shared.
Gabrielle Union Covers Health Magazine
Actress Gabrielle Union is covering the September edition of Health magazine. For her cover story, the 45-year Being Mary Jane star shares her workout regimen, how haters help keep her motivated, dealing with body-shamers online, and even a few tidbits from her upcoming coffee-table book We’re Going to Need More Wine.
Gabrielle Union to Design New York & Co. Line
Actress Gabrielle Union is adding the title of fashion designer to her already impressive resume. The 44-year old Being Mary Jane star has reportedly partnered with New York & Co. to design her very own apparel line, which will be sold online and at the retailer’s 335 stores worldwide beginning August 16th.
Ajiona Alexus Joins ‘Breaking In’ Cast
Ajiona Alexus, who most of you might recognize as teenage Cookie from season three of the hit Fox series Empire, is joining the Gabrielle Union-produced home invasion flick Breaking In. The 21-year old actress will reportedly play Jasmine, whose IMDB character profile describes as “strong-willed and opinionated.”
Gabrielle Union to Produce ‘Breaking In’ Drama
Gabrielle Union is set to return to the big screen early next year. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Being Mary Jane actress will star in and executive-produce the upcoming home invasion thriller Breaking In. The Will Packer production will reportedly begin shooting this fall, and follows the travails of a single mother who turns the tables on her attackers after they break into her home.
Gabrielle Union: We’re Going to Need More Wine
Actress Gabrielle Union is set to release her first book this fall via Harper Collins Publishing. The Being Mary Jane star announced the news herself via Instagram, sharing the above cover and message with fans: “Throughout my life, I’ve often wondered aloud ‘How the hell did I end up here?’ Why me? Not sure I’ve ever found all the answers to the questions, but in this book, I share my journey… the good, the bad, and the WTF. You will definitely need more wine for this.”
New York & Company Unveils ‘Being Mary Jane’ Clothing Line
Gabrielle Union is getting her own fashion line, courtesy of her new job as Brand Ambassador for New York & Company’s 7th Avenue Design Studio. According to published reports, Gabrielle will launch an exclusive line with NY&C inspired by her Being Mary Jane character: Mary Jane Paul; followed by another namesake collection to be unveiled in August.
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.