Appearance, Lifestyle, Television

Chilli Brings Some TLC To Trinidad For VH1 Show

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Chilli continues to make moves overseas in the Caribbean, bringing her ‘CrazySexyCool‘ persona to a number of beautiful tropical locations!

Following her adventures in Barbados last week with hip-hop legend Lil’ Kim and R&B singer Mýa, filming for an upcoming VH1 show, “Girls Crew“, the ladies move onto the stunning island of Trinidad!

Getting ready for the annual Trinidad Carnival, Chilli’s glam squad caught the beauty freshly dressed in a traditional outfit just before heading out to party!

The superstar trio are also joined by MTV’s B. Simone and Vena E (Wild N Out), as well as model Char Defranseco and actress Tiffany Panhilason.

Fans in Trinidad couldn’t contain their excitement at having the stars in their homeland. One fan, Ani Anhai, revealed her mother had met and hugged Chilli over there!

Another fan, Jamila Aisha, was excited upon learning Chilli and the crew were filming the show in her hotel.

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#trinidad #carnival #douglagal

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We’ll keep you posted on more locations Chilli and the girls visit throughout their time shooting for the show.

Will you be tuning in to watch ‘Girls Crew?’
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Announcement, Lifestyle, Television

Chilli Gets Yung Joc Eating Healthy With New Show ‘Fix My Plate’

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With Chilli being such a health conscious person, who not only works out regularly but eats the right food, it was only a matter of time for her passion to come full circle, work-wise!

Chilli announced that she is working on a brand new cooking show she is calling Fix My Plate which will feature her helping some of her industry friends change some of their unhealthy cooking habits and find an alternative and healthier way to cook.

This week, Chilli was caught filming an episode for the show with rapper Yung Joc, as they took time out to talk to TMZ Live to explain what to expect on the show.

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Chilli with guest Yung Joc

I’m doing this because a lot of people want to eat healthy, but they don’t know what to do, or they don’t want to stop eating all the bad stuff“, Chilli told TMZ. “What I do is find out what they like, and then find the healthier version of that.”

Nearly 40 percent of Americans are trying to eat more plant-based foods, according to a Nielsen Homescan survey.

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Production for @fixmyplatetv this am! Stay tuned…..

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A meat-free product Chilli swears by, that she introduced to Yung Joc, is the Beyond Meat range. “What I’m gonna do [to get him off his regular consumption of fried chicken] is make him a Beyond burger“, Chilli says.

It’s loaded with protein and it’s plant based, the texture is amazing, it’s so good!

Beyond Meat has sold 25 million of its “Beyond Burgers” since 2016, according to the company.

Restaurants, including TGI Friday’s, sell it on its menu. White Castle sells the Impossible Burger, which Eater magazine called “one of the country’s best fast-food burgers, period” in April.

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Chilli with actor Blue Kimble

Chilli is very clear on the importance of making small changes when it comes to changing one’s eating habits.

I think you have to take baby steps, you can’t just jump into it, because when you do it like that, you won’t stick to it, you’ll fall apart.

The show is still currently in production and will be with us in 2019.

For further updates you can subscribe to the website fixmyplate.tv and you can follow on Instagram at @fixmyplatetv.

Director: French Spencer.

Executive producers: French Spencer, Chilli, Christal Jordan of Enchanted PR.

On a sidenote, peep Chilli in the kitchen with Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart cooking up some chili!
Interview, Lifestyle

Chilli Reveals Acupuncture and Red Light Therapy Keeps Her Healthy

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There isn’t a more perfect example of the phrase “black don’t crack” than Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas. One third of the 1990’s R&B group, TLC, Chilli hasn’t appeared to age since the day the group entered the music scene over 25 years ago.
After dominating the charts with TLC’s four multi-platinum albums, Chilli is showing no lines of slowing down — professionally or physically.
Despite many years of touring, performing, and life on the road, Chilli has maintained her physique and youthful glow thanks to being disciplined and figuring out a regimen that works best for her. And it’s clearly working.

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Mainly, because the 47-year-old mom takes her health very seriously.
“You have to take care of the temple like God wants us to,” Chilli told ESSENCE exclusively. “Your older self will tell what the younger self did. The earlier you start, the better.”
Besides God laying his hands on her, what exactly does Chilli do to maintain her youthful glow?
“I do acupuncture,” she revealed. “I do a lot of different things to make sure inflammation is not in my body. Most people have inflammation, they don’t even know it because they don’t feel it at the time.”
She continued, “A good chiropractor is also essential because your hips and stuff are not balanced. You don’t know it until you lay on that table and you see one leg is longer.”

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And with so many new fads on the market promising to reverse aging, remove fine lines and get rid of that stubborn fat, it’s often hard to determine what’s going to have health benefits for the long run. For Chilli, she undergoes cryotherapy, or cold therapy, regularly.
“I also do red light therapy. That’s also good for inflammation,” she said. “It’s an LED light and it doesn’t burn your skin, but it helps with arthritis. Even if your skin has acne and stuff like that, you can find red light therapy. I suggest doing the whole body. That’s what I do on a consistent basis. I don’t ever feel like I have any injuries.”

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Finally, she said that the real key to looking as amazing as she does it eating right — a lot. “That helps and you can enjoy life a lot longer,” she said.
Welp, there you have it. If you’ve ever wanted to know how Chilli does it — now you know.

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Lifestyle, Review

Left Eye Gifted Singer Esthero with Inspirational Spiritual Book

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The Canadian-born singer and songwriter Esthero may sound familiar to most TLC fans because of her intimate collaboration with Left Eye on the track ‘The Universal Quest‘, from Lisa’s 2001 solo album, ‘Supernova‘.

What isn’t largely known is the close friendship and connection the two had developed after their insightful musical collaboration.

Esthero shared a moment she had with Lisa after thanksgiving in 2000, when she was given a book by Lisa of the inspirational and spiritual understandings of life on earth.

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In the handwritten letter with the book, Lisa says, “Aside from a book called “The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success” by Deepok Chopra, this book would be my favorite!“.

Speaking of the suggested book, “Letter to Earth“, Lisa continues. “[It’s] very easy to read! Lot’s of info! I hardly ever read a book from front to back cover because all of the answers are within. This shall serve you as great food for thought!”.

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Esthero has also kept the lyrics to ‘Universal Quest’, handwritten by Lisa which she says is one of the most emotionally valuable things that she owns.

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I can’t tell you what she meant to me“, Esthero says about Left Eye. “I’m so glad we got to spend some time together and make music. #SHEro“.

The book ‘Letter to Earth’ by Ella Wise is currently available on Amazon.

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For the latest on Esthero head over to www.esthero.net