Girl from Manenberg in video by Amy Poehler

Earlier this year, the Parks & Recreation comedian Amy Poehler (below) contacted Rock Girl about having one of the girls from Manenberg create a video diary for the new show, “Girls of the World”.

Today, Episode One, South Africa, was launched!

Please check out this video, which also features the handsome Jason Bateman. The video shows Rashieda, one of the extraordinary young girls who is changing her world by just being herself.

Lady Gaga shaves her head

This is what Lady Gaga’s hair looks like after she shaved it in honour of controversial photographer, Terry Richardson’s mother who passed away recently. Does anyone like this look? Anyone?

He posted a pretty crazy picture of his mother on his blog.

Adam Lambert to tour SA

Big Concerts announced that global superstar Adam Lambert will be touring South Africa for the first time this November, with performances scheduled in Cape Town on Tuesday 13th November 2012 at the Grand Arena, GrandWest and then on Friday 16th November 2012 at the Coca-Cola Dome Johannesburg. The tour is presented by 94.7 Highveld Stereo, 94.5 KFM and M-Net. Tickets go on sale Friday 14th September at 9am from Computicket. Are you a fan?

The world’s best dressed woman is…

Gwyneth Paltrow, according to People Magazine. Would you agree with that? I vote for Kirsten Dunst or Kate Bosworth.

Marikana miners vow to shut down platinum industry

Apparently ANC insiders are saying that a national executive committee meeting will be held within the next couple of days to get the chaos, that is Marikana, under control. “We should be at the centre of what is happening now in the mines without undermining Cosatu. Being quiet will not help us. We need to show that we are a governing party together with our alliance partners,” a senior ANC insider said.

It will be an interesting next few days.