Starbucks Joins the List of Products Made with Dead Cochineal Bugs

2012 is so much fun! People are coming together to find the truth that has been buried beneath the rubble for so long, and big corporations are having to listen to the people and make changes for the better!

Starbucks has secretly been using bug guts to color their Strawberry Frapucinnos and Red Velvet Whoopee Pies, until a barista who worked there, found the product ingredient list, and now the secret has become a protest.

These bug guts in the tasty treats, are from a particular bug called the “Cochineal”, also known as ‘carmine’ when turned into dye, has been used all over the world for many years, to dye everything from fabric, to rouge, to meat products. Continue reading

Supermodel Doutzen Kroes Makes Big Bucks!

Supermodel Doutzen Kroes has made No. 5 on Forbes ‘Highest Payed Models List’.

Doutzen is a spokesmodel for L’Oreal and Calvin Klein Eternity. Although she is a “model”, she doesn’t fit the typical mold of what most models do to get their look…

At 25, she has curves that have kept her off a lot of high fashion runways. As we’ve all seen, 99% of runway models look starved and dead! Not Doutzen-she keeps it real.

Her shape has served her well when it comes to modeling for Victoria’s Secret. Victoria’s Secret models look healthy, fit and curvaceous. In the lead up to the big Victoria’s Secret runway show, Doutzen says she temporarily gives up the bread, cheese and chocolate that she loves. But she still eats, unlike other models!

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Winners from Ninth Annual BET Awards

Winners from the ninth annual BET Awards:

Beyonce

Beyonce's beautiful dress she wore

—Male R&B; Artist: Ne-Yo.

—Female R&B; Artist: Beyonce.

—Group: Day 26.

—Collaboration: “Blame It,” Jamie Foxx featuring T-Pain.

—Male Hip Hop Artist: Lil Wayne.

—Female Hip Hop Artist: M.I.A.

—New Artist: Keri Hilson.

—Gospel Artist: Mary Mary.

—Video of the Year: “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It),” Beyonce.

—Video Director of the Year: Benny Boom.

—Actor: Will Smith.

—Actress: Taraji P. Henson.

—Female Athlete: Serena Williams.

—Male Athlete: LeBron James.

—Centric Award: Jazmine Sullivan.

—Viewer’s Choice Award: “Live Your Life,” T.I.

—Humanitarians of the Year: Alicia Keys and Wyclef Jean.

—Lifetime Achievement Award: O’Jays.