A first for everything.

No one has ever written a press release with my name in it. Check it out: The Pussycat Dolls Go Bollywood Tonight at Fashion Rocks 2008 with Help From Desi Hits!   NEW YORK, N.Y., September 5, 2008 – Through the help of Desi Hits! ( the Pussycat Dolls are highlighting the growing Desi phenomenon tonight at Fashion Rocks 2008 by strutting on the red carpet in traditional Indian sarees designed by Rocky S, a fashion designer who has carved a niche in the Indian fashion industry.  Desi Hits! has enlisted the help of fashion and retail expert Hitha Prabhakar to style the Pussycat Dolls.   "Fashion Week in New York is the perfect place to showcase Desi culture," says Rocky S. "By wearing traditional Indian dresses, the Pussycat Dolls are supporting Desi culture in front of all the bright lights at Fashion Rocks and reiterating once again that Hollywood is going Bollywood."    "Desi pop culture is quickly becoming an international phenomenon. Through our site Desi Hits! we are delivering key information about how Eastern music, fashion and entertainment are fusing with Western audiences," states Anjula Acharia-Bath, CEO of Desi Hits!, who along with her husband, Ranj Bath, have made this all possible.   Rocky S has made quite a name for himself in fashion in India. His ingeniously created designs were not only creatively applauded, but also changed the trend in the industry. He brought an age of revival and this time, the revival was making Desi clothing fashionable and a "must-have". After making a niche in the industry as well as a successful venture into the retailing forum, he launched his brand 'Rocky S'.    Fashion Rocks, the annual New York Fashion Week concert at Radio City Music Hall, will be hosted by Denis Leary this year and includes performances from the Pussycat Dolls, Beyonce, Chris Brown, Mariah Carey, Chris Cornell, Duffy, Fergie, Kid Rock, Lil Wayne, One Republic, the Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, Keith Urban and Solange.

Caught in the Act! VMAs Edition

Beyoncé, showing up just after midnight for a joint post-VMA bash and birthday celebration at boyfriend Jay-Z's club 40/40. The lavish affair featured glass-encased honeycombs filled with live bees (B for Beyoncé) and flat projection screens playing a montage of the b-day girl's performances and music videos. The Versace-wearing singer (who won best R&B video for "Check On It") got hugs and well wishes from her family – parents Tina and Mathew Knowles, sister Solange – and celeb pals including former Destiny's Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, plus Usher, Ludacris, Andy Roddick and Rihanna. But Beyoncé (who marks her 25th on Sept. 4, the same day her B'Day album is released internationally) also made time to cuddle with her man. She draped her arms over Jay-Z's shoulders and at one point he leaned over and gave her a sweet kiss.

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