He liked the live element of it and has not looked back since.
From there he worked his way up as a television news reporter and presenter, first in Joplin, Missouri, then Little Rock, Arkansas, then he did the weekday five o’clock news on the NBC station in San Francisco. Holmes on racism: as a local news reporter it has hurt him to see stories of interest to blacks get killed time and again.
Viacom's VH-1 has signed former TLC singer, Rozanda "Chilli" Thomas, to a reality show that is set to premiere shortly.
magazine named him Maleman of the month in August 2008.
Danielle Belton, on her blog The Black Snob, awarded him the 2008 Ed Bradley Award for Journalistic Hotness. He says it is just what his family called him growing up. He has covered news events like the Mumbai bombing (2008), the Virginia Tech shooting (2007) and the hanging of Saddam Hussein (2006).
(laughs) Maybe that's what he did, but by the time she had it I had already passed on it. I don't really know what she said, to be honest with you. When Usher and I were together--like I said, we had very happy times and we had our bad times. But as far as the album is concerned--we do talk about it. I just don't know when; we're more like sisters so we just naturally check in with each other. I'm sure Tron will grow up one day and say that I did something that he didn't like or whatever.
I think I would've wanted to fight him (Polow Da Don) if I had still wanted that recorded. I don't know if I was singled out or if she put everybody in the same box. I don't care what comment(s) she makes or whatever. At the end of the day I didn't work for him and he did not work for me. The only time that his name comes to mind is when somebody asks me. I know that he doesn't have a problem with it; it doesn't have anything to do with his life right now. I can tell you this: with everybody thinking that was about our relationship, it had absolutely nothing to do with our relationship. I was in the studio with him on most of those songs. I don't have to try to force myself to be close to somebody that I love very much. He know that Jesus is first and he's just a great kid. But basically what I've been doing is remembering things with my mom, how she was a parent to me.
He says that will change if more blacks and others, not just white men, to go into news reporting.
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