While the 2015 Academy Awards went down last night (Feb. 22), the place to be in Hollywood was actually the annual Vanity Fair Oscar Party. Held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with City Hall in Beverly Hills, the shindig’s guest list include A-list caliber talent like Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga (dressed […]
Vanity Fair has been running its special Hollywood issue for 20 years but it wasn’t until this year however that the magazine featured Black actors on its front cover page. Actors Idris Elba and Chiwetel Ejiofor get the coveted spot, joining four other celebrated Black actors on the entire cover page foldout which serves as […]
When you combine a mainstream magazine, photography and a dark skinned woman, skin lightening controversy is inevitable. Such is the case with Vanity Fair, which is under fire for lightening an image of Oscar nominee Lupita Nyong’o.
Hip-Hop fans have seen Jay Z rise from the street level to become a multi-million dollar mogul, and can thus expect songs like “Tom Ford” to explain his current disposition. However, Vanity Fair acknowledged the legendary MC’s lengthy history of name-dropping in his music.