dailyphoto080622.jpg‘Tyra Banks Show’ Wins Daytime Emmy
“The Tyra Banks Show” won the Daytime Emmy Award for outstanding informative talk show in Hollywood Friday night. “I’m shaking,” Banks, the talk show’s host and executive producer, said as she took the stage to collect her prize. “I have such a strong history with daytime television. My mama… Where’s my mama? My mama’s crying like a baby! Hi Mama,” Banks said, explaining how she spent many days when she was growing up, watching soap operas and talk shows with her grandmother while her mother worked two jobs. “To be here on this stage, Grandma Fanny, this is amazing!” Banks said. Her show beat out “Dr. Phil” and “A Place of Our Own” for the honor. (Continue Reading…)

Naomi Sorry for Assault, but Still Mad at Airline
Model Naomi Campbell says she is sorry she assaulted two police officers during a dispute about lost luggage aboard a British Airways plane. But she has refused to apologize to the airline, accusing it of racism. British Airways strongly denied the charge. Campbell, 38, was sentenced Friday to 200 hours of community service and fined 2,300 pounds ($4,600) after she pleaded guilty to kicking, spitting and swearing at the officers aboard a plane at Heathrow Airport in April. In an interview with Sky News broadcast Saturday, Campbell said she regretted her behavior and said “I apologize profusely” to the police. “As for British Airways, I don’t apologize,” she said. (Continue Reading…)

3 in 10 Americans Admit to Race Bias
As Sen. Barack Obama opens his campaign as the first African American on a major party presidential ticket, nearly half of all Americans say race relations in the country are in bad shape and three in 10 acknowledge feelings of racial prejudice, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. Lingering racial bias affects the public’s assessments of the Democrat from Illinois, but offsetting advantages and Sen. John McCain’s age could be bigger factors in determining the next occupant of the White House. (Continue Reading…)

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