Posts By Elizabeth Black

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Erica Dixon Teaches A Lesson On How To Give Good Face

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Next time you’re about to take a selfie, forget your pouty duck lips and your one hand on your hip — those poses are for amateurs. Take a look at these photos of Erica Dixon and learn from the master how one takes a gorgeous, flattering photograph. Sure, we don’t all have those cheekbones and those lips, but Erica has perfected her serious pose and we could all learn a thing or two from it’s simplicity. The woman gives face like no other.

[Photos: Getty Images/Instagram]

by (@lizburrito)

Love & Hip Hop Hollywood Check Yourself: I Have One Child, I Don’t Need Two

This week’s Check Yourself features the lovely Nia Riley, who is completely irritated by her boyfriend, Soulja Boy, when he can’t make the time for a very serious conversation while he’s on tour. After Nia discovered she was pregnant, she tried to reach out to Soulja while he was in Brazil, only to realize he didn’t have the time to talk about this important subject. Nia was not happy and explains, “I can’t even take him serious in this moment. The hat, the sunglasses. You can’t take your sunglasses off to have a conversation with me?”

Tune in next week for another episode of Check Yourself on!

by (@lizburrito)

Get Ready To Say Hi To VH1′s New Series, Bye Felicia!

Everyone loves a good makeover, especially when it does just as much good on the inside as it does on the outside. VH1′s new series, Bye Felicia! aims to motivate, elevate and renovate the women of L.A. The series stars Atlanta-based life coaches Deborah Hawkes and Missy Young who are imparting their wisdom and humor on the women who need it most, as they urge their clients to say “Bye, Felicia!” to their former selves. For more information about the series, read on.


Series Premiere Tuesday, December 9 at 9PM ET/ PT

NEW YORK, NY- November 13, 2014 – White women of LA are getting a serious confidence boost and a little dose of reality with the series premiere of “Bye Felicia!,” premiering Tuesday, December 9 at 9PM. This 8-episode, hour long series follows Atlanta-based life coaches Deborah Hawkes and Missy Young as they set out to help white girls across the Los Angeles area. Each closed-ended episode aims to empower two different women who could use a dose of honesty in order to turn their lives around. Read more…

by (@lizburrito)

Do You Have A Crazy, Hilarious, Embarrassing Family? Tell Us More With #MyLocaFamily

In honor of VH1′s new series, Suave Says, featuring the crazy, hilarious, and tight-knit Mejia family (lead by ’90s pop star Gerardo), we’re interested in finding out how crazy your own family is. Hence: #MyLocaFamily. On our new show, Gerardo, his wife Kathy, and kids Jaden, Nadia and Bianca set the bar for silliness — especially when Gerardo embarrasses his kids with the remnants of his “Rico Suave” past.

We’re asking fans to take pictures of their families doing things that embarrass them, drive them crazy, make them laugh, whatever your family does that’s over the top, and upload them using the hashtag #MyLocaFamily to Twitter and Instagram. All of these photos will appear on Start submitting now!


by (@lizburrito)

7 Things Every Woman On Love & Hip Hop Could Learn From Rudy Huxtable


The Cosby Show‘s Rudy Huxtable was the ultimate feminist icon and none of us probably even realized it at the time. Most of us just watched Rudy and identified with her youngest sibling struggle, or loved how she bossed around friends like Peter and Bud, but for real, she knew what she was talking about when it came to life and love, and we could all take a lesson from her these days. And by “we” I mean the women of Love & Hip Hop, who all seem to have man problems, whether it’s being cheated on, dumped, fired, or a part of a life partner gang/pentagon. Rudy would never stand for any of that, so we assembled some of her best moments in a Rudy Huxtable Guide To Being A Boss B. Starting with the quote above, Rudy offered more wisdom in her youth than any us ever realized.

Do not, under any circumstances, take s—t from any man. Especially not Bud. In this now-classic scene, Rudy drops some wisdom that every woman must abide by: “You have to earn my love.”
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Can You Guess The VH1 Star Just By Looking At Their Eyes?

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Eyes are one of the most expressive features we have and convey every emotion. We want to know how well you know your VH1 stars just by looking into their eyes. Can you recognize Tiny Harris now that she changed her eye color? Can you identify the ladies of Love & Hip Hop based on their signature side-eye? Take our Guess The Eyes quiz now to see if you can figure out who’s who based on the brows, lashes, glares and glances they’re throwing.

by (@lizburrito)

Nicole Richie’s Alter Ego, Nikki Fre$h, Raps With Naughty By Nature‘s Treach At The You Oughta Know Live Concert

Nicole Richie is truly a renaissance woman and has proven that there is almost nothing she can’t do. As host of last night’s You Oughta Know Live In Concert, Nicole turned into Nikki Fre$h and, along with her hype man, Naughty By Nature‘s Treach, she performed a rap that will be etched in our memory for years to come. Not only can Nikki Fre$h spit verses with aplomb, she also manages to be a trendsetter, premiering the next hot accessory everyone’s going to want: stay tuned for the House Of Harlow 1960 tricycle collection.

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Love That Fizz! Check Out His Cutest Throwbacks

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Lil’ Fizz has been on the scene for over 10 years, ever since he was serving it up with B2K. And let’s face it, he is the most adorable guy the Love & Hip Hop franchise has ever seen. He’s a great dad, a talented musician, and he’s trying to do right by the women in his life even though they tend to create some drama. Fizz has always had that sweet baby face, and we took a trip back in time to find the cutest photos of it. Take a look at Fizz back when he was Lil’!

[Photos: Getty Images]

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Which Couples Therapy Couple Are You Rooting For This Season?

Season five of Couples Therapy has brought more drama and life-changing moments than any other to date. From Treach‘s emotional reunion with his father to Evel Dick Donato‘s announcement that he’s HIV positive, to Jenna Jameson‘s heartbreaking trip to her mother’s grave, we have seen this cast go through some serious stuff. We always get emotionally invested in this show, but this year has us rooting for all the couples to succeed and come out on top. Now that the season is done, which pair did you connect with the most?