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Grace Jones is said to have pitched a diva fit and quit James Bond 25 shortly after arriving on set for the first time. Jones starred in 1985’s “A View to Kill” as May Day, and was set to make a surprise cameo in the latest 007 installment of the franchise starring Daniel Craig. According to, […]

Life & Style

\PARIS (AP) — A one-off itinerant extravaganza courtesy of American designer Tommy Hilfiger’s “buy-now” collaboration with actress-singer Zendaya gave Paris Fashion Week a case of Saturday night fever. On Sunday, Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli yet again received a standing ovation, and Thom Browne blurred the gender lines. Here are highlights from fall-winter ready-to-wear shows. TOMMY’S SATURDAY […]


  Grace Jones will grace the inaugural TimesTalks Festival in New York next month, with Denzel Washington among the talent scheduled to give talks during the weeklong event, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Musician and artist Jones will headline the festival, which celebrates the upcoming documentary about her life, “Bloodlight and Bami,” and is followed […]

TV & Film

  A first international trailer has been released for “Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami,” a documentary about the singer and nightclubbing icon from director Sophie Fiennes and WestEnd Films. The movie will make its world premiere as the opening film in the Toronto Film Festival’s Docs section on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 9:30 p.m. at […]


Grace Jones is putting everyone on notice – she was making artistic statements and pushing boundaries way before today’s so-called edgy divas were even born. In her new memoir I’ll Never Write My Memoirs, the model/actress/singer described why she can never get caught up in today’s A-list nonsense: “Trends come along and people say, ‘Follow […]


The above cover art and a release date for the anticipated Grace Jones memoir has been announced. Gallery Books revealed Tuesday that the publication, titled “I’ll Never Write My Memoirs,” will hit stores on Sept. 29, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In an earlier statement announcing the book, the model/actress/singer’s explained the title, “I wrote […]