When it comes to her husband’s mistress from the 90s, Hillary Clinton says she’s moved on and you should too.
The former Secretary of State refused to talk Monica Lewinsky in a recent interview. Why? Well, because she’s old news. “I think everybody needs to look to the future,” she told People magazine. “I’m not going to comment on what did and didn’t happen.”
President Clinton’s former side chick recently popped back up the public’s eye with an essay in Vanity Fair, where she opened up about the scandalous affair for the first time in years. Instead of breathing life into Lewinsky’s new media efforts, Hillary said she wants to “live in the moment” and focus on her possible presidential run.
“I know I have a decision to make,” she said of running for office in 2016. “But part of what I’ve been thinking about, is everything I’m interested in and everything I enjoy doing – and with the extra added joy of ‘I’m about to become a grandmother,’ I want to live in the moment. At the same time I am concerned about what I see happening in the country and in the world.”
In other words, she said “Bye, Monica!”
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BLACK MUSIC MONTH: The Greatest Diva Moments Of All Time
1. Greatest Diva Moments Of All Time
In honor of Black Music Month, let’s take a trip down memory lane of the most divalicious moments from our favorite female performers of all time. From star-studded stage shows, unforgettable costumes and timeless music, check out the ladies who the define D.I.V.A!
2. RiRi Embraces The Nude Look At The CFDAs
No one can rock skin like Rihanna and she proved that at the 2014 CFDAs. She received the fashion icon award in a see-through gown with a pair of nude panties and no bra.
3. TLC Remain No. 1
With more than 65 million records sold worldwide, TLC are ranked as the best-selling American female group of all time. That’s why the mega success of their VH1’s "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story" came has no surpass. The biopic scored the highest-rated original cable movie of 2013.
4. Whitney Houston’s Voice
From alto to the highest soprano, the late great Whitney Houston was known for having a very wide vocal range. Her crazy-long note in “I Will Always Love You” still gives us chills to this day. The record helped the “The Bodyguard” soundtrack sell over 45 million copies worldwide and become the best-selling soundtrack of all time.
5. Beyoncé Serenades The Obamas
Queen Bey couldn’t help fighting back the tears during her performance of “At Last” at President Obama's first inauguration ball. She went on to sing the national anthem at his second inaugural ceremony in 2013.
6. Alicia Keys Pays Homage To 90′s Girl Groups
Alicia Keys’ performance at the 2008 BET Awards was one to remember. She paid homage to three of the most successful R&b girl groups of all time, SWV, TLC and En Vogue.
7. Jennifer Hudson Steal The Show In ‘Dreamgirls’
J Hud’s performance of “And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going” stole the shine all the way from Beyonce in “Dreamgirls!” Honeslty, her performance changed lives!
8. Janet Jackson's Super Bowl Nipplegate
anet Jackson and Justin Timberlake’s controversial Super Bowl wardrobe malfunction still has a life of it’s own 10 years later.
9. Lil Kim's Purple Pasty Outfit
Before the days of Nicki Minaj and Lady Gaga, we counted on Kim for our red carpet jaw-droppers. In 1999, she attended the MTV Music Awards in a purple boob-baring number that Diana Ross couldn’t help but reach out and touch.
10. Ella Fitzgerald Is The First
In 1959, legendary songstress Ella Fitzgerald became the first Black woman to win a Grammy Award.
11. Mary J Helps Us Get Through
When Mary J. Blige dropped her “My Life” album in 1994 she spoke to girl girls that’s experience life. Songs "Not Gon' Cry,” "Be Happy" "All I Need” still help us get through.
12. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill broke two records at the 1999 Grammy Awards. She was the first woman ever to be nominated ten times in one year, and her win for Album of the Year made “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” the first hip-hop album to ever receive the award. It’s an ageless classic.
13. Diana Ross’ Hair
While this R&b super diva has reigned supreme over the music world since the 1960s, her big ultra-glam hair has inspired us to love what I've got on top!
14. Erykah Badu Show Off Her Booty Beauty
Ms. Badu made one of the best artistic statement of all time when she stripped down to her “booty beauty,” as she calls it, in her 2010 video “Window Seat.” “People are uncomfortable with sexuality that’s not for male consumption,” she explained. “Could be ‘cause I did it in public too. Do you think people would have been complaining if I had on high-heel shoes?” http://bit.ly/1oQAETm
15. Whitney Houston & Chaka Khan Join Forces
Whitney Houston and Chaka Khan’s performance of “I’m Every Woman” was star power overload at VH1’s “Save The Music” in 1999.
16. Patti LaBelle Defines Diva
Beyonce said “a diva is a female version of a hustler,” but according Ms. Patti LaBelle that’s a lie! “That word is used so loosely that I don’t even consider myself a diva. I always considered myself a woman who sings her heart out and who gives 120 percent,” she said. “All these little heifers who can’t sing are called divas!” http://bit.ly/1nJJPFE
17. Queen Latifah Demands U.N.I.T.Y.
The queen represented the ladies with her 1993 hit, which spoke out against sexism and violence against women.
18. Mariah Carey & Nicki Minaj’s Feud
With two divas at the judges’ table, the twelfth season of “American Idol’ was full heated arguments, eye rolls and outrageous outfit.
19. Kelis’ Milkshake Brings All The Boys To The Yard
No one can deny that Kelis and her "Milkshake" owned the summer of 2003.
20. Alicia Key’s ‘Fallin’’ Dominates Radio
Alicia’s first single went on to be mega hit! She earned four Grammy Awards in 2002, including Song of the Year.
21. MC Lyte Is Hip-Hop's Pioneer Feminist
MC Lyte paved the way for many women in the rap game today. She became the first solo female rapper to release a full album in 1988 with Lyte as a Rock. Eve honored hip-hop's pioneer feminist at the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards, presenting her with the "I Am Hip Hop" trophy.
22. Tina Turner Passes The Torch To Queen Bey
Beyoncé and Tina Turner slayed the stage with a performance of “Proud Mary” live at the 2008 Grammy Awards.
23. Tina Turner Checks Aretha Franklin’s Ego
After Bey referred to Tina Turner as “the queen” during her Grammy tribute, Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin took offense and called the comment a “cheap shot for controversy.” Anna Mae decided to set the record straight. “She’s the queen of soul, and I’m the queen of rock ‘n’ roll. There were so many kings and queens there that night. Her ego must be so big to think she was the only one." http://usat.ly/1hu37fF
24. Mariah Carey Rocks A Bedazzled Arm Sling
Mariah dislocated her shoulder in late 2013, but of course the show had to go on. The pop diva couldn’t just wear any old arm sling; it had to be feathered or bedazzled.
25. Nicki Minaj Reps For The Girls
The Young Money rapstress became the first and only female rapper to be featured on Forbes's Hip Hop Cash Kings list in 2011. Along with two multi-platinum albums, Nicki can thank the success of her endorsement deals with MAC Cosmetics, Adidas, Myx Fusions, Beats Electronics and her clothing line for the mega cash flow.
26. India Arie Makes A Hair Statement
Every black woman has had a defining hair experience, so when India Arie released “I Am Not My Hair” in 2006 we all related and sang in unison.
27. Aretha Franklin Puts A Gospel Twist On The National Anthem
The Queen of Soul received an honorary degree at Harvard’s 2014 commencement ceremony, and in return she took to the piano to sing a gospel-rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner."
28. Ashanti’s Body Though…
By the looks of these photos, there’s no doubt that the “Braveheart” singer’s been in the gym this year. She basically broke the internet when she shared this bikini pics on her Instagram account.
29. Eve Says Love Is Blind
The first lady of Ruff Ryders put a voice to so many women’s pain when she rapped her 1999 hit. "Love Is Blind," with vocals by Faith Evans.
30. Brandy & Monica “Make Up”
Fourteen years after the massive success of their Grammy Award-winning hit "The Boy Is Mine,” Brandy and Monica (our celebrity BFFs in our head) reunited for a new collaboration, titled "It All Belongs to Me.” If you were a fan of the R&B singers in the '90s then you know this was major!
31. Chaka Khan Is Badddddd
In 2012, Chaka Khan adopted a vegan diet and lost over 60 pounds. The Queen of Funk debuted her slimmer frame at the 38th Anniversary Benefit Concert For Jazz in Atlanta in 2012. Let’s just say she’s the definition of “Black don’t crack.”
32. Jennifer Lopez’s Dress, Yes THAT Dress
J.Lo’s green Versace dress at the 2000 Grammy Awards was voted one of the most iconic dress of all time. (This was before the age of Rihanna.) The sheer beauty is currently on display at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. “It was a nice dress. I had no idea it was going to become such a big deal,” the starlet said of its enormous media coverage.
33. Rihanna Reunites With Chris Brown
Rihanna is a walking example if not giving a f*** of what other people think. Even after their public domestic violence dispute, RiRi teamed back up with her on-again, off-again lover for a duets like “Birthday Cake,” “Nobody’s Business” and “Turn Up The Music.”
34. Any Time Aaliyah Danced
Aaliyah’s moves were always smooth and effortless, and even 13 years after her tragic death, her music, dance style and fashion still inspires us today.
35. Fantasia Wins “American Idol”
“American Idol” introduced us to Fantasia Barrino in 2004, and for that we will forever be grateful.
36. Destiny’s Child Reunites For The Super Bowl
Beyonce brought the house down at the 2013 Super Bowl halftime show, but her performance wouldn’t have been the same without the help of her former group mates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams.