(Exclusive Interview) Erica Gluck: The Original Brittany Pitts of Hit Show ‘The Game’

I had the pleasure of interviewing a young actress by the name of Erica Gluck. You all may remember her as the original Brittany Pitts of hit television show, ‘The Game’,  the daughter of Sabers wide receiver Jason Pitts and house wife Kelly Pitts.

As you may already know, ‘The Game’ was an original sitcom on The CW running for 3 seasons until its cancellation in 2009. With much persistence by loyal fans, the show was renewed, only this time, on BET networks. As expected, the show was an instant success. Unfortunately, among many changes, it had been 2 years later, and the original Brittany Pitts, played by Erica, had been replaced.

For the first time, the actress speaks on finding out about the show’s renewal, not being re-casted and what she’s been up to.  We even get a bit of background information on the real Erica and future projects she has in store.

Here’s what she had to say.

Cotten Kandi: Did you always want to be an actress?

Erica: Ever since I can remember. My parents told me that my first step was a dance step, so I guess you
can say I have always wanted to be an entertainer.

CK: At what age did you get started?

Erica: I auditioned for a national Target Christmas commercial when I was 4 and got the job.

CK: How old are you now? Some reports suggest you’re 12 while others say 13.
Erica: I turned 13 July 22nd.

CK: Where are you and your family originally from?

Erica: My dad is from NY and my mom is from Philly.

CK: I read somewhere you speak Japanese. How did you learn the language?
Erica: I take Japanese at school. I am in my second year. I love sushi and the culture!

CK: How do you feel about the new installment of television show, ‘The Game’ and not being asked back to reprise your role as Brittany Pitts?

Erica: I am still a fan of the show. I was glad to be on for three seasons, but I was disappointed when I found out I was not being asked back.


What Your Favorite Stars Wore For Halloween: Tia Mowry, Beyonce, Amber Rose, Keyshia Cole & More…

Over the weekend I posted a few photos of what some of your favorite celebrities wore for Halloween. I have two more to add to that collection and perhaps more to come in the near future.
Tia Mowry tweeted this photo of her baby boy Cree as a miniature fireman. How cute!

“My little fireman!! Happy Halloween! http://lockerz.com/s/152197343″

Beyonce was spotted on her way into Kanye‘s Halloween party in NYC last night. She was dressed as bumble bee. How fitting!


Jessica Simpson Confirms Pregnancy

Jessica Simpson is one clever little bee. She (kind of) confirmed that she is going to be a mummy!

Although lugging around an obvious baby bump, the singer has avoided photos of her mid section and any talk of her pregnancy for the past couple of months.

On Halloween Simpson tweeted,“!!!ANNOUNCEMENT!!! http://bit.ly/uaAqZ7.”

The link provided, brought her followers to her official website where the below images were posted and she was, in fact, dressed as a mummy for Halloween. This time holding her growing bump. Quite clever.


*Update* Kim Kardashian Files For Divorce From Kris Humphries

News broke shortly that Kim Kardashian is expected to file for divorce from husband Kris Humphries sometime today, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the source of the problem.

Only 72 days since their elaborate wedding, the reality TV star confirmed to TV personality and executive producer of her reality show, Ryan Seacrest, that she’s indeed filing for divorce.

Seacrest tweeted, “Yes @kimkardashian is filing for divorce this morning. I touched base with her, getting a statement in just a few mins.”

One question, who didn’t see this coming?! Kim is known for her very public yet short lived romances.


Celebrities Celebrate Halloween: Heidi Klum, Keyshia Cole & Holly Robinson Peete

This has to be one of the best costumes I’ve seen this year.

Heidi Klum, never one to disappoint, was dressed as a skeleton at her and husband, Seal’s, annual Halloween extravaganza.

Heidi eating “worms” from a skull.

Next on the list is actress and TV personality Holly Robinson Peete. She came dressed up as Lil Wayne during the 18th Annual “Dream Halloween Los Angeles” at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California over the weekend. The event benefited children living wit HIV/Aids.

This look was spot on!


Happy Birthday Willow Smith!

Willow turns 11 today! Yes, she’s a Halloween baby.

This young lady may still be a child but she is certainly living the life of a rock star. The “Whip My Hair” singer recently released a video footage of just what she’s been up to. She’s been quite busy actually. The young star is currently working on new music for debut album, ‘Willow’, expected to be release Spring of 2012.

She’s even teamed up with Nicki Minaj on her most recent single, “Fireball” and will be the star in upcoming film ‘Annie’ off the popular Broadway play which details the life of an orphan adopted by a wealthy business man.

Happy birthday Willow! We can’t wait to see the great things you have in store.


Is Monica Pregnant?!

For weeks blogs have speculated that Monica may be expecting her third child and first with husband Shannon Brown.

The singer may have spilled the beans while on twitter earlier today. In response to a tweet she wrote,

“Glowing” are we, I wonder why the glow? Immediately many twitter followers, including myself, assumed she was hinting that she is in fact expecting.

In recent weeks, photos of the singer have surfaced where she’s been spotted wearing over sized blouses and have even positioned her children or even a hang bag where a visible baby bump would lye.


Lola Monroe Signs With Wiz Khalifa’s Taylor Gang

Miss Lola Monroe has just gotten “Taylored”. The former model/video vixen turned rapper is the newest addition to Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa‘s Taylor Gang. She is now the first female to represent the label.

During a recent interview via Atlanta Radio station V-103 she says,

Wiz is like a positive free individual that’s about his business and that matches everything I’ve created on my side. When he reached out, he was like, ‘I feel as though our movements represent the same thing, so I want you to rep Taylor Gang.’ And I agreed, so it’s only right.

And plus after all the situations that came to me my business instincts and just the comfort level I felt like it was just the right move with him you know, he’s a stand up dude and it just felt right”.

Video below.