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‘Bad gal’ does good in a big way – Rihanna’s first ever Diamond Ball

She may be known as a bad gal but Riri did a whole lot of good and in a big, big way on Thursday night at her first annual Diamond Ball in aid of her Clara Lionel Foundation and her beloved island – Barbados. The event was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and attended by a range of […]

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Naomi Campbell plans Fashion for Relief show for ebola

Islandista Naomi Campbell is putting her legend status to good use once more by organising another of her famous Fashion for Relief shows. This time around, the charitable supermodel is focused on raising funds to fight ebola. “Ebola does not discriminate,” Campbell told the New York Post’s Page Six column, in disclosing her plans for […]

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Naomi, Rihanna support Jourdan Dunn’s charity launch

Fashion, music and high-wattage islandista-ness all came together on Sunday night at the No.8 in New York City for the launch of supermodel Jourdan Dunn’s #CellForGratitude charity initiative. Barbadian superstar Rihanna and Jamaican-Brit supermodel both came out to support the launch of Jourdan’s charity which supports the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America. Jourdan is an […]

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Charity Chicks Spread the Joy of Giving Back

Happy 2014 Islandistas! What better way to start the new year than with the positivity of a feel-good feature? In our Holiday 2013 print edition, we highlighted some very charitable chicks – Tracey Worme, Dr Madhuvanti ‘Maddy’ Murphy and Kelly Gibson, the founders and trustees of Charity Chicks Barbados. There was so much more that they […]

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UPDATE: Wyclef defends Yele at NYC press conference

In our last post, we spoke about how the chorus of cynics had been threatening to swamp all the good that Haitian-American musician Wyclef Jean’s Yele Haiti charity has been doing. Well it seems now that the tide may be turning. Wyclef held a press conference in New York City today where he  defended Yele […]