Mrs. America 2014 Austen Williams is gearing up for yet another national title at the final competition for Mrs. World 2014 where she plans to "share the Light of the world" on Wednesday night.
The AMTC graduate will compete against 35 contestants for the Mrs. World title on Nov. 19 while she takes a stand against modern-day slavery. Moreover, Williams said her career as a beauty queen allows her to spread the Good Word.
Mrs. World is an international beauty pageant organized each year for women who are married. The competition was originally based on the Mrs. American beauty pageant and operates on the same guidelines as most other beauty pageants, but also focuses on women's opinions on marriage. more >>
The "Bringing Up Bates" family is adding another member to its ranks; daughter Alyssa and her husband John Webster announced on Wednesday that they are expecting their first child.
The reality series, which features the larger-than-life Bates family of 19 kids and their parents, has been picked up by the UP network for a 13-episode arc, starting on Jan. 1, 2015. The family has traditional, Christian values that have led them to welcome 19 children. Now their children are having families of their own.
"We are overwhelmed with excitement to be expecting," Alyssa and John said in a statement. "We can't wait to welcome our precious little baby into the world. Our child is going to be spoiled with so many aunts and uncles." more >>
David and Shay Kemp decided to sell their possessions and move to the middle of nowhere in order to reconnect and get closer to God.
The parents of five wanted to get away from the craziness of everyday life in South Carolina and refocus their energy on their family and God. When TLC came along, offering them the opportunity of a lifetime, to participate in a reality series, "Risking It All," they prayed to seek God's will for their lives, if this was truly what God wanted for them and their family.
"We really felt like the Lord told us to do it," Shay told The Christian Post. "He was definitely all in—he had prayed about it but said that I needed to feel as convicted as he did. I felt that this is what I was called to do, to take this leap of faith and journey." more >>
VH1 recently announces the return for the fifth season of its hit reality television series "Love and Hip Hop: New York." According to their official website, "LHHNY" Season 5 will kick off with its premiere episode on Dec. 15 at 8 p.m.
Together with this announcement, the network also revealed the names of the five new cast members for the East Coast-based show in a press release:
Chink Santana- is a talented music producer who has worked with artists such as Ashanti and Keyshia Cole. His girlfriend Chrissy Crastanda would like to solidify their relationship, but Chink's commitment to his family and work may prevent them from moving forward. more >>
MTV reality star Diem Brown was laid to rest in a sacred funeral on Tuesday, Nov. 18, in New York City.
Father Peter Fink of the Church of St. Francis Xavier and Pastor Kane Keatinge from Hillsong Church presided over the service, which was attended by family, friends, and former co-stars, who all spoke about the 32-year-old's deep faith in God, which lasted until she passed away.
"Diem was the happiest person I know," E! News correspondent Alicia Quarles said. "Till her last breath, she never gave up. I can't even explain to you her divinity. She talked about her faith in God, her love of family. Diem is laughing at me right now," she added when she began a reading too soon. "We all know Diem forgives everyone, so she forgives me for that!" more >>
LeToya Luckett is an entertainer who is not shy about speaking about how important her Christian faith is to her, and recently recalled a time when that faith was tested.
Luckett, the 33-year-old actress and singer formerly of Destiny's Child, spoke to Essence Magazine recently about the death of her grandmother rocking her faith.
"My Grandma passed away of pancreatic cancer. I was like, [God's] the only one that's going to be able to get me through this," she told Essence. "It didn't make the hurt or the pain go away, but there was peace in knowing who she was sitting beside." more >>