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‘It Was An Important Wake Up Call To Take Care Of Myself:” Rocsi Diaz On Passing Out At The Billboard Music Awards
Entertainment Tonight correspondent Rocsi Diaz looked beautiful on the blue carpet at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday evening. But, unfortunately, 29-year-old Honduran-born television personality is not making headlines for her chic outfit or her interesting interviews this year. Instead, people are discussing the frightening health scare that she experienced as she worked the blue carpet.
Rocsi was able to score great interviews with a couple of celebs before she was overcome by the Las Vegas heat and passed out. Paramedics rushed to and she was able to shake it off and get back to work. According to Global Grind, she even nabbed an interview with Nicki Minaj after her fainting episode.
In a statement released to the YBF, Diaz expressed that she was thankful that her peers rushed to her side to help her.
“I’m really thankful for everyone that dropped everything to help me yesterday. Shaun Robinson actually left her position on the carpet to run to my side, thanks for being there, girl! I also apologize for cutting Miley’s interview short, she must have been so confused, but I didn’t want to faint on her!”
An additional statement was also released through her publicist.
“It was a scary, humbling and embarrassing moment and an important wake up call to take better care of myself while on the road”
We’re glad she’s okay!
Before we all took a break to chomp down on Turkey (or whatever it is that your familia eats in your home on Thanksgiving), fashionistas were trying to be seen on the red carpet at the 40th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles this past Sunday. From sheer dresses to ensembles with a bright sheen, everybody did something different that turned heads. Now were the heads turning for good or bad reasons? Let’s take a look at four of the looks that caught my eye and figure it out!
Miss Kerry Ba-by (just kidding) arrived to the awards show rocking a very unique sheer Stella McCartney dress covered in floral details. Underneath the long-sleeved dress she wore a white slip and accessorized with coral pointed toe pumps and a small yellow clutch.
Though, per the usual, I would love if Kerry wore more form-fitting ensembles, once again, she does look great. The dress is a gorgeous color and the hair with the tucked curls is fab as well. Nice touch with the coral heels by the way. I would steal this and rock it any day!
Give ATL A Run For Their Money: The Has-Beens and B-List Celebs Who Should Be On Love & Hip Hop New York
“Love and Hip Hop” is an amazing show, mainly because it brings together women of all socio-economic backgrounds (cubicle-dwellers, hoodrats, executives) to bear witness to the intriguing of lives of rappers and the women who love them. After the show’s second season and the drama that went down between Chrissy “Iron Fist” Lampkin and producer Mona Scott-Young, it’s doubtful that the Jones clan will be back in the spotlight under the “Love & Hip Hop” banner. If this show, which gave the world Mama Jones and her “PumKash,” lives past the 3rd season, it should cast the following women to spice up prime time TV with their boughetto shenanigans and hold down the L&HH brand.
Not even two weeks after showing up to the Debra Lee’s pre-BET awards show clearly coupled up, Rocsi is saying she and Eddie Murphy are just friends.
The 106 & Park host sat down with the New York Post to discuss her experience on 106 & Park, Ludacris, her acting career and Eddie Murphy. NecoleBitchie.com posted a few excerpts
On how she got her start in the entertainment industry
I was a radio personality when I first started. I interned for a local television/radio station in New Orleans, Louisiana. That’s kind of how I got my feel docuing tapes, labeling them and going into the library. I started on-air in Dallas and worked my way from Dallas to Boston and Boston to Chicago. I was the Mid Day Mami.
On what inspired her to try out for 106 and Park
You know it’s really funny! A good friend of mine, his name is Ludacris, famous rapper turned actor now, he would always tell me, ‘Rosci you don’t have a face for radio’. When the opportunity came, BET was doing a national search as they’re doing now for the new host of 106 & Park, and he told me I should go do it. If it wasn’t for his inspiration, I probably would have never got in that line and thought that I could do it. He doesn’t even know that to this day. I’ve never been like ‘Thank you for giving me the courage.”
On if she had to change her look for the job
I did. I was a sweat pants girl. I had every Adidas track suit, Rocawear track suit and Air Force Ones known to man. I was a tomboy and I remember for my audition for 106 & Park, [that] was probably the first pair of heels I actually went and got. I got some crazy outrageous boots because I knew Free liked shoes but I was such a tomboy and BET totally turned me into a girly girl. I was just transformed.
You embody such a feminine womanly role model role on the show. The way you carry yourself and the way you dress, I try to implement good tasteful dressing on the show. I don’t always get it right –we’ve had some bombs but we try to keep it classy.
On her plans after she leaves BET 106 and Park
Well, I’m still going out for other hosting opportunities as well. I think that in this day and age of Hollywood and entertainment you kind of have to be a multi hyphenate. I love radio, I love television, hosting, and acting is just a new chapter in my life. So is DJing as well. I think when you see people like Nick Cannon and Jamie Foxx, they just do so much that you have to be able to do other things as well. Acting is one of them. I just finished two films in the last year and I’ve totaled four already.
[Acting is] one of those dreams that you never think that would become reality but I just did another movie with Lynn Whitfield and she’s amazing. It’s like I’m doing a movie with Lynn Whitfield, Oh my gosh this really can happen!
On meeting Eddie Murphy
Terrence J and I were fortunate to have Eddie Murphy on the show for the first time BET ever had him on the network. He’s been in the entertainment business for over 30 years now so having him on the show for the first time, it was pretty amazing. It was a lot of fun too. They did this whole skit with ‘Coming To America’ dancers. They came out and had rose petals going down the stairs and I’ll never forget his face when the curtain came up and he was like, “what’s going on?” It was like the most confusing face he’s ever had. He’s a lot of fun.
On if she’s been on a yacht with Eddie Murphy
A yacht? I’ve never been on a yacht with Eddie Murphy. [On a beach?] I’ve gone to beaches but I’ve never been on a beach with Eddie before. [...] We’re friends.
By “friends”, does she mean friends with benefits?
Love may be blind, but the rest of us aren’t. Nearly ever gossip blog in the country has posted photos of her and 51-year-old Eddie Murphy together. What does she mean she’s never been on a beach with him before? She was photographed joining him on his annual family trip to Maui. Unless she’s the new nanny at Eddie Murphy’s Daddy Daycare, then she just told a blatant lie.
Maybe the BET party was a lapse in PR judgment and they’ve suddenly decided to keep their budding relationship under wraps. Good luck with that.
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After weeks of being snapped grabbing coffee together, going on vacations together with Eddie’s kids and more, Eddie Murphy and Rocsi Diaz made their first “red carpet” appearance together for Debra Lee’s Pre-BET Awards celebration in Los Angeles on Saturday. They were holding hands and each other as cameras flashed away and Rocsi cheesed it up for the camera. People have been throwing shade online saying that they are a hot mess of a couple, but in all their photos taken by the paps, they seem to have good chemistry and are into each other. But in these photos, they seem uncomfortable, him for sure. Anywho, this is their first real appearance together as an official couple, even though Rocsi kept saying the two were anything but that when inquiring minds wanted to know. Don’t know why these celebs like to play coy and then come out on the red carpet pretending like folks didn’t already know what was going on. Just do you, boo boo. Do you! Check out a few more pics and tell us if you’re seeing the chemistry or not. Body language does tell a lot, and Eddie is looking like a deer in headlights. But then again, this is his first time publicly taking a woman out in front of the camera in years…*Kanye shrug*
Well, all right. What do you think?
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We know Eddie Murphy has been linked to some random women in the past. Sometimes it was true—Melanie Brown/Scary Spice—other times it was not—Toni Braxton. However, this photo looks like proof something funny is going on between Ms. Rocsi Diaz and the comedian, and it’s not jokes.
The YBF obtained some interesting pics of the pair holding hands on a coffee/juice run in Beverly Hills, and I don’t know about you but I don’t hold hands with my male friends when we’re getting a morning beverage. But maybe that’s just me. Now since Rocsi is close to being “unemployed” some are speculating this “partnership” may be a part of her exploration of new options, let’s say, in the movie business. Like Terrence, Rocsi supposedly wants to start acting and she’s apparently been writing some screenplays that she hopes will get picked up. Even though most of Eddie’s recent movies have been bombs, he’s still got some juice in the industry—as evidenced by the fact that they keep hiring this man and expecting him to make blockbusters—so Rocs might know what she’s doing.
Really, that’s about the only explanation we can come up with for this 28-year-old girl and this 51-year-old man to be gallivanting around town. Eddie’s already proven he has a thing for young women and Rocsi is said to like them seasoned. She was previously connected to LisaRaye’s ex-husband, Micheal Misick (46), and Raphael Sadiiq (also 46)—which I missed entirely by the way.
In one of the candid pics from yesterday’s outing, Rocsi flashed a beaming smile right at the paparazzi before the couple drove off in Eddie’s Benz. Guess that means ain’t no shame in her game.
What do you think about these two dating?
Brande Victorian is a blogger and culture writer in New York City. Follower her on Twitter at @be_vic.
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