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What Our Favorite Vixens Should Be For Halloween!

Halloween is a night of tricks, treating and taking on any character that suits you. Lucky for them, our favorite Vixens get to indulge in these common acts year round. But this holiday season, we're serving up costume suggestions that'll have these ladies ready for the hottest Halloween parties in any and every city. First up...

Rihanna - Pink Lady

We all dub RiRi as the good girl who went bad, so for October's end, we'd like to see this rude gyal as a shiny pink jacket-wearing, 1950s Pink Lady. From the iconic film Grease, the pop star can take notes specifically from Sandy and her female companions. Slipping into tight black leggings and stepping into peep-toe pumps (while strutting with her besties), she'll allow her inner bad girl to simmer while showing off her badass physique. Very fitting. [Extra: The word "c*nt" should be embroidered on the jacket for personalized purposes!]

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Tika Sumpter - The Baseball Player

Athletic and full of spunk, Tika should take on a sexy sports costume this year. Donning a three-quarter sleeved striped baseball shirt, knee socks and clutching a (Yankees) bat, our October cover Vixen can pull off the look effortlessly. Usually the fashionista of prim and proper boho chic, Tik would turn heads in this unpredictable number.

Beyoncé - Juno or Pumpkin Belly

Do you remember that belly in Croatia? Well, Bey should capitalize on the royal bump and dress as pop culture's fave preggo girl, Juno. Should she take any offense to our suggestion, there's always the über adorable idea to paint the belly. We don't quite know what baby Jayoncé wants yet, but his or her pre-birth Halloween costume should definitely be a pumpkin. The go-to Halloween symbol is simple and safe! Something the King and Queen shouldn't oppose.

Nicki Minaj - 1950s Homemaker

Well, Nicki already took on Lil Wayne, so we're opting to see this walking animation as a clean-cut 1950s homemaker. We already know she can pull off the zany swag, but can she calm it down? Can she be a catering, apron-wearing mother and wife? Ha! She won't have to act out any scenes on Halloween, but this costume (and role) may be something the Nick Star can hilariously take on.

VIBE Vixen: La La Anthony

La La Anthony - NYPD Officer

La La has not only become the NBA's spotlight wife, but NYC's new darling. We're sure the city would love to see La La in a NYPD uniform (no gun needed) showing love to her hometown. Carmelo Anthony's main lady has already turned up her crime-fighting skills for VIBE's Thelma and Louise, so dressing up as one of the "boys in blue" should be a piece of cake.

Angela Simmons - Sexy Vampire

She likes vampy lips, but she needs to take it one step further and transform into a night crawling vampire. Sexy, right? As long as she minimizes the ghoulish factor and turns up the glam, the fashion designer will make this classic scary 'fit to a couture level. In a sexy, yet ragged dress and some sky-high pumps, she'll have more fans than True Blood.

VIBE Vixen: Draya Michele

Draya Michele - Poison Ivy

Not afraid to play the bad girl role, Miss Michele should definitely delve in a costume of a vintage villain. Because the NBA wives (and wifeys) clutch their men when she's around, the young Vixen should take on Poison Ivy, a comic book siren that seduces Batman through sex appeal. Sound familiar? Although this may not be the real Draya, Halloween is a night where she can be whoever she wants to be... Or whoever others think she is.

Kim Kardashian - Pin-Up Girl

Vintage glam is Kim's thing. Playing a pin-up girl for the fun holiday can be a piece a cake for businesswoman. Taking notes from Hollywood starlets of the 1940s, such as Lena Horne and Judy Garland, Kim K will have a ball while feeling sexy, confident and most importantly, making her hubby take a second look.

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Whitney Houston's personal life has been explored ten times over since her untimely passing in 2012 but one of her closest friends wants to share with the world the Whitney she knew and ultimately fell in love with.

In excerpts to People Wednesday (Nov. 6), Robyn Crawford presents a strong bond between the two in her new memoir, A Song For You: My Life With Whitney Houston. The singer and Crawford met in their youth while working at a summer camp in East Orange, New Jersey. From there, their friendship blossomed into something more romantic. With homophobia running rampant in the 80s, Crawford says they never looked at labels but enjoyed the experiences they shared together.

“We never talked about labels, like lesbian or gay,” writes Crawford. “We just lived our lives and I hoped it could go on that way forever.”

As their journey continued, Whitney's star began to rise which put allegedly put their romance on ice. “She said we shouldn’t be physical anymore,” writes Crawford. "Because it would make our journey even more difficult. She said if people find out about us, they would use this against us....and back in the ’80s, that’s how it felt. I kept it safe. I found comfort in my silence.”

Whitney's relationship with Crawford was mentioned in the 2018 documentary Whitney. Created by the singer's estate, the film focused on the singer's legacy and didn't include first-hand accounts from Crawford. Family members were weary of their special friendship.

"I’ve never seen them do anything but I know that she was something that I didn’t want my sister to be involved with," Whitney's brother Gary stated in the documentary.

But Crawford is finally ready to tell her own story while "lifting" Houston's legacy.

“I wanted to lift her legacy, give her respect and share the story of who she was before the fame, and in that, to embrace our friendship,” she tells People. "I'd come to the point where I felt the need to stand up for our friendship. And I felt an urgency to stand up and share the woman behind the incredible talent."

A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston is expected to hit bookshelves this fall.

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"My husband Zackariah Darring and I are so happy to announce that we are expecting our new bundle of joy!" she wrote on Instagram. "We are excited to welcome the 10th addition to our beautiful family."

The vocalist continued to state that fans can follow her pregnancy journey on her YouTube series The Keke Show where she gives an intimate look at how she balances her career and motherhood.

 

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My husband Zackariah Darring and I are so happy to announce that we are expecting our new bundle of joy! We are excited to welcome the 10th addition to our beautiful family. Stay tuned for the release date & information for my new YouTube Series “The Keke Show” where you will see me balancing Wife, Mommy and Artist!!! Trust me.. it’s never a dull moment with my family. Love ya sugars💋💋💋 photo credit: @keever_west Styled/Designed by: @keever_west Asst: @freddyoart

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"I just don't believe in shutting down. I believe in that's what the Lord had for me," she said. "Babies don't get in the way of careers, we get in the way of careers. If that's what the Lord had for me from the very beginning, there's nothing nobody can do and nobody can say."

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Summer Walker's debut album Over It has everyone's heart aflutter, including Drake.

Off the heels of her debut project, the Atlanta songstress shared Drake's admiration for her project Sunday (Oct. 6) which included collaborations from Jhene Aiko, Usher. 6LACK and Bryson Tiller. Drake had a strong reaction to "Fun Girl," a track that speaks to the acoustic aura of her precious project, CLEAR.

Sharing his love with more than a few emojis, the rapper reveals the song inspired him to pen two new songs at the crack of dawn.

 

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Summer and Drake worked together for the remix to her breakout hit, "Girls Need Love." In Billboard's  “You Should Know” series, the singer says the two met via Instagram after he gushed about her visuals to the original track. "He said, 'I saw your video on a bowling alley monitor. Thought it was cool,'" she recalled. She added it was Love Renaissance's Justice Baiden who talked her into asking Drake for the remix. The singer is signed to the label along with Grammy-nominated singer 6LACK.

Things have been looking great for the singer. Her album has topped Spotify and YouTube since it's release Friday and is expected to make a nice debut on Billboard's 200 charts.

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