The stork was busy on the weekend of July 11. Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry and his wife, Ayesha, announced the arrival of a baby daughter named Ryan Carson. Riley’s little sister was born July 10, weighing in at six pounds, one ounce.
Said Ayesha Curry: “The gift of life is truly an indescribable thing. We were fortunate enough to experience it all over again.”
Meanwhile, in the midst of all the sad news surrounding his daughter Bobbi Kristina, Bobby Brown and his wife, Alicia Etheredge, became parents of a baby girl, who was born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills July 11. The couple also have a 5-year-old son, Cassius, together. The baby girl is Bobby’s sixth child and third daughter.
Serena Williams sparkled July 12 on the red carpet, wearing a form-fitting pink evening gown to Wimbledon’s champions’ dinner. Williams, who defeated Garbine Muguruza to win her sixth Wimbledon Finals match July 11, attended the annual dinner at Guild Hall in London with fellow champ Novac Djokovic. Williams’ win completed her second “Serena Slam,” which is four Grand Slam tournaments in a row, beginning with last year’s U.S. Open, then the Australian Open, the French Open and Wimbledon. Said Williams, “This is a real cool time for me!”
Ebony magazine threw an intimate soiree in honor of Tina Knowles Lawson’s July magazine cover at a mansion in the exclusive Holmby Hills section of Los Angeles. Accompanied by her handsome hubby, actor Richard Lawson, the mother of Beyonce and Solange Knowles wore a stunning red evening gown accessorized with gold jewelry. Ebony Editor-in Chief Kierna Mayo, Johnson Publishing Chairman Linda Johnson Rice and CEO Desiree Rogers were all on hand to toast the fabulous House of Dereon designer.
According to Variety, Bishop T.D. Jakes is getting a summer test run for a new talk show Aug. 17 to Sept. 11 in Dallas, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Cleveland. Jakes has been flirting with a syndicated talk show launch for several years. He presides over a 30,000-member mega church in Dallas. Said Jakes, “This show provides a great platform to expand conversations, to be encouraging, positive, uplifting and help people work through tight places in their lives.”
Former “Living Single” star Kim Coles married former SWAT police officer Reggie McKiver recently in the Dominican Republic. The couple were married in an intimate ceremony before 45 friends on the beach. Coles wore a strapless gown from Della Curva, a store that makes bridal dresses for the curvy bride, along with a pair of $10 silver glitter thongs from Target. The newlyweds will have a larger second wedding Aug. 21 that will be planned by David Tutera.