To get the look, Sturdivant-Drew blew out Washington’s naturally curly hair and cornrowed it very loosely. For “a little bling,” she added gold loc cuffs — which she found at a beauty supply store in Brooklyn. The shoot took place on an exceptionally hot day in California, and “whatever fell out of place, fell out of place.”
But, she said, she was inspired by the women in Hollywood who have recently spoken out against their abusers, and they made her feel less alone.
After hearing all the stories these past few days, and hearing these brave women speak up tonight about things that we’re kind of told to sweep under the rug and not to talk about, it’s made me want to speak up and speak up loudly because I actually felt less alone this week than I have ever felt in my entire career.
I have just spoken to so many actresses and writers, particularly women, who have had similar experiences, and many of them have bravely gone public with their stories. That truth is very encouraging to me and everyone out there in the world, because you can only heal by telling the truth.
Then: He won the first series of back in 2002 and his single, “Stop Living the Lie” stayed at number one for two weeks.
Now: He’s a super successful songwriter! He’s written songs for Lana Del Rey, Matt Cardle, Newton Faulkner, Hurts, Will Young, Nicole Scherzinger, Olly Murs, and Pixie Lott!
Speaking on the Thrive Global podcast, Ashton explained:
We don’t share any photos of our kids publicly because we feel that being public is a personal choice. My wife and I have chosen a career where we’re in the public light, but my kids have not so I think they have the right to choose that. I actually don’t think they should have images of them as children that somebody could potentially blackmail them with.
Pictured above are: Jaina Lee Ortiz, Gloria Calderon Kellet, Eva Longoria, Eiza Gonzalez, Ivonne Coll, Gina Rodriguez, Yara Martinez, America Ferrera, Justina Machado, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Andrea Navedo, Melissa Fumero, Isabella Gomez, Stephanie Beatriz, and Rosario Dawson.