FORD FUSION SELECTED MOTOR TREND CAR OF THE YEAR
American automaker Ford has picked up one of the most prestigious honors in its industry. Motor Trend magazine picked the Ford Fusion 2010 as the car of the year. The Ford model beat out the redesigned Toyota Prius and BMW 7-series. Story here.
“MICHAEL JACKSON’S THIS IS IT” HEADED TO TV
The TV rights to the documentary of the late Michael Jackson’s final concert rehearsal footage was snatched up by the MTV Network. The music channel will begin showing “This Is It” in 2011. More details on the deal on the Variety website.
SCANDAL AND INSPIRATION FROM A REALITY SHOW TV STAR/TURNED AUTHOR
Nene Leakes, one of the co-stars of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” is stretching her 15 minutes of fame by writing a book (with Denene Millner). The title is “Never Make the Same Mistake Twice: Lessons on Love And Life Learned the Hard Way.” Leakes offers advice from personal struggles, while also dishing on her reality show. More on Leakes’ book on the GalleyCat site.