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Jay-Z Thanks Desiree Perez Contributing to His Success

Desiree Perez

While the entertainer stands in the spotlight many others who contribute to the performer’s success labor in obscurity. Chief Operating Officer of ROC Nation Desiree Perez is an example of someone whose contributions to the entertainment industry go largely unrecognized. Under Perez’s stewardship, ROC has become a premier talent agency.

Having all the talent in the world is useless if no one knows when or where you are performing. Keeping the talent in the spotlight literally and figuratively is part of Desiree Perez’s job. Her duties include arranging the advertising, interviews, and other promotional events that sell tickets and CDs.

Desiree Perez

Every year Billboard magazine honors 120 women for their contributions to the music industry. In 2018 Desiree Perez was honored as one of the music industry’s most powerful female executives. Factors that led to Perez’s recognition was ROC Nation’s efforts on behalf of criminal justice reform. Keeping the America Festival in Philadelphia and the successful release of an album by The Carters.

Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and Desiree Perez have worked together for two decades. The rapper refers to Perez as his “secret weapon“. To express his gratitude for the contributions she had made to his career both on stage and in the world of business (he is one of ROC Nation’s co-founders) Jay-Z hosted a dinner honoring Perez. The venue was a private room at the New York City restaurant Fresco by Scotto.

Rebel Wilson’s Societal Rebellion Got Her to the Top

Rebel Wilson was born in the ‘ghetto side’ of Sydney in 1980. She has three siblings-Ryot, Liberty and Annachi, their parents being Beagle breeders. She is known as Fat Amy in the favorite film, Pitch Perfect, and is known for her brilliance, humility, and confidence.

However, Rebel was not always intelligent as a young girl and suffered from a social disorder that resulted to unusual shyness, and although there were hints of humor in Rebel Wilson, it took time for her to decide to face the world boldly finally.

She found out that people’s personalities grow and solidify at 15 years of age. So, she struggled to participate in activities that made her speak more. She became a member of debate clubs as she had decided that it would be wise to find a character before time ran out.


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Her drama teacher in high school, Mrs. Bowmaker encouraged her to participate in creative competitions that were based on improvising and performing, despite Rebel’s awkwardness in socializing. She thanks her drama teacher for the push as she is sure that without her, she would not have made it the far she has.

In school, they were encouraged to work for the careers of their dreams and go for whatever they wanted to achieve in life. Her experience in High School empowered her very much as a girl who later grew to a woman now stands up for herself and other people. Read more: Rebel Wilson on Winning Battles Producing Films | Vogue and Pitch Perfect Star Rebel Wilson Talks Clothing Line Secrets | Today

Her career as an actress started as a malaria hallucination while in South Africa. She saw herself receiving an Oscar Award, and when she went home, she turned this bug into reality by enrolling at the Young People’s Australian Theatre, while also studying at the South Wales University.

In the beginning, she did not have an interest in comedy, but as she performed stage roles that were serious people kept laughing. She got frustrated and the more she acted, it seemed to get funnier for the people. So, she grabbed the chance thrown at her, as she thought that people found fat to be funny scientifically or weirdly. So, her game plan to use this card in her acting career became her breakthrough in Hollywood.

Rebel Wilson retained her uniqueness despite having crossed into the US from Australia. She says this is what makes her different from the other comedy actors.

Rebel had already established herself a name in the film industry back home, in films such as Bogan Pride and Pizza before moving to Hollywood at the age of 30. She struggled to overcome the hurdles that came her way, until she was a success across the world. Rebel Wilson admits that it is incredibly challenging to work in an industry that is dominated by males. She, however, says that there is always a way out.

Learn more about Rebel Wilson:

https://www.glamour.com/story/isnt-it-romantic-trailer
https://ew.com/movies/2018/10/31/rebel-wilson-isnt-it-romantic-trailer/

Rebel Wilson is Set to Star in a New Romantic Comedy, Isn’t It Romantic

Rebel Wilson will star in the upcoming romantic comedy Isn’t It Romantic alongside Liam Hemsworth, Priyanka Chopra, and Adam Devine. Rebel Wilson takes the role of Natalie, an architect based in New York. Natalie works very hard to be noticed in her job, but she is more likely to be requested to deliver coffee and not to design the world’s next biggest skyscraper.

In the film, Natalie hates romantic comedies, which is also true for Rebel Wilson. Rebel Wilson hated romantic comedies as a child as she felt that they did not happen in real life. In a clip, a childhood version of Natalie is watching Pretty Woman, but her mom interrupts her to remind her she can’t get that. Twenty-five years later, Natalie is seen lamenting to her coworkers how all romantic comedies suck.

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Pitch Perfect for Rebel Wilson | VanityFair
Isn’t it Romantic Trailer | Glamour

Natalie’s life takes a new turn after a mugger attacks her on a subway platform. She manages to fight him but runs into a poll as she runs away. She loses consciousness and wakes up in a decorated emergency room. As she leaves the hospital, Natalie notices that New York has changed. It’s much beautiful, and it does not stink. Upon getting home, Natalie finds out that everything in her house has been replaced with more attractive and expensive stuff.

The closet has every shoe and clothes she ever dreamt of. She calls 911, but the respondent hangs up on her as her complaint is dramatic. The situation gets worse when Natalie gets her episode of Pretty Woman when Liam Hemsworth pops his head out of a limo and shouts to her. In the trailer, there are hot scenes of Liam and Rebel Wilson. Rebel realizes that the sequence of events is happening again and again.

Natalie tells her coworker, Josh, that she is losing her mind after hitting her head on the wall. It does not take Natalie long to realize she is trapped in her PG-13 romantic comedy. She must find love to get out. The trailer has other amazing scenes like a kiss in the rain and several street dances with Priyanka busting her moves.

Well, almost that’s all. But what is a romantic comedy without a love dilemma? Rebel Wilson has two love interests in the film, Liam Hemsworth and Josh. When she gets out of her romantic comedy, Natalie realizes that she had feelings for her coworker. She was too blind to notice the attraction earlier. The film is available in theatres. Grab your ticket today.

Rebel Wilson started acting back in Australia. Her road to fame has not been that easy. She had a canceled film, a lover who got away, and the doubters. However, she managed to succeed against all the odds. Rebel Wilson has won several awards including the Best Breakthrough Performance Award by MTV.

Learn more about Rebel Wilson:

https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194108/rebel-wilson-to-play-jennyanydots-in-cats-film/
https://www.wmagazine.com/story/rebel-wilson-givenchy-couture

Ryan Seacrest and Kelly Ripa Paid Tribute with Amazing Thowback Halloween Costumes Costumes

Radio show host and TV personality Ryan Seacrest entertained fans this year with some Halloween costumes based on throwback TV.

I Dream of Jeannie, Friends, All My Children, The Brady Bunch, Saved By the Bell, Laverne and Shirley, CHiPs, I Love Lucy and Charlie’s Angels were all were just some of the TV shows that Seacrest (along with Kelly Ripa) drew inspiration from.

Seacrest continues to show that he has time for fun and fans alike, despite being a part of multiple radio and TV projects such as On Air with Ryan and Live with Kelly and Ryan.

The co-hosts talked about how they pulled of some of their spactacular costumes. Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) said that for him,”For me, the most painful was going from Shirley to John Baker. That transition, I barely made it.” Seacrest also admitted that he still had the glitter and lipstick that he used for the costume around somewhere and that he wore spanx for one of the costumes. “You know what the best part about it was?” he joked, “Taking them off.”

Rippa had a lot of fun with her Farrah Fawcett costume and she said that she wore her own clothes “and they added nipples.” “That’s how you know it’s Charlie’s Angels,” she said.

The hosts also talked about what mashups and what shows they would love to bring back. Rippa claimed to want to bring All My Children back to the present, “and also of course Hope and Faith. I would like a Hope and Faith/All My Children mash up.”

Ryan Seacrest added that he thinks a “Punky Brewster/NCIS mashup would actually be a nice one too.” Rippon even teased Seacrest about teaming up with Mark Consuelos about bringing back ‘CHiPS’ because the duo looked “sexy in those costumes,”

Even though Halloween is over now, we have almost a whole year to plan costumes for the next year of spooky fun!

What you ought to Know about Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest was born on the 24th of December back in the year 1974. He is a renowned producer, television host and also a radio personality. Ryan is popularly known to many for hosting programs such as the American Top Forty and a show known as On Air with Ryan Seacrest. He is mostly known for hosting the American Idol, an ionic music competition.

The American singing competition, American Idol, makes its massive return to the television for its season one in the spring of 2018. In an article from mensjournal.com, the host of these competition series is non-other than Ryan Seacrest. Ryan’s involvement in several different companies associated with media and entertainment has resulted from his interests in entrepreneurship. He has directed more of his efforts on the initiatives concerning the youths, creating a significant impact in the entire nation.

Ryan Seacrest is an executive producer and a co-host of live with Kelly and Ryan. He is the founder of the Ryan Seacrest Productions, which is a company dealing with entertainment production. This company has produced series such as Bravo’s Shahs of Sunset, Keeping Up with the Kardashians and its spinoffs, shades of blue, Insatiable for Netflix and NBC drama series starring Jennifer Lopez. The success of RPS is indicated by producing Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution which is an Emmy Award winning reality series.

Seacrest, a fashion line creator, has archived much in his field of expertise, which is clearly indicated by nominations for the American Idol from the year 2004 to the year 2013 by the Emmy Awards. He has also received nominations as an Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host for the Outstanding Talk Show Entertainment, Live with Kelly and Ryan.

Seacrest’s radio life began when he was at the age of 16, by then, he was an intern at WSTR (FM) in Atlanta. His encounter with Tom Sullivan was a success as he trained him in so many radio aspects. He worked at the station until he completed his high school education, and later on went to study journalism. In the year 2010, he founded the Ryan Seacrest Foundation dealing with children health care. After 2 years of the foundation successful operations, he named Selena Gomez to serve as the foundation’s Ambassador. For more details about his clothing line, visit his website.

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