Jackée Harry‘s hair-stylist ex-hubby is taping more than weaves these days.
Interviewed on Musings of a Muse, Beverly Hills salon owner Elgin Charles—whose celeb clients include Star Jones, Diahann Carroll and Hattie Winston—reveals that he’s got a new VH1 series in the works, how it came to be and what it’ll be called.
"I am just so rejoiced," Elgin (above) tells us of landing his very own show.
“They approached me,” Elgin, who appeared on Style Network’s Split Ends last year, tells host Suncera Johnson. “I was doing Star’s [hair] at The Insider and I had to leave to go pitch at VH1. So I took two of my other stylists that were on Split Ends with me and we went and pitched.
“I went there with everything that I had. I even had a makeup artist beat my face full of makeup.
“I sat down with four of their execs, and we started talking about the salon—it was supposed to be a 25-minute meeting and it turned into Continue reading
More than two years after she gave him the old heave-ho, Star Jones still isn’t speaking to Al Reynolds.
But that doesn’t mean she’s giving his mom the cold shoulder.
"My mother loves my ex," Al (above) tells us of Ada and Star. "They had a really special bond."
Interviewed on T. Tyler Talks, Al dishes about the state of his relationship with the former View host.
“We don’t really talk right now,” he tells host Tanya Tyler of Star, who divorced him in 2008 after four years of marriage.
“It’s interesting because my mother [Ada] had a heart attack a couple of weeks ago, so Star called my mother.
“It was really kinda cool to have your main lady and your wife getting along. Kinda feels good as a man, a husband and a son. But not right now—we don’t communicate,” he continues, before adding that he expects the frost to thaw Continue reading