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Famed Project Runway All-Star Mychael Knight Passes Away at the age of 39

Per the Independent Fashion Calendar, Mychael Knight, fashion designer and former contestant on Project Runway and Project Runway: All Stars, died Tuesday morning outside Atlanta. He was 39.

“We are still processing the untimely death of our son, brother, friend, and uncle. Mychael meant everything to us and we loved him dearly. He was generous and so full of life. This is how we choose to remember his legacy,” his family said in a statement made to Obvious magazine.Knight passed away on Oct. 17 outside Atlanta after recently checking into a hospital for treatment for intestinal issues, TMZ reports.

Born in Germany on April 11, 1978, Knight divided his childhood between Alabama and New York. He studied Apparel Design and Merchandising at Georgia Southern University, graduating in 2001.

Knight quickly transitioned to work in the fashion industry with an internship at Wilbourn Exclusives in 2001 and work as a stylist in the music industry beginning in 2002. He first auditioned for the second season of Project Runway in 2005, but did not make the cut; when he auditioned again the following year, he was named one of the season 3 contestants. Knight went on to place fourth in the overall competition and win season 3’s Fan Favorite award.

After leaving the show, Knight launched his own label, Mychael Knight, on BET’s Rip the Runway and also designed custom tees for Starbucks. In 2008, he launched a female and male lingerie label, Kitty and Dick, as well as a unisex fragrance named MajK. In 2010, he debuted a Fall/Winter line at Charleston Fashion Week in South Carolina.

Knight returned to Project Runway multiple times over the years, competing in a 2009 All-Star Challenge, as well as a being a contestant on the third season of the show’s All Stars spin-off in 2013.

Throughout his career, he continued to release new collections. His Spring/Summer 2018 line was his most recent.

Beyoncé Slay, Jay Z Stay!!!!

Can we be honest??? You know we will. Why Jay Z look like someone’s uncle playing Solitaire while Beyoncé sits pooched and slays this picture in the name of utter Slayage!!!!

And get into them boobies….. Hunni them twins gave Mother Yoncé Cleavage.

We just wanna know, what the hell is Jay Z looking at so important???????

It’s a Family Affair with T.I. and the Ladies of ATL, the Film

Thanks to Social Media, yet again, we get to see what’s what with some of the celebrities we love. Recently Famed rapper and actor Tip “T.I.” Harris tweeted a pic that let the fans know he is still in touch with the cast faves from the film ATL.

New New and the Lollipop Twins! LoL

Then
Now

It’s clear that some things do get finer with time. (See the original tweet below)

The crew is truly all grown up!

Queen Latifah hit 100 Million but hasn’t Paid her Cast…..

Recently, social media has been in celebration about “Girls Trip” hitting the $100 Million mark. However, as we celebrate the success of Girls Trip, it’s been bought to our attention that some of the cast from the upcoming production “The Trap” are yet to have been paid. 

In case you don’t recall, its been reported recently about the collaboration of T. I., Mike Epps, and Queen Latifah. 


According to the Hollywood Reporter:

Queen Latifah and her Flavor Unit Entertainment partner Shakim Compere are producing and financing the project, which is based on a story co-written by Epps.

With that said, we were sent an email from one of the cast members. This email was sent to them by one of the casting companies that casting for the production. As you will see, the email is apologizing to the cast for not being paid. See for yourself! #WheresMyCoinBish


Did you catch it???? Not only is the cast awaiting payment but so is the casting company. Talk about some bullshytt. 

Can someone call Queen and ask her if she plans to use part of the $100 Million to pay the cast and casting company???? 

Slam Bookers Sound Off………