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Today CNN.com reported that actress Tamera Mowry, 32 is engaged to Fox News correspondent Adam Housley, 38. On July 29 E!Online reported that a “source” claimed Mowry’s family was against the engagement. However, actress’s representative released a statement saying “Tamera Mowry and her family are very proud to announce her recent, and first, engagement to Adam Housley.”

Housley popped the question last week in Venice, Italy.

Congrats! As a young woman who grew up watching Tamera and her family on television, I am excited to say the least.

A post-proposal photo posted on Twitter is below.

Courtsey of Twitter.com/@TameraMowryTwo

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Fist pump!

According to media viewership measurement firm Nielsen Media Research, 5.3 million viewers tuned in for the Thursday night season premiere of the television show “Jersey Shore.” This accomplishment makes it MTV’s best season premiere since the season 2  of “The Osbournes” in 2002.

Last season’s “Jersey Shore” finale earned 4.8 million viewers.

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Victoria Beckham graces the cover of the August 2010 issue of Vogue Turkey. The photography was done by photographer Ellen von Unwerth.

Courtesy of FashionMag.com

Courtesy of FashionMag.com

Courtesy of FashionMag.com

Singer turned clothing designer? Actress turned singer turned model? Taylor Momsen, who plays Jenny Humphrey on CW’s  “Gossip Girl” and sings for the group alternative rock group The Pretty Reckless, is the new face of the new clothing line Material Girl. The designers of the line are non other than musical artist Madonna and her daughter Lourdes “Lola” Leon.

Material Girl is set to launch Aug. 3 exclusively in Macy’s stores across the country and on Macys.com.

Photos courtesy of Fashionmag.com

“It’s Madonna. I was kind of shocked. She’s amazing. She was very down to earth. It was nice to see after all her success, she’s still very grounded. She definitely has a vision and was very hands-on. It was really easy working with her. She’s very comfortable to be around – very professional but a lot of fun.” Momsen told Fashion Mag.com.

Friday morning our favorite morning shows were paid visits by popular musical artists.

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Black Eye Peas hit the “Good Morning America” during the morning show’s Summer Concert Series in Central Park.

Courtesy of CBS.com

Cyndia Lockler performed during the “Early Summer Concert Series”on the “Early Show” in Central Park. To my surprise Lockler sang the blues.

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On the “Today Show” Carrie Underwood took to the stage donned in a school-girl outfit and bedazzled shoes. The performance came 19 days after she tied the not to hockey player Mike Fisher. “My husband’s working with kids at his hockey school, and I’m here,” Mrs. Fisher said.

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 Congrats to Donnie McClurkin gospel singer and minister for winning the Crystal Mic Award for Best Syndicated Radio Program for 2010 during the 40th Anniversary Luncheon of the Gospel Announcer’s Guild on July 27th

The Awards, held in Cincinnati, celebrates the infusion of gospel and radio. 

 McClurkin’s radio show is called the “Donnie McClurkin Radio Program.”

Blacknews.com posted an interview their Kam Williams did with Stedman Graham. In the article the 59 year-old shed light on his past and present accomplishments. For many, Graham is known as partner of Oprah Winfrey, the media mogul he was once engaged to in Nov. 1999. The couple decided to have a “spiritual union.”

On his non-profit Athletes Against Drugs: The focus of the organization, which is really known now as AAD Education, Health and Sports is the positive, not the negative. Being in this business for 25 years has taught us that it’s not about the drugs but about providing positive choices, keeping yourself active and keeping yourself busy with activities, the proper curriculum, and special events like taking kids to games. That’s how you keep our youth off drugs.” On where he imagines himself in ten years: ” I’d like to be able to travel around the world working with organizations and institutions to help educate as many people as possible about how to develop an identity for themselves, about how to find out who they are. And I’d like to teach them information making it relevant to their own development. ”

On how President Obama has handled the BP oil disaster: “I think Obama has done a great job, based on what he was handed at the start of his administration. I also believe that he needs the support of the whole country. There are so many people trying to tear him down. America needs to come together as a country to figure out how we can support him as the President, including the BP disaster.” 

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The Whitesboro, NJ, native is the Chairman and CEO of S. Graham & Associates; a management and marketing consulting firm specializing in the corporate and educational fields; the author of ten books, two of which became NY Times bestsellers; has taught at several colleges; and is is a co founder of the international public relations consulting firm The Graham Williams Group.