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Tyler Perry: Winner Of NAACP Chairman’s Award At 41st NAACP Image Awards

Posted by on Feb 1, 2010 in Celebrity Awards, Celebrity Honors, Celebrity News, TV Shows | 1 comment

41ST NAACP IMAGE AWARDS airs live on  Friday, Feb. 26th, at 8PM ET

Tyler Perry will receive one of the highest honors at this year’s NAACP Image Awards. The Chairman’s Award is chosen by Julian Bond for special achievement and distinguished public service. Others who have shared this honor include President Barack Obama, Vice President Al Gore, Bono, and Janet Jackson. Congrats to Tyler Perry who is also nominated for Outstanding Writing for I Can Do Bad All By Myself and  Outstanding Comedy Series for House of Payne.

Tyler Perry is a tremendous inspiration to people on many levels,” said Bond. “His remarkable life experiences, which inform his extraordinary body of work in film, television and stage, have also shaped his focus on significant charitable causes and civil-rights initiatives.”

Tyler Perry hasn’t forgotten about the poverty in which he was raised. He has been involved in civil rights cases and charities that focus on helping the homeless, such as Feeding America, Covenant House, Hosea Feed the Hungry and Perry Place. In 2009, he made a gift of $1 million to the NAACP and recently donated another $1 million via The Tyler Perry Foundation to aid the victims of the earthquakes in Haiti.

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2010 Miss USA Caressa Cameron

Posted by on Feb 1, 2010 in Celebrity Awards, Celebrity Honors, Celebrity News, Celebrity Red Carpet | 2 comments

This almost sneaked past me with all of the hoopla from the Grammy Awards this past weekend. Caressa Cameron is from the great state of Virginia as a broadcast journalism student at Virginia Commonwealth University. And get this one of the judges on the panel was none other than Rush Limbaugh. Hmmmm!

She performed Listen by Beyonce from the movie, Dreamgirls. Her performance in the talent segment propelled her to the top of the judges’ list.

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Watch Caressa Camero sing Listen during the 2010 Miss USA pageant.

Watch her reaction as she wins the crown. The lyrics in the Miss America song is the “fairest of the fair she is.

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