Gayle King

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No One Who Attended Oprah's The Life You Want Tour...

in Seattle could help noticing Kris Wittenberg in her Be Good to People tee. Everyone stopped to ask where they could get one. Turns out Kris designed the shirt after somebody was rude to her. She decided to put out a reminder that there's no reason to treat anybody that way. The shirts are black and white because being good to people is just that simple.
Unbreakable Jimmy Schmidt

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My Love of All Things Tina Fey Continues...

thanks to the hilarious sitcom she's coproducing. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt gives us Kimmy (The Office's Ellie Kemper), who is attempting to rejoin the world after escaping the cult that kidnapped her 15 years ago. Check out Netflix on March 6 for this quirky treat costarring Carol Kane and Jane Krakowski.
Truffle products

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I Love Truffles...

on my pasta, but if you'd asked me whether I wanted them on my face, I'd have said, "No thanks!" Then I went truffle hunting last year with Sabatino Tartufi and discovered Skin & Co Truffle Therapy, one of the company's bath and body collections, which includes everything from shower gel to face cream—all made guessed it. It's official: Everything Sabatino creates is pure heaven.
Ava DuVernay

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"Success, to me, is people watching whatever I've made...Just that someone took the time, took hard-earned money, to see a story I'm telling. That's beautiful to me."

—Ava DuVernay, director of Selma, on I'm rooting for her, and everything else Selma, this awards season because she's telling a story with tremendous honesty, strength and love.
Kelly Clarkson

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Kelly Clarkson Knocked Me Out...

on American Idol, and the first single I've heard from her album, Piece by Piece, proves that some things never change. I thought "Heartbeat Song" must be about her new baby, but when I heard her sing, Your hands on my hips/ And my kiss on your lips, I realized she's talking about a different baby!

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Hustle & Flow Meets Dynasty...

in Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's juicy Fox series, Empire. Luscious Lyon (Terrence Howard) must choose one of his three sons to succeed him in the music business he built all by himself. Wait, did I say all by himself? Turns out his ex-wife, Cookie (Taraji P. Henson), fresh out of prison, contributed her fair share and expects a cut. I don't want to miss a minute of this sharp new hip-hopera.