Layla Kayleigh

Layla Kayleigh (born 26 January 1986) is a British-American TV personality, actress and philanthropist. She used to host The Feed segment of G4's Attack of the Show! and co-hosted MTV's America's Best Dance Crew where she was the backstage correspondent. She also hosted the MTV reunion shows such as Teen Mom and Teen Wolf. She has been featured in several magazines including Maxim magazine to promote her projects and the shows she was hosting. Layla was voted as one of the most beautiful women in the world by Askmen.com and their readers.

Layla Kayleigh
Born
Zara Layla Rumi Kayleigh

26 January 1986 (age 33)
London, England England
NationalityBritish-American
OccupationTelevision host, actress

Early life

Kayleigh lived in west London. Her birth name is Zara, but she urged her parents to call her by her middle name Layla after the Derek and the Dominos song.[1] When Kayleigh was 12, her single mother travelled to America in a bid to get US citizenship for them, but Layla Kayleigh opted to stay behind. She "never told a soul" about being alone for fear that social services would come for her.[2]

Layla attended St.Marylebone school for girls, a Christian school based in Bakers Street. Layla skipped two grades in the English school system and graduated younger than her classmates. She majored in Psychology with a minor in English Literature and graduated with honours. She also attended Sylvia Young Theatre School for drama and dance.

On 11 September 2008, Kayleigh became a naturalised United States citizen.[3]

Television career

In addition to once hosting MTV2 in Britain and ABC's football halftime show, Kayleigh was once a correspondent for Al Gore's Current TV but was fired after doing an interview and photoshoot with Maxim Magazine.[4] She has appeared on the MTV show Punk'd. She was the main host of "The Feed" segment of Attack of the Show! on G4, as well as shortened versions of "The Feed" during the network's commercial breaks. Kayleigh has been on The Best Damn Sports Show Period on Fox Sports Net, and also reporting on all the entertainment/sports news on The Insider. Kayleigh was also a guest on the Fox News Channel show Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld.

Kayleigh is a co-host on America's Best Dance Crew on MTV as their on the road correspondent looking for talent in the different cities.[5] The show, which features Mario Lopez as host premiered on 26 January 2008 with a live casting special and began its first season on 7 February 2008 with Kayleigh as backstage correspondent interviewing the bottom two crews. Season 2 of America's Best Dance Crew started on 19 June on MTV. Season 3 of America's Best Dance Crew premiered on 15 January 2009 on MTV.

On 16 March 2009, episode of Attack of the Show!, Kayleigh announced that she would be leaving G4 due to her pregnancy and going on an indefinite hiatus to be a stay at home mother.[6] On 7 and 27 May 2010, Kayleigh appeared as a member of the Great American Panel on Hannity. She was a correspondent for the TV Guide Network. In April 2012 Layla began hosting MTV special reunion shows, Teen Mom and Teen Wolf interviewing the cast, and speaking about the episodes that had been aired.

She was listed 33rd[7] and 88th[8] on AskMen.com's top 99 women in 2008 and 2011 edition, respectively. She recently appeared in lingerie for a PETA ad campaign protesting the use of animals in product-testing experiments photographed by celebrity photographer Nick Saglimbeni.[9]

In 2012 Kayleigh added music manager to her resume, having a background in music, she joined her longtime friend and mentor, music manager Troy Carter of Atom Factory in working on a joint project together.

In 2014 Kayleigh became a weekly correspondent on Vh1's Big Morning Buzz Live discussing pop culture and current events from around the world as part of a round table discussion. The show was cancelled in August 2015.[10]

References

  1. ^ Interview from Byte Me: 20 Hottest Women of the Web, E! Entertainment channel, aired 10 March 2008. Attack of the Show, G4 channel, aired 1 August 2008.
  2. ^ Anna David. "Fine Import". Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 27 September 2007.
  3. ^ Attack of the Show!. 12 September 2008.
  4. ^ "Layla Kayleigh". Maxim. Archived from the original on 24 August 2007. Retrieved 27 September 2007.
  5. ^ Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew MTV. Retrieved 8 February 2008.
  6. ^ Layla Kayleigh Says Au Revoir
  7. ^ AskMen.com Archived 6 February 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ Jean Goon, "British TV personality Layla Kayleigh," MSN.com, 17 January 2012.
  10. ^ http://www.newsjs.com/url.php?p=http://deadline.com/2015/08/big-morning-buzz-live-the-gossip-table-cancelled-in-vh1-shakeup-1201505784/

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America's Best Dance Crew

America's Best Dance Crew, often abbreviated as ABDC, is an American competitive dance reality television series that features both national and international dance crews. The show was produced by singer, record producer, and former American Idol judge Randy Jackson. The series premiered on February 7, 2008, on MTV. It was originally developed for NBC as World Moves.The show was hosted by actor Mario Lopez, and featured television personality Layla Kayleigh as the backstage correspondent. The judging panel consisted of hip hop recording artist Lil Mama, singer-songwriter JC Chasez, and dancer Dominic "D-Trix" Sandoval. Former judges included hip hop choreographer Shane Sparks and R&B singer Omarion.After an initial seven season run, America's Best Dance Crew was cancelled in 2012 due to declining ratings. However, on January 10, 2015, MTV announced that the series would be revived for an eighth season.The new season, titled America’s Best Dance Crew All-Stars: Road to the VMAs, premiered on July 29, 2015. Hosted by Jason Dundas, the revival features a new judging panel: hip hop artist T-Pain, recording artist Teyana Taylor, and Broadway performer Frankie Grande.

America's Best Dance Crew (season 2)

The second season of America's Best Dance Crew premiered on June 19, 2008. The live auditions special took place on June 7, 2008. The season was hosted by Mario Lopez, featured Layla Kayleigh as the backstage correspondent, and included Lil Mama, JC Chasez, and Shane Sparks as judges. In the live finale, which aired on August 21, 2008, Super CR3W was declared the winner.

America's Best Dance Crew (season 3)

The third season of America's Best Dance Crew premiered on January 15, 2009. The season was once again hosted by Mario Lopez and featured Layla Kayleigh as the backstage correspondent. Lil Mama, JC Chasez, and Shane Sparks returned as the judging panel. This was the first season without a special casting episode. In the live finale, which aired on March 5, 2009, Quest Crew was declared the winner.

America's Best Dance Crew (season 4)

The fourth season of America's Best Dance Crew premiered on August 9, 2009. All three regular judges, host Mario Lopez, and backstage correspondent Layla Kayleigh returned. This was the last season to feature Shane Sparks as a judge. In the live finale, which aired on September 27, 2009, We Are Heroes was declared the winner.

On August 2, 2009, as a prologue for the season, the show premiered a special episode hosted by Randy Jackson called "The Top 10 Performances of All Time", where Randy showed his favorite routines from the first three seasons.

Attack of the Show!

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G4 (American TV channel)

G4 (also known as G4tv) was an American pay television channel that was owned by G4 Media, a joint venture between the NBCUniversal Cable division of NBCUniversal and Dish Network. The channel was geared primarily toward young male adult viewers and originally focused on the world of video games, before transitioning to a more general entertainment format. G4 was headquartered in Los Angeles.

In late 2012, G4's studio programming ceased in preparation for its relaunch as Esquire Network on September 23, 2013, as part of a licensing deal with Hearst Corporation, owner of Esquire magazine. However, on September 9, 2013, NBCUniversal announced that Esquire Network would instead replace sister channel, Style, leaving G4 "as is for the foreseeable future, though it's highly unlikely the company will invest in more original programming". In August 2013, it was reported that approximately 61,217,000 American households (53.61% of households with television) were receiving G4, though this declined with later removals by several cable services as carriage agreements expired.According to a statement by some of the remaining providers carrying the network, G4 would end all operations on November 30, 2014. Programming ceased at 11:59 PM ET on December 31, 2014.

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Leila (name)

Leila (Persian: لیلا‎, Arabic: ليلى‎, Hebrew: לילה) is a feminine given name in the Semitic (Arabic, Hebrew) and Persian languages.

In Hebrew the name Leila or Laila (לילה) can mean "night", "born during the night" or "daughter of the night".In Judaism, the identification of the word "night" as the name of an angel originates with the interpretation of "Rabbi Yochanan" (possibly Yochanan ben Zakkai, c. 30–90 AD) who read "At night [Abraham] and his servants deployed against them and defeated them” (Genesis 14.15, JPS) as "by [an angel called] night" (Sanhedrin 96a).

In Arabic the word Leila (laylah) means "night".

The story of Qays and Layla or Layla and Majnun is based on the romantic poems of Qais Ibn Al-Mulawwah (Arabic: قيس بن الملوح‎) in 7th century Arabia, who was nicknamed Majnoon Layla (مجنون ليلى), Arabic for "madly in love with Layla", referring to his cousin Layla Al-Amiriah (ليلى العامرية). His poems are considered the paragon of unrequited chaste love. They later became a popular romance in medieval Iran, and use of the name spread accordingly. The name gained popularity further afield in the Muslim world, amongst Turkic peoples and in the Balkans and India.

Variant spellings include Laela, Laelah, Laila, Layla, Leïla, Leighla, Lejla and Leyla.

In the Nordic countries, Laila or Lajla (pronounced lie-lah) is derived from the Sami name Láilá, the Sami variant of Helga which means holy.

Lil Mama

Niatia Jessica Kirkland (born October 4, 1989), better known by her stage name Lil Mama, is an American rapper, singer, actress, motivational speaker, and television personality from Brooklyn, New York and Harlem, New York. She experienced top 10 Billboard placements at seventeen with her debut album VYP (Voice of the Young People) which sold 19,000 copies in its first week. The album spawned her four major singles including her staple song and dance anthem "Lip Gloss", earning her two Teen Choice Awards and Monster Single of the Year nominations at the MTV VMA's. Lil Mama has sold over 1 million records worldwide. Lil Mama gained further attention in Pop music after a collaboration with Avril Lavigne, for the song "Girlfriend”.

Lil Mama took a hiatus from music after success of her hit single "Hustler Girl" to stay focused on serving as a judge for total of seven seasons on MTV's America's Best Dance Crew at the age of nineteen from 2008-2012, which made her one of the youngest judges on any competitive television show in history. Working with producer and fellow judge Randy Jackson, she served alongside JC Chasez, Shane Sparks, Mario Lopez, and Layla Kayleigh.

She was cast in her breakout role of the late Hip-Hop artist Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, in the VH1 biographical film CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, which aired in October 2013 and garnered 4.5 million views in the first night. From the success of the film, Lil Mama joined TLC (group) on their tour for their last album. She got the opportunity to perform a tribute to the late rapper at the 2013 American Music Awards performing the Grammy Award winning song "Waterfalls".

Lil Mama continued to remain in the public eye, returning to music, making new tracks with fellow rapper MC Lyte on her single "Ball". She made Billboard history again with her song "Sausage" at the BET Awards. She appeared on multiple magazine covers and was back in television with Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta.

On June 13, 2019, she starred in the movie All In, alongside Traci Braxton.

Nick Saglimbeni

Nick Saglimbeni is an American visual artist, director, photographer, and cinematographer primarily known for his work with 3D photography. Through his multimedia production company SlickforceStudio, which is based in Los Angeles, California, he has produced creative projects for entertainment figures such as Nas, Priyanka Chopra,Paula Abdul, Layla Kayleigh, the Kardashian-Jenner family, Sean "Diddy" Combs, and Laura Vandervoort. He has photographed commercial campaigns for large companies such as Neiman Marcus and Skechers, as well as for non-profit organizations such as Autism Speaks and The Humane Society. In 2011 Saglimbeni began publishing the 3D magazine WMB 3D: World's Most Beautiful, which he photographs with a patented camera and post-production system called Saglimbeni3D. He also debuted the photography project SlickforceGirl in 2012, where he photographs models in heroic contexts with comic-book-inspired visuals. The shoots and videos have featured models such as Erika Medina and Melanie Iglesias.

Pop My Culture

Pop My Culture is a podcast hosted by comedic actors and improvisers Cole Stratton and Vanessa Ragland . Broadcast approximately weekly, it is an informal, conversational show about movies, television, music, gossip, etc. with the two hosts and their celebrity guests. The show was named the #2 Best Comedy Podcast of the Moment by Rolling Stone, one of the Top 20 Comedy Podcasts of 2013 by Paste Magazine, and one of 10 Favorite Comedy Podcasts by IFC.com. and Mashable.com. The show launched March 2, 2010 with inaugural guest Samm Levine, and joined the Nerdist Network of shows in December 2011. They have done live recordings at SF Sketchfest, The Rooftop Comedy Festival in Aspen, Co., the LA Podfest, the 2015 Wondercon in Anaheim, CA, and the 2016 Wondercon in Los Angeles, CA.

St Marylebone School

St Marylebone C of E School is a secondary school for girls in Marylebone, London. It specialises in Performing Arts, Maths & Computing. In the sixth form, boys can also attend. On 1 September 2011 the school became a converter academy having previously been judged "outstanding in every respect" by Ofsted.

Founded in 1791, St Marylebone Church of England School is now a multi-faith comprehensive school for girls aged from eleven to eighteen. The main site is located just behind St Marylebone Parish Church, with the Sixth Form Centre based in another building in nearby Blandford Street.

World Poker Tour

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