Fact: Actress Amber Riley and singer Fantasia Barrino have signed up to join plus-size women's retailer Lane Bryant's I'm No Angel campaign, a response to Victoria's Secret 'Perfect Body' advertisements, which feature their models, who are dubbed "angels". The I'm No Angel campaign aims to promote beauty at every size.
Fact: Glee star Amber Riley will be honoured by a children's charity at an event in Los Angeles on Thursday (22May14). The actress will receive the Children's Inspiration Award from the A Place Called Home charity during the organisation's GirlPower luncheon. The group aims to empower underprivileged youths.
Tweet: "RIP Whitney Houston! We will celebrate the birth of The Voice, while you are serenading the angels in heaven. We love you... happy birthday!" Glee star Amber Riley remembers the late superstar on Friday (09Aug13), on what would have been her 50th birthday.
Tweet: "Yesterday I got to sit with my Glee family and remember a man I considered a brother and friend. With a very heavy heart, RIP Cory Monteith. Continued prayer for his family and Lea. Sendings hugs to all you gleeks." Amber Riley has become the latest member of the Glee cast to offer her thoughts about co-star Cory Monteith's death.
Fact: Glee stars Lea Michele, Amber Riley, Naya Rivera and Chris Colfer have recorded an a capella version of Whitney Houston's How Will I Know for an upcoming tribute episode to the late singer, which will air in the U.S. on Tuesday (23Apr12).
Tweet: "My heart hurts. Praying for Whitney Houston's family and friends, especially for Bobbi Kris. At least we still have your beautiful music, your legacy. I will always honour it. The world will always know who Whitney Houston is, that's the affect (sic) true legends have. And I will always love you... Rip." Amber Riley is suffering heartache ahead of Whitney Houston's funeral on Saturday (18Feb12). The singer/actress met Houston for the first time last week (ends12Feb12), just days before her death, and sang her biggest hit I Will Always Love You on the latest episode of hit TV show Glee.
Tweet: "Danced on a sprained ankle for two days in heels! My feet have had it. I hope you guys love this number, we went So Hard." Actress Amber Riley refused to let an injury keep her from shooting a crucial scene in an upcoming Glee episode.
Quote: "Everything goes so fast that there's no time to explain anything to us. We're recording Christmas songs, and then one day they mention there's going to be an album. We were like, 'Huh?'" Glee star Amber Riley on the speed with which the cast holiday album came about.
Tweet: "2 grammys nominations lol R U serious? Wasn't expecting a nom, def don't expect to win but you can not wipe this smile off my face!" Glee star Amber Riley is delighted with the nominations the hit series landed on Wednesday (01Dec10).
Quote: "Our cast is pretty squeaky clean, so people are just trying to find things to write about. They want us to hate each other, but we don't." Glee star Amber Riley insists there's no dirt on her or her TV pals.
Fact: GLEE star Amber Riley will sing a set of songs including the U.S. national anthem before the Major League Baseball All-Star game on Tuesday (13Jul10) at the Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.
Quote: "I had someone tweet me a picture of their bottom lip. They'd had Glee tattooed on it. I think people have had the word tattooed in some pretty crazy places. I mean, I'm not going to encourage it. And I'm certainly not going to re-tweet it." GLEE actress Amber Riley is baffled by the show's dedicated fans.
Quote: "I have a major crush on President Obama... I think he's so fine." GLEE star Amber Riley has feelings for the U.S. leader.