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IndieNewsroom: Heidi Seals the Divorce Deal…Elle France in Racial Controversy…Nicki Minaj Gets Stupid


- Heidi Klum has confirmed that she is indeed divorcing her husband/noted oceanic crooner. And rumor has it, Seal‘s “Hulk-like” temper is to blame. [Jezebel]

- Rumor also has it the Andrej Pejic is about to sign a deal for his first fragrance deal with BFF Jean Paul Gaultier. [Frockwriter]

- Adriana Lima will star in not one, but two Super Bowl commercials. Guess New York doesn’t have the only Giants in the big game. #boobjoke. [Modelinia]

- Christian Siriano will soon be heading down the aisle. The reality star cum designer is collaborating with Nordstrom on an exclusive bridal collection. [The Cut]

- European fashion magazines are really not endearing themselves with black ladies. Following a blatantly racist rant about Rihanna in a Dutch pub, Elle France is coming under fire for an article on “black fashion power” and its exploration of the new “black-geoise.” [Fashion Bomb Daily]

- And Gilt Groupe is not endearing themselves to a few dozen of their (former) employees. The company laid off between 80 and 90 people on Friday. [The Cut]

- Nicki Minaj slathered on a few hundred pounds of makeup and a few candy-colored wigs for her new “Stupid Hoe” video:

Written by Lester Brathwaite

I was center square from 1969 to 1978, during which I perfected the art of the zing as well as a crippling cocaine addiction. Bea Arthur was responsible for both. @LesFabian lester dot brathwaite at gmail