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Lets just take a minute to acknowledge the beauty of the name Gabourey.. it sounds so fancy and bougie… i was soo happy when she emphasized that her name isn’t gabby but Gabourey… lol. i don’t know why. If you don’t know Gabby or Gabourey, then you are on a long thing.. Maybe not sha.. she was the lead actor in the movie Precious… she was very noticeable because she was quite big in the movie (she has lost some weight now).. i never really finished precious the movie and i have no idea how it ended. i saw a bootleg version that stopped in the middle… (dont judge guys..this was like in 2010/2011) i still remember where it stopped … the scene where maria carry told Precious that she had HIV. this same precious movie is the movie that has now caused Monique career to take a nose dive.. …

In my previous post, I spoke about how I am only concentrating on books written by female authors this month, well… I consciously decided to read books by female Nigerian authors towards the end of last year a twitter conversation about female writers… I don’t remember the conversation sha…. Forgot to DM it to myself.. New feature alert… now you can bookmark your fav tweets on twitter now and come back to view them later.. Thank me later.. I have some very exciting reviews lined up so stay tuned… The First book I am going to start with is On Becoming by Toke Makinwa.. Mainly because the crazy hype for this book has died down and a review is so long overdue. Lemmy get it out there before I forget.. A lot of people know Toke Makinwa.. She’s a Nigerian Media girl and kinda a Socialite.. She came out…

Shoe Dogs are people “who devote themselves wholly to the making, selling, buying or designing of shoes,”. I got this definition from the book. I am definitely not a shoe dog as I couldn’t care less the kind of shoe I am wearing. Comfort above all also for me. I had never heard about Phil Knight before reading this book. I couldn’t even find a picture of his wife after a google search. That how private his family is. Now that I’ve devoured the book… I can now say Phil Knight is just the Irumole (God) of sport shoes and business.. The best part about him: his personality. which is so relatable, that anybody can be a Phil Knight anywhere in the world. You can tell that I like him right. This book is an autobiography (he’s a good writer by the way) about how he started his business Nike…

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