Category: ATB News Letter

Was Gabourey Sidibe’s skin lightened in Elle? »

From “Precious” actress Gabourey Sidibe is featured on the cover of Elle magazine’s 25th anniversary issue, and the image of the Oscar nominee is stirring controversy, as it appears that her skin is several shades lighter on the magazine than it is in many other un-retouched red-carpet photos. Elle says that what you see […]


The other day I received an email from Mary Ellen, the Executive Director at Ophelia’s Place in upstate NY asking me if I’d model in her upcoming fashion show on February 7th. She calls the fashion show “A Radical Fashion Show to Benefit Ophelia’s Place.”  The show will be hosted by Joy Nash featuring models […]

ATB Newsletter: – CNN CALL TODAY »

- CNN CALL TODAY I received a call from CNN News this morning and tomorrow they will do a segment about the Ralph Lauren boycott and how a group of 7700 people on Facebook has the entire fashion industry taking notice. The segment will run during the 10pm news tomorrow night (Saturday) on CNN. That’s […]

ATB Newsletter: A COSMETIC CONSPIRACY? Plus: DVD Update »

A COSMETIC CONSPIRACY? Special note – I’m not accusing any company of doing anything specific per se’. The story you’re about to read is a factual account of something that happened last week. Nothing more. Nothing less. Let your collective imaginations run where they may!  About a month ago, I got a call from PBS […]


I made it through the storm. Last Thursday, so many of you ordered the DVD at the same time that the server crashed for an hour or so. Talk about crisis management. I made sure to stay near a computer to answer any questions that you may have, but I have to be honest, thousands […]

Airbrushed Ads ‘Cause Eating Disorders’ »

By: Jo Couzens / Sky Line News Airbrushing of models and celebrities in adverts is fuelling eating disorders and depression among girls as young as five, leading body image experts are warning. In a shocking new report, a group of over 40 doctors, psychologists and academics are calling for a ban on digitally retouching photos […]

Coupon Code for $19.99 Price – BUY DVD NOW »

- BUY DVD NOW Good morning ATB family. So this is how it feels to wake up and face a million soldiers.  I’ve received 11,283 emails this morning with people wondering about the $19.99 price. This is how it works. On the BUY NOW page, the DVD will be listed for $24.95 which is the […]

BUY DVD NOW – America The Beautiful Is Now Available on DVD! »

- BUY DVD NOW Click here to buy the DVD NOW: BUY THE DVD NOW If the link doesn’t work, copy this URL and paste it into your browser: This day has finally arrived. And it feels good I must say. Start planning your “America the Beautiful” parties and sleepovers. Let’s make this a […]

ATB Newsletter: Order The DVD Tomorrow »

- ORDER DVD TOMORROW Early tomorrow morning (Thursday) you will receive a link to order “America the Beautiful,” on DVD with tons of special features. Initially, we will have half of the allotted units to sell. The remainder will be available in 2-3 weeks. So order early if you’d like to be included in the […]

ATB News Letter – Vanderbilt University & The Ranch »

4 weeks ago, I received a call from Monnie at The Ranch Eating Disorder Facility in Nashville, TN, saying they wanted to host a screening at Vanderbilt University on February 27th. I told her I’d be in San Francisco that day, but she could get a Public Performance License to screen the film and that’s […]