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Janelle Monae Reveals The Books That Changed Her Life

Janelle Monae has shared a list of the 15 most influential books of her life.The 32-year-old singer is a self-confessed sci-fi fanatic, but Janelle's influences extend beyond one specific genre, with her list also featuring...

Janelle Monae Inspired By Prince On New Record

Janelle Monae was inspired by Prince on her new record 'Dirty Computer'.The 32-year-old singer released her third studio album last week, and she has now revealed that she was heavily influenced by the late 'Purple...

Janelle Monae: I'm Proud To Be Queer

Janelle Monae feels proud to be ''queer, young black woman in America''.The 32-year-old musician recently revealed she considers herself to be pansexual, meaning she's attracted to people regardless of their sex or gender identity, and...

Janelle Monae Wants Women To Be 'Empowered' About Sexuality

Janelle Monae hopes to encourage other women to be ''empowered'' about their own sexuality. The 32-year-old singer recently came out as pansexual - which is the erotic, romantic or emotional attraction towards people regardless of...

Janelle Monae Too Busy For Family Chat

Janelle Monáe doesn't ''have time'' to discuss her sexuality with her family.The 32-year-old singer-and-actress has faced questions about her sexuality for years but has now revealed she identifies as pansexual - which is the erotic,...

Why Janelle MonáE Coming Out As Queer Is So Important

Janelle Monáe has finally confirmed rumours of her sexuality, revealing that she does indeed identify as a 'queer' woman, as her new album 'Dirty Computer' suggests. However, she's still keeping her personal life to herself...

Janelle Monae Identifies As Pansexual

Janelle Monae identifies as pansexual.The 32-year-old singer has faced questions about her sexuality for years and now she has revealed she considers herself to be a ''free ass woman'' after learning about pansexuality - which...

Janelle Monae's Album Features Brian Wilson And Pharrell

Janelle Monae's new album features The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson.The 32-year-old singer-and-actress unveiled the full track-listing for her third studio album 'Dirty Computer' last night (24.04.18) through an interactive website, which requires fans to type...

Janelle Monae's Parenthood Fears

Janelle Monae worries she won't have children because she's so focused on her career.The 'Moonlight' star is ''scared'' that she won't start a family ''within the time frame'' that she wants to because she didn't...

Janelle Monae Hates Seeing Women Abusing Each Other

Janelle Monae hates seeing women ''s**t-shame'' each other. The 32-year-old singer-turned-actress hasn't shied away from having her voice heard during the #MeToo and Time's Up movements in Hollywood - but Janelle has admitted she's seen...

Janelle Monae Misses Mentor Prince

Janelle Monae misses being able to speak to Prince for guidance about her career.The 32-year-old singer-and-actress is getting ready to release her third studio album 'Dirty Computer' in two months' time and prior to the...

Janelle Monae's Robot Theory

Janelle Monae believes people will soon be unable to distinguish between robots and humans.The 32-year-old singer-and-actress can see technology advancing at a rapid rate and she is sure there will come a point where society...

Janelle Monae Unveils Inspired Trailer For Her 'Dirty Computer' Album

Janelle Monae is back is she's fusing her two big loves; music and film; with this unique album trailer in the run up to the release of her forthcoming record 'Dirty Computer'. Far from being...

Oprah Winfrey Backed For President

Oprah Winfrey's long-term partner thinks she would ''absolutely'' run for president.The 63-year-old star received a standing ovation for her powerful speech as she picked up the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement honour at the Golden...

Diane Kruger To Star In Filmmaker Robert Zemeckis' Upcoming Movie

Diane Kruger is set to star in filmmaker Robert Zemeckis' upcoming movie. The 40-year-old actress has been cast in the drama film, which has yet to receive a title, but is based on the award-winning...

'Charlie's Angels' Reboot Given Release Date

The 'Charlie's Angels' reboot has been given a release date.Elizabeth Banks - who produced the box office success 'Pitch Perfect 2' - will be helming the re-imagining of the ABC series along with her husband...

Seth Meyers To Host Cfda Awards

Seth Meyers is to host the CFDA Fashion Awards for the second time.The 43-year-old talk show host - who previously presided over the ceremony in 2012 - will return to front the honours at The...

Emily Ratajkowski: People Don't Believe I Can Be Sexy And Smart

Emily Ratajkowski says people struggle to understand that she can be sexy and smart at the same time. The 25-year-old actress is considered to be one of the most beautiful women in the world and...

Janelle MonáE Believes Poverty Helped Her Style

Janelle Monáe believes being poor helped her to be ''more creative'' with her style. The 31-year-old singer and songwriter has claimed she developed a ''superpower'' when she was younger and didn't have much money, which...

Janelle Monae: People Have To Start Respecting The Vagina

Janelle Monáe thinks it's about time ''people started respecting the vagina''.The 31-year-old singer-songwriter has called for women to consider abstaining from sex until ''every man'' begins campaigning for equal rights for both males and females.Speaking...

Janelle Monae: 'Acting Break Brought Clarity To My Music Career'

The Tightrope hitmaker had been laying down vocals for four different albums when she decided to take an extended break to film Hidden Figures and Moonlight. Her gamble paid off as both...

Janelle Monae Says Karl Lagerfeld Is Her 'Hero'

Karl Lagerfeld is Janelle Monae's ''hero''.The 31-year-old singer-songwriter is known for her distinctive fashion taste and has admitted that the iconic German designer serves as her inspiration after the launch of Chanel's Fall 2017 collection.She...

Octavia Spencer 'Prayed' For Accountant In Oscars Mix-up

Octavia Spencer ''said some prayers'' for the accountant who handed out the wrong envelope at the Oscars which lead to the Best Picture mix-up.The gaffe at Sunday (26.02.17) night's award show saw 'La La Land'...

Janelle Monae's Stylist Shed Tears Of Joy Over Her Oscars Dress

The 31-year-old actress and singer has become one of Hollywood’s hottest stars, making her first film appearances in critically acclaimed movies Moonlight and Hidden Figures. Both were up for accolades at the 89th Academy Awards...

Janelle Monae Receives Black Women In Hollywood Honour

The singer, who made her feature film debut in two Oscar-nominated movies, Hidden Figures and Moonlight, was presented with the Breakthrough award at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles by Pharrell Williams,...

Janelle Monae Honours Real-life 'Hidden Figure'

The star, who portrays real-life NASA scientist Mary Jackson in critically-acclaimed film Hidden Figures, made a surprise appearance on breakfast show Good Morning America to pay her respects to retired U.S. Navy engineer...

Octavia Spencer: Viola Davis Will Win The Oscar

Octavia Spencer thinks Viola Davis will win Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Oscars.The 46-year-old actress has been nominated alongside the 'Fences' star for her role in 'Hidden Figures' but believes that Viola...

Janelle Monae Was 'Extremely Nervous' About First Acting Role

The Grammy nominated singer has recently made the transition into the film world with two high profile roles in movies Hidden Figures and Moonlight. However, Barry revealed the singer, who played the role of Teresa...

Janelle Monae: 'America Will Come Through These Dark Times'

The Cold War singer stars in new film Hidden Figures, Theodore Melfi's acclaimed drama about three female African-American mathematicians whose contributions to the U.S. space program helped astronaut John Glenn become the first...

Alicia Keys Delivers Blistering Speech On Women's Rights At Washington Protest

The 35-year-old took to the stage on Saturday to address more than one million women and men who had taken to the streets of the U.S. capital to protest President Donald Trump's stance...

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