Jackie Christie Debuts Second Book: 'WOMAN! A Practical Guide To Loving The Skin You're In' On December 10, 2008
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Jackie Christie, Wife Of NBA Star Doug Christie, Is Set To Release Her Self
Empowerment Book For Women HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackie Christie,
multi-talented, fashion designer, and co-author of 'No Ordinary Love', with
husband NBA star Doug Christie, is set to release her highly anticipated
book, 'WOMAN! A Practical Guide To Loving The Skin You're In', through
Infinite Love Publishing on December 10, 2008. The book encompasses all a
woman needs to know regarding self-empowerment in their careers,
relationships, and more.
'WOMAN! A Practical Guide To Loving The Skin You're In' was written to
help empower women to feel good about themselves as well as to instill
confidence in them and their relationships. With woman facing so many
issues dealing with fashion, beauty, self esteem and more, this "how to"
guide will give easy to follow advice on how to overcome situations by
self-motivation and determination.
Women have constantly defied the odds. Jackie is no different being
married for over a decade and renewing her vows every year on her and her
husband Doug Christie's anniversary solidifies the foundation of her own
marriage and acts as the foundation of which she shares with all women who
want to be in a committed, loving and lasting relationship.
"To me, Michelle Obama represents the American woman. Her strength and
conviction regarding family is unshakeable. Her dedication to her core
values is to be admired. Michelle Obama has overcome adversity. She's a
good role model and mother, all while standing by her husband and
supporting his United States presidential campaign, a true inspiration to
us," Jackie said.
As a mother, wife, fashion model, and career driven woman, Jackie's
personal experiences are shown throughout the book. She reaffirms the idea
that women should succeed without the fear of failure. The book reflects
how women should take control of how they look, and feel, and to build on
their self worth.
About Jackie Christie: Jackie Christie, a Seattle, WA, native is a
model, actress, fashion designer, author and mother of three, and heads the
successful record label Jean Rah Fya records, home to some of the hottest
new talent in the business. The label's roster includes new teen sensation
Chani as well as R&B heart throb Bobby Tinsley, and the teen singing group
Small Change to name a few.
About Infinite Love Publishing (ILP): ILP was born from a passion to
publish meaningful content that helps to empower others and to offer
alternative literature to the discerning readers that want solid content
that teaches and inspires. Infinite Love Publishing is quickly becoming the
publishing company of choice by authors wanting to reach their readers in a
creative and positive way.
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Luxury Athletic Designer, Vlado Footwear, Signs Teen Pop Star, Chantel 'Chani' Christie
Wednesday August 20, 8:00 am ET
Chani Has Signed an Endorsement Deal with Vlado Footwear, Debuting at MAGIC Marketplace 2008
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Chantel "Chani" Christie has announced her endorsement with luxury footwear brand, Vlado Footwear. The company plans to launch their exiting new line at MAGIC Marketplace on August 25-28, 2008 in Las Vegas. Chani is honored to join the Vlado family and get her own shoe. The brand is also home to Oscar-Winning actor Jamie Foxx. You can find Vlado Footwear located at booth: STU 30053 at the MAGIC Marketplace.
n addition to her recent endorsement, Chani celebrates her escalating career with her new book "I Want To Live: A Teen's Guide To Finding Self Love." Chani has committed to supporting HIV/AIDS Awareness by donating the proceeds of sales of the book to the cause. Her self-help book, set to be released September 10, 2008, highlights the importance of teens living a healthy lifestyle and finding self love.
In conjunction with her new book, Chani will also release her new cover video titled "What's Going On?" by the late Marvin Gaye. "When I recorded 'What's Going On' it touched my heart deeply. I'm honored to have made the video and released them both together as this is something new. I feel this will help get my message across even more," said Chani.
"Working with Vlado Footwear is a great opportunity. The shoes are really cool, stylish, and comfortable," comments Chani.
About Vlado Footwear: Designer athletic footwear Vlado has become a fashion phenomenon, appearing everywhere from fashion runways to the office, to the playground. Dressed up or dressed down, designer sneakers are essential to everyone's wardrobe, whether it's because of comfort or style. The brand has already become a celebrity favorite worn by Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, Snoop Dogg, Chamillionaire, E-40, Nick Cannon, Terry Crews, LL Cool J, Chani, Jamie Foxx and several others.
About MAGIC Marketplace: The MAGIC Marketplace is the preeminent trade event in the international fashion industry, hosting global buyers and sellers of men's, women's and children's apparel, footwear, accessories, and sourcing resources. The show's goal is to connect and inspire the fashion community, fuse diverse trends, while offering unbeatable service to its customers.
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August 6, 2008
Chani Featured on Warner Premiere’s ‘Another Cinderella Story’ Soundtrack
Teen Music Phenomenon and author, Chantel ‘Chani’ Christie, celebrates her escalating career with a feature on Warner Premiere’s ‘Another Cinderella Story’ soundtrack releasing on August 26, 2008 with key song ‘Don’t Be Shy’. In addition, Chani has committed to supporting HIV/AIDS Awareness by donating the proceeds of her new book ‘I Want To Live: A Teen’s Guide To Finding Self Love’ to the cause. Her self-help book, set to be released September 10, 2008, highlights the importance of practicing safe sex to avoid the leading epidemic of HIV/AIDS in teenagers.
Razor & Tie Entertainment will release the original motion picture soundtrack for Warner Premiere’s ‘Another Cinderella Story’ on August 26th. The 11-track album will include brand new pop and hip-hop-infused songs as performed by teen superstars Selena Gomez, Drew Seeley and the cast of the forthcoming Warner Premiere home video release, ‘Another Cinderella Story’. Key song includes rising stars Small change and features Lil’ JJ and Chani. In addition, ‘Another Cinderella Story’ will be released on DVD and VOD on September 16th by Warner Home Video, with a planned debut on ABC Family in late 2008.
Recently, Chani released her highly sought after debut album “My Dream” for the independent label, Jean Rah Fya Records, and since then has been garnering much attention. Chani plans to release her video single, “What’s Going On”, inspired by the late Marvin Gaye, to be the theme song for her HIV/AIDS speaking tour set to begin on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2008, in Washington D.C.
“I’m honored to be able to bring awareness and education to HIV/AIDS through my ambassadorship as well as through my music, and now my book. There are 6,000 youths a day diagnosed with this disease. I encourage everyone to get educated about HIV/AIDS and know their status,” Says Chani.
Chani’s movement is leading youth across the nation as a positive role model. Chani has several upcoming magazine features including KEWL, True Star, Young Urban Viewz, and Urban Teen Magazine that shines light on her music as well as her HIV/AIDS ambassadorship. Through her music she plans to tour the Unites States inspiring people from all walks of life to follow their dreams.
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NBA Star Set to Marry for 13th Time in Lavish Ceremony Atop World Famous Space Needle
NBA Star Set to Marry for 13th Time in Lavish Ceremony Atop World Famous Space
The Christies Continue To Give Back While Keeping Their Bond Strong
LOS ANGELES, July 4 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA star Doug Christie and his wife,
Jackie, are planning to marry yet again on Tuesday, July 8th in Seattle,
Washington in a lavish ultra private ceremony. This will be the 13th wedding
for the power couple who have made this a family tradition.
Doug and Jackie have a distinctly unique bond, which spans 16 years of
both public acclaim and scrutiny. Their first book, No Ordinary Love: A True
Story of Marriage and Basketball, released through their publishing company
Infinite Love Publishing, provides a candid look at the Christies' own
relationship and illustrates how mutual respect, friendship, and a commitment
to monogamy serve as the foundation of their marriage. Their book presents
unique advice and detailed recommendations for not only making relationships
work but also making them last.
Aside from past public scrutiny as well as untrue rumors that the
Christie's had to endure, affected not only their personal life but
professional life as well. Most recent was that of veteran NBA referee Tim
Donaghy who refereed games in the NBA during Doug's tenure with the Sacramento
Kings in 2002. Tim Donaghy was accused of betting on basketball games over the
past two seasons and most recently admitted to cheating in game 6 of the
semi-finals that year between the Sacramento Kings and the Los Angeles Lakers'
basketball teams. "I am devastated to now find out the game was not officiated
fairly," says Christie. "Not just for myself and my family but for my
teammates as well who put their heart and soul on the line, the fans and the
players out there on the floor right now. Who can tell what's 'real' and
what's fake?""We strive to be positive role models and make good things happen for
everyone, that is why we established our companies to make a difference," said
None of the harsh treatment they face, will stop Doug and Jackie from
doing what is important to them. To mark their 13th anniversary, the couple
will donate $100,000.00 (US) to charity and plan to invite 100 gay and lesbian
couples to join them next July for their 14th wedding to marry in one joint
ceremony. We will be honored to do it said Jackie Christie. They continue to
participate in non-profit organizations such as the BLACK HIV/AIDS Institute
helping to raise awareness on the wide spread epidemic surrounding the
disease, as well as their work with longtime Seattle, Washington charity the
Millionaires Club, amongst others.
"The power couple is also responsible for inspiring so many other couples
including celebrity couples, to marry more than once, we are so happy to see
so many people now choosing to marry multiple times, or renew their vows
privately and publicly. Our hearts warm when someone say's thank you for
inspiring us," said Doug Christie.
The Christie's daughter, role model and multi talented entertainer Chani,
whom recently released her debut album, 'My Dream' is following in her parents
footsteps with her own philanthropy as well. By being named the YMCA National
Youth Spokesperson, as well as, the United States youth ambassador for
About Jean Rah Fya Records: Established in Dec 2007, the label owned by
NBA Star Doug Christie and his business savvy wife Jackie Christie is the home
to some of the hottest young talent. Jean Rah Fya Records goal is to reach
people in a positive way through music. This new label which is the pioneer of
"The positive Youth Movement" is quickly making headlines in the music
About Tim Donaghy:
Tim Donaghy is a former professional basketball referee who worked in the
National Basketball Association (NBA) for 13 seasons from 1994 to 2007. During
his career in the NBA, Donaghy officiated in 772 regular-season games and 20
playoff games. Donaghy resigned from the league on July 9, 2007 prior to
reports of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for
allegations that he bet on games that he officiated during his last two
seasons and that he made calls affecting the point spread in those games.
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January 1, 2007
THE INFINITE LOVE FOUNDATION DELIVERS AGAIN IN SEATTLE
Seattle, WA: Doug and Jackie Christie closed out the year 2006 by doing what they love the most; helping those in need. Once again this holiday season, the Christies' Infinite Love Foundation bestowed holiday tidings on the Seattle based Millionair Club Charity.
The Millionair Club, which offers help to the homeless and unemployed, serves an average of 10,000 meals each month and assists in helping people find an honest day's work through temporary employment in the community. Due to the generosity of the Christies and the Infinite Love Foundation, The Millionair Club received enough food to stock their shelves for the winter and into the spring.
As children growing up in the Seattle area, both Doug and Jackie's families were once recipients of help from The Millionair Club. Never forgetting the kindness and generosity shown to them, the Christies have developed a partnership with the organization.
“For the people that depend on The Millionair Club for work, food and shelter the Turkeys, eggs, sausage and thermal socks and more will keep them very comfortable for quite awhile.” The Christies said, “We couldn't be happier.”
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NBA PLAYER DOUG CHRISTIE AND WIFE, JACKIE, RELEASE COMEDY DVD ABOUT THEIR RELATIONSHIP.
Los Angeles, December 8, 2006—NBA star Doug Christie and his wife, Jackie, will release their first comedy project, The Christies Un-Cut, on December 20, 2006. The DVD, comprised of 60-minutes of comedy sketches starring the Christies, is loosely based on the different facets of the couple’s life and relationship. Produced by Infinite Love Productions, the DVD—as with the Christies’ reality series, Committed: The Christies—offers new insight into their marriage and family life.
With the help of their family and friends, Doug and Jackie Christie poke fun at themselves as well as the media’s scrutiny of their marriage. The lighthearted sketches throughout the DVD cover a wide range of topics, including a “Haters Club” sketch about a support group aimed at helping people criticize various individuals. The DVD also has bonus features, such as sketch bloopers, various photos of the couple, and commentary from the Christies’ friends, including actors Angell Conwell (Soul Plane) and Kel Mitchell (Kenan & Kel), among others. Written, directed, and produced by the couple, The Christies Un-Cut highlights the never-before-seen comedic side of Doug and Jackie Christie.
The Christies Un-Cut is a comedic spin-off of the couple’s reality series, Committed: The Christies. The reality show, which airs each Thursday night at 10:00PM (ET) on BET-J, chronicles the day-to-day lives of both Doug and Jackie Christie. Their annual wedding ceremony, discussions about Doug’s career, and the running of Jackie Christie’s fashion company are just a few aspects of the Christies’ life featured on the reality series.The Christies Un-Cut will be available online at www.JackieChristie.com for only $19.95, where you can also pre-order your copy.
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