Gayle King
Houston Forward Times

Gayle King Negotiates $11M Deal with CBS News

HOUSTON FORWARD TIMES — Gayle King has secured the bag and doubled her salary by negotiating a new $11 million-a-year deal with CBS News. Amid a massive overhaul of CBS’ morning show and evening news broadcasts, King will continue to host “CBS This Morning.” […read more]

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Prince (Photo by: forwardtimes.com)
Family

700 People Respond to Local Ad Seeking Prince’s Relatives

HOUSTON FORWARD TIMES — Prince was tragically found dead in an elevator at his Paisley Park compound in 2016, and in the wake of his unexpected passing, nearly 700 men and women are trying to get a piece of the fortune he left behind – rumored to be nearing $1 billion. Investigator Harvey Morse may be primarily responsible for this jaw-dropping number because his family-run business of genealogical investigators placed an ad offering a finder’s fee for any long-lost Prince relatives they discover. […read more]

Halima Aden
Fashion

Halima Aden Will Be First Sports Illustrated Model in a Hijab and Burkini

HOUSTON FORWARD TIMES — Somali-American model Halima Aden will be the first woman to wear a hijab and burkini in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, an annual edition perhaps best known for its pictures of bikini-clad models frolicking on the beach, the magazine said. It was not clear if Aden would be the first Muslim model to appear in the swimsuit issue, which has been published for decades. But the magazine said she would be the first Muslim model to appear wearing a burkini, a full-body swimsuit worn by some observant Muslim women. […read more]