SAAPHYRI_WINDSORStill no Charm School Finale Recap, but TxShawty found Essence Magazine's interview with the winner of Charm School Saaphyri Windsor.
Here's an extract from the Kenya Byrd interview...

ESSENCE.com: You once said that winning $50,000 was like winning $1 million. How has it changed your life?

SAAPHYRI: I got the money but I realize that money doesn''t make a person; you have to make the person. I am putting a down payment on a condo and it definitely feels good to have your own. And just to clear the air, I don't live in a box. For some reason people thought I did, but I lived with roommates. The truth of the matter is that as long as you don't have your own it's like you're homeless because any second you could be out on the streets. Yes, it's nice that I can pay my bills and mortgage, but I still can't afford to say, "I'm never going to work again." What the money has offered me is a platform to stand strong on.

Picture credit: Cori Murray (but he damn sure doesn't deserve any for making Saaphyri look like a transsexual with too many Mac cosmetics at home)

25 comments

  1. steups // 2/7/07 3:05 PM  

    1st; suckers.

  2. txshawty // 2/7/07 3:09 PM  

    SECOND! YAY!

  3. txshawty // 2/7/07 3:13 PM  

    {does the cabbage patch} I finally did somethin worth while! lol

  4. THE ORIGINAL MR.NEW YORK(newyorkhospitality.blogspot.com) // 2/7/07 3:15 PM  

    wow she really looks nice~~~mr.new york

  5. Electra (trinidad) // 2/7/07 3:15 PM  

    Ammm.....TX the cabbage patch? Girl u gone real old school on us. LOL

  6. Electra (trinidad) // 2/7/07 3:17 PM  

    Like Duh Saaphyri u won 50Ks not 50 mil. Of course u have to work, DUH!???!!

  7. txshawty // 2/7/07 3:22 PM  

    E: Lol..THAT"S how excited I am...you can ask Steups! lol

  8. Electra (trinidad) // 2/7/07 3:25 PM  

    LOL Girl I love me some butterfly. LOL I saw Beyonce doing it at the BET Awards. LOL

  9. Electra (trinidad) // 2/7/07 3:27 PM  

    Come on people, talk to E, I have to run sooooooooon. :(

  10. txshawty // 2/7/07 3:30 PM  

    E: Why you always gotta run on MY time with you?! Got dawg! lol

    {smells armpits} Do I stink?
    {looks at nostrils in mirror} Booger?!

    {cuffs hand over mouth and smells breath} It CAN"T be my breath, I got STRIDE gum in my mouth! lol

    All this running you do, I'm surprised you don't have leg muscles like a HORSE!

  11. Electra (trinidad) // 2/7/07 3:34 PM  

    LOL Nah TX its just that I get a lift home so when he's here I am out. LOL

    I'll be on later tonight.

  12. steups // 2/7/07 3:47 PM  

    I had someone in email a minute ago

  13. txshawty // 2/7/07 3:52 PM  

    Steups: What cha talkin bout?

    E: Oooohhh kay I guess! {mumbles} wit your 'Seabiscuit' legs!

  14. Anonymous // 2/7/07 3:56 PM  

    hey txhawty

  15. txshawty // 2/7/07 3:57 PM  

    ANONNNNNNNN!!! lol..hey, how YOU doing?!

  16. steups // 2/7/07 3:59 PM  

    why you so happy?

  17. Electra (trinidad) // 2/7/07 4:02 PM  

    Hey TX did u ever tell a guy that u love him and he was lost for words? LOL That happened to someone close to me.

    The guy is complicated BUT she loves him none the less.

  18. Electra (trinidad) // 2/7/07 4:03 PM  

    Wait wait wait what's a seabiscuit? I hope that's good u know TX, hmmmmmmmmmph u dont want me going all Larissa on u now do u? LOL

  19. steups // 2/7/07 4:04 PM  

    NEW POST.....NEW POST.....NEW POST

  20. Anonymous // 2/7/07 4:07 PM  

    txshawty i try to add you on myspace but you diss me and delete

  21. txshawty // 2/7/07 4:18 PM  

    Anon: I did?! I'm sorry, I haven't added anybody lately, I've not been on much at all, and when I DO get on, I just check msgs. What's your name on myspace? I'll be sure to add u the next time I get on...

  22. Trini Queen Bee // 2/7/07 5:03 PM  

    I am soooooo Hasppy7 for Saaphyri girl you rock fck leiline and her shit thank god you won

  23. Bubo the Hater // 3/7/07 12:04 AM  

    Damn, Saaph looks older with the worish make-up. Message to black women: You don't need that much make-up. She looks like Pumpkin did that shit.

  24. Tiana // 3/7/07 8:03 AM  

    LOL She suckered all those dumb bitches at Charm School in. She wasn't homeless. She was living in a bachelorette pad buying $800 hair and ugg boots. And those stupid bitches fell for it.

  25. Anonymous // 5/7/07 5:22 PM  

    I don't think Saaphyri should have won because she said she spent her rent money to buy the ugg boots. And anyone who would rather buy those ugly boots then to keep a roof over there head is foolish. I feel Leliene should have one at least it would have gone to help supporting her kids.

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